Show #7837 - Tuesday, October 9, 2018


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Greg Antoine, a programmer from Miami, Florida

Jen Aronoff, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Alex Schmidt, a writer and comedian from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Christiane Amanpour: I'm Christiane Amanpour, reporting on a career devoted to bringing viewers the news.)
    $200 17
This beloved children's novel has twice been adapted for the big screen
    $200 16
Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is AKA this Canis Majoris
    $200 6
I'm the majestic sequoia sempervirens found in a coastal range in Oregon & California
    $200 1
This crime drama is doubly abbreviated "L&O: SVU"
    $200 11
"Penny wise & ____ foolish"
    $200 23
(Christiane Amanpour gives the clue.) My new PBS program "Amanpour and Company" features one-on-one interviews like those I conducted during the Arab Spring with Egypt's Hosni Mubarak & this soon-to-be ex-Libyan leader
    $400 18
Secrets & conspiracies play out in this 2003 thriller graced by the eyes of the Mona Lisa
    $400 22
Stretching from Guangzhou to Macau is China's Pearl River this
    $400 7
With around 70% of the global total, Quebec leads the world in producing the sweet treat made from me
    $400 2
Ted tells us "HIMYM", this
    $400 12
"There is no joy in ____--mighty Casey has struck out"
    $400 24
(Christiane Amanpour gives the clue.) My 2006 documentary "Where Have All the Parents Gone?" focused on Kenyan children orphaned by this disease
    $600 19
In China, it was used to popularize an ideology among the masses
    $600 29
It's the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet & the third in the name of an honor society founded in 1776
    $600 8
Like in a 1970s hit for Tony Orlando & Dawn, "Tie a yellow ribbon 'round" me
    $600 3
With RR (Rachael Ray)":
    $600 13
"Either fish or cut ____"
    $600 25
(Christiane Amanpour gives the clue.) In a case of art imitating life, my journalism career was an inspiration to the character Rory & we got to meet in person in the finale of this TV series
    $800 20
Ruling over a 1990 Michael Crichton book cover is a large scary skeleton of one of these
    $800 30
I have not one this of doubt that you will respond correctly now
    DD: $1,000 9
The Algonquin Native Americans made canoes from the bark of me, a fast-growing tree of the genus Betula
    $800 4
This reality show is "RHONY"
    $800 14
"There is honor even among ____"
    $800 26
(Christiane Amanpour gives the clue.) During its siege by Serbian forces in the 1990s, I reported from near the frontlines of this Bosnian capital
    $1000 21
Cosmic bestselling nonfiction from 1988 whose cover featured its author in a wheelchair
    $1000 28
In sum, it's the mathematical summation symbol seen here
    $1000 10
A west central Colorado ski resort city is named for me, this tree of the willow family
    $1000 5
Mysteries upend lives on "HTGAWM", this drama
    $1000 15
"There are lies, damned lies & ____"
    $1000 27
(Christiane Amanpour gives the clue.) Following his election victory in 2013, I interviewed this country's president Hassan Rouhani & elicited from him a condemnation of the Holocaust

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Alex Jen Greg
$4,600 $3,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Jen Greg
$10,000 $4,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Which air tonight.)
    $400 17
Job changed his profile pic after shaving this, not for the Dwayne Johnson look but in mourning for his 10 children
    $400 15
In the 1700s he developed the first practical mercury thermometer & the temperature scale that bears his name
    $400 9
A lingerie chain known for its "Angels" that picks names at random to give Christmas presents
    $400 24
Desire for Japanese currency?
    $400 22
"No law shall contravene the tenets and provisions of" this faith
    $400 1
In 2015 she gave a powerful performance at a time of change in her life
    $800 18
TBT: Job back in the day with 3,000 of these humped creatures; after his troubles, the Lord blessed him with 6,000
    $800 14
Cn is the symbol for an artificially produced radioactive element named for this astronomer
    $800 10
Bookseller made up of argon, neon, xenon, helium or radon
    $800 25
"In a new town"? "It's fun to stay" here
    $800 6
"The form of government shall be that of a constitutional" this
    $800 2
This pop star's 1987 AMA for Best Female Soul/R&B Singer was donated to the Smithsonian by her estate
    DD: $2,500 19
Job added a "surprised" GIF when he posted the Lord's info that behemoth "can draw up" this river into its mouth
    $1200 16
In 1948 in Africa she made her first big discovery--the partial skull of an ancestor of both apes & early humans
    $1200 11
Maine outdoor clothing company that moonlights as a number cruncher
    $1200 26
To give way
    $1200 7
"The republic of Poland shall take special care of" these, "particularly war invalids"
    $1200 3
You could say her whole career has been a high wire act but she performed a literal one at the AMAs
    $1600 20
During tough times Job's DW, this person, urged him to "Curse God, and die"
    $1600 12
Colorful painter of boxing matches & 5 Olympiads who is also an upscale department store founded in Dallas, Texas
    $1600 8
This country, a passage repealed in 2018:
"The state acknowledges the right to life of the unborn"
    $1600 4
Nina Dobrev gave the 2016 AMA for Best Rap/Hip Hop album to this former "Degrassi" costar
    $2000 21
P.M. Job if you have a good remedy for "sore" these skin eruptions, sole to scalp; scraping with a potsherd isn't doing much
    $2000 13
The 20% off coupons an alliterative home store mails out include the lyrics "My love stands on golden sand"
    DD: $4,000 23
This country:
"Amharic shall be the working language of the federal government"
    $2000 5
There was some screaming in the audience when he performed in 2017

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Jen Greg
$18,800 $8,900 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize twice & the Literature Prize 7 times, winning for the latter in 1953

Final scores:

Alex Jen Greg
$18,881 $4,199 $4,699
2-day champion: $39,679 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alex Jen Greg
$18,600 $11,600 $6,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2018-08-14
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