Show #7849 - Thursday, October 25, 2018


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Dhruv Srinivasachar, a medical and doctoral student from Richmond, Virginia

Jill Hurtt, a teacher and librarian from Hemingford, Nebraska

Hannah McIntyre, an author from Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
You've got allergic rhinitis, this ailment that can increase with the advent of spring
    $200 2
On a 2018 series finale, the vice president kills the attorney general; that would quality as this, the show's title
    $200 11
Proverbially, you can have "one foot in" it or "turn over in" it
    $200 14
Joe Biden's national political career began in 1972 when he was elected U.S. senator from this state
    $200 5
If you're going to Mecca, you know you're going to this country on the Red Sea
    $200 6
In 1916 Nathan Handwerker opened a stand on Coney Island selling these for a nickel
    $400 3
This flaking scalp condition is not life-threatening & a good topical steroid will help
    $400 17
"Neptune's Spatula" is an episode of this animated Nickelodeon show
    $400 25
Not intoxicated, perhaps while you're calm in demeanor, too
    $400 15
A foot tall, he was introduced in 1964 & soon accounted for 2/3 of Hasbro's profits
    $400 7
You're so vain, you're probably going to Halifax in this Canadian province to see that total eclipse of the sun
    $400 13
To make sushi rolls, wrap fish in rice & thin sheets of nori, a type of this
    $600 21
Don't worry, it's just an ephelis, one of these--a buildup of melanin common in fair-skinned folks
    $600 27
The late Steven Bochco showed us the spectrum of police officers' lives on "NYPD Blue" & this other "Blues"-y show
    DD: $1,000 19
Said one way, it means to think carefully; another, what a jury does to decide one's fate
    $600 16
He was a singer before winning an Oscar as Goodfella Tommy DeVito
    $600 8
Maybe braving this desert referred to as Dorsland or "Thirstland" by the Boers who trekked through it
    $600 12
You may want some more of these fried triangular pastries from India, filled with meat & veggies
    $800 4
These deposits of hardened bile can certainly be painful, in which case you're probably headed for surgery
    $800 28
In 2018 this former "Grey's Anatomy" actress had the title role as she hunted a hit woman on "Killing Eve"
    $800 26
"A-U"! It's a 7-letter word meaning severe or barely decorated
    $800 18
Former Republican politician Joe Scarborough hosts "Morning Joe" on this network
    $800 9
Are you meeting Captain Jean-Luc in this French region that recently merged with Nord-Pas-de-Calais?
    $800 22
One story says this sandwich of corned beef, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese was created for a poker game in the 1950s
    $1000 20
Too much pie? Could be indigestion, AKA this medical term from the Greek for "difficult to digest"
    $1000 30
It was showtime when Mary-Louise Parker was a pot-selling widow on this series
    $1000 29
Marked by lack of expression, this "lifeless" term describes Steven Wright's style of humor
    $1000 24
Joe "The Boss" Masseria was a 1930s Mafia kingpin until whacked by a team led by this "charmed" killer
    $1000 10
Are you finally traversing the length of this mountain range that stretches from the Caspian to the Black Sea?
    $1000 23
Signature sandwiches of New Orleans include the po'boy & this Italian-influenced one

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

Hannah Jill Dhruv
$600 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Jill Dhruv
$800 $5,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
Sent to Mexico to get this Spanish leader to resign, Panfilo de Narvaez lost the battle & his eye instead
    $400 8
In 1996 a Kenneth Branagh film fit this Shakespeare tragedy into just over 4 hours
    $400 2
hydrant wrench
    $400 17
"The Secret Goldfish" by D.B. Caulfield is mentioned in this work
    $400 1
The Moon has many seas, but only one of these larger areas--it's a giant dark spot that could be from a cosmic collision
    $400 6
A foot traveler, or a style of Ray-Ban sunglasses
    DD: $1,200 13
The Cabrillo National Monument sits in this California city where Juan sailed in 1542
    $800 26
A 2016 British film has this happening on a wall for 10 hours--the color is white, if you are wondering
    $800 3
glazing tongs
    $800 18
Hand me the "Encyclopedia Galactica", a work often referenced in this author's "Foundation" series
    $800 11
Sharing a name with sunbeams, these lines can spread out for hundreds of miles from craters
    $800 7
7-letter word for willful or disobedient; carry on, my son
    $1200 12
The conquistador-laden ships that landed at Darien in 1514 were called this, also the name of a later 16th c. Spanish fleet
    $1200 4
    $1200 19
"The Theory & Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism" by Goldstein appears in this dystopian work
    $1200 16
Recent high-definition photos showed us where the Apollo 11 crew landed in this sea
    DD: $2,800 9
It's the oldest committee of the U.S. Congress
    $1600 14
Maybe the 1st black African in the New World, Juan Garrido pillaged in Mexico before going to Florida with this man
    $1600 23
Air compressor,
strut compressor,
oil drain
    $1600 21
An angry fan makes Paul Sheldon destroy his own manuscript for the novel "Fast Cars" in this Stephen King book
    $1600 25
The Moon even has marshes--there's the Marsh of Epidemics, the Marsh of Decay & this marsh, aka Palus Somnii
    $1600 10
You get this when you're ambushed in a robbery attempt, or just accosted without warning
    $2000 15
Despite retaking this Incan capital, Diego de Almagro was killed for imprisoning Pizarro's brothers
    $2000 24
Mouth gag,
cropping tools,
spay hook
    $2000 22
A book of magic called the "Necronomicon" twists minds & souls in works by this author
    $2000 27
Named for astronomer Brahe, this relatively young crater is only 100 million years old
    $2000 20
"Tales of" this inn begins, "One autumn night, in Sudbury town, across the meadows bare and brown"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Jill Dhruv
$6,400 $13,800 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2-word name of this black & orange or black & golden state bird derives in part from the Latin for "golden"

Final scores:

Hannah Jill Dhruv
$4,899 $5,999 $17,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hannah Jill Dhruv
$8,800 $13,800 $10,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2018-08-21
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