Show #7850 - Friday, October 26, 2018


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Todd LaPlace, an accountant from Dublin, Ohio

Tori Campbell, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Dhruv Srinivasachar, a medical and doctoral student from Richmond, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
(Leonard Maltin presents the clue.) Disney's first grown-up comedy & Touchstone's first release, this movie gave a big boost to the careers of Tom Hanks & Daryl Hannah
    $200 4
Hillary Clinton to Charlotte Mezvinsky
    $200 1
In 1984 he traveled to L.A. to become the first sitting president to attend the Olympic Games
    $200 6
On the menu, scallops are shellfish & these are immature or green onions
    $200 3
A tropical tree frog that has a transparent belly & chest is named for this transparent material
    $200 2
To assist with the mail or with the birth of a baby
    $400 10
(Leonard Maltin presents the clue.) This film that spawned a slew of sequels introduced boogeyman Freddy Krueger
    $400 7
Elizabeth II to Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    $400 20
"The Reflex" was a No. 1 hit for Duran Duran; this is the "R" in the digestive disorder abbreviated GERD
    $400 5
Diminutive term for a quick writing method done to take dictation
    $600 11
(Leonard Maltin presents the clue.) Manipulative, but a real audience pleaser, this film about a teenager beset by bullies gave us the famous line "Wax on, wax off"
    $600 8
On June 8, 1789 George Washington issued the first of these orders that have become a regular tool of recent presidents
    $600 13
A cabana is where you change into your bathing suit; Gabbana is his design partner
    $600 25
These Asian tree-dwelling great apes have been known to use large leaves as rain ponchos
    $600 12
Greaves were part of a knight's set of it
    $800 14
(Leonard Maltin presents the clue.) In "Moscow on the Hudson" this funnyman was superb as a Russian musician who defects during a trip to New York City
    $800 23
Christie Hefner to Hugh Hefner
    $800 19
Bessemer is a steel-making process; this is a sheer fabric related to the word "goose"
    $800 21
A 2010 study found that embryos of the spotted salamander employ this energy process typically seen in plants
    $800 17
A spiky "sea" creature
    $1000 15
(Leonard Maltin presents the clue.) Real life refugee Haing S. Ngor won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as a translator in this film set in war-torn Cambodia
    $1000 24
Novel & movie title character Rachel to Philip
    DD: $1,000 16
In 1896 he became the first to use the telephone during a presidential election campaign, often calling GOP HQ
    $1000 18
Diuretics are drugs that help rid the body of extra fluid; "Dianetics" is a book by him
    $1000 22
A giant isopod, part of this subphylum that includes crabs, went 5 years without eating
    $1000 26
It sounds like you might need a shovel at this rowdy, down-home type of party

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

Dhruv Tori Todd
$1,600 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dhruv Tori Todd
$3,200 $5,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
On Oct. 24, 2003 this supersonic transport aircraft made its last commercial flight
    $400 3
On this man's passing in 2018, Jimmy Carter said, "He shaped the spiritual lives of tens of millions of people worldwide"
    $400 19
Isn't it ironic her "Jagged Little Pill" went down so well in 1996?
    $400 10
This slave is Huck Finn's raftmate
    $400 2
From 1624 to 1925, this capital was called Christiania to honor the king who planned the rebuilding of it after a huge fire
    $400 6
It was a telephone dial with finger holes that your kids have no idea ever existed
    $800 4
This document leaker was one of the runners-up to Pope Francis for Time Magazine's Person of the Year 2013
    $800 26
Add it up--her "1989" was No. 1 in 2016
    $800 11
His first novel, "Ready Player One", became a bestseller & a Spielberg movie
    $800 9
Across the Geiranger, this type of narrow inlet, 2 waterfalls face each other: the "Seven Sisters" & their "Suitor"
    $800 7
Forms of it come in bread, grass & whiskey
    $1200 8
Vietnam War naval aviators took off from USS this, named for the town near where the Wright Brothers took off
    $1200 24
Formerly married to Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki co-founded this DNA testing company with a number in its name
    $1200 27
In 1979 the soundtrack to this film danced away with a win
    $1200 12
In a Melville story he's "The Scrivener" who won't do any scrivening
    $1200 5
3' tall Nills Olav does his duty as hon. brigadier of the Norwegian king's guard from a zoo, as he's this bird
    $1200 15
To make light, soft sounds, or to steal cattle, which would likely be a bit louder
    $1600 18
To get ready for space surgery, the first operation in conditions approximating this was in 2006 aboard a special Airbus jet
    $1600 23
In 2017 this Brit announced he was launching Virgin Voyages, a cruise line for adults only
    $1600 28
He's not a loser, baby, so why don't you thrill me by knowing his "Morning Phase" took the trophy
    DD: $1,000 13
In this novel it's Doc Daneeka who explains, "Anyone who wants to get out of combat duty isn't really crazy"
    $1600 20
In 1905 184 Norwegians voted against independence from this country; needless to say, the ja's had it
    $1600 16
As a noun, it's a tool; as a verb, it's what's done to pressure that gets raised by degrees
    $2000 25
These stack-winged aircraft that remind us of the WWI era were used in combat in 1991 as Croatia fought for its independence
    DD: $2,000 22
In 2016 Carla Hayden became the first woman & first African-American in this D.C. post & naturally was sworn in on a book
    $2000 14
One of Britain's great mystery authors, she went back a couple of centuries for "Death Comes to Pemberley"
    $2000 21
Norway's longtime official church was evangelical this, which traces back to 1500s Germany
    $2000 17
A train's repair building, or an exaggerated boxing punch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dhruv Tori Todd
$10,800 $11,800 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Legend says this, weighing 336 lbs., came from the Holy Land & Kenneth MacAlpin brought it to Perthshire c. 840

Final scores:

Dhruv Tori Todd
$1 $2,198 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,198 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dhruv Tori Todd
$10,800 $13,800 $12,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2018-08-21
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