Show #7851 - Monday, October 29, 2018


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Neill Mohammad, a healthcare consultant from DeKalb, Illinois

Soyia Ellison, a nonprofit communications professional from Decatur, Georgia

Tori Campbell, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1920 a ship brought this 10-year-old future ocean explorer & family from France to NYC for a 2-year stay
    $200 14
    $200 7
A paradoxical figure of speech, like "large minority" or "crash landing"
    $200 1
Prince went alphanumeric with his song title "Nothing Compares 2" this letter
    $400 10
By 1809 this man & his brother Pierre had arrived in New Orleans & set up a blacksmith shop; piracy paid better, so...
    $400 27
This type of marriage is also called consensual or informal marriage
    $400 20
These 4 gospels make up about half of the text of the New Testament
    $400 28
Northeastern University
    $400 8
The reader goes gently down this free flow of narrative impressions, a phrase popularized by William James
    $400 5
"Total Divas" can be found on the network known by this letter
    $600 11
A few years after sailing here on the American Eagle, Irenee Du Pont opened a gunpowder mill in this state
    $600 24
School term for the brief break during court--but if you see the judge outside on the jungle gym, you may have a problem
    $600 21
Due to this pandemic, Europe's population did not reach its pre-1348 levels again until the 16th century
    $600 6
Miami University & not the University of Miami
    $600 17
In English, the sonnet is often in this pattern, 5 metrical feet with an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one
    $600 2
Appearing in the "Divergent" & "Mission: Impossible" franchises is actress Maggie this letter
    $800 12
This future city planner was only 22 when he arrived on the Amphitrite to serve as an engineer in the revolution
    $800 25
Confidentially, an NDA, short for this, is signed to make sure you don't spill the beans on any trade secrets
    $800 22
This bridge that spans the East River was the first to use steel for cable wire
    DD: $800 15
    $800 18
Gods suspended above the stage in ancient drama gave rise to this Latin phrase for something that saves the day
    $800 3
"The who, what, where, when and why in the world of style" is this Conde Nast publication
    $1000 13
The wreck of Capt. Ribaut's flagship Trinité is still off Florida, a relic of France's first New World outpost at this fort
    $1000 26
Time to read you this 1714 English statute that made it a capital offense if 12 or more did not disperse within an hour when told
    $1000 23
For a while, this courtier's marriage to one Elizabeth (Throckmorton) was kept secret from Elizabeth I
    $1000 16
    $1000 19
Often building suspense, it's the device of hinting at coming events, as when a doomed character's plant dies
    $1000 4
When Ramona gives Scott Pilgrim her phone number in a 2010 movie, this letter is under each of the 7 digits

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

Tori Soyia Neill
$1,600 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tori Soyia Neill
$5,000 $4,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
You use paddles or mallets, not sticks, to score on the table used in this arcade classic
    $400 4
Alaskan wood frogs can freeze for 7 months, in part by increasing their bodies' levels of this simple sugar
    $400 8
In this Twain tale Hank Morgan pulls out 2 guns while jousting at Camelot & kills some knights
    $400 1
Often part of the names of legal cases, it's Latin for "against"
    $400 2
Five Guys offers a milkshake with the applewood-smoked type of this, also available on burgers
    $400 22
The missal leads Catholics through Mass, culminating in this sacrament of consecrated bread & wine
    $800 17
Cut a rug or 2 playing this double-talk Konami game that sounds like a plea to overthrow the government
    $800 25
Weighing up to 7 pounds, a West African frog with this Biblical name is the world's largest
    $800 9
This author says in "Ivanhoe" that jousting tournaments were governed by "the chivalry of the age"
    $800 3
In the northern hemisphere, the winds of a cyclone rotate in this 16-letter direction
    $800 18
For our vegetarian friends, we made a burger that has this giant mushroom as the patty
    $800 23
The general instruction of the Roman missal says when genuflecting, put the right this to the ground
    $1200 14
Bally's 1975 Pinball Wizard machine featured Ann-Margret & this lead singer of The Who
    $1200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Como Park Zoo in St. Paul.) You best look, but don't touch, these frogs of Central & South America, named because their skin secretes paralyzing alkaloids used in primitive weapons
    DD: $2,000 10
This 16th century astrologer's quatrain seemed to foretell the jousting death of the French king
    $1200 5
These in American history include Whiskey & Shays'
    $1200 19
A cart in Manhattan was the origin of the burger chain alliteratively called "Shake" this structure
    $1200 24
Before we're dismissed, we give this 1-word response to the final blessing from the priest
    $1600 15
You roll 9 balls & score 10 to 100 in this arcade favorite, around since 1909
    $1600 27
Frogs are in the class Amphibia & the order Anura, meaning lacking these appendages, unlike reptiles
    $1600 11
This "off balance" jousting idiom comes from Don Quixote's attempts to attack a perceived enemy
    $1600 6
This 5-letter adjective precedes "opposites" to describe the sides of magnets that attract each other
    $1600 20
Why not top the burger with these sweet onions named for a Georgia city
    $1600 29
In Sunday Mass the Kyrie Eleison is followed by this "in Excelsis Deo"
    $2000 16
This Atari game that shares its name with a Shakespeare play was known for its rotating dial used as a controller
    DD: $2,000 28
To fool predators some species of frogs use thanatosis, this defensive behavior
    $2000 12
In one part of this Malory work, Galahad "defouled" many jousters, but not Lancelot
    $2000 7
Adjective for renegade republics that secede & for easily smashed bottles used as stage props
    $2000 21
This A&E reality series focuses on the burger joint run by Paul, brother of Dorchester's own Mark & Donnie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tori Soyia Neill
$17,800 $9,800 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Aptly, Shakespeare used "moon" & "moonlight" more times in this play than in any other

Final scores:

Tori Soyia Neill
$19,601 $19,598 $19,600
2-day champion: $21,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tori Soyia Neill
$17,800 $9,000 $9,800
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2018-08-22
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