Show #7868 - Wednesday, November 21, 2018


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Abby Roughton, a lawyer from Boston, Massachusetts

Casey Amspacher, a senior data engineer from Brooklyn, New York

Mary Ann Borer, a marketing coordinator from Pomona, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
New types of these Japanese-named text images from 2018 include llama, lab coat & bagel
    $200 21
When you give to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, it goes to research for finding a cure for this disorder
    $200 11
Oh, Florida woman! Your stomach pains weren't from food poisoning by General Tso's this in 2018--you were 37 weeks pregnant!
    $200 1
A traditional folk song finds it "in the straw" & "in the hay"
    $200 16
Friday, October 13, 1989:
A "mini-crash" sees a 190-point drop in this stock average
    $400 7
You can also use "Amazon" or "Computer" to talk to your Echo device instead of this 5-letter name
    $400 22
Your donation to this, the WWP, helps injured veterans & their families
    $400 12
In 2018 a Columbia journalism student learned she won this prize while in class 2 floors above the announcement
    $400 2
The song "Zombie" by this group is about the blood shed over Irish freedom
    $400 17
October 14, 1881:
A storm off the east coast of Scotland kills 189 fishermen on this sea
    $600 8
This file storage & sharing cloud service has a real container in its 7-letter name
    $600 23
You & your BFF might consider donating to this pet welfare organization, whose logo is seen here, & help save them all
    $600 13
Brotherly love indeed! A foul hit by Richie Ashburn of this team broke a lady's nose; as she got carted out a 2nd broke her leg
    $600 3
A 1933 Popeye short is called "I ____ What I ____"
    $600 18
January 13, 2012:
32 die when an Italian cruise ship sinks; its captain is later convicted of this lesser type of homicide
    $600 24
Even if you have an awesome name like Pita Pan or Holy Mole, these businesses take long hours & hard work
    $800 9
The streets of San Francisco are now littered with electric these small vehicles rentable from Bird or Limebike
    $800 25
Give at least $1,000 annually to this organization & you'll be recognized as a Clara Barton Society member
    $800 14
Already once bitten by a rattlesnake & mauled by a bear, in 2018 Dylan McWilliams got chomped by an 8' this in Hawaii
    $800 4
Justin Theroux starred in this HBO series in which 2% of the world's population had disappeared--was it the rapture?
    $800 19
May 31, 1985:
A cluster of about 40 of these wreaks havoc in Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania & Ohio
    DD: $1,200 26
The SBA encourages banks to make these, of $50,000 or less; they can help a business more than a "tiny" bit
    $1000 10
You can "cast" your phone's screen to your TV with this Google product
    $1000 28
You can brighten a child's Christmas by donating playthings to this program of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
    $1000 15
This "service" of public employees is rarely as cushy as for a Spanish functionary who didn't show up to work for 6 years
    $1000 6
Gangly banjo player David Akeman, a star of the Grand Ole Opry & "Hee Haw", had this nickname
    $1000 20
This black Friday:
C.S. Lewis & Aldous Huxley died the same day JFK was assassinated
    $1000 27
Is the business just you? Then you are legally a sole this 10-letter word

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

Mary Ann Casey Abby
$4,000 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Ann Casey Abby
$8,000 $2,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
His feast day is December 6--a few weeks earlier than you might expect
    $400 26
Oneida Lake is often considered to be the "thumb" of these 11 long, narrow lakes in New York
    $400 1
John Mellencamp got a songwriting credit on Jake Owen's "I Was Jack (You Were)" her
    $400 11
"Let me say this: bein a idiot is no box of chocolates" are the first words of this title character
    $400 15
The senior ranking member of the military is the CJCS, chairman of this panel
    $400 6
This septet includes covetousness, lust & anger
    $800 22
February 23 is the feast of St. Polycarp, who some think may have written letters attributed to this apostle
    DD: $7,000 30
This largest Louisiana lake was named for a French count
    $800 2
No, he said, "In The Air Tonight" was not a real story about someone drowning, it was him being angry about his divorce
    $800 12
In this Flaubert work, then-mademoiselle Emma pricks her finger, puts it in her mouth & sucks it & Charles is smitten
    $800 17
To the FAA, MWP is the meteorological processor of this; (sounds redundant)
    $800 7
This 1947 find consists of some 15,000 fragments of ancient manuscripts
    DD: $3,000 23
April 23 is the feast of this saint feared by dragons everywhere
    $1200 28
The Astoria-Megler Bridge spans this river
    $1200 3
In 2018 this "American Idol" winner & country star sang you can do a lot to cover stuff up, but you can't "Cry Pretty"
    $1200 13
Title of a classic Max Brand novel of the Old West--this wronged man "Rides Again"
    $1200 18
A lot of buildings are under the purview of Stephen Ayers, the 11th AOC, this title "of the capitol"
    $1200 8
As this character, Ryan Reynolds says, "I'm about to do to you what Limp Bizkit did to music in the late '90s"
    $1600 24
June 3 is the feast of Clotilda, queen of this Germanic people who gave their name to Germany's big western neighbor
    $1600 27
Ohio's rivers flow either south into the Ohio River or north directly into this lake
    $1600 4
Camila Cabello was born in this city & had a 2017 hit singing, "Half of my heart is in" it
    $1600 14
In 1817 Sir Walter Scott published this novel about a Scottish outlaw
    $1600 19
Part of the NIH is the NIMH, the National Institute of this
    $1600 9
It's what you've got if you're holding a pair of aces & a pair of 8s
    $2000 25
Hegesippus opposed this heresy, from Greek for "knowledge"; if you do too, celebrate his day, April 7
    $2000 29
Geysers, hot springs & fumaroles can be found at the bottom of this largest natural Wyoming lake
    $2000 5
This 1962 Tony Bennett classic was publicly crooned for the first time in the Fairmont Hotel
    $2000 16
In this Bret Easton Ellis novel, Patrick Bateman doesn't want to ruin his Alexander Julian suit with the spray of blood
    $2000 20
(House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi gives the clue.) Putting money back in people's pockets, in 2009 I led House passage of an economic stimulus bill called ARRA, or American Recovery & this Act
    $2000 10
In navigation, it's determining your position without using the stars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Ann Casey Abby
$19,400 $5,600 $800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 presidents who offered Daniel Webster the VP slot; he declined both, thinking the job went nowhere

Final scores:

Mary Ann Casey Abby
$14,400 $9,599 $10
3-day champion: $67,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Ann Casey Abby
$17,600 $13,800 $800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2018-10-09
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