Show #7869 - Thursday, November 22, 2018


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David Trachtenberg, a science teacher from Sherman Oaks, California

Terrie Vasilopoulos, an assistant professor from Gainesville, Florida

Mary Ann Borer, a marketing coordinator from Pomona, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $67,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Vowelless Hawaiian.)
    $200 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) At the Bistro Nobel, you can enjoy the same ice cream served at the awards banquet & sit on a chair signed by a Nobel Prize winner--for instance, this 2009 Peace Prize winner
    $200 11
This co-worker of Adam, Alicia & Kelly climbed the country chart with "I Lived It"
    $200 26
The tin whistle is also known as this type with a coin in its name
    $200 6
7-Up introduced this slogan in 1967
    $200 1
"____ on the Nile"
    $200 17
(a necklace of flowers)
    $400 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) 2-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie gained world fame after she discovered polonium & this element in 1898; she continued to investigate its properties using a scale like the one preserved here
    $400 12
This "Slippery When Wet" band entered the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & were on the charts with "This House Is Not For Sale"
    $400 27
A brief appearance by a political candidate, from quick speeches often given from a train in a small town
    $400 7
The brand Unapology, named because women say "sorry" too much, sells tubes of this cosmetic
    $400 2
"And Then There Were ____"
    $400 20
(a big feast)
    DD: $1,000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) This scarf was donated by human rights activist Malala Yousafzai from this country, who at age 17 in 2014 became the youngest Peace Prize winner in history
    $600 13
Lil Pump was quite insistent about this "gang", this "gang", this "gang", this "gang", this "gang"...
    $600 28
Her 1944 film debut included the line "You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together & blow"
    $600 8
This letter-perfect phone carrier announced its un-carrier plans with un-contracts
    $600 3
"The ____ of Roger Ackroyd"
    $600 16
(taro paste)
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) The beret belonged to Linus Pauling, who won one Nobel Prize for his work on chemical bonds & a second for his work for peace that led to the 1963 treaty limiting testing of these
    $800 14
Weezer remade a No. 1 song by Toto that says, "I bless the rains down in" this place
    $800 29
If you're "whistling in" this, you're putting on a brave show in a tough situation
    $800 9
To highlight its grilled option, this fast food chain asked you to "taste the unfried side"
    $800 4
"____ Under the Sun"
    $800 24
(garden island)
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) The museum has an early X-ray tube, like those used by this winner of the first-ever Nobel Physics Prize
    $1000 15
Yes, admiral! Turns out this one-named "Bad At Love" singer is good at music
    $1000 30
If a calliope is powered by a boiler, it uses this kind of whistle to make music
    $1000 10
This clothing company's shirttails fall between the belt & the bottom of the zipper, so no need to stuff them in
    $1000 5
"The ____ in the Library"
    $1000 25
(A big deal on or off the surfboard)

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

Mary Ann Terrie David
$4,400 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Ann Terrie David
$8,200 $4,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be made up of the letters you find in the word "encompassing".)
    $400 1
Britain's Combination Act oppressed workers by outlawing trade these
    $400 2
This list of do's & (mostly) don'ts appears in both Exodus & Deuteronomy
    $400 16
In the B.C. (before Carson) era, Steve Allen & Jack Paar were hosts of this show
    $400 7
In the 19th century Auguste Comte coined this "ology" for the study of human communities & institutions
    $400 21
Sudden hysterical fear, perhaps in the financial industry
    $800 3
This notorious "Captain" arrived in the West Indies & found out he was wanted for piracy
    $800 8
Menaced by his brother Esau, he flees to the house of his uncle
    $800 17
Decades before MTV & "TRL", there was this Dick Clark music show that made you want to dance
    $800 9
Oddly, linguists say New Orleans is now the best place to hear the accent called this NYC borough-ese, as in "berl the water"
    $800 22
As a noun, it's a porous sea creature; as a verb, it means to mooch off others
    $1200 4
1599: Per the book "A Year in the Life of" him, his theater company parted ways with master clown Will Kemp
    $1200 11
This book of wise sayings includes "The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer"
    DD: $4,000 18
On June 25, 1951 a CBS program called "Premiere" was the first TV broadcast featuring this innovation
    $1200 10
Proxemics is defined as the study of how this between people affects interactions, like with a close talker
    $1200 27
One of this nation's largest development projects in the 1960s, Dez Dam used to be called Pahlavi Dam
    $1200 23
A mine raider would have to contend with these little folklore men standing guard
    DD: $2,600 5
1899: A drought hit the north of this country, creating starvation & easy converts for a bloody uprising the next year
    $1600 12
This man for whom 2 Old Testament books are named was the last of the judges & the first of the prophets
    $1600 19
In 1950 "Crusader Rabbit" was the 1st cartoon made for TV; this 1960 show about a family was the 1st animated primetime series
    $1600 14
This economic doctrine that advocates minimal government interference is French for "allow to do"
    $1600 26
Construction of this numerically named dam on the Yangtze forced more than 1 million people to relocate
    $2000 6
1999: As part of NATO operations, a stealth aircraft mistakenly bombed the Chinese embassy in this Balkan capital
    $2000 13
Mentioned in Isaiah & 2 Kings & depicted here, Sargon II, king of this empire, took the 10 lost tribes of Israel captive
    $2000 20
The family-friendly TV of the '50s was typified by "The Adventures of" this real-life couple, parents of Ricky & David
    $2000 15
Political scientist Seymour Martin Lipset called elections "the democratic" this type of Marxian "struggle"
    $2000 25
This high dam on the Nile provides fishing, irrigation & up to 10 billion annual kilowatt-hours
    $2000 24
Dealing with a tough situation, or an upper layer of a brick wall

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Ann Terrie David
$18,200 $8,600 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1980s MOVIES
Ebert: This film "works as science fiction, it's sometimes as scary as a monster movie & at the end...not a dry eye in the house"

Final scores:

Mary Ann Terrie David
$18,700 $8,200 $0
4-day champion: $86,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Ann Terrie David
$15,400 $10,800 $2,000
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2018-10-09
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