Show #7871 - Monday, November 26, 2018


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Bridget Sullivan, a telemetry technician from Butte, Montana

Dylan Hamilton, a pediatric dentist from Durham, North Carolina

J Cheema, a marketing and strategy consultant from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
What could this "Hamilton" creator do to top himself by 2030? If anyone could pull off "Otis: The Man, the Elevator"...
    $200 10
He plays Tray, "The Last O.G."
    $200 1
Was last to join the union
    $200 18
This pastime of digging into your family's past & tracing its history is one of America's most popular hobbies
    $200 21
"The Rise & Fall of" these creatures that ruled Earth for 150 mil. years says a new species is discovered every week
    $400 23
Surely this alliterative type of jeans seen here will be back in sometime before 2030 & things will be totally groovy
    $400 5
She played "The Good Wife" Alicia Florrick
    $400 2
Was an independent republic from 1836 to 1845
    $400 15
Ravensburger is a big name in this pastime; it makes a Disney one with 40,000 pieces
    $400 20
In "Inseparable", about these 19th c. twins, we learn the 4" band that joined them stretched to a freeing 6" late in life
    $600 11
As of 2018 this NFC North team had never even made the Super Bowl, much less won it, but by 2030? Gotta happen, right?
    $600 6
With his "Whoa!", Joey Lawrence stole the show from this Mayim Bialik title character
    $600 8
Has parishes instead of counties
    $600 16
Seen here are some of the supplies used in this hobby
    $600 13
Michael Pollan's "How to Change Your Mind" sees therapeutic value in psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic" these
    $600 28
Need a designated driver? Time to call for this word meaning "over"
    $800 14
June 14, this "Day" honoring an event in 1777, will become a federal holiday, 'cause a federal holiday in June would be awesome!
    $800 7
Morningstar is the last name of this devilishly handsome title guy whose series moved from Fox to Netflix
    $800 3
Has been described as looking like a giant meat cleaver
    DD: $1,000 17
It's become a 9-letter word for the hobby of shopping for old furniture & collectibles
    $800 12
"The Soul of America" by Jon Meacham has the Lincoln-inspired subtitle "The Battle for Our Better" these
    $800 27
We need both opposites: come früh (this), stay spät (this)
    $1000 24
In 2018 this social network site got a few "thumbs up", with a market cap of about $540 billion; by 2030, that number will be...more?
    $1000 9
Miriam Weissman is the maiden name of the title character of this alliterative Amazon series
    $1000 4
Had the first national monument & the first national forest
    $1000 19
You can make hats, sweaters & more with this type of needlework whose name is French for "hook"
    $1000 25
This humorist's book "Calypso" is partly about his beach house "The Sea Section", which just edged out "Canker Shores"
    $1000 26
It's the German word literally translating to "double-goer"

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

J Dylan Bridget
$2,200 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J Dylan Bridget
$4,200 $3,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Along with Jeopardy!, others are...)
    $400 7
This video game featuring 2 plumbers who were not yet "Super" was launched in 1983
    $400 11
The name of a fertile place in the Libyan desert gives us this word for a fertile place in any desert
    $400 1
In a double one of these weather phenomena, the colors in the secondary one are reversed
    $400 16
He bought his 1793 promotion from major to lt. colonel; the investment would pay off at Waterloo
    $800 5
In 1983 this influential 13-minute Michael Jackson music video premiered
    DD: $4,400 12
In 1640 English settlers named a Connecticut town "New" this, reflecting the safety it provided
    $800 2
DTB is short for depth to this, the solid stuff underlying looser soil
    $800 17
A 1917 issue of the Arab Bulletin reported on this then-major & 3 others sharing an ostrich egg for breakfast
    $1200 8
The Disneyland theme park in this Asian city celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2018
    $1200 26
Apollyon; the mother of harlots & abominations
    $1200 13
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making California this type of state protective of immigrants
    $1200 3
The drift of 60,000 Nikes lost from a container ship helped establish that the California one flows into the N. Equatorial one
    DD: $3,000 18
Sergeant major John Berryman won the Victoria Cross for this 1854 engagement in which his horse was shot under him
    $1200 22
George Costanza claimed to be one & helped a whale--you could study to be one & do it for real
    $1600 9
Though Dave Mustaine says he didn't even anticipate living to be 35, this band of his is celebrating that anniversary
    $1600 25
The Rose of Sharon & her beloved
    $1600 14
Samuel Johnson said, "Patriotism is the last" one of these "of a scoundrel"
    $1600 4
Standard this measurement is 1,013 millibars at sea level; in a 2007 Texas tornado, a 194-millibar drop was recorded
    $1600 19
This major who conspired with Benedict Arnold asked to be shot, but George Washington had him hanged as a spy
    $1600 21
You could try your hand being this 4-letter type of "manager" dealing with liability & insurance
    $2000 10
In 2018 the Tribeca Film Festival had a 35th anniversary showing of this film, with some of its stars present
    $2000 24
Naomi, Boaz
    $2000 15
The extra-territorial type of this is granted in embassies, as to Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian one
    $2000 6
It's the quality of Earth's axis that gives us seasons & in geometry it means neither parallel nor perpendicular
    $2000 20
Promoted to major in 1915, he'd go on to World War II fame as a field marshal
    $2000 23
Go work at the CDC as this 14-letter type of doctor battling influenza & cholera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J Dylan Bridget
$6,200 $10,800 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1877 novel "Garth", about a New Hampshire family cursed by an ancestor's crime, is by Julian, son of this novelist

Final scores:

J Dylan Bridget
$0 $9,199 $1,242
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

J Dylan Bridget
$6,200 $7,000 $4,200
13 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 2018-10-10
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