Show #7872 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018


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Myra Guideng, a wine club concierge from Seattle, Washington

Carol Radlo, a family practice physician from Sammamish, Washington

Dylan Hamilton, a pediatric dentist from Durham, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On Dec. 12, 2004 Scott Sheppard & colleagues discovered 12 new moons of this ringed planet
    $200 16
"When I first began 'The Handmaid's Tale' it was called 'Offred,' the name of its central character"
    $200 26
Before settling on "Grammy", the recording industry considered calling the award an "Eddie" to honor this inventor
    $200 11
In 2017 LeBron James helped this team get 25 3-pointers, an NBA single-game record
    $200 20
Keep your nose clean at sea or enter this 4-letter onboard jail
    $200 2
A title for a type of lawman, or type of "law" that means the military rule the streets
    $400 7
With at least 50 other moons for company, Callisto isn't lonely orbiting this planet
    $400 17
"I never imagined that I should be able to live by my writing, but now I am kept by a little girl named Lolita"
    $400 27
A young man sits under a tree & writes down the song of a muse on the Nobel Medal for this field
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents a picture of Björn Borg.) Björn Borg's famous 2-handed backhand grip was perhaps a result of playing this winter sport as a youngster in Sweden
    $400 22
Yes, sir! A 2 striper is one of these naval officers
    $400 3
It describes the supplies seen here, or the degree of motion they have
    $600 8
This ferryman paddles his way around a well-known dwarf planet
    $600 18
Comparing himself to his Rabbit Angstrom, he said, "I never was a basketball star. I wasn't handsome the way he is"
    $600 28
Kevin Hart called this network's Golden Popcorn trophy "the heaviest award that you can receive"
    DD: $3,200 13
Mike Pence called this 1986 hoops movie "the greatest sports film"" & screened it on Air Force 2 using his own copy
    $600 23
Skivvies are these; what, you don't like hearts?
    $600 4
That thin layer of gold you just applied to everything, or the feeling you now have for exceeding your budget
    $800 9
Discovered in the 1850s, Ariel & Umbriel circle this 7th planet
    $800 19
On writing up to children, "I handed them...a mouse-boy and they accepted it...I gave them a literate spider, and they took that"
    $800 29
The Pritzker Prize medal, given for excellence in this field, is based on the designs of Louis Sullivan
    $800 14
It wasn't perfect, but the Dodgers used 4 pitchers to get this hyphenated type of win in a 2018 game vs. the Padres
    $800 24
If you've ever swabbed the deck, you know a swab is a large one of these
    $800 5
My British friend was talking about gas for his car, but I thought he meant this Antarctic bird
    $1000 10
Neptune's moons include Nereid, Neso & this other "N" creature, also a water nymph
    $1000 21
This "Space Odyssey" author: "I predict that a new species could well appear on Earth--what I call Robo sapiens"
    $1000 15
Lexi Thompson lost a 2017 LPGA tourney after improperly placing a ball & then turning in one of these
    $1000 25
For sailors cooped up at sea for months, this type of furlough away from the ship is an important break
    $1000 6
Exiled people of what's now eastern Canada, or bygone people of ancient Mesopotamia

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

Dylan Carol Myra
$8,200 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Carol Myra
$10,000 $3,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "I-N" or end with "O-U-T".)
    $400 2
12th c. Andalusian writer Ibn Tufayl wrote what's been called the first novel in this language, not Spanish
    $400 11
In 2007 Marcus Mumford formed this group with some friends
    $400 1
The medieval city of Carcassonne in France puts on a great fireworks display on this July holiday
    $400 12
Deborah in Hebrew & Melissa in Greek both translate as this insect important to farming
    $400 16
The Union burned the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge to keep the rebels from advancing on Harrisburg in this state
    $400 21
They're what acronyms are composed of
    $800 3
The Inuit build new words by adding to existing ones; that may be why legend says their language has 50+ words for this
    $800 23
Danny Aiello played the title father in this Madonna video from 1986
    $800 7
With more than 60 active geysers, Chile's El Tatio in these mountains is the largest geyser field south of the Equator
    $800 13
A Hemsworth brother & a Gallagher brother know this Gaelic form is the last 4 letters of the name in English
    $800 17
To save the city Horatius Cocles suggested burning a bridge over this river that flows through Rome
    $800 20
Molten gold is sometimes poured into this type of mold
    DD: $2,000 4
The ASL alphabet uses one hand; that of BSL, short for this, uses 2
    $1200 24
Aretha joined the Eurythmics on this song with "Sisters" in the title
    $1200 8
Neuschwanstein Castle was begun in 1869 by "Mad" King Ludwig of this German kingdom
    DD: $2,200 14
From Greek, this male first name means "Messiah-bearer"
    $1200 28
At San Jacinto Sam Houston burned Vince's Bridge, making this fleeing Mexican general easy to capture
    $1200 18
When used by management, this type of labor tactic literally bars workers from their place of employ
    $1600 5
Reporter Vladimir Duthiers has translated French & the language called Haitian this for Anderson Cooper
    $1600 25
Kevin, Nick & Joe, these brothers, were "Living The Dream"
    $1600 9
Dunn's River Falls makes Ocho Rios a popular destination on this Caribbean isle
    $1600 15
A patron saint of Italy has this first name that means someone from a country next to Italy
    $1600 19
The sign here announces to drivers an upcoming one of these intersections
    $2000 6
2-word term for the language of the c. 990 poem "The Battle of Maldon", about a Viking-Saxon clash
    $2000 26
Formerly Kid Rock's DJ, this avuncular fellow has ranged from country-pop to rap-rock
    $2000 10
The name of this Tokyo district of expensive shops means "silver mint", as a mint stood there centuries ago
    $2000 27
This first name shared by several popes & 3 Russian emperors comes from the Greek for "defender of men"
    $2000 22
Type of expenses incurred casually & in addition to the expected amount

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Carol Myra
$17,600 $9,400 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1997 she became the first to win an Oscar for a film directed by her husband; her brother-in-law produced the film

Final scores:

Dylan Carol Myra
$16,399 $5,900 $0
2-day champion: $25,598 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dylan Carol Myra
$15,000 $8,600 $5,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2018-10-10
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