Show #7875 - Friday, November 30, 2018


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Ben Goldstein, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Elizabeth Goss, a housewife from Pleasant Ridge, Michigan

Adriana Ciccone, a data scientist from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In this category, each clue will be delivered by an on-air personality at one of our television affiliates.)
    $200 17
(Hi, I'm Ben Bailey with Local 4.) In 1837 Detroit became Michigan's first capital; 10 years later, this city took over, as it was much more centrally located within the state
    $200 7
3-letter AKA of Lou Gehrig's disease
    $200 4
Please don't I.M. your pals while driving its Corolla iM
    $200 16
He dished out the biggest beatdown in Electoral College history, thumping poor Alf Landon 523-8
    $200 1
We can't explain this effect like when you use a drug for pain for days & then you start using saline & it works
    $400 18
(Hi, I'm Rob Fukuzaki from ABC7.) The Rose Bowl, which has held crowds of 105,000 people, is in this California city whose population is about 135,000
    DD: $800 8
Decompression sickness
    $400 23
As Special Agent Dale Cooper on this show, Kyle MacLachlan enjoyed cherry pie & damn fine coffee
    $400 14
Set out on a trip in its Expedition
    $400 22
Bill Clinton 379, this cudgeled Kansan 159
    $400 2
Ships & planes continue to disappear into this polygon off the S.E. USA, including a plane reportedly missing in Dec. 2008
    $600 19
(I'm Patrice Sanders with Fox45 News.) In 1783 George Washington relinquished his command of the Continental Army here in the Maryland State House located in this city
    $600 9
Otitis externa is this athlete's ear
    $600 24
On the original "Charlie's Angels", this late actress played Jill Munroe
    $600 6
Sail around in its Cruze
    $600 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents an Electoral College map on the monitor.) 1912 was the last time a third party finished ahead of a major party; Democrat Wilson took 40 states, Republican incumbent Taft only got Utah & Vermont & this Progressive Party candidate took 6 states
    $600 3
The FBI is still looking for the person who bombed a recruiting center in this bustling NYC square early on March 6, 2008
    $800 20
(Hi, I'm Betty Davis from Local 10.) Beautiful people, unique buildings, warm water & white sand epitomize this world-famous Florida neighborhood with a directional name
    $800 10
Systemic exertion intolerance disease is an AKA for this syndrome
    $800 25
It's the lead detective role played on TV by Jack Lord & Alex O'Loughlin 30 years apart
    $800 5
Drive its Elantra with great elan
    $800 27
James Monroe 231, this man who would win it all 4 years later... 1
    $800 12
The unexplained "Taos hum" has been heard for more than 25 years by residents of this state
    $1000 21
(Hi, I'm Mike Davis from 10TV.) One unusual landmark is Topiary Park--well, sorry, properly it's The Topiary Park, just like it's The Ohio State University in this city
    $1000 11
    $1000 29
This actor broke many a criminal during interrogations as Det. Bobby Goren on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
    $1000 15
Get in the rings of things with its TT roadster
    $1000 28
1872: Grant 286, this newspaper editor who died after the popular vote but before the electors met, 0
    $1000 13
Phrase for royal gems used in ceremony; several sets have gone missing for good, like Ireland's in 1907

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

Adriana Elizabeth Ben
$3,200 $3,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Elizabeth Ben
$3,400 $5,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
When this Biblical queen visited Solomon, she brought him "of spices very great store"
    $400 10
At the opéra de Paris, repetition means this; the "répétition générale" is the final dress one
    $400 6
The politically active critters of "Animal Farm" include the pigs Snowball & this one named for an emperor
    $400 14
    $400 21
Maurice de Sully, the archbishop of Paris, got the idea for this cathedral around 1160
    $400 22
The Portuguese introduced this instrument to Hawaii in the late 19th century
    $800 2
17th century European traders battled over Myristica fragrans, this eggnog spice
    $800 9
In hymnal singing, a gathering note from the organist lets the congregation know this for the hymn
    $800 7
"Watership Down" is told from the point of view of a group of these animals seeking a new safe place to live
    $800 15
    $800 27
This London cathedral sits on Ludgate Hill; check out its Whispering Gallery
    $800 23
To unlawfully seize power from a ruler
    DD: $3,000 3
This city-state defeated rival Genoa in 1380 for control of the spice trade
    $1200 11
We all moon over this 3rd movement of Debussy's "Suite Bergamesque"
    $1200 8
The title character in "Tailchaser's Song" is this kind of animal
    $1200 16
    DD: $3,000 24
Adjective meaning relating to the navel
    $1600 4
This light-brown spice from a tree of the laurel family is said to have been more valuable than gold in antiquity
    $1600 19
The 3 main double reed instruments are the bassoon, English horn & this one
    $1600 12
Enzo in "The Art of Racing in the Rain" is this type of pet longing to communicate with his master
    $1600 17
    $1600 29
Florence's skyline is marked by a feature of the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, with this Italian nickname
    $1600 25
In old English law any interest on a loan was considered this; now it refers to outrageous rates
    $2000 5
An ancient Chinese emperor's court used this spice that's in some gums & cigarettes as a breath freshener
    $2000 20
If you know what "vivacious" means, you should know this notation on lively music like the work heard here
    $2000 13
"Traveller" examines the events of the Civil War through the eyes of this man's closest companion--his horse
    $2000 18
    $2000 28
The name of this Jerusalem church reflects that it is the traditional site of Jesus' burial
    $2000 26
A sort of hang glider, or a style of backpacking carrying only about 5-10 pounds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Elizabeth Ben
$5,800 $13,800 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On October 27, 1881 this town's local newspaper reported on "a day when blood flowed as water"

Final scores:

Adriana Elizabeth Ben
$2,599 $4,799 $1,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $4,799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adriana Elizabeth Ben
$5,400 $15,000 $11,400
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2018-10-10
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