Show #7879 - Thursday, December 6, 2018


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Pat Berwick, a retired technical editor from Houston, Texas

Samir Patel, an anesthesiologist from Chicago, Illinois

Dave Leffler, a retired police officer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $81,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
One of these rescue dogs sitting in my lap
    $200 15
These identifiers worn by soldiers may have gotten their name from their resemblance to metal labels on pet collars
    $200 3
Victor Hugo wasn't always miserable in it
    $200 20
The first time it went into effect nationally in the U.S. was at 2:00 A.M. on April 24, 1966
    $200 21
It's turrible that "Sir Charles", this Hall of Famer, didn't win a title in his great 16-year NBA career
    $400 9
One of these, but not of "the vanities"
    $400 1
Stomach comes from the Greek "stoma", meaning this other body part that grants access to the stomach
    $400 4
Captain James Cook explored then
    $400 16
Disney's Seven Dwarfs pendulum clock features him swinging from the pendulum above his 6 pals
    $400 25
In 2015 Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman became a coach for this Sacramento NBA team
    $600 10
This type of comforter stuffed with the soft underfeathers from geese & ducks
    DD: $1,000 2
In 1738 Jonathan Swift first wrote down a familiar phrase as "the sight of you is good for" these 2 words
    $600 5
Konstantin Chernenko came to fame
    $600 17
Despite its size, China uses only this many time zones
    $600 24
In the 1940s & '50s HOF coach John McLendon helped revolutionize basketball with this 2-word type of uptempo offense
    $800 11
Coldgear reactor-wear from this company, UA for short
    $800 14
Meaning full of self-pity or sentimentality, it's derived from the Mary who wept at Jesus' empty tomb
    $800 6
Richard III lived through all the winters of his discontent
    $800 27
This institution's songs include "Hail To The Hills Of Westwood" & "Mighty Bruins"
    $800 18
The 1582 shift to the Gregorian calendar mothballed this calendar that had been used for more than 1,000 years
    $800 22
The Hall of Fame class of 2018 had great playmakers like Jason Kidd, Mo Cheeks & this 2-time MVP
    $1000 12
This south central Asian-named blanket, handmade by Grandma
    $1000 13
Irish writer Brendan Behan added to the line "there's no such thing as" this: "except your own obituary"
    $1000 7
It's when Petrarch loved Laura
    $1000 26
The L.A. area has the Getty Center & the Getty this, a 5-letter word for a fancy residence & home to ancient Greek & Roman art
    $1000 19
It's the 4-letter "time" for the start of a horse race
    $1000 23
It's the nickname of Nate Archibald, who had a Hall of Fame career despite standing a relatively diminutive 6'1"

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

Dave Samir Pat
$1,400 $1,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Samir Pat
$2,000 $2,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
The museum created for this woman also maintains her home & studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico, 60 miles away
    $400 12
E=mc2, for example
    $400 1
Based on a true story, this 1993 film was the first directed by Steven Spielberg to receive an R rating
    $400 15
In Iceland many Muslims do this for 22 hours during Ramadan due to the extremely long summer day
    $400 6
It takes the sliminess of Wickham for Elizabeth to see Darcy's true character in this novel
    $800 25
Surreal is the best way to describe the figures that adorn the museum in Figueres, Spain dedicated to this painter
    $800 13
The Commission on Presidential Scholars is part of this Cabinet department
    $800 2
With dialogue in Aramaic & Latin, this 2004 film became the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time
    $800 8
Now a religious alternative to evolution, this -ism originally meant that God made a new soul for each life
    $800 7
This is the last name of Alec, the source of all Tess' problems in a Thomas Hardy novel
    $1200 26
This poster specialist's museum in Albi, France was started from work donated by his parents after his 1901 death
    $1200 14
Chou-fleur is the French word for this white vegetable, & I still won't eat it
    DD: $3,000 17
Taza Gap in Morocco, on the way to Algeria
    $1200 3
After losing a battle & having the MPAA slap an R on "Fahrenheit 9/11", this director told America's teens he'd sneak them in
    $1200 9
Omphaloskepsis is a form of meditation where you literally gaze down at this body part
    DD: $2,600 24
In this Dickens "Personal History", the hero idolizes Steerforth, who ends up abandoning Emily
    $1600 19
The initial stage of a new building's construction, or an adjective for something never done before
    $1600 16
The Memorial Complex of Political Repressions, a former labor camp in Perm Oblast
    $1600 4
One of the first R-rated movies was 1968's "The Split" starring this former Cleveland Browns running back
    $1600 10
Kyudo is an archery-based martial art that uses this form of Buddhism for concentration
    $1600 23
The Vicomte de Valmont's caddish ways lead to his downfall when he falls for his prey in this novel
    $2000 20
Psychedelic drugs like LSD are also called these, for one effect they cause
    $2000 21
The former Mount Godwin-Austen, now known as K2
    $2000 5
The first R-rated movie to win a Best Picture Oscar was this 1971 film about drug smugglers
    $2000 11
Gideon & Deborah are 2 of these people who ruled in the Old Testament book of the same name
    $2000 22
In "Vanity Fair", Osborne is all ready to leave his new wife Amelia for this woman when war gets in the way

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Samir Pat
$18,000 $5,200 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An Arab League summit final statement rejected "interference" by this country often mistakenly called an Arab land itself

Final scores:

Dave Samir Pat
$18,900 $7,401 $7,099
4-day champion: $100,102 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Samir Pat
$14,800 $4,800 $7,400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2018-10-30
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