Show #7888 - Wednesday, December 19, 2018


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Trisha Eustaquio, a biomedical engineer from Silver Spring, Maryland

Eric Doctor, a graphic designer and teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Jackie Fuchs, an attorney and writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $58,689)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Like "kilo" and "silo", but they don't.)
    $200 2
I'll feel bad for you if you forgot Thomas Sullivan invented these by accident when he wrapped tea samples in silk
    $200 3
It's the decimal equivalent of 1/8
    $200 17
Ralph Waldo Emerson started attending this college at age 14, graduated & then began teaching there at age 18
    $200 4
In 2013 this racy E.L. James trilogy was pulled from library shelves in Florida only to return due to public demand
    $200 9
After Pete Best, The Beatles went with him as their drummer when their manager's pick Johnny Hutchinson said no thanks
    $400 1
Black tea contains this stimulant but I know you're sad it doesn't have more, so I got you a Jolt cola, with 160mg in 1 can
    $400 5
9 divided by 3/4 =
    $400 18
The 1960s antiwar movement that grew to cover the whole nation started at places like this Ca. school founded in 1868
    $400 22
Difficult & the stuff that's kneaded to make bread
    $400 26
Nearly 50 years after it was published, her "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret" is still being challenged
    $400 10
Jesus & Gandhi were 2 of John's picks that didn't make it onto the celeb-filled cover of this 1967 album
    $600 14
I've got a warm, sympathetic ear & a hot cup of this tea named for an 1830s British prime minister
    $600 6
If x2 + 2 = 18, x = this
    $600 19
"The Book of Knowledge" is vied for by Carleton & Macalaster, called this state's top 2 liberal arts colleges
    $600 23
A leaf collector & rice wine
    $600 27
A landmark obscenity case in 1933 lifted a ban in the U.S. on this James Joyce work
    $600 11
George learned to play guitar in his teens & learned to play this Asian string instrument in his 20s
    $800 15
Last name of Glasgow's Sir Thomas, who made a company with the notion that poorer folks should be able to enjoy tea
    $800 7
It's 5% of 400
    DD: $2,000 20
In 1961 this private Texas school provided most of the land that became NASA's Mission Control Center
    $800 24
A comfort food served in a special dish & an exaggeration like "this is the greatest hot dish ever made"
    $800 28
Many schools banned this Anthony Burgess novel due to its extreme violence
    $800 12
"Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to" this song, recorded in 2 different speeds & keys & combined for an eerie effect
    $1000 16
It was like my own tongue was burned when I saw you sip a too-hot cup of the aromatic spiced Indian tea called masala this
    $1000 8
(x + 1)2 expands to this
    $1000 21
Its Tempe campus has one of the largest undergraduate populations in the United States
    $1000 25
First & last name of this "Game of Thrones" actor, also seen in "The Oath" on Crackle
    $1000 13
The lads honed their craft early on in this German city, sometimes playing 30 sets a week

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

Jackie Eric Trisha
$400 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Eric Trisha
$2,400 -$800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
"We will have no truce or parley with you (Hitler)... you do your worst--and we will do our best", said he
    $400 1
4-letter word for an office plan without walls; Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook's HQ is the largest one in the world
    $400 30
Wolverine, for "The Boy from Oz"
    $400 6
To mean a barrier, this word can follow iron or bamboo
    $400 22
This lake with the name of Manitoba's capital was a location for the submarine movie "K-19: The Widowmaker"
    $400 15
There are 4 cups of wine & 4 questions at the seder celebrating this Jewish holiday
    $800 19
Karl Marx:
"The proletarians have nothing to lose but their" these
    $800 2
This is the branch of architecture that would utilize topiary most often
    $800 29
Spider-Man, for "Angels in America"
    $800 7
If you use raw papaya or raw pineapple in this type of dessert, it won't jiggle
    $800 21
Discovered by the French in 1634, the Straits of Mackinac separate these 2 Great Lakes
    $800 11
This thigh muscle consisting of 4 parts lets you straighten your leg
    $1200 3
In 1942 this general told his troops, "A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood"
    $1200 16
It's fitting that Latin for "sleep" gives us the name of these windows, frequently used in bedrooms
    $1200 28
Nightcrawler, as the emcee for "Cabaret"
    DD: $2,000 8
Both of the words in this alliterative term for a container of sale items end with "in"
    DD: $2,000 23
Covering more than 700 square miles, this Florida lake gets its name from the Hitchiti for "big water"
    $1200 12
Of the "4 Corners States", it's the southeastern one
    $1600 4
This 1930s politician, laying it out:
"For the present you can just call me the Kingfish"
    $1600 17
Introduced in 1925, this simplified style is also known as jazz moderne
    $1600 27
Black Widow, for "A View from the Bridge"
    $1600 9
The lemon soufflé is in this small dish with a name from Dutch
    $1600 24
At low water levels, the 2 largest of the Boulder Islands in this 110-mile artificial Nevada lake are connected
    $1600 13
For easier movement, these 1920s golf pants were 4" longer than normal--thus their name
    $2000 5
The 5 words Patrick Henry thought one should do "if this be treason"
    $2000 18
(Kelly shows a model of classical architecture on the monitor.) Classical architecture emphasized the column & a type of gable which linguists believe got this name from a dialectal garbling of "pyramid"
    $2000 26
Dr. Horrible, for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
    $2000 10
This feeling of embarrassment of annoyance at one's own failure comes from the French
    $2000 25
In 2000 ruins of an ancient pre-Incan temple were found at the bottom of this very high altitude lake
    $2000 14
Of the 4 parts of Wagner's epic "Ring" cycle, this installment has a man's name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Eric Trisha
$14,400 $4,800 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

5 Cwmdonkin Drive was the address of the family home where he was born in 1914

Final scores:

Jackie Eric Trisha
$28,400 $2,001 $26,799
4-day champion: $87,089 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jackie Eric Trisha
$14,400 $6,800 $14,200
15 R,
1 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2018-11-06
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