Show #7894 - Thursday, December 27, 2018


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Kathryn Kienholz, a retired CPA from Milltown, Wisconsin

Heath Herel, a ScrumMaster from Niantic, Connecticut

Jon Barber, an investment professional from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Once-upon-a-time sponsors and current sponsors.)
    $200 16
"With the lights out, it's less dangerous" is a cryptic refrain from their "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
    $200 11
    $200 1
She was First Lady from 1989 to 1993
    $200 20
It's the 2-word name for the large ancient & medieval weapon used to break down walls & doors
    $200 6
Roger Bacon is thought to have designed this type of single convex lens used to produce an enlarged image
    $200 26
This big-in-the-'80s video rental chain started its own bowl, but after 4 years, Carquest drove over it
    $400 17
"Don't touch me please, I cannot stand the way you tease", warns this Soft Cell song, then a few "touch me, baby"s
    $400 12
CDG, non?
    $400 2
From 1934 to 1971 this noted photographer was a director of the Sierra Club
    $400 21
A phrase meaning dividing the worthy from the unworthy is "separating the sheep from" these other ruminants
    $400 7
A symbol in computing to indicate something is busy, or an old-time device using sand to measure time
    $400 27
This theme park first sponsored the Holiday Bowl in 1986 but Shamu would swim off, replaced by Thrifty Car Rental
    $600 18
In this Stephen Foster song, "it rained all night the day I left, the weather it was dry, the sun so hot I froze to death"
    $600 13
BOM, not MUM, serves this Asian city
    $600 3
Prior to March 6, 1964, Muhammad Ali had this name
    $600 22
This 1996 film starred Chris Farley as the title member of the family who causes embarrassment
    $600 8
An unofficial barrier to advancement for women & minorities
    $600 28
After Mazda & Toyota drove off, the Gator Bowl got in the Flo with this insurance company but that didn't last, either
    $800 19
Borrowing from Hamlet, Nick Lowe sang, "you've gotta be cruel to be" this
    $800 14
It makes me loco that this aeropuerto is MAD
    $800 4
He produced several hit movies in the 1930s and broke speed records, piloting airplanes of his own design
    $800 23
Here's Greek hero Jason seizing this prized item
    $800 9
We'd guess it's what Lewis Carroll called the thing he faced while shaving
    $800 29
Sponsor-wise, the former St. Petersburg Bowl had magicJack, Beef 'O' Brady's, ESPN & this digital currency
    $1000 25
This "boozy" Oasis tune has the line "slowly walking down the hall, faster than a cannonball"
    $1000 15
BWI--these 2 cities are the B & the W
    DD: $1,000 5
In 1778 he was made President of the Continental Congress; in 1789, he was made Chief Justice of the United States
    $1000 24
One of his "Songs of Innocence" asks, "little lamb, who made thee?"
    $1000 10
A type of lizard with no limbs is incorrectly called this
    $1000 30
In 2018 the Bay Area's Foster Farms Bowl was renamed for this company with video rental kiosks everywhere

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

Jon Heath Kathryn
$2,400 $5,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Heath Kathryn
$3,400 $7,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, each response will contain a country in...)
    $400 19
Schiaparelli Crater--where Mark Watney was headed
    $400 9
His "Green Hills of Africa" is an account of big game hunting in Tanganyika in the 1930s
    $400 14
At least 17 indictments & 5 guilty pleas were in by May 17, 2018, one year after he became Special Counsel
    $400 3
Using a breaking story to market your product is called " news " -this; no vehicle theft involved
    $400 28
Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote in 1876, but lost to Hayes in this body that really counts
    $400 24
In this 1974 film Hollis Mulwray is partly based on William Mulholland, a real-life L.A. water engineer
    $800 20
Caloris Montes, aka Heat's Mountains on this planet
    $800 10
"The Times They Are A-Changin"', from his 1964 album of the same name, became an instant anthem
    $800 15
Last names of the 2 men who partnered up in Springfield, Mass. to make "tip-up" revolvers in the 1850s
    $800 4
This "alert" means warning: I'm about to give away the plot
    $800 23
This man's wife prevented him from resigning despite a stroke, leaving veep Thomas Marshall to only dream
    $1200 21
An asteroid--Don Juan & Cupid
    $1200 11
She penned "Fighting Angel," a biography of her father, Absalom Sydenstricker, a missionary in China
    $1200 16
There's a daily 2:00 gunfight reenactment at this historic site in Tombstone, Arizona
    $1200 1
Dating back to the 1930s, Antifa is short for this
    DD: $3,800 6
Because he held this job in 1973, Carl Albert would have been Pres. had Nixon resigned before a new veep was confirmed
    $1200 25
George Clooney tries to kill, then tries to save Prince Nasir in this 2005 film about oil & greed
    $1600 22
A moon of Jupiter--Pele volcano
    DD: $2,000 12
This "colorful" Toni Morrison work follows a black girl's struggle to achieve white ideals of beauty
    $1600 17
Courtney B. Vance won an Emmy in 2016 for playing this defense lawyer for O.J. Simpson
    $1600 2
This word used to describe the "seismic" influx of young British voters was Oxford Dictionaries' 2017 word of the year
    $1600 7
Harding's pick for running mate was Sen. Irvine Lenroot of Wisconsin, but the 1920 convention chose this man
    $1600 26
Boston, not a Mideast country, was the setting for this series with Jill Hennessy as a crusading medical examiner
    $2000 29
A planetoid--Burney Crater, named for the little girl who named the planetoid
    $2000 13
The 2nd & 3rd books in Faulkner's trilogy about this family were published almost 2 decades after the first
    $2000 18
Even a withered, witchlike old woman could use this coin of Denmark, equal to 100 ore
    $2000 5
Originally a Twitter joke, a "milkshake" this fowl describes a viral darling whose dark past quickly appears
    $2000 8
Had this New England senator and orator won the White House in 1836, we bet he would have given quite an inaugural
    $2000 27
Jessica Lange's first Best Actress nomination came for this film in which she portrayed a Hollywood legend

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Heath Kathryn
$6,800 $10,800 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At 3,700 miles, the longest ocean trench is named for these 2 nations that share most of South America's Pacific coast

Final scores:

Jon Heath Kathryn
$4,400 $15,000 $22,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jon Heath Kathryn
$4,200 $12,800 $13,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2018-11-07
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