Show #7901 - Monday, January 7, 2019


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Zorn Pink, a policy analyst from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Meredith MacVittie, a marketing strategist from Ambler, Pennsylvania

Jonathan Dinerstein, a composer from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $93,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And to help you out just a little bit, each correct response will end in "I-Z-E-R".)
    $200 1
Her collaborations include "The Monster" with Eminem & "Hate That I Love You" with Ne-Yo
    $200 16
Found after "war", it means a promoter of war; after "fish", it means one who hawks or sells fish
    $200 12
No cash, no food for this "Simple" guy who meets a pieman
    $200 5
Modern versions of this ceremony can include pagan aspects like a bouquet of herbs or handfasting
    $200 10
He was rejected on the grounds that he couldn't stop telling everybody he was sorry
    $400 2
10 years after the original, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry joined Run-DMC on a new rendition of this Top 10 hit
    $400 20
Bernarr Macfadden was an early promoter of fitness & in 1903 staged the USA's first competition in this field
    $400 13
Watch out, this trio! The farmer's wife is coming after your tails with a knife
    $400 6
London's Church of St. Bride honors this Irish saint whose worship likely developed from that of a Celtic goddess
    $400 29
Carriers have 5 holes & cruisers 3 in this Hasbro game
    $400 11
He's pretty good at putting things in order by letter, but that's about all he's good for
    $600 3
In 2017 she lived up to her big "Reputation", teaming up with Ed Sheeran & Future on "End Game"
    $600 21
Applebee's, Denny's & Sonic are among restaurants that offer something free on this special day
    $600 14
The old man is snoring, so this must be the current weather condition
    $600 7
Called the last pagans of Europe, the Mari people practice their faith in groves along this principal river of western Russia
    $600 28
In 2007 a computer program "solved" this game, AKA draughts, proving that best play from both sides leads to a draw
    $600 22
It's not just fast food & drinks, he makes everything large
    $800 4
For her 1999 "Magic of Christmas" album, she recorded "The Christmas Song" as a duet with her father
    $800 17
This billionaire wrestling promoter has owned what's now the WWE since 1982
    $800 15
Talk about mother-in-law trouble: on the way to this town, I met a man with 7 wives
    $800 25
Summerland sounds like a wonderful new housing development, but it's a pagan term for this place
    DD: $2,000 26
It's time to start this ancient Asian game played with 361 pieces on a 19-by-19-line board
    $800 23
He'll never be called upon to save the day; all this guy does is certify documents
    $1000 8
This 1983 Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers hit has topped many a list of the best country duets
    $1000 18
4-letter collective word for promotional items; they've gone beyond keychains to chargers & suncatchers
    $1000 19
That black sheep is pretty generous--he's got wool for the master, wool for the dame & for this kid, too
    $1000 9
One tradition of pagan witchcraft is this religion publicized by Gerald Gardner
    $1000 27
In "straight" this, the same-named pieces are laid end to end, & touching ends must match in number
    $1000 24
We're not sure why he was rejected, since he could have reduced the bad guys to a fine spray

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

Jonathan Meredith Zorn
$800 $3,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Meredith Zorn
$4,200 $4,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
Israel moved its capital from this city to Jerusalem in 1949; the U.S. embassy followed in 2018
    $400 1
Boston lawyer Alan Shore;
Raymond "Red" Reddington
    $400 13
This name of a woody grass of Asia that can reach 130 feet tall may be derived from an original Malay word
    $400 27
This man from Mains not only invented printing from movable type but also a special ink that adhered to the type
    $400 28
In "The Third Man", Orson Welles says Switzerland's 500 years of peace & democracy only produced this timepiece
    $400 24
Like humans, koalas have this kind of thumb, meaning it bends to meet the other digits when grasping
    $800 14
This country is taking a while to move its government from Dar es Salaam to its new capital Dodoma
    $800 2
Acting coach Gene Cousineau;
the Fonz
    $800 23
A Malay word for a weight gives us this small storage container for your tea
    $800 18
Bad weather & crop failure caused a "Great" one of these in the 1300s; the Irish also had a "Great" one, 1845-1850
    DD: $3,000 22
Lewis Carroll included himself in Wonderland as this bird--a childhood nickname he got for stuttering his real last name
    $1200 6
Sri Lanka's leader J.R. Jayewardene moved the capital from this city to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
    $1200 3
Kara Danvers' boss Cat Grant;
Ally McBeal
    $1200 17
This draped, skirtlike garment is worn by men & women, not just Dorothy Lamour
    $1200 11
Austrian diplomat Prince Metternich ran the show at the post-Napoleonic Wars Congress of this city
    $1200 19
In the song "The 12 Days Of Christmas", it's the largest group of birds given on a single day, the seventh
    $1600 5
Rawalpindi was briefly the capital of this country while Islamabad was under construction
    $1600 8
Darlene Conner's significant other David Healy;
Leonard Hofstadter
    DD: $3,000 15
A word from the melee as well as the Malay, to "run" this way is to be wild & frenzied
    $1600 9
During this conflict, 1936 to 1939, the nationalist rebels were led by Francisco Franco
    $1600 20
This PBS bird has a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
    $1600 26
Fingers don't have major muscles; these strong cords in them are moved by the muscles of the palm & forearm
    $2000 7
After Hurricane Hattie devastated Belize City in 1961, the capital was moved inland to this city
    $2000 12
Rory Gilmore's boyfriend Dean;
hunter of supernatural beings Sam Winchester
    $2000 16
This flightless bird of Asia can sprint up to 30 miles an hour
    $2000 10
In 1960 Elizabeth II announced that her descendants would bear the hyphenated surname Mountbatten-this
    $2000 21
This man's 414 B.C. comedy "The Birds" features a chorus of them that directly addresses the audience
    $2000 25
The three types of bones in the hand are the carpals, metacarpals & these, in the fingers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Meredith Zorn
$16,400 $8,200 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When he died in Samoa in 1894 his obituary said, "He loved Samoa better than any other place, except Scotland"

Final scores:

Jonathan Meredith Zorn
$5,999 $6,002 $7,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Meredith Zorn
$15,000 $10,200 $11,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2018-11-14
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