Show #7902 - Tuesday, January 8, 2019


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Jeff Spiess, a hospice physician from Bay Village, Ohio

Jessica Holloway, an art education student from The Woodlands, Texas

Zorn Pink, a policy analyst from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
If you asked for a shot of this liquor, the saloon might have gotten it from the Moore, Hunt Co. for $3 a gallon
    $200 5
Ursula the sea witch
    $200 20
"Catch my" this refers to what one is driving at in the conversation, not a pile of snow
    $200 15
More than 1,300' below sea level, the shore of this body of water is the Earth's lowest point on land
    $200 10
This Boston paper has been turning out the news since 1872
    $200 6
In fashion some vegans avoid wool, leather & this fiber that comes from insects
    $400 27
The pseudonymous Ned Buntline sensationalized the old West in these novels with a price in their name
    $400 4
    $400 21
Despite the proverb you can catch more fruit flies with this, especially the apple cider type, than with honey
    $400 16
The Scandinavian peninsula is separated from the rest of continental Europe by this arm of the north Atlantic
    $400 11
In 1901 this Denver daily dropped "Evening" from its name
    $400 8
Vegans can finally have a proper pint; this Irish brewer completely phased out fish-derived filters in 2017
    $600 28
One of the first of these shows with a Spanish name was held in Colorado in 1869; a Brit was named champion bronc buster
    $600 3
Cruella De Vil
    $600 24
The National Park Service says barbless hooks are best for fish survival in this type of fishing
    DD: $2,000 17
Water for this European capital city was historically provided by the Marathon reservoir
    $600 12
Editorializing that a monosyllable was better, on Jan. 1, 1788 London's Daily Universal Register became this
    $600 9
Many vegetarians eat these; vegans don't, so they make swaps like 1 mashed banana for each in a cake recipe
    $800 29
He graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery in 1872 before moving west
    $800 2
Drizella, Anastasia & their mother, Lady Tremaine
    $800 25
In this catch named for a footwear fastener, the outfielder gets the ball on the run, close to the ground
    $800 18
This body of water could say to the nation of Bahrain, "We've got you completely surrounded"
    $800 13
A Philly paper got this name in 1829 because "there should always be" one "asking on behalf of the people"
    $800 22
Vegans can't get enough of this B vitamin from plant sources, so they need supplements, injected or otherwise
    $1000 30
This reservation was established in 1868 & has grown to more than 27,000 square miles of Utah, Arizona & New Mexico
    $1000 1
The ringmaster who locks up a new mother
    $1000 26
According to song, if you do this, "put it in your pocket, never let it fade away"
    $1000 19
Victor Hugo once penned a travel guide to this river that forms part of France's border with Germany
    $1000 14
A Cleveland paper's 1842 first issue said it had rejected the truth teller in favor of this more modest name
    $1000 23
The world's most used vegetable oil, this tree oil is vegan-friendly but has been linked to rainforest destruction

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

Zorn Jessica Jeff
$3,600 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zorn Jessica Jeff
$3,200 $6,400 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words.)
    $400 9
This subcontinent collided with Eurasia some 40 to 50 million years ago
    $400 8
"Of the Inhabitants of Lilliput"
    $400 18
This singer beat Counting Crows in 1995--& she has one of those birds in her name
    $400 7
A rhododendron is usually this type plant & a pine, this type of tree
    $400 2
On Mussolini's orders, Rome, Italy presented to Rome, Georgia a sculpture of a she-wolf suckling these twins
    $400 22
Add a letter to a place you park your car to get a load of rubbish
    $800 10
A long, long time ago, protoceratops roamed what's now this desert of China & Mongolia
    $800 14
"D'Artagnan Takes Command"
    $800 19
In 2000 the Grammy went to Christina Aguilera over this female fellow Mousketeer
    $800 23
Types of gem cuts include this one named for a certain gem; it's meant to intensify that stone's green color
    $800 3
Seen here on an ancient water jug is a depiction of Hercules leading this three-headed dog
    $800 25
Add a letter to a novel or short story & it become a constant source of disagreement or conflict
    DD: $2,000 11
Some 15 million years ago, what's now this country moved away from east Asia, & the same-named sea opened in its wake
    $1200 15
"Major Major Major Major"
    $1200 20
USA! USA! USA! In 2011 Esperanza Spalding beat out these 2 Canadians, a teen star & a rapper
    $1200 24
"In brightest day, in blackest night", this 2011 Ryan Reynolds superhero movie went dark, losing a reported $90 mil.
    $1200 4
Rubens painted several versions of "The Judgment of" him
    $1600 12
The Himalayas became Earth's tallest mountains during this geologic epoch just before our current one
    DD: $2,000 16
"The Chateau d'If", "The Treasure"
    $1600 21
In 2009 Duffy was beaten by this woman, also a deep-voiced Brit known by a 5-letter name
    $1600 5
(Sarah of the Clue crew shows a painting on the monitor.) In mythology, many tales deal with transformation; here, having fled from an amorous Apollo, this nymph begs her father to transform her & destroy her beauty--he turns her into a laurel tree, the change just beginning
    $1600 26
One extra letter turns a diabolical person into a good buddy
    $2000 13
This first known Homo erectus specimen was discovered in the 1890s in what's now Indonesia
    $2000 17
"Clifford and Phoebe", "The Pyncheon-Garden"
    $2000 1
This real "Superstar" brother/sister act beat the less-than-real Partridge Family in 1971
    $2000 6
Anne of Austria reputedly took offense at a Michelangelo painting of this woman & the swan & ordered it burnt
    $2000 27
A type of woolen thread becomes a word of longing when it gets a letter woven in

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zorn Jessica Jeff
$4,800 $13,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1950s TRAVEL
In March 1958 Hilton opened a hotel in this Western Hemisphere capital but 2 1/2 years later was out of business there

Final scores:

Zorn Jessica Jeff
$8,800 $26,001 $25,950
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zorn Jessica Jeff
$6,000 $13,200 $11,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2018-11-14
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