Show #7913 - Wednesday, January 23, 2019

WE ASKED: Lawrence O'Donnell.


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Tim Edwards, a paralegal from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Rachel Paterno-Mahler, an astrophysicist from Playa del Rey, California

Haley Zapal, a copywriter from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A list of the best works of this type of fiction includes "Outlander", "Pope Joan" & "Fever 1793"
    $200 3
Rich Uncle Pennybags: this board game
    $200 19
This palindromic time of day is from the Latin for "ninth hour"
    $200 13
She originally wanted to use the stage name Bacardi
    $200 7
You gonna keep yammering or do this so we can play pinochle?
    $200 27
(Lawrence O'Donnell presents the clue): William Jennings Bryan won the Democratic nomination in 1896 with his defense of free silver: "You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of" this metal
    $400 8
Robert Langdon, who solves "The Da Vinci Code", teaches religious symbology at this university
    DD: $1,000 2
A dog named Bullseye: this retailer
    $400 20
A type of redwood that would be, proverbially, up at the crack of it
    $400 14
"Bad At Love" singer Ashley Frangipane uses this anagram of her first name as her stage name
    $400 16
It's the move being demonstrated here
    $400 30
(Lawrence O'Donnell presents the clue): In a 1939 radio broadcast, Churchill expressed his uncertainty over how Russia might react to the war, calling it "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside" this
    $600 9
In "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", Nag & Nagaina are 2 of these plotting against a human family & the title mongoose
    $600 4
This dapper guy: Planters
    $600 21
A hit song had us "workin"' these hours, "what a way to make a livin"'
    $600 15
Five Finger Death Punch got its name from a deadly move Uma Thurman used in this Tarantino movie series
    $600 23
Unbridled enthusiasm
    $600 29
(Lawrence O'Donnell presents the clue): "Some Like It Hot" has one of the great last lines in film: when Jack Lemmon reveals he's a man, Joe E. Brown replies, "Well, nobody's" this
    $800 10
Dame Daphne du Maurier's works made into Hitchcock films include "Rebecca" & this high-flying novelette
    $800 5
This bird with a long, colorful bill: Froot Loops
    $800 22
Brian Williams' MSNBC show has this title that denotes the last possible moment to get something done
    $800 18
Donald Glover got this rap name from an online Wu-Tang Clan name generator
    $800 26
Boat bottom
    $800 28
(Lawrence O'Donnell presents the clue): Gloria Steinem has credited Irina Dunn with the feminist slogan "A woman needs a man like a fish needs" this transport
    $1000 11
This book with a lamb-free title marked the first appearance of Dr. Hannibal Lecter
    $1000 6
Elsie the Cow: this dairy company
    $1000 12
A 2008 Hillary Clinton campaign ad had a crucial phone call at the White House at this early morning time
    $1000 17
Singer Abel Tesfaye had to drop an "E" from his stage name because of this other Canadian act
    $1000 24
Played with mallets, this instrument goes ting-ting-ting
    $1000 25
(Lawrence O'Donnell presents the clue): After negotiations to end the American Revolution, Ben Franklin said, "There never was a good war, or a bad" this

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

Haley Rachel Tim
$0 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Haley Rachel Tim
$4,000 $6,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In each correct response...)
    $400 20
With George C. Scott as Rochester, a TV adaptation of this Bronte classic was filmed in part in Yorkshire
    $400 6
U.S. v. Ash said suspects don't have the right to one of these during pretrial review of mug shots by witnesses
    $400 11
It's the item seen here
    $400 5
In 1521 Cortes captured Tenochtitlan, & this empire was history
    $400 30
Songwe & Batoka are 2 of the Zambezi River gorges that make these impressive falls
    $400 25
Bushmen use the sap of the bottle tree to tip poison these, so I wouldn't climb it if I were you
    $800 21
Fresh from her role as Jan on this family sitcom, Eve Plumb starred in "Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway"
    $800 7
"Justifiable" this can apply to the death of someone who was in the act of committing a felony
    $800 12
Billiards rod
    $800 1
He was history after being poisoned & shot & shot & drowned in St. Petersburg in 1916
    $800 18
This once-lost Incan city is found in the Gorge of Cusichaca
    $800 16
Don't stand under a bunya pine--their branches can drop these weighing as much as 40 pounds
    $1200 22
This bestselling book brought to TV the chilling story of Charles Manson & the murders his family committed
    $1200 8
Interviews are often with a victim or witness; this type of talk that starts with the same 5 letters is for a suspect
    $1200 13
Using no sheet music, you "play by" it
    $1200 4
When 12th century crusader King Baldwin I wanted a new wife, he forced his old one to enter one of these
    $1200 29
The spectacular Kalambo Falls are on a gorge on the border of Zambia & this country, near Lake Tanganyika
    $1200 17
Seed capsules from the sandbox tree do this, scattering seeds at up to 160 mph
    DD: $2,000 23
1971's "Duel", a pulse-pounding tale of a highway chase, made some think this young director had a future
    $1600 9
As with the savings & loan crisis, "collective" this 12-letter word is stealing funds from an institution by the top brass
    $1600 14
To be unwell
    $1600 3
Britain's Roger Fenton pioneered war photography with his 1855 images of this conflict
    $1600 28
Mossman Gorge in this "royal" northeast Australian state is home to the oldest rainforest on earth
    $1600 26
Stepping on the sharp fallen these of acacia trees can often cause deadly infections
    $2000 24
This star of "The Flying Nun" won an Emmy as "Sybil", a woman with multiple personalities
    $2000 10
In 2015 Justices Breyer & Scalia sparred over whether the death penalty has this "effect" on those considering murder
    $2000 15
It's a new word for "sweetheart"
    DD: $3,000 2
In 1274 & 1281 Mongol invasion fleets headed to this country were blown away by storms called "divine winds"
    $2000 19
If you're in Las Palmas in this Spanish island group, you can hike into the jungle & see plenty of gorges
    $2000 27
When unripe, the fruit of the ackee tree can cause this state of low blood sugar, leading to coma & death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Haley Rachel Tim
$12,600 $14,800 $16,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The writing of this novel, the author's first with no Canadian setting, appropriately began in 1984

Final scores:

Haley Rachel Tim
$25,200 $29,600 $2,399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Haley Rachel Tim
$11,600 $14,400 $15,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2018-11-28
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