Show #7915 - Friday, January 25, 2019


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Steven Oppenheim, a supply chain analyst from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Christopher Records, a nonprofit consultant from Los Angeles, California

Aaron Lichtig, a growth marketer from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the states in which of these people lies at rest.)
    $200 1
In 2017 Arizona Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones led the NFL with 17 of these
    $200 29
In England don't be offended if someone doesn't offer you a lift, since lift is this conveyance
    $200 19
As far as population, you can count on this government bureau, part of the Commerce Department
    $200 30
This grass named for a crustacean can be managed by using mulch & herbicides
    $200 17
"Charging an army", says this Tennyson poem, "plunged in the battery-smoke right thro' the line they broke"
    $200 28
Aretha Franklin
    $400 2
In bowling a turkey is 3 consecutive these
    $400 24
What a cranky baby might need, or the 5-letter word for diaper
    $400 23
Oops! Coca-Cola vending machines in New Zealand mixed English & this language to say "Kia ora, mate", or "Hello, death"
    $400 27
Washington, D.C. is dealing with rats by dropping dry ice down their holes; then this gas finishes them off
    $400 12
Shakespeare rhymed, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" & "Rough winds do shake the darling buds of" this
    $400 16
Patrick Henry
    $600 6
Bobby Hull perfected this move, also the name of a Paul Newman hockey film
    $600 3
Agony aunt is what the British call this type of writer like Amy Dickinson or the late Ann Landers
    $600 22
Jim Davis has owned New Balance since he bought the company in 1972 on the day of this Boston sporting event
    $600 18
Seen here is Rufus the hawk, assigned to pigeon control at this British sporting event in 2018
    $600 7
A poem by Maya Angelou says, "You may trod me in the very dirt but still, like dust, I'll" do this
    DD: $1,000 10
Al Capone
    $800 4
Broadcaster Eddie Doucette popularized this term for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's signature shot
    $800 14
In the U.S. it sounds like a person who wants to sell you something, while in England, it's a lawyer
    $800 20
In March 1848 the non-native population of this future state was 8,000; by the end of the following year, it was 100,000
    $800 25
Terminix says vacuuming is a good start in controlling these icky insects like the German & brown-banded types
    $800 8
This man is the "he" in Longfellow's line "It was one by the village clock, when he galloped into Lexington"
    $800 11
Andy Warhol
    $1000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a figure skating jump on the monitor.) Figure skaters are on their back inside edge, leap, then land on the back outside edge of the opposite foot to do this jump named for a Swede
    $1000 15
Braces is the British term for these fashion accessories
    $1000 21
Briefly at Atlanta U., Mary Spivey wound up as the last living female graduate of this college, getting her degree in 1933
    $1000 26
Nothing But Nets is a a charity trying to defeat this disease by getting mosquito nets to people
    $1000 9
His "Mending Wall" says, "And on a day we meet to walk the line and set the wall between us once again"
    $1000 13
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Aaron Christopher Steve-O
$3,800 $3,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Christopher Steve-O
$6,400 $3,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
The name of this Pokemon, Ash's best buddy, is a blend of Japanese words for a mouse sound & something sparkly
    $400 28
Unrestricted intl. commercial navigation through this sea was affirmed by a Russian-Turkish treaty in 1829
    $400 9
Mike Lodish was the first man to play in 6 of these football games
    $400 15
When you have serious eye problems, you should consult this type of eye M.D.
    $400 29
Robert Scott's expedition No. 1 didn't reach this spot; trip No. 2 did, but everyone died en route home
    $800 20
Read of miracles & monsignors at, the website of this church's venerable encyclopedia
    $800 13
Jim Henson has said that the "M" in Muppet comes from this word
    $800 1
This largest Russian lake is home to the nerpa, a freshwater seal, & a 16-inch flatworm that hunts fish
    $800 3
It means lying on the back with the face upward
    DD: $5,000 16
In the most common form of color blindness, a person has trouble distinguishing between these 2 colors
    $800 24
After capturing this city in 1099, the Crusades hit a sophomore slump, losing territory in the second go-round
    $1200 21
Full of drug info, the PDR, this professional's "Desk Reference", is now the "Prescriber's Digital Reference"
    DD: $3,000 10
George Clinton was the mastermind behind the groups called Parliament & this hybrid word
    $1200 2
This river & the mountains with which it shares its name form a traditional border between Europe & Asia
    $1200 4
In this 1973 hit, Stevie Wonder sang, "When you believe in things that you don't understand, then you suffer"
    $1200 17
Causing objects in the distance to appear blurry, nearsightedness is also known by this shorter "m"edical name
    $1200 27
The first earl of this was friends with Queen Anne; the second one got his name on a New Hampshire Ivy League school
    $1600 22 lets you read these of the United States
    $1600 11
A highlight of this 2016 Disney film was a sloth working at the DMV
    $1600 7
Some of Russia's most important ports lie on this body of water named for another country
    $1600 5
Toyota has plans to bring back this sporty car that drove into the sunset in 2002
    $1600 18
In cataract surgery, this part of the eye that has become clouded is removed & replaced with an artificial one
    $1600 25
The first of these councils didn't accomplish much, but the second one phased Latin out of the liturgy
    $2000 23
This multivolume encyclopedia debuted in 1917, began "Childcraft" in 1934 & first went online in 1998
    $2000 12
Syfy had fun with the posts that debunked the meteorological accuracy of this 2013 TV movie that starred Tara Reid
    $2000 8
The Tatar Strait separates the Russian mainland from this huge island that lies just north of Japan
    $2000 6
Robert Ludlum's first sequel to "The Bourne Identity" was "The Bourne" this
    $2000 19
Its name derived from Greek, this vision defect is usually caused by an irregular curvature of the cornea
    $2000 26
The first king of Bavaria of this name has to be better than the 2nd, if only because he isn't the one called "Mad King"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Christopher Steve-O
$16,600 $6,600 $22,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This U.S. group was formed to protect settlers in an area that had recently gained independence from Spain

Final scores:

Aaron Christopher Steve-O
$13,300 $0 $33,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $33,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Christopher Steve-O
$12,000 $6,600 $21,000
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
5 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2018-11-28
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