Show #7917 - Tuesday, January 29, 2019


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Niño Yosinao, a development assistant and data analyst from San Francisco, California

Chris Whalen, an editor from Austin, Texas

Jill Regan, an auditor from Dedham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In which you have to identify the type of workplace central to each television program.)
    $200 12
Accepting renomination in 2012, Pres. Obama said "Al-Qaeda is on the path to defeat &" this man "is dead"
    $200 4
"Mad Men"
    $200 14
This veggie can come before "pole" or "stalk" in synonyms for thin
    $200 1
Alaska has boroughs where most states have these local units
    $200 3
Hamburg-born pacifist Carl von Ossietzky was awarded this in November 1936 while being held in a Nazi prison
    $200 25
Before they were glazed or jelly, their first mention in print, by Washington Irving, said they were fried in hog's oil
    $400 13
Mary Schmich's 1997 mock commencement address, which went viral as a real one, advised, "Wear" this
    $400 5
"The Larry Sanders Show" & "Nightcap" starring Ali Wentworth
    $400 15
If you're not likely to succeed, your chances are this "to none" or this "and none"
    $400 2
The Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention is part of this federal agency
    $400 21
Photographer Astrid Kirchherr took some iconic photos of this fab group in their early days in Hamburg
    $400 26
Who puts a stick in a frankfurter & deep fries it? Back in 1942 it was Neil & Carl Fletcher, who gave state fairs this favorite
    $600 16
Closing the government office that broke these in 1929, Henry Stimson said, "Gentlemen do not read each other's mail"
    $600 6
"The Flintstones", where Fred operated a bronto-crane
    $600 18
Someone wants detailed information when inquiring, "What's the" this word also meaning thin
    $600 9
Under Article 1 of the Constitution, the U.S. House "shall have the sole power of" this against a federal official
    $600 22
Born in Hamburg in 1954, she was a chemist before joining the CDU political party in 1990
    $600 27
If someone fries chickpea patties & puts them in a pita, he's serving this Middle Eastern specialty
    $800 17
In an 1862 speech in the Mississippi capitol, he said, "our enemies are a traditionless & a homeless race"
    $800 7
"Ugly Betty" & "Just Shoot Me!"
    $800 19
This surname of British director David is also a good idea for a health-conscious meat selection
    $800 10
Also a federal Cabinet job, in most states this person certifies election results
    $800 23
Karl Lagerfeld has designed at Chanel, with its double "C" symbol, & for five decades at this Italian house, using a double "F"
    $800 28
Disneyland's Blue Bayou restaurant fries this turkey, ham & Swiss cheese sandwich in canola oil
    $1000 30
"It was porkmaking by machinery, porkmaking by applied mathematics" in this Upton Sinclair novel
    $1000 8
"Lou Grant"
    $1000 20
Newborn horses' legs are described with this adjective, from a rod used in yarn-spinning
    $1000 11
It's the grade-"A" job of those on the Rapid City, South Dakota city council
    DD: $3,000 24
This Hamburger was a virtuoso pianist as well as one of the 19th century's great composers
    $1000 29
You can fry these Latin American turnovers whose name comes from the Spanish for "to roll or fry"

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

Jill Chris Niño
$2,600 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Chris Niño
$3,200 $5,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in that weird-sounding category, each correct response will be made up of some or all of the letters in "jackalope".)
    $400 22
New York City's Twin Towers were briefly the tallest in the world until this U.S. building surpassed them in 1973
    $400 11
Diego Rivera was best known for creating these large wall paintings that depicted Mexican life
    $400 16
Kristen Wiig & Maya Rudolph get into it as Wilson Phillips performs "Hold On" at the wedding
    $400 21
Olga, Masha & Irina are this title Chekhov trio
    $400 6
Some Sephora stores offer a free mini one of these complete beauty treatments
    $400 1
House for a queen
    DD: $1,000 23
With the Burj Kahlifa, the world's tallest building is in the Mideast for the 1st time since this was surpassed in 1311
    $800 12
The woman in his "American Gothic" painting was modeled after his sister Nan
    $800 17
Hugh Grant comes to the rescue & helps young Nicholas Hoult kill it with a "Killing Me Softly" cover
    $800 27
Pierre Bezukhov suffers as a P.O.W. in this Tolstoy work
    $800 7
Furnishing & dressing up a home interior to appeal to buyers is called this theatrical term
    $800 2
To be at your best; don't do it "too soon"
    $1200 24
L.A.'s oldest jazz festival is held annually near these 100-foot towers bearing the name of an L.A. area
    DD: $3,000 13
It was the married name of sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt, who founded a museum of American art in New York City
    $1200 18
Tom Hanks, suddenly all grown up, croons "The Way We Were" to his mom
    $1200 28
Dr. Zhivago falls in love with this woman, but oops! They're both married
    $1200 8
In 2008 candidate Obama compared McCain's policies to Bush's by using this phrase about an animal & cosmetics
    $1200 3
Samuel Smith's Nut Brown is a refreshing one
    $1600 25
Almost 2,000 feet tall, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower in this country is right next to the Great Mosque
    $1600 14
Partly done with spray paint, a skull by this late graffiti artist of Haitian descent sold for over $100 million in 2017
    $1600 19
As Lili von Shtupp, Madeline Kahn appears to fall asleep singing Mel Brooks' "I'm Tired"
    $1600 29
This 1973 work is an account of prisons & labor camps scattered across Russia like islands in a sea
    $1600 9
1960s leader Alexander Dubcek of this then-country advocated "socialism with a human face"
    $1600 4
Deciduous giant
    $2000 26
At China's Tianze Hotel, you can stay inside 14-story replicas of 3 traditional gods from this dynasty that ended in 1644
    $2000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) Long identified as St. Catherine of Alexandria holding a spiked wheel, a 1930s restoration revealed that underneath was a lady holding a unicorn by this Renaissance master from Urbino
    $2000 20
Julia Roberts tricks Cameron Diaz into karaoking "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself"; Cam laughs last
    $2000 10
An impressive facade was the goal of the Old West architecture style called this alliterative type of phony front
    $2000 5
6-letter word meaning to persuade with gentle encouragement

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Chris Niño
$14,400 $10,000 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On the radio in 1937 this 3-word exclamation came after "the smoke and the flames now...not quite to the mooring mast"

Final scores:

Jill Chris Niño
$20,001 $14,401 $1,599
2-day champion: $51,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jill Chris Niño
$17,400 $14,000 $5,800
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2018-12-04
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