Show #7920 - Friday, February 1, 2019


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Karen Gieger, an accountant and mom from Mobile, Alabama

Will Dawson, a tour guide from Washington, D.C.

Meghan Schulz, an environmental engineer from Bristol, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,190)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Sometimes a dad just wants to get a dog, & this breed here, developed in the 1800s, can be your new best pal
    $200 21
A pioneer of deaf studies, Robert Panara is showing "respect" in this language on a 2-ounce stamp
    $200 22
A thin, crisp cookie
    $200 14
One of the most daring escapes from this condition was in 1848 by Ellen Craft, posing as the master of her real-life husband
    $200 4
Resort village on Otsego Lake that's home to the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $200 3
An L.A. bar gig in the '70s inspired Billy to write this song
    $400 2
Dad's hungry! But on his own terms, opting for Wingstreet Chicken Wings at this chain instead of its title fare
    $400 27
This cartoon canine appeared on a 2018 stamp to highlight his "Doo Good" campaign
    $400 23
To gamble
    $400 15
In 1568 she made a daring escape from Lochleven Castle, where she'd been a prisoner for almost a year
    $400 12
It was a capital idea to found Albany on the banks of this river
    $400 5
In 2018 a banner honoring the 50th show of Billy's residency at this arena was raised into its rafters
    $600 9
Hey Dad, check out the view atop Diamond Head on this island that also has the state capital
    DD: $2,000 28
A musician plays a guitar, exemplifying the Delta blues, on the stamp honoring its 200th anniversary of statehood
    $600 24
The pattern of a fabric, such as herringbone
    $600 16
After her uncle Salvador was assassinated in Chile in 1973, she fled to Venezuela & later became an author
    $600 13
The atrium seen here is in the New York City building named for this man--because of his finance news service, not his mayordom
    $600 6
This tender song was Billy's first U.S. Top 10 hit
    $800 10
Wanna play this Hasbro board game, Dad? It has tuition loans & insurance policies! Total escapism for you, right?!
    $800 25
Old-timey word for a working-class girl, perhaps a "serving" one
    $800 17
Love was rough on this medieval pair:
their affair exposed, he fled to a convent & he was castrated & became a monk
    $800 19
Some say this word applies to anything north of the Bronx; it's the name of a medical college in Syracuse
    $800 7
In 2009 Billy headed back out on the road for a "Face 2 Face" tour with this other legend of the 88 keys
    $1000 11
Hey, Dad! That back 40 ain't gonna plow itself! Perhaps a plow from this maker might help! He created his first one in 1837
    $1000 26
A hoist
    $1000 18
After Claudius died, he got tired of having his mom Agrippina as regent & tried to drown her, but she got away
    $1000 20
This Finger Lakes city shares a name with the home of Odysseus
    $1000 8
This song mentions, among many others, "Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac"

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

Meghan Will Karen
$4,400 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meghan Will Karen
$4,200 $6,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
This folklore legend got his first big press in early 20th century pamphlets promoting the Red River Lumber Co.
    $400 10
A brief civil war took place in this capital after Finland declared independence from Russia in 1917
    $400 2
Paired with "fire", this is the Biblical name for sulfur
    $400 1
"Acrophobia" might've been a more accurate title for this 1958 Jimmy Stewart film
    $400 7
Dante's "Divine Comedy" is divided into 3 parts: this one is followed by "Purgatorio" & "Paradiso"
    $400 9
Wept & an apple beverage
    $800 20
Actor Paul Winchell, voice of this bouncy pal of Pooh, was also an inventor who patented an artificial heart
    $800 11
Before 1918 Guangzhou was known by this name; a Chinese language still reminds us of it
    $800 17
Louisiana & this neighbor together produce more than half of the sulfur in the United States
    $800 3
Reese Witherspoon played Becky Sharp in Mira Nair's 2004 film of this Thackeray novel
    $800 8
A poem by Richmond Lattimore titled this holiday says, "Our April is the lamb who died / to paint the year in tones of pride"
    $800 21
Belted out a tune & to catch & tear stockings
    $1200 25
Preventing government overreach & overspending are concerns of his
    $1200 12
A team name came from this word that preceded "67" in the name of a 1967 Montreal happening
    DD: $3,000 27
Before it meant "to add sulfur to rubber", this verb just meant "to burn"
    $1200 4
The title of this Tom Cruise drama about a plot to kill Hitler comes from Norse myth
    $1200 13
This wife of Abraham is the first subject in Orson Scott Card's "Women of Genesis" series
    DD: $3,500 22
Japan's capital, now & then
    $1600 26
In 2011 Paul Allen's memoir "Idea Man" looked at the rise of this tech co. that made Paul a billionaire
    $1600 14
In 1535 Lima was founded by Pizarro as Ciudad de los Reyes, meaning this
    $1600 28
The amount of sulfur present determines the grade of this lamp fuel
    $1600 5
Like, oh my God, the Galleria would be a gnarly place to watch this 1983 movie with Nicolas Cage romancing a young So. Cal. gal
    $1600 15
In addition to his books featuring talking lions, this author also wrote "Out of the Silent Planet", a book of religious sci-fi
    $1600 23
True blue & a substance composed of 2 or more metals
    $2000 30
A civil rights activist, actor & singer, he became famous with his version of "Ol' Man River" from "Show Boat"
    $2000 16
About 1,000 years ago, Casablanca was a village of these double-talk people
    $2000 29
There's more sulfur than iron in this mineral, AKA fool's gold
    $2000 6
There's a Spanish city in the title of this 2008 Woody Allen flm
    $2000 18
In Chaim Potok's "My Name is Asher Lev" an artist tries to balance life in this pious Jewish movement with his imagination
    $2000 24
ASAP & a positively charged subatomic particle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meghan Will Karen
$16,300 $17,000 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For a while in the 1840s, the French wanted to name this new discovery "Le Verrier" & the British wanted "Oceanus"

Final scores:

Meghan Will Karen
$31,100 $32,601 $16,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $32,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Meghan Will Karen
$12,200 $15,600 $11,800
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2018-12-04
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