Show #7921 - Monday, February 4, 2019


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Morgan Burns, an accountant from Somerville, Massachusetts

Susan Campbell, a research scientist from Baltimore, Maryland

Will Dawson, a tour guide from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin and end with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 6
The museum seen here is an attraction in this Midwest city
    $200 1
2nd & 3rd year history students examine the "Troubles, 1965-85" in this political division of the United Kingdom
    $200 18
Children's poet Eugene Field wrote these 2 "& Nod one night sailed off in a wooden shoe"
    $200 11
Isra is the term for Muhammad's journey from Mecca to this city where the Dome of the Rock is now
    $200 14
Temblor is another name for this event
    $200 22
Paper Boi on "Atlanta", Brian Tyree Henry also starred on B'way as the general in this "Latter-Day" musical
    DD: $1,200 7
The river in the name of this South American metropolis is really Guanabara Bay
    $400 2
In surprisingly still-titled Oriental studies, course Q450 delves into this classic literary language of India
    $400 25
In 1840 Eugene Delacroix painted the "Entry of the Crusaders into" this onetime capital of the Byzantine empire
    $400 12
After traipsing through Africa seeking Livingstone, he won the name Bula Matari, "Breaker of Rocks"
    $400 17
It's a formal letter, like the one Paul wrote to the Galatians
    $400 23
In 1988 this singer & Miami Sound Machine topped the charts with "Anything For You"
    $600 8
Nazareth in Israel is home to 2 different churches that claim to be the site where this angel appeared to the Virgin Mary
    $600 3
Professors of theatre have included Diana Rigg, Tom Stoppard & this '90s captain of the Enterprise
    $600 26
He's seen here around the time he became only the 2nd American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $600 13
Peter Mayle followed "A Year in Provence" with "Toujours Provence" & this title that includes French for "again"
    $600 19
Full of health benefits, these green soybeans have been called a "wonder veggie"
    $600 24
He was Emmy-nominated for writing & producing "Atlanta"; he won for directing & acting in the show
    $800 9
This city is home to Place des Arts & the McCord Museum of Canadian History
    $800 4
Students hope their equations come out right in "linear" this branch of Mathematics I & II
    $800 27
This Socialist took 5 runs at the presidency, peaking with his final one in 1920, at 920,000 votes
    $800 15
After Plato died, this Greek traveled to Anatolia & lived on Lesbos for a bit before landing a tutoring gig in Macedonia
    $800 20
Dig up a dead body
    $800 29
Chicago sang of this day, "in the park, I think it was the 4th of July"
    $1000 10
In this city, you can walk out to the lighthouse marking the point where Russia's land ends & the Pacific begins
    $1000 5
1st year law folks take courses in torts, contracts & trusts "to qualify as a solicitor or" this job pleading in higher courts
    $1000 30
In a Russian opera, this title guy rejects Tatiana, kills a friend, then falls for & gets rejected by Tatiana
    $1000 16
This explorer sailed out of Portugal in 1497 with 4 ships, including the Sao Gabriel & the Sao Rafael
    $1000 21
From the French for "study", it's a musical piece designed for students to improve their technique
    $1000 28
Chicago was a "Hard Habit To Break" with an '80s run of hits produced by him, AKA "The Hitman"

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

Will Susan Morgan
$4,000 $1,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Susan Morgan
$5,400 $5,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A 1970s bestseller:
"The great fish moved silently through the night water"
    $400 26
A deviated septum in this body part may cause sleep apnea
    $400 14
Sagittarii were soldiers who specialized in the use of these weapons
    $400 6
"Take Me Out To The Ball Game" is traditionally sung in this break
    $400 21
In Dublin La Fheile Padraig happens in this month
    $400 9
Just before the premier of his last film, "The Dead" starring daughter Anjelica, this director died at 81
    $800 2
"'Where's Papa going with that ax?' said Fern to her mother"
    $800 27
Steam burns can be nasty--the vapor can hurt deeper layers of the skin because it can pass through these holes in the skin
    $800 17
A cornicen was one of these who sounded orders to soldiers
    $800 7
This very final 3-word phrase may come from a law requiring that bodies be buried deep so animals can't get to them
    $800 22
Islander Day is celebrated in February by this province in our neighbor to the north
    $800 10
"Lavender Hill Mob" director Charles Crichton got an Oscar nom at 78 for this John Cleese/Kevin Kline comedy
    $1200 3
A New York Times Best Book of the Year from 2010:
"Today I'm five. I was four last night going to sleep in wardrobe"
    $1200 30
Carl Wunderlich came up with this average body temp. Fahrenheit in 1868, but admitted it was a large range
    $1200 18
Often the finest soldier in a unit, the aquilifer was the bearer of an image of this animal, a symbol of Rome
    $1200 8
Simultaneous entertainment under the big top gave us this expression for something full of tumult
    $1200 23
On December 12 Mexico has a holiday named for the Virgin of this place
    $1200 12
38 years after making "Alien", this British director was still at it with "Alien: Covenant"
    $1600 4
"Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested"
    $1600 29
This word meaning "shield-shaped" is the name of a shield-shaped cartilage in the neck & the gland below it
    $1600 19
A high honor, the title imperator was first bestowed on Scipio, who kicked these north African foes out of Spain
    $1600 11
To cheat on your spouse; it can also mean to double-cross someone
    $1600 24
Derg Downfall Day in this country celebrates freedom from a Communist regime that killed Haile Selassie
    $1600 15
"American Sniper" is the top-grossing movie directed by an octogenarian, this man who's also an actor
    DD: $3,000 5
From 1931:
"It was Wang Lung's marriage day"
    $2000 28
Scientists identified the MT1 receptor as the part of the brain where this hormone helps you fall asleep
    DD: $2,000 20
These leaders of groups of 100 men were divided from senior to junior grades
    $2000 13
The title of a 1936 book, this 3-word nickname for the U.S. Supreme Court ceased to apply in 1981
    $2000 25
Often an occasion for an August getaway, in Italy Ferragosto is the Feast of this, Mary's entrance into heaven
    $2000 16
Critics were "Breathless" with anticipation in 2014 for this French octogenarian's 3D film "Goodbye to Language"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Susan Morgan
$21,800 $9,800 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An 1890 resolution by Senator Aldrich was killed by this, the very technique it sought to limit; a 1917 rule set some boundaries on it

Final scores:

Will Susan Morgan
$22,401 $11,800 $21,201
2-day champion: $55,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Will Susan Morgan
$21,000 $12,800 $11,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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Game tape date: 2018-12-05
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