Show #7922 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019


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John Fowle, a landscaper from New Orleans, Louisiana

Jade Ryan, a student from Gainesville, Florida

Will Dawson, a tour guide from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $55,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
"Old" Christine on "The New Adventures of Old Christine" & Selina Meyer on "Veep"
    $200 1
Term for the edge of western U.S. settlement; Alaska is called "the last" one
    $200 6
The "B" in ICBM stands for this kind of missile
    $200 20
The first plague was the turning of the waters of Egypt into this
    $200 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows the Pacific Ocean on the monitor.) A spot in the Pacific is so remote that world space agencies use it as a dumping area because there's little chance of endangering humans; it's named Point this after a literary captain whose name means "no one" in Latin
    $200 12
The Girl Scouts' version of this graham cracker campfire classic is a favorite
    $400 8
Elizabeth Jennings on "The Americans", & "Felicity"
    $400 2
Some of New Zealand's first colonists were convicts from the penal colony in this nearby land
    $400 27
Also a simple programming language, it means unoriginal or mainstream in modern slang
    $400 21
The third plague was these parasitic arthropods that also plague kids in the classroom
    $400 15
King Kong is the "king" of this remote island
    $400 13
Trefoils are also called this, a type of "bread" traditionally loaded with butter
    $600 9
Lena on "Splitting Up Together" & Pam on "The Office"
    $600 3
Rob Ford, on the left, was a controversial Toronto mayor; brother Doug was elected premier of this province in 2018
    $600 28
It's a cockroach's least favorite acid
    $600 22
In the seventh plague, this rained "upon the land of Egypt", breaking "every tree of the field"
    $600 17
While on your way to the galactic center, you have more than 18 quintillion planets to explore in this game
    $600 16
Peanut butter sandwich cookies get this hyphenated name, also heard during a square dance
    $800 10
Gemma on "Sons of Anarchy" & Peg on "Married... With Children"
    DD: $1,000 4
In the 1930s Leonard Howell established this religion in Jamaica
    $800 29
Adjective meaning related to the countryside, especially its pleasant aspects
    $800 25
In the eighth plague, swarms of these covered the face of the Earth, darkening the land
    $800 18
In the first "Star Trek" movie, the crew meets this wandering probe; the real ones were launched in 1977
    $800 23
They're the refreshing bestsellers seen here
    $1000 11
Chloe on "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23", & "Jessica Jones"
    $1000 5
"A kingdom trusted to a school-boy's care" was written about this 18th century British prime minister the younger
    $1000 30
He wrote more than 90 stories examining the complexities of 19th century French society
    $1000 26
Passover gets its name from when God passes over the Israelites' homes, sparing them from this final plague
    $1000 19
This Longfellow poem takes you away to Acadia, to a "distant, secluded...little village of Grand Pre"
    $1000 24
Savannah Smiles are named after the city where this woman was born in 1860

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

Will Jade John
$2,200 $200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Jade John
$3,000 $1,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
"World War Z" is Max Brooks' history of a global war in the near future against these
    $400 14
In 1896 the perhaps less skilled Alfred Austin succeeded Tennyson in this literary post
    $400 1
Witch crushed to death. Victim's sister also killed. Killer sent to Kansas, not prison
    $400 9
In 1779 he came home to Salzburg & wrote his 32nd symphony; in 2003 the L.A. Phil played it to open its new home, Disney Hall
    $400 21
It can mean to tangle up or to growl viciously, especially with the teeth bared like an animal
    $400 26
This Texas city, "The Big D", has an average of 234 sunny days per year
    $800 20
The richest man on Earth travels through space with a beautiful woman at his side in Kurt Vonnegut's these "of Titan"
    $800 15
He replaced the irreplaceable Steve Jobs as Apple CEO
    $800 2
A snow globe falls from a hand. Xanadu makes news. A sled goes into an incinerator
    DD: $1,000 10
Site of the 1st outdoor recording by any symphony orchestra, this amphitheater in the Hills is the Phil's summer home
    $800 22
This word that means to put into words begins with a part of speech
    $800 27
In 1926 the city of Seabreeze became part of this Florida beach city
    DD: $1,000 19
As well as playing in the "Dune"s, this sci-fi author penned "The White Plague", about a mad scientist's quest for revenge
    $1200 16
He was next up after Anthony Kennedy sent himself to the bench from the Supreme Court bench
    $1200 6
Cary Grant mistaken for a spy. He proposes between 2 giant heads. A train enters a tunnel
    $1200 11
In 1970 Frank Zappa said, "Zubin, hit it!" & the Phil played Zappa's "200 Motels" at this university's Pauley Pavilion
    $1200 23
To prevaricate is to do this; trust me
    $1200 28
Soak up the sun on Jumeirah Beach in this wealthy emirate, but probably not in a bikini
    $1600 4
"The White Dragon" is one of Anne McCaffrey's novels about this alien planet & its sentient flying reptiles
    $1600 17
Whitelaw Reid succeeded Horace Greeley as editor of this New York "T"--not Times
    $1600 7
A knife fight at an observatory. A cliffside drag race. A shooting at an observatory
    $1600 12
The Phil has a flute chair named for this "Moon River" composer who started out on flute in a Sons of Italy band
    $1600 24
To signal to action, or to cue an actor from offstage with a forgotten line
    $1600 29
Seen here is a prisoner's hut on this tropical island, part of French Guiana
    $2000 3
Part slavery memoir, part time-traveling fantasy, this Octavia Butler novel has a title that's a synonym for family
    $2000 18
After Richard III quit horsing around, this man was the new king
    $2000 8
A marshal gets married. A train arrives right on time. A bride shoots a man in the back
    $2000 13
The Phil's first tour kicked off in this seat of Kern County, California, better known for country music
    $2000 25
To imitate, or to deride; it was done to Jesus, according to Luke 22:63
    $2000 30
The "cold" season in this country on the horn of Africa has lows in the 70s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Jade John
$21,400 $4,600 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In his autobiography, Buffalo Bill Cody remembered this venture as "a relay race against time"

Final scores:

Will Jade John
$15,599 $1 $1,000
3-day champion: $70,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Will Jade John
$21,400 $4,600 $13,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2018-12-05
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