Show #7931 - Monday, February 18, 2019


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Doug Wilham, a high school athletic director from Louisville, Kentucky

Rachel Fabi, a professor of public health and bioethics from Syracuse, New York

Amanda Holm, a project manager from Livonia, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Ours.)
    $200 20
Pattie Boyd wrote about her marriages to George Harrison & this other rock icon in "Wonderful Tonight"
    $200 6
The west of this continent has about 50 million Hausa speakers
    $200 12
After this island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue & Southwest Air flew some pets to the USA
    $200 17
Per this amendment, freedom of speech cannot be abridged
    $200 1
Run it up the pole & salute! Vexillology is the study of these
    $200 7
Many would combine hot water & this condiment to make tomato soup
    $400 21
This royal spoke "In Her Own Words" to Andrew Morton for a 1992 biography
    $400 27
Also known as Northern Chinese, this is the official language of China
    $400 13
For the littlest ones, Best Friends Animal Society provides this type of care, defined as "for newborns"
    $400 18
The 2nd Amendment notes "the right of the people to keep and bear arms" & the necessity of a "well regulated" this
    $400 2
The forklike runcible this utensil has several prongs
    $400 8
Emeril Lagasse has brought back the desperation pie, which uses the apple cider type of this instead of lemons
    $600 25
He dishes about being a Brat Packer & his time on "The West Wing" in "Stories I Only Tell My Friends"
    $600 28
Spoken in the country next door, it's basically Dutch with softer sounds
    $600 14
Be Kind to Animals Week, celebrated in early May, was initiated in 1915 by the American this Organization (not the Society)
    $600 19
The 4th Amendment is very "P.C.", as this is needed before a warrant is issued or a place can be searched & stuff seized
    $600 3
French for "to awaken" gives us the word for this bugle call that says it's time to wake up
    $600 9
In 1937 Kraft changed everything by combining these 2 ingredients in a box
    $800 22
"Unhinged" is her "insider's Account of the Trump White House"
    $800 29
Here's one way to write "thank you" in this Asian language
    $800 15
This TV housewife rules in her devotion to animal welfare through her foundation & rescue center
    DD: $2,000 23
Key phrases in this amendment: "Witness against himself" & "twice put in jeopardy"
    $800 4
This Latin phrase means a writer's or an artist's greatest work
    $800 10
Even tobacco & lint were ingredients in mulligan stew, eaten by this type of 4-letter itinerant
    $1000 26
Christina Crawford revealed actress Joan Crawford to be an abusive adoptive mother in this memoir, later a film
    $1000 16
In August 2018 more than 85,000 pets were adopted during the national Clear these places campaign
    $1000 24
Think fast! Amendment 6 promises the accused both a public trial as well as one that is this adjective
    $1000 5
Add a "Y" to the name of a cotton fabric to get this word meaning cheap or gaudy
    $1000 11
These weeds went into salads for many people during the Depression--they grow everywhere

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

Amanda Rachel Doug
$3,200 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Rachel Doug
$6,600 $6,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain all of those letters in the word "brain".)
    $400 16
Tel means "hill" & the name of this Israeli city means "hill of spring"
    $400 1
"Natural Language Processing" is a section in a leading textbook on this, A.I. for short
    $400 6
Bodybuilders can only dream of pecs, short for these muscles, as developed as the ones that help birds take off
    $400 26
A Judy Garland show that wins 4 Grammys--this classy NYC hall, 1961
    $400 21
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu basically ended the first Indochina War but precipitated this other conflict
    $400 13
This glorious sight is formed by the refractive dispersion of light through falling water droplets
    $800 17
In 1942 the Allies held the high ground at Tel El-Eisa near El Alamein & kept German forces from this canal
    $800 2
This anthology of English lit is now in its 10th edition, supervised by Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt
    $800 7
It's the substance in wheat that makes dough elastic & enables it to rise by trapping gas
    $800 27
The "Aquaman" premier in Hollywood, Dec. 12, 2018
    $800 22
Leading up to WWII, Britain issued its citizens 40 million of these, to protect against a weapon cruelly used on WWI battlefields
    $800 14
A substance like oil or grease used to reduce friction
    $1200 18
Many Christians of Tel Keppe, near Mosul in this country, were forced to leave & emigrated to Detroit
    DD: $1,200 3
A classic of foreign policy, "Diplomacy" by this former Secretary of State includes the story of the reopening of China
    $1200 8
According to Ben Franklin, "Early to bed & early to rise, makes a man" these 3 positive things
    $1200 28
Johnny Cash's musical memorial service--this Nashville auditorium & former home of the Grand Ole Opry
    $1200 23
Riots in Havana in 1898 led to this doomed U.S. ship being sent there
    $1200 11
It's the vocal range between tenor & bass
    $1600 19
Tel Al-Hawa is a neighborhood in this area on the Mediterranean controlled by Hamas
    $1600 4
In 1890 this brother of novelist Henry published his classic textbook "The Principles of Psychology"
    $1600 9
At the end of the Stravinsky ballet "Orpheus", this musical instrument rises from the hero's grave up to the heavens
    $1600 29
Frank Sinatra's Las Vegas debut--this "Inn", 1951
    $1600 24
When Rome booted a Carthaginian garrison on Sicily in the 200s B.C., the first of these conflicts was soon afoot
    $1600 12
Important for energy production in the body, it's also called Vitamin B2
    $2000 20
The refugee camp of Tel El-Zaatar was the scene of a 1976 massacre early in this Mideast country's civil war
    $2000 5
N. Gregory Mankiw has penned texts on these "large" & "small" fields, relating to how governments spend & how you do
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.) The American Helicopter Museum is a treasure house of these craft, another name for helicopters from the propeller-like part that turns to give them lift
    $2000 30
The world premiere of the drama "The Widow Lincoln"--this D.C. venue, January 2015
    DD: $1,600 25
The 1454 Battle of Stamford Bridge between Nevilles & Percys presaged this larger war of 1455 featuring other families
    $2000 15
If you're "under" this in a hospital, you're technically an outpatient though you may stay for days

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Rachel Doug
$13,400 $8,400 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born in 1866, he has been called "the Shakespeare of science fiction"

Final scores:

Amanda Rachel Doug
$8,399 $8,400 $1,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Rachel Doug
$13,400 $7,200 $9,600
16 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2019-01-16
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