Show #7932 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019


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Dana Wayne, an educator from North Hollywood, California

Matt Masich, a writer and editor from Denver, Colorado

Rachel Fabi, a professor of public health and bioethics from Syracuse, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Remember, the Academy Awards are this weekend.)
    $200 26
Both the remoteness--2,200 miles west of Chile--& the mysterious Moai statues put this island on my bucket list
    $200 1
To alter food by the action of stomach chemicals so that it can be absorbed
    $200 21
Earth Day,
Tax Day
    $200 11
"Life is Beautiful" & "8 1/2" are 2 of the record 14 films from this country to win Best Foreign Language Film
    $200 6
Dionysus, party god of fertility & ecstasy, became god of this beverage, too, be it still, dry or sparkling
    $200 16
Tom Stemberg decided the world needed an office products supermarket & so he founded this chain; that was easy
    $400 27
Having been to every continent except this one, the smallest, puts it on the list
    $400 2
To snack continuously, the way an antelope nibbles along open grasslands
    $400 22
Columbus Day,
Boss' Day
    $400 12
For "Mudbound", Rachel Morrison was the first woman nominated in this category given to directors of photography
    $400 7
Out of darkness emerge sky father Rangi & earth mother Papa in creation stories of this New Zealand people
    $400 17
The name of this clothing retailer is also a term for a one-export country
    $600 3
As a noun, it means fabric worn around the neck; as a verb, it means to eat quickly
    $600 23
International Migrants Day
    DD: $1,400 13
Winning for "The Miracle Worker", Patty Duke is tied for the shortest Oscar speech:
These 2 words
    $600 8
Some Romans worshipped Orcus as the god of the dead; others worshipped this planetary one
    $600 18
Two Korean immigrants with no college degrees moved to L.A. & in 1984 opened Fashion 21, later renamed this
    $800 29
I want to make a pilgrimage to the Potala Palace, once the main residence of the Dalai Lama, in this city 12,000 feet up
    $800 4
It can mean a pickle topping for hot dogs or to eat with great pleasure
    $800 24
Victoria Day (in Canada),
V-E Day
    $800 14
This actor's last-minute work on "All the Money in the World" made him the oldest actor ever nominated at 88
    $800 9
Marduk thrashed Tiamat, the monster of Chaos, to become the deity of this city known for its hanging gardens
    $800 19
Sadly, many of its "referees" were ejected from the game when this shoe store chain said it was closing 110 stores in 2018
    $1000 28
I've seen Niagara & Victoria, but need to head to the Brazil-Argentina border where these falls divided into 275 cataracts
    $1000 5
This verb that starts with a silent letter means to chew something that resists being chewed, like a dog's bone
    $1000 25
England's Twelfth Night,
Battle of New Orleans Day
    $1000 15
Beginning in 1940 this comic hosted the Oscars the most times--18
    $1000 10
The blind god Hod mistakenly killed this handsome & beloved son of Odin
    $1000 20
"Live Well" is the slogan of this 3-letter nutritional supplement chain

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

Rachel Matt Dana
$1,600 $5,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Matt Dana
$3,600 $8,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Cheers to you if you know that they're the 2 ingredients in a traditional mimosa
    $400 10
This senator & war hero died in 2018 after a battle with brain cancer
    $400 11
E.L. Doctorow's novel "The March" uses this general's 1864 trek through Georgia as its backdrop
    $400 16
Bart Simpson says of him, "He's my idol. I've based my whole life on his teachings"
    $400 21
Rive Gauche & Rive Droite are the left & right banks of this Paris river
    $400 1
Moscow citadel
    $800 27
They're the 2 main political parties in Britain
    $800 9
This last name of Richard, seen here, was on signs all over the United States by the time he died in 1998
    DD: $1,800 12
In Oz she's the good witch who helps Dorothy get back to Kansas
    $800 17
A line from this novel: " Mr. Bob Gray, also known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown"
    $800 22
In Shakespeare her parents want her to marry Paris, a nobleman & kinsman of the prince of Verona
    $800 2
Cosmic reincarnation principle
    $1200 28
Jesus fed a famished 5,000 with this nourishing pair
    $1200 6
This Union general was "the young Napoleon of the West"
    $1200 13
In one version the last speech of a play by him says, "Nothing's more determined than a cat on a tin roof"
    $1200 18
In 1952, with the help of Hank Aaron, the Indianapolis Clowns won the championship in this organization
    $1200 23
For 5 seasons, she & BFF Nicole Richie starred on the reality series "The Simple Life"
    $1200 3
Garments gotten "in a twist"
    $1600 29
The 2 main types of camel are the dromedary & this 2-humped variety named for a region of Asia
    $1600 7
This Scottish-born fur trader founded a university in Montreal
    $1600 14
In a 1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs tale, Civil War vet John Carter is magically transported here
    $1600 20
Zach Galifianakis fails out of a French clown college at the start of this TV series
    $1600 24
Used for casts & molds, plaster of Paris is made from this soft mineral
    $1600 4
Invasive climbing vine
    $2000 30
They're the 2 signs of the zodiac whose symbols are arthropods
    DD: $2,000 8
Randolph (AKA Rand'l) was the head of this clan in Pike County, Kentucky
    $2000 15
John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" plays out its Cain & Abel parable in this California valley
    $2000 19
The early 18th century Watteau work seen here has been called the prototypical this-adjective clown
    $2000 25
In Greek mythology Paris is the son of this king of Troy
    $2000 5
No fair trials in this court

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Matt Dana
$10,000 $13,200 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this musical that opened in 1956 came from the last line of a nursery rhyme about a structure that spanned the Thames

Final scores:

Rachel Matt Dana
$5,600 $23,999 $26,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rachel Matt Dana
$12,000 $12,400 $13,400
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2019-01-16
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