Show #7941 - Monday, March 4, 2019

2019 All-Star Games final match, game 1.


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Team Colby

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Pam Mueller, a think tank researcher from Culver City, California

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Colby Burnett, a college counselor from Chicago, Illinois

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: Alan Lin, a software engineer from Riverside, California

Team Brad

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Brad Rutter, an actor and producer from Los Angeles, California

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Larissa Kelly, an editor for academic competitions from Richmond, California

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: David Madden, an academic competition director from Ridgewood, New Jersey

Team Ken

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Ken Jennings, a writer from Seattle, Washington

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Matt Jackson, a digital fundraising professional from Washington, D.C.

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: Monica Thieu, a Ph.D. student in psychology from New York, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh, that should bring back memories.)
(Alex: And we're going to need the first and the last name.)
    $200 9
Canada's national tree, it's used in making food, guitars, bowling alleys & more
    $200 16
Joan Didion has a book of essays called this, also the nickname for The Beatles' 1968 double LP
    $200 14
This "You Oughta Know" singer has an Irish first name meaning "beautiful"; also, her dad is Alan
    $200 21
The origins of this popular Hasbro board game go back to 1904's The Landlord's Game
    $200 5
Philip V of Spain built the palace of La Granja in imitation of this one outside of Paris
    $200 26
Someone exercising to get rid of strong feelings does it; so does a boiling tea kettle
    $400 10
Rustic reclaimed oak is a big seller at this flooring specialist, stock symbol LL
    $400 17
Some have called "Villette", not "Jane Eyre", her finest novel
    $400 15
Arabic for "loving" gives us the first name of this actor who played Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody"
    $400 22
Collecting coins can be lucrative if you have one from 44 B.C. minted by Marcus Mettius showing this Roman
    $400 6
In 1976, after the parliament of this nation said having less than 5 grams of cannabis was legal, it was off to the "coffee shop"
    $400 27
Officers wear them on their shoulders
    $600 11
Known for its smooth white bark, paper is one species of this tree; gray & river are others
    $600 18
Her "Gone Girl" was turned into a movie & her debut novel "Sharp Objects" was turned into a 2018 limited series on HBO
    $600 1
Greek for "pure" is the origin of the first name of this actress, whose work is pure joy to watch
    $600 23
Gardeners know spring is a good time to plant holly bushes & this flower, holly + 4 letters
    DD: $1,000 4
On March 1, 2007 170 Swiss troops accidentally wandered into & "invaded" this 62-sq-mi. nation--it was dark, OK?!
    $600 28
In a Grimm tale the king's son makes this plea to a maiden locked in a tower
    $800 12
Canada & the U.S. have a longstanding trade dispute over this, a word for wood from any conifer
    $800 19
The films "Strangers on a Train" & "The Talented Mr. Ripley" were based on novels by her
    $800 2
"United Shades of America" is hosted by this comedian, who says "quiet warrior" is the meaning of his name
    $800 24
Try a racquet sport like this one originally called poona in India & taken to the U.K. by the Brits
    $800 7
In 1932 Italy issued a series of stamps honoring this hero of unification on the 50th anniversary of his death
    $800 29
A protective charm
    $1000 13
Pernambuco wood is today largely used for these, held in Itzhak Perlman's right hand
    $1000 20
Before her death at age 56, she wrote several bestsellers, including "Valley of the Dolls"
    $1000 3
Do not fear the reaper, from which the first name of this "Creed" actress is derived
    $1000 25
This type of jumping is an acronym for the 4 types of fixed structures from which participants leap
    $1000 8
Acting on his own, this Nazi deputy parachuted into Scotland in 1941 & spent the last 46 years of his life a prisoner
    $1000 30
They're on the tips of your shoelaces

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

Team Ken Team Brad Team Colby
$4,200 $3,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Team Ken Team Brad Team Colby
$8,000 $7,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Projecting into the Mediterranean, Catalonia's Cap de Creus is the eastern mainland limit of this country
    $400 24
She spins the tales of "One Thousand and One Nights" for her husband, King Shahryar
    $400 25
The parody this language "With Dick and Jane" explains words like plotz, shnorrer & ibbledick
    $400 26
Adrienne Barbeau played Rizzo in this '70s musical set 2 decades earlier
    $400 28
Syntax, logic & runtime are the 3 basic types of these programming boo-boos, also a baseball term
    $400 30
In the Civil War the Army of the Potomac had several corps split into 3 of these units
    $800 23
The southern tip of Greenland ends in this "dogged" sea
    $800 7
The name of Spike Lee's production company refers to a promise made to freed slaves & includes this number
    $800 11
In German if it's Dienstag, it must be this
    $800 4
In 1900 Sarah Bernhardt played this Shakespeare guy; in 2018 Janet McTeer played Sarah playing this Shakespeare guy
    $800 27
256-bit, referring to the length of the key, is a type of this, scrambling data for security
    $800 29
A comet is made up of a coma; usually 2 tails; & this in the center
    $1200 13
Oman's southern coast is along this sea that shares its name with a peninsula
    $1200 8
Created by Congress in 1996, this 3-digit plan, AKA the Qualified Tuition Program, can be used to help pay for college
    $1200 12
2-word French term for a young person who comes from abroad to help out a family with childcare in return for room & board
    $1200 5
Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry sang "If I Loved You" in the 2018 revival of this musical
    DD: $4,000 2
In programming, these symbols "are standing by" to represent actions; in C++ some are =, * & of course ++
    $1200 21
From 1836 to 1852 this U.S. city was split into 3 municipalities: 2 for Francophones & 1 for English speakers
    DD: $3,800 14
The northernmost part of this island nation ends in the Sea of Okhotsk
    $1600 9
Smaller than pica, this 12-character-per-inch type sounds like it's the best
    $1600 16
Hygge, from this language, refers to a cozy, soothing lifestyle
    $1600 3
Bryan Cranston was mad as hell as Howard Beale in the stage version of this 1976 film
    $1600 18
It's the basic unit of information in the powerful machines called quantum computers
    $1600 1
The Mesozoic Era is broken down into Cretaceous, Jurassic & this period
    $2000 15
The north coast of this island nation lies on the Gulf of Mexico & the Atlantic; the south coast is on the Caribbean
    $2000 10
In 1920 an influential bunch of Canadian landscape painters called itself the "Group of" this number
    $2000 17
In Latin if something is happening "januis clausis", it's happening here
    $2000 6
58 years after she was on Broadway with partner Mike Nichols, this comic actress starred in "The Waverly Gallery"
    $2000 19
The traditional setup with separate program & data was this man's creation, so computers built differently are called non-von
    $2000 20
Alan Ayckbourn's play trilogy about Norman & his successful womanizing is titled "The Norman" these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Team Ken Team Brad Team Colby
$25,000 $22,800 $4,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its principles still used today, this treatise has chapters called "Weak Points & Strong" & "Tactical Dispositions"

Final scores:

Team Ken Team Brad Team Colby
$32,500 $36,000 $8,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Team Ken Team Brad Team Colby
$22,800 $19,600 $4,000
Ken Brad Pam
$8,000 $6,800 $1,600
Matt Larissa Colby
$14,800 $12,800 $2,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,400

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Game tape date: 2019-01-09
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