Show #8010 - Friday, June 7, 2019


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Steven Silverman, a software engineer from Arlington, Virginia

Allison Steger, a librarian from Austin, Texas

Brendan Roach, a policy researcher and advisor from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $38,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
To help find the Ark of the Covenant, Indiana Jones used the headpiece to the staff of this Egyptian sun god
    $200 30
There's a 225-ton lady eternally greeting visitors at the entrance to this harbor
    $200 2
In the epilogue to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", she's married to Ron & they have 2 kids, Rose & Hugo
    $200 22
In French a frere is this, whether in the monastery or the family
    $200 28
"Come on down!"
    $200 24
Do you plead the fifth on ordering a side of chips & this mashed avocado dip from Chipotle?
    $400 17
What's called the this of Ashurbanipal in what was Nineveh has yielded thousands of clay tablets written in cuneiform
    $400 29
Darwin Harbor was named in 1839 by John Stokes, a surveyor aboard this ship
    $400 3
J.R.R. Tolkien said he envisioned this wizard as an "odinic wanderer"
    $400 23
Depending on where you are speaking Spanish, this relative could be a nana or an abuela
    $400 21
"The tribe has spoken"
    $400 16
Your request for French fries has been overruled; I'm ordering you a Greek salad with kalamata these
    $600 9
Located at Windsor Castle, the locket seen here contains the bullet that killed this admiral in an 1805 battle
    $600 6
On Dec. 16, 1773 the locals decided to give this harbor an unusual bit of pollution, & the world would never be the same
    $600 4
In 2017's "Origin", this symbology professor treks through Spain on a quest to find a cryptic password
    DD: $2,000 14
In Swedish a brorsdotter is this
    $600 26
"Will you accept this rose?"
    $600 11
I concur with Justices Ginsburg & Sotomayor, who ruled that this, Nathan's specialty, can be considered a sandwich
    $800 8
Artifacts were recovered from a Song Dynasty ship that sank along what's called the "Maritime" this Chinese trade route
    $800 5
About 400 miles at its widest point, this sea has harbors in Riga, Latvia & Klaipeda, Lithuania
    $800 1
In "A Study in Scarlet", he tells us "in the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of London"
    $800 13
This older relative is a grosstante in German
    $800 25
"Please pack your knives and go"
    $800 10
We are about to hear testimony from Rick Wetzel, co-founder of a bakery that hand-rolls & bakes these in flavors like Sinful Cinnamon
    $1000 19
Algonquin for "beads", also a type of currency strung on belts that could be used to declare war, or to signal peace
    $1000 7
Here's a view from this bridge named for the water below
    $1000 12
John the Savage is a central character in this classic novel set in the year 632 AF (After Ford)
    $1000 15
In Portuguese irma means this & cidade irma is this kind of city
    $1000 27
"Big bucks, no whammies!"
    $1000 20
As it's cheat day, I'll allow testimony regarding a trip to this "shack" for its namesake drink--or we can make it a malt

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Brendan! Allison! Steven
$7,800 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan! Allison! Steven
$10,600 $3,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
In 2014 a very big blossom by this American set a record for a female artist when it sold for $44.4 million
    $400 28
The "Hyster-" in hysterectomy indicates that it's the removal of this body part
    $400 29
For Valentine's Day this Chicago skyscraper's Skydeck, outside the 103rd floor, hosts an event called "Love on the Ledge"
    $400 30
Away from the wind (4)
    $400 25
In August 1963 Martin Luther King gave his "I Have A Dream" speech at this Washington, D.C. landmark
    $400 5
Ms. Headey, Cersei on "Game of Thrones", marries John, wrestler & "Trainwreck" actor, & gets this rhyming name
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue): A 15th-century Madonna has gained 21st-century notice for its possible depiction of one of these mysterious objects
    $800 20
These arteries that supply blood to the heart itself take their name from the Latin for "crown"
    $800 22
At the end of this film, Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan finally meet on the observation deck of the Empire State Building
    $800 26
Japanese sash (3)
    $800 24
Around 1849 stagecoach mail delivery began on this trail between Missouri & New Mexico
    $800 4
Broadcaster Jane takes a Sunday morning off to marry the brother of tennis star Steffi & undergoes a test with this name
    $1200 21
In 2014 stolen paintings worth $12 million were recovered in L.A., including "Mexican Peasant" by this muralist
    $1200 10
A full set of adult human teeth includes this many canines
    $1200 8
A champagne reception & amazing views greeted those who did this city's Gherkin Challenge, climbing 1,038 stairs for charity
    $1200 1
Recess in a church (4)
    DD: $4,000 6
Ratified in 1913, the 17th amendment gave the selection of these to voters
    $1200 23
Olympic gold medal skater Tara weds the actor who plays Jim from "The Office" & gets this long & rhyming hyphenated name
    $1600 15
"The Great Wave" by the Japanese artist Hokusai inspired this 1905 piece of music by Claude Debussy
    DD: $2,000 11
This long bone between the acetabulum & the patella can resist a force of 2,500 pounds
    $1600 9
This film is set in a high rise, Nakatomi Plaza, during an employee Christmas party; Hans Gruber & co. crash the party
    $1600 12
A small case for sewing needles (4)
    $1600 3
1996's Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act was part of the reform of this social program
    $1600 18
Becky from the novel "Vanity Fair" marries "Sideways" director Alexander & hyphenates to get this last name
    $2000 16
This "Naked" Goya work was put on a Spanish stamp in 1930, but the U.S. Post Office refused any mail using it
    $2000 14
The second-largest part of the human brain, it's involved with balance
    $2000 19
To ring in the New Year of 2018, a laser light show lit up this tallest skyscraper in Dubai
    $2000 13
British submachine gun (4)
    $2000 7
Accused Salem witch Giles Corey was executed with big stones in the method that's called this in "The Crucible"
    $2000 17
'90s singer Tori of "Cornflake Girl" fame joins actor John in his "Full House" & hyphenates her name to this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan! Allison! Steven
$25,000 $10,000 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

City Hall in this Western provincial capital is on Victoria Avenue near the corner of Albert Street

Final scores:

Brendan! Allison! Steven
$20,500 $20,000 $2,667
2-day champion: $58,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brendan! Allison! Steven
$20,800 $10,000 $6,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2019-03-12
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