Show #8011 - Monday, June 10, 2019


[<< previous game]

Mary Fellman, a retail manager from Los Alamos, New Mexico

Martin Kane, a high school teacher from Martin, Tennessee

Brendan Roach, a policy researcher and advisor from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $58,700)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letter C will be at the end of each correct response.)
    $200 9
In 2015 Iran's city of Bandar Mahshahr hit a near-record 165 on this index
    $200 3
"The Bad Beginning" is Book One in "A Series of" these
    $200 28
Unfortunately, Robert Todd Lincoln was in town for 3 of these--his dad's in 1865, then McKinley's & Garfield's
    $200 10
Oh yes, Captain Kirk worked with Batman when he starred as "Alexander the Great", with Adam West as Cleander
    $200 21
Any neutral spirit can be infused with blackthorn berries to make sloe this
    $200 11
Capricorn is one of its 12 divisions
    $400 30
    $400 4
The first woman to win the Pulitzer for Fiction, Edith Wharton won for this 1920 novel about 1870s New York City
    $400 29
When 67-year-old Dorothy Fletcher had a heart attack on a plane in 2004, she was lucky there were 15 of these specialists aboard
    $400 15
Every New Year's Day, this rhyming cable channel airs its "Twilight Zone" marathon
    $400 20
Cointreau is considered this 2-word type of orange liqueur, but you wont find it on the label (I checked 3 times!)
    $400 12
General term for an annual publication with sunrise & sunset times
    $600 1
Canada has 105 of these lawmakers
    $600 5
A foreword to this novel says Humbert Humbert died in legal captivity before the start of his trial
    $600 22
John Tierney was among the first to die building this on the Arizona/Nevada border; the last was his son, Patrick
    $600 16
Ralph Macchio & William Zabka can be seen on YouTube Premium in "Cobra Kai", a continuation of this movie series
    $600 17
This brand began mixing whiskey & cream together in Ireland in 1974
    DD: $3,000 8
In the United States, this type of transport helps half a million people in distress each year
    $800 2
In song Gene Autry had these "that jingle jangle jingle"
    $800 6
Hunter S. Thompson heads into the desert in this book subtitled "A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream"
    $800 27
Like Molly Brown, Violet Jessop got this 10-letter nickname after surviving disaster on the Britannic, Titanic & Olympic
    $800 23
Before playing record exec Ray Foster, he dealt with "Bohemian Rhapsody" in a much different way in 1992; no way! Way
    $800 18
Legend says this Scottish honey liqueur was created for Bonnie Prince Charlie
    $800 13
Dogs of war aside, you "cry" this to warn of danger
    $1000 25
    $1000 7
"The Fates of Human Societies" is the subtitle of Jared Diamond's book with this trio as its title
    $1000 26
Lewis & Clark needed Shoshone horses & luckily ran into Cameahwait, this person's long-lost brother
    $1000 24
Tweeting kudos to Michael Palin on his knighthood, John Cleese wrote, "He'll have to" say this sound "for the rest of his life now"
    $1000 19
Soak lemon zest in alcohol & sugar to make this Italian delight
    $1000 14
If we had tactile as well as video clues, we could demonstrate how soft & soapy this mineral feels

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

Brendan! Martin Mary
$1,200 $6,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan! Martin Mary
$3,800 $9,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: Good old...) (Sarah: The artifacts of an era that was already vanishing in 1900 from Pennsylvania's Mercer Museum.)
    $400 29
Communist Party wing led by Lenin in 1917
    $400 28
This group term refers to the 95% of animal species that lack a backbone
    $400 27
This state capital is south of Ogden & north of Provo
    $400 25
Without this wavy line on top of the "N", uña, "fingernail", becomes una, a form of "one" in Spanish
    $400 30
Kanye West & Jamie Foxx advised getting a prenup before getting involved with this title type of gal
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Mercer Museum.) Seen on roofs since ancient Athens, these went beyond the traditional rooster & are prized as folk art, as well as letting people know which way the wind is blowing
    $800 21
Itinerant people once called the Gypsies
    $800 22
What flying squirrels do isn't flying, it's called volplaning, another word for this
    DD: $6,000 8
The full name of this South American city begins with Cidade de Sao Sebastiao do
    $800 7
A straight line over a vowel is called this, like France's president
    $800 24
In a 1993 hit Sting walked in these
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a device at the Mercer Museum.) In colonial America, practically every homestead had this device to turn apples into the nation's drink of choice, to the tune of 35 gallons per person per year
    $1200 9
Native American nation of Will Rogers
    $1200 18
The axolotl is a member of this "double-life" class of animals that has more than 6,000 species
    $1200 1
In English this California university town would be Saint Louis Bishop
    $1200 2
The German eszett character seen here is often represented by two of these letters in a row
    $1200 15
One Direction, Fitz & the Tantrums & Graham Parker & the Rumour have all recorded songs titled this
    $1200 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a flail at the Mercer Museum.) A flail, which gave us the expression "to flail around" was used to beat the wheat in threshing, the age-old practice of separating it from this
    $1600 10
Mythic warrior women led by Penthesilea
    $1600 19
The Amateur Entomologists' Soc. glossary entry "stridulation", making noise with body parts, mentions these creatures
    $1600 5
There's a 4-letter preposition & a river in the name of this historic northern England coal center
    $1600 3
The field of digging up human artifacts is occasionally spelled with an ash in the middle--these 2 letters mushed together
    $1600 16
Neil Young was a miner for this title of a 1972 No. 1 hit
    $1600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a wagon at the Mercer Museum.) This type of pioneer wagon curved up at the ends so goods wouldn't fall out on bad roads--it's named for the area where it was developed in southeast Pennsylvania, not far from here
    $2000 11
Any guerrilla force, like Tito's in Yugoslavia resisting the Nazis
    DD: $2,000 20
The norm in mammals & birds is a nictitating membrane, also called the third this--humans are weird in lacking it
    $2000 6
2 towns named this stare at each other across the rapids of the St. Marys River between Michigan & Ontario
    $2000 4
Pronounced "T-H", the Icelandic thorn is one of these 24 old Viking letters also known as Futhark
    $2000 17
Striking it rich in love, Colbie Caillat sings, "Feels like we're sittin' on top of" this "yeah, our love is" this
    $2000 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a trade figure at the Mercer Museum.) Trade figures were designed to draw attention to stores; a popular one was this character every kid knew from puppet shows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan! Martin Mary
$17,800 $18,600 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The final scene of this play takes place by a grave & includes the line "He had the wrong dreams"

Final scores:

Brendan! Martin Mary
$35,600 $35,601 $400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $35,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan! Martin Mary
$14,600 $16,200 $14,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2019-03-13
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at