Show #8013 - Wednesday, June 12, 2019


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E.J. Wolborsky, a freelance project manager from Brooklyn, New York

Ben Hatch, a pastor from Houston, Texas

Dan Martson, a forklift operator from Declo, Idaho (whose 1-day cash winnings total $40,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Facts and stunning visuals from the Netflix series.)
    $200 1
This Texas NFL team won 3 Super Bowls in the 1990s
    $200 6
O this little town of Pennsylvania is home to Lehigh University & Moravian College
    $200 15
In New York, if these are sliced, they are considered "prepared foods" & must be taxed--even if no schmear is involved
    $200 16
In "Cold Mountain" by Charles Frazier, a soldier makes a perilous journey home in the end stages of this U.S. war
    $200 25
Gruesome & horrifying
    $200 30
After 2 years of trying, "Our Planet" finally got images on film of the shy, elusive tiger named for this remote region of Russia
    $400 2
Passing advice from coach Jason Garrett:
"How do you throw a perfect" this? "Don't hold it too tight, don't hold it too loose"
    $400 10
Created to serve the University of North Carolina, it's nicknamed the "Southern Part of Heaven"
    $400 14
Basketball rules made just to hamper this 100-point scorer include you can't throw an inbounds pass over the rim
    $400 17
Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" recounted events from this 19th century war
    $400 24
These cookies made with coconut are a traditional Passover dessert
    $400 29
The innovative use of drones helped the crew capture one of these, the largest animals on Earth, alongside her curious young
    $600 3
At one time the 7th-string QB at Notre Dame, he went on to a Hall of Fame career as a 49er
    DD: $1,000 8
Have a ball at Ball State University, located in this city northeast of Indianapolis
    $600 13
SALT stands for "state and" these "taxes" & there's now a $10,000 limit on deducting them on your IRS 1040
    $600 18
Family members fight on opposite sides of WWI in this Vicente Blasco Ibáñez novel that shares its title with a Biblical quartet
    $600 23
This adjective meaning unscrupulously cunning comes from the name of a 16th century Italian writer
    $600 28
"Our Planet" aerial teams were lucky to film Greenland's massive Store glacier undergoing this awesome yet destructive process
    $800 4
Change the last 4 letters in "touchdown" to get this word for a kickoff that isn't returned from the end zone
    $800 7
Let's raise a glass of bubbly to these 2 adjoining cities, home to the University of Illinois
    $800 11
In 1969 the U.S. said whiskey must be at least 51% corn & stored in charred containers of this wood to be considered bourbon
    $800 19
This oft-filmed second of the "Leatherstocking Tales" sees Natty Bumppo battle the Huron in the French & Indian War
    $800 22
It's the technique that produced the item seen here
    $800 27
Sheephead wrasse help keep down the population of these spiny echinoderms; when flipped to avoid larger spines, it's dinner for everyone
    $1000 5
With its own Hall of Fame & rules of play, the CFL is this organization
    $1000 9
The main campus for Montana State University is in this city that's named for a wagon master & trail guide
    $1000 12
Explosive name for the step the Senate took on Nov. 21, 2013, limiting future debate on judicial nominees
    $1000 20
This Boris Pasternak novel takes place against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution
    $1000 21
When it comes to vision problems, there are wet & dry types of this degeneration
    $1000 26
Przewalski's horse, once extinct in the wild, now thrives in this country between China & Russia--here, young stallions compete for mates

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

Dan Ben E.J.
$5,600 $0 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ben E.J.
$8,800 $1,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Which is an online collection of more than 130,000 documents hosted by U.C. Santa Barbara.)
    $400 16
The project's most-viewed document is JFK's inaugural address from this year
    $400 29
Yes, soup Nazi for you! Larry Thomas played the food master twice on this sitcom
    $400 5
That number on the spine of a library book honors this father of American library science
    $400 12
"Tell me, my daughters... which of you shall we say doth love us most"
    $400 30
You can't get much farther from ocean water than the west end of this desert on the Mongolia/China border
    $400 11
John Madden--no, not more football--directed her to the Best Actress Oscar in "Shakespeare in Love"
    DD: $5,000 17
The project has more than 1,100 of these, including George H.W. Bush's "Memorandum of Disapproval for the Revenue Act of 1992"
    $800 24
This nutty logo guy wears a top hat, monocle, gloves & spats
    $800 4
It was devised for use with the telegraph
    DD: $3,000 13
"I see their knavery. This is to make an ass of me"
    $800 28
It's on McCulloch Blvd. in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, a long way from its old home on the Thames
    $800 9
Richard Madden's "Game of Thrones" role as Robb of this unlucky house came to a very ceremonious end at the Red Wedding
    $1200 18
The project has archived transcripts of nearly 150 of these, including Perot v. Clinton v. Bush in St. Louis
    $1200 22
The tradition of the Indy 500 champ swigging this after winning the race began in 1936
    $1200 3
A knee-length boot is named for Arthur, first duke of this
    $1200 14
"For Brutus is an honourable man; so are they all, all honourable men"
    $1200 27
This American territory whose capital is Pago Pago is closer to New Zealand than to Hawaii
    $1200 7
Fashion mogul Steve Madden made his name selling iconic these, like the Slinky & the Mary Lou
    $1600 20
There are messages, addresses & remarks, like Benjamin Harrison's to his old war buddies in this association of Union veterans
    $1600 21
One writer blamed a drop-off in British sales of this type of white wine on its association with Bridget Jones' saddest moments
    $1600 2
The name of James Madison's VP lives on in this word for unfairly dividing voting districts
    $1600 1
"Cry 'God for Harry, England, and Saint George!'"
    $1600 26
In January 2019 New Horizons probe reached Ultima Thule in this belt, the farthest object we've ever visited
    $1600 8
Gangster Owney Madden owned this 1920s Harlem nightspot; Bob Hoskins played him in the film about the joint
    $2000 19
You can read the 1844 platform of this party nominating Henry Clay & (of course) Theodore Freylinghuysen
    $2000 23
This 2001 book about the American quick meal became a movie drama with Bobby Cannavale as a meatpacking plant supervisor
    $2000 6
This synonym for hypnotism comes from its practitioner, a German doctor named Franz
    $2000 15
"Come unto these yellow sands, and then take hands"
    $2000 25
Because of the bulge from the Equator, the highest point above the Earth's center is the top of this mountain in Ecuador
    $2000 10
"Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous" Madden brothers Benji & Joel included starting this band

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ben E.J.
$15,800 $200 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This product that brought virtual tourism into homes in 1939 introduced its first virtual reality device in 2015

Final scores:

Dan Ben E.J.
$2,799 $84 $28,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Ben E.J.
$18,800 $200 $20,400
26 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
1 W
23 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2019-03-13
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