Show #8028 - Wednesday, July 3, 2019


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Cathy Deobler, a retired teacher from Belle, West Virginia

Dan Levy, a higher education administrator from Hartford, Connecticut

Charlie Jorgenson, a librarian from Loveland, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
"Open sesame" are the magic words that this man used to take gold from 40 thieves
    $200 16
    $200 1
The pen name he used for "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" was a wink to his unfinished doctorate
    $200 21
East Pittsburgh,
Nov. 2, 1920:
Election returns are the first commercial broadcast in this medium
    $200 11
If you're this, you might be AWOL, mistaken or a few steps away from first
    $200 26
Black medic & Canada thistle are types of these invasive things, my lawn's mortal enemies, & I kill 'em on sight
    $400 7
Princess Toadstool is in trouble in this 1985 Nintendo game, yet her 2 rescuers are all about those gold coins
    $400 17
Oklahoma City
    $400 2
Margaret Mitchell was recovering from an ankle injury when she wrote this Pulitzer winner
    $400 22
July 12, 1776:
John Dickinson asks the Continental Congress, hey, did you read these Articles I sent you?
    $400 12
This hyphenated 4-word phrase describes something that starts & ends & starts & ends, like some relationships
    $400 27
I love to cruise in my Husqvarna TS 354X with armrests & hydrostatic transmission, it's one of these
    $600 8
In a 1964 film Goldfinger wants to detonate a dirty bomb in the gold reserves at this locale, making his stash more valuable
    $600 18
    $600 3
He drew from his own background when writing "The Prince of Tides"
    DD: $1,000 23
1541, Lima:
This conquistador is murdered at dinner in his palace
    $600 13
The Soho Playhouse on Vandam Street or the Actors Temple Theatre on West 47th, for example
    $600 28
My lawn is a bit smaller than the 15-acre green space in New York's Central Park, known as this grazing animal's meadow
    $800 9
In 1922 people in Kanab, Utah were convinced that the gold of this Aztec was in a mountain cave near their city...nope
    $800 19
    $800 4
In a story by this sci-fi master, "I Sing the Body Electric!" is the title of a pamphlet for a robot grandmother
    $800 24
London, 1854:
Dr. John Snow identifies the Broad Street pump as the cause of an epidemic of this disease
    $800 14
The prayers & griping of college football fans were rewarded with this at the end of the 2014 season
    $800 29
I plant the same tall fescue grass used in this directional lawn that hosts an annual Easter Egg Roll
    $1000 10
In an opera this dwarf makes a ring from the gold of the Rhine & enslaves the Nibelungen
    $1000 20
AAC football:
This colorful Tulane squad
    $1000 5
"Miss Lonelyhearts" was one of his satiric novels of the 1930s
    $1000 25
this Tokyo castle:
Iemochi marries Princess Kazu in a shogun wedding
    $1000 15
9-letter word for zealously authoritative
    $1000 30
I keep an eye out for infections like this fungal one that sounds like you'd find it on iron, not grass

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

Charlie Dan Cathy
$3,600 $400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Dan Cathy
$5,800 $3,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Thomas Andrews was the chief naval architect for this ship & went down with it on its maiden voyage in 1912
    $400 11
The Pecos River rises in Mora County, New Mexico, heads into Texas & empties into this river
    $400 1
This 5-letter word for anything bad also means to be infested with parasitic insects
    $400 21
2-word term for the principal female singer in an opera; some can be temperamental
    $400 26
The Battle of San Jacinto lasted 18 min. with hundreds of Mexican soldiers killed as this place was remembered in battle cries
    $400 2
College professor & counselor Sean McGuire in "Good Will Hunting"
    $800 17
Tailor Franz Reichelt sought to invent a combination suit/this device, but died after jumping off the Eiffel Tower
    $800 12
This strategic body of water is also called the Arabian Gulf
    $800 7
This 10-letter word for evil schemes means belonging to or involving the devil
    $800 22
Meaning "little book", it's the words of an opera
    $800 27
It took 32 days for U.N. forces to win the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge in this country in 1951
    $800 3
Car salesman Jerry Lundegaard in "Fargo"
    DD: $3,000 18
Horace Hunley pioneered this transport & during a test run of one during the Civil War perished along with his crew
    $1200 13
The name of this Hawaiian island is also the Hawaiian word for a roofed porch
    $1200 8
This word for "hateful" is related to the present-day French word "haine", meaning "hatred"
    $1200 23
A coda is a passage at the end of a work; in Italian it means this part of an animal
    $1200 28
The 1781 Battle of Yorktown lasted for 21 days before this fenced-in general finally surrendered
    $1200 4
Donald Rumsfeld in "Vice"
    $1600 19
Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier died in 1785 attempting to cross the English Channel in one of these that he designed
    $1600 14
Kings Canyon in this country's Northern Territory offers some spectacular views
    $1600 9
If someone calls you this, it can mean you are inadequate (or you arouse compassion)
    $1600 24
The name of this small flute is Italian for "small"
    $1600 29
Lysander's surprise attack at Aegospotami, destroying this city-state's fleet, helped decide the Peloponnesian War
    $1600 5
Speech therapist Lionel Logue in "the King's Speech"
    $2000 20
This inventor died while driving one of his "steamer" automobiles, crashing trying to avoid an obstacle on the road
    $2000 15
This capital of Slovenia has 2 sets of "LJ"'s in its name
    $2000 10
Not "were" but this 4-letter word for dreadful comes before the name of an extinct wolf
    DD: $5,000 25
Chopin taught this style of playing with linked notes, the opposite of staccato, which he called "a pigeon hunt"
    $2000 6
German actor Max Schreck in "Shadow of the Vampire"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Dan Cathy
$25,800 $8,400 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In Homer there's only one of these, from the Greek for "terrible"; later they became 3 scary sisters

Final scores:

Charlie Dan Cathy
$24,000 $5,400 $0
2-day champion: $56,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Charlie Dan Cathy
$21,000 $8,400 $2,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2019-03-26
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