Show #8029 - Thursday, July 4, 2019

Ryan Bilger game 1.


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Ryan Bilger, a student from Macungie, Pennsylvania

Wendy Foster, a social worker from Portland, Oregon

Charlie Jorgenson, a librarian from Loveland, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $56,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Steve Wozniak said this co-founder came up with the name Apple after working at an orchard in Oregon
    $200 10
Rosalynn Smith got married in Plains, Georgia in 1946, took this new surname & went on to have 12 grandkids
    $200 2
"Evening in the Stacks" galas, held in various communities, benefit local ones of these places
    $200 1
"Miles Ahead" is a classic 1957 album by this trumpeter
    $200 30
A cultural & spiritual symbol of its nation, Mt. Fuji appears on the Japanese banknote valued 1,000 of these
    $200 20
The shells of the Maine type of this crustacean turn bright red only after cooking
    $400 28
In a 2011 press conference, "she" called herself "a humble personal assistant"
    $400 11
This dame went with one of her grandkids to the premier of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", which she had a role in
    $400 7
This Brit took from the rich & gave to the poor & a charity named for him does the same; its annual gala can bring in $50 million plus
    $400 3
Coleman Hawkins "sang" tenor, helping to turn this instrument from a novelty into a jazz mainstay
    $400 8
Matching its name, which may come from ancient Ainu for "fire mountain", Mount Fuji is a composite of 3 of these
    $400 21
"You can't be serious with" this brand of red licorice
    $600 27
Whether they wanted to or not, in 2014 millions of iTunes users received this band's album "Songs of Innocence"
    $600 12
In 1805 Lucy Mack Smith gave birth to this future religious leader who later made her a grandma
    $600 9
"Fashion's biggest night out", the Met Gala in New York City is chaired by this magazine's Anna Wintour
    $600 4
Hef's gone, but this annual June event still jazzes up the Hollywood Bowl
    $600 17
12,300-foot Mount Fuji is the highest point on this island
    $600 22
Traditional borscht gets its vivid color from these deep red root veggies
    $800 26
It's the tech support & general hand-holding counter at Apple stores
    $800 13
This singer & poet was named Smith before marrying another Smith (musician Fred of the MC5) & becoming a mom & grandma
    $800 15
There's plenty of caviar to go around at the post-Oscars Governors' Ball catered by this chef & restaurateur
    $800 5
To "be" or not to "be" was the question for 1940s jazzers: Follow Dizzy & Bird into this new style--or not?
    $800 18
The first woman to summit Everest, Junko Tabei, made Fuji her last summit, to support those hit by this 2011 disaster
    $800 23
The name of this Italian tomato sauce means "in the style of a sailor"
    $1000 25
Ironically, the name of this iPhone video chat app means a chance to be in the same room
    DD: $1,400 14
Betty Smith, who gained fame for this 1943 novel, would later plant a Chinese sumac for her children & their children
    $1000 16
In 2017 this country's government hosted a gala for King Harald's & Queen Sonja's 80th birthdays
    $1000 6
This Gypsy hot jazz genius had only 3 good fingers on his fretting hand, but he could still shred
    $1000 19
The mountain's base abounds with shrines of this religion, such as the Fujiyoshida Sengen shrine
    $1000 24
This 4-letter cherry variety has a deep garnet color & a sweet taste

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

Charlie Wendy Ryan
$3,400 $2,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Wendy Ryan
$6,000 $7,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "A-G-E" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 20
Rather than surrender to the Romans, this great Carthaginian general took his own life
    $400 14
On an Alec Baldwin-hosted game show, Tyrion Lannister & Jon Snow try to fill in the blanks
    $400 2
Chinese New Year begins between January 21 & February 20, on this phase of the moon, so it might be pretty dark out
    $400 16
"All for Love" by John Dryden looks at the tragic lives of this ancient couple Shakespeare also wrote about
    $400 17
Gregor Mendel is referred to as the father of this field, the science of heredity
    $400 22
To go on a nautical journey, perhaps to the bottom of the sea
    DD: $5,200 1
In 399 B.C. he told a jury, "I am not grieved, men of Athens, at this vote of condemnation"
    $800 15
Freddie Highmore enters the TARDIS as the first Time Lord with autism on this drama
    $800 3
Hindus perform this 4-letter physical discipline on the great night of Shiva, which is in February or March
    $800 10
Dickens' first novel concerned a guy with this last name & the papers of his club
    $800 18
This developer of the periodic table of elements had his beard trimmed annually & maybe for his visits with the czar
    $800 23
To send a text, maybe instantly
    $1200 4
Ankhesenamun, one of the daughters of King Akhenaten & this beautiful queen, married King Tut
    $1200 28
On a really zany sitcom, Uncle Fester & Lurch don't see politics the way Alex Keaton does
    $1200 13
The calendar seen here works well in 2019, when the first Sunday of this countdown period is December 1st
    $1200 7
In 1894 he published a collection of stories featuring the characters Baloo & Bagheera
    $1200 19
He referred to his pupils Antonio Nardi, Raffaello Magiotti & Evangelista Torricelli as his Roman triumvirate
    $1200 24
To save something from the trash pile & put it to use
    $1600 5
Farmer/soldier Cincinnatus saved ancient Rome, then refused to stay on as a dictator, preserving this Roman form of govt.
    $1600 29
Benedict Cumberbatch moves from a Showtime miniseries to a 1990s apartment complex with Heather Locklear & Grant Show
    $1600 12
Draw a bead on the first Sunday in October, the feast of this, used in prayer
    $1600 8
In this controversial 1928 novel, passionate Constance is married to paralyzed Sir Clifford
    $1600 21
The "system" named for this Greek astronomer puts the Earth at the center of the universe
    $1600 25
To bleed profusely
    $2000 6
One of the 7 wise men of Greece, his code of laws formed the foundation of Athens' democracy
    $2000 30
An outdoor fishing competition show with 4-letter catches that snares researchers Lizzy Caplan & Michael Sheen
    $2000 11
Build the booths that give this Jewish holiday its name before Tishrei 15, the date the holiday begins
    DD: $7,000 9
In this long 16th century poem, Queen Elizabeth I appears as Belphoebe & is represented by the title monarch
    $2000 27
His headstone in Germany reads "Physiker" with the dates 1901-1976; it does not say, "He lies here...somewhere"
    $2000 26
To play a practice game against another team

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Wendy Ryan
$14,800 $12,400 $34,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This play opens in Vienna in 1823, 32 years after the death of its title character

Final scores:

Charlie Wendy Ryan
$24,801 $24,800 $34,650
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $34,650

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charlie Wendy Ryan
$14,800 $12,000 $25,200
20 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $52,000

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Game tape date: 2019-03-26
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