Show #8031 - Monday, July 8, 2019

Ryan Bilger game 3.


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Sarah Hoban, a freelance writer and editor from Barrington, Illinois

Holly Ahronheim, a stay-at-home mom from Royal Palm Beach, Florida

Ryan Bilger, a student from Macungie, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $63,849)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: 6-letter words starting with the letter J as correct responses.)
    $200 19
A la Hongroise, or this nationality, means cooked in a cream sauce with paprika
    $200 13
Astronomer Fred Hoyle coined this term for the event that started it all 13.8 billion years ago
    $200 4
My sleep routine was way off due to this after I flew from Australia to Los Angeles
    $200 3
On Saturdays, you have 2 opportunities to catch this show on Broadway & hear songs like "Do You Want To Build A Snowman?"
    $400 1
"Maybe I'll Pitch Forever" is by this HOFer & Negro Leagues star who threw 3 scoreless innings in the majors at age 59
    $400 21
This term for items sold alone is from French for "according to the menu"
    $400 12
Of an error, a gap or a new discovery, what a lacuna in a historical text is
    $400 8
Having rough notches, like Alanis Morissette's "Little Pill"
    $400 6
A-list celebs have been known to hit a flea market held on the 2nd Sunday of every month outside this 90,000-seat stadium in Pasadena
    $400 20
Denali Park & Preserve has 6 million acres of wild land & a 20,000' peak in this state
    $600 2
Last name of "Ya Gotta Believe!" author & World Series champ Tug, who had a country-singing son named Tim
    $600 22
The origin of the phrase a la boulangère, for a dish cooked this way, honors the woman who did the cooking
    $600 14
Want to see a passionate history professor? Watch this late comic work himself up to a scream in "Back to School"
    $600 9
A chapter on used cars in "The Grapes of Wrath" uses this word for a rundown auto
    $600 16
This 2-word term for your fanciest & newest suit of clothes implies that you'll be donning it on the weekend
    $600 26
Head up to Washington state to the park created in 1899 & named for this volcano, the state's highest mountain
    $800 5
"Imperfect" is by Jim Abbott, who though born with one hand, gave up no runs & 5 walks pitching one of these in 1993
    $800 23
This American dish is chicken with a mushroom cream sauce; if you want to be fancy, you can call it "poulet royale" in French
    $800 15
For extra quaintness, a London pub opened in 1667 isn't just called Cheshire Cheese but these 2 words "Cheshire Cheese"
    $800 10
Pertaining to Jupiter
    $800 17
On the 7th day--as of 2014--a change in these "colorful" laws let Mass. liquor stores open 2 hours earlier, at 10 a.m.
    DD: $4,600 28
In 2019 vandalism during the govt. shutdown damaged many of these trees in their Mojave national park
    $1000 7
2015's "Pedro" describes his journey from the Dominican Republic to Boston, the World Series & the Hall of Fame
    $1000 24
A dish prepared a la Normande likely uses plenty of this famed apple brandy from Normandy
    $1000 25
Insert 3 letters in "antiques" to get this 1906 act that preserved U.S. archaeological sites from looting
    $1000 11
An info-gathering Congressional excursion paid with public funds
    $1000 18
One fine Saturday, this "O"hio liberal arts college will move up from Div. III & take down Alabama football, 70-21; go Yeomen!
    $1000 27
Here's one of the 2,000-plus natural stone formations giving this Utah national park its name

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

Ryan Holly Sarah
$2,600 $1,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Holly Sarah
$9,200 $4,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the author who created these languages.)
    $400 2
A sandpaperlike nail file, or a group of trustees at an Atlanta university
    $400 4
The word trident comes from a Latin word meaning "having 3" these body parts
    $400 26
Beneath the white fur, the skin of this bear is black, which helps absorb heat from the sun
    $400 12
    $800 3
Melted resin used to close envelopes, or a way to tell the people upstairs they are too loud
    $800 13
Replacing his brother Shemp, this actor joined the Three Stooges' lineup in the early 1930s
    $800 22
In England, in days of yore, the head of this wild swine was a centerpiece of the Christmas feast
    $800 18
William Augustus, the Duke of Cumberland, was known for his harsh suppression of the rebellion here in the 1740s
    $800 5
    $1200 1
Mrs. Michael Douglas, she says the Greek letter in her name is due to her grandmother's Greek origins
    $1200 8
These two groups of things seen here have soundalike names if you run the words together
    $1200 14
Putting $1 on Justify-Gronkowski-Hofburg at the 2018 Belmont won $229.74 in this bet as the horses finished in that order
    $1200 23
Meerkats are members of this mammal family that's noted for its cobra-killing capabilities
    $1200 19
Emperor Augustus Caesar was the adopted heir of Julius Caesar & was followed by this emperor, his chosen heir
    $1200 9
Gobblefunk, used by a Big Friendly Giant
    $1600 6
She rose to fame on "Downton Abbey" but has since blossomed on the big screen as Cinderella
    $1600 17
An illegal tackle in football pulling at the jersey neck, or someone with laryngitis dialing the phone
    $1600 15
Adopted by the U.S. in 1793, it's the 3-word phrase for territorial waters; now most countries claim more
    DD: $7,200 24
More than half the tigers left in the world are this subspecies from India
    $1600 20
Welsh painter Augustus John made many portraits of famous people, including this poet & fellow countryman
    DD: $6,000 10
Mangani, language of the apes
    $2000 7
This Irish-raised lass was just 13 when she got her first Oscar nomination, for "Atonement"
    $2000 16
The Bill Evans Trio showed the power of jazz piano in albums like "Sunday at" this club named for its Greenwich Village location
    $2000 25
Sharing about 93% of their DNA with humans, these monkeys, native to Asia, have long been used in medical research
    $2000 21
Last name of banker Augustus, who bequeathed the bulk of his fortune to advance music education
    $2000 11
Nadsat, spoken by Droogs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Holly Sarah
$25,200 $7,200 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2017 this city celebrated its 375th birthday & the 50th anniversary of an event that made it an international tourist destination

Final scores:

Ryan Holly Sarah
$32,801 $0 $32,400
3-day champion: $96,650 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Holly Sarah
$17,000 $7,200 $10,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2019-03-27
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