Show #8036 - Monday, July 15, 2019

Sam Kavanaugh game 4.


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Jeff Lasky, a journalist from San Diego, California

Christina Harcar, an audiobook seller from The Bronx, New York

Sam Kavanaugh, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 3-day cash winnings total $75,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
In this novel by Jack Kerouac, Sal Paradise says he'd "often dreamed of going west to see the country"
    $200 26
Alexandra Scott's stand selling this drink turned into a nonprofit that's raised over $150 million to fight childhood cancer
    $200 3
A car crash took country star Rayna James out of this title city for good
    $200 9
Mickey or Minnie's mansion
    $200 30
This term for the person who cares for horses at a stable sounds like someone who's getting married
    $200 17
In Shakespeare Mark Antony says of this deceased fellow, "He was my friend, faithful & just to me"
    $400 11
A student murders a St. Petersburg pawnbroker in this masterpiece by Dostoyevsky
    $400 24
Protecting the public from unfair practices & unreliable companies, the BBB is this organization
    $400 4
In 2015 Dr. Derek Shepherd, Patrick Dempsey's character on this show, could not be resuscitated
    $400 20
An odd group of connected mountains
    $400 1
This gait is faster than a trot but slower than a gallop
    $400 10
"Phone-a-Friend' is gone on this game show, but you can bring the friend to the studio as your "Plus-One"
    $600 14
Estragon suggests that he & Vladimir hang themselves in this absurdist play
    DD: $4,400 22
It was founded by 6 cardiologists in 1924
    $600 5
Death was a temporary setback for Bobby Ewing, killed off this soap in a hit-&-run; turned out Pam just dreamt that!
    $600 21
Calamitous sleight of hand
    $600 2
These draft horses make appearances all over; they take the trip from St. Louis to appear in the Rose Parade
    $600 12
Quite the loner, Nikola Tesla made close friends only with these urban creatures & often fed & nursed them
    $800 15
Isak Dinesen mentions that the Masai are her neighbors in this memoir
    $800 28
Carrie Chapman Catt founded this league in 1920 during the convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association
    $800 6
After getting impaled on "South Park", this Isaac Hayes character was the meal for a bear & a mountain lion
    $800 23
Down at the docks, he clips your locks
    $800 7
One of the USA's largest labor unions, it was originally organized for drivers of horse-drawn vehicles
    $800 13
As seen in the film "The Favourite", Sarah, wife of this duke & general, made good use of her friendship with Queen Anne
    $1000 16
Young Cedric charms his grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, in this novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    $1000 29
FA for short, this nationwide network of food banks is the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States
    $1000 27
Dean Norris played this character who ended up on the wrong end of the gun on "Breaking Bad"
    $1000 25
A thick cup for tea on a small, powerful boat that likes to push or pull
    $1000 19
This horse breed traces its origins to a stallion named for its owner, Justin
    $1000 18
Requiring tests for all applicants, 1883's Pendleton Act was meant to end this system in which govt. jobs went to friends & allies

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

Sam Christina Jeff
$2,400 $3,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Christina Jeff
$10,600 $2,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
"Bartlett's" cites this Monty Python song: "I cut down trees, I skip and jump, I like to press wild flowers"
    $400 12
Family friend & diary savior Miep Gies appeared in the 1995 documentary this girl "Remembered"
    DD: $2,600 1
In medieval legend, it was the cup or plate used by Jesus at the Last Supper
    $400 15
Current senators who were clerks include Richard Blumenthal & this Texan who clerked for Rehnquist in the 1990s
    $400 6
About 1 mile of this country's Pyrenees territory separates Llivia from the rest of Spain
    $400 11
A form of an element with a standard number of protons, but a nonstandard number of neutrons
    $800 22
Sarah Palin at the 2008 RNC:
"You know, they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?" This
    $800 13
Jonathan Demme directed several concert films, including 1984's "Stop Making Sense" featuring this band
    $800 2
It can describe a poisonous substance or a poisonous relationship
    $800 17
This man was clerk to Warren Burger before becoming independent counsel from 1994 to 1999
    $800 7
On the island of Timor, Ambeno is separated from the rest of East Timor by this nation
    $800 3
Feldspar is classified as this type of rock
    $1200 23
From his "Lady Windermere's Fan":
"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes"
    $1200 14
Featuring new interviews with Ma Anand Sheela, this Netflix docuseries tells of the rise & fall of a utopian commune in Oregon
    $1200 24
Lying flat, or having a tendency
    $1200 18
Noel Francisco clerked for Justice Scalia; now he represents the U.S. government before SCOTUS in this "General" job
    $1200 8
These are the 2 sovereign enclaves found in Italy
    $1200 4
Fiberglass & cork act as these when retarding thermal currents
    $1600 28
This British mathematician for "I propose to consider the question, 'Can machines think?'"
    $1600 27
Michael Moore took on the U.S. health care system in this 2007 film with a 5-letter title
    $1600 25
"Loveliest of trees, the cherry now is hung with bloom along" this large branch
    $1600 19
One angle on this Fox News host--she clerked for Clarence Thomas
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The tiny village of B├╝singen on the Rhine is politically part of Germany, but is separate geographically & uses this currency for the country surrounding it
    DD: $11,000 5
A woman's eggs are fertilized outside her body in this method of assisted reproductive technology
    $2000 30
Inscribed on Woody Guthrie's guitar:
"This machine kills" these
    $2000 29
Robert Flaherty spent a year in the Arctic shooting this 1922 landmark documentary that depicted an Inuit hunter & his family
    $2000 26
X marks the second spot in this word that means to praise or glorify
    $2000 20
Not long after this man was clerk for Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1929, he met Whittaker Chambers--perjury came much later
    $2000 10
Cabinda, which is Angolan territory, borders the 2 nations bearing this name
    $2000 16
The Kuiper Airborne Observatory searched for stars & planets emitting this type of radiation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Christina Jeff
$33,200 $13,600 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An award for works of horror, dark fantasy & psychological suspense honors this author who came to fame with a 1948 short story

Final scores:

Sam Christina Jeff
$38,200 $13,600 $1
4-day champion: $113,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Christina Jeff
$20,000 $11,400 $5,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2019-03-30
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