Show #8038 - Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sam Kavanaugh game 6.


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Roey Hadar, a journalist from Arlington, Virginia

Jennifer Abel, a graduate student from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sam Kavanaugh, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 5-day cash winnings total $156,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the mode of transport.)
    $200 29
After finding fame in surfing, Duke Kahanamoku started his nearly 30-year career as sheriff of this city in the 1930s
    $200 5
"The Custom-House" is an introductory section to this Hawthorne novel
    $200 24
The Douglas DC-8
    $200 9
This short ballerina skirt is one of Glamour's "27 Cringeworthy Fashion Don'ts" but I think I could really rock one!
    $200 2
Shows like "Mad Money" & "The Profit" help put the "B" (business) in this 4-letter channel
    $200 30
Spanish for "little war" gives us this word for one engaged in irregular warfare
    $400 8
Pat Garrett was newly elected sheriff of Lincoln County, N.M. when he tracked down this outlaw AKA Henry McCarty
    $400 7
Near the end of this Ray Bradbury novel, a character talks about the phoenix, a mythical bird reborn from the ashes of fire
    $400 1
Fulton's Clermont
    $400 25
Some call 'em bum bags & while PopSugar called this "the It bag in the '80s", it was "What To Give Up" in 2018
    $400 3
The "C" & the "S" in C-SPAN, they are 2 ways of receiving television in the home
    $400 15
"Giving aid and comfort" to America's enemies is part of the Constitution's definition of this crime of betrayal
    $600 11
Nucky Johnson, who inspired Steve Buscemi's character on "Boardwalk Empire", became sheriff of this city in 1908
    $600 16
She says to Mr. Rochester, "Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless?"
    $600 12
"On" one of these "built for 2", as in a song
    $600 26
Never, ever wear jorts, a combo of these 2 words
    $600 4
Gabrielle Union was a single news anchor looking for love on "Being Mary Jane" on this channel, BET
    $600 18
This rhyming term for an important person comes from the high hairpieces men of distinction once wore
    $800 13
This man became sheriff of Ellis County in 1869, but locals soon voted him out for being too "Wild"
    $800 17
The island of Pianosa is the setting of this classic by Joseph Heller
    $800 14
Via Tony Hawk's claim to fame
    $800 27
Business Insider: At work, "Men: don't try to get around the 'keep your feet hidden' rule by sporting socks with your" these
    $800 6
The shopping channel QVC stands for "Quality, Value &" this, meaning from the comfort of your couch
    $800 19
An elver isn't a little elf but the young of this fish
    DD: $4,000 23
This future president was elected sheriff of Erie County in 1870
    $1000 21
This author's first popular novel was "Far From the Madding Crowd", which he initially published anonymously
    $1000 20
On a Ducati Monster 821
    $1000 28
It's the redundant pair of accessories that men are advised not to wear together--don't tell "Office Space"'s Bill Lumbergh
    $1000 10
Eat up "Chicken People" or "NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed" on this network, CMT
    $1000 22
The Latin for "to come together" gives us this word for the building where a religious community lives

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

Sam Jennifer Roey
$3,600 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Jennifer Roey
$4,000 $4,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, the African animal.)
    $400 3
A gnu is also known as a wilde- this, so harte- ones are fake gnus
    $400 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows Earth on a monitor.) A computer algorithm concluded the longest distance you can walk in a straight line on land is nearly 7,000 miles, from Fujin in China to a point near Sagres in this country
    $400 8
14th century artist Giotto was a master of this technique, painting directly on freshly plastered walls
    $400 9
An expensive, comfortable car with its own driver
    $400 28
The inaugural Templeton Prize, for contributions to life's spiritual aspects, was given to this nun in 1973
    $400 29
Kate Hudson was born with that name in 1979; this "Firework" singer was born in 1984 as Katheryn Hudson
    $800 27
Kudus are no gnus; they're taller & have longer these, in a distinctive corkscrew shape
    $800 22
3 million people live in this Ukrainian city, the largest on the Dnieper River
    $800 10
Theodore Gericault's "Raft of the Medusa" from 1819 depicted the survivors of one of these
    $800 23
Adjective for a body that's capable of moving or bending easily
    $800 14
In 2012 the Draper Prize, an engineering award, went to the developers of LCD, short for this
    $800 2
This iconic movie star said goodbye, Norma Jeane (Baker when baptized, but Mortenson on her birth certificate)
    $1200 4
Sharing its Afrikaans name with a big shoe company, this antelope seen here is definitely not a gnu
    $1200 1
On its 513th anniversary in 2019, this group in Vatican City donned new helmets that were made of PVC & 3-D printed
    $1200 11
A whole movement took its name from his painting "Impression: Sunrise"
    $1200 24
They're seen here in their usual positions on rocks
    $1200 15
Cherry Jones won a Tony for playing a nun who accuses a priest of wrongdoing in this play with a one-word title
    $1200 18
He "Unchained" himself from the name Eric Bishop & went with a gender-neutral name for his stand-up career
    $1600 12
Chevy didn't name one of its cars after a gnu but after this swift creature, one of the most common ruminants in Africa
    $1600 6
In 1541 De Soto may have had a soak in what's now this city at the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains
    $1600 13
Before he hit the big time, El Greco was a painter of these small works often contained in a locket or "portrait box"
    $1600 25
Complex neural brain system that controls the basic emotions like fear & anger
    DD: $4,000 16
The first Millennium Technology Prize went to this Brit for his work on HTTP, HTML & the World Wide Web
    DD: $4,000 19
Amanda Rogers used a first name from "The Merchant of Venice" & an Italian last name to get this stage name
    $2000 30
"X" marks the end of the name of this non-gnu
    $2000 7
3-letter name of the language you might study before a visit to Vientiane, where it is spoken
    $2000 21
Seen here is one in a series with this 3-word avian title by abstract sculptor Constantin Brancusi
    $2000 26
For much of its 1,100-mile length, it forms South Africa's border with Botswana & Zimbabwe
    $2000 17
Every 4 years this medal is awarded to folks under age 40 by the International Congress of Mathematicians
    $2000 20
It's no trap, queen, that this rapper was born Willie Maxwell

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Jennifer Roey
$6,000 $10,200 $24,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1670s English author Charles Cotton built a fishing cabin on the banks of the River Dove to honor this friend & author

Final scores:

Sam Jennifer Roey
$0 $12,001 $23,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Jennifer Roey
$6,000 $10,200 $23,800
11 R,
2 W
15 R,
2 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2019-03-30
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