Show #8039 - Thursday, July 18, 2019

Second regular-play game to end in a Tiebreaker Round.


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Nathan Kaplan, a math professor from Los Angeles, California

Amy King, a teacher from Seattle, Washington

Roey Hadar, a journalist from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Awards presented by Mystery Writers of America each year.)
    $200 1
The first event annually in horse racing's Triple Crown
    $200 12
One of lard's best uses is as this "concise" ingredient that makes baked goods crisp & flaky
    $200 7
The Gum department store in this capital was where Soviet higher-ups got to shop for luxury apparel
    $200 17
A pita is this because you stuff it
    $200 6
On July 24, 1866 this state volunteered to be the first Confederate one readmitted to the Union
    $200 26
Part of "The Bazaar of Bad Dreams", "Obits" won the 2016 Short Story Edgar Award for my Maine man, this horror master
    $400 2
James Naismith threw the ball up for the first-ever game-opening one of these
    $400 20
The crispy remains after pork fat has been rendered are called these, AKA pork rinds
    $400 8
Iceland's 3,000-square-mile Vatnajokull is Europe's largest of these--subject to change, as it's receding fast
    $400 18
Criminal skill of Matt Damon & Awkwafina in the "Ocean's" series
    $400 13
Born in Mass. in 1820, she had abolition & temperance as her main causes before focusing on women's rights
    $400 27
"G" is for grand master as well as this woman who received the 2009 Grand Master Award
    $600 3
The first flag waved at a NASCAR race is one of this color
    $600 22
In 1911 this 6-letter brand was introduced as a vegetable-based alternative to lard
    DD: $3,400 9
Roman baths once highlighted this Paris locale that got its name due to the language spoken there until about 1789
    $600 19
A sudden updraft or downdraft when flying in a plane is known as this
    $600 14
In 1880 this was a gleam in the eye of William Sawyer & Albon Man; they filed a patent on it & got into years of struggle with Edison
    $600 28
2018's best episode in a TV series was "Somebody to Love" by Noah Hawley for this Midwestern-set show spun off from a film, you betcha
    $800 4
The first octopus thrown on the ice at a home game of this NHL team came form fishmongers Pete & Jerry Cusimano in 1952
    $800 24
Upton Sinclair claimed in this novel that some workers who fell into the vats ended up as lard
    $800 10
Most of this largest European alpine lake belongs to the Swiss, the rest to France, the view--to everyone
    $800 21
Urban Dictionary says this shirt accessory is "not popular anymore, even among geeks"
    $800 15
The Chickasaw & Choctaw were 2 of the quintet given this patronizing name, for their relatively assimilated ways
    $800 29
This pseudonym of 2 authors got a special Edgar in 1950 for a "Mystery Magazine"
    $1000 5
The first event of tennis' yearly Grand Slam (it used to be the last)
    $1000 25
Not the healthiest, lard is this type of fat made from 3 fatty acids & glycerol
    $1000 11
It's quite lovely along this river that flows through Porto, Portugal
    $1000 23
Rhyming nickname of short-but-fast NHL star Henri Richard
    $1000 16
This publisher founded the New York Tribune as a Whig paper & later helped start the Republican party in 1854
    $1000 30
The Scotch was good. Too good. I tried to remember. It was 1955, & this writer had won for "The Long Goodbye". & now he had my gun

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

Roey Amy Nathan
$7,000 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roey Amy Nathan
$11,200 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now, that's a weird category. I'm gonna give you an example. "A registered brand in Little Rock"--what is "Trademarkansas"?)
    $400 22
A Merv of these hybrid creatures who guarded gold from the Arimaspians
    $400 25
A kid with a skinned knee can impress his friends by telling him he has this, from the Latin meaning "scrape off"
    $400 1
She's the platinum-tressed bride of Dagwood Bumstead
    $400 3
You'll feel like a king on this isle in Lake Superior, the least visited national park in the lower 48 states
    $400 8
Excitement that comes from visiting Chicago... or Peoria
    $400 17
In 1845 he lit into fellow poet Mr. Longfellow with accusations of plagiarism, which did not go over well
    $800 23
A Bojack of these horse/men who tried to kidnap Lapith women after getting drunk at a wedding
    $800 13
Cerumen is the medical name for this substance
    $800 2
This "Dilbert" creator received an MBA from Berkeley
    $800 4
Maybe you'll go to this Chicago university, founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College
    $800 9
A swirling whirlpool in the Lone Star State
    DD: $6,000 18
Leonardo DiCaprio played this law enforcement man in a 2011 biopic
    $1200 24
(If there were more than one) a maze of these bullheaded monsters, the offspring of the wife of King Minos
    $1200 19
Aspirin & codeine are this kind of drug, AKA a painkiller--they relieve suffering without causing unconsciousness
    $1200 10
Lincoln Peirce created this character, who's actually just 4 1/2 feet tall
    $1200 5
Go to the north bank of the Thames to stay at this London hotel, a blend of art deco & Edwardian elegance
    $1200 14
A fortress in the first state to ratify the Constitution
    $1600 27
A string of these foul-smelling bird/women monsters who meet Jason & the Argonauts
    DD: $5,000 20
This 11-letter word describes any procedure that doesn't require breaking the skin or entering the body with instruments
    $1600 11
This comic strip sportscaster has stayed current, covering Anthony Davis & Roger Goodell
    $1600 6
About 50 miles north of Milwaukee, this Wisconsin city on Lake Michigan was established as a fur-trading post
    $1600 15
Pertaining to the eyesight of residents in the most populous state
    $2000 26
A panoply of these goaty guys, the Roman version of satyrs
    $2000 21
In the disorder called this, an intolerance to gluten leads to damage of the lining of the small intestine
    $2000 12
In a classic early strip, Offissa Pupp protects this feline
    $2000 7
This town on Long Island gained fame as the site of Sagamore Hill, Theodore Roosevelt's summer White House
    $2000 16
Strict plant eater from a Pacific coast state
    $2000 28
Spoon River was a combo of 2 towns this writer knew as a boy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roey Amy Nathan
$19,600 $7,200 $9,800
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The death penalty has been carried out only once under Israeli law--in 1962, for this man

Tiebreaker Round

This noble gas is the second-lightest element

Final scores:

Roey Amy Nathan
$19,600 $9,900 $19,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roey Amy Nathan
$16,800 $7,200 $9,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2019-03-30
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