Show #8076 - Monday, October 21, 2019


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Ryan Bradley, a TV animation marketing executive from West Hollywood, California

Mononita Nur, an aerospace engineer from Huntsville, Alabama

Daryn Firicano, a clinical representative from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Mexcan-born guitar legend seen here
    $200 13
It's a person's style of handwriting; a doctor's is stereotypically poor
    $200 22
Archimedes was referring to this simple machine when he said, "Give me where to stand, and I will move the earth"
    $200 17
If you're having trouble remembering these 2 national colors of Canada, think of the flag
    $200 24
We like the pool, but now it's time for some bubbly in our J-500 one of these that "defines the hot tub experience"
    $200 30
Musician Ravi Shankar
    $400 16
On Sept. 25, 1970 she recorded "Me And Bobby McGee"; on October 4 she died
    $400 12
At the 2018 Indy 500 Scott Dixon's crew won the challenge named for this break for service
    $400 15
F. Scott Fitzgerald warned that using this punctuation mark "is like laughing at your own joke"
    $400 18
Canada's motto is "a Mari usque ad Mare", translated as "from" this "to" this
    $400 29
We have this directional exposure--it's great for the solar panels & Architectural Digest says it's best "for bright light all day"
    $400 28
President to some, not so much to others Nicolás Maduro
    $600 6
Bob Hope gave this crooner his big break & his stage name in 1949 when he was performing under the name Joe Bari
    $600 9
Ogden Nash called this root vegetable "an anemic beet"
    $600 23
From this place, George Washington wrote his soldiers were unfit for duty because they were "barefoot and otherwise naked"
    $600 20
Whether it's silver or bigleaf, Canada's national tree is this
    $600 11
I'm so glad we got rid of our old countertops & went with this 7-letter type of igneous rock
    $600 26
The whiskey-wanting Greta Garbo
    $800 4
This country crossover star's Top 40 hits included "Rhinestone Cowboy" & "Wichita Lineman"
    $800 8
On a Vegas-set reality series, Rick Harrison buys, sells & appraises items of historical value in this kind of establishment
    $800 14
This French microbiologist said, "Chance favors only the prepared mind"
    $800 21
This rodent became a national symbol in 1975
    $800 10
We've got an extra sink & plenty of storage between the kitchen & dining room in the "pantry" named for this worker
    $800 27
Painter with a pipe dream René Magritte
    $1000 1
This composer & bandleader was one of the most popular musicians of the swing era
    $1000 2
The main building block of coral is this tiny organism
    DD: $1,600 7
In the 1940s this British novelist said "The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world"
    $1000 5
The national anthem "O Canada" was first sung in 1880 here, Canada's only walled city
    $1000 3
This French phrase meaning "following" is used to describe a bathroom that connects to a bedroom
    $1000 25
Nobel Peace Prize winner F.W. de Klerk

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

Daryn Mononita Ryan
$2,600 -$400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daryn Mononita Ryan
$4,200 $200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter "T", and we're not talking about the driving kind of T-bird.)
    $400 1
A book about George, who takes the new name Melissa, earned some bans but also one of these Greek-letter awards AKA the Lammys
    $400 6
A 2019 survey ranked this island nation as having the sexiest accent; nearby Australia ranked fifth
    $400 28
Using cloned DNA worked out just super-duper in this 1993 film... well, for its producers, not its characters
    $400 23
"Insure domestic tranquility" & "secure the blessings of liberty" are lines from this historic document
    $400 14
One suggestion for this chess piece: deputy sovereign
    $400 30
It's the tropical bird seen here
    $800 2
This Stowe novel was banned in parts of the slave-holding South & in serf-holding Russia
    $800 7
In Latin America, this word of thanks is pronounced with a soft "C"; in most of Spain, the "C" is said as a "th"
    $800 27
This man returned to the "Star Wars" universe in animated form, voicing Mace Windu in "The Clone Wars"
    $800 15
In the 1760s these 2 surveyors marked the boundary between Maryland & Pennsylvania
    $800 16
We could call this "parental" computer component a primary circuit board
    $800 29
In 1784 Ben Franklin panned the bald eagle as a U.S. national symbol, preferring this bird instead
    DD: $1,400 3
Forget the love story--Pasternak's "Dr. Zhivago" was banned in the USSR until 1987 because of its portrayal of this commie faction
    $1200 13
Ewan McGregor called the Midwest accent he used for this TV show based on a movie the hardest one he'd ever done
    $1200 26
Sarah, Helena & Cosima were but some of the "Clone Club" played by this actress on "Orphan Black"
    DD: $5,000 9
Woeful economic conditions helped reduce immigration from 4.2 million the decade before to less than 700,000 in this decade
    $1200 17
You can use this 6-letter term rather than Latina or Latino
    $1200 22
This small duck shares its name with a bluish-green color
    $1600 4
Due to its alleged obscenity, in 1957 U.S. Customs seized 520 copies of this Allen Ginsberg poem printed in England
    $1600 12
Scouse, the accent for this port city on England's West Coast, comes from lobscouse, a sailor's dish
    $1600 25
This author was able to revive the character Duncan Idaho when he introduced clones called ghola in "Dune Messiah"
    $1600 8
In 1868 the House of Representatives voted 126 to 47 to impeach this man
    $1600 18
How about "synthetic" or "artificial" instead of this hyphenated adjective
    $1600 21
This swan is named for its low-pitched call
    $2000 5
The 1722 novel "Moll Flanders" by this author has been taken off shelves for lewdness
    $2000 11
It's another word for an Irish accent
    $2000 24
Later featured in "Game of Thrones", this veteran British actor starred as a cloned mad scientist in a 2008 BBC sitcom
    $2000 10
In 1863, George McClellan's military career was over, but this General George was on hand to defeat Robert E. Lee at Gettysburg
    $2000 19
To describe those who came before us, these "bears" are less patriarchal than these "fathers"
    $2000 20
Scarlet is one species of this songbird

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daryn Mononita Ryan
$9,600 $7,200 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Sounds easy; narrows it down.)
Named for the ore once mined there, this city at an altitude of 10,152 feet is home to the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

Final scores:

Daryn Mononita Ryan
$4,799 $199 $9,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Daryn Mononita Ryan
$16,200 $7,000 $14,200
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2019-08-26
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