Show #8085 - Friday, November 1, 2019


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Jennifer Cooper, a university volunteer coordinator from Sylva, North Carolina

Christine McKeever, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Andrew Thomson, a journalist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
These ubiquitous mushrooms share a name with something found on your shirt
    $200 1
In 1998 congress wished him a happy 87th birthday by renaming Washington National Airport in his honor
    $200 12
This word for a rope used to tie up a horse is also the name of a sleeveless top that has straps around the neck that leave the back bare
    $200 6
An alarming 2019 environmental report called for action to reduce the 8 million tons of this substance going into oceans every year
    $200 22
Alicia Keys
    $200 7
It's a less appealing 2-word name for tofu
    $400 18
"P" is for this type of mushroom that, fittingly, shares its name with a type of umbrella
    $400 2
Here's a nifty cabin made from these
    $400 13
This type of lace, used to make the fan seen here, bears the name of the French town where it originated
    $400 27
From a 2018 report: "There is evidence that integrating" these people fleeing violence "in local economies can be mutually beneficial"
    $400 23
Kenny G
    $400 8
People who have these snakes as pets favor the red-tailed species
    $600 19
They're often used in Japanese dishes, such as kinoko gohan
    $600 3
Founded in Africa in 1822, it's the only world capital (besides Washington, D.C.) that's named for a U.S. president
    $600 14
A musical instrument with bellows gives its name to this style of pleats
    $600 28
The 2013 World Health Report said zinc supplements reduce the rate in kids of this lung infection associated with the elderly
    $600 24
Earl Scruggs
    $600 9
This musical notation sets the position of the F below middle C
    $800 20
Don't be shell-shocked; despite the name of this mushroom, it doesn't grow under water
    $800 4
Seen here are flight controllers at work at this facility's Mission Control Center
    $800 15
A royal house gives its name to this style for a necktie; it has a more complicated knot than a four-in-hand
    $800 29
The 2018 World Drug Report said about 192 million people worldwide used this recreational drug, including 38 million Americans
    $800 25
Rock Hall of Famer Hal Blaine
    $800 10
It's the slang term for the ideological barrier separating China from the West
    $1000 21
This Italian mushroom, whose name comes from a dairy product, is a juvenile portobello
    DD: $1,000 5
The Department of Commerce headquarters building is named for this president who once served as Commerce Secretary
    $1000 16
This traditional peasant costume seen here is still worn in the Austrian & Bavarian Alps
    $1000 30
"I.I"! A 2016 report found this financial issue had increased in 75% of the world's cities in the preceding 2 decades
    $1000 26
Sarah Chang & Midori
    $1000 11
This desert plant is named for its cylindrical shape

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

Andrew Christine Jennifer
$2,000 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Christine Jennifer
$3,600 $1,600 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
On Nov. 28, 1848 the parliament of this country chose Bern as its federal capital
    $400 1
Gwen Verdon said she helped dub in the tapping & splashing in the title number in this 1952 film
    $400 6
Farmers plant trees around farms to create windbreaks as they battle this, attrition of soil by wind
    $400 10
Why'd you do that? "Just..." this 5-letter contraction
    $400 30
This Tom Wolfe work was spacey but had the correct contents to win a 1980 Nonfiction Award
    $400 21
Starting around 600 B.C. many Jews were deported east from the kingdom of Judah in what's known as the Babylonian this forced departure
    $800 17
Finn, Bjork & Ursina are a family of brown these big animals, fishing & climbing in a park in the heart of Bern since 2009
    $800 2
It's 10 years later as Al Swearengen & friends celebrate South Dakota statehood on the 2019 movie based on this HBO series
    $800 7
A 138-pound cabbage set a world record for Scott Robb, a farmer in this state, benefiting from the above-average amount of sunlight
    $800 11
The American Heritage Dictionary calls it "perhaps the single most famous feature of southern United States dialects"
    $800 29
The 2017 Nonfiction winner was Masha Gessen's "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed" this superpower
    $800 22
Human occupation on Corsica dates from at least the 3rd millennium B.C., as evident from dolmens & menhirs, standing these
    $1200 18
Tour the 2nd floor apt. of Kramgasse 49 where this scientist began to live in 1903 & did some incredible work, relatively speaking
    $1200 3
Charlie Chaplin faces the perils of technology in this 1936 film that was also the last appearance of "The Tramp"
    DD: $1,500 8
In France & Germany, asparagus is grown underground to inhibit this pigment, creating a delicious white variety
    $1200 12
A contraction of "would rather"; having these would mean you'd get your way
    $1200 28
Colson Whitehead liberated the 2016 Fiction Award for his novel about this title 19th century "conveyance"
    $1200 23
Ostia, at the mouth of this river, served as Rome's naval base & commercial harbor
    $1600 19
Any pirate could tell you that Bern lies along this river with a double "a" rating that rises in the Alps
    $1600 4
Howie Mandel & Denzel Washington were on staff at this '80s show set at St. Eligius Hospital
    $1600 9
This 11-letter type of farming supplies produce for the farmer to eat, but not enough for market
    $1600 13
There is a contraction in this French phrase for "please"; it's literally "if it pleases you"
    $1600 27
Thomas Pynchon found the Fiction Prize at the end of this 1973 novel
    DD: $1,500 24
In the 1st century B.C. Philo of Larissa taught his skeptical Philo-sophy at this school founded by Plato
    $2000 20
Renzo Piano designed the Bern museum here, dedicated to this painter, a local boy who taught at Bauhaus in the 1920s
    $2000 5
In this Alexander Payne film, Paul Giamatti is asked, "Why are you so into Pinot?"
    $2000 15
Most of the dairy cows in the U.S. are descended from this cattle breed named for an area of northern Germany
    $2000 14
The poem "Home, Sweet Home" doesn't begin, "'Mong pleasures & palaces though we may roam"; the first word is this contraction
    $2000 26
He won Fiction Awards for "The Magic Barrel" & "The Fixer" but not for "The Natural"
    $2000 25
The 6th century B.C. Temple of Artemis was a mainstay of this city whose residents St. Paul would later pen a letter to

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Christine Jennifer
$15,000 $11,600 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This denomination takes its name from the day, as told in the New Testament, when the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles

Final scores:

Andrew Christine Jennifer
$6,799 $0 $0
2-day champion: $30,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Christine Jennifer
$14,800 $11,600 $10,200
19 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
18 R,
3 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2019-08-27
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