Show #8104 - Thursday, November 28, 2019


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Alex Damisch, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois

Jamin Speer, an economics professor from Memphis, Tennessee

Ellen Keane, a librarian from Stoneham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
The Indianapolis Colts' stadium is the NFL's first to have one of these that opens sideline-to-sideline, not end zone-to-end zone
    $200 1
This North American rodent is classified as a marmot, but is basically a large squirrel
    $200 8
A '60s classic: "(I Cannot Get Any) Satisfaction"
    $200 29
A player conceding defeat is said to do this, like someone quitting an office
    $200 28
The Pampas cover an area in South America of about 300,000 square miles from the Atlantic to the foothills of these mountains
    $200 18
A 1955 sermon by Dr. King was about "looking beyond your circumstances", like "the tragic" one of this forced racial separation
    $400 6
In 1836 Samuel Colt patented a design for a cylinder mechanism for this kind of handgun
    $400 2
It's the offspring of a gander
    $400 9
"There Is Not Any Mountain That Is High Enough" by Diana Ross
    $400 22
If this special move is done on the queenside, it's "long"; on the kingside, "short"
    $400 25
What the cowboy is to the American West, this heroic herder is to the Pampas
    $400 14
To file for the personal type of this under chapter 13, you must submit a debt repayment plan
    $600 7
Camp Colt in Penn. was the first U.S. post to train soldiers to use these new armored fighting vehicles of World War I
    $600 3
There are 12 species of this aromatic herb with a name from Chinese meaning "root of heaven"
    $600 10
Clapton's plea: "Lie Down, Sally"
    $600 21
An attack that forces a piece to move & expose another piece behind it is called this, after a type of beam discovered in 1895
    $600 24
George Bellows painted Luis Firpo, "The Wild Bull of the Pampas", de-ringing this champ in 1923. Ah, the champ came back to win
    $600 13
Donald Pleasence was one of these for real in 1944 & '45, then played one in "The Great Escape"
    $800 19
Ending a 37-year drought, in 2015 this "American" colt won the Triple Crown & was unanimously named horse of the year
    $800 4
Used for covering a hole or window, it's a metal frame with bars across it
    $800 11
A '70s smash from Bachman-Turner Overdrive: "You Have Not Seen Anything Yet"
    $800 23
The horizontal rows of squares on a chessboard are the ranks; the vertical ones are these
    DD: $1,312 15
This capital city of 13 million sits on the northeast edge of the Pampas
    $800 17
In people with the most common type of CP, short for this, increased muscle tone is bad, causing stiff movement
    $1000 20
In TV commercials, stars like Snoop Dogg have endorsed this "Works every time" malt liquor from Pabst
    $1000 5
A ration of rum mixed with water aboard an old Navy ship
    $1000 12
The Pussycat Dolls want to know: "Do You Not"
    $1000 27
Only the humble pawn can make this special type of capture with a French name
    $1000 26
This flightless South American bird, a relative to the ostrich, lives on the Pampas
    $1000 16
An alarming increase led to a count of about 60,000 people in this circumstance in L.A. County in 2019

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

Ellen Jamin Alex
$1,800 $3,800 $88

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$1,600 $3,600 $1,688

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
That's not such an ugly duckling beside the statue of this Dane in Central Park
    $400 29
A Pacific bluefin one of these may migrate across the Pacific & back, 10,000 miles round trip, only to end up as sashimi
    $400 1
2016: Barry Jenkins, from Tarell McCraney's play
    $400 14
The Supreme Court's 1966 "Miranda" decision said that an accused person "must be warned that he has a right to remain" this
    $400 19
A maker of maps & atlases
    $400 20
Hitler tried to return Yakov Dzhugashvili, this Soviet leader's son, in a P.O.W. swap; dad declined, saying "War is war"
    $800 26
Never mind the "Nevermore",he's been in Baltimore since 1921
    $800 27
The Great Lakes are great for Esox lucius, the northern this
    $800 2
2002: Ronald Harwood, from the memoir by Polish musician Wladyslaw Szpilman
    $800 18
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote songs with heart for this 2016 animated film about the search for the heart of Te Fiti
    $800 12
The opening of the "Mission: Impossible" TV show advised that the instructional tape would do this "in 5 seconds"
    $800 4
Marko Milosevic, son of the former leader of this country, is said to have crashed over 20 luxury cars
    $1200 23
As you might expect, this author's statue is relaxing at the bar in the El Floridita in Havana
    $1200 25
Roe around on the Columbia River & you might spot the white, or Oregon, species of this huge freshwater fish
    $1200 3
2005: Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, based on a short story by Annie Proulx
    $1200 15
You'll find "Automatic" & "Little Red Wagon" on this country star's 2014 album "Platinum"
    $1200 9
The skin of this aquatic mammal is about 2 inches thick & secretes a pinkish fluid that acts as a sunblock
    $1200 6
Currently in power, this "Great Comrade" was reportedly dubbed "Morning Star King" by his mom
    DD: $3,000 22
Much of her 6th century B.C. poetry is lost, but her reputation as a female writing pioneer remains
    $1600 28
AKA the coalfish, it doesn't do action painting but does provide action for North Atlantic anglers
    $1600 5
1999: John Irving, from his novel
    $1600 16
Miranda in this play says, "O brave New World, that has such people in't!"
    $1600 10
Value-wise, it begins once you drive your new car off the lot
    $1600 7
Last name of Jean-Claude, AKA "Baby Doc", who at 19 succeeded his father as president for life of Haiti
    $2000 24
The statue of this Victorian author, born Mary Ann Evans, is in Warwickshire, where she set many of her novels
    $2000 30
The North Atlantic abounds in this tasty fish that sparked 1970s trouble between Britain & Iceland
    $2000 13
1971: Ernest Tidyman, based on Robin Moore's nonfiction account of NYC cops & drug smuggling
    DD: $2,500 17
The smallest moon of Uranus, Miranda was discovered by this Dutchman, better known for his comet "Belt"
    $2000 11
From words meaning "life" & "difference" , it's the term for the range of species in a given environment
    $2000 8
In 2003 these 2 infamous sons were represented by the ace of hearts & the ace of clubs in the deck of Iraq's most wanted

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$6,400 $10,600 $9,788

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From a Sanskrit word for "descent", it's the form a god takes upon descending to Earth

Final scores:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$10 $1,600 $12,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$6,400 $9,200 $10,600
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2019-09-25
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