Show #8106 - Monday, December 2, 2019


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Mohammed Ali, a physician from Bear, Delaware

Joanna LeRoy, an attorney from Boston, Massachusetts

Alex Damisch, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
To her teachers in Stockholm: I'm starting a strike to protest climate change, then sailing to New York; try me on sat phone
    $200 6
Jenna Bush Hager has a big wine glass to fill replacing Kathie Lee Gifford as co-host of this show's 4th hour
    $200 30
Here's a view passengers can't get--taken from high above SFO--this facility
    $200 27
The "Band-Aid" is Vietnam-era slang for this important member of a combat unit
    $200 22
In McMurray's diagnostic test, feeling a click in the wrong place can indicate a meniscal tear in this joint
    $200 18
A general disposition to expect the best
    $400 28
From her, in 1921: I'm traveling to get presented with a gram of radium by President Harding, but I'm available on cell! Au revoir!
    $400 5
On "Dead to Me", Linda Cardellini befriends this "Married...with Children" actress at a grief support group
    $400 26
The giant wave here was captured on the east side of this island of about a million people where big waves are a way of life
    $400 9
"Chest candy" means these
    $400 21
It's Internet content designed to get you to navigate to a website where you may possibly be disappointed
    $400 17
It's from the Latin for "favorable"; when it knocks, open the door
    $600 25
From Billy Clanton, October 26, 1881: Got a dental appointment... with this killer dentist
    $600 4
This children's character played by Bob Keeshan wasn't Australian; he was named for the large pouches in his coat
    $600 1
The grand prize winner shows a village on this largest island. Buildings colored according to their function are helpful in a snowy landscape
    $600 12
Onboard a U.S. Navy ship, "pollywogs" turn into "shellbacks" when they've crossed this geographic line
    $600 15
Ray & Tom Magliozzi were known as Click & Clack, the Tappet Brothers, when they hosted this long-running NPR radio show
    $600 16
Adjective meaning ostentatiously lavish
    DD: $1,000 11
In 1913, from this Jr. capitalist: Working from home in my new mansion, at 102 feet the tallest house yet built in New York City
    $800 3
As a series creator and actor, he has cast himself as the righteous Jesse Gemstone as well as the crass Kenny Powers
    $800 8
Vultures can soar gracefully for hours and are classified, along with hawks and eagles, as these, from the Latin for "to seize"
    $800 13
Common term referring to the means by which a significant other breaks up with a service member by mail
    $800 23
Heard by the musicians, click tracks use this device to keep tempo in a song
    $800 19
A musical work not as serious as "Rigoletto"; "Babes in Toyland", for example
    $1000 10
From him, around 1400: Fynishd wrytng my "Tales" & am off to finde a prufreadur; myghte take a whil
    $1000 2
The alla prima art technique allowed this man who passed away in 1995 to complete a painting in 30 minutes on PBS
    $1000 7
Adapted to their alpine home, these wild goats with distinctive horns survey their domain
    $1000 14
Ejecting from an aircraft & using a parachute is called "hitting" this fabric
    $1000 24
The "X"-factor of this South African language is 18 different clicks
    $1000 20
It's a branch of physics, or the way a situation looks in the public eye

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

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$1,800 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$4,800 $4,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
New Orleans' Lafayette Square is just south of this district AKA the Vieux Carre, naturellement
    $400 15
Look what you made me do, you alliterative British singer! I can't stop humming your 2019 single "Dancing with a Stranger"
    $800 8
Lafayette, Alabama has an 8-foot bronze statue of this native son & 1930s & '40s heavyweight champ
    $800 14
A band references its own name in the lyric "counting" these, "one for sorrow, two for joy"
    $800 24
2 characters in her novel "The Last Man" are portraits of her late husband & of Lord Byron
    $800 23
George Lakoff argues that these figures of speech like "He's at the peak of health" are fundamental to how we see the world
    $1200 7
Lafayette, Louisiana is home to the Live this Society, whose members are trees with girths of 8 feet or more
    $1200 13
On 2019 album charts Khalid was neighbors with this similar-named artist's "Father of Asahd"
    $1200 22
He published many novels in the decade, including "The Pirate", set in the Shetland and Orkney Islands
    $1200 21
The book series about this "Scenario" includes "Retirement" & "Politics"
    $1200 10
Trilling is a synonym for verbally doing this with your Rs rrrrrrrepeatedly
    DD: $2,800 19
This electoral change didn't come to Switzerland until 1971, 51 years after it came to the United States
    $1600 6
An obelisk near Lafayette, Indiana memorialized this 1811 battle where William Henry Harrison gained fame
    $1600 12
Real name Melissa, with albums like "Supa Dupa Fly" she's the 1st female hip-hop artist in the Songwriters Hall of Fame
    DD: $4,000 18
Jane Webb Loudon wrote the 1st novel about one of these creatures, including the line "'Weak, feeble worm!' exclaimed Cheops"
    $1600 17
Before it described an accident, "contretemps" was a word for a false thrust or pass in this sport
    $1600 1
As in saying the word "cough", a glottal stop is a speech sound made by closing these & releasing them
    $1600 20
This word for a voting district is from Latin for "surrounding area"
    $2000 5
Located entirely within Norfolk, Va., the Lafayette River meets the Elizabeth River just below the anchorage area called these Roads
    $2000 11
Nirvana was Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & this bassist
    $2000 4
"Konrad Wallenrod" from 1828 is an epic poem about a Lithuanian prince fighting this invading German crusading order
    $2000 3
How bad can this Italian word be if it describes a bottle for Chianti?
    $2000 2
"Schleicher's Fable" was written by a linguist in 1868 in P.I.E. or Proto-this, the ancestor of tongues from Hindi to English
    $2000 16
The Commonwealth Electoral Bill of 1924 made voting in federal elections compulsory in this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$5,600 $8,400 $9,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Why does not the Pope... build the basilica of St. Peter with his own money rather than with the money of poor believers?" is one of these

Final scores:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$7,349 $5,599 $2,799
3-day champion: $33,549 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$8,000 $8,400 $10,800
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2019-10-04
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