Show #8131 - Monday, January 6, 2020

Karen Farrell game 8.


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Kristin Carter, an attorney from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sayeed Akhtar, a student from Fairfax, Virginia

Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Woodbridge, Virginia (whose 7-day cash winnings total $139,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the tale, you identify the city for us.)
    $200 28
Ronald Reagan was in the 1940 biopic "Knute Rockne" this
    $200 23
His D.C. statue signaling "V for victory!" stands outside the British embassy
    $200 12
When this board game launched in 1981, it came with 6,000 questions
    $200 26
"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
    $400 24
This Arnold Schwarzenegger comedy about a father's desperate search for a Christmas toy might ring a bell
    $400 19
Until 1987 no building in Philadelphia rose higher than the statue of this Colonial founder atop city hall
    $400 15
This line begins the nursery rhyme that also says, "Wasn't that a dainty dish to set before a king?"
    $400 25
"Bright Lights, Big City" & "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler"
    $400 14
Come out of your "shell" & say this 2-word term meaning to suddenly cease speaking
    $400 27
Chili con carne is always fun but be prepared to carbo-load as you down these "renal" items
    $600 7
Diamonds & a winning lottery ticket, not $100 bills, are the goal in this 2002 action comedy
    $600 4
One of the 7 Ancient Wonders, the 40-foot statue of this god had a statue of Nike on his outstretched right hand
    $600 16
This 15-nation U.N. body is charged with the maintenance of international peace
    $600 1
"Peachtree Road" by Anne Rivers Siddons
    $600 10
Another way to say stay quiet!: this word for your mother
    $600 20
If you're counting carbs, this legume that's the main ingredient in hummus may not be your best choice
    $800 8
Annette Bening won a Golden Globe for her role in this 2010 film about children looking to connect with their sperm-donor dad
    $800 5
A life-size statue of this girl pulling back an imaginary curtain in her attic hiding place is at a Boise Human Rights Memorial
    $800 17
Spirits are also known as eau de vie or this Latin phrase that also means "water of life"
    $800 2
James Joyce's "Ulysses"
    $800 11
Dumbfounded is a synonym for this other "dumb" word that means you've been surprised to the point of speechlessness
    $800 21
Okay, these fruits are about 22% carbs, but Cavendish ones do help lower blood pressure & promote a healthy heart, so it's worth it!
    $1000 9
Robert Shaw was Henry VIII & Paul Scofield was Thomas More in this 1966 costume drama
    $1000 6
Some are up in arms over this marble statue carved around 150 B.C., saying she's really the sea goddess Amphitrite
    $1000 18
Back in 1917 the president of Argentina announced an Oct. 12 holiday called not Columbus Day but this "Dia"
    DD: $1,000 3
"Anna Karenina": these 2 cities about 400 miles apart
    $1000 13
A body part gets twisted into this alliterative, hyphenated term for being unable to utter a word
    $1000 22
In Verona, Italy the symbol of carnevale festivities is il papa del these potato dumplings

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

Karen Sayeed Kristin
$5,200 $400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Sayeed Kristin
$8,800 $800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
The final stage of a chess contest
    $400 27
Jesus tells him "The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice"
    $400 23
The Source magazine began a feud with this Detroit rapper & film star, but he put a "Nail In The Coffin" on that
    $800 18
Purportedly seeking the Fountain of Youth, Ponce de Leon reached the American mainland in 1513 in what is today this state
    $800 4
An agreeable odor
    $800 25
Jesus laments that he would have gathered the children of Jerusalem as she gathers her brood under her wings
    $800 13
This actor's diary & pistol are at Ford's Theatre
    $800 26
You'll find King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi in this country
    $800 21
In 2014 this "NCIS: Los Angeles" co-star ended a 17-year rift with Canibus, with the 2 rapping onstage in Brooklyn
    DD: $2,000 10
Stories of cannibals & courtesans, Kublai Khan & Prester John abound in this explorer's circa 1300 "Travels"
    $1200 1
    $1200 5
Harry Potter likes the passage in Job that reads, "I am a brother to dragons and a companion to" these birds
    $1200 6
This Irish dramatist wrote, "A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth"
    $1200 11
Chile's University of Atacama was founded in 1857 as a school of this, the Atacama region's main economic activity
    $1200 19
The mom of this "Empire State of Mind" & "Hard Knock Life" star told him to apologize to Nas after a very rough diss track
    $1600 16
In 1607, this English explorer set forth to discover a passage by the North Pole to Japan and China
    $1600 2
Adjective meaning fair, as in the distribution of property
    $1600 8
This tall flightless bird was supposedly uncaring about its own young, as in Job & Lamentations
    $1600 14
This Justice who died age 99 in 2019, is seen around 1975, the year he joined the Supreme Court
    $1600 12
One of several Nobel laureates associated with this university is its professor Takaaki Kajita, a 2015 physics winner
    $1600 20
Very little we can quote from his "No Vaseline"--let's just say this man was feeling "cold" toward his ex-NWA bandmates
    $2000 17
A lake that forms the boundary between Vermont & New York bears the name of this explorer who visited in 1609
    $2000 3
Condition due to lack of oxygen & surplus of carbon dioxide
    $2000 9
The Lord told Moses, "I bare you on" these birds' wings
    DD: $3,000 15
This inventor was one of the founders of the National Geographic Society & succeeded his father-in-law as its president in 1898
    $2000 24
A university in the Netherlands is named for this Dutch humanist; a Brooklyn high school is called his "Hall"
    $2000 22
He has ended his feud with 50 Cent & also changed his physique, making his rap name less accurate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Sayeed Kristin
$19,800 $2,000 $9,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1960s NOVELS
This book defines its own title as "concern for one's own safety in the face of dangers... was the process of a rational mind"

Final scores:

Karen Sayeed Kristin
$19,800 $1,981 $1
8-day champion: $159,603 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karen Sayeed Kristin
$19,000 $2,000 $9,600
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
4 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2019-10-23
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