Show #8140 - Friday, January 17, 2020

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan game 5.


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Lindsay Goldstein, a youth librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Dennis Coffey, a bartender from Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, a librarian from Portland, Oregon (whose 4-day cash winnings total $89,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letter O will come exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
    $200 23
The Turtle Creek this establishment in northern Michigan is owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
    $200 1
The Greeks gave us saganaki, setting the sheep's milk type of this ablaze right at your table
    $200 6
"Ready Player ___ "
    $200 11
In times of good fortune, you "live high on" it
    $200 20
2 bits equals one of these U.S. coins
    $200 15
"Ted Mosby, Architect" & "How Lily Stole Christmas" are episodes of this show about a very long courtship story
    $400 24
In the mid-1100s the Taira clan became Japan's first dominant political group who were these warriors
    $400 2
Literally translated as "burnt cream", this custard dish is topped with sugar that gets caramelized under a broiler
    $400 7
"__ Years a Slave"
    $400 12
You pledge your this 5-letter word when engaging to marry
    $400 21
Avian term for a sum of money saved for retirement or other important purpose
    $400 16
"Why should you go to jail for a crime someone else... noticed?" asked attorney Bob Loblaw on this Bluth-tastic show
    $600 28
The Lilly clan's annual family reunion near Beckley in this "Mountain State" has had as many as 75,000 attendees
    $600 3
At Brennan's in New Orleans, 35,000 lbs. of a certain fruit gets flamed annually to make this signature dessert of the restaurant
    $600 8
By Khaled Hosseini: "A ___ Splendid Suns"
    $600 13
This interjection is from the Danish & used as a toast
    $600 22
The title of Jim Cramer's TV show, or cash on hand for emergencies or impulse buying
    $600 17
Onetime vampire players Evan Rachel Wood, Tilda Swinton, Danny Trejo & Wesley Snipes all had cameos on "What We Do in" these
    $800 27
Fuimus, meaning "We have been", is the motto of this clan found in the name of a famous king of Scotland
    $800 4
We wish you a merry Christmas pudding, AKA this, a dish of dried fruit, suet & cognac, set afire before serving--now bring us some!
    $800 9
"___ Years in Tibet"
    $800 14
It's a collection of writings by several authors concerning a similar subject
    DD: $1,500 29
In frontier general stores, this was often used as a table or counter; hence "cash on" it to mean payment right away
    $800 18
"When the Whistle Blows" was the sitcom within this Ricky Gervais sitcom about TV bit players
    $1000 25
Gangs in the "Gangs of New York" era included the Plug Uglies, the Short Tails & these "Boys" named for part of lower Manhattan
    $1000 5
Bust out your chafing dish, some orange butter sauce & Grand Marnier to fire up this crepes dish
    $1000 10
"___ Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis"
    $1000 26
One of a fingerprint's central ridges
    $1000 19
The Lord works in mysterious ways, giving John Goodman & his family of deviant evangelists great wealth on this show

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

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$1,600 $200 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$2,600 $800 $6,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the show for us.)
    $400 24
In Spanish they're the Indias Occidentales
    $400 3
Pumbaa, Nala, Zazu
    $400 15
This belief is the denial & rejection of the existence of God or gods
    $400 10
I don't understand anything in this language, Patroclus, "It's all" this
    $400 1
In 1227 this Asian conqueror was buried in a secret & still unknown location
    $400 22
Fins & scales are required for these to be considered okay to eat
    $800 23
In 1977 the Soviet icebreaker Arktika became the first surface ship to reach it
    $800 4
Marius, Young Éponine, Madame Thenardier
    $800 16
The capacity for analytical thought; its "Age" began around the 18th century
    $800 12
They're all the rage in Stockholm
    $800 2
This rigid airship made its first Atlantic crossing in May 1936 & its last in 1937
    $800 27
Camels & hares are unclean because this body part of theirs is not cloven
    $1200 21
Celebrated April 27, Freedom Day, this country's national holiday, commemorates an event of 1994
    $1200 6
The Pigeon sisters (not enough? okay...), Felix & Oscar
    $1200 20
It's the dialectical combining of 2 seemingly opposing ideas into a new one
    DD: $2,500 13 shows you how to use the plunger when making coffee in one of these
    $1200 5
A 49-star U.S. flag was unveiled after this state got admitted in 1959
    $1200 28
The Ugly Duckling dodged a bullet--these birds of the genus Cygnus are deemed unclean to eat
    DD: $4,000 19
You'll find this state in Australia's lower right-hand corner
    $1600 8
In a musical: Henry Higgins, Alfred P. Doolittle
    $1600 25
Some say this 2-word power of personal choice is an illusion; C.S. Lewis said it "makes evil possible" but also goodness
    $1600 14
It's one entrance in 2 sections, top & bottom, that operate independently
    $1600 7
Here is the 6,000-mile journey known as this, taken in 1934-35
    $1600 29
When the King James Bible refers to the "hart" as clean, it means these forest dwellers
    $2000 18
The then Agricultural College of the State of Michigan was founded in what's now this city in 1855
    $2000 9
Brick, Big Mama, Gooper
    $2000 26
From the Greek for "moral character", this discipline is concerned with right & wrong
    $2000 17
A nationalistic movement that began in Istanbul lent its name to this term for any progressive thinker
    $2000 11
On April 12, 1961 this Soviet pilot made a single hour & a half orbit of Earth
    $2000 30
The pig is forbidden because it doesn't do this like cows & goats do

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$7,000 $19,600 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1993 remains of the Russian Royal Family killed in 1918 were confirmed by comparing their DNA to this member of the British Royal Family

Final scores:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$1 $21,601 $7,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Veronica Dennis Lindsay
$7,000 $17,200 $11,000
11 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2019-11-12
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