Show #8152 - Tuesday, February 4, 2020


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Nipun Tulshian, an investment analyst from New York, New York

Kathryn Flucht, an accounting student from Canton, Michigan

Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response is comprised of the letters that you find in the word "environment".)
    $200 26
Toledo is a major port on this Great Lake
    $200 12
    $200 10
Type of shirt that proverbially suits you to this letter
    $200 21
Like others, this owl familiar of Harry Potter perished in "Deathly Hollows"
    $200 18
A Milwaukee statue of Henry Winkler's "Happy Days" character is rhymingly called "The Bronze" this
    $200 28
It's the name in common to Paris' subway & Washington, D.C.'s rail system
    $400 27
Walsh University & the Pro Football Hall of Fame both opened in this city in the 1960s
    $400 15
    $400 20
Let's pull this unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface
    $400 22
This owl named for its shrill cry gets very irritable when it is mobbed by the songbirds it normally preys on
    $400 3
A statue in Salem, Massachusetts honoring this 1960s sitcom has the main character riding a broomstick
    $600 11
30 miles of historic byway in Ohio are dedicated to this 19th century planter; the area includes some of his original nurseries
    $600 14
    $600 7
Chess notation for the piece that can move exactly one square in any direction
    $600 25
It's safe to say Woodsy Owl would be peeved if you did this; he did ask us to "Give a hoot" & not to do it
    $600 19
This Kansas "City" that attracts western-loving tourists has a life-size statue of Marshal Dillon from "Gunsmoke"
    $800 1
Through a narrow valley known locally as "The Flats", the Cuyahoga River divides this metropolis
    $800 9
Arthralgia (these parts, whether hinge or ball-&-socket)
    $800 5
It begins 2 Mexican states but is the only letter not present in the names of the 50 U.S. states
    $800 24
Mr. Owl never does quite figure out exactly how many licks it takes to get to the center of one of these lollipops
    $800 17
Complete with carved Johnny, Johnny Carson Park is in this L.A. suburb, the longtime home of "The Tonight Show"
    $800 4
It's another name for a winemaker
    $1000 2
It's your Ohio newscaster audition: pronounce this seat of Allen County, & remember it's not said like the city in Peru
    DD: $1,000 13
Myalgia (these parts)
    $1000 6
In 1927 Ford introduced its next generation of cars, the model this
    $1000 23
When Winnie the Pooh & Piglet go to see Owl's tree house in this forest, the wind knocks the tree over
    $1000 16
A statue of this Jackie Gleason character graces the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal
    $1000 8
It can mean the countries of eastern Asia, or to familiarize yourself with your surroundings

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

Travis Kathryn Nipun
$1,600 -$800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Kathryn Nipun
$2,200 $1,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Too long; didn't read.)
    $400 8
The OED lists "traitor" as a definition for this biblical name
    $400 22
UNESCO mentioned the picturesque & romantic movements when it added this English "district" beloved by Coleridge
    $400 2
This greeting is a shortening of Hebrew for "Peace be with you"
    $400 7
In 1864, Admiral David Farragut's forces sealed off this Alabama city, one of the last major southern supply ports
    $400 13
1,200+ pages? Gimme the gist of this novel...the French invade Russia, m-hm ...500 characters?! ...Prince Andrey it!
    $800 11
As luck would have it, an oft-injured NFL quarterback with this apostolic name retired before the 2019 season began
    $800 12
In 2019 UNESCO added Vatnajokull National Park, which contains Iceland's largest this... for now
    $800 19
The OED spells this Australian greeting with an apostrophe
    $800 16
Ludwig Göransson won Grammys for composing "Black Panther" & co-writing this 2018 Childish Gambino song
    $800 6
After his victory at Manila Bay in 1898, he was given the rank of Admiral of the Navy
    $800 15
This 17th century adventure opens in La Mancha & about 800 pages later, its title guy renounces chivalry as foolish & dies
    $1200 1
This apostolic name is also a game of flashing red, blue, yellow & green lights
    $1200 20
Unlike a more popular synonym, welina means "greetings" in this language but does not mean "goodbye"
    $1200 17
Anyone who has seen "Birdman" can guess that its composer Antonio Sanchez is mostly known for playing these instruments
    DD: $3,000 3
On July 30, 1588 Admiral, Howard left this city's harbor to meet the Armada; 32 years later, another ship set sail from there
    $1200 14
Dickens' tale of a seemingly endless lawsuit is contained in the 900+ pages of this "homely" novel
    $1600 10
In a Seuss tale a boy with this apostolic name had 500 hats
    $1600 21
This 2-word Spanish greeting means "what's happening"
    $1600 26
This man has composed music for some of the movies he's directed like "Flags of Our Fathers" & "Mystic River"
    $1600 5
Admiral Yi Sun-shin, who repelled multiple Japanese invasions in the 1590s, is this country's national hero
    $1600 18
Formerly imprisoned in a château, our hero first spots the island in this title around 1/5 of the way through the 1,000 pages
    DD: $2,000 9
The Spanish Diego is the equivalent to this apostolic name
    $2000 27
In 2018 UNESCO added Ivrea, an industrial commune near Turin where this Italian company made typewriters, not cooking oils
    $2000 24
Also a dance, this word is commonly used as a Swahili greeting
    $2000 25
In the 1930s this Russian composed "Peter & the Wolf" & scored the movie "Alexander Nevsky"
    $2000 4
This admiral's tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery calls him the "Father of the Nuclear Navy"
    $2000 23
Nearly living up to its name, this novel by David Foster Wallace boasts nearly 1,100 pages, including 10 on the disassembly of a bed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Kathryn Nipun
$5,000 $2,400 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A drawing of it by John Hunter, naturalist & governor of New South Wales, published in 1802 labels it Ornithorhyncus paradoxus

Final scores:

Travis Kathryn Nipun
$5,201 $1 $0
2-day champion: $20,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Kathryn Nipun
$5,000 $5,400 $8,200
12 R,
2 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 2019-11-20
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