Show #8160 - Friday, February 14, 2020


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Jayne Niemi, a retired college registrar from St. Paul, Minnesota

Terry Heard Jr., an aircraft maintainer from Akron, Ohio

Brooke MacKenzie, a lawyer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In 1988 she scored her first No. 1 bestseller with "Queen of the Damned", the third novel in her Vampire Chronicles
    $200 25
"I volunteer as tribute!"
    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) On his last voyage to search for the Northwest Passage, this captain discovered the Hawaiian Islands
    $200 15
To remove a stain using an absorbent item, or to live at the expense of others
    $200 14
"Animal, vegetable or mineral?" is the classic starter for this parlor game
    $200 20
The Heinz website has multiple offerings for this French fry condiment, including jalapeno & sriracha styles
    $400 26
Spoken by Natalie Portman, "I was perfect"
    $400 17
In the early 900s Rollo the Viking founded this duchy in France from which England was conquered 150 years later
    $400 7
To flutter your eyelashes
    $400 13
Now a saint, Anterus was the 20th of these; his predecessor Pontian was exiled to the Sardinian mines
    $400 21
Of course, there are yellow, spicy brown & honey varieties of this to peruse
    $600 1
"Why so serious?"
    $600 18
Benito Mussolini's parents were admirers of this Benito, a reformist president of Mexico
    $600 19
Aggressively peddle goods in public by calling out
    $600 12
In old British currency, there were 20 of these to a pound
    $600 22
Heinz notes that this product is made from 100% cage-free eggs, lemon juice, oil & vinegar
    $800 3
Anna Deavere Smith's play "Fires in the Mirror" looks at the 1991 riots in the Crown Heights neighborhood of this NYC borough
    $800 27
Sulley: "I can still hear her little voice"
Boo: (from down the hall) "Mike Wazowski!"
    DD: $1,000 5
This Prussian who helped train the Continental Army left his name on a "ville" that's one of Ohio's oldest communities
    $800 8
Defeat an opponent overwhelmingly, especially by shutting them out
    $800 10
Most sports teams attempt to do this, also a term for a grouping of 20
    $800 23
Heinz offers cocktail sauce with a shrimp on the label & this type of sauce with a bit of fried fish on the label
    $1000 2
The Hudson series is a sequence of novels by this "Flowers in the Attic" author
    $1000 28
"Noooo, Kelly Clarkson!"
    $1000 6
Gandhi is seen here with his mentor, Gopal Gokhale, who also worked for the rights of these low or no-caste folks, also known as Harijan
    $1000 9
A weasel-like animal gives us this verb meaning to uncover or bring to light by searching
    $1000 11
These two journalists worked on "20-20" together for 20 years
    $1000 24
Heinz offers a type of gravy made from "savory beef stock" with this 2-word French designation

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

Brooke Terry Jayne
$0 -$1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brooke Terry Jayne
$1,000 $1,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be an "X" in each correct response.)
    $400 21
In 1955 a young tree symbolizing the healthy growth of Japan first appeared on the 1-this coin
    $400 6
Even though they had pulses, the Governor & Negan made this show a little more terrifying
    $400 20
In World War I a line of these defensive fortifications ranged from Belgium to Switzerland
    $400 10
The gallbladder, which stores bile, lies immediately below this organ
    $400 28
The 33 boroughs that make up London include this one that helps us keep time worldwide
    $400 1
A person or thing that brings bad luck
    $800 25
A 2-franc coin from French Polynesia depicts an outrigger canoe beside 4 of these trees
    $800 9
Kasius, Graviton & a Kree were bad guys on this Marvel series on ABC
    $800 19
The part of the sword that protects your hand is called this, a word whose French equivalent is spoken by fencers
    $800 13
Not surprisingly, the name of this longest nerve is derived from Latin for "pain in the hip"
    $800 24
2 boroughs, Richmond & Kingston, are more properly followed by "upon" this body of water
    $800 2
A social gathering for people to get to know each other
    $1200 22
One of the earliest American coins, the 17th century Massachusetts pine tree shilling was minted from this precious metal
    $1200 7
Seen here, Jodie Comer kills it as the villainess Villanelle on this drama
    $1200 15
In myth, Athena had an Aegis, a shield adorned with the head of this hideous Gorgon
    $1200 11
One of the spleen's main functions is to filter out worn & damaged these
    $1200 18
Take a walk down memory lane in the borough of Camden & name this thoroughfare made famous by The Beatles
    $1200 3
An ability score in Dungeons & Dragons, it refers to skill with the hands or body
    $1600 26
On the reverse of the current U.S. $10 bill, trees frame this building
    $1600 8
Crowley, a charming villain on this show, was known to give the Winchester boys a devil of a time
    $1600 16
More than 50 years old, this DuPont material known for its anti-bullet qualities is now used in aerospace & mining applications
    $1600 12
Your metabolic rate is controlled by hormones secreted by this gland at the front of your neck
    $1600 23
More than 1,300 bombs were dropped on the especially hard-hit borough of Croydon during this 1940-41 German-named assault
    $1600 4
From the Latin for "leap up", it means to feel triumphant jubilation
    DD: $9,800 27
A former Italian 100-lire coin shows Minerva grasping one of 4 these trees big in Italian agriculture
    $2000 30
On "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", Jake Peralta's occasional nemesis, the Pontiac Bandit, is portrayed by this veteran funnyman
    $2000 17
On Reddit, there's an entire subreddit enamored with this weapon seen here, & they're not big fans of catapults
    $2000 14
Found in the ear, the body's three smallest bones are known as the anvil, hammer & this, after their shapes
    DD: $1,000 29
This borough's name is synonymous with Britain's Parliament
    $2000 5
A relative of the elephant, this herbivorous mammal is also called a rock rabbit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brooke Terry Jayne
$6,600 $19,000 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 7 words precede, "The rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals"

Final scores:

Brooke Terry Jayne
$13,101 $17,663 $794
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,663 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brooke Terry Jayne
$6,600 $13,200 $7,000
10 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2019-12-03
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