Show #8189 - Thursday, March 26, 2020


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Evan Singer, a beverage packaging specialist from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Susan Alden, a fundraising researcher from San Francisco, California

Adam Smith, a law student from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Don't give a gift of chrysanthemums in Italy; they're for these solemn events
    $200 3
Country's Jason Aldean sings about how it should be the other way around, but "memory drowns" this--Jack Daniel's, specifically
    $200 10
In a practical joke it precedes "cushion"
    $200 14
Currently there are 166 commissioned rangers in this state's famous law enforcement division
    $200 13
Not chilly gusts off Lake Michigan, but bombastic politicians may be the source of this Chicago nickname
    $200 25
FDR loved these holiday cakes & in 1933 received as a Christmas gift a 110-lb. one filled with wine-soaked raisins
    $400 22
The World Factbook wants you to know that in India, it's considered rude to wear these indoors
    $400 6
"Yeah, I'm gonna take my horse to" this title place, "I'm gonna ride 'til I can't no more"
    $400 11
This rhyming 2-word way of calling out to attract attention is also a brand of chocolate drink
    $400 17
Founded in 1983, it's a police officer-led program in the U.S. & 50+ other countries to keep kids off drugs
    $400 5
These 2 pro sports teams play their home games at United Center
    $400 26
For an 1806 4th of July party, Thomas Jefferson's steward hired an extra servant to turn a crank to make this
    $600 28
In this Mediterranean principality, don't fill a glass more than halfway--booze is to be savored, not guzzled
    $600 7
On "You Need to Calm Down", she sings, "You are somebody that I don't know but you're takin' shots at me like it's Patrón"
    $600 12
In a Little Richard song title, this 2-word interjection precedes "Miss Molly"
    $600 18
The person in charge of public safety in Red River, New Mexico has this 7-letter title, just like in the Old West
    $600 1
Stroll past the Art Institute of Chicago & the sculpture nicknamed "The Bean" on this avenue
    DD: $2,000 23
Ronald Reagan started eating these as part of a successful effort to give up pipe smoking
    $800 8
She demanded, "Break up with your girlfriend, yeah, yeah, 'cause I'm bored"
    $800 15
Meaning "Stop!", this nautical interjection is often heard before "ye matey"
    $800 20
In New York City, this bureau is in charge of policing the subway
    $800 2
At the University of Chicago in 1942, a team led by Enrico Fermi created the 1st self-sustaining one of these sequences
    $800 27
JFK gave a French-themed dinner party featuring duck à l'orange & this smooth chocolate dessert
    $1000 9
Her: "New man on the Minnesota Vikings, truth hurts, needed something more exciting, bom bom bi dom bi dum bum bay"
    $1000 16
New to the Scrabble dictionary & containing Y, W & Z, this high-scoring interjection is used to express amazement
    $1000 21
(Dax Shepard presents the clue.) As a motorcycle fanatic, I was thrilled to write & direct the movie version of "ChiPs"--I even got to cast myself as Jon Baker of this state police agency
    $1000 4
Founded in 1930 by a successful Chicago businessman, this planetarium is America's oldest
    $1000 24
From 1976, "The Peanut Cookbook" includes a recipe for "Jimmy Carter's Favorite" this crunchy confection

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

Adam Susan Evan
$3,400 $600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Susan Evan
$2,800 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
"Hark!" It's what the herald angels do in a Christmas carol from the 1700s
    $400 24
New Orleans dentist Levi Spear Parmley introduced this as a means of dental hygiene using a silken thread
    $400 2
It means free to travel about & is often paired with "fancy-free"
    $400 3
Kelly Kapoor on "The Office" & ob/gyn Mindy Lahiri
    $400 20
He wrote his first novel "A Time to Kill" while putting in 60 to 70 hours a week at a Mississippi law firm
    $400 1
Get your nib, a straight pen & some black ink & dive into this, from the Greek for "beautiful writing"
    $800 13
St. Jerome wrote that from birth, everyone on earth has one of these commissioned to protect us
    $800 5
This nickname for Oklahoma comes from settlers who were early to stake claims
    $800 4
Angela Chase on "My So-Called Life" & Carrie Mathison on "Homeland"
    $800 21
Here's this author in 1935, hard at work on "Gone With the Wind"
    $800 16
Be a mentor with this nonprofit group, BBBS, providing adult role models to kids since 1904
    DD: $4,000 14
Mormons believe the angel Moroni appeared to this man & revealed to him where to find the golden plates
    $1200 6
Pandas live in these forests in China
    $1200 9
Jen Lindley on "Dawson's Creek" & Gwen Verdon, opposite Sam Rockwell
    $1200 22
This novelist of the frontier died in 1851 in a village his dad founded, the future home of the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $1200 17
Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 & run 26.2 to finish one of these; hmm...that may be a good time for some more than others
    $1600 15
Named after an archangel, this Spanish mission is located east of Los Angeles in a valley of the same name
    $1600 7
Wild Bill Hickok died in this type of establishment in Deadwood, South Dakota
    $1600 10
Rhoda Morgenstern's sister Brenda & as the voice of Marge Simpson
    $1600 23
Author-run bookstores include Ann Patchett's Parnassus Books in Nashville & his Booked Up Inc. in Archer City, Texas
    $1600 18
In this craft, try the coil method, taking long strips of clay & coiling them on top of each other
    $2000 25
As depicted here in a Gustave Doré engraving, this man has an encounter with an angel and gains a new name
    DD: $3,000 26
Stephen Decatur negotiated treaties with Tunis, Tripoli & Algiers, ending the war against these bad guys
    $2000 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) After Falcon Heavy's successful first launch, SpaceX brought back two of these first-stage rockets and stuck a dramatic simultaneous landing
    $2000 11
The ground-breaking 1968 title role of Julia, and June on "White Collar"
    $2000 27
William Kennedy was born in this state capital & set a trilogy there, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Ironweed"
    $2000 19
Although very much associated with collecting coins, this is also a term for collecting medals or paper money

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Susan Evan
$10,400 $13,000 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Yucatan Peninsula is shared by these 3 countries

Final scores:

Adam Susan Evan
$0 $7,999 $5,201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adam Susan Evan
$9,600 $13,000 $8,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2020-01-28
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