Show #8232 - Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Zach Newkirk game 1.


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Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia

Shelli Castor, an editor from Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Morgan Wilbanks, a physician from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Words from the Random House dictionary.)
    $200 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Budapest, Hungary on the Széchenyi Chain Bridge.) In 1945, the Chain Bridge was blown up by the Nazis as this army advanced from the east; but it was rebuilt and reopened for its 100th anniversary in 1949
    $200 23
Of actress Angelina Voight
    $200 16
2009, an entry in "The Twilight Saga"
    $200 15
Let me stop you there... proverbially, in exposing yourself to a possible problem, you're opening up a giant "can of" these
    $200 6
It means "to conduct criminal proceedings in court against"
    $200 1
An idiom declares you should either "Fish or" do this, but if you slice a chunk of fish for your hook, you're doing both
    $400 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Budapest, Hungary in Memento Park.) The Republic of Councils monument --now mocked as "Sir, You Forgot Your Scarf!"--was meant to immortalize Hungary's first government by this party, which merged with the Social Democrats in 1919, just before taking power
    $400 17
1987, a winner of 3 Oscars, though not for Nicolas Cage
    $400 21
OK, here's what you have to realize about "The Wizard of Oz": the Tin Man tells Dorothy to use a can of this to help him move again
    $400 11
"A dictionary of synonyms", words with the same meaning... similar words... interchangeable words...
    $400 2
Spincast is a type of this on your rod that spools in your line
    DD: $100 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from , Szentendre, Hungary at the Hungarian Open Air Museum.) For centuries, Hungary was on the front lines of Christian Europe's battles with Eastern invaders; the Mongols came through in the 1200s, and this empire occupied much of the country from 1541 to 1699
    $600 18
2016, about an African-American boy growing to manhood in Florida
    $600 12
"A person who receives and disposes of stolen goods"
    $600 3
Before fishing with "friends", you may want to do this to the water, dumping some ground-up fish in the water around you
    $800 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from , Szentendre, Hungary at the Hungarian Open Air Museum.) A section of the Hungarian Open Air Museum is devoted to the Great Hungarian Plain where this group swept in around the year 895; they're still the majority in what's now Hungary
    $800 25
Of country singer Troyal Brooks
    $800 19
1979, Roger Moore Bond-ing with Lois Chiles in outer space
    $800 27
What you have to understand about an old-time kids' game is that hiders try to free others from jail by performing this title task
    $800 13
"Needlework done with a needle having a small hook at one end for drawing the...yarn through intertwined loops"
    $800 4
Black & blue are 2 species of this sport fish & there's a multimillion-dollar Black & Blue Tournament to catch them off Baja Calif.
    $1000 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from , Szentendre, Hungary at the Hungarian Open Air Museum.) The ancient pagan goddess
Boldogasszony was merged with this woman who became the country's patroness at the instigation of its first king in 1038
    $1000 24
Of financier J.P. Morgan
    $1000 20
1999, starring Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman
    $1000 26
I happened to browse some websites of paint companies, & this one featuring a European youth has its own "twist & pour" paint cans
    $1000 14
"(Of a disease) having long duration (opposed to acute)"
    $1000 5
This type of fishing involves gently flinging the rod back & forth, letting the heavier line propel the light lure

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

Morgan Shelli Zach
$2,900 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$7,300 -$400 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the two books by the same author that we have managed to combine in our clues.)
    $400 1
Clara Peeters was a 17th century artist who specialized in this type of painting on inanimate objects
    $400 25
This plain in southeast Mexico is hot, like the pepper & sauce of the same name
    $400 11
Hurry up! This adverb meaning with haste is worth a big 25 points in Scrabble
    $400 5
"Oliver Copperfield"
    $400 13
Florida A&M University in this state capital is the only HBCU in the state university system of Florida
    $400 12
This ABC morning show with a panoply of female hosts is in its 23rd season
    $800 2
While working in Rome, American sculptor Harriet Hosmer befriended these married British poets and cast their clasped hands
    $800 26
The Kanto Plain, Japan's biggest, occupies more than 6,000 square miles of this island
    $800 21
Not at any time, not now, not in the past, not in the future, not under any condition
    $800 6
"A Farewell the Bell Tolls"
    $800 20
The Oaks, former home of Booker T. Washington, & the George Washington Carver Museum are at this Alabama school
    $1200 3
In the '60s British painter Bridget Riley was a leader of this movement that played tricks on your eyes
    $1200 22
Steve Jobs liked to say Apple products were this "crazy" kind of great, also the title of a book about the Macintosh
    $1200 7
"The Great Tycoon"
    DD: $4,600 19
Fisk University in Nashville has a master's- to-Ph.D. bridge program in conjunction with this local private university
    $1200 15
In 2019 Comedy Central rolled out "Lights Out with" this veteran comic to follow "The Daily Show"
    $1600 4
In the 1890s, while at Antibes on the coast of France, she painted "The Boating Party"
    DD: $3,000 28
The Colombian Abyssal Plain underlies the south-central part of this sea
    $1600 23
Specifically taking place every 8,760 hours
    $1600 8
"Breathing Tourist"
    $1600 17
Future Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche set up the political science department at this Washington, D.C. school
    $1600 14
This legend of NBC late night turned down the role that Jerry Lewis eventually played in "The King of Comedy"
    $2000 10
"The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction" is a recent series of works by this "Windy City" feminist artist
    $2000 27
The Russian Plain extends from the country's western border to these mountains that run 1,550 miles from north to south
    $2000 24
From the Greek for "angle to angle", it means in the direction of a slanting straight line
    $2000 9
"The Age of Frome"
    $2000 18
This U. near the Va. "Roads" region has an oak tree where the Emancipation Proclamation got its first southern reading
    $2000 16
The Bill Clinton Presidential Library has the sunglasses Clinton wore for his sax-playing appearance on this man's talk show

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$8,900 $2,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Encyclopedia Britannica says of him: "After an extended tour of Europe he retired to Concord...& he died in obscurity"

Final scores:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$10,108 $2,600 $17,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$9,400 $2,800 $9,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
6 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 2020-03-11
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