Show #8242 - Tuesday, September 22, 2020


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Reshima Wilkinson, a researcher from Venice, California

Tyler Brill, a freelance writer from Simi Valley, California

Dana Hill, a book dealer and stay-at-home mom from Simi Valley, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you a state; you have to identify the state that has the longest border on the western side of the one we give you.)
    $200 5
Before becoming a UFC champ, Ronda Rousey was the 1st U.S. woman to win an Olympic medal in this martial art
    $200 7
A lack of genetic diversity in this crop in 1840s Ireland was a major cause of disaster for the population
    $200 4
An early depiction of a demon holding this customary farm implement is on a thousand-year-old high cross in County Louth, Ireland
    $200 1
Sodium hydroxide, aka lye, is traditionally used to create the brown coating on these twisted German snacks
    $200 9
2-4-6-8, who do we this? It means to be grateful for! Or rise in value! Yay!
    $200 24
    $400 6
In 2011, this man went 12 rounds to beat Juan Manuel Márquez, got 28 stitches, then hit the House of Blues to sing "La Bamba"
    $400 8
The USSR's 1930s Great Purge included the notorious "show" type of these, with defendants forced to confess
    $400 22
The current king of Spain is named after Philip V (died 1746) but is more commonly known by this Spanish version of his name
    $400 2
One theory for why tomatoes were thought to be poisonous--their acidity leached this toxic metal out of pewter plates
    $400 10
The "Hippie Dictionary" says it means "to see, understand ", as in "can you ___ it"?
    $400 25
    $600 19
This nickname of unjustly imprisoned boxer Rubin Carter was the title of the Denzel Washington film about him
    $600 11
1950-51 in the Alps was the "Winter of Terror" as these disasters destroyed buildings & killed more than 200 people
    $600 21
Latin term for a law that makes an act illegal though it was legal back when it was done
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Pressure of about 135 pounds per square inch is needed to pop each popcorn kernel; the pressure comes from steam, created when this white carbohydrate is heated to around 400 degrees
    $600 16
Something very complicated & ornamental; does that "strike your" this? Or is it just a "passing" one?
    $600 26
    $800 27
No bones about it--this dominant UFC light heavyweight has a brother who plays linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals
    $800 12
The Vatican had second thoughts about its treatment of heretic Giordano Bruno--400 years after he was executed this way
    $800 20
These people lived up to their name when they sacked Rome in 455 A.D., tearing up the tiles of the Temple of Jupiter
    $800 14
Around 10,000 years ago, human adults gained the ability to digest this milk sugar
    DD: $2,000 17
To venerate, say, a specific Revolutionary War nighttime equestrian
    $1000 28
A goal, an assist & a fight in the same game is a hockey "hat trick" named for this Red Wing but he only had 2 himself in 32 years
    $1000 13
A secret Sicilian group fighting foreign invaders may be the origin of this notorious criminal group
    $1000 23
His 1690 "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" argues for the "blank slate" view that all knowledge is from experience
    $1000 15
Mustard can act as one of these agents that allow oil & water to stay blended
    $1000 18
To hold a memory fondly in your mind, perhaps of the same-named 1989 Madonna hit

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

Dana Tyler! Reshima
$2,800 $1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Tyler! Reshima
$9,000 $3,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

3 Ns
    $400 6
In 1952 she & 2 French friends started a cooking school in Paris, L'ecole des trois gourmandes
    $400 25
In 1956 the International Criminal Police Commission got this new & snazzier name
    $400 8
"i do not know what it is about you that closes and opens...nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands"
    $400 13
When Beyoncé headlined this California music festival in 2018, some called it "Beychella"
    $400 16
Harvestmen, crane flies & cellar spiders are all known by this nickname
    $400 1
In 1984 the White Sox beat the Brewers 7 to 6 in a game that lasted 25 of these
    $800 7
His trips to Paris in the 1920s inspired his orchestral piece "An American In Paris"
    $800 26
The WTO, this club for commerce, has grown to more than 160 members
    $800 9
"Bells" (interspersed more than 60 times within the poem)
    $800 14
This rainy city's music festival is fittingly named Bumbershoot, a slang word for an umbrella
    $800 17
"Better ingredients. Better pizza" is an ad slogan for this chain
    $800 2
In 2019, for her book "Amity and Prosperity", Eliza Griswold won a Pulitzer Prize for general this
    $1200 18
She ran a salon out of her home for some of the leading artists and writers of the day
    $1200 27
The FAO, the Food & this Organization, operates in more than 130 countries
    $1200 10
"I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong"
    $1200 15
Perry Farrell claims he got the 5-syllable name for this long-running music festival from an episode of "The Three Stooges"
    $1200 20
The name of this caramel lollipop was meant to suggest a wealth of sweetness
    $1200 3
Among other things, the Fifth Amendment protects against self-this
    DD: $4,000 23
In 1803 this American launched an experimental steamboat on a river in Paris
    $1600 28
AOSIS, the Alliance of Small Island States, is concerned about a rise in this--1 meter would doom some of its members
    DD: $5,000 11
"Back from the mouth of hell, all that was left of them, left of six hundred"
    $1600 19
200,000 people crowd a Belgian town of 18,000 for Tomorrowland, a festival of EDM, short for this "music"
    $1600 21
A spirit known as a loa, Papa Legba is a gatekeeper & a master communicator in this religion practiced in Haiti
    $1600 4
It's also called transmigration of the soul
    $2000 24
In 1932 this author began a passionate love affair in Paris with Anais Nin that would last for years
    $2000 29
This 11-letter word is the "D" in IDA, a 173-member association that grants loans to foster growth in poor countries
    $2000 12
"The soul of Adonais, like a star, beacons from the abode where the eternal are"
    $2000 30
This Tennessee music festival comes from a slang word on a Dr. John album title that means "the best on the streets"
    $2000 22
Burl Ives played Big Daddy in the Broadway & film versions of this Tennessee Williams play
    $2000 5
Get thee to this other word for a convent

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Tyler! Reshima
$21,600 $11,200 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The book "The Eagle & the Elephant" is about the relationship between the U.S. & this Asian country beginning in 1833

Final scores:

Dana Tyler! Reshima
$19,600 $5 $600
2-day champion: $44,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dana Tyler! Reshima
$17,000 $15,200 $5,600
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2020-07-29
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