Show #8244 - Thursday, September 24, 2020


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Sameer Gandhi, a writer from Pasadena, California

Sara Tayyar, a clinical social worker from Pasadena, California

Robert Kaine, a copy editor from Hacienda Heights, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
A flag with real significance for peaceful uses; proverbially, if you "raise" it you yield
    $200 15
Here's this Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff saluting during a 50th anniversary ceremony for Pearl Harbor survivors
    $200 3
Here's an image from the cover of this royal fable
    $200 4
When you lavishly entertain a prospective client, you do this rhyming phrase, perhaps with Merlot & steak
    $200 1
Bad singer Florence Foster Jenkins
    $200 13
An October festival for the harvest of these has been held for decades in Arendtsville, Pennsylvania
    $400 27
Historically, a ship flies a distress flag at half-mast or this way
    $400 19
Bernard Montgomery, mid-salute here, commanded all ground forces at the start of 1944's Normandy invasion, or Operation this
    $400 10
Based on true events, recent stories of the holocaust include "The Librarian of" & "The Tattooist of" this notorious place
    $400 6
When you have 2 unpleasant options, someone might tell you to do this, which sounds like one could be strychnine
    $400 2
Good singer Beca, a member of the Barden Bellas who is pitch perfect
    $400 14
Each fall Alabama & this S.E.C. football archrival meet in "The Iron Bowl"
    $600 28
In a third verse this title object "in triumph doth wave / O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave"
    $600 20
We salute this fallen hero, a Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year, an Arizona Cardinal, and an Army ranger
    $600 11
Kya Clark, known as the "Marsh Girl", is suspected of murder in Delia Owens' No. 1 bestseller "Where" these "Sing"
    $600 7
An Obama rallying cry for Spanish-speaking potential voters was "Si, Se Puede", this in English
    $600 5
Andy Sachs, assistant to the editor of a fashion magazine
    $600 23
This period in the ecclesiastical year leading up to Christmas begins Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020
    $800 29
Gonfalon, an old name for a flag, was once used by baseball writers to mean this, what every team wants to win
    $800 21
Here's Chester Nimitz, who in December 1944 got bumped up to the Navy's then newest and highest rank, this type of admiral
    $800 12
Truman Capote said he introduced the nonfiction novel with this bestseller about the brutal murder of a Kansas farm family
    $800 9
When Picard wanted something to happen quickly on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" he often said this
    $800 8
Jenny Curran, Forrest Gump's beloved
    $800 24
Though as zodiac signs they're in January, February, March & April, these 2 constellations are best viewed in fall in the N. Hemisphere
    $1000 30
This other name for an army base or post also refers to the huge 20' x 38' flag flown over it
    $1000 22
Here's Babe Ruth with this general and hero of World War I after the Bambino joined the National Guard in 1924
    $1000 18
In a novel by Jonathan Franzen, Alfred Lambert & his son Chip face their failures to make these, the title of the book
    DD: $3,400 17
If you do this you're either literally handing a dollar bill to someone, or shifting responsibility
    $1000 16
Rachel Watson, the girl on the train
    $1000 25
Sometimes called "quaking", this tree brings glorious color to autumn in Colorado

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

Robert Sara Sameer
$2,400 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Sara Sameer
$8,400 $4,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Go" will be the second syllable in the correct word in each response.)
    $400 28
It's also known as "The Aphrodite of Melos"
    $400 26
The Straits of Florida connect this body of water to the Atlantic Ocean
    $400 9
You can get custom designer fangs of this classic lit character for $19.99 at Party City, just like the author intended
    $400 3
"Any old music will do" for Tina Turner in her hit song about a "Private" one of these
    $400 15
This astronaut left the Earth for good in 2012 in a hospital at 3000 Mack Road, Fairfield, Ohio
    $400 1
Any self-centered person who probably thinks this clue is about them
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Evolving from cave art, examples of this type of sculpture includes sunken, low or bas, and high or alto
    DD: $5,000 24
This river flows into Lake Constance, which borders Switzerland, Germany & Austria
    $800 11
The body of this crawler is composed of around 15 to 180 segments, each with a pair of legs, the first pair modified into poison fangs
    $800 7
To be this title person you've got to "know when to walk away & know when to run"
    $800 17
Thousands flocked to 9 12th Avenue, Houghton, Johannesburg after he passed away there in 2013
    $800 2
The musical stylings of Orpheus helped this crew escape the Sirens' song
    $1200 30
Revelstoke, British Columbia, on the Columbia River, has a sculpture of a sturgeon with this other fish
    $1200 23
The Cayman Islands are in this sea
    $1200 13
A type of this snake is rightly called spitting--its fangs are shaped to send poison flying
    $1200 8
In song, a desperate Warren Zevon requested these professionals along with "guns & money"
    $1200 18
She made her exit in 1962 after an overdose of sleeping pills at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive, in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles
    $1200 4
Botticelli painted a trying time for Jesus in his work titled this "in the Garden"
    $1600 29
Dale Chihuly is primarily known for making sculptures out of this
    $1600 22
Named for an Englishman, it connects the Atlantic & the Pacific between Cape Horn & the South Shetland Islands
    $1600 14
This fanged monster whose name is Spanish for "goat-sucker" was first "sighted" in 1995 (though after a scary movie)
    $1600 10
Bob Marley sang about the "Buffalo" this to "win the war for America"
    $1600 19
He expired in 1827 in Vienna at Schwarzpanier Strasse 15 during thunder like that in his 6th symphony
    $1600 5
The spire on the top of one of these Japanese temples is called a sorin
    $2000 25
Much of this English sculptor's work is truly monumental, like his 9-foot "Draped Reclining Mother and Baby"
    $2000 21
In French it's known as Le Golfe de Gascogne
    $2000 16
The protruding fangs of this mortal Gorgon known for her stone-cold gaze weren't even the most terrifying thing about her
    $2000 12
"Dear sir or madam will you read my book? It took me years to write, will you take a look?" goes this Beatles tune
    DD: $3,200 20
She breathed her last in 1901 at a Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, surrounded by many children & grandchildren
    $2000 6
Excessive nationalism can also be called this other type of "-ism"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Sara Sameer
$10,200 $12,000 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Discovered in 1967, the 1st of these stars was dubbed LGM-1--the perceived signal was jokingly thought to be from little green men

Final scores:

Robert Sara Sameer
$8,399 $1,599 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Sara Sameer
$16,000 $12,000 $11,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2020-07-29
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