Show #8248 - Wednesday, September 30, 2020


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Kamal Moo, an attorney from Lakewood, California

Katrina Post, a client relationship manager from Santa Monica, California

Mason Maggio, a songwriter from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a common first name.)
    $200 8
Acts of Parliament & other conventions & court decisions make up what is called Britain's "unwritten" this document
    $200 14
Though lesser known than Joplin, African American James Scott was one of the great composers in this musical style
    $200 26
You hang your curtains on this
    $200 6
In 1860 this service got its first delivery from Missouri to California in 10 days
    $200 15
I tried soft, I tried rigid gas permeable, my eyes still don't feel right with these
    $200 1
This Japanese mountain has kind of a Russian doll arrangement, with the current volcano over earlier ones, including Komitake
    $400 9
A vote of this in life means someone believes in you; a vote of no this in Parliament means it might be time for a new government
    $400 22
"The Hustle" & ah, ah, ah, ah "Stayin' Alive" were 2 hits helping make up this '70s era
    $400 27
A 2015 study showed that even if they pay online, more than 90% of U.S. households still preferred these to be mailed to them
    $400 7
Legally speaking, in 1794 William Bradford became the second person to hold this cabinet post
    $400 16
Maybe taking on this burrowing animal & mascot of the University of Wisconsin as a house pet was not my finest idea
    $400 2
The Tagus River flows across this nation, the westernmost country in continental Europe
    $600 10
Britain's standard V.A.T., short for this, is 20% for most goods & services
    $600 23
A 1992 N.Y. Times article asked how did this word "meaning dirt, filth, trash, become synonymous with a musical genre?"
    $600 28
It's an "indolent" revolving tray for foods
    DD: $1,000 13
Gerald Ford tried to tackle a big 1970s economic problem with the "WIN" program, or "Whip" this "Now"
    $600 19
We overpaid & never got the vacation weeks we wanted--where's that Kiplinger's article "How to Get Rid of" this
    $600 3
With more than 14 million people, this Nigerian city is one of Africa's most populous
    $800 11
In your house, it's the 2-word room for your computer & paperwork; in Britain, it's a department of domestic affairs
    $800 24
Selena was named Female Vocalist of the Year 11 times at the awards named for this style of Latin music
    $800 29
This bendy fastener
    $800 17
This German trade organization that helped the growth of Riga & Tallinn was in a "League" of its own
    $800 20
I'm playing this "Othello" villain in an hour?! I know Roderigo helps him & he frames Cassio, but I don't know his lines
    $800 4
About a third of the continent's population lives in this "directional" Australian state
    $1000 12
In 2006 in the British House of Lords the job of Lord this was largely replaced by Lord Speaker
    $1000 25
This composer and musician with the given names William Christopher was known as the Father of the Blues
    $1000 30
Hebrew National makes a kosher beef type of this
    $1000 18
A famine was one factor that led the Ethiopian army to depose this emperor in 1974
    $1000 21
Ah, man, I got to replace this device that mixes air with fuel to generate combustion in my truck's engine
    $1000 5
The Mekong River forms much of the western border of this country highlighted here

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

Mason Katrina Kamal
$1,000 $2,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mason Katrina Kamal
$7,200 $3,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Time to head to ancient Greece for the Sophocles play about this king of Thebes who gets a revelation that Rex his life
    $400 1
Adjective for one who's ready to take you to court anytime
    $400 7
Naval Academy graduate Edward "Butch" O'Hare, class of 1937, had one of these named for him in 1949
    $400 23
In 2014 the first FDA-approved study in decades on this hallucinogen showed it has promise for end-of-life anxiety
    $400 18
Vinnie Verducci; Joey Tribbiani
    $400 3
These flowers, especially red ones, were Renoir's favorite ones to paint, like in his "Bouquet" of them
    $800 13
The acclaimed "Lehman Trilogy" runs 3 hours-plus as it sweeps from the 1840s to this recent year of the financial meltdown
    $800 2
Mais oui, it's a word for a fabulous mansion--perhaps on the Loire River?
    $800 8
James Montgomery Flagg's iconic poster of Uncle Sam with this 3-word phrase was first used to recruit troops during WWI
    $800 24
Allopurinol may be prescribed to treat this form of arthritis that most commonly affects the big toe
    $800 19
Olivia Benson; Kate Conklin the Mounted Cop
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Floral imagery abounds in paintings of the Madonna and Child; white lilies represent the Madonna's purity and red carnations often foreshadow this event in Matthew 27:35
    $1200 28
His "Long Day's Journey into Night" begins on a morning in August 1912
    $1200 4
This mental disorder makes it seem like everyone's out to get you, despite having little or no cause
    $1200 9
San Francisco's Boudin Bakery has been making this bread from the same mother dough since 1849
    $1200 25
In addition to treating ADHD, this 7-letter drug aka methylphenidate is used to treat narcolepsy
    $1200 20
Sarah Palin (in a TV movie); Frannie Hughes (on "As the World Turns" in the 1980s)
    DD: $3,000 15
This woman said, "I'll paint what I see--what the flower is to me, but -I'll paint it big"
    $1600 29
The Tony-winning play named for this European city is set during the 1990s negotiation of peace accords between Israel & the PLO
    $1600 5
Hunkpapa & Oglala are branches of this Native American people
    DD: $1,000 10
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of this iconic toy that sprung forth from mechanical engineer Richard James & his wife Betty
    $1600 26
This procedure that helps determine fetal health samples the fluid that surrounds a baby
    $1600 21
Mr. Sulu; his own head on "Futurama"
    $1600 16
The last paintings by this "Luncheon on the Grass" artist were of the flowers friends brought to his sickbed in 1883
    $2000 30
No, we're certain this 2005 Pulitzer-winning drama takes place at a Catholic school in 1964
    $2000 6
From the Latin for "rest", it's a religious service for the dead
    $2000 11
This Ohio city was named for a fort built by "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who boldly dared the English & Native Americans to take it
    $2000 27
A co-founder of the brain injury research institute, he was a movie subject for identifying CTE in football players
    $2000 22
Angela Abar / Sister Night on "Watchmen"; Sandra Palmer on "24"
    $2000 17
Before his more geometric style of intersecting lines, this Dutchman dabbled in Fauvism, painting a red amaryllis

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mason Katrina Kamal
$20,600 $11,600 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1912 telegram to his wife, he said, "Am feeling fine. Have bullet in chest, but...talked for hour and half after being shot"

Final scores:

Mason Katrina Kamal
$23,600 $7,600 $100
2-day champion: $42,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mason Katrina Kamal
$18,800 $11,600 $7,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2020-08-03
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