Show #8251 - Monday, October 5, 2020


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Melissa Smight, a retired history teacher from Thousand Oaks, California

Garrett Marcotte, a software engineer from Santa Monica, California

Phillip Howard, a naval officer from Santa Clarita, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In the New Testament these 4 men are known as the evangelists
    $200 30
Roulette derives its name from French for "little" this, though it's really not that little
    $200 1
In 2015 this guardian of the galaxy got very animated on TV
    $200 11
At Ivar's in Seattle you can order this creamy seafood soup, a Friday tradition, any day of the week
    $200 6
2 is this element's atomic number
    $200 16
Your heart has these upper chambers, Latin for "central room"
    $400 22
This group adhered to an early form of Judaism; a "good" one shows up in a parable
    $400 29
Today meaning a fruit juice mix, its name is from the Hindi for "five", referring to a quintet of ingredients
    $400 2
Aka Po, this martial arts master from animated film came to TV with the subtitle "Legends of Awesomeness"
    $400 28
In addition to its endless shrimp & crabfest, this chain is also known for its Cheddar Bay biscuits
    $400 7
In math, 2 is the smallest of these numbers divisible only by themselves & 1
    $400 17
Your heart has these lower chambers, from the Latin for "belly"
    $600 25
Jesus "called unto him his disciples, and of them he chose" this many "whom also he named Apostles"
    $600 15
The name of this tusked marine mammal is probably from the Dutch & is also the name of the Netherlands' top class of submarine
    $600 3
This Insult Comic Dog, to guys waiting in line for a "Star Wars" pic: "How do you explain this to your imaginary girlfriend?"
    $600 27
Join the Mug Club at A&W restaurants & you can score a free one of these treats on your birthday
    $600 8
Here are the real-life protagonists of this 2019 Oscar-nominated film
    $600 18
The dividing wall between your heart's left & right sides is called this, also the term for the dividing wall in your nose
    $800 24
One of the tribes of Israel, these descendants of one of Jacob's sons ministered in the temple as priests, aides & musicians
    $800 14
In Spanish, the language it's from, this word for a show of daring ends with "t-a" instead of "d-o"
    $800 4
Cute & cuddly, boys! "The Penguins of" this place waddled on to Nickelodeon
    $800 26
Country fried steak is a popular dish at this chain & "Old Country Store"
    $800 9
A fire at a London power station blacked out the much-anticipated 1964 launch of this TV channel
    $800 19
To keep blood flowing in the right direction, your heart has 4 of these, including the mitral
    $1000 23
The painting here shows the newly short-haired Samson captured by these people
    $1000 13
Greek for "ice" gives us this word for quartz & other minerals of similar structure
    $1000 5
On "The Cleveland Show", Tim realized "I'm a" this. "I can kill you, maul you ...& I won't even go to jail... 'cause I'm a" this
    $1000 12
CPK has spicy buffalo this vegetable, as well as a pizza with crust made of it
    $1000 10
Go "dit-dit-dah-dah-dah" to say 2 in this
    DD: $3,600 20
Your heart has a natural this, the sinoatrial node, which emits electrical impulses that cause it to contract

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

Phillip Garrett Melissa
$2,800 $3,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Garrett Melissa
$1,000 $7,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Describing a book he was writing in 1881: "it's all about a map, and a treasure, and a mutiny, and a derelict ship"
    $400 8
The Tom Bradley International Terminal
    $400 2
She beat the likes of Bette Davis & Katharine Hepburn for the coveted role of southern belle Scarlett O'Hara
    $400 13
After being tried for treason, this royal lost her tete on Oct. 16, 1793
    $400 21
This word for an inability to eat is from the Greek for "without" & "appetite"
    $400 27
SiriusXM channels include Met Opera Radio, Real Jazz & Hair Nation, devoted to hair bands of this decade
    $800 6
This author to Marlon Brando: "Dear Marlon, I'm praying that you'll buy 'On the Road' and make a movie of it"
    $800 9
The Qantas London Lounge
    $800 3
She played Elizabeth Swann in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies
    $800 14
After this pirate was killed on Nov. 22, 1718, his head, awesome facial hair & all, ended up on the bowsprit of a ship
    $800 22
Mrs., en Espanol
    $800 29
VOA for short, it began broadcasting in 1942 as part of the office of war information
    $1200 7
He wrote Orwell both praising & criticizing "1984" & made reference to his own "Brave New World"
    $1200 10
An interfaith chapel named for the 40th president
    $1200 18
Olivia Colman of TV's "Broadchurch" & "The Crown" won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Anne in this 2018 film
    $1200 15
On Feb. 12, 1554 she got way too much taken off the top; hope the near-week-&-a-half as queen was worth it
    $1200 24
It's the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet, though you'd think it'd be the last one
    $1200 30
This "White Christmas" crooner came to national fame with his 15-minute radio show, starting in 1931
    $1600 5
His "The Innocents Abroad" was based on letters he wrote to newspapers as a traveling correspondent
    $1600 11
Cafe Eiffel & Galeries Lafayette Royal Quartz Paris
    $1600 19
Character actress Margaret Rutherford was known in later life for playing this sleuth in several films of the 1960s
    $1600 16
On Aug. 23, 1305 both his life & his freedom were taken; getting beheaded was but one of many steps in the process
    $1600 28
This 5-letter word is Spanish for beach; it's also the sandy, flat floor of a desert basin
    $1600 26
Celebrating its 95th birthday in 2020 is this show first broadcast on WSM "that made country music famous"
    $2000 4
She wrote to husband Leonard before taking her life: "I feel certain that I am going mad again"
    DD: $2,000 12
Idlewild Wine Bar
    $2000 20
Since the '80s, this funny lady has appeared in movies from "Educating Rita" to the "Harry Potter" and "Mamma Mia" films
    DD: $2,600 17
After his death in 43 B.C., this Roman orator made a final appearance on the speakers' platform at the Forum--well, his head & hands did
    $2000 23
An unwelcome guest is considered this 3-word Latin phrase
    $2000 25
Following this radio inventor's death in 1937, stations in Italy, Britain & the U.S. observed several minutes of silence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Garrett Melissa
$5,600 $17,000 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Will Smith & Lennox Lewis were pallbearers at this man's 2016 funeral

Final scores:

Phillip Garrett Melissa
$1,000 $14,000 $7,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phillip Garrett Melissa
$13,800 $17,000 $4,600
17 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)
23 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2020-08-04
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