Show #8252 - Tuesday, October 6, 2020


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Mandy Friel, a project specialist from Camarillo, California

Claire-Marie Murphy, a film advertising executive from Los Angeles, California

Garrett Marcotte, a software engineer from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words.)
(Ken: You got your four-footed goats, your "Greatest of All Time" GOATs, and some amazing human beings who combined the two. Clues about mountain GOATs and what they accomplished way up there.)
    $200 16
"Heroine of the Underground Railroad. Nurse and scout in the Civil War"
    $200 3
First step in making frose: do this to rose wine
    $200 11
It's the bird seen here
    $200 1
(Ken Jennings presents the clue.) One of the first two men to summit Everest and a part of my personal Mount Rushmore of all-time climbers, he also tractored to the South Pole five years later in 1958
    $400 20
In 2017 this ex-Yankee shortstop was part of a group that paid $1.2 billion to buy the Marlins
    $400 24
This musician: "Satchmo"
    $400 28
E: to cut (perhaps diplomatic ties) becomes extremely harsh
    $400 4
To make a Jagerbomb, drop a shot of this German liquor into Red Bull
    $400 12
While number 2 in the U.S., it's the number one vegetable oil used in Canada & Japan
    $400 2
(Ken Jennings presents the clue.) In 2015, Dani Arnold climbed this 14,700-foot peak in the Pennine Alps in one hour, 46 minutes, but I did Disneyland's in, like, a minute
    $600 19
Oops...Mets owners invested $500 mil.--a ballpark figure--with this man, whose Ponzi scheme struck out in 2008
    DD: $2,000 23
"Mother of the modern day civil rights movement"
    $600 27
I: a high-fiber cereal item transforms into an organ you should be using right now
    $600 5
RumChata cream liqueur combines rum & this sweet cinnamony drink
    $600 14
The Pont de Québec is the world's longest bridge of this type
    $600 10
(Ken Jennings presents the clue.) Though the Freerider route takes most people four days, it took Alex Honnold about four hours, ropeless and using some holds the width of a pencil, to climb El Capitan in this national park
    $800 18
Ted Turner was quoted, "I bought" this team "because I'm tired of seeing them kicked around" (& wanted to put them on TBS)
    $800 22
This OK Corral survivor: "That nothing's so sacred as honor, and nothing so loyal as love!"
    $800 26
O: a male sheep & the way he might wander around
    $800 6
Frou-frou drink of vodka, cider & schnapps
    $800 15
This once-popular term for a young female hospital volunteer referred to the red & white uniform
    $800 9
(Ken Jennings presents the clue.) Braving subzero temps on June 7th, 1913, Walter Harper was the first person to stand atop this 20,310-foot peak; Of Athabascan heritage, he was the one Native American member of the expedition, and the mountain itself is now known by its indigenous name
    $1000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Pymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York.) Praying at Brooklyn's Plymouth Church helped this Dodgers general manager decide to take a big step and integrate baseball with Jackie Robinson
    $1000 21
This British leader of men in Antarctica: "I hold that a man should strive to the uttermost for his life's set prize"
    $1000 25
U: stationery becomes a very poor person
    $1000 7
Ideally the bottle of beer inverted into a Coronarita would be a Corona, but a different beer from this country will do
    $1000 13
It's another name for the Bible's Song of Solomon
    $1000 8
(Ken Jennings presents the clue.) "Go Canada" In 2018, Monique Richard overcame a fall into a crevice to be the first woman to solo summit this mountain, Canada's tallest

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

Garrett Claire-Marie Mandy
$2,800 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Claire-Marie Mandy
$6,200 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about Academy Award best pictures.)
    $400 6
In 2002 Germany ditched this monetary unit, DM for short, for the euro
    $400 1
Directed by Spielberg: "Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire"
    $400 25
Cytochrome P450 enzymes in its liver help detoxify this marsupial's mainly eucalyptus leaf diet
    $400 12
The "Five Solas" of the Protestant Reformation include "sola gratia", salvation by this alone
    $400 17
In baseball, you do this to avoid being thrown out as a runner; in meetings, it means to follow up with a person
    $800 24
After this woman died, Clark of Lewis & Clark became the legal guardian of her children Lisette & Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
    $800 2
"Lt. John Dunbar is about to discover the frontier... within himself"
    $800 23
A 1965 expose by Ralph Nader warned that the Chevy Corvair was this adjective "at Any Speed"
    $800 13
The Koran plus the words of Muhammad form this immutable legal framework for Muslims
    $800 18
In biology, it's all the diverse organisms in a location; in business, it's all the parts of an industry
    $1200 22
Robert Ford, who killed this outlaw in 1882, was himself murdered a decade later
    $1200 3
Set in the 16th century: "A comedy about the greatest love story almost never told"
    $1200 28
The enzyme rennet is crucial to cheesemaking as it causes milk to separate into these semisolids & whey
    DD: $4,000 10
It's the 4-letter title of Lisa Patton's novel about students caught up in the frenzy of matching students with sororities
    $1200 14
In the 19th century Mirza Husayn Ali Nuri founded this faith in Iran
    $1200 19
You can do this to change songs on a record or in business to generate a desired reaction or change the outcome
    $1600 8
The Middle Ages is usually defined as the period between the fall of Rome & the fall of this Byzantine capital
    $1600 4
"To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman"
    $1600 26
Add sodium to glutamic acid & you end up with this 3-letter flavor enhancer
    $1600 9
Oddly, "Never act in haste" is the moral of the 1892 adventure novel "The Dash for" this Sudanese capital
    $1600 15
Most of these Buddhist discourses, such as the lotus one, begin, "Thus have I heard"--"I" being Ananda, who memorized them
    $1600 20
A printing term for an image that pushes past the margin is this edge, more innovative than cutting edge
    $2000 7
Captured by the Persians, the magnificent Peacock Throne was built for this Mughal emperor who also built the Taj Mahal
    DD: $1,500 5
"It's a hell of a thing, killing a man"
    $2000 27
mRNA, short for this type of RNA, leaves a cell's nucleus carrying instructions for amino acids to form a protein
    $2000 11
Robert James Waller's second bestseller left the bridges of Madison County for a "Slow Waltz in" this title place
    $2000 16
Latin mandatum novum, a new "commandment", led to this name for Easter Sunday minus 3 days
    $2000 21
This adjective describes a mountain that can be climbed or a company that can handle increased sales or workload

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Claire-Marie Mandy
$18,200 $13,800 $3,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the largest country in area that begins & ends with the same letter

Final scores:

Garrett Claire-Marie Mandy
$27,700 $26,800 $0
2-day champion: $41,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Garrett Claire-Marie Mandy
$15,400 $12,400 $4,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2020-08-04
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