Show #8257 - Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Kevin Walsh game 4.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Natt Supab, a cancer research coordinator from Pico Rivera, California

Alex Switzky, a writer and producer from North Hollywood, California

Kevin Walsh, a story analyst originally from Williamstown, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $62,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Each correct response will be a word that comes just before "pope" in the dictionary.)
(Jimmie Johnson: [*], baby. I'm Jimmie Johnson with clues from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, one of the regular stops on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit.) (Alex Trebek: Very popular sport.)
    $200 21
    $200 12
Most of the Coptic language alphabet is adapted from the Greek, but 7 letters evolved from this Ancient Egyptian writing system
    $200 11
In November 1930 the this of Tennessee failed; it was one of the first but wouldn't be the last
    $200 6
In "Pride & Prejudice", Mr. Bennet & this daughter discuss her possible engagement to Mr. Darcy
    $200 1
This gourmet treat is offered by Orville Redenbacher's
    $200 26
(William Byron presents from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) I'm William Byron; my Number 24 car is a Camaro ZL1 1LE by this automaker
    $400 22
    $400 13
In this 2006 comedy film, Sacha Baron Cohen is actually speaking Hebrew, not Kazakh
    $400 16
A NASA study found that one of these that struck 70% of North America in 1934 was the worst in 1,000 years; no wonder it got dusty
    $400 7
Charlotte Bronte wrote "Shirley" as well as this more famous novel with the heroine's name as the title
    $400 2
A rubber band can help make this "equine" hairstyle
    $400 27
(Kevin Harvick presents from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) I'm Kevin Harvick; I might have only won one NASCAR Cup Series points race in 2007, but I sure did make it count, winning this event, the Super Bowl of stock car racing, by .02 seconds
    $600 23
    $600 14
The Afrikaans language is also known as "Cape" this European language
    $600 17
The Smoot-Hawley this type of tax act raised U.S. import duties & stifled world trade
    $600 8
Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who & Mrs. Which help Meg Murry & her brother in this 1962 novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    $600 3
To speak pompously, from another word for that guy in the Holy See
    $600 28
(Brad Keselowski presents from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) I'm Brad Keselowski; during my run for the NASCAR season title in 2012, I decided I wanted to go fast, just like Will Ferrell, and win the Aaron's 499 at this Alabama superspeedway
    $800 24
    $800 15
Korean is an S.O.V. language, meaning this part comes after the subject & object in a sentence
    $800 18
Lakehurst, New Jersey was the scene of this 1937 disaster
    $800 9
This William Makepeace Thackeray novel deals with the interwoven fortunes of 2 women: the passive Amelia & the scheming Becky
    $800 4
Snooker is played on a type of one
    $800 29
(Jimmie Johnson presents from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) I'm Jimmie Johnson; I know a little something about coming in first in the First State, having won 11 times at the International Speedway named for this state capital
    DD: $100 25
yellow gum,
Tasmanian blue gum
    $1000 20
English, Mandarin, Tamil & Malay are official languages of this island nation
    $1000 19
Italy invaded this country in October 1935, bringing sanctions from the League of Nations
    $1000 10
Rosalind from this comedy has the most lines of any of Shakespeare's women
    $1000 5
Great for dipping your sashimi, this sauce contains citrus juice, mirin, soy sauce & bonito flakes
    $1000 30
(Aric Almirola presents from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) I'm Aric Almirola; I won the 2014 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona driving for the Number 43 motor sports team of this NASCAR legend on the 30th anniversary of his 200th win that came on the same track

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

Kevin Alex! Natt
$3,000 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Alex! Natt
$6,000 $4,300 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: You identify the show for us.)
    $400 21
Today, hearts being moved for transplant are kept pumping, after decades when they were carried on ice in these, like soda to a picnic
    $400 1
This computer-generated simulation is abbreviated VR
    $400 16
In 1895 he received the Rumford Prize for his work in electric lighting
    $400 2
"Would you be mine? Could you be mine? Won't you be my neighbor?"
    $400 11
This square is enclosed on 3 sides by Gum Department Store, St. Basil's Cathedral & the Kremlin
    $800 22
Why is it called an operating theater? There used to be an audience, like for Dr. Keen, the USA's first of these, also known as neurosurgeons
    $800 7
Working security for MLK, George Raveling ended up with the original this of the "I Have a Dream" speech
    $800 17
A prize honoring work that promotes European unity is named for this Holy Roman Emperor
    $800 3
"So no one told you life was gonna be this way, your job's a joke, you're broke, your love life's D.O.A."
    $800 12
Mao Zedong's body lies in state in a crystal coffin in a memorial hall on this square in Beijing
    $1200 23
For the first time, in 2018 the FDA approved a drug made directly from cannabis using this non-psychoactive compound
    DD: $2,800 8
This oxymoron refers to dark chocolate often in about the 60% cacao range
    $1200 18
(Christopher Plummer presents the clue.) I've enjoyed working on projects for children and even won an Emmy for narrating the adventures of this jeune fille Parisienne created by Ludwig Bemelmans
    $1200 4
"Men men men men, manly men men men!"
    DD: $5,900 26
"Tender Buttons", written by this American expatriate while she was living in Paris, is a book of Cubist still-life prose-poems
    $1200 13
St. Mark's Square in this Italian city has been called "the finest drawing room in Europe"
    $1600 24
In 1952 Bjorn Ibsen said, let's keep the patient intubated & ventilated like in the O.R., creating the first of these hospital units
    $1600 9
A pattern of negative attitudes & resistance to demands are criteria for this type of behavior
    $1600 19
This award for sci-fi or fantasy writing is named for Mr. Gernsback, founder of Amazing Stories magazine
    $1600 5
"You're not the boss of me now & you're not so big"
    $1600 14
Home to the Palacio Nacional, this Latin American city's large square known as the Zocalo is a public plaza in use since Aztec times
    $2000 25
This gland was thought useless until 1961, when it was found that the T cells that come from it kill tumor cells
    $2000 10
The Metropolitan Museum once issued a metal button as an admission ticket; the colors changed daily in this oxymoronic "order"
    $2000 20
Grand officer & commander are 2 of the 5 ranks of this French military & civilian order
    $2000 6
"Sing me a song of a lass that is gone, say, could that lass be I?"
    $2000 15
The name of this Cairo square at the center of Arab Spring protests means "liberation" in Arabic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Alex! Natt
$14,400 $0 -$400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Thanks to a horror film, this novel returned to the bestseller lists in 2017, some 30 years after reaching No. 1

Final scores:

Kevin Alex! Natt
$18,800 $0 -$400
4-day champion: $81,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Alex! Natt
$12,800 $6,800 -$400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 2020-08-17
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