Show #8260 - Friday, October 16, 2020


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Aanchal Ramani, an MBA student originally from San Francisco, California

Aaron Ballett, an executive assistant from Santa Barbara, California

Kristin Hucek, an attorney from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Moscow has been called "The Forty Forties" referring to the estimated 1,600 of these, many with golden domes
    $200 1
This abbreviated word is sometimes found before art & after photo
    $200 11
Acquired by Amazon in 2018, this video doorbell brand lets you see who's at your front door
    $200 26
Sully Sullenberger &
Walt Disney
    $200 21
At the First Continental Congress, all the original colonies were represented except for this southernmost one
    $200 16
"Life springs eternal on a gaudy neon street", sang Sheryl Crow on the song "Leaving" this place
    $400 6
Hyderabad, India is known as the "City of" these marine gemstones
    $400 2
According to the Chinese calendar, 2021 will be the year of this animal
    $400 12
Perhaps you have this type of old-fashioned desk that's pretty handy but doesn't take dictation
    $400 27
Arnie Grape &
Jay Gatsby
    $400 22
In 2000 California declared the March 31 birthday of this Latino labor leader a state holiday
    $400 17
The "L" that precedes this "V" can be legislative, liberum or even line-item
    $600 7
The resilient Porto, Portugal is called the "Cidade Invicta", or this city
    $600 3
It's the name of the game being played here
    $600 13
A bathroom with 2 sinks situated between 2 bedrooms is named for this nursery rhyme pair
    $600 28
Fantine &
Jane Austen
    DD: $1,500 23
The oldest continuously settled city in America, it was named for the Bishop of Hippo
    $600 18
This Frenchman was the trunk maker for the empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III; his name is now a luxury brand
    $800 8
As heard at the start of the song "Molly Malone", "Fair City" is a nickname for this world capital
    $800 4
In the title of a Eugene O'Neill play, it precedes "Wilderness!"
    $800 14
A little birdie told us it's the cozy name for the stackable tables seen here
    $800 29
Carl Spackler &
Franklin D.
    $800 24
Lyndon Johnson's 1965 State of the Union address renewed the War on Poverty by promoting a "Great" this
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The portion of the spine responsible for supporting most of the weight of the upper body while allowing for movement is this largest vertebrae group, designated L1 through L5
    $1000 9
The nickname "The Tiger City" for this 4-letter capital may date back to a poem by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
    $1000 10
Scrabble players know this 2-letter word is a type of 3-toed sloth found in Brazil
    $1000 15
This device with a Japanese name, on which you can stream Hulu, Apple TV & more, was first launched in 2008
    $1000 30
Hector Barbossa &
the Marquis de Sade
    $1000 25
In the 1850s this state was "Bleeding" as pro- & anti-slavery forces met up in a preview of the Civil War
    $1000 20
Its Internet country code is .lv

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

Kristin Aaron Aanchal
$3,600 $1,400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Aaron Aanchal
$5,200 $5,300 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll tell you what happened; you tell us the English monarch when that happened.)
(Alex: You have to give us in your response a phrase with "go" between two other words.)
    $400 2
In 2015 the Mylar type of these were the cause of about a third of the power outages in Los Angeles
    $400 23
In the 19th century Mary Sawyer claimed she was the inspiration for this nursery rhyme
    $400 7
This traditionally yellow large vehicle is going green with orders like 50 electric ones from Daimler by the state of Virginia
    $400 11
The first Sputnik was launched
    $400 1
In this adjective for a carefree person, "go" is between synonyms for "glad" & " fortunate "
    $400 12
Grammy-winning merengue singer Elvis Crespo grew up near San Juan Bay on this island
    $800 3
A blackout is a complete loss of power; this is a partial reduction in power
    $800 24
This president asked Robert Frost to read "The Gift Outright" at his inauguration, but with the last line changed
    $800 8
For the Fourth of July in 2012, an order was placed to deliver 30,000 12-inch these to Americans serving overseas
    $800 19
The Charge of the Light Brigade happened at the Battle of Balaklava
    $800 9
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" de-gendered the famed opening, changing "man" to "one" in this line
    $800 13
This rocker's backing band on 1977's "My Aim Is True" included members of the News, of Huey Lewis fame
    $1200 4
One of the best electrical insulators is simply this complete absence of materials
    $1200 25
This patriotic Oliver Wendell Holmes poem warns, "the harpies of the shore shall pluck the eagle of the sea!"
    $1200 20
He discovered good wine as minister to France & back in America, ordered 10 cases for himself & 30 for George Washington
    DD: $1,000 22
Napoleon became Emperor of France
    $1200 10
3-word phrase meaning "please stop talking in your present vein, as I do not wish to think about that"
    $1200 16
Film critic & public radio host Elvis Mitchell had his own interview show, "Under the Influence", on TCM, this channel
    $1600 5
California's Ivanpah plant focuses solar rays to heat tanks of water, spinning turbines with this 19th century type of power
    DD: $1,400 21
Emerging from famine, this country opened up to the U.S. in 1972, its first deal was to buy 13 American fertilizer factories
    $1600 27
Magellan's fleet began its circumnavigation voyage
    $1600 14
The town where you grew up won't be the way you remember it, as we learn from this 1940 novel title
    $1600 17
H.S. teammates Desmond Howard & Elvis Grbac fled north from Ohio to play football for this rival university
    $2000 6
The metal cage named for this 19th century English physicist can shield a device from outside electrical fields
    $2000 26
In 2019 the Defense Dept. placed the largest order in its history, $34 billion to this 2-named co. for a batch of F-35 fighter planes
    $2000 15
This patriotic phrase means "Ireland forever"
    $2000 18
Elvis Stojko won his first Olympic medal, a silver in men's figure skating, at the 1994 Winter Games in this Norwegian city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Aaron Aanchal
$8,000 $5,300 -$200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The composer of this 1944 ballet piece said it "concerned a pioneer celebration... around a newly built farmhouse in the... hills"

Final scores:

Kristin Aaron Aanchal
$5,300 $300 -$200
2-day champion: $8,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Aaron Aanchal
$8,000 $4,400 $2,200
16 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
8 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,600

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Game tape date: 2020-08-17
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