Show #8261 - Monday, October 19, 2020


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Joe Aquino, an analyst from Chula Vista, California

Nancy Bosecker, a software engineer originally from Peoria, Illinois

Kristin Hucek, an attorney from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The educational kids' TV show "Zoom" ran from 1972 to 1978 on this network
    $200 15
The pilot of a commercial airliner
    $200 1
What is called the "Betsy Ross Flag" has the stars arranged in this configuration
    $200 3
This exercise, whose name is from the Sanskrit for "union", is now being done with goats, and we're not kidding
    $200 17
In an 1842 Poe story a prince & his noble guests find that this title costume ball is no haven from "the Red Death"
    $200 18
The server charges the net & tries to intercept the return stroke in midair in the tennis tactic called serve & this
    $400 8
This 3-letter word comes before "Zoom" in the name of many a Nike shoe
    $400 4
    $400 2
The flag is known as "Old Glory", "The Stars & Stripes" & this, popularized by Francis Scott Key
    $400 16
Sort of a woodland Shazam, the Song Sleuth app helps nature lovers identify these by their calls
    $400 6
This 2-letter abbreviation precedes "Found in a Bottle" in the title of a Poe tale
    $400 19
A hockey game begins with this play in which 2 opposing players fight for control of a puck dropped between them
    $600 9
The special foods of the Dutch city Bergen op Zoom are the 3 As: asparagus, aardbeien (strawberries) & these salty little fish
    $600 12
Of full legal age
    $600 27
This president issued a 1916 proclamation to create a Flag Day on June 14, but it didn't become permanent until 1949
    $600 24
The new adaptive type of this alliterative auto feature slows you down when the car ahead of you brakes
    $600 5
In the title of a Poe story, "in the Rue" is in between these 2 words
    $600 20
A player without the ball sets a screen for a ball handler, then cuts to the basket for a pass in the basketball play called "pick &" this
    $800 10
A zoom lens is aka variable this type
    $800 13
    $800 29
In 1777 this governmental body passed a resolution creating an official national flag
    $800 25
Made from a resin called Croslite, these trendy shoes have done designer collaborations with Kiss, Barneys & Ruby Rose
    $800 21
The narrator of "The Tell-Tale Heart" asks, "Why will you say that I am" this?; read it & find out
    $800 22
There are "safety" & "suicide" versions of this baseball play in which a runner bolts home from third as the batter bunts
    $1000 11
Guitarist Billy Zoom rocks out with the pioneering L.A. punk band known by this near-the-end-of-the-alphabet letter
    DD: $1,000 14
Of the human body
    $1000 30
After Kentucky & this New England state were added to the Union, the flag had 15 stripes for awhile
    $1000 26
Bose now offers sunglasses with built-in these
    $1000 28
A powerful storm is at the center of Poe's story "A Descent into" this
    $1000 23
A soccer player's legs make a pedaling motion, giving this spectacular overhead kick its name

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

Kristin Nancy Joe
$1,600 -$200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$3,600 $1,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters will appear within each correct response.)
    $400 1
She won a 1962 Emmy for "A Tour of the White House"
    $400 19
Tom Cruise was Cole Trickle, a driver on the southern stock-car circuit, in this action flick
    $400 5
There are about 700 species of these, most looking like a cross between a frog & a lizard
    $400 10
This semi-arboreal ape of equatorial Africa is our closest living genetic relative
    $400 20
Oxalis triangularis is the purple clover, or purple this, a word associated with Ireland
    $400 21
The Greek hero Pelops gave his name to the Peloponnese, this type of land mass that also starts with a "P"
    $800 2
Makes sense that she was the first first lady to appear on a stamp
    $800 15
Spoiler alert: at the end of this film, after surviving a break-up, Joseph Gordon-Levitt meets a girl named Autumn
    $800 6
Manumit is a synonym of this liberating word
    $800 11
Practiced by gibbons & siamangs, brachiation is locomoting through trees this way
    $800 27
A triangle is the traditional shape of these, which make up half of the Texas state snack
    $800 22
Seen here is one of these protective barriers that keep much of the Netherlands from becoming inundated with water
    DD: $1,200 3
As played by Sally Field, she laments that all people will remember is "I was crazy and I ruined your happiness"
    $1200 16
Al Pacino robs a bank & takes hostages in this 1975 film that sounds perfect for an August matinee
    $1200 7
English, Dutch & Danish are this type of language
    $1200 12
These monkeys normally live in the tropics of the Americas, but in 1959, one rode into space and returned safely
    $1200 28
The craft of architectural sketching, or the type of triangle used in the craft
    $1200 23
The city of Plzen in the Czech Republic has lent its name to a style of this potent potable
    $1600 4
Our longest-living first lady, she died at age 97 in 1982 & is buried with her husband at his Missouri library
    $1600 17
She was a regular good luck charm as Jinx Johnson in "Die Another Day"
    $1600 8
It's the sometimes harmful focus on the tiniest details of how your subordinates do their job
    $1600 13
As its appearance may help you guess, in the tarsier, this cortex is extremely large, especially in the V1 section
    $1600 24
The architectural style known as Jugendstil is prevalent in this capital of Latvia
    $2000 26
When she became first lady, both her grandmothers, on the Folsom & Harmon sides, got to hear the happy news!
    $2000 18
A quote from this 1951 sci-fi classic: "Gort! Klaatu barada nikto"
    $2000 9
To reverse a previous military order
    DD: $3,200 14
About 30,000 years old, an early Homo sapiens skull called this "1" was discovered in 1868 at the French site of the same name
    $2000 25
This region comprising the northern half of Belgium has neat medieval castles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$8,800 $8,000 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2-word phrase in "The Arabian Nights" may have come from an herb bearing seed pods that burst when ripe

Final scores:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$16,808 $16,000 $6,400
3-day champion: $24,808 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$8,800 $8,000 $6,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2020-08-18
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