Show #8265 - Friday, October 23, 2020


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Jamelle Shannon, a senior crime scene analyst from Las Vegas, Nevada

Brian Adams, an educator from Big Bear Lake, California

Colin Davy, a data scientist originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are American women who have been given an honorary British title.)
    $200 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The Catholic church's Latin cross has variations; two of them are the patriarchal cross for archbishops and cardinals and the three-part cross that symbolizes the man with this title
    $200 12
Four legs good & bad: "FAR MAILMAN"
    $200 1
4 kids born at once; it's a cooler way of saying you had twin twins
    $200 30
The rocking chair he was sitting in, the night he was assassinated in 1865, somehow ended up at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan
    $200 5
In 2014 this actress who used a British accent in "Tomb Raider" was made an honorary dame for her humanitarian work
    $200 3
A part of a garment is mentioned in this phrase that means "I accidentally called you from my cell phone"
    $400 20
If sincere, this formal admission of sins to a priest is followed by absolution, aka reconciliation
    $400 13
Hard-boiled favorite about a pilfered avian:
    $400 18
Totally irrational in 1706, mathematician William Jones came up with this symbol
    $400 17
President Reagan urged, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down" this, & you can see part of it at the Reagan Library
    $400 29
Husband Bill was knighted in 2005; 9 years later, she was recognized for her work running their foundation
    $400 4
An aircraft's limit, not a stationery item, is in this phrase for going beyond the usual range
    $600 21
From the Latin for "new", it's a person who has joined a Catholic religious order but who hasn't yet taken vows
    $600 14
The future after Ford: "WARNED VERB OWL"
    $600 11
Without wild cards, 4 of a kind in poker is tough to beat--only these 2 hands can do it
    $600 16
At his namesake museum in Florence, you can see his telescopes & the lens with which he discovered 4 large moons of Jupiter
    $600 25
Angela Ahrendts was honored as a dame for her work running this British fashion brand known for its plaid
    $600 27
A part of the lawn is mentioned in this phrase that refers to the rank & file
    $800 22
"For the greater glory of god" is the motto of this Catholic order focused on education
    $800 15
About young German soldiers:
    $800 10
This alphanumeric designation is the Army saying we don't want you
    $800 9
At Arlington National Cemetery, a mast from this battleship overlooks the graves of those killed when it exploded in 1898
    $800 7
Honored for her AIDS charity work, this Oscar-winning actress: "I've always been a's (great) to be a dame"
    $800 26
In the theater, it threw a powerful beam on one actor, so "to be in" it is to bask in the full glare of the public's attention
    $1000 23
The 3 formal vows taken by men & women of the church are chastity, obedience & this
    $1000 24
By Toni Morrison:
    $1000 2
Pestilence, War, Famine & Death make up this biblical quartet
    DD: $1,000 8
For more than a century, Greece has asked Britain for the return of the Elgin Marbles, mostly taken from this ancient temple
    $1000 6
She moved to the U.S. as a child, but this late actress was made a dame in 2017 at age 100; she passed away in 2020
    $1000 28
Overly flamboyant writing is known by this colorful phrase

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

Colin Brian Jamelle
$1,600 -$400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$4,600 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
Many Southern California kids got turned on to Renaissance art by Mona Lisa in bricks at this theme park
    $400 15
Fans of a previous Figaro adaptation booed & hissed at the premiere of this Rossini opera--later performances went better
    $400 27
This hybrid monster is a riddle itself: a human head on a lion's body
    $400 7
A cop saves his troubled marriage by visiting his wife in L.A. & killing a bunch of people in her office building
    $400 29
This traditional 4-word phrase tells you which way to set your clocks at the start & end of daylight saving time
    $400 30
This technology uses sound waves to take images inside the body
    $800 26
Erected in 1923, the Hollywood sign was originally an advertisement for a real estate development with this 13-letter name
    $800 16
A ship's captain is cursed to sail the seas forever unless he can find a faithful wife in this Wagner opera
    $800 14
Like Chiron, Pholos was one of these man/horse creatures
    $800 28
Ben Affleck takes an international business trip & pretends to be Canadian to avoid getting hassled by locals
    $800 3
Math students may know that in the operations order mnemonic "Please Excuse My Dear aunt Sally", "Dear" represents this
    $800 1
This diacritical mark gets its name from German for "about" & "sound"
    $1200 25
The first of these large birds hatched in captivity was born at the San Diego Zoo in 1983
    $1200 20
The Grisettes performing this high-kicking dance in act III is a highlight of "The Merry Widow"
    DD: $2,400 13
A favorite decorative motif of the Middle East, this mythical creature is also an in-house favorite at "Jeopardy!"
    $1200 10
Messrs. Gregory & Shawn talk... & talk some more... & some more... & more... & that's it
    $1200 4
"Double O, double K, double E" helps you to spell this job correctly
    $1200 2
A street kid, or oddly, a hedgehog
    $1600 19
These mountains of Southern California share their name with strong, hot, dust-bearing winds of the region
    $1600 22
The title character of "Norma" is a high priestess of this Celtic class
    $1600 12
This goaty creature appears in titles by Hawthorne & Debussy
    $1600 9
Peckin-pow! Holden & Oates are part of a bloody, bloody good supergroup to avenge Angel
    $1600 5
When playing bridge "Sally Has Dirty Children" helps you remember this order of suits from highest to lowest
    $1600 18
Jeremy Bentham & John Stuart Mill were proponents of this philosophy that answers the question "what ought a person to do?"
    $2000 24
This California farm city associated with country music was originally the home of the Yokuts people
    DD: $2,000 23
Henry Kissinger & Mao Tse-tung are characters in this 20th century opera
    $2000 11
This mythic creature is a serpent with a bird's body; the real lizard of the same name can walk on water
    $2000 8
Death takes a chess holiday; your move, Max von Sydow
    $2000 6
In the mnemonic "God's Excellent Love Never Dies", the first 2 words stand for these 2 Bible books
    $2000 21
There are 3 "U"s in this term for "omnipresent"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$8,200 $9,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Part of the dissent in this 1896 landmark case read, "In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law"

Final scores:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$8,200 $17,201 $4,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Colin Brian Jamelle
$9,200 $8,000 $10,600
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2020-08-18
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