Show #8269 - Thursday, October 29, 2020


[<< previous game]

Carmela Chan, a biotech researcher from San Diego, California

Lisa Gerlach, a veterinary neurologist from West Hills, California

Scott Shrum, a digital marketing executive from Westlake Village, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,100)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This 1975 shark-tastic film is considered the first summer blockbuster
    $200 27
The national park named for these "Great" mountains is shared by North Carolina & Tennessee
    $200 30
    $200 11
When preparing fish, its synonym is smoke; for healthcare, it's remedy or heal
    $200 3
Touro Infirmary & Tulane Medical Center are in this city; despite what you might think, St. James Infirmary isn't
    $200 28
An ingredient in S'mores, it gets its name from a plant found in wet areas near the sea
    $400 7
Beyoncé voiced Nala in the 2019 version of this Disney film
    $400 23
For decades, Firefall at this California national park was an annual pouring of bonfire remnants over Glacier Point
    $400 29
    $400 10
Friar & brother are both synonymous with this religious title
    $400 14
In 1986 this Minnesota clinic merged with Rochester Methodist & St. Mary's hospitals
    $400 19
As you can see, the Japanese type of this breakfast item is a bit fluffier than the Yank version
    $600 6
Subtitled "Catching Fire", the second film in this series caught fire with moviegoers
    $600 24
You'll see plenty of stalactites & stalagmites at this site, a national park in Kentucky
    $600 22
    $600 1
Before "up" it's a synonym for cheer; by itself, for a benefit
    $600 15
In 1961 California's Mount Sinai merged with the hospital known as these "of Lebanon"
    $600 13
Nephoscopes measure the speed & direction of these fluffy things
    $800 4
The premise of this 2017 film: 4 teens are sucked into a magical video game where they meet Nick Jonas
    $800 25
Francis Marion could tell you this wet type of terrain was once in the name of what's now Congaree National Park
    $800 20
Bolt action; AR, also called modern sporting
    $800 2
This verb means to shed feathers
    $800 17
After his death in 1873, this Baltimore philanthropist left his fortune to establish a university & hospital
    $800 12
Members of this group whose name stands for head, heart, hands & health help coif fluffy cows like the one seen here
    $1000 5
Based on a novel by Boris Pasternak & clocking in at more than 3 hours, this 1965 film was a hit at the box office
    DD: $1,500 26
This drainage line runs northwest-southeast through Rocky Mountain National Park
    $1000 21
    $1000 9
Manacle, rigid & press are all synonyms for this 4-letter word
    $1000 18
Fittingly, Tufts Medical Center in Boston uses this biblical parable as inspiration
    $1000 16
This alliterative product sounds like a type of explosive, but actually just makes fluffy suds for you to enjoy in your tub

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

Scott Lisa Carmela
$1,000 $1,200 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$3,400 $5,500 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll need the first and the last name.)
(Alex: "B-E" is going to begin each correct response and each response will end with "E-D".)
    $400 22
A semainier was a tall narrow chest traditionally of this many drawers, containing linen for a whole week
    $400 17
Not about zombies, the short story "The Dead" is found in this Irish author's collection "Dubliners"
    $800 12
In 1961 Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West as the Kirov Ballet played Paris; this dancer defected in Toronto 13 years later
    $800 21
From the Victorian era, the spoonback variety of this piece of furniture came in a comfy, slightly lower nursing version
    $800 26
An Algonquian language: people of the point bay, Rhode Island
    DD: $7,000 16
One of his most famous characters, Harry Haller, has the same initials as the author
    $800 8
When it's a slow space news day, NASA TV may show a view of Earth from this, launched in 1998
    $800 7
Engaged to be married
    $1200 9
Tito, leader of this country that's no longer on the map, chafed against Stalin & pursued a policy of "nonalignment"
    $1200 20
Rene Lalique's early 20th century designs in jewelry & this medium, verre in French, are highly prized today
    $1200 23
    $1200 13
In Sept. 2018 this Singapore-born man had 3 books in the top 5 on the New York Times fiction bestseller list
    $1200 1
"How It's Made" shows the manufacture of items from pipe organs to masks for these men in the nets
    $1200 4
Beleaguered is a synonym for this, whether by soldiers around your castle or by problems
    $1600 11
With the goal of easing relations, German chancellor Willy Brandt pursued this type of policy, from the French for "relaxing"
    $1600 19
Seen first from above, is a piece of furniture with both convex and concave edges, an example of this snaky adjective
    DD: $3,500 25
high hill,
    $1600 14
He's taken us on "A Walk in the Woods" & given us "A Short History of Nearly Everything"
    $1600 2
A followup to Carl Sagan's original show, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" explored the universe with this host
    $1600 5
It's the state of a sailing ship that can't move because there's no wind
    $2000 10
With a seasonal name, this brief period of Czech liberalization inspired by Alexander Dubcek began in April 1968
    $2000 18
Treasured Belleek ware pottery was manufactured starting in the 1850s at Fermanagh on this island
    $2000 24
Blood of Christ mountains, Colorado & New Mexico
    $2000 15
This "verdant" author's "The Heart of the Matter" was set in Sierra Leone, where he was once stationed in World War II
    $2000 3
Focusing on the oceans, "The Blue Planet" and "Blue Planet II" are both narrated by this Brit
    $2000 6
Lacking knowledge, unenlightened; literally, it refers to a traveler who must stop because it gets dark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$6,600 $12,400 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The New York Times said this late Brit's multi-octave range & operatic quality made "even paeans to bicycle riding sound emotional"

Final scores:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$13,200 $24,797 $24,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$6,600 $15,400 $13,400
9 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2020-08-24
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at