Show #8270 - Friday, October 30, 2020


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Jon Posen, a speechwriter originally from New York, New York

Chris Shim, a medical student and Marine officer from Elk Grove, California

Carmela Chan, a biotech researcher from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
This 3-letter word means "in the know"; add "cat" to the end & it means a jazz fan
    $200 1
Found in almost every living cell, DNA stands for this
    $200 23
Ode to Odenkirk;
a legal prequel;
just kids having a Fring
    $200 6
Since 1954 the Japanese Peace Bell has rung near the Secretariat building at this organization's headquarters
    $200 16
Prospective college students can tour campuses online, like Northeastern University & Berklee College of Music in this city
    $400 4
When musicians informally improvise together, it's a clambake or this edible session
    $400 2
Famous ones of these include the Perseids in July or August & the Leonids in November
    $400 22
Mr. Exotic! Country songs! Murder-for-hire! Polyamory! & More!
    DD: $1,200 21
It first rang in 1859, cracked later that year & was refitted with a lighter hammer
    $400 20
You'll "find" that you can virtually explore this Space Shuttle, inside & out, at a Smithsonian hangar in Virginia
    $600 26
(Hi, I'm Kevin Hart.) For Halloween in 2019, I dressed up like this "Central Intelligence" costar like he looked in a picture back in the '90s; unlike him, I made that fanny pack actually work
    $600 24
This plural word for skill in using an instrument comes from the power exhibited by a trumpeter, not a cut of pork
    $600 9
Coal & natural gas are types of this alliterative stuff formed in the earth from plant or animal remains, & used as a source of energy
    $600 13
Queens of the screen; BenDeLaCreme & Latrice Royale dressed for the occasion; may the best woman win
    $600 10
The largest bell in the world, the Tsar Bell sits on the grounds of this fortress at Red Square
    $600 19
Two recently excavated homes are part of the tour of the ruins of this ancient city buried by Vesuvius
    $800 27
This tri-colored treat that is, let's say, not universally adored was once called chicken feed; yum?
    $800 25
This 4-letter nonsense singing comes from a line that continues "...da-doo"
    $800 7
It's about 5 feet long & includes the cecum & the colon
    $800 14
A 2020 Data re-entry; Seven of Nine, too! & Isn't that Will Riker & Deanna Troi? Engage!
    $800 11
Dating to 771 A.D. Korea's Divine Bell of King Seongdeok served as a model for other bells used in this same religion
    $800 18
First stop, the Governor's Palace as you begin your tour of this Colonial capital of Virginia
    $1000 28
October brings out undead soldiers, vampires & ghosts, all serving the Headless Horseman at Philipsburg Manor in this N.Y. village
    $1000 5
This "insectile" swing dance came from a Cab Calloway song & originally meant a nervous person
    $1000 8
It's equal to -459.67 degrees Fahrenheit
    $1000 15
"The Child" needs caring for; a force-ful show in 2019; hold on, Nick Nolte was in it?!
    $1000 12
According to lore, the Liberty Bell cracked tolling for John Marshall, who died while holding this office
    $1000 17
High up in the Andes of Peru, you can peruse this fascinating city of the Incas

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

Carmela Chris Jon
$600 $3,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carmela Chris Jon
$2,400 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll need two words.)
    $400 7
In her first book this teen detective solves "The Secret of the Old Clock"; then in No. 2, she explores "The Hidden Staircase"
    $400 14
In the Spanish language version of this 1991 sequel, the title character says, "Sayonara, baby" before defeating his foe
    $400 1
A dominant male & an island hello/goodbye
    $400 17
If you lived in the main city of upper Silesia in 1820, you lived in Prussia; in 1920, in Germany; today, in this country to the east
    $400 24
In Nunez v. San Diego, a court struck down one of these time limits for juveniles as it didn't have enough exceptions
    $800 8
The Jackal in this Frederick Forsyth thriller is an assassin hired to kill French president Charles de Gaulle
    $800 13
At the beginning of this 2018 animated sequel, we see how the Parrs deal with the Underminer, whom we last saw in 2004
    $800 2
Menudo ingredient & dull or unoriginal
    $800 18
If you once lived in the wealthy community of Kolmanskop, Namibia, you left with everyone else when these gems ran out
    $800 23
A monitor letting the justice system know you haven't left home is usually attached around this body part
    $1200 5
A bunch of reporters get into a brawl that escalates quickly in this Will Ferrell sequel
    $1200 3
A mechanical device & a labor pain
    $1200 19
If you lived in L.A. 150 years ago, you'd be this, just like today, but you'd spell the word with a tilde over the second N
    $1200 22
In an emergency, a "seek" this order means find a place to be safe; a this "in place" order means stay where you are
    $1600 9
Gamekeeper Oliver Mellors is the title "Lover" in this scandalous 1928 novel
    $1600 11
A nurse by training, she was a pioneer of the U.S. birth control movement
    $1600 4
This comedy set in Vegas & its "Part II" set in Bangkok are on the R-rated highest-grossing list
    DD: $5,000 15
A place to throw back some drinks & a large natural underground chamber
    DD: $4,000 20
Around 1900, if you were living on this island 10 miles off French Guiana, better hope you were a guard & not a prisoner
    $1600 25
If you want your package delivered when someone is home, these 2 words follow "adult" in a FedEx option
    $2000 10
In a WWI-set novel by C.S. Forester, Rose Sayer & uncouth Captain Charlie Allnutt are thrown together on this title boat
    $2000 12
This American anthropologist published "Coming of Age in Samoa" in 1928
    $2000 6
Before he directed "Hellboy" & "The Shape of Water", he took on the Wesley Snipes sequel "Blade 2"
    $2000 16
1/8 of a fluid ounce & "beat the skins"
    $2000 21
If you lived here from 1808 to 1814, you were this romantic poet; think the one who grew up rich

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carmela Chris Jon
$14,200 $4,600 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1954 book review said of this colorful 2-word term, also applied to the post-WWI era, "the underlying hysteria lives on"

Final scores:

Carmela Chris Jon
$12,400 $9,199 $7,999
2-day champion: $37,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carmela Chris Jon
$10,800 $5,800 $8,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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Game tape date: 2020-08-24
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