Show #8274 - Thursday, November 5, 2020


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Burt Thakur, a project engineer from Palm Springs, California

Christina Tang-Bernas, a copy editor from Anaheim, California

Devin Rossiter, an academic coach from Bakersfield, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,204)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Beware the big drop on Bright Angel Trail, a feature of this perennial Arizona attraction's South Rim
    $200 1
In a book by Beverly Cleary, Socks is this pet, suddenly having to share the house with a new baby
    $200 29
This TV legend leaped from "The Dick Van Dyke Show" to her own title sitcom
    $200 30
Spoken defamation of another is slander; this is written defamation
    $200 9
Madly in love:
"Head over ____"
    $200 23
Hey, youse guys! U.S. News raved about this sandwich from John's Roast Pork in Philadelphia
    $400 8
You'll see some familiar faces on the Presidential Trail, which loops past this mount
    $400 3
A tiny one of these dinosaurs has a big problem: an impossible hug, because of his short arms!
    $400 25
This actress was half of the team that portrayed Michelle Tanner on "Full House"
    $400 28
Facing the judge in a courtroom, the plaintiff is generally on the right & this counterpart on the left
    $400 10
"____ in cheek"
    $400 18
This corned beef & Swiss sandwich bearing a man's name can be served cold or grilled
    $600 17
Here the Great Smoky Mountains live up to their name as a hiker navigates the Charlies Bunion Hike on this famed trail
    $600 4
This bedtime classic is set in "the great green room"
    $600 2
On "24", Mary Lynn Rajskub was the very efficient Chloe O'Brian, helping this Kiefer Sutherland character
    $600 27
It means permission, like to search a dwelling; the third amendment speaks of this "of the owner" of a house
    $600 11
Laugh uncontrollably:
"Bust a ____"
    $600 16
Down in Miami try this nationality named grilled sandwich with ham, pork, cheese & pickles
    $800 22
Become a 46er by hiking Whiteface, Haystack & 44 other peaks in this range of Upstate New York
    $800 5
"One Sunday morning the warm sun came up and--pop!--out of the egg came" this title larva
    $800 24
In 2019 this "Weeds" actress returned to Broadway in Adam Rapp's "The Sound Inside"
    $800 26
The role of colleges in relation to students from the mid-1800s to the 1960s was in loco parentis, Latin for this
    $800 12
Inseparable or "joined at the ____"
    $800 14
Sliced meat, torpedo sandwich rolls (split) & cans of beef consomme are keys in a "French" this
    $1000 21
If you want to hike Halemau'u Trail with all its wonder, you'll have to head to this second-largest of the Hawaiian islands
    DD: $1,800 7
She wrote about & illustrated a frog named Mr. Jeremy Fisher & a hedgehog named Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle
    $1000 20
This actress battled John Goodman and scary creatures in "10 Cloverfield Lane"
    $1000 19
A lawyer who represents a soldier is called a "judge" this, another term for a lawyer
    $1000 13
To be personally vested:
"Have ____ in the game"
    $1000 15
Arby's says it put this sandwich filling on the map

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

Devin Christina Burt :)
$1,200 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Devin Christina Burt :)
$3,000 $3,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word in the dictionary that comes not too far after the word "effect".)
    $400 3
This home of the Rockettes is known as the "Showplace of the Nation"
    $400 8
Sharwa is a more accurate pronunciation as well as another name for this Himalayan people
    $400 6
Worked for Edison /
His AC lit World Expo /
Ahead of his time
    $400 16
In 2019 Alfonso Cuarón won an Oscar for the black & white cinematography of this film about Mexico in the 1970s
    $400 12
To expel, like an ump sometimes does to an MLB manager
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Here's the extent of this landmark the Ming Dynasty began paying for in the late 1300s; it held off minor attacks, but major ones were problematic
    $800 2
A frieze called "The Triumph of Arts & Letters" adorns this Royal London venue
    $800 22
Descendants of these Dutch settlers of the Transvaal are often called Afrikaners
    $800 7
Brit biologist /
Not Holmes but still Watson's pal /
A twisted ladder
    $800 24
This 2011 Best Picture winner isn't completely silent, but it is a black & white movie
    $800 17
The pile of assets that allows a college to keep operating
    $1200 20
He asked for 20,000 pounds to betray his country in 1780 & said that was a bargain price
    DD: $3,000 1
Here's the geological beauty that makes up this outdoor venue in Colorado
    $1200 23
Geronimo was a leader of these Native American people
    $1200 14
Gazing into space /
Ev'ry 76 years /
His object flies by
    $1200 29
This Bruce Dern movie named for a Plains state was in B&W in the theaters but was shown in color on cable
    $1200 18
The belief in the equality of all people
    $1600 15
Dating from around 800 A.D., Colombia's Ciudad Perdida means this
    $1600 4
Early in his career, Elton John performed at this legendary L.A. club whose name is a synonym for a lyric poet
    $1600 27
Northern Norway, Sweden & Finland are home to these people also known as the Sami
    $1600 11
Planning planet moves /
3 laws--first is elliptic /
German gravity
    $1600 28
This spooky director filmed his stop-motion animation film "Frankenweenie" in black & white to emulate classic monster movies
    $1600 13
It means vivacious or giving off bubbles
    DD: $3,000 25
During the Gladiator or Third Servile War in the 70s B.C., this rebel & his forces gained control over most of southern Italy
    $2000 5
This cafe in a Nashville strip mall is famous for hosting an open mic night on Mondays
    $2000 10
The governments of Kenya & Tanzania are trying to persuade these nomadic people to make permanent settlements
    $2000 9
An Irish chemist /
1600s gas law man /
An improved air pump!
    $2000 26
As keepers of the title beacon, Robert Pattinson & Willem Dafoe really let the isolation get to them in this 2019 film
    $2000 21
9-letter description of a flagrantly offensive error or omission

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Devin Christina Burt :)
$9,600 $9,400 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first use of this Spanish term in English was by Wellington referring to partisans in the Peninsular Wars

Final scores:

Devin Christina Burt :)
$19,200 $3,800 $20,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Devin Christina Burt :)
$9,600 $9,400 $10,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2020-08-25
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