Show #8277 - Tuesday, November 10, 2020


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Greg Marrero, a school administrator from Huntington Beach, California

Melissa Givens, a voice professor and singer originally from Buffalo, New York

Ben Lewis, a data scientist from Costa Mesa, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $44,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 2020 these 2 "Bad Boys for Life" got the key to Miami & were made honorary police officers
    $200 3
This hymn that says, "I once was lost, but now am found" was written by a slave trader turned abolitionist
    $200 25
It's located on Main Street in Cooperstown, New York
    $200 11
In 2008 2 Italian magicians pulled 300 of these out of a hat
    $200 16
"An Oral History of the Zombie War"
    $200 30
Evian or Dasani for one's female child
    $400 10
In 2010, Mayor Bloomberg gave this clothing designer the key to New York City for his creativity & philanthropy
    $400 4
It's the beloved hymn heard here
    $400 26
Originally in Pinehurst, North Carolina, the World Hall of Fame for this sport now makes its home in Florida
    $400 13
Shin Lim, who won this TV show in 2018, has since worked his magic in a residency in Las Vegas
    $400 17
"The Life and Times of" a certain "Wizard of Oz" character
    $400 22
Regular java flavored with the candy that's in a Heath bar
    $600 9
In 2013 S.F. gave its key to Miles Scott, better known as this "juvenile" superhero thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
    $600 5
A hymn that begins, "All creatures of our God and King" was based on a work by this patron saint of animals & ecology
    $600 27
The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts bears the name of this inventor of the game
    $600 23
Published in Britain for over 60 years, "The World's Only Magical Weekly" had this magical word as its title
    $600 18
"Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog"
    $600 21
A salt-rimmed cocktail for a Spanish miss
    $800 8
While running for president in 1952, this man got the key to his birth city of Denison, Texas
    $800 14
According to the hymn title, it's where I am when "He walks with me, and He talks with me"
    $800 28
The statue seen here of Native Americans playing this sport stands near the Hall of Fame of this sport in Sparks, Maryland
    $800 24
Houdini specialized in this -ology, extricating himself from tight spots & restraints
    $800 19
"From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"
    $800 2
Perhaps there's a health benefit to adding the seeds seen here to the fruity wine, also seen here, to make this rhyming drink
    DD: $1,000 7
In 1960 this teacher returned to Dayton, Tennessee for the first time since his conviction there to receive the city's key
    $1000 15
From Martin Luther: "A mighty" this "is our God, a bulwark never failing"
    $1000 29
1960s inductees into this hall of fame include Don Budge, Alice Marble & Brooke Shields' grandfather Frank Shields
    $1000 12
Harry Potter wizards can make things rise & fly with a swish & flick of their wands & the words "Wingardium" this
    $1000 20
"The Autobiography of a Horse"
    $1000 1
Rather than espresso, a South American beverage made with leaves is frothed with milk

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

Ben Melissa Greg
$800 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melissa Greg
$3,000 $2,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Let me give you an example--Kyrie and Washington Irving.)
(Alex: And finally, a whole category of clues by this very talented lady.) (Mariah Carey: Hi Alex! My memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, is out now. To celebrate, here are some clues from my career.)
    $400 1
Back pain results from a slipped one
    $400 28
At the meeting, my big idea went over like one of these water-pipe-metal inflatables
    $400 18
Promising salvation, St. Bernard of Clairvaux got Europeans to go on the second of these & blamed their sins when it failed
    $400 26
(Mariah Carey presents the clue.) In 2019, I made a festive new video for this holiday song--the "Make My Wish Come True" edition
    $800 5
This machine can save you if your kidneys fail
    $800 27
You're not telling us anything we haven't heard before; your story is this dated type of information
    DD: $8,200 12
The currency sometimes called the NIS, or new Israeli this, has been used since the mid-1980s
    $800 16
Silver-haired host of "360" on CNN & "diminutive" car model from parent company BMW
    $800 19
One story of St. Boniface's conversion of the Germans involves cutting down a sacred oak of this thunder god
    $800 25
(Mariah Carey presents the clue.) In 2008, a song called "Touch My Body" gave me my 18th No. 1 hit, breaking this "King of Rock and Roll"'s record for the most No. 1 singles by a solo artist on Billboard's Hot 100
    $1200 4
These fixed false beliefs are a symptom of psychosis
    $1200 8
This type of fill-in was once common on late-night TV; in March 2020 Pete Buttigieg was one for Jimmy Kimmel
    $1200 11
Formerly a royal hunting preserve, this 350-acre London park was the location of the Great Exhibition in 1851
    $1200 15
"Straight Outta Compton" rapper & twisty toy named for Hungarian Erno
    $1200 20
As part of efforts to heal the church's rift with France, Pope Benedict XV canonized her on May 16, 1920
    $1200 22
(Mariah Carey presents the clue.) Over the years, I've collaborated with some of hip-hop's best, including Snoop Dogg on "Crybaby" & with this rapper & producer on "Heartbreaker"
    $1600 3
The ol' cartilage just wears out in DJD, this "joint disease"
    $1600 7
That person seems to do everything himself--he's this type of solo musical combo
    $1600 9
The biblical city of Ephesus & the World War I battlefield of Gallipoli are both found in this country
    $1600 14
Trinity portrayer from "The Matrix" & "national" grayish plant that drapes trees throughout the south
    $1600 17
Thomas More wrote that "pilgrimage: bad" is one of these punishable beliefs for which he had 6 men burned
    $1600 23
(Mariah Carey presents the clue.) In 2009, I got to show my dramatic side as a tough-love social worker who tries to help Gabourey Sidibe in this Academy Award-winning film
    $2000 2
A boxer hit often in the head may suffer from what is sometimes called this "pugilistica"
    $2000 6
This phrase literally means a lack of noise that leaves you without one of your senses
    $2000 10
A 60-foot Gigantor robot was built in this Japanese city as a symbol of hope & strength following the 1995 earthquake there
    $2000 13
W's NSA adviser & an Indian grain, "the queen of fragrance"
    DD: $4,000 21
In 1170 this Archbishop of Canterbury took the fatal step of excommunicating the Archbishop of York, infuriating the king
    $2000 24
(Mariah Carey presents the clue.) I dug deep to share the story of my life in my new memoir, "The Meaning of Mariah Carey", which coincides with the 30th anniversary of my debut album; I had this--"and it was all that you've given to me"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melissa Greg
$19,200 $2,000 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Vehicles in "2001: A Space Odyssey" featured this airline's logo, but the company went bankrupt in 1991

Final scores:

Ben Melissa Greg
$11,999 $1,900 $21,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Melissa Greg
$11,800 $2,000 $11,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
7 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2020-09-08
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