Show #8279 - Thursday, November 12, 2020


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Kate Lazo, an assistant athletics director from Menlo Park, California

Nalin Kashyap, a clinical data analyst from Tempe, Arizona

Greg Marrero, a school administrator from Huntington Beach, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
An 1848 declaration said these institutions were unjustly closed to women; today women are the majority there
    $200 18
IBC or Barq's, for example
    $200 1
It stretches southward to Cape Horn
    $200 10
What a compliment to chocolate! Theobroma, the genus of cacao, means "food of" these beings
    $200 6
The only eagle that is native to just North America is this one
    $200 12
Billy Ray Cyrus found disfavor with country purists for this song, a No. 4 crossover pop hit
    $400 27
Giving her 1989 book its title, Arlie Hochschild noted, "Most women work one shift at" their jobs & a "second shift" here
    $400 19
A visual examination of something; let's have a...
    $400 2
Gaining independence in 1804, it was the second country in the Americas to free itself from colonial rule
    $400 11
These baked chocolatey squares share their name with a type of sprite
    $400 7
Kublai Khan kept this fastest cat as a pet; you can't & shouldn't
    $400 13
Celine Dion had to be convinced by her husband/manager to do a demo for this 1997 movie song; it worked out okay
    $600 28
In a feminist move the women's social & political union insisted on saying this word with a hard "G", as in "We'll get the vote"
    $600 20
"Be of" these 2 words denoting happy spirits
    $600 3
In the 19th century, this Mideast nation fell under the control of the Al Thani Dynasty, which still rules there today
    $600 23
Named for a port in Yemen, mocha is what Americans call the combination of chocolate & this
    $600 8
Mambas are members of this venomous snake family that is famed for its hood
    $600 15
In 2020 Dua Lipa sang "Break My Heart"; in 1996 she gave the impossible demand "Un-Break My Heart"
    $800 29
In a 2012 case the Mass. Supreme Court ruled women who are breastfeeding their infants get time to do this during licensing exams
    $800 21
2-word name for the flat pan used to bake up some snickerdoodles
    $800 4
The rugged Mahabharat range of the Himalayas spans part of this landlocked Asian nation
    DD: $1,200 24
In 1905, the year after it began making chocolate, this company merged with the Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company
    $800 9
Red cat-bear is another name for the red this, which lives in the Himalayas & eats bamboo
    $800 16
A 2015 song by her begins, "This is my heartbeat song and I'm gonna play it"
    $1000 30
In "A Room of One's Own", Virginia Woolf spoke up for this type of "mind" that has feminine equally with masculine qualities
    $1000 22
To excessively pamper someone with a utensil, metaphorically
    $1000 5
This kingdom consists of some 170 islands located about 1,300 miles north of New Zealand
    $1000 25
White chocolate is actually not chocolate--it is milk & sugar mixed with this, the edible fat of the cocoa bean
    $1000 14
This 5-letter so-called cat excretes a musk that is used in the making of perfumes
    $1000 17
Heart, a group formed by sisters Ann & Nancy Wilson, had a hit in 1977 with this song named for a predatory fish

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

Greg Nalin Kate
$2,400 $2,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Nalin Kate
$3,200 $2,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the novel.)
    $400 1
In December 1917 just one representative in Congress said no to war with this dual monarchy
    $400 6
Anna, Vronsky may be something now, but he is easily distracted--you bet on the wrong horse
    $400 20
It follows "dead" in a race with no clear winner
    $400 15
This real-life doctor turned comedic actor is one of the panelists on "The Masked Singer"
    $800 9
It is rumored that in 1508 Raphael & Bramante pushed for this man to paint a Vatican ceiling, hoping he would fail
    $800 16
Since 1964, 2.5 million non-smokers have died from exposure to secondhand smoke, says the website of this govt. doctor
    DD: $2,000 2
As the dot-com bubble swelled, this tech-heavy stock index rose from 1,000 to 5,000 between 1995 & 2000
    $800 7
Emma, your marriage to a country doctor won't fulfill you, but neither will your affairs with Leon & Rodolphe
    $800 21
Like a passionate affair, a zone of the Earth between the tropics is called this "T" word
    $800 14
For 7 seasons she played Dr. Joan Watson on "Elementary"
    $1200 8
I'm not sure which is the bigger disaster, the storm in the painting by this Dutch master or that it was stolen in 1990
    $1200 17
The smoke monster on this 2000s ABC drama was really the Man in Black
    $1200 3
A 1920s song asked, "How ya gonna keep em down on" this place? Many didn't, as in that decade, the U.S. became majority city folk
    $1200 25
Dagny, you will fall in love with John Galt even though you are a stand-in for Ayn Rand's vision of capitalism
    $1200 22
In the book of Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar tosses 3 men into this alliterative "furnace"
    $1200 11
Of Indian descent, Kal Penn had roles on "Designated Survivor" & "House" & was one half of this movie duo opposite John Cho
    $1600 10
It was Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven who signed "R. Mutt" to a urinal in this French Dadaist's provocative 1917 artwork
    $1600 18
This website founded in 1997 provides authentic documents from court files & government records
    $1600 4
Thanks to the 23rd Amendment, on November 3rd, 1964, residents of this city cast their first votes for president
    $1600 26
Miss Kenton, even all the Nazis at Darlington Hall couldn't bring you & Stevens the butler together
    $1600 23
This word for an updraft of warm air is from the Greek for "heat"
    $1600 12
This Japanese-American actor has more than 10 million followers on Facebook
    DD: $4,000 28
To honor this artist's 125th birthday, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, commissioned statues like the one here
    $2000 19
Haze was visible on the East Coast after the 1912 eruption of the volcanic Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in this now state
    $2000 5
Eugene Hasenfus survived a shoot-down by the Sandinistas, leading to the exposure of this 1980s scandal
    $2000 27
Lily, I think you should wait one more day for Lawrence Selden--at least tell him the debts are paid
    $2000 24
It can mean both crazy & pleasantly warm, like a mild tropical climate
    $2000 13
This star of her own stand-up specials starred opposite Randall Park in the romcom "Always Be My Maybe"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Nalin Kate
$4,800 $8,000 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Both Wales & Bhutan have flags bearing one of these mythical creatures

Final scores:

Greg Nalin Kate
$9,599 $16,000 $16,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Nalin Kate
$8,400 $6,800 $12,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2020-09-08
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