Show #8287 - Tuesday, November 24, 2020


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Jennifer Rosenberg, a lawyer from Walnut Creek, California

Matt McDaniel, a director of programming from Los Angeles, California

Henry Baer, a software engineer from Lafayette, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Resembling an NFL mouthguard, Y-Brush promises to give these the high-tech cleaning they deserve in 10 seconds
    $200 17
By repurposing manure, some farms are trying to be what's called this element "neutral"
    DD: $1,000 1
This mighty river rises in the Tibetan Plateau & empties into the South China Sea near Ho Chi Minh City
    $200 10
On June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky this pirate captain came ashore
    $200 22
This word hospitals use to mean "right now!" comes from the Latin for "to stand"
    $200 13
1814's Treaty of Ghent did nothing to address the issues causing this war, merely taking things back to pre-war conditions
    $400 7
Sony is promoting the space-age design, greater speed & vibrant graphics of the fifth version of this gaming console
    $400 18
Farms like the cotton one here embrace reduced tillage, meaning this furrowing action is lessened, netting better soil
    $400 2
Sri Lanka's northernmost point, Point Pedro lies where Palk Strait meets this large bay
    $400 11
Once upon a time in Hollywood, November 11, 1974 was his inception
    $400 23
Something in style right now is "in" this, also the name of a fashion magazine
    $400 27
There once were 2 kings & no bliss / Jacobites found stuff amiss / Things were not fine / In 1689 / It'd end with the Treaty of this
    $600 8
This "charismatic" toilet paper brand recently rolled out its bear-faced RollBot that will deliver its product to you in the loo
    $600 19
In July 2019 dozens of farmers of these beans went to congress, demanding a deal be made to resume trading with China
    $600 3
The people in John Mellencamp's "Pink Houses" vacation "down at" this body of water, perhaps in Fort Morgan, Alabama
    $600 12
April 30, 1985 in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel gave us this wonder of a gal
    $600 24
As the Earl of Manchester wrote in 1633, "There is no safety in" doing this, putting off work, so get it done now!
    $600 28
The Thirty Years' Peace, beginning in the 440s B.C., was between Sparta & the Delian League, led by this city
    $800 9
A robot therapy dog, Jennie was designed in part by the Creature Shop of this Muppet master
    $800 20
Seen here is this task: collecting hay from the field & packaging it into nutritious winter dinners for livestock
    $800 4
To reach this much larger sea from the Sea of Azov, you must sail through the Kerch Strait
    $800 14
This "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" señor was born March 1, 1969 in the Canary Islands
    $800 25
Want something done quickly? Use this 6-letter Spanish adverb for emphasis
    $800 29
The territory of Germany got a 10% trim after the Treaty of this was signed on June 28, 1919
    $1000 16
Withings ScanWatch wants to help you snooze better by monitoring this sleep disorder where you stop breathing for a bit
    $1000 21
Applied to farmland, it means left without sowing for a period in order to restore its fertility
    $1000 5
This 700-mile-long river formed part of the boundary between East Germany & West Germany
    $1000 15
She was born to a Danish-born dad November 22, 1984 in NYC & later found herself "Lost in Translation"
    $1000 26
If you are going at a breakneck pace, you may be "hell-bent for" this material
    $1000 30
Agreeing to the 1819 Adams-Onis Treaty, this empire gave up its claims to Florida & the Pacific Northwest

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

Henry Matt Jennifer
$5,000 $1,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Henry Matt Jennifer
$8,600 $4,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Here's one of these hanging out in a tree in South Africa's Kruger National Park
    $400 1
In the Bible used by Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus was executed on a "torture stake"; other translations use this word
    $400 2
"In My Feelings"--"Do you love me? Are you riding?"
    $400 17
The tropical evergreen tree Myristica fragrans produces this spice that ends up sprinkled on rice pudding
    $400 26
A wintertime blast of wind & snow, or a summertime blast of flavor from Dairy Queen
    $400 5
Edna Ferber's novel titled this boat, a floating theater, became a musical featuring "Ol' Man River"
    $800 22
The paw of one of these predators from Greenland may give you a chill
    $800 4
The shahadah, a basic statement of faith, begins, "There is no god but" him
    $800 3
"Crocodile Rock"--"I remember when rock was young, me &" her "had so much fun"
    $800 14
This symbiotic pair of metal fasteners is used to represent the practical, nitty-gritty aspects of a task
    $800 27
The elvegusts chill you to the bone in the fjords of this Scandinavian country
    $800 12
Smitten with the title character, a Polish refugee, Stingo narrates this William Styron novel
    $1200 23
There's no webbing between the toes of these little bandits that've been known to untie knots & unscrew jars
    $1200 10
Doctrine is Catholic teaching; this means doctrine that the church has declared divinely revealed
    $1200 6
"Mambo No. 5"--"A little bit of" her "in my life"
    $1200 9
Jerry Lewis played college chemistry instructor Julius Kelp, who undergoes a transformation in this classic film
    $1200 28
The song "The Wreck Of" this ship talks of the Witch of November, a late fall wind that plagues the Great Lakes
    $1200 13
Raised in the Abnegation faction, Tris Prior makes a fateful choice in this dystopian series
    $1600 24
That's not a Dalmatian, but the dog breed called this, from its origin in boundary regions
    DD: $4,000 15
It's the religion promoted by the BJP, the world's largest political party
    $1600 7
"Cheer up", this sleepy girl, "oh, what can it mean to a daydream believer & a homecoming queen"
    $1600 8
There's peanut butter, chocolate & caramel in the candy bar called "Reese's" this
    $1600 29
Ironically, this hot "s"andy wind of Africa is called "chili" in Tunisia
    $1600 18
In 1917 this muckraker described coal mine conditions in "King Coal"; 10 years later, he dove into "Oil!"
    $2000 25
Here's the paw of one of these unusual cats, from the Greek for "many-toed"
    $2000 16
A kamidana is a household shrine used by practitioners of this religion
    $2000 11
"If you'll be my bodyguard, I can be your long-lost pal. I can call you" her & "you can call me Al"
    $2000 20
This small songbird with a powerful bill is known for its habit of climbing down trees head first
    $2000 30
A northeast wind called the bora causes rough water in the Gulf of Venice, an arm of this sea
    DD: $2,000 19
His breakthrough bestseller was "All the Pretty Horses", a story of Texas cowboys in Mexico

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Henry Matt Jennifer
$25,400 $9,600 $8,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the liberties listed in this: "No man shall be forced to perform more service for a knight's 'fee'... than is due from it"

Final scores:

Henry Matt Jennifer
$30,400 $17,700 $17,600
2-day champion: $61,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Henry Matt Jennifer
$22,200 $9,600 $8,800
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2020-09-14
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