Show #8295 - Friday, December 4, 2020


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Katherine Ryan, a nonprofit executive originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Josh Atkins, an elementary music teacher from Phoenix, Arizona

Fred Nelson, a university professor originally from Manhattan, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Chrissy Metz' Kate Pearson on this NBC show has inspired many to shrug off body image issues & live their lives
    $200 3
The ZIP code 43210 will blast off your mail to this university; go, Buckeyes!
    $200 15
Animals of the Great Lakes region include moose, beaver, lynx & this semiaquatic mammal
    $200 22
In operation from 1910 to 1983, a mine under Detroit for this ice-melting stuff was reopened in 1998
    $200 17
This Beatle woke up with the tune for "Yesterday" in his head, but "I couldn't have written it because I just dreamed it"
    $200 19
Adjective for a blade that has just been honed
    $400 2
This woman who grew up in Oxfordshire was bewitching as Meg in "Little Women" in 2019
    $400 5
It was supposedly captured on film in 1934
    $400 16
The Great Lakes connect directly to the Atlantic Ocean by this river
    $400 23
Also a sewing term, it's a bed or stratum of coal; Wyoming has some that are 250 feet wide
    $400 6
This director created "The Terminator" after a nightmare about a metallic figure emerging from a fire
    $400 20
Homo sapiens means "man the" this 4-letter word
    $600 4
In 2005, she won an Emmy playing desperate housewife Lynette Scavo
    $600 14
Citizenship Day is celebrated on September 17, the anniversary of the signing of this
    $600 21
8 states border a Great Lake, but only this one borders Lake Ontario
    $600 24
Mining this precious metal discovered there in 1865 made Belmont, Nevada a boomtown until the 1880s
    $600 7
This "Golden Bear" turned around his golf game by using a new grip the way he did in a dream
    $600 9
Preceded by "un", it means mysterious; we want the 5-letter version meaning clever
    $800 12
Shohreh Aghdashloo had her breakout role opposite Ben Kingsley in 2003's "House of" these 2 things
    $800 10
To the surprise of MSNBC viewers, he announced on-air that the March 2, 2020 "Hardball" was his last
    DD: $1,000 26
This French explorer with his own lake on the U.S.-Quebec border reached the Great Lakes around 1615
    $800 25
A 1778 treatise on mining says a gad is a wedge between rocks to loosen the ground for this long-handled pointy-ended tool
    $800 8
After a feverish nightmare about cannibals, Elias Howe is said to have had a breakthrough in his invention of this device
    $800 27
A particular skill or aptitude, or a person with an I.Q. higher than 150
    $1000 13
This actress is the great-granddaughter of early 20th century British Prime Minister H.H Asquith
    $1000 11
In 1942 the American Birth Control League became this organization
    $1000 29
These straits connect Lake Michigan & Lake Huron, technically making those 2 one large continuous lake
    $1000 30
Barney Barnato, one of the 19th century's "Randlords", made his fortune in the 1870s mining these
    $1000 18
This woman dreamed a "pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together" & a novel was born
    $1000 28
Cervelle au beurre noisette is this French dish, served in butter

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Fred Josh Katherine
$2,600 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Josh Katherine
$4,800 $3,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
'Twas 2 days before Christmas in 1823 that the poem "A Visit from" him was published anonymously in a New York newspaper
    $400 19
A bomb nicknamed Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima; the bomb dropped on Nagasaki had this nickname
    $400 2
This lady duetted with Ariana Grande on the 2020 hit "Rain On Me"
    $400 16
The ballet "Giselle" is based on a legend about the wilis, ghostly young maidens who have died before this special event
    $400 15
A cylinder upon which wire or thread gets wound & wound
    $400 8
The name of this dynasty that ruled in Europe from the 1200s to the 1900s came from the family's ancestral "Hawk's Castle"
    $800 25
This Stevenson classic is divided into 6 parts including "The Old Buccaneer" & "Captain Silver"
    $800 23
Those born under this fourth sign are nicknamed "moon children"
    $800 4
At the end of the movie "Grease", they duet on "You're The One That I Want"
    $800 12
Giada De Laurentiis attended this French cooking school that today offers le grand diplome
    $800 17
Blocks of snow make up this dwelling also called an aputiak
    $800 1
King of Judea, he built the palace-fortress of Masada & rebuilt the temple of Jerusalem
    $1200 3
In 1863 he published a novel about "The Cossacks", who also get plenty of mention in his next, more epic, work
    $1200 13
This NFL field is called "The Frozen Tundra"; the 1967 Green Bay-Dallas title game was played there at -13 degrees
    $1200 5
Colbie Caillat & Jason Mraz sang "I'm" this "I'm in love"
    $1200 14
Directors François Truffaut & Jean-Luc Godard are associated with this film style, nouvelle vague in French
    $1200 18
A candidate selected in an election, from the Latin for "name"
    DD: $1,000 9
The Battle of Castillon & the capture of Bordeaux in 1453 effectively ended this war
    DD: $2,000 20
His adventure novel "Une Ville Flottante", "A Floating City", takes place on a steamship, not under the sea
    $1600 21
This bird is mentioned in one of Louisiana's state nicknames
    $1600 6
"Somebody That I Used To Know" is by Kimbra & this one-named guy
    $1600 28
The first mention of this embroidered work, a portion of which is seen here, was in an inventory of cathedral treasures in 1476
    $1600 24
A word for the young of any bird begins the name of this bird
    $1600 10
Following WWII this Japanese emperor declared he was not a living god & renounced his divinity
    $2000 27
His first book of poems, "The Black Riders" was published in 1895, the same year as his "Red Badge of Courage"
    $2000 22
In "The Final Problem", Holmes tells Watson that Professor Moriarty is this, for his ability to organize evil
    $2000 7
She & Charlie Puth sang about how "We Don't Talk Anymore"
    $2000 29
"Danse macabre" is one of this composer's symphonic poems
    $2000 30
Land promised to Abraham in Genesis
    $2000 11
This emperor of Ethiopia was deposed in 1974 & died under mysterious circumstances a year later

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Josh Katherine
$11,400 $10,600 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

What's now this nation resisted naval sieges by the Berbers in 1429, the Ottomans in 1565 & Axis WWII air assaults

Final scores:

Fred Josh Katherine
$2,399 $5,600 $22,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred Josh Katherine
$12,400 $11,600 $14,600
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2020-09-15
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