Show #8299 - Thursday, December 10, 2020


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Becca Jones, an attorney from Phoenix, Arizona

Gabriel DeRoche, a Ph.D. student originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kendra Blanchette, a registered dietitian from Elk Grove, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
On lead guitar, this lefty from Seattle who was a paratrooper before joining up with Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell
    $200 20
Due to lawsuits, in the 1940s Pinesol had to change its name to Pine-Sol to avoid confusion with this other cleaning brand
    $200 21
The zodiac constellation Leo represents the Nemean lion, slain by him
    $200 1
Satan is also known as the "Prince of" this
    $200 11
A friend of John & Yoko's took the iconic picture that shows the Fab 4 crossing this thoroughfare in 1969
    $200 26
A funny thing happened in the 2nd c.: Trajan built a 900 X 600-foot one of these public gathering places--OK, not so funny
    $400 7
Over on piano, this New Yorker who had his own residency at Madison Square Garden
    $400 16
Crepe paper filters used in gas masks during World War I evolved into this brand of tissue
    $400 22
The mascot of this movie studio, began roaring in 1928
    $400 2
Navel oranges are known for being this
    $400 12
On Australia's Great Ocean Road, you may get inspiration from the limestone towers known as this biblical dozen
    $400 27
After the regime known as the Roman this government came to an end, Augustus became the first emperor
    $600 8
Bringing the thunder on drums, let's give a "Whole Lotta Love" to the legendary John Bonham of this hard rock group
    $600 17
Launched nationally in 1953, this wrap that clings to leftovers was Dow Chemical's first consumer product
    $600 23
Leo Rosten brought readers "The New Joys of" this language, including words like kvell & kvetch
    $600 3
In gemspeak it describes a diamond with virtually no imperfections
    $600 13
Much of Ruta 40, which travels through Patagonia in this country, is unpaved
    $600 28
This general of Rome's first triumvirate got the nickname Magnus, or "the Great", from his troops
    $800 9
On lead vocals! She's a 2-time Rock Hall inductee, with Fleetwood Mac & as a solo artist! "Stand Back", & welcome to the stage...
    $800 18
In 1958 this credit card began as BankAmericard when cards with a $500 limit were sent out as an experiment
    $800 24
LEO can be an abbreviation for this type of officer
    $800 4
Not surprisingly it's Kentucky's official state music
    $800 14
Italy's Stelvio Pass features several of these turns named for a tress fastener
    $800 30
After Caligula's murder, Claudius was made emperor by these guards
    $1000 10
Here's Bruce's intro of this big man on sax: "The Minister of Soul! The Sec. of the Brotherhood! Probably the next king of England!"
    $1000 19
The strawberry flavor of this 5-letter Coca-Cola brand is a favorite spirit offering at shrines in Thailand
    $1000 25
Giovanni, the second son of Lorenzo of this family, was just shy of 40 upon becoming Pope Leo X
    DD: $1,000 5
It's been said that when you look into this, from the Greek for "bottomless", it also looks into you
    $1000 15
The Karakoram Highway connects China to this country via the Himalayas & Hindu Kush
    $1000 29
The infamous Commodus was the son of this "Golden Era" ruler

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

Kendra Gabriel Becca
$3,200 $600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Gabriel Becca
$7,800 $1,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
The AKC says the Cavalier King Charles this is affectionate, gentle, graceful; we'll add awww
    $400 3
On safari? Wear this helmet whose name mentions a soft internal plant tissue
    $400 14
It wasn't just "A" for adultery--offenders might wear "B" for blasphemy & one guy got a "D" for being in this condition
    $400 21
Lifelines on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" have included "Phone a Friend" & "Ask" this group for help
    $400 1
Hula-Hoops & fidget spinners are examples of this, a short-lived craze that doesn't need to be described as "passing"
    $400 23
A 2005 bestseller: "Tattoo"
    $800 10
Whoa, here it comes; watch out bugs, a tamandua, this creature, will eat you up using its 16-inch tongue
    $800 4
This high-domed hat shares its name with the nickname of the law enforcement professional who wears it
    $800 15
Clothing wasn't all black, but finery like this fabric from insects could only be worn by the rich, or else it might be "flaunting"
    $800 22
To determine the winner on "The Price Is Right", contestants have to bid on these sets of prizes
    $800 2
From the Latin scrutari, this noun means "close examination", so it doesn't need "close" before it
    $800 24
An 1820 story: "Hollow"
    $1200 11
During hibernation, the heartbeat of this insectivore slows from 190 to 20 per minute
    $1200 5
Country comedian Minnie Pearl wore this down-home kind of flowered hat, with the price tag still on it
    $1200 17
Trot trot to Boston, trot trot to Lynn; those were 2 cities in this colony founded in 1630 by Puritans
    $1200 30
Jeff Foxworthy hosted this game show where contestants tested their knowledge against school kids
    $1200 6
The U.S. Code refers to "obtaining information under false" these, though in today's language they're always false
    $1200 25
A 1969 memoir: "Sings"
    $1600 12
Repeat after me, this dwarf antelope is so cute it was named twice
    $1600 16
"But pleasures are like poppies spread", says this Robert Burns poem, also the name of a cap
    $1600 18
A Puritan idea that land not being farmed was theirs to take led to the Pequot War, ended by the Treaty of this Conn. capital
    $1600 29
On this show, Wayne Brady might give you a choice between cash & what's in the big box
    $1600 7
Per Merriam-Webster it's "something personally... undergone or lived through", so it doesn't need "past" or "prior" before it
    $1600 26
A 1989 immigrant story: "Club"
    $2000 13
The World Wildlife Fund called this Australian wallaby the world's happiest animal; we call it a tough-to-solve "Wheel of Fortune" Final
    DD: $2,000 20
"'Twas the Night Before Christmas" has mamma in this headgear "and I in my cap"
    DD: $3,000 19
Last name of Richard, who was too Puritan for England & founded a dynasty of stern ministers in North America
    $2000 28
A popular music-identifying app is in the name of this Jamie Foxx game show
    $2000 8
Researchers at the Arthur D. Little Co. felt compelled to add this word to plain old "flavor" to describe how tastes work together
    $2000 27
A 1939 Hollywood tale: "Locust"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Gabriel Becca
$20,200 $1,800 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Once a residence of rulers of Austria, this city on the Danube less than 20 miles from Vienna became a national capital in 1993

Final scores:

Kendra Gabriel Becca
$14,200 $15 $4,000
2-day champion: $40,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kendra Gabriel Becca
$20,200 $1,800 $10,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2020-09-29
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