Show #8300 - Friday, December 11, 2020


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Kate Freeman, a financial analyst originally from Lake Orion, Michigan

Nizar Abdalla, a finance manager from San Mateo, California

Kendra Blanchette, a registered dietitian from Elk Grove, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Her motto was "Let us do something beautiful for God"
    $200 12
The sole survivor of a shipwreck, this title character washes up on a desolate island on Sept. 30, 1659
    $200 17
Camillus & Mary Fly had a nice quiet business, this kind of studio (portraits 35 cents) except it was in Tombstone, Arizona
    $200 29
His adventures ended with his wish come true--"he was no longer a marionette, but... had become a real live boy!"
    $200 6
Andre Agassi,
Althea Gibson
    $200 1
A large bus for traveling in the U.K.; in the U.S. it's a person who guides a sports team
    $400 20
This "French Chef" humorously said, "The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook"
    $400 15
Gulliver travels to this land whose residents are less than 6 inches tall
    $400 30
A theater called this grand style of music "House" opened in Leadville, Co. in 1879; opening night was overshadowed by a nearby hanging
    $400 28
Sigmund Freud theorized that these are the symbolic fulfillment of wishes & desires
    $400 7
Michael Strahan,
Joe Gibbs
    $400 2
The Brits put their trousers on one leg at a time; this 5-letter word that Americans use means underwear over there
    $600 22
This late comedian on her 50+-year career: "I was smart enough to go through any door that opened"
    $600 11
Honeydukes Sweetshop & The Three Broomsticks pub are in this wizarding village
    $600 18
Located then as now on Last Chance Gulch, the Lewis & Clark Library in this state capital was Montana's first
    $600 19
If you're hoping for a return trip, toss your coins here
    $600 8
Darrell Waltrip,
Joe Gibbs
    $600 3
A dummy in Devon is this accessory for a baby
    DD: $1,000 23
In 1981 she told the Senate Judiciary Committee, "I do well understand... the difference between legislating & judging"
    $800 13
Sauron, the dark lord of this land, has ambitions to rule all of Middle-Earth
    $800 21
The nine patch was a simple & popular pattern in this activity of making layered blankets mastered by many pioneer women
    $800 27
As a reward for her dancing, she wished for the head of John the Baptist
    $800 9
Crossword puzzle fixture Mel Ott,
Josh Gibson
    $800 4
In the U.K., chemist means someone in this profession
    $1000 24
After one failed Cuba-to-Florida swim, she said, "This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore"
    $1000 14
"Anne of Green Gables" is set in the fictional Avonlea, on this real Canadian island province
    $1000 25
An army post & then a cowtown, this Texas city got some culture in 1892 when 25 ladies founded its art gallery
    $1000 26
She wrote the lyric, "And I wish you joy, and happiness, but above all of this, I wish you love"
    $1000 10
Crossword puzzle fixture Bobby Orr,
Terry Sawchuk
    $1000 5
If you ask for chips in England, you'll get French fries; if you want potato chips, ask for these

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

Kendra Nizar Kate
$2,400 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Nizar Kate
$4,800 $1,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A" or a "P".)
    $400 11
Ashton Kutcher's ride was impounded & then space aliens got involved to answer this title question
    $400 6
To suffer a temporary loss of consciousness
    $400 30
Oxeye is a type of this flower with a bright yellow central disk & white petals
    $400 1
King Philip II of Spain sent it in 1588 to invade England
    $400 18
Atlanta's Freedom Park features a sculpture of this iconic Baptist minister, his arm outstretched
    $400 23
In an epic by Homer, when this guy gets back home after a long absence, his faithful dog Argus is among the first to recognize him
    $800 12
Ice Cube & the kids do arrive in Vancouver by the end of this 2005 movie
    $800 7
To purposely abandon someone on an island
    $800 29
Enjoy the beauty of the Arizona national park named for this type of cactus, but be careful walking through it
    $800 2
A 15th & 16th century empire was named for these people also called Tenochca & Mexica
    $800 17
Centennial Park, across from Vanderbilt University in this city, features a replica of the Parthenon
    $800 22
Oliver Ellsworth was the third Chief Justice of the United States; the fourth was this man
    $1200 13
In an '80s movie Judge Doom was the one "Who Framed" this toon for murder
    $1200 8
Chili recipes say to do this to the ground beef
    $1200 26
This flowering plant popular at Christmastime is named for a U.S. minister to Mexico
    $1200 3
McLean House in this Virginia village was the site of an 1865 surrender
    $1200 14
City Park in this city has been the site of Voodoo Fest, where you can hear all sorts of great music
    $1200 19
TFA is short for this group that sends educators into classrooms
    $1600 24
Ms. Fox heads to Antarctica without telling her family, in answer to the title of this film based on a novel by Maria Semple
    $1600 9
To give permission to start something, like when a studio says you can start making the movie
    $1600 27
This fern, seen here, is named for its resemblance to the scrollwork on a certain musical instrument
    DD: $2,000 4
One of Puerto Rico's largest cities is named in honor of a descendant of this Spanish explorer
    $1600 15
You might see a crab or 2 at Fish Haul Beach Park on Hilton Head in this state
    $1600 20
The son of a cobbler, this man whose name adorns high-end shoes was born in Malaysia but opened his first shop in England
    $2000 25
For Huw Morgan & the other miners in this John Ford film, their home area is verdant indeed
    $2000 10
To cut in a zigzag pattern, like with certain shears
    DD: $2,000 28
The acidity of the soil can change the color of these flowers whose name is from the Greek for "water"
    $2000 5
Pals with Charles de Gaulle, he was premier of France for much of the 1960s
    $2000 16
A Birmingham park is named for this Roman deity of the forge; the god himself is there in the form of a ginormous cast-iron statue
    $2000 21
The name of this "stan" country can be spelled with a "J" inside or with "dzh"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Nizar Kate
$9,200 $1,800 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Ads for the 2020 revival of this musical said, "Something's coming. Something good"; a new movie version is also coming

Final scores:

Kendra Nizar Kate
$3,700 $15 $5,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kendra Nizar Kate
$10,200 $5,800 $12,000
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2020-09-29
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