Show #8301 - Monday, December 14, 2020


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Jeffrey Williams, a television editor originally from Detroit, Michigan

Valerie Castelo, a career counselor from San Leandro, California

Kate Freeman, a financial analyst originally from Lake Orion, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the character quoted.)
    $200 4
Mattel pays tribute to this woman, who helped spark the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her bus seat
    $200 16
"He hath a person and a smooth dispose to be suspected--framed to make women false. The Moor is of a free and open nature"
    $200 21
"The monkey thought 'twas all in fun", but the detonating critter in this kids' song may beg to differ
    $200 14
"N", 1963: Kenya gains its independence as the area of this capital grows more than 7 times in size
    $200 11
It describes someone who's irritable due to lack of food
    $200 26
In 1960 Abebe Bikila ran away with this lengthy event, with no shoes on
    $400 5
Making history in 1983, this woman inspired girls to reach for the stars
    $400 17
"I can be patient, I can stay with Regan, I and my hundred knights"
    $400 22
Mr. Phelps will not self-destruct in 5 seconds in this 1996 film; a chopper crash in a tunnel will take care of things
    $400 15
"B", 1971: 2 municipalities, Thon Buri & Krung Thep, combine to form this Asian capital
    $400 10
Seen here is an icon for one of these programs
    $600 6
A Barbie Shero, Ibtihaj Muhammad stayed true to her faith & wore this traditional head scarf at the 2016 Olympics
    $600 18
"The potent poison quite o'ercrows my spirit. I cannot live to hear the news from England" (& a few words later, he's correct)
    $600 23
Nearly 70,000 shells filled the air in 2019 as viewers lined NYC's FDR Drive to see July 4th fireworks over this river
    $600 1
"I", 1959: Karachi is designated to be out as capital as this city, yet to be built, gets the nod
    $600 9
It's a non-alcoholic mixed drink like a nojito or a cuddles on the beach
    $600 29
This gymnastics apparatus is raised 4.1 feet from the floor & is 4 inches wide
    $800 7
Dubbed the "First Lady of Song", this jazz great is ready to entertain you with songs like "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" & "Blue Moon"
    $800 19
"What, will these hands ne'er be clean? No more O' that, my lord, no more O' that. You mar all with this starting"
    $800 24
On Dec. 6, 1917 the explosion of a munitions ship near this Nova Scotia capital was heard hundreds of miles away
    $800 2
"G", 1812: not named in honor of a D.C. college, this capital of Guyana, formerly Stabroek, gets its new name
    $800 12
It's the 11-letter name for the mixed dog breed seen here
    $800 28
With a new partner, Brooke Sweat, 42-year-old Kerri Walsh Jennings plans to go for her 4th gold in this 2-word sport in 2021
    $1000 8
It's game on for the doll honoring this woman who won 1973's Battle of the Sexes & is a champion for women's equality in sports
    DD: $4,200 20
"Here in this island we arrived; and here have I, thy schoolmaster, made thee more profit"
    $1000 25
In 1605 this York man did not get the "Wham, bam!" he wanted from more than a ton of gunpowder placed under Parliament
    $1000 3
"O", around 1300: Akershus Castle is built in this city; it's still there today, south of a street called Karl Johans Gate
    $1000 13
When referring to England's 2 oldest universities, use this blended word
    $1000 27
Prince Albert of Monaco was awarded a black belt in this martial art that's done barefoot at the Olympics

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

Kate Valerie Jeffrey
$3,600 $3,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Valerie Jeffrey
$5,000 $6,000 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those letters will begin each correct response.)
    $400 23
Issued during this war, the Corfu Declaration called for a unified Slavic state following the collapse of Austria-Hungary
    $400 22
As a member of this "Lord of the Rings" race, Gimli could speak Khuzdul, their language
    $400 16
A 1984 classic: Daniel-san LaRusso vs. Johnny Lawrence
    $400 2
Unlike English, in Latin this does not determine meaning; homo mordet canem & canem mordet homo both mean "man bites dog"
    $800 15
The first Nobel Prize in Physics went to Wilhelm Roentgen for his discovery of these
    $800 28
In Luke 1 an angel appears to Zechariah to tell him that his wife will soon give birth to this forerunner of Jesus
    $800 12
The 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights was one of the inspirations for this document adopted 15 years later
    DD: $3,000 6
This 1887 language got its name from "Doctor Hopeful", the pen name in that language of creator L.L. Zamenhof
    $800 17
Black Mamba (aka The Bride) vs. Cottonmouth (aka O-Ren Ishii)
    $800 3
The last word in "The city we are driving toward" can be called this parentless type of preposition
    $1200 13
The first Peace Prize was shared by French pacifist Frédéric Passy & Henry Dunant, the Swiss founder of this organization
    $1200 24
In Genesis Chapter 19, angels tell him to flee with his daughters & wife, "lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city"
    $1200 9
Calling for equal rights for women, the Declaration of Sentiments was read by Elizabeth Cady Stanton at this 1848 convention
    $1200 1
James Doohan, who played this engineer on "Star Trek", also created the first version of the Klingon language
    $1200 18
From 1978: the T-Birds vs. the Scorpions
    $1200 4
As opposed to cardinal, they're numbers that indicate position, like 3rd & 112th
    $1600 14
The first Literature Prize went to poet Sully Prudhomme, who'd been elected to this prestigious French literary body 20 years earlier
    $1600 25
In Acts 10 an angel appears to Cornelius, one of these Roman officers, & tells him to go find Simon Peter
    $1600 10
UNDRIP, the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of these native peoples, says they should not be subjected to forced assimilation
    $1600 7
The word "Khaleesi" comes from the language of this horse-riding people of "Game of Thrones"
    $1600 19
Globo Gym vs. Average Joes
    $1600 5
"Fowler's Modern English Usage" says this is the correct word meaning to get your bearings, but if you must add -ate, go ahead
    DD: $8,000 27
1901 laureate Emil von Behring used antibodies to cure diphtheria, making him a pioneer of this -ology, coined in the same decade
    $2000 26
A suddenly visible angel asks this Old Testament man why he's been striking his faithful beast
    $2000 11
In exile in the Netherlands, this English king made the 1660 Declaration of Breda, promising amnesty in return for his restoration
    $2000 8
Not only did this man create a "Utopia", he also created a language & alphabet for its inhabitants to speak
    $2000 20
1961: "Fast" Eddie Felson vs. Minnesota Fats
    $2000 21
In "I have failed", have is an auxiliary verb; in "I have shingles", have is this plain, regular, not unusual kind of verb

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Valerie Jeffrey
$19,000 $20,600 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Opened in 1973, it includes the Joan Sutherland Theatre, named for the singer, & the Utzon Room, named for the architect

Final scores:

Kate Valerie Jeffrey
$0 $38,001 $2,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $38,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Valerie Jeffrey
$13,000 $18,400 $11,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2020-09-30
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