Show #8303 - Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Brayden Smith game 2.


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Spencer Robins, a graduate student and teacher originally from New York, New York

Rhonda Byer, a retired educator from Los Angeles, California

Brayden Smith, a policy intern from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: It's for men; it's for houses and Nuremberg is the world capital.)
    $200 6
On commercial airlines, exit rows & bulkhead seats typically offer extra this
    $200 8
In 2001 this "Friends" character married Chandler Bing
    $200 25
Isabel Peron
    $200 24
At 77 million cubic feet, this Virginia office building is the country's largest
    $200 9
A sidewinder is this type of venomous snake that has a noisy tail
    $200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Wicklein Gingerbread Shop in Nuremberg, Germany.) In the 1800s, gingerbread houses became especially popular in Germany, inspired by the witch's house in this fairy tale
    $400 7
At 380 feet, the tallest living tree is a coast this in California
    $400 10
Much like "Lost", the TBS comedy "Wrecked" begins with one of these mishaps
    $400 27
Corazon Aquino
    $400 16
The USA's driest point is in this national park in the Mojave Desert
    $400 21
On the flag of Eritrea, a wreath encircles this botanical symbol of peace
    $400 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Wicklein Gingerbread Shop in Nuremberg, Germany.) Here in Nuremberg, the gingerbread capital of the world, gingerbread is known as Lebkuchen, a word meaning "loaf" this
    $600 22
Vespa is an iconic brand of this
    $600 17
HBO's "Avenue 5" stars Hugh Laurie & Josh Gad, stuck on one of these for a while
    $600 2
From 1980 to 1996, Vigdis Finnbogadottir
    $600 11
In the contiguous states, the true southernmost point is Ballast Key in this state
    $600 13
Sanrio created this character with a feline name in 1974; her status as a cat--it's complicated
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Wicklein Gingerbread Shop in Nuremberg, Germany.) At the intersection of several trade routes, Nuremberg acquired exotic spices like cloves, nutmeg & ginger from the East, via the network known as this road
    $800 4
Nickname for a person from Muncie
    $800 18
On a classic sitcom Lenny & Squiggy were a couple of friends of this title pair from Milwaukee
    $800 1
South America's Michelle Bachelet
    $800 3
The largest gorge is the Grand Canyon but the deepest one is Hells Canyon along this river
    $800 14
Once called the Grande Galerie, the Hall of Mirrors in this palace consists of 357 mirrors on 17 arches
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Wicklein Gingerbread Shop in Nuremberg, Germany.) With the establishment of a special guild in Germany in the 1600s, only guild members could make gingerbread except for these two religious holidays when anybody could
    $1000 5
This term for a habitual object of abuse can also refer to something that invites you into a house
    $1000 23
Gavin Belson was the conniving chief innovation officer of tech company Hooli on this show
    $1000 26
Scandinavia's Gro Harlem Brundtland
    DD: $2,000 12
This alliterative pine that needs lots of direct sunlight to grow is the state tree of Montana, the Big Sky State
    $1000 15
"The king of cakes is at your door", said Hostess of this chocolate treat
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Wicklein Gingerbread Shop in Nuremberg, Germany.) In some versions, gingerbread contains as much of this spice as ginger; in German it's Zimt

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

Brayden Rhonda Spencer
$4,000 $600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Rhonda Spencer
$7,600 $1,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
You've heard of this biblical guy's "ladder", but there's also a dangerous cave system near Austin with his name
    $400 27
There were 6 British kings named this, but saying "By" him actually meant "By God"
    $400 5
At the end of the book "The Maltese Falcon", this private eye realizes that Brigid is a murderer & turns her in to the police
    $400 1
In 2017 Audrey Luna hit the highest note ever at NYC's Metropolitan Opera singing in this vocal range in "The Exterminating Angel"
    $800 14
Be careful in Mexico's underwater Cenote Esqueleto; it's nicknamed this, like Indiana Jones' title destination in his second film
    $800 8
This "sticky" oath, a variant of "damnation", goes back to 1790 & may be derived from "eternal"
    $800 11
Sort of a floating palace in Edinburgh, the Britannia is the royal this fancy type of ship
    $800 7
From the Latin for "bruise", it's a bruise in which capillaries may have been ruptured
    $800 2
This Aerosmith lead singer has shown his own high note skills in the hits "Crazy" & "Dream On"
    $1200 22
"Always stay with the tour group" is one of the rules at this "really big" cave system in Kentucky
    DD: $5,000 6
This, also the surname of a prolific 19th c. British author, was sometimes substituted for "devil" in oaths
    $1200 15
In 1915 a U-boat sank this British liner, sending nearly 1,200 souls to a watery grave
    DD: $2,000 23
Lithotripsy uses ultrasonic shock waves to break up these
    $1200 21
"Oh, I've had such a curious dream!" remarks the title girl at the end of this work
    $1200 3
She hit a high E flat singing "Let It Go" & then hit it again with "Into The Unknown" from "Frozen 2"
    $1600 12
Beware! Divers have perished in the Blue Hole, a dangerous diving site near the Sinai Peninsula on this sea
    $1600 25
Instead of referencing the almighty's son, this rhyming phrase with the same initial letters was used
    $1600 9
The "P" in a PT boat stands for patrol; the "T" stands for this type of explosive weapon
    $1600 17
Reduced activity of tyrosinase, needed to make melanin, results in this condition
    $1600 20
The end of this novel hints at cannibalism aboard a lifeboat whose occupants were people, not a boy & zoo animals
    $1600 4
A tenor in this title role hits a high A flat singing "Let your soul take you where you long to be!" from "The Music Of The Night"
    $2000 13
Hold on tight descending into Krubera Cave, the world's 2nd deepest, found in these European mountains in Georgia
    $2000 24
On St. Patrick's Day, you might hear someone exclaim "Faith &" this word meaning "by God"
    $2000 10
This clipper ship that sailed from Australia to London 25 days faster than other ships is now a sailing museum in Greenwich, London
    $2000 16
Acid reflux problems can cause dysphagia, difficulty in doing this
    $2000 18
Turns out the doctors of the title place of this Dennis Lehane novel have been manipulating a U.S. marshal, who is really an inmate
    $2000 19
Mario Lanza is no ordinary vineyard worker in the film "Serenade", singing the high notes of "Nessun Dorma" from this Puccini opera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Rhonda Spencer
$31,800 $2,200 $7,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1521 this monarch published the theological treatise "Defense of the Seven Sacraments"

Final scores:

Brayden Rhonda Spencer
$35,000 $4,399 $4,401
2-day champion: $66,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brayden Rhonda Spencer
$26,200 $2,200 $7,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
2 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2020-09-30
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