Show #8305 - Friday, December 18, 2020

Brayden Smith game 4.


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Devon Cromwell, a voice-over actor and Realtor from Tarzana, California

Amanda Barkley-Levenson, a behavioral genetics researcher originally from Portland, Oregon

Brayden Smith, a policy intern from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $93,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category devoted to the late justice.)
(Alex: "R-E" coming up at the end of each correct response.)
    $200 10
    $200 23
Always in style, Justice Ginsburg was famous for wearing "dissent" these; a famous one came from Banana Republic
    $200 30
After winning a 2020 tennis tourney in Auckland, Serena Williams donated her winnings to those affected by this nearby disaster
    $200 28
$2.00 a day was the price when this trailer rental company was founded at the tail end of World War II
    $200 4
Mike Campbell wrote the music for "Boys Of Summer" working on a Tom Petty album but gave it to this Eagle who penned the lyrics, flying solo
    $200 29
This time means when the plane leaves the gate, not when it takes off
    $400 25
    $400 21
Ginsburg rather enjoyed this hip-hop nickname she got from a Tumblr blog
    $400 26
Texas border patrol officers won a chili cook-off in 2020 & gave the winnings to this group that realizes the dreams of sick kids
    $400 27
Online advice from United Van Lines & Bekins says to pack these in small boxes--they'll get heavy real fast
    $400 5
Adding music to a personal ad, Rupert Holmes began, "If you like" these cocktails "and getting caught in the rain..."
    $400 22
4-letter monster that eats humans
    $600 3
    $600 6
As director of the Women's Rights Project for this "Union", Ruth argued cases on gender equality before the Supreme Court
    $600 9
A newspaper in this city won a Pulitzer for covering the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting & gave the prize money for rebuilding
    $600 24
Some companies charge per stair, so you'll pay dearly to move into a NYC fifth-floor this, meaning there's no elevator
    $600 20
Let's "Ride Like The Wind" to this alliterative artist who gave us the perfect-for-the-category "Sailing", a No. 1 hit in 1980
    $600 15
The way you hold your body; as a verb, it can mean to adopt a blustering attitude
    $800 14
    DD: $1,000 2
Ruth began law school at Harvard but transferred to this NYC school where she became the first female tenured professor
    $800 8
After winning the 2014 World Cup, German soccer star Mesut Ozil paid for the surgeries of 23 children in this host country
    $800 18
A humpstrap is a key piece of equipment in moving this, though Laurel & Hardy didn't use one when they moved theirs
    $800 12
After "Takin' It To The Streets", these musical "siblings" set sail with "What A Fool Believes"
    $800 16
Before you leave our website, would you mind taking a brief one of these to help us improve our customer experience?
    $1000 13
    $1000 1
Ginsburg said of this fellow New Yorker & justice on the opposite side of the judicial spectrum, "We were best buddies"
    $1000 7
After winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952, this German missionary built new huts for leprosy patients in Africa
    $1000 19
B.O.L. is short for this, basically a customer's itemized contract with a moving company
    $1000 11
Jennifer Holliday sang backup on "I Want To Know What Love Is" by this band
    $1000 17
Calmness & coolness; under pressure, some keep it & some lose it

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

Brayden Amanda Devon
$4,600 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Amanda Devon
$7,600 $1,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of some of the letters or all of the letters of "in excelsis deo".)
    $400 29
World Book says this "protected China from minor attacks but provided little defense against a major invasion"
    $400 26
In this family favorite, "A little pig goes a long way"
    $400 27
The lead character of this 2008 novel owes her last name to the heroine Bathsheba Everdene in "Far From the Madding Crowd"
    $400 17
By definition an aerobe is an organism that lives only in the presence of this element
    $400 28
The Seychelles, Mauritius & India all have a unit of currency named this
    $400 30
It's the mother! A rich supply of ore
    $800 25
More than just big on vases, this ruling dynasty really elevated the architecture of the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City
    $800 23
Young Miguel meets up with some of his ancestors in the Land of the Dead in this Disney Pixar film
    $800 21
In a Jane Austen novel, Northanger is this title type of structure that Catherine wants to be exciting, but turns out to be dull
    DD: $3,000 11
As exhibited by many turtles, TSD is the determination of sex by this environmental factor that affects the eggs
    $800 2
This country that borders Sierra Leone & the Ivory Coast uses its own dollar as its currency
    $800 24
This type of engine uses compression ignition
    $1200 15
In the late 19th century, China was dominated by Tzu-hsi, known as this empress, the widow of an emperor
    $1200 5
Angelina Jolie is a CIA agent on the run after she's accused of being a Russian spy in this film
    $1200 8
This author's last finished work wasn't an adventure story, but the "Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine" published after his 1870 death
    $1200 1
Considering it's about 7 feet up from its heart to its brain, this mammal's normal blood pressure is about 280/180
    DD: $5,000 18
A monetary unit called the Balboa is used in this country nicknamed the "Crossroads of the World"
    $1200 22
Type of shrub also preceding "-eyed" or "gin"
    $1600 14
Only a few thousand of the roughly 100,000 Communists survived the trek begun in 1934 & called this
    $1600 3
Directed by Scorsese, this book-based film tells of an orphan who lives in a Paris train station & maintains its clocks
    $1600 6
Henry Fielding said Colley Cibber, who held this official literary post, was guilty of "high crimes... against the English language"
    $1600 10
From Greek for "to join", it's the cell formed by the joining of a male & a female gamete
    $1600 16
From the Latin for "every ten", it's the currency of several countries including Jordan & Algeria
    $1600 20
The IRS says this type of tax is on specific goods or activities like gambling
    $2000 13
A 1900 rebellion was settled by this same-named protocol in which China paid $330 million & executed some officials
    $2000 4
This 2013 film opens with Ashton Kutcher in the title role, introducing the iPod
    $2000 7
This playwright's "The Children's Hour" was inspired by a real case suggested by Dashiell Hammett
    $2000 12
During this 13-letter process, plants lose water in the form of vapor escaping through their leaves
    $2000 9
The only remaining currency in Europe still named the franc, the Swiss franc is used by Switzerland & this country
    $2000 19
Term for a very old manuscript volume of the scriptures

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Amanda Devon
$16,200 $14,200 $1,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This company takes credit for inventing modern gift wrap, dating to its sale of fancy decorated envelope linings at Christmas in 1917

Final scores:

Brayden Amanda Devon
$3,999 $3,200 $1,200
4-day champion: $97,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brayden Amanda Devon
$21,000 $12,000 $1,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2020-09-30
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