Show #8306 - Monday, January 4, 2021

Brayden Smith game 5.
Originally slated to air 2020-12-21. Preceded by two weeks of "Around the World with Alex" reruns: #4624, #4972, #5299#5327#5609#5796#5808#6243#6246#7461.


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Teal Patterson, a lawyer originally from Gainesville, Florida

David Kaye, a high school English teacher from Scottsdale, Arizona

Brayden Smith, a policy intern from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 4-day cash winnings total $97,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct response will contain one or a lot of those letters.)
    $200 27
Amy Schumer wrote & starred in this 2015 comedy whose title is slang for "complete mess"
    $200 28
In 1891 the first game of this sport was played in Springfield, Massachusetts
    $200 2
Ms. Ratched; also Catherine Barkley in "A Farewell to Arms"
    $200 24
One part of an epoch; we've gone from the Stone to the Space
    $400 23
The name of this ocean is from the Greek for "bear"
    $400 19
This Hitchcock movie has the line "A boy's best friend is his mother"
    $400 26
More than 4,000 corn, soybean, etc. farmers attend the trade show with the alliterative name this type of crop "Classic"
    $400 16
Containing 31 clues, the first modern one of these diversions appeared in a New York newspaper on December 21, 1913
    $400 3
Hannibal Lecter, before he's put away--this kind of doctor
    $400 20
One flat side of a cube
    DD: $5,200 17
Early Spanish settlers gave this South American city a name meaning "fair winds"
    $600 12
(I'm Ryan Reynolds.) In my 2020 movie, "Free Guy", I play a bank teller who comes to realize that he's really an NPC, short for this kind of character in an open-world video game
    $600 25
A farrow-to-finish farmer raises these animals all the way from birth to their market weight of about 285 pounds
    $600 15
Dec. 21, 1914 saw the premiere of the first full-length movie comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance", featuring him
    $600 4
Kinsey Millhone in 25 novels
    $600 18
Budgie abode
    $800 6
This European capital's name comes from a barrier built across a river flowing through it
    $800 14
Taron Egerton played Elton John in this 2019 musical fantasy
    $800 22
In 1909 several cheese producers formed the Tillamook this establishment, a word including another dairy product
    $800 10
Setting a precedent, in 1942 the Supreme Court ruled that a divorce granted in this western state was legal in North Carolina
    $800 5
Howard Roark in "The Fountainhead"
    $800 1
An image of city hall appears on the one worn by a member of the LAPD
    $1000 7
The name of this valley & national park in the Sierra Nevada is from a native word meaning "they are killers"
    $1000 13
Rachel McAdams bawls reading a breakup letter from Ryan Gosling in this all-around weepy movie
    $1000 21
This act that gave people 160 acres to develop took effect in 1863; land claimed peaked 50 years later at 11 million acres
    $1000 9
Launched Dec. 21, 1968, Apollo 8 was the first manned vehicle to do this (10 times)
    $1000 11
Nathan Zuckerman, created by Philip Roth
    $1000 8
How dare you mistreat a lady! You're such a this 3-letter word for an ill-bred man

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

Brayden David Teal
$4,800 $4,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden David Teal
$12,200 $4,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This musical wraps up with "A New Deal For Christmas", featuring FDR, Daddy Warbucks & the gang
    $400 25
Dysphemism, the substitution of an offensive word for an inoffensive one, is the direct antonym of this word
    $400 17
After the Revolution, this American naval hero became an admiral in the Russian navy
    $800 24
A group of homeless people begin the not so merry "Christmas Bells" in this Jonathan Larson musical
    $800 5
Sonar is one of these words formed from the first letters of a series of words
    DD: $10,000 16
Ethnology is a branch of this -ology that is closely related to sociology
    $800 8
This son of a president was the USA's ace diplomat in the 18-teens before becoming president himself
    $800 27
A replica of this, crack & all, can be seen at an Allentown church where the original was hidden during the Revolutionary War
    $800 21
Begin with putting your right hand in, then put it out, then back in again, then shake it all about; repeat with other body parts
    $1200 23
This musical auntie sings, "We need a little Christmas, right this very minute, candles in the window, carols at the spinet"
    $1200 4
An ananym is a name written this way, like Kebert
    $1200 13
Charles Richter taught this -ology at Caltech from 1937 to 1970
    DD: $6,400 3
In 1871 this inventor began teaching instructors of the deaf in the Boston area
    $1200 26
In Carlsbad, Calif. & Winter Haven, Florida, you can see mini versions of iconic buildings & landmarks made out of these toys
    $1200 20
Combine rye or bourbon, sweet vermouth & bitters over ice, stir, strain, garnish with a cherry
    $1600 11
In 2018 these mind-blowing magicians with monikers like the Deductionist debuted their "Magic of the Holidays" show
    $1600 7
This word for a misused word comes from the name of a meddling aunt in Richard Sheridan's "The Rivals"
    $1600 15
This -ology is for bird brains & bird beaks, habitats, migration & everything else that deals with birds
    $1600 2
The New-York Weekly Journal's criticism of a Colonial governor led to the 1735 trial of JPZ, this printer
    $1600 22
For about 50 bucks on Amazon, you can get yourself a small copy of the Louvre statue "Winged Victory of" this island
    $1600 19
Stand behind a wooden stake, facing an opposite one a few yards away, toss metal semi-discs in an arc at the far one
    $2000 12
Based on the 1954 film, a musical called this composer's "White Christmas" livened up the holidays in 2008 & 2009
    $2000 6
An eponym is a word derived from a person's name; this is a word for a person from a particular place, like Muscovite
    $2000 14
Doctors in this field might specialize in issues with the retina or in treating glaucoma
    $2000 10
In 1878, she got an equal rights amendment introduced, and appeared before senators who chatted & smoked as she spoke
    $2000 9
In 1947 Thor Heyerdahl sailed from Peru to Polynesia on this raft, a replica of ones used by ancient south Americans
    $2000 18
Nock the projectile in the string, hold solid part of weapon firmly, pull back on string, aim, release

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden David Teal
$23,800 $14,800 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When the title character tells him that a great adventure may win him an island he can govern, he leaves his family

Final scores:

Brayden David Teal
$17,999 $0 $0
5-day champion: $115,798 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brayden David Teal
$19,200 $19,600 $5,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2020-10-26
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