Show #8307 - Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Brayden Smith game 6.
Originally slated to air 2020-12-22.


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Manisha Munshi, an attorney from San Francisco, California

Molly Fisher, a college student from Berkeley, California

Brayden Smith, a policy intern from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 5-day cash winnings total $115,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In the 1700s New Englanders added tomatoes to a blend to make what we now know as this condiment for French fries
    $200 28
A newspaper gave Robert Peary $4,000 on condition that he reach this point & sure enough, in 1909 he wired them that he had
    $200 12
UNESCO's King Sejong Prize for promoting literacy is named for the monarch who created hangul, the Korean this
    $200 5
"Time After Time" (1984)
    $400 17
This sweet liquid gets its color & flavor from the nectar's source, not from the bee
    $400 27
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin died in 2013 as the last survivor of the failed 1944 plot to kill this man
    $400 26
Meteorologist James Stagg used a weather map to persuade Allied commanders to invade Normandy on this date in 1944
    $400 13
We love you, Conrad, for using the wealth of this hotel chain for a $2.5 million prize to nonprofits that relieve human suffering
    $400 22
Referring to a time in the past, this non-ly adverb is the first word of a 1965 Beatles classic
    $400 6
"The Way We Were" (1974)
    $600 25
We use the German name for this cabbage dish; the French call it choucroute
    $600 14
After a tornado, in May 1953 the region around Warner Robins, Georgia was declared the first federal one of these
    $600 4
The Peutinger Table, a rare ancient Roman map, is basically this type that Rand McNally is famous for, complete with mileage figures
    $600 15
In 2015 malaria researcher Tu Youyou became the first winner of this prize since 1988 with no doctorate or medical degree
    $600 21
Almost as if I'm actually there, with or without the high-tech headset
    $600 7
"I Kissed A Girl" (2008)
    $800 24
This alphanumeric Kraft Heinz steak sauce comes in a thick & hearty variety
    $800 9
Roman emperor Julian began his reign in 361 by abandoning Christianity, earning himself this title for a religious turncoat
    $800 3
15th century monk, Fra Mauro, loaded up his map with plenty of information; here's this sea at the eastern edge of Europe
    DD: $1,600 19
300,000 euros go to the winner of the LVMH Prize for someone under 40 in this profession with at least 2 collections
    $800 18
When it means "beautiful", as before "woman", it's an adjective; when it comes before "good", it's an adverb
    $800 10
"The Power Of Love" (1994)
    $1000 23
"Uncap real flavor", says this brand of hot sauce whose bottles have iconic round wooden caps
    $1000 8
Usman Dan Fodio, founder of Africa's Sokoto caliphate, made an 1804 trip from Gobir to Gudu called this, like Muhammad's journey
    $1000 1
An 1885 map with sections like "Chickasaw Nation" & "Osages" shows why what's now this state was known as Indian Territory
    $1000 16
The prize steer at this annual Texas event routinely sells for 6 figures in the Youth Livestock Auction
    $1000 20
This 4-letter word is an adverb when found before a number to mean "about", as in "we had to drive ____ 50 miles to get there"
    $1000 11
"A Moment Like This" (2002)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Brayden Molly Manisha
$400 -$1,600 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Molly Manisha
$2,000 -$200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each word beginning with an "O" and ending with the letter Y.)
    $400 1
It's a long, eventful journey or ordeal; a mythological one took 10 years
    $400 2
The Dodd-Frank Act included the Volcker Rule, prohibiting these institutions from making certain risky investments
    $800 18
This color "shift" is the increase in wavelength of light emitted by a source moving away from an observer
    $800 26
Great Norwegian musicians include Pal Waaktaar, Magne Furuholmen & Morten Harket, who wrote this No. 1 hit for a-ha
    DD: $4,000 15
Chamberlain, Maine's Thomas Ewen Consolidated High School hosts a memorable prom in this 1974 novel
    $800 3
Meaning to become bone, this verb is used for ideas that have become fixed
    $800 24
There is no Sigourney Weaver, only Zuul, & what a lovely singing voice Zuul must have in this 1984 movie
    $800 25
The Natl. Firearms Act of 1934 says this hunting weapon becomes a firearm if its barrel is less than 18" long, like a sawed-off one
    $1200 8
Spirogyra is one genus of this common algae type
    $1200 11
Magnus Carlsen, who in 2014 became the highest-rated player in the history of this game, ponders as only he can
    $1200 12
In a Y.A. series identical twins Jessica & Elizabeth Wakefield attend this fictional high school in Southern California
    $1200 4
This raptor flies over water to hunt, plunging in feet first to catch fish in its talons
    $1200 19
Day-o! Daaaay-o! A dinner party takes a very unexpected musical turn in this! this! this! 1988 Tim Burton film
    $1200 9
The Fair Housing Act of 1968 says victims of discrimination by seller or landlord can appeal to this then 3-year-old cabinet department
    $1600 7
When dipped in a solution with pH above 8.3. litmus paper turns this color
    $1600 23
Incidentally, this man born in Bergen wrote the incidental music to "Peer Gynt"
    $1600 13
Battle School is where children train to fight in this 1985 Orson Scott Card novel
    $1600 17
Numbering about 175,000, these upper Midwesterners are one of the largest native peoples north of Mexico
    $1600 20
We're "conjuring" a series of films with this demoniacally possessed title girl doll that delved into "Creation" in 2017
    $1600 5
It's the "R" in the Rico Act, which says it can include acts relating to arson, human trafficking, contraband cigarettes, etc.
    $2000 6
The Sun is a G2 V star, or this type of dwarf
    $2000 22
He sailed aboard the Fram on his journey to become the first to reach the South Pole
    $2000 14
This 4-letter word for an elite boarding school is the title of Curtis Sittenfeld's novel about the Ault School
    $2000 16
From Latin for "shaded", it means non-transparency in an image
    $2000 21
Playing himself in "This is the End", this "Superbad" actor got possessed superquick
    DD: $2,800 10
6 weeks after the U.S. entered WWI came the act known by this alliterative phrase requiring men to register to join the military

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brayden Molly Manisha
$6,400 $3,800 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The names of these 2 states honor a king & his father, who was executed in 1649

Final scores:

Brayden Molly Manisha
$2,799 $1 $7,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brayden Molly Manisha
$7,200 $3,800 $14,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
4 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2020-10-26
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