Show #8315 - Friday, January 15, 2021

Last game with CBS Television Distribution banner.


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Gautham Nagesh, a journalist originally from Jackson, Michigan

Jennifer Linde, an associate professor from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lucy Ricketts, an illustrator originally from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $79,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the TV series.)
    $200 11
In this trilogy Frodo Baggins forms a fellowship with 3 other hobbits, an elf, a dwarf, a wizard & 2 men
    $200 20
From this actress to Andy Warhol: "I'm so proud I finally have your 'Liz' and thank you for signing it so sweetly to me"
    $200 6
A bear abode
    $200 1
An insecure psychiatrist moves back to Seattle & lives with his dad
    $200 25
Taking no chances, Pharaoh Nectanebo I fortified all 7 mouths of this river, around 380 B.C.
    $200 26
Though made in a manner closer to brewing, this Japanese drink is known as rice wine
    $400 12
You will definitely lose some time delving into his 7-volume "A la recherche du temps perdu"
    $400 19
"Thank You Notes" is a segment on his late night talk show & also the title of 2 books he's written
    $400 7
Turn down the lights
    $400 2
Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen leads a double life as a hooded vigilante
    $400 24
Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands is this celestial type; an attacker who gets close to one wall is exposed to fire from another
    $400 27
Perhaps Don Ho meant Hula o Maui, a sparkling wine made of this fruit, when singing of "tiny bubbles in the wine"
    $600 13
You get more than 200 chapters of Gothic horror with the alliteratively titled "Varney" this creature
    $600 18
In a 1780s letter to his friend George Whatley, he described his invention of bifocals & even included a diagram
    $600 8
A failure, like a movie at the box office or a shell that doesn't explode
    $600 3
A redheaded country superstar plays a single mom of 3
    DD: $2,000 23
In 1835 Mexican General Martin Perfecto de Cos fortified this mission in San Antonio, but soon had to surrender it
    $600 28
Blackberry wine from this "#1 Kosher Wine Brand in America" is kosher for Passover
    $800 14
Dmitry is arrested & convicted for his dad's murder in this Dostoyevsky novel, but Smerdyakov actually committed the crime
    $800 17
This artist to her husband: "Diego, my love, remember that once you finish the fresco we will be together forever"
    $800 9
A turned-up noise
    $800 4
It's not set in fairy tale Germany but in Portland & the lead character is Burkhardt
    $800 22
Built with siege amenities like a 500-foot-deep well, the Königstein Fortress is aka the Saxon this, after a Paris prison
    $800 29
This title elixir is poured in Ray Bradbury's semi-autobiographical tale of a small-town summer in 1928
    $1000 15
His aptly named "Infinite Jest" has drawn comparisons to the works of Thomas Pynchon & Don DeLillo
    $1000 16
Hours before her death in 1587, this queen wrote, "I am to be executed like a criminal at eight in the morning"
    $1000 10
A cutting or insulting remark
    $1000 5
American football coach Jason Sudeikis manages a London soccer team
    $1000 21
In the 1070s this monarch who'd been in power only a short while ordered the building of the Tower of London
    $1000 30
In "Arsenic and Old Lace", the old ladies put poison in wine made from these berries

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

Lucy Jennifer Gautham
$800 $3,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Jennifer Gautham
$6,600 $5,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You must respond with the abbreviation.)
    $400 6
In 1991 the world said do svidaniya to this union of 15 republics
    $400 5
Near Lake Tahoe, this city named for a Civil War general became a gambling mecca after legalization widened in 1931
    $400 11
Time spent with Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, helped this onboard naturalist evolve his views
    $400 30
This word with "moral" in the middle can mean to corrupt as well as to discourage & is the only word Noah Webster coined
    $400 21
He was the governor of California from 2003 to 2011
    $400 20
These brothers starred in the classic film "A Night at the Opera"
    $800 7
With the late-'80s addition of "hyperactivity" to a disorder name, this 3-letter abbreviation fell out of favor
    $800 4
During Vaudeville the question was often asked of new acts, "Will it play in" this Illinois city?
    $800 12
In 1986, Ralph Hollis & Dudley Foster joined Robert Ballard aboard the submersible Alvin to explore this wreck
    $800 29
Of the highest importance, or a movie studio founded in 1912
    $800 25
In Europe moose are known as these, our word for a different big North American deer
    $800 16
This band's jam-oriented southern rock sound produced tunes like "Ramblin' Man" & "Whipping Post"
    $1200 8
The New York Nets, the Virginia Squires & some guy named Dr. J played in this league that merged with its rival in 1976
    $1200 3
With thousands collected every year, each March Sweetwater, Texas hosts a roundup of these reptiles
    $1200 13
Michael Collins was in the command module Columbia while Armstrong & Aldrin made it to the moon on this "avian" craft
    $1200 28
Norwegian gave us this word for a ski race with plenty of zigs & zags
    $1200 24
From 2007 to 2019 Kunal Nayyar played Raj Koothrappali on this sitcom
    $1200 17
Last name of actors Gustaf, Bill & Alexander, sons of another well-known actor
    $1600 9
This New Deal program changed its middle letter from "Progress" to "Projects" in 1939 but was still out of business by 1943
    $1600 2
This former mining town founded in 1859 is home to the Colorado Railroad Museum & a famous brewery
    DD: $4,000 14
This cartographer set out to explore the Mississippi in birchbark canoes with Jacques Marquette in 1673
    DD: $3,199 27
The Cambridge Dictionary insists, "We imply something by what we say. We" do this "from what somebody else says"
    $1600 23
Aphrodite gave this goddess a magic girdle that made her husband Zeus forget his worries about the Trojan War
    $1600 19
Singers Bill Medley & Bobby Hatfield called their duo this after the reaction they got from African-American audiences
    $2000 10
"Wild Bill" Donovan headed this 1940s U.S. intelligence service
    $2000 1
About midway between L.A. & San Francisco, Fresno was founded by this railroad co.; Leland Stanford was said to have picked the site
    $2000 15
A "rear column" of depraved upper-class twits tagged along with Henry Stanley to explore this river's basin in 1887
    $2000 26
An 18th c. group of lovers of everything from archaeology to opera introduced this word for one who flits from one interest to another
    $2000 22
Until 1957 this metal, symbol Be, was known as glucinium
    $2000 18
Around 1895 these brothers devised an early motion picture camera & projector they called the Cinematographe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Jennifer Gautham
$18,200 $12,400 $1,201

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the last 12 sitting U.S. presidents, the only one Elizabeth never met; she had her youngest child 3 months into his presidency

Final scores:

Lucy Jennifer Gautham
$11,598 $24,800 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lucy Jennifer Gautham
$20,800 $12,400 $4,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
0 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2020-11-30
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