Show #8317 - Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Brian Chang game 1.


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Lisa Garner, a safety engineer from Carmichael, California

Brian Chang, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Donesh Olyaie, a strategist from Corona, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: It'll sound like it; but it's not.)
(William H. Macy: I'm William H. Macy. My castmates and I have clues about historical figures even more shameless than our characters on Shameless.)
    $200 14
To alternate between 2 positions is to do this, also a 6-letter playground apparatus
    $200 24
John McCain's status from 1967 until his release in 1973
    $200 1
500-mile long Bundesstrasse 1
    $200 23
The pretzel knot is one of the knots suggested for these winter items; there aren't as many types as for neckties
    $200 25
This 1984 film based on a Frank Herbert novel was not a prequel to "The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain"
    $200 19
(William H. Macy presents the clue.) Though he shamelessly threw around accusations of communist affiliation, his influence ended in 1954, when a lawyer asked, "Have you no sense of decency"?
    $400 13
It can mean a rubber sandal or to reverse your decision
    $400 10
An organization for doctors, or a patient who checks out of a hospital despite what the doctors suggest
    $400 3
N15 from Sligo to Lifford
    $400 22
The man seen here has on an ushanka hat; ushi's Russian for these body parts
    $400 26
This 2019 all-star whodunnit was not a follow-up to the documentary "Forks Over Knives"
    $400 30
(Jeremy Allen White presents the clue.) Unashamed of his circus hoaxes, he described himself in 1869 as "preeminent among all who have sought to furnish healthful entertainment to the American people"
    $600 12
The still undecided are this, also the title of a movie in which George Clooney has millions of frequent flyer miles
    $600 8
In 2017 the parent company for QVC filled up its cart & acquired this longtime rival
    $600 4
The Snowy Mountains Highway, the Tasman Highway
    $600 21
The "no-show" type of these is suggested with topsiders, for example
    $600 27
"The Host", starring Saoirse Ronan, did not have this Korean import & Best Picture Oscar winner as its sequel
    $600 18
(William H. Macy presents the clue.) His name has come to mean a great lover, & this 18th century Italian was quite shameless about his escapades, trysting with nuns & writing to one woman, "I have no reason to blush at having made a conquest of you"
    $800 11
Using this breakfast food to mean "to be indecisive" dates back to the 1800s
    $800 5
George H.W. Bush was director of it from January 1976 to January 1977
    $800 6
The Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway
    DD: $4,400 20
Whether on tops or dresses, puff these were one of Elle's "9 Trends Dominating 2020"
    $800 28
The movie "Looking for" him, also the name of a candy bar, was not a sequel to "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"
    $800 16
(Shanola Hampton presents the clue.) In the early 1200s, he established an Asian empire the size of Africa, & doesn't seem to have many regrets since he's quoted as saying, "The greatest joy is to conquer your enemies and savor their despair"
    $1000 9
This adjective for your mixed feelings comes from Latin for "both" & "vigor"
    $1000 2
Abu Dhabi is the largest of the states that make up the federation commonly known by these 3 letters
    $1000 7
Valtatie 8, running north from Turku along the Gulf of Bothnia
    $1000 15
Ralph Lauren sells "The Iconic Khaki" these pants that might get their name from an Asian country
    $1000 29
Sounds fitting, but "Singin' in the Rain" was not the first in a series with these "of Cherbourg"
    $1000 17
(William H. Macy presents the clue.) Rome's citizens must have rethought the whole one-man rule thing when this third emperor gleefully abused his power by making senators run beside his chariot & dissolving valuable pearls in his drinks

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

Donesh Brian Lisa
$4,200 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donesh Brian Lisa
$5,200 $1,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: We'll need two words as responses to each clue.)
    $400 26
Look out below, it's this Neolithic monument as seen from above
    $400 20
It was so cold in London in 1814 that a frost fair was held on this river that had frozen over
    $400 10
For the Ernest amongst you:
"El viejo y el mar"
    $400 28
During an exam using the eye chart seen here, reading the 8th line means your vision is considered normal, expressed as this fraction
    $400 12
This singer & former boyfriend of Taylor Swift assumes he's the "John" in her song "Dear John"
    $400 29
A video game plumber & a native people of New Zealand
    DD: $10,000 25
One of the 7 Ancient Wonders was this huge marble tomb at Halicarnassus, of which some fragments survive
    $800 30
In Southern California, morning low clouds & fog during the sixth month are part of this near-rhyming phenomenon
    $800 9
From C.S. Lewis:
"La silla de la plata"
    $800 27
For a graphology test, you'll need to submit a sample of this
    $800 13
Rapper Nas is said to be the title "Mr." in Amy Winehouse's "Me & Mr." him; it's Nas' last name
    $800 24
A nickname for Henry & a hieroglyph of Ancient Egyptian religion
    $1200 16
Located on a slope of the Acropolis is one of Greece's oldest theaters, dedicated to this god of wine
    $1200 17
It's the "colorful" term for a thin frozen film on the road that can lead to hazardous driving conditions
    $1200 8
Set in the American south:
"Luz de agosto"
    $1200 18
Cardiac rhythm, blood pressure & breathing are all monitored while you exercise on a treadmill in this type of test
    $1200 21
David Paich of Toto said Ms. Arquette was the inspiration for the title of this 1982 hit
    $1200 6
A first name made up by a rock & roll frontman & a California airport code
    $1600 3
With tombs, houses & buildings carved into the cliffs, Petra in this country is a famous archaeological site
    $1600 14
It's the type of cloud seen here before it touches the ground & becomes a tornado
    $1600 7
Mann up:
"La muerte en venecia"
    $1600 15
This Greek letter "test" is often the last stage of testing for a computer product
    $1600 11
The U2 song "Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of" is about Michael Hutchence, late frontman of this band
    $1600 5
Ms. Bassett & the ore that's the main source of lead
    $2000 4
A gift from Egypt, the obelisk on Paris's Place de la Concorde once marked the entrance to this temple in Thebes, not Vegas
    $2000 19
A weathervane measures wind direction; one of these "meters" measures wind speed
    DD: $2,000 2
From 1937:
"De ratones y hombres"
    $2000 23
No ink blots seen here on the photo of this man, who lends his name to a form of clinical psychological testing
    $2000 22
After breaking up with Erykah Badu, Andre 3000 apologized to her mother in OutKast's "Ms." her
    $2000 1
A name meaning "polite" & an adjective meaning typical of the countryside

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donesh Brian Lisa
$6,000 $17,000 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Adjusted for inflation, the nightly rate this company put in its name in 1962 is now $51

Final scores:

Donesh Brian Lisa
$12,000 $13,201 $12,100
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Donesh Brian Lisa
$16,000 $21,400 $6,600
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2020-12-01
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