Show #8320 - Friday, January 22, 2021

Brian Chang game 4.
Third regular-play game to end in a Tiebreaker Round.


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Jack Weller, a law student from Stanford, California

Maggie Houska, a prospect researcher from Chanhassen, Minnesota

Brian Chang, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,502)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
This secretary for James Monroe succeeded his boss in the big job
    $200 21
B or C, but not A or E
    $200 2
The world's 5 natural asphalt lakes include Pitch Lake in Trinidad & the La Brea Tar Pits in this U.S. city
    $200 30
ACC: the "Great Miami" one of these made landfall in September 1926
    $200 8
A metal gives the British this word meaning "canned"
    $200 22
Helixophiles collect these & are likely quite popular at wine tastings
    $400 4
This secretary for Barack Obama did not succeed her boss in the big job
    $400 15
Varieties of this citrus fruit include Murcott & Dancy
    $400 18
Despite being perennially ice-covered, Lake Vanda on this continent reaches nearly 80 degrees F. at the bottom
    $400 29
In 2018 a skier triggered this in the Berthoud Pass, just outside of Denver
    $400 9
To the British this drink always has alcohol; in America it's "hard" or it's apple juice
    $400 24
Referring to the stuffed, cuddly variety & not the live ones, an arctophile collects these
    $600 5
Cordell Hull, the longest-serving secretary, spent 11 years on the job under this president
    $600 13
It's a customary code of proper behavior or formalities in society
    $600 16
The residents seen here give this lake on Palau its name
    $600 28
One day in 1990 in Phoenix this climbed to 122
    $600 10
This baking item--& thickener & deodorant & grease cleaner--is called cornflour in the United Kingdom
    $600 23
Pannapictagraphists collect comic books & don't knock it--a copy of Action Comics #1 featuring this hero sold for $3.2 million
    $800 6
Secretary to John Adams for one year, he's better known for his much longer tenure on the Supreme Court
    $800 12
To take the water out of something
    $800 14
There is so much of this natural gas dissolved in Africa's Lake Kivu, it occasionally explodes
    $800 26
Between the San Andreas & Calaveras Faults, Silicon Valley is prone to these
    $800 11
To Brits, it's coriander leaves; to Americans, it's this
    $800 17
Phalerists collect military medals, badges & pins; this one, given for valor & bravery, was first awarded in the Civil War
    $1000 7
This man from Kinderhook served as secretary for Andrew Jackson
    $1000 1
This chemical that makes chili peppers hot is used in pepper sprays & topical painkillers
    $1000 20
Geothermal vents at the bottom of Champagne Pool on North Island in this country are 500 degrees
    DD: $1,000 27
In 2015 an oyster harvest was interrupted by one of these algal blooms
    $1000 25
Cookies are called biscuits in Britain; the Brits add eggs to our biscuit recipe to make these
    $1000 19
This term for a collector of seashells can also refer to a scientist who studies them

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

Brian Maggie Jack
$2,600 $2,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Maggie Jack
$6,000 $2,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

5 "E"
(Ken: We'll give you the quote; you respond with the name of the movie.)
    $400 5
Dragons are covered in these; Saphira's in "Eragon" are blue
    $400 3
Prized for its dark luster, it's the type of wood seen here
    $400 12
The F that begins Brahms' third symphony is personal code for the word frei, meaning this
    $400 13
Alexander Rostov is under house arrest in the Metropol, a hotel across from the Kremlin, in the novel "A Gentleman in" this city
    $400 27
This "alert!" it describes a plunderer or a part of a plane's wing
    $400 1
"Sorry, Hans. Wrong guess. Would you like to go for Double Jeopardy!, where the scores can really change?"
    $800 16
This notorious Wallachian prince was supposedly confined in dungeons at Turkey's Tokat Castle
    $800 10
To give someone the tools they need
    $800 11
Of his own Third Piano Concerto, Prokofiev wrote of "lively" discussion of a theme, both the piano & this group having lots to say
    $800 17
This Ian McEwan novel follows the consequences of a lie 13-year-old Briony Tallis tells & her attempts to make up for it
    $800 26
This alphanumeric U.S. plane began flights over the USSR in July 1956
    $800 15
"Dead people, like, in graves... in coffins?"
    DD: $4,000 21
In 1513, accused of being part of a conspiracy Niccolo Machiavelli was thrown into a dungeon in this city
    $1200 8
In sociology this term describes the basic character of a culture
    $1200 9
Ferdinand Laub, his Moscow Conservatory colleague, led the premieres of his 1st 2 quartets; his third, in 1876, was in Laub's memory
    DD: $4,000 18
2020 saw the release of "The Mirror & the Light", the end of Hilary Mantel's trilogy about this advisor to Henry VIII
    $1200 25
Cirrus aircraft have one of these, not for a passenger but for the whole plane; it enabled the no-injury garden landing seen here
    $1200 28
"Zed's dead, baby. Zed's dead"
    $1600 22
Heretics awaited judgment at a secret prison called "The House of Dungeons" at Cartagena's Palace of this religious tribunal
    $1600 7
To insert a graphic or video clip into an email
    $1600 4
Roy Harris' Third was the first American symphony performed in this country, by the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1973
    $1600 20
In books by Eoin Colfer, this 12-year-old is a millionaire, a genius & a criminal mastermind
    $1600 14
Capable of cruising at 1,350 mph, or Mach 2.04, this plane made its first transatlantic crossing on Sept. 26, 1973
    $1600 29
"If you pull that trigger, that bullet is just gonna bounce off me & I'm not going to be hurt"
    $2000 23
Hercules faced a dragon called Ladon as well as this many-headed creature in Lerna
    $2000 6
It's from the Greek for "song of mourning"
    $2000 2
His 1946 Third Symphony incorporates his "Fanfare For The Common Man" in its finale
    $2000 19
Ken Follett says his most popular book is this novel about the building of a cathedral in 12th century England
    $2000 24
For 7 million "Pepsi Points", the company jokingly offered this vertical takeoff & landing jet, but a guy got the points & sued
    $2000 30
"Scientists. I'm supposed to report in to them. They'll want to know they sent me to the wrong time"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Maggie Jack
$18,800 $10,000 $18,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Statues honoring this man who was killed in 1779 can be found in Waimea, Kauai & in Whitby, England

Tiebreaker Round

In October 1961 Stalin's body was removed from display in this other man's tomb

Final scores:

Brian Maggie Jack
$37,600 $0 $37,600
4-day champion: $88,102 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Maggie Jack
$18,800 $10,000 $13,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2020-12-01
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