Show #8504 - Thursday, November 4, 2021


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Sri Kompella, a corporate strategy professional from Frisco, Texas

Cindy Zhang, a user experience designer from New York, New York

Tony Freitas, a project director from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Like Rome, Edinburgh & Istanbul are known as cities of this many hills
    $200 25
When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she chose as her running mate this famed orator & activist
    $200 26
In 1985 a team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found this vessel more than 12,000 feet underwater
    $200 29
I'm here to certify
it means to versify
    $200 30
In 1998 this animated Great Dane & the gang explored new mysteries "on Zombie Island"
    $200 28
In the 1760s this pair worked to delineate a territorial boundary between Maryland & Pennsylvania
    $400 2
Idiomatically, it precedes "skidoo"
    $400 5
In 1870, Hiram Revels was elected to the United States Senate from this state once represented by Jefferson Davis
    $400 1
A prestigious think tank, the Brookings Institution is headquartered in this city
    $400 10
To cut a material to form something; you can do it to ski turns, meat & statues
    $400 27
"Train to Busan" is set in this Asian country during a zombie outbreak there
    DD: $3,000 12
Scientists created the map seen here showing Challenger Deep in this deepest part of the Pacific
    $600 3
The OED found the University of Buffalo was the first to use this number denoting an introductory course, in 1929
    $600 6
In 1870 Robert Fox' treatment on a segregated streetcar sparked protests & a boycott in this largest Kentucky city
    $600 9
Raffles Institution is a co-educational school established back in 1823 in this city-state
    $600 20
To beat with a strap, or what a party leader does to get votes lined up in Congress
    $600 11
Glenn & Maggie were just a young couple trying to make it work in a zombie-filled world on this TV series
    $600 13
In the 1840s this Army surveyor & future Republican presidential candidate mapped much of the American West
    $800 4
These are the 3 prime numbers in the 40s
    $800 7
In 1898 Black troops known as Buffalo Soldiers fought alongside the Rough Riders during the battle of this hill
    $800 19
If you want to learn German, maybe your town has a branch of this institute founded in 1951 & named for a famous writer
    $800 21
This mild word that can follow goal- & bar-means to offer formally for acceptance, like with a resignation
    $800 16
In "Zombieland" he starred as himself & when asked if he had any regrets, said, "'Garfield,' maybe"
    $800 14
Louis de Freycinet mapped much of this large Australian island due south of Melbourne
    $1000 23
The treaties formally ending the American Revolution were signed in this year
    $1000 8
In 2020, this journalist seen here was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer citation for reporting on the era of lynching
    $1000 18
Rice University's Institute for Public Policy bears the name of this man who was George H.W. Bush's Secretary of State
    $1000 22
From the Latin for "price", it's what your new car's value does shortly after you drive off the lot
    $1000 17
Seth Grahame-Smith wrote this send-up of Jane Austen
    $1000 15
His 16th c. charts made longitude lines straight instead of curving to the poles; easier for navigators, but distorts distances

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

Tony Cindy Sri
$3,200 $7,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tony Cindy Sri
$5,000 $8,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
It wasn't until after his 479 B.C. death that the "ism" named for him became China's leading philosophy
    $400 27
Epinician odes, from the word Nike, include a series about this event, such as ones praising the boxer Diagoras
    $400 26
In Italian cuisine, it's cold food you eat at the start of a meal
    $400 25
In the Harry Potter books, he's the dark lord
    $400 29
Come on, baby, & name this man seen here who had a No. 1 hit with "The Twist" in 1960 & again in 1962
    $800 24
The Ocotillo campus making semiconductors in Chandler, Arizona
    DD: $5,000 23
A 1950 L.A. Times column said the "defect of" this seemed to be the senator for whom it was named
    $800 5
The Panchatantra animal fables were written in this ancient language of India & used to teach princes
    $800 12
Carly Simon had a hit song about this feeling of excitement
    $800 8
Traditionally the black keys on a piano are made of this hard dark wood
    $800 17
Of course this novelty hit by Bobby "Boris" Pickett was a hit for Halloween 1962, but why did it chart again in the summer of 1973?
    $1200 20
This beauty company whose name partly means "gold": the Lassigny plant north of Paris
    $1200 21
Strong nationalism & anti-labor policies were elements of this, named for a 1980s U.K. prime minister
    $1200 2
This hero of Virgil's famous work escapes with a handful of survivors after the fall of Troy
    $1200 13
It's the type of missile used against missiles in flight
    DD: $4,000 7
This 14th century poet who gave his name to a type of sonnet is often credited with the term the Dark Ages
    $1200 16
Aerosmith did indeed "sing for the years" with this song, re-charting in 1976 when it hit No. 6; it charted again in 2018
    $1600 9
A "New" factory of the future in Massachusetts for its made-in-the-USA sneakers
    $1600 1
The philosophical & political "ism" named for this 15th & 16th century man reflects his characteristic unscrupulousness
    $1600 6
Spell 125 in this collection of funerary texts involves Anubis weighing the deceased's heart in the hall of truth
    $1600 3
It's one who studies ancient relics, or a type of bookstore dealing in old & rare volumes
    $1600 4
You get a "B" if you know it's the most common volcanic rock in the Earth's crust
    $1600 15
Seen here, this man had a hit twice with "Stand By Me", his signature song
    $2000 19
The Akashi motorcycle plant, not far from the Good Times World Corporate Museum
    $2000 22
A controversial 18th century German physician created this early form of hypnotism
    $2000 10
In an ancient Mesopotamian epic, this king of Rruk meets the goddess Ishtar
    $2000 11
Term for two points on Earth such as the poles or such as Spain & New Zealand
    $2000 14
In the early 1800s Joseph Niépce created some of the first photos using one of these, Latin for "dark chamber"
    $2000 18
One of the many Prince songs that re-charted after his 2016 death was this opening track of "Purple Rain"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tony Cindy Sri
$7,800 $16,200 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only U.N. member state outside Europe with Dutch as an official language

Final scores:

Tony Cindy Sri
$300 $16,600 $30,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tony Cindy Sri
$11,800 $13,600 $12,200
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2021-09-24
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