Show #8680 - Friday, July 8, 2022


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Leigh Jahnig, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Robert Won, a math professor from Washington, D.C.

Brian Ahern, a user support associate from Daly City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Every December 10, after these are handed out, there's a banquet at Stockholm's city hall
    $200 1
Johnny Mercer wrote the lyric "I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you, come" these 2 opposites
    $200 11
National Weather Service danger signs of this impending phenomenon include a dark, often greenish sky & a roaring noise
    $200 12
Hitting the big screen as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" was an offer this actor couldn't refuse
    $200 22
Near the border of Colombia & Ecuador Las Lajas Sanctuary was built after an image of this woman was seen on the surrounding cliffs
    $200 13
Add a "B" to a chess piece to turn it into this babbling stream
    $400 7
About one-fifth of Norway's economy comes from this natural product, led by Equinor operating in areas like its continental shelf
    $400 2
Starbucks sells a tea drink called London this
    $400 27
Waves can create a current moving away from the shore, properly called this type of current & much stronger than an undertow
    $400 15
In 2022's "The Batman", Zoƫ Kravitz brought a new take on this character with a secret identity of her own
    $400 23
Charles I was the last monarch to sleep in this castle, the night before he was crowned king of Scotland in 1633
    $400 14
Subtract an "A" from a word that describes sudden, intense pain to get this word meaning adorable
    $600 8
Billund, Denmark is the home of this toy company
    DD: $1,000 3
A Joyce story ends with this falling "upon all the living and the dead"
    $600 28
You can sleep all night & work all day, but Time magazine listed this outdoor job as the USA's most dangerous
    $600 16
These are the first names of the 2 characters played by Humphrey & Ingrid in "Casablanca"
    $600 24
Le Corbusier designed the Palace of Justice for Chandigarh, a regional capital built in the 1950s in this country
    $600 19
Put a "B" on a synonym for donkey & you get this game fish
    $800 9
This Scandinavian specialty is made with dried cod that's soaked in lye & simmered for about 10 minutes until translucent
    $800 4
A book about the underworld says Al Capone's rival Joe Aiello died in this type of storm "of lead"
    $800 30
This U.S. government department issues regular travel advisories on the level of danger in countries to which you might journey
    $800 17
In this film, Jared Leto plays the title biochemist who tries to cure himself of a rare disease but infects himself with vampirism instead
    $800 25
The luxurious Alhambra of Spain was built by these conquerors whose name is derived from a region of Africa
    $800 20
Subtract a "B" from a loose-fitting women's shirt to get this parasite you don't want to find there
    $1000 10
He drew on Norwegian folk tales & tunes for his music, including "In The Hall Of The Mountain King", heard here
    $1000 5
The EPA says keep this below 60% to prevent mold
    $1000 29
Eating certain fish can be dangerous for pregnant women due to this heavy metal; the FDA calls out king mackerel & swordfish
    $1000 18
King Kong had nothing on this actor when he starred as LAPD Detective Alonzo Harris in "Training Day"
    $1000 26
Protecting the Roman Empire's alpine frontier, the Porta Nigra or "black gate", is in Trier, now in this country
    $1000 21
Bite an "S" off a tentacled cephalopod & it becomes this, slang for a British pound

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

Brian Robert Leigh
$4,400 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Robert Leigh
$6,200 $6,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This president made a secret deal to take U.S. nukes out of Turkey, helping end the Cuban Missile Crisis
    $400 6
The largest avian ever, the elephant bird of this island nation off the east coast of Africa could reach 10 feet high & 1,000 pounds
    $400 11
The online world
(10 letters)
    $400 19
Among those she acknowledged on her 2019 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were Dick Clark, Don Cornelius & her brothers
    $400 16
In "Frozen" Anna & Hans sing "Love Is An Open" one of these, "Life can be so much more"
    $400 22
Baby, I've asked you not to ruin plot points when we watch TV unless you give me this 7-letter alert
    DD: $3,000 2
Unearthed decades later a 1950 letter indicates happiness by Joseph Stalin that the U.S. was entangled in this war
    $800 7
The great auk was a flightless & sadly fearless bird that lived on the Faroes & other islands in the northern part of this ocean
    $800 12
Solid, like a certain building material
(8 letters)
    $800 27
He was inspired by the original "King Kong" to become a filmmaker
    $800 17
In "Tuesdays with Morrie", this author wrote, "Love is the only rational act"
    $800 23
I hate it when you eat the last one of these ice cream bars with a big polar bear on the wrapper; it's cruel, baby
    $1200 3
In this year the U.S. & others boycotted the Moscow Olympics to protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
    $1200 8
Cygnus falconeri was a 35-pound one of these birds that lived in Malta
    $1200 13
Partner of "whole kit"
(8 letters)
    $1200 28
In 2004, a stretch of highway in Georgia was named in honor of this great
    $1200 18
This man's "[love is more thicker than forget]" continues non-capitalization in the rest of the poem
    $1200 24
You know I'm trying to consolidate Asia in this board game, yet you invade from Kamchatka to Mongolia; not cool, baby
    $1600 4
The Stasi were a secret police force of this country that spied on its citizens & encouraged them to spy on each other
    $1600 9
Humans brought an end to the Caribbean monk species of these flippered mammals that we often think of in colder climates
    $1600 14
Jesus' crucifixion site
(7 letters)
    $1600 29
In 2022, Erin Jackson made history as the first Black woman to win individual gold at the Winter Olympics, winning for this sport
    $1600 20
His "Symposium" from around 360 B.C. states, "Love is the eldest & noblest & mightiest of the gods"
    $1600 25
I dropped out of this university, but so did Bill Gates & Mark Zuckerberg; what exactly are you trying to say, baby?
    $2000 5
Abbreviated M.A.D., this theory deterred the use of nuclear weapons by suggesting there would be no winners
    DD: $2,500 10
Extinct in the wild today, the Barbary lion is famous for its activity in this Roman structure completed in 80 A.D.
    $2000 15
Flightless ostrich relative (9 letters)
    $2000 30
A 2-time Oscar winner, she went on to serve in Britain's Parliament from 1992 to 2015
    $2000 21
Irving Stone's 1954 novel "Love Is Eternal" was about this first lady who married an awkward lawyer
    $2000 26
You know my ex wore Opium perfume from this 3-named designer; why do you torture me so?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Robert Leigh
$6,200 $23,700 $16,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 2021 study suggested that an asteroid that struck the Jordan Valley c. 1650 B.C. gave rise to the story of this city in Genesis 19

Final scores:

Brian Robert Leigh
$0 $32,001 $32,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $32,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Robert Leigh
$5,800 $23,200 $13,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2022-05-05
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