Show #8311 - Monday, January 11, 2021

First game with Ken Jennings as guest host.
Opening graphics revised to de-emphasize Alex Trebek.

Contestants

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Julia Shear Kushner, a lawyer from Long Beach, California

Tanay Kothari, a business operations associate from Oakland, California

Jim Gilligan, an assistant professor English education originally from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEEFY "T"s
IDIOMS & EXPRESSIONS
NEW YORK SOCIETY
TELEVISION BY THE NUMBER
NONFICTION
(Ken: Next-generation cameras were used to show the...)
EARTH AT NIGHT IN COLOR
    $200 19
This hyphenated "tip" of meat is named for its 3-sided shape
    $200 14
An adynaton is an idiom referring to an impossibility, like "when" this event involving swine happens
    $200 6
The National Society of Colonial Dames in the state of New York manages Van Cortlandt House, the oldest home in this most N. borough
    $200 1
This title ZIP code was first addressed in 1990, repackaged in 2008 & sent again in 2019
    $200 18
"Khe Sanh" is a section in "Dispatches", Michael Herr's 1977 memoir of this war
    $200 27
To maximize their ability to hear insects, spectral tarsiers tug on their ears before setting out on this nightly activity
    $400 20
The beef julienne at Benihana has mushrooms in this sauce
    $400 15
Rover knows it's the hottest period during the summer
    $400 7
Verses written in transit vehicles in NYC & other cities are courtesy of the Poetry Society of America & are called "Poetry in" this
    $400 2
Scott Caan booked 'em as Danno on the reboot of this cop show
    $400 17
One chapter in this book by Stephen Hawking is "The Origin & Fate of the Universe"
    $400 28
When the full moon gets too bright, an African owl named for this other mighty bird of prey, resorts to chasing its own prey on foot
    $600 21
In a taco, lengua meat is braised this part of the cow
    $600 24
Watch what you consume according to this; in German it's a pun, "Man ist was man isst"
    $600 8
Head to the Hispanic Society of America for a dazzling art collection, like Martín Gómez's 16th century retablo, also known as this type of piece
    $600 3
On this NBC sitcom Tracy Morgan said, "I yelled 'baba booey' at Walter Cronkite's funeral"
    $600 16
In "A Grief Observed", he left the land of Narnia to grapple with his feelings of loss after his wife's death
    $600 29
To get the ideal conditions for recording this phenomenon, a cameraman traveled miles on skis into a pitch-dark forest
    $800 22
Chateaubriand traditionally uses a large steak from this area beneath the ribs
    $800 25
To gain experience is "to cut" these canine teeth of the upper jaw
    $800 9
Located at 680 Park Avenue, the Americas Society was founded by David of this wealthy family to build understanding in our hemisphere
    $800 4
In a cartoon title debuting in 2005, Ben found a device that transformed its wearer into this many possible alien creatures
    DD: $4,000 12
Oliver Sacks wrote about patients who recovered from a sleeping sickness in this book that became a Robert De Niro movie
    $800 30
Adults are too heavy, but a young python can climb even the thinnest branches to seek prey in this upper level of a rainforest
    $1000 23
The honeycomb type from the second stomach chamber is considered the best type of this meat
    $1000 26
A humorist wrote, "Why not go" here, take a chance in unknown territory? "Isn't that where the fruit is?"
    $1000 10
Crusading against "obscene" literature from the 1870s to the 1950s, the NYSSV was the New York Society for the Suppression of this
    $1000 5
On this series, Mahershala Ali was one of thousands of missing people who got returned on the same day
    $1000 11
This biologist wrote the classics "Silent Spring" & "The Sea Around Us"
    $1000 13
Prey animals usually avoid predators, but at night these big African antelopes actually follow cheetahs to keep them in sight

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jim Tanay Julia
$2,000 $0 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Tanay Julia
$800 $1,400 $4,400
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