Show #7959 - Thursday, March 28, 2019

Steven Grade game 2.


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Kenji Shimizu, a biomedical engineer from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sarah von Oeyen, a librarian from Troy, Michigan

Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
These game-day cookouts are named for the rear door of a pickup truck
    $200 1
John Wayne spends years looking for his niece in this western often called director John Ford's masterpiece
    $200 20
It's okay to say "What is a diadem?" instead of this word for a small semi-circular crown
    $200 6
"When one loses one's good looks, whatever they may be, one loses everything. Your picture has taught me that"
    $200 9
3.25 million cubic yards of concrete went into this dam in the western United States
    $200 18
On a state postal abbreviation to get this act of taking out an apple's seeds
    $400 11
In 1935 Mickey Mouse was the first cartoon character to appear on these meal containers for kids
    $400 2
Perhaps tired of his old office job, in 2018 he branched out as the director of "A Quiet Place"
    $400 23
In addition to this pseudonym, for the author of "1984" we would accept Eric Blair--that's what his mum named him
    $400 7
"'There's not been a direwolf sighted south of the wall in two hundred years"
    $400 13
A Montana memorial to the Native American participants of this battle was dedicated on June 25, 2003
    $400 19
On a state postal abbreviation to get this act of taking off an apple's skin
    $600 14
Unlike the rest of us, Yogi Bear pronounces this outdoor basket meal with 3 syllables
    $600 3
Tim Burton cast this mother of his children as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"
    $600 29
Holy See is a perfectly fine response to use instead of this name for a small European country
    $600 10
"Much as I liked Antonia, I hated a superior tone that she sometimes took with me"
    $600 21
If you're "standin' on a corner in" this city in Arizona, head 20 miles west to see a 550'-deep meteor crater
    $600 25
On a pole similar to a mast to get this word for practice boxing
    $800 15
Kogi, the food truck that started a trend in L.A., has a quesadilla made with this, Korean fermented veggies
    $800 4
This actress/filmmaker got an Oscar nomination for her direction of the 2017 film "Lady Bird"
    $800 12
"Once a Garp, then an Arp, now only an Ar; she knew he was dying. He had just one vowel and one consonant left"
    $800 22
In 2013 the govt. officially said this "numeric" military facility in Nevada existed, but aliens...not yet. Not...yet
    $800 26
Put "ring" on a word meaning fuss (perhaps about nothing) to get this, meaning full of love
    $1000 16
The food carts that always seem to bump your elbows on airplane aisles are also called these, like streetcars
    $1000 5
This alliterative Italian won Best Director for his work on "The Last Emperor"
    $1000 28
We would accept "the First" after this 18th century Russian czar, but "the Great" is much more descriptive of him
    DD: $1,000 17
"Tonight's lecture--a slide show about pagan symbolism hidden in the stones of Chartres Cathedral"
    $1000 24
A monument marks the spot where this "colorful" 2-word object was driven into the ground on May 10, 1869 in Utah
    $1000 27
On the end of a small bay to get this protective layer

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

Steven Sarah Kenji
$5,400 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Sarah Kenji
$8,200 $5,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
As the name implies, this sealing base of paint should be thing 1 on your dry wood before the color coat
    $400 3
Singer Wynonna & actress & activist Ashley
    $400 16
Chiyo is the young woman who tells of her life as a Japanese hostess in Arthur Golden's novel "Memoirs of a" this
    $400 14
Birds are unique in having these, the obvious characteristic that distinguished them from all other modern animals
    $400 8
In NBA fandom nicknames, this letter comes in front of players "Rose" & "Wade"
    $400 15
The Noble Diet, or Assembly, of this country was held at times in Buda & Pest
    $800 18
Pulling off the highway to change a tire? Put on your hazard lights, then thing 2 you should do is engage this on your car
    $800 4
Melissa of "The Prairie" & Sara of "The Talk"
    $800 17
Will Ferrell "co-wrote" this anchorman's autobiography "Let Me Off at the Top!: My Classy Life & Other Musings"
    $800 20
Birds do it, bees do it, it being this act that fertilizes flowers; hummingbirds & honeycreepers are noted for it
    $800 9
It comes before "22" in the name of a raptor produced by Lockheed Martin
    $800 21
This empire's Regensburg Diet of 1663 was "The Everlasting Diet"--officially ending with the end of the empire in 1806
    $1200 19
This liquid, ingredient No. 2 in a household task, was invented because older dyes made cotton fabric harsh & stiff
    $1200 5
Last name of the acting sisters seen here
    $1200 2
First published as a memoir, "Go Ask" this girl is a fictional account of a 15-year-old girl's troubles with drugs
    DD: $4,000 27
Sailors have long been superstitious about killing this bird, as reflected in a 1798 poem
    $1200 10
This letter in a timezone abbreviation refers to a royal observatory at the prime meridian
    $1200 24
Since 1947 this Asian country's diet has consisted of Houses of Representatives & Councillors
    $1600 25
If thing 1 is to plant your garden, the 2nd thing to do is add this 5-letter material such as cedar chips or river rock
    $1600 6
The late David of "Kill Bill" & his brother Keith, who plays the president on "Madam Secretary"
    $1600 1
In the '70s, Clifford Irving fooled quite a few people with his fake memoir of this billionaire
    $1600 30
A native Brazilian word is the source of the name of this tropical bird that has a large, brightly colored beak
    $1600 11
16th c. scholar Gian Giorgio Trissino is "the father of" this letter that is used to start the Savior's name
    DD: $5,000 23
Traveling on foot, this reformer missed the Diet of Augsburg in 1518 but got a horse & wagon & made it to the one in Worms
    $2000 28
When you make a roux, after the butter is melted, add this as the next ingredient
    $2000 7
AC/DC's Angus & Malcolm
    $2000 26
Ernest J. Gaines wrote the "Autobiography" of this "Miss", a 110-year-old former slave
    $2000 29
Appropriately, the sacred type of this bird was sacred to ancient Egyptians
    $2000 12
Until the 1780s English printers used a letter that looked like a lowercase "f" for this letter
    $2000 22
1809's Diet of Porvoo brought this northern country under the control of Russia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Sarah Kenji
$27,000 $9,200 $17,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

One theory says a phrase for euphoria comes from plate No. 9 in an 1896 meteorological "atlas" of these

Final scores:

Steven Sarah Kenji
$35,601 $9,200 $27,001
2-day champion: $57,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steven Sarah Kenji
$24,200 $9,200 $14,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,800

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Game tape date: 2019-02-04
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