Show #8241 - Monday, September 21, 2020


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Dana Hill, a book dealer and stay-at-home mom from Simi Valley, California

Brian Ross, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Sarah Twilley, a music teacher from Seal Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to supply the woman's name in the link of the clue that we give you.)
    $200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is outside the Frohnburg Palace in Salzburg, Austria.) "The Sound of Music" takes place in Salzburg, Austria, in 1938, and Frohnburg Palace was used as an exterior for this family's villa, which they fled
    $200 22
The prize is for "life's spiritual dimension", but its creator stipulated the monetary award must always exceed this other prize's
    $200 6
    $200 18
It's where the sub-zero goes
    $200 9
Similar to a certain staircase, this type of tunnel in Norway coils its way up the inside of a hill for over a mile
    $200 11
Linda Herring of this "Hawkeye State" was honored for fostering more than 600 children over the course of nearly 50 years
    $400 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Hellbrunn Palace in Salzburg, Austria.) Sung by Maria and the Captain in the gazebo, recreated on a Hollywood stage, "Something Good" was one of two new songs written for the movie, the rest coming from the Broadway show, the last collaboration by this pair
    $400 24
Mother Teresa received the inaugural 1973 prize for her work with the children of this Indian city
    $400 7
    $400 19
Indoor games like 20 Questions are named for it
    $400 10
South Africa's over 50-mile-long Orange-Fish Tunnel gets its name from 2 of these that it connects
    $400 12
At the Columbus Zoo, male & female cubs of this fastest land mammal were born via in vitro fertilization for the first time
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is outside the Frohnburg Palace in Salzburg, Austria.) This actress was 28 and a new mom when she came here to Austria to play Maria, a role she says made her career
    $600 25
Physicist Bernard d'Espagnat, 2009's winner, explored the philosophical implications of these mysterious "mechanics"
    $600 8
    $600 20
West Wing crisis center since 1961
    $600 28
Dixia Cheng, a sprawling network of tunnels in Beijing, is aka the "Underground" this other landmark
    $600 13
After getting an "R2-D2" prosthetic that moves fingers via muscle signals, a young fan got a call from Luke himself, this man
    $800 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria.) Shot in several locations, including Mirabell Gardens, where Maria and the kids dance around a fountain and run through a hedge tunnel, this number culminates with the song's final bars being sung right here on these steps
    $800 26
The 2013 prize went to this Cape Town man whose teachings combine Anglicanism with the concept of ubuntu, meaning humanity & kindness
    $800 16
    $800 21
Highlights for children has been called "that ubiquitous magazine" there
    $800 29
Honoring a Santa Monica newspaper publisher, the McClure Tunnel takes you north on this scenic highway aka Highway 1
    $800 14
Ex-Sacramento State softball star Alyssa Nakken didn't have to go far to be the first female coach in MLB, with this NL team
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is outside Residenzplatz in Salzburg, Austria.) In "The Sound of Music" Nazi banners are hung from the old palace building in Residenzplatz, signifying this forced political union between German and Austria
    $1000 27
1982's winner was this man from N.C. who "took his message of Christianity into of radio and television"
    $1000 17
    $1000 23
A sleeveless garment + 2 letters; it's where clergy dress
    DD: $1,600 30
The world's highest vehicular tunnel is on I-70, 60 miles west of this state capital
    $1000 15
The 3,900 solar panels this ex-govt. employee put on his farm provided more than half the energy for his hometown of Plains, Georgia

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

Sarah Brian Dana
$1,200 $2,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Brian Dana
$800 $8,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a company, a NASDAQ company, that has "X" in its name.)
    $400 6
On Oct. 22, 1962 JFK announced a naval blockade of this country due to Soviet missiles being discovered there
    $400 1
(Conan O'Brien presents the clue.) Forced to engage in a guitar battle with the virtuoso Jack Black, I cheated a smidge and employed this curly-haired, top-hatted legend, aka Saul Hudson
    $400 13
Dogs take notice: a new A.I. with neuromorphic computing may recognize these emitted by narcotics & explosives
    $400 7
The name of this bird is from Maori for the shrill cry of the male bird
    $400 17
2017 winner David Grossman's "A Horse Walks Into a Bar" follows one of these funny folks losing it onstage
    $400 26
On the NASDAQ this word precedes Biomedica, Industries & Bank Corp, but not comma or dictionary
    $800 9
After a historic 1983 mission, this astronaut turned down flowers as her male counterparts weren't given any
    $800 2
In 1975 "Dreamboat Annie" was the debut album for this band fronted by a pair of sisters
    $800 18
NASA's Parker Probe is the fastest man-made thing ever--it will hit the speed of 430,000 mph en route to this heavenly body
    $800 8
It's really not that unattractive, but it is the name of the hybrid citrus fruit seen here
    $800 20
An immigrant is the hero of the title tale of a Mark Helprin collection, this "Island" in New York Bay
    $800 27
This service features channels like Hip-Hop Nation, Ozzy's Boneyard & No Shoes Radio
    $1200 10
Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for pres. in 1872, but couldn't have taken office because she wasn't yet this age
    $1200 3
One name off from a German composer, this metal front man skidded into pop culture relevance voicing Triton on "SpongeBob"
    $1200 19
Using hydrogels, scientists achieved their goal of creating rudimentary versions of the charged organs in these marine animals
    $1200 14
It's the theatrical technique of suggesting emotions without words, using only gesture & movement
    $1200 23
1995 winner "Mazel" takes its title from the word for luck in this language written in Hebrew letters
    DD: $3,000 11
This president was said to regret his decision "not to hang John C. Calhoun" as a traitor
    $1600 4
Serjical Strike is the label of Serj Tankian, known for starting this group in 1995
    $1600 21
Airbus' solar-powered unmanned Zephyr aircraft can fly in this area of the atmosphere above the tropopause
    $1600 15
It's someone who sells hot tips at the racetrack, or a verb meaning "to praise highly"
    $1600 24
A towering story of biblical proportions, this author's "Exodus" won for 1959
    $2000 12
This 1620 document mentions "our dread sovereign Lord King James", "a voyage to plant the first colony" & "Cape Cod"
    $2000 5
This singer-songwriter helped create the California sound
    $2000 22
Instead of contaminating a burger, this bacterium can now make indigo in a process invented by a biotech company
    $2000 16
4-letter name for strong black Indian tea combined with milk, sugar & spices
    $2000 25
1950 winner "The Wall" by John Hersey is about an escape from the ghetto of 400,000 Jews set up by the Nazis in this capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Brian Dana
$6,400 $15,400 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before going into education, she graduated from the University of Rome in 1896 & was named assistant doctor at its psych clinic

Final scores:

Sarah Brian Dana
$12,800 $5,599 $25,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Brian Dana
$6,400 $17,800 $12,600
9 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2020-07-29
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