Show #8314 - Thursday, January 14, 2021


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Liz Fitting, a teacher originally from New York, New York

Brett Moore, a freelance sportswriter from Hollywood, California

Lucy Ricketts, an illustrator originally from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $64,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1932 & '33 Stalin decimated Ukraine by exporting most of its grain, bringing on the Holodomor, or "Great" this
    $200 8
So... great party... I guess I'm not great at this tiny term for chitchat
    $200 26
In 2020 this video conferencing service founded in 2011 became the USA's No. 1 app
    $200 1
This scary book mostly takes place in Derry, Maine
    $200 16
In 2014 Kenya's Dennis Kimetto ran one of these in 2 hours, 2 minutes & 57 seconds
    $400 3
During the French Revolution, thousands, including Louis XVI, had the misfortune of meeting this, aka the Louisette
    $400 12
Something ridiculously small such as an apartment may be compared to this sticky item, which is often .87 x .98 inches
    $400 13
56' wide & 29' high, a digital billboard called the Broadway Spectacular is in the heart of this New York City area
    $400 4
The tomboy of Alcott's March sisters, she wants to be a writer
    $400 17
Monarchos in 2001 & this horse in 1973, still the record holder, are the only horses to run the Kentucky Derby in under 2 minutes
    $600 25
In 1896, this automaker built his vehicle--the Quadricycle--& drove it around Detroit; it would be followed by others
    DD: $1,000 6
This began in Latin America in 1928, a little before it hit the United States
    $600 15
The name of this dessert made with sponge cake also means "of little importance"
    $600 14
Put your fingers in your mouth to push your tongue back if you need to make a loud one of these, like if hailing a cab in 1947
    $600 9
L. Frank Baum said he got the name for this after looking at his file cabinet
    $600 20
Hicham El Guerrouj holds the world records in the mile & this metric track distance that's just a bit shorter
    $800 24
The 2016 model of this sporty Chevy has a 7-speed manual transmission to help handle its 650 HP engine
    $800 7
In 1794 a Paris factory for this military stuff exploded, devastating what's now the 15th arrondissement
    $800 27
Wilhelm His is credited with the invention of the microtome, which slices thin sections of tissue for use in this instrument
    $800 21
France's Robert Coulondre, who had this job, presented a futile demarche, a diplomatic note, in Berlin Sept. 1, 1939
    $800 5
Surname of physician Julius, antagonist of a 1958 Fleming novel
    $800 18
Rohan Dennis holds the time-trial speed record for this European event, averaging better than 34 mph in 2015
    $1000 23
The DeLorean DMC-12 was known for its stylish design, incorporating these iconic doors with an avian name
    $1000 11
In 1258 Baghdad made the mistake of resisting these invaders who promptly sacked the city & slaughtered its inhabitants
    $1000 28
Now owned by Mattel, they began rolling off the assembly line in the 1950s & were named for their small cardboard containers
    $1000 22
It is the interpretive body part of an orchestra conductor; an 1889 book says it has 100 "shades of delicate expression "
    $1000 10
Part of "Galileo's Dream" by Kim Stanley Robinson takes place on this moon
    $1000 19
In 2016, this American swimmer set an Olympic record in the women's 400-meter freestyle

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

Lucy Brett Liz
$1,400 $4,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Brett Liz
$2,400 $4,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
In a hit song by The Irish Rovers, frolicking unicorns fail to make it aboard this vessel
    $400 2
It cost the U.S. about $380 million to build this canal that opened to traffic in 1914
    $400 16
This word has come to mean hindering someone's progress; its synonym patella-ing didn't catch on
    $400 5
The National Archives has an often-reproduced 1823 version of this document, made when the original was already fading
    $400 1
It's another word for a pigpen
    $800 13
This mammal, the male of which may sport a 10-foot-long tusk, is sometimes called the unicorn of the sea
    $800 3
This river is navigable from its mouth on the North Sea to a spot near Basel on the Swiss-German border
    $800 17
You've got some nerve! This nerve, the body's thickest, which goes from the lumbar part of the spine down the back of the thigh
    $800 26
In 2013 Rick Springfield returned to this soap opera as Dr. Noah Drake
    $800 6
The United Nations Archives in this Swiss city is also where you'll find the League of Nations Archives
    $800 20
You can actually book a dinner in this part of London's St. Paul's Cathedral where many notables have been laid to rest
    $1200 14
In "Toy Story 3" & "4", Jeff Garlin of "The Goldbergs" voices this unicorn, also the name of a yellow flower
    DD: $2,000 4
Blooms of the algae of Trichodesmium erythraeum give this body of water its color & perhaps its name
    $1200 18
Let me butt in with this Latin term for the large muscle that starts at the pelvic girdle's crest & extends the thigh
    $1200 27
Rick Rossovich plays the handsome oaf for whom Steve Martin writes exquisite letters in this "Cyrano"-inspired movie
    DD: $2,000 7
The Vatican Apostolic (formerly "Secret") archives hold a 200' scroll recording the 14th century trial of these knights
    $1200 21
In Greek mythology the Oceanids are sea types of these
    $1600 15
In 1840 the Unicorn became this British line's first ship to set sail; its later ships included the Queen Mary & QE2
    $1600 10
Back when it was known as the Hellespont, this strait was where the mythic lovers Hero & Leander perished
    $1600 19
Vastus lateralis & vastus intermedius are 2 of the 4 parts of this muscle; did we mention it has 4 parts? 'Cause that's important
    $1600 28
In 2016 Ricky Gervais was back as this "Office" character in "Life on the Road"
    $1600 8
The National Library of Israel has an archive on this unjustly accused French officer, including his marriage contract
    $1600 22
It's a 5-letter word for a secret rendezvous between lovers
    $2000 24
Seen here is a detail from a 6-panel tapestry, a national treasure of France, known by this 5-word title in English
    $2000 11
Sugar Loaf Mountain overlooks this bay of the Atlantic Ocean
    $2000 25
Carrying luggage upstairs in 2018, Royals catcher Salvador Perez tore his MCL, short for this
    $2000 9
The Vassiliev Notebooks of information from Soviet archives show that yes, this NYC-born man executed in 1953 was an atom spy
    $2000 23
From Greek for "to carve", it's a picture or symbol that can represent a word in ancient writing systems

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Brett Liz
$17,600 $6,000 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1969 book was first printed in Japan because no U.S. company would then make a book with so many holes in the pages

Final scores:

Lucy Brett Liz
$15,000 $12,000 $12,600
3-day champion: $79,499 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lucy Brett Liz
$16,800 $4,800 $6,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2020-11-30
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