Show #8316 - Monday, January 18, 2021

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Helen Belcastro, a medical device program manager originally from West Lafayette, Indiana

Donesh Olyaie, a strategist from Corona, California

Jennifer Linde, an associate professor from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
In some ways the British Secret Service dates all the way back to Francis Walsingham, spymaster to this 16th century queen
    $200 1
The oldest state bar association for these professionals is New Hampshire's, established in 1873
    $200 22
Though this towering lumberjack is not what you'd call historical, he has a historical marker in Bemidji, Minnesota
    $200 16
So far we haven't been able to take a picture of the entirety of this galaxy of ours; NASA uses images of Messier 74 instead
    $200 3
Jessica Parker &
Michelle Gellar
    $200 11
Beastly cross-country transport in Arctic regions
    $400 27
The formal British name for MI6 is SIS, short for the Secret this Service
    $400 2
The bars are set about 6 feet apart & 8 & 5 1/2 feet above the floor in this female gymnastics event
    $400 23
A marker says, "For nearly 100 years boats entered" this waterway "at nearby Lock 1, bringing work, tradition & fame" to Albany
    $400 17
Spot Aldebaran in the sky & you've hit the bull's-eye--it's known as the eye of this constellation
    $400 4
Seacrest &
    $400 12
Adjective meaning you are so surprised by something that you do not know what to do or say
    $600 28
A pass from this traitorous general was not enough to keep Major Andre from being hanged as a spy in 1780
    $600 8
This very breakable wafer candy bar began as Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp
    $600 24
A Niles, California marker says it's the site where this was truly completed, some months after a ceremony in Promontory, Utah
    $600 18
Traveling at up to 500 miles per second, solar wind mainly contains ions of these 2 lightest elements
    $600 5
Garner &
    $600 13
The name of these muscles comes from their triangular shape
    $800 29
The 1944 "Sussex" scheme dropped teams of agents into France in advance of this major offensive
    $800 9
In 1951 Paul Bigsby put out the first successful vibrato mechanism, better known as this "bar" that makes for wild guitar sounds
    $800 25
A marker near Youngstown says it's where James & Daniel Heaton fired up Ohio's first blast this for smelting iron
    $800 20
Neptune was once called a gas giant, but is now termed this less gassy 3-letter type of giant
    $800 6
Firth &
    $800 14
A car battery brand, or someone loyal to particular ideas & unwilling to change
    $1000 30
This alliterative author served in MI6 & used his real code number for a character in "Our Man in Havana"
    $1000 10
In the U.S. Army, Marines & Air Force, promotion from first lieutenant to this rank means getting a second bar
    DD: $1,000 26
A marker near Port Royal, Virginia identifies the site of the Garrett farm & barn, where this man met his end April 26, 1865
    $1000 21
One of the closest to Earth, the Helix is a ring-shaped one of these clouds of dust & gas
    $1000 7
Oh &
    $1000 15
The plastic skin stretched tight over a snare or bass frame

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

Jennifer Donesh Helen
$4,000 $2,200 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Donesh Helen
$6,000 $3,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Mongol yurts are used to survive the harsh terrain of this vast expanse between the Altai & Bei Mountains
    $400 9
An emotionally free music composition, it precedes "In Blue" in a 1924 title
    $400 1
After fighting in this war, title hero Poldark returns from across the Atlantic in 1783 to find his Cornwall estate in ruins
    $400 17
Herman Fisher & this man teamed up & the result was the toys of many people's childhood
    $400 4
Toddlers don't get the idea of sharing; teach them to do this, alternate possession, with the toy
    $400 26
The Tree of Heaven grows in this borough where Katie & Johnny Nolan raise their daughter Francie in 1912
    $800 22
Mount Mansfield is the tallest peak in this Vermont range
    $800 12
This type of instrumental piece gets its name from the Italian for "to sound"
    DD: $2,000 2
John Lithgow is almost a foot taller than this prime minister he plays on "The Crown"
    $800 18
Berkshire Fine Spinning merged with this other textile firm in 1955; the combo's holdings have gone way beyond cotton
    $800 5
A seemingly bizarre situation that one gets used to as the regular state of things
    $800 27
In a 1945 E.B. White kids' book, Eleanor is the mom of this tiny title character who can crawl inside a piano to fix keys
    $1200 23
Little Matterhorn is worth a climb in this Montana national park
    $1200 13
This device, seen here, modifies the sound of a brass instrument
    $1200 3
Despite the title, this History Channel show featuring Ragnar, Bjorn & company was mostly filmed in Ireland, not Scandinavia
    $1200 19
This pair cares for you from baby's Pampers to grandpa's Metamucil
    $1200 8
Ice cream-ordering Bob Newhart is shamed by a chant of "Single scooper, single scooper, this man is a" this
    $1200 28
Elizabeth has a tough life in Harlem as her son challenges her husband in this author's "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
    $1600 24
K2 is also known as this, from the name of the mountain's original surveyor
    $1600 14
Sul ponticello is an instruction to bow close to this part of the instrument
    $1600 6
On Hulu's "The Great", this queen gets to meet Voltaire & ask him about "Candide"
    DD: $5,000 20
In the 1930s these 2 partners set up shop in a garage that's now known as "The Birthplace of Silicon Valley"
    $1600 10
If your steed's horseshoes have nailheads sticking out, you can do this, also meaning to ignore someone's rights
    $1600 29
Judy McCoy is wed to a Wall Street "Master of the Universe" in "The Bonfire of the Vanities" by him
    $2000 25
This city in the French Alps hosted the 1968 Winter Olympics
    $2000 16
It's the plucking technique heard here
    $2000 7
This HBO miniseries dramatizes events that occurred in the Ukraine in 1986
    $2000 21
Steakhouse founder Alan Stillman says he picked 2 names from the phone book: Smith & this
    $2000 11
It's an automobile built to illustrate a new idea or a future possibility, rather than to be sold
    $2000 30
In this woman's "The House of Mirth", Bertha Dorset not only has an affair with Ned but also says Lily had one with Mr. Dorset

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Donesh Helen
$15,200 $18,400 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2017 this New York City luxury store opened its first cafe, with truffle eggs, waffles & croissants on the menu

Final scores:

Jennifer Donesh Helen
$18,700 $28,400 $16,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Donesh Helen
$15,200 $16,000 $7,200
23 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2020-12-01
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