Show #8321 - Monday, January 25, 2021

Brian Chang game 5.


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Elliott Kalan, a writer originally from Millburn, New Jersey

Madeline Johnson, a digital marketing manager from Portland, Oregon

Brian Chang, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $88,102)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Zee James: Foot, fist, way, or in other words...)
    $200 17
" 'Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, 'if it was so, it might be... but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic"'
    $200 4
Emma Stone sews one of these letters to her outfit in a 2010 comedy reworking of a Hawthorne tale
    $200 30
The Amstel
    $200 27
Chew on this--a seasonal ice cream flavor from Baskin Robbins is called Pink this, & contains real pieces of it
    $200 28
Further up the arm, this alternative to a handshake
    $200 23
(Zee James presents the clue.) Taekwondo means the art of kicking & punching, & it's renowned for powerful kicks like this turning one with the circular structure in its name
    $400 16
"Didn't firemen prevent fires rather than stoke them up & get them going?"
    $400 11
At the end of "Logan", Laura turns the cross on Wolverine's grave to make it into one of these letters
    $400 29
The Chaobai & the Yongding
    $400 10
44 years after original Crunchy Cheetos, this flavor that burns your mouth & feels so good was introduced
    $400 18
This 2-word vehicular term for an activity engaged in by lawyers who seek injured clients
    $400 22
(Zee James presents the clue.) A punch delivered on the front foot side of a stance is called an obverse punch; one delivered from the back foot side is called this
    DD: $3,600 15
"Far off, the lofty jet of the whale might be seen"
    $600 26
In a 2006 film Natalie Portman is rescued by Hugo Weaving, who played this mask-wearing character
    $600 6
The Vistula
    $600 9
Seen here are beans for this flavoring
    $600 12
From baseball, & said of privileged kids: "to be born" here
    $600 21
(Zee James presents the clue.)
Blue represents the negative, red the positive in the Taegeuk, the symbol of this country that in 2018 named taekwondo its official sport
    $800 13
Named "after Alexander Portnoy... symptoms can be traced to the bonds obtaining in the mother-child relationship"
    $800 25
Ben Whishaw voices Paddington, but perhaps is more recognizable as this gadget guy
    $800 5
The Yamuna (in Asia)
    $800 8
At an Italian gelateria, ask for fragola & you'll get this flavor
    $800 2
This type of medallion bearing the image of a saint, worn by Christians for protection
    $800 20
(Zee James presents the clue.) Kung fu master Bruce Lee advised students to be like this natural substance; taekwondo students learn to emulate it in the flowing movements of the form called Taegeuk Yook Jang
    $1000 14
"They give guys the ax quite frequently at Pencey. It has a very good academic rating, Pencey"
    $1000 24
Peter Lorre is marked with this letter in a 1931 Fritz Lang classic
    $1000 3
The Congo (either of 2 cities)
    $1000 7
Dill is often used to flavor Havarti, a cheese originally from this country
    $1000 1
This Spanish word meaning "aged", often applied to aged rum or tequila
    $1000 19
(Zee James presents the clue.) Used for both offense & defense, the 1-legged stance, named for this wading bird, can be used to unleash a powerful side kick

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Brian Madeline Elliott
$7,800 -$200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Madeline Elliott
$9,400 $2,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
According to legend, a medieval sorceress named Libuse founded this Czech capital around the 8th century
    $400 5
"Let's go on with the show!"--Irving Berlin stepped in to write the music for this western-set musical when Jerome Kern died
    $400 29
Sadly, less than 200 years after they were spotted by Portuguese sailors, these flightless birds of Mauritius became extinct
    $400 28
The Blue Dog Coalition in Congress was created to represent members of this party who stress fiscal restraint
    $400 6
In Islamic philosophy, there are 7 divine attributes of God including the senses sam, "hearing", & basar, this
    $400 13
It's when you email someone the alphabet & include a second recipient secretly
    $800 18
In both 1274 & 1281 one of these Pacific tropical cyclones stopped a Mongol invasion of Japan
    $800 4
This 2003 Tony Award winner was based on a John Waters film
    $800 27
Instead of hemoglobin, an octopus has hemocyanin, which gives it this feature
    $800 26
Comhaontas Glas is this party--kind of redundant for Ireland
    $800 7
His 17th century "Discourse on Method" contained radical ideas of the self exemplified by the dictum "Cogito ergo sum"
    $800 14
At the office that gives out driver's licenses, the star performer who brings the team to the top
    $1200 23
Led from these 2 cities, the Western & eastern branches of Christianity were split apart by the "Great Schism" of 1054
    $1200 3
Lin-Manuel Miranda was still in college when he conceived of this musical set in a neighborhood on the northern tip of Manhattan
    $1200 16
As its name implies, this material making up much of Sedona's red rock formations is itself made up of grains of minerals pressed together
    $1200 25
This color order still around today was founded to support the principles of British King William III
    DD: $4,000 11
This 5-letter goal of philosophy was defined pretty basically by Aristotle: "to say of what is that it is"
    $1200 15
The squeal of a teenage girl when she sees Leo the Lion & realizes "Mrs. Miniver" or "Ben-Hur" is on
    $1600 22
Hamburg & Lubeck in Germany were 2 of the first cities allied in this medieval mercantile league
    DD: $3,000 2
With its focus on "Tradition" & families, this musical has been one of the most popular in Japan since its 1967 premiere there
    $1600 8
Also called Dionaea, this insect-eating plant of the Carolinas doesn't eat the ones that pollinate it; pretty smart
    $1600 9
Here is a member of the Yellow Hats, also known as the Gelug Order of this regional type of Buddhism
    $1600 10
Antonyms that fill in a famous Kierkegaard thought: life can only be understood ____ but it has to be lived ____
    $1600 19
The weird things you like to do at the bank machine--I don't want to hear about them!
    $2000 21
This Muslim leader recaptured Jerusalem from the Christians & held off Richard Lionheart's attempts to win it back
    $2000 1
(Audra McDonald presents the clue.) This musical, based on an E.L. Doctorow novel, weaved together the stories of several characters & historical figures at the turn of the 20th century
    $2000 24
A delicate fabric is in the name of these insects that are natural predators of other garden pests like caterpillars
    $2000 17
Made up of students, the Red Guard were the vanguard of this decade-long Chinese "Revolution"
    $2000 12
Mohism, in 5th century B.C. China, argued for doing "what is beneficial to the world", like this -ism that arose in 19th c. Britain
    $2000 20
A standardized test for those wishing to do advanced study on the work of Michael Stipe & Peter Buck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Madeline Elliott
$20,200 $9,400 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, these 2 on opposite sides of it are the smallest & largest in area

Final scores:

Brian Madeline Elliott
$28,401 $6,599 $9,599
5-day champion: $116,503 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Madeline Elliott
$17,200 $8,000 $11,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2020-12-08
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