Show #8324 - Thursday, January 28, 2021

Brian Chang game 8.
Zach Newkirk game 5.


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Jill Tucker, a development director from Mulino, Oregon

Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,669)

Brian Chang, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 7-day cash winnings total $163,904)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: It got cut off and I'm gonna need your help finishing it.)
(Ken: In honor of the 60th anniversary of the White House Historical Association...)
    $200 3
Where: every Aug. 6, a service is held in this city for the estimated 70,000 people who were killed there on that date in 1945
    $200 7
Lady Gaga:
    $200 29
Former NFL tight end Roberta Muldoon is a character in this John Irving novel
    $200 25
On Christmas Eve in 1929, a fire in this section of the White House gutted the executive offices
    $200 30
Sarah Burton became world famous in 2011 as the designer of this duchess' wedding gown
    $200 28
The Old French for "small chamber" gives us this word meaning an advisory council
    $400 19
What: perhaps it was destiny that in 1292, John de Balliol would be the last king of Scotland crowned on this stone
    $400 24
"Big Girls Don't"
    $400 21
Griffin, the main character in this Wells novel, describes himself as "almost an albino", if he could have been seen
    $400 23
The first White House bowling alley was built for this president in 1947
    $400 26
A "four-in-hand" is one method of securing this fashion item
    $400 27
It's a small tent or structure at a beach or pool for changing into your swimsuit
    $600 10
Who: in 1993 he shared a Nobel Peace Prize with F.W. De Klerk
    $600 18
"Hey, So"
    $600 20
Perhaps the devil made him do it, but Part II of this dramatic Goethe work wasn't published until 1832, 24 years after Part I
    $600 14
It should be obvious from the curtain & certain accents this is the room where the official Christmas tree is displayed
    $600 22
Back in 1991 before he was a household name, Brad Pitt did a TV ad for this brand of jeans
    $600 12
Kohlrabi resembles the turnip but is actually part of the family that includes this leafy garden veggie
    $800 8
When: date & year congress resolved the "United Colonies are... to be free & independent states", 2 days before what you might think
    $800 17
James Brown:
"Papa's Got A Bran"
    DD: $2,000 9
An unfinished sequel to "The 3 Musketeers", Dumas' "The Red Sphinx" continues the story of this real-life cardinal
    $800 4
Built over FDR's indoor swimming pool, the press briefing room was renamed in 2000 for this wounded press secretary
    $800 15
These wide & loose pants were named for a 19th century social reformer & feminist
    $800 11
These grapes grown widely in Bordeaux & California lend their name to a dry red wine
    $1000 6
Why... didn't this nation get more help rising up against its leader Pol Pot as 1 million died at the regime's hands between 1975 & 1979?
    $1000 16
Joni Mitchell:
"Big Yell"
    $1000 5
The title of this 14th century work may have been modeled on Hexameron
    $1000 2
He's still the only president to have had his wedding in the White House, marrying young Frances Folsom in 1886
    $1000 13
This fashion company famous for its plaid patterns & trench coats outfitted the ill-fated Robert Scott expedition
    $1000 1
From the Latin for "horse", it's a term for a Spanish or Mexican gentleman

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

Brian Zach Jill
$5,400 $3,000 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Zach Jill
$7,400 $5,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Back in 1937 a magazine complained about the cliche "Working hard or..." this phrase
    $400 26
"m" represents this in Einstein's equation E=mc2
    $400 25
2020 marked the 35th anniversary of this strip about a boy & his trusty stuffed tiger
    $400 6
"Last Night at the Viper Room" is the story of this actor, Joaquin's big bro, who died tragically in 1993
    $400 2
The North Rim of this Arizona chasm is about 1,000 feet higher than its South Rim
    $400 21
Asked "Where is Abel thy brother?" in the King James Bible, Cain replies with this 5-word question
    $800 8
Before it meant a type of research institution, this 2-word phrase was slang for the brain
    $800 12
There's an aid to navigation inside this force that raises an object in water, equal to the weight of the water it displaces
    $800 11
Jeffy, seen here, is cartoonist Jeff Keane who has grown up & taken over this comic created by his dad, Bil
    $800 3
"A Fiery Heart" is the subtitle of Claire Harmon's bio of this oldest novel-writing Brontë sister
    $800 30
The Tarahumara inhabit the Barranca del Cobre, this "metallic" canyon in Mexico
    $800 19
The illustrator of this series thought "the reason why he was lost was... he was slightly idiotic & didn't know where he was going"
    $1200 9
The book "The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter" says "That's all she wrote" refers to these breakup letters
    $1200 16
This climate event occurs in an unusually warm E. Pacific every 2 to 7 years & can change winds, currents & rain patterns
    $1200 29
In the title of the comic strip, not the musical, these 2 words come before "Annie"
    $1200 1
Subtitled "How One Man Saved the British Monarchy", this biography has the same title as an Oscar-winning 2010 film
    DD: $5,000 13
Wadi al-Muluk is the Arabic name of this narrow gorge where Tutankhamen was laid to rest
    $1200 20
The next line Culture Club sang after this title was "Do you really want to make me cry?"
    $1600 10
Originally an adjective for a plant that blooms early, now it more often describes a child who matures early
    $1600 7
It's the outer, smaller & alphabetically first of the 2 moons of Mars
    $1600 28
Nothing seems to follow in this humorously absurd Latin-named strip from Wiley Miller
    DD: $4,000 4
Hayden Herrera's "Frida" tells of Kahlo's love affair with this Russian
    $1600 14
Qutang, Wu & Xiling are 3 notable gorges on this long river
    $1600 23
On Oct. 13, 1962 this Edward Albee play debuted on Broadway with Uta Hagen as Martha
    $2000 18
This word for the female branch of the family originally referred to the rod that flax was wound around
    $2000 17
Also meaning a mark of disgrace, in botany, it's the part of a flower where pollination occurs
    $2000 27
Debuting in 1897 & still running in 2020, this strip revolving around "Kids" Hans und Fritz is the oldest in syndication
    $2000 5
"American Prometheus" is a biography of this atomic bomb scientist
    $2000 15
Yielding the fossil remains of more than 60 hominins, this gorge in Tanzania has been nicknamed "The Cradle of Mankind"
    $2000 22
Romeo says, "But soft!", asks this question & continues, "it is the east, & Juliet is the sun"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Zach Jill
$12,600 $23,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1959 article he wrote, "People began to call themselves beatniks, beats... bugniks &... I was called the 'avatar' of all this"

Final scores:

Brian Zach Jill
$23,601 $25,201 $21,100
2nd place: $2,000 5-day champion: $110,870 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Zach Jill
$12,600 $17,400 $9,400
20 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2020-12-08
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