Show #8327 - Tuesday, February 2, 2021


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Henry Michaels, an arts administrator originally from Morganton, North Carolina

Myrlin Hermes, a novelist from Portland, Oregon

Steve Crupi, a retired police department information supervisor from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
If saw blades with this gemstone in their name seem a bit cheaper than an engagement ring, it's because they use synthetic stones
    $200 20
This green & brown fabric pattern began with army wear for blending into the scenery
    $200 17
Toots & the Maytals pioneered this Jamaican musical style & lead singer Toots Hibbert is credited with naming it
    $200 16
That male, in singular pronoun form
    $200 4
At the age of 12 this future Founding Father was apprenticed to his brother James, a printer
    $200 5
Toni Morrison wrote her play "Desdemona" as a response to a production of this Shakespeare play
    $400 2
People famous in this profession, like Jamie Oliver, often use Wüsthof knives from Germany
    $400 21
Deerstalkers & derbies are types of these
    $400 18
Made with rows of short tubes of different lengths, versions of this instrument are played from China to Peru
    $400 19
It's used in French personal names to show place of origin
    $400 10
Linus Pauling wrote a bestselling book called this vitamin "and the Common Cold"
    $400 6
This British author was married to a woman also named Evelyn--they were called He-Evelyn & She-Evelyn by friends
    $600 3
A rip-cut saws along the grain of the wood, while this cut goes against the grain
    $600 22
This 1983 film inspired a fashion craze of leg warmers & off-the-shoulder sweatshirts; "what a feeling!"
    $600 25
Cante jondo or "deep song" is a powerful type of this Spanish style of music & dance associated with Gypsies
    $600 28
The "royal" one is used formally by a monarch to refer to him or herself
    $600 11
"Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie" is a 1971 collection of poetry by this African-American woman
    $600 7
In 2020 this author of "Dear John" returned to familiar territory (love in North Carolina) with "The Return"
    $800 8
The Oliver 777 is one of these machines that bakeries find handy when a customer wants bread for sandwiches
    $800 23
This 5-letter fabric, popular for jackets, bears the name of a Scottish river
    $800 26
A fusion of samba & cool jazz, bossa nova burst onto the world scene in the 1950s out of this country
    $800 29
In the case of
    $800 12
He failed in a few candy businesses before founding the Lancaster Caramel Company in 1886; later it was on to chocolate
    $800 14
Finally out in 2020, this feminist's "The Inseparables" was not published in part because Jean-Paul Sartre didn't like it
    $1000 9
The wavy pattern in the metal of the knife indicates that it is made of steel named for this Mideast capital
    $1000 24
From the French for horsehair, this 19th c. array of fabric & hoops under a skirt was revived by Jean Paul Gaultier
    $1000 27
This folk music performed by a small group of strolling musicians dressed in traditional costume originated in Jalisco, Mexico
    $1000 30
Plural of thou, when talking to a group
    DD: $1,500 13
The movie "Rope" was partly based on a murder committed by this pair, first names Nathan & Richard
    $1000 15
He began "Dombey and Son" during a trip to Switzerland in 1846

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

Steve Myrlin Henry
$1,000 $1,800 $4,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Myrlin Henry
$3,600 $6,800 $5,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
2 impact craters in the Sea of Tranquility are named for these 2 men
    $400 22
Though large & powerful, this South American empire flourished for only about 100 years until the Spanish conquered it in 1532
    $400 11
The 2007 horror film titled this "Activity" had just 5 credited parts, 4 uncredited ones & some creepy atmospherics
    $400 2
Published in this southern city beginning in 1856, the Daily Creole was the first African-American daily newspaper
    $400 12
An English rebel called Hereward the Wake led resistance to this Norman king even after the conquest
    $400 7
A verdant chromosome part
    $800 3
If you strain your eyes a bit, you can see this spiral galaxy aka M31 without using a telescope
    $800 23
Bonners Ferry, north of Coeur d'Alene, calls itself this state's "most friendly town"
    $800 17
Sandra Bullock learns it's lonely out in space in this 2013 film
    $800 4
This London newspaper first published in 1785 had a daily circulation of about 400,000 in 2019
    $800 13
Norman knights fought in hauberks, long coats of this bendable armor
    $800 27
The location for a 12-round match
    $1200 5
Absolute magnitude measures a celestial object's true brightness; this other magnitude is its brightness as seen from Earth
    $1200 24
In 2019 throngs of people turned out to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this country's Sandinista revolution
    $1200 18
He played an isolated astronaut in the film "Moon"
    $1200 8
The name of this 19th century William Lloyd Garrison abolitionist newspaper reminds us of Simon Bolivar
    $1200 14
This 231-foot-long strip of linen is an important source of knowledge about the conquest
    $1200 28
Jargon for the "parlor" game in which players mark off numbers on a card
    $1600 6
It's the diameter of a telescope's main lens or mirror
    $1600 25
The name of these islands off the southern tip of South America means "land of fire"
    $1600 19
This acting legend plays the only character in 2013's "All Is Lost", about a solo sailor in big trouble on the high seas
    DD: $2,000 9
A furious rivalry between NYC's World & Journal papers in the 1890s led to this term used for sensational news reporting
    $1600 15
At the decisive Battle of Hastings, the Normans had many more bowmen than the English, & one of them may have hit this king in the eye
    $1600 29
Temperamental & capricious coinage metal
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows map imagery of the Moon on the monitor.) Possibly caused by magnetized lava under the Moon's surface, lunar swirls are easy to spot because of a high one of these reflective ratios of light relative to the surrounding surface
    DD: $4,000 26
This "C" in the ABC Islands of the Caribbean has the oldest continuously inhabited Jewish community in the Americas
    $2000 20
The entire cast of this 1944 Hitchcock drama was 9 stars & an uncredited German sailor adrift in the title conveyance
    $2000 10
Begun in 1764, this Hartford, Connecticut Journal is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the USA
    $2000 16
The Normans brought the custom of inherited these, like Charpentier; they weren't common in pre-conquest England
    $2000 30
A priory for a bivalve

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Myrlin Henry
$12,000 $14,400 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Dartmouth Alumni Magazine gave "rejoice" as a rhyme for the correct pronunciation of his name

Final scores:

Steve Myrlin Henry
$12,000 $4,400 $100
2-day champion: $22,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Myrlin Henry
$12,000 $14,400 $10,600
15 R,
0 W
18 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2020-12-09
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