Show #8339 - Thursday, February 18, 2021


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Leah Friedman, a content marketer originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alan Johnson, a software engineering manager from Metuchen, New Jersey

Andy West, a medical information officer from Fishersville, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The glittering Crystal Palace was the centerpiece of the first modern World's Fair, this city's 1851 "Great Exhibition"
    $200 21
This type of theater has its own long-length glove
    $200 27
In the 1700-1721 Great Northern War, Russia, Denmark & Poland ganged up on this rival across the Baltic
    $200 23
This word is from Japanese for "harbor wave", & it's a biiiiig one
    $200 1
Michael Scott,
Dwight Schrute,
Pam Beesly
    $200 10
You can bet "The Lottery" is a good example of this genre of brief narratives, usually under 10,000 words
    $400 28
This was the main attraction of the 1889 Paris Exposition; it also served as the entrance
    $400 13
The name of this boxing tournament comes from a small metallic charm in the shape of a boxing glove awarded to winners
    $400 26
"International Brigades" of volunteers from the U.S. & Europe fought on the Republican side of this 1930s conflict
    $400 8
Characters for "endure" & "person" combine to make this word for a stealthy warrior
    $400 2
Darlene &
Roseanne's widower
    $400 11
The story of the Good Samaritan in the Bible's book of Luke is one of these simple narratives with a moral or religious purpose
    DD: $2,400 14
The 1893 Chicago World's Fair introduced this word for a central avenue of exhibits & amusements
    $600 12
To prevent allergic reactions, in 2008 the Johns Hopkins Hospital banned the use of gloves made of this rubber product
    $600 6
In the 1860s War of the Triple Alliance, Argentina, Brazil & Uruguay left this landlocked foe in ruins
    $600 9
You sing along to a pre-recorded backing track in this form of entertainment with a Japanese name
    $600 3
the kid version of Mr. Cooper
    $600 16
Alliterative 2-word name for fanciful stories about folks like Paul Bunyan with unbelievable elements presented as true & factual
    $800 15
A 1939 New York World's Fair diorama predicting the look of the city in 1960 was called this, later a long-running animated TV series
    $800 22
Right-handed participants in this hunting sport wear a leather glove on the left hand for the hawk to land on
    $800 7
In the 1700s there were Wars of the Austrian this & the Spanish this
    $800 17
Characters meaning "before" & "life" combine to make this 6-letter word for a teacher, who would usually be older than you
    $800 4
Charlie Kelly,
Frank Reynolds,
    $800 18
E.L. James gained fame with this type of writing that puts the writer's favorite characters from books, TV, etc. in new adventures
    $1000 20
Exhibits at Osaka's 1970 World Expo included one of these microscopes capable of magnifying objects 500,000 times
    $1000 30
It's the 8-letter word for the steel-covered glove in a suit of armor
    $1000 25
This prime minister successfully schemed to start the 1866 Seven Weeks' War & make Prussia Europe's big dog
    $1000 24
Enjoy a latte made from this traditional Japanese green tea powder
    $1000 5
Regine Hunter,
Maxine Shaw &
Queen Latifah
as Khadijah James
    $1000 19
Meaning not proceeding from event A to event B to event C, this "non" word applies to "Tristram Shandy" & "House of Leaves"

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

Andy Alan Leah
$2,200 $0 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Alan Leah
$5,200 $2,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll need to name these words given their definition in Merriam-Webster's dictionary.)
    $400 27
Bill Hader was the voice of Mr. Peanut for this food brand
    $400 21
Ireland celebrates this, March 17th, as a national holiday
    $400 2
It used to mean the writing of books; now it's a list
    $400 28
The New Yorker's Barry Blitt won the 2020 prize in the category called this type of cartooning that expresses a point of view
    $400 3
This word for a biblical narrative about the life of Jesus Christ means "good story"
    $400 11
"Concerted revolt against... the lawful commands of a superior officer", especially at sea
    $800 6
This funnyman & 9-time Oscar host voiced Mike in "Monsters, Inc." & "Monsters University"
    $800 1
It remains the only country with a Communist government in the Americas
    $800 5
The science of mapmaking
    $800 29
"Our Town" won him the 1938 Drama Prize
    $800 10
When talking about bears in Spanish, this color is pardo; about sugar, moreno
    $800 12
"Allocation of treatment to... disaster victims according to a system of priorities... to maximize the number of survivors"
    $1200 7
He was the voice of Dodger baseball for 67 seasons before hanging up the mic in 2016
    DD: $3,000 4
This country is divided into more than 20 provinces, including Guayas & Galapagos
    $1200 13
The art of producing formal lettering with a brush or a pen
    $1200 30
Here he is leaving the luncheon after accepting his 2018 Music Prize
    $1200 22
In a classic song, these cowboy boot accessories "Jingle Jangle Jingle"
    $1200 14
"Decorative fringe", or "the art of tying knots in patterns"
    $1600 9
He overcame a stutter to voice such characters as Mufasa & Darth Vader
    $1600 19
Just prior to gaining its independence in 1971, Bangladesh was known by this 2-word directional name
    $1600 15
Emmanuel Lubezki has won 3 Oscars in this category
    DD: $3,000 16
The 2015 Biography Prize went to a study of Pope Pius XI's relations with this dictator down the street
    $1600 25
In 1981 nearly 12,000 of these federal employees were permanently grounded after they walked off the job
    $1600 23
"Latin, literally, voice of the people"
    $2000 8
This dame has given voice to Gru's mom, the queen in the "Shrek" sequels & also Karathen in "Aquaman"
    $2000 20
With more than 200 million people, it's the most populous country in Africa & by 2050, its population is expected to double
    $2000 18
The "T" in CAT scan, it's a method of using electromagnetic waves to produce an image of an internal structure
    $2000 17
Bruce Catton took the 1954 History Prize for his book titled "A Stillness at" this fateful place
    $2000 26
This city that's just south of Turin in Italy's Piedmont region is known for its sparkling wine
    $2000 24
"A local or regional meeting of party members to choose candidates"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Alan Leah
$9,200 $17,800 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first campaign of this man, who at 36 was the youngest major party nominee ever, was supported by the silver mining industry

Final scores:

Andy Alan Leah
$599 $14,800 $1,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Alan Leah
$9,200 $18,400 $4,600
16 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2020-12-16
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