Show #8341 - Monday, February 22, 2021

First game with Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards as guest host.


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David Maybury, a magnetics engineer originally from Richmond, Virginia

Natalie Tyson, an academic advisor from Walnut Creek, California

Sam Stapleton, a college consultant from Los Gatos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Duff Goldman says no to these items seen here & named for its shape, tweeting, "They ruin everything they touch"
    $200 27
Ancient cliff dwellings in Bandelier National Monument were crafted from tuff, a rock formed of ash from these
    $200 8
Just 50 miles separates the U.S. & Russia across this strait
    $200 1
Gucci Gulch refers to the section of K Street home to well-financed offices of these people who ask Congress for stuff
    $200 11
As Charles Xavier, James McAvoy reads to his students from "The Once & Future King" in the "Apocalypse" film in this franchise
    $200 20
Burial vault
    $400 7
The late Anthony Bourdain reveled in eating just about anything, but never on this type of transport--"I like to arrive hungry"
    $400 28
Nahuatl was the language of these people who ruled from the prestigious city of Tenochtitlan
    $400 9
A Great Lake indeed, it stretches from Duluth to Ontario to Sault Ste. Marie
    $400 2
A "Full Ginsburg", named for lawyer William, is appearing on all 5 news shows on this day of the week
    $400 13
In this film, Tom Hanks identifies Meg Ryan as his online love interest by a flower inside a book, specifically, "Pride & Prejudice"
    $400 21
A hairy,
scary spider
    $600 16
Katie Lee: "I hate" this sushi condiment. "& I love spicy food, so I'm not sure why I have (an) aversion to" it
    $600 29
Mayan artisans greatly prized turquoise & this gem, from which they made elaborate death masks
    $600 10
Appropriately, this 160-mile-long river in Canada flows past London; it passes Woodstock & Chatham as well
    $600 3
Unlucky journalists who can't get a seat on this craft while covering the president may be relegated to a zoo plane
    $600 14
In this film that's near & dear to us, Rosie Perez reads the World Almanac to study for "Jeopardy!"
    $600 22
France's flag
    $800 18
Gordon Ramsay spoke for many when he said in typical style, "You don't put (bleepin')" this fruit "on a pizza!"
    $800 30
Beans, squashes & the "Indian" type of this supplied much of the caloric intake of Mesoamericans
    $800 12
The northwest corner of the Indian Ocean is this grade-"A" sea
    DD: $1,000 4
Astroturfing describes artificial attempts to create the appearance of this 2-word kind of political campaigning
    $800 17
In "Pleasantville" Reese Witherspoon goes from black & white to color after reading this novel by D.H. Lawrence
    $800 23
Good luck charm
    $1000 25
Rachael Ray (as well as Jimmy Fallon & Barack Obama) will always say, "hold" this creamy condiment
    $1000 26
To bring home dinner, hunters back in the day had to kill mammoths & these relatives
    $1000 15
Lakes Maggiore & Garda empty into tributaries of this 400-mile-long Italian river
    $1000 5
A clothing item not in daily fashion for many years, they can carry downballot candidates to victory
    $1000 19
Naturally, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" is at the heart of this film with Amy Adams & Meryl Streep
    $1000 24
Old-fashioned "fool"ishness

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Sam Natalie David
$3,800 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Natalie David
$6,200 $4,000 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The bestseller "Midnight in" this place tells of a 1986 disaster in the Soviet Union
    $400 16
Sworn in in 2005, she became the second woman to serve as Secretary of State
    $400 5
A very old vertebrate, the Greenland shark takes nearly 150 years to reach this; for humans, it's around age 10 or 11
    $400 1
Born in Hamburg, H.A. & Margret Rey are best known for a series of kids' books about this monkey
    $400 23
A house mouse weighs about an ounce; comparatively, a black one of these weighs about 10 ounces
    $400 2
Dr. Dana Scully dealt with some out there stuff on this eerie show
    $800 12
Father & daughter go out at night in a children's classic by Jane Yolen titled this bird "Moon"
    $800 21
William Bradford, who came over on the Mayflower, would become the second governor of this colony
    $800 6
A compressed spring is an example of an object that has strong this type of energy
    $800 9
German-born Paul Warburg was a board member of this American central banking authority
    $800 26
Everyone from Manitoba to Milwaukee knows the "great" this bird is now extinct
    $800 3
Oliver Platt & Torrey DeVitto do some Windy City doctoring on this NBC show
    $1200 14
The billions made & lost in the real estate crash are detailed in this "large" Michael Lewis bestseller, later a film in 2015
    $1200 17
Ratified in 1791, the 2nd Amendment guarantees "the right of the people to" do these 4 words "shall not be infringed"
    $1200 7
Proteins & cellulose are examples of these, materials made up of repeating chains of molecules
    $1200 22
Born in Hamburg in 1833, he rose from his humble beginnings, to become one of the three B's of classical music
    DD: $10,000 27
After sighting one of these horned animals in Africa, we busted out a magnum of champagne
    $1200 4
A few parallels with this title doc & Sherlock Holmes--both had the address 221B & played musical instruments
    $1600 15
In 1846 he became a "Typee" personality, taking "a Peep at Polynesian Life"
    $1600 18
Union General John Pope lost about 15,000 troops & his reputation in the Second Battle of this, August 1862 in northern Virginia
    $1600 8
According to Bohr's atomic model, electrons can jump orbit, emitting this light particle
    $1600 24
Hamburg-born politician Helmut Schmidt held this top job from 1974 to 1982
    $1600 28
About a half-million years ago, this predator ranged across North America as well as Africa
    $1600 13
Freddie Highmore plays Shaun Murphy, the title character on this series
    $2000 19
"The Prime of" Muriel Spark's writing was this novel, penned in less than a month, according to the author
    DD: $3,000 20
Tragically, in 1881, shortly after taking office, he became the second president to be assassinated
    $2000 10
This part of a plant contains the ovary
    $2000 25
Orchestra leader & Hamburger Bert Kaempfert is known for classic hits like this tune that Sinatra also recorded
    $2000 29
A set of bejeweled ceramic sheep may include these 2 animals, a female & a male
    $2000 30
Syrian refugee Dr. Bash Hamed got a job at a Toronto hospital after saving the life of one of its doctors on this NBC show

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Natalie David
$17,200 $5,200 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Just 24 notes, this piece is nicknamed "Butterfield's Lullaby" for the U.S. Army general who arranged it

Final scores:

Sam Natalie David
$17,100 $8,401 $10,401
2-day champion: $50,301 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Natalie David
$16,000 $5,200 $18,400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
1 W
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2021-01-11
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