Show #8344 - Thursday, February 25, 2021


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Michael Colton, a screenwriter originally from Newton, Massachusetts

Marisa Blackburn, a senior staffing services associate originally from Short Hills, New Jersey

Aaron Craig, a business litigation attorney originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,254)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
If something triggers a strong emotional response, it might "strike" one of these harmonic note combos
    $200 2
Singer Pop & rapper Azalea
    $200 16
Charing Cross & Covent Garden are stops on it
    $200 1
This company that also makes Pine-Sol has a popular brand of disinfecting wipes
    $200 23
Chemist Georges Claude passed electricity through inert gases to create this type of lighting & used it in signs
    $200 18
He's the subject of the biography subtitled "The Man, the Genius, & the Theory of Relativity"
    $400 12
To do things your own way & disregard convention is to "march to" this sound
    $400 3
Crowe & Diaz (he has directed her)
    $400 17
Winchester, England, claims to have this, 18 feet in diameter
    $400 4
In 1901 the Saturday Evening Post ran the first ad of this tire company that featured its trademark wingfoot
    $400 24
A symbol of enlightenment, its torch is covered in 24-karat gold & lit by 16 floodlights at night
    $400 19
This French peasant girl was the subject of Tchaikovsky's opera "The Maid of Orleans"
    $600 13
Playing this stringed instrument means to take a subordinate role
    $600 8
Country singer Lambert & actress Cosgrove
    $600 28
September is when thousands of rodeo fans are driven into northeast Oregon for the annual Pendleton this
    $600 5
Yeesh, there's no easy way to tell you... you're in need of one of these chewy mints billed as "The Freshmaker"
    $600 25
This Italian city is known for its glass; here's a chandelier in the Doge's Palace
    $600 20
This philosophical -ism is the subject of Sartre's classic "Being & Nothingness"
    $800 14
Someone who repeats the same thing over & over "sounds like" one of these, perhaps a scratched 45
    $800 9
Singer Simpson & actress Chastain
    $800 29
West of London, the Denham this connects traffic on the A40 & the M40
    $800 6
In 2020 this car rental co. that offers gold plus rewards said that even if you're 20, you're good to go, with no extra fee
    $800 26
This type of powerful lamp found its way into the name of a specialty film division of Fox Studios
    $800 21
John Maynard Keynes put forward his theories on this Keynesian subject in "The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money"
    $1000 15
To make yourself look good, sometimes you have to do this, sound a brass instrument with a flared bell
    $1000 10
Actresses Kazan & Saldana
    $1000 30
Hotspots at the Battle of Gettysburg included Devil's Den, the Peach Orchard & Little this
    $1000 7
If you need to know the history of this toilet co., I don't think we're in Kansas anymore --it was founded in Japan in 1917
    DD: $1,000 27
Visit San Antonio, & you can see a big mosaic of the Virgin Mary, shaped like one of these prayer candles
    $1000 22
This was a popular subject for monastery dining halls; Leonardo da Vinci did one for Santa Maria delle Grazie, in Milan

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

Aaron Marisa Michael
$3,400 $2,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$6,600 $3,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
The weapon known as the "long" this played a decisive role in the 1346 Battle of Crecy
    $400 16
William Blake said this "little" animal was "wooly bright"
    $400 6
After getting hit on the head with an acorn, this character warns that "The sky is falling"
    $400 24
As with tree rings, glaciologists examine long cylinders of ice called these to explore layers of Antarctica's history
    $400 5
It was destination Walley World as Clark Griswold & family hit the road in "National Lampoon's" this
    $400 11
Expelled from the legal profession, like Alger Hiss in 1952
    DD: $4,000 19
One of Russia's foremost reformers, he was proclaimed imperator in 1721
    $800 17
Haibun is a Japanese literary style that combines prose & this 3-line poetic form
    $800 7
By 1964 he had more than 600 franchises of his Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants
    $800 25
A 1959 treaty signed by 12 nations made Antarctica one of these regions, a DMZ
    $800 4
1987 & 1989 saw this movie & its first sequel featuring cops Riggs & Murtaugh
    $800 12
People pay good money for this type of jeans that come already torn up
    $1200 20
This writing system arose in Mesopotamia in the 4th millennium B.C. & disappeared early in the 1st millennium A.D.
    $1200 23
This company hired poet Marianne Moore to name a new car & she came up with some gems like Utopian Turtletop; they went with Edsel
    $1200 8
A chicken's eggshell is primarily made of this compound, CaCO3
    $1200 26
In 1773 this British captain crossed the Antarctic Circle; icepack kept his ship from reaching the continent
    $1200 3
Much of this film with Robert Redford as Roy Hobbs was filmed at Buffalo's War Memorial Stadium because of its old-timey feel
    $1200 13
It's a list of musical recordings by a performer or composer
    $1600 21
Military mortality declined after the 1896 introduction of a vaccine for this fever which was spread by unsanitary conditions
    $1600 29
A pioneer imagist, he spent 1946-1958 in St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital, future home of John Hinckley
    $1600 9
In 2001 Member of Parliament Robin Cook proclaimed this Indian-British chicken preparation to be a U.K. national dish
    $1600 27
Plankton & these shrimplike crustaceans that can gather in vast swarms are essential to the food chain in Antarctic waters
    DD: $2,600 1
Its ensemble cast included William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Glenn Close & Meg Tilly
    $1600 14
You can tour Jameson's original one of these, on Bow Street in Dublin
    $2000 22
After surrendering the throne in 1667 to his brother, King Afonso VI of Portugal was banished to these Atlantic islands
    $2000 30
Fittingly, the epitaph on Oscar Wilde's grave contains a quote from his last work, this "Ballad"
    $2000 10
A domesticated fowl of Southeast Asia may be the ancestor of this official state bird of Rhode Island
    $2000 28
Species of penguin in the Antarctic region include this one named for the black strip below its beak
    $2000 2
Any way you slice it, Julia Roberts served up a fine performance early in her career as waitress Daisy in this 1988 film
    $2000 15
The feline type of this disease is highly contagious but often curable

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$13,800 $9,200 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Losing its ocean access in 1993, this African Union member is the most populous landlocked nation, with 110 million people

Final scores:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$4,373 $0 $9,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$18,800 $9,200 $10,600
26 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2021-01-11
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