Show #8349 - Thursday, March 4, 2021


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Chauncey Lo, a student from Los Altos, California

Jim Cooper, a screenwriter from Pacific Palisades, California

Melis Sahin-Collins, a data analyst from Redondo Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Once there was a spot--on Starz in 2011--where Jamie Campbell Bower played this role in "Camelot"
    $200 16
50 to 150 taste receptors are in each taste bud on this organ
    $200 5
FBI Agent Emma Griffin goes undercover to solve a mystery in "The Girl in" this unlucky cabin
    $200 21
A: A plush tail curling over the back characterizes this breed from Japan
    $200 1
Spring begins officially at this cosmic moment of equal parts day & night
    $200 4
To offer something for purchase, or the basic structural unit of an organism
    DD: $1,000 14
Jared Harris' George VI gave up the ghost & the title object on this streaming show
    $400 17
Free nerve endings are in tufts in this outermost layer of the skin
    $400 6
With bestsellers like the "Women's Murder Club" series, this author was one of the first to sell over 1 million e-books
    $400 22
B: The AKC says these "move like the athletes they're named for: smooth... graceful... powerful"
    $400 2
MLB fans are full of boundless optimism during this, another term for baseball's preseason
    $400 8
A measure of gold purity, or a Bugs Bunny favorite
    $600 15
This animated TV show centered on a family in Arlen, Texas
    $600 18
Listen up! Myringoplasty is surgery to repair a perforation in this body part
    $600 7
(Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents the clue.) With my co-author, Anna Waterhouse, I've written three mystery novels featuring a very smart man named Mycroft, the older brother of this great literary character
    $600 28
C: Toto was one of these Scottish terriers bred to chase vermin in rock piles
    $600 3
A state flower, the California species of this blooms in great numbers in the spring
    $600 9
A female antelope, or material to be baked
    $800 23
Though Guy Williams played George V on this TV drama, Simon Jones got the role in the film but the Crawleys never dared mention the change
    $800 19
The ability of this transparent eye part to adjust focus from distant to near declines with age in a condition called presbyopia
    $800 10
"The Secret Adversary" was one of her many mysteries with detectives Tommy & Tuppence Beresford
    $800 29
D: This breed was developed in Germany by a night watchman whose first name was Karl
    $800 26
Observed in spring, Beltane Eve is a major celebration for these modern-day followers of witchcraft
    $800 12
To fire a .45, or a sloping channel for water
    $1000 24
On this Cartoon Network show, kidnapping Princess Bubblegum was one dastardly plan of the Ice King
    $1000 20
The respiratory area of the nose has tiny hairlike structures called cilia & this moist alliterative lining
    $1000 11
Ghosts & time travel feature in this guy's "Holistic Detective Agency" by Douglas Adams
    $1000 30
E: It has a speckled coat unlike its solid mahogany Irish cousin
    $1000 27
The modern tradition of spring break began in the 1930s as part of a swim meet in this Florida city named for a military man
    $1000 13
A lowly servant in the era of knights, or the central part of a church

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

Melis Jim Chauncey
$2,000 -$400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melis Jim Chauncey
$3,400 $1,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
"Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings", says this Old Testament book of sacred songs
    $400 16
In 1991 & 1992 Michelle Obama was an assistant to this mayor
    $400 4
About a quarter of Canada's border with the U.S. is with this state
    $400 22
"Hail Mary"
    $400 1
The "counter-" this of the 16th & 17th centuries is also known as the Catholic Revival
    $400 11
Lil Nas X got the beat for this megahit for $30 from a Dutch teenager who had created it & put it online
    $800 27
In Luke 2 an angel tells shepherds, "Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in" this
    $800 17
His autobiography was titled "Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way"
    $800 5
Saudi Arabia's longest border is with this country to the south that the Saudis began bombing in 2015
    $800 23
"Body of Christ", or a Texas city
    $800 2
Term for the post-Civil War period in which attempts were made to repair the physical & social damage from the war
    $800 12
Elton John said "Goodbye" to this colorful route in a 1973 hit
    $1200 28
The pharaoh's daughter finds this babe floating in a river
    $1200 18
He played Mr. Holland &, in "W.", Dick Cheney
    $1200 6
On the border with Pennsylvania, Narrowsburg, N.Y. got its name because it's on the narrowest part of this river
    DD: $3,000 26
"Desire" or "lust", a word popularized by Freud
    $1200 3
For nearly 700 years, the Bakufu was the government of this top military dictator of Japan
    $1200 13
The Beatles last topped the singles charts in 1970 with this song; it "leads to your door"
    $1600 29
This prophet who warns Israel about the Assyrians says "Babes shall rule over" Jerusalem & Judah
    $1600 19
This fashion photographer shot for Vogue from 1966 to 1990
    $1600 7
Manzhouli is a town on the border between China's region of Inner this this land, & as you see, Russia
    $1600 25
"After the war"
    $1600 9
This country has been accused of irredentism, the reclaiming of old territory, over the Nagorno-Karabakh area in Azerbaijan
    $1600 14
Willie Nelson says he "just can't wait to get" here, "makin' music with my friends"
    $2000 20
This British evolutionary biologist wrote the controversial book "The Selfish Gene"
    $2000 21
Botswana's border with Zambia is less than 500 feet across this river near Victoria Falls
    $2000 24
"By the fact itself"
    DD: $1,000 10
Neville Chamberlain is identified with this 11-letter policy of placating Nazi Germany
    $2000 15
This Springsteen classic that opens the album "Born To Run" was inspired by a Robert Mitchum movie of the same title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melis Jim Chauncey
$7,000 $11,600 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The U.S. Army's tradition of naming these began with the Sioux, used in the Korean War

Final scores:

Melis Jim Chauncey
$6,100 $17,300 $9,300
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melis Jim Chauncey
$7,000 $13,600 $11,600
13 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2021-01-12
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