Show #8350 - Friday, March 5, 2021

Last game with Mike Richards as guest host.


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Ann Mazzaferro, a high school English and drama teacher from San Andreas, California

Laura Portwood-Stacer, an author and editor originally from Livonia, Michigan

Jim Cooper, a screenwriter from Pacific Palisades, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In the roles of Diva Donna, Disco Donna & Duckling Donna, 3 actresses played this 1970s singer in a 2018 show
    $200 10
An orange handle on a coffee pot traditionally came to mean this kind of coffee because it was the color of Sanka labels
    $200 2
Stay out of my affairs: MYOB
    $200 1
Army ant colonies are made up of workers, soldiers, mating males & one of these
    $200 26
This special forces group has headquarters at naval base Coronado in Southern California
    $200 18
Species of this cephalopod with 10 appendages include the colossal, which can be 40' long, & the southern pygmy, less than 3/4"
    $400 5
For this show Justin Collette took the role of Dewey Finn, played by Jack Black in a 2003 movie
    $400 11
This gas company added an apostrophe to make its name a contraction for International Women's Day in 2020
    $400 4
Hold on now:
    $400 15
This multibladed pocket tool evolved from ones first issued to Helvetic soldiers in the late 1800s
    $400 27
Since the time of Catherine the Great, Sevastopol has been the site of a Russian navy base on this Black Sea peninsula
    $400 19
One look at the forehead of the genus Naso, & you'll see why it's also known as this fish
    $600 6
(Christopher Plummer presents the clue.) In 1973, I sang the closing number "I Never Loved You", playing with panache, this heroic Frenchman in Anthony Burgess's musical version of the famous play
    $600 12
The current CEOs of Adobe & MasterCard went to the same high school in Hyderabad in this country
    $600 9
Occurring away from the Internet:
    $600 23
This professor's "Army" was formed at Hogwarts in defiance of Professor Dolores Umbridge
    $600 28
Germany maintains naval bases on this sea, including at Kiel & Rostock, both bombed by the RAF in World War II
    $600 20
The polyp is the body of this creature whose name also refers to its skeleton; masses of them form reefs
    DD: $1,400 7
"The Morning Of The Dragon" was one of the songs from this Puccini-based Broadway musical
    $800 13
3 words become one in this .com, "the world's largest, free social fundraising platform"
    $800 16
A bit similar to IMHO:
    $800 24
Rick Atkinson, author of acclaimed books of military history, describes himself as an "army" this, who grew up on posts
    $800 29
Commissioned in 1921 & a major training site, an Australian naval base near Melbourne bears the name of this mythic canine
    $800 21
A major type of these free-floating ocean organisms, with a name from Greek for wandering, dinoflagellates can cause red tides
    $1000 8
Set in a royal castle, "Once Upon a Mattress" is a musical based on this fairy tale
    $1000 14
This company that turns your dimes & pennies into dollars (for you & for them) opened its 20,000th kiosk in 2012
    $1000 17
I know NSFW as National Schools Film Week, not as this more lurid warning
    $1000 25
William & Catherine Booth started this Christian charitable organization in London in 1865
    $1000 22
A brown alga, this largest seaweed can grow 200 feet long & forms forests off the California coast

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

Jim Laura Ann
$1,800 $2,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laura Ann
$2,000 $6,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S SO 2019
    $400 20
Bank robber Marat Mikhaylich was dubbed the "Holiday Bandit" because he began his crime spree during this month
    $400 16
Home to renowned cafes & 5-star hotels, the Via Veneto is one of the most famous & elegant streets in this city
    $400 1
This Huxley novel is set in the year 632 AF (after Ford)
    $400 26
Sebastian, an idealistic piano player
    $400 6
This country's Chang'e 4 probe landed on the far side of the Moon
    $400 11
Carved from a single piece of limestone, it's said to depict the face of the pharaoh Khafre
    DD: $3,000 22
In 2005 4 thieves at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport made off with $118 million worth of these, bound for Antwerp
    $800 17
The Temple of the Great Jaguar at Tikal in Guatemala was part of the largest city of these people
    $800 2
In this novella, Marlow describes ivory trader Mr. Kurtz as "impressively bald" as "an ivory ball"
    $800 27
Astronaut Neil Armstrong
    $800 7
A January bill ended a 35-day U.S. federal government shutdown without funding for this, over which the shutdown began
    $800 12
It means traditional or accepted, from the Greek for "right in opinion"
    $1200 23
The first robbery attributed to this man & his gang of outlaws took place in Liberty, Missouri in 1866
    $1200 18
Jersey is the largest of these islands between France & Great Britain
    $1200 3
Don't be a birdbrain! Take wing with this fable by Richard Bach that has a bird in its title
    $1200 28
Successful bachelor Jacob Palmer, helping newly separated Steve Carell re-enter the dating scene
    $1200 8
Sports Illustrated said "the signature sporting image of 2019" was this American's after her World Cup-winning goal
    $1200 13
A blend of grape varieties, this type of red wine is named for a French city on the Garonne River
    $1600 24
Probably the most famous bank robber in U.S. history, he was public enemy number one when he was killed outside a Chicago theater
    $1600 19
Popular throughout Oceania, this sport with league & union variations is played at a high level in Samoa
    $1600 4
John Harmon is the title acquaintance in common in this Dickens novel
    $1600 29
A mysterious stuntman who moonlights as a getaway chauffeur
    $1600 9
On her decision to leave Downing St., she called herself "the second female prime minister, but certainly not the last"
    $1600 14
A few millimeters thick, this part of the brain directs motor activity & processes sensory information
    $2000 25
A bootlegger & bank robber with the real name George K. Barnes earned this moniker for the weapon he carried
    $2000 21
This Asian capital was given its current name by its ruling Nguyen Dynasty in 1831
    $2000 5
Faulkner used "Dark House" as a working title for this novel whose title went in the opposite direction
    DD: $2,000 10
The discovery of Homo Luzonensis, an extinct human species that lived in what's now this country, was announced in April
    $2000 15
It took flight about 150 million years ago & was once considered the oldest known bird

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laura Ann
$9,200 $21,400 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2020 their Greatest Hits, with an optimistic '80s anthem, became only the third album to spend 600 weeks on the Billboard 200

Final scores:

Jim Laura Ann
$10,413 $19,400 $4,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Laura Ann
$9,200 $19,200 $8,000
16 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2021-01-12
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