Show #8365 - Friday, March 26, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to HealthCorps.


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Paul Pompetti, a system administrator from Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Susan McMillan, an Arabic translator from Portland, Maine

Lisa O'Brien, a stay-at-home mom and community volunteer from Edina, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
For using tribute to enrich Russian lands, 14th century Grand Prince Ivan I of this city was known as "Moneybag"
    $200 7
The genie in 2019's "Aladdin" & "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
    $200 22
Despite its name, the giant Dreadnoughtus was one of these, from Latin for "plant eating"
    $200 30
What medieval Europeans knew of Cathay, or China, was largely from this Venetian's 1298 tales of his travels
    $200 16
It's the number of days in a fortnight
    $200 1
Something very pleasurable is said to be "more fun than" this container
    $400 5
A pair of 1930s alliances formed the Axis made up of these 3 nations
    $400 6
The Oscar-winning role of Sally Hyde in "Coming Home" & the Emmy-nominated role of Grace on "Grace and Frankie"
    $400 25
The "hands" of Iguanodon included 4 "fingers" & a bony spike in place of this
    $400 27
The merit-based civil servants of old Cathay were called these, from the language they spoke
    $400 17
The distance between the measuring sticks to get a first down in the NFL--in feet, not yards
    $400 11
In an expression of astonished surprise, "Well I'll be" this relative
    $600 2
Though often pushed into the Everglades, they claim to be "the only tribe in America who never signed a peace treaty"
    $600 8
Airline pilot Whip Whitaker in "Flight" & Dr. Chandler on "St. Elsewhere"
    $600 26
When the first specimen of this horned dinosaur was found in Colorado in 1887, it was mistaken for an extinct buffalo
    $600 13
One theory says this was created in China through accidental coagulation when curds formed in soybean soup
    $600 18
Number of "questions" traditionally asked by the youngest child at Passover
    $600 12
The playground structure called these is also known as a horizontal ladder
    $800 3
Established in the 10th century, the Varangian Guard was an elite force of Vikings acting as bodyguards of this empire's monarch
    $800 9
Samantha Baker in "Sixteen Candles" & Mary Andrews on "Riverdale"
    $800 28
In the name of the biggest dinosaurs discovered to date, this word for a giant early Greek god precedes "-osaur"
    $800 14
Guangzhou, a boomtown in the 1200s, is known to westerners as this
    DD: $3,600 19
It's the difference in the number of U.S. states in 2020 vs. the number of U.S. states in 1790
    $800 23
Slang for a mechanic
    $1000 4
Europe sent goods to Africa; slaves went to the Americas on this agonizing leg of the triangle; & raw materials went back to Europe
    $1000 10
LBJ in "Lee Daniels' The Butler" & "Ray Donovan"
    $1000 29
The Stegosaurus lived 150 million years ago; this even more heavily-armored grade A relative came 80 million years later
    $1000 15
Ni Zan painted many landscapes featuring this grass, one of the "4 noble plants"
    $1000 20
To the nearest million miles, it's the equivalent of 1 astronomical unit, the distance from the Earth to the Sun
    $1000 24
To cause something to fail is to hurl this implement into it

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

Lisa Susan Paul
$200 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Susan Paul
$400 $7,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mehmet: Each response we're gonna require two titles.)
    $400 30
Henry Fonda, who played Tom Joad on film, read some poetry at the funeral of this author in 1968
    $400 15
This opera opens at the Royal Palace in Memphis during the time of the pharaohs
    $400 9
Santiago is its official capital, but its legislature meets in Valparaiso
    $400 1
In December 2020 Tesla joined this stock market index that lists many more companies than the Dow
    $400 3
I'm quite confident of the outcome; I'm this, the charge of a cation
    $400 18
Add a letter to an "artsy" Salma Hayek film & you get an Ice Cube movie
    DD: $4,000 25
On his 1875 passing in Copenhagen, it was said though his eyes were closed, in children's hearts, he would live forever
    $800 14
This Puccini classic is set in the Latin Quarter during the 1830s
    $800 10
These 2 cities are the official capital & seat of government of the Netherlands
    $800 2
When this government agency was created in 1865, it used undercover operatives to fight counterfeiters, hence its name
    $800 4
This deodorant brand asked you to "Raise your hand"
    $800 24
Add a letter to a Mickey Rourke / Jessica Alba graphic novel adaptation & you get a Michael J. Fox sitcom
    $1200 19
Beginning 100 years after this author's death, a mysterious stranger visited annually leaving cognac & 3 roses at his Baltimore grave
    $1200 8
This opera opens at a cigarette factory in Seville & closes outside an arena
    $1200 11
In 2006 Myanmar's capital moved to Nay Pyi Taw, but this city is still its commercial capital
    $1200 20
It was invented in 1930 by a 3M engineer & a few years later someone tried to repair the Declaration of Independence with it
    $1200 5
The objects here are emblematic of this alliterative idiom, meaning something is seen as it truly is
    $1200 26
When you add a letter to a Ben Affleck Oscar winner, you get a Midwestern film from 16 years before
    $1600 21
In 1881, some 30,000 mourners turned out in St. Petersburg for the funeral of this man, one of the greatest writers of all time
    $1600 7
The opera about this alliterative Melville sailor takes place aboard the HMS Indomitable
    $1600 12
Sucre is Bolivia's legislative capital; this city is the official one
    $1600 22
The human tibia is also known as this bone
    $1600 16
Thanos in "Endgame" says, "I am" this very certain 10-letter word--it doesn't turn out that way
    DD: $700 27
Add a letter to a Leslie Caron favorite & you get a Ben Affleck not-so-favorite
    $2000 29
Toni Morrison paid tribute to this "Go Tell It On The Mountain" author on his passing with a piece in the New York Times
    $2000 6
"Porgy and Bess" is set in an area known by this "fishy" name
    $2000 13
This one of South Africa's 3 capital cities has a name meaning "fountain of flowers"
    $2000 23
Seen here a breed growing in popularity is part poodle, part this mountain dog
    $2000 17
This 16-letter word is often found before "evidence" when there's no doubt as to the conclusion
    $2000 28
A Josh Hartnett Shakespeare reworking becomes an HBO prison series

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Susan Paul
$100 $25,600 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1869 he moved to Yosemite Valley & was the first to say the area was formed by glacial erosion, a theory generally accepted today

Final scores:

Lisa Susan Paul
$0 $35,600 $201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $35,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Susan Paul
$800 $19,600 $7,200
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2021-02-01
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