Show #8371 - Monday, April 5, 2021

First game with Aaron Rodgers as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the North Valley Community Foundation.


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JoBeth Thomas, a database architect from Carrollton, Georgia

Brandon Deutsch, a student from Long Beach, California

Scott Shewfelt, a writer originally from Tavistock, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Hearst Castle is a landmark there
    $200 14
This organ has a mitral valve & semilunar valves
    $200 29
In 2021 Queen Latifah rebooted this old Edward Woodward TV role of righting wrongs that no one else will
    $200 30
We're used to seeing this great man in his later balder years, but here's a side by side comparison with his younger self
    $200 7
It's also known as your umbilicus
    $200 23
Coffeehouses first appeared in Mecca in the 15th century, though authorities said coffee was prohibited by this 7th century text
    $400 13
An original colony, it was named for the chaste Queen Elizabeth I
    $400 15
Condyles are the rounded ends of bones that meet up at joints--the femur has one where it meets up with the tibia in this joint
    $400 28
Robert Newton's 1950 performance as this rogue in "Treasure Island" is considered the source of the "pirate accent"
    $400 21
1956 was a good year for the bald: Ike got re-elected & this movie musical starring Yul Brynner had its premiere
    $400 6
It's the architectural support seen here
    $400 24
Englishman John Dring, who patented a "coffee compound" in 1771, is often credited as the first to make this time-saving stuff
    $600 3
It's the only U.S. state to have hosted the Olympics in the 21st century
    $600 16
The brain region known as the parietal this 4-letter area contains the sensory cortex
    $600 27
In 2008 the visitors' locker room in Bryant-Denny Stadium at this university was named in honor of James M. Fail
    $600 20
He may not love being bald but he created & stars in a show that debuted on HBO in 2000, so that's pretty, pretty good
    $600 5
A major-domo or valet
    $600 25
You can visit the first of these at 1912 Pike Place
    $800 10
Its state microbe is the one that was used to develop streptomycin at Rutgers
    $800 18
The Palatine type of these masses in your throat are the ones often removed--the pharyngeal types are called adenoids
    $800 17
You can get your own red energy dome hat from the website of this 4-letter band, popular in the 1980s
    $800 1
No. 2 on GQ's "100 Most Powerful Bald Men in the World", he "imparted wisdom... to millions of faithful devotees & Richard Gere"
    $800 8
There are North Atlantic & Pacific species of this extremely edible flatfish
    $800 26
Originally grown only in Arabia, in the 17th century coffee plants first made it to this 50,000-square-mile Indonesian island
    $1000 12
244,000 acres of it make up Badlands National Park
    $1000 19
The gallbladder stores this greenish fluid that aids in the digestion of fats
    $1000 4
A Nintendo video game creator used an animal word that symbolizes stubbornness in naming this gorilla villain
    DD: $1,000 2
It's said Stalin cleaned his pipe by tapping it on the bald head of this man, but by 1958 he was running Russia, so it worked out
    $1000 9
It's an early type of trombone
    $1000 22
Patented in 1906, the first process for doing this involved steaming green coffee beans & treating them with a chemical

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

Scott Brandon JoBeth
$1,400 $5,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Brandon JoBeth
$3,600 $7,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Aaron: ...which is a new series from Ken Burns that begins today on PBS.)
    $400 5
A 2018 book about Benedict Arnold is titled this, a clothing term for him & his ilk
    $400 19
It follows Long Island & Nantucket in names of arms of the Atlantic
    $400 6
It's the scientific study of language & how it works
    $400 23
Mount Rushmore will be around for a while: this type of rock erodes one inch every 10,000 years
    $400 15
Connie Mack, Mike Scioscia & a disproportionate number of MLB managers played this position where you face your teammates
    $400 28
(Ken Burns narrates the clue.) Hemingway's father nurtured his love of the outdoors on Walton Lake in this state, 300 miles north, northeast of the family home near Chicago
    $800 3
In late 1945 Indianapolis was considered as a site for this org. that held its first meeting (not in Indy) Jan. 10, 1946
    $800 20
I'll pass on vacationing on the East Siberian Sea in this ocean
    $800 7
This ancient flying reptile had a wing span of up to 35 feet
    $800 21
Renaissance Florentines said, this alloy isn't just good for artillery--hey Ghiberti, sculpt some doors from it
    $800 14
In 2016 Joe Maddon managed this team to its first World Series title since before his own father was born
    $800 26
(Ken Burns narrates the clue.) Hemingway gave his first son a middle name Nicanor, after a Spanish star of this arena sport that the writer had become enthralled with
    $1200 2
The Ming bought horses on a huge scale from these previous rulers (it's hard to breed horses in China's selenium-poor soil)
    $1200 17
The Toyama Trough & the Yamato Basin are in this "national" sea of the North Pacific
    $1200 8
From the Latin for "grow to maturity", it's the period in which a child develops into an adult
    $1200 22
An early 1970s series by Robert Rauschenberg is made of shipping boxes & titled after this not-so-durable material
    $1200 13
The nickname of this Yankees manager likely came from Kansas City, where he was born
    $1200 29
(Ken Burns narrates the clue.) Hemingway portrayed his friends in this first novel; Harold Loeb became the unattractive Robert Cohn, whose name begins the book
    $1600 1
In 2015 Congress authorized payments of $4.44 million to each of these people, $10,000 for each day of their captivity
    $1600 16
The Gulf of Finland & the Gulf of Riga are in this sea, an arm of the Atlantic
    $1600 9
Attributed to Seneca is the line "Luck is what happens when" this action "meets opportunity"
    $1600 24
A big attraction of Taiwan's National Palace Museum is a tiny green & white bok choy carved from this gemstone
    $1600 11
Coach, scout & manager Cal Ripken Sr. spent 36 years in the organization of this major league team
    DD: $4,500 30
(Ken Burns narrates the clue.) An anecdote in the 1936 Esquire piece was the basis for this 1952 bestseller that brought Hemingway new acclaim
    DD: $4,500 4
What is usually called the Ancien Regime came to an end in this year
    $2000 18
This Indian Ocean channel separates Madagascar from another "M" on the African mainland
    $2000 10
This adjective that means esteemed, like some awards, is from the Latin for "full of tricks"
    $2000 25
In the 15th century, figures were carved for the tomb of a Duke of Burgundy by a master caster of this marble-like material
    $2000 12
The manager of 3 teams in the 19th century, he later owned the White Sox; for 8 decades the Sox' field was named for him
    $2000 27
(Ken Burns narrates the clue.) The third Mrs. H., Martha Gellhorn, was a fellow correspondent & the lovers bonded in this war-torn capital in the 1930s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Brandon JoBeth
$9,300 $22,300 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Accepting a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, he said, "Just take... 10 seconds to think of the people who have helped you become who you are"

Final scores:

Scott Brandon JoBeth
$9,300 $23,224 $7,499
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,224 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Brandon JoBeth
$6,400 $19,800 $8,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2021-02-17
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