Show #8372 - Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the North Valley Community Foundation.


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Chris Hammer, an attorney from the Bronx, New York

Erin Merrill, a middle school social studies teacher from Woodbridge, Virginia

Brandon Deutsch, a student from Long Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,224)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The governor of this "Bluegrass State" was killed; the sec. of state would do 8 years for the crime, get pardoned & serve in Congress
    $200 21
The immense wetland area called Pantanal, from Portuguese for "swamp", is mostly in this South American country
    $200 20
Zoe &
    $200 18
Sometimes called an "Arkansas toothpick" , this knife bears the name of a hero of the Texas revolution
    $200 13
Kevin McHale sang strong as high school student Artie Abrams on this FOX show
    $200 30
From French for "cover" & "fire", it was originally the hour the fires in a town were to be extinguished
    $400 4
This type of rigid airship hit nearly 20 mph during its first flight on July 2 near Friedrichshafen, Germany
    $400 22
Vasyugan Mire is found in the western plains of this large Russian region known for extreme cold
    $400 26
Morse &
    $400 7
This word describes knives with saw-like teeth on the blade
    $400 9
In 1970s TV, he was Sweathog student Vinnie Barbarino; in a 1994 film, he was gun-toting non-student Vincent Vega
    $400 15
This 5-letter type of sticker refers to a French process of transferring an image from paper to wood or glass
    $600 1
The Trades Union Congress established what is now this major British political party
    $600 23
In 1961 heir & explorer Michael Rockefeller vanished forever in the Asmat Swamp of this huge island north of Australia
    $600 27
Wyle &
    $600 5
This knife has the name of a 6-letter bivalve; use the knife to pry it open & extract its meat
    $600 10
Turns out Henry Jennings is pretty good at algebra, to the surprise of his parents, spies for Russia on this show
    $600 14
French for "melting" gives us the words for fondue & this sugary paste used for icing & cake decor
    $800 2
Jean Sibelius' "Finlandia" premiered in this capital but ruling Russia had big problems with the patriotism within
    $800 24
Florida's Seminole & Miccosukee peoples have reservations near the immense swamp named for these "big" trees
    $800 28
Shelley &
Higgins Clark
    $800 8
The Philippine folding balisong knife is better known by this insect name
    $800 11
High school QB Jason Street's life changed forever after he was injured in the very first episode of this show in 2006
    $800 16
From the French for "of luxury", it can be one word or 2
    DD: $1,400 3
Aug. 14 saw 19,000 international troops capture Beijing to quell the uprising of this secret society of "fighters"
    $1000 25
Also a Mississippi city, it means "swamp tree" in the Muskogee language & the swamp type is seen here
    $1000 29
Literary characters Marner &
    $1000 19
Quikut sold this Japanese-sounding 5-letter line of sharp cooking knives
    $1000 12
In 1999 class was in session for Martin Starr, Linda Cardellini & Jason Segel in this rhymingly named NBC show
    $1000 17
Crass comes from the same Latin root, crassus, as the French word "gras", meaning this

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

Brandon Erin Chris
$6,800 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Erin Chris
$8,200 $4,600 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"Z" IS FOR...
(Aaron: The second part of each response is a winner of the British Academy Award for Best Film.)
    $400 14
Between 1867 & 1871 1.5 million head of cattle moo-ved N. on the Chisholm Trail to its terminus in Abilene in this Midwestern state
    $400 1
Gillikin Country & Winkie Country are 2 divisions in this 2-letter land
    $400 9
Equus grevyi, a species of this
    $400 17
Loathsome, or a baseball hit outside the lines
    $400 26
Trehalose is the major blood sugar in insects; this is its counterpart in humans
    $400 6
Daddy Warbucks' ward who becomes a 1970s Diane Keaton title role
    DD: $2,000 22
The heritage trail named for this man who's had a few places honor him includes Berkeley Springs, W.V., which he surveyed
    $800 2
In Thomas Keneally's "Schindler's Ark", the title character is a factory owner in this country
    $800 10
This 2-word phrase meaning a complete lack of acceptance for something
    $800 18
This bad, bad word also sounds like you've got bits of crackers all over your shirt
    $800 27
It was seen as the sad sack nucleic acid until the 1980s discovery that it can be a catalyst for biological reactions
    $800 7
Political type who twists news to a favorable angle & advises President Muffley on nuclear war
    $1200 23
In this 1985 novel Larry McMurtry reimagined the history of the Goodnight-Loving Cattle Trail out of Texas
    $1200 3
This Edgar Rice Burroughs hero first visited Barsoom, also known as Mars, in a 1912 tale
    $1200 11
This custard-like Italian dessert that you can also put over food or put food into
    $1200 19
Drop an "L" from the beginning of a word meaning "legal" to get this truly bad adjective
    $1200 28
Sustaining plant life on Earth, this process in the chloroplast is divided into the light reactions & the dark reactions
    $1200 8
Alphanumeric meat sauce preferred by Randle McMurphy, Nurse Ratched & all the inmates
    $1600 24
This wagon trail to New Mexico lost its commercial viability with the 1880 completion of the same-named railroad
    $1600 4
In this Khaled Hosseini novel, Amir lives in San Francisco, but tells the reader of his youth in Afghanistan
    $1600 12
This personification of the west wind
    $1600 20
It followed "penny" in the name of an old-timey novel
    $1600 29
Bee venom contains nasty substances like cell destroyer phospholipase A & this itch maker first isolated in 1910
    $1600 15
CB radio reply of message received, about a scheduled quartet of nuptials & lone interment
    $2000 25
This southern Montana city is named for John, who blazed a trail to the territory's gold rush towns in the 1860s
    $2000 5
Decades after his Nigerian-set "Things Fall Apart", this author's "Anthills of the Savannah" is set in fictional Kangan
    $2000 13
This Mexican revolutionary who viva!'d from 1879 to 1919
    $2000 21
It means repulsive or 12 dozen
    $2000 30
On his 50th birthday in 1951, Linus Pauling mailed the landmark paper "The Structure of" these molecules needed for the body to work
    DD: $4,000 16
Zombies from an AMC drama stand on desks & moan, "O Captain! My Captain!" to Robin Williams

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Erin Chris
$18,600 $12,200 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A biography of him: "In a sweltering, dimly lit cabin, its window shades closed... his first presidential decisions were made"

Final scores:

Brandon Erin Chris
$24,401 $5,799 $13,000
2-day champion: $47,625 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Erin Chris
$18,200 $10,200 $9,800
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2021-02-17
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