Show #8373 - Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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


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Sebastián Martinez Valdivia, a public radio reporter from Columbia, Missouri

Amy Rey, a market researcher from Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Brandon Deutsch, a student from Long Beach, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,625)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
The Louisiana Purchase added more than 800,000 square miles of territory west of this river, the "Father of Waters"
    $200 20
Benjamin Bunny marries Flopsy, the sister of this title rabbit from a Beatrix Potter tale
    $200 29
Back in 1999 Exxon merged with this corporation; both had their roots in the Standard Oil Company
    $200 2
In 1995 this future Supreme Court justice played serious hardball, helping end the Major League Baseball strike
    $200 3
In 1988 this "Material Girl" decided to "Take a Bow" in "Speed-the-Plow" on Broadway
    $200 24
A person used by others as part of a scheme
    $400 14
This pres. said the purchase was "the case of a guardian, investing the money of his ward... saying... I did this for your good"
    $400 11
In "Charlotte's Web" he's the pig whose life is spared thanks to Charlotte
    $400 21
This company "crawled" onto the New York Stock Exchange in 1929 with just 3 products: a combine, a grader & a tractor
    $400 1
In Puerto Rico 1/3 of fertile women were undergoing this, many without consent; Dr. Helen Rodriguez Trias fought the practice
    DD: $1,200 7
Songs in this show include "Der Guten Tag Hop-Clop" & "Where Did We Go Right?"
    $400 25
The first night of a play at a theater
    $600 15
This range was considered the western border of the Louisiana Purchase
    $600 12
In books by Kathryn Lasky, the guardians of Ga'Hoole are a band of these birds that do noble deeds
    $600 22
In 2020 Pat Hanrahan & Ed Catmull of this CGI animation company won the Turing Award, called the Nobel Prize of computing
    $600 4
In 2021 Alejandro Mayorkas became the first Latino secretary of this cabinet department that deals with immigration
    $600 8
"A divine musical comedy", boasted the Broadway show based on this movie in which Whoopi Goldberg donned a nun's habit
    $600 26
A gregarious crow of Europe with black plumage
    $800 16
Members of this party founded by Alexander Hamilton weren't big fans of the purchase & questioned its constitutionality
    $800 18
This "Fantastic" character from a 1970 tale is the bane of poultry farmers Boggis & Bunce
    $800 23
Ford Motors turned waste wood from auto making into charcoal briquets, which became this brand with "ford" in its name
    $800 5
Oscar Hijuelos was the first Hispanic American to win a fiction Pulitzer, for the book called these fellows "Play Songs of Love"
    $800 9
In 1992, after a long run as a sexy villain on TV's "Dynasty", she made her Broadway debut in a Noel Coward play
    $800 27
A title in kung fu, or a famous nickname in '70s hip-hop
    $1000 17
The U.S. budgeted $2 million to buy New Orleans & a bit of Fla.; the "Talley" was $15 mil. when this French minister offered lots more
    $1000 19
In a 1939 T.S. Eliot poem, this cat "has lived many lives in succession"
    $1000 30
Although it no longer makes its famous Cubs, this aircraft maker is still in business after more than 80 years
    $1000 6
Last name of twins Joaquin, in Congress since 2013, & Julián, formerly a mayor of San Antonio & HUD secretary
    $1000 10
In 1966 this writer had 4 shows running simultaneously on Broadway, including "Barefoot in the Park"
    $1000 28
Genesis 31 says, "Then Jacob offered" this "upon the mount"

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

Brandon Amy Sebastián
$1,400 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Amy Sebastián
$1,800 $1,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
If Luke had spoken Dutch, he wouldn't have been so surprised, since part of this character's name is "father" in Dutch
    $400 24
Lavoisier said he never got Scheele's 1774 letter about discovering this component of water, but it was found in his papers
    $400 6
The U.N. says this capital of Bangladesh is the world's most crowded city
    $400 11
He taught music theory at the Moscow Conservatory in the 1860s, not in "1812"
    $400 20
Uniforms at this Maryland college are dinner dress, service dress, service, working & plebe summer
    $400 1
The majority of our household trash ends up in one of these
    $800 13
Scooby-Doo is best pals with this guy, real name Norville Rogers
    $800 25
The first one of these discovered in the human body was secretin, produced by the small intestine, in 1902
    $800 8
This name of Ghana's capital is derived from nkran, a type of ant prevalent in the area
    $800 16
Last name of Fanny, seen here, some of her compositions were originally published under her brother Felix's name
    $800 21
Turnout gear that's NFPA-certified for this heroic job has 3 layers--an outer shell, a moisture barrier & a thermal liner
    DD: $1,500 2
Carol Burnett famously sued the National Enquirer for this & eventually won
    $1200 14
(Glenn Close presents the clue.) I rank as number 7 on AFI's list of Top Villains, playing Alex Forrest in this 1987 thriller, but I prefer to think of her as a misunderstood woman, who is not going to be ignored
    $1200 26
The discovery of a fault scarp in Washington state showed that recent tremors are these still happening from an 1872 earthquake
    $1200 7
Some girls who share a name with this Eastern European capital spell it with a "PH" in the middle rather than an "F"
    $1200 17
This American composed the music for the ballet "Rodeo"
    $1200 22
Generally, on a pilot's uniform, 4 stripes on these, French for "little shoulder", denotes the captain, & 3, the first officer
    $1200 3
Politicians figuratively do this when they trade favors to get support for a bill
    $1600 15
On TV in 2020, Tom Ellis had a devil of a time doing double duty as Michael (with an American accent!) as well as this title character
    $1600 27
The Curies gave Paul Villard some radium & he discovered these very high-energy Greek-letter rays
    $1600 9
The metropolitan area of this city, once a small fishing village named Edo, is home to 38 million people
    $1600 18
Marcus Weeks' bio of this composer is subtitled "The Boy Who Changed the World With His Music"
    $1600 28
The sweet, but now mostly outdated uniform of this kind of hospital worker, is seen here
    $1600 4
This chemical is used at crime scenes to reveal hidden traces of blood
    $2000 23
This hard-to-pin-down guy played by Brad Pitt in "Fight Club" starts Project Mayhem
    $2000 29
A 9-year-old found a clavicle that turned out to belong to an unknown species of this "southern ape" genus that also included Lucy
    DD: $4,000 10
Roads from this capital directly lead to Kandahar & to Uzbekistan & Pakistan
    $2000 19
"Play of Waves" is a movement of this Frenchman's symphonic work "La Mer" or "The Sea"
    $2000 30
A white chef's hat is called this 5-letter word
    $2000 5
This adjective means lazy or deficient in spirit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Amy Sebastián
$17,800 $9,900 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1897 she was accused of a much lesser crime, shoplifting in Rhode Island

Final scores:

Brandon Amy Sebastián
$22,401 $9,900 $22,399
3-day champion: $70,026 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brandon Amy Sebastián
$15,800 $10,400 $11,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2021-02-17
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