Show #8377 - Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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


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Erick Loh, a pastor from Northridge, California

Norah Webster, a meeting planner from Chicago, Illinois

Dennis Chase, a biotech project manager originally from Hyannis, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Known as the "Indiana Icicle", Charles Fairbanks has one of the largest cities in this state named for him
    $200 18
In 2004 Sony produced the first silver oxide battery that was free of this element, & it's going down in thermometer use, too
    $200 6
Despite what Ron Burgundy says, this city is named for a Spanish monk
    $200 11
Use these paired Asian utensils to stir; they break up foods that stick together & wooden ones don't scratch non-stick pans
    $200 1
Their tsunami of World Series titles includes 1936 to 1939 & 1998 to 2000
    $200 26
If an ambassador commits a major crime, his country may waive this & allow prosecution
    $400 14
In 1973 this vice president resigned over things he did while he was governor of Maryland
    $400 19
Also known as penlight, this 2-letter type of battery has the magical ability to fail in my TV remote after about 3 weeks
    $400 7
Named for the founder of the American Fur Company, this Oregon city has deepwater port facilities
    $400 12
To make classic French onion dip, stir a packet of soup mix into this dairy product, maybe from Daisy or Knudsen
    $400 2
In the 1960s these Midwesterners earned 5 NFL Championship trophies
    $400 27
This word for freedom from punishment is from Latin for "freedom from punishment"
    $600 15
Henry Wallace served for seven years as secretary of this before becoming vice president in 1941
    $600 20
Ni-Cad is short for these 2 elements in a rechargeable battery invented back in 1899
    DD: $1,200 8
Take the 580 from Reno to the 431 & you'll see the majesty that is this body of water
    $600 23
Some prefer stirring this classic cocktail; shaking it, the preferred method of Nick Charles, is said to bruise the gin
    $600 3
They swept over the NBA, winning the title every year from 1959 to 1966
    $600 28
When you land on this space in Monopoly, you must take the top yellow card
    $800 16
Daniel Tompkins, his vice president during the Era of Good Feelings, was very often absent from his duties
    $800 21
In 1956 Eveready made the first of this type of battery used in smoke detectors
    $800 9
Known for its Narrows Bridge, this city is on Puget Sound's Commencement Bay
    $800 24
A shorter-grain rice like Arborio is the marquee ingredient of this Italian dish that requires constant stirring
    $800 4
They came from the Canadian prairie to win 5 Stanley Cups from 1984 to 1990
    $800 29
In economics, the value of another option in a choice is considered this "cost"
    $1000 17
Briefly veep to 14th president Franklin Pierce, William Rufus DeVane King was roommates with this future 15th president
    $1000 22
A Nobel Prize went to 3 scientists for the invention of this hyphenated battery that "enabled the mobile revolution"
    $1000 10
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West is in this city, a resort suburb of Phoenix
    $1000 25
A stirring motion is the worst way to use this implement that comes in balloon & flat types; a side-to-side motion gets better results
    $1000 5
Reggie, Catfish & this Bay Area team ran off 3 straight World Series titles from 1972 to 1974
    $1000 30
For the good of the country, in 2014 rival parties in Afghanistan agreed to form an N.U.G., short for this type of government

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

Dennis Norah Erick
$4,400 $0 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Norah Erick
$6,800 $1,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In 1992 Betty Boothroyd became the first female speaker of this legislative body
    $400 11
While a student at Boston University, MLK met this 1951 enrollee of the New England Conservatory of Music
    $400 26
As a verb, it means "to sob"; as a noun, it means "whale fat"
    $400 21
When this Bronte character says, "Reader, I married him", she means Mr. Rochester
    $400 6
At a midnight screening of this film, people often do the "Time Warp" in the aisles
    $400 1
If you seem smug, you look like "the cat that ate" this bird
    $800 16
The largest in England's north, this city is known for birthing bands like Oasis & Joy Division
    $800 12
Here's this astronaut with his identical twin brother Mark
    $800 27
Appropriately a song by him & the Wailers is called "No Woman No Cry"
    $800 22
This Arthurian knight says the Lady of Shalott has "a lovely face; God in his mercy lend her grace"
    $800 7
He & Ginger Rogers danced "Cheek To Cheek" in "Top Hat"
    $800 2
To make a big deal out of something minor is to make a mountain out of this
    $1200 13
Viewers of TV's "Broadchurch" may know West Bay in Dorset is part of the coast named for this geological period
    $1200 18
In a 1977 biopic Billy Dee Williams played this ragtime pianist who dreamed of having his opera produced
    DD: $4,000 28
This synonym for a mournful cry is the title of a landmark beat poem from 1956
    $1200 23
In a 1960 novel Jem Finch says this character "dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch"
    $1200 8
Ewan McGregor played a love-struck poet in this musical set in Paris
    DD: $2,000 3
It's an umbrella-shaped mushroom
    $1600 14
Seat of the Bishop of London, this cathedral designed by Sir Christopher Wren combines Gothic, neoclassical & Baroque elements
    $1600 19
Before legal novels like "The Burden of Proof", he wrote about the Harvard law experience in "One L"
    $1600 29
It's a tradition to leave notes with wishes & prayers in the cracks of this Jerusalem landmark
    $1600 24
Renton, Sick Boy & Begbie are 3 of the junkies at the heart of this debut novel by Irvine Welsh
    $1600 9
"Toot Sweets" & "Truly Scrumptious" were 2 of the tunes in this 1960s musical about a magical flying car
    $1600 4
Exhibiting fake sorrow is this reptilian phrase
    $2000 15
This Celtic language that's spoken by fewer than 15,000, mostly in the far SW, is recognized as a minority language in England
    $2000 20
In the Mexican War, this American general's forces captured Veracruz in 1847
    $2000 30
This play says Stanley "breaks into sobs" & "throws back his head like a baying hound & bellows his wife's name"
    $2000 25
After Leopold Bloom walks the streets of Dublin in this book, he returns home to his unfaithful wife Molly
    $2000 10
Shirley MacLaine sang "If My Friends Could See Me Now" in this musical
    $2000 5
This object that the Israelites worshipped at Mount Sinai now signifies crass materialism

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Norah Erick
$16,800 $13,600 $18,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As Huygens observed in 1656, a weapon in this constellation contains a nebula, one of a few that can be seen with the naked eye

Final scores:

Dennis Norah Erick
$6,399 $400 $21,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Norah Erick
$16,200 $10,000 $18,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2021-02-18
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