Show #8382 - Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.


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Logan Crossley, a law student originally from Plano, Texas

Nina Patel, a marketing manager from Vienna, Virginia

Mike Nelson, an actor originally from Chesterton, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Anderson: We're looking for definitions from Merriam-Webster's.)
    $200 13
Tried to kill visitor Matt Damon in a 2015 movie
    $200 15
The will of the people is the basis of government, says the CoD, which is a community of these types of nations
    $200 8
This writer: "Always do right. This will gratify some people, & astonish the rest"
    $200 6
Do this activity that uses abbreviations like yon (yarn over needle), p2tog (purl 2 stitches together) & w&t (wrap & turn)
    $200 1
Songs in this "ogreish" musical include "Donkey Pot Pie" & "Freak Flag"
    $200 16
"Ditch... used for military defense often with the excavated dirt thrown up in front"
    $400 14
Billed as having a Great Red Spot, recently more like a medium-sized orange pimple
    $400 24
The ICC is the International this business-promoting organization; your hometown probably has one
    $400 9
This CEO, to Congress: "We were slow in identifying the Russian information operations in 2016"
    $400 7
Maybe I'll relax by throwing the ball around with this big breed of dog, seen here
    $400 2
This film starring Julia Roberts & Richard Gere moved from Beverly Hills to Broadway
    $400 17
"Dense", or "exceeding 90 degrees but being less than 180 degrees"
    $600 18
Didn't say goodbye when Pluto left the club, leaving it as the farthest planet from the Sun
    DD: $1,000 25
Bulgaria & Moldova belong to BSEC, the economic cooperation zone named for this body of water
    $600 10
This singer & guitar whiz: "We are the sultans of swing"
    $600 28
Nothing soothes like a cup of tea made from this herb, whether it's the German or the Roman variety
    $600 3
This musical centers on a boy from a family of coal miners who wants to be a ballet dancer
    $600 21
"To douse with a liquor (such as brandy, rum or cognac) and ignite"
    $800 19
Showed no remorse after the MESSENGER probe crashed into it
    $800 26
EFTA, the European Free Trade Association, has just 4 members: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland & this tiny Swiss neighbor
    $800 11
This TV personality, sports team owner &, apparently, lucky man: "To be a billionaire, you got to get lucky"
    $800 29
This type of massage originated in Japan & uses finger pressure to stimulate the circulatory system
    $800 4
This musical says it was "lovingly ripped off from the motion picture 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail"'
    $800 22
This -ism is a "relapse into criminal behavior"
    $1000 20
Always covered by clouds of sulfuric acid. No silver linings
    $1000 27
In 2018 Ukraine ended formal participation in the CIS, this organization formed in 1991
    $1000 12
This retired FBI official: "I'm the guy they called Deep Throat"
    $1000 30
Let's enjoy this composer's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, 3rd movement
    $1000 5
Tina Fey wrote the book for this musical adaptation about surviving high school cliques
    $1000 23
"Of or relating to a church parish... provincial"

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

Mike Nina Logan
$4,000 $2,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Nina Logan
$6,400 $4,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Toronto was captured by U.S. forces during this war & the symbols of Ontario's government taken away
    $400 5
This capital of Iraq was formerly called Madinat al-Salam, Arabic for "city of peace"
    $400 12
Legalization differs from this ac-"tion", by which a drug is still illegal but possession of a limited amount is not prosecuted
    $400 6
I was "struck by" the plot twists in Dean Koontz' book about Laura Shane with this 1-word title
    $400 17
This actress was never far from "Scandal" as Washington, D.C. crisis manager Olivia Pope
    $400 16
A zero-zero test of this airplane seat is done on the ground
    $800 8
After taking control of Spain in 1939, this fascist tried to get rid of all his political foes
    $800 4
Some of Kazakhstan's only water ports, Aktau & Kuryk are major shipping centers on this sea
    $800 13
Idealistic philosophy of Emerson & Thoreau
    $800 23
The infamous Red Wedding takes place in this author's "A Storm of Swords"
    $800 19
These 2 words describe "Xena" in the full title of the show that starred Lucy Lawless
    $800 18
In maintaining your car, this should be thin; if it's thick & white, coolant is being vaporized
    DD: $2,500 9
"Marching to Pretoria" was a folk song of this war, & here are British troops doing so in 1900
    $1200 2
This capital of the Philippines is on Luzon Island
    $1200 14
Reduction of the body's ability to fight infection; it happens with HIV & can be done deliberately before a transplant
    $1200 24
"Smilla's Sense of" this helps her solve a murder in Copenhagen
    $1200 20
On this show Jennifer Garner was a college student recruited to be a spy
    $1200 27
It's a highly potent brand of grain alcohol from Luxco
    $1600 10
In 480 B.C. the Persian army found out the hard way this mountain pass was about 50 feet wide at its narrowest
    $1600 1
Dili is the capital of this nation that broke away from Indonesia in 1999
    DD: $2,000 15
Critic Roger Fry coined this term for the late 19th century art style of Seurat & Gauguin
    $1600 25
Dennis Lehane's "Prayers for Rain" is about a P.I. based in this East Coast city
    $1600 21
"Angel of Mercy" is an episode of the show that tells the origin story of this character from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
    $1600 28
It's a 4-letter name for a pitcher with a handle
    $2000 11
A 4-term governor of New York, he lost his race in 1928 as the first serious Catholic candidate for president
    $2000 3
Israel's third-largest city, it overlooks the Mediterranean from Mount Carmel
    $2000 30
Related to a word for that little voice telling you right & wrong, it's the quality of being thorough & scrupulous
    $2000 26
In this tale by Marion Zimmer Bradley, the King Arthur legend is retold through the eyes of women
    $2000 22
Seen here, Jennifer Love Hewitt starred on this TV show as a woman who saw the spirits of the newly deceased
    $2000 29
De Tocqueville is said to have coined "American" this, meaning that the U.S. is inherently different from other nations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Nina Logan
$14,000 $8,600 $15,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Opened in 1843, it was frequented by Hans Christian Andersen & Walt Disney, who both found inspiration there

Final scores:

Mike Nina Logan
$10,800 $0 $2,599
2-day champion: $37,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Nina Logan
$14,000 $10,600 $13,600
22 R,
3 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2021-02-23
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