Show #8386 - Monday, April 26, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Justice Defenders.


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Nick Arciero, a writer's assistant originally from Mounds View, Minnesota

Lyrka Lawler, a digital media specialist from Big Rock, Illinois

Kelly Donohue, a bank examiner from Winthrop, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
"These Green Mountains"
    $200 10
"Heeere's Johnny!" Well, not Johnny, but this actor who played Jack Torrance in "The Shining" in 1980
    $200 17
The boss wants that report by EOD, this
    $200 16
When the king of Great Britain wanted a barge party, Handel composed the orchestral suite called this
    $200 1
The hodag, a horned, ferocious beast with a spiked back, is said to live in forest areas of this "Badger State"
    $200 26
For example, the 7 & 10 pins left standing after your first roll
    $400 12
"Where The Columbines Grow"
    $400 7
In "Guardians of the Galaxy", Vin Diesel employed numerous ways to express these 3 words of introduction
    $400 20
The pharmaceutical industry spends about $200 billion a year on R&D, short for this
    $400 18
She became a wealthy widow when hubby Daniel Custis died in 1757; she'd bring 2 kids into her next marriage with a Virginia commander
    $400 2
Now meaning any large beast, the behemoth of the Bible is sometimes identified as this amphibious African mammal
    $400 27
"What the Night Knows" is part of a "3-Book" this genre "Collection" from Dean Koontz
    $600 13
"Rocky Top"
    $600 5
This 1978 college comedy asked the immortal question, "Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?!"
    $600 23
Let's get down to the bottom line & discuss AGI, "adjusted" this
    $600 19
Born on the Big Island, this king known as "the Great" set out to unify the Hawaiian Islands
    $600 3
The qilin is the Chinese equivalent of this mythic equine
    $600 28
This conifer is widely grown for timber, pulp & holiday decoration
    $800 14
"Yankee Doodle" (in New England)
    $800 8
Her, as the bride: "So, O-Ren... any more subordinates for me to kill?"
    $800 24
NASDAQ is the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated these bids & offers
    DD: $1,600 21
When his sound effect method was copied in a staging of "Macbeth", John Dennis accused perpetrators of this, now an idiom
    $800 4
The puk is a small, household one of these fire-breathers that protects the home & brings treasure to its master
    $800 29
Biblical writing; Shakespeare wrote that "The devil can cite" it "for his purpose"
    $1000 15
"Old Folks At Home", also known as "Swanee River"
    $1000 9
Cinematographer Roger Deakins didn't say exactly how many shots were in this 2019 WWI film, but the longest was about 7 minutes
    $1000 25
Business analysts use SWOT to stand for "strengths, weaknesses, opportunities &" these possible dangers
    $1000 22
Georges Danton was the first president of the Committee of Public Safety, which oversaw this awful period of the French Revolution
    $1000 6
In Hindu mythology Hanuman is a devoted helper of the god Rama & the king of these creatures
    $1000 30
The "G" is silent in its root word, but not in this adjective meaning stolid & slow-moving

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

Kelly Lyrka Nick
$4,600 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Lyrka Nick
$7,600 $2,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In this novel George Orwell wrote, "We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it"
    $400 6
In 1965 this airline made the first nonstop commercial flight from the U.S. to Australia
    $400 26
A violin & this both have 4 strings, but a violin is just a tad smaller, with E as the high string, as opposed to A
    $400 9
Established after 9/11, it's the newest cabinet department
    $400 19
The Vickers test measures the hardness of a metal by indenting it with one of these super-hard gems
    $400 14
This title character hosted a psychology advice radio show on KACL in Seattle
    $800 2
Elizabeth Wurtzel detailed her clinical depression in her memoir called this "Nation"
    $800 22
This sheikdom was a British protectorate from 1916 to 1971
    $800 27
The Hungarian cimbalom is traditionally associated with the music of this itinerant people
    $800 10
Once joined with Health & Welfare, it became its own department under President Carter
    $800 7
Nanofiltration is used to reduce hardness of this, caused by dissolved minerals like calcium & magnesium
    $800 13
Regis Philbin & Stephen King went up against this pal of Howard Stern's on "Celebrity Jeopardy!" in 1998; she won
    $1200 1
Joseph Wambaugh is best known for writing about this profession in which he served in L.A. for 14 years
    $1200 23
3-letter abbreviation for the Latin phrase meaning "that which was meant to be shown"
    $1200 28
4 feet long with a gourd body, this instrument is huge in the Hindustani music scene
    DD: $1,800 11
Henry Knox in 1789 & Kenneth Royall in 1947 were the first & last secretaries of this department
    DD: $3,000 8
The number used to designate a pencil's hardness, relates to the ratio of clay to this material, a form of carbon
    $1200 12
Venus Flytrap was the nom de DJ of Gordon Sims on this Ohio-set sitcom
    $1600 4
A documentary called this woman "and Still I Rise" detailed her life as a memoirist, actress & poet
    $1600 24
Chinese word for circulating life energy
    $1600 29
Let me hear the 3 strings of this triangular Russian instrument ringing out--come & keep your comrade warm
    $1600 20
The first Asian-American woman in the cabinet, Elaine Chao was previously Labor Secretary, & in 2017, took on this post
    $1600 17
The Knoop test uses low indentation pressure to measure the hardness of glass & these materials, from Greek for "pottery"
    $1600 15
Her role as Lisa on the '90s sitcom "NewsRadio" was pivotal in her career
    $2000 5
The husband of this French author also wrote under one name, Willy
    $2000 25
This city in North Central Iran is a pilgrimage site & a center of learning
    $2000 30
A renaissance man known as "Il Divino" was a master of this round-bodied 4-letter instrument that often has 2 G strings
    $2000 21
A Nobel Prize winner, this soldier served as Secretary of State from 1947 to 1949
    $2000 18
Gypsum is 2 & quartz is 7 on this scale
    $2000 16
This man of 1,000 voices played "Brockmire", who in Season 3 made it back to a Major League broadcast booth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Lyrka Nick
$19,800 $15,800 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The mythical founder Byzas consulted the Oracle of Delphi before establishing what's now known as this city

Final scores:

Kelly Lyrka Nick
$31,601 $22,800 $0
3-day champion: $79,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kelly Lyrka Nick
$18,000 $15,800 $5,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2021-02-24
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