Show #8388 - Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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


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Leah Caglio, a product manager originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Hari Parameswaran, a college student from Xenia, Ohio

Dana Schumacher-Schmidt, an English professor from Tecumseh, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Twisting, pulling, pushing or turning this piece of equipment costs an NFL defender 15 yards
    $200 28
Like cops, a process server may have to endure hours on one of these, sitting in a car looking for the target to come out
    $200 16
Meaning "one thing at a time", para para literally is this animal twice, implying you can't milk 2 at the same time
    $200 1
The devil gets his fair share of mentions in Cotton Mather's account of these 1692 proceedings
    $400 12
Not to be confused with a medieval weapon, it's a ceremonial symbol of royal authority in the UK Parliament
    $400 7
It's a cause for disqualification in the 100-meter dash; a jumpy NFL offensive lineman doing it costs 5 yards
    $400 9
It's paired with Odessa in a region of West Texas
    $400 11
Nickname for the 2013 scandal in which access lanes from N.J. to the GW were deliberately closed, causing monster gridlock
    $400 17
When Eliezer Ben-Yehuda revived spoken Hebrew from a 1,700-year sleep, his 1st new word was milon, this type of book he compiled
    $400 2
It's believed the British used this disease as a biological weapon by passing out infected blankets during the French & Indian War
    $600 13
As opposed to a human cannonball, the British chariot was a human this, launched from a submarine & guided by divers
    $600 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crews presents by a display monitor.) If a quarterback is under defensive pressure & throws a pass that lands nowhere near a receiver, it's intentional this
    $600 8
Volcanic activity created Surtsey Island off its coast in 1963
    $600 21
This action by OPEC in October 1973 produced long lines at U.S. gas stations
    $600 18
A word in the Bible for harp-like instrument gives us psanter, the modern Hebrew word for this other "P" instrument
    DD: $1,000 3
In December 1732 Benjamin Franklin published his first edition of this, for the coming year
    $800 14
Cortlandt Alley off Canal Street is often used as a location for movies & TV shows shot in this city
    $800 24
If you block an NFL opponent from behind, below the waist, it'll cost you & your team 15 yards as this penalty
    $800 10
Mills College, the first women's college west of the Rockies, is located in this Bay Area city
    $800 27
On SR-91, also known as "Florida's" this toll road, it's 49 miles between exits, Yeehaw Junction to Kissimmee/St. Cloud
    $800 19
Oddly, the Hebrew name for this New World poultry translates to "Indian chicken"
    $800 4
In addition to 2,400 troops, George Washington ferried 18 cannons & many horses across this river on Christmas night, 1776
    $1000 15
The flag of this large Pacific island nation is mostly flown blue side up in times of peace & red side up in times of war
    $1000 23
If the offense is called for holding in its own end zone, this score is awarded to the defense
    $1000 22
The Pomeranian Lakeland has more than 1,000 lakes in this country
    $1000 26
The rally race named for this capital of Senegal features 12-hour shifts behind the wheel dodging camels & land mines
    $1000 20
This Nestle brand of coffee translates to "miracle coffee" in Hebrew & is used for any instant coffee in Israel
    $1000 5
The first elected legislature in the colonies was the house of these, established in Virginia in 1619

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

Dana Hari Leah
$3,400 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Hari Leah
$4,800 $200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Anderson: All responses in that category will begin with "AU".)
    $400 22
When she wrote "Outlander", Diana Gabaldon hadn't been to this U.K. country, the book's main setting
    $400 21
Sam Malone on "Cheers" & Michael on "The Good Place"
    $400 27
Collective term for the years 2000 to 2009
    $400 28
If you own a device from this company, you get 5 free gigabytes of virtual storage in iCloud
    $800 6
This creator of Tarzan never set foot in Africa
    $800 19
Dr. Gregory House & politician Tom James on "Veep"
    $800 16
The hoard called Priam's Treasure was discovered in 1873 during the excavation of this site
    $800 26
In 2015 DuPont spun off a company called Chemours to produce Opteon, Freon & this -on used on cookware
    $800 4
Freedom to do what you want by yourself
    $800 25
This country's Mount Cook is also known as Aorangi, from the Maori for "cloud piercer"
    DD: $2,000 1
Bram Stoker consulted the 1865 book this region: "Its Products and Its People" to write about a place he never went
    $1200 17
Angela Bower on "Who's the Boss?" & Shelly Pfefferman on "Transparent"
    $1200 14
Though the owners won't say where, a hoard of gold coins worth millions was found in 2013 in this east California mountain range
    $1200 11
Po-210, an isotope of this element, is used in gold foil to eliminate static electricity in industrial processes
    $1200 8
The price goes down instead of up in the Dutch type of this process
    $1200 9
America Ferrera was promoted to manager of a branch of this less-than-heavenly chain on NBC's "Superstore"
    $1600 2
This author from Prague never visited the U.S. & it shows when the Statue of Liberty holds aloft a sword on page 1 of his novel "Amerika"
    $1600 18
Tilly Mitchell in "Escape at Dannemora" & Dee Dee Blanchard in "The Act"
    $1600 15
In 1999 a TV crew on the island of Gotland located the Spillings Hoard, the largest treasure ever found from these people
    $1600 12
These naturally occurring lipids are named for their trios of molecules; in tristearin, they're all stearic acid
    $1600 5
He was one of the great masters of 20th century English poetry
    DD: $4,000 10
Poet John Milton coined this "precious" term for the upside of a cloud
    $2000 3
"The Lost City of Z" is about South America explorer Percy Fawcett, who helped Arthur Conan Doyle WFH this "Lost" book
    $2000 20
Jonah Dekker on "Law & Order: Los Angeles" & Lucious Lyon on "Empire"
    $2000 23
A medieval goblet found in an Irish hoard is called the Ardagh this type of drinking vessel used to celebrate the Eucharist
    $2000 13
This Frenchman's 1789 "Elementary Treatise on Chemistry" is said to be the field's first modern textbook
    $2000 7
If the French & British can agree on one thing, it's that you call the eggplant this
    $2000 24
A reunion with an old friend at a pub becomes depressing in "A Little Cloud", a tale in this James Joyce short story collection

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Hari Leah
$10,000 $13,800 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This director was quoted as saying, "I believe I can take any 60 pages of the Bible and make a great picture"

Final scores:

Dana Hari Leah
$15,000 $0 $17,595
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,595

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dana Hari Leah
$9,600 $17,000 $13,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2021-02-24
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