Show #8390 - Friday, April 30, 2021

Emily Sands game 2.
Last game with Anderson Cooper as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Justice Defenders.


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Andy Goldstein, a customer support manager originally from Teaneck, New Jersey

Sheila O'Donnell, an attorney from Euclid, Ohio

Emily Sands, a vice president of operations from Chanhassen, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $36,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Of the 12 signs of the zodiac
    $200 12
The first nest found in the U.S. of the 2-inch insects with this scary name was discovered in October
    $200 15
The name of this small rodent of the tundra also means a person who joins a mass movement without thinking
    $200 7
In "Up from Slavery" Booker T. Washington goes to this Alabama town expecting to find helpful things like a building to teach in, but no
    $200 1
"The only power source capable of generating 1.21 gigawatts of electricity is a bolt of lightning", claimed this '85 pic
    $200 23
This beach city has a famous ferris wheel, & a 112-year-old pier with a marker for the end of historic Route 66
    $400 13
Of the 54 internationally recognized countries of Africa
    $400 18
Taking a leap on Leap Day to support low-income people, this grand duchy became the first nation with free public transport
    $400 16
You can find this wild cat, also called a puma, from Canada to Argentina
    DD: $1,800 8
He writes about the depression he faced during his 1991 confirmation hearings in "My Grandfather's Son"
    $400 3
Quick advice: If a killer cyborg asks whether your name is Sarah Connor, like in this 1984 film... say nope! Sarah who? Not me
    $400 24
When Quincy Jones came to L.A., he didn't know Sunset but knew of Central Ave., hub of this music style & now of a festival for it
    $600 14
Of the 9 fielding positions on a baseball team
    $600 19
This Foo Fighters frontman got in a drum battle with a 10-year-old, lost, then wrote a song about her
    $600 17
In 2020, a Florida zoo saw the birth of an endangererd slender-horned this; we hope the little guy is as graceful as his mom, Clover
    $600 9
This star of HBO's "Insecure" wrote of "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl"
    $600 4
Kevin Costner goes back to 1972 to talk a little baseball with Burt Lancaster in this film
    $600 25
Great views of L.A. can be had at lofty Griffith Park Observatory & great movie locations too, like in this 1955 James Dean film
    $800 22
Of Starbucks coffee sizes
    $800 20
Ex-Space Shuttle commander Mark Kelly defeated Martha McSally to become a senator for this state
    $800 27
In Europe it's a weasel-like mammal; in North America, it's another name for a skunk
    $800 10
"Vernon Can Read!", the title of a memoir by this civil rights activist & advisor to Bill Clinton, was a quote from an old boss
    $800 5
"Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" had this navigator finding a nuclear wessel called the Enterprise
    $800 26
Today a major symbol of L.A., this was set up in 1923 as an advertisement for new homes for sale in the area
    $1000 28
Of the 27 books of the New Testament in the King James version
    $1000 21
In August an estimated 100,000 demonstrators took to the streets to protest against Pres. Lukashenko of this nation
    $1000 29
This kangaroo cousin only grows to about 2 1/2 feet high
    $1000 11
Framed as a letter to his son, "Between" these 2 things won Ta-Nehisi Coates a National Book Award
    $1000 6
It was far from bogus when these 2 title guys--& their old pal, Death!--returned to "Face the Music" in 2020

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Emily Sheila Andy
$4,600 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Sheila Andy
$7,800 $2,800 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SEE 3 "P", "O"
(Anderson: Each response has three "P"s and one "O".)
    $400 17
"Gladiator" comes from gladius, a type of short this that many gladiators carried
    $400 21
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, with its red & white candy stripes, shines from this state & is the furthest east in the continental USA
    $400 13
The Hindu Vedas praise Agni, god of this fundamental force; "agni" is related to our word "ignite"
    $400 24
Usually referring to a spouse, this 2-word term eventually replaced "presidentress" in American politics
    $400 1
Linkin Park's "Sharp Edges" begins with a warning: "Mama always told me don't you" do this "with scissors, son"
    $400 3
This spicy sausage is a popular pie topper
    $800 18
There's debate as to if this gesture, pollice verso, urged a victor to kill his defeated opponent or to drop his weapon & spare him
    DD: $8,000 14
Isa ibn Maryam, a prophet in the Koran, is better known as him
    $800 25
During the Cold War, a commissar was an official responsible for education & organization in this political party
    $800 2
In 2008 M.I.A. flew up the charts alliteratively with "Paper" these
    $800 5
Congratulations! You've been this for a credit card you haven't even applied for
    $1200 19
Like the modern gladiators of the NFL, Roman ones entered the arena via this, several hundred yards long
    $1200 29
Honoring the coast watchers who helped the Allies during WWII, Kalibobo Lighthouse is in this island country, PNG for short
    $1200 15
The Granth scripture of Sikhism is considered a living one of these, a Hindi name for a spiritual teacher
    $1200 9
It's the term for the principal or chief administrator of a private school such as the Devon School in "A Separate Peace"
    $1200 4
In 1995 Mick said that 1967's "Yesterday's Papers" was the first song he wrote completely on his own for this group
    $1200 6
One matchup of this contest that aired on the NFL's biggest Sunday saw Team Fluff take on Team Ruff
    $1600 28
The lightly armed retiarius carried a net to tangle his opponents & one of these multi-pronged weapons to dispatch them
    DD: $4,000 22
Today this Egyptian city is home to Al-Muntazah lighthouse
    $1600 16
Compiled from oral Japanese, the Kojiki, or "records of ancient matters", is an important source book of this religion
    $1600 10
Title for a member of the British peerage ranking below a duke & above an earl; perhaps of Queensberry?
    $1600 11
"Sick leaf & sorrow & pincers net-scissors" is from a 1969 song by this "subterranean" Lou Reed band
    $1600 7
Adjective meaning not suitable for a particular situation or place
    $2000 27
Emperor from 177 to 192, this madman did fight as a gladiator, though his bouts were likely fixed
    $2000 23
The lighthouse at this North Carolina national seashore protects the waters where the gulf stream meets with the Virginia drift
    $2000 20
It says, "I, Nephi, proceed to give an account upon these plates of my proceedings, and my reign and ministry"
    $2000 26
With great power, Peter Parker held the Royal navy title admiral of this from 1799 to 1811
    $2000 12
Joe Jackson: "If you want to know about the bishop & the actress... you can read it in" these weekly editions
    $2000 8
It's the type of engraved metal image seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Sheila Andy
$15,400 $8,400 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In books by him, the Kingdom of Noland, ruled by an orphan named Bud, borders a country called Ix, where Queen Zixi reigns

Final scores:

Emily Sheila Andy
$16,801 $6,900 $0
2-day champion: $53,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Sheila Andy
$19,600 $8,400 $3,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
12 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2021-02-24
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