Show #8391 - Monday, May 3, 2021

Emily Sands game 3.
First game with Bill Whitaker as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Media Fellowship House.


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César del Peral, an attorney originally from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Eliza Eaton-Stern, a middle school history teacher from Aurora, Colorado

Emily Sands, a vice president of operations from Chanhassen, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Around 1530 B.C. Queen Ahhotep rallied this kingdom's troops to victory against a Hyksos invasion
    $200 30
This animated dad of 3 proclaimed, "I am so smart! S-M-R-T!"
    $200 1
Hey, Lorraine! I made this kind of pastry pie filled with custard, bacon bits & Gruyère
    $200 27
It's from the French for one "who owns & manages a business", taking the financial risk
    $200 2
If you don't care if it's Godiva or a Clark Bar, you've got to have it, you're this, a word dating back at least to the 1960s
    $200 3
The Yucatán Channel leads into this gulf
    $400 6
To see a transit of Venus by telescope in 1761, Harvard professor John Winthrop had to go behind enemy lines during this war
    $400 29
Harvard Law will be no problem for this movie's Elle Woods, who "once had to judge a tighty-whitey contest for Lambda Kappa Pi"
    $400 4
Manischewitz makes a s'mores kit for this unleavened bread
    $400 19
The Paleocene was this 5-letter division of geologic time
    $400 10
Ulysses S. Grant smoked these, including Cheroots, to the tune of 20 a day
    $400 26
Terminating south of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the Ambrose Channel is located between these 2 states
    $600 17
The 1571 Battle of Lepanto between Ottoman & European naval forces was a climax of warfare using these oar-powered ships
    $600 8
He & Elaine May became a great improv duo after Elaine was told he was the only person at the U. of Chicago as hostile as she
    $600 5
Grey Poupon is this type of French mustard
    $600 24
This word from the French is the practice of spying
    $600 11
In this movie Paul Giamatti plays Miles, whose vice is wine, especially his prized 1961 Chateau Cheval Blanc
    $600 25
Seen here is Normandy's Le Havre lighthouse, which looks out on La Manche, also known as this
    $800 7
In 1837, Queen Victoria succeeded this man seen here, the fourth of his name
    $800 20
New to England, this confused Apple TV+ soccer coach asked, "How many countries are in this country?" The answer: "4"
    $800 9
Escoffier is said to have invented this dish of a certain fruit, sugar & brandy flambéed & spooned over vanilla ice cream
    $800 22
It's a sovereign decree, like that "of Nantes"
    $800 12
A 1998 study showed release of dopamine, a pleasure-bringing neurotransmitter, in subjects during a tank-driving one of these
    $800 15
This channel in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago is named for Darwin's boat, which explored the area in 1833
    $1000 16
His rivalry with Diego de Almagro led to Almagro's murder in Cuzco in 1538 & his own death in Lima 3 years later
    $1000 21
Trying to figure out how he traveled back to 1986, Craig Robinson realizes, "It must be some kind of" this, the film's title
    $1000 18
This Latin American appetizer is raw fish marinated in lime juice
    DD: $2,000 23
One in this job studies the origin & history of words
    $1000 13
The book "Aristocratic Vice" examines the vices of the 18th century English nobility, including these "affairs of honor"
    $1000 14
The Robeson Channel separates Canada's Ellesmere Island from this island that doesn't belong to Canada

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

Emily Eliza César
$800 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Eliza César
$5,400 $3,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
"The Last Olympian" is the last of the 5 books in his original Percy Jackson series
    $400 6
Transmutation was a key goal of this science, whether from old age to youth or base metal to gold
    $400 28
In Act 1 of this ballet, the drably attired title girl helps a beggarwoman, who turns out to be a fairy godmother
    $400 1
In 2019 former MVP Maya Moore stepped away from playing in this league to work on criminal justice reform
    $400 25
For "small" & "sound": a singer uses one on stage
    $400 22
Giving kids that take-charge vibe, Gwen Stefani sings about being a real cheerleader, "I ain't no" this
    $800 29
Tom Wolfe wrote of the adventures of this author & the Merry Pranksters in "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
    DD: $2,000 7
Phrenology was based on the idea that a person's character could be determined by feeling the shape of this body part
    $800 27
The black, white & gray imagery in this 1937 Picasso mural includes a braying horse that has stumbled over a fallen warrior
    $800 26
"Torchy Brown" creator Jackie Ormes was the first African-American woman to have one of these published in a major newspaper
    $800 24
For "spider" & "fear": a common anxiety
    $800 21
This song by fun. & Janelle Monae is all about seizing the moment of youth
    $1200 13
He wrote the book "The Third Man" as "raw material" for the screenplay; it was published after the film came out
    $1200 8
The ancient Greeks believed all matter was composed of these 4 classical elements
    DD: $6,600 5
This American is legendary for the black & white landscapes he captured with his cameras
    $1200 4
Hazel Scott briefly hosted her own TV show before this group, HUAC, set its sights on her
    $1200 11
For "over" & "carry": a common figure of speech
    $1200 18
Vitamin C's "Graduation" rhymes, "As our lives change / Come whatever / We will still be" this alliterative phrase
    $1600 12
She was in Antarctica when she received word that she had won the 1994 Newbery Medal for "The Giver"
    $1600 9
Aristotle thought the orbits of the Sun, Moon & planets formed a concentric series of these 3-dimensional shapes
    $1600 15
In 1919 Walter Gropius became the head of this school of architecture based in Weimar
    $1600 2
Fannie Lou Hamer's speech trying to integrate the Miss. delegation at this 1964 gathering made LBJ scramble to get her off the air
    $1600 23
For "hidden" & "writing": the art & study of secure communication
    $1600 17
Teachers, kids, everybody! As Sia sings, "I don't need dollar bills to have fun tonight", you reply, "I love" these
    $2000 14
James Jones is best remembered for this novel set in Hawaii just before the attack on Pearl Harbor
    $2000 10
18th century scientists believed all combustible materials contained a substance they called this, from Greek for "burned"
    $2000 16
His music for the ballet "The Firebird" made him an overnight success
    $2000 3
Before she made history in Congress, Barbara Jordan was the first Black woman elected to this state's Senate
    $2000 19
For "first" & "form": the living part of a cell including the nucleus
    $2000 20
If your school's prom is then, put on "Month Of May" from this band's album "The Suburbs"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Eliza César
$17,200 $7,400 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His book "An Overland Journey from New York to San Francisco in the Summer of 1859" shows he heeded his own famous advice

Final scores:

Emily Eliza César
$19,599 $0 $599
3-day champion: $73,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emily Eliza César
$10,800 $7,400 $6,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R,
4 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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Game tape date: 2021-03-02
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