Show #8395 - Friday, May 7, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Media Fellowship House.


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Sara Biegler, a stay-at-home parent from Syracuse, New York

Juliet Mayer, a graduate student originally from The Plains, Virginia

Jamie Logan, a writer and consultant from Augusta, Maine (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
ABBA, dabba do! A wedding in Greece with "Take A Chance On Me" playing is the climax of this 2008 musical
    $200 12
"Half a" this,
"Half a" this,
"Half a" this "onward", about an 1854 battle
    $200 1
The state motto of Oklahoma is Labor omnia vincit, "Labor" does this
    $200 8
Do something stealthily & you're like this kind of criminal "in the night"
    $200 14
In a children's rhyme, these 4 words precede "Have you any wool?"
    $200 26
In 1945 a Raytheon engineer made history when he used microwaves to fittingly prepare this cinematic snack
    $400 4
In this 1965 film the captain calls off his marriage to the baroness & instead weds Maria in an abbey church with Alpine views
    $400 13
An 1850 poem asks, "How do I love thee? Let me" do this
    $400 3
After she beat professional marksman Frank Butler in a shooting match, she married him
    $400 20
Bare-faced, bald-faced or bold-faced, you're one of these & I'm (another cliché) taking your words with a grain of salt
    $400 15
In St. Louis, this NFL team had a unit called "The Greatest Show on Turf"
    $400 27
On November 2, 2000 the first crew arrived here, getting to their new home with a little help from Soyuz
    $600 9
The bride (& bridesmaids, too) had wet feet getting to the altar in this Singapore-set movie from 2018
    $600 19
Langston Hughes asked, "What happens to a dream" this adjective
    $600 5
2021 marks the 90th birthday of this building which was already the world's tallest in 1950 when it added a 220-foot TV tower
    $600 21
Until the 1700s a depressed person could be "down in" just 1 of these, but now it's always plural
    $600 16
This past tense verb with 3 E's can mean took wool from a sheep or stole money
    $600 28
This government program got off the ground when a group of volunteer teachers landed in Ghana Aug. 30, 1961
    $800 10
Amid swashbuckling, Barbossa officiates Will & Elizabeth's wedding, not just offshore but "At World's End", in this movie
    $800 24
An apocalyptic vision by W.B. Yeats says, "Things fall apart; the centre cannot" this
    $800 6
This single optimistic word is the official state motto of Rhode Island
    $800 22
A soft bed & a warm fire are "creature" these, appealing to our animal nature as opposed to more spiritual needs
    $800 17
This composer's "Messiah" says, "All we like sheep have gone astray"
    $800 29
When the Book of Common Prayer was first issued in 1549, this faith's parting from Roman Catholic tradition was realized
    $1000 11
ABBA, dabba do! This Toni Collette movie tells us that Sydney, Australia is known as "The City of Brides"
    $1000 25
From Milton's sonnet on his blindness, "They also serve who only stand and" this
    DD: $1,200 7
Boothill Graveyard is still a popular draw in this town about 30 miles from the Arizona-Mexico border
    $1000 23
A feeling of relief or rebirth is a "new" this phrase that mentions a rental agreement
    $1000 18
Philip K. Dick wondered, "Do Androids Dream of" this type of "Sheep"
    $1000 30
Pres. Buchanan & Queen Victoria sent greetings after this, including the name of an ocean, had been laid successfully in 1858

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

Jamie Juliet Sara
$3,400 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Juliet Sara
$7,800 $5,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Bill: The name of each city ends in "ington".)
    $400 26
He got some laws moving--well, on moving--in 1687's "Principia Mathematica"
    $400 21
The Pleistocene mammal may be extinct, but this same-named adjective meaning "of very great size" is still here
    $400 1
20th c. monk John Main popularized meditation among Christians, including saying this, a personal sacred word
    $400 11
You might say this type of window known for letting in lots of light "is worth a thousand words"
    $400 4
After a 2-year hiatus to battle breast cancer, Patty Griffin returned with a 2019 release that won this award for Best Folk Album
    $400 12
In 1790 Congress set aside land for this city
    $800 27
Ohm's law, about the relationship between current, resistance & this, can be expressed as V=IR, with V standing for this
    $800 22
As an adjective, it means hardened or feeling no sympathy; as a noun, without the "O", it is a hardening on your skin
    $800 2
Cheers to this 17th century monk & cellar master at the Abbey of Hautvillers; he was a pioneer of fine champagne
    $800 17
The name of this window seen here derives from architecture not geography
    $800 6
The cry of "Judas!" met this folk superstar when he & his band went electric on a 1966 tour
    $800 13
This Texas city where the Rangers play is named for a place in Virginia
    $1200 28
This Italian's 17th century law of falling bodies relates the distance fallen by a body to the elapsed time
    $1200 23
"B" aggressive! Be, "B" aggressive! This bellicose 11-letter word means inclined to fight or wage war
    $1200 3
The monk Theophanes is among holy men to get this title, meaning he spoke out about his faith, not that he listened to others' sins
    $1200 18
These skyscraper entrances invented by Theophilus Van Kannel act as air locks, preventing cold air from mixing with hot
    $1200 7
1940s folk supergroup the Almanac Singers included Pete Seeger & this other legend & writer of "This Land Is Your Land"
    $1200 14
This city boasts the University of Vermont
    $1600 29
This Frenchman who came up with a law on paramagnetic bodies & temperature may not have been the best scientist in his family
    $1600 24
Despite how the first part of it sounds, it describes an unpleasant noise articulated in the throat, not the belly
    $1600 5
"Celebrity Monk" seems oxymoronic, but Thich Nhat Hanh has been praised by Oprah & is known as Thay, "teacher" in this, his language
    $1600 19
Here we go round this bush, traditionally used in Japan to make paper for the sliding doors known as shoji
    $1600 8
This genre of Caribbean folk song is the title of a blockbuster 1956 Harry Belafonte album
    DD: $2,900 15
The Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association is headquartered here
    $2000 30
Let's take a long, "constant" look at this man's law that states the greater the distance to a galaxy, the faster it recedes
    $2000 25
Whimsical & sly, or resembling a hockey essential
    DD: $3,500 10
A biography called "The Monk in the Garden" is subtitled "The Lost and Found Genius of" him, "The father of Genetics"
    $2000 20
Cathedrals at Reims & Amiens are known for these "floral" windows, replete with stained glass
    $2000 9
2018's "The Tree of Forgiveness" was the final album from this beloved folk icon who passed away in 2020
    $2000 16
Brandywine Creek empties into the Delaware River in this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Juliet Sara
$19,400 $15,800 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Macbeth has a vision of a line of 8 Scottish kings, the 8th holding a mirror to reflect this 9th in line who may have been in the audience

Final scores:

Jamie Juliet Sara
$7,199 $23,800 $5,300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jamie Juliet Sara
$19,200 $15,800 $12,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R,
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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Game tape date: 2021-03-02
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