Show #8396 - Monday, May 10, 2021

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


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John Marsh, a pastor from Edgewater, Florida

Alyse Stokes, a freelance content specialist from Silver Spring, Maryland

Juliet Mayer, a graduate student originally from The Plains, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Bill: Those are the first and last letters of each response.)
    $200 1
In 1620 John Howland fell off this ship, grabbed a rope, amazingly survived, reached New England & had 10 kids & now 2 mil. descendants
    $200 6
"The Greatest", this boxer asked, "How tall are you?" so I can "know in advance how far to step back when you fall in four"
    $200 17
March 30, 1918 was the first day America's newspapers included a reminder to do this tonight
    $200 20
Under major actions of the 116th Congress: Permanent authorization of funds for victims of this date: "Never forget the heroes"
    $200 11
On airplanes, position lights are green on the starboard one & red on the port one
    $200 16
It describes a bubbly beverage like tonic water or soda
    $400 2
Saudi Arabia was changed in 1938 when Max Steineke insisted the 7th of these at Dammam be explored, though 6 had already flopped
    $400 7
In addition to knocking out Michael Spinks in the ring, this man knocked out several dinosaurs in a cartoon
    $400 12
The 1956 movie "Written on the Wind" introduces a flashback with the wind blowing pages off this
    $400 18
Milestone birthdays for 2021 include James Earl Jones' 90th & this "Song Sung Blue" singer's 80th
    $400 23
Tandem, tricycle & tailwheel are the 3 main types of this equipment you definitely want on your plane
    $400 25
In other words, someone who is yellow-bellied
    $600 3
Nikolai Yezhov had many killed as head of the NKVD, a forerunner of this organization; in 1940, it was his turn, & he vanished from official photos
    $600 8
This "Rowdy" woman made some initial changes in 2018, swapping out MMA for WWE to take on Triple H
    $600 13
5 states including both Dakotas are in both these time zones
    $600 19
From her profile: She was born to "a Jamaica-born Black economist father & India-born biomedical scientist mother"
    $600 28
This supersonic plane could dip its nose so the pilot could see better during takeoff
    $600 24
A classic Atari video game of the 1980s was called Missile this
    DD: $1,000 4
When a pope did this to Bernabò Visconti, the "Scourge of Lombardy", Bernabò made the messenger eat the document, lead seals & all
    $800 9
With 70 knockouts, Roberto Duran earned the nickname "Manos de Piedra", which translates to this
    $800 14
Obstacles to time travel include the paradox named for this relative--what if you kill him & prevent your own birth?
    $800 21
Under anniversaries: 100 years ago "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" & "The Sheik" launched the career of this silent film star
    $800 29
Having more than 2 blades on this is less efficient but also quieter--some have as many as 10
    $800 26
As an adjective, it means devoted; as a verb, it means perpetrated
    $1000 5
In the 600s B.C. Cypselus of Corinth seized power with this title related to a dino name, but was so popular he had no bodyguard
    $1000 10
Last name of the Ukrainian boxing brothers whose PhDs in sports science led to the nicknames "Dr. Steelhammer" & "Dr. Ironfist"
    $1000 15
Swiss companies had dominated Olympic timekeeping but this Japanese company was selected as the official timer for the 1964 Tokyo Games
    $1000 22
It sounds fishy, but there are still $10,000 bills floating around with him, Lincoln's treasury secretary, on the front
    $1000 30
The Seafire was the carrier-based naval version of this World War II fighter plane
    $1000 27
Referring to its crunch, it's another name for iceberg lettuce

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

Juliet Alyse John
$2,600 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Alyse John
$5,000 $4,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Bill: An example of a response would be, "Filet mignon sequitur".)
    $400 1
One look at the mountain scene here, you'll see why this type of connecting ridge between peaks is named for a piece of riding equipment
    $400 2
Seen here, she released the album "Hurts 2B Human" in 2019
    $400 8
Who but this bestselling author would write "Autopsy Room Four", "The Boogeyman" & of course, "Jerusalem's Lot"
    $400 17
Jacques Anquetil was the first to win this prestigious bicycle race 5 times
    $400 23
Crockett & Tubbs, "the other way around"
    $800 3
From the picture seen here, you'd never guess that Cotopaxi in this chain is an active volcano
    $800 7
John Lennon, on this hit: "The whole Beatle thing was just beyond comprehension... subconsciously I was crying out for" it
    $800 13
Loss of sight due to burns has been reversed using amniotic tissue from this organ expelled when a woman gives birth
    $800 9
Known for some dreariness in his plays, this Russian also gave us "A Dreary Story" of a dying professor of medicine in 1889
    $800 19
In addition to "The Twilight Zone", Rod Serling narrated this explorer's "Undersea World" TV specials
    $800 24
"I think, therefore I am" on Indonesia's second-largest island by area
    $1200 16
You'd celebrate too if you'd reached the summit of a peak in this Wyoming range, with a name from the French
    DD: $3,000 4
The hip-hop duo Tag Team gave us the destined to-be-a-classic this! "(There It Is)"
    $1200 14
Using an ultrasonic probe, Charles Kelman revolutionized surgery for this clouding of the lens
    DD: $4,000 10
The long & the short of 1952 for this sci-fi man? A novel, "Foundation and Empire", & "The Martian Way", a McCarthyism allegory
    $1200 20
Jacques Offenbach's "Orpheus In The Underworld" contains this lively dance music
    $1200 25
Black Sea region, home to Yalta; it's just "my fault"
    $1600 27
One of these stone piles sits atop the summit of High Seat in Northern England's Lake District
    $1600 5
This 2003 mega-hit told us to "shake it, shake it like a Polaroid picture"
    $1600 15
A 1950s patient who got grafts of this eye part had depth perception issues & thought he could touch ground from his window 60' up
    $1600 11
This African American who sometimes lived in France wrote a 1965 collection called "Going to Meet the Man"
    $1600 21
Paris had not had a mayor for more than a century when this future French president with a euphonious name was elected in 1977
    $1600 26
Your lawyer's doing this case "for the good", & for the pygmy chimpanzee
    $2000 28
Hike to Bow Summit to see beautiful Bow Lake in this Canadian national park
    $2000 6
We have high hopes that you'll know that this emo-punk band has a song called "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
    $2000 18
Bypassing the eye, blind subjects have been helped by stimulation of the area of the brain called the visual this
    $2000 12
This Pulitzer winner from Mississippi published her first short story in 1936; her classic "The Petrified Man", 5 years later
    $2000 22
Seen here is s self-portrait by him in 1794, when he was a dominating figure in the French art world
    $2000 29
Salieri steals the 1984 Oscar winner with the tagline "god of the machine"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Alyse John
$30,400 $14,200 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On April 7, 1789 Charles Thomson & Sylvanus Bourne left New York City to tell these 2 men the results of a vote taken the day before

Final scores:

Juliet Alyse John
$29,400 $13,200 $13,100
2-day champion: $53,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Juliet Alyse John
$25,600 $14,200 $6,600
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
16 R,
2 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,400

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Game tape date: 2021-03-03
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