Show #8397 - Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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


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Lara Phillips, a librarian from Portland, Oregon

Jeff Mitchum, a teacher from Dixon, California

Juliet Mayer, a graduate student originally from The Plains, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
JFK's brother-in-law Sargent Shriver was president of this intl. sports program for people with intellectual disabilities
    $200 23
For spring, try a dress in the purplish color of this 5-letter spring bloomer, Syringa vulgaris
    $200 19
Barry Gordon provided the voice of Donatello in nearly 200 episodes of this "reptilian" cartoon, dude
    $200 15
    $200 9
Town & Country's combo for a Oaxacan Old Fashioned has mezcal, bitters & Corralejo Reposado this booze
    $200 14
A famous sonnet asks, "Shall I compare thee to" this? "Thou art more lovely and more temperate"
    $400 25
"Woman in Red" Anna Sage actually wore an orange skirt as this gangster was killed in 1934; hope going to that movie was worth it!
    $400 18
These four letters made waves in the 1960s as when Jean Shrimpton wore an early version of this dress at a stodgy racing event
    $400 1
Harry Shearer was in the 1957 pilot of this sitcom as an Eddie Haskell-like boy along with Casey Adams in the role of Ward Cleaver
    $400 16
    $400 5
The alcoholic seven in a Seven & Seven is from this whiskey brand
    $400 10
The life, marriages & personal growth of Janie Crawford are detailed in Zora Neale Hurston's classic "Their Eyes Were" doing this
    $600 26
Maria Clemm was this poet's aunt &, after he married Maria's daughter Virginia, his mom-in-law; quoth the host... uuuuugh
    $600 20
This word for a big, billowy skirt is a homophone of a word meaning "disappear"
    $600 2
Nev & Kamie help people figure out if their online loves are real on this MTV show
    $600 17
Prima donna, as an opera star or otherwise
    $600 6
I say this booze, you're a fine booze, what a good booze you would be, in a Sidecar with triple sec, lemon juice & a lemon wedge
    DD: $1,400 11
This Pulitzer Prize winner & New Yorker contributor wrote "Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators"
    $800 27
In 1791 he built a coalition against Alexander Hamilton's father-in-law to win a Senate seat; that did not end well
    $800 21 says the stiffer this "T" fabric, the better the quality--doesn't sound comfy
    $800 3
From 2000 until 2003 John Ritter was the voice of this colorful canine on PBS
    $800 29
    $800 7
This brand offers a 3-step recipe:
1) put ice in a highball glass;
2) pour its Old No. 7 over ice;
3) top with Coke
    $800 12
It's "Double Fudge" when 2 cousins, both named Farley Drexel Hatcher, meet in a tale by this legendary children's author
    $1000 28
Some rough ends for this 1930s crime family--Arthur was killed trying to escape prison; Lloyd by his wife & Fred & Ma by the FBI
    $1000 22
Go vintage with the look of this era named for a king from 1901 to 1910
    $1000 4
Episodes of this Adult Swim stop-motion show include "Junk in the Trunk", "Lust for Puppets" & "Toy Meets Girl"
    $1000 30
Cajole (starts with the same letter)
    $1000 8
A Last-Word cocktail combines gin, maraschino liqueur, lime juice, & this liqueur from France that gave its name to a color
    $1000 13
The first published novel by this author of "The Moonstone" was 1850's "Antonina; or, The Fall of Rome"

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

Juliet Jeff Lara
$3,200 $2,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Jeff Lara
$6,800 $3,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Bill: Each response starts with a "P" and sounds a little like "paradise".)
    $400 6
This French national anthem is heard in the "1812 Overture"
    $400 16
Harking back to the Bible, other names for it include the Sea of Lot & the Sea of Sodom
    $400 11
She attended the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf before going to Radcliffe, where she graduated cum laude in 1904
    $400 19
In Hawaii May 1 is celebrated as this floral day that also rhymes with May Day
    $400 15
The Nazi high command gets locked inside a burning Paris theater in this 2009 Tarantino movie
    $400 24
Because they live off of hosts, skin mites & lice are classified as these
    $800 2
Beethoven's Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor is better known as this, after the inscription on the autograph score
    $800 17
Nunivak & the Pribilof Islands are among the largest in this sea
    $800 4
The daughter of Chinese refugees, architect Maya Lin designed this Washington, D.C. monument
    $800 20
Every year, Jerusalem has a relay race with torches to celebrate this holiday
    $800 14
As an "American Werewolf" in this city, David Naughton is beckoned into a theater where he's confronted by his zombified victims
    $800 25
To take the words or ideas of another & pass them off as your own
    DD: $4,200 3
"An der schönen blauen Donau" is the German name of this waltz
    $1200 18
Named for certain sea life, it merges with the Tasman Sea, to the south
    DD: $3,200 5
In an 1851 speech this formerly enslaved abolitionist & a feminist wondered, "Ain't I a woman?"
    $1200 21
Retailer Fred Lazarus Jr. lobbied FDR & got this holiday moved to always leave about 4 weeks to shop before Christmas
    $1200 12
Lon Chaney haunted the title theater in the 1925 film version of this Gaston Leroux novel
    $1200 26
To do this process, heat milk to 161 degrees, hold it there for 15 seconds & then rapidly cool
    $1600 7
The soundtrack of "Apocalypse Now" includes this piece from a Wagner opera
    $1600 29
Indonesia's most populous island shares its name with this sea to the north
    $1600 9
This groundbreaking journalist went undercover as a patient to expose the horrible conditions in a psychiatric hospital
    $1600 22
Often happening the same week as America's birthday, Canada Day is on this date
    $1600 1
In "The Shawshank Redemption", a prison theater crowd watching "Gilda" erupts when this title actress flips her hair
    $1600 27
From a Latin word for "powder", it means to pound or grind something into a powder
    $2000 8
"On the Trail" is a movement from this "Suite", Ferde Grofe's most famous
    $2000 30
With a maximum depth of only about 46 feet, the Sea of this, to the east of Crimea, is the world's shallowest sea
    $2000 10
This soprano of Greek heritage had an often tempestous & public romance with Aristotle Onassis
    $2000 23
In the anniversary year 1892, Benjamin Harrison urged observance of a holiday honoring this "pioneer of progress"
    $2000 13
Elisa & Giles live above the Orpheum Cinema in this 2017 del Toro Best Picture Oscar winner
    $2000 28
Of the 3 traditional birthstones for August, it's the green one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Jeff Lara
$16,400 $15,600 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its last chapter includes wisdom from King Lemuel, taught to him by his mother, as well as the famous "Virtuous Woman" passage

Final scores:

Juliet Jeff Lara
$11,400 $31,200 $20,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Juliet Jeff Lara
$16,400 $15,800 $9,600
18 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-03
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