Show #8401 - Monday, May 17, 2021

2021 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
First game with Buzzy Cohen as guest host.


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Sarah Jett Rayburn, a writer and stay-at-home mom from Hutto, Texas

Ryan Bilger, a graduate student from Macungie, Pennsylvania

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
This website for sharing videos was registered on Monday, February 14, 2005; Keyboard Cat would debut later
    $200 26
They'll help you find that 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan you want
    $200 16
"And the Lord came down upon" this place, "on the top of" it... "and Moses went up"
    $200 5
"If you build it, he will come"
    $200 29
Rope maker Samuel Gray & sailor James Caldwell were among the victims of this 1770 event
    $200 28
Abrupt & complete withdrawal from an addictive substance
    $400 27
Shoppers in Rogers, Arkansas had a new option on July 2, 1962 as the first of these stores opened
    $400 17
is for this company that makes makeup, fragrances & skincare products
    $400 11
"Hath not the scripture said, that Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of" this, "where David was?"
    $400 4
"What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same?"
    $400 23
His assassin was an anarchist named Leon Czolgosz, who said, "I am not sorry for my crime"
    $400 21
An insignificant sum of money
    $600 18
Pairing a legume & a grain, this New Orleans specialty is traditionally served on Mondays
    $600 25
They'll help you with your financial goals & investing
    $600 10
"Therefore is the name of it called" this; "because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth"
    $600 3
"Greed, for lack of a better word, is good"
    DD: $3,800 15
The 1859 discovery of this near Titusville set off a boom in Pennsylvania
    $600 19
"'Quack, quack,' said the mother" is a line from this Hans Christian Andersen tale
    $800 9
On a Monday in 1936, Jesse Owens had a good day in this European city
    $800 13
X marks the spot for this Pittsburgh company, founded in 1901 & formerly part of USX
    $800 7
"Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into" this region, now in northern Israel
    $800 2
"You wanna play rough? Okay, say hello to my little friend"
    $800 24
It was the first Confederate state to secede from the Union
    $800 20
A true lack of something is said to be "as scarce as" these (of which there are actually none)
    $1000 8
We're used to the Sunday holiday but in the British Commonwealth, this "Monday" is a holiday
    $1000 12
The buck stops at this retailer
    $1000 6
"... And sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into" this country
    $1000 1
"You may keep one of your children. The other one must go"
    $1000 14
The Great Sioux War of 1876 is also called this war, after the sacred region the Sioux were fighting for
    $1000 22
This military gait is called stechschritt in Germany, where it was used from the time of Frederick the Great

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

Jason Ryan Sarah
$3,400 $7,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Ryan Sarah
$4,200 $9,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
While Schubert's seventh symphony is also incomplete, it's his eighth symphony in B minor that's famously called this
    $400 28
1955: Harlow Curtice, president of this automaker that was the first corporation to earn $1 billion in net profits in a year
    $400 29
"Country Music" & "The Civil War" are among his documentary series to air on PBS
    $400 27
To visit beautiful Moorea in French Polynesia from the U.S., you'll likely first fly to this larger sister island about 10 miles away
    $400 30
In "Everybody's Protest Novel", James Baldwin took to task this novel & its author Harriet Beecher Stowe
    $400 23
Antagonistic, like an unfriendly witness in court
    $800 19
Inspired by a Paul Verlaine poem, it's the French title of the piece heard here
    DD: $6,000 7
2015: This national leader instrumental in dealing with Europe's refugee & debt crises
    $800 10
Season 1 episodes of this series included "The Crab Nebula"; season 47 had "Cat Tales" & "Polar Extremes"
    $800 20
2 important World War I battles were named for this river that joins the Seine near Paris
    $800 26
In 1905 this Austrian published "Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality"
    $800 18
Pronounced one way, it means satisfied; another, it means the stuff a TV network has to show
    $1200 5
This Czech composer's "New World Symphony" was influenced by Native American music & African-American spirituals
    $1200 12
1997: Andrew Grove, chairman & CEO of this company, a pioneer in the computer chip industry
    $1200 2
"Every story brings you closer to the truth" on this investigative series, winner of more than 90 Emmys since its 1983 debut
    $1200 8
Named for a Danish queen, this capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands is on St. Thomas
    DD: $4,000 22
Nora Ephron wrote that she wanted to be her, "the only lady at the table. The woman who made her living by her wit"
    $1200 17
This term meaning utterly calm precedes "highness" in royal-speak
    $1600 4
Music from his "Thus Spake Zarathustra" became especially popular after it was featured in the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
    $1600 24
This West Point grad who was commander of U.S. forces in South Vietnam
    $1600 21
A BAFTA-winning series about love & second chances is called "Last Tango in" this place
    $1600 16
A gateway to central Asia, this strategic pass between Kabul & Peshawar has also been a gateway for invaders
    $1600 6
An essay that she wrote about marine life called "World of Waters" was published in 1937 as "Undersea"
    $1600 9
"The colonel was" this might mean that he no longer felt distressed, or that his command was taken away
    $2000 3
Witchcraft in a story by Gogol inspired this "Night" music by Mussorgsky
    $2000 11
1968: Moon-orbiting Apollo 8 astronauts Anders, Borman & this man who later commanded Apollo 13
    $2000 15
This author, scholar & critic helped celebrities connect to their past on "Finding Your Roots"
    $2000 1
More than half of this city that's now the capital of North Macedonia was destroyed in a 1963 earthquake
    $2000 13
In 1972 John McPhee contrasted the game of Monopoly with a deteriorating Atlantic City in his essay "The Search for" this property
    $2000 14
Doubtful starts with "D"; this 7-letter "D" adjective means the same thing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Ryan Sarah
$9,400 $32,400 $9,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Plutarch quotes this man who sentenced many to death: "Small ones deserve that, and I have no higher for the greater crimes"

Final scores:

Jason Ryan Sarah
$18,800 $32,405 $0
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Ryan Sarah
$9,400 $24,000 $7,000
16 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2021-04-13
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