Show #8411 - Monday, May 31, 2021

First game with Mayim Bialik as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to National Alliance on Mental Illness.


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Kevin Hirsh, an attorney from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Eliza Cope, an elementary school science teacher originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Amanda Ganske, a product marketing manager from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Daruma dolls, which right themselves when tipped over, are associated with a Japanese phrase meaning "fall down seven times" do this "eight"
    $200 1
Alice encounters this crazed craftsman at a tea party
    $200 21
A sometime Coral Gables resident, singer Marc Anthony co-owns this NFL team
    $200 16
Regulus is part of the sickle, a star formation that is also the head of this maned constellation
    $200 6
Cordate & cordiform mean shaped like the common symbol for this body part
    $200 26
She was the first woman to be both wife & mom to a U.S. president
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from New York City.) A hippopotamus nicknamed William is the mascot of the 5th Avenue outpost of this venerable New York City museum; a replica of him makes a good souvenir
    $400 2
To write his bestseller about this colorfully hatted group, Robin Moore trained with them & accompanied them to Vietnam
    $400 22
There was no swash in this MLB team's buckle from 1993 to 2012, with no winning seasons
    $400 17
This pair of "Big" & "Little" star clusters can be found in Ursa Major & Minor, respectively
    $400 7
A tetrahedron is sometimes described as a triangular one of these
    $400 27
Kathy Headlee founded MWB, Mothers Without these, to aid the world's orphaned & vulnerable kids
    $600 13
The lid keeps the beer cool, ja, in a traditional one of these German tankards
    $600 3
In a Dr. Seuss book title, Bartholomew Cubbins wears this many hats
    $600 23
In 1997 this NBA team changed its nickname & dropped its Bullets; capital idea!
    $600 18
A group of 4 stars near Lyra is called this, like the center piece that holds an arch together
    $600 8
These 2 words that both start with the same 3 letters mean curving inward & curving outward
    $600 28
In 2018 Micheál Neeson changed his last name to this in honor of his late mother
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.) The Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum store sells a Barbie doll of Katherine Johnson, a pioneering NASA mathematician who was portrayed by Taraji P. Henson in this Oscar-nominated 2016 film
    $800 4
This colorfully dressed guy took Curious George from a life in the jungle to one in the city
    $800 24
Dr. J, Charles Barkley & Allen Iverson all suited up for this NBA squad
    DD: $1,300 19
The Winter Triangle spans stars in constellations from Betelgeuse to Procyon to this bright star in Canis Major
    $800 9
Often made with black paper, these 2-dimensional outlines of your profile show the shape of your face
    $800 29
In 1497 her reign in Spain turned tragic after the death of Juan, her only son
    $1000 15
When you visit the country just south of Kenya, you can bring home some of this mineral named for it
    $1000 5
This French schoolgirl can often be found wearing a sailor hat; one of Ludwig Bemelmans' books is her "and the Bad Hat"
    $1000 25
Gordie Howe played for this NHL team from 1946 to 1971
    $1000 20
Also known as the 3 Sisters, Alnitak, Alnilam & Mintaka make up this hunter's "Belt"
    $1000 10
The Earth is generally considered to be this 6-letter type of spheroid, as it is flattened at the poles
    $1000 30
Her son succeeded her as India's prime minister, a job that her dad once had as well

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

Amanda Eliza Kevin
$5,000 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Eliza Kevin
$5,000 $5,100 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
"Et, tu" him--2 years after taking part in Caesar's murder, both he & Cassius killed themselves
    $400 7
The story goes that Queens' College at this U.K. university has the apostrophe at the end, as it was founded by 2 monarchs
    $400 12
An accepted principle or maxim of religious faith
    $400 1
Eddie Redmayne as him in "The Theory of Everything"
    $400 2
A Bermuda 10-dollar coin features one of these "horses", actually a pipefish relative
    $400 22
"Je pense, donc je suis" is how I originally wrote my best-known philosophical phrase
    $800 23
The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ended this war
    DD: $2,000 4
This Massachusetts island was likely named for the daughter of explorer Bartholomew Gosnold
    $800 13
The chief instigator of a group engaged in an illegal activity
    $800 8
Jamie Foxx as this R&B legend
    $800 17
Cameroon produced a commemorative 500-franc "Happiness" coin in the shape of one of these, with a 4-leaf clover on the back
    $800 27
Oui, in a 1946 essay I expounded on the idea that "Existence precedes essence"
    DD: $2,000 20
Mobutu Sese Seko amassed a $5 billion fortune ruling what's now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which he renamed this
    $1200 3
In 1634 the first English settlement in what's now this state was called St. Mary's (but wasn't named for the same woman as the colony)
    $1200 14
One who wanders aimlessly, or the classic American Motors car seen here
    $1200 9
Him as the title guy in "Capote"
    $1200 18
A bronc tries to buck a rider on a 2012 Canadian coin commemorating 100 years of this Calgary event
    $1200 28
"God is dead! God remains dead! And we have killed him!" Yep, I wrote that in 1882
    $1600 24
In 1377 Gregory XI, the last French pope, returned the papacy to Rome from this city
    $1600 5
This capital of Newfoundland & Labrador is one of the oldest & most easterly in North America
    $1600 15
The institutions & people of education taken as a whole
    $1600 10
Forest Whitaker as this Ugandan dictator in "The Last King of Scotland"
    $1600 19
A 1902 Australian 2-pound coin depicts St. George on horseback on the reverse & this newly minted king on the obverse
    $1600 29
"Now the cave or den is the world of sight, the fire is the sun, the way upward is the way to knowledge"--hey, that's mine!
    $2000 25
From the 1920s to the 1940s Jordan was known by this name, 5 letters longer
    $2000 6
St. George's is the capital of this Caribbean "Spice Isle" much in the news in 1983
    $2000 16
The product of a body's mass & velocity
    $2000 11
Jeremy Irons as this hubby of Sunny in "Reversal of Fortune"
    $2000 21
A 1960s Austrian 5-schilling coin featured one of these renowned horses from the Spanish riding school
    $2000 30
I was born in Edinburgh in 1711, 28 years before I published the first volumes of "A Treatise of Human Nature"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Eliza Kevin
$12,600 $11,100 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The day it debuted in 1980, this network with an Italian name aired a Carnegie Hall celebration of Aaron Copland's 80th birthday

Final scores:

Amanda Eliza Kevin
$25,200 $9,599 $25,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Eliza Kevin
$12,600 $9,800 $15,200
17 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2021-03-15
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