Show #8412 - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to National Alliance on Mental Illness.


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Dominic Rios, a teacher from San Diego, California

Robin Lozano, a hospitality executive from San Antonio, Texas

Kevin Hirsh, an attorney from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
The presidential mansion in this capital city occupies the site where Pizarro's palace once stood
    $200 11
Ernest Rutherford wrote that this colleague for whom a "counter" is named "could count... for a whole night"
    $200 26
For oral hygiene, "C" the offerings from Crest & this brand that offers total SF whitening toothpaste
    $200 2
In nursery rhyme news, this pair were airlifted from a hill after one suffered a severe head injury fetching water
    $200 23
This title pair of an animated favorite were a psychotic Chihuahua & a dimwitted cat
    $200 3
"The best laid schemes of ____ & men"
    $400 20
In the late 19th & early 20th centuries, Iquitos was a major shipping port on this river during the rubber boom
    DD: $2,000 12
I look at the world & I notice it's turning--thanks to this man who studied at the University of Krakow in the 1490s
    $400 27
These 2 paper towel brands start with "B" & end with "Y"
    $400 1
Punning on a rodent, it's a low-ranking employee who may fetch papers or dry cleaning
    $400 21
NBC rebooted this sitcom whose title characters have the surnames Truman & Adler
    $400 4
"A ____ in a poke"
    $600 16
22,200-foot Mount Huascaran, the highest in Peru, is in the Cordillera Blanca range of these mountains
    $600 13
We think of this Russian who became a professor of general chemistry in 1867, periodically
    $600 28
Brands of dish soap with female names include Joy & this one that touts its use to clean wildlife affected by oil spills
    $600 8
In this movie, Regina says, "Gretchen, stop trying to make 'fetch' happen. it's not going to happen"
    $600 22
Cindy Williams & Penny Marshall lived together & worked together on this sitcom
    $600 5
"A sacred ____"
    $800 17
One of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere, it was the capital of the Inca Empire when the Spanish arrived
    $800 14
Avi Loeb thinks a space object seen in 2017 & artistically depicted here comes from this 16-letter type of being, the title of his book
    $800 29
Noxzema came out in 1914, just 3 years after the launch of this snowy white skin cream whose name also starts with "N"
    $800 9
Hercules' 11th labor was a fruit run to fetch these valuable items guarded by the Hesperides
    $800 24
The backyard of these two title Disney TV characters was always the place to be for cool inventions & fun
    $800 6
"As fine as ____'s hair"
    $1000 18
This lake that's 12,500 feet above sea level is on the border of Peru & Bolivia
    $1000 15
This French pioneer of studies in electricity got quite a shock when his father was guillotined in 1793
    $1000 30
Sealy mattresses started in Sealy, Texas in 1881; this other mattress brand introduced its Perfect Sleeper in 1931
    $1000 10
In "The Tempest", this ex-Duke of Milan says Caliban "does make our fire, fetch in our wood"
    $1000 25
They sometimes played dysfunctional couple Meegan & Andre on their Comedy Central series
    $1000 7
"One ____ does not make a summer"

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

Kevin Robin Dominic
$0 $3,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Robin Dominic
$2,000 $6,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
A dynamite-filled wagon exploded in front of the J.P. Morgan Building on this NYC street in 1920
    $400 10
It's no surprise that Alba in Piedmont is the name of the town that this color truffle comes from
    $400 30
Langston Hughes attended this New York City Ivy League school & discovered Harlem, where he would help lead a renaissance
    $400 12
"Hunger Games: Mockingjay" director Francis Lawrence won a Grammy for directing her "Bad Romance" video
    $400 11
The Book of Proverbs provided a play & movie title with "he that troubleth his own house shall inherit" this
    $400 19
Ralph Waldo Emerson was nicknamed this 4-letter wise person "of Concord"
    $800 6
This body convened for the first time on March 4, 1789, but only 8 members--4 short of a quorum--showed up
    $800 2
The San Marzano type of this is prized because it grows in the rich volcanic soil of Mount Vesuvius
    $800 26
As a young man, he wrote action novels under the name John Lange, but would go on to write of re-created dinosaurs
    $800 13
"Eight Days A Week", a documentary about The Beatles, earned this "Apollo 13" director his first Grammy
    $800 17
"Government of the people, by the people, for the people" is from the end of this brief but powerful speech
    $800 20
Take the creature seen here, add one letter, & you have this word meaning "clever"
    $1200 1
The first mass inoculation of children against this disease began in Pittsburgh in 1954
    $1200 3
Any Pecorino cheese, like Pecorino Romano, comes from the milk of this animal
    $1200 27
This Polish author who wrote in English lived in exile in Russia as a child & went to sea as a teenager
    $1200 14
This actress was Grammy-worthy for directing "Quincy", a film about her father, a music legend
    $1200 18
In "A Charlie Brown Christmas", Linus quotes this gospel's "Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy"
    $1200 21
Often seen before "faire", this word creates a phrase meaning "knowing how to live" when it comes before "vivre"
    DD: $1,500 8
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition opened April 30, 1904 in this non-Louisiana city
    $1600 4
Barene are salt marshes in this lagoon where Barena honey is made
    $1600 28
At 16, she was a teacher; by 19 she was married & a mother; she only began publishing books about prairie family life at age 65
    $1600 15
Spike Jonze won for directing this Oscar winner dancing in Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" video
    $1600 23
In "The Prophet", he wrote, "Work is love made visible"
    $1600 22
This 7-letter word can mean wise or pertaining to the species of man
    $2000 9
On October 5, 1877 this Native people's Chief Joseph surrendered to pursuing U.S. soldiers
    $2000 5
This 7-letter red wine from Tuscany comes from a Sangiovese grape, but its quality varies quite a bit
    DD: $3,000 29
Born Chloe Wofford, she converted to Catholicism at age 12 & added the name Anthony to hers, from St. Anthony of Padua
    $2000 16
Peter Bogdanovich, director of "The Last Picture Show", won for "Runnin' Down a Dream", about this singer & his backing band
    $2000 24
This missionary whose time was 1875-1965 said, "Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now--always"
    $2000 25
It's "A" 6-letter noun meaning deftness, often in business

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Robin Dominic
$6,300 $8,600 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1860s a zoologist proposed that this island was once part of a lost continent he dubbed Lemuria

Final scores:

Kevin Robin Dominic
$12,600 $12,601 $2,100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Robin Dominic
$6,400 $13,600 $5,600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2021-03-15
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