Show #8420 - Friday, June 11, 2021

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


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Katie Sekelsky, a graphic designer from Kent, Ohio

Mike Goldstein, a copywriter originally from Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Ankit Gupta, a product manager from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
This Oregon city has an extinct volcano within city limits, 630-foot Mount Tabor
    $200 3
Now used by many groups as an aid to rehabilitation, the twelve-step program started with this organization
    $200 4
This legendary Braves slugger who's first on the all-time RBI list with 2,297 passed away in 2021
    $200 29
Due to his New Deal spending, some called the president Franklin Deficit Roosevelt instead of using this middle name
    $200 30
In 2020 the most common apps used by schools for remote learning included Microsoft Teams & this one founded by Eric Yuan
    $200 17
Type of nose that's short, broad & somewhat turned up
    $400 27
Jackson Volcano, under the capital of this southern state, erupted 75 million years ago & formed a dome on which the city sits today
    $400 8
This nation is last alphabetically of the 12 independent mainland countries of South America
    $400 6
During his career he had a record 14,053 official at-bats; maybe that's why he's also the career hits leader
    $400 14
This Roman emperor was called "Biberius" due to his noted love of drinking
    $400 19
ESL programs, short for this, got a big push in Florida in the 1960s as Cubans fled their country
    $400 18
Swimming Olympian Mark
    $600 22
Just east of the Valles Caldera, this New Mexico City & national lab site helped create a different type of explosion in WWII
    $600 9
Pauly Shore plays a loser who becomes this spokesman for a group of 12 in "Jury Duty"
    $600 5
In 1973 & 1974 this California Angels pitcher hurled a total of 750 strikeouts, the most ever in 2 straight years
    $600 7
France's fifth king with this name, the last Carolingian monarch, was "The Do-Nothing", & that's saying something
    $600 12
A counterpart of the Rhodes Scholarship, Kennedy Scholarships enable British citizens to study at these 2 Boston-area schools
    $600 20
Manny Pacquiao's occupation; while also true, congressman does not fit the category
    $800 25
Erupting several times in 1992, Mount Spurr has dumped ash on & remains a threat to this largest Alaska city
    $800 10
Of the 12 signs of the zodiac, it's the only one represented by an arachnid
    $800 2
He is the only player in MLB history to walk more than 200 times in one season; he got 232 free passes in 2004
    $800 15
Using the old family name, Winston Churchill referred to this world leader as "Herr Schicklgruber"
    $800 13
This 2-word term has been defined as tools that help to make an issue or lesson clearer
    $800 23
A clothes size once meant for the heavier-than-average boy
    DD: $3,400 26
This "gem" is an extinct volcanic cone with a summit that overlooks Honolulu
    $1000 11
In song, the 12 days of Christmas gifts include this gift on the eighth day
    $1000 1
With Negro League stats now part of Major League history, this slugger may claim the title of "last .400 hitter"
    $1000 21
Mystic & royal companion Grigori Novykh received this nickname, Russian for "debauched one"
    $1000 16
To get into a school accredited by the American Bar Association, be prepared to take the entrance exam with this acronym
    $1000 24
Nationality-wise it would describe the wonderful Vitus Bering or the super Jorn Utzon

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

Ankit Mike Katie
$2,200 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ankit Mike Katie
$2,800 $7,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In a classic story for children, this title bull ignores the matador & enjoys smelling flowers
    $400 27
In 1939 she became the first 20th century Mexican artist to have a painting bought by the Louvre
    $400 28
The NAGC is the National Association for these children, which means they're smart, not that they got a lot of Christmas presents
    $400 24
This scientific instrument records P waves, S waves & surface waves
    $400 29
Ghosts are said to live in a "sea of trees" at the base of this Japanese volcano, as do moles, deer & black bears
    $400 30
In a stunning 1990 upset, Buster Douglas knocked out this heavyweight boxing champ
    $800 9
In this Pearl Buck novel, Wang betrays his wife O-Lan for another woman
    $800 8
Before this woman moved to Montgomery, she helped her husband Raymond defend the Scottsboro Boys in the 1930s
    $800 25
This word for a skillful veteran can also mean well-flavored with paprika or cumin
    $800 10
Castor canadensis is the scientific name for this aquatic rodent
    $800 13
Named for its white fur, the northern ghost bat feeds mostly on these nocturnal lepidopterans
    $800 20
Prince Buster was a leader in this 3-letter Caribbean music style
    $1200 3
A soldier is horribly wounded in the WWI novel he "Got His Gun", published 2 days after World War II began
    $1200 7
Asked about how she hit the ball so far in golf, this multi-sport wonder said she just loosened her girdle & let it fly
    $1200 15
There are 2 consecutive "V"s in the middle of this word that describes your shrewdness
    $1200 11
Types of joints in the body include hinge, saddle & "ball &" this
    $1200 14
This superhero has a flaming skull & sold his soul to a demon
    $1200 22
Catcher Buster Posey helped this team win World Series championships in 2010, 2012 & 2014
    DD: $5,000 2
After a plane crash in the Himalayas, 4 people end up in Shangri-La in this 1933 novel
    $1600 5
This 3-named woman has been called America's Historian-in-Chief
    DD: $5,000 16
From the French for "right", you're skillful in mind or body if you're deemed it
    $1600 1
On weather maps, isobars are lines that join areas of equal measures of this
    $1600 18
Near its western border with Algeria, this large African country is home to Idinen, a fortress that's said to be haunted
    $1600 23
Buster Keaton made his film debut in this portly silent comic's 1917 2-reeler "The Butcher Boy"
    $2000 4
Her novella "Anthem" is set in a future where people live without freedom in collectives
    $2000 6
A 2021 biography says this first female doctor in the U.S. was originally admitted to medical school as a joke
    $2000 17
Latin for "easy" gives us this 6-letter adjective for a display of smooth skill
    $2000 12
The nuclear research organization CERN has made this stuff & kept it around for 15 minutes, leading to fears of Armageddon
    $2000 19
"Ghost shirts" that were supposed to protect believers were part of this 19th century Native American movement
    $2000 21
It's the 2-word alliterative name of the 1895 Frederic Remington sculpture seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ankit Mike Katie
$1,800 $12,800 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Latin for "key", this word for a type of isolated country applies to Vatican City, which has keys on its flag

Final scores:

Ankit Mike Katie
$1,800 $2,800 $7,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ankit Mike Katie
$6,800 $15,400 $11,200
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2021-03-16
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