Show #8422 - Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to The Bowery Mission.


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Erin Rion, a director of clinical services from Napanoch, New York

Quan Do, a catalyst development engineer originally from Annandale, Virginia

Katie Sekelsky, a graphic designer from Kent, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,698)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Ming-Na Wen was marvelous as Melinda May, a one-woman cavalry on this ABC series
    $200 10
"Our American Cousin" infamously plays at Ford's Theatre
    $200 25
A ship getting a "clean bill of" this on leaving a port meant it was deemed free of infectious diseases
    $200 19
Exercises often done in a class to music:
    $200 24
In 1985 Sears launched this credit card with the promise of no annual fees
    $200 1
Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak, is 9,700 feet up in these mountains
    $400 15
Loretta Devine checked into this ABC medical drama as Adele Webber in 2005 & checked out eight years later
    $400 11
The telephone is invented by Bell
    $400 2
"All" these body parts means the entire crew & if it's a meeting, everyone is expected to come
    $400 27
Metal bar with weights on both ends:
    $400 8
The time between the end of a credit card's billing cycle & the due date is this "period"
    $400 3
On the fringes of this world capital, a 17,200-foot volcano called Iztaccíhuatl will take your breath away
    $600 16
Stephen Root's roles include the hitman handler for Barry & the stapler-obsessed Milton in this workplace comedy film
    $600 12
Lindbergh flies solo across the Atlantic
    $600 7
The right of "hot" this allows a nation to chase a boat from its own waters into the high seas
    $600 28
Period of reduced intensity toward the end of a workout:
    $600 13
Rumors abounded about an ultra-exclusive "Black Card"; in 1999 this company made one available--the Centurion Card
    $600 4
Lhasa, the capital of this autonomous region in southwestern China, sits serenely at 12,000 feet
    $800 17
Graham Greene got a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for playing Kicking Bird in this 1990 historical drama
    $800 20
The Civilian Conservation Corps gets started
    $800 9
This term for a leader without power comes from a part of a ship
    $800 29
A muscle at the back of the thigh:
    $800 22
That 3-digit number on the back of a credit card is the CVV, the "card" this 12-letter word "value"
    $800 5
This southwestern state capital lies at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, about 1.3 miles above sea level
    $1000 18
On "Parks and Rec", this actress told Amy Poehler, "You can trust me because I don't care enough about you to lie"
    $1000 21
The Battle of Santiago goes all the way up San Juan Hill
    $1000 26
This 3-word phrase for a quick exit implies you sliced off your anchor rope to get away
    $1000 30
Low-impact exercise program that can use the wunda chair:
    DD: $2,000 23
In 1950 the inaugural charge of this first universal credit card fittingly paid for a meal in New York City
    $1000 6
Located on the lower slopes of a volcano called Pichincha, this capital of Ecuador is up there at 9,350 feet

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

Katie Quan Erin
$2,600 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Quan Erin
$7,400 $3,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
Whoops! John Proctor becomes a victim of the witch hunt in this Arthur Miller drama
    $400 27
These high nests for birds of prey, like the osprey, may take their name from the Latin for a "vacant place"
    $400 8
This "Sesame Street" character fittingly appears as a census taker in a 2020 public service announcement
    $400 18
A query that expects no real response is this 10-letter type of "question"
    $400 29
Some NCAA basketball teams begin their journey with "Midnight" this; reminds me of March...
    $400 30
There were no rooms for Frederick the Great's wife in his Sanssouci Palace; her more modest home was in another part of this capital
    $800 12
The stage manager is a pivotal role in this play by Thornton Wilder
    $800 2
Poultry reside in a coop or pen & walk around in this 3-letter enclosure
    $800 5
The first season of this series said the title location "lies between the pit of man's fears & the summit of his knowledge"
    $800 19
Like coward, this cowardly adjective is 6 letters & starts with "C"
    $800 1
Also called Freedom's Eve, Watch Night is a celebration of this edict issued on January 1, 1863
    $800 22
This red-bearded Fred built a mighty, now ruined castle at Gelnhausen in the 12th century
    $1200 15
2 of the sets in this Tennessee Williams drama are the Wingfield family apartment & a fire escape
    $1200 3
Just below the overstory, this area of a tropical forest is home to the spider monkey & the sloth
    $1200 6
The French film "Les Traducteurs" was inspired by the real-life efforts to translate this novelist's "Inferno" into many languages
    $1200 20
Church law defines it as the "obstinate post-baptismal denial" of truth "which is to be believed by divine & Catholic faith"
    $1200 11
One night taken this city on the French Riviera, known for a movie festival & an international pyrotechnic festival
    $1200 23
While holding this British title as heir apparent for 20-plus years, the 18th century's "Poor Fred" lived in Cliveden House
    DD: $2,000 16
In this Albee play, Martha's husband George is an associate professor of history
    $1600 4
These crustaceans with a "solitary" name seek new shells to live in after outgrowing their old ones
    $1600 7
"Chernobyl" & this comic book movie won Iceland's Hildur Gudnadottir an Emmy, a Grammy & an Oscar within the same awards season
    $1600 26
A symphony sounds lovely; this word with the same suffix is a discordant bunch of sounds
    $1600 14
Shakespeare knew that the Eve of the Epiphany also goes by this ordinal name
    DD: $1,000 24
Frederick the Wise, ruler of Saxony, protected this controversial reformer at Wartburg Castle in 1521
    $2000 17
In this David Mamet play, a junk shop owner has sold a rare nickel for less than it's worth & plans to steal it back
    $2000 13
This type of spider creates a deep burrow with a hinged entrance from which it jumps out & snatches prey
    $2000 9
Tony Todd was paid $1,000 each time he was stung by a bee playing the title villain in this 1992 horror movie
    $2000 28
Like prophesize, this 13-letter "pro-" verb means to forecast or predict a future event
    $2000 21
Laylat al-Qadr, "Night of Power", commemorates when this angel revealed the Koran to Muhammad
    $2000 25
A Dutch Prince Frederick once owned Muskauer Park on the Neisse River, shared by Germany & this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Quan Erin
$11,600 $3,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During her second marriage, she split her time among homes in New York, New Jersey, Paris & Greece & a yacht

Final scores:

Katie Quan Erin
$19,201 $4,200 $9,600
3-day champion: $35,899 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Katie Quan Erin
$11,200 $3,600 $9,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2021-03-23
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