Show #8424 - Thursday, June 17, 2021

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


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Matt Walton, a civil servant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Emily White, a public relations specialist from Wilmington, Delaware

Sarah Reza, a museum program manager from Hyattsville, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This westernmost Canadian province has a northern border with, fittingly, the Northwest Territories
    $200 11
6/6 is the metric equivalent of this fraction for normal visual acuity
    $200 17
It has 4 strings, 5 letters & 6 Bach solo suites written just for it
    $200 18
    $200 1
Humiliated by saying something stupid? You've got this "on your face"
    $200 19
Ned Stark faces a trio of women & asks them questions in order to select one for a night out
    $400 7
This large lake on Vermont's western border bears the name of the first Frenchman to explore the area
    $400 12
In the 1980s, Carmela Vitale of Long Island patented an early version of the item seen here, known as a, this food saver
    $400 16
The Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos had a surprise 1994 international hit with an album of Gregorian these
    $400 21
Memphis Belle
    $400 2
If you sit around watching a lot of TV, & we're totally cool with that for at least a specific half-hour a day, you are a "couch" this
    $400 26
Sofia Vergara dumps Ed O'Neill for Michael J. Fox & forms a new home
    $600 8
Woof! It's the Mexican state highlighted here, north of the state of Durango
    $600 20
The country of Tuvalu gets nearly 10% of its gross national income licensing this Internet domain extension
    $600 13
Italian for "tail", this 4-letter word is a concluding part of a piece of music
    $600 22
Spruce Goose
    $600 3
If you're "full of" these, you're energetic; now spill 'em
    $600 25
Like sands through the hourglass, Richie & Fonzie get caught up in the soap opera set in the fictional town of Salem
    $800 9
From its sources in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, this 1,900-mile river flows all the way to the Gulf of Mexico
    $800 29
W.S. Gilbert said the short stature of the trio of actresses seen here suggested the "Three Little Maids" song in this operetta
    DD: $2,000 14
Joan Sutherland was one of these sopranos who decorated her arias with a "rainbow" of musical hues
    $800 23
Seven Stars in Kyushu
    $800 4
In Acts, "The disciples came together to" do this alliterative thing, eat together
    $800 27
The Robinson family can't find the way home in the cosmos but are helped by a galactic cartoon hero & his sidekicks Jan & Jayce
    $1000 10
This capital of Saskatchewan started out as a hunters' camp called Pile O'Bones due to all the buffalo parts lying around
    $1000 30
"How to Spot a Liar" by Pamela Meyer is one of the most popular of the talks that are this nonprofit's specialty
    $1000 15
A male alto voice is also known as this 12-letter word
    $1000 24
Flying Scotsman
    $1000 5
You "eat" this 2-word non-treat when forced to apologize; a literal version is the viscera & other deer parts
    $1000 28
Stories of Huey, Dewey & Louie as they enter a horrifying world on HBO with a decomposing host

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

Sarah Emily Matt
$1,000 $6,000 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Emily Matt
$2,600 $7,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
In women's health, this compound word is often seen before "depression" but can also precede "thyroiditis"
    $400 22
In "The Grapes of Wrath", Steinbeck called this famous route the "Mother Road"
    $400 12
Seen here, Tom Hiddleston plays this Marvel trickster who has transformed himself into Odin & Captain America
    $400 10
A quadragintireme was an ancient ship powered by 40 rows of these implements
    $400 17
..."My Own Words", a bestselling collection of speeches & articles by this late Supreme Court justice
    $400 1
She served as a New York senator from 2001 to 2009 & later, ran for president
    $800 6
Meninx is the singular form of these membranes surrounding the brain & spinal cord
    $800 23
In Roman numerals, you need an MD for this number, MD
    $800 13
The neuralyzer used by Tommy Lee Jones in "Men in Black" fools you by doing this to you
    $800 11
An archiloquy was the initial part of one of these
    $800 18
... About Daphne working with the Duke of Hastings in "The Duke and I", the first in this book series, now a Netflix fave
    $800 2
The father & son seen here, they served a total of six terms as California's governor
    $1200 7
When induced by alcohol, this condition of mental disorder is "tremens" or quaking
    $1200 24
It's an area code for Atlanta & also an http error code for "not found"
    $1200 14
In "Joe vs. the Volcano", this actor is duped into thinking he has a "brain cloud"
    $1200 27
Betimes meant this, as in "I must get up betimes or verily, I shall miss the bearbaiting"
    DD: $3,000 19
... This book by Mark Bowden chronicling a savage firefight in Somalia in 1993
    $1200 3
She led Israel as the nation's 4th prime minister from 1969 to 1974
    $1600 8
O.D. can stand for an overdose or for this body part, oculus dexter in Latin
    $1600 25
Year ending in zero in which Rhode Island ratified the Constitution, the last of the 13 colonies to do so
    $1600 15
Tom Cruise fools his parents in this 1983 comedy after ruining the Porsche & having quite the wild party at their house
    $1600 29
Like gin blossoms, grog blossoms refer to this part of the face
    $1600 20
...this Emile Zola open letter to the president of the French Republic
    $1600 4
He served as mayor of D.C. from 1979 to 1991; he served 6 months in prison; he served as mayor of D.C. from 1995 to 1999
    DD: $5,000 9
18th century physician William Heberden noted a chest condition of "strangling and anxiety" & gave it this Latin name
    $2000 26
According to Johns Hopkins & the Mayo Clinic, a desirable level of total cholesterol in the blood is below this number
    $2000 16
In "Inception" he plays Eames, a forger trying to plant an idea in the target's subconscious
    $2000 28
A nepheliad was a cloud one; you've probably heard of the dryad, a wood one
    $2000 21
...this classic W.W. Jacobs short story that warns us, "The first man had his three wishes... the third was for death"
    $2000 5
He ruled Romania from 1965 until he suddenly didn't in 1989--a firing squad was involved

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Emily Matt
$13,200 $20,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On this country's National Day, August 15, all 39,000 residents are invited to Vaduz Castle for festivities & drinks

Final scores:

Sarah Emily Matt
$23,200 $28,600 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Emily Matt
$11,400 $16,400 $7,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2021-03-23
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