Show #8425 - Friday, June 18, 2021

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


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Elaine Filadelfo, a data researcher from Washington, D.C.

Trenton Woodley, a law student and freelance politico from Memphis, Tennessee

Emily White, a public relations specialist from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Savannah: The correct response comes shortly before the word "beauty" in the dictionary.)
    $200 11
Catherine &
Isabella Linton
    $200 19
COST is the stock symbol for this company--don't overthink it
    $200 2
The 2 turtles Sylvester Stallone had in "Creed 2" are the same turtles he had in this 1976 movie
    $200 28
Though they may have fluff, many vultures lack these on their heads & faces, perhaps to prevent bacterial infections from carrion
    $200 16
With a pass to Antonio Brown in 2021, this quarterback became the oldest to throw a postseason touchdown
    $200 1
An open-mouthed scientific vessel, or a squeaky Muppet
    $400 12
Percy Jackson, in his first novel
    $400 20
KR is the stock symbol for this major supermarket chain
    $400 3
C.B. DeMille made 21 huge Sphinxes for a 1923 version of this Bible epic & now they're being dug from the dunes where they were left
    $400 27
A 2013 study said these fish are more likely to scavenge than hunt when they are longer than 14 feet
    $400 17
One of the oldest living organisms, the pando of Utah is a grove of quaking these trees
    $400 7
Stew on this! It's a hyphenated term for an accountant
    $600 23
Miss Lucy Westenra, the first victim in Great Britain
    $600 13
This mega-retailer that joined the Dow Industrials in 1997 is near the bottom of the list alphabetically
    $600 4
Paige O'Hara & Robby Benson voiced the title pair of this Disney film
    $600 26
Animals that eat from the sea floor, like lobsters, are known as this hyphenated term, also an amoral opportunist
    $600 14
This infamous Boston gangster was once the oldest fugitive to make the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list at age 69
    $600 8
Here's an artist impression of one of these, an unconventional '50s cool cat
    $800 24
    $800 22
WFM was once the stock symbol for this company, but Amazon bought it
    $800 5
In this film Bogie's character says that Katharine Hepburn's had "ten absurd ideas for my one"
    $800 29
Thriving in urban areas, these carnivores also called ringtails are really scavengers & willingly share food
    DD: $2,600 15
Thanks to a 1386 treaty signed by Richard II & João I England's oldest ally is this country
    $800 9
In French, this 8-letter word means "a lot"
    $1000 25
Bigger Thomas, a Black youth in Chicago
    $1000 21
Tesco Stores is listed on this city's stock market
    $1000 6
Here's this woman who won no fewer than eight Academy Awards for costume design
    $1000 30
These dog-sized marsupials named for an Australian island can clean their plates--bones, fur & all
    $1000 18
Some of the oldest paleolithic hand axes were found in this gorge near Serengeti National Park
    $1000 10
This name comes before "wind force scale" in a meteorological ranking system

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

Emily Trenton Elaine
$5,200 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Trenton Elaine
$7,400 $3,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Savannah: We're gonna give just the consonants of a word but we'll define it for you.)
    $400 1
A short 1840s war with this country cost the U.S. an estimated $71 million, or around $3 billion today
    $400 18
Our Georgia is on the Atlantic; the country of Georgia is sandwiched between Turkey & Russia along this sea
    $400 28
For the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo painted "The Fall of Man" & "The Expulsion from" this place
    $400 12
Tweed is a fabric that can be made with this basic weave that also starts with "tw"
    $400 2
Dr. Lance Gentile started as a medical adviser on this Michael Crichton-created show & by 1995 was writing & winning Emmys for it
    $400 7
shedding seasonally
    $800 14
A 2010 congressional report estimated that this war cost the U.S. 1.1% of its 1899 GDP
    $800 19
Most of Georgia's Kolkhida lowland used to be a stagnant one of these; our Georgia has the Okefenokee one
    $800 27
Seen here on a 14th century German panel is Jesus, raising him from the dead
    $800 13
This light, crinkled fabric shares a name with a light, crinkly paper
    $800 3
In 2019 Jesse Armstrong won for this HBO show about the dysfunctional Roy family, running a media empire
    $800 8
relating to Celtic highlanders
    $1200 15
In 1975 the New York Times reported that China & the U.S.S.R. had given $7.5 billion in aid to this country, 40% for its military
    $1200 22
In the U.S., Georgia borders Alabama; on its south, Georgia borders this country that also begins & ends with "A"
    $1200 25
Tintoretto painted "The Conversion of Saint Paul" on his way to this city
    $1200 23
Made from hemp or jute, it's the 6-letter type of canvas seen here
    $1200 4
This man was nominated for "Twin Peaks" in 1990 but lost out to David E. Kelley for an episode of "L.A. Law"
    $1200 9
French term describing the overall lifework of a writer
    $1600 16
$350 billion is one estimate for what these 2 Mideast countries spent fighting each other from 1980 to 1988
    DD: $1,800 20
Georgia's capital Atlanta is a sister city to this national capital of Georgia
    DD: $5,000 29
Stolen in Israel in 1996, this Russian-born artist's "Jacob's Ladder" was recovered in 2015 & sold at auction in 2020
    $1600 24
The fleece of this llama & vicuna relative is prized & comes in almost 2 dozen natural colors
    $1600 5
"Life on the Street" was the subtitle of this Baltimore-set cop show that won in 1993 for Tom Fontana
    $1600 10
a Greek liqueur
    $2000 17
Britain's victory in this 1754-1763 war nearly doubled the national debt
    $2000 21
In the U.S., the Blue Ridge Mountains reach into northern Georgia; in Europe this "Great" range is to the north
    $2000 30
Van Dyck depicted Jesus crowned with thorns in this painting whose name means "behold the man"
    $2000 26
Threads of metal are woven into this 4-letter fabric with a French name
    $2000 6
In 1994, all 5 nominees were for episodes of this police series set in the fictional 15th Precinct in Manhattan
    $2000 11
it's from the Latin for "compliant", perhaps to excess

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Trenton Elaine
$10,800 $6,800 $16,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1915 story by this European, a woman finds a corpse & says, "It's gone & croaked--just lying there, dead as a doornail!"

Final scores:

Emily Trenton Elaine
$21,500 $3,599 $10,799
2-day champion: $50,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Trenton Elaine
$14,000 $6,600 $16,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-23
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