Show #8426 - Monday, June 21, 2021

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


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Michael Tran, a Ph.D. student from El Monte, California

Jessica Newman, an attorney originally from Irvine, Kentucky

Emily White, a public relations specialist from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
In 1992 there was a dramatic lighting by Paralympian Antonio Rebollo, who shot a flaming this
    $200 16
The injury called this fruit "hand" is on the rise--use a cutting board when making guacamole!
    $200 9
Sticky fruits, not blood, are the diet of this type of parrot named for a classic character; check out that hairline
    $200 4
Henry Fonda & a jury decide a fate
    $200 1
To make it more accessible, Stephen Hawking followed up "A Brief History of Time" with this even more concise version
    $200 14
Aye, it means connected with the sea or nautical activities
    $400 27
In 2012 this soccer star stylishly transported the torch up the Thames in a speedboat
    $400 17
Cercarial dermatitis, this type of athlete's "itch", is not caused by chlorine but by a parasite
    $400 21
This country's flag has 5 stars for the 5 lands of the United Provinces of Central America; conveniently, they form an "H"
    $400 5
O'shea Jackson Jr. plays Ice Cube (his dad)
    $400 2
Boris Fausto's "Concise History of" this nation covers 500 years, starting with the arrival of the Portuguese
    $400 10
In this system, employees choose the hours they wish to work as long as it totals a full day
    DD: $1,200 28
In 1956 on a flight from Singapore to Jakarta, the Olympic torch crossed this for the first time
    $600 18
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is also known as Grinch syndrome because this organ is too small
    $600 22
The last person to receive a pension from this war died in 2020; the 90-year-old woman's dad changed sides midway through
    $600 6
Robin Williams tells his students to seize the day (1989)
    $600 3
"Lifeboat No. 8" by Elizabeth Kaye recounts this disaster in 70 pages from the point of view of a group of survivors
    $600 11
Louis Chauvin & Thomas Turpin were pioneers of this syncopated forerunner of jazz
    $800 19
A type of glossitis, "geographic" this sense organ gives it a map-like appearance
    $800 23
Bruce Peterson's horrific 1967 crash of Northrop's M2-F2 was in this 1970s TV series opening; Peterson survived, but without bionics
    $800 7
Hilary Swank hits like a girl--a really, really powerful girl
    $800 25
Pruning away some of its regal glamour, "My Kingdom for a Horse" is a capsule of this British conflict
    $800 12
It begins at midnight at 0 degrees longitude & includes a place name
    $1000 20
Similar to carpal tunnel syndrome, "baby" this joint affects the parents, not the baby
    $1000 24
This app that took a wild ride in 2021 with stocks like AMC Theatres was formed in 2015 to democratize investing
    $1000 8
Adam Sandler takes out Drew Barrymore over & over
    $1000 26
Jonathan Clements' "Brief History of" this group asks, were they "the last pagans or the first modern Europeans?"
    $1000 13
2-word term referring to a period before recorded history; in law, a claim dating from then needs no proof

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

Emily Jessica Michael
$1,000 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jessica Michael
$0 $4,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This desert stretches more than 3,000 miles from Mauritania to Sudan
    $400 16
In 2020 this character was back in "Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime..."
    $400 2
Olbers' paradox is the fact that the night sky is dark; why don't these light it up?
    $400 11
Temperature-based phrase for information that's just been printed in a newspaper
    $400 23
World War I Sergeant Stubby, who warned soldiers of gas attacks, is seen here with his medals & of course, these around his neck
    DD: $1,000 3
To sail from the Bahamas to the U.S. mainland, you cross these straits
    $800 17
Seen here, Anya-Taylor Joy helped make this miniseries one of streaming TV's most successful
    $800 21
In this third John Grisham thriller, 2 Supreme Court justices are killed & a journalist helps a law student on the run
    $800 6
The liar paradox begins with a contradictory statement: the given "sentence is" this
    $800 12
Longtime Philly DJ Jerry Blavat helped popularize this "explosive" rhyming phrase for something good out of the old days
    $800 24
Future Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth received the medal after an RPG took down this she was piloting in Iraq in 2004
    $1200 4
We believe you'll be "Abel" to name this sea between Australia & New Zealand that covers nearly a million square miles in area
    $1200 18
In 2020 the plastic crown worn by this "Big Poppa" rapper in his final photo shoot sold at auction for nearly $600,000
    $1200 26
The title refers to a high-flying rocket in this third Ian Fleming James Bond novel
    $1200 7
One of Zeno's paradoxes involves Achilles racing this animal (which had a head start)
    $1200 13
To the phrase "Safe as" these little creatures, James Thurber added "under a cookstove"
    DD: $2,000 25
He is the only U.S. president to have received the medal
    $1600 5
Extending from the Arctic coast to the Kazakhstan border, this Russian mountain range goes north/south for about 1,500 miles
    $1600 19
Watch out, William! Prince Harry said one of his favorite films is this 1994 Disney cartoon with a royal sibling usurper
    $1600 22
Marine officer & disciplinarian dad Bull Meecham in this third book by Pat Conroy calls himself this, the novel's title
    $1600 8
"No one does wrong voluntarily" is one of the paradoxes this man attributed to Socrates
    $1600 14
Travis McGee observes, "People who become" these "in their own time usually have very little time left"
    $1600 28
Kurt Vonnegut said his Purple Heart was not for surviving the firebombing of this German city but for frostbite
    $2000 10
Ontario is on the eastern border of this Canadian province that boasts Brandon & Flin Flon
    $2000 20
Scandal sang, "Shooting at the walls of heartache, bang bang, I am" this
    $2000 27
Set in 18th century Italy, Anne Rice's "Cry to Heaven" is about 2 of these male sopranos, adored as singers, yet shunned as men
    $2000 9
William Stanley Jevons' 19th century paradox stated if you increase this fuel's efficiency, consumption of it will rise
    $2000 15
Shakespeare put "cry" before this word, an order to soldiers to start looting & pillaging
    $2000 29
Rod Serling was awarded a Purple Heart & this country's liberation medal for his efforts in places like Leyte

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jessica Michael
$5,800 $3,200 $14,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Emily Dickinson made frequent use of a work by this family friend & said that for several years, it was "my only companion"

Final scores:

Emily Jessica Michael
$8,800 $6,400 $12,879
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,879

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Jessica Michael
$8,000 $3,200 $16,000
11 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
8 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2021-03-24
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