Show #8427 - Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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


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Sandy Olive, a high school English teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

Bridget Gallagher, an accounts receivable clerk from Austin, Texas

Michael Tran, a Ph.D. student from El Monte, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,879)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Let's start with the basics: FEMA is an acronym for this government organization
    $200 24
November 6th is National these Day; pass 'em around
    $200 15
"The Tributes" is part I of this 2008 book by Suzanne Collins
    $200 7
Kevin James rules:
"King of ____"
    $200 10
Carl Jung popularized the use of these 2 terms to refer to outgoing & shy personality types
    $200 1
It's a small recess in a wall or room
    $400 25
FEMA & the U.S. Geological Survey are 2 of the 4 groups in the Natl. Hazards Reduction program for this type of disaster
    $400 30
The flambe dessert called Bananas Foster was created at Brennan's Restaurant in this city in the 1950s
    $400 18
One big difference between this 1963 Pierre Boulle novel & the film version--no half-buried Statue of Liberty at the end
    $400 22
J. Lo charms the room: "Maid in ____"
    DD: $2,600 11
According to Freudian theory, the libido originates in this one of the 3 divisions of the psyche
    $400 2
It's from Arabic for "calendar" & the first one printed in America was "for New England for the year 1639"
    $600 9
5,000 FEMA employees were deployed in the wake of this storm that made landfall in New Jersey Oct. 29, 2012
    $600 6
Served hot or chilled, it's the 4-letter name for Japanese buckwheat noodles
    $600 19
The only graphic novel on Time magazine's list of 100 Best Novels of All Time was this one featuring Rorschach
    $600 23
Steve Buscemi & Bill Burr are firefighters:
"The King of
____ ____"
    $600 8
From the Greek for "under the ribs", it's the one-word alternate name for illness anxiety disorder
    $600 3
It will neutralize an acid & it's from Arabic for "the ashes"
    $800 26
FEMA declared major disasters due to wildfires in these 2 neighboring western states about a month apart in 2020
    $800 14
Any way you slice it, this iconic brand with its colorful balloons on the wrapper celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021
    $800 20
Artificial intelligence has become self-aware & is not pleased in Harlan Ellison's "I Have No Mouth & I Must" do this
    $800 28
De Niro's directorial debut:
"A ____ Tale"
    $800 12
For his studies in the early 20th century, this Russian scientist is considered the pioneer of classical conditioning
    $800 4
This plant is widely cultivated as feed, but can also be found growing wild
    $1000 27
FEMA warns, "While" these dikes "can help reduce the risk of flooding... they do not eliminate the risk"
    $1000 17
A popular Thai dish, it's bite-sized skewered pieces of meat usually served with peanut sauce
    $1000 21
Ursula K. Le Guin delighted audiences with her tales of Ged, a wizard of this archipelago
    $1000 29
Eddie Murphy sinks his teeth into a role:
"Vampire in ____"
    $1000 16
In psychoanalysis, this term refers to a patient projecting emotions from a previous relationship onto the therapist
    $1000 5
A set of rules to be followed in computer calculations, it comes from the name of a 9th century mathematician

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

Michael Bridget Sandy
$0 $5,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Bridget Sandy
$1,000 $8,800 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

C.G., I
    $400 20
In "We Didn't Start The Fire", Billy Joel sings of "trouble in" this Mideast canal region, the site of a 1956 crisis
    $400 10
Referring to semi-arid bush country, it's the term for remote & largely uninhabited interior regions of Australia
    $400 21
The traffic warning sign for playgrounds features this piece of equipment, with one kid higher than the other
    $400 1
While you're looking out one of these, contemplate that the word fenestral refers to them
    $400 26
Want to see a pair of Nikes almost 2,000 years old? Visit the Athens museum named for this hill
    $400 15
I can't believe a 1930s MGM casting director said, "My ears made me look like a giant sugar bowl"
    $800 7
A Grateful Dead song plays fast & loose with the story of this heroic train engineer who died in 1900
    $800 11
This "diabolical" landmark climbs 1,200 feet above the Belle Fourche River Valley in the Black Hills
    $800 22
In the U.K. a Pegasus crossing has a sign showing this animal & allows it to cross with pedestrians
    $800 2
Connubial refers to these unions
    $800 27
Several cities have Lorenzo Quinn's hurricane-inspired sculptures of this not-so-maternal figure hurling a globe
    $800 16
TriStar showed me a reported $600,000 for "Jerry Maguire"
    $1200 6
A "Hamilton" number about the defeat of Adams & Burr is titled "The Election Of" this year
    DD: $3,000 12
Latvia is wedged in the middle of these two other Baltic republics
    $1200 23
In 2018, a German town where this rock star was once stationed, honored him on pedestrian lights
    $1200 3
Adenoid as a descriptor refers to these, like the salivary ones
    $1200 28
Statues of Dizzy Dean & Ozzie Smith are outside the stadium of this Major League Baseball team
    $1200 17
You know I fronted Gnarls Barkley & coached on "The Voice", but did you know I sang backup on "Waterfalls"?
    DD: $5,500 8
"The water took its victim's name", goes a Vampire Weekend song about this English explorer who was set adrift by his crew in Canada
    $1600 13
The Iguacu Falls extend for nearly 2 miles along the border between Brazil & this other nation
    $1600 24
To reduce congestion, if this ends in 1 or 2, you can't drive in parts of Manila on Monday
    $1600 4
Something described as sidereal is like one of these faraway things
    $1600 29
Sri Lanka boasts a 37-foot tall statue of this religious figure carved from a single block of limestone
    $1600 18
I played Count Rugen & yes, I know your name is Inigo Montoya!
    $2000 9
Tom Russell's "Tonight We Ride" recounts General Pershing's 1916-17 pursuit of this Mexican guerrilla leader
    $2000 14
The fourth-most populous of the British Isles is this holiday isle off the south coast of England
    $2000 25
A sleeping policeman is British slang for this traffic-slowing road feature
    $2000 5
Cretaceous pertains to this soft rock
    $2000 30
The only work to which Michelangelo signed his name is this sculpture today in St. Peter's
    $2000 19
In the 1970s I had a giant hit with the song "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Bridget Sandy
$10,000 $3,300 $21,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The author said the name of this 10-letter creature in his poem meant "the result of much excited discussion"

Final scores:

Michael Bridget Sandy
$20,000 $3,300 $21,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Bridget Sandy
$8,200 $6,600 $21,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-24
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