Show #8428 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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


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Danielle Linn, a historian and auctioneer from Cincinnati, Ohio

Joel Simeone, a sports information assistant from Azusa, California

Sandy Olive, a high school English teacher from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
The Judiciary Act of 1789 said the Supreme Court would have 1 Chief Justice & 5 of these, which seems problematic in close decisions
    $200 16
Her 1844 poem "Lady Geraldine's Courtship" mentions Robert Browning, who soon began his own courtship
    $200 1
Predatory sobriquet for a poolroom hustler
    $200 10
1950s race horse Silky Sullivan once caught the leaders & won after trailing by 41 these, the distance from his nose to his tail
    $200 6
The B.C. scientific work "On the Nature of Things" ignores Prometheus & says it was lightning that first brought this to Earth
    $200 2
There are no parabens in this company's baby shampoo; the bottle promises "No More Tears"
    $400 7
A 1909 act of Congress describes this symbol as "the letter C inclosed within a circle"
    $400 22
This poem from 1667 contains the line "His pride had cast him out from heav'n, with all his host of rebel angels"
    $400 13
We all return to this per Genesis 3:19
    $400 17
Though India would win by 257 runs, Dwayne Leverock made a memorable catch for Bermuda in this sport at a West Indies World Cup
    $400 9
Florida is a good place to find a fulgurite, most commonly formed when lightning hits this substance
    $400 3
6 liters of wine fits in a bottle called this, the name of an extremely old guy in the Bible
    $600 8
Britain's Constitution Act of 1982 gave complete independence to this big country
    $600 24
Robert Burns described this creature as a "cow'rin tim'rous beastie"
    $600 14
It's one direction of a crossword answer
    DD: $2,000 21
Alfred Glassell set a record catching a "black" one of these in 1953; footage of the catch was later used in "The Old Man and the Sea"
    $600 23
When Michael Corleone first sees his future bride, he's "hit by" this, lightning with accompanying sound effects
    $600 4
Sourced in the Alps, this brand of Italian mineral water refers to the shape of the bottles it has used since 1899 as "Vichy"
    $800 25
This European country's history of being permissive on soft drugs dates back to its 1919 Opium Act
    $800 18
In this 1798 poem a sailor laments, "With my cross-bow I shot the albatross"
    $800 15
The very pale Pierrot is a type of this performer
    $800 26
Nicknamed "OBJ", he's on the cutting edge in NFL ball catching
    $800 19
The saying that lightning doesn't do this is not strictly accurate; the Empire State Building gets at least 25 hits a year
    $800 11
Created in 1969, this drink is basically Manhattan-style chowder in a bottle
    $1000 20
The Anti-Union Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947 known as Taft-this congressman overcame the veto of Harry Truman
    $1000 30
Tennyson wrote "Crossing the Bar" at age 80 & made this request to all future publishers
    $1000 29
A manufacturing facility, or a person in the audience who's there to help a performer
    $1000 27
Teenaged truck driver Sal Durante caught this man's homer No. 61 in '61; he sold the ball for $5,000
    $1000 28
In a country song George Jones "asked my old pappy why he called his brew" this 2-word stuff
    $1000 12
To prevent breakage during sea voyages, this duo began wrapping their bottles of Worcestershire sauce in paper

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

Sandy Joel Danielle
$3,000 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Joel Danielle
$10,000 $2,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
A Barcelona museum added glass to block toxic fumes from an Alexander Calder fountain that pumps not water but this liquid metal
    $400 6
Someone who lives in an underground room where wine is stored
    $400 23
This alliterative "sanguine" term dates back to when it described the early 19th century aristocratic families of Spain
    $400 1
It's officially known as the Hellenic Republic
    $400 14
Congress heard this list in a January 8, 1918 presidential address
    $400 2
"AGT" is short for this show & also for agent, which you'll need if you make the finals
    $800 5
"Ferret in a Brothel" & "Elvis Descending a Staircase" are 2 of the terrible paintings in MOBA, the Museum of this
    $800 7
With twice as much effervescence
    $800 24
A 1919 law banned this aristocratic syllable, belonging to folks like the Red Baron, from Austrian names
    $800 11
"La Brabanconne", also known as "The Song Of Brabant", is the national anthem of this country
    $800 15
NASA called this April 1970 mission "a successful failure"
    $800 4
He was still catching deviant scum on "Law & Order: SVU" when he appeared on "Celebrity Jeopardy!"
    DD: $2,000 25
Lesser-known works by this American painter included a "Nocturne in Black & Gold" & a work of "Harmony in Blue & Brown"
    $1200 20
A senior person who joins metal parts together using heat
    $1200 28
Not count but this slightly lower British title was as noble as Horatio Nelson got
    $1200 12
Until 1970 Muscat was part of this country's name
    $1200 16
Congress ratified this long-overdue amendment December 6, 1865
    $1200 8
Shane Vendrell dies & Vic Mackey is, even worse, forced into a desk job on the finale of this FX drama
    $1600 26
The Reichstag was draped in fabric by the husband & wife team of this man & Jeanne-Claude, who were born on the same day
    $1600 21
A fondness for the Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    $1600 29
The daughter of an aristocrat who hit hard times, she became empress of France, till hubby nullified their marriage in 1809
    $1600 13
In Central Africa, it's been led since 1986 by Yoweri Museveni, elected to a sixth term in 2021
    $1600 17
In 1815 the Comte de Chabrol coined this numerical term for a period that had actually lasted for nearly 16 weeks
    $1600 9
Jamie Foxx as Wanda & David Alan Grier as Calhoun Tubbs were memorable portrayals on this early '90s TV show
    $2000 27
An annual floating parade in the Netherlands is named for this artist & seeks to emulate his "Earthly Delights"
    $2000 22
A stage play about the Hindu creator god
    $2000 30
This earl, admiral & Governor-General of India was Prince Philip's uncle
    DD: $4,000 19
Of the 7 countries that make up the mainland of Central America, this one is farthest south
    $2000 18
It rode to disaster on June 25, 1876
    $2000 10
Since 2017 this Netflix cartoon for adults has chronicled early adolescence--basically, Nick Kroll's

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Joel Danielle
$19,200 $15,400 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1983, 20 years after her famous first, she was honored on a one-ruble coin

Final scores:

Sandy Joel Danielle
$31,200 $5,400 $100
2-day champion: $52,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sandy Joel Danielle
$19,800 $13,400 $2,000
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2021-03-24
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