Show #8429 - Thursday, June 24, 2021

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


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Kirsten Haas, a nonprofit executive director from Reading, Pennsylvania

Arman Ramnath, a law student from Columbus, Ohio

Sandy Olive, a high school English teacher from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
P.G. Wodehouse's
"____ Fever"
    $200 18
Staples offers 3-ring these that help keep all your papers in order at school
    $200 3
A proverbial weight-loss phrase is this "of the bulge"
    $200 8
In 2013 Idris Elba took the "Long Walk to Freedom" as this man, whose death was announced at the film's U.K. premiere
    $200 11
Tom Carvel is famous for this type of ice cream created when truck problems caused his product to melt
    $200 16
This mountain range that began forming 200 million years ago takes up most of Chile's eastern border with Argentina
    $400 1
Jim Harrison's
"Legends of the ____"
    $400 19
The top 3 rings in its logo are blue, black & red; there are 2 more below
    $400 25
A cornerback or safety goes after the quarterback sack when sent in on this defensive option
    $400 7
As this title pair, Newman & Redford did leap off a Colorado cliff... onto a mattress a few feet below
    $400 22
This type of ice cream engenders debate about which flavor to eat last & some strange folks take all three in one spoonful
    $400 9
This capital on the Mapocho River endured an 8.8 earthquake in 2010
    $600 14
Daniel Woodrell's
"____'s Bone"
    $600 20
"Thr33 Ringz" was a 2008 album from this master of Auto-Tune seen here
    $600 26
To come into conflict, as the same-named "Train In Vain" band members certainly did
    $600 5
Prison cellmate Tommy Chong convinced Jordan Belfort to pen a memoir, which led to this Scorsese movie
    $600 23
This brand's first ice cream scoop shop was in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont
    $600 10
Kristine Tompkins, who gave land for five national parks, joins Chile's president in this region, also the outdoor company she ran
    $800 13
Herman Raucher's
"____ of '42"
    $800 21
The 3-ring canopy release system helps to make this risky pastime a bit less risky
    $800 15
Legally, lifting a fist in a threatening way can be this; battery takes things to the next level
    $800 4
He has the same birthday--January 17--as Andy Kaufman, whom he portrayed in "Man on the Moon"
    $800 29
This "stately" ice cream dish was originally cooked in the oven, but now blowtorches are used
    $800 12
Not including polar regions, this Chilean desert is considered the world's driest
    $1000 27
Laura Ingalls Wilder's
"The Long ____"
    $1000 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York.) The three rings circling the 1964 Unisphere here in Queens represent the three famous orbits at the time--the Telstar satellite, Yuri Gagarin's flight & this American's February 1962 mission
    $1000 28
This 5-letter word borrowed from French describes hand-fighting done by scores of people
    DD: $1,000 6
Played by Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Fifth Estate", he called the film "a mass propaganda attack against WikiLeaks"
    $1000 30
The Chicago mob had a bad temper when they destroyed this ice cream bar company's fleet for not paying protection in 1929
    $1000 17
In the 1970s this Chilean dictator used Dawson Island as a concentration camp for political adversaries

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

Sandy Arman Kirsten
$1,800 $4,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Arman Kirsten
$8,800 $7,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
In his first statement as prime minister, Winston Churchill said he had "nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears &" this
    $400 1
Kathleen Hanna wrote "Smells Like" this on a wall & Kurt Cobain used it in a song title not knowing it was a deodorant brand
    $400 6
This dog who guarded the entrance to Hades is often described as having 3 heads & a serpent's tail
    $400 16
In Russia, September 1 is Knowledge Day, when children return here
    $400 20
For its fossil, Alabama chose 70-foot Basilosaurus, now classified as this big marine mammal
    $400 11
It's also called a twister
    $800 24
In 1932 Winston quipped this European country was "armed to the teeth", but "pacifist to the core"
    $800 2
In a "Be smooth like Skippy" commercial, Skippy peanut butter uses this song where Bruno Mars mentions the brand
    $800 7
In Norse myth, slain heroes chosen by Odin feasted & reveled in this great "hall"
    $800 17
On Pitcairn Island, January 23 is celebrated as the date that this ship burned
    $800 26
Alaska's fossil is of the mammoth & Michigan's is of this related tusked beast of the Pleistocene
    $800 12
Borrowed from Spanish, it's a big fan or devotee of something, perhaps sports
    DD: $5,000 21
"Darkest Hour" & "Dunkirk" highlight Churchill's speech that says, "We shall fight in the hills; we shall never" do this
    $1200 3
Sales at this seafood restaurant chain spiked when it was mentioned in Beyoncé's song "Formation"
    $1200 8
An avid hunter, this handsome youth was killed by a wild boar
    $1200 18
Celebrating unattached people, China's biggest shopping holiday is singles day, on this fall date with lots of 1s
    $1200 27
The skull of a Triceratops, this state's fossil, is on display at the museum of geology in Rapid City
    $1200 13
"Tequila Sunrise" is a track from this Eagles album that had an Old-West concept
    $1600 23
Referencing America's Secretary of State in 1953, Winston said, "Dull, duller," this last name
    $1600 4
"Mercedes Benz" was the last song recorded by this woman before her untimely death in 1970
    $1600 9
The Egyptian sun god Re became identified with this god of Thebes & their names were joined together
    $1600 19
If you are on this Indonesian island around the Hindu new year, you may not be able to leave your hotel during Nyepi, the day of silence
    $1600 29
Maryland goes big & small with its state dinosaur, a sauropod, & state fossil, a type of this shelled gastropod
    $1600 14
When you're out of touch or refuse to have contact with someone, you're this 13-letter word
    $2000 22
With his party voted out, Churchill said he couldn't accept this Order after being given "the Order of the Boot"
    $2000 5
Mattel originally sued the band Aqua over this song, but eventually used it in commercials for the doll
    $2000 10
A weaver by day & an unraveler by night, she kept suitors at bay during Odysseus' absence by never finishing her shroud
    $2000 28
In Europe, this magical holiday is celebrated the week of the June solstice
    DD: $2,000 30
The official fossil of this state is a bivalve called Chesapecten jeffersonius
    $2000 15
A "Cask of" this sherry figures prominently in an Edgar Allan Poe tale

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Arman Kirsten
$19,200 $14,000 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Camelot", "The Pilgrims" & "A Postscript by Clarence" are chapters in a classic novel by this author

Final scores:

Sandy Arman Kirsten
$10,200 $19,205 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,205 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sandy Arman Kirsten
$19,200 $10,200 $3,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-24
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