Show #8430 - Friday, June 25, 2021

Last game with Savannah Guthrie as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to The Bowery Mission.


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Nikkee Porcaro, an educational consultant and tutor originally from Lebanon, New Jersey

Austin Weiss, a pediatrician from San Diego, California

Arman Ramnath, a law student from Columbus, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,205)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Colleges in this sports conference include the University of Washington & Arizona State
    $200 6
A reward is paired with a punishment in the phrase this veggie "& stick"
    $200 16
Madeline Martha MacKenzie on the small screen, June Carter Cash on the big
    $200 30
The lowest range of male voice, it's also a musical instrument
    $200 11
You ain't got no this, an innocence-proving story from the Latin for "elsewhere"
    $200 22
Begun in 2005, the Genographic Project to track historic migration aimed to use 100,000 samples of this from indigenous peoples
    $400 2
This 1,450-mile river is a major source of water for 40 million people in the Southwest
    $400 20
It's the mysterious dying utterance of the title character of "Citizen Kane"
    $400 12
Presidential daughter Zoey Bartlet, ad woman Peggy Olson
    $400 28
If you hit a random piano key & your 5-year-old tells you it's a D-sharp, she has this quality & a singing career may be in store
    $400 10
To drone on & on in the Senate to delay the body from acting on something, not just in their usual way, but for a specific purpose
    $400 21
Mexico City's Museum of Anthropology has a representation of the history of the world via a 25-ton sun stone from this 16th century empire
    $600 3
This California city known for its wineries was founded in 1847 & sits on a river of the same name
    $600 19
This 2-word phrase refers to something unimportant, probably referring to a tuber that wasn't worth peeling
    $600 13
Him in "Mother!"; a coin toss: he also played Anton Chigurh
    $600 26
In one anecdote Mack Sennett said, I hear that you sing & Bing Crosby replied, "Yes, they call me" this kind of singer
    $600 7
The square is inscribed in the circle; the circle does this to the square
    $600 23
The Tarahumara, who have an incredible ability to win 50-mile races, are the topic of this bestseller with a Springsteen title
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1806 this explorer who gets 2nd billing carved his name on Pompey’s Pillar, a rock formation on the Yellowstone River
    $800 18
In a Simon & Garfunkel song, this quartet is in the line after "Are you going to Scarborough Fair?"
    $800 14
The fast-to-fury Hobbs, the not-quite-himself Dr. Smolder Bravestone
    $800 27
Barry Gibb is famous for this "untrue" type of high singing voice
    $800 8
Abstinence from physical intimacy
    $800 24
A theory named for this vast grassland of Europe & Asia says the Indo-European languages originated there
    $1000 5
This seat of Multnomah County is home to the World Forestry Center & an annual Rose Festival
    $1000 17
On a military uniform, this "cluster" denotes further awards of a decoration already received
    $1000 15
Tami Taylor of little Dillon, Texas; Rayna Jaymes of big Nashville, Tennessee
    $1000 29
Giovanni Rubini was a master of this vocal effect, the natural wavering of pitch while singing a note
    $1000 9
This sub type of vehicle used for exploring the deep is less wide-ranging & autonomous than a submarine
    $1000 25
Elsie Clews Parsons covered the Zuni & Hopi in her landmark book on the religion of these peoples of Arizona & New Mexico

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

Arman Austin Nikkee
$3,400 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arman Austin Nikkee
$3,600 $6,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
In the 50s B.C. this man led Roman military campaigns into France, which was then part of Transalpine Gaul
    $400 29
There's clearly inclement weather in Rihanna's song about this title object, which she offers shelter under
    $400 26
In 1833 this "shining" New York newspaper established the penny press & George Wisner was its first reporter
    $400 28
He introduced the assembly line in his Highland Park factory in Detroit
    $400 10
Antoine de Saint-Exupery is best remembered for the 1943 children's tale "The Little" this
    $400 5
It can start a campaign or a football game
    $800 22
In an effort to strangle it economically, Napoleon imposed his "Continental System" blockade on this nation, France's foe
    $800 11
The Beatles rejoiced, "Good Day" this & then rested "beneath a shady tree"
    $800 8
Matt Bai, Judith Crist & Steve Kroft have been honored as distinguished alumni of this university's School of Journalism
    $800 27
These "planetary" rockets that took us to the Moon were made in the NASA vehicle assembly building in Florida
    DD: $1,500 6
Written by the 11th century poet, Ferdowsi, "Shahnameh" is considered the national epic of this country
    $800 4
Aristotle said about this infliction of pain: "People under its compulsion tell lies" as often as the truth
    $1200 18
Here is painter Jean-Pierre Houël's depiction of the fall of this fortress to revolutionary forces in 1789
    $1200 12
The Bangles noted, "Look around, leaves are brown and the sky is" this "shade of winter"
    $1200 16
Mary Marvin Breckenridge was the only woman among the World War II era correspondents known as this reporter's "Boys"
    DD: $3,000 21
In 2016 this company opened a 1.3-million square foot composite wing center
    $1200 7
Russian characters can be confusing & Gogol didn't help with a story about a quarrel by 2 men who both had this common first name
    $1200 1
This adjective for a mass of ice often describes a slow pace, like of cars in a traffic jam
    $1600 19
Jean-Jacques Rousseau advocated for human liberty in works like this 1762 "Social" one
    $1600 13
Guns N' Roses sang that "It's hard to hold a candle" in this type of cold autumn deluge
    $1600 9
He turned his experiences as a teenage rock journalist into the movie "Almost Famous"
    $1600 17
This company's Harvester Works are in Illinois; its Tractor Cab assembly is in Iowa
    $1600 20
Novels in the horror genre by Bram Stoker include "The Lair of" this colorful snakelike creature
    $1600 2
The National Federation of the Blind uses this word, not "unblind"
    $2000 23
In 751 Charles Martel's son, this guy "the Short", deposed the last Merovingian ruler & became king of the Franks
    $2000 14
In a Jimi Hendrix song, first the wind whispers, then cries, then screams her name
    $2000 15
Before her career at PBS, NPR & CNN, she just went by her last name Hunter when she desegregated the University of Georgia in 1961
    $2000 25
In the 19th century, these 2 men started a Rochester, New York factory to make eyeglass lenses; contact lenses came later
    $2000 24
The author of works like "Cevdet Bey & His Sons", Orhan Pamuk was the first Nobel literature prize winner from this country
    $2000 3
An airplane's maximum altitude in sustained flight

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arman Austin Nikkee
$3,200 $13,600 $19,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Bright new lighting installed in 1880 on a street that crosses Manhattan diagonally led to this 3-word nickname

Final scores:

Arman Austin Nikkee
$200 $12,900 $11,700
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,900 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Arman Austin Nikkee
$3,000 $13,600 $17,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
19 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2021-03-24
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