Show #8432 - Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Courtney Shah game 2.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.


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Xiao Stroming, a homemaker from Kildeer, Illinois

Jay Morris, a senior client consultant from San Rafael, California

Courtney Shah, a community college instructor from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: We're gonna need first and last names, just like James and Charlie Brown for that one.)
    $200 1
These are named Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure, to correspond to the pharaohs whom they were built to honor
    $200 25
A religious ceremony & an inflated vehicle part
    $200 24
As a machine, this 3-letter word doesn't pair with tonic; it removes seeds from cotton
    $200 10
Movie characters cross over when a fedora-wearing archaeologist from 1981 sweeps a title diarist from 2001 off her feet
    $200 11
Not necessarily lawbreakers, close friends can be described as being "thick as" these
    $200 23
Gotta fly now! Of course Aquila, this bird, had the stuff to make it in the starry night
    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.) Here in Budapest is a memorial to the more than half million Hungarian Jews who perished in the Holocaust; appropriately, the tree with the names of victims inscribed on its leaves is of this 2-word mournful variety
    $400 27
4,840 square yards of land & a type of athletic contest
    $400 18
There is absolutely no brandy in this cereal company's Apple Jacks
    $400 4
It's pretty obvious Captain America's alter ego & the man with a TV "Neighborhood" are both superheroes, so maybe cousins too?
    $400 12
There's a car part in this repetitive term that describes automobiles in gridlock
    $400 19
You, the ram with the Golden Fleece, strong work! You're in the heavens now as this constellation
    $600 7
There's a memorial tower to this inventor at Menlo Park, New Jersey, site of his lab
    $600 28
A small unit of measure & a lower part of your face
    $600 17
Fra Angelico created many of these plaster wall paintings, but none were done using hazelnut liqueur
    $600 3
The diva who sang "Love Takes Time", comes on down! & hangs out with the host of "The Price is Right"
    DD: $1,600 13
One of these of "the first kind" means seeing a UFO in some sort of detail
    $600 20
Congrats, Sagitta! As one of these projectiles used by Hercules or Cupid, your place in the heavens is secured
    $800 9
Hanoi is home to this leader's mausoleum; visitors can see his preserved remains lying in a glass coffin
    $800 29
Slang for a look, as in "take a ____ at this", & the exposure to risk
    $800 8
Without the help of melon liqueur, in 1989 Midori Ito became the first Asian world champion in this winter sport
    $800 2
We'd actually love to see a wacky family sitcom with Al Pacino's "Scarface" character & Miley Cyrus' TV one
    $800 14
It's the alliterative contest-ending evidence seen here
    $800 21
Jason put in a good word for Vela, so you can hop on up there as the sail of this ship
    $1000 26
A memorial to this president in a square across from the White House includes enemy cannons he captured in 1818
    $1000 30
These two creatures
    $1000 16
In Germany, jägermeisters were in charge of regulating this pastime, not handing out shots
    $1000 5
The 2 "Property Brothers" could help Steve Carell's "Office" role set up a new plasma TV in his condo (we need all 3 names)
    $1000 15
We're so close, we're separated by one of these tiny units equal to .1 nanometer & named for a Swedish physicist
    $1000 22
Our favorite Greek god of medicine, take your place in the sky as Ophiuchus, the serpent bearer

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

Courtney Jay Xiao
$1,800 $4,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Jay Xiao
$5,200 $3,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: Responses all have to start with "boo".)
    $400 11
Benedict Arnold co-led this militia from Vermont that had less than a hundred men when it took Fort Ticonderoga in 1775
    $400 25
Smaller than its neighbors, this northernmost African nation has a coastline that long attracted conquerors
    $400 10
His follow-up to "A Christmas Carol" was "The Chimes", a "story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in"
    $400 26
This airline founded in 1932 in Anchorage was the first U.S. one to have online ticket sales
    $400 5
A golfer isn't in the swing of things, so a mystical caddy played by Will Smith helps out in "The Legend of" him
    $400 20
When something comes back at you figuratively or literally, mate
    $800 13
One obituary said, "He is believed to have lived on the top floor of the Xanadu Princess Hotel in Freeport, Bahamas since 1973"
    DD: $2,000 21
8 miles wide at its narrowest, this strait separates Europe & Africa
    DD: $2,000 6
Gandhi said this 1849 essay by Henry David Thoreau "left a deep impression upon me"
    $800 27
Around 1295 Marco Polo reported witnessing these used to carry men aloft in China
    $800 1
In "Caddyshack", he says, "Cinderella story, outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper... about to become the Masters champion"
    $800 16
Footwear name for a frontier cemetery
    $1200 17
Emilio Mola is credited with this 2-word ordinal phrase for a group working undercover to aid an enemy of their nation
    $1200 22
The harbor town of Portofino is in the region known as the Italian this, on the Ligurian Sea
    $1200 7
Sara Crewe is the title lass in this beloved children's book by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    $1200 28
Wind & clouds are 2 things pilots use to determine this "altitude" where they'll level off
    $1200 2
In 1930 he became golf's first winner of the grand slam; Jim Caviezel portrayed his "Stroke of Genius" in a 2004 film
    $1200 15
This 2-syllable sports exclamation took off when Stuart Scott used it on ESPN
    $1600 18
Last name of father & son John & Washington, who teamed up to build the Cincinnati-Covington Bridge & then the Brooklyn
    $1600 23
This nation of the western part of the Balkan Peninsula sits opposite Italy on the Strait of Otranto
    $1600 8
In this novel by Edith Wharton, the title character & Mattie Silver crash their sled in the woods
    $1600 3
In "Tin Cup", this actor finally makes it over the water to take a memorable 12 on the final hole
    $1600 12
Adjective for rude & thoughtless behavior
    $2000 19
In 1947 Fidel Castro joined an attempt to invade this nearby island nation & overthrow General Rafael Trujillo
    $2000 24
Between 1832 & 1947 Greece more than doubled its size; Macedonia & this largest island were added to its territory in 1913
    $2000 9
The Pen/Faulkner Award, for American fiction, has twice gone to this man--for "Billy Bathgate" & "The March"
    $2000 4
The 1953 golf comedy saw this man play "The Caddy" to his cool friend Dean Martin
    $2000 14
This type of search uses modifiers like "and", "not" & "or"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Jay Xiao
$13,200 $11,800 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A blue pigment & a shade of blue popular in shirts are named for these, the 2 opposing nations in an 1870-71 war

Final scores:

Courtney Jay Xiao
$23,700 $1 $799
2-day champion: $39,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Courtney Jay Xiao
$12,000 $10,800 $9,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-30
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