Show #8433 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Courtney Shah game 3.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.


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Abby Furnish, a government analyst from Washington, D.C.

S.A. Shenoy, a student originally from Newark, Delaware

Courtney Shah, a community college instructor from Portland, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: There are two words to each correct response there.)
    $200 1
Sacrum Romanum Imperium in Latin, it was ruled mainly by Frankish & German kings for roughly 10 centuries
    $200 15
"Mockingbird" is Charles Shields' portrait of this author & the creation of her most acclaimed work
    $200 8
Some players are offended by this word for the person who bought a team; Commissioner Silver says the NBA isn't using it anymore
    $200 21
The heart of a reactor becomes a final sports total
    $200 30
The category "Best Musical" this enabled "Oklahoma!", which premiered in 1943, to win a 2019 Tony
    $200 18
Established in 1802, it's the oldest of the U.S. armed forces academies
    $400 9
Today a small sultanate, this country's empire once covered parts of Borneo & some of the Philippine islands
    $400 12
"Skylark" is Patricia MacLachlan's follow-up to her novel about this young woman who was "Plain & Tall"
    $400 4
Ken Dryden explains that players of this hockey position are considered "different", & are often introverted & stingy
    $400 22
Fermented juice turns into barnyard beasts
    $400 26
Unlike the other 5 categories, the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in this city
    $400 17
The original academy of higher learning in this city was founded by Plato, who has a statue at the modern academy founded in 1926
    $600 10
Selim II, ruler of this empire in the 1500s, did not impose his authority & left management to his vizier
    $600 13
Beatrix Potter wrote & illustrated "The Tale of" this puddle-duck
    $600 5
Long a holdout against "luxury" or "sky" these for well-off fans, Notre Dame stadium now has premium seating
    $600 23
Burnt wood residue becomes a fashion accessory worn over the shoulder
    $600 27
In 1978 this Washington, D.C. location bestowed its first honors on Marian Anderson & Arthur Rubinstein
    $600 16
The Accademia Della Crusca, dedicated to the study & promotion of the Italian language, is based in this city of the Renaissance
    $800 11
Around 27 B.C., the Pax Romana began during the reign of this emperor & would last for 200 years
    $800 19
Henry James told a tale of a dying heiress in "The Wings of" this bird
    $800 6
In 2020 California's East Fullerton Little League banned the name of this shamed 2017 World Series champion team
    $800 24
A monster under a bridge changes into a leisurely walk
    $800 28
The FiFi Awards are bestowed in this industry, with recent winners like Coty & Givaudan
    $800 3
Russia's Imperial Academy of Sciences was founded in 1724 in this city; the same czar founded both
    $1000 14
In 1747 the Durrani Empire's capital was in this Afghan city once taken by Alexander the Great, who was also called Iskander
    $1000 20
In "A Feast of Crows" by George R.R. Martin, this family of Jaime & Cersei rules from the iron throne
    $1000 7
Born the summer it became law, USC & WNBA star Lisa Leslie has been called "The First Daughter of" this clause
    $1000 25
An adjective meaning more than enough becomes a piece of an old song used in a new one
    DD: $2,000 29
In 2003 this Auckland-born man was the first foreigner made an honorary citizen of Nepal
    $1000 2
An educator of multiple presidents, the prestigious boarding school Phillips Academy is found in this Massachusetts town

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Courtney S.A. Abby
$1,600 $1,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney S.A. Abby
$4,600 $3,400 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
In "Leaves of Grass", he wrote, "Every cubic inch of space is a miracle"
    $400 8
Directions from Sioux Falls to Box Elder in this state: hop on I-90, go west for about 300 miles, stop
    $400 18
Originally used in gambling, this 2-word term can describe a highly rated stock or a highly rated athletic prospect
    $400 26
As its name implies, this magazine founded in 1922 is full of ideas for sprucing up your indoor & outdoor spaces
    $400 25
"Get Out"
    $400 23
In "La Traviata" Violetta's aria "Sempre libera" positively translates to this
    $800 13
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said that this 2013 film should have been named "Angular Momentum"
    $800 7
Directions from Minot to Grand Forks in this state: hop on US-2, go east for about 210 miles, stop
    $800 17
It means to persecute someone suspected of Communist sympathies, not to put a scarlet worm on a fishhook
    $800 9
Now owned by Bloomberg, this financial magazine debuted 7 weeks before the big stock market crash of 1929
    $800 24
1967's "Enter Laughing", here he is, around that time
    $800 27
Walther's dream is the source of "The Prize Song" in this composer's "Die Meistersinger von N├╝rnberg"
    $1200 22
In a 1980 book he said, "Cosmos is a Greek word for the order of the universe. It is, in a way, the opposite of chaos"
    $1200 4
They're the two cities here--one a territorial capital that was north of the Platte, & the other a state capital south of the river
    $1200 16
If you're part of a royal family, you are "born to" this color
    $1200 10
Seen here is this longtime editor-in-chief of "Vogue" magazine
    $1200 3
"Lady Bird", her solo directorial debut
    $1200 28
This tenor who died in 2007 sang the aria "Nessun dorma" for the 2006 Winter Olympics
    $1600 14
This sci-fi "Guide" says the universe is infinite with finite populated worlds; dividing by infinity is zero, so average population is zero
    DD: $2,000 5
Cities along this river that shares its name with a state capital include Ottumwa & Fort Dodge
    $1600 19
Preceding "eminence", it means someone who exercises power behind the scenes
    $1600 11
This magazine once known for featuring cars & boats has a breakthrough award for innovations like bacteria-powered batteries
    $1600 1
1969's "Sweet Charity" (he also did the choreography)
    DD: $5 29
Susanna sings the beautiful aria "Deh vieni, non tardar" in this Mozart opera that promises nuptials
    $2000 15
This "2001" scribe wrote, "Astronomy, as nothing else can do, teaches men humility"
    $2000 6
To reach the geographic center of the lower 48, go about 2 miles northwest of Lebanon in this state
    $2000 20
Once a block of worthless material made to look valuable, it now means to shirk a duty, especially in the military
    $2000 12
Calling itself the "oldest general-interest monthly in America", this magazine with a famous index turned 170 in 2020
    $2000 2
"Boyz n the Hood"
    $2000 30
In this opera, Canio's aria "Vesti la giubba" tells of the tragic fate of playing a clown while your heart is breaking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney S.A. Abby
$10,200 $12,605 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

British biochemist J.B.S. Haldane's essay on ectogenesis, birth outside the womb, helped inspire this 1932 novel

Final scores:

Courtney S.A. Abby
$19,000 $4,605 $3,800
3-day champion: $58,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Courtney S.A. Abby
$10,200 $14,200 $10,400
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-30
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