Show #8435 - Friday, July 2, 2021

Courtney Shah game 5.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.


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McKenzie Miller, a clinical trial researcher from Cincinnati, Ohio

Nanci Skinner, a grocery clerk from Warren, Maine

Courtney Shah, a community college instructor from Portland, Oregon (whose 4-day cash winnings total $72,058)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: You gotta name the TV show from the high school that we give.)
    $200 26
Australia has six stars, including a Commonwealth one; this island nation to the southeast, just four
    $200 13
A hoodlum named Frank Galluccio slashed him across his left cheek, earning him the nickname "Scarface"
    $200 22
The logo for this sweet spot incorporates the number 31 in the initials of the company
    $200 17
Very obviously, this building was named for its shape
    $200 6
You forced yourself to do a difficult job, so yes, you had to "bite" this projectile but no, not literally
    $200 1
Sunnydale High seems like hell & sits atop an actual hellmouth
    $400 27
Compared to the Netherlands, this smaller Low country has a shorter flag with a different blue
    $400 12
This Italian's brother Bartholomew was also an explorer & was an expert chart maker
    $400 23
Big3 is a league that puts a twist on this sport, like scoring with 4-pointers
    $400 18
This singer's Purr & Meow! fragrances come in cat-shaped bottles
    $400 7
Though the cause had a lot of mass appeal, you only "jumped on" one of these conveyances proverbially
    $400 2
Will Schuester & Sue Sylvester were on staff at William McKinley High in Lima, Ohio
    $600 28
The sea named for this nation separates it from Iceland more effectively than their flags, both with Danish roots
    $600 11
His artistic career lasted just 10 years, from 1880 until his death from a gunshot in 1890
    $600 24
This "national" adhesive from 3M has been keeping things together since 1930
    $600 19
This largest artery is said to resemble a candy cane
    $600 8
Studying for that test until dawn, you "burned" this timely 2-word phrase but probably not for real, as it's not 1855
    $600 3
Both on the Upper East Side, Constance Billard School for Girls & St. Jude's School for Boys
    $800 29
Indonesia's flag is longer than that of this country & Indonesia's colors don't represent the Grimaldi family
    $800 9
The founder of China's Yuan Dynasty, he constructed a new capital city in 1267
    $800 10
In 2011 this tech company launched Office 365
    $800 20
It's the art of growing & trimming trees & shrubs into different shapes, often animals
    $800 15
A tailor using a certain number of yards of material to make a suit is one theory of being "dressed to" these
    $800 4
Zack & A.C. roamed the halls of Bayside High in Palisades, California
    $1000 30
Romania's flag dates to 1861; the flag of this 4-letter African nation dates to 1959, just before its independence from France
    $1000 14
This ancient Greek wrote "Parallel Lives", paired biographies of famous Greeks & Romans
    DD: $4,000 25
In 2018 this company met its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 sedans in a week
    $1000 21
When capitalized, this Greek letter looks like an upside down "V"
    $1000 16
Using every means available, you "pulled out all" these, like pipe organists once did to get full volume
    $1000 5
Neptune High, where mysteries abounded

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

Courtney Nanci McKenzie
$1,600 $400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Nanci McKenzie
$2,600 $1,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
This nursery rhyme about a rodent & a timepiece has been called an ancestor of the limerick
    $400 9
Long in ill health, Lorenzo the Magnificent of this family died in April at age 43, shortly after a meeting with Savonarola
    $400 1
For many decades until 1998, NHL games were officiated by just one
    $400 18
The iconic Canadian department store nicknamed The Bay traces its history to this company founded in 1670
    $400 6
Kate Mara kissed Sebastian Stan on his spacesuit helmet as he prepped to rescue Matt Damon in this film
    $400 16
These prized edible fungi come from the genus Tuber
    $800 20
In Ranjit Bolt's book "A Lion Was Learning to" do this, the title Limerick continues, "in the Alps just outside Chamonix"
    $800 12
Perkin Warbeck was a pretender acclaimed by many as Richard, duke of this royal house that had recently been ousted in England
    $800 2
The double-vowel spelling of this African-American festival matches the 7 principles it's based on
    $800 19
Hog cholera prompted the founding of North America's oldest of these colleges, at the University of Guelph in Ontario
    $800 7
On this spinoff of "Grey's Anatomy" Kate Walsh got some kissy face from fellow doc Taye Diggs
    $800 17
A fungus is the culprit in white nose syndrome, killing more than 6 million of these animals in North American caves
    $1200 28
A Lewis Carroll girl "grew...thinner & thinner / The reason was plain / She slept out in the rain / & was never allowed any" this
    DD: $3,000 10
This Floren-teen gave us "Battle of the Centaurs", a relief now in Casa Buonarrotti
    $1200 3
A vodka brand in a blue bottle that sounds quite celestial
    $1200 22
The pride of Cardston, Alberta, she played Ann Darrow in "King Kong"
    $1200 8
Spoiler alert: "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" ends with Matthew McConaughey kissing this actress
    $1200 21
A type of rust that infects this beverage crop was discovered in Africa around 1870 & kept out of Brazil for a century
    $1600 29
This prolific sci-fi & sci writer also produced "Lecherous Limericks" & a "Grossery" of limericks--we'll quote neither
    $1600 13
Antonio de Nebrija dedicated his "Castilian Grammar" to this queen, having a busy year
    $1600 4
This traditional musical instrument is also called a dronepipe
    DD: $3,000 23
Around the year 1000, the Vikings established a small camp on this large eastern island
    $1600 11
On this series, Katee Sackhoff as Starbuck canoodled with Zak Adama & his brother Apollo
    $1600 25
The giant type of this mushroom is named for the way it releases spores; it can contain 7 trillion
    $2000 30
19th century first & last lines often ended with the same word, as in this nonsense master's "There was an old man with a beard"
    $2000 14
In May hungry peasants called the bread & cheese folk briefly seized this Dutch city; you could call it a rage in...
    $2000 5
Likely from Portuguese words meaning "wine" & "garlic", it's a spicy hot Indian curry
    $2000 24
Almost 100 billion tons of seawater comes & goes daily in this top vote getter in a CBC poll to determine the 7 Wonders of Canada
    $2000 15
Kate Winslet kissed Jim Carrey in this film, but then she faded away
    $2000 26
LSD was created from this fungal disease of cereals known to create its own hallucinations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Nanci McKenzie
$8,600 $12,200 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Written in 1930, this song was a No. 1 hit in 1960 & was covered by The Band to support a 1976 presidential candidate

Final scores:

Courtney Nanci McKenzie
$7,200 $1,900 $5,199
5-day champion: $79,258 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Courtney Nanci McKenzie
$8,600 $14,800 $9,400
15 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2021-03-30
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