Show #8438 - Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Courtney Shah game 8.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.


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Keshav Shah, a graduate student from Atlanta, Georgia

Nikole Villanueva, a direct service provider from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Courtney Shah, a community college instructor from Portland, Oregon (whose 7-day cash winnings total $118,558)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"Compassionate Conservatism" & "Leave No Child Behind"
    $200 3
Seen here is a tin from this pie company; Yale students repurposed it later
    $200 20
Alphabet, bowdler, cannibal & many others become verbs with this suffix
    $200 8
Kaley Cuoco voices this title DC character who wants to become the "Queenpin" of Gotham City
    $200 26
Each of a spider's these contains 7 segments, so that's 56 segments per spider
    $200 16
Planks, sit-ups & a bridge exercise strengthen this, also a general term for a foundational part of something
    $400 2
"Building a Bridge to the 21st Century"
    $400 4
This Sega video game character originally was a hedgehog named Mr. Needlemouse; things have sped up since then
    $400 22
This 3-letter suffix made the rare jump to being used as its own word, meaning "kind of"
    $400 9
Launched in 1961, "Davey &" this dog was originally produced by the United Lutheran Church
    $400 27
These largest spiders are also known as hairy mygalomorphs
    $400 17
Attached to the femur & originating at the Ilium, this minimus may get maximus attention at the gym
    $600 13
"He Kept Us Out of War"
    DD: $1,000 5
Milton Bradley used a printer that normally made shower curtains to make this game's floor mat
    $600 23
Medically, it follows "erythro" & "leuko" to mean a cell
    $600 10
Working names for this cartoon show were "Mysteries Five" & "Who's S-S-Scared?"
    $600 28
The spider family Uloboridae lacks these glands, so if you want a pet spider, maybe get one of them
    $600 18
Sun's out, guns out! Men's Health listed chin-ups & hammer curls as 2 of the 10 best exercises to build this muscle
    $800 14
"Are you better off than you were four years ago?"
    $800 6
Acquiring resources is key to winning the game called the Settlers of this island
    $800 24
Answer this suffix that means "speaker of a language"
    $800 11
Like Aang in a previous series, Korra is working on becoming a master one of these; she was already a pro at fire, earth & water
    $800 29
Some spiders that scuttle sideways & backwards are called this, like the aquatic arthropods they're named for
    $800 19
When working these major muscles seen here, you can use the formal name or the colloquial
    $1000 15
All together, shout it now: "Happy days Are Here Again"
    $1000 7
Founded in 1900, this model train company introduced its switch tower accessory & its porthole window caboose in the '50s
    $1000 25
Add -er to one-syllable adjectives like "big" or "hot" to get adjectives of this degree
    $1000 12
J.K. Simmons voices a toymaker who becomes a Christmas legend in this 2019 Netflix cartoon with a 5-letter title
    $1000 30
Many garden spiders are among those classed as these "weavers" of round webs
    $1000 21
The gastrocnemius & soleus are the 2 major muscles making up this leg part; try jumping rope to build them up

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

Courtney Nikole Keshav
$2,600 $2,800 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Nikole Keshav
$3,400 $3,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: Each response begins with "D-R".)
    $400 7
Nora Ephron wrote screenplays like "When Harry Met Sally" before directing this 1993 Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan rom-com
    $400 1
"Jo's Journal"
    $400 21
An Aug. 12, 1961 decree by the Volkskammer, or "peoples' chamber", led to the construction of this barrier
    $400 19
John Marshall, of Marshall Islands fame, gained notoriety bringing the first convicts to Port Jackson in this current country
    $400 16
Origami is the art of folding paper; gourami is one of these creatures
    $400 6
This, this, this is a 4-sided spinning top marked with Hebrew letters
    $800 12
Barbra Streisand directed & starred in this film about a girl who disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training
    $800 2
"Hester and the Physician"
    $800 22
At the eastern end of the Great Wall of China, the Tiger Mountain section gives tourists a glimpse into this country
    $800 20
In 1964 communications guru Marshall McLuhan wrote, in "Practical Fact", this "is the message"
    $800 17
Thermal pertains to heat; this 6-letter word means referring to the skin
    $800 8
This species of camel has one hump
    $1200 13
In a female first, in 2010 she won the directing Oscar for "The Hurt Locker"
    DD: $3,000 3
"The Siege of La Rochelle" & "Men of the Robe and Men of the Sword"
    $1200 28
Sycamore Gap is pretty as a picture, breaking up the tableau of this British wall named for a Roman
    $1200 23
Before his recovery plan, George Marshall helped plan Operation Overlord, taking place in this region of France
    $1200 18
Baklava is a pastry; Balaklava was the site of a military engagement in 1854 during this war
    $1200 9
The original value of this Greek coin in the mid-6th century B.C. was equivalent to that of a handful of arrows
    $1600 14
Patty Jenkins directed Charlize Theron to an Oscar for this film
    $1600 4
In this "familial" work: "The First Interview with Smerdyakov"
    DD: $3,000 29
It's the only remaining structure of the Second Temple of Jerusalem
    $1600 24
Born in 1834, this Chicagoan revolutionized the department store industry
    $1600 25
A quotation is a phrase originally said by someone else; this adjective, from Latin, means occurring every day
    $1600 10
A fleshy fruit with a single seed, like a cherry
    $2000 15
Emerald Fennell directed this promising young woman who sought vengeance in the 2020 film "Promising Young Woman"
    $2000 5
By H.G. Wells, "The Reversion of the Beast Folk"
    $2000 30
The site seen here is known as Great this, a name that replaced Rhodesia
    $2000 27
Before McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice John Marshall dealt with the same M & M initials in this landmark 1803 case
    $2000 26
Cinnamon is a spice; this was the first Western to win an Oscar for best picture, back in 1931
    $2000 11
It's the name for the fancy silver ball seen here decorating a cupcake

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney Nikole Keshav
$6,200 $11,800 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2017 this band whose singer goes by a nickname became the first to have No. 1 albums in the U.S. in the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s & 2010s

Final scores:

Courtney Nikole Keshav
$7,000 $23,300 $799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Courtney Nikole Keshav
$6,200 $11,400 $13,400
12 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2021-03-31
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