Show #8440 - Friday, July 9, 2021

Last game with Dr. Sanjay Gupta as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.


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Kathryn Derfler, an executive assistant and office manager from Brooklyn, New York

Tom Tipps, a software project manager from San Diego, California

Jen Jazwinski, an early literacy librarian from Algonquin, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $42,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sanjay: You're gonna finish the quote.)
    $200 1
Dorothy, in search of a human GPS: "Come along, Toto... we will go to the Emerald City and ask the great Oz how to get back to..."
    $200 18
War costs money, so in July 1862 what's now this federal government service came into being
    $200 26
In optics, this object is used to separate white light into the colors of the spectrum
    $200 13
In 1859 David Jack, a big landowner in this California town, began selling its white cheese under his name
    $200 6
Daredevil &
    $200 11
If you're going against popular opinion, you're "swimming against" this; be careful!
    $400 2
Heidi, at home in the mountains: "I want to go about like the light-footed..." these animals
    $400 19
On July 8, 2014 in a semifinal game at the men's World Cup, Germany eliminated this host country, 7-1
    $400 27
The Federalist Papers lay out the justification for the separation of powers between these 3 branches
    DD: $3,000 14
John Montagu, 11th Earl of this, has opened restaurants in the U.S. bearing his yummy hereditary title
    $400 7
Deadpool &
Green Lantern
    $400 12
Wind causes them at the beach, but when you're "making" these, tumult follows
    $600 3
Katniss Everdeen, narrating: "As time passes, it seems less likely. I calm down. They still need a girl tribute from district..."
    $600 20
Apollo 11 safely reached the Moon in July 1969, landing in this peaceful spot
    $600 28
Protecting the hand, a quillon is the crosspiece that separates the blade of a sword from this, the handle
    $600 15
These Purim pastries are named for Haman, the bad guy of the holiday
    $600 8
Storm &
    $600 21
Didn't use sunscreen? You could be described this way, a phrase using a color & a crustacean
    $800 4
Nancy Drew, victorious & on a career path: "I'll always prize this clock as a trophy of my first venture as a..."
    $800 24
Upon reaching this valley in July 1847, Brigham Young reportedly said, "This is the right place"
    $800 29
The Sea of Marmara separates the Asian & European parts of this country
    $800 16
Brothers by this name took a recipe for Illinois "trail-toffee" & turned it into a popular candy bar
    $800 9
Thanos &
Jonah Hex
    $800 22
Brits call beach vacations a "bucket-&-" this shovel synonym holiday
    $1000 5
The ambassador's wife, on Anna Karenina: "She brought back with her the shadow of..." him
    $1000 25
On July 26, 1529, this Castile-born conquistador was appointed governor of Peru
    $1000 30
It's the laboratory process of passing a current through water to separate it into hydrogen & oxygen
    $1000 17
A variety of this fruit was named for Ah Bing, a Chinese orchard foreman in Oregon
    $1000 10
Ramona Flowers & Huntress
    $1000 23
This alliterative phrase that mentions the land closest to the sea means that it's safe to proceed & have a great time

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

Jen Tom Kathryn
$1,400 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$3,200 $3,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
"Arabian Nights"
    $400 13
Fringe is another name for these
    $400 8
Thonis-Heracleion, the city where legend says Paris brought this woman after he ran off with her, was discovered in Egypt
    $400 6
Delirium & bastardium were proposed before this element was named for Marie & Pierre
    $400 14
Newport in this New England state has been the site of several America's Cup yacht races
    $400 22
The letters of "monsoon" include this palindrome for a time of day
    $800 3
"A Cinema In Buenos Aires; July 26, 1952"
    $800 26
These wayward tufts with a bovine name form in utero, so you're pretty much stuck with them for life
    DD: $1,000 9
A center of worship for this Greek god, the city of Helike, found in 2001, has been called "the real Atlantis"
    $800 7
Losalium, after this New Mexico City, was suggested for what became einsteinium
    $800 15
Portsmouth was this state's first Colonial capital & is its only seaport
    $800 23
This sign of the zodiac can be spelled using letters from "blizzard"
    $1200 1
"I Hope I Get It"
    $1200 27
You get an "a" if you know this 12-letter style of bob where one side in front is longer than the other
    $1200 10
In 2019 archaeologists in Israel said they found the town of Ziklag, used by this Hebrew king for refuge from Saul
    $1200 19
This dwarf-planetary name was rejected for barium, but it later was used for a much more dangerous element
    $1200 16
George H.W. Bush had a summer home at this Maine city whose name ends with "port"
    $1200 24
Blowing out from "hurricane" is this 6-letter word that can mean a sea creature or a small child
    $1600 4
"Good Morning, Baltimore"
    $1600 29
It was the 2-word title of a 1931 film starring Jean Harlow, as well as her hair color
    $1600 11
Anne & Helge Ingstad rediscovered this North American Viking settlement thought to have been named for grapes
    DD: $3,000 20
William Ramsey's son suggested novum for this noble gas, but William wanted a Greek name & called it this
    $1600 17
The band Phish was formed in this Vermont city, a port on Lake Champlain
    $1600 25
Use most of the letters from "typhoon" to spell out this creature whose reticulated version can get pretty big
    $2000 5
"Opening (Runyonland)", by the ensemble
    $2000 30
This 5-letter French word describes a coloring technique where the hair is typically darker on top & lighter towards the ends
    $2000 12
Rediscovered in 1812, this ancient city in Jordan got its name from the Greek for "rock"
    $2000 21
This dangerous radioactive gas found in homes was once called emanation
    $2000 18
The monument seen here in this Massachusetts port has long been sacred to fishermen
    $2000 28
Anagram "tornado" & you get this, anything that emits a scent

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$8,600 $10,400 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this 1985 novel by a Canadian author partly alludes to the similarly named stories in a 14th century work

Final scores:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$17,200 $400 $1,200
2-day champion: $59,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$14,600 $10,400 $11,000
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2021-03-31
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