Show #8441 - Monday, July 12, 2021

First game with George Stephanopoulos as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.


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Tim Moon, an attorney originally from Syracuse, New York

Jaclyn Schuenzel, a stay-at-home mom from Redmond, Washington

Jen Jazwinski, an early literacy librarian from Algonquin, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(George: And here's a special guest who's a gamer and a YouTube star.) (J.D.: I'm J.D. Witherspoon with clues about the amazing world of gaming, past and present.)
    $200 1
8 decades after his death, a 2007 graphic novel told the adventures of this man, "The Handcuff King"
    $200 23
The "Land of the Pharaohs"
    $200 16
Beta-blockers are used to prevent stimulation of certain receptors & to control rhythms in this body part
    $200 8
This cool admonition to calm down has been paired with Netflix
    $200 29
Slides & slingbacks are styles of these strappy summer shoes
    $200 2
(J.D. Witherspoon presents the clue.) New PS5 owners get introduced to console components via a platform game starring this robot with the same name as "The Jetsons" dog
    $400 4
"Twilight Man" is a graphic novel biography about this writer & "the Birth of Television"
    $400 24
The "Land of the Inca"
    $400 17
To unstuff my nasal passages, please get me this type of drug (a word that's right on the non-drowsy Sudafed box)
    $400 9
It's the geographic area above the circle of latitude at 66 1/2 degrees north
    $400 27
Piñata Colada is a flavor of this frozen 7-Eleven refresher
    $400 3
(J.D. Witherspoon presents the clue.) Toru Iwatani wanted to make a game about eating, & after seeing a pizza with a slice missing, he created this 1980 classic filled with fruit & ghosts
    $600 5
The graphic novel about this pop & rock icon is subtitled "Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams"
    $600 14
Translated from a Maori name, the "Land of the Long White Cloud"
    $600 18
The track & field movie "Personal Best" includes a song about dianabol, an anabolic one of these
    $600 10
Meaning briskly cold, it's also a frozen dessert from Wendy's
    $600 19
The bill making this California's state sport mentions the breaks at Malibu & Trestles
    $600 6
(J.D. Witherspoon presents the clue.) Uh-oh, friends, it looks like Dr. Nefarious is back to his evil ways, forcing Ratchet once again strap this little robot buddy on his back & fight the good fight
    $800 15
"21" is a comic about this Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder from Puerto Rico who tragically died young
    DD: $1,600 25
The "Land of Genghis Khan"
    $800 21
The active ingredient in products like Lotrimin for athlete's foot is an "anti-" this
    $800 11
A poem by William Carlos Williams begins, "I have eaten the plums that were in" this, not the refrigerator--it was 1934
    $800 20
If you step on this creature, you may regret it; lifeguards advise shuffling, so it'll feel the vibrations & swim away
    $800 7
(J.D. Witherspoon presents the clue.) Now entering the arena is Twinkle Riot, a hard-hitting star in "Destruction AllStars", a type of this alliterative competition in which vehicles are supposed to get smashed to pieces
    $1000 30
Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir about growing up in a mortuary, it was the basis for a Tony-winning musical
    $1000 26
The "Land of the Khmer"
    $1000 22
Central nervous system depressants include tranquilizers for anxiety & these sleep inducers, from Latin for "calm"
    $1000 13
Originally a nautical term meaning closer to the wind, it means to be unfriendly or reserved, distant & uninvolved
    $1000 28
A street in the Bronx is named for this traditional game played with a broom handle by would-be Dodgers & Yankees
    $1000 12
(J.D. Witherspoon presents the clue.) The PlayStation 5 is kitted with an ultra-high speed SSD, this kind of hyphenated drive that makes iconic characters like Sackboy really move

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

Jen Jaclyn Tim
$2,400 $600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Jaclyn Tim
$4,800 $1,600 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(George: Each response has a "Z" exactly in the middle of the word.)
    $400 22
The first U.S. Secretary of State, he helped arrange for D.C. to be the capital
    $400 30
One of the most popular novels among soldiers on both sides in the U.S. Civil War was this 1862 Victor Hugo novel
    $400 17
The master known as Bodhidharma was said to have founded this type of meditative Buddhism in China
    $400 10
Bill Golden, the creator of this TV network's logo, was inspired by hex signs on shaker barns that looked to him like eyes
    $400 1
Sherwood Schwartz wrote the lyrics to this theme song about a group that "must somehow form a family"
    $400 16
King Gillette introduced a safety one in 1903
    $800 23
The last name of this 1897 to 1898 secretary is on a landmark antitrust act
    $800 5
Charles Perrault is remembered for his fairy tales like "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge", this title in English
    $800 18
The chain of moral cause & effect; it's popularly simplified as if you're mean, yours will be bad
    $800 6
The logo for this video game company that ruled the '80s is a stylized "A"; it is also based on the Pong screen
    $800 2
Tired of "packing and unpacking, town to town up & down the dial"; you're "living on the air" at this radio station
    $800 12
The American Epilepsy Society offers tips for observation & recording of this event
    $1200 24
He took over the job in 2018
    $1200 27
Frederic Chopin's lover wrote romantic feminist works like "Lelia" using this pseudonym
    $1200 19
One of Buddhism's Four Noble Truths is the doctrine that all life is this painful 9-letter word
    $1200 7
The blue & white striped logo for this tech company hasn't changed since Paul Rand designed it in 1972
    $1200 3
The title good ole boys of this show were "fightin' the system like a true modern day Robin Hood"
    $1200 13
It's an Italian turnover made out of pizza dough containing meat, cheese & other ingredients
    DD: $2,000 25
He was born in Furth, Germany
    $1600 28
Colette created this teenager shown here with her grandma who's raising her to be a courtesan
    DD: $2,600 20
The plant called the sacred or Indian this is a symbol of the true nature of beings & of Buddha's throne
    $1600 8
The center part of the logo for this designer & creator of Tommy Jeans is the international signal flag for the letter "H"
    $1600 4
"Keep movin' movin' movin', though they're disapprovin', keep them dogies movin"', this Western
    $1600 14
Suction cups are a tool of this professional
    $2000 26
She got her U.S. citizenship in 1957 & earned her B.A. with honors 2 years later
    $2000 29
France's premier literary prize, this "Prix" awards a whopping 10 euros to the winner
    $2000 21
After gaining knowledge of the Four Noble Truths, Buddhists follow a "path" of this many parts in order to reach Nirvana
    $2000 9
The logo for the national tourism office of this country was designed by Joan Miro
    $2000 11
"Through early morning fog I see", begin this song's lyrics, heard in the 1970 movie "M*A*S*H" but not in the TV show's theme
    $2000 15
C6H6, this aromatic hydrocarbon typically derived from petroleum, is used in the manufacture of detergents & fuels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Jaclyn Tim
$13,600 $6,000 $22,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This dish associated with Harvard goes back to the start of the school; the wife of the first headmaster made an awful version

Final scores:

Jen Jaclyn Tim
$27,200 $0 $28,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Jaclyn Tim
$13,600 $6,000 $20,000
15 R,
1 W
13 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2021-04-21
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