Show #8442 - Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.


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Alex Lamb, a data scientist from Lake Forest, California

Lauren Fisk, a teacher originally from San Antonio, Texas

Tim Moon, an attorney originally from Syracuse, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
No longer needed because of computers, linotype operators made sure these things got to one's doorstep daily
    $200 26
The Indian state of Assam gives its name to a common type of this, & Assam grows lots of it
    $200 1
It's the third entry in the "Twilight" saga
    $200 15
    $200 25 more of the golden Kellogg's cereal named for this "Star Wars" droid; it was discontinued years ago
    $200 6
This song by the B-52's says, "There goes a dogfish, chased by a catfish"
    $400 18
In "Mary Poppins", a fittingly sooty Dick Van Dyke sings "Chim Chim Cher-ee", a song about this job
    $400 27
Weaving is an important tradition in Assam, & many homes have one of these devices seen here
    $400 2
There's a direction & a paradise in this double-"E" Steinbeck title
    $400 14
Hamlet's first choice
    $400 24
...move this kind of big rock if it's on public property in the Colorado city of the same name; the municipal code says no
    $400 7
A video for this tune about an infant predatory fish & family has racked up more than 8 billion views on YouTube
    $600 17
Back in the day, there was some heavy lifting for the guy with this job, also Val Kilmer's nickname in "Top Gun"
    $600 28
Assam's Kaziranga National Park is a reserve for the royal Bengal species of this big predator
    $600 3
Gail Carson Levine reimagined "Cinderella" with the heroine under a curse of obedience in this double-"E" title
    $600 13
Evil King clown tale
    $600 23
...change gears in a manual transmission auto without first disengaging & then re-engaging this
    $600 8
This Oscar-winning tune from "The Little Mermaid" mentions "the trout rockin' out"
    $800 16
You used to be able to get a job as a pinsetter at one of these establishments
    $800 29
Sericulture, the farming of these textile-producing creatures is a large part of the economy in Assam
    $800 4
A pistol-wielding panda adorns the cover of this bestseller about the importance of proper punctuation
    $800 11
    $800 21
...go boating in Owens Lake near the California-Nevada border; it dried up in the 1920s after its water was sent to this city
    $800 9
Ann & Nancy Wilson wrote about the sleazy side of the music industry in this fishy song
    $1000 19
A rector is a university head; one letter different is this person from Latin "to read", who would read to factory workers
    $1000 30
These winds whose "season" begins in Assam in June have been known to cause devastation
    DD: $1,000 5
The title heroine of this 1816 novel wrongly believes herself to be a gifted matchmaker
    $1000 12
The farming equivalent of Big Pharma is not Big Farm but big this
    $1000 22
...visit Swaziland any more; in 2018 it changed its name to this
    $1000 10
"Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea", says a No. 1 hit by this group with a different animal in its name

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

Tim Lauren Alex
$2,800 $1,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Lauren Alex
$7,000 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

2011: 10 YEARS AGO
    $400 26
In May President Obama announced on live TV that this man had been killed in a U.S. military operation
    $400 1
Just east of the city bearing its name, this beach is between Biscayne Bay & the Atlantic
    $400 6
58 miles in diameter, Copernicus is one of the most prominent of these features on the Moon
    $400 11
A 2020 study found that each of these events since 1960 has gone over budget, averaging 172% & led by Montreal's 720%
    $400 16
The end of this musical sees the creation of "The Book of Arnold"
    $400 21
First popular in the U.S. in the 1960s, table soccer is also known by this 1-word name
    $800 22
A British royal wedding captured the world's attention as this pair got hitched in April
    $800 2
On June 6, 1944 the U.S. Army's 2nd Ranger Battalion climbed the cliffs of the beach code-named this
    $800 7
One of Harry Potter's friends at Hogwarts shares her first name with this Roman goddess of the Moon
    $800 12
The government of New South Wales held a lottery for 30 years to pay for this building whose budget went from $7 mil. to $102 mil.
    $800 17
This Sarah Jessica Parker character wrote the books "Menhattan" & "A Single Life"
    $800 30
Delicious, here's a stack of the English type of this
    DD: $10,000 23
Zuccotti Park in New York City's Financial District was the birthplace of this movement against economic inequality
    $1200 3
Snorkelers at Trunk Bay off St. John in this U.S. territory can read plaques on the seafloor for info on what they see
    $1200 8
A penumbra is the outer, lighter ring of one of these solar freckles
    $1200 13
"A Musical Web" was the original subtitle of this Broadway show that went millions over budget
    $1200 18
"The First Time" & "Love Hurts" were books written by the murderous novelist that Sharon Stone played in this 1992 movie
    $1200 29
It is said that "For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of" this
    $1600 24
This Ohio Republican took over as Speaker of the House of Representatives
    $1600 4
The beach Matthew Arnold was talking about must not have been this sunny spot on Barbados' south coast; it's no darkling plain
    DD: $4,000 9
This Greek scholar with an Egyptian dynastic name devised his theory of the Sun revolving around the Earth around 150 A.D.
    $1600 14
The 1858 $250,000 budget for the Old New York County Courthouse climbed to $12 million, much going into the pocket of this man
    $1600 19
You can't book a room at this title Wes Anderson establishment, nor read the novel of the same title that appears in the film
    $1600 28
In retirement Sherlock Holmes devotes his time to this hobby
    $2000 25
Israel freed 1,027 prisoners in exchange for soldier Gilad Shalit, 5 years a captive of this group that governs Gaza
    $2000 5
Between Fish Hoek & Cape Point, Boulders Beach gets all kinds of tourists in this country
    $2000 10
In 5 billion years, out of hydrogen, the Sun will become this big, colorful type of star & start engulfing planets
    $2000 15
Building in brick to replace facades, this network went $30 million over budget on new sets for "Eastenders"
    $2000 20
This John Irving character wrote "Procrastination" & "Second Wind of the Cuckold"; mother Jenny wrote "A Sexual Suspect"
    $2000 27
Hosteler is an archaic synonym for this person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Lauren Alex
$26,200 $8,000 $22,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1899 James Atkinson patented his new & improved one of these, including its spring-powered snapping action

Final scores:

Tim Lauren Alex
$44,401 $16,000 $0
2-day champion: $72,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Lauren Alex
$17,400 $8,000 $19,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2021-04-21
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