Show #8564 - Thursday, January 27, 2022


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Carrie Cadwallader, a business intelligence manager from Aurora, Colorado

Chris Canahui, a technician from Brooklyn, New York

Rhone Talsma, a librarian from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
Apartment blazes were deadlier before Anna Connelly devised one of these metal structures around 1887
    $200 19
California's Badwater Basin sounds as enticing as this equally offputtingly named valley where it's located
    $200 7
Chicago to Minneapolis & Las Vegas to L.A. are top routes on this bus line that advises "Leave the driving to us"
    $200 18
"Joseph Smith American Moses" is a song in this musical
    $200 21
The monarch & the viceroy are both species of this arthropod
    $200 26
G-sharp: it's the pointed tool on the left as well as the cocktail made with lime on the right
    $400 15
In 1938, using a film made of layers of soap, Katharine Burr Blodgett made glass non-this
    $400 20
About an hour's drive from major theme parks, you'll find the city of Frostproof in this state
    $400 8
Six years after Chuck Yeager's feat, Scott Crossfield reached this next logical milestone in November 1953
    $400 13
In 2010 this "Avenger" won a Best Actress Tony for "A View from the Bridge"
    $400 22
16 of these measures equal a cup
    $400 27
"B" natural: canoe is one type of this tree
    $600 14
Ellen Fitz had the world in her hands in 1875 after inventing one of these with a unique mounting system
    $600 4
George Vancouver named this inlet off Washington State for a lieutenant on his expedition
    $600 1
Hold on to your hats--this country's TGV trains typically travel at up to 200 miles per hour
    $600 10
In 2017 Broadway met its matchmaker when she was "divine" as the title star of "Hello, Dolly!"
    $600 23
Second by second, it precedes a rocket launch
    $600 28
"C" sharp: they have sharp serrations & you can get delicious ones from Phillips Seafood in Baltimore
    DD: $1,000 16
The wife of Martin Cooper, "Father of the Cellular Phone", Arlene Harris developed this cell phone brand for seniors
    $800 5
This city in Westchester County, New York gets its name from a Dutch title basically meaning "squire"
    $800 2
The rapid transit system known by this 4-letter name connects the San Francisco peninsula with Oakland & other nearby cities
    $800 11
In 1990 this musical about a musical closed after 6,137 shows; God, I hope you get it! I hope you get it!
    $800 24
Get some extra sun in your home with this, perhaps manufactured by Sun-Tek
    $800 29
E-flat: this shape, with its size fixed & its shape determined, is an oval, but not every oval is this shape
    $1000 17
In 1882 Maria Beasley patented one of these that was compact & easily launched, saving many lives
    $1000 6
2 1/2 hours south of Indianapolis is this town named for an ethnicity & for the salt deposits that deer & buffalo once enjoyed
    $1000 3
In Venice, before a mandate made them black, these were lavishly decorated by their wealthy owners
    $1000 12
I've got a lead for you... Alan Alda portrayed Shelly Levene in this Mamet play in 2005
    $1000 25
Slang for a diploma; important documents were once written on it

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

Rhone Chris Carrie
$1,000 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rhone Chris Carrie
$1,200 $800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
After becoming the first king of this Iberian nation in 1139, Afonso I freed it from Moorish control
    $400 6
This feral character raised by jungle animals originally appeared in Rudyard Kipling's short story "In the Rukh"
    $400 30
It's an official language in Pretoria
    $400 2
In "Wild", she plays Cheryl, who deals with personal tragedy by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
    $400 15
Hormonal influences make this headache disorder twice as common in women as in men
    $400 20
Abbeville, or "Priest's Town", is the seat of Vermilion Parish, on the Vermilion River, in this state
    $800 26
He's also considered the liberator of Peru
    $800 7
In a tale set in small-town Iowa, Peter Hedges asked, "What's eating" this guy
    $800 10
The Arabic word suq is synonymous with this type of public market
    DD: $2,000 3
In a 1942 film, a map shows a refugee path from Paris to Marseilles to Oran, then to this title place in North Africa
    $800 16
This inflammation & narrowing of airways is the most common chronic disease of children
    $800 21
This state's Vermilion Cliffs National Monument is not as popular as the Grand Canyon just to its south, but worth a visit
    $1200 27
Lee Kuan Yew was the first prime minister of this city-state & governed there for 30 years
    $1200 12
This "Good Earth" author wrote a very personal account of her daughter Carol in "The Child Who Never Grew"
    $1200 8
Magnesium hydroxide & aluminum hydroxide are in this antacid
    $1200 4
As the "Stanley", Henry Stanley, in part of a 1939 movie title, Spencer Tracy explores Sub-Saharan Africa seeking this doctor
    $1200 17
You can reduce your risk of stroke, heart disease & this, also called high blood pressure, by limiting your salt intake
    $1200 22
A Vermilion line called sindoor in the part of a Hindu woman's hair signifies this
    $1600 28
Patriotic poet Ilia Chavchavadze is revered as the "Uncrowned King" & "Father of" this nation in the Caucasus Mountains
    $1600 13
Winner of a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, Ibram X. Kendi authored "How to Be" this--you must confront inequities
    $1600 9
The Canaanites loved their double As, as in the name of this fertility god
    $1600 1
Kirk Douglas turns up in the 1982 Aussie Western "The Man from" this river
    $1600 18
Often found in home-canned foods, the bacterial toxins that cause this illness are among the most lethal substances known
    $1600 23
A bird name that seems redundant, the vermilion this is found in the drier northern parts of Venezuela & Colombia
    $2000 29
In 1957 Kwame Nkrumah led this West African nation to independence, one of the first to emerge from colonial control
    DD: $2,000 14
The title group discusses "Emma" in Chapter One of this novel by Karen Joy Fowler
    $2000 11
In Indian cuisine, typically this is spinach & this paneer is spinach cooked with cheese
    $2000 5
"1492: Conquest of Paradise" starred this French actor as Christopher Columbus out to find a new route to Asia
    $2000 19
Early supportive care & rehydration improve survival of this viral hemorrhagic fever named for a Central African river
    $2000 24
As in the work seen here, ancient artists got the pigment vermilion from cinnabar, the main ore of this metal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rhone Chris Carrie
$9,200 $9,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1793 he left Dublin for the United States, saying, "I expect to make a fortune" off George Washington, & he did

Final scores:

Rhone Chris Carrie
$0 $1 $7,500
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rhone Chris Carrie
$9,200 $9,200 $14,800
16 R,
4 W
10 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-09
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