Show #8573 - Wednesday, February 9, 2022


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James Cantres, a historian and professor from Brooklyn, New York

Michelle Bemis, a high school history teacher from Allen Park, Michigan

Lawrence Long, a nursing student and stay-at-home uncle from East Bend, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,591)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Of the days of the week
    $200 12
This story of a fawn is subtitled "A Life in the Woods"
    $200 26
Fans of "The Office" could buy Dunder Mifflin 20-pound branded this that had slogans like "Our motto is, 'quabity first' "
    $200 1
The best pitcher on a baseball team is known as this playing card
    $200 7
When the British settled these islands between Florida & Haiti, they were deserted
    $200 11
Judges belonging to courts of these hear those cases, reviewing procedures & decisions of trial courts
    $400 20
Of chess pieces
    $400 15
First published in 1931, "The Story of" this elephant includes his escape to the city where he becomes cultured & educated
    $400 27
Think back, & remember a time when Don Draper made a beautiful & poignant pitch about Kodak's Carousel on this drama
    $400 2
A practice opponent who makes you better, like Harvey Cody Jones for Muhammad Ali
    $400 6
Captain William Bligh discovered a group of South Pacific islands in 1788 & named them for this ship
    $400 13
District court judges conduct trials & manage the selection & instruction of these
    $600 21
Of the 4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    $600 16
In this Frances Hodgson Burnett book, Mary Lennox is determined to find the title place, locked off for years
    $600 28
On "The Simpsons" varieties of this beer brand include Raspberry this, Lady this & Tartar-Control this
    $600 3
There's a cozy word in this term for a player or a person who sits around waiting to go in
    DD: $1,000 8
Recent surveys have found that the soil on this atoll has plutonium concentrations vastly higher than Chernobyl's
    $600 14
An experienced attorney may act as a temporary judge in this type of court that hears cases involving limited dollar amounts
    $800 22
Of the New England states
    $800 17
In 2004 Kate DiCamillo won a Newbery Medal for "The Tale of" this inquisitive mouse
    $800 29
Now boarding Oceanic Air Flight 815 for this drama; objects may shift through time & don't expect a happy landing
    $800 4
In 2021 the U.S. Secretary of State used this tennis expression to say it's North Korea's turn to make a move on nuclear talks
    $800 9
About 4.6 million people every year take the 35-minute ferry ride from Seattle to this island in Puget Sound
    $800 24
Federal magistrate judges consider pretrial these, such as for summary judgment
    $1000 23
Of U.S. first ladies' first names
    $1000 18
In "From the Mixed Up Files of" this woman, a girl named Claudia & her brother run away from home & hide out at the Met Museum
    $1000 30
Los Pollos Hermanos is run by this "Better Call Saul" man played by Giancarlo Esposito, but he has another job, too
    $1000 5
Sporty term for the action here that's deliberately, perhaps sarcastically, restrained
    $1000 10
Drop an "A" from a colorful plant to get this Frenchman who also gave his name to an island in the Solomon Sea
    $1000 25
Makes sense that Texas leads the nation with more than 100 judges assigned to its 11 courts of this; California is second

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

Lawrence Michelle James
$1,800 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Michelle James
$5,200 $4,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In 1832 he missed Senate confirmation to be minister to the U.K. by one vote but he'd soon get Jackson's MVB vote as veep
    $400 26
Evangelist with a Tulsa university & current Supreme supreme
    $400 13
58 million years ago, a thankfully extinct relative of this constrictor could reach 2,500 pounds & 40 feet in length
    $400 1
"Charlie Wilson's War" is about a Texas congressman's covert dealings to arm anti-soviet rebels fighting in this country
    $400 12
Ray Bradbury's favorite place in his boyhood home of Waukegan, Illinois was this building at 1 Sheridan Road
    $400 21
This period of time is a homophone for a word meaning lacking strength
    $800 8
Before Biden he was the last veep to later ascend to the presidency
    $800 27
"Beantown" rotisserie restaurant chain & unregulated economic system in which business is lightly taxed
    $800 11
This species of deer crossed into North America about 12,000 years ago using the Bering land bridge
    $800 2
A monarch working to overcome his stammer is central to the plot of this Oscar winner
    $800 15
This author of fantasy novels & of "Mere Christianity" worshiped at Holy Trinity Church in Oxford & you can too
    $800 22
Pronounced one way, it's a unit of time; another, a very small amount
    DD: $2,000 9
33 days after taking the oath to be the veep, he took another one to not be the veep
    $1200 28
360 guy on CNN & "Leatherstocking Tales" teller
    $1200 14
Related to sharks, this cartilaginous fish has more than 500 species, including the blue-spotted ribbontail
    $1200 3
The title characters of this 2020 film set in the 1960s are an FBI informant & Black Panther leader Fred Hampton
    DD: $6,800 16
The Globe Inn, with a vast selection of single malt scotches, was a hangout of this 18th century poet & can be yours
    $1200 23
In parliamentary procedure, to endorse a nomination another person has just made
    $1600 10
Failing to report nearly $30,000 on his income tax return led to the resignation of this vice president
    $1600 29
Sophocles play about a Theban king & a real king of the dinosaurs
    $1600 19
As a source of food & as a pack animal, this bovine has long been essential to the people of the Tibetan Plateau
    $1600 4
Peter O'Toole played "the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum & Bailey" in this epic film set in the Mideast
    $1600 17
Seen as a dangerous atheist, Voltaire bought a chateau near the border of these two countries so he could hop over the border as needed
    $1600 24
It's not a special pet accessory, it's naval duty from 4 to 6 or 6 to 8
    $2000 6
This alliterative Lincoln vice president was a heavy smoker, but his grandson said he took it up on doctor's orders
    $2000 30
Tall Emirati building & "See You Again" rapper
    $2000 20
Native to the southern U.S., the "alligator" this can grow 10' long, making it one of the largest freshwater fish
    $2000 5
Andrew Garfield played pacifist & Medal of Honor winner Desmond Doss in this movie set in part at the Battle of Okinawa
    $2000 18
Pay your respects to the bronze Gerald & Lawrence Durrell on this Greek island where they spent much of their youth
    $2000 25
"Back in a" this 5-letter word! here's a flash--it's how long light takes to go 1 femtometer, a millionth of a millionth of a mm

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Michelle James
$18,000 $13,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Recorded on a visit to this California city, YouTube's first video featured a man saying, "They have really, really, really long trunks"

Final scores:

Lawrence Michelle James
$31,201 $17,601 $800
3-day champion: $74,792 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lawrence Michelle James
$12,000 $12,400 $8,800
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-30
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