Show #8575 - Friday, February 11, 2022


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Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California

Gillian Cruz, a student at the University of Kansas from Kansas City, Missouri

Nick Heise, a technical services engineer from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
His body emaciated from years of fasting, he didn't last long after an assassin's bullets felled him in 1948 New Delhi
    $200 8
He used 2 hammers to bore a 14-foot hole in rock & defeat a drill; however, he died doing it
    $200 15
The USS Pennsylvania was in drydock at this naval base on December 7, 1941
    $200 25
... for my this, be it t-, guayabera or flannel; so sexy it hurts
    $200 17
Jimmy Stewart, in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (after going to Washington)
    $200 3
Intuition not arrived at via sight, hearing, touch, taste or smell
    $400 1
Known to Israelis as "Arik", this ex-general was prime minister from 2001 to 2006
    $400 2
Some teach that the ghost of this pirate who died in 1718 glows under the waters off North Carolina, searching for his own head
    $400 16
John Quincy Adams argued the case of the Africans who had mutinied aboard this slave ship & won their freedom
    $400 26
...for your this, which we can only assume is a choice of Know-Nothing, Likud or Bull Moose
    $400 18
Denzel Washington, stepping up in "Philadelphia"
    $400 4
It's a nickname for Chicago
    $600 12
This "Waltz King" was 23 when he combined his orchestra with his dad's
    $600 9
He was big, he was blue & one story said his footprints filled with water & became Minnesota's 10,000 lakes, so to repeat... he was big
    $600 22
Tamil words for tie & wood give us the name of this type of twin-hulled boat
    $600 27
... for this northern Italian city & fashion capital, site of Sforzesco Castle
    $600 19
Margot Robbie, gliding through "I, Tonya"
    $600 5
The parable of the workers in the vineyard in Mark 20 gave us this idiom for anything done at the last minute
    $800 13
The couple seen here, Menkaure & wife, were found near one of the three main pyramids at this city
    $800 10
"Stand in front of the bathroom mirror with a... candle & say" this witch's name "3 times"; if it works, you'll need that drink, too
    DD: $3,400 23
These boats in the lagoon at Boston's Public Garden were inspired by the opera "Lohengrin" & declared a Boston landmark
    $800 28
... for this animal "Who Walks Through Walls" in a Robert A. Heinlein title
    $800 20
Sidney Poitier, taking a tough assignment in "To Sir, with Love"
    $800 6
If you're taking the subway, keep your distance from this electrified part of the tracks
    $1000 14
In 451 it took a combined army of Roman & Germanic forces to stop this leader of a Central Asian people at a battle near Troyes
    $1000 11
Were you raised by coyotes?! Well, this cowboy was, after being lost by his parents near a certain Texas river
    $1000 24
The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, it was launched in 1960 & was the 8th U.S. naval vessel to carry the name
    $1000 29
... for this island nation whose largest freshwater lake is the 260-square-mile Biwa
    $1000 21
Holly Hunter, before saying hi to motherhood in "Raising Arizona"
    $1000 7
In the 19th century this phrase began its association with all things press-related

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

Nick Gillian Dave
$2,800 -$400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Gillian Dave
$1,200 -$400 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

["BRITISH" was stylized in the BlackCastleMF Regular font.]
(Mayim: A response might be "Shadow Theater".)
    $400 21
The colossus is long gone, but on this sunny island of Greece you can visit the Acropolis of Lindos
    $400 26
Completes the title of legendary animal trainer Mabel Stark's memoir "Hold That..."
    $400 1
This word for a throwing stick comes from an Aboriginal language
    $400 16
Be at peace! The columbine gets its name from Latin for this bird
    $400 10
Black tie with turn-ups on the trousers? Appalling
    $400 2
Hume, Marx, Freud, "Voyager", "Next Generation" & others combined in an Indiana University class about this show "& Religion"
    $800 22
After flying over the Nazca Lines in this country, get away to Huacachina, an oasis in the middle of the desert
    $800 27
Seen here, singer Mary Wilson wrote a memoir titled "Dreamgirl: My Life as..." a member of this trio
    $800 3
Hamlet mentions this stone-throwing weapon & the book of Judges says the children of Benjamin included 700 experts in it
    $800 17
Kansas' state flower, the common this, is in the genus Helianthus
    $800 9
Old Mrs. Dudge still has an aerial on her telly
    $800 5
Fact-checking this Netflix show, the Energy Department said in 2016, we don't "explore parallel universes"
    $1200 23
Take the 3:10 to this city at the southwestern tip of Arizona that frequently ranks as the sunniest city in the United States
    DD: $5,000 28
"Freedom in Exile" is the autobiography of Tenzin Gyatso, better known by this religious title
    $1200 4
Originally a Cavalry sword with a curved blade, it's also the name of a fencing weapon
    $1200 18
The thoughtful should know that the name of this flower comes from French for "thought"
    $1200 11
Let's take our seats & meet for a drink at the interval
    $1200 6
Seen here, this rocker told most of the hopefuls on "American Idol" to "Dream On"
    $1600 24
With over 300 sunny days each year, this tourist destination in the south of Spain has a name meaning "sun coast"
    $1600 29
Toni Morrison edited the memoir of this woman who was a Black Panther, a UCLA professor & a fugitive
    $1600 13
Sir Walter Scott popularized this name for a type of heavy broadsword favored by Scots Highlanders
    $1600 19
This flower seen here is also called a fairy bell which is a better description than a random animal & some handware
    $1600 12
We're frightfully busy at the hospital in the casualty department
    $1600 7
Can't remember the last name of this multi-limbed neighbor of SpongeBob? Remember his multiple limbs
    $2000 25
It looks like a different planet, but one of the hottest places on Earth is Dallol, in this largest Horn of Africa country
    $2000 30
"Every Secret Thing" by Patty Hearst includes a firsthand account of her abduction by this militant group
    $2000 14
The name of this combo stabbing & chopping weapon is from the Middle German for "halm", "handle" & "barte", "hatchet"
    DD: $4,000 20
This flower whose name is derived from "wolf" is also a word used to describe wolves
    $2000 15
Oh no! Colin has stopped on the verge of the M1; his car broke down
    $2000 8
John Bradley played this "better with a book than a sword" character on "Game of Thrones"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Gillian Dave
$13,600 $4,000 $29,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A piece of writing advice from this man who died in 1904 concludes, "Otherwise don't put it there"

Final scores:

Nick Gillian Dave
$8,300 $0 $30,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nick Gillian Dave
$17,000 $4,000 $24,000
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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Game tape date: 2021-11-30
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