Show #8580 - Friday, February 18, 2022

Contestants

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Carter Lockwood, an attorney from Columbia, South Carolina

Bridget Kranz, a communications specialist from St. Paul, Minnesota

Matt Takimoto, an elementary school teacher from Moraga, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

NORTH AMERICAN LITERATURE
FROM S TO S
STATE QUARTERS
GYMNASTICS
STICK
THE LANDING
    $200 13
In this novel Guy Montag reads aloud from a book to his wife's shocked friends
    $200 26
More than is necessary
    $200 10
Louisiana's quarter features a trumpet & one of these birds
    $200 1
In 1976 Nadia Comaneci became the first gymnast to achieve this score in the Olympics
    $200 30
There's a body part in the name of these wooden sticks that a doctor uses when asking the patient to say "ahh"
    $200 24
He hadn't slept in 55 hours when he alit at Le Bourget Aerodrome at 10:22 P.M. on May 21,1927
    $400 27
Canadian environmentalist Farley Mowat is best known for bringing sympathy to a predator in "Never Cry" this
    $400 25
This affliction is a reactivation of the same virus that causes chicken pox
    $400 11
Kansas' quarter features a buffalo & this plant known for its seeds
    $400 2
In competition this apparatus is 4 feet off the ground & 16.5 feet long; for home practice, it can be half that length
    $400 20
The label of this brand's sticks of Juicy Fruit gum doesn't actually specify what juicy fruit is
    $400 23
His engine out, Corkey Fornof landed his plane on an interstate, took an offramp & pulled into this, tripping the ding-dong hose
    $600 5
This 1991 novel by Canadian Douglas Coupland gave a name to a whole cohort born around the same time
    $600 18
Seen here is an example of this resting place made for the ancient Egyptian priestess Nitocris
    $600 12
Its state quarter features Federal Hill & a racehorse
    $600 3
Originally a horse riding term, it's used when a gymnast jumps off a piece of equipment, often with a stylish Salto
    $600 19
Ringo Starr hit Zildjian these with his sticks for crashes & splashes
    $600 22
The site where George Washington & 2,400 men landed early on December 26, 1776 is today a park in this state
    $800 4
His 1947 play "All My Sons" is about a businessman whose substandard airplane parts cost young men their lives
    $800 16
This liquor takes its name from a German word for "mouthful"
    $800 7
Utah's quarter shows a pair of these conveyances meeting in the middle
    $800 8
This apparatus that sends competitors 3 stories high was added to Olympic gymnastics in 2000
    $800 15
A stick figure was the calling card of this fictional hero, real name Simon Templar
    $800 21
The island of San Salvador in this archipelago is thought to be where Columbus first landed in the Americas
    $1000 6
The title of this Laura Esquivel bestseller refers to a sweet recipe but also a state of passion or anger
    $1000 17
This type of cloud forms a continuous horizontal sheet, sometimes bringing light drizzle
    $1000 14
Minnesota's quarter displays the years 1858 & 2005 & this other number greater than those 2
    $1000 9
This 2012 Olympic team gold medalist & 2-time world champ in the vault is seen here testifying to Congress in 2021
    $1000 28
This sport came from Native American stickball, which the Cherokee call "little brother of war"
    DD: $2,000 29
In 2019 China's Chang'e 4 probe made the first landing here, a place not even glimpsed by humanity until 1959

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

Matt Bridget Carter
$3,800 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Bridget Carter
$8,600 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC MEN
BRING YOUR "A" GAME
(Ken: Each response will begin with the letter A.)
BOOKS BY FUNNY PEOPLE
IN THE CHEMISTRY LAB
BODIES OF WATER
END YOUR RESPONSE WITH A PREPOSITION
    $400 23
This "Junior" oil heir who gave the U.N. the money to buy land for its HQ will always be a center of attention in New York City
    $400 26
There are 441 red cards & 63 green cards in this Mattel game of comparisons
    $400 25
This comedian, seen here, provided some life lessons in "I Can't Make This Up"
    $400 27
In 1937 isotopes of this element, Cl, were separated using a vacuum ultracentrifuge
    $400 1
Lake Victoria is the largest source of this African river
    $400 22
Polo players who didn't want their collars flapping in the breeze innovated this style
    $800 6
It was no minor feat that in 1990, he emerged victorious in a 3-person race to succeed Margaret Thatcher as prime minister
    $800 15
"Valhalla" is a recent entry in this video game series with a killer title
    $800 14
Mike Birbiglia detailed his somnambulism in do this "with Me"; one event led to Mike hurling himself out a hotel window
    $800 17
From the French for "little tube" , one of these uses suction to transfer small amounts of liquid
    $800 11
Built in the early 1960s, the Bridge of the Americas spans this waterway
    $800 20
Saying you look "like death..." these 2 words is not a compliment to your appearance
    $1200 5
In the 1970s this future Secretary of State was a spokesman for Vietnam Veterans Against the War
    $1200 7
Fight the dead in this game named for an "Evil Dead" sequel that starred Bruce Campbell
    $1200 8
The subtitle of "I Must Say" by this Canadian & "SNL" veteran is "My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend"
    $1200 30
Named for a German chemist, this tool seen here really turns up the heat
    DD: $6,200 3
Formations like the Great Barrier Reef gave this body of water its name
    $1200 18
To look for your best option; "my mama told me you better" do it
    $1600 4
Multitasking in 1794, he negotiated a treaty with Britain while also serving as the first Chief Justice of the United States
    $1600 10
Save your ship by shooting space rocks in this Atari arcade game introduced in 1979
    $1600 9
This co-creator & star of "Crazy ex-Girlfriend " wrote "I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are"
    DD: $3,200 29
Used to crush & grind, this pair of tools is featured in a permanent display at Philly's University of the Sciences
    $1600 2
Miami is a port on this bay
    $1600 19
In tennis, this last part of a stroke is important even though the ball is gone after 5 milliseconds against the strings
    $2000 12
Hey there, Pilgrim! This Plymouth colony cofounder wed the former Priscilla Mullins around 1623 & eventually fathered 11 kids
    $2000 13
Germany & Japan take on the U.S., U.K. & USSR in this strategy game named for the 2 opposing sides
    $2000 16
Eric Idle's "sortabiography" is titled this, the upbeat, whistling song Eric wrote that ends "Life of Brian"
    $2000 28
This receptacle used for melting metals has a name from the Latin for "cross"
    $2000 21
Surt is the main port on this Libyan gulf
    $2000 24
When reporting for duty on a U.S. Navy ship, the first thing you'll say is "Request permission to" do this phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Bridget Carter
$17,400 $3,600 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYS
First published in 1602, its title characters are Margaret & Alice

Final scores:

Matt Bridget Carter
$7,400 $3,600 $17,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Bridget Carter
$16,400 $3,600 $11,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2021-12-13
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