Show #8580 - Friday, February 18, 2022


[<< previous game]

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)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $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

(Ken: Each response will begin with the letter A.)
    $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

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

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

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2021-12-13
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at