Show #8586 - Monday, February 28, 2022

Contestants

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Ellen Pratt, a strategic projects director from Boston, Massachusetts

Joe Choo, a student from Las Vegas, Nevada

Christine Whelchel, a piano teacher and church organist from Spring Hill, Tennessee (whose 3-day cash winnings total $59,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
SPORTS BY THEIR HONORS
SMALL ADJECTIVES
2-WORD BOOK TITLES
KICKIN' IT
OLD SCHOOL
    $200 1
During this period that began in 1920, keg parties weren't for drinking but for the dumping of liquor
    $200 5
The Naismith Awards
    $200 20
As an adjective it means lesser in importance; as a noun, it means a child not yet of legal age
    $200 7
"'Oh no, he isn't grown up', Wendy assured her confidently, 'and he is just my size"'; "he" is also the title of the book
    $200 26
You want to cease a foul habit abruptly? Time to "kick it" this "fowl" way
    $200 14
One of several of its colleges, Merton College was founded in 1264 without one Rhodes scholar (as that was a 1902 thing)
    DD: $1,000 2
5 years before his famous ride, Paul Revere made a print depicting this bloody March 5, 1770 event
    $400 8
The Gold Glove & Silver Slugger Awards (both sound like it could be boxing, but it's not)
    $400 21
In nursery rhyme land, it describes Willie Winkie
    $400 10
Like the autobiographical hero of this novel, just after WWII William Styron was a young southerner living in Brooklyn
    $400 27
A dance kick where you change legs in the air, or a swimming kick used as part of the sidestroke
    $400 15
Established in 1505, the university of this Spanish city now uses what was Europe's first tobacco factory as Carmen would know
    $600 3
The tracks of the Central Pacific & this railroad met in Utah in 1869
    $600 9
The Slammy Awards
    $600 22
Of limited breadth, like an alley you can barely pass through or a mind that won't admit new ideas
    $600 13
In this William Goldman novel, a graduate student must flee a Nazi & his henchmen
    $600 28
During a 25-year NFL career, Morten Andersen missed just 10 of 859 of these kicks that follow a successful play
    $600 17
Known for its work in medicine, this university dates back to 1876 & was originally in downtown Baltimore
    $800 4
The "separate but equal" doctrine in the case of Plessy v. this judge upheld racial segregation for almost 60 years
    $800 11
The Dinah Shore Trophy Award
    $800 23
Physically similar to one of Santa's helpers
    $800 16
Something is happening here in the barn in this 1945 anti-utopian satire but you don't know what it is, do you, Mr. Jones?
    $800 29
Also called mawashi geri, this "domicile" kick swings a leg in a semi-circular motion to strike with the foot
    $800 18
One of the 7 Sisters colleges, it was founded in 1879 as the Harvard Annex
    $1000 6
At the first Thanksgiving in 1621, the Pilgrims shared a feast with these native people of Massachusetts
    $1000 12
The Ballon d'Or
    $1000 24
From a word meaning immeasurably big comes this adjective meaning immeasurably small
    $1000 25
Balnibarbi is a continent & Glumdalclitch, a person, in this 18th century work
    $1000 30
Dean Martin sang, "How lucky can one guy be? I kissed her & she kissed me, like the fella once said, ain't that" this?
    $1000 19
2 very different things, plexiglass & the artificial blood cell, were invented at this Montreal university founded in 1821

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

Christine Joe Ellen
$2,200 $200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Joe Ellen
$8,400 $200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

COLORS IN NATURE
AROUND THE WORLD
THE PICKLE BARREL
LETTERS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLE
BACKING BANDS
HOMOPHONE TO THE LETTER
    $400 1
Somewhere over in Australia is this variety of lorikeet, named for its array of colors
    $400 2
Italy's longest river, the Po flows about 400 miles from the Alps into this arm of the Mediterranean
    $400 9
A basic recipe for pickles calls for a brine of equal parts water & this acidic liquid, along with salt & seasonings
    $400 12
To his brother Orion, Mark Twain wrote of & employed a "new-fangled" one of these made by Remington
    $400 26
2 saxophonists & a trombonist were some of the J.B.'s, who backed up this legend with the same initials
    $400 19
To exist, in the singular
    $800 5
If it's red & it's a corundum, it's this gem
    $800 4
The flag of this Southeast Asian nation of 103 million is seen here
    $800 10
Musing on history, Ralph Waldo Emerson wondered why the New World must bear the name of this thieving pickle-dealer
    $800 13
After introducing rude Charlotte Braun into his comic strip, he let one reader know by letter she wouldn't be around for long
    $800 27
Not exactly a stupid answer, this group originally known as the Hawks took some of "The Weight" off Dylan in the 1960s
    $800 20
To use your peepers
    $1200 6
"Red touch yellow, kill a fellow", so stay clear of the eastern this venomous snake seen here
    $1200 3
Norway's main Antarctic research station bears the name of this mythic creature of Scandinavian folklore
    $1200 14
At the 1893 World's Fair, this pickle-maker from Pittsburgh offered souvenir pickle charms to those who visited his booth
    DD: $3,000 11
This Irish poet's great love Maud Gonne addressed him in letters as "My dear Willie"
    $1200 28
The Tennessee Three, the longtime backers for this man, famously went to prison with him in 1968
    $1200 21
The,
en Español
    $1600 24
This colorful Atlantic type of tuna is the largest type, weighing as much as 1,500 pounds
    DD: $1,600 7
11,200-foot Mount Koussi in northern Chad is the highest summit in this area of more than 3 million square miles
    $1600 17
The cute little pickles seen here go by this French name, meaning "little horns"
    $1600 15
"Never doubt the faithfullest heart", he wrote to his "Immortal Beloved" in an 1812 note
    $1600 29
Despite the name, this group that backed up Frank Zappa was made up of men, not moms
    $1600 22
4-legged palindromic female flock member
    $2000 25
"J" is for this tree that brings a burst of purple to the neighborhood but also a mess
    $2000 8
Founded around 636 A.D., Iraq's chief port city is this one at the southeast end of the country
    $2000 18
In this Shakespeare play, Trinculo tells King Alonso, "I have been in such a pickle" (meaning drunk) "since I saw you last"
    $2000 16
Georgia O'Keeffe wrote often to this photographer whom she called "Dearest Duck"
    $2000 30
Stevie Ray Vaughan had this rhyming rhythm section
    $2000 23
Charles Kingsley wrote of "The Sands of" this English river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Joe Ellen
$11,800 -$1,400 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MODERN WAR
Called the longest siege of a capital in modern history, the assault on this city lasted from 1992 to 1996

Final scores:

Christine Joe Ellen
$14,001 -$1,400 $1,500
4-day champion: $73,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Joe Ellen
$14,200 -$1,400 $7,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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Game tape date: 2022-01-11
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