Show #8587 - Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Contestants

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Stefan Stenroos, a technical trainer from Aliso Viejo, California

Margaret Shelton, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christine Whelchel, a piano teacher and church organist from Spring Hill, Tennessee (whose 4-day cash winnings total $73,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

EDUCATORS
MILITARY MEMOIRS
PAST YOUR PRIME
(Ken: Each correct response will come just after the word "prime" in the dictionary.)
REMEMBERING STEPHEN SONDHEIM
SUNDAY IN THE PARK
WITH GORGE
    $200 1
16th c. monk Pedro Ponce de León is said to be the first teacher of these people; his prized pupil had to speak to make confession
    $200 6
He recounted some of his campaigns in the 50s B.C. in "Commentaries on the Gallic Wars"
    $200 7
This flower comes before "path" in a phrase describing a hedonistic life
    $200 21
Sondheim's first Broadway musical was as lyricist for this show; he passed away in 2021 just days before the premiere of the movie remake
    $200 15
Enjoy a 6-mile Sunday stroll in a full loop around this city park, passing the Sheep Meadow & Heckscher Playground
    $200 26
Estimated to be nearly 20,000' deep, the Kali Gandaki Gorge is in the Himalayas in this nation between China & India
    $400 2
I'd like to thank this school founded in the 380s B.C. that employed Aristotle, who left after not getting a big promotion
    $400 8
George Orwell's "Homage to Catalonia" offered a firsthand glimpse of the chaos of this country's Civil War
    $400 9
To groom meticulously
    $400 22
For "A Little Night Music", not a circus, Sondheim wrote the song "Send In" these, "don't bother, they're here"
    $400 17
The record for consecutive kicks of this footbag by 2 people is well over 100,000; let's go to the park & try to top it
    $400 27
This 80-mile gorge has the same name as the river that divides Oregon & Washington on its way to the Pacific
    $600 3
Last name of Carl, the first computer science graduate at Michigan & a teacher & mentor at Michigan State; he had a famous son, Larry
    $600 12
There's no "grim" in this title of sniper Nicholas Irving's 2015 war memoir, also his nickname
    $600 10
"Royal" adjective referring to an extravagant amount
    $600 23
Sondheim's songs for this musical include "The Worst Pies In London" & "God, That's Good!"
    $600 18
It's one of these geometric gatherings of joyous sound; one at L.A.'s Griffith Park has been around since the late 1990s
    $600 28
Norway's Toka Gorge is always worth a look, about 25 miles east of this port city, first called Bjorgvin in 1070
    $800 4
Bolivian émigré Jaime Escalante's dedication to teaching calculus to "unteachable" L.A. kids was featured in this 1988 film
    $800 13
"Chickenhawk" is Robert Mason's true story of the Vietnam War from the point of view of soldiers aboard these transports
    $800 11
Other terms for it include joint, hoosegow & big house
    $800 24
Here's Bernadette Peters rehearsing with Sondheim for her role as the witch in this fairy tale musical
    $800 19
Let's relieve some stress in the park through this 2-word activity seen here that some call meditation in motion
    $800 29
Purnululu National Park in this country is home to a narrow gorge called echidna Chasm
    DD: $800 5
The schools founded by this woman date back to 1907 when she opened her first casa dei bambini, a "children's house" for those 2 to 6
    $1000 14
T.E. Lawrence's chronicle of his desert experiences & participation in the Arab Revolt has this numeric title
    $1000 16
As Edward Teach, Blackbeard is thought to have served as one of these on a ship that attacked other ships
    $1000 25
Characters in this 1-word musical that originally played Off-Broadway include John Wilkes Booth & Charles Guiteau
    $1000 20
Time to take Mr. Snuffles, who is this sole dog breed native to Cuba, for Sunday park walkies
    $1000 30
America's highest suspension bridge, Royal Gorge Bridge, is seen here, 956 feet above the Arkansas River in this state

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

Christine Margaret Stefan
$400 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Margaret Stefan
$3,400 $4,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAUSE OF DEATH
BLISSFUL STANZAS
ANTONYMS
FEELING SHEEPISH
ESTEEMED MEN OF ITALY
TV SHOWS BY FINAL EPISODE
    $400 6
Frederic Chopin: this ailment "of the lungs & larynx", per his death certificate
    $400 11
The first known reference to baseball ends, "Away flies the boy / To the next destined post / And then" here "with joy"
    $400 20
The two symbols seen here denote these antonyms on a popular movie website
    $400 16
The animated antics of Shaun the Sheep originally began alongside this guy & his dog Gromit
    $400 5
This sitcom in 1993:
"One for the Road"
    $800 7
Philosopher William of Ockham, circa 1347: this disease that killed many other Europeans then too
    DD: $2,000 12
Vivaldi published poems with this 1725 work; one began, "Spring has arrived with joy / Welcomed by the birds with happy songs"
    $800 21
The King James Bible says Christ shall judge them, meaning the living, & the dead
    $800 17
Trumpets of rams' horns, looking shofar-like, bring down the wall of this city in the King James Bible
    $800 26
The creator of the Franciscan order was born in this city in the late 12th century
    $800 3
Luring over 100 million viewers in 1983: "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen"
    $1200 8
Cartoonist Thomas Nast, working as a diplomat in Ecuador: this fever
    $1200 13
The classic song "Tears Of A Clown" rhymes "sadness" with this opposite
    $1200 14
Sailors know a sheepshank, named for its resemblance to the animal's leg, is a type of this
    DD: $2,000 15
This director is seen here with Marcello Mastroianni who often played an onscreen version of the filmmaker
    $1200 2
"Felina", in 2013
    $1600 9
James K. Polk (the president who died the youngest aside from those assassinated): this water-borne disease
    $1600 22
If you want to own a green snake, you have these 2 species as options; your choice will affect your petting experience
    $1600 18
When paired with "out", it means losing one's composure; in sheep farming, it means shearing the head
    $1600 25
On his ship La Dauphine, he explored New York harbor & is honored with a structure spanning it
    $1600 1
This sitcom, in 1997: "Chicago Shoe Exchange"
    $2000 10
Chester Arthur (the president who died the second-youngest aside from those assassinated): Bright disease, of this organ
    $2000 27
Bliss Carman wrote of the bliss of being this type of wanderer similar to "vagrant" & with the same first 3 letters
    $2000 23
In "Of Human Bondage", an artist requests an opinion & is told, "People ask you for criticism, but they only want" this
    $2000 19
Measured on the curve, the distinctive cranial features of this wild breed, Ovis canadensis, can reach 4 feet
    $2000 24
Seen here is an electroscope capacitor from this physicist born in 1745 who always went with the current
    $2000 4
Putting the final nail in the coffin in 2005: "Everyone's Waiting"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Margaret Stefan
$10,600 $13,600 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SILVER SCREEN
He was the first actor to star in 3 films that won the Oscar for Best Picture: those of 1934, 1935 & 1939

Final scores:

Christine Margaret Stefan
$14,600 $16,600 $3,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Margaret Stefan
$11,400 $13,600 $2,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-11
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