Show #8588 - Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Contestants

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Ujal Thakor, a director of strategy from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Christie Baugher, a writer and legal assistant originally from Louisville, Kentucky

Margaret Shelton, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ONE-SYLLABLE CITIES
FITS & STARTS
YOU CAN SET YOUR CALENDAR BY IT
THE MAN IN THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
COMPLETE THE OPERA TITLE
"WISE" WORDS
    $200 15
This city of 10 million hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics
    $200 4
Forrest Mars Sr. made a sweet start selling these candies in 1941
    $200 2
With more job security than some, U.S. senators have to face reelection after this many years in office
    $200 1
In 2009 he shot a documentary of "Kobe Doin' Work"; c'mon, do the right thing & name him
    $200 18
Mozart:
"The ____ Flute"
    $200 11
Proverbially, it can be a tough way to "get a word in"
    $400 16
This Swiss capital lies on the Aare River
    $400 5
The Luxe & the Ace 3 are wearable trackers from this brand
    DD: $1,000 3
Often confused with locusts, these insects occur in chronological broods of 13 & 17 years
    $400 14
This 1990s Oscar winner studied physics at Cal State Fullerton
    $400 19
Wagner:
"____ und Isolde"
    $400 12
Familiar with life in an urban environment, especially along its avenues & boulevards
    $600 17
As the Coriolis force moves counterclockwise, afternoon brings a sea breeze called the Fremantle Doctor to this Western Australia capital
    $600 6
Merriam-Webster defines one of these as "a fledgling business enterprise"
    $600 23
Every 100 years this fictitious Scottish village becomes visible for a single day
    $600 13
In 2012 he got back into "The Hobbit" of making trilogies
    $600 20
Gluck:
"Orfeo ed ____"
    $600 28
A gangster, or a 1980s TV show about agent gone deep undercover Vinnie Terranova
    $800 21
We doff our caps to this metropolis, the oldest of Morocco's 4 imperial cities
    $800 7
A green flag at 12:47 P.M. on May 30 signaled the start of the 2021 running of this race
    $800 24
Every 11 years or so the Sun goes through a solar cycle where these flip, affecting sunspot activity
    $800 10
1999's "Eyes Wide Shut" was his last effort; sadly, he did not make it to 2001
    $800 26
Offenbach:
"The Tales of ____"
    $800 29
To do a thing in the same manner as someone else is to do this
    $1000 22
Home to the largest religious college in Iran, this city was the base of Ayatollah Khomeini before & after his exile
    $1000 8
F.I.T. can stand for this college of design in New York City
    $1000 25
Each March swallows return to nest in the Great Stone Church, part of this Southern California mission
    $1000 9
Seen in an actual director's chair, he was famous for making Westerns, but won four Oscars in other genres, like for "The Informer"
    $1000 27
Donizetti:
"Lucia di ____"
    $1000 30
3-word phrase meaning no smarter or unaware, as in "I borrowed his astrolabe when he wasn't looking & he's" this

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

Margaret Christie Ujal
$3,200 -$2,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Christie Ujal
$6,600 $1,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS PERES
ROAD TRIP
HER EMMY-WINNING ROLE
ACRONYMS
BOOKS WITHIN BOOKS
"M"EDICINE
    $400 13
This "Sun King" had 6 kids with wife Marie-Thérèse but fathered more than a dozen kids without wife Marie-Thérèse
    $400 29
The Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with this state's Shenandoah National Park
    $400 15
Ann-Margret, Ellen Burstyn & Cynthia Nixon, all for guest appearances on this crime drama
    $400 30
POTUS:
an elected official
    $400 7
The "Amazing Amy" series of books is oft-mentioned in this thriller from Gillian Flynn
    $400 10
The American Cancer Society recommends this screening yearly for women aged 45 to 54
    $800 16
This artist had 8 children, including Emile, whose mother was a Tahitian woman
    $800 28
A network of ancient European trade routes is named for this fossilized resin carried over them
    $800 14
Her in 2010 for playing Sue Sylvester on "Glee"
    $800 24
BIPOC:
an umbrella term for certain humans
    $800 8
In this author's "A Fault in Our Stars", Hazel is mesmerized while reading "An Imperial Affliction"
    $800 20
Required vaccines before entering college may include a menACWY, to protect against this
    $1200 17
Père refers to a priest, not a dad, in the name of this cemetery where Georges Bizet & Marcel Proust rest
    DD: $3,000 27
Vital during World War II, this road runs from Kunming, China to Lashio in Myanmar
    $1200 4
This actress as Madame Delphine LaLaurie on "American Horror Story: Coven"
    $1200 5
It's used to promote retail sales:
BOGOF
    $1200 9
"Don't Panic" is on the cover of this title reference book that says towels are "massively useful" for space travel
    DD: $3,000 21
The primary type of this is without aura & may include sensitivity to light
    $1600 18
Jean-Michel, son of this undersea explorer, founded Ocean Futures Society in 1999 "to honor his heritage"
    $1600 25
The Trans-Canada Highway runs almost 5,000 miles from St. John's in the east to this Vancouver island city in the west
    $1600 2
Back in 1995 she won as "ER" nurse Carol Hathaway
    $1600 3
The mnemonic
Roy G. BIV:
just Roy's last name
    $1600 11
In a Michael Ende tale, young Bastian steals this title book & reads of Atreyu & the world of Fantastica
    $1600 22
Multiple sclerosis attacks this sheath around nerve fibers, affecting movement & sensation
    $2000 19
Last name of govt. worker Jean-Christophe, called "Papa-Told-Me" for always dropping president--& dad--François' name
    $2000 26
This ancient Greek historian wrote, "Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night" stopped messengers on the royal road
    $2000 1
Veteran standup comic Deborah Vance on "Hacks", a role she plays "brilliantly"
    $2000 6
Mexican president
AMLO:
just Andres Manuel's last 2 names
    $2000 12
Called "Al Azif" in Arabic, this book in H.P. Lovecraft's stories can cause insanity in readers
    $2000 23
As the fellow here was king of Spain, you would keep quiet about the underbite, a class III "this" mandibular misalignment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Christie Ujal
$19,400 $7,600 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ART MUSEUMS
Before its 1959 opening, 21 artists protested its design, saying it would make paintings look tilted & askew

Final scores:

Margaret Christie Ujal
$24,400 $15,200 $21,200
2-day champion: $41,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Christie Ujal
$20,600 $7,600 $13,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-11
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