Show #8590 - Friday, March 4, 2022

Contestants

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Adrian Alcalá, a software developer from Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Caitlin McHale, a university marketing manager from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Margaret Shelton, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $58,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

SAMS CLUB
HISTORY
NOW WE ARE SIX
TRANSPORTATION
THE ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE
ALL THE WAY FROM D TO E
(Ken: Those are the first and the last letters in each correct response.)
    $200 26
In ads for Capital One, he has asked, "What's in your wallet?"
    $200 1
Vessels lost by this flotilla in 1588 included La Trinidad, El Gran Grifón & Castillo Negro
    $200 12
SIX is the stock symbol for this theme park company
    $200 17
The 1886 photo seen here shows that SUP, short for this way of moving around, has been done for a long time
    $200 6
The short story collection "Dead Neon" envisions strange, post-apocalyptic possibilities in this desert mecca
    $200 9
Me: It's an exchange of conversation between 2 people; you:
    $400 27
He's the Sam who founded the Sam's Club retail chain
    $400 2
In 1867 young Erasmus Jacobs found the "Eureka" this "upon which the future success of South Africa will be built"
    $400 13
In this sport, a ball hit in the air beyond the playing area boundary scores 6 runs
    $400 18
Rachel Maddow & Rob Zombie have worked as urban messengers on these
    $400 7
In a work by L. Frank Baum, the Scarecrow & this character are captured by a female giant & turned into a bear & an owl
    $400 10
To linger idly & waste time... come now, don't...
    $600 28
This funny lady left "The Daily Show" to host her own TV show
    DD: $1,000 3
Built by a Ming Dynasty emperor, this place is so named because most people in the empire were denied access
    $600 14
Found in South America, the tatu peludo is a 6-banded species of this plated omnivore
    $600 19
Like the same-named type of coach out West, this type of sleigh took long trips with several of the stops it's named for
    $600 8
Daniel Wallace's "Supergirl" is subtitled "Daughter of" this planet
    $600 11
To descend, or to refuse an offer
    $800 29
In 2015, he took home four Grammys, including one for the song "Stay With Me"
    $800 4
Crete's Bronze Age civilization is sometimes named for this king who ruled from Knossos
    $800 15
Each divinatory figure in this Chinese work is made up of six parallel lines, some whole, some divided
    $800 20
California's dream of this high-speed train from L.A. to San Francisco is now a hope to finish the Merced-Bakersfield route by 2030
    $800 24
D'Artagnan & the 3 Musketeers are up for adventure again in this 1850 work about a mysterious prisoner
    $800 22
To take away someone's right to vote
    $1000 30
3 years before his death in a car crash, he made the cover of Rolling Stone as "Comedy's Wild Thing"
    $1000 5
The USA's worst depression before the Civil War began with what's usually called this event "of 1837"
    $1000 16
The Dardanus & the Scaean were 2 of the 6 gates of this ancient legendary city of Anatolia
    $1000 21
The family that started this car company has a D in its name; but in katakana, that name has 10 strokes & with a T, lucky 8
    $1000 25
"The Silver Chair" is the fourth book in the series about this fantasy land
    $1000 23
To stop the heart with an electric shock to help restore normal rhythm

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

Margaret Caitlin Adrian
$3,400 $1,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Caitlin Adrian
$7,200 $3,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BORDERING RUSSIA
POP CULTURE PAIRS
GENUS & SPECIES
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
UNUSUAL WORDS
ARTHURIAN LEGEND & HISTORY
    $400 12
"Gobi", as in its Gobi Desert, means "waterless place" in the language of this landlocked nation
    $400 23
The Battle of the Boroughs: games between these 2 NBA squads
    $400 18
Eudyptula, a genus of these Southern Hemisphere birds, means "good little diver"; the fairy type is Eudyptula minor
    $400 14
Like a wedding band, this simple symbol has no beginning & no end & represents unity, wholeness & eternity
    $400 6
Tolkien coined the term eucatastrophe, referring to one of these 2-word results, which he said made a complete fairy-story
    $400 1
This colorful challenger to Sir Gawain turns out to be Sir Bertilak in disguise
    $800 13
The Kerch Strait--along with serious border issues--separates Russia from this country on the Black Sea
    $800 24
Speeding fine $15 & You inherit $100 are examples of these paired board game elements
    $800 19
Canis aureus, or "golden dog", is a species of this canine with a foul odor & a reputation for skulking cowardice
    $800 17
On a gravestone, a hand with the index finger pointing upward symbolizes the hope of this place
    $800 7
As the name implies, xylotherapy uses certain kinds of these for medical purposes
    DD: $7,600 2
The figure best known by this name appears in some versions as Ambrosius, a prophet & adviser to King Vortigern
    $1200 28
I've got this nation on the Black Sea on my mind, along with Mount Kazbek, an extinct volcano that's one of its highest points
    $1200 25
Ash is bros for life with this Pokemon
    $1200 20
In 1816 this animal was classified in the genus Pan; some scientists want to put it in Homo
    $1200 16
It's the unit of electrical resistance whose symbol is seen here
    $1200 8
Anguilliform means resembling these slippery creatures
    $1200 3
Named parts of Arthur's fighting gear included "Excalibur" , his sword, "Ron", his lance, & "Pridwen", this
    $1600 26
In a 1980 comedy this title pair explains: "We're on a mission from God"
    DD: $10,000 21
Waran is Arabic for the monitor lizard; this largest member of the genus Varanus can weigh 350 pounds & kill with its bite
    $1600 15
In the portrait, the framing garland is leaves of this long-lived tree, a symbol of endurance
    $1600 10
Be careful around a bergschrund, one of these you may encounter on a mountainous glacier
    $1600 4
The son of Lancelot, this noblest of Arthur's knights was among the few virtuous enough to find the Holy Grail
    $2000 27
Here's looking at this Silver Screen royal couple
    $2000 22
Musca is Latin for "fly", an insect that should fear Muscicapa, a genus of this bird
    $2000 9
Associated with Hermes, this symbol seen here is an emblem of the medical profession & also a sign of peace
    $2000 11
Where you at, Yeti? This 13-letter field deals with the study of legendary creatures
    $2000 5
Arthur's mother was Igraine, duchess of this peninsular region

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Caitlin Adrian
$24,000 $5,600 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
Dostoyevsky wrote that this title man in an earlier European novel is "beautiful only because he is ridiculous"

Final scores:

Margaret Caitlin Adrian
$21,500 $1,999 $0
4-day champion: $79,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Caitlin Adrian
$16,800 $5,600 $14,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-11
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