Show #8591 - Monday, March 7, 2022

Contestants

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Clay Cooper, an SAT and ACT tutor from Las Vegas, Nevada

Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Rye Beach, New Hampshire

Margaret Shelton, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $79,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOUNTAINS
FRENCH COOKING TERMS
3-LETTER INITIALISMS
PRESIDENTIAL RHYME TIME
FROM BOOK TO TV
PHRASE FARMING
    $200 26
According to a Japanese proverb, "He who climbs" this mountain "once is a wise man, he who climbs it twice is a fool"
    $200 1
Bavarois, a creamy custard, refers to a region in this country
    $200 16
Big Blue is the nickname of this Fortune 500 company
    $200 8
Ulysses' angry tirades
    $200 11
In this novel & the TV series based on it, Beth Harmon pictures a chessboard on the ceiling above her in bed at night
    $200 21
You'll be waitin' a mighty long time, or "'til" this idiomatic return of certain bovines
    $400 27
Ben Nevis in this country is the highest mountain of the British Isles
    $400 2
"À la meunière" is cooking in the tradition of this worker's wife; she would have had access to a bunch of flour
    $400 17
The emoji seen here is commonly used in place of this exclamation of astonishment that actually goes back to the early 1900s
    $400 6
Gerald's bladed weapons
    DD: $1,000 12
A nonfiction book subtitled "The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City" inspired this HBO series
    $400 22
Judging good against bad is "separating" these 2 threshed farm items
    $600 28
Bring a chair and enjoy the view of this famous mountain that overlooks Cape Town
    $600 3
From a French word meaning "to scrape" we get this term for a preparation of breadcrumbs & cheese
    $600 18
The electric i4 is one of its ultimate driving machines
    $600 7
Eisenhower's scares
    $600 13
Tony Hale plays the rich benefactor who recruits a group of gifted orphans to take part in this "Mysterious" society
    $600 23
This porcine phrase means you're being offered something but its real value is being hidden
    $800 29
These 2 highest mountains of Hawaii with similar names differ in height by just over 100 feet
    $800 4
A silent "X" comes at the end of this sautéed vegetable mix seen here, thought to be named for a duke whose cook popularized it
    $800 19
Garmin is a leader in this technology that keeps you on track, wherever you go
    $800 9
Jimmy's official founding documents
    $800 14
John Cusack & Zoe Kravitz played the record store owner in the film & TV adaptations of this novel by Nick Hornby
    $800 24
"Resist placing each of one's ova within a single receptacle" is another way to put this phrase of warning
    $1000 30
Referring to its shape, this peak on which Brazil's Christ the Redeemer Statue stands has a name meaning "hunchback"
    $1000 5
Place your steak in a sealed bag in heated water & you're cooking like the pros via this "under vacuum" method
    $1000 20
Managed by Caltech for NASA, this facility was originally created in the 1930s for rocket research
    $1000 10
William Howard's vertical gold mine passages
    $1000 15
This 2021 miniseries based on a Beth Macy book goes from big pharma boardrooms to the struggles of opioid addicts
    $1000 25
An Apple commercial where a rural fellow finds a lost iPhone is a reference to this idiom

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

Margaret Maureen Clay
$600 $3,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Maureen Clay
$3,200 $6,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE IDEAS OF MARCH
Y IS THE SECOND LETTER
BIOGRAPHIES
TOWERS
SINGLE-NAMED CELEBRITIES
THAT'S JUST SCIENCE, MAN
    $400 11
The Elizabeth Tower in London houses this large bell
    $400 16
In 2020 a super deluxe edition of his "Sign o' the Times" was released with 63 previously unreleased tracks
    $400 21
The ratio of an object's velocity to the velocity of sound in the same medium is named for this physicist
    $800 3
In 1918 Congress thought March 31 was the moment to first spring forward to this
    $800 12
About 1,200 feet, the Fernsehturm TV Tower in this capital was built in the 1960s to showcase the socialist system
    $800 17
Time magazine named this Brazilian soccer great one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century
    $800 22
Make your bones naming this complex of bones seen here
    $1200 4
Folks in what's now this state thought March 2, 1836 was a good day to declare independence from Mexico
    DD: $2,600 1
Deposits of this mineral make up the white sands of White Sands National Park
    $1200 10
Jennet Conant's "A Covert Affair" tells of this female chef's time in the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA
    $1200 13
Constructed in 1348, the 220-foot Galata Tower in this city overlooks the Golden Horn
    $1200 18
She showed a more serious side in the movie "The Farewell", in which she returns to China to visit her ailing grandmother
    DD: $3,500 23
Before moving to Gemini & Taurus, the summer solstice used to be in this constellation, hence the name of a geographic line
    $1600 5
The government of Reza Pahlavi chose March 21, 1935 as the day for changing the country's name from this to this
    $1600 2
In Matthew 2:11 it's presented as a gift, along with gold & frankincense
    $1600 9
This man, considered by some Britain's greatest soldier is the focus of the biography subtitled "The Iron Duke"
    $1600 14
Once part of the defenses of the city of Lisbon, the 16th century Belém Tower was built on the north bank of this river
    $1600 19
He was a favorite of Jackie Kennedy & Bill Blass called him "the quintessential American designer"
    $1600 24
With 1 being the softest on the Mohs scale of hardness, this substance consisting primarily of silica is the index mineral for 7
    $2000 6
To him, at his aunt's farm in Massachusetts, March 16, 1926 was the right time to launch the first liquid-fueled rocket
    $2000 7
From the Latin for "viper", it's a dragon used in heraldry, like the image seen here
    $2000 8
William Feaver does some psychoanalyzing in his 2-volume "The Lives of" this British artist who died in 2011
    $2000 15
One of the tallest buildings in the world, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, is part of a complex adjacent to this holy site
    $2000 20
At 66, this supermodel was stunning at the 2021 Met Gala, her outfit called "A Ray of Light After All the Darkness"
    $2000 25
This outermost region of the Sun's atmosphere is warmish--2 million kelvin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Maureen Clay
$12,300 $10,200 -$2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CENTRAL AMERICA
A small river connects these 2 lakes that combined form close to 10% of their country's area

Final scores:

Margaret Maureen Clay
$0 $2,200 -$2,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Maureen Clay
$10,000 $10,200 -$400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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Game tape date: 2022-01-12
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