Show #8593 - Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Contestants

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Sallie Bieterman, an actor and museum educator originally from Seattle, Washington

Shelley Vinyard, an environmental advocate from Washington, D.C.

Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Rye Beach, New Hampshire (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN RECENT NEWS
THE APOLLO PROGRAM
LITERARY CHARACTER SPOILERS
FURNITURE
3-LETTER MOVIE TITLES
"CAT" GOT YOUR TONGUE
    $200 27
A little birdy told us Parag Agrawal took over as CEO of this tech company in late 2021
    $200 15
We'd say this title arachnid in a 1952 E.B. White tale went off to live on a farm, buuut...
    $200 1
It's said you can be "nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of" these, but you can relax in one on a summer evening
    $200 12
To seek out the bird of his dreams, a domesticated avian travels to Brazil
    $400 26
Pres. Biden tried to move Manchins to pass this alliterative plan that would pay for child care & fight climate change
    $400 22
A combat pilot during the Korean War, about 20 years later, he became the second man on the Moon
    $400 21
"He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage" & also very dead on the floor, but man, that portrait nearby looked fantastic!
    $400 28
Baby may be under pressure to get a good nap in this, smaller than a crib or cradle, if you buy the $2,800 one from Aristot
    $400 11
A boy wakes up to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult
    $400 14
Mixing animals: a wolf whistle is one type of this unwanted outburst
    $600 3
2021 saw this nation sever its 55-year-old ties to Queen Elizabeth II & then as a new republic, titled Rihanna a "national hero"
    $600 23
On Christmas Eve 1968, the Apollo 8 crew read aloud from this book of the Bible, as it is foundational for not just Christians
    DD: $1,400 16
She is promised to Robert Canler, but the man also called Lord Greystoke asks, "If you were free, would you marry me?" Yep! in a later book
    $600 5
In the 16th century, French gave us this word for an ornate, free-standing wardrobe, a great place to keep linens & towels
    $600 8
A man must choose between his girlfriend & his stuffed animal
    $600 13
This is a very agile home invader
    $800 4
In 2021 Magdalena Andersson became the 1st female P.M. of this nation, quit after a few hours, then reclaimed the job days later
    $800 24
This powerful rocket with a planetary name lifted the manned Apollo missions towards the Moon
    $800 20
"The arm seized a loaf of bread and carried it off" & spoiler, he doesn't even get to eat it! What he does get is 19 years in prison
    $800 6
Oh, my heavens, I am positively swooning, kindly direct me to this appropriately named furniture here, good person
    $800 9
A New Orleans district attorney investigates an assassination
    $800 18
Models have turned this word for a narrow platform into a verb
    $1000 19
This longtime Kansas senator & nominee for president passed away at the age of 98 & lay in state at the Capitol
    $1000 25
Apollo 16 landed in mountainous Moon terrain, in highlands named for this French 17th century philosopher
    $1000 2
Gatsby says this woman is "leaving you"; Tom replies, "Nonsense", & Tom is correct
    $1000 7
This other name for a sideboard comes from the Italian, & would you take out the dishes from it, please?
    $1000 10
A retired CIA assassin reunites with his old team to expose a conspiracy
    $1000 17
If a person has made you one of these, you've become an unwitting accomplice

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

Maureen Shelley Sallie
$4,400 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Shelley Sallie
$3,800 $3,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SO THAT'S WHAT THEY LOOKED LIKE
FROM THE STATE SONG
3 CONSECUTIVE CONSONANTS
DYNASTIES OF CHINA
NAMES IN POP CULTURE
EPONYMOUS BODY PARTS
    $400 25
Here is this legal scholar presenting the report of the commission he led, to LBJ on September 24, 1964
    $400 26
This character on "Dawson's Creek" was named after the heroine of "Little Women"
    DD: $4,000 5
After a lifetime of farming, this woman was nearly 80 when a collector bought 15 of her artworks in 1938
    $800 3
"Out by the Truckee's silvery rills... right in the heart of the golden west"
    $800 7
It's a journey to a shrine or holy place like the Golden Temple in India
    $800 20
The first recorded dynasty, the Shang, emerged 1600 B.C. & produced works like the Tiger vase, seen here, during this metallic age
    $800 19
He said he chose the name The Smiths because "it's time that the ordinary folk of the world showed their faces"
    $800 13
The circle of Willis at the base of the brain joins several of these, like the carotid
    $1200 18
Take a look at & a listen to Scott Joplin, the genius who created this classic song
    $1200 1
"Home of the Montezuma, with fiery heart aglow"
    $1200 8
This word is part of the official names of Cambodia & Denmark
    $1200 21
Around 1000 A.D. during the Song dynasty, neo-this ancient philosophy was introduced as official doctrine
    $1200 10
Lenny Lipton, future 3D glasses inventor, wrote the poem about this "Magic Dragon" & says drugs were not in his mind
    $1200 14
The crypts of Lieberkühn can be found in the duodenum, the first part of this tube out of the stomach
    $1600 24
Perhaps thinking it would be fun to run a newspaper, this man took over the San Francisco Examiner in 1887
    $1600 2
"Here they heard the words, 'This is the place!"'
    $1600 9
From Yiddish, it means to make small talk or chat someone up
    DD: $500 22
Living during a time of conflict in the Zhou dynasty gave Sun Tzu plenty of material to write this treatise
    $1600 11
Named after Rembrandt's son, Titus Welliver plays this TV cop with the same name as another painter
    $1600 15
Located in the brain's frontal lobe, Broca's area has functions linked to this very human activity
    $2000 6
This mathematician, a 1994 Nobel Prize winner in economics, became the world's most famous game theorist
    $2000 4
"From yonder Mississippi's stream, to where Missouri's waters gleam... see yonder fields of tasseled corn"
    $2000 17
It's the 14-letter term for the arrangement of sedimentary rocks in distinct layers, as seen here
    $2000 23
This 3-letter dynasty ruled from around 200 B.C. to 200 A.D. & saw the invention of paper & the introduction of Buddhism
    $2000 12
He's the adorable Mogwai from "Gremlins" who's voiced by Howie Mandel
    $2000 16
Named for an Italian anatomist, the organ of Corti is a hearing receptor found in this spiral-shaped part of the inner ear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Shelley Sallie
$9,000 $8,800 $1,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EPITAPHS
Her epitaph, from a 1925 poem by her, ends, "She knows that her dust is very pretty"; "dust" was in another she wrote for herself

Final scores:

Maureen Shelley Sallie
$18,000 $4,800 $1,400
3-day champion: $39,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maureen Shelley Sallie
$9,000 $12,800 $4,000
13 R,
1 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2022-01-12
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