Show #8594 - Thursday, March 10, 2022

Contestants

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Hannah Langhoff, a medical editor from Chicago, Illinois

Karson Leperi, an engineer from Beaverton, Oregon

Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Rye Beach, New Hampshire (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
SPORTS
GOOD FOR THE STEW
U.S. MILITARY BRANCHES
SUBURBS OF CHICAGO
"V"ERBS
    $200 5
On December 2, 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte had this title officially bestowed upon him, by himself
    $200 1
An early version of this ball-&-racket sport in 13th century France was jeu de paume
    $200 24
Slang for the head; sometimes people ask you to "use" this bit of pasta when you've made a dumb mistake
    $200 11
This branch was established on Dec. 20, 2019; the Netflix show of the same name, on May 29, 2020
    $200 21
In 1923 this gangster moved from Chicago to the suburbs to make Cicero his headquarters
    $200 12
From a word meaning "to empty", it means to go on holiday
    $400 6
The Venice basilica named for this gospel writer & said to contain his earthly remains was rebuilt starting around 1063
    $400 2
In 2021 he swished yet another to break Ray Allen's record for all-time NBA 3-pointers
    $400 23
An ongoing argument, as in "I've got a ____ with you"
    $400 13
Drew Carey, Steve McQueen & Gene Hackman (who joined at age 16) were always faithful as members of this branch
    $400 22
In 1955 this man opened his first McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines
    $400 17
As a noun, it's a piece of clothing; as a verb, it means to give power or control
    $600 8
The second Russian czar of this name had abolished serfdom but was assassinated by revolutionaries in 1881
    $600 3
The oldest postseason college football game, the Rose Bowl is played in this city
    $600 25
Also the name of a kids' game, this 2-word phrase refers to a problematic issue you don't want to handle
    $600 14
Dating back to the start of the 1800s, the U.S. Military Academy at this site was also essentially America's 1st school of engineering
    $600 28
Whiting is a suburb of Chicago but is in this state, not Illinois
    $600 18
To leap
    $800 9
In 1618 longstanding hostility between Protestants & Catholics in central Europe sparked this long war
    $800 4
No horse had run the Kentucky Derby in under 2 minutes until this Triple Crown winner performed the feat in 1973
    $800 26
One headline from this website: "Tina Turner burns down legs for insurance money"
    DD: $1,800 15
This term for a U.S. Naval Academy cadet comes from a 17th century practice of placing experienced sailors in the center of a vessel
    $800 29
This city is named for one of the founders of Northwestern University, which is located there
    $800 19
This word meaning to leave in a hurry ends in a big antlered creature
    $1000 10
Back in 1688 Norway regulated many sawmills to fight this problem; in 2016 it became the world's first country to ban it
    $1000 7
In 2015, the baseball world mourned this Yankee, a great catcher who often came up with a great quote
    $1000 27
During WWII the Ministry of Food told Brits that eating these raw might seem strange but they can help you see better
    $1000 16
In 2005 Nicole Malachowski made some serious noise as the first female pilot in this Air Force demonstration squadron
    $1000 30
In the 1970s the Supreme Court refused to stop a demonstration by Nazis in this Chicago suburb
    $1000 20
To clear someone of blame in the eyes of the law

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

Maureen Karson Hannah
-$1,000 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Karson Hannah
$2,800 $5,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOOZE IN BOOKS
VACCINES
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
STARTS & ENDS WITH THE SAME VOWEL
WOMEN MAKE PASSES
GUYS WHO WEAR GLASSES
    $400 1
In Graham Greene's "Our Man in Havana", these were "frozen so stiffly" they were "drunk in tiny drops to avoid a sinus-pain"
    $400 19
Prior to the vaccine, 3 to 4 million people a year in the U.S. got this disease also called rubeola
    $400 2
From Greek for "rule of god", it's a nation run by religious leaders
    $400 24
To bestow freedom
    $400 7
She pursues Tom Hanks in "Sleepless in Seattle"; she also makes a pass ("incomplete") at Dennis Quaid in "D.O.A."
    $400 12
Here's this trusted newsman wearing his glasses as he announced the death of John F. Kennedy
    $800 3
When James Bond orders the vesper type of this cocktail in "Casino Royale", he asks to have it shaken very well
    $800 20
The vaccine for this disease protects you from spores of clostridium, notoriously found on rusty nails
    $800 15
This hyphenated term is used for a nation that consists of a single municipality & its surrounding countryside
    $800 25
I can't believe it's not butter, as it's artificial butter called this
    $800 8
On "Parks & Rec", this character's mom, played by Pamela Reed, makes a pass at Ben (Adam Scott)
    $800 13
They're the two guys here who started something big
    $1200 4
The characters in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" drink this cocktail, also where the story is set
    $1200 21
After boiling the syringes & needles in his own kitchen in 1953, Jonas Salk gave his 3 sons his vaccine for this
    $1200 16
Administered by the U.N., the border between Greek & Turkish regions of Cyprus is known as this colorful "line"
    $1200 26
It's a loss of hair & also of feathers, hopefully not at the same time
    $1200 9
On a 2015 episode of this Comedy Central show, Abbi finally asks out her hot neighbor Jeremy
    $1200 14
He served as U.S. Attorney General twice in the early '90s & again two and a half decades later
    $1600 5
At the end of "A Christmas Carol", Scrooge offers this mistreated employee a mulled drink called smoking bishop
    $1600 22
The vaccine for this, also known as pertussis, is given in combination with other vaccines
    $1600 17
This monarchal-sounding term means a country's authority to govern itself; China is touchy about violations of its
    $1600 27
One's grandma, in Spanish-speaking areas
    $1600 10
In "Indiscreet", this acting legend makes a pass at her old "Notorious" co-star Cary Grant
    $1600 29
Here's this Russian-born innovator of 20th century ballet in not one but two pairs of specs
    DD: $2,000 6
In "Henry IV, Part 2", this jovial fellow attributes to sherry a "warming of the blood" that "illumineth the face"
    $2000 23
World War II soldiers were given a vaccine against this 2-word ailment, which had caused a 1918-19 pandemic
    DD: $2,000 18
One of the 2 nations known as "perforated states", as they completely surround another country
    $2000 28
It's a 4-letter Latin interjection meaning "behold!"
    $2000 11
Movie where figure skater Moira Kelly tells hockey player D.B. Sweeney, "In case you've missed it, I am throwing myself at you"
    $2000 30
This Israeli fashion designer & creative director of Lanvin was mourned by celebrity clients at his death in 2021

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Karson Hannah
$9,600 $14,200 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS TRIALS
On her acquittal in 1893, a reporter cited nearby events 2 centuries earlier, saying the days of witch trials are over

Final scores:

Maureen Karson Hannah
$19,200 $1,599 $799
4-day champion: $58,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maureen Karson Hannah
$9,600 $16,000 $13,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-12
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