Show #8596 - Monday, March 14, 2022

Contestants

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Amy Bekkerman, an academic copy editor from Durham, New Hampshire

Susan Swan, an employment attorney from San Diego, California

Matt Glassman, a bar owner from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

A FEW MOMENTS WITH MILLARD FILLMORE
HOBBIES
I LOVE YOU 3,000
EUROPE
'70s TELEVISION
WORDS WITH ONLY ONE CONSONANT
    $200 26
This West Coast state joined the union during Fillmore's presidency
    $200 17
Maybe you want to make this type of decorative window; Chartres Cathedral has ones for inspiration
    $200 28
"U" know it's the designation for radio frequencies between 300 & 3,000 megahertz
    $200 7
This northern region encompassing several countries is sometimes reckoned to include Finland & the Faroe Islands
    $200 29
The alien Mork came to Earth to study humans like this other title character he bonds with
    $200 30
A set cost for a service provided
    $400 25
In 1848 Fillmore wrote to this man who had chosen him for VP, saying I know you never heard of me before the convention
    $400 14
After you've made your pottery, you may want to fire it in one of these ovens
    $400 11
He's not a total outcast; he's a musical & fashion trendsetter
    DD: $1,000 8
Rossini never visited this Spanish city where he set an 1816 opera
    $400 20
Bo & Luke, this title pair, were always working to stay one step ahead of Sheriff Coltrane & Boss Hogg
    $400 27
A bitter brew often with higher alcohol content
    $600 4
Too-friendly-to-slavery Millard's name is being taken off things at UB, the U. at this city in New York where he was 1st chancellor
    $600 13
Instead of paraffin, you might opt to make your candles from this, a by-product of honey making
    $600 2
This shortstop was the first of all the team's superstars to join the 3,000-hit club as a Yankee, doing so with a home run in 2011
    $600 9
Finally realizing independence in 1993, it had been called "Upper Hungary"
    $600 19
Jan, Cindy & this eldest were the 3 daughters in "The Brady Bunch"
    $600 24
A signal to an actor
    $800 3
Shortly after taking office, Fillmore named this religious leader the governor of the Utah territory
    $800 12
Pinching buds, pruning & wiring branches are part of this, a loanword from Japanese that means "planted in a container"
    $800 1
Beginning where the Lualaba & Luvua meet, this river flows almost 3,000 miles through West Central Africa to the Atlantic
    $800 5
This capital of Belarus was almost completely destroyed during World War II
    $800 6
For three seasons, this actress helped protect our world as Diana Prince, an Amazon better known as Wonder Woman
    $800 21
Great sorrow
    $1000 18
One of Fillmore's nicknames was "the last of" this political party's presidents
    $1000 16
Settle in with some needlework & crochet this cozy blanket that gets its name from the land of the Pashtun people
    $1000 22
In 2021 a trader's "fat-finger" error led to a sale price of $3,000 instead of $300,000 for an NFT, short for this
    $1000 10
This former Yugoslav republic named for a mountain has the Tara River Canyon, one of Europe's deepest & a nice bridge over it
    $1000 15
According to our "Files", this private eye lived in a trailer in Malibu but drove his Pontiac Firebird all over Los Angeles
    $1000 23
Home for an osprey

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

Matt Susan Amy
$3,000 $2,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Susan Amy
$7,200 $2,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
(Ken: ...which recently celebrated its 125th anniversary.)
TUNE RIVER
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
RHYMING WITH THE GREEK GODS
LIBRARIES
"SH"!
    $400 1
In 1976 James Baldwin reviewed this book that "begins in Gambia West Africa in 1750 with the birth of... Kunta Kinte"
    $400 19
It's said that he wrote the 2003 hit "Cry Me A River" about an ex, Britney Spears
    $400 13
When 2 light nuclei combine to form a single heavier nucleus, it's called this process
    $400 30
A prohibition on the horned god of shepherds & flocks
    $400 21
Its present building was erected under Pope Sixtus V
    $400 28
From the name of a British army officer, it's fragments from an exploded bomb, mine or shell
    $800 20
In 1911 this author made news when he attended a birthday party for a dog named Fluffy Ruffles, not White Fang
    $800 4
In her first solo No. 1 hit after leaving The Supremes, she sang, "Ain't no river wide enough to keep me from you"
    $800 12
Each particle in this Greek letter type of radiation used safely in home smoke detectors is identical to a helium nucleus
    $800 29
A whole geologic time period centered on the queen of the Olympians
    $800 22
You don't have to work in government to use the main reading room here, but you do need an appointment
    $800 27
According to its website, this international is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship & masonic principles
    $1200 23
Begun as a Saturday supplement in 1896, the first review included an update on this writer, incarcerated in Reading Gaol
    $1200 3
Jerome Kern wrote this standard about the Mississippi River for the musical "Show Boat"
    $1200 11
The first people to use the term "atom" were the ancient Greeks & in their language, it refers to this quality
    $1200 6
To walk behind the major god whose twin was Artemis
    $1200 14
Mayor La Guardia named the 2 marble lions outside the NYPL this & Fortitude, qualities needed to survive the depression
    $1200 26
Once considered a rare breed, this dog was originally used for hunting & guarding in China
    $1600 24
Offering "very good advice on bad assumptions" is what the reviewer had to say about "How to Win Friends and" do this
    $1600 2
Big Mouth Billy Bass, a fish mounted on a plaque, lip-synched "Don't Worry, Be Happy" & this apt Al Green tune
    DD: $2,000 10
From their position on the periodic table, elements with atomic numbers greater than 92 are labeled with this term
    $1600 5
An unexpected extra father of Zeus
    DD: $4,000 9
The National Library of Medicine is maintained by the National Institutes of Health in this unincorporated Maryland community
    $1600 8
One of the earliest written mentions of this Native American people that included Sacagawea is in the journals of Lewis & Clark
    $2000 25
In an interview, this author said he prepared for writing "The Lincoln Highway" by reading many works set in the 1950s
    $2000 17
It's the river that's "chilly & cold" as well as "deep & wide" in "Michael, row the boat ashore"
    $2000 18
This fertile word is the "B" in FBR, a reactor that produces more nuclear fuel than it consumes while generating power
    $2000 7
Deception practiced by the muse of dance
    $2000 16
The archives of this "Father of Existentialism" are housed at the Royal Library in Copenhagen
    $2000 15
It's a Middle Eastern sandwich in a pita or wrap with lamb or chicken, shaved from a rotating spit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Susan Amy
$16,000 $5,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR I
Suvla Bay & Cape Helles were major landing sites along this peninsula

Final scores:

Matt Susan Amy
$12,799 $5,600 $16,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Susan Amy
$16,000 $5,600 $12,600
25 R,
1 W
9 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2022-01-18
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