Show #8599 - Thursday, March 17, 2022


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Joel Levinson, a head of content from Yellow Springs, Ohio

Finn Corrigan, a student from Vista, California

Katie Hargrove, a personal assistant and writer from Redondo Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
Stravinsky slyly used Russian folk idioms for the music of his 1922 ballet "Renard", with this animal being the title character
    $200 19
It's a room for young children or young plants
    $200 7
In "Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone", this groundskeeper has a pet dragon named Norbert
    $200 13
Arrêter translates to this 4-letter word, if you're reading our signs correctly
    $200 15
What you're playing or watching if a drop pass is followed by a pad save
    $200 1
"Water" is one suggested original meaning for this first name of swimming's Mr. Lochte
    $400 14
Choreographers like Alexander Gorsky have made this Moscow ballet co. that dates to 1776 one of the world's leading companies
    $400 24
This carbohydrate is also called milk sugar
    $400 17
The polite Twinkleberry & his impudent brother Nutkin are this type of animal in a Beatrix Potter work
    $400 21
A Frenchman who's living in fantasy builds châteaux en Espagne, literally these in Spain; we build them "in the air"
    $400 12
Put on your gauntlet & wire mesh mask
    $400 2
One of the most common family names in Ireland & a shade of green, it once meant "bright-headed"
    $600 18
As the costuming indicates, Giselle is this kind of country girl, also the name of a pas de deux in the ballet
    $600 23
Nixon famously said, "When the president does it, that means that it is not" this 7-letter word
    $600 8
With sinister consequences, a cat named Church is brought back to life in this 1983 novel
    $600 11
Août is French for this traditional vacation time
    $600 20
A shammy towel is key; Olympian Jennifer Abel used a black one
    DD: $1,000 3
Also a type of foldaway bed, it derives from Gaelic for "sea warrior"
    $800 28
In "Swan Lake", the same ballerina often dances both of these roles, a princess & a sorcerer's daughter
    $800 10
These two events occurred simultaneously in early morning Cambridgeshire in 2011
    $800 22
Joy Adamson's nonfiction books "Born Free" & "Living Free" are about Elsa, this type of animal
    $800 9
La fenêtre is one of these in your home
    $800 5
A grand champion is called a yokozuna in this Asian sport
    $800 4
"The real" this last name means the genuine article; the real derivation is one of "fire"
    $1000 29
Moira Shearer, famous for dancing "Cinderella", popularized ballet playing a troubled dancer in this colorful film
    $1000 25
Also called freerunning, this French-sounding word allows one to overcome obstacles in leaps & bounds
    $1000 26
Odysseus is remembered by this faithful dog after returning from the Trojan War
    $1000 16
Literally "black beast", this 2-word French term refers to a specific thing that one strongly dislikes doing
    $1000 30
Lots of open space, 7 players per team & one disc
    $1000 6
This last name means "lover of foreigners"--but sadly for the brothers in the band Oasis, not "lover of people in my family"

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

Katie Finn Joel
$1,600 $2,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Finn Joel
$3,400 $4,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"X"s & "O"s
(Ken: Each correct response will begin with one or the other.)
    $400 19
These 2 rivers meet near the city of Al-Qurnah, just north of Basra in Iraq
    $400 12
Harrison Ford in a few films; John Krasinski on Prime
    $400 13
Drop a "Y" from an action made by sleepy people to get this shade-giving roof extension
    $400 5
Rebellion is in the air & in the photo seen here, showing fighters in this 1900 uprising
    $400 26
Heard here, it's a cousin to the glockenspiel
    $800 8
The Yazoo River joins the Mississippi below the bluffs of this Civil War site
    $800 9
Lena Headey on the tube, Linda Hamilton in several movies
    $800 25
Abbreviated cu, these puffy, dense clouds are good for periods of shade
    $800 1
Ferdinand & Isabella wed in 1469, uniting these 2 kingdoms
    $800 24
Around 600 B.C. Thales of Miletus devised a system in which this one of the 4 classical elements was the basis of all things
    $800 21
It's the side of a coin with the principal design
    $1200 18
The Rideau River got its name, meaning "curtain", from the falls that forms when it joins this one at a national capital
    $1200 6
Howard Keel in the 1953 film "Calamity Jane"; Keith Carradine in "Deadwood"
    $1200 22
Archaeologists in Egypt found maybe the world's oldest this timepiece, missing its little shadow-casting doohickey
    DD: $1,500 2
In 1642 Mongols deposed Tibet's ruling dynasty & gave rule to the man with this title
    $1200 14
This English chemist analyzed Ancient Egyptian pigments but is remembered for funding an American institution
    $1200 20
From Greek for "dry" & "writing", this 10-letter word was described in 1948 as "a revolutionary process of inkless printing"
    $1600 7
The Seine splits into 2 channels around the Île Saint-Louis & rejoins just past this bridge across the Île de la Cité
    $1600 11
Marlene Dietrich in "The Scarlet Empress"; Elle Fanning, much more recently on Hulu
    $1600 15
This "U" word refers to leaves that provide shade, or an annoyance that one takes personally
    $1600 3
Abu Bakr became the first of these rulers in 632 after the death of Muhammad
    DD: $2,100 28
Danish chemist Henrik Dam named this vitamin for its aid in coagulation, a word spelled differently in Denmark
    $1600 27
It's defined as government by the few
    $2000 17
Austria-Hungary, Germany & Russia formerly met at a river junction known as Three Emperors' Corner now in this country
    $2000 10
James Cromwell in "The Queen"; Tobias Menzies in "The Crown"
    $2000 16
In a 1922 novel he wrote that Siddhartha grew up in the "shade of the sallow wood and the fig tree"
    $2000 4
He tried to starve the colonists out but later let his daughter Pocahontas marry one
    $2000 29
19th c. Scottish chemist Thomas Graham is known for his namesake law on the rate of this dissemination of gases
    $2000 23
It's a gesture such as a bow to show reverence or respect

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Finn Joel
$9,800 $10,800 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1962 classic was dedicated to Albert Schweitzer, who predicted that man "will end by destroying the earth"

Final scores:

Katie Finn Joel
$14,799 $19,601 $2,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Finn Joel
$9,400 $14,400 $2,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2022-01-18
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