Show #8600 - Friday, March 18, 2022


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Michael Qin, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Debra Burgess, an adjunct assistant professor of history from Cincinnati, Ohio

Finn Corrigan, a student from Vista, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The medicinal name of these little arthropods comes from their habit of rolling themselves into a ball when threatened
    $200 1
15 judges sit on the International Court of Justice as the principal judicial organ of this global body
    $200 4
An angry mob's near murder of an entire village via beezle-nut juice dunking traumatizes this horrified & helpless elephant
    $200 6
    $200 16
Check out the statue standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona; it was inspired by this Eagles hit
    $200 9
For a classic French 75, along with the gin, lemon juice & simple syrup, you have to break out a bottle of this sparkling wine
    $400 7
These, the members of the class Diplopoda, aren't 10 times the size of centipedes
    $400 2
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, an economist from Nigeria, is the first woman to head this, WTO for short
    $400 5
"You stay in your place while I sit here and rule", says this turtle king, pulling a serious top 1% job on a poor turtle named Mack
    $400 28
    $400 17
The title of this 1970 Jack Nicholson film refers to a book of piano exercises his character practiced as a child
    $400 10
Whisk yolks in the top of a double boiler & slowly add clarified butter & lemon juice to make this, 1 of cuisine's "mother sauces"
    $600 13
The false this lacks the tail of the real thing and I'm fine with that
    $600 3
Goals of the IMF include improving access to global investment & stabilizing these currency trading scales
    $600 14
Freud said rivalry with the father is basic--for the young'uns in this book, that includes jumping onto his belly
    $600 8
    $600 18
This HBO miniseries recounted the daunting history of Easy Company, the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne
    $600 19
A classic pie is filled with tart lemon & topped with this, stiffly beaten egg whites & sugar
    $800 27
The name of this arthropod subgroup is from Latin for "hard shell"
    $800 20
This group that now has 27 member nations is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium
    DD: $1,000 15
Pro-environment & perhaps with a savior complex, he "was shortish. And oldish... and mossy", & kinda looked like Wilford Brimley
    $800 23
    $800 25
After "The Fly", Jeff Goldblum reunited with Geena Davis in this comedy about 3 aliens who want to party in L.A.
    $800 11
This outermost layer of a lemon peel--just the skin & not the white pith--has aromatic oils that add flavor to food
    $1000 30
These so-called crabs are actually related to the extinct trilobites
    $1000 22
This agency, the IAEA, has been much in the news in recent years with its inspectors' attempts to monitor nuclear technology
    $1000 21
This title guy gets a death sentence--via beheading!--then overcomes his hoarding & sells his "500 Hats" to the king
    $1000 24
    $1000 26
Given first name Ezekiel, this fictional detective worked the Watts area of L.A. starting in the 1940s
    $1000 12
Salt-preserved lemons can accompany this Moroccan stew made in an earthenware pot of the same name

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

Finn Debra Michael
-$200 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Finn Debra Michael
$4,000 $2,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: "E" will be in the exact center of each correct response.)
    $400 24
Baseball star Muddy Ruel called the mask, shin guards, etc. used in this job the "tools of ignorance"
    $400 23
This "stately" river actually begins next door in Pittsburgh
    $400 28
In Genesis, God tells Noah, "the door of" this "shalt thou set in the side thereof"
    $400 15
In 2021 Taste of Country named as country music's Most Powerful Woman of All Time this beloved Tennessee titan
    $400 14
In 1822 Brazil declared independence from this country, which recognized that action 3 years later
    $400 1
A wild mammal's cave lair... or your dad's
    $800 25
Floss & polishers are among the tools of those of this job; the women who did it were first allowed to wear pants in 1971
    $800 4
Utah would be more of a rectangle if this state hadn't taken a bite out of its northeastern corner
    $800 21
The book of Ezekiel says the gates of this city shall be named after the tribes of Israel
    $800 17
Among those joining this icon for her 50th anniversary at the Grand Ole Opry were Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack & sister Crystal Gayle
    $800 10
In 1919 South America got its first commercial airline: Avianca, now headquartered in this capital of Colombia
    $800 2
To challenge the credibility of a witness in court or formally accuse misconduct by a public official
    $1200 26
An electronic pick & a plug spinner are tools of this trade; in California, a state license is good too
    DD: $3,000 5
The cities of Providence & Newport lie at opposite ends of this bay
    $1200 7
In Exodus, this man tells the elders of Israel that when the Lord sees blood upon the lintel & side posts, he "will pass over the door"
    $1200 18
As runner-up on the Season 10 finale of "American Idol", country star Lauren Alaina got to sing with her idol, this season 4 winner
    DD: $2,000 8
In 1997, 30 years after his death in Bolivia, the remains of this revolutionary were returned to Cuba
    $1200 3
An evil, bewitching spell
    $1600 29
This job requires mastering a special 22-button keyboard & spending time around lawyers & defendants
    $1600 6
At over 9,300 feet, Shishaldin volcano is the highest mountain in this Alaskan island chain
    $1600 22
In 1 Samuel 14, Jonathan the Hebrew finds a passage between 2 rocks that lets him reach these enemies & slaughter them
    $1600 19
She said of "Stand By Your Man" that she spent 20 minutes writing it & over 20 years defending it
    $1600 9
In 1864 this country in the middle of the continent took on Brazil, later Argentina & Uruguay; half its population would end up dead
    $1600 12
It's Spanish for "all right" or "good"
    $2000 30
The Gemological Institute of America website sells a 10x one of these
    $2000 16
Mount Marcy & Algonquin Peak can be found in these mountains in northeastern New York
    $2000 27
If an Ephraimite pronounced this word with "si", not "shi", the Gileadites "slew him at the passages of Jordan"
    $2000 20
Breaking barriers in country music, she was Grammy-nominated for her song "Black Like Me" & in 2021, co-hosted the ACM Awards
    $2000 11
In the early 2000s this ex-president of Chile lost his immunity from prosecution & was charged with human rights abuses
    $2000 13
From the Old English for "kill", it means to suppress a riot or rebellion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Finn Debra Michael
$10,800 $10,000 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Meaning an important part of a story, this distinctive spelling helped distinguish the word from a substance used in typesetting

Final scores:

Finn Debra Michael
$20,001 $14,500 $10,801
2-day champion: $39,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Finn Debra Michael
$10,000 $10,000 $11,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-18
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