Show #8601 - Monday, March 21, 2022


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Karen Johnson, a member acquisition coordinator from Portland, Oregon

Margaret Chipowsky, an attorney from Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Finn Corrigan, a student from Vista, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Here's this 1850 novel quite literally
    $200 26
A windlass is a rotating device that houses the chain used to raise or lower this
    $200 13
If you like doing this step-slide-step ballroom dance, you can zip & whirl in a Viennese one or glide & dip with a Boston
    $200 10
It was the home of the Inca civilization for centuries before its conquest by Spain
    $200 24
Dorothy is a device that studies tornadoes in this film starring Helen Hunt & Bill Paxton
    $200 25
A movie with lots of celebrities is said to be "star-" this, meaning "covered with objects"
    $400 29
This tragic 1937 novella now looks kind of cute
    $400 14
To take a sounding is to measure this, often important in unfamiliar seas
    $400 21
Pop star Psy said, the "mindset of this dance," also a song title, "is dress classy & dance cheesy" & imagine you're on a horse
    $400 2
The city of Fallujah in this country is nicknamed the "City of Mosques"
    $400 8
For this 1994 film, Sandra Bullock actually learned to drive a bus & passed the licensing test
    $400 19
This word can refer to a radiant explosion or a multi-colored candy brand
    $600 16
It's mainly set in New York City
    $600 7
It's a rope attached to the lower corner of a sail to control it; if you're 3 of them "to the wind", you're drunk
    $600 27
Popping is contracting & relaxing your muscles quickly; this, paired with popping, stops & holds during a move
    $600 12
Columbus landed on this island nation in 1492, but Diego Velazquez began its first permanent settlement in 1511
    $600 1
Character actor J.T. Walsh told a story that made Billy Bob Thornton's Karl very ill at ease in this 1996 film
    $600 20
If you "hitch" one of these conveyances to a star, you're aspiring to lofty goals
    $800 17
A landmark work of the 18th century
    $800 6
It sounds like scissors are required to do this, change the angle of a sail to take advantage of the wind
    $800 22
Scaramouche, scaramouche, will you do this Spanish courtship dance using castanets & an increase in speed as it progresses
    DD: $1,000 3
Sultan Haitham rules this nation on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula
    $800 4
The 1990s saw 2 mob movies co-written by Nicholas Pileggi & directed by Martin Scorsese: "Goodfellas" & this Vegas-set one
    $800 5
Originally a British tribunal, this 2-word term now refers to any group that adjudicates unfairly
    $1000 18
A first novel dealing with the Second World War
    $1000 15
This uppermost edge of the side of a boat gets its name because it was once used to support cannons
    $1000 28
French for "thrown", it's the grand ballet move seen here in all its beauty
    $1000 11
Mostly volcanic, about 300 islands make up this Pacific Ocean nation 1,000 miles north of New Zealand
    $1000 9
Kat & Bianca Stratford attend Padua High School in this 1999 film loosely based on "The Taming of the Shrew"
    $1000 23
Oscar Wilde wrote "We are all in" this, "but some of us are looking at the stars"

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

Finn Margaret Karen
$1,000 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Finn Margaret Karen
$1,800 $3,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These are words like "laughing" for example, which has G-H-I in a row.)
    $400 5
Around 300 B.C. this common class of ancient Romans gained equal rights with the patricians
    $400 24
An earthquake where one plate moves under another & pushes the top plate up may cause this wave that can reach around 500 miles per hour
    $400 25
"Slow and steady wins the race" is a moral from Aesop's fable of these 2 creatures
    $400 9
For a while, Hasbro changed this profession of Plum in the game Clue to archaeologist, then to video game designer
    $400 12
A later owner of this current pop star's childhood home in Pennsylvania says the initials "TAS" in cement may be the singer's
    $400 30
By the 1930s, its tokens included a battleship, a top hat & a shoe
    DD: $3,000 4
Term for businessman like Rockefeller & Pullman; reformist Carl Schurz wrote of "The Modern" these who "Plunder at Will"
    $800 23
In 1964 the Prince William Sound earthquake registered a scary 9.2 in magnitude in the southern part of this state
    $800 22
In his own version of this rule, Confucius said, "What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others"
    $800 14
The kids in "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" had "visions of" these--likely not fruit but sweetened seeds
    $800 11
In 1942 the father of this baseball legend was the one doing the hammering, building a house in Mobile that you can visit today
    $800 28
A failure to pay money on a loan
    $1200 2
In England's Civil War, barbers probably rooted for this Puritan group named for keeping their hair short
    $1200 18
Haiti's government reported 300,000 deaths after a 7.0 quake & multiple aftershocks hit about 15 miles from this capital in 2010
    $1200 6
Shame on Hipponax' line "There are two days when a woman is a pleasure: the day one marries her and the day one" does this rhyming finish
    $1200 15
Michelle Obama's plum-colored outfit on this day in 2021 helped crash designer Sergio Hudson's website
    $1200 10
"There are places I'll remember all my life", & one would have been the home in Liverpool where he lived with Aunt Mimi
    DD: $1,000 27
Apparel for a thespian
    $1600 1
Lower-class people eager to see aristocratic French heads roll were "sans" these fancy breeches
    $1600 17
A 9.1 off the coast of Honshu in 2011 led to a nuclear accident in this prefecture
    $1600 7
While in the bath, he reportedly exclaimed "Eureka!" after coming up with a method to test the purity of gold
    $1600 20
This plant-breeding genius created more than 120 varieties of plum, more than of any other fruit or vegetable
    $1600 8
In Palisades, N.Y. the Whitney House, as in the family behind the Whitney Museum, was home to this daughter of Jon Voight
    $1600 26
Traditional head covering worn by Muslim women
    $2000 3
Abbreviated KMT, it once battled Mao & is now one of Taiwan's main political parties
    $2000 19
In 1960 an 8.1 quake that devastated Concepción in this South American nation was but a foreshock to a 9.5 event the next day
    $2000 16
From this "Elder" Roman's "Natural History": "When a building is about to fall down, all the mice desert it"
    $2000 21
Not for the faint of heart or liver, it's European plum brandy, such as Rudolf Jelínek 10 Year Gold
    $2000 13
Martha Stewart likes to visit Nutley in this state to see her childhood home on Elm Street & the store where her dad bought Gallo wine
    $2000 29
He led the Greeks against Troy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Finn Margaret Karen
$11,400 $9,800 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2021 at age 95, this singer achieved a Guinness World Record for the oldest person to release an album of new material

Final scores:

Finn Margaret Karen
$0 $18,800 $7,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Finn Margaret Karen
$11,200 $9,800 $13,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-19
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