Show #8603 - Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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Nadège Aoki, a marine biology graduate student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Tim McCaigue, an app developer from San Diego, California

Mihir Nene, an engineer from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ALL GUCCI
MUSIC AS OF LATE
FOOD & DRINK HOMOPHONES
BRIGHT LIGHTS
BIG CITY
WE READ IT IN THE '80s
    $200 21
Gucci's early products were mainly leather bags & equestrian accessories, including these seats for riders
    $200 30
His "24K Magic" was good as gold & a Grammy winner for Album of the Year
    $200 6
Starting peg for your ball on the links
    $200 20
As early as 1903 dazzling electric signage had earned this street the moniker "The Great White Way"
    $200 1
Home to an international airport, it's New Jersey's "Gateway City"
    $200 29
Tom Clancy launched his career with this runaway bestseller about a Soviet nuclear sub whose crew might be trying to defect
    $400 22
Fittingly, this star of "House of Gucci" wore a purple Guccie dress for the U.K. premiere
    $400 27
"Redbone" is from Childish Gambino, alter ego of this "Atlanta" star
    $400 7
A matched set, as of socks or gloves
    $400 19
During World War I, giant searchlights were used in the U.K. in defense of nighttime bombing raids by these craft like the LZ-98
    $400 2
The biggest city in North Carolina, it was named for the wife of King George III
    $400 28
The republic of Gilead takes the book of Genesis literally in this bestseller from 1985
    $600 23
Post-World War II, when materials were still scarce, Gucci found a way to heat & bend this from Japan & began using it for purse handles
    $600 17
"Cold Heart", his 2021 hit with Dua Lipa, included lyrics from "Rocket Man"
    $600 8
Use one to kill the undead or to hold down the corner of a tent
    $600 14
From Latin for "to ask", this room in a police station often (on TV) has one very bright bulb--we know you did it, so make it easy on yourself
    DD: $1,000 3
This Florida city named for a president has more people than Miami & Tampa combined
    $600 12
Pat Conroy wrote this blockbuster novel that became a film starring Barbra Streisand & Nick Nolte
    $800 24
Gucci is a corporate partner of this U.N. organization created in 1946 to help the world's children
    $800 18
"Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" was the first studio album in 8 years from this headbanging Lars Ulrich band
    $800 9
Large quadruped of North America with dangling dewlap & immense antlers
    $800 15
Dubbed the brightest light on Earth, the sky beam from the top of this Vegas casino can produce 40 billion candlepower
    $800 5
Missouri's most populous city is Kansas City & Kansas' most populous is this city once part of the Chisholm Trail
    $800 4
South American politics & magic realism are big in her novels, like "The House of the Spirits" & "Of Love & Shadows"
    $1000 25
This American fashion designer & film director was creative director of Gucci from 1994 to 2004
    $1000 26
"When It Rains It Pours" for this man seen here who's had a flood of No. 1 country singles
    $1000 10
An unpleasant high-pitched noise like from a jet engine
    $1000 16
In 2019, a GRB, or "burst" of these radiation waves in space, was the brightest high-energy light ever observed
    $1000 11
Home to the Wernher von Braun Planetarium & the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, this city is now Alabama's most populous
    $1000 13
He set the '80s New York literary world on fire with "Bright Lights, Big City"

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

Mihir Tim Nadège
$2,200 $3,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mihir Tim Nadège
$3,600 $8,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT HAPPENED IN '22
SCIENCE IN NATURE
TRIPLE THE DOUBLE LETTERS
THE BODY POLITIC
WOMAN MOVIES
INCREDIBLY ELF-CENTERED
    $400 12
1822:
The Sunday version of this publication is founded as a separate newspaper in London
    $400 4
The European conger is one of the longest species of this fish, growing up to 10 feet long
    $400 30
This is a more informal term for insomnia
    $400 7
The 160-seat Dáil Éireann is the lower house of this country's parliament
    $400 11
This star of "Catwoman" accepted her Razzie Award for that movie in person, the first actress to do so
    $400 29
Cookie-making "elves" of this company include Zoot, Flo from accounting & "head elf" Ernie
    $800 13
1622:
Mathematician William Oughtred puts 2 logarithmic tables side by side, inventing this calculating device
    $800 3
Galena, as seen here, is the main ore from which to get this metal out
    DD: $2,000 28
For much of its history, the USSR was run by the Central this group
    $800 26
The lower house of Argentina's legislature is the chamber of these--representatives, not junior sheriffs
    $800 5
She was Gisele in "Fast & Furious" before she was "Wonder Woman"
    $800 27
Tolkien wrote that this character was "able swiftly to draw a great war-bow" & had the "tremendous vitality of Elvish bodies"
    $1200 18
1722:
This composer completes his first book of fugues & preludes, known as the "Well-Tempered Clavier"
    $1200 2
The phyto-type of these marine drifters contains algae & bacteria, while the zoo- type includes animal life
    $1200 21
These 2 U.S. states border each other
    $1200 14
There are 338 members in this branch of Canada's parliament
    $1200 8
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman" was this actor's first time on the big screen as southern matriarch Mabel Simmons
    $1200 15
This rhymingly named item has its own storybook subtitled "A Christmas Tradition"
    DD: $2,500 19
1922:
this North African country gains independence from British rule with Fuad I as king
    $1600 1
Found in the swamps of Louisiana, this state tree derives its name from its appearance after it loses its needle-like leaves
    $1600 22
In 2 words, it grinds the beans to make your morning joe
    $1600 24
In the west Japan's national assembly, the Kokkai, goes by this slender name
    $1600 9
This reclusive star's last movie was 1941's "Two-Faced Woman", which came out when she was 36
    $1600 16
In the "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" TV special, Hermey the elf didn't want to make toys but wanted this job instead
    $2000 20
1522:
This man the Younger paints the "Solothurn Madonna"
    $2000 6
Macropus rufus is the scientific name for this largest living marsupial
    $2000 23
This river forms part of the Florida-Georgia line
    $2000 25
This name of Iceland's parliament comes from words meaning "whole assembly"
    $2000 10
Emerald Fennell won an Oscar for writing this 2020 film in which Carey Mulligan seeks vengeance for a horrible crime
    $2000 17
Follow the lieder! This composer found some early success in 1821 with a song called "Elf King"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mihir Tim Nadège
$6,400 $18,800 $5,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POEMS
The title of this poem comes from a 1920 book that refers to its possible "restoration to fruitfulness"

Final scores:

Mihir Tim Nadège
$6,400 $16,800 $2,900
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mihir Tim Nadège
$6,400 $18,400 $7,000
11 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2022-01-19
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