Show #8605 - Friday, March 25, 2022

Contestants

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Nicole Wachell, a teacher and writer from Los Angeles, California

Jackie Kelly, a pension calculation developer from Cary, North Carolina

Ciara Donegan, an undergraduate student from Towson, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

POP MUSIC PHILLY-STYLE
A BIT OF BRIT LIT
3-LETTER WORDS
ALPHABET LAND
BEER TODAY
LAWN TOMORROW
    $200 4
"Change of Seasons" is a memoir by this musician of growing up in the suburb of North Wales & teaming with Daryl Hall
    $200 3
Michael Bond published more than a dozen kids' novels about this beloved bear living in London
    $200 17
It's a tooth on a gear or on a rim of a wheel
    $200 27
If you're traveling to Tunisia, you might want to learn this alphabet of its official language
    $200 26
Lager is beer made from bottom-fermenting strains of this; top-fermented types from Britain are ales
    $200 30
3" is a good height for most grasses; cutting too short messes with these, which go down proportionally to the grass' length
    $400 22
Philadelphia International Records, celebrating 50 years in 2021, put out hits like the theme to this Don Cornelius show
    $400 1
In this work Satan disguises himself as a cherub to sneak past an archangel to get to earth to corrupt Adam
    $400 15
The flowing back of a tide
    $400 21
Seen here is a sample of the alphabet for the most popular American version of this
    $400 25
Political disputes of today pale in the face of the "Tastes Great!" / "Less Filling!" debates in the '80s over this brand's Lite beer
    $400 29
Freeze! this varmint--you tore up my lawn but I'll use liquid castor oil around your tunnel entry to ward you off
    $600 18
"He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper" was a 1988 album by this Philly duo, one of whom soon famously went to Hollywood
    $600 5
A character in "Ivanhoe" who's good with a bow & arrow is called Locksley; we know him better as this legendary guy
    $600 13
It describes a gradation of color, or color itself
    $600 16
Vowels in the Korean hangul alphabet are divided into "bright" & "dark" types, representing this duality
    DD: $3,000 24
Planning ahead a bit, he signed a 9,000-year lease in 1759 on the St. James's Gate brewery in Dublin for 45 pounds a year
    $600 28
Scotts says get mowing done faster by creating beds of this 5-letter stuff around--& not against--trees to avoid tiny turns
    $800 9
Fabian & this "Twist" sensation attended South Philadelphia High School together in the '50s
    $800 8
Because he serves a man, Bertie Wooster, & not a household, P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves has this job title, not butler
    $800 12
To regret a choice, perhaps not learning it's also French for "street"
    $800 14
A monument northwest of Yerevan celebrates the alphabet of this language
    $800 23
This Dutch beer was "est. 1873" in Amsterdam (Amstel was 1870)
    $800 19
Growing well in fall & spring & hardy in winter, this lawn grass is named for a state but is actually native to Europe
    $1000 6
This rapper with a biblical name was a choir girl from West Philly
    $1000 2
"The Dong with a Luminous Nose" is one of the nonsense poems in his 1877 "Laughable Lyrics" collection
    $1000 7
To cause a blemish on something that was perfect
    $1000 10
The Cyrillic alphabet is used in the country called this; the "Inner" region uses one derived from Uighur
    $1000 20
Boasting "America's oldest brewery", this late-in-the-alphabet beermaker offers tours in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
    $1000 11
Creeping red & chewings are "fine" this grass, drought-resistant & green all year if you're good about maintaining it

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

Ciara Jackie Nicole
$2,000 $3,800 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ciara Jackie Nicole
$3,400 $4,600 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT THE HILL?
AMERICAN LAW
SCIENTISTS
TIME TO CALL IT A DAY
(Ken: Each response will contain a day of the week.)
HISTORY'S MISTER "E"s
THE ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES
(Ken: ) (Sarah:
    $400 27
It's a hill of sand piled up by wind
    $400 13
Margaret Hamilton coined the term software engineering & helped develop the software that took this NASA program to the Moon
    $400 6
He was "lucky" to find Vinland after getting blown off course around the year 1000
    $400 14
(Sarah presents the clue from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.) To ensure accuracy, Stanley Kubrick consulted with NASA engineers on the designing of the spaceship model here; one of the few props to survive from this 1968 classic, the others were destroyed to prevent reuse
    $800 20
These flat-topped hills with a Spanish name are formed by erosion of softer rocks away from a strong central one
    DD: $4,000 24
Lady Liberty is on the logo of the American Association of Lawyers in this field, founded in 1946
    $800 5
At the Natural Science Society in Brno in 1865, this amateur botanist lectured on his work in genetics
    $800 23
Term for the day, usually in March, when many states including Alabama & Texas hold their presidential primary on the same date
    $800 7
Director John Ford said he based the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in "My Darling Clementine" on this man's recollections
    $800 15
(Jimmy presents the clue from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.) An exhibit on backdrop showcases the monumental one of Mount Rushmore that Alfred Hitchcock used after he was denied permission to shoot scenes on the real one to make this thriller
    $1200 21
Legend says Joseph of Arimathea brought this relic to England's Glastonbury Tor, launching many a quest
    $1200 22
The Supreme Court says, "The law has long forbidden routine use" of these hand &/or leg chains on defendants
    $1200 1
The title of this telescopic scientist's 1917 dissertation was "Photographic Investigations of Faint Nebulae"
    $1200 17
Abbreviated TBT, it's that time towards the end of the week for uploading old pics
    $1200 8
A successful capitalist by day, he gave his pal Marx a yearly stipend of 350 pounds
    $1200 19
(Sarah presents the clue from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.) In "The Wizard of Oz", two dresses of slightly different colors were needed to create the magical transition of Dorothy stepping into the world of technicolor from this brownish film tint
    $1600 11
A kame is a hill of debris at the foot of one of these, caused by deposits from its melting
    $1600 4
The 1944 case Escola v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co., about an exploding bottle, helped establish "strict" this for manufacturers
    $1600 2
The Earth-centric theories of this astronomer of the 2nd century A.D. were largely taken as fact until the 1500s
    $1600 16
Even if your head hurts, it's the day after Mardi Gras
    $1600 9
Robert Devereux, Earl of this, was one of Elizabeth I's favorites, but she had him beheaded for inciting rebellion
    $1600 26
(Sarah presents the clue from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.) The museum's costume collection includes the magnificent dress here, featuring 10,000 silk flowers & weighing 30 pounds, worn by Florence Pugh as the May Queen at the end of this 2019 neo-pagan horror film set in Sweden
    $2000 12
Pre-Columbian Native Americans of the Mississippi region have been called these builders for their still-standing earthwork
    $2000 3
The 1935 work "The Present Situation of Quantum Mechanics" saw the first mention of this scientist's theoretical cat
    DD: $3,000 18
Richard Nixon was this type of teacher, but Jimmy Carter is more famous for being one
    $2000 10
This great 16th century Dutch humanist was also known as Roterodamus
    $2000 25
(Jimmy presents the clue from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.) Showing off one of the key principles of animation, & the illusion of movement, the characters of "Toy Story" seemingly come to life thanks to this special 3D end-of-the alphabet optical device

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ciara Jackie Nicole
$15,200 $10,600 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITY NAMES
Adopted in 1845, the name of this state capital is a feminized form of a big body of water

Final scores:

Ciara Jackie Nicole
$5,200 $7,500 $799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ciara Jackie Nicole
$14,200 $14,600 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-19
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