Show #8606 - Monday, March 28, 2022

Mayim Bialik hosts.

Contestants

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Ryan Guzzo Purcell, a theater director from Seattle, Washington

Amie Walker, an attorney from Chandler, Arizona

Jackie Kelly, a pension calculation developer from Cary, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE SKY
RHYME TIME
THE PLACE TO "B"
(Mayim: Each place begins with that letter.)
CROSBY
STEELS
NOSH
    $200 16
They help rockets get launched, then drop off--like a 23-ton piece of a Chinese one did, falling into the Indian Ocean in 2021
    $200 17
Rodent husband or wife
    $200 10
It's the right borough to be in if you want to watch Kevin Durant win a home game for the Nets
    $200 19
Bing Crosby made hits of hundreds of songs, perhaps most famously "White Christmas" written by this man
    $200 30
Relatively cheap ferritic steel has the added advantage of having this "attractive" & useful quality
    $200 29
This "stately" sushi item is imitation crab, avocado & cucumber
    $400 25
Thought of as a mix of rain & snow by some, to weather pros it refers to snow that melts, then refreezes, as it falls
    $400 13
Partial guffaw
    $400 18
Visit the Reichstag & Charlottenburg Palace in between steins in this city
    $400 15
As Kristin Shepard on "Dallas", actress Mary Crosby was revealed as the person who had performed this almost deadly deed
    $400 28
For centuries, using Damascus steel to make these like El Cid's "Tizona" was a prized skill & then was lost
    $400 27
Marinate lamb chunks in oregano, lemon juice, seasonings & oil, skewer & grill 'em & you've got this Greek-named dish
    DD: $2,000 26
Online databases of crashes by these include quite a few of the U.S. military's Reaper & Fire Scout types
    $600 12
Flying raptor jargon
    $600 8
This "colorful" mountainous region is a site to see between South Dakota & Wyoming
    $600 24
Captain & center Sidney Crosby has led this NHL team to 3 Stanley Cup championships since 2009
    $600 21
Both hands & both feet are used in playing this musical instrument; masters of it include Jimmy Day & Greg Leisz
    $600 22
To serve shrimp this Italian-named way, sauté with butter & garlic
    $800 14
It's the method of delivering supplies seen here, or a method of delivering a cute photo of your niece to your mom's iPad
    $800 11
Next-door toil
    $800 9
During the ice age what's now this strait was a land bridge linking Asia to North America
    $800 23
Before teaming up with Stills & Nash, David Crosby was a founding member of this high-flying 1960s rock group
    $800 20
Weathering steels are intentionally designed to do this, the oxide coating providing protection without a need for further care
    $800 7
A quick & healthy nosh could be an envy or the really cool-named Northern Spy, types of this fruit
    $1000 3
From 300 feet up, one of the world's first military assaults by these was by Germany on Scandinavian airfields in 1940
    $1000 2
Single eyeglass history
    $1000 1
Cruise down to Irkutsk region to take a dip in this deep, deep lake
    $1000 6
Floyd Crosby was the cinematographer of this classic Gary Cooper Western about a confrontation at midday
    $1000 5
To improve shine & corrosion resistance, stainless steel is 10-30% this element, symbol Cr
    $1000 4
Tyler Florence's recipe for this includes 4 chicken breasts, 1/2 pound of gruyere & 4 thin slices of prosciutto di Parma

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

Jackie Amie Ryan
$3,200 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Amie Ryan
$3,200 $2,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH WRITERS
COLORFUL STATE SYMBOLS
DOESN'T MEAN WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE
A SONG & A DANCE
THE 1880s
A GATHERING OF ANIMALS, SPEAKING LATIN
    $400 1
Though best known for his James Bond novels, he also wrote the children's book "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
    $400 15
California, mineral:
this
    $400 26
"A male bovine's nap"? No, it means to move obstacles with a big tractor
    $400 10
Larry LaPrise, who's credited with this song & dance, said it's "like a square dance, really... you turn around, you shake it all about"
    $400 27
Louis Riel led the 1885 North-West Rebellion, an unsuccessful effort to halt the expansion of this country
    $400 29
A shrewdness of these, family Hominidae, chimps included
    $800 3
Published in 1724, "Roxana" was the last major work of fiction by this "Robinson Crusoe" author
    $800 28
New Jersey, fruit: this "superfood" found in many a muffin
    $800 16
Promoted to be the person in charge? No, it means decorated with a raised design
    $800 5
For over half a century, partygoers have been flapping their arms to this novelty tune; even Weird Al covered it in a polka medley
    $800 23
1887 saw the collapse of the Dreikaiserbund, or 3 Emperors' League, among Germany, Russia & this dual monarchy
    $800 11
A coalition of these super-speedy spotted cats, Acinonyx jubatus
    $1200 4
He's the writer of comics, graphic novels & films seen here
    $1200 14
Washington, nickname:
"The" this type of tree "State"
    $1200 24
"To turn into a long-tailed rodent"? No, to approve a constitutional amendment
    $1200 2
In 1992 country music fans hit the floor for a line dance accompanying this Billy Ray Cyrus hit
    $1200 22
Some 300,000 Vietnamese died in the 1881 Haiphong cyclone on this gulf
    $1200 13
Seen here, a business of these--genus Mustela
    $1600 6
This playwright who wrote "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" also co-wrote the movie "Shakespeare in Love"
    $1600 21
Maryland, cat: not a breed, but one with this multihued coat
    $1600 17
"A spot on a kitchen surface"? No, it's the art of combining melodies in music
    $1600 7
People were already doing this dance when Van McCoy wrote a song about it, helping to usher in the disco era
    DD: $6,000 12
In 1885 the British captured Mandalay, ending the Konbaung Dynasty & the independence of this country
    DD: $2,400 18
A herd or even better an obstinacy of this ox-like wading mammal, Bubalus bubalis, which can hit 2,600 pounds each
    $2000 9
This author of the "Wolf Hall Trilogy" has been called the queen of historical fiction
    $2000 20
Alabama, bird: this colorful woodpecker
    $2000 25
"To surrender again"? No, to summarize
    $2000 8
"Rocky Horror" gave us this dance that's "just a jump to the left, & then a step to the right with your hands on your hips..."
    $2000 19
Its eruption on August 27, 1883 has been estimated to have released 10,000 times the power of an atomic bomb
    $2000 30
A cauldron of these, order Chiroptera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Amie Ryan
$17,200 $7,600 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS HISTORY
Taking the mound for Cleveland in 1948, he was the first African American to pitch in a World Series

Final scores:

Jackie Amie Ryan
$28,801 $1 $27,900
2-day champion: $36,301 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jackie Amie Ryan
$15,200 $7,600 $13,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2022-01-26
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