Show #8607 - Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Contestants

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John Darcy, an editor from Los Angeles, California

Jennie Bunde, a rabbinical student from Galesburg, Illinois

Jackie Kelly, a pension calculation developer from Cary, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE WORLD
TV SHOWS' FIRST EPISODES
WHERE THERE'S A "WILL"
AFRICAN-AMERICANA
PHOTOGRAPHY
FAN FICTION?
    $200 30
A package deal of mainland turf & an island, this Canadian province uses the postal abbreviation NL
    $200 19
"The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate" (1994)
    $200 29
It's the internal fortitude that allows you to skip dessert
    $200 26
Giving dap began among soldiers in this war when the Black power salute was banned; some say the greeting stands for dignity & pride
    $200 9
Attaching the camera to a tripod with an L-bracket allows for easier rotation from landscape to this orientation
    $200 27
"Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" is set in this country among women subjected to foot-binding & isolation
    $400 28
The highest spot from the center of the Earth is the top of Mount Chimborazo, near the equator in this nation
    $400 18
"12:00 A.M.-1:00 A.M." (2001)
    $400 22
It's where you pick up your theater tickets on the night of
    $400 25
The tradition of Black women wearing beautiful, decorated these to church is partly rooted in 1 Corinthians 11:5
    $400 24
A symbol of bad luck & of Halloween, this common pet can also be hard to photograph--use diffused, not direct light
    $400 21
The 1997 novel "Memoirs of" one of these devotes some pages to the necessary skill of fan dancing
    DD: $6,600 14
This island capital is said to have been founded in the 9th century by the Viking Ingólfur Arnarson
    $600 15
"Meet the Bunkers" (1971)
    $600 17
This colonial town in Virginia was first settled in the 1630s as Middle Plantation
    $600 16
Making up the Natl. Pan-Hellenic Council, the "Divine Nine" consists of these 2 types of group, the oldest dating to 1906
    $600 23
Andrew Scrivani & Francesco Tonelli are well-known photographers of this, a favorite subject of Instagram posts
    $600 20
This animal in a hurry drops his gloves & fan; Alice picks them up
    $800 6
It's surrounded by another nation, but this African kingdom is largely cut off from it by high mountain ranges
    $800 7
"Panic at Malibu Pier" (1989)
    $800 10
This rhyming term means haphazardly & without any planning
    $800 8
Watch Night is a New Year's Eve tradition dating back to the eve of January 1, 1863, the date this took effect
    $800 12
It's rule of thirds out, symmetry in when shooting a structure with this kind of pool, like the Lincoln Memorial
    $800 13
It gets warm in this U.S. city; no wonder Edna Pontellier, the heroine of "The Awakening", fans herself
    $1000 1
The 47 large administrative regions of this Asian country aren't called provinces or states but prefectures
    $1000 2
"Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers" (2016)
    $1000 5
A tree inspired this adjective meaning slender & graceful in form
    $1000 4
An online ancestry project is named for this, a West African storyteller who maintains a family's oral history
    $1000 11
Two-word term for the item seen here from which great & amateur photographers alike would choose the best image
    $1000 3
Fanning herself is just one of the ways this Henry James heroine flirts with Mr. Winterbourne

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jackie Jennie John
$13,200 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Jennie John
$15,200 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT HAPPENED IN EGYPT
IDIOMS & EXPRESSIONS
CURRENT SIGNIFICANT OTHERS
NATIONAL DAYS
ACCURATE
TO 5 DECIBEL PLACES
    $400 1
In the 330s B.C. a Macedonian tough guy took over in Egypt & founded this city that's named for him
    $400 24
To lose out on an opportunity is to "miss" this transport
    $400 25
Of Matthew Broderick: as seen here
    $400 28
The National Hot Rod Association says this loud sport first topped 100 mph on the Muroc Dry Lake bed in the Mojave Desert
    $800 21
What's known as this "Brotherhood" was formed in Egypt in 1928 with a goal of spurning Western influences
    $800 23
A '70s Smokey ad showed a fawn & little bunnies & said there are these "in the woods", an idiom meaning naive or innocent
    $800 20
Of Rita Wilson
    $800 26
September 2 is the day to celebrate Vietnam's 1945 declaration of independence from this European country
    $800 11
The most accurate type of clock is the one using this element whose name comes from the Latin for "bluish gray"
    DD: $1,000 27
Cover your ears in Belize's' Cockscomb Basin; 14 troops of these animals released there in the early 1990s are thriving
    $1200 8
In 1895 Pope Leo XIII divided the Catholics in Egypt that were known by this name into 3 dioceses
    $1200 7
In Sweden, to be caught "with your beard in the mailbox" is similar to this clothing-related phrase we use
    $1200 15
Of Jesse Plemons: they met on the set of "Fargo"
    $1200 5
This nation celebrates the Grand Duke's birthday every June 23, even though no Grand Duke has been born on June 23
    $1200 4
Accurate archers at the Olympics try to hit the centermost ring on the target, which is this color
    $1200 6
It sounds odd, but these workplaces where John Gilbert & Fatty Arbuckle thrived were very noisy, as there was no need for quiet
    $1600 2
In 1970 a rockfill dam across the Nile was completed just south of this Egyptian city
    DD: $2,000 3
Originally meaning too distant to be heard, it now means totally different, as in "a ____ ____ from how it used to be"
    $1600 17
Of Penelope Cruz
    $1600 13
In Austria, October 26 commemorates the declaration of permanent this in 1955, when the country was caught between East & West
    $1600 9
This ESA satellite with the name of an Earth goddess uses 2 telescopes to give accurate positions of more than a billion stars
    $1600 10
Rock guitarists Jimmy Page & Brian May both once lived in the town of Feltham but today its noise comes from this airport
    $2000 18
In 2011 this president who had served Egypt for 30 years stepped down as protesters called for his ouster
    $2000 22
From a 2013 Supreme Court argument--Justice: You want us to create a gray area; Professor: The opposite, I'm asking you to draw this
    $2000 16
Of Megan Mullally: this actor & craftsman
    $2000 14
Mexico's national day, September 16, celebrates the grito (or "cry") of this town, where revolt against Spain began in 1810
    $2000 12
In 1735 John Harrison invented an improved one of these, from the Greek for "time", which helped sailors determine longitude
    $2000 19
In 1917 the army established this Maryland proving ground to test munitions

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Jennie John
$30,800 $1,000 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN
It is said of her, "Infected minds to their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets: more needs she the divine than the physician"

Final scores:

Jackie Jennie John
$54,800 $1,750 $3,000
3-day champion: $91,101 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jackie Jennie John
$24,400 $1,000 $4,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
5 R,
1 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-26
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