Show #8608 - Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Contestants

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Joey Lavarias, a bassoonist and graduate student from Greensboro, North Carolina

Candace Orsetti, a writer and editor from Annapolis, Maryland

Jackie Kelly, a pension calculation developer from Cary, North Carolina (whose 3-day cash winnings total $91,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

LET'S PUT ON A SHOW
MULTI-SPORT ATHLETES
GOOD LINE, FAMOUS NAME!
THE NAME IN THE MIDDLE
(Mayim: Find the correct first name that fills in the blank.)
JOIN THE CROWD
GIMME SOME SPACE
    $200 3
He led the NBA in scoring 7 straight times, won 5 MVPs (& hit .202 for a minor league team in 1994, but let's not dwell on that)
    $200 19
Hopping
____
doe
    $200 26
When this team finally won the World Series again in 2016, 5 million people attended the parade & rally
    $200 25
Hawking radiation is a theoretical positive energy escaping one of these near its event horizon
    $400 28
Antique lovers enjoyed having "Show" added to this word in the title of a PBS show
    $400 4
Later "The Rifleman" on TV, Chuck Connors was a Brooklyn Dodger & as a Celtic in 1946, became the first NBA player to shatter this
    $400 16
Will Rogers said the only way to stop bootlegging "is to make them pay" this annual levy. It "has stopped every other industry"
    $400 18
Uncontested
____
wonders never cease
    $400 27
This city saw its population rise temporarily by around 3 million in 2012, a record peak during its annual hajj
    $400 24
In 1976, NASA released a photo of the "face" seen here, taken by the Viking I probe circling this planet
    $600 22
"Show" preceding this word gets you the nickname of an iconic Lakers squad
    $600 5
She was an All-American hoopster, Olympic champ & in 1946, won 13 straight golf titles
    $600 12
In 1971 this female Asian prime minister observed, "You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist"
    $600 17
Cup of
____
blow
    DD: $7,000 23
In 1951 7.5 million people came to a Manhattan ticker-tape parade for this general who had recently been fired
    $600 21
Ice volcanoes on this largest moon of Saturn may be releasing hydrocarbons like methane rather than molten rock
    $800 15
"Show" before this word gets you an ostentatious braggart, or a marine conveyance
    $800 6
A few career highlights: he won the Heisman at Auburn, ran for 221 yards in one game for the Raiders, & was an A.L. all-star
    $800 11
George Bernard Shaw defined this negative thinker as "a man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it"
    $800 13
Stand
____
on the back
    $800 14
Love was in the air among the 600,000 on this isle in 1970 to see Hendrix & The Who in what's been called the British Woodstock
    $800 20
An H II region made mostly of ionized hydrogen, the Orion this is an emission type of gaseous cloud
    $1000 10
"Show" before this 7-letter word brings about a lot of applause & perhaps a brief pause in musical theater
    $1000 7
"Prime Time", prime time--in 1992, this man here hit .304, with 14 triples for the Braves & picked off three passes for the Falcons
    $1000 2
Karl Marx stated that history appears twice, "the 1st time as tragedy, the 2nd time as" this ludicrous form of comedy
    $1000 1
Off the
____
my words
    $1000 9
The funeral of this charismatic leader in 1970 drew 5 million people to the streets of Cairo
    $1000 8
There's still time to get ready, but in 4 billion years, this galaxy is destined for a head-on collision with ours

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

Jackie Candace Joey
$6,400 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Candace Joey
$14,600 $2,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A DISH OF SCHUBERT
INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
FA"SH"ION
(Mayim: Responses begin with "S-H".)
HISTORICAL NONFICTION
CONTRACTIONS
    $400 8
A son of this capital, Franz was baptized in what's now known as the Schubert Church & at 17 wrote & conducted a mass there
    $400 29
Running from the Valdai Hills to the Caspian Sea, this Russian river is popular with boatmen
    $400 20
In a supernatural series, John Alden returns from war to this title Massachusetts town & finds witchery afoot
    $400 1
Round & waxed is a good look for these with your dress oxfords
    $400 30
"Milk of Paradise: A History of" this drug examines its use & abuse from ancient times up to our own
    $400 12
This time-telling contraction lost its "F" centuries ago
    $800 7
A year before his own death, in 1827 Schubert was a torchbearer at the funeral of this legendary composer
    $800 27
Hornli Ridge is the most common route taken by climbers scaling this iconic peak in the Swiss Alps
    $800 21
In "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald", Jude Law turns up as a younger version of this wizard
    $800 9
A selendang is a traditional Indonesian one of these shoulder coverings
    $800 28
Annalee Newitz' "Four Lost Cities" that flourished & then perished include this one around a big wat or temple
    $800 13
This informal contraction means something easy, like a very short putt
    $1200 6
This Italian composer also associated with Mozart discovered Schubert when he was 7 & became one of his teachers
    $1200 26
The Khyber Pass is a strategic geographic link between these two Asian nations
    DD: $2,000 22
In 1992's "Aladdin", this villain weaves a spell so he can wed Jasmine & seize power
    $1200 10
Shearling comes from sheep; a faux shearling coat is also called this type, after a people of Nepal
    DD: $3,200 16
"The Girls of Atomic City" highlights the experiences of women during WWII helping build the atomic bomb in this Tennessee city
    $1200 14
In the 19th century "it's" gradually replaced this equivalent contraction
    $1600 4
Schubert wrote several songs about fish as well as a famous piano quintet in A major named for this one
    $1600 2
Brazil's largest port is this one about 30 miles from Sao Paulo that's also known for its soccer team
    $1600 23
Seen here, this actor plays Geralt, the title figure of the show "The Witcher"
    $1600 18
Harley of Scotland makes cozy sweaters from this island type of wool
    $1600 3
An escape from the horrors in this African nation in 1994 is laid out in "The Girl Who Smiled Beads"
    $1600 11
It's the 6-letter beginning to the classic bartender's question
    $2000 5
Schubert's "Der Tod und das Mädchen", translated as this pair, was based on a poem by Matthias Claudius
    $2000 25
Situated 4,200 feet above sea level on a limestone plateau, this city is the capital of Zambia
    $2000 24
On film, Keanu Reeves was this arcane artist that Matt Ryan played on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"
    $2000 19
Fine silk fabric named for the Chinese province where it was originally made
    $2000 17
2021's "The Dawn of Everything" challenges the accepted picture of these 2-activity foragers of early humanity
    $2000 15
A word meaning "agreement" is part of this French contraction meaning "okey-dokey"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Candace Joey
$23,000 $4,000 $11,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANS IN PARIS
In 2021 she became the sixth woman & the first Black woman to be inducted into the Pantheon in Paris

Final scores:

Jackie Candace Joey
$23,999 $0 $8,500
4-day champion: $115,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jackie Candace Joey
$16,600 $7,200 $10,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-26
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