Show #8610 - Friday, April 1, 2022

Contestants

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Nell Klugman, a museum educator from Brooklyn, New York

Yian Chen, an anesthesiologist from Menlo Park, California

Evan Roberts, a chemistry teacher from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THANK YOU, THE INTERNET
HISTORY IS CIRCULAR
BIRTH MONTH FLOWERS
CLOSE CAPITALS
MUSICALS BY SONG LYRICS
MADJECTIVES
    $200 1
Blind & low-vision people connect with sighted volunteers for visual aid using a free app called Be My these
    $200 11
In 1922 the Bolsheviks let reporters try on this, made with 5,000 diamonds & a 400-carat spinel for Catherine the Great
    $200 28
August's flowers are the gladiolus & this one that can be used in remembrance of those killed in war
    $200 19
The Gulf of Finland causes a 50-mile gap between Tallinn & this capital of Finland
    $200 2
"Don't cry for me, Argentina, the truth is I never left you"
    $200 12
This portmanteau word describes someone who is irritable because they need to eat
    $400 7
Why yes, we watched this "Knight Rider" sing "Hooked On A Feeling" while he flew with a flock of birds & 2 kids dressed as angels
    $400 15
A recent theory about this stone circle in England: it was part of a great raised altar with long-gone wooden ramps
    $400 27
Greek words for "gold" & "flower" give us the name of this flower for November that's also associated with Japan's royal family
    $400 20
It's about a 50-mile jaunt from Damascus, Syria to this Lebanese capital
    $400 3
"The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain"
    $400 13
I'm really this; add a letter to the end & I become an aromatic sprinkled in cocktails
    $600 8
Shout-out to the man who told a barista at this business his name was Marc with a "C" & posted a pic of his cup... for "Cark"
    $600 18
In 1963, JFK, the first Catholic president, purposefully shook hands with the pope in place of doing this
    $600 26
There are thousands of varieties of this April birth flower, including the Shasta & the Gerbera
    $600 21
It's a mere 2 miles from Kinshasa to Brazzaville, but there is no bridge joining them across this river--yet
    $600 4
"You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life"
    $600 14
If you're "ill-" this, you're mad at something, not a poorly made sword
    $800 9
Videos of people taking this "Challenge" in 2014 raised $115 million for the association fighting A.L.S.
    DD: $4,000 22
In 1989, Poland's regime & this union-based opposition movement held roundtable talks that led to the transition to democracy
    $800 25
What's the story, flower for September? It's this climbing vine that can have flowers 6 inches across
    $800 29
A ferry service runs between Buenos Aires & this nearby capital of Uruguay
    $800 5
"When you're good to Mama, Mama's good to you!"
    $800 16
In another sense, this angry adjective is a symbol of Christianity
    $1000 10
60,000 free ebooks await your perusal at the project named for this 15th century German
    $1000 23
Paiute prophets saying the dead would return were part of this 19th c. Native American movement named for a circle dance
    $1000 24
Even if you live on a mountain, this multi-word flower is yours if you were born in May
    $1000 30
It's about 140 miles from Rome to the capital of this serene republic that is surrounded by Italy
    $1000 6
"Some enchanted evening, you may see a stranger"
    $1000 17
Named for one of the 4 humors, it means you're irascible

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Evan Yian Nell
$4,200 $600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Evan Yian Nell
$5,800 $2,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HOOD ORNAMENTS
BOOKS & AUTHORS
HISTORIC NAMES
SETTING THE PERIODIC TABLE
ACTING PRESIDENTS
STATELY OVERLAPS
(Mayim: For example, a whirlpool in the Lone Star State would be vortexas.)
    $400 30
The hood ornaments on some vintage Fords were also the cap of this & let the driver know if the car was overheating
    $400 5
In "The Story of" this man, his friends include Too-Too, an owl, Chee-Chee, a monkey, & Dab-Dab, a duck
    $400 8
Mount Vernon displays the 1-pound, 3-ounce key to this prison, a gift from the Marquis de Lafayette
    $400 6
This metallic element's name comes from Latin for the island of Cyprus, where it was mined
    $400 7
In an Oliver Stone biopic, Toby Jones was Karl Rove & Josh Brolin was this man
    $400 13
A registered brand in Little Rock
    DD: $2,000 29
Many believe London-born Eleanor Thornton was the model for Spirit of Ecstasy, seen on the bonnet of this luxury car
    $800 4
In the title of Anita Loos' Jazz Age tale, "Gentlemen Prefer" these
    $800 20
The opulent Sarasota mansion of circus man John Ringling is covered with stucco & this baked earth material
    $800 18
It's the only elemental metal that's liquid at room temperature, which it can be used to measure
    $800 12
In the 2-part TV movie "Rough Riders", Tom Berenger rode in as him
    $800 14
A Centrum chewable from the "Gopher State"
    $1200 17
This GM line with the name of a Native American chief had appropriate hood ornaments as here on a model called the Chieftain
    $1200 2
In "The Overstory", many of these are essentially characters, including a centuries-old one named Mimas
    $1200 21
Its wealthy newspaperman owner called this estate La Cuesta Encantada, "The Enchanted Hill"
    $1200 23
This coinage metal, atomic number 28, was identified by a Swedish chemist in 1751
    $1200 11
Frank Langella played this president to Michael Sheen's David Frost
    $1200 19
A trip to see animals in Africa that includes a side visit to Tucson
    $1600 15
This word preceded 88 in a line of early muscle cars from Oldsmobile, & here's one on the hood
    $1600 1
In "Treasure Island ", this character signs on as the ship's cook, but his signature dish is piracy
    $1600 27
Now a museum, the Denver house of this famous survivor is built of very sinkable stone
    $1600 24
Its mass 1 isotope is also called protium
    $1600 10
On FX in 2021 you could see Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones opposite Clive Owen as him
    $1600 22
Eucalyptus-eating marsupial of the state that's home to Huntsville & Mobile
    $2000 16
The company named for George Pierce made this, once the auto of choice for many movie stars
    $2000 3
This 19th century American's first novel, "Fanshawe", is set at Harley College based on his alma mater, Bowdoin College
    DD: $2,000 28
This Rhode Island mansion was named for the waves that crash into the cliffs below it
    $2000 25
Y? Y ask about this element with the symbol Y? Because it's used in structural ceramics, fluorescent lamps & simulated diamonds
    $2000 9
Charlton Heston portrayed him wooing Rachel in "The President's Lady" & during his War of 1812 days in "The Buccaneer"
    $2000 26
An oboe or a bassoon for the "Hoosier State"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Evan Yian Nell
$12,200 $1,200 $24,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
Some of this country's indigenous people want its name officially changed from its Dutch-based name to Aotearoa

Final scores:

Evan Yian Nell
$200 $0 $24,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Evan Yian Nell
$12,200 $1,200 $26,800
15 R,
1 W
7 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2022-01-26
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