Show #8636 - Monday, May 9, 2022

Mayim Bialik hosts.


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Emily Levant, an associate creative director from Los Angeles, California

Karim Oliver, a student at Vanderbilt University from St. Petersburg, Florida

Danielle Maurer, a digital marketing manager from Peachtree Corners, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: There are two "R"s in each response.)
    $200 21
This largest North American frog makes its characteristic booming call to mark territory & attract mates
    $200 12
The bestselling Beatles album in the U.S. is "The Beatles", better known by this colorful name
    $200 28
A boy comes of age during this 19th century conflict in Irene Hunt's young adult classic "Across Five Aprils"
    $200 17
This "King of Beers" markets a Chelada with Clamato
    $200 3
A skinny person from Helsinki
    $200 30
A brother in Bordeaux
    $400 22
Seen here, a small frog of South America, is named for this man who discovered the species on an 1830s voyage
    $400 11
"99 Problems" is on this 2003 album that Jay-Z said would be his last (it wasn't)
    $400 27
In a prophetic adventure tale, Jules Verne took us on a journey "From the Earth to" this locale
    $400 18
You're not exactly living like a monk when you fork over $84,000 for a bottle of rosé 1959 from this brand of champagne
    $400 23
Surrounded by a river, Gezira in Cairo
    $400 29
From Old French for "speak", it's a room used for entertaining guests
    $600 7
Newly hatched Surinam toads emerge as miniature adults, not as this larval stage
    DD: $1,000 10
Kelly Clarkson's holiday album "Wrapped in Red" includes this colorful Elvis song about a sad noel
    $600 2
This Jon Krakauer nonfiction work told the story of Chris McCandless & his efforts to escape the modern world & survive in nature
    $600 13
This potent potable is the star attraction in a Bacchanalian, a Corpse Reviver No. 1 & of course, an Alexander
    $600 1
Confections from the world's longest mountain chain
    $600 4
An attendant who carries bags at a train station
    $800 24
It's a 4-letter name for a partially terrestrial salamander with poisonous skin
    $800 9
This Elton John double album is full of great songs, including the original "Candle In The Wind"
    $800 6
African-American detective Virgil Tibbs must solve a murder in the Deep South in this John Ball novel from 1965
    $800 19
A Lynchburg lemonade isn't meant for kids on a hot summer's day, as pouring this brand over ice into a highball glass is for adults only
    $800 14
Scary Japanese theatre
    $800 5
Also an adjective for straightness, it's the old-time firearm accessory in use here
    $1000 25
From the mistaken notion that they could bark, some North American salamanders are called water dogs or these
    $1000 8
The 2018 Grammy for Album of the Year went to Kacey Musgraves for this "Hour"
    $1000 16
"On the Banks of Plum Creek" is the fourth book in this series about a pioneering family
    $1000 20
This green liquor flavored with anise & wormwood boasts quite the kick
    $1000 15
A Spanish house in Kenya's second-largest city
    $1000 26
From the Greek for "high priest", it's the type of arrangement by rank seen here

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

Danielle Karim Emily
$2,600 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle Karim Emily
$5,400 $1,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: After World War II, the eyes of the world were on this courtroom. Would justice be served for some of history's most heinous crimes?)
    $400 4
It's the only U.S. state that touches the Beaufort Sea
    $400 8
Spike Lee changed one letter in "Brooklyn" for this family tale
    $400 10
    $400 16
(Sarah presents the clue.) From November 1945 to October 1946, Courtroom 600 was the site of an International Military Tribunal that arraigned 24 Nazis on charges of conspiracy, war crimes, crimes against peace & offenses such as persecution, enslavement & murder--classed as crimes against this
    DD: $2,000 14
Besides Boston & D.C., they're the 3 largest cities by population in the megalopolis known as the BosWash Corridor
    $800 9
Young Eleanor Bergstein would win Catskills mambo contests, inspiring her script for this 1980s film
    DD: $2,000 23
This 4-word phrase has come to mean preparing for any trouble, but on a ship, it's getting ready for an imminent storm
    $800 28
This 19th century showman: "The public appears disposed to be amused even when they are conscious of being deceived"
    $800 25
    $800 17
(Jimmy presents the clue.) The International Military Tribunal that presided over the trials, consisted of one representative and one alternate from the United States & each of these other three Allied powers
    $1200 3
Missouri, Kansas, Texas & Oklahoma are home to the flat region known as the Osage these
    $1200 7
Kenneth Branagh directed this 2021 film about "The Troubles"
    $1200 20
Renovated and in dry dock, this flagship of Lord Nelson remains in active commission
    $1200 13
This Big Mac entrepreneur: "Work is the meat in the hamburger of life"
    $1200 11
    $1200 18
(Jimmy presents the clue.) The U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials was former Attorney General Robert H. Jackson who took an 11-month leave from this body to which he'd been appointed by FDR in 1941
    $1600 5
Coeur d'Alene & Bonners Ferry are in the northern panhandle of this state
    $1600 2
The scene at Burge's Drive-In in Modesto, California was one of George Lucas' inspirations for this 1973 film
    $1600 22
In 2005 the Navy commissioned a Seawolf class nuclear-powered submarine named for this president & former naval officer
    $1600 26
This recently sainted woman: "Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty"
    $1600 12
    $1600 19
(Sarah presents the clue.) "The record discloses no excuses for this man" was the court's verdict on this notorious Nazi & Luftwaffe chieftain who cheated the hangman by taking cyanide in his cell
    $2000 6
Seen here, the desert known as the Great this occupies large parts of Nevada & Utah
    $2000 1
This press-shy director turned to his own past in "The Tree of Life"
    $2000 24
Displayed at Fort Gaines in Alabama is the anchor from this "Damn the torpedoes" admiral's ship used during the Battle of Mobile Bay
    $2000 27
To the Inquisition: "I have been judged vehemently suspected of heresy... of having held... the Sun is the center of the universe"
    $2000 21
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) As well as individuals, the tribunal's opening indictments named seven criminal organizations, including the SS & the notorious German secret police infamously known as this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle Karim Emily
$14,600 $1,400 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1590 poem written for the retirement of Queen Elizabeth's champion knight shares its title with this 1929 novel by an American

Final scores:

Danielle Karim Emily
$12,399 $400 $1,400
2-day champion: $27,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Danielle Karim Emily
$13,400 $4,400 $8,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2022-02-28
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