Show #8171 - Monday, March 2, 2020

Contestants

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Mandy DeLucia, a restaurant consultant from Newport Beach, California

Bruce Lou, a software engineer from San Francisco, California

Aaron Goetsch, a law student from Macomb, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

X-MEN: YOUNG & NOT AS YOUNG
THE 20th CENTURY
NOVEL CHARACTERS
STAY PROTECTED
WORDS FROM THE MAP
RUBRIC CUES
    $200 26
Hirsute James McAvoy & not as hirsute Patrick Stewart
    $200 1
His son, nicknamed "The Eaglet", was kidnapped on March 1, 1932
    $200 16
In the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" books, Marvin is a paranoid this, which rhymes with paranoid
    $200 21
It's a lightweight plastic or metal protective helmet worn by construction workers
    $200 6
This word for the item seen here was originally a fabric-making town in the Low Countries
    $200 11
Whether you're a seamstress or working at the lumber mill, it's always a good idea to "measure twice" & do this "once"
    $400 27
Hugh Jackman in 2000 & Hugh Jackman in 2017
    $400 2
She was an Oklahoma law professor when her testimony in a 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearing made headlines
    $400 17
For this novel James Hilton based the teacher named Chipping partly on his schoolmaster father
    $400 22
Soccer players often wear these between the knee & the ankle
    DD: $2,400 7
Referencing famous falls, a 1912 book complains that a this "of nonsense is continually roaring from the press"
    $400 12
If this type of symbolic animal claws the stock market to a 20% loss, wisdom says buy!
    $600 28
Nicholas Hoult & Kelsey Grammer talked 'til they were blue in the face
    $600 3
This 1961 invasion was an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow Cuba's government
    $600 18
The 2 main female characters in this Edith Wharton novel are the proper May Welland & the exotic & daring Ellen Olenska
    $600 23
Operated by the U.S. Marshals Service, it may include relocations & new identities
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) I'll go into a rhapsody if you can name this historical kingdom within the Czech Republic that gave us a word for a type of unconventional person
    $600 13
A good rule of thumb when gauging the merit of online media is DBEYR, or "don't believe" this
    $800 29
Michael Fassbender & Ian McKellen
    $800 4
In the early 1950s these 2 figured out the structure of DNA at Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory
    $800 19
Aunt Chloe is married to the title character of this 1852 novel
    $800 24
In 2019 Fargo, N.D. filled 400,000 of these in 4 days for protection against possible flooding on the Red River
    $800 9
Brooks Brothers is proud of their "original button-down" this shirt
    $800 14
The old rubric that you should spend 3 months' salary on one of these prior to a wedding is popular among jewelers
    $1000 30
Sophie Turner & Famke Janssen
    $1000 5
Milton Obote was president of this African country from 1966 to '71 & 1980 to '85; both terms were ended by military coups
    $1000 20
This character begins his story with his own conception, so his father, Walter Shandy, is an important figure
    $1000 25
Blocking horizontal light rays, these specialized eyeglass lenses can reduce reflected glare
    $1000 10
Samuel Johnson thought a French town gave us this word that has applied to very different types of transport
    $1000 15
On men's pants these generally give a dressier look, but tuxedo pants are hemmed instead

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

Aaron Bruce Mandy
$3,000 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Bruce Mandy
$4,200 $2,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

MUSIC
THE TOOLSHED
MICRONESIA
CRANKY TV CHARACTERS
MOON ME
JUST "NO"
(Alex: "N-O" will begin each correct response.)
    $400 6
This part of Gustav Holst's "The Planets" is subtitled "The Bringer of War"
    $400 24
Let's get to the point: used to grab & twist small objects in tiny places, this type of pliers has a body part in its name
    $400 1
Micronesia is both a country & a larger region of about 2,000 islands within the 10,000 that make up this South Pacific region
    $400 21
Scram! On Sesame Street this ill-tempered guy makes his home in a garbage can
    $400 11
To the Greeks the goddess of the moon was Selene; to the Romans, her
    $400 16
Oui! In the dictionary it follows both film & Pinot
    $800 7
A traditional string quartet is made up of 2 musicians playing violins, one on viola & one on this instrument
    $800 25
A man named Thompson invented the screw with a "cruciform groove" & matching screwdriver, but a guy with this last name got the patent
    $800 5
Many of Micronesia's islands are this type in which a surrounding coral reef encloses a lagoon
    $800 22
Szyslak is the last name of this surly barkeep on "The Simpsons"
    $800 12
Formed less than 1 billion years ago, this 58-mile-wide crater bears the name of a Polish astronomer
    $800 17
When you add an "S" to this word meaning "idea", you get stuck with a bunch of pins & needles
    $1200 8
This 7-letter word on a musical score like "Flight Of The Bumblebee" means to play lively & fast
    $1200 26
If you need to take out your frustration on sheet metal, then this hammer with a hemispherical head at one end is for you
    $1200 4
Micronesia was colonized by this European power in the 1880s, but after losing a war it sold the islands to Germany in 1899
    $1200 23
Tentacles is the last name of this character, SpongeBob's cantankerous co-worker at the Krusty Krab
    DD: $5,000 13
This nickname is given to the full moon occurring nearest to the time of the autumnal equinox
    $1200 18
Once easing pain in the dental chair, this drug was introduced in 1905
    $1600 9
Gamelan orchestras in Indonesia make good use of this "G" percussion item
    $1600 27
Time to go nuts by removing nuts using one of these 2-word tools, what the Brits call an adjustable spanner
    $1600 2
The states of America are "United"; the states of Micronesia are this
    $1600 29
This cranky TV news director character on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" later got his own show
    $1600 14
A plaque reading, "Here man completed his first explorations of the Moon" is still there, signed by this president
    $1600 19
In court a defendant who pleads this Latin term agrees to be convicted & punished without admitting guilt
    DD: $3,000 10
A trip to Cannes on the Mediterranean at age 8 helped influence Paris boy Claude Debussy to compose this 1905 orchestral work
    $2000 28
It's a device with a pawl for holding a toothed wheel; in another sense, it's something done to prices, up & down by degrees
    $2000 3
Micronesia's exports include these nuts, chewed by many Asian and Pacific peoples
    $2000 15
Meaning "rounded", this odd word is used of the moon when it's bigger than a semicircle but not yet a full circle
    $2000 20
They're the edible cactus parts seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Bruce Mandy
$6,200 $18,800 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE DESK OF THE POPE
A 1919 letter quotes Jesus, "Go into the whole world and preach the gospel" & notes the vigilance, energy & hardships of these workers

Final scores:

Aaron Bruce Mandy
$0 $13,245 $6,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,245 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Bruce Mandy
$6,200 $20,400 $6,200
14 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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