Show #8181 - Monday, March 16, 2020

Contestants

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Sid Katz, a retired school psychologist from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Sarah Schmitt, a podcaster & stay-at-home mom from Columbus, Ohio

Jessica Babbitt, a personal stylist from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $71,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLUES ACROSS AMERICA
THAT'S WHAT I'M WALKING ABOUT
X MARKS THE MIDDLE SPOT
(Alex: "X" will come up exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
RECENT EVENTS
THE WOMAN OF THE CENTURY
RADIO ACTIVE
    $200 26
(Hi, I'm Eric Perkins from KARE 11. [He presents from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.]) In the first sporting event at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, Chelsea played AC Milan in this sport
    $200 21
"V" is for these 2 British Columbia cities that host annual World Partnership Walks to fight global poverty
    $200 11
You ain't just whistlin' this, once slang for a $10 bill
    $200 1
In 2018 the skies got tougher for emotional support animals, like Dexter, this kind of bird rejected by United Airlines
    $200 6
Billie Holiday
    $200 16
This singer seen here got a lot of radio play in 2019 with "Never Really Over"
    $400 27
( Hi, I'm Alicia Vitarelli from 6ABC. [She presents from Franklin Fountain in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.]) After the stock market crash of 1929 Dreyer's created a flavor of chocolate ice cream with nuts & marshmallow & gave it this name
    $400 22
The March for Babies is sponsored by this organization founded in 1938 to stamp out polio
    $400 12
Job of one who cleans up rich people's messes, like Ray Donovan
    $400 2
In 2019 a new buttermilk batter helped this chain sell out of its chicken sandwiches in just 2 weeks
    $400 7
Pocahontas marries & dies
    $400 17
This apathetic Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber title precedes "when I'm with my baby, yeah"
    $600 28
(Hi, I'm Lee Goldberg from New York's ABC7. [He presents from Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York.]) Plymouth Church in Brooklyn was once a stop along the underground railroad; often the next leg was on a northbound ship up this river, to Albany, & then on to Canada
    $600 23
The NDSS, the National this Syndrome Society, has held its Buddy Walks since 1995
    $600 13
A short, proverbial saying, or Mr. Gorky
    $600 3
Love it or hate it, this NHL mascot seen here was introduced in 2018
    DD: $1,000 8
Anne Boleyn
    $600 18
This 8-minute Led Zeppelin song from 1971 is a mainstay of classic rock radio
    $800 29
( Hi, I'm Deborah Knapp with KENS 5. [She presents from the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas.]) The Witte Museum has an extra-small horse-drawn carriage given by P.T. Barnum to this man when he was 26 inches tall; he got the larger one after he'd grown to 40 inches
    $800 24
In 1985 APLA, this Project Los Angeles, held the first walk for it, raising nearly 7 times the goal amount
    $800 14
Bending a limb, & maybe posing as you do
    $800 4
This game involving scavenging was first announced at the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards but didn't become available until 2017
    $800 9
Joan of Arc
    $800 19
In the '60s the first 2 Top 40 Hits for this group had the word "Surfin"' in the title; No. 4, "Surfer"
    $1000 30
(I'm Jerry Anderson
from WTOL 11. [He presents from Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.]
) Since 1987 the Toledo Mud Hens have been a farm team of this American League team located about 60 miles to the northeast of Toledo
    $1000 25
The AHA's Heart Walk raises money "to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers, heart disease and" this
    $1000 15
A link, or the core of a situation
    $1000 5
Carlos Ghosn, disgraced head of this car company, made a dramatic house arrest-break in Japan & fled to Lebanon
    $1000 10
Catherine the Great
    $1000 20
Mishearing "Life In The Fast Lane" as "flies in the vasoline" led to a line of a hit in 1994 for these "aviators"

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

Jessica Sarah Sid
$1,800 $600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Sarah Sid
$4,000 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NORTH KOREAN GEOGRAPHY
A NOVEL PASSAGE
RODS & COHNS
SHAKESPEARE MEANS SOMETHING ELSE
ARCHITECTURE HISTORY
RADIOACTIVE
    $400 11
The ancient capital of the legendary Tangun Dynasty that founded the Korean state; today it's a city of over 3 million
    $400 17
"And now, gentlemen, it's one for all and all for one. That's our motto, and I think we should stick to it"
    $400 16
Maggie May know that in 2016 this rocker was knighted for his services to music & charity
    $400 6
Claudius uses these to mean rumor-mongers, not a ring-in or time's-up device you press on a game show
    $400 1
Around 1793 amateur architect William Thornton won the design competition for this domed D.C. edifice
    $400 26
Oh, K...one isotope of this silvery metallic element, atomic number 40, is radioactive
    $800 12
Kangwon Province faces the East Sea, better known to us by this national name
    $800 18
"The report spread of a wonderful Yahoo, that could speak like a Houyhnhnm"
    $800 22
Marc Cohn mentions W.C. Handy & "the ghost of Elvis" in his song "Walking In" this city
    $800 7
In home renovation it means hired by the general contractor; in "King Lear", it means promised in marriage
    $800 2
In the 1880s Richard Hunt designed the pedestal for this 305-foot-tall monument in New York City
    $800 27
For some isotopes, this is just a few milliseconds, but isotope 243 of americium clocks in at 7,370 years
    $1200 13
Your map showing Mount Mantap may be out of date; in 2018 this manmade event shifted or perhaps even collapsed it
    $1200 19
"On a mental ward. Miss Ratched's ward! The reekerputions will be... devastating!"
    $1200 23
Here's this man from Queensland in his prime in the 1960s
    $1200 8
In "Antony and Cleopatra this word doesn't mean an available motel room; it means one's leisure time
    $1200 3
One of Frederick John Kiesler's last works was the Shrine of the Book, completed in 1965 in this country
    $1600 14
North Korea borders South Korea, China & this country whose leader met Kim Jong un for the first time at a 2019 summit
    $1600 20
"Now, Mr. Earnshaw did not understand jokes from his children: he had always been strict and grave with them"
    $1600 24
He told TV viewers that science fiction is "the improbable made possible; fantasy, the impossible made probable"
    $1600 9
In "Cymbeline", it means something like "free use"; nowadays it refers to a sports team or the right to open a fast food outlet
    DD: $2,000 4
Bernini meant for his design of the colonnades in front of this basilica to represent the encircling arms of the church
    $2000 15
NK's longest river is this 500-mile one that served as a strategic goal for U.N. forces during the war in the 1950s
    $2000 21
"Mother died today. or, maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure"
    $2000 25
This onetime communist-hunting lawyer is a malevolent presence in "Angels in America"
    $2000 10
In modern life this 8-letter word means "not having a romantic partner for the evening"; in "Richard II" it means "without end"
    $2000 5
Not black eyeliner but stained-glass windows & pointed arches exemplify this architectural style begun around 1130

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Sarah Sid
$12,000 $5,400 $18,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE MUSICALS
Water pressure issues in Culver City, home to MGM, impacted the filming of an iconic scene in this 1952 movie musical

Final scores:

Jessica Sarah Sid
$24,000 $5,400 $25,874
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,874

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Sarah Sid
$11,600 $5,400 $18,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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