Show #8186 - Monday, March 23, 2020

Contestants

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Vikram Prasad, a congressional aide from Washington, D.C.

Kimberly Flynn, a writer and editor from Wayne, Pennsylvania

Michonne Omo, a staff attorney from Walnut Creek, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
ANAGRAMMED REPTILES
HEY, THAT'S FANCY!
ENDS IN "ASH"
IT'S HOW YOU WIN
CAPTURE THE FLAG
    $200 1
Accepting for his "Revenant" role, he said, "Climate change is real, it is happening...let us not take this planet for granted"
    $200 3
Slow mover on land: TOE RIOTS
    $200 10
A 6-course meal with this thermidor--tails with the meat removed, chopped & combined with a bechamel--yeah, that'll work!
    $200 15
Grind your teeth
    $200 21
"Roll out" this game: get a chain of 10 hanging primates
    $200 20
The U.S. Trophy Flag Collection at this Maryland military academy has many captured foreign flags, though we gave some back
    $400 2
Sure, you remember the swan dress of this Icelandic singer, but how 'bout the 6 ostrich eggs she "laid" on the red carpet?
    $400 6
Deadly river carnivore: CIDER LOCO
    $400 11
Hop on a G700 private jet made by this company; it costs $75 million & flies at mach 0.925, so a flight to Paris would be fun
    $400 30
In the 1980s these British punk rockers rocked "The Casbah"
    $400 22
This 3-letter game: run out of cards in your hand, provided you yell the title Spanish word when you have a single card
    $400 19
Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal ended up with the second flag raised on this Japanese island
    $600 4
Celebs began to walk a red carpet in 1961, but TV viewers may not have known because this didn't come to the Oscar telecast until 1966
    $600 7
Legendarily transformative: LEMON ACHE
    $600 12
Oh, my! A Jacquard patterned slim tuxedo from this Italian designer? Ciao, Giorgio!
    $600 29
Your office might have some of this money for small purchases or reimbursement stashed away in a drawer
    $600 23
This 1930s game: all the other players are bankrupt (& no one has flipped over the board in frustration)
    $600 18
Citizens of this country can request retired flags flown at the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill--the wait list exceeds 100 years
    $800 5
In 1948 James Baskett won a special Oscar for playing this storyteller in "Song of the South"
    $800 8
Really, really big but NO CANADA
    $800 13
You have this title after your name on your business card; did you become a lawyer or are you in the English gentry just below knight?
    $800 28
Often the result of a car crash, it's also called cervical acceleration/ deceleration syndrome
    $800 24
This alliterative game: eat the most marbles or the golden marble
    $800 16
When Virginia tried to get back a Confederate flag this state captured in 1863, Gov. Jesse Ventura said, "Why?...we won"
    $1000 27
Winner Emma Thompson said she went to Jane Austen's grave "to pay my respects...& tell her about the grosses" of this pic
    $1000 9
A venomous southwesterner: INTRO GLEAMS (2 words)
    $1000 14
I'd kinda like to know how you got your hands on the winter egg of 1913 made by him, auctioned in 1994 for $5.5 million
    $1000 26
That water bottles seen here were made from this eight-letter gourd
    $1000 25
A hand in this French game: get exactly 1,000 miles
    DD: $3,000 17
A 50-foot flag captured from a Spanish ship was hung at London's St. Paul's Cathedral for this man's 1806 funeral

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

Michonne Kimberly Vikram
$600 $1,800 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michonne Kimberly Vikram
$4,600 $3,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
STATE OF THE BRIDGE
THAT'S A RED LINE
LABORS OF "LOVE"
BRUSHING UP ON YOUR SPANISH HISTORY
THIS DEFINES ME
    $400 7
This longtime TV character was originally orange but he said a vacation to swamp mushy muddy turned him green overnight
    $400 1
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
    $400 12
Robert Burns exulted, "O my luve's like a red, red" this
    $400 2
This 1998 film about a certain playwright of note won 7 Oscars
    $400 26
This "invincible" force found itself quite vincible after 8 English fireships headed its way early on Aug. 8, 1588
    $400 21
Pertaining to a city, or "outfitters" at a mall
    $800 8
Britannica said this writer in college in the 1870s distinguished himself "as a classical scholar, a poseur, and a wit"
    $800 3
Penobscot Narrows Bridge
    $800 13
Tennyson wrote of "nature, red in tooth and" this
    $800 15
& Iiiiiiiiiii...want you to give us this title promise Whitney Houston made in a song that was No. 1 for 14 weeks
    $800 27
After more than 350 years, nobody expected this tribunal established to maintain orthodoxy would end in 1834
    $800 22
It describes both sharp pain &, say, a 42-degree angle
    $1200 9
We bet you know Oscar Goodman became mayor of this city in 1999 & swore in his wife to replace him in 2011
    DD: $1,000 4
Lake Champlain Bridge (2 states, please)
    $1200 14
Jenny Joseph's "Warning" begins, "When I am an old woman I shall wear" this color, "with a red hat which... doesn't suit me"
    $1200 16
Time to bust this 1970s TV title ship out of dry dock & make another run; in real life, one of its crew ended up as a congressman
    $1200 28
On Jan. 7, 1969 he said he would accept the Spanish throne if offered; 6 years later, he got the gig
    $1200 23
A trumpet is a wind instrument in this orchestra section
    DD: $2,000 10
A Chicago magnet school is named for this man, a once-local butcher
    $1600 5
Mackinac Bridge
    $1600 20
In "David Copperfield", Dickens wrote, "Skewered through & through with office pens, & bound hand & foot with" this
    $1600 17
In this 1964 Peter Sellers film: "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!"
    $1600 29
After taking the loss in the Spanish-American War, Spain ceded this easternmost island in the Greater Antilles
    $1600 24
The second-highest ranking graduate in a class, & don't say "runner-up" & make me come over there
    $2000 11
This fashion icon from the Dominican Republic dressed First Ladies, including Nancy Reagan
    $2000 6
The John Ringling Causeway
    $2000 19
Stephen Crane wrote, "At times he regarded the wounded soldiers in an envious way...he wished that he, too, had a wound, a" this
    $2000 18
We'll be back in 2 & 2 with this Chuck Woolery-hosted dating show
    $2000 30
In 206 B.C., in the second of these wars, a Roman victory near Seville evicted Carthage from Spain for good
    $2000 25
It's that fleshy lobe hanging from a turkey's chin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michonne Kimberly Vikram
$17,800 $16,400 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1970s SITCOMS
A warning on early episodes said this show "seeks to throw a humorous spotlight on our frailties, prejudices and concerns"

Final scores:

Michonne Kimberly Vikram
$25,600 $32,800 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $32,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michonne Kimberly Vikram
$17,800 $17,000 $10,800
21 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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