Show #8233 - Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Contestants

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Joanna Pratt, a library programming associate from Ravenna, Ohio

Steve DeWitt, a middle school teacher from Burtonsville, Maryland

Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR NICKNAMES
NAME THE SEASON
HOME IMPROVEMENT ON TV
EMMA-NATION
FOOD OF THE GODS
TAKING A "SELF-D"
    $200 1
Due to his propensity for digging trenches, Robert E. Lee got the nickname "King of" this card suit
    $200 4
Earth Day
    $200 11
Hmm...an open concept will work, so let's knock down that wall with Drew & Jonathan, the "Property" these
    $200 25
In 2013 this actress turned down the title role in "Cinderella"--she was a different Disney heroine 4 years later
    $200 9
The Mayan god Ek Chuah was in charge of this bean product, not so sweet in those times
    $200 7
SpaceX rockets are programmed to do this if they veer off course after launch
    $400 2
Adam "Stovepipe" Johnson got his alias when he disguised stovepipes as these weapons on the battlefield
    $400 17
Daylight saving time ends (in 2020)
    $400 18
Karen & Mina attack homes like surgeons, unafraid to use an open concept on a place with "Good" these, the show's title
    $400 27
In 1919 the U.S. deported anarchist Emma Goldman to this country
    $400 10
How do you like them these fruits Idun provided to Norse gods? Loki sure did when he arranged for their theft
    $400 8
Bartitsu & krav maga are systems of this
    $600 3
Some call this Confederate cavalry general "Jeb", but others dubbed him "Beauty" during his early days
    $600 20
National Hangover Day (think about it a half-sec, you'll get it)
    $600 19
In Feb. 1979 on Boston's WGBH, Bob Vila took on a Reno at a Victorian in Dorchester in the first season of this show
    $600 28
Diana Rigg's character on this show got her name from the "man appeal" or "M. appeal" the producers wanted
    $600 15
The Egyptian fertility god Min dined on lettuce, believed to be this, any food that stimulates desire
    $600 12
I'm not touching that martini, even though I'd really enjoy it; I'm practicing a bit of this
    $800 5
For his uniform color & his spooky elusiveness, Confederate raider John Mosby was "The Gray" this
    $800 21
Burning Man
    $800 23
Episodes of "Tidying Up" with this home makeover maven included "Sparking Joy After a Loss" & "Tidying with Toddlers"
    $800 29
In 1821 Emma Willard opened what's now the Emma Willard School; an early student was this daughter of Judge Daniel Cady
    $800 16
The blood of Kvasir was the origin of a type of this honey wine that gave wisdom & poetic inspiration to those who drank it
    $800 13
I know you're doing it for laughs, but stop being so this, overly modest & critical of yourself, from the Latin for "pray"
    DD: $1,000 6
On his way to Savannah, you might have heard Union troops calling him "Uncle Billy"
    $1000 22
Ash Wednesday
    $1000 24
Nicole Curtis habitually saves Detroit homes from demolition on this DIY show that can build a very different 12 steps
    $1000 26
To maintain their immortality, the Greek gods drank nectar & ate this
    $1000 14
It's an action by someone with a fiduciary duty to a corporation that benefits his own bank account, not the corporation

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

Zach Steve Joanna
$3,000 $3,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Steve Joanna
$5,400 $4,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CATHOLIC NATIONS
LITERARY TITLE BEVERAGES
MILITARY IDIOMS
3 NAMES IN CLASSIC ROCK
EARTH, WIND & FIRE
BLOOD, SWEAT & CHEERS
    $400 6
The country with the highest population of Catholics is this South American one with about 123 million
    $400 1
Okakura Kakuzo's classic work "The Book of" this beverage explores its history & place in Asian culture
    $400 11
Having these items "on the ground" means soldiers have been deployed to a hostile environment
    $400 2
About 80% of energy released by quakes comes from events with epicenters in the Circum-Pacific belt, AKA this, AKA a Johnny Cash tune
    $400 19
This Minn.-based clinic says, "as a general goal, aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day"
    $800 7
St. Columba's House & St. Kevin's Kitchen are 2 historic churches in this European nation that's about 80% Catholic
    $800 3
"Rusty Nail" & "Bloody Mary" are titles in the series about this police detective whose name sounds like Tennessee whiskey
    $800 12
Getting in trouble is called "catching" this, a type of anti-aircraft gun
    $800 4
Go to hispanicfederation. org to help this island hit by 155-mph winds in a 2017 hurricane & a 6.4 earthquake in 2020
    $800 20
Do you even lift? 350, bro, lying on my back doing this exercise, pushing weight from chest level to arm's length
    $1200 8
Cardinal Jaime Sin was from this predominantly Catholic Asian country of 109 million
    $1200 5
Laura Esquivel's bestseller "Like Water for Chocolate" takes place in this country around the turn of the 20th century
    $1200 13
Referring to a clock position, if a soldier says he's "got your" this number, he's watching your back
    $1200 27
The late, great Neil Peart joined Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson in this band in 1974
    $1200 14
Wind erosion in this rugged 2,000-square-mile area of the Dakotas has unearthed a large number of fossils
    $1600 9
Around 35 million are Catholic in this African nation once called Zaire that gained its independence from Belgium in 1960
    $1600 17
"Are You there, Vodka? It's Me," this comedian & talk show host & her collection of personal stories & witticisms
    DD: $2,000 15
Meaning a choice to use atomic weapons, it was applied by Trent Lott to a drastic change in Senate rules
    $1600 26
Earth, Wind & Fire covered this Beatles tune that begins, "I was alone, I took a ride, I didn't know what I would find there"
    $1600 23
Much of the business district in this New Zealand capital lies on reclaimed land after an 1855 earthquake raised its harbor bed
    $1600 22
Stand, squat, hands on the floor, kick both feet behind you, do a push-up, legs forward & jump to do one of these, but don't belch!
    DD: $3,000 10
This birthplace of a late 20th century pope dates its beginning as a Catholic nation to 966
    $2000 18
Naturally, apple picking is featured in this 1985 John Irving novel
    $2000 16
By tradition, you can fool an enemy ship with a fake flag until battle begins--then you have to "show your" these
    $2000 25
Blood, Sweat & Tears never tire-d of singing, "What goes up, must come down", this title object, "got to go 'round"
    $2000 24
A mass of oily rags that doesn't let the heat dissipate... oxidation raising the temp inside...& boom! you get this 2-word phenomenon
    $2000 21
"Plyo" is short for this type of exercise that used to be called jump training; use its box for squats & push-ups

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Steve Joanna
$21,600 $11,200 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NOTABLE BRITISH NAMES
Published in 1881, "The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Actions of Worms" was his last & one of his bestselling books

Final scores:

Zach Steve Joanna
$26,799 $799 $16,400
2-day champion: $44,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Steve Joanna
$20,200 $11,200 $8,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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