Show #8188 - Wednesday, March 25, 2020


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Adam Smith, a law student from Somerville, Massachusetts

Rachel Burns, a software analyst from East Lansing, Michigan

Nick Klotz, a financial analyst from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "dropping".)
    $200 30
In the 1930s, this landmark was seen erupting on a 5-cent stamp
    $200 29
Zoe Saldana teams up with Rocket & Groot as Gamora, the green-skinned member of this superhero team
    $200 16
This sound deadener on a car sounds like it could also keep your neck warm
    $200 7
Park ranger Roy C. Sullivan survived being struck by this 7 times, though he suffered some burns & hair loss
    $200 1
In a 1901 speech: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far"
    $200 2
Chocolate sauce is this for ice cream
    $400 24
The "Great Lakes Lighthouses" stamps of 1995 included New York's Thirty Mile Point on this smallest Great Lake
    $400 28
This superhero's magical weapons include a lasso of truth & indestructible bracelets able to deflect bullets
    $400 17
The engine is under it
    $400 8
In 2014 a man in Denton, Texas was a little under the weather after he was hit by softball-sized ones of these
    $400 3
2003: " determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates"
    $400 12
Browsing outside the store
    $600 23
Issued in 2018, the stamp here celebrated this state's 200th anniversary
    $600 27
A member of the X-Men, Ororo Munroe is this weather-controlling mutant
    $600 18
Changing lanes? These are suggested, also a word for what some horses wear so they don't see sideways
    $600 9
In 2003 injuries from a 400-pound white tiger named Mantecore altered the magical Las Vegas career of this duo
    $600 4
This former UCLA hoops coach: "Make each day your masterpiece"
    DD: $1,200 13
A thrilling movie or arterial blockage could be described as this
    $800 22
2019's "Wild and Scenic Rivers" series includes Oregon's Dechutes River, which flows north before emptying into this mighty waterway
    $800 26
It's the superhero name of Natasha Romanova, a big screen butt-kicker played by Scarlett Johansson
    $800 19
A rotor spins under the distributor one, part of the ignition system
    $800 10
Though she lost her arm in a shark attack, it didn't stop Bethany Hamilton from winning titles in this sport
    $800 5
His teacher Plato "is dear to me, but dearer still is truth"
    $800 14
In the NBA, taking a dive to draw a foul
    $1000 21
In 1999, a set of stamps celebrated the nature of this large desert in Mexico and the Southwestern U.S.
    $1000 25
Being widowed by Yakuza began the journey of this Suicide Squad member whose name means a samurai sword
    $1000 20
Term for the arc-shaped pieces that fit inside & press against brake drums when stopping
    $1000 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Usually the result of a fall, a Colles fracture, or what we commonly call a broken wrist, is a break in the distal end of this slightly shorter of the two forearm bones
    $1000 6
1813: "We have met the enemy and they are ours--two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop"
    $1000 15
A rocky protuberance on a cliff

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

Nick Rachel Adam
$4,200 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Rachel Adam
$6,000 $400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
"Operation Columba" tells the story of how these pigeons were used by the resistance during World War II
    $400 16
In 1850 Heinrich Steinweg came to America from Germany, anglicized his name & began manufacturing these
    $400 4
It's used as the bitter herbs at the Passover seder & is a traditional accompaniment to roast beef
    $400 2
Toss a coin into this structure & your dreams will come true
    $400 1
Based on a Stephen King novel, this '88 musical featured a high school dance to remember but closed after only 5 performances
    $400 9
Urged to admit that he made up his travel stories, this Venetian supposedly said he hadn't told half of what he saw
    $800 24
In a Mo Willems book "The Pigeon Finds" this food item, which he describes as "a celebration in a bun" (needs mustard, though)
    $800 21
Trumpets made by Vincent Bach are so well-respected, this violin maker's name was added to the name of some models
    $800 25
Though this spice is the flavor of hot tamales candies, it is not one of the ingredients
    $800 7
You'll often find "isopropyl" on bottles of this antiseptic
    $800 3
Shuttered after only 6 shows, "Into the Light" is about a physicist seeking the truth about this fabled burial cloth of Jesus
    $800 10
He's the patron saint of animals & of Italy
    $1200 20
The Ottoman sultan granted a family the name "Zildjian", which literally means this metal percussion instrument "maker"
    $1200 17
This grass important to Thai cooking gets its flavor & fragrance from an essential oil called citral
    DD: $3,000 8
In 1947 a pilot reported 9 circular aircraft doing 1,700 mph near Mount Rainier & these 2-word items entered the modern lexicon
    $1200 5
A sequel to this musical, "Bring Back Birdie" closed after 4 shows but still earned Chita Rivera a Tony nomination
    $1200 11
In 1978, Albino Luciani chose this name to honor his two predecessors in his new job
    $1600 22
Hohner makes the Bob Dylan signature model of this instrument that Bob plays
    DD: $4,000 18
Olympic medals are imprinted with sprigs of these leaves that cooks use to flavor soups & stews
    $1600 13
Valdemar Poulsen's telegraphone of 1898 was one of these that used a reel of magnetized wire--beep!
    $1600 6
"Bobbi Boland", meant to be a star vehicle for this late Charlie's Angel, never opened, closing after 7 previews
    $1600 12
This Italian woman published her "Method" of education in 1912 & her name lives on in schools today
    $2000 26
In the 1930s this man turned his experiences making clocks & motors into inventing an electric organ
    $2000 19
Two-word name for the spice seen here; native to China, it has a flavor similar to fennel
    $2000 15
Douglas Fairbanks, in 1929: these, featuring sound, "bring the audience closer to the actor than the stage ever could"
    $2000 27
"La Strada", based on this director's film, starred a young Bernadette Peters & said arrivederci after one show
    $2000 14
The musicians had scores, but he didn't. With poor eyesight, this 20th century maestro conducted from memory

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Rachel Adam
$13,000 $6,800 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Signed into law in March 1941, House Resolution 1776 was this act that provided aid to a foe from 1776

Final scores:

Nick Rachel Adam
$4,799 $13,600 $21,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nick Rachel Adam
$11,200 $6,800 $9,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2020-01-28
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