Show #8329 - Thursday, February 4, 2021

Contestants

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Gina Damico, an author originally from Syracuse, New York

Stuart Crane, a product line manager from Kalispell, Montana

Nicole Kozdron, an attorney originally from Elyria, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
30 SOMETHING
"RU" SERIOUS
(Ken: All responses here will begin with the letters "R-U".)
POP CULTURE
NOW LISTEN TO ME
MAN'S PLAIN
    $200 2
This "Little Tramp" of silent movies kept his title simple--"My Autobiography"
    $200 7
A university in this U.K. city consists of 38 colleges, including All Souls, St. John's & Trinity
    $200 1
It's the monetary unit of Russia & of Belarus
    $200 8
The writers of this man's show called his careful way of speaking with children "Freddish"
    $200 16
I've removed the Flowmaster dBX, this part, from my car's exhaust system, & you're gonna hear me 3 blocks away
    $200 26
Much of this capital of New South Wales lies on the Cumberland Plain, named for a British duke
    $400 10
The first chapter of this Cuban leader's autobiography "My Life" says, "I made myself into a revolutionary"
    $400 9
This-millimeter film has long been a standard gauge for photography & motion pictures, but digital has made huge inroads
    $400 3
Todd Gurley for the Falcons, or Ezekiel Elliott for the Cowboys
    $400 13
Keloid scars like the kind developed by many Hiroshima survivors were included in the 1954 design of this movie monster
    $400 17
I'm going to treat you to this kind of falsetto-&-back singing in the manner of a Tyrolean mountaineer
    $400 27
Henry Oxnard gave his name to a Calif. city & its plain; he wanted to name them Zachari, Greek for this product derived from beets
    $600 23
She has written "Madam Secretary" & "Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box"
    $600 11
The NBA's most-retired number is 32, including for this Utah Jazz "Mailman"
    $600 4
It's the opposite of urban
    $600 14
Folk singer Llewyn Davis was one of this actor's first big roles
    $600 18
Stand back! I'm gonna shred on my Telecaster, an electric guitar by this famed instrument maker
    $600 28
Named for 19th century polymath Alexander von Humboldt, Mare Humboldtianum is a huge plain here
    DD: $1,500 24
Chapters in his 1965 autobiography included "Harlemite", "Saved" & "Mecca"
    $800 12
Extending playing time to more than 20 minutes a side, Columbia Records released its first LP record at this speed in 1948
    $800 5
This 6-letter grouse gets its name from its collar of neck feathers displayed by the male
    $800 15
This annual cable TV event began in July 1988 with the airing of the nature special "Caged in Fear"
    $800 19
I'm snapping celery to make the sound of a breaking bone; I'm one of these movie sound "artists"
    $800 29
Named for a geologist, the Ice Age remnant Lake Agassiz Plain is in northwest Minnesota & northeast this state
    $1000 25
His autobiography "Surely You're Joking, Mr." him came out in 1985, 40 years after he worked on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos
    $1000 22
Render unto us the name of this Caesar whose reign ended in 37 A.D. & was followed by Caligula's
    $1000 6
This root vegetable is believed to be a cross between a cabbage & a turnip
    $1000 21
As teenagers in Mass., these 2 actors pooled their acting money in a joint bank account for audition trips to New York
    $1000 20
I'm whining--not in complaint but to imitate this insect of the genus Aedes
    $1000 30
Quebec's Plains of him were the site of a key 1759 battle between the British & French

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

Nicole Stuart Gina
$3,400 $3,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nicole Stuart Gina
$7,500 $6,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY ACROSS THE AGES
QUESTIONABLE VERBS
POETRY
CORNERSTONES
SCIENCE "D"ICTIONARY
MUSICALS BY SONG LYRICS
    $400 7
Going by the reign of the person it's named for, this age of history lasted from 1837 to 1901
    $400 8
A lawyer doing this is generally allowed to ask leading questions, since he or she generally didn't call the witness
    $400 26
Chicago had Carl Sandburg; this city had Philip Levine, whose "What Work Is" mentions Ford & Cadillac
    $400 19
In 1903, Theodore Roosevelt laid the cornerstone for an arch to mark the North Entrance to this national park
    $400 2
Shipworms have bacteria in their gills, not guts, that allow them to do this to wood
    $400 14
"Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme"
    $800 17
Around 10,000 B.C. the paleolithic phase of this age ended in Europe
    $800 9
It can mean to inquire too closely into another's private affairs, or to use force to open or move something
    DD: $1,000 27
Charles Baudelaire wrote a poem about these "vast birds of the sea" who famously show up in an English poem
    $800 22
In 1825, during his celebrated return visit to the U.S., this Frenchman laid the cornerstone for the Bunker Hill Monument
    $800 3
Term for the temperature at which water vapor in the air begins to condense & fall
    $800 13
"You're just too good to be true, can't take my eyes off of you"
    $1200 18
The Iron Age in Britain began around 800 B.C. & ended with the invasion of this empire about 800 years later
    $1200 10
This verb precedes "me this" in a catchphrase of a guy in a question mark suit
    $1200 28
In 2020 Patrick Stewart read these on social media starting with No. 116, "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"
    $1200 23
In 1163 Pope Alexander III laid the cornerstone for this iconic Paris cathedral that would take 200 years to complete
    $1200 4
Count the crab's limbs, & you'll know why it & many other crustaceans are classified as these
    $1200 1
"He's a pinball wizard, there has to be a twist, a pinball wizard's got such a supple wrist"
    $1600 20
Great wealth was held by but a few while large numbers of people lived in poverty in this 1800s "Age" with a novel name
    $1600 15
A synonym for "canvass", it means to survey the opinions of a group to gain insight
    $1600 29
The 1827 volume "Poems By Two Brothers" had poems by 3 brothers in this family: Charles, Frederick & oh, Lord, Alfred
    $1600 24
According to tradition, this sacred cornerstone of the Kaaba achieved its color by absorbing the sins of worshippers
    $1600 5
A standard term in statistics, it's the difference between one of a set of values & the mean value of the same set
    DD: $2,000 11
"They chained me & left me for dead, just for stealing a mouthful of bread"
    $2000 21
Large glaciers on Asia, Europe & North America began forming about 2.6 million years ago, kicking off this epoch of the Ice Age
    $2000 16
The second syllable of a 4-syllable synonym for "curious" sounds the same as this questioning word
    $2000 30
This Whitman work in 52 sections is often described as "The Great American Poem"
    $2000 25
In 2018 a cornerstone was laid in Tallinn, capital of this country, for a new memorial to victims of Communist crimes
    $2000 6
In physics it's the study of objects whose motion or speed are affected by other forces
    $2000 12
"On the avenue I'm taking you to..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nicole Stuart Gina
$10,700 $18,800 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CABLE NETWORKS
In March 1979 Tip O'Neill & then-Representative Al Gore were the first politicians to speak on this new cable channel

Final scores:

Nicole Stuart Gina
$21,300 $21,800 $15,995
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nicole Stuart Gina
$10,000 $18,600 $7,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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