Show #8345 - Friday, February 26, 2021

Contestants

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Ollie Savage, an English and film studies teacher from Burbank, California

Syed Ahamed, an operations manager originally from New York, New York

Michael Colton, a screenwriter originally from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN HISTORY
BASEBALL NICKNAMES
ROAD TRIP TO THE SAME-NAMED PLACE
(Mike: Give us the name shared by the places each trip starts and ends.)
TOYS & GAMES
NUMBERS
"ORIAL"
    $200 2
In the late 12th century this Buddhist sect arrived in Japan; it would become popular with the warrior class
    $200 26
"The Splendid Splinter" & "Teddy Ballgame"
    $200 17
You'll spend a lot of time on I-95 going from Maine to Georgia, maybe to see a major golf tournament
    $200 25
This puzzle game's name is a shortening of a Japanese phrase that means "the numbers are restricted to single status"
    $200 14
For the U.S. Senate to conduct business, a quorum of this many senators must be present
    $200 9
This spring holiday was once called Decoration Day
    $400 3
Thailand, then known by this name, entered World War I in 1917 on the side of the Allies
    $400 27
"The Big Unit"
    $400 18
Interstate stops in Cleveland & Cheyenne may await on a trek from Maine's largest city to Oregon's
    $400 1
While recovering from polio in 1948, teacher Eleanor Abbott invented this "sweet" board game for the children in the ward to play
    $400 15
At the 2009 World Athletics Championships, this distance was completed in a record 9.58 seconds
    $400 10
The part of a computer program that walks you through the instructions
    $600 5
A junta led by General Park Chung-hee took over this country, ending its second republic in 1961
    $600 28
That's "Mr. Cub" to you
    $600 19
Interstate stops in Cleveland & Cheyenne may await on a trek from Essex County, Mass. to Marion County, Oregon
    $600 4
Richard Garfield "Gather"ed his wits to create this 1993 fantasy card game
    $600 22
There are 76 trombones & 110 cornets mentioned in a song from this show
    $600 11
The latitude of this African nation is where it got its 2-word name
    $800 7
Around 770, the rock cut temple seen here was completed at Ellora, India & dedicated to this main god, the destroyer
    $800 29
That's "Mr. October" to you
    $800 20
You'll head south on I-65--& remember I said south--when you go from Miami University to the University of Mississippi
    $800 6
Created in 1959, these dolls named for a creature of Scandinavian folklore were known for their unique hairstyles
    $800 23
Found in the last book of the Bible, it was a common telephone prefix in Reeves, La. but residents got the option to change it
    $800 12
A word coined in the 20th century, it's a section of a newspaper intended to look like news but really hawking a product
    $1000 16
In 2001 Kofi Annan pleaded with this country to stop the destruction of Buddhist statues, but sadly, they were demolished
    $1000 30
That's "Mr. November" to you
    DD: $2,000 21
You start on Interstate 91 out of the one in Massachusetts & you end up on I-55 to reach the one in Illinois
    $1000 8
George Lerner originally had trouble selling this toy because after WWII it seemed wasteful to make toys using veggies
    $1000 24
It's the total number of dots on a standard die
    $1000 13
For 4, this math function is 4 times 3 times 2 times 1

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

Michael Syed Ollie
$5,000 -$200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Syed Ollie
$9,000 $3,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA SONGS
17th CENTURY LIT
MED. ABBREV.
AROUND THE WORLD
LARGE & IN CHARGE
COLORFUL LANGUAGE
    $400 12
"Habanera" is the popular name for an aria from this opera about a gypsy woman
    $400 20
Thomas Ellwood said he got this poet to write a late epic by asking him, what about paradise found?
    $400 5
Injuries are sometimes treated with PT, short for this
    $400 14
As reaffirmed by a 2011 referendum, Italy is the only G7 country that produces no electricity through this method
    $400 27
This Marvel character was modeled on Frankenstein's monster crossed with Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
    $400 18
I'm sick of all the bureaucratic nonsense; let's cut this stuff once used to bind legal documents
    $800 11
"Vesti la giubba" ("put on the costume") is from this clownish work
    $800 19
Ben Jonson wrote popular comedies like the 1610 play about one of these magical gold-changers
    $800 6
In the U.K. patients are often treated by a GP, short for this
    $800 13
Embedded with stones that glow in the dark, the Van Gogh Path in the Netherlands was inspired by this painting
    $800 28
Boba Fett froze Han Solo in carbonite & brought him to this crime lord who called the prize "his favorite decoration"
    $800 23
A 1907 paper compared the warming influence of Earth's atmosphere to the effect of one of these structures
    DD: $5,000 10
Sung first by Clara, not by either title character, "Summertime & the livin' is easy" in this 20th century opera
    $1200 3
Keira Knightley made her West End debut in a modern version of this Frenchman's "The Misanthrope"
    $1200 7
RA is this joint disease
    $1200 15
What became this South African city started in 1652 as a Dutch East India Company refreshment station
    $1200 4
Hafþór Björnsson played Gregor Clegane aka the Mountain on this show
    $1200 24
Spherical word meaning to vote against a candidate or to ostracize someone socially
    $1600 8
"Liebestod" ("Love-Death") is from this Wagner opera about a pair of doomed lovers
    $1600 2
An early English novel is "Oroonoko, or, the Royal" this, about an African prince sold to a Suriname plantation
    $1600 21
According to the initials, COPD is this type of pulmonary disease
    $1600 16
After the Canboulay Riots of the 1880s, the British banned traditional drums on Trinidad, leading to the creation of these from oil drums
    $1600 29
This giant female lepidopteran has been terrorizing Japan in monster movies since 1961
    $1600 25
FIFA rules say a soccer player who's shown one of these is getting cautioned, not ejected
    $2000 9
This "Chorus" hammers down in the Verdi opera "Il Trovatore"
    $2000 1
Published in 1697, this Frenchman's collection of fairy tales includes "Sleeping Beauty" & "Puss in Boots"
    $2000 22
During this surgery, TKR, the ends of the femur & tibia are removed & then capped with metal & plastic pieces
    $2000 17
When artist, Edi Rama, became mayor of this Albanian capital, he had many of the drab buildings repainted in bright colors
    $2000 30
Made by the Muffin Man, Mongo is the name of a huge one of these that attacks the castle at the end of "Shrek 2"
    DD: $3,000 26
The final draft of an authoritative government report, is one of these, for the stuff it's printed on & its color

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Syed Ollie
$13,800 $14,200 $18,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EARLY U.S. HISTORY
Elbridge Gerry, Charles Pinckney & John Marshall were the diplomats in this 1797 incident that led to a quasi-war with France

Final scores:

Michael Syed Ollie
$8,402 $700 $8,399
2-day champion: $17,603 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Syed Ollie
$12,800 $13,200 $14,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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