Show #8348 - Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Contestants

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Tim Everhart, an attorney originally from Brockton, Massachusetts

Melis Sahin-Collins, a data analyst from Redondo Beach, California

Jon Spurney, a musician and screenwriter originally from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $60,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHATCHA WATCHING?
GEOGRAPHY
HOW NOW, DOW JONES COMPANY?
B.C.-ING YOU
TITLES & HONORIFICS
STARTS WITH AN ANIMAL
    $200 9
"Space Force", with this actor seen here, portrays science advisor Dr. Adrian Mallory
    $200 7
Of the 14 countries that border Russia, this "stan" country shares the longest border with it, 4,750 miles
    $200 26
After raising $17.9 billion in a 2008 IPO, this credit card company was truly everywhere it wanted to be
    $200 28
The city of Larsa wasn't up to this Babylonian's code, so he conquered it in the 1760s B.C.
    $200 29
A Massachusetts paper discussed using this honorific for women in 1901; the New York Times would embrace it in 1986
    $200 1
It's a beard trimmed to a point on the chin
    $400 13
Drag queens lip-sync for their legacy on this host's "Drag Race All Stars"
    $400 8
This capital of Puerto Rico is the oldest city founded by Europeans that is now under U.S. jurisdiction
    $400 27
This company makes Scotch Wall-Safe tape
    $400 22
Among the treasures he was buried with around 1325 B.C., was the gold mask seen here
    $400 30
The wife of a lord ain't just a lady (though that is a title equivalent), she's a this
    $400 2
To bind all 4 of an animal's legs together
    $600 10
This 2008 film about bomb defusers, which won 6 Oscars
    $600 15
Basra is an oil-refining center & this country's main port
    $600 23
In 1978 its eventual co-founders saw red--make that orange--after getting fired by Handy Dan Home Improvement Centers
    $600 14
Shortly after he attained enlightenment, he gave a sermon in which he presented the 4 noble truths
    DD: $1,000 4
American legal eagles are commonly called this, but it also can refer to the eldest son of a baronet
    $600 3
To crouch in fear
    $800 11
"Truth Seekers", which reunited Nick Frost & this guy who was "Shaun of the Dead"
    $800 16
Aka Tahoma, this 14,400-foot active volcano is about 60 miles southeast of Seattle
    $800 24
There's no business like this shoe business that joined the Dow in 2013
    $800 20
The Peace of Nicias in 421 B.C. brought a temporary end to the fighting in this Greek war
    $800 5
An abbot is referred to as right this; a Roman Catholic bishop, most this
    $800 17
Bilirubin & carotene are these coloring agents
    $1000 12
Drake's "Nice For What" video, featuring Olivia Wilde & this ballerina
    $1000 19
In 1871 Henry Stanley finally tracked down Dr. David Livingstone along the shores of this 2nd-largest lake in Africa
    $1000 25
When it comes to personal insurance, boat & yacht & even umbrella insurance are all under its symbolic umbrella
    $1000 21
X marks the spot for this king who succeeded his father Darius I as ruler of the Persian Empire
    $1000 6
In German forms of address, traditionally this word goes before "doktor" if the doktor is a dude
    $1000 18
It's the proud & historic region seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jon Melis Tim
$1,800 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Melis Tim
$3,800 $4,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ILLUSTRATORS
SCIENCE
"WEE" FOLK
LANGUAGES
TOUGH TALK
MEGALITHS
    $400 29
In the early 1900s Rose O'Neill's popular drawings of this winged god evolved into wildly popular Kewpie dolls
    $400 18
His first law of motion is the law of inertia
    $400 23
Paul Reubens named this childlike alter ego after a harmonica
    $400 15
Serbian & Ukrainian are written in versions of this alphabet
    $400 27
This hyphenated numerical adjective can mean tough or holding booze in both hands
    $400 26
One legend says that the tall stones in Carnac, France were Roman legions petrified by this Arthurian wizard
    $800 30
Peggy Fortnum sketched in the London Zoo to perfect this traveling bear created by Michael Bond
    $800 19
The human this is all of the 3 billion base pairs of DNA that make up the entire set of a person's chromosomes
    $800 24
"Billie Jean" is on the 2019 album of cover songs by this Rivers Cuomo band
    $800 14
In 2013 he added Latin to the 8 still-living languages of his Twitter account
    $800 28
There's a sensory organ in this hyphenated adjective meaning tough-minded
    $800 25
Many of the giant stone figures on this island were quarried from the crater walls of the Rano Raraku volcano
    $1200 7
The modern image of Santa Claus owes a lot to the illustrations Haddon Sundblom created for this beverage's ads
    $1200 20
Hg is the symbol for this element
    $1200 1
This model is married to Gene Simmons
    $1200 11
In addition to the language of the host country, these 2 are the official languages of the Olympics
    $1200 4
This last name of English novelist Thomas means sturdy & tough
    DD: $4,000 10
This 5-letter word for a circle of stones is a back-formation from the name of a famous one on Salisbury Plain
    $1600 8
Daniel Beard provided dashing but comical illustrations for this novel by Mark Twain
    DD: $4,000 21
Working according to the same principles as a laser, a maser gets the "M" in its name from this word
    $1600 2
This singer-songwriter founded the band Wilco
    $1600 12
This language is known as hanguk-mal in the south & choson-mal in the north
    $1600 5
Meaning able to recover quickly from a setback, it's from Latin for "to bounce back"
    $1600 16
The roof box in the 5,000-year-old Newgrange tomb in Ireland allows light to enter during this annual winter event
    $2000 9
Around 1890, Kate Greenaway illustrated the pages of a children's story by this British poet
    $2000 22
A mother's levels of this "hormone of love" may influence the intensity of the bond between her & her child
    $2000 3
He was Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Eight Men Out", & Doug Dorsey in "The Cutting Edge"
    $2000 13
Official in the kingdom of Cambodia, this language has 74 letters in its alphabet
    $2000 6
A tough guy from ancient Greece, or a synonym for spare or frugal
    $2000 17
These avian-named people of Montana have origin myths for large sacred medicine wheels, like the one in the Bighorn Mountains

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Melis Tim
$14,200 $2,000 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN LANDMARKS
Of the principal architects working on it from the mid-1500s to the 1980s, like Pierre Lescot & Hector Lefuel, none were foreigners

Final scores:

Jon Melis Tim
$0 $2,000 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jon Melis Tim
$14,200 $6,000 $12,400
23 R,
3 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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