Show #8350 - Friday, March 5, 2021

Last game with Mike Richards as guest host.

Contestants

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Ann Mazzaferro, a high school English and drama teacher from San Andreas, California

Laura Portwood-Stacer, an author and editor originally from Livonia, Michigan

Jim Cooper, a screenwriter from Pacific Palisades, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY MUSICALS
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
TEXT MESSAGE ABBREV.
ARMY SURPLUS
NAVY BASES
MARINE BIOLOGY
    $200 3
In the roles of Diva Donna, Disco Donna & Duckling Donna, 3 actresses played this 1970s singer in a 2018 show
    $200 10
An orange handle on a coffee pot traditionally came to mean this kind of coffee because it was the color of Sanka labels
    $200 2
Stay out of my affairs: MYOB
    $200 1
Army ant colonies are made up of workers, soldiers, mating males & one of these
    $200 26
This special forces group has headquarters at naval base Coronado in Southern California
    $200 18
Species of this cephalopod with 10 appendages include the colossal, which can be 40' long, & the southern pygmy, less than 3/4"
    $400 5
For this show Justin Collette took the role of Dewey Finn, played by Jack Black in a 2003 movie
    $400 11
This gas company added an apostrophe to make its name a contraction for International Women's Day in 2020
    $400 4
Hold on now:
JAS
    $400 15
This multibladed pocket tool evolved from ones first issued to Helvetic soldiers in the late 1800s
    $400 27
Since the time of Catherine the Great, Sevastopol has been the site of a Russian navy base on this Black Sea peninsula
    $400 19
One look at the forehead of the genus Naso, & you'll see why it's also known as this fish
    $600 6
(Christopher Plummer presents the clue.) In 1973, I sang the closing number "I Never Loved You", playing with panache, this heroic Frenchman in Anthony Burgess's musical version of the famous play
    $600 12
The current CEOs of Adobe & MasterCard went to the same high school in Hyderabad in this country
    $600 9
Occurring away from the Internet:
IRL
    $600 23
This professor's "Army" was formed at Hogwarts in defiance of Professor Dolores Umbridge
    $600 28
Germany maintains naval bases on this sea, including at Kiel & Rostock, both bombed by the RAF in World War II
    $600 20
The polyp is the body of this creature whose name also refers to its skeleton; masses of them form reefs
    DD: $1,400 7
"The Morning Of The Dragon" was one of the songs from this Puccini-based Broadway musical
    $800 13
3 words become one in this .com, "the world's largest, free social fundraising platform"
    $800 16
A bit similar to IMHO:
FWIW
    $800 24
Rick Atkinson, author of acclaimed books of military history, describes himself as an "army" this, who grew up on posts
    $800 29
Commissioned in 1921 & a major training site, an Australian naval base near Melbourne bears the name of this mythic canine
    $800 21
A major type of these free-floating ocean organisms, with a name from Greek for wandering, dinoflagellates can cause red tides
    $1000 8
Set in a royal castle, "Once Upon a Mattress" is a musical based on this fairy tale
    $1000 14
This company that turns your dimes & pennies into dollars (for you & for them) opened its 20,000th kiosk in 2012
    $1000 17
I know NSFW as National Schools Film Week, not as this more lurid warning
    $1000 25
William & Catherine Booth started this Christian charitable organization in London in 1865
    $1000 22
A brown alga, this largest seaweed can grow 200 feet long & forms forests off the California coast

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

Jim Laura Ann
$1,800 $2,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laura Ann
$2,000 $6,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BAD MEN & ROBBIN'
GLOBETROTTING
3-WORD BOOK TITLES
RYAN GOSLING MOVIE ROLES
THAT'S SO 2019
IT'LL ALL END IN "X"
    $400 20
Bank robber Marat Mikhaylich was dubbed the "Holiday Bandit" because he began his crime spree during this month
    $400 16
Home to renowned cafes & 5-star hotels, the Via Veneto is one of the most famous & elegant streets in this city
    $400 1
This Huxley novel is set in the year 632 AF (after Ford)
    $400 26
Sebastian, an idealistic piano player
    $400 6
This country's Chang'e 4 probe landed on the far side of the Moon
    $400 11
Carved from a single piece of limestone, it's said to depict the face of the pharaoh Khafre
    DD: $3,000 22
In 2005 4 thieves at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport made off with $118 million worth of these, bound for Antwerp
    $800 17
The Temple of the Great Jaguar at Tikal in Guatemala was part of the largest city of these people
    $800 2
In this novella, Marlow describes ivory trader Mr. Kurtz as "impressively bald" as "an ivory ball"
    $800 27
Astronaut Neil Armstrong
    $800 7
A January bill ended a 35-day U.S. federal government shutdown without funding for this, over which the shutdown began
    $800 12
It means traditional or accepted, from the Greek for "right in opinion"
    $1200 23
The first robbery attributed to this man & his gang of outlaws took place in Liberty, Missouri in 1866
    $1200 18
Jersey is the largest of these islands between France & Great Britain
    $1200 3
Don't be a birdbrain! Take wing with this fable by Richard Bach that has a bird in its title
    $1200 28
Successful bachelor Jacob Palmer, helping newly separated Steve Carell re-enter the dating scene
    $1200 8
Sports Illustrated said "the signature sporting image of 2019" was this American's after her World Cup-winning goal
    $1200 13
A blend of grape varieties, this type of red wine is named for a French city on the Garonne River
    $1600 24
Probably the most famous bank robber in U.S. history, he was public enemy number one when he was killed outside a Chicago theater
    $1600 19
Popular throughout Oceania, this sport with league & union variations is played at a high level in Samoa
    $1600 4
John Harmon is the title acquaintance in common in this Dickens novel
    $1600 29
A mysterious stuntman who moonlights as a getaway chauffeur
    $1600 9
On her decision to leave Downing St., she called herself "the second female prime minister, but certainly not the last"
    $1600 14
A few millimeters thick, this part of the brain directs motor activity & processes sensory information
    $2000 25
A bootlegger & bank robber with the real name George K. Barnes earned this moniker for the weapon he carried
    $2000 21
This Asian capital was given its current name by its ruling Nguyen Dynasty in 1831
    $2000 5
Faulkner used "Dark House" as a working title for this novel whose title went in the opposite direction
    DD: $2,000 10
The discovery of Homo Luzonensis, an extinct human species that lived in what's now this country, was announced in April
    $2000 15
It took flight about 150 million years ago & was once considered the oldest known bird

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laura Ann
$9,200 $21,400 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN ROCK BANDS
In 2020 their Greatest Hits, with an optimistic '80s anthem, became only the third album to spend 600 weeks on the Billboard 200

Final scores:

Jim Laura Ann
$10,413 $19,400 $4,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Laura Ann
$9,200 $19,200 $8,000
16 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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