Show #8352 - Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team from Stand Up to Cancer.

Contestants

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Zach Shrier, a financial advisor from Los Angeles, California

Lindsey Shi, an attorney originally from Germantown, Maryland

Laura Portwood-Stacer, an author and editor originally from Livonia, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

PICTURE THE MUSICAL ACT
SPORTS & GAMES IN SHAKESPEARE
FERRIS & OBSERVATION WHEELS
SNAKES & LADDERS
CARTELS
ENDS IN "B"
    $200 5
Even with all this makeup, I was made for loving you
    $200 30
Hamlet tells his mother she's been led around as if playing "hoodman-Blind"; we call it this game
    $200 24
This wheel is cantilevered over the South Bank of the River Thames
    $200 15
The national safety council says that when climbing a ladder, you should always grip these, not the side rails
    $200 12
A Quebec cartel controls 70% of the world's supply of this sweet stuff & sets prices for producers in Vermont & elsewhere
    $200 6
A large branch of a tree
    $400 1
Don't "Push It" with these ladies
    $400 7
This king's fool berates him as a child, saying he's been playing "Bo-Peep", meaning peek-a-boo
    $400 19
For the 1964 New York World's Fair, Uniroyal built a Ferris wheel resembling this product
    $400 26
This common harmless snake gets its name from its stripes, which were thought to resemble sock-securing bands
    $400 13
At a 1960 conference Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait & Venezuela founded this
    $400 10
A celestial being, or a tot with a sweet, innocent face
    $600 2
Makers of intricately crafted videos
    $600 8
In "Henry V" a French envoy insults the English king as a mere gamester by giving him a gift of these "courtly" balls
    $600 20
Las Vegas' observation wheel, currently the world's tallest, has this 2-word name, like a gambler who bets big on craps
    $600 27
The use of ladders to scale a defensive wall is called this, also the name of a Cadillac SUV
    $600 14
GE & Philips were members of the Phoebus cartel, which lowered the standard lifespan of these to 1,000 hours
    $600 18
2-syllable word for a good-looking actor who's the object of romantic infatuation
    $800 3
If you get this one, you've made me so very happy
    $800 9
Shakespeare is guilty of an anachronism when this ancient queen says to an attendant, let's play billiards
    $800 21
The Big O wheel in Tokyo Dome City has an open center without spokes so this other type of ride can pass through
    $800 28
Often mistaken for rattlesnakes, bull snakes are also known as these, after the burrowing rodents they like to dine on
    $800 16
In 1920s France, the radicals & the Socialist Party made up the Cartel des Gauches, meaning coalition of this
    $800 22
Verb meaning to examine thoroughly, or to connect a building's water pipes
    $1000 4
Joy to the world
    DD: $1,200 11
Referred to in "Love's Labour's Lost", novum quinque is a dice game where the goal is to roll these 2 numbers
    $1000 25
In the movie "Divergent" , there's still a Ferris wheel on this pier in future Chicago & Tris climbs it
    $1000 29
Many dive boats use open sided ladders so divers can go up & down while wearing these
    $1000 17
Named for a senator, this law was invoked to bust railroad cartels in Supreme Court decisions of 1897 & 1898
    $1000 23
The red crest on the head of certain domestic fowl

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Laura Lindsey Zach
$2,400 $2,000 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Lindsey Zach
$4,400 $3,800 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CITIES
16-LETTER WORDS
CONSTELLATION DERIVATIONS
_____ OF _____
YOU LOSE!
GOOD DAY, SIR!
    $400 12
This capital of Finland is on the Gulf of Finland
    $400 16
Moving in the opposite direction of the typical hands of a timepiece
    $400 4
Piscis Austrinus is "the southern" this animal
    $400 1
3-word name for a military freelancer or a pro-military magazine
    $400 15
In Illinois in 1858 he lost his race for U.S. Senate to a man who painted him as a radical who believed in racial equality
    $400 27
On June 12, 2003 this "Taxi Driver" received an A.F.I. Lifetime Achievement Award (but he's made 30+ films since then!)
    $800 11
The Stedelijk Museum is in this Dutch city
    $800 17
Medical professional specializing in artificially inducing insensitivity to pain for surgery
    $800 10
The constellation Corona Borealis represents the crown forged by Hephaestus & given to this Greek god of wine
    $800 2
The Arabic Ahramat al-Jizah translates as these ancient wonders
    DD: $3,000 26
In 2014 he came in second in his North Carolina congressional race; earlier, he came in second on "American Idol"
    $800 30
On Feb. 8, 2017 executive producer Dick Wolf savored the airing of the 400th episode of this spinoff
    $1200 13
There are 4 A's (or 4 alphas) in this capital of Greece's Messenia region, known for its delicious olives
    DD: $3,800 20
In a 1923 poem Robert Frost described himself as this, now meaning one who advocates for the protection of the natural world
    $1200 6
Cetus is known as the whale, but in mythology, it was the sea creature this hero saved Andromeda from
    $1200 3
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the 1954 case of Brown v. this body of Topeka, Kansas
    $1200 18
Putting the 1908 & 1912 presidential races in Olympic terms, he went from gold to bronze, going from 51% to 23%
    $1200 29
After 21 seasons as a head coach, in 2019, this Kansas City Chiefs leader finally got to enjoy the last game of the season
    $1600 14
Traditional boats for carrying a certain fortified wine, sail the Douro River, in what's known as the second city of this country
    $1600 21
From optometry, it's the condition of not looking forward in time to anticipate what might happen
    $1600 7
An organization for the brilliant, or a constellation named for South Africa's Table Mountain
    $1600 5
It's thought that monks on the isle of Iona produced this illuminated manuscript of the 4 gospels
    $1600 19
6 days after picking Carly Fiorina to be his vice presidential running mate in 2016, this Texan dropped out of the race
    $1600 28
Happy post-New Year! On January 7, 2011 this Hawaiian singer had his "Grenade" explode at the top of the Billboard Hot 100
    $2000 23
Saratov & Astrakhan are cities along this long river
    $2000 22
With a name that spans oceans, this global hotel brand includes London's Park Lane & the Willard in Washington, D.C.
    $2000 9
The constellation Scutum, "The Shield" in English, was originally called "Sobieski's Shield", after John Sobieski, king of this country
    $2000 8
In Italian this landmark is Ponte dei Sospiri
    $2000 24
In 2012 the people spoke to this future Speaker of the House & said he would not be vice president
    $2000 25
Taika Waititi had a pleasant evening at the Oscars in 2020, winning for writing this WWII-era film about a very unlikely pair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Lindsey Zach
$7,600 $11,400 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE FICTION
In a 1952 sci-fi story, a time traveler returning to the present finds a dead one of these insects on his shoe

Final scores:

Laura Lindsey Zach
$1,399 $21,400 $22,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Lindsey Zach
$7,600 $13,000 $13,600
9 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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