Show #8353 - Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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

Contestants

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James Fraser, a naval aviator from Norfolk, Virginia

Lori White, a fiction and part-time science writer originally from Grangeville, Idaho

Zach Shrier, a financial advisor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

LEADERS
CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT
NICKNAMES
U.S. COINS
BRIT SPEAK
I'VE WON AN OSCAR & AN EMMY
    $200 24
Seeing the results of an international humanitarian org., Clara Barton became the first president of the American this in 1881
    $200 9
Geppetto carved him from a piece of talking wood
    $200 12
As 8 were born there, this state is "The Mother of Presidents"
    $200 26
In 1971 Nixon presented the first proof of the dollar coin featuring this president to his widow Mamie
    $200 2
Goldilocks should know that this 8-letter word is Brit speak for oatmeal
    $400 7
In 1963 he studied at Baghdad Law College; he then spent a few years in prison but was in power soon after
    $400 11
When Wendy first meets Peter Pan, he's flown into her room searching for his lost this
    $400 14
Around the turn of the 20th century, some U.S. Navy battleships were nicknamed this fleet, like a shark
    $400 25
The first historical woman on a U.S. coin was this 15th century Spanish queen
    $400 3
When part of a 3-piece suit, a waistcoat is this
    $400 20
"Wall Street" & "Behind the Candelabra"
    $600 1
Seen here in 2004, long after his brushes with the law, is Sonny Barger, the best-known leader of this organization
    $600 28
Pretzel is one of these dogs who "grew much longer than" his siblings
    $600 15
Soprano Jenny Lind was nicknamed "the Swedish" this bird, known for its song
    $600 17
First minted in 1809, the "Liberty Cap" this was .74 inches in diameter, just a bit bigger than today
    $600 4
For taking a walk with a British baby, a stroller is a pushchair & a baby carriage is this 4-letter word
    $600 16
"Shakespeare in Love" & "Glee"
    $800 8
On Jan. 18, 1943 Mordecai Anielewicz led the uprising in this capital against German troops trying to ship Jews to the Treblinka death camp
    $800 13
The Hughes Flying Boat was also known by this rhyming nickname
    DD: $1,000 18
Old West artist James Earle Fraser designed this 1913 coin with a Native American design
    $800 5
In the U.S. we drive a truck; Brits drive this equivalent
    $800 21
"The Reader" & "Mildred Pierce" on HBO
    $1000 10
In 1938 he was lead chair in the NAACP's legal office; nearly 30 years later, he began making supreme decisions
    $1000 27
In this book Auggie Pullman tells readers, "I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse"
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.) An official of the FBI's New York office said in 1992, "The Don is covered in Velcro" & every charge stuck when the Bureau, at last, succeeded in convicting mafia boss John Gotti, known by this slippery nickname
    $1000 19
Released in the order in which states ratified the Constitution, the state quarters series began with this one in 1999
    $1000 6
The OED's definitions for this 10-letter slang word include "flabbergasted" & "speechless"
    $1000 22
"Monster's Ball" & "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge"

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

Zach Lori James
$400 $2,200 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Lori James
$200 $4,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN MYTHOLOGY
COLORFUL RIVERS
GOING FROM FIRST TO THIRD
MEDICINE
SONG TITLE ADJECTIVES
-"MATIC"
    $400 30
After Theseus killed the Minotaur, Ariadne helped him escape this intricate maze
    $400 2
Rising in Colombia, the Rio Negro (or black river) flows about 1,400 miles before joining this massive river
    $400 29
In a holiday song, this title precedes "the angels did say, was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay"
    $400 9
A combination of lime juice & the Sun can cause a painful skin rash nicknamed this tequila cocktail dermatitis
    $400 19
In 2003 Beyoncé & Jay-Z were this "In Love"
    $400 14
The MCU stands for "Marvel" this "Universe"
    $800 28
Arachne was changed into this type of animal, the origin of the name of its zoological class
    $800 3
This headstream branch of the Nile that originates in Ethiopia is the source of almost 70% of its water
    $800 27
You give someone this phrase when you use extreme methods to extract a confession out of them
    $800 10
The periosteum is a membrane of connective tissue that surrounds these body parts
    $800 23
Meaning clearly understood, it preceded "Dreams" in the title of a 2018 smash by Juice Wrld
    $800 15
This is a strong-smelling ingredient like garlic that can be a flavor base in cooking
    $1200 1
Thank God it's Freya-day--a day of the week named for the wife of this Norse god
    $1200 6
On its way to the Atlantic Ocean, the Orange River crosses the vast veld region of this country
    $1200 26
Bo Jackson & Bob Dole are famous for illeism, using this when talking about themselves; it can help kids with speech impediments
    $1200 11
The PDL, the periodontal this connective tissue, helps keep your teeth in place--& yes, you can sprain it
    $1200 22
In a 1994 No. 1 Boyz II Men were "On" this "Knee"
    $1200 16
This 13-letter word describes medical conditions that are caused or heightened by one's mental or emotional state
    $1600 4
This Trojan woman is a prophetess in some stories, in the artwork here, she's assaulted by Ajax, who is later drowned by the gods
    DD: $2,000 7
Stretching from Tibet to the Bo Hai Gulf in the Pacific, this 3,400-mile river is often called the cradle of Chinese civilization
    $1600 24
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "There are no" these "in American lives"
    $1600 12
The first place nutrients go after they are absorbed by the small intestine is this largest gland in the body
    $1600 20
In 1982 Chicago found it "Hard To Say I'm" this
    $1600 17
This basic type of blueprint or diagram uses symbols
    $2000 5
She helped Jason with a seemingly impossible task--getting the Golden Fleece (which required her to fleece her own dad)
    $2000 8
The Green River in this state offers fine fishing but sadly also gave its name to a serial killer
    $2000 25
The U.K.'s House of Commons uses this 4-word electoral system where a simple majority of votes determines the winner of the race
    DD: $3,000 13
As its name indicates, this heart valve regulates blood flow to the lungs, if it's damaged, the heart gets stressed
    $2000 21
A 2000 No. 1 hit by Creed was "With Arms" this 2-word way
    $2000 18
If you're a practical person, you may be described by this other "P" word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Lori James
$9,400 $14,800 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY THRILLERS
The only Ian Fleming James Bond novel not told in the third person, it's narrated by one of 007's paramours

Final scores:

Zach Lori James
$11,000 $18,801 $5,198
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Lori James
$10,400 $13,400 $17,400
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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