Show #8355 - Friday, March 12, 2021

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

Contestants

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Keith Bednarczuk, a letter carrier from Columbus, Ohio

Michalle Gould, a librarian originally from Austin, Texas

Dave Pai, a field application scientist originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

6-LETTER COUNTRIES
OF POP CULTURE MICE & MEN
BUSINESS ABBREV.
THAT'S MY SECRET
CAPTAIN
I'M ALWAYS ANGRY
    $200 13
It occupies about half the land mass of the South American continent
    $200 14
In 1934 this icon made his debut as a giant balloon in what was then called Macy's Santa Claus Parade
    $200 24
On paper, Larry Page was worth almost $4 billion with Google's 2004 IPO, this offering
    $200 17
The executive chef of this chain made its secret-for-decades "special sauce" on YouTube in 2012; mayo was involved
    $200 8
To his horror & shame, on May 7, 1915 the captain of this liner was saved & did not go down with the ship after a U-boat sank it
    $200 2
If you're this "as a hatter", you're said to be insane
    $400 3
Martinique is one of its overseas departments
    $400 18
This "Simpsons" duo starred in "Candle in the Wound" & "It's a Wonderful Knife"
    $400 1
Obligations to vendors or creditors are these, A.P.
    $400 7
In 1942 Gen. Leslie Groves was put in charge of this super-secret "Project" that would forever change the world 3 years later
    DD: $682 9
Captain Joseph Hazelwood was in charge on March 24, 1989 when this oil tanker hit Bligh Reef, off Alaska's coast
    $400 22
We're coming at you "fast &" this, which can mean angry or at unrestrained speed
    $600 4
The Isthmus of Corinth connects the Peloponnese with the mainland of this country
    $600 25
Geena Davis & Hugh Laurie were the adoptive parents of a mouse-like kid in this 1999 film
    $600 15
The C.T.O. is this officer who might deal with data & cloud storage
    $600 19
The motto of the British circle of these performers is "Indocilis Privata Loqui" ("not apt to disclose secrets")
    $600 10
It's not Tom Hanks, it's this Maersk, Alabama captain seen with the lifeboat he was ultimately rescued from
    $600 23
It can describe an acrid taste or an acrimonious feeling
    $800 5
King Abdullah II is the head of state of this country that borders Israel
    $800 26
Singing "Here I come to save the day!" means this superhero cartoon rodent "is on the way"
    $800 16
Running a website? You'll want to count U.V., these individuals
    $800 20
In 2013 Barack Obama became the first president to mention this secretive place in Nevada by name
    $800 11
It's yo ho ho & a bottle of rum for this Welsh buccaneer who ransacked Portobelo on the Isthmus of Panama in 1668
    $800 28
In song Monty Python said "God gets quite" this angry word, rhyming it with "great"
    $1000 6
As seen here it borders another 6-letter country, Zambia
    $1000 27
Corporate citizenship is also known as corporate this, CSR for short
    $1000 21
This secret society at Yale was formed in 1832, possibly after a dispute with Phi Beta Kappa
    $1000 12
In 1518 Rui Faleiro & this Portuguese explorer were joint captains looking for an all-Spanish route to the Moluccas
    $1000 29
This 6-letter word for "to irritate" is properly intransitive: "The insults ____", not "The insults ____ me"

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

Dave Michalle Keith
$1,200 $1,200 $3,882

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Michalle Keith
$2,000 $3,600 $6,482

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALLITERATIVE LIT
LABORATORIES
GRANT WOOD'S AMERICANA
OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
IN MY RECORD COLLECTION
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 3
It's the alliterative volume in "The Lord of the Rings"
    $400 14
Carl Sagan was director of the laboratory for planetary studies at this Ithaca, New York university
    $400 12
In Wood's depiction of Longfellow's "Midnight Ride of" this man, he is a tiny figure on horseback
    $400 15
Joe Biden used to read poetry for hours in front of a mirror to help overcome this speech disorder
    $400 19
This group's "The Dark Side of the Moon"
    $400 7
Simple wooden furniture for lunch in a park that outlines what's contained in a book
    $800 4
First name of C.S. Forester's creation Captain Hornblower of the Royal Navy
    $800 13
Located near Chicago, a national physics lab bears the name of this Italian who helped develop the atom bomb
    $800 8
Grant Wood won a $300 prize for this painting that mixes northern renaissance style with Iowa pitchforks
    $800 22
This Swedish teen activist says of her Asperger's, "I'm sometimes a bit different... and... being different is a superpower"
    $800 20
This Beatles album, on whose cover John is wearing white & Paul is barefoot
    $800 1
The "IT" in finance's REIT tips over backward, believing that it'll be caught
    $1200 5
He was known as a writer of political pamphlets before he hit it big with the 1719 tale of a castaway
    $1200 28
Since 1997 multiple Mars rovers have been operated from this Caltech lab
    $1200 16
A painting commissioned for the John Ford film "The Long Voyage Home" depicts its actors, including him, aka "Duke"
    DD: $2,000 25
Diagnosed with ALS in the '60s & given a few years to live, he lived another 50+ to become one of the greatest scientific minds of all time
    $1200 21
"The Best of" this singer-songwriter, including his classic "American Pie"
    $1200 2
We'll see "The Friendly Confines" & lots of ivy on this group school outing in Chicago
    $1600 6
In "The Raven", "while I nodded, nearly ____, suddenly there came a tapping"
    $1600 29
This European research facility operates the largest particle accelerator in the world
    DD: $2,000 17
Wood painted West Branch, Iowa in a work titled "The Birthplace of" this president
    $1600 26
Legally deaf, this Oscar-winning actress was instrumental in getting closed captioning on TV & streaming
    $1600 23
This jazz trumpeter's "Birth of the Cool"
    $1600 9
It's "your old" home turf where you really put your foot down about having that hamburger meat
    $2000 11
Dickens debuted with this serial about a club & its eccentric members
    $2000 30
It's the stinky name for Lockheed Martin's advanced aeronautics lab that developed aircraft like the SR-71 Blackbird
    $2000 18
Wood illustrates the story of Washington cutting down the cherry tree; pulling back the curtain is this parson who wrote the tale
    $2000 27
Born without a right hand, he pitched with his left, playing 10 seasons for 4 different MLB teams
    $2000 24
Her French song "La Vie En Rose", on an old 78
    $2000 10
Free 2-day shipping for $12.99 a month from Aristotle's entity that causes all motion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Michalle Keith
$4,400 $16,800 $16,082

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC PLACES
8 presidents have visited this battle site with an Algonquian name about 50 miles from Washington; for McKinley, it was a return visit

Final scores:

Dave Michalle Keith
$4,400 $100 $2
2-day champion: $32,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Michalle Keith
$4,400 $18,000 $15,800
12 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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