Show #8366 - Monday, March 29, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to HealthCorps.

Contestants

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Bryce Hwang, a medical student from Santa Clara, California

Cyndi Mundt, a forensic evaluator from Seattle, Washington

Susan McMillan, an Arabic translator from Portland, Maine (whose 1-day cash winnings total $35,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

A GUSTY MOVE
AROUND THE USA
BOOKS BY CHAPTERS
GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS
DURING THE JOHN ADAMS PRESIDENCY
YOU'LL EAT THOSE WORDS
    $200 29
Even the greatest golfers fear the notorious swirling wind at the 12th hole of this home course of The Masters
    $200 27
Marble Canyon, on the Colorado River, is part of a national park named for this other canyon
    $200 28
"Amy's Valley of Humiliation", "Jo Meets Apollyon"
    $200 25
In 2014 this aerospace company said it was moving 400 jobs from Washington to Alabama to save $100 million
    $200 30
Adams was sworn in as president at Congress Hall in this city; 3 years later the capital & Adams would move to D.C.
    $200 16
Stick your tongue out & exhale sharply to make this fruity sound of disapproval
    $400 26
In a 2005 game at Soldier Field, wind blew a 49ers' field goal wide, & this team's Nathan Vasher returned it 108 yards
    $400 8
This South Carolina resort island is named for English sea captain William, not for a hotel chain
    $400 4
"I Strike the Jolly Roger", "Silver's Embassy"
    $400 24
We'll pledge $400 to you if you can name this site that went live on April 28, 2009 & takes 5% of successfully funded projects
    $400 12
In 1798 Congress passed the first direct one of these on American citizens
    $400 17
In "Rebel Without a Cause", James Dean & a rival play this in speeding cars, with unfortunate results
    $600 13
On a sailboat, an order to do this means it's time to lower sails to reduce the wind pressure, not time to run onto coral
    $600 7
Pe'ahi, a giant, dangerous surf break off Maui, is also called by this title of a movie about another dangerous ocean giant
    $600 3
"The World According to Marcus Aurelius", "The World According to Bensenhaver"
    $600 19
LiMu is an insurance-selling emu for this company that's very, very, very unafraid to repeat its name at the end of its ads
    $600 9
This military branch had been disbanded at the end of the Revolution; pugnacious little John re-established it in 1798
    $600 18
Controlled 360-degree spins in a car
    $800 14
In 1965 this MLB team was accused of using its new dome's air conditioning to blow balls out when the home team was batting
    $800 6
A sculpture of one of these Scandinavian beings resides under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle
    $800 2
"Mr. Micawber's Gauntlet", "My Aunt Astonishes Me"
    DD: $3,600 22
As tires weren't colored black until 1912, Bibendum, the now-123-year-old mascot of this company, is white
    $800 10
Adams considered the greatest act of his presidency to be the 1801 appointment of this man as chief justice
    $800 20
A baseball brouhaha is also known as this edible pie plant
    $1000 15
A 2016 bike race in Spain was called off after wind stopped this, the name for a group of riders, in its tracks & pushed some backwards
    $1000 5
A New Orleans museum devoted to this religion has a kneeling bench that belonged to Marie Laveau, a priestess of it
    $1000 1
"Serious Preparations for Vertical Descent", "Shot Out of a Volcano at Last!"
    $1000 23
In 2020 our Sec. of State danced around banning this app from Beijing; the problem? It had been downloaded more than 2 billion times
    $1000 11
In 1798 a newspaper editor grandson of this Founding Father & publisher was arrested for libeling the president
    $1000 21
A 1930s guide to underworld lingo provides the first known written use of this baked product as slang for money

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

Susan Cyndi Bryce
$4,400 $1,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Cyndi Bryce
$4,600 $3,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIVE SUMMONER'S TALES
ASIA
THEY LIVED TO 100
THE NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS
NETFLIX SHOWS BY CHARACTERS
WORD "OR"IGINS
(Mehmet: The responses will start with "O-R".)
    $400 28
Occultist Aleister "The Beast" Crowley claimed to have used blood & topaz to summon Choronzon, one of these fiends
    $400 16
Powerful mountain storms helped the small kingdom of Bhutan get the moniker "Land of the Thunder" this mythical beast
    $400 23
He wrote the songs "Puttin' On The Ritz" & "God Bless America"
    $400 15
The 1997 prize was awarded for using these intense beams to cool & trap atoms
    $400 13
Princess Margaret, Margaret Thatcher,
Wallis Simpson
    $400 19
It's from the Latin for "public speaker" & that's what it means
    $800 18
On April 12, 1945 he was drinking with Sam Rayburn after a day presiding over the Senate when he was summoned by the White House
    $800 8
This Asian nation's more than 17,000 islands include the Moluccas & the Greater Sundas
    $800 21
In 1996 this star of "The Sunshine Boys" reached 100 before he said, "Good night, Gracie"
    $800 4
Is that Dennis Gabor accepting the 1971 prize? Or one of these 3-dimensional images he invented?
    $800 14
Count Olaf,
Violet Baudelaire, Jacques Snicket
    $800 20
This astronomical word circled into English in 1649
    $1200 11
These people are always getting summoned; in 2019 it was Terry Branstad, by the Chinese govt. over a U.S. Hong Kong rights bill
    $1200 7
The strategic Strait of Hormuz leads from the Persian Gulf into this body of water to the south
    DD: $4,000 10
The mother of a president; her maiden name was Fitzgerald
    $1200 3
Roger Penrose won in 2020 for showing these in space are a consequence of general relativity, though Einstein doubted they exist
    $1200 27
Dustin Henderson,
Nancy Wheeler,
Robin Buckley
    $1200 24
When it first showed up in English, it was defined as "the stalls or sitting places, where many may sit"--no mention of violins & cellos
    $1600 12
The Inquisition summoned Galileo to Rome for promoting the heliocentric ideas of this man
    $1600 6
In 1860, many years after the Cambodian jungle had reclaimed it, a French naturalist came upon this lost city's ruins
    $1600 9
Seen here on the left is the widow of George VI, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, commonly known as this
    DD: $2,000 1
Karl Ferdinand Braun & this man took the 1909 prize for the development of wireless telegraphy
    $1600 25
This verb meaning to induct someone into the ministry debuted in a medieval biography of Thomas Becket
    $2000 17
Needing revenue, this king summoned the Estates-General to meet in 1789 for the first time since 1614
    $2000 5
Separated from the mainland by a narrow strait, China's smallest province is this island in the South China Sea
    $2000 22
The former Roberta Wright, the mom of this late senator, died at age 108 in October 2020
    $2000 2
Michel Mayor & Didier Queloz shared the 2019 award for discovering one of these "ex"cellent bodies orbiting a star
    $2000 26
A branch of study, it first appeared in an 18th century work by a British bird lover

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Cyndi Bryce
$13,800 $6,400 $15,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS: BOOK TO SCREEN
Horrified by the 1964 movie musical from her work, she okayed a U.K. stage version as long as "no Americans" were involved

Final scores:

Susan Cyndi Bryce
$8,800 $9,500 $28,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Cyndi Bryce
$11,000 $6,400 $18,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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