Show #8369 - Thursday, April 1, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to HealthCorps.

Contestants

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Scott Shewfelt, a writer originally from Tavistock, Ontario, Canada

KT Lowe, a librarian from St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Emily Seaman, a law clerk from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

APRIL FOOL!
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
SCIENCE & SCIENTISTS
TV & FILM
SAFE AT HOME
"OUT" AT FIRST
(Mehmet: "Out" will be in the first syllable of every one of your responses.)
    $200 27
In 1998 Burger King ran an ad touting its new "left-handed" version of this signature burger
    $200 28
If you've revisited Highway 61, you know it takes you into the heart of this city in the southwest corner of Tennessee
    $200 29
Cultures of microorganisms are grown in this shallow vessel named for a bacteriologist
    $200 24
The 3 original judges on "American Idol" were Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson & this woman
    $200 30
The Sentry S6770 safe is U.L. classified to protect valuables for 1 hour during one of these
    $200 5
A loss of electrical power
    $400 26
We hope math teachers weren't fooled by the rumor that Alabama voted to change this to 3.0, a "biblical value"
    DD: $1,000 23
About 275 miles due west of the famous Four Corners, the Three Corners where Utah, Arizona & this state meet has its own monument
    $400 25
C/1847 T1 is the formal name of one of these astronomical objects
    $400 13
Played by Ben Stiller, the character Greg had this last name in the movie "Meet the Parents"
    $400 16
redcross.org says hire a pro to make sure your home is securely anchored to its foundation for safety in one of these
    $400 10
A discount store devoted to a single retail brand
    $600 18
In 1996 Taco Bell claimed it bought this historic landmark in Philadelphia & was renaming it appropriately
    $600 7
Virginia's largest river, the James empties into this body of water
    $600 1
The element lawrencium & a lab at this California university are named for Nobel Prize winner Ernest Lawrence
    $600 6
Lady Whistledown reveals the secrets of the Ton in this Netflix series about love & marriage in Regency England
    $600 17
P.I.R. stands for passive these sensors, which detect an intruder's heat energy
    $600 11
This word for a criminal comes from early Scandinavian
    $800 8
In 1980 the BBC (those cheeky Brits!) said this landmark, to keep up with the times, would be given a digital readout
    $800 15
Washington state is split by I-90 which goes through these mountains that form a curtain not as rigid as the Iron Curtain
    $800 19
The color of the iris comes from this brownish-black pigment--the more there is, the darker the iris' color
    $800 2
This "sanguine" HBO series was based on the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris
    $800 20
The safety siren PR04 series detector continuously monitors home air for this dangerous 5-letter gas
    $800 12
Let's get things straight from this, the very beginning of something
    $1000 9
This inventor's reputation was high in 1878 when a newspaper said his new machine turned soil into cereal & water into wine
    $1000 3
This hilly region of western Massachusetts is home to the Tanglewood Music & Jacob's Pillow dance festivals
    $1000 22
In mammals, eggs move from the ovaries to the uterus via these tubes named for an Italian anatomist
    $1000 4
Sergei Eisenstein directed the 1925 Russian silent film about this title battleship & its revolting crew
    $1000 21
Never mix bleach with cleansers containing this other strong-smelling stuff, NH3; together, they make toxic gas
    $1000 14
A rock formation that projects from the ground

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

Emily KT Scott
$3,200 $1,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily KT Scott
$7,600 $3,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

1971: 50 YEARS AGO
BROADWAY MUSICALS
EXPLORING AUSTRALIA
IMMORAL LINE
CURRENCIES
OVERLAPS
(Mehmet: For example, if you mixed my field with theater, you'd have medicinema.)
    $400 16
Popularly known by this name, a report presented to the Secretary of Defense in 1969 appeared in newspapers in 1971
    $400 18
"Private Dancer" & "Nutbush City Limits" are songs in a 2019 Broadway musical about this singer
    $400 29
In 1616 Dutch sailors sighted Australia when they ended up too far east after rounding this cape
    $400 15
In "Paradise Lost", not Santa but this guy says, "better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n"
    $400 30
Costa Rica uses a currency bearing the last name of this sailor in Spanish
    $400 13
Tube for transporting petroleum that plays defense on the gridiron
    $800 17
The USSR's Salyut 1 was the first of these aloft; sadly, its only residents perished on the return trip
    $800 19
Julie Taymor felt the love in 1998 when she became the first woman to win a Tony for directing a musical--this one
    $800 28
In 1770 this then-lieutenant mapped Australia's east coast & claimed it for Britain
    DD: $5,000 26
Of this title 5-score-plus-one group, the villain says, "I don't care how... hang them, suffocate them, drop them off the roof"
    $800 25
The currency of this nation of 59 million features wildlife commonly found there
    $800 9
A car crash-induced set of false teeth
    $1200 3
This lead singer of The Doors was found dead in a Paris bathtub
    $1200 6
Oprah was one of the original producers of this musical based on an Alice Walker novel
    $1200 27
In 1873 the first European expedition crossed the Great this Desert (almost a stupid answer)
    $1200 20
This title shock doc says, "Signore Pazzi, I must confess to you: I'm giving serious thought to eating your wife"
    $1200 14
Latin for "pound" gives us this name of the former currency of Italy & current currency of Turkey
    $1200 10
Ontario capital city's long narrow sled
    $1600 2
This first daughter with a name close to her mom's was a June bride
    $1600 5
As Effie White in this show, Jennifer Holliday brought the house down with "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going"
    DD: $3,600 8
This Dutchman charted the coast of North Australia in 1644 & got a sea & an island named for him
    $1600 21
This Bard royal says he must kill his brother's sons & marry the daughter, as he's "so far in blood that sin will pluck on sin"
    $1600 24
This unit of currency with a 4-letter name seen here became one of the IMF's reserve currencies in 2015
    $1600 11
St. Patrick's 3-lobed plant that's a musical style revived by bands like the Stray Cats
    $2000 1
This general seized power in Uganda
    $2000 4
With music by Duncan Sheik, this coming-of-age musical is based on the German play "Fruhlings Erwachen"
    $2000 7
In the 1830s Thomas Livingstone Mitchell named parts of what would soon be this southeast state Australia Felix, or Happy Australia
    $2000 22
Judge Holden in "Blood Meridian" by this author advises, "Every child knows that play is nobler than work"
    $2000 23
The ruble was the first currency to be decimalized, as part of 1704 reforms by this ruler
    $2000 12
Atlantic food fish that runs the circus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily KT Scott
$12,000 $7,800 $20,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM
A real-life antidisestablishmentarian, William Bridgeman opposed the 1920 disestablishment of this in Wales

Final scores:

Emily KT Scott
$3 $800 $17,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily KT Scott
$12,000 $7,800 $15,400
18 R,
1 W
14 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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