Show #8391 - Monday, May 3, 2021

First game with Bill Whitaker as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Media Fellowship House.

Contestants

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César del Peral, an attorney originally from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Eliza Eaton-Stern, a middle school history teacher from Aurora, Colorado

Emily Sands, a vice president of operations from Chanhassen, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
COMEDY CENTRAL
THE FOOD NETWORK
"E"!
VICE
CHANNELS
    $200 28
Around 1530 B.C. Queen Ahhotep rallied this kingdom's troops to victory against a Hyksos invasion
    $200 30
This animated dad of 3 proclaimed, "I am so smart! S-M-R-T!"
    $200 1
Hey, Lorraine! I made this kind of pastry pie filled with custard, bacon bits & Gruyère
    $200 27
It's from the French for one "who owns & manages a business", taking the financial risk
    $200 2
If you don't care if it's Godiva or a Clark Bar, you've got to have it, you're this, a word dating back at least to the 1960s
    $200 3
The Yucatán Channel leads into this gulf
    $400 6
To see a transit of Venus by telescope in 1761, Harvard professor John Winthrop had to go behind enemy lines during this war
    $400 29
Harvard Law will be no problem for this movie's Elle Woods, who "once had to judge a tighty-whitey contest for Lambda Kappa Pi"
    $400 4
Manischewitz makes a s'mores kit for this unleavened bread
    $400 19
The Paleocene was this 5-letter division of geologic time
    $400 10
Ulysses S. Grant smoked these, including Cheroots, to the tune of 20 a day
    $400 26
Terminating south of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the Ambrose Channel is located between these 2 states
    $600 17
The 1571 Battle of Lepanto between Ottoman & European naval forces was a climax of warfare using these oar-powered ships
    $600 8
He & Elaine May became a great improv duo after Elaine was told he was the only person at the U. of Chicago as hostile as she
    $600 5
Grey Poupon is this type of French mustard
    $600 24
This word from the French is the practice of spying
    $600 11
In this movie Paul Giamatti plays Miles, whose vice is wine, especially his prized 1961 Chateau Cheval Blanc
    $600 25
Seen here is Normandy's Le Havre lighthouse, which looks out on La Manche, also known as this
    $800 7
In 1837, Queen Victoria succeeded this man seen here, the fourth of his name
    $800 20
New to England, this confused Apple TV+ soccer coach asked, "How many countries are in this country?" The answer: "4"
    $800 9
Escoffier is said to have invented this dish of a certain fruit, sugar & brandy flambéed & spooned over vanilla ice cream
    $800 22
It's a sovereign decree, like that "of Nantes"
    $800 12
A 1998 study showed release of dopamine, a pleasure-bringing neurotransmitter, in subjects during a tank-driving one of these
    $800 15
This channel in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago is named for Darwin's boat, which explored the area in 1833
    $1000 16
His rivalry with Diego de Almagro led to Almagro's murder in Cuzco in 1538 & his own death in Lima 3 years later
    $1000 21
Trying to figure out how he traveled back to 1986, Craig Robinson realizes, "It must be some kind of" this, the film's title
    $1000 18
This Latin American appetizer is raw fish marinated in lime juice
    DD: $2,000 23
One in this job studies the origin & history of words
    $1000 13
The book "Aristocratic Vice" examines the vices of the 18th century English nobility, including these "affairs of honor"
    $1000 14
The Robeson Channel separates Canada's Ellesmere Island from this island that doesn't belong to Canada

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

Emily Eliza César
$800 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Eliza César
$5,400 $3,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALLITERATIVE AUTHORS
YE OLDE SCIENCE
THE ARTS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN
A WORD FROM THE GREEK FOR...
PROM MUSIC
    $400 30
"The Last Olympian" is the last of the 5 books in his original Percy Jackson series
    $400 6
Transmutation was a key goal of this science, whether from old age to youth or base metal to gold
    $400 28
In Act 1 of this ballet, the drably attired title girl helps a beggarwoman, who turns out to be a fairy godmother
    $400 1
In 2019 former MVP Maya Moore stepped away from playing in this league to work on criminal justice reform
    $400 25
For "small" & "sound": a singer uses one on stage
    $400 22
Giving kids that take-charge vibe, Gwen Stefani sings about being a real cheerleader, "I ain't no" this
    $800 29
Tom Wolfe wrote of the adventures of this author & the Merry Pranksters in "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
    DD: $2,000 7
Phrenology was based on the idea that a person's character could be determined by feeling the shape of this body part
    $800 27
The black, white & gray imagery in this 1937 Picasso mural includes a braying horse that has stumbled over a fallen warrior
    $800 26
"Torchy Brown" creator Jackie Ormes was the first African-American woman to have one of these published in a major newspaper
    $800 24
For "spider" & "fear": a common anxiety
    $800 21
This song by fun. & Janelle Monae is all about seizing the moment of youth
    $1200 13
He wrote the book "The Third Man" as "raw material" for the screenplay; it was published after the film came out
    $1200 8
The ancient Greeks believed all matter was composed of these 4 classical elements
    DD: $6,600 5
This American is legendary for the black & white landscapes he captured with his cameras
    $1200 4
Hazel Scott briefly hosted her own TV show before this group, HUAC, set its sights on her
    $1200 11
For "over" & "carry": a common figure of speech
    $1200 18
Vitamin C's "Graduation" rhymes, "As our lives change / Come whatever / We will still be" this alliterative phrase
    $1600 12
She was in Antarctica when she received word that she had won the 1994 Newbery Medal for "The Giver"
    $1600 9
Aristotle thought the orbits of the Sun, Moon & planets formed a concentric series of these 3-dimensional shapes
    $1600 15
In 1919 Walter Gropius became the head of this school of architecture based in Weimar
    $1600 2
Fannie Lou Hamer's speech trying to integrate the Miss. delegation at this 1964 gathering made LBJ scramble to get her off the air
    $1600 23
For "hidden" & "writing ": the art & study of secure communication
    $1600 17
Teachers, kids, everybody! As Sia sings, "I don't need dollar bills to have fun tonight", you reply, "I love" these
    $2000 14
James Jones is best remembered for this novel set in Hawaii just before the attack on Pearl Harbor
    $2000 10
18th century scientists believed all combustible materials contained a substance they called this, from Greek for "burned"
    $2000 16
His music for the ballet "The Firebird" made him an overnight success
    $2000 3
Before she made history in Congress, Barbara Jordan was the first Black woman elected to this state's Senate
    $2000 19
For "first" & "form": the living part of a cell including the nucleus
    $2000 20
If your school's prom is then, put on "Month Of May" from this band's album "The Suburbs"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Eliza César
$17,200 $7,400 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICANS
His book "An Overland Journey from New York to San Francisco in the Summer of 1859" shows he heeded his own famous advice

Final scores:

Emily Eliza César
$19,599 $0 $599
3-day champion: $73,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emily Eliza César
$10,800 $7,400 $6,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R,
4 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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