Show #8414 - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to National Alliance on Mental Illness.


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Julia Markham Cameron, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York

Grace Jeffrey, a global health and environmental science graduate from Virginia Beach, Virginia

John Alba Cutler, an English professor from Wilmette, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Plant burrs sticking to a dog's fur inspired Swiss inventor George de Mestral to create this fastener brand
    $200 1
The zloty, divided into 100 groszy, is Poland's unit of this
    $200 14
Citizens in most German states need to pass a written test to get a license to enjoy this rod & reel pastime
    $200 6
Headquartered in Nepal, the WEPA is the World this animal Polo Association
    $200 21
The big barn seen here in Lexington, Kentucky was built to house this breed named for their unmixed stock
    $200 11
This 3-letter title is used for a man who is dubbed a knight
    $400 8
To find the bullet in James Garfield, Alexander Graham Bell created an early one of these, but mattress springs confused it
    $400 2
A small insect, or someone who reads a lot
    $400 15
This 11-letter type of driver's license comes after the learner's permit in some states
    $400 19
Linda Cohn, Chris Berman & Scott Van Pelt are stars on its team
    $400 22
Barn owls are generally this 10-letter word meaning they mate for life, & could nest in the same barn year after year
    $400 12
If you watched "Downton Abbey", you know the wife of an English lord with this title is a countess
    $600 9
In 1830 Edwin Budding patented the mechanical this for the "cropping or shearing" of "grass-plats and pleasure grounds"
    DD: $400 3
One of the witches in "Macbeth" refers to it as a "charmed pot"
    $600 16
In Britain, an off-licence is a shop that sells this & requires you to consume it off the premises
    $600 20
In 2020 Major League Baseball started putting a runner on second base to start each of these, which start with the tenth
    $600 23
Seen here are some barns used to cultivate this plant of the genus Nicotiana
    $600 13
Becoming a "life" one of these in Britain gets you a title, but it can't be passed on to your children
    $800 10
Christopher Cockerell invented these air-cushioned English Channel ferries
    $800 4
As a verb, it means to send or to kill; as a noun, it can mean speed
    $800 17
If you want to get a dog license in Ann Arbor, Michigan, your pooch must be vaccinated for this malady
    $800 25
In 1999 this Denver QB was Super Bowl MVP, then quit while he was way ahead
    $800 24
In some barns, the ground floor is for animals & the top floor is named for this action where grain is separated from husks
    $800 28
In 1867 John Sholto Douglas, the ninth marquess of this, sponsored a codification of the rules of fisticuffs
    $1000 27
Last name of the 19th century Belgian who never heard of jazz but invented one of its main instruments
    $1000 5
This tuna, species Thunnus alalunga, can be used in a nicoise salad
    $1000 18
Operators of CB radio have a "license by rule", while operators of this need an FCC amateur operator license
    $1000 26
At the Montreal Olympics, Princess Anne competed for Britain in this sport
    $1000 29
Pennsylvania Dutch barns are sometimes adorned with these 3-letter signs intended to ward off evil
    $1000 30
Henry V made Humphrey Plantagenet Duke of Gloucester before Humphrey went off to serve in this protracted war

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

John Grace Julia
-$1,200 $1,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Grace Julia
$3,000 $1,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
Dartmouth, England has a memorial to the American role in this WWII invasion for which it was a major launching point
    $400 16
Atticus Finch in this novel was inspired by the author's father, who was also an attorney
    $400 11
The next D.C. avenue: Independence Avenue, Constitution Avenue...
    $400 10
In 1997 Myron Scholes won the award for this field; in 1998 the hedge fund he co-founded lost around $4 billion
    $400 9
In addition to commander-in-chiefing in "Deep Impact" & "Angel Has Fallen", he's also played God at least a couple of times
    $400 4
Like mustard & wasabi, this related root is prepared & used as a condiment
    $800 21
A memorial in this Moroccan city remembers the U.S. Western Naval Task Force, not Rick helping Ilsa & Victor escape
    $800 17
This Holocaust survivor & author of "Night" also wrote "Dawn", which takes place at night
    $800 25
    $800 12
Physics winners Penzias & Wilson had to shoo pigeons from their antenna to pick up background radiation from this "Big" event
    $800 5
It was plane to see this man had some in-flight issues as president James Marshall in "Air Force One"
    $800 1
In song, "There's a blaze of light in every word, it doesn't matter which you heard, the holy or the broken" this
    $1200 23
The naval monument in this British territory at the entrance to the Mediterranean is known as the American Steps
    $1200 18
Translated into French in 1936, "The Postman Always Rings Twice" influenced this man's spare prose in "The Stranger"
    $1200 27
Salt Lake City,
    $1200 13
Author Knut Hamsun tarnished his reputation when he gave his Nobel Prize medal to this Nazi propaganda minister
    $1200 6
Before Allstate ad fame, Dennis Haysbert was president David Palmer on this tense TV show
    $1200 2
Grown from a bulb, it's the popular spring flower seen here
    $1600 24
There is an American cemetery & monument with "crosses row on row" at this alliterative field near Ypres, Belgium
    DD: $2,000 19
Lucy in this Forster novel: "Charlotte, you mustn't spoil me: of course, you must look over the Arno, too"
    $1600 28
    $1600 14
In 1949 Dr. Antonio Moniz was awarded a Nobel Prize for his development of this once common but now discredited brain surgery
    $1600 7
Mary McDonnell's Laura Roslin had a strong anti-Cylon platform as president on this TV drama
    $1600 3
A "commitment to the land, the people, and the future of Israel" is the mission of this organization of Jewish women
    $2000 26
This nation mainly of ethnic Albanians put up a statue of Pres. Clinton for helping it declare itself independent of Serbia
    $2000 22
Characters in this novel include Chance the gardener & the President of the United States
    DD: $2,000 15
1948 had no Peace Prize winner; this man who was nominated that year was assassinated & Nobels are rarely given posthumously
    $2000 8
Terry Crews was president Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho in this 2006 Mike Judge film &/or warning

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Grace Julia
$5,000 $3,800 $16,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pope Urban VIII once said, "if there is a God," this French minister "will have much to answer for. If not, he had a successful life"

Final scores:

John Grace Julia
$9,999 $5,700 $16,450
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,450

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Grace Julia
$7,000 $4,000 $18,200
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2021-03-15
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