Show #8415 - Friday, June 4, 2021

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

Contestants

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Whitney Sorensen, a content strategist from Draper, Utah

Susie O'Gorman, a homemaker from Mobile, Alabama

Julia Markham Cameron, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,450)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAGNA CARTOGRAPHY
DEATH OF A LITERARY CHARACTER
FAILED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
PIECES OF GAMES
BEHIND THE SONG
ALL THE SMALL "LING"s
(Mayim: Those four letters will be in each response.)
    $200 26
A map of Great Britain delineates these 3 constituent parts of the island
    $200 21
"Upon the wall a splendid portrait of their master as they had last seen him... lying on the floor was a dead man... withered"
    $200 11
The "Every Vote Counts" amendment tried to abolish this "College" but went nowhere
    $200 16
In a standard Monopoly game, there are 32 green houses & 12 of these that are red
    $200 1
Paul Schrader asked this singer to act in a film titled "Born In The U.S.A."--he turned Paul down but liked the title
    $200 6
Another one of your parents' offspring
    $400 27
A topographic map of this "Great" range would show Clingmans Dome peaking above Knoxville & Asheville
    $400 22
"The harpoon was darted... (he) stooped to clear it... but the flying turn caught him round the neck"
    $400 12
After a Kentucky congressman shot & killed a rep. from Maine in 1838, an amendment against this practice was proposed
    $400 17
A case file envelope is put in the middle of this game's board, which has 9 rooms
    $400 2
The ambiguously gendered name of "A Christmas Story" writer Jean Shepherd inspired Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named" this
    $400 7
An abandoned child, perhaps on a doorstep
    $600 28
North America has a group named this, the map here shows Africa's Lake Kivu & Tanganyika
    $600 23
Nobody at the fair "knew that a grey spider had played the most important part of all. No one was with her when she died"
    $600 13
The Crittenden Compromise of 1860 suggested 6 amendments to protect this institution
    $600 18
This Hasbro game has infantry, cavalry & artillery pieces in different colors
    $600 3
The title of Julian Lennon's drawing of classmate Lucy became this song
    $600 8
A Robert McCloskey children's book wanted you to "Make Way" for these small mallards
    $800 29
Found in this country's Western Cape Province, the plateau basin known as Great Karoo may be listed as Groot Karoo on a local map
    $800 24
"On the bosom where she had drawn her first breath, she quietly drew her last... when morning came... Jo's place was empty"
    $800 14
In 2017, 35 years after its congressional deadline had passed, Nevada ratified this failed amendment
    $800 19
Harry, Henry, Homer & Happy were the original names of these triply alliterative marble munchers
    $800 4
With his lustrous locks, Motley Crue's Vince Neil is said to have inspired the "Dude" in the title of this Aerosmith song
    $800 9
A young tree bigger than a seedling but not yet timber size
    $1000 30
A map of the waters off the coast of Queensland will show you the Great Barrier Reef in this aptly named sea
    $1000 25
"'For the rabbits', (he) shouted... George raised the gun and steadied it... the crash of the shot rolled up the hills"
    $1000 15
An amendment replacing the 23rd Amendment with a grant of statehood to this area expired in 1985
    $1000 20
2, 4, 8, 16, 32 & 64 are marked on the die called a doubling cube in this game
    DD: $1,400 5
In 1940 Woody Guthrie wrote this song because he was sick of hearing "God Bless America"
    $1000 10
Let's roast up some of these potatoes & serve them with a juicy steak

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

Julia Susie Whitney
$2,600 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Susie Whitney
$6,000 $4,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN AMERICANS
ANCIENT HISTORY
EARS TO YOU
WORKING WITH CLAY
CINEMATIC CITIES & TOWNS
A QUICK STUDY
(Mayim: Tell us what you study in each field.)
    $400 12
Robert L. Johnson, the first African-American billionaire, launched this cable network back in 1980
    $400 17
The incus bone in the middle ear is also known as this, a blacksmith's implement
    $400 24
Absorbent clay used to soak up grease spills in factories became this cat product when repackaged by Edward Lowe
    $400 1
"Batman v Superman" placed this city right next to Metropolis
    $400 6
Gerontology
    $800 13
An argument with her mother over money matters inspired this jazz great's lyrics to "God Bless The Child"
    $800 29
The ancient Assyrian capital of Nineveh was located at the intersection of trade routes on this river
    $800 18
The inner ear is also called this, after the maze that contained the Minotaur
    $800 25
Patrick Swayze & Demi Moore turned pottery making into something romantic in this 1990 film
    $800 2
Much of this 2006 animated film takes place in Radiator Springs
    $800 7
Glossology
    $1200 14
Sadly, this rapper, activist & entrepreneur known for giving back to his South LA community lost his life there in 2019
    $1200 9
This formation of soldiers overlapping their shields was vulnerable from its flanks, as the Macedonians found in the Battle of Pydna
    DD: $4,000 19
The ear's semicircular canals help maintain this, partly from the Latin for "balance"
    $1200 26
A 1999 exhibition at the Met featured the ceramics of this 20th century Spanish artist, work he began at age 66
    DD: $2,500 3
When Nicole Kidman & Matthew Broderick move to this town in a 2004 remake, the neighborhood wives seem a tad robotic
    $1200 8
Xylology
    $1600 15
This author who inspired generations to trace their genealogy is buried at his ancestral home in Henning, Tennessee
    $1600 10
Beginning around 1200 B.C. in what is today Mexico, this people built the 1st major pre-Columbian civilization in Mesoamerica
    $1600 20
Ring in & tell us it's the medical term for ringing in the ears
    $1600 27
In Jewish folklore, a rabbi marks emet, Hebrew for "truth", on the forehead of this creature made of clay
    $1600 4
The climax of "The Empire Strikes Back" takes place here, high above Bespin
    $1600 22
Selenology
    $2000 16
One of the great stunt pilots of the 1920s, she was the first African-American woman to earn her pilot's license
    $2000 11
Seen here is a depiction of this great guy, the ruler of the Persian Empire who defeated the Babylonians in 539 B.C.
    $2000 21
The Organ of Corti, where sound waves are translated into nerve impulses, is found in this spiral cavity of the inner ear
    $2000 28
Formed by a consolidation of clay, this 5-letter rock makes up around 70% of the sedimentary rock on the Earth's crust
    $2000 5
At one point in this 1946 film, Bedford Falls is renamed Pottersville
    $2000 23
Brontology

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Susie Whitney
$12,800 $7,600 $7,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

17th CENTURY WRITING
This 17th century work quotes the Book of Job, "Behold the giants groan under water, and they that dwell with them"

Final scores:

Julia Susie Whitney
$9,800 $4,600 $3,767
2-day champion: $26,250 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Susie Whitney
$12,800 $11,200 $5,800
18 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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