Show #8423 - Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to The Bowery Mission.

Contestants

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Sarah Reza, a museum program manager from Hyattsville, Maryland

Evan Williams, an associate broker from North Hollywood, California

Katie Sekelsky, a graphic designer from Kent, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,899)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAWKES & FRIENDS
SCIENTISTS
ODD STATE FACTS
NOT QUITE STUPID ANSWERS
THE COMICS
IN THE MI"DD"LE
(Savannah: The letters "DD" will be found in the exact middle of each response.)
    $200 24
In 1605 Guy Fawkes & friends tried to make some noise in what's now known as this "plot"
    $200 1
In the 1790s John Dalton described this condition in himself & thought blue tints in the vitreous humor of his eyes caused it
    $200 11
An amendment to have court psychologists dress as wizards was jokingly proposed in this state; it is the "Land of Enchantment"...
    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from outside the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C.) This scientist's will provided the funds that established the Smithsonian Institution; his crypt is here in the Smithsonian Castle & the institution he endowed has grown around him, exceeding anything he could have envisioned
    $200 6
Stephan Pastis' strip about a rat, a pig & some other critters is called "Pearls Before" these
    $200 16
Walk like a duck
    $400 25
The conspirators planned their attack for the annual event called the opening of this institution
    $400 2
Lord Kelvin devised iron balls that were added to a ship's this to compensate for magnetic deviation caused by metal on the ship
    $400 12
The only state with a one-syllable name, it's also the closest to Africa
    $400 22
Humphry Davy suggested magnium for this element's name so it wouldn't be confused with manganese
    $400 7
In this comic, Gary Larson had a fish named Carl "embedded in Styrofoam shoes", sent to sleep with the humans
    $400 17
A golf club schlepper
    $600 26
This king, only son of Mary, Queen of Scots, was one intended target, with his 9-year-old daughter to be a puppet queen
    DD: $1,000 3
This man's original temperature scale had 0 as the boiling point; Linnaeus made a more intuitive thermometer with 0 as freezing
    $600 13
Kentucky has a population of about 4.4 million people & almost twice as many barrels of this
    $600 23
In Italian, "erta" is a lookout--the phrase "all'erta", meaning on the lookout, led to this 5-letter term for a warning
    $600 8
Odie is a drooling dog in the comic strip named for this feline
    $600 18
The Sphinx asked a tough one
    $800 27
Father Garnet tried to dissuade the plot leader, Robert Catesby, after the secret slipped during this Catholic sacrament
    $800 4
In the early periodic table of elements, Baumhauer's spiral spins out from this element in the center
    $800 14
Berryville, Arkansas is home to a giant papier mache one of these feral hogs named for the ridge on its spine
    $800 29
This is the Latin way of saying the Greek phrase "theos ek mechanes"
    $800 9
A 1930s comic strip starring a woman named Fritzi Ritz introduced this 8-year-old girl
    $800 19
Readily available but not-so-valued people are "cannon" this
    $1000 28
The day before the deed, Fawkes was discovered; his pals fled & guy was sent to this place where he confessed after torture
    $1000 5
When asked about his proof of the existence of these waves, Heinrich Hertz said, "It's of no use whatsoever"
    $1000 15
The oddly named town of Chicken Bristle is south of Champaign in this state
    $1000 30
Italian chemist Ascanio Sobrero created this in 1846 by mixing glycerol with sulfuric & nitric acid
    $1000 10
Patrick McDonnell's comic strip has this canine name even though Mooch the cat is often seen with Earl the dog
    $1000 20
You can do it to eggs or pampered kids, with very different results

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

Katie Evan Sarah
$2,200 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Evan Sarah
$5,200 $4,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

DEAR DIARY
COUNTRY NAME ORIGINS
DESERT ISLAND READS
TOUGH VOCABULARY
TWINS & TRIPLETS
POP MUSIC
    $400 4
Harry Truman's 1945 diary: This man "said he was grossly misunderstood in U.S. and I was misunderstood in Russia"
    $400 3
Via French & Greek from Hut-ka-Ptah, "temple of the soul of Ptah"
    $400 12
Civil War P.O.W.s crash land in a hot air balloon onto this French author's "Mysterious Island"
    $400 1
Antediluvian refers to a time in Genesis before this event occurred
    $400 19
Also known as this type of twins, dizygotic twins may be of different sexes
    $400 21
1988 hit in which George Michael offered to be your "preacher, teacher, anything you have in mind"
    $800 5
"The natural history of" the Galapagos "is eminently curious, and well deserves attention", he wrote in 1835
    $800 15
From the Chinese pronunciation of characters meaning "sun" & "origin"
    $800 13
Things were bleak in this 1954 novel even before the airplane full of kids crashes on an island--they were fleeing a nuclear war
    $800 27
A gourmet is a connoisseur; this related foodie starts with the same 5 letters & prizes quantity over quality
    $800 20
Between 1980 & 2014 U.S. twin births increased by 79%, due in part to the use of the then-new treatment called IVF, short for this
    $800 2
In a song from The Temptations, "Papa" was one of these, "wherever he laid his hat was his home"
    $1200 9
Jim Carroll recounted his youth as a drug-addicted high school sports star in the "Diaries" named for this sport
    DD: $4,000 16
In Central America, thought to be from the name of a local leader & the Spanish word for water
    DD: $3,000 14
The term Robinsonade refers to a castaway story that emulates the 18th century works of this man
    $1200 28
This word containing a synonym for "big" means "generosity" & was shouted in France when lords were giving gifts to the people
    $1200 24
In 2017 this singer was "Happy" to welcome triplets & said they harmonize when they cry
    $1200 6
Luther Vandross emotionally told us he'd "Love, love, love" to do this with his father again
    $1600 10
"With one's face in the wind, you were almost burned with a shower of firedrops", he wrote on September 2, 1666
    $1600 17
In South America, from the name of a man born in 1783
    $1600 22
One of Captain Flint's crew, Ben Gunn is marooned on this title island for 3 years
    $1600 30
It was a music education system developed by a Swiss composer before it was a pop duo
    $1600 25
A pregnancy with twins or triplets can be complicated by the A1 gestational type of this condition
    $1600 7
Madonna sang in this hit, "I know you're going to be upset, 'cause I was always your little girl"
    $2000 11
She's seen here in the 1960s when her decades of diaries, including her affair with Henry Miller, became a literary sensation
    $2000 18
In central Europe, from Latin for "eastern borderland"
    $2000 23
In this Walter Farley novel, Alec bonds with the title horse when they are shipwrecked together
    $2000 29
It means measuring the amount of space & describes the flask seen here
    $2000 26
In 1874 these conjoined twins from Siam died, one preceding the other by 3 hours
    $2000 8
In this "feline" hit, Harry Chapin sings, "When you coming home, son?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Evan Sarah
$16,600 $4,800 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE CHARACTERS
A character who was going to be called Lunar Larry became him, inspired by the name of a real person

Final scores:

Katie Evan Sarah
$10,799 $9,600 $12,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Evan Sarah
$14,800 $8,400 $11,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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