Show #8445 - Friday, July 16, 2021

Last game with George Stephanopoulos as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.

Contestants

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Josh Saak, a traffic engineer from Boise, Idaho

Lois Doll, a retired library clerk from Rosemount, Minnesota

Tyler Vandenberg, a Marine officer from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE
LITERARY SUBTITLES
THE WEEKLY CONFERENCE CALL
"O"PPOSITES
GRAMMY WINNERS
TODAY I LEARNED
    $200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Zeppelin Field in Nuremberg, Germany.) A final Nazi rally, ironically called the Party Rally for Peace, was scheduled for September 2, 1939, but never held, as Germany invaded this country & set off World War II the day before
    $200 8
The prologue to a trilogy, this novel is subtitled "There and Back Again"
    $200 7
The P.R. department says we need a new this, a catchy 6-letter musical ad slogan like "Plop Plop Fizz Fizz"
    $200 18
Of vacant
(8 letters)
    $200 25
2020: It was a family affair for her & daughter Blue Ivy Carter, winning for the video "Brown Skin Girl"
    $200 30
Thought to be extinct in 1912, an Australian nocturnal type of this bird was rediscovered in 2013; no word on if it wanted a cracker
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Zeppelin Field in Nuremberg, Germany.) At a 1934 Nuremberg rally, the Nazis proclaimed that this German empire would last a thousand years; but in 1945, U.S. troops helped put the finishing touches to it after little more than a decade
    $400 9
In England, this classic was published as "The Whale"; in the U.S., "The Whale" was a subtitle
    $400 16
How are we on office supplies? Let's get some Clic Stic Fashion ball point pens from this company, & maybe some of its lighters
    $400 2
Of written
(4 letters)
    $400 14
2008: Not in attendance, she dominated the evening, winning 5 awards
    $400 15
The mugshots of Dan Aykroyd in "Trading Places" & this late actor in "The Blues Brothers" have nearly the same prisoner numbers
    $600 4
During the Battle of Britain, brave engineers removed an unexploded bomb that would have devastated this London landmark
    $600 10
First published in 1854, this nonfiction work has the subtitle "or Life in the Woods"
    $600 24
The accounting team says the R.O.I., short for this, was solid on the Plotsky deal
    $600 11
Of chaos
(5 letters)
    $600 19
2011: This song gave it all to Adele--Record of the Year, Short Form Music Video & Song of the Year
    $600 21
The food & drink shop here was uncovered in 2020, complete with traces of 2,000-year-old food in this city buried by a volcano
    $800 5
U.S. troops marched into Germany through the dragon's teeth of this defensive line named for a legendary German hero
    $800 17
This novel's "The Modern Prometheus" refers to the Titan who created man out of clay
    $800 26
We're aware of the takeover bid, but the legal team added this "tough to swallow" alliterative proviso to kill any deal
    DD: $3,000 12
Of powerless
(10 letters)
    $800 20
2015: He continued "Livin' La Vida Loca" with the best Latin Pop Album, "A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)"
    $800 22
An "Only in 2020" headline: the Rainbow Warriors of this university "knocks off Houston in Texas-based New Mexico Bowl"
    $1000 6
Here's the view from one of these alphanumeric flying fortresses as it unleashed its bombs over occupied Europe in 1943
    $1000 23
Longfellow's narrative poem named for this woman is "A Tale of Acadie"
    $1000 27
The CEO will meet with Alcoa at its headquarters in this city & maybe even catch a game at Heinz Field
    $1000 13
Of pellucid
(6 letters)
    $1000 29
2019: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album went to this British singer/songwriter & The Imposters, not the Attractions
    $1000 28
This Vermont senator is not only 3rd in the succession line to the presidency, he was born blind in one eye & has been in 5 "Batman" movies

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

Tyler Lois Josh
$6,400 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Lois Josh
$7,600 $2,400 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
S.E.C.! S.E.C.!
POP CULTURE BEFORE & AFTER
6-LETTER THE BETTER
HIGH
ON LIFE
    $400 1
Neutrophils are the most plentiful type of these colorless components in the body that fight infections
    $400 3
University of Mississippi alumni include Shepard Smith, Michael Oher & this bestselling author of "The Street Lawyer"
    $400 10
12th U.S. president who topped the pop charts with "Shake It Off"
    $400 17
This synonym for plea can be found after mass, curb & sex
    $400 5
The High Atlas is a mountain range in this country
    $400 12
"There is no God... man simply is", Jean-Paul Sartre said in a 1945 lecture defending this philosophy
    $800 2
Now extinct, the largest mammal of the order that includes the manatee & the dugong was the Stellar's this
    $800 11
In 1965 scientists at the University of Florida came up with this beverage to help the football team stay better hydrated
    $800 4
Talented singer & pianist who can do a mash-up of "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" & "All Of Me"
    $800 18
To sell off all shareholdings from your portfolio, as people did to protest apartheid in South Africa
    $800 6
The Aswan High Dam controls the floodwaters of the Nile, forcing them into this lake
    $800 13
Per Plato's "Apology", this other guy said an unexamined life is not worth living
    $1200 21
This lowest part of the brainstem helps maintain normal blood pressure, among other activities
    DD: $5,300 22
The University of Tennessee is one of 2 S.E.C. schools from the state; this one founded by a shipping magnate in 1873 is the other
    $1200 19
Movie where the monstrous Lester Burnham locks up Belle, who finds an enchanted rose
    $1200 20
It's the type of bracelet seen here
    $1200 7
Hey, drifter, you should know that this western third of Kansas is an elevated plateau
    $1200 14
Always figuring the odds, this "Guys and Dolls" scribe noted, "All life is 6 to 5 against"
    DD: $1,900 23
This 7-letter adjective describes animals like elephants & gorillas that are mostly active during the day
    $1600 25
Gov. George Wallace protested the court-ordered end of racial segregation at this school in 1963
    $1600 29
Han Solo's freighter is a 1980s primetime soap set at a vineyard & starring Jane Wyman
    $1600 27
Flotsam's partner, it's thrown off a ship to aid stability
    $1600 8
This national scenic trail passes by High Point, the highest peak in New Jersey
    $1600 15
No stuffed tiger, he wrote in "Leviathan" that life was "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short"
    $2000 24
The citric acid cycle also goes by the name of this German-born biochemist who discovered it in 1937
    $2000 26
He was the first superintendent of Louisiana State but resigned to "march" off into the Union Army
    $2000 30
Film in which a kid in a Welsh coal-mining family like totally falls for a 1980s Southern California chick
    $2000 28
This end-of-the-alphabet word is a warm, soft western breeze
    $2000 9
The high pressure system known as the Siberian High is centered on this big Russian body of water
    $2000 16
Stuart was the middle name of this British philosopher who said, "Liberty consists in doing what one desires"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Lois Josh
$12,400 $8,800 $21,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
Completed around 1455, it sometimes gets another name because a famous copy was found in the library of Cardinal Mazarin

Final scores:

Tyler Lois Josh
$0 $17,600 $18,395
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,395

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tyler Lois Josh
$10,200 $8,800 $17,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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