Show #8506 - Monday, November 8, 2021

First game with Ken Jennings introduced as hosting.

Contestants

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Elena Passarello, a writer and college professor from Corvallis, Oregon

Dane Reighard, an editor from Los Angeles, California

Kate Kohn, a communications manager from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE PRAIRIES
INVENTION
FIX THE ELTON JOHN LYRIC
ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS
GETTING INTO THE SPIRITS
LEGAL "EE"
(Ken: All the responses will end with those two "E"s.)
    $200 26
In 1865 Peak XV got this new name to honor a British surveyor general of India
    $200 16
Laundry tubs & sausage casing were part of Willem Kolff's WWII-era artificial this organ, precursor to the dialysis machine
    $200 28
"But the biggest kick I ever got was doin' a thing called the chopping block"
    $200 17
Temporarily hoarse? You've got this amphibian condition
    $200 23
A county in Kentucky gives this type of corn-based spirit its name
    $200 27
A reliable person who holds or administers the possessions of another, like a minor
    $400 22
Prairie du Chien, this state's oldest settlement after Green Bay, was the site of the state's only battle in the War of 1812
    $400 19
In 1893 Marie Tucek invented an early version of this metallic support system in brassieres
    $400 4
"I'm not the man they think I am at home, oh no no no, I'm a hired hand"
    $400 3
This phrase about a hidden enemy comes from Virgil, "Latet anguis in herba"
    $400 18
It's the booze in common to a Moscow Mule & a Bloody Mary
    $400 2
An assurance that a contract will be executed or something given as security that it will be done
    $600 6
Kansas' Little House on the Prairie Museum was reconstructed from the descriptions of this woman
    $600 25
Working at Kodak in the 1970s, Steven Sasson invented this device that became the company's ruination
    $600 5
"And it seems to me you lived your life like a vandal who has sinned"
    $600 10
Also the title of a Marx Brothers movie, this dish means something very easy to do
    $600 13
Chapter 1 of "Treasure Island" mentions this liquor in an old sea song
    $600 1
It's defined by the U.N. as one who can't return to their home country due "to a well-founded fear of being persecuted"
    $800 7
Uranium City, where folks once mined just what you'd think, is in this middle one of Canada's prairie provinces
    DD: $1,000 24
Yoshitada Minami put an automatic turn-off on this kitchen device & in 4 years, half of Japanese homes had one
    $800 9
"And you can tell everybody this is all wrong"
    $800 12
Beginning in the 1920s, it was high praise to be the cat's pajamas or this rhyming insect phrase
    $800 14
This liqueur is distilled from wormwood, & an old word for wormwood gives it its name
    $800 15
A conditionally released prisoner
    $1000 30
The polar section of this mountain range ends near the Kara Sea; the southern part, around Kazakhstan's border
    $1000 29
Reading about this group's fate in 1840s California spurred Gail Borden to invent a dried meat biscuit, & then condensed milk
    $1000 8
"Get back, hognose bat, better get back to the woods"
    $1000 11
The lifespans of creatures like Bubbles, said to be 60, may have given rise to this phrase, meaning "it's been a long time"
    $1000 21
Whiskey & honey go into this Irish cream brand launched in 1979, a few years after rival Bailey's
    $1000 20
This 6-letter word is a court's final judgment or decision

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

Kate Dane Elena
$2,600 $5,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Dane Elena
$4,600 $6,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CITY HAS FALLEN
7-LETTER WORDS
RUSSIANS
MOVIE STARS
WRITING THE GOVERNESS
NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS
    $400 16
This world capital to the British in August 1814
    $400 29
What used to be called the pound sign is now known as this
    $400 3
On Dec. 22, 1849 this author of "Crime & Punishment" was led before a firing squad, only to get a last-minute pardon from the czar
    $400 8
In "Avatar" the Alpha Centauri star system is where humans are mining on this moon
    $400 1
This title Austen character claims credit for the marriage of Mr. Weston to Miss Taylor, her former governess
    $400 30
On an alphabetical list of national historic landmarks in Texas, this symbol of the state's independence is first
    $800 18
Luckily not permanently, Ramadi in Iraq to this would-be caliphate, May 2015
    $800 13
A small hotel, or a payment to a retiree
    $800 4
Various bodyguard reports about this "Mad Monk" had him "very drunk", "dead drunk" & "overcome with drink"; I sense a theme
    $800 9
The Ceti Alpha star system is the scene of the action in the "Star Trek" film subtitled "The Wrath of" him
    $800 2
This author wrote about governesses in "The Turn of the Screw" & "What Maisie Knew"
    DD: $4,000 23
Temple Square in this state capital was designated a landmark in 1964
    $1200 22
In 222 B.C. Milan to these southerners
    $1200 14
Catholic tradition says this cup used for sacramental wine should be at least part gold or silver
    $1200 6
Come on, you've been conditioned to remember this physiologist wrote "Lectures on the Work of the Digestive Glands"
    $1200 10
In "Interstellar", a character wishes he could see the collapsed star inside Gargantua, one of these
    $1200 5
Susan is a governess in "Hogfather", one of this author's "Discworld" novels
    $1200 25
This architect's Taliesin & Taliesin West are both national historic landmarks
    DD: $3,000 24
Caracas to this man's forces, Aug. 6, 1813
    $1600 19
A traditional 15th anniversary gift is this, perhaps from Lalique
    $1600 15
In the 1960s this Russian-born man designed stained glass windows for Jerusalem's Hadassah-Hebrew Medical Center
    $1600 11
This off-limits "planet" in the title of a 1956 sci-fi classic is in orbit around Altair
    $1600 7
A rich heir hires a governess for his daughter in Michel Faber's novel "The" this color "Petal & the White"
    $1600 26
Landmarks in two states include the 155-year-old bridge connecting Covington, Kentucky to this city
    $2000 28
This anthem-inspiring city to the Allies, August 28, 1944
    $2000 17
An early settler of a territory, or a U.S. space probe that was launched in 1958
    $2000 20
Born in St. Petersburg in 1846, he inherited his dad's small jewelry business at the eggs-act age of 24
    $2000 12
A cat named Orion wears a collar that contains a miniature galaxy in this 1997 comedy blockbuster
    $2000 21
In "Vanity Fair" Sir Pitt Crawley proposes to this governess, but it turns out she's already married to his son Rawdon
    $2000 27
In 2021 the Massachusetts home where she laid the foundations for Christian Science was designated a national landmark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Dane Elena
$3,800 $19,600 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NAMES IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
He was Virginia's 1st African-American congressman, whose grandnephew, a famous poet, used his last name as a first name

Final scores:

Kate Dane Elena
$7,600 $28,000 $20,322
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Dane Elena
$3,600 $19,400 $14,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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