Show #8526 - Monday, December 6, 2021

2021 Professors Tournament quarterfinal game 1.
Mayim Bialik hosts.

Contestants

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Gary Hollis, a chemistry professor from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia

Gautam Hans, an associate clinical professor of law from Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee

Hester Blum, an English professor from Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE TURNS 75
POPE-POURRI
ELBOW PATCHES
MAGAZINES
LESSER-KNOWN MARSUPIALS
POST DOCTORAL
(Mayim: Responses start with "D-O" and come after "doctoral" alphabetically.)
    $200 7
In 1974 a copyright renewal failure let "Life" lapse into this 2-word "area"; royalty-free, it aired repeatedly & popularity soared
    $200 30
To tend his flock, a pope is said to sit in the chair of this saint
    $200 1
Elbow & the neck were early names for this main Maine city
    $200 2
For your viewing pleasure, the website for this magazine of what to watch has an archive of covers going back to the early 1950s
    $200 9
Known to prey on poultry, the quoll is also called the native this & sometimes competes with domestic ones for food
    $200 21
A make of car, or an attempt to evade
    $400 8
Separated from his real-life brother at the holidays, Kieran Culkin catches "Life" in film 1 & again in "2" in this series
    $400 29
Around 1508 Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to decorate this room with frescoes
    $400 3
The name of this elbow pasta can also mean a dandy
    $400 13
"The Talk of the Town" in this magazine's first issue in 1925 included Broadway actors out of work
    $400 10
These sticky-tongued insect consumers include proper ones like the giant & animals loosely called that, like Australia's numbat
    $400 20
Policy-wise, a famous one was named for James Monroe
    $600 4
This actress came by her all-American image honestly; her hometown of Denison, Iowa has been compared to Bedford Falls
    $600 28
Pope Paul III is remembered for excommunicating this monarch in 1538
    $600 27
Lateral epicondylitis is also known by this sporty name
    $600 14
Found in doctors' offices around the world, this kids' magazine that provides "Fun with a Purpose" turned 75 in 2021
    $600 11
Using another term for the way it moves from tree to tree, this marsupial would be called the sugar volplaner
    $600 19
To remove one's hat as a greeting
    $800 5
Known for upbeat films, this director said "Life" was "the greatest film I had ever made", but it didn't do well at the box office
    $800 24
In 2013 he was given the title of pope emeritus
    $800 23
This expression for strenuous physical exertion dates from at least 1672, when Andrew Marvell used it
    $800 15
From scenic road trips to incredible natural wonders, this magazine, T+L for short, has it all
    $800 12
The long-nosed potoroo lives in forest underbrush areas in this island state of Australia
    $800 18
A position of utmost leadership in old-time Venice & Genoa
    $1000 6
The schemes of this wealthy, cackling character include offering George a job
    DD: $1,500 25
John XXIII convened the second of these meetings, which decreed mass could be celebrated in local languages
    $1000 22
Elbow is the name of an inept constable in this Shakespeare comedy with a repetitive title
    $1000 16
"Lifestyle, fashion & beauty" is the nature of this "magazine for African-American women"
    $1000 26
To save energy when food is scarce, the mouselike dunnart enters this dormant state, from the Latin for sluggishness
    $1000 17
In the 1960s Jim Buck, half a dozen or more leashes in hand, started NYC's first of these businesses

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

Hester Gautam Gary
-$400 $2,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hester Gautam Gary
$1,400 $2,200 $7,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

LANGUAGES
GIRL GROUPS
WE GET LETTERS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN AUTHORS
THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM FOR CANADA
FINALS
    $400 26
In Iran the Persian language is better known by this name
    $400 24
I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want is for you to name this group that included Mel B & Mel C
    $400 30
One hundred to Cicero
    $400 5
The first U.S. case study of a Black urban community was made in this city by W.E.B. Du Bois working for Penn in the 1890s
    $400 29
The Haida of British Columbia are noted for these elaborate items
    $400 27
Playing for the Boston Braves on May 25, 1935, he hit his final 3 career home runs, bringing his total to 714
    $800 25
Surprisingly, Lettish, the language of this country, is related to Sanskrit
    $800 8
Beyoncé first came to fame as the lead singer of this group
    $800 7
Porterhouse bone
    $800 4
James McBride got the title of this bestseller from his mother, whom he once asked, "What color is God's spirit?"
    $800 13
Late 1890s prospectors got a real rush heading to the region around this tributary of the Yukon River
    $800 28
Leaving from Frankfurt on May 3, 1937, its 63rd flight would be its last, ending in tragedy
    $1200 17
The language of the Inca Empire, today it's still spoken in a handful of countries including Ecuador & Peru
    $1200 6
In 1967 Diana Ross got top billing in this group
    DD: $700 23
Thandie Newton played Condoleezza Rice in this film
    $1200 1
"The Rose that Grew from Concrete" is a book of poems by this man better known as a rapper
    $1200 10
A National Historic Site in Inglis, Manitoba preserves storage structures called grain these which used to dot the prairies
    $1200 18
According to tradition, his final words in 1776 were "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
    DD: $2,000 15
It's the group of 500 or more related African languages that include Xhosa & Swahili
    $1600 12
"I'm So Excited" & "Neutron Dance" were hits for these siblings
    $1600 21
German musicians use "B" for B flat & this for B natural
    $1600 2
"While Justice Sleeps" is the first novel under her own name by this Georgia voting rights activist & romance novelist
    $1600 9
This huge territory with an indigenous name split from the Northwest Territories in 1999
    $1600 19
Premiering in 1896 "The Grand Duke" was the final one of their Savoy operettas
    $2000 16
After the merger of kingdoms in the 1400s, it became the standard form of Spanish spoken in Spain
    $2000 14
Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning starred in a 2010 movie about these rocker girls
    $2000 22
It's the symbol for the metric unit equal to a cubic decimeter
    $2000 3
After killing off this private detective in "Blonde Faith", Walter Mosley resurrected him in "Little Green"
    $2000 11
On Prince Edward Island, you can visit the farm that inspired this 1908 novel, a classic of Canadian literature
    $2000 20
Sadly, the last two of these great birds were killed off the coast of Iceland in 1844 for a private collector

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hester Gautam Gary
$8,600 $5,400 $21,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

AESTHETIC MOVEMENTS
This turn-of-the-century movement was alternately known around the world as Nieuwe Kunst & Modernista

Final scores:

Hester Gautam Gary
$12,000 $1 $20,000
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hester Gautam Gary
$8,200 $5,400 $21,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
11 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2021-10-25
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