Show #8576 - Monday, February 14, 2022

Ken Jennings hosts.


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Hung Pham, an assistant adjunct professor from Stanton, California

Carrie Christian, a healthcare administrator from Rockledge, Florida

Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In Egypt an area of springs known as the Siwa this is a fertile area once home to a temple of Zeus Ammon
    $200 11
In the "Shrek" movies, it's the name of the donkey voiced by Eddie Murphy
    $200 30
It gave us the phrase "Big Brother is watching you"
    $200 21
"I'm lovin' it" at this global chain
    $200 16
Of the 5 California MLB teams, the one that plays its home games the farthest south
    $200 1
Horatio is told that "Something is" this "in the state of Denmark"; in other words, something stinks
    $400 7
This mountain range of southwestern Europe runs from the Mediterranean to the Bay of Biscay
    $400 12
In this 1997 film Jack Nicholson asks a group of psychiatric patients, "What if this is as good as it gets?"
    $400 29
This classic by Stephen Crane has been called "the first modern war novel"
    $400 22
For many years Sprite commanded us to "Obey" this
    $400 17
Sigmund was the birth name of Jackie, the oldest brother in this musical fivesome
    $400 2
This word meaning to get a faint smell of something also refers to a baseball batter missing a pitch entirely
    DD: $1,600 8
The Aleutians divide the Bering Sea from the Pacific, but are still part of the belt with this un-icy name
    $600 13
It's the eponymous title of the 1988 collection of early hits by R.E.M. on I.R.S. Records
    $600 26
In this Ralph Ellison novel, the protagonist hides in a manhole to escape a Harlem riot
    $600 23
"Always low prices" gave way to "Save money. Live better." at this mega-retailer
    $600 18
5 British rulers have U.S. states named for them: 2 Charleses; 1 George; James II, former Duke of York; & this monarch
    $600 3
One's position in an army, or a truly foul smell
    $800 9
Kangaroo Island is situated on the Gulf of St. Vincent, an inlet of this ocean
    $800 14
Before co-starring in "Get Out", Allison Williams played one of the girls on this HBO series
    $800 27
In its original French, this novel is titled "Vingt mille lieues sous les mers"
    $800 24
We've been instructed to "Protect this house" with this company's sports apparel
    $800 19
It's the only one of New York City's 5 boroughs that's not on an island
    $800 4
Ask the Tesla guy; the name of this 4-letter type of pungent odor derives from a certain male deer
    $1000 10
Located in Arkansas, Lake Chicot is the USA's largest lake of this type formed by a bend in a river
    $1000 15
Redd Foxx of TV's "Sanford and Son" had the real name John this
    $1000 28
Leo in this L.P. Hartley novel is this title person, carrying messages to further an illicit love affair
    $1000 25
"Helping investors help themselves" was used by this man's discount brokerage
    $1000 20
In 1915, Tiffany & Co. designed the seal of this five-commissioner commission that protects consumers in fair competition
    $1000 5
This body part adjective can mean intoxicating, shrewd or having a pleasing smell

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

Dave Carrie Hung
$2,000 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Carrie Hung
$4,400 $3,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the artist or the band.)
    $400 18
Appropriately, his name means "man" or "man of the red earth"
    $400 12
Jewelers make these fasteners in all kinds of styles; here's a bracelet with a snake one
    $400 7
I think, therefore I am. The redundant-sounding result of having counted
    $400 1
Newton's second law of motion is expressed as F=ma, with "a" standing for this
    $400 30
Unfortunate Martha Corey was one of "The Witches" in Stacy Schiff's narrative of events surrounding this village in 1692
    $400 23
"Never mind, I'll find someone like you, I wish nothing but the best for you too"
    $800 19
"Oh" this name, "don't you cry for me", it comes from a word meaning "lily"
    $800 14
The Hawaiian name of this fish means "strong strong"
    $800 8
Really cheap poker stakes "before noon"
    $800 3
This branch of zoology is specifically the study of reptiles & amphibians
    $800 29
From the ancient Maya to the 21st century, "The Smoke of the Gods" is Eric Burns' history of this plant & its effects upon society
    $800 24
"& You come to me on a summer breeze, keep me warm in your love then you softly leave, & it's me you need to show, how deep is your love"
    DD: $5,000 20
This youngest son of Jacob had a name meaning "son of my right hand"
    $1200 15
Arizona's state flower is the blossom of this cactus
    $1200 9
Crockett & Tubbs, or is it Tubbs & Crockett? Either way is fine
    $1200 4
O say, can you see--SrCO3, this two-word compound that causes the red glare seen here
    $1200 2
"Blood & Iron", a history of Germany 1871-1918, gets its title from a quote by this chancellor who's big in the book
    $1200 25
"Life was a willow & it bent right to your wind (oh)... I'm begging for you to take my hand, wreck my plans, that's my man"
    $1600 21
Here's the buzz--the name of this prophetess who appears in Judges comes from the Hebrew for "bee"
    $1600 16
Martin Luther King Jr. attended this historically Black men's college in Atlanta
    $1600 10
"Body of Jesus" & an "Uptown Girl", onetime wife of Billy Joel
    $1600 5
From words meaning "container" & "to mold", it's the semifluid region within a living cell excluding the nucleus
    $1600 13
Reversing a phrase from the book of Isaiah, Arno Mayer's history of the state of Israel is titled these "into Swords"
    $1600 26
"I get the joy of rediscovering you, oh girl, you stand by me, I'm forever yours... faithfully", then some whoa oh ohs
    $2000 22
This son, this son of David had a name meaning "father of peace"
    $2000 17
Seen here is this German couple, both of whom were composers; she was a piano prodigy
    $2000 11
Initial-surnamed female percussionist & protege of Prince on our national currency, "out of many, one"
    $2000 6
Discus hurlers can throw farther into a headwind; increased speed of air over the discus creates lift, per this Swiss man's "principle"
    DD: $3,000 28
"The Rise & Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors" is the subtitle of a recent history of this medieval order of knights
    $2000 27
"I care for you still & I will forever... honest, we got so familiar spending each day of the year, white Ferrari"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Carrie Hung
$19,600 $5,200 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At about 90,000 it's the most populous U.S. city on North America's biggest lake

Final scores:

Dave Carrie Hung
$17,200 $1 $3,975
2-day champion: $47,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Carrie Hung
$25,200 $5,200 $5,000
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
2 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2021-12-13
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