Show #8577 - Tuesday, February 15, 2022


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Lara Owens, a middle school teacher from Amesbury, Massachusetts

Jimmy Rollins, an international economic development consultant from Washington, D.C.

Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The very first czar, in 1565 I formed the Oprichnina to deal with traitors as I wished (& my wishes were kinda super-harsh)
    $200 1
Stop by the salad bar for this, from "kool", the Dutch word for cabbage
    $200 19
"During the summer the packing houses were in full activity again, and Jurgis made more money"
    $200 16
"Peron's Latest Flame"
    $200 27
Anne Boleyn is said to haunt this prison & castle begun by William the Conqueror in 1066
    $200 6
It's paired with "forgive" in an idiom meaning you should pretend past wrongs never happened
    $400 12
In 1931 I took an autogiro up to a record 18,415 feet; oh yeah, I wed George Putnam that year too, so y'know... busy
    $400 2
This fruit's name comes from the Latin "praecoquum", meaning "early to ripen"
    $400 20
"Vronsky had never had a real home life... his father he scarcely remembered"
    $400 17
"You Won't Be An Orphan for Long"
    $400 28
A synonym for labyrinth, this prison in Northern Ireland held IRA prisoners like Bobby Sands until it closed in 2000
    $400 7
This word with a double letter pair in the middle can mean to bubble just below boiling or to seethe with inner turmoil
    $600 18
In June 1791, I tried to escape captivity, fleeing Paris in a regular-guy hat; unfortunately, people tend to recognize the king
    $600 3
In England, it's a cookie & in the U.S. it's a roll, but either way, it's from Old French for "twice baked"
    $600 21
"When I reached home, my sister was very curious to know all about Miss Havisham's, and asked a number of questions"
    $600 24
"March Of The Siamese Children"
    $600 15
Russia's Petak Island Prison in the middle of a lake is often compared to this Calif. lockup that started in 1861 as a military prison
    DD: $1,600 8
This word meaning "to interfere" comes from the Latin for "foot"
    $800 14
Czech-born, in 1997 I was confirmed by the Senate to be Secretary of State, 99-0. Think that'd happen today?
    $800 4
Denoting its traditional preparation, gravlax is from Swedish words meaning "trench" & this fish
    $800 22
"My dearest Lucy, --forgive my long delay in writing, but I have been simply overwhelmed with work... your loving Mina"
    $800 25
"Sabbath Prayer"
    $800 29
Vietnam's Hoa Lo Prison was known by this infamous nickname when it held captured U.S. pilots like James Stockdale
    $800 9
Disinter is another word for this action of digging something out of the ground
    $1000 13
Around 342 B.C. I got the call from Philip II of Macedonia to tutor his 13-year-old kid, Al; well, that's just great
    $1000 5
The name of this style of slow-roasted, seasoned chicken of Jamaica comes from the Quechua for "dried meat"
    $1000 23
"At this epoch, Marius was twenty years of age. It was three years since he had left his grandfather"
    $1000 26
"Every Movie's A Circus", along with "As If We Never Said Goodbye"
    $1000 30
This German prison that housed Nazi war criminals was demolished after the death of Rudolf Hess, its last inmate
    $1000 10
To remove a stock from the roster of securities traded on an exchange

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

Dave Jimmy Lara
$4,800 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jimmy Lara
$5,800 $5,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This state has dozens of mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet, including Yale, Princeton &, of course, Pikes Peak
    $400 25
In a 1993 film this actor asks Harvey Fierstein, playing his makeup artist brother, "Could you make me a woman?"
    $400 11
The General Assembly's first resolution, from Jan. 1946, set up a commission on problems raised by discovery of this
    $400 14
It's another name for the kneecap
    $400 20
First made from bone & animal horn, eyed versions of this tool made from iron popped up in the Low Countries in the 15th century
    $400 2 where you're said to "start from" when you begin a new project
    $800 5
In 2021, this state raised a new flag, doing away with the Confederate battle emblem, & adding a magnolia
    $800 26
A Monty Python skit finds Terry Jones as a waitress repeatedly screeching the name of this Hormel meat product
    DD: $3,000 17
Issued on this date, Security Council resolution 1368 was on "threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"
    $800 13
Its central ridge is called the Adam's apple
    $800 21
Here's sculptor Antoine Coysevox holding this tool that he put to good use while at Versailles
    $800 3 the word that follows "any" when it precedes "in a storm"
    $1200 6
In the 1860s this state got the first professional baseball team, the Red Stockings
    $1200 27
As Tobias Fünke on "Arrested Development", this actor took on an alter ego as cheery maid Mrs. Featherbottom
    $1200 18
A 1961 General Assembly resolution started the WFP, this anti-hunger "programme" that won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
    DD: $3,600 12
2-word term for the group of nerves behind the stomach
    $1200 22
A symbol of the Grim Reaper, this long-handled farming tool had its "hay" -day mowing down hay until around the 1850s
    $1200 4 a word that precedes "force trauma" if you are in a car accident or get punched
    $1600 7
The Blackfeet Reservation on the eastern edge of Glacier Natl. Park is one of 7 Indian reservations found in this state
    $1600 28
He got an Oscar nomination for playing soap star Dorothy Michaels
    $1600 19
In October 1956 the Security Council unanimously approved a complaint by Great Britain & France against this country
    $1600 15
This hormone first isolated in 1958 plays an important role in regulating sleep
    $1600 23
This 3-letter hole-poking tool can be used on hides or leather; Africa's Blombos Cave has Stone Age ones
    $1600 9 a clear or yellowish fluid that helps remove bacteria from body tissues
    $2000 8
Rhodonite is its state gem & Roxbury Puddingstone, its state rock
    $2000 29
In a 1959 comedy these 2 actors donned dresses as members of Sweet Sue's all-girl orchestra
    $2000 30
In 2019 the General Assembly resolved to explore ways to save this shrinking Asian "sea" that was once the world's 4th-largest lake
    $2000 16
Bilirubin, a pigment of bile, is the result of the breakdown of these cells
    $2000 24
Seen here is an engraving showing one of these tools that turns wood
    $2000 10 the 2 title words of a Shakespeare comedy where we meet Sir Andrew Aguecheek (2 different vowels)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jimmy Lara
$17,400 $10,600 -$2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Early in his career he worked for a newspaper whose style guide said, "use short sentences" & "use vigorous English"

Final scores:

Dave Jimmy Lara
$22,000 $18,600 -$2,200
3-day champion: $69,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Jimmy Lara
$16,400 $17,200 -$2,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
4 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2021-12-13
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