Show #8578 - Wednesday, February 16, 2022


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Emily Budd, a customer service rep from Rochester, New York

Charles Fogelman, a geographer from Champaign, Illinois

Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
It's a set of personal goals
    $200 26
In 394 B.C. Conon the Athenian found what is best in life, crushing the fleet of this rival city-state
    $200 1
The Dog Whisperer says, "There is usually one" this Greek letter "couple, a male & a female, that lead the whole pack"
    $200 4
Books by Mo Willems implore, "Don't Let" this creature "Stay Up Late!" or "Drive the Bus!"
    $200 11
Coming before "departed", this word begins an alliterative idiom referring to the recently deceased
    $200 20
We used to walk 8 miles in the snow between Minneapolis & this capital city to get to school at Concordia University
    $400 17
Nic Cage by the Bay--pun intended
    $400 27
On Oct. 21, 1805 this admiral was felled by a French sniper's bullet on the Victory, his flagship
    $400 2
LXXII divided by IX equals this (either number system acceptable)
    $400 5
A librarian named Mrs. Phelps is the first to really see how special this Roald Dahl title girl is
    $400 12
Often found on prescriptions, P.O. means a medicine should be taken this way
    $400 24
In the Himalayas, you bet we saw the big creature of myth who got this anglicized name from a journalist in the '20s; no pics though
    $600 18
A 1980s road trip
    $600 28
In Sept. 1779 this Bonhomme Richard commander began to fight with the Brit ship Serapis; he won, but at the cost of his vessel
    $600 3
"Love of learning is the guide of life" is the motto of this academic honor society
    $600 6
This novel begins with a minister, his wife & their 4 kids shipwrecked on an island in the East Indies
    $600 13
The Latin adverb semper translates to this other 6-letter adverb
    $600 23
Hard to believe we just beat Dan Jansen's 1994 gold medal-winning time in the 1,000 meters in this sport
    $800 19
This 2011 film got all A's
    DD: $1,200 29
On August 2, 1964 North Vietnamese torpedo boats fired on the Maddox, a U.S. destroyer, in this body of water
    $800 7
This Greek letter shares a spelling with the body's vital life force
    $800 8
The tale of this title mister, gifted with a penguin from the zoo, was written in & set during the 1930s
    $800 14
Old-timey adverb that can follow "come" & precede "yon"
    $800 22
We snowmobiled all the way up this alphanumeric mountain, all 28,251 feet of it! Then played some Yahtzee at the peak
    $1000 25
Love and song in Montmartre
    $1000 30
Octavian cut the communications of this fellow second triumvirate member & handed him a big L at the Battle of Actium
    $1000 9
The luxury luggage monogram that came out of 1 rue Scribe in Paris equals this in our numbers
    $1000 10
Her picture books include "Barnyard Dance!" & "Moo, Baa, La La La!"
    $1000 15
This good-natured adverb is repeated in the name of a "Guys and Dolls" character
    $1000 21
We would've given our beloved mail carrier a Mercedes to observe this day, December 26, but federal law maxes single gifts at $20

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

Dave Charles Emily
$2,400 $3,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Charles Emily
$4,400 $6,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response will contain the name of a planet.)
    $400 8
This river reaches the Atlantic Ocean at the equator near Macapá, Brazil
    $400 14
A scarcity of something; we'll spot you the "D"
    $400 2
The claw of a bird of prey is known as one of these, from the Latin for "ankle bone"
    $400 17
Lauren Graham was 30-something single mom Lorelai on this series
    $400 9
In Matthew 18, Jesus tells the parable of the lost this, which strays from the flock
    $400 3
Since 1957 the Truman Library has displayed the desk sign with this 4-word phrase
    $800 10
Ecuador takes its name from "equator" & this capital city is just south of the line
    $800 27
The leaves of this reopen about 10 days after catching a meal
    $800 1
The adjective "pinnate" means having the shape of one of these bird features
    $800 19
Here are the stars who all play moms with secrets on this HBO series
    $800 23
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Americans of this ethnicity, rescued a "lost battalion" from the Germans during World War II
    DD: $2,500 4
This 4-word phrase occurs 8 times in a landmark 1963 speech
    $1200 11
Neighboring nations on the equator, a republic & a democratic republic are both named for this African river
    $1200 28
It's rule by the wealthiest
    $1200 15
A gorget is a patch of distinctive color on this part of certain birds like hummingbirds
    $1200 20
Rebecca Pearson is mom to Kate, Kevin & Randall on this drama
    $1200 24
Before he lost his head, this Elizabethan poet & adventurer founded the Lost Colony of Roanoke in North Carolina
    $1200 5
In Genesis 1:3, "and God said" these 4 words, & there was
    $1600 12
The equator bisects this large mostly Indonesian island that's called Kalimantan by locals
    $1600 29
A sweet wine used to cook with chicken or veal
    $1600 16
Cobs & pens are the terms for the adult males & females of this species
    $1600 21
As Endora, veteran actress Agnes Morehead often mocked her mortal son-in-law Darrin & called him Durwood on this '60s comedy
    DD: $2,000 25
John Dos Passos & Archibald MacLeish were among the 1920s writers known collectively as this
    $1600 6
Maya Angelou found inspiration in the Paul Laurence Dunbar poem that concludes, "I know why" these 4 words
    $2000 13
The equator passes between the islands of this "K" country of the Pacific
    $2000 30
An ancient Roman orgy
    $2000 18
Like our hair & fingernails, a bird's beak is made out of this fibrous protein
    $2000 22
This actress whose mom is a Motown legend plays mom Rainbow Johnson on "black-ish"
    $2000 26
The body of this English climber who went missing on Everest in 1924 was finally discovered in 1999
    $2000 7
The Constitution begins, "We the people of the United States, in order to form" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Charles Emily
$9,200 $18,500 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The stated aim of this period was using violence to achieve political goals; its success aided in its demise in under a year

Final scores:

Dave Charles Emily
$8,400 $10,500 $3,201
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Charles Emily
$9,200 $16,400 $12,800
16 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2021-12-13
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