Show #8585 - Friday, February 25, 2022

Christine Whelchel game 3.


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Theresa Donohoe, an inventory planning analyst from Waltham, Massachusetts

Max Fronek, a creative director from West Hollywood, California

Christine Whelchel, a piano teacher and church organist from Spring Hill, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to give us the movie.)
    $200 29
The Hawkeyes' home is this 2-word town
    $200 26
It hit an all-time high in August 2020, when it was trading at more than $2,000 an ounce
    $200 1
"Belle", performed by Paige O'Hara
    $200 19
In 2021 a staffing shortage at these places led to a wider labor shortfall as parents of babies & toddlers had to stay home
    $200 9
In addition to a shade of red, it can refer to a holy man, a bird or a number
    $200 22
Act II of this play ends, "My Regan counsels well; come out o' the storm"
    $400 4
This Illinois city was originally called West Urbana; here's to it, so say we all!
    $400 25
In 2011 trading ended in these "bellies", a symbol in pop culture of Chicago's arcane commodities trading world
    $400 5
"Someday My Prince Will Come", performed by Adriana Caselotti
    $400 14
It's when you tend to you; ran a piece on it "For the Cubicle-Bound"
    $400 10
This 3-letter word follows "golden" in a lustrous type of paper
    DD: $2,500 18
This title character declares, "He shall have every day a several greeting, or I'll unpeople Egypt"
    $600 2
They're the westernmost & the easternmost Big Ten Schools; the westerners are 5-0 in the football rivalry
    $600 24
NG on your ticker stands for this, a nonrenewable hydrocarbon
    $600 6
"How Far I'll Go", performed by Auli'i Cravalho
    $600 15
Respite care gives short-term relief to primary these, a word that begins with "care"
    $600 11
Aubergine means eggplant or something of this color
    $600 16
Act I of this play concludes with, "The motion's good indeed and be it so, Petruchio, I shall be your Ben Venuto"
    $800 3
Named for an explorer, this Big Ten capital city is at the junction of the Olentangy & Scioto rivers
    $800 27
Brazil is the leading producer of these legumes, a top commodity that's exported to China
    $800 7
"Once Upon A Dream", performed by Mary Costa
    $800 20
Opened by emergency physicians starting in the 1970s, in the U.S. these clinics now number more than 10,000
    $800 12
Also the name of a big brown potato variety, this 6-letter word refers to a brownish color
    $800 17
Fortinbras ends act V & this play with "Go, bid the soldiers shoot"
    $1000 28
Home to a Big Ten school, this state capital was named for a president who died in the year of its founding, 1836
    $1000 30
On the periodic table Hg stands for mercury, but in commodities HG stands for this, a good conductor of electricity
    $1000 8
"When Will My Life Begin?", performed by Mandy Moore
    $1000 21
An HMO is a type of MCO, short for this organization concerned with keeping costs down
    $1000 13
In heraldry, this word means "silver" or simply "white" & is the color of the unicorn here
    $1000 23
Stephano tells him, "O brave monster! Lead the way"

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

Christine Max Theresa
$4,600 $2,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Max Theresa
$3,100 $3,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
From the 200s to the 800s, the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum dominated the southwest coast of this "colorful" sea
    $400 28
In may 1958 an electronics tinkerer & a doctor kept a dog's heart going with a gizmo they called tiknik & this device was born
    $400 10
She was the first woman to become a partner at the prestigious Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas
    $400 8
A ferocious X-Man would be less cool if we knew him as "Skunk Bear", this mammal with a nasty odor
    $400 24
Oft spoken on this series: "The tribe has spoken"
    $400 20
To dig beneath, or to subvert via nefarious activity
    $800 29
Legend says the Shona capital of Great Zimbabwe was once the home of this biblical queen
    $800 11
Jack Cover read about a man who survived walking into an electric fence & as a result, police use these devices
    DD: $2,000 9
She appeared on Broadway in "Lute Song" with Yul Brynner & Mary Martin
    $800 5
Indonesians call the titan arum "bunga bangkai", meaning this dead body "flower"; it can grow 6 fragrant inches a day
    $800 16
On "Game of Thrones", Ygritte told this character, "You know nothing"
    $800 3
"Mission: Impossible" often said the secretary might do this, deny knowledge of the team's actions
    $1200 27
The Punic Wars were punitive to this North African empire, destroyed in 146 B.C.
    DD: $4,000 12
The advocacy of John Counsell, who suffered a spinal injury in the 1942 Dieppe Raid, led to the 1st electric one in the 1950s
    $1200 21
In Missouri, where she grew up, she was an accomplished athlete, excelling in several sports including tennis
    $1200 6
John Goodman's Sulley gives Mike his choice of odorants--old dumpster, smelly garbage or wet dog--in this film
    $1200 15
On "Star Trek: The Next Generation", this group warned, "Resistance is futile"
    $1200 1
The Latin for "speak against" gives us this verb of refutation
    $1600 25
This fabled trading city of the medieval Malian Empire was home to 25,000 Islamic scholars
    $1600 13
In 1859 Gaston Planté developed "the accumulator", a world-changing one of these found in many cars today
    $1600 22
Prior to her marriage she was a teacher & school librarian in Texas
    $1600 7
That rotten egg smell can happen when sulfur, this biblical substance used to torment sinners, combines with hydrogen
    $1600 4
This 3-word catchphrase gives audience members the chance to play on "The Price Is Right"
    $1600 2
In electronics, it means to increase the current or voltage of something; it can also mean to make anything stronger
    $2000 26
In ancient times, Nubia had this 4-letter name & it's an easy job to remember it
    $2000 14
In the 1830s Joseph Henry invented this 5-letter device used in telegraphs; he used it to send lunch orders from his lab to his home
    $2000 23
His wife, the former Lou Henry, was one of the first women in the U.S. to earn a geology degree
    $2000 18
Ig Nobel prize-winning work showed that a malaria mosquito was drawn to the smell of this German cheese & human feet, equally
    $2000 17
Urkel's catchphrase on "Family Matters" was this question
    $2000 19
This word that ends with violence means to rid of misguided notions

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Max Theresa
$11,500 $15,000 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These awards have a retro version & winners include the novel "The Sword in the Stone" & "The War of the Worlds" radio broadcast

Final scores:

Christine Max Theresa
$15,001 $6,999 $14,799
3-day champion: $59,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Max Theresa
$16,000 $12,200 $7,400
20 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2021-12-14
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