Show #8568 - Wednesday, February 2, 2022


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Emma Saltzberg, a consultant from Brooklyn, New York

Ben Sloat, an artist and art professor from Brookline, Massachusetts

Scott Plummer, a software developer from Golden, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response will contain a "Z".)
    $200 5
The national holiday of Anzac Day originally honored the Australian & New Zealand soldiers who fought in this war
    $200 27
In Amanda Yates Garcia's book "Initiated: Memoir of" one of these, she weaves a spell, telling of her magical life
    $200 7
A nod to Catholic missionaries once prevalent in the area
    $200 12
Chevy cut a new trail when it pioneered SUVs with the 1969 debut of this model
    $200 16
The Groundhog Day Festival in this Pennsylvania borough celebrated rodent meteorology for the first time in 1887
    $200 22
5-letter term for a close copy, or what you could say instead of "I agree as well"
    $400 4
Arvo means afternoon & servo is this place, as in "better stop here, it's 600 kilometers til the next servo"
    $400 28
In "Unbound", activist Tarana Burke tells of the birth of this movement & the power of saying those 2 small words
    $400 8
In 1890 they stole a player from Philadelphia's team & got this nickname
    $400 13
This man whose name is part of a brand of luxury carz was born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1844
    $400 17
Seen here on February 2, 1901 is the funeral procession of this long-ruling royal
    DD: $1,000 23
The first use of "instant" this was during the 1963 Army-Navy football game
    $600 1
Starring Paul Hogan, this 1986 movie has the highest domestic gross of any Australian film
    $600 26
Ray Nagin, former mayor of this city, released a memoir titled "Katrina's Secrets"
    $600 6
For a viper with a rattle at the end of its tail
    $600 11
Its MX-5 Miata was named 2016 World Car of the Year
    $600 18
After 4 years & 4 months, Alexander Selkirk was rescued from a deserted island on Feb. 2, 1709, inspiring this novel years later
    $600 21
It's a repetition of a song in a musical, usually in shorter form
    $800 2
Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister in 2010 as leader of this political party
    $800 29
Her "Going There" has stories of her rise in journalism & colleagues like Matt Lauer & Ann Curry
    $800 9
Named after a law enforcement agency that dates back to the 1820s
    $800 14
This Japanese company made the once-popular Rodeo & Trooper
    $800 19
On Feb. 2, 1959 a school in Arlington was the 1st in this state to integrate, with no incidents except a firecracker in a bathroom
    $800 24
This Shakespearean adverb means again & also soon or forthwith, as in "They will be here..."
    $1000 3
Seen here, this beach is only six miles from the center of Sydney
    $1000 30
"Fun Home" & "Are You My Mother?" are graphic memoirs written & illustrated by this woman
    $1000 10
For those who had to get out of the way of NYC trolleys back in the day
    $1000 15
Have a spare million or so lying around? You, too, can drive one of these Ferraris named for the company's founder
    $1000 20
Under this 2-word treaty with Mexico signed Feb. 2, 1848, the U.S. acquired land making up today's Southwest for $15 million
    $1000 25
This verb means to say repeatedly, so adding "re-" is redundant; Ecclesiasticus pairs it with speaking again

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

Scott Ben Emma
$2,400 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Ben Emma
$5,800 $1,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Responses start with "A-D".)
    $400 29
A No. 1 hit by Wild Cherry says, "Somebody turned around & shouted" do this title action, "white boy"
    $400 3
He was U.S. president between Grover Cleveland & Grover Cleveland
    $400 11
"Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets", says "The Love Song of" him
    $400 8
That's Morris Frank & Buddy, the first dog in the U.S. who was trained as this
    $400 30
Sail through this strait to get from Oakland to the Pacific
    $400 27
A written work remade in a new medium
    $800 28
"This Used To Be My Playground", the theme to "A League of Their Own", is by this singer who had a part in that film
    $800 4
This king of England was sandwiched between George V & George VI
    $800 10
This poetry character is seen here as depicted by Gustave Doré
    $800 17
Since the 1960s this cartoon pet beagle has been a safety mascot for NASA
    $800 13
It's a capital city on the Horn of Africa
    $800 26
It's what the "A" stands for in an A.R.M. for home buyers
    $1200 1
The Drifters sang, "I can play this here guitar & I won't quit till I'm a star" here, the song's title
    $1200 2
He spoke for the House between John Boehner & Nancy Pelosi
    DD: $1,400 9
This pair of adjectives describes how the narrator of "The Raven" pondered "over many a quaint & curious volume of forgotten lore"
    $1200 7
In 1925, this Alaskan sled dog led the final team in a brutal blizzard to deliver lifesaving serum to Nome
    $1200 12
In song, "Some came from a land beyond the sea, from Boston and New York, but the boys who beat the Black and Tans, were the boys from" here
    $1200 24
In Britain, it's the government board in charge of the navy
    $1600 20
This pop-punk band had a breakout hit in 1994 with "Come Out & Play"
    $1600 5
She led a nation between Levi Eshkol & Yitzhak Rabin
    $1600 15
"That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet", says her poem No. 1741
    $1600 18
Sadly, Laika, the first living creature launched into orbit, aboard this Soviet satellite 2, did not survive the trip
    DD: $2,000 14
This city was once the capital of the United Provinces of Central America
    $1600 23
"Keep it simple" is this, a friendly 10-letter reproof
    $2000 21
The lead track from his 1970 album "Tea for the Tillerman" asked, "Where Do The Children Play?"
    $2000 6
He headed the Catholic church between John XXIII & John Paul I
    $2000 16
Most of the poems in Ted Hughes' 1998 collection "Birthday Letters" are addressed to her, beginning with "Fulbright Scholars"
    $2000 19
Here are the Bushes with this beloved dog who recounted her adventures as "first canine" in a bestselling book
    $2000 22
A chapel on its banks contains a fresco depicting the 1291 oath there that formed the Swiss Confederation
    $2000 25
The New Testament says, "Be sober, be vigilant" because of your this, "the devil"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Ben Emma
$17,000 $6,800 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The credits on "The Queen’s Gambit" included this man as "special consultant"

Final scores:

Scott Ben Emma
$9,599 $6,800 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Ben Emma
$17,000 $7,800 $11,600
22 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-29
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