Show #8572 - Tuesday, February 8, 2022


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Andrés Quijano, a student at Cornell University originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Krystle Valerio, an executive assistant from Norristown, Pennsylvania

Lawrence Long, a nursing student and stay-at-home uncle from East Bend, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
The bigger they are, the harder they fall, & this big guy falls hard, via a "stone sunk into his forehead"
    $200 17
In the 14th century painting seen here, it's the innovation depicted for the first time in European art
    $200 13
Almost 300 years old, this house of justice in King William County, Virginia is the USA's oldest in continuous use
    $200 26
Sure, "cheese" often precedes the name of this device, but you can zest some citrus peels or shred zucchini with it too
    $200 15
Will Smith, updating a classic:
"Just The Two Of ____"
    $200 22
That place where the Flintstones live, or the layer of stone underneath surface soil
    $400 29
In chapter 1 of his book, it's "great fish", 1, him, 0
    $400 10
Precisionists was another name for these very serious Christians who basically ran 17th century New England
    $400 12
A sign on Commercial Street in Boston commemorates a 1919 flood of this sweet & sticky brown syrup; sounds funny, but lives were lost
    $400 25
As a verb, it means to flick or whip; as a noun, it's a wire implement that has no issues with beating up eggs
    $400 14
Beyoncé, thrice personal in 2003:
"____, ____ And ____"
    $400 21
This type of canoe was originally made of sealskin stretched over a wood frame
    $600 28
In a hairy situation in Judges 15, he sets the corn of the Philistines ablaze & does some serious smiting
    $600 9
In 1962 Eduardo Mondlane led FRELIMO, the movement for this African nation (the "Mo")'s independence from Portugal
    $600 2
In 2021 this bridge that spans the East River got a new 2-way bike lane
    $600 24
Some models of this implement are called pancake turners
    $600 6
A reminiscing Bruno Mars:
"When ____ Was ____ Man"
    $600 20
The shoes seen here are named for this feature on the toe
    $800 27
He tells Moses, "I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go", but seeing as how that appears in a book called Exodus...
    $800 8
In 1545 Catholics gathered in the Council of this city, formerly called Tridentum, to help launch the Counter-Reformation
    $800 1
Head to New Orleans' French Quarter to visit the Old Absinthe House named for this pirate
    $800 23
This alliterative carving board with an occupation in its name can have grooves to catch juices & other excesses
    $800 5
The Fixx, getting philosophical in the '80s:
"Are We ____?"
    $800 19
This word for a relish that accompanies Indian food comes from the Hindi language
    $1000 18
"When Joshua was by" this place, "there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand"
    DD: $1,000 7
In November 1853 Russia destroyed Turkey's fleet in the Black Sea; France & Britain came to Turkey's aid in this war
    $1000 3
Stephen King's stay at the Stanley Hotel in this state inspired "The Shining"; you can stay there too
    $1000 11
In 2010 Philips introduced this line of products that lets you prepare bacon & wings with less fat & oil
    $1000 4
Arctic Monkeys:
"____ Looks Like Fun"
    $1000 16
In Sonnet 18, Shakespeare used this word before "thee to a summer's day"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Lawrence Krystle Andrés
$4,200 $2,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Krystle Andrés
$5,800 $7,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response contains an "E" with an acute accent as in "café".)
    $400 6
In his memoir, President Obama wrote that in 2009, "We had a swing set installed for Sasha & Malia directly in front of" this room
    $400 1
At about 10.5 degrees north latitude it's the northernmost of South America's capitals
    $400 20
This Spaniard's 1955 "Les Femmes d'Alger" sold for $179 million in 2015
    $400 11
Many movies have been made about this title swordsman, but in 1981, he was "The Gay Blade"
    $400 16
Meaning a verbal point well made, this interjection comes from fencing when acknowledging a hit by an opponent
    $800 7
The memoir "Eve's Hollywood" is partly dedicated to the whipped cream in the Irish coffee at this lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel
    $800 2
Buenos Aires & Montevideo are situated on opposite sides of this "river of silver" estuary
    $800 21
In 2015 the Dutch government pledged $90 million to bring home 2 works by this local 17th century man who needed but one name
    $800 17
    $800 12
Some of the rules for surviving in this 2009 post-apocalyptic comedy include: No. 1: cardio & No. 3: beware of bathrooms
    $800 23
A general term for ornamentation, this 5-letter word also describes a room's style in its design
    $1200 8 In 1775 the 2nd cont. Congress "approved the resolution creating the Marine Corps" in the assembly room of this Philly building
    $1200 3
Like our own capital city, this South American capital sometimes has "D.C." after its name
    $1200 22
In 2021 this well-heeled L.A. museum paid a cool $53 million for a painting by Gustave Caillebotte
    $1200 18
For Notre Dame:
Harry Stuhldreher,
Jim Crowley,
Don Miller,
Elmer Layden
    $1200 13
Art imitates life as sloths work at the DMV in this animated movie
    $1200 24
These 2 words with acute accents towards the end describe an engaged woman & a no-longer-married woman
    DD: $1,200 9 reports Frank Case, this hotel's "savvy manager, soon moved (the group) to a round table in the Rose Room"
    DD: $1,000 4
Guyana's capital was founded in 1781 & named for him, a far-off king at the time
    $1600 19
In Catholicism:
    $1600 14
The title of this Kathryn Bigelow film is military slang for a period of time before the sun comes up
    $1600 25
French phrase for a violent military overthrow of a government by a small group
    $2000 10
"'We've got lots & lots of people working on this,' said a voice from" this 2-word command center in "Apollo 13" by Jim Lovell
    $2000 5
The world's highest national capital, La Paz, Bolivia lies on the edge of this Andean region, from the Spanish for "high plain"
    $2000 28
In 2020 more than $100 million bought "Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump", a 1982 piece by this New York painter who died young in 1988
    $2000 27
    $2000 15
In this film based on true events, Jake Gyllenhaal & Mark Ruffalo match wits with a serial killer
    $2000 26
Rake, as in a pleasure-seeking man, is a synonym of this other 4-letter "R" word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Krystle Andrés
$10,200 $10,600 $800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The author's foreword to this novel says, "When I read it now I feel myself back again on the steamer from Aswan to Wadi Halfa"

Final scores:

Lawrence Krystle Andrés
$20,390 $399 $1
2-day champion: $43,591 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lawrence Krystle Andrés
$10,200 $11,800 $1,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 2021-11-30
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