Show #8638 - Wednesday, May 11, 2022


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Daniel Nguyen, a high school math teacher from San Jose, California

Micaela Tuttle, a wine import manager from Nashville, Tennessee

Mallory Kass, a children's book editor from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response will contain that number.)
    $200 18
Paul Simon moved from New Jersey to Queens, where he teamed up with this classmate to form a folk-pop duo
    $200 6
Supplementary angles add up to this many degrees
    $200 17
The 1783 Treaty of Paris set the western boundary of the new United States in the middle of this river
    $200 12
Pure gold has this measurement
    $200 23
In song they "go together like a horse and carriage"
    $200 30
Fruit of the palm & a social engagement
    $400 19
On TV & in real life, she's "Nora from Queens", but you know her better by this name
    $400 8
Used in a different sense in music, this term is used for the line highlighted here
    $400 7
In 1846, Elias Howe patented one of these; his model is seen here
    $400 13
A Mother Goose nursery rhyme says, "Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye" this many blackbirds "baked in a pie"
    $400 26
The 32 compartments on this landmark represent the 32 boroughs of the city
    $400 29
A devotee & an aerator
    $600 3
This shock jock & self-proclaimed king of all media was born in Queens; his pal Ronnie the Limo Driver was a longtime resident
    $600 9
According to Euclid, equal circles are those for which either of these 2 measurements are equal--makes sense
    DD: $1,000 1
These 4 words of advice from newspaper editor Horace Greeley were followed by "and grow up with the country"
    $600 14
Employees contribute to this retirement savings fund by deductions from their paychecks
    $600 21
Yellowfin tuna also goes by this 3-letter name
    $600 22
A dessert spirit of Iberia & one side of a vessel
    $800 4
This rapper was born Curtis Jackson III in South Jamaica, Queens (but known as Boo-Boo as a child)
    $800 10
2 of these infinite one-way lines diverging from the same vertex create an angle
    $800 5
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans participated in this event for jobs & freedom
    $800 15
This grease-cutting product wants you to know that its name does not include an area code
    $800 25
Beginning with Frances Perkins in 1933, more women have served as secretary of this cabinet department than any other
    $800 27
A regularly repeated behavior & convent couture
    $1000 20
He turned down a "close encounter" with Bernie Madoff before playing the man: "I already had a Queens accent, so he couldn't help me"
    $1000 11
In cubic inches, it's the volume of a cube with a side length of 5 inches
    $1000 2
Before becoming Tennessee's first governor, John Sevier governed this prospective state that existed for all of 4 years
    $1000 16
When a website is "not found", it may be a broken link & result in this palindromic 3-digit number code
    $1000 24
In ancient times, a criminal who was lapidated was executed this way
    $1000 28
A black trefoil & an organization of like-minded people

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

Mallory Micaela Daniel
-$800 $1,200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mallory Micaela Daniel
$600 $3,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Not many of the great Claude Monet's works can be called these, but that's the title of the one seen here
    $400 4
"Infernal" term for an unpleasant initiation period at many a fraternity & sorority
    $400 24
The "Thrawn" trilogy, including "Dark Force Rising", is part of its "Expanded Universe"
    $400 30
Fragrances bearing this singer's name include "Fantasy", "Curious" & "Prerogative"
    $400 26
Called the pearl of the Mediterranean, it's not Egypt's biggest city but is its major seaport
    $400 9
"Goddess on the mountain top, burning like a silver flame, the summit of beauty & love"
    $800 15
A 1613 painting by Jan Brueghel the Elder, depicts animals preparing for entry into this conveyance
    $800 14
Later used to promote discounts, it was a U.S. Navy term for a period of time during which crews were entertained
    $800 2
Pierce Brown's original "Red Rising" trilogy tells of an uprising on this planet in our solar system
    $800 22
This scooter brand says it was "determined to craft a cutting edge ride" when it began back in 2000
    $800 3
Dongbei is the Chinese name for this historic region of northeast China that borders both Russia & North Korea
    $800 8
"Ooh, you can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life"
    $1200 27
Jacques-Louis David painted Napoleon astride his horse crossing these mountains
    $1200 20
There's a personal pronoun in this nickname for the 1970s
    $1200 1
This alphanumeric book series follows up on the "Judgment Day" film, telling more of the story of Skynet & John Connor
    $1200 10
This kosher hot dog brand debuted the slogan "We answer to a higher authority" in 1965
    $1200 21
The Pened├Ęs wine-producing region is in this independence-minded area of Spain
    $1200 7
"I went down, down, down & the flames went higher"
    $1600 17
The job of watching sheep is more famous, but this guy who watches cattle gets title billing in the Dutch work seen here
    DD: $2,000 19
Some of the first units of these were organized in Worcester County, Massachusetts in 1774
    $1600 13
"The Broken Earth" trilogy is from this award-winning author whose initials stand for Nora Keita
    $1600 11
Procter & Gamble introduced this brand of fabric odor eliminators & air fresheners in 1998
    DD: $3,000 23
This fifth-largest island in the world is found between the Canadian mainland & Greenland
    $1600 6
"Red lights, stop signs, I still see your face in the white cars, front yards"
    $2000 16
Destroyed during World War II, "Garden Path with Hens" was by this Austrian artist who died during World War I
    $2000 18
An alcoholic beverage & flowers are in this phrase for a period of prosperity & happiness
    $2000 28
The first in a Cixin Liu trilogy, this numerical novel is partially set during China's Cultural Revolution
    $2000 12
First baked in Scotland in 1898, this "ambulatory" shortbread comes in plaid packaging
    $2000 25
Nuku'alofa, the capital of this Pacific nation, was damaged by tsunami waves following a January 2022 volcanic eruption
    $2000 5
"That it's only the thrill of boy meeting girl, opposites attract, it's physical"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mallory Micaela Daniel
$6,200 $9,400 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's an Italian word for "mercy", but also the name of a movie character who kills Stracci & Carlo

Final scores:

Mallory Micaela Daniel
$2,700 $3,400 $7,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mallory Micaela Daniel
$7,200 $9,000 $11,600
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2022-02-28
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