Show #8658 - Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Eric Ahasic game 3.


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Tessa Matsuzaki, a graphic designer from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Maggie Sharpe, a high school math teacher from Los Angeles, California

Eric Ahasic, a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This King Louis reigned for 72 years & once owned the Hope Diamond
    $200 6
If a teen has a Finsta, it's a secret account on this social media platform, hidden from parents
    $200 15
Food to keep it chilled, or plans that have to be delayed
    $200 5
It's when a pitcher intentionally hits you with the pitch
    $200 26
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London won the max 3 stars from this guide as "exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey!"
    $200 12
Enjoy the view of the Alexandra Bridge & Fraser Canyon in this westernmost Canadian province
    $400 10
Louis XVIII was king from 1814 to 1824, except for the interruption of the "Hundred Days" when this man attempted a return to power
    $400 22
To stop all communication, particularly with a romantic partner, often suddenly & without explanation
    $400 18
10 bucks to win at Laurel Park
    $400 4
Ask the baby with the bib, bub; this basketball no-no can involve touching the ball twice before it hits the ground
    $400 27
Walt Bogdanich won a 2005 Pulitzer for reporting on corporate cover-ups following fatal accidents at these crossings
    $400 13
Kings Canyon National Park boasts the grove at Redwood Mountain, an impressive stand of giant these trees
    DD: $2,000 7
Louis VIII fought against King John of England & had this nickname, like King John's older brother
    $600 23
Deriving from an Eminem song, this first name of an overzealous fan also became a verb
    $600 19
A Kurt Adler star or angel finial
    $600 1
In tennis this no-no happens when the server steps over the baseline on a serve
    $600 28
In 2014, this music legend seen here, a 7-time Oscar nominee, was awarded the prestigious Spingarn Medal
    $600 14
Steinbeck could appreciate this nearly 10,000'-deep Submarine Canyon off the Pacific coast, with tributaries in the same-named bay
    $800 8
Louis XII couldn't stop warring in Italy & was duke of this main city of Lombardy, not too far from the French border
    $800 24
Something hot can be this or straight this--it all sounds temperature related but isn't
    $800 20
Decca F.11940, released 1964
    $800 2
Type 2 of this NBA infraction is "unnecessary and excessive" & gets you an automatic ejection
    $800 29
In 2022 Diébédo Francis Kéré became the first Black winner of this architecture prize in its 43-year history
    $800 16
A canyon that got its religious name from Mormons is the main feature of this national park near St. George, Utah
    $1000 9
To build France into a leading European power, Louis XIII worked for 2 decades with this chief minister & clergyman
    $1000 25
Sounds like a mode of transport, but this word can mean fan-based support for the romantic pairing of fictional characters
    $1000 21
A kepi
    $1000 3
Time out for a penalty in hockey; it's also the name of the group that had the 2001 hit song "Superman"
    $1000 30
You likely won't hear him bragging about it, but this reclusive author of "Vineland" won a MacArthur Genius Grant in 1988
    $1000 17
The ancestral Puebloans once lived in this canyon that despite the spelling, rhymes with "bay", not with "belly"

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

Eric Maggie Tessa
$3,600 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Maggie Tessa
$6,600 $800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In the world of this author, District 1 provided luxury items; District 5, power & electricity
    $400 6
You don't have to go to Antarctica; Boulders Beach in South Africa has the African type of this flightless bird, with pink "eyebrows"
    $400 1
Culturally off limits
    $400 13
This second-lightest gas is mixed with oxygen for use in scuba diving
    $400 20
This apostle & letter writer was a tent maker by trade, so he moved easily around the ancient world with tools & cloth
    $400 23
The "Love Street" in a 1968 song by this band was Laurel Canyon's Rothdell Trail, where Jim Morrison lived
    $800 18
John Updike had a devil of a time coming up with "The Witches of" this fictional Rhode Island town
    $800 7
Modern-day Druids visit this Mystic circle north of Salisbury, England that's thousands of years old
    $800 2
It's orbited by Charon
    $800 14
Okay, we've heard about it regarding "fire & brimstone", but this element is used as a fungicide & in vulcanizing rubber
    $800 21
The story of Martin de Porres, the 1st Black saint in the Americas, includes this skill, letting him hover before the altar
    $800 24
The "N" in CSNY, he wrote the 1970 hit "Our House" about the Laurel Canyon home he shared with Joni Mitchell
    $1200 19
This author created Magrathea, which worked to create a second earth, as the first was destroyed by Vogons to create a galactic bypass
    $1200 8
This ancient Israeli fortress was the site of a 1st century siege after the fall of Jerusalem
    $1200 3
"Top Chef" channel
    DD: $7,000 11
Predynastic Egypt used this element in glassmaking; today, we'd be pretty lost without it as a semiconductor in computers
    DD: $5,000 12
In a vision on the wall of her room, St. Clare witnessed a mass & so today is the patron saint of this modern invention
    $1200 25
Stars flocked to the 1970s football & poker nights at the "Kirkwood Casino", the home of this late Eagles singer
    $1600 26
Norton Juster wrote up Dictionopolis & ran the numbers on Digitopolis, rival cities in this children's classic
    $1600 9
Rio de Janeiro is home to this soccer stadium that held its second World Cup final in 2014
    $1600 4
Cannon fire volley
    $1600 15
A 1954 report noted this lightest of the solid elements "appears to offer a useful alternative" to electro-convulsive therapy
    $1600 22
Story goes the patron saint of Wales, St. David, lived on nothing but water & these onion relatives
    $1600 28
An epicenter of the 1960s Laurel Canyon scene was the house of Cass Elliot, big-voiced star of this group
    $2000 27
In an H.G. Wells book, this doctor has established a camp for creepy scientific research on a volcanic island
    $2000 10
The northern lights are cool, but at Mt. Wellington in Tasmania, you can see the southern lights, also called the "aurora" this
    $2000 5
Slow & dignified, musically
    $2000 16
A pacemaker can use heat from this radioactive element, No. 94, as it decays to generate the electricity that stimulates the heart
    $2000 30
St. Francisco Marto, one of 3 children who saw the Virgin Mary in this Portuguese town in 1917, died in the flu pandemic in 1919
    $2000 29
Looking out from her daughter's dining room, Joni Mitchell's mom was shocked by goings-on at this man's place next door

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Maggie Tessa
$30,600 $3,600 $11,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A participant in this 1773 event recalled, "Some of our numbers jumped into the hold... I never labored harder in my life"

Final scores:

Eric Maggie Tessa
$35,600 $1 $16,399
3-day champion: $75,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Maggie Tessa
$19,600 $3,600 $11,800
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2022-04-19
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