Show #8659 - Thursday, June 9, 2022

Eric Ahasic game 4.


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Sean McGrath, a middle school teacher from Washington, D.C.

Allison MacDonald, a lawyer from Randolph, New Jersey

Eric Ahasic, a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 3-day cash winnings total $75,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Sparking a revolt, the Roman slave & gladiator Spartacus & many others escaped in 73 B.C. & first took refuge on this volcano
    $200 9
This investigative series has come in flavors like "NY", "Miami" & "Cyber"
    $200 26
A princess of Wales & a portrayer of Annie Hall
    $200 14
2 very different novels are "The Murmur of" these & "The Secret Life of" these
    $200 4
It's the size of a fist & pumps 5-6 quarts of blood per minute, or about 2,000 gallons a day
    $200 15
The fairy type of this bird seen here can be found in Eastern Australia
    $400 16
Consulting the oracle at this site was opened wide with the destruction of the nearby town of Krisa, which taxed visitors
    $400 10
Clark Gregg & Chloe Bennet fought evil as "Agents of" this
    $400 27
A 1980s New York governor & a 2000s first lady of California
    $400 18
In 2022, he put out a nonfiction book called "Life Force"
    $400 5
This rhymingly named device removes water from a pit that's the lowest point of a drainage system
    $400 22
Idiomatically, a sensual dance of Argentina requires this many
    $600 1
This festival commemorates a Jewish victory over Seleucid forces around 165 B.C. & the rededication of the temple
    $600 11
This drama premiered in 2003 with a troubled kid from Chino being taken in by a wealthy family in Newport Beach
    $600 28
A scat-singing jazz legend of the 1940s & an Aussie supermodel who had "The Body" of the 1980s
    $600 19
This book comes between "Twilight" & "Eclipse"
    $600 6
Technotronic told us to "Pump up" this, "Pump it up, while your feet are stompin'... get your booty on the floor tonight"
    $600 23
A determination of this type of death based on negligence can lead to a lawsuit
    $800 2
A noted military use of these animals was by Pyrrhus at the Battle of Heraclea in 280 B.C.; they freaked out the Roman horses
    $800 12
Eriq La Salle played surgical resident Peter Benton on this long-running series
    $800 29
Patterson's fictional homicide investigator & the real-life voice of "The Boss Baby"
    $800 20
He set "Harlem Shuffle" in the 1960s
    $800 7
A bicycle pump is often used to separate the crispy skin on this Chinese national dish
    $800 24
Where the lower part of the radius ends
    DD: $1,400 3
In the 2nd millennium B.C., these seafarers had cities or colonies from the Eastern Mediterranean to North Africa
    $1000 13
The forces of T.H.R.U.S.H. were enemies of "The Man from" this 1960s title spy organization
    $1000 30
"Old Hickory" & Soviet nuclear physicist & peace activist Sakharov
    $1000 21
Her bestsellers include "Big Little Lies" & "Apples Never Fall"
    $1000 8
In 1854 one water pump on London's Broad Street caused an outbreak of this infectious disease of the small intestine
    $1000 25
10-letter job of Mamet or Pinter

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

Eric Allison Sean
$5,200 $1,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Allison Sean
$8,400 $3,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: That's our exclusive Jeopardy! cryptocurrency.)
    $400 15
To store your Jeopcoins, we offer a cold one of these, like the one for cash in your back pocket, just $299.99
    $400 23
As well as an imposing title, "Die Gezeichneten" has one of opera's longest of these musical preludes at about 20 minutes
    $400 14
Horseshoe Falls & Helmcken Falls
    $400 25
"Kennedy" used to mean one of these fireplace implements, & to Kennedy someone was to hit them with it
    $400 1
This host of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has drunk some Joe with Margaret Cho & Jay Leno
    $400 24
Brits spell this 4-letter word meaning warm & snug with an "S", Yanks with a "Z"
    $800 16
We're clean crypto!--power for this, the computing by computers of new Jeopcoins, is from recycled glitter & doll hands
    DD: $5,000 13
"Saturn, The Bringer of Old Age" was Gustav Holst's favorite part of this work of his
    $800 20
Dettifoss in Vatnajökull National Park
    $800 29
It means to consume something voraciously, like a particular appliance brand
    $800 8
John Lee Hooker & George Thorogood sang of the trio "One bourbon, one scotch" & one this
    $800 26
It usually means unattractive, but can also mean comfortable, like one's place of residence
    $1200 17
Super Bowl ads? Crass. We plan a rollout at the 2023 championships of this ski-&-shoot sport in the Thuringian Forest
    $1200 10
In 1830 German composer Felix Mendelssohn traveled south & found inspiration for this "national" symphony
    DD: $8,800 2
Corra Linn, part of the Falls of Clyde
    $1200 3
The Roosevelt is a variety of this second-biggest North American deer also known as the wapiti
    $1200 5
"Wishful Drinking" was a one-woman show & a memoir by this daughter of Debbie Reynolds
    $1200 27
According to a 1697 play, it's what music can do to a savage breast
    $1600 18
You'll want to invest when we launch our cryptocurrency through our ICO, short for this (it's like an IPO)
    $1600 11
He dedicated "The Firebird" to his teacher Rimsky-Korsakov
    $1600 21
Wairere Falls, towering over the Waikato Plains
    $1600 4
A Tyler is a doorkeeper at the secret meetings of this fraternal organization founded by stoneworkers
    $1600 6
A tagline from this 1994 Tom Cruise flick: "Drink from me & live forever"
    $1600 28
Meaning both holy & venerated & bringing pleasure & contentment, it begins many a beatitude
    $2000 19
We're very close to amassing the assets to make our crypto this kind of "coin", meaning it's tied to a traditional base like dollars or gold
    $2000 12
It's the term for an extended instrumental solo in a concerto, like the one in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
    $2000 22
Reichenbach Falls
    $2000 9
A Wilson is a type of this scientific "chamber" in which charged particles are passed through water vapor
    $2000 7
In "Another Round", this actor plays one of a quartet of teachers in Copenhagen who tests a theory about drinking
    $2000 30
Theories on the origin of this word meaning A-OK include African-American slang & Italian cappo sotto

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Allison Sean
$32,600 $10,400 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First published in French in 1943, this book has been called the most translated non-religious work, rendered into more than 300 languages

Final scores:

Eric Allison Sean
$30,200 $12,400 $11,599
4-day champion: $105,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric Allison Sean
$20,400 $10,400 $5,800
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
0 W
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2022-04-19
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