Show #8663 - Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Megan Wachspress game 2.


[<< previous game]

Peggy Gibbons, a legal editor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gregory Scruggs, a journalist from Seattle, Washington

Megan Wachspress, an attorney from Berkeley, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Clues presented by the CBS58 news team.)
    $200 1
(Mike Strehlow of the CBS58 news team presents the clue.) Years that end in 3 & 8 bring out big celebrations of this company; in 2018, its 115th birthday bash had 6,500 riders roaring down Wisconsin Avenue
    $200 16
    $200 11
In 1973 North Carolina went green in naming this as the official state precious stone
    $200 6
In 2017 he released his first book, "The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance"
    $200 23
Head coaches of this mile high football team have included John Fox & Gary Kubiak
    $200 18
Psalm 23 refers to one of these that "runneth over", so stop pouring already
    $400 2
(Mike Curkov of the CBS58 news team presents the clue.) In 1969, Milwaukee Bucks management was excited to introduce this new player who soon led the team to its first championship; he lived in an apartment in Juneau Village with a specially raised doorframe
    $400 17
    $400 12
Teddy Roosevelt cited what he described as a West African proverb: do this "& carry a big stick; you will go far"
    $400 7
'80s & '90s Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady dealt with the crisis & bailout of failing S&Ls, short for these institutions
    $400 24
Larry Bird once coached this NBA team whose nickname was chosen to refer to horse racing & car racing
    $400 21
If the audience is "packed" like these little herring relatives, the venue is pretty full
    $600 3
(Nicole Koglin of the CBS58 news team presents the clue.) It's not as big as Comic-Con, but thousands attend Gary Con in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin where Gary Gygax invented this pioneering role-playing game; you can get your dice blessed near the Riviera Fountain
    DD: $1,800 28
    $600 13
Hickory is the traditional material for making these sporting sticks with a net at one end
    $600 8
In the late 1890s its territorial gov. John Green Brady called for statehood; he died in Sitka before it happened
    $600 25
This Notre Dame quartet was coached by Knute Rockne
    $600 20
At the theater, SRO is short for this
    $800 4
(Amanda Porterfield of the CBS58 news team presents the clue.) Milwaukee's German heritage is celebrated with a summertime festival along Lake Michigan or more quietly with monuments all over the city like the one to Schiller & this friend & fellow German romantic writer
    $800 29
    $800 14
The stone weighs between 38 & 44 pounds in this sport
    $800 9
For his PBS Civil War documentary, Ken Burns relied on this man's photographs
    $800 26
Coaches at Kentucky State in this state capital may want to explain why their team nickname is spelled Thorobreds
    $800 19
Your place is really full if you're packed to these exposed beams in the ceiling
    $1000 5
(Natalie Shepherd of the CBS58 news team presents the clue.) The Milwaukee Art Museum now has wings designed by geniuses from both ends of Europe; in 2001, a new pavilion with a removable sunscreen, designed by Spain's Santiago Calatrava, joined the original building by this modernist from Finland
    $1000 30
Genu (as in genuflect)
    $1000 15
In 1950 this 336-pound object was stolen by Scottish nationalists on Christmas, but it was recovered a few months later
    $1000 10
When the 1993 bill named for him became law, it instituted background checks for gun purchases
    $1000 27
Don Nelson coached Dirk Nowitzki & the rest of this NBA team when its uniform logo went horsey in 2001
    $1000 22
Past tense for "eat" is spelled out in this word that means "I couldn't eat another bite"

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

Megan Gregory Peggy
$2,600 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Gregory Peggy
$4,800 $600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response begins with "W" followed by "R" and "M".)
    $400 11
Missionary work by Bishop Palladius & this saint succeeded in converting Ireland to Christianity
    $400 1
This African country is home to Tobruk, Tripoli & the oasis town of Tazirbu
    $400 23
This character lost his parents in a boating accident & was adopted by Bilbo
    $400 6
The sabal this, Florida's state tree, has a heart that tastes like cabbage
    $400 21
Folks guard against these mindless monsters on "Black Summer"
    $400 16
A heavy dairy product beaten until it's stiff
    DD: $5,000 12
This branch of the Goths migrated to the Iberian Peninsula & gained domination over it
    $800 2
To make the national government more accessible to all Nigerians, in 1991, Abuja replaced this city as Nigeria's capital
    $800 24
This Beverly Cleary girl has a mom & dad; Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 character of the same name does not
    DD: $3,000 7
Also known as the ground laurel, it has been Massachusetts' state flower since 1918, not 1620
    $800 22
"Return of the Killer Catfish" & "Mekong Mutilator" were episodes of this Animal Planet adventure show
    $800 17
A memorable line from "Dr. Strangelove": "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the ____ ____"
    $1200 13
Containing the Mishnah & Gemara, the Babylonian version of this vast compilation of Jewish law was compiled
    $1200 3
The Limpopo River between South Africa & Botswana is also known as this river, after a large predator
    $1200 29
At the beginning of this Bronte novel, this orphaned title character is sent to the Lowood Institution, where she is mistreated
    $1200 8
California made the lace type of this fungus-alga partnership its official state one
    $1200 26
In a Christmas special narrated by Burl Ives, this title animal meets an abominable snow monster
    $1200 18
Type of glasses favored by John Lennon & the farmer in "American Gothic"
    $1600 14
This Christian patriarch & Bishop of Hippo wrote the philosophical treatise "The City of God"
    $1600 4
Massawa & Assab are important port cities of Eritrea on the shores of this long body of water
    $1600 9
Hawaii's state plant is kalo, the local name for this root used to make poi
    $1600 27
The monster-hunting Winchester boys on this show tangled with demons & Rakshasa
    $1600 19
It's another name for tungsten
    $2000 15
This temple was founded in Henan, China around 495 & became associated with Zen Buddhism & martial arts
    $2000 5
The Blue Nile & the White Nile join together just north of this capital city
    $2000 25
In this John Irving novel, the eccentric Dr. Wilbur Larch runs an orphanage
    $2000 10
Known for living a long time, one of Nevada's two state trees is this type of pine named for the feature seen here
    $2000 28
There were also vampires & werewolves on this Showtime series with characters like Dorian Gray & Victor Frankenstein
    $2000 20
The shape of an electromagnetic emission or of a gnarly breaker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Gregory Peggy
$11,600 $1,000 $5,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Evan Strong & Roy Campanella broke barriers representing this brand

Final scores:

Megan Gregory Peggy
$11,600 $2 $4,400
2-day champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Megan Gregory Peggy
$11,600 $5,600 $5,400
18 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2022-04-20
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at