Show #8670 - Friday, June 24, 2022


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Lauren Drinkwater, a psychotherapist from Rockville, Maryland

Joe Feldmann, a technology professional from Bethesda, Maryland

Jeff Weinstock, a marketing lecturer from Miami, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Responses are made up of the letters in the word "comparison".)
    $200 4
Here's the path on which this duo led their expedition between 1804 & 1806, covering around 8,000 miles
    $200 12
From 1914 to 1935 pitchers walked him 2,062 times, with good reason
    $200 2
Title total of Scheherazade's tale-telling evenings
    $200 17
100 years ago, in November 1922 Howard Carter made this discovery, some 3,000 years after the death that caused its creation
    $200 24
With some of the warmest fur of any mammal, this fox species, Vulpes lagopus, can survive temperatures as low as -58 degrees F.
    $200 27
About 25 species of this arachnid with a segmented & curved tail have venom that can kill humans
    $400 5
The Mexican army's win in the spring of 1862 over Napoleon III's forces is still honored today with this annual celebration
    $400 13
After 8 seasons in the Majors, hotheaded Babe Pinelli became one of these, with which he had frequently argued as a player
    $400 3
Named the "City of Everett", the first of these Boeing jumbo jets took to the skies in 1969
    $400 20
Happy 65th to this flying disc that Wham-O began rolling out in 1957
    $400 25
The subject of much world folklore, this colorful species of fox, Vulpes vulpes, is the most common
    $400 18
A decoration utilizing small, colored inlaid glass & stone pieces
    $600 6
In early 2022, things got eventful in this Canadian city with traffic-paralyzing protests
    $600 14
In 1909 Pittsburgh's Babe Adams became the only rookie ever to pitch & win 3 games in one of these
    DD: $2,200 26
Year of James A. Garfield's entire presidency
    $600 21
March 1, 2022 was the 150th anniversary of this national park, home to half the world's active geysers
    $600 28
Widespread vaccination programs aim to reduce the incidence of this deadly disease in foxes, from the Latin for "madness"
    $600 11
A shade of red, or to leave someone stuck on an island
    $800 7
In 2003 this Canadian territory dropped "Territory" to go by a single name
    $800 15
In 1928 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle said this team's Babe Herman is "a great outfielder except for his inability to catch flyballs"
    $800 9
Washington, D.C.'s longtime area code
    $800 22
It's been 50 years since this company named for its 2 founders introduced the first pocket scientific calculator
    $800 29
This other animal is in the name of the big-eared fox seen here
    $800 1
A shade of red associated with embarrassment
    $1000 8
Elected president of Mexico in 1833, this Alamo general would serve in the post 11 times over the next 22 years
    $1000 19
When this man's 2,130 consecutive-game streak ended in 1939, Babe Dahlgren took his place & went 2 for 5 with a homer
    $1000 10
The Lee-Enfield rifle used by British forces in the Boer War & 2 world wars was also known as this, its caliber
    $1000 23
June 5, 2022 is the 75th anniversary of when he first suggested his European recovery plan in a 12-minute speech at Harvard
    $1000 30
A female fox is a vixen; a male fox can be called a dog or this, the name of a fox from Old French tales
    $1000 16
Specially made 2-word area in a house to retreat to in times of great fear

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

Jeff Joe Lauren
$1,800 $3,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Joe Lauren
$4,600 $6,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
On April 14, 1969 this city rejoiced as Jarry Park--in Jarry Park--became the first MLB ballpark outside the United States
    $400 27
A loss in value due to age, wear or market conditions
    $400 7
Caught spying for this Eastern foe in 1913, Austria's former intelligence chief asked to be left alone with his pistol; the end
    $400 28
Meg pounded the skins behind husband Jack in this 2-piece band that helped kickstart the 2000s garage rock revival
    DD: $3,000 18
An 1880s deal between George Patton's dad & L.A. led to a park later named for this other World War II general in 1942
    $800 21
New York City's Hayden, for one
    $800 3
In the 1770s this famous lover & libertine acted as a spy for his native Venice
    $800 16
For those born in 1960 or later, full retirement benefits from social security are payable at this age
    $800 24
Nikki Giovanni's poem about this civil rights heroine ends, "In not being able to stand it. She sat back down"
    $800 26
Hannah Welton drummed for 3rdEyeGirl, from 2012 to 2016 the all-female backing band of this late genius
    $1200 17
The name of these gardens in Paris comes from the tile factories that were there before the palace built by Catherine de Medici
    $1200 20
It's the process of verifying yourself in order to use a computer system; some might require "2 factor"
    $1200 5
His own spy days are part of "The Pigeon Tunnel" by this author of "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold"
    $1200 15
With 37, including 16 gold, this European country won the most medals at the Beijing Winter Olympics
    $1200 22
John Alden woos Priscilla on behalf of a friend in Longfellow's "The Courtship of" this man
    $1200 25
Dave Grohl called the late Taylor Hawkins, who propelled this band for 25 years, "my best friend and partner in crime"
    $1600 1
Visitors can enjoy a blastoff simulation in a real Buran Space Shuttle in this Moscow park
    $1600 8
Seen here, it regulates body temperature & other autonomic activities
    $1600 4
In 1951 electrical engineer Morton Sobell was tried along with this pair in the nation's first atom spy trial
    $1600 10
In 2022 this space company founded by Richard Branson announced tickets for a 90-minute flight would cost a mere $450,000
    DD: $2,400 12
His poem "America" says, "Burroughs is in Tangiers I don't think he'll come back it's sinister"
    $1600 13
Once called punk rock's superstar drummer, in 2021, he got engaged to Kourtney Kardashian
    $2000 2
Familiar from "Project Runway" season finales, this, named for a writer, shares land with the New York City Public Library
    $2000 9
A thing to be hated & cursed, like a graven image & its gold per Deuteronomy 7:25
    $2000 6
This British major asked to be shot by firing squad, but since the charge was espionage, Washington had him hanged in 1780
    $2000 11
At more than 44%, Punjabi is the largest ethnic group in this country of 230 million
    $2000 23
Belinda is the young woman whose "shining ringlets" are scandalously removed in this Alexander Pope poem
    $2000 14
Conan O'Brien's onetime "Late Night" bandleader, this "Mighty Max" also holds down the beat in the E Street Band

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Joe Lauren
$11,400 $16,600 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Each of the 3 films for which he won an Oscar, from 1975, 1983 & 1997, also garnered a Best Lead Actress Oscar

Final scores:

Jeff Joe Lauren
$399 $22,900 $12,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,900 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Joe Lauren
$12,200 $14,400 $11,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2022-04-28
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