Show #8674 - Thursday, June 30, 2022


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Hoa Quach, a portfolio manager from Naperville, Illinois

David Bzdak, a philosophy professor from Syracuse, New York

Halley Ryherd, a real estate attorney from Waukee, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
For the audio version of her book "It Takes a Village", she became the first first lady to win a Grammy
    $200 11
Britannica says its "forbidding landscape of deserts & mountains has laid many imperial ambitions to rest"
    $200 3
it's the way a statement is given to a reporter in confidence & not to be published
    $200 18
A single conflict between military forces & the drinking item you might reach for after one of those
    $200 12
Aaron Sorkin, playing politics
    $200 17
The Center, which partners with all U.S. airlines, sells online & at a storefront in Scottsboro in this southern state
    $400 2
In 1965 she began an inauguration day tradition of holding the Bible for the swearing-in ceremony
    DD: $600 19
Iran is on the western border of this country; the Arabian Sea, on its southern
    $400 4
Because they both attracted readers, a 19th century character in newspaper comics lent his name to this sensational type of journalism
    $400 27
A certain crustacean & to be frugal
    $400 13
The Emmy mob honored Alan Taylor's directing for an episode involving asbestos disposal
    $400 23
One of only 3 made, an early digital camera designed for the Space Shuttle got sent back to this organization
    $600 6
The 1st woman to be first lady who was born at a hospital, she made her debut at Southampton Hospital in New York in 1929
    $600 20
Home to about 3 million, this country's capital of Tashkent is the largest city in Central Asia
    $600 5
In 1971 he popularized gonzo journalism after Sports Illustrated assigned him to cover a motorcycle race
    $600 28
"Couture" preceder & a synonym for hurry
    $600 14
Katherine Heigl, playing doctor
    $600 24
Found in a duffel bag, a live one of these noisy vipers got released in a nearby graveyard, luckily without biting anyone
    $800 7
She was first to give formal press conferences & to write a daily newspaper column, "My Day"
    $800 21
Identifying this nation seen here that became independent in 1991 should suit you to a "T"--don't pick the wrong one
    $800 9
Known for his exposés, this journalist dedicated his book "War on Peace" to his mother Mia
    $800 29
To fracture a bone & a really weird person
    $800 15
Jeremy Strong dealing with powerful family issues
    $800 25
An Egyptian burial mask & other artifacts from the time of Moses were sold through this auction house & Sotheby's rival
    $1000 8
Though the first first lady to host the White House Easter egg roll, she's better remembered for banning alcohol
    $1000 22
Identifying this nation seen here that became independent in 1991 should suit you to a "T"--don't pick the wrong one
    $1000 10
"Dirty" term for a journalist who uncovers corruption in government; Ida Tarbell was a famous one
    $1000 30
A rough-looking cabin & what is done to corn
    $1000 16
Tatiana Maslany, in the roles she was born to play
    $1000 26
The Center kept Hoggle, a creature from the movie "Labyrinth" directed by this puppet master, & displays him at the store

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

Halley David Hoa
$600 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Halley David Hoa
$1,600 $4,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In 2000 he published the not-so-scary "On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft"
    $400 9
Merry-go-round riders are subject to this force meaning "center seeking"--not centrifugal, which isn't really a force
    $400 21
The films of this Kentuckian actress include "Red Sparrow" & "American Hustle"
    $400 2
Sheep shouts
    $400 7
A Bloody Maria is similar to a Bloody Mary but contains this liquor instead of vodka
    $400 26
Friedrich Schiller was feeling pretty merry when he wrote this "Ode", "An Die Freude" in his native language
    $800 16
The title "Dean and Me" refers to Dean Martin & this other actor
    $800 11
Created between two parallel faults, seen here is an example of this type of 4-letter valley in Africa
    $800 22
Like his aunt, "Come On-A My House" singer Rosemary, this Oscar winner was born in Kentucky
    $800 3
Types of these fashion folds include box, knife & sunburst
    $800 8
This has been called "the tiki-est of tiki cocktails"
    $800 27
In a painting by Charles Thévenin, Parisians celebrate the anniversary of the Revolution on this date in 1790
    $1200 14
"I was Better Last Night" is by this Tony winner for "Torch Song Trilogy" & "La Cage aux Folles"
    $1200 18
The corona of the Sun consists of hot ionized gas called this
    $1200 23
This pioneering director of films like "Intolerance" was born in Oldham County in 1875
    $1200 4
To beseech or beg for mercy
    $1200 10
You can make a Mudslide with vodka, coffee liqueur & Baileys this
    $1200 28
At the end of the "Odyssey", suitors are vanquished, a family is reunited & the wine is poured on this island
    $1600 1
This veterinarian wrote of "All Creatures Great and Small"
    $1600 19
It's the 7-letter word for the arrangement of atoms in a crystal
    $1600 24
Louis "Grandpa" Jones was a longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry & a longtime cast member of this country music TV show
    $1600 5
Suet & dried fruit go into this British dessert pie
    $1600 12
It's a dark & stormy night, so have a Dark 'n' Stormy cocktail made with ginger beer & this
    $1600 29
After Helena & Diana get some celebratory closure for their worries, well, this Shakespeare title says it all
    $2000 15
"Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter" by this French intellectual takes her life up to age 21 in 1929
    DD: $2,000 20
A very low-carb, high-fat diet gets you into this state, when your body starts using fats to create energy
    $2000 25
Though "Tennessee Whiskey" was one of his country hits, he hails from Paintsville, Kentucky
    DD: $2,500 6
This synonym for gloomy or pessimistic is also a conductor's indication of the start of a measure
    $2000 13
A Negroni traditionally has gin, vermouth & this bitter Italian aperitif
    $2000 30
Wagner's opera about this title man ends with grail & spear reunited, & smiles all around

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Halley David Hoa
$7,200 $15,000 $13,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This U.S. city now has 10 times the population of the other U.S. city for which it was named in 1845

Final scores:

Halley David Hoa
$1 $2,000 $900
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Halley David Hoa
$7,200 $15,600 $13,400
12 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2022-04-29
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