Show #8684 - Thursday, July 14, 2022


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Anjali Bhat, a lawyer from New York, New York

Mark Primiano, a shelter veterinarian from Chicago, Illinois

Emily Fiasco, a middle school band director from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Encyclopedia Britannica calls him "The Foundingest Father of them all" (really!)
    $200 14
277 miles long & found in the American Southwest, it's one of the largest land gorges on Earth
    $200 1
"Last Exit to Springfield"
    $200 26
About .26 inches, a unit called this insect's space is based on the length of the gaps in a hive
    $200 8
The king can't move without being put in check! Curses! It's this chess situation--a draw!--who no one ever wants to see!
    $200 15
With a name meaning "cold", he's the animated guy with a corncob pipe & a button nose
    $400 7
Cheers to this Harvard grad, a second cousin of the second president
    $400 20
The Earth's longest river is the Nile, but this one carries the most water by volume
    $400 2
From 2012:
"Say My Name"
    $400 27
The GGE, this substance gallon equivalent, compares the energy content of alternative fuels
    $400 9
"Pater Corpus" doesn't quite have the same ring as this slang term for the build of some fathers
    $400 16
About temperature, this adjective can mean cold; when used regarding lettuce, it means fresh & firm
    DD: $400 13
Activist lawyer James Otis is credited with saying that this "without representation is tyranny"
    $600 21
This liquid beneath the Earth's surface is different in Hawaii--it has more molten rock & fewer gases & fragments
    $600 3
"Chidi's Choice"
    $600 28
A braza, about 5 1/2 feet, is an old Spanish measure based on the reach of outspread these
    $600 10
This insurance duo--the big cost you owe before your insurer kicks in & the money given to your doc as you get services--are just the worst
    $600 17
This word is paired with an opposite in the name of a relieving cream to treat minor aches & pains of the muscles & joints
    $800 24
This Virginian first became prominent for his oratory in a 1763 case about whether it was OK to pay clergy with cash rather than tobacco
    $800 22
Larger trees are starting to encroach north on this ecosystem defined by its lack of them
    $800 4
"Wind Sprints" &
"Black Eyes & Broken Hearts"
    $800 29
A city map, also called a plat, shows the division into single-owner areas called this "P" word, a synonym of packages
    $800 11
Listerine says bad breath is "also known as oral malodor or" this word; now oral malodor... that'd be a better name
    $800 18
If your office is really "as cold as" this space for dry aging, it's well under 40 degrees
    $1000 25
The "Penman of the Revolution", John Dickinson drafted the first version of this predecessor to the Constitution
    $1000 23
Hurricanes don't hit our middle, as this "effect" of the rotating earth on wind flow increases the further you get from the equator
    $1000 5
"Riding in Town Cars with Boys" &
"The Unblairable Lightness of Being"
    $1000 30
You can spell "acre" with letters in this metric measurement that equals 2.471 acres
    $1000 12
The result for your account of writing a check you can't cover? It's this villain who many need "protection" from
    $1000 19
The food seen here is prepared "crudo", Spanish & Italian for this word

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

Emily Mark Anjali
$1,600 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Mark Anjali
$5,400 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This river's name comes from a word for "arrow", implying that it is faster than the Euphrates
    $400 15
A Scottish castle is home to this school of witchcraft & wizardry
    $400 1
Spoken in medieval southern France, the dialect langue d'Oc got its name because Oc, not this, meant yes there
    $400 2
Saying it wasn't a "protest song", Bob Dylan did include the lyrics "How many times must the cannonballs fly"
    $400 10
As Germany's "chancellor of change", you ended military conscription & introduced a minimum wage
    $400 22
A small figurine like an Academy Award
    $800 27
In Sanskrit, the name of this river comes from "sindhu", which means "river"
    $800 16
This Prague author's unfinished novel "The Castle" has a man named K trying unsuccessfully to access the title place
    $800 7
In 2008 this European country's parliament passed an act officially adopting Brazilian spellings of hundreds of words
    $800 3
Seen here, Alexandra Shipp played a younger version of this film mutant originally portrayed by Halle Berry
    $800 11
You won the U.S. National All-Around Gymnastics Championships from 2013 to 2016 & in 2018, 2019 & 2021
    $800 23
At the recent Tokyo Olympics, Alix Klineman & April Ross netted gold in this sport
    DD: $2,000 28
This river that gave its name to a Georgia city was known as Rio Dulce, or "sweet river", to early Spanish explorers
    $1200 17
In this 17th century religious allegory, Christian & Hopeful are imprisoned for a time at Doubting Castle
    $1200 8
Ladino, or Sephardi, was carried to the Mideast by people expelled from their homeland in 1492 at the urging of this judicial body
    $1200 4
Formerly the Hartford Whalers, they blew into Raleigh in 1997
    $1200 12
You took a constitutional oath on October 26, 2020,
    $1200 24
An expert in the formal rules & procedures of running an assembly, like the British legislature
    $1600 29
Some Europeans called this Chinese river the Blue River, perhaps to distinguish it from the Yellow River
    $1600 18
A key antagonist in "The Chronicles of Narnia", she lives in a castle full of stone statues
    $1600 9
In 1898 an explosion killed the last known speaker of this Adriatic language that shared its name with a dog breed
    $1600 5
"Blood On The Coal" by The Folksmen is on the soundtrack album of this Christopher Guest mockumentary
    DD: $3,000 13
You served as Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996
    $1600 25
This adjective means having no previous example known
    $2000 30
A king of Alba Longa, near present-day Castel Gandolfo, drowned in this river, which was then named for him
    $2000 19
Young Cassandra Mortmain lives in the rundown title structure in "I Capture the Castle" by this "101 Dalmatians" author
    $2000 20
Isolated from its romantic relatives, Romanian has been influenced by this language group of neighbors like Serbia & Bulgaria
    $2000 6
Spencer Tracy was on the side of evolution while Fredric March argued creationism in this classic 1960 film
    $2000 14
After a huge upset in the 1948 election, you did the honorable thing & conceded to Pres. Truman & sent congratulations
    $2000 26
If you support another person's alibi, you provide this 4-"O" word from the Latin for "to strengthen"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Mark Anjali
$14,000 $8,000 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Maybe surprisingly, in 1918 this new leader was the first to recognize the independence of Finland

Final scores:

Emily Mark Anjali
$25,201 $15,500 $0
2-day champion: $53,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Mark Anjali
$14,600 $8,000 $12,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2022-05-06
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