Show #8687 - Tuesday, July 19, 2022


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Catherine Belling, a medical humanities professor from Chicago, Illinois

Matt Mierswa, an attorney from River Edge, New Jersey

William Chou, a research fellow from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Presented by the NBC 7 news team.)
    $200 15
(Sheena Parveen of NBC 7 in San Diego presents the clue.) At San Diego’s Grant Hotel back in 1970, sci-fi master Ray Bradbury & superhero artist Jack Kirby, greeted the 300 fans who attended the first of these; now, it’s an annual event drawing more than 130,000 each year
    $200 6
"I'm strong to the finich, cause I eats me spinach" is sung by this hero
    $200 2
In 1954 Senator Joe McCarthy provoked televised hearings after accusing the army of "coddling" these people
    $200 20
Of the zonkey seen here
    $200 25
Notice the placement of this type of storage unit by each bed in the barracks
    $200 30
It's the fort over which Francis Scott Key observed "the rockets' red glare"
    $400 14
(Dagmar Midcap of NBC 7 in San Diego presents the clue.) On April 8, 2004, the Padres beat the Giants in the first Major League game at this ball park, a centerpiece of San Diego’s newly revitalized downtown
    $400 7
He "will sleep till noon but before it's dark, he'll have every picnic basket that's in Jellystone Park"
    $400 1
Tragically, on January 28, 1986 this exploded 73 seconds after liftoff
    $400 19
Of the cattalo
    $400 24
To move together in unison as if connected is to "march in" this
    $400 29
The painting seen here depicts Christ giving the keys to heaven to this saint
    $600 13
(Sheena Parveen of NBC 7 in San Diego presents the clue.) In 1986, the San Diego Museum of Arts mounted the first ever retrospective exhibit for this longtime La Jolla resident who had recently been named one of San Diego’s living treasures
    $600 8
"More than meets the eye", they're "robots in disguise"
    DD: $1,000 3
Its 1980 eruption was the first by a volcano in the continental U.S. outside Alaska since 1917
    $600 16
Of the small & energetic dog called a Chiweenie
    $600 23
The western species of this tree has distinctive short, flat needles
    $600 28
In this TV series, Keegan-Michael Key stumbles upon a magical town in which everyone acts like they are in a musical
    $800 12
(Dagmar Midcap of NBC 7 in San Diego presents the clue.) In 1969, the U.S. Navy opened its Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor Program at Air Station Miramar, better known as this school that inspired a 1986 movie title
    $800 9
"Grab your backpack! Let's go! Jump in! Vámonos!!" says her theme
    $800 4
In 1925, this high school teacher was put on trial for teaching evolution in his Tennessee classroom
    $800 17
Of the large but gentle dog called a Daniff
    $800 21
An Allen charge can be read to try to coax a verdict out of this type of jury
    $800 27
This ornithologist visited Key West in the 1830s; here's the house that's now named in his honor
    $1000 11
(Dagmar Midcap of NBC 7 in San Diego presents the clue.) In February 1983, Queen Elizabeth visited San Diego, stopping in Balboa Park to unveil a statue of William Shakespeare at this theater, named for the historic one in London where many of Shakespeare’s plays were first performed
    $1000 10
"Come join the Warner Brothers & the Warner Sister, Dot! Just for fun we run around the Warner movie lot"
    $1000 5
In 1960 4 students in Greensboro, N.C. staged a sit-in at this store's whites-only lunch counter, sparking other sit-ins in the South
    $1000 18
Of the Huarizo, these 2 domesticated South American camelids
    $1000 22
Synonym for a wizard or a conjurer
    $1000 26
This community service & leadership organization has Key Club International, for high school students

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

William Matt Catherine
$2,600 $6,200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Matt Catherine
$4,200 $9,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Noted for its wooded gorges, Snowdonia National Park is found mostly in this U.K. country's Gwynedd County
    $400 10
The 2019 horror thriller
    $400 21
The hand railings on a stair or balcony can be called a balustrade or this, which you might slide down
    $400 5
"Some Pig" is one of the messages that shows up in the title object of this 1952 novel
    $400 26
To prevent 14th c. epidemics, some ships arriving in Europe had to sit at anchor for quaranta giorni, this many days before landing
    $400 11
This word for a political aspirant comes from Latin for "white", the color of their togas in ancient Rome
    $800 17
India's Sundarbans National Park is part of a reserve for this endangered feline
    $800 9
"Lost in Translation"
    $800 27
You can buy a finder to locate these vertical interior pieces of wall framing, which is helpful when hanging your Picasso
    $800 1
In this novel, the intelligent horses called Houyhnhnms have no words for evil
    $800 23
With disease threatening NYC in 1738, the city set up a quarantine at Bedloe's Island, today home to this landmark
    $800 12
This formal jacket is named for a New York country club where it was popularized in the 1880s
    $1200 18
A sanctuary for moose, elk & bison, a Saskatchewan national park bears the name of this 19th century royal husband
    $1200 8
The all-American tale "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"--with Gary Cooper, not Adam Sandler
    $1200 28
If you're renovating, be careful before taking out one of these walls named for the extra weight it supports
    $1200 2
This Frank McCourt Pulitzer winner became a 1999 movie starring Emily Watson as the author's mother
    $1200 22
A 1793 yellow fever epidemic struck this city, then the U.S. capital, forcing the government to evacuate to Germantown
    $1200 13
Before it meant a record player, it referred to a symbol representing a sound
    $1600 19
Urho Kekkonen National Park in this nation is illuminated in summer by the midnight sun
    $1600 7
The 2021 Marvel Cinematic Universe installment
    $1600 29
An inward angle where two sloping roof sections meet is known by this geographic name
    $1600 3
Aslan gives animals the ability to talk in this book in which Narnia is created
    $1600 24
Numbers 5 mandated that the Israelites isolate anyone with the skin affliction the King James Bible calls this
    DD: $1,200 14
This dog breed gets its name from the German for "nose" or "muzzle"
    $2000 20
This country's parks include Bontebok, a reserve for the rare bontebok antelope, as well as Kruger & Agulhas
    $2000 6
"La Dolce Vita"
    $2000 30
"C" if you can come up with this term for a projecting beam that's supported at only one end
    DD: $3,200 4
This Robert Penn Warren novel chronicles the rags-to-riches story of politician Willie Stark
    $2000 25
Plague arrived by ship at this French Mediterranean port in 1720 & despite an immediate quarantine, half the city perished
    $2000 15
Now a way to get out of something, it was originally a window in a castle wall for archers to shoot through

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Matt Catherine
$14,600 $16,600 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An aria from this opera says, "Put on your costume & apply make-up to your face. The people pay & they want to laugh"

Final scores:

William Matt Catherine
$0 $29,201 $800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

William Matt Catherine
$14,600 $20,600 $400
18 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2022-05-16
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