Show #8693 - Wednesday, July 27, 2022


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Brianne Barker, a biology professor from Madison, New Jersey

Colleen Birney, a court monitor from Milford, Connecticut

Ed Coulson, an economics and real estate professor from Dana Point, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Natchez was an early capital of this state
    $200 2
The story "January 1999: Rocket Summer" leads off this Ray Bradbury book of "Chronicles"
    $200 26
I've lost hours on this site, the "leading destination for short-term mobile video"; fittingly, Kesha is a creator
    $200 16
The NCAA trademarked this calendar phrase for springtime buzzer-beating, bracket-busting basketball
    $200 1
"Rafa" is the nickname of this winner of more than 20 Grand Slam titles
    $200 21
Big bovine
    $400 12
If you're searching for El Dorado, the city is located about 80 miles from Hope in this state
    $400 7
This 1931 Pearl Buck novel became a Broadway play the next year with Claude Rains as Wang Lung
    $400 27
Sweet! I just downloaded the "Saga" version of this app with a confectionary name; not sweet: there are over 11,000 levels
    $400 17
Chicago is practically synonymous with this special type of culinary delight
    $400 3
This Czech-born woman had a pretty good 1983, winning 86 of 87 matches & 3 Grand Slam titles
    $400 22
An aboveground railway
    DD: $1,500 13
It's estimated that there are as many as 70 streets in Atlanta with this fruity 9-letter name
    $600 8
Protesting the Jim Crow system, Richard Wright's first book was titled this Stowe character's "Children"
    $600 28 allows my annoying friend to create sneaky links to Rick Astley singing this song; I always fall for it
    $600 18
First & last name of the woman in a tongue twister who "bought some butter, 'but', she said, 'the butter's bitter"'
    $600 4
Mark "Eddo" Edmondson in 1976 is the last men's singles winner of this major who's from the country where it's played
    $600 23
George Takei's 2-word catchphrase
    $800 14
North Carolina has 2 national seashores: Cape Lookout & this other cape
    $800 9
Even this Tolstoy heroine thinks it's weird that her husband & lover are both named Alexei
    $800 29
With a name that is Latin for "eye", this company offers prescription lenses for its Quest VR headsets; I may never take it off
    $800 19
In 2020, it was back to Midgar in this game's "VII Remake"
    $800 5
In women's tennis, 1930s star Alice Marble pioneered this 3-word aggressive style named for a way to begin a point
    $800 24
"Special" is one type of this short form
    $1000 15
To see the Crimson Tide play football at Bryant-Denny Stadium, head to this city
    $1000 10
This Anthony Doerr novel is tied together by the idea of a paradise for birds, also found in an Aristophanes play
    $1000 30
Companies convey offers via these "notifications", pop-ups on your device that perchance annoy
    $1000 20
This group got a 2017 Lasker Award for providing "essential health services & reproductive care"
    $1000 6
Nicknamed "Little Mo", this Grand Slam tennis champ of the 1950s was honored on a stamp in 2019
    $1000 25
COVID variant names skipped nu & this 14th Greek letter

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

Ed Colleen Brianne
$3,200 $600 $4,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Colleen Brianne
$3,600 $2,000 $8,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Living in Mytilene on Lesbos, this ancient poet wrote of a community called a thiasos
    $400 6
Mork from Ork
    $400 1
Most species of this color-changing lizard are native to Africa, like Botswana's flap-necked variety
    $400 26
A "chopper" is one of these with a long fork & a front wheel placed forward of the handlebars
    $400 14
It's slang for basic training of new military recruits
    $400 19
After he murdered his brother Bleda in the middle of the fifth century A.D., he was the undisputed leader of the Huns
    $800 12
Betty Williams & Mairead Corrigan won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for trying to end the violence here
    $800 7
Godmother on "Fleabag"
    DD: $4,000 2
This North American marsupial has a gestation period of as little as 12 days
    $800 27
These alliterative & inflatable recreational vessels are long, narrow & often yellow
    $800 15
In 1921 at age 16 Clara Bow won one of these, winning a part in a Hollywood movie
    $800 20
15th century Tibetan abbot Gedun Drupa was posthumously named the first of this title
    $1200 13
Steph Curry & Chelsea Clinton are 2 typical people who got early education at a school bearing her name
    $1200 8
Elliot Alderson on "Mr. Robot"
    $1200 3
Despite being apex predators, great white sharks are hunted by these cetaceans, which remove & eat their livers
    $1200 28
Greek for "circle" gives us the name of this helicopter relative
    $1200 16
It's one of the few animals commonly called by its genus and species names
    $1200 21
In 1549 the first Governor-General of this Portuguese colony selected Bahia as its capital
    $1600 22
Formerly known by this numerical name, the Opportunity in Education Act now bears Hawaii Representative Patsy Mink's name
    $1600 9
Real-life crime boss Bumpy Johnson on "Godfather of Harlem"
    $1600 4
Adult insects have 6 legs, all attached to this body section
    DD: $3,000 29
This type of sturdy horse-drawn wagon of early America, got its name from the Pennsylvania region where it was developed
    $1600 17
It's the Chinese veggie seen here
    $1600 24
1616 saw the death of William Shakespeare at New place, in this place where he was born
    $2000 23
Famous for her dying swan solo, this Russian ballerina was the most celebrated dancer of her time
    $2000 10
In full prosthetic makeup, convicted killer Pam Hupp in 2022's "The Thing About Pam"
    $2000 5
Sea parrot is another name for this Atlantic seabird with black-&-white plumage & a triangular bill
    $2000 30
This type of sailing vessel with a 4-letter name is still common in the Red Sea
    $2000 18
Jenny Lind was a master of this operatic singing technique
    $2000 25
The statue seen here of this emperor of Rome's golden age was created around the time of his Germanic campaigns

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Colleen Brianne
$17,600 $8,200 $14,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Milton wrote of this contemporary: "When by night the glass of" him "observes imagined lands and regions in the Moon"

Final scores:

Ed Colleen Brianne
$5,800 $6,000 $11,700
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed Colleen Brianne
$14,400 $11,200 $13,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2022-05-17
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