Show #8694 - Thursday, July 28, 2022


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Katrina Hill, a non-profit professional from Alexandria, Virginia

Heidi Reese, a patent examiner originally from Bay City, Michigan

Brianne Barker, a biology professor from Madison, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "team".)
    $200 14
Marc Brunel's tunneling shield solved the problem of tunneling underwater, first used under this river in London
    $200 1
Fans of the Green Bay Packers have this nickname, after an unusual hat
    $200 6
These wide-legged pants resemble those worn by South American cowboys, hence their name
    $200 26
For issue 1 in 1982, as many a front page had Lebanon's pres. getting blown up, USA Today led with the death of this princess from Philly
    $200 16
A sturdy piece of timber, or a ray of sunshine
    $200 11
This office building in Virginia has nearly 18 miles of corridors but you can walk between any 2 points of it in about 7 minutes
    $400 15
The invention known as the spinning Jenny turned wool or cotton into this 4-letter product
    $400 2
The "Big Easy Mafia" cheers for this NFL team
    $400 7
It's the canine name for a pattern of broken or jagged checks
    $400 27
The New York times ("The Gray Lady") remarked on USA Today's "brazen" use of this, in all 4 sections from July 2, 1984
    $400 17
Ponzi is one type of this secretive plan
    $400 12
West Virginia's motto is "Montani Semper Liberi", translated as these people "Are Always Free"
    $600 23
In 1761 a canal linking Manchester, England to the Worsley mine dropped the price of this fuel in the city by half
    $600 3
The "Cameron Crazies" are students who show undying support for this university's Blue Devils basketball teams
    $600 8
In 2020 Taylor Swift had a No. 1 song named for this clothing item
    $600 28
Stories by USA Today's Christine Brennan helped get this golf club to admit its first female members in 2012
    $600 18
A form of rule or government; hopefully it's not dictatorial
    $600 13
Virginia boasts about 554 miles of this scenic trail, seen here being scenic indeed with McAfee Knob
    $800 24
In 1837 William Fothergill Cooke & Charles Wheatstone got a patent on this communications system using wires & needle pointers
    $800 4
The "Junior Nation" drove up support for this NASCAR legend
    $800 9
This 10-letter neckline is also a term of endearment
    $800 29
In 1986 USA Today became the youngest publication parodied by this Harvard mag, including a story on sending Qaddafi thousands of pizzas
    $800 19
This warm current flows northeast & roughly parallel along the southern U.S. Atlantic coast
    $800 21
This West Virginia town was still part of regular Virginia when its arsenal was overrun on Oct. 16, 1859
    DD: $2,000 25
A mass trial in 1813 resulted in many hangings for these machine-smashing foes of the changes the Industrial Revolution brought
    $1000 5
Fans of golfer Arnold Palmer are part of this military outfit
    $1000 10
An aesthetic called this simple house "core" embraces eyelet blouses & frilly Laura Ashley dresses
    $1000 30
USA Today's Leslie Cauley wrote about this agency storing Americans' phone records before Edward Snowden worked there
    $1000 20
It's a common European food fish
    $1000 22
Charleston's Intl. Airport is named for this test pilot, a West Virginian who sounded off & made history in 1947

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

Brianne Heidi Katrina
$4,400 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brianne Heidi Katrina
$7,400 $2,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
On July 4, 1862 he picnicked with Alice Liddell & her sisters, so it could have been "Edith" or "Lorina in Wonderland"
    $400 26
The man born Nicholas Breakspear ruled as Adrian IV, the only Englishman to ever hold this job
    $400 11
Listen, pal, this 3-letter protuberance on a stem may develop into a flower or leaf
    $400 16
Makes sense that the B-R in the Baskin-Robbins logo incorporates this 2-digit number
    $400 2
Some swallows build nests of mud beneath these parts of a roof
    $400 21
"Can you hear the drums"
    DD: $2,500 7
A 1903 courthouse in this state is preserved as a museum because as a young girl, Harper Lee watched her dad argue cases there
    $800 27
Ottoman sultan Murad IV is known for restoring order to his lawless realm & for reconquering this Iraqi city then held by the Persians
    $800 12
The jumping cholla species of this has detachable spines with barbs that resemble a porcupine's quill
    $800 17
The logo of this Japanese car brand is a caliper that resembles the letter "A"
    $800 3
Seaweed is a good source of this element, an essential micronutrient
    $800 22
Dolly Parton:
"I'm begging of you, please don't take my man"
    $1200 8
Bell Hooks inspired her great-granddaughter Gloria, so Gloria took Bell's name professionally, making this change
    $1200 28
2nd century B.C. efforts by Syrian King Antiochus IV to suppress Judaism led to a revolt by this family, including Judah
    $1200 13
In seed-bearing plants, this fine-grained stuff contains the male gametes
    $1200 18
Ruminate on this--since the 1870s its trademark logo has featured a leaping ruminant, not a plow or tractor
    $1200 1
This controversial end-of-life practice derives its name from Greek for "easy death"
    $1200 23
Lady Gaga:
"But I just can't be with you like this anymore"
    $1600 9
Asked whether she'd call "A Wrinkle in Time" science fiction or fantasy, this author suggested "science fantasy"
    $1600 29
Reigning for 50 years in the 19th century, Pōmare IV was queen of this Polynesian island, resisting European influences there
    $1600 14
The word for a flower's collection of petals, it's also Toyota's all-time bestselling car
    $1600 19
This clothing line's crocodile logo goes back to the 1920s & its founder, who was nicknamed "The Crocodile", on the tennis court
    $1600 4
It's not exactly the same but for a quick, easy way to make this, combine mayo, garlic & lemon juice
    $1600 24
Looking Glass:
"You're a fine girl, what a good wife you would be"
    $2000 10
This author of visionary sci-fi tales like "The Minority Report" could turn out 120 words a minute on a manual typewriter
    $2000 30
In the late 1500s, Henry IV of France converted to Catholicism to help unify his nation, & ruled as the first of this dynasty
    DD: $2,000 15
The business part of this plant, Dionaea muscipula, consists of 2 hinged lobes triggered by hair-like sensors
    $2000 20
The little icons within this company's "U" logo represent its diversity, including its more than 400 consumer brands
    $2000 5
In mythology this Trojan warrior was second only to Hector in bravery
    $2000 25
Simon & Garfunkel: "You're breaking my heart, you're shaking my confidence daily"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brianne Heidi Katrina
$13,800 $7,300 $20,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only independent survivor of the Spanish March, buffer states created to protect Christian Europe from the Moors

Final scores:

Brianne Heidi Katrina
$5 $14,500 $27,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brianne Heidi Katrina
$15,800 $5,600 $20,200
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2022-05-17
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