Show #8695 - Friday, July 29, 2022

Last game of Season 38.

Contestants

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Luigi de Guzman, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Darin Ciccotelli, an associate professor of rhetoric and composition from Long Beach, California

Katrina Hill, a non-profit professional from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS & PENINSULAS
GOVERNORS
BUSINESS ABBREV.
MOVIE FACTS
JUST TAKE THE L
(Ken: Each response will consist of two words.)
HOW DO YOU SLEEP AT NIGHT?
    $200 2
Michigan is all about peninsulas; the Old Mission & the Leelanau are sub-peninsulas of this one that takes up most of the state
    $200 7
Since 1973 4 governors of this Midwest state have done time in prison, including George Ryan & Rod Blagojevich
    $200 26
Getting a car loan? Check that APR, this
    $200 8
It was Brian de Palma who suggested that this director add the now-iconic opening crawl to "Star Wars" to give the film's context
    $200 13
Take the L out of a beer league sport (in an alley) & you get an act of showing respect
    $200 1
With a pillow & mattress made from this "spring-back" foam; perhaps you recall that engineer Charles Yost invented it
    $400 3
Sunny destinations on this peninsula include Tulum, Playa del Carmen & of course, Cancun
    $400 14
In 2022 this Florida governor signed a bill ending Disney World's special district status
    $400 27
The way sales of a product change in relation to its price is its P.E.D., or price elasticity of this
    $400 9
The animators counted:
In this film Carl Fredricksen's house floats thanks to 10,297 balloons
    $400 22
Take the L out of a beer league sport (on ice) & you get an act of healing a disease
    $400 16
The pineal gland in my brain is secreting the right amount of this hormone that's also an antioxidant, so just fine
    $600 4
The headquarters of the U.S. Pacific fleet has been on this island since February 1941
    $600 15
In 2015 he said the health care program he began as governor of Massachusetts was the forerunner of Obamacare
    $600 28
Made up of a bundle of home loans, an MBS is a this-backed security
    $600 10
To portray the "spice" on Arrakis, the sound designers on this 2021 sci-fi film sprinkled sand with Rice Krispies
    $600 23
The sticker identifying the contents of a bottle drops an L to be a doomed man in the Bible
    $600 18
Better now that I've got these window coverings that sound like they simulate a power outage to stop all light from coming in
    $800 5
Take in different flavors of this island by reading some Pirandello as you eat glorious food in its capital of Palermo
    $800 17
In 1994 Angus King ran as an independent & won the governorship of this state, defeating Susan Collins
    $800 29
OPEX stands for these, the ongoing costs of running a business
    $800 11
This movie starring Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz was inspired by Jane Austen's "Emma"
    $800 24
Another term for a merry-go-round loses an L to go party & get its drink on in a big way
    $800 20
Really well after a hot bath infused with the essential oil of this fragrant purple flower, a noted natural sleep aid
    DD: $1,800 6
55 mi. from Siberia, the westernmost point of the North American continent is on this peninsula named for a man big in Alaskan history
    $1000 19
She was born in Lansing, where she was sworn in as governor on Jan. 1, 2019
    $1000 30
A company's profits divided by its outstanding units of stock are its E.P.S., this
    $1000 12
John McCain had a cameo as an invited guest in this Vince Vaughn/ Owen Wilson comedy
    $1000 25
A word describing mild weather mildly drops an L to become a major part of concrete
    $1000 21
Like millions of other Americans with the mask known by this 4-letter name to combat my sleep apnea

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

Katrina Darin Luigi
$1,200 $1,800 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katrina Darin Luigi
$7,000 $2,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
FRENCH PHRASES
"C"HARACTER STUDY
MASHED-UP SITCOM TITLES
WATERCOLORS
LET'S GO FISHING
    $400 7
Agrarian reforms in this country beginning in 1915 involved the turnover of lands from haciendas to ejidos
    $400 16
The best of the best, also repetitive in French
    $400 14
"The Devil in Iron" & "The Slithering Shadow" are stories featuring this barbarian created by Robert E. Howard
    $400 6
"King of Theory"
    $400 21
Gustave Moreau's watercolor of this Queen of the Nile is perfect for Caesar's Palace
    $400 26
Also done by movie directors, it's the act of swinging a fishing rod to throw out a lure
    $800 8
In 2001 55-year-old Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, this country's king, was assassinated in Kathmandu by his own son
    $800 17
A chef of great skill, or the famed cooking school in Paris where Julia Child trained, the only woman in her class
    $800 10
Dickens based this title character of an 1850 novel on his own life
    $800 5
"Will & Greg"
    $800 22
She not only provided the story for creations like Benjamin Bunny, but also vivid watercolors
    $800 27
This word for a small float on a fishing line describes its up-&-down motion in the water
    DD: $2,000 9
In January 1536 this royal gave birth to a stillborn male child; by May she was deceased
    $1200 18
The king isn't really escaping from the picture frame; it's this style, meant to fool the eye
    DD: $3,000 11
She's the heroine of "Wuthering Heights" & Alex Trebek loved to imitate Laurence Olivier repeating her name
    $1200 1
"Father Knows Geeks"
    $1200 23
What's so surreal about this artist's watercolor of the "Day of the Virgin" is that it's not surreal
    $1200 28
Going this type of fishing? Don't forget your auger & your slush scoop
    $1600 13
Dido was the legendary founder of this Phoenician city-state later ruled by the Romans & Vandals
    $1600 19
Full discretionary power or freedom, like being handed a blank paper
    $1600 12
This beloved educator of a 1934 novel teaches at the fictional Brookfield School
    $1600 2
"Spin Mr. Cooper"
    $1600 24
Works from seminal Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira were celebrated in 2002 by the National Gallery in this capital
    $1600 29
This popular sport fish gets its name from its pink, blue, green & yellow coloring
    $2000 3
A statue of a speakers' wagon stands in this Chicago square to commemorate the 1886 riot that occurred there
    $2000 20
A passionate plea, it literally translates as "cry of the heart"
    $2000 15
Members of this family in works by William Faulkner include Benjy, Quentin & Caddy
    $2000 4
"Caroline in the Boat"
    $2000 25
Van Gogh lived in the "Yellow House" with Gauguin in this French city, where his output included watercolors
    $2000 30
There's a synonym for a fisher in the title of this, Izaak Walton's classic 17th century treatise on fishing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katrina Darin Luigi
$11,800 $11,000 $20,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

TECH HISTORY
For about 20 years after its invention, it had few practical uses; then suddenly it revolutionized grocery checkouts & home audio

Final scores:

Katrina Darin Luigi
$20,801 $13,994 $23,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katrina Darin Luigi
$11,800 $11,200 $20,000
15 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2022-05-17
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