Show #8701 - Monday, September 19, 2022

Emmett Stanton game 2.


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Jason Freeman, an event producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Suzanne Goss, an oncology advertising consultant from Brooklyn, New York

Emmett Stanton, a freelance writer from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: That's "too long; didn't watch".)
    $200 1
Known for its art & architecture, the Gupta Dynasty ruled much of this 5-letter country from the 4th to 6th century
    $200 12
Roald Dahl wrote this book on East 81st Street in New York City, not far from where the journey of the big fruit ends
    $200 11
The hexagram on this country's flag is the Magen David, literally "Shield of David"
    $200 26
The center of this dense cosmic body is called a singularity
    $200 17
    $200 10
To be or not to be present for all 242 minutes of this 1996 Kenneth Branagh film, that was the question, & we had dinner plans
    $400 2
Feeling heat at Worms in 1521, he is said to have declared, "Here I stand, I cannot do otherwise"
    $400 16
Kurt Vonnegut undoubtedly ate his Wheaties while penning this novel about auto dealer Dwayne Hoover
    $400 22
Fiji's flag depicts many of its tropical treasures, including sugar cane, bananas & this type of palm
    $400 27
In 2021 Facebook rebranded itself with this 4-letter name & an infinity-shaped logo
    $400 18
    $400 9
I saw all of Sergio Leone's epic called this fairy tale phrase "in the West", but during "in America", I had a little snooze
    $600 3
This imperial palace complex in Beijing was no longer the seat of government after the Chinese revolution
    $600 15
Eric Schlosser's book about this "Nation" estimates that one in 8 workers in the U.S. has been employed by McDonald's
    $600 23
In the center of Barbados' flag is the business end of one of these weapons traditionally wielded by Poseidon
    $600 28
Pumpernickel can get its color from this thick brown syrup that comes from raw sugar
    $600 19
    $600 6
We cut out after Jack said he was king of the world; this 1997 film is 3 hours & 14 minutes long, & what could possibly go wrong?
    $800 4
Once as famous as George Washington, Joseph Warren died in this 1775 Boston battle, an event immortalized in art by John Trumbull
    $800 13
In the first chapter of this novel by Sandra Cisneros, Esperanza Cordero says that her family used to live in an apartment on Loomis
    DD: $2,000 24
The blue & white in Somalia's flag were influenced by the flag of this body that has played a role in Somali history
    $800 29
To paint this June 1876 battle, artist Edgar Paxson interviewed some of the Native Americans who fought in it
    $800 20
    $800 8
We saw the original 181 minutes of this Best Picture winner with Kevin Costner, but missed a 1991 London showing adding about 50 more
    $1000 5
In the 1700s Lady Mary Wortley Montagu popularized inoculation against this deadly disease known for skin lesions
    $1000 14
The title eatery of this Douglas Adams book is Milliways, famed for its Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster
    $1000 25
The yellow on the flag of this state capital symbolizes the state's gold, the white, snow-covered mountains
    $1000 30
In 1983 the league of Red Cross Societies added this other shape to its name to reflect its work in Muslim countries
    $1000 21
    $1000 7
We were excited to see his fabled cut but then saw the USA Today headline: "Why is" this director's "'Justice League' four hours long?"

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

Emmett Suzanne Jason
$2,800 -$400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emmett Suzanne Jason
$7,200 -$600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In Egyptian myth, Tayet was the goddess of weaving & provider of the wrappings for these
    $400 1
In 2017, Keegan-Michael Key & this comic made their Broadway debuts in Steve Martin's "Meteor Showers"
    $400 16
To point someone out in court, as in "Can you ____ the person who dropped the noodles on your head?"
    $400 20
Though there was more than a decade to go, in 1988 golf magazine named him "Golfer of the Century"
    $400 24
The official London residence of the monarch, it has 775 rooms, including 19 state rooms
    $400 26
This African mammal is always good for a laugh
    $800 4
The Matronalia was a festival held on March 1, the Roman New Year's Day, in honor of this supreme Roman goddess
    $800 2
This actor with "Red" in his name won a Tony in his Broadway debut in the art play "Red"
    $800 17
When you retire a plane or a boat from active service, you do this to it
    $800 5
Jack Lemmon played one half of this title pair in the movies; Jack Klugman played the other half on TV
    $800 11
Here's a view of this spot of about 350 acres, the site of national celebrations
    $800 27
From its high-pitched cry, the three-toed type of this is also called the ai
    $1200 6
A mountain goddess, Parvati was the wife of this Hindu destroyer god
    $1200 9
In 2022 this veteran funnyman took to the stage as the mahvelous Buddy Young Jr. in "Mr. Saturday Night"
    $1200 18
This verb means to overlay, as seen with the photo here
    $1200 21
Jack London set "The Call of the Wild" during the 1890s gold rush in this Canadian region where he tried to strike it rich
    $1200 12
This insurance biggie goes back to a group of underwriters who would meet at a local coffeehouse in the late 1600s
    $1200 28
They're the wild canines of Australia heard here
    $1600 7
Seen here, are the priestesses, or virgins, who were consecrated to this Roman goddess, & who kept her sacred fire burning
    $1600 10
Future Golden Girl Bea Arthur was Yente in the 1964 opening night cast of this musical set in 1905
    $1600 19
It means to put emphasis on; an old song said to do it to "The Positive"
    $1600 22
Jack Ruby became known as the "assassin's assassin" after killing this man November 24, 1963
    DD: $2,000 13
Its dome dominating London's skyline, it's been called Christopher Wren's Magnum opus
    $1600 29
Sometimes called a long-horned grasshopper, this insect gets its name from the call of the male
    $2000 8
This 4-letter Titan was the sister-wife of Cronus & the mother of 6 Olympians, including Zeus
    $2000 15
Sally Hawkins & Adam Driver both made their debuts in a revival of this playwright's "Mrs. Warren's Profession"
    $2000 25
From the Latin for "leaf", it's what an army might do to reveal enemies among trees
    $2000 23
In 1908 he defeated Tommy Burns to become the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champ
    $2000 14
The name of this thoroughfare that connects the city & Westminster means shore, from its location near the Thames
    DD: $2,000 30
Named for its call, it's the tall North American bird heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emmett Suzanne Jason
$8,000 $8,600 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The governor of Massachusetts wrote, it "is a poor document, but a mighty act... wrong in its delay till January, but grand & sublime after all"

Final scores:

Emmett Suzanne Jason
$16,000 $2,600 $2
2-day champion: $41,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emmett Suzanne Jason
$10,800 $8,600 $8,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
4 W
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2022-08-03
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