Show #8702 - Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Contestants

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Juliana Marmon, a pediatrician from Concord, Massachusetts

Kelly Shannon-Henderson, a classics professor from Cincinnati

Emmett Stanton, a freelance writer from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR II
SCIENCE & NATURE
HETERONYMS
THERE'S THE RUB
LETTUCE
ENTERTAIN "YOU"
(Ken: Each response will be a title containing the word "You".)
    $200 1
In September 1939 this country was invaded from 2 fronts & the war was on
    $200 3
New Zealand not only has a lot of these animals, but it also has wild plants that look like them
    $200 8
A physical thing
&
to express disapproval
    $200 15
Often made of felt, these classroom mainstays were clapped outside after a vigorous rub inside
    $200 20
Crisphead is an apt description & alternate name for this lettuce that, despite its name, likely wasn't served on the Titanic
    $200 25
Disappointingly, the sequel to this 2013 film about a team of bank-robbing illusionists was not called "Now You Don't"
    $400 2
The 1943 Battle of Kursk was history's biggest battle of these machines, like the Soviet T-34 & the German Tiger
    $400 4
Certain woodpeckers are known for hoarding this fruit of the oak, hiding as many as 50,000 in one tree
    $400 9
To feel bitter
&
transmitted again
    $400 16
These 4 syllables begin the nursery rhyme about the trio seen here
    $400 21
Actually a combination of lettuces, mesclun is often sold as this season "mix"
    $400 26
In 1964 2 Beatles songs debuted in the U.S. Top 40 a week apart, "Please Please Me" & this song, yeah yeah yeah
    $600 13
Also called the 900-day siege, the siege of this city on the Gulf of Finland saw 650,000 die in 1942 alone
    DD: $1,000 5
370 miles in diameter, Olympus Mons on this planet, is the largest volcano in our solar system
    $600 10
Closely packed together
&
a small makeup case
    $600 17
Crickets make their trademark chirp by rubbing these together--stridulation is the scientific term
    $600 22
Water can come before this 5-letter salad green or it can be by itself
    $600 27
In "Groundhog Day" Bill Murray wakes up precisely at 6:00 every morning to this Sonny & Cher song
    $800 14
On June 6, 1942 Admiral Yamamoto's retreat ended this pivotal battle
    $800 6
Due to warmer temperatures, the Conger one of these, about the size of New York City, recently collapsed off Antarctica
    $800 11
Something that pulls a vehicle behind it
&
a tall, narrow building
    $800 18
This phrase means to make something worse; I prefer iodized for my enemies
    $800 24
Mâche also has the sweet alliterative name this baby animal's lettuce
    $800 30
Paul Reiser & Helen Hunt played newlywed spouses when this sitcom began
    $1000 23
The Allied invasion of Italy began on July 10, 1943 with Operation Husky, a coordinated attack on this island
    $1000 7
Seen here, this lizard with a name from classical mythology, is known for its ability to run across water
    $1000 12
A burrowing insectivore
&
a Mexican cooking sauce
    $1000 19
In surrealist terms, fumage was making images with smoke; this similar French-derived term was making them by rubbing
    $1000 29
Eaten as a lettuce (though technically a leafy veggie), this form of chicory gets its name from the Italian for chicory
    $1000 28
Harry Styles befriends a lonely fish in the video for this solo 2019 hit that says, "I'd walk through fire for you"

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

Emmett Kelly Juliana
$1,000 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emmett Kelly Juliana
$4,600 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAPITAL CITY ETYMOLOGIES
I'LL HAVE SECONDS
LESSER-KNOWN NAMES
GENRES OF POETRY
CURRENT SLANG
BEFORE & AFTER PEOPLE
    $400 1
This Down Under capital bears the name of an English dukedom
    $400 12
The second of Henry VIII's wives, she was the mother of Elizabeth I
    $400 6
Queen Nzinga of Ndongo, not offered this when meeting with a Portuguese official, ordered a servant onto all fours & used him
    $400 7
"There was a young lady of Norway"
    $400 17
This 7-letter adjective means both dehydrated & too eager for approval
    $400 26
"Hunger Games" actress who helped in a Middle Eastern revolt against the Ottoman Empire
    $800 2
From nearby steaming hot springs, "smoky bay" is the etymology of this Icelandic capital
    $800 13
There's a proverbial saying: "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is..."
    $800 22
In the 1850s a horse named Ethan Allen raced in tandem with a partner, giving us this term for a vice presidential candidate
    $800 8
[under the evening moon] by Kobayashi Issa
    $800 18
The name of this Italian fashion house means stylish or all is well
    $800 27
Iconic 1950s movie "Rebel" who was a member of the Rat Pack
    DD: $2,000 3
"Wisdom" in Greek is the derivation of this Balkan capital city
    $1200 14
The second Monday in October is Columbus Day as well as this day that honors America's first inhabitants & tribal nations
    $1200 23
Doing a Taft, Australia's first prime minister Sir Edmund Barton resigned in 1903 to join Oz' equivalent of this U.S. body
    $1200 9
"To beauty" by Emerson
    $1200 19
A drama queen might be described with this 3-letter word, also a music genre
    $1200 28
"Karma Chameleon" singer who turned down an Oscar for his performance in "Patton"
    $1600 4
Tashkent, the capital of this "Stan", comes from words meaning "stone village"
    DD: $5,000 15
An Ivy League school was named for British statesman William Legge, the Second Earl of this
    $1600 24
Grandson of Genghis' grandson Kublai Khan, Temür ruled China during this dynasty's power
    $1600 10
6-letter genre of "Stopping By Fridge on a Hungry Evening"
    $1600 20
It sounds like it means "stolen", but this 8-letter compliment means your style is fierce
    $1600 29
Los Angeles Clippers all-star forward who composed the music for "West Side Story"
    $2000 5
Formerly Léopoldville, this African capital now bears the name of a village that once stood near the site
    $2000 16
The second president to die in office; it was later confirmed he died of natural causes & not by poisoning
    $2000 25
1900 years before Prince Henry had this nickname, Carthage's Hanno got it for sailing to Morocco & maybe down to Cameroon
    $2000 11
"The Shepheardes Calendar": this rural genre
    $2000 21
"Y" is for this 4-letter word, which can mean "to throw" or be an interjection of joy
    $2000 30
"Good Vibrations" songwriter who also had a No. 1 R&B hit with "In The Midnight Hour"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emmett Kelly Juliana
$15,400 $19,800 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Delivered on January 8, 1790, the first of these was also the shortest, at 1,089 words

Final scores:

Emmett Kelly Juliana
$30,800 $8,799 $3,400
3-day champion: $72,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emmett Kelly Juliana
$14,600 $16,400 $3,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2022-08-03
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