Show #8704 - Thursday, September 22, 2022


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Michael Menkhus, a data analyst from Kansas City, Missouri

Lynda Tsuboi, a communications specialist from New York, New York

Martha Bath, a retired CPA from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will be two words with one letter different; for example, "box boy".)
    $200 17
They let them eat cake at this royal palace when Marie-Antoinette married the dauphin in 1770
    $200 1
In "And Tango Makes Three", based on a true story, 2 of these male flightless birds are given a chick to raise at a zoo
    $200 27
The hard red spring type of this is a specialty of North Dakota; further south in Kansas is where they grow the hard red winter type
    $200 12
Nice! You've got the Strottarga Bianco type of this fancy fishy treat ($3,000 an ounce or so) & a new box of Triscuits to serve it on
    $200 26
"The Green Mile" was this bad part of Cold Mountain Penitentiary
    $200 7
Enjoyment for an ardent sports follower
    $400 18
Both Americans & Europeans were jubilant on May 8, 1945, called this "Day"
    $400 2
A picture book from 2013 tells of "The Day" these drawing implements "Quit"; blue is tired of only being used on bodies of water
    $400 28
Driving 20-ton vehicles on farmland can mean that the next year you'll get "stuck in" one of these, defined as a wheel track 3" deep
    $400 13
Enjoy cheering on your NFL team from seats overlooking this numerical synonym for midfield
    $400 24
"Raiders of the Lost Ark" was about the container said to house these
    $400 8
A jacket for a young male horse
    $600 19
In the 1820s Jean-François Champollion deciphered the hieroglyphs on this ancient object found in 1799
    $600 4
E.B. White wrote that this character "had ...a mouse's tail, a mouse's whiskers"
    $600 3
Jay Sommers, who created this '60s sitcom about retreating to the rural, hated hoeing as a kid on a farm in Greendale, N.Y.
    $600 14
Not everyone reaches 35 years of marriage, let alone getting the traditional gift made of this natural sea-born substance
    $600 22
"Black Hawk Down" refers to a pair of these in Somalia
    $600 9
Misplaced plunder
    $800 20
By 1834 this institution was abolished, though 8 years late for its last victim, a Valencia Teacher hanged for heresy
    DD: $1,200 5
A.A. Milne adapted this children's book for the stage & renamed it "Toad of Toad Hall"
    $800 29
Since 2002 the European Union has said you can't feed swill, waste food that includes meat, to these animals
    $800 15
Sure, waltz through expedited airport security screening with this arranged-in-advance TSA program
    $800 23
In the groundbreaking movie "CODA", CODA stands for "child of" these
    $800 10
A distant paddle
    $1000 21
On Nov. 9 of this year, Hanns Joachim Friedrichs, the German Walter Cronkite, declared, "The gates of the wall are wide open"
    $1000 6
Huckle Cat & Lowly Worm are just 2 of the inhabitants of the busy, busy world of this author & illustrator
    $1000 30
Heinz sauces--er, sources--ketchup tomatoes from this state's vast & fertile Central Valley
    $1000 16
For my bedroom, I'll take your closet where you keep a prized photo of this singer/actress & a few of the Hermès bags named for her
    $1000 25
In a 2007 animated film, this "peasant dish" earns a glowing review for a Parisian restaurant
    $1000 11
A structure to store grain covered in fabric made by larvae

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

Martha Lynda Michael
$5,000 $200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Lynda Michael
$7,200 $2,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
In the Florida Keys, this one immortalized as a Bogart title is one of the largest, 30 miles long & less than 2 miles wide
    $400 4
"What gave my book... celebrity, was the success of one of its proposed experiments... for drawing lightning from the clouds"
    $400 27
For an astronaut, an "umbilical" is a type of connection used on one of these excursions
    $400 13
A 19th century depiction of this nursery rhyme character is seen here in all her austere predicament
    $400 1
2-word title subtitled "(Put A Ring On It)"
    $400 14
A term of affection that opens many letters
    $800 22
I wanna catch a glimpse of the acres of stalls at the Marché en Fer, or Iron Market, in this Caribbean capital, so here it is
    $800 7
"In the small town of Hannibal... everybody was poor, but didn't know it: and everybody was comfortable, and did know it"
    DD: $8,000 26
In November 2000 Yuri Gidzenko, Sergei Krikalev & William Shepherd became its first residents
    $800 12
Old Dominion University is found in this "Old Dominion" state, one of the original 13 colonies
    $800 28
"Who run the world?" they do
    $800 15
3-letter word meaning to intimidate, perhaps with a Guernsey
    $1200 19
Come on, pretty mamas--& papas--& head 60 miles off West Palm Beach to Grand this, where Freeport is a major shipping hub
    $1200 9
"The year before I was born a group called the Taliban... had taken over the country and was burning girls' schools"
    $1200 6
The last year humans stood on the Moon was during the Apollo 17 mission in this presidential election year
    $1200 2
Old World monkeys are classified as catarrhines or downward this body part; New World monkeys, not shown, have flat ones
    $1200 29
"Formation" is the last track on this album
    $1200 16
Contraction describing someone being mendacious
    $1600 20
Baby, why don't we go to this bay? Usain Bolt has a restaurant there and check out Doctor's Cave Beach on the North Shore
    $1600 10
"'Ella,' I said, 'I want to make the pilgrimage to Mecca"'
    $1600 8
In 2021 Laura Shepard Churchley, daughter of the first American in space, went up on this colorful co.'s New Shepard
    $1600 3
In dictionaries O.E. is Old English & O.H.G. is this European language used until about 1200
    $1600 25
A decade apart came these 2 "D. In Love" songs
    $1600 17
Synonym for "pawn", as in "my jewelry is in..."
    $2000 23
Get away from it all on this island with everything from A to A that boasts 620-foot Mount Jamanota as its highest point
    DD: $4,000 11
"In Xhosa, Rolihlahla... means 'pulling the branch of a tree,' but its colloquial meaning... would be 'troublemaker'"
    $2000 24
A Russian astronaut is called a cosmonaut, & a Chinese astronaut is called one of these, from Chinese for "outer space"
    $2000 5
This "old style" calendar was dominant for more than 1,000 years before the "new style" Gregorian one came along in 1582
    $2000 30
In "Sorry" "he better call" the woman known by these 5 words
    $2000 18
It's another name for a golf course, especially in Great Britain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Lynda Michael
$15,600 $3,200 $18,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2011 Leland, Mississippi, where Jim Henson grew up, honored Henson & his Muppets by renaming a bridge this, also a song title

Final scores:

Martha Lynda Michael
$26,100 $5,400 $31,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Martha Lynda Michael
$15,200 $3,200 $15,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
7 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2022-08-03
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