Show #8707 - Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Contestants

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Charlotte Cook, an office manager from Essex Fells, New Jersey

Nick Keoki Kilstein, a government lawyer and professional mixed martial arts coach originally from Pennington, New Jersey

David Sibley, an Episcopal priest from Walla Walla, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MAP OF INDIA
HOBBIES & PASTIMES
A FRIENDLY WORD
LITERARY PROFESSIONS
CASH
CREDITS
    $200 11
Named for a British lawyer, the Radcliffe Line dividing India from this nation was established in 1947
    $200 25
Deltiology is the hobby of collecting these greetings from around the world
    $200 6
Here is a pair of wireless these with a friendly name
    $200 1
Atticus Finch; he's on your side!
    $200 30
The reverse of the FDR dime features a torch, an oak branch & one of these symbols of peace
    $200 22
In an end credits scene, Matthew Broderick as this character who has enjoyed a day off tells viewers, "It's over. Go home"
    $400 10
Many have had their ashes scattered into this holy river at Varanasi, including legendary actress Suchitra Sen in 2014
    $400 24
This activity requires a true leap of faith
    $400 12
It's the friendly term for a straight supporter of LGBTQ+ people & issues
    DD: $1,000 2
Wang Lung, when we meet him in "The Good Earth"
    $400 27
Topped by the figure of a woman, this structure that was at one time looted & burned appears on the back of the $50 bill
    $400 21
Old-timey images of bars & bar patrons were seen in the opening credits of this 1980s sitcom set in Boston
    $600 7
The "Old" part of this city was once a walled city called Shahjahanabad
    $600 13
Gridded number puzzles include Sudoku & this one that requires math & whose trademarked name I'm partial to
    $600 23
This rap trio got its name in part by shortening a Spanish word for "friends"
    $600 3
Mr. Chipping, but you can call him Mr. Chips
    $600 26
Joseph Wharton, the Penn business school guy, owned a mine of this metal & got the treasury to make coins out of it
    $600 18
The plot of this film with Leonardo DiCaprio as a con artist & Tom Hanks as the FBI agent in pursuit plays out in the opening credits
    $800 8
"City of Dreams" is a nickname for this port on the Arabian Sea that's home to 20 million people
    $800 16
The name of this method of fabric dying is Javanese for "painted"
    $800 14
Walt Whitman sounded like a Communist writing of "The Institution of the Dear Love of" these friends
    $800 4
V.I. Warshawski
&
Lew Archer
    $800 28
Gilroy Roberts, chief engraver of the U.S. Mint, designed this coin with input from Jackie Kennedy
    $800 19
The star of this show tossed her hat in the air in the opening credits of her eponymous series
    $1000 9
India's Andaman & Nicobar islands are more than 600 miles off the mainland at the far southeast edge of this bay
    $1000 17
The recent release of the 1950 U.S. census is of special interest to devotees of this hobby of tracing one's family roots
    $1000 15
Friends who get political appointments as favors are called these, a word that goes back to 17th c. college slang
    $1000 5
Mikael Blomkvist in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
    $1000 29
The $10 bill was issued in 1914 with this president on the front; today, he's on a larger bill & some don't want him there
    $1000 20
The closing credits of "Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban" bring this document to life, then Harry says, "Mischief managed"

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

David Nick Charlotte
$4,200 -$1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Nick Charlotte
$8,000 -$200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 19th CENTURY
JAZZ NICKNAMES
POLITICAL WRITING
ALPHANUMERICS
NON-NYE SCIENCE GUYS
ALSO IN THE CIRCUS
    $400 10
In December 1882 Edward Johnson, a VP under Thomas Edison, became the first person to put electric lights on this
    $400 11
Supreme bandleader Edward Kennedy Ellington
    $400 5
This book begins on June 17, 1972 as "Woodward fumbled for the receiver and snapped awake"
    $400 21
One letter and two numbers give you this medical care-grade item; the number refers to the percentage of particles it stops
    $400 14
Around 1800 William Nicholson & Anthony Carlisle used a voltaic pile to decompose water into these 2 elements
    $400 30
2-word term for insurance or social programs designed to assist those that have "fallen" on hard times
    $800 9
One report said that in December 1888, an injured van Gogh went to a brothel & said, "Guard this object carefully"
    $800 12
Bebop pioneer John Birks Gillespie
    $800 4
"Memoirs of" this Philippine president were finished by her nephew using private filmed interviews originally meant for an autobiography
    $800 22
A guy named W.G. Peacock created this juice made from an octet of veggies
    $800 15
A big name in thermometers, this 1700s guy discovered the boiling point of liquids varies with atmospheric pressure
    $800 29
This Adobe product helps you read a pdf pdq
    $1200 6
Francis II was its final ruler in the early 19th c. when all roads stopped leading to this empire that ended after 1,000 years
    $1200 13
Juilliard dropout & bandleader Armando Anthony Corea
    $1200 1
Chapters of "A Journey: My Political Life" by this prime minister included "Princess Diana" & "New Labour"
    $1200 23
This type of wild cat with many names has a superstar in P-22, prowling the canyons of the L.A. area for years
    $1200 16
Nothing comes between us & family, but in Carl Linnaeus' system of classification, this comes between class & family
    $1200 28
A secondary event, especially one that distracts attention from something of import
    $1600 7
Anita, the wife of this Italian Redshirts leader, often fought side-by-side with him
    $1600 19
Leon Beiderbecke, who tragically died young
    $1600 2
"The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" is the subtitle of this Doris Kearns Goodwin book about Abe's unusual cabinet
    $1600 24
This designation of the Starship Enterprise was created partly because U.S. aircraft had "NC" registrations
    $1600 17
The incorporation of quantum theory in the 1913 atomic model of this Dane was groundbreaking
    $1600 27
Tolkien wrote that these were "for the Elven-kings under the sky"
    DD: $2,000 8
Born almost with the century in 1800, he was executed in 1859 on charges including treason against Virginia, though he wasn't a Virginian
    $2000 20
Master improviser Walter Theodore Rollins
    $2000 3
A 2018 book goes "Inside the Mind of" this right-wing political daughter, the runner-up for French president in 2017 & 2022
    $2000 25
Modern chess notation doesn't use king's bishop 4 & such; all the squares are numbered from a1 to this
    DD: $4,000 18
This American found variable stars in the Andromeda Nebula, helping him figure its distance from Earth & getting it renamed a galaxy
    $2000 26
Foremost of the Muses, she was said to be mother to Orpheus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Nick Charlotte
$22,400 $2,600 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD AIRPORTS
Africa's 2 busiest passenger airports are in these 2 countries; it's an 8-hour flight between them

Final scores:

David Nick Charlotte
$22,400 $5,200 $10,000
2-day champion: $44,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Nick Charlotte
$19,800 $2,600 $10,200
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
7 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2022-08-08
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