Show #8708 - Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Contestants

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Emily Hackbarth, a middle school counselor from Ames, Iowa

Sam Wang, a statistics professor from Ithaca, New York

David Sibley, an Episcopal priest from Walla Walla, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

OFF TO NEW ENGLAND
HATCHET MAN
HISTORY
ONE-NAMED ROCK STARS
MATERIAL
I LONG FOR LONG "U"
    $200 28
The oldest active Major League Baseball park, it hosted its first game in 1912, with the Red Sox winning 7-6
    $200 26
Legend says he dragged his axe behind him & created the Grand Canyon in the process
    $200 13
In 1914 19-year-old Serb Gavrilo Princip triggered World War I by assassinating this man
    $200 6
About the Joshua Tree Tour, he declared, "It's only taken me 30 years to learn how to sing these songs"
    $200 21
The organization 4ocean says 16 billion pounds of this material enters the seas each year; they recover & recycle some
    $200 22
Military horns, or crunchy snacks made from corn
    $400 27
Originally incorporated as Harrington, this city got its name in 1797 & 30 years later, became Maine's capital
    $400 29
This Marvel Comics character was deemed unworthy by the hammer Mjolnir, so he took up the axe Jarnbjorn & bided his time
    $400 12
Also known as the Temple of Kukulcán, El Castillo was built circa 1000 AD in a city founded by these people, in the Yucatán Peninsula
    $400 4
His surprise was evident when he won Grammy's Album of the Year in 2015
    $400 17
The very hard material silicon carbide was discovered in 1891 in an attempt to make artificial these gems
    $400 23
This speedy winter sport also has a street version
    $600 18
Its Witch Museum is on Washington Square North & the House of the Seven Gables, that's over on Derby Street in this city
    $600 7
This "Game of Thrones" character portrayed by Peter Dinklage is adept with a battle axe
    $600 11
Japan annexed this peninsula in 1910 & suppressed the March First Independence Movement in 1919
    $600 2
This singer-songwriter whose real name is Ashley Frangipane uses an anagram of Ashley
    $600 16
Until 2017, laws of the U.K. Parliament were written & stored on this animal skin material that will long outlast paper
    $600 24
A hexahedron
    $800 19
These New Hampshire mountains that include the Presidential Range are taller & snowier than the Green Mountains
    $800 8
This nickname of Abraham Lincoln highlighted his axemanship
    $800 1
Babylonian king for 40 years, he is best remembered for his legal wisdom, known from an inscribed stone slab discovered in 1901
    $800 3
This Guns N' Roses guitarist said he has flat-lined at least 3 times & has an internal defibrillator in his heart
    DD: $3,000 15
Portugal is the world's leading producer of this material that makes a whopper of a stopper
    $800 25
Horizontal whale tail part
    $1000 20
Launched in 1841, the last wooden whaleship in the world floats at this Connecticut seaport; maybe get some pizza nearby
    $1000 9
Before Jack chopped down the beanstalk, he stole the golden goose & a talking one of these musical instruments
    $1000 10
On Friday the 13th of October 1307, King Philip IV of France ordered the arrest of this military group
    $1000 5
It may be "crazy", but this London-born singer switched species as the leopard on "The Masked Singer"
    $1000 14
Dogs like to chew this untanned material, also the title of an old Clint Eastwood TV Western
    $1000 30
In a restaurant, what a free appetizer will do to your bouche

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

David Sam Emily
$200 $1,000 $6,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Sam Emily
$2,200 $2,600 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLIFF NOTES
A LETTER, THEN A WORD
THE RIGHT BROTHERS
THE ACTOR'S STUDIO
NATURALISTS
AND THE STATE GOES TO...
(Ken: You'll need to name the presidential candidate who won the electoral votes in question in each clue.)
    $400 29
Looking out atop some cliffs, this Shakespeare ruler refers to himself as "Goneril with a white beard"
    $400 11
Steep angles characterize this style of house whose design is good in snow & wind
    $400 27
The men's clothing retailer named for these brothers began on Cherry Street in New York City in 1818
    $400 7
The decade's biggest child star, she is credited with saving 20th Century-Fox from bankruptcy in the 1930s
    $400 6
Oregon, 2020
    DD: $2,000 28
Alice Duer Miller's "The White Cliffs", a prose poem about WWI & WWII, mentions this town in its third line
    $800 24
Written as a fraction, it's a measurement of the aperture of a camera lens
    $800 26
"Crazy For You", a 1992 Tony winner for Best Musical, was based on 1930s songs by these 2 brothers
    $800 8
She hit the big time with Paramount Pictures in the 1930s
    $800 23
His interest in the variation of animals between islands was first aroused not by finches but by the Galapagos mockingbird
    $800 5
Utah, 2008
    $1200 21
"Dizzy sunless cliffs above the great abyss" paints a picture in H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of" this
    $1200 22
Fortnite & League of Legends are popular games in this; there are tournaments & spectators too
    $1200 14
In the year 2000 these 2 states had Bush brothers as governors
    $1200 4
James Cagney starred in gangster films like "Public Enemy" for this studio founded by Albert, Jack, Harry & Sam
    $1200 25
The part khaki coloration of an Australian snail led to its being named for this late khaki-clad Aussie TV personality
    $1200 3
Minnesota, 1984
    $1600 20
In an Alistair MacLean novel, Keith Mallory must scale the cliffs of this island & quell the title "Guns" there
    $1600 12
An alternative to a convertible car was one with this type of rigid roof that could adapt to let in some sun
    $1600 15
After the death of 5 brothers of this last name in WWII, the U.S. instituted the sole survivor policy to prevent a repeat
    $1600 9
Seen here, Louis B. Mayer signs Clark Gable's "Gone with the Wind" contract with this studio, Gable's home from 1931 to 1954
    $1600 18
Jack Miner, a pioneer of doing this, to track birds, began a tradition of adding Bible verses to create flying missionaries
    $1600 2
Mississippi & South Carolina, 1952
    $2000 19
A scene from "The Final Problem" finds Sherlock Holmes tussling with Moriarty on cliffs above these falls
    $2000 13
It's the area where a company's top executives all have their offices
    $2000 16
These brothers made their first public hot air balloon demonstration in southern France in 1783
    DD: $2,000 10
Charlie Chaplin banded together with 3 other moviemakers to found this studio in 1919
    $2000 17
Maria Sibylla Merian advanced entomology in 1705's book this process "of the Insects of Surinam", which she illustrated
    $2000 1
Alabama, 1968:
This American Independent Party candidate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Sam Emily
$14,600 $7,800 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD RIVERS
These 2 rivers share the names of countries, end with the same 4 letters & both join up with the Paraná River

Final scores:

David Sam Emily
$11,599 $100 $2,800
3-day champion: $55,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Sam Emily
$13,400 $7,800 $6,600
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2022-08-08
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