Show #8722 - Tuesday, October 18, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 1, semifinal game 2.


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Molly Karol, a CPA from Austin, Texas

Tracy Pitzel, an accountant from Ellensburg, Washington

Erica Weiner-Amachi, an elementary teacher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

____ & ____
    $200 22
Tripolitania is one of this North African country's historic regions
    $200 23
It's the stage name of the rapper born Megan Jovon Ruth Pete
    $200 24
In 1954 Norwegian sailor Arne Pettersen was the last person processed through this immigration station
    $200 26
Slang for a police car, it also describes certain photographs
    $200 30
The most numerous type of star in the universe is the red type of this
    $200 28
Current name of the branch of the U.S. Public Health Service charged with investigating & mitigating contagions
    $400 21
The fourth-largest city in Georgia, it's home to Mercer University
    $400 13
Variety called her one of pop culture's most famous mother figures; music fans were saddened by her death in 2022
    $400 14
The USA's National Mammal is the majestic critter seen here, designated by Congress under this 5-letter name
    $400 25
It's the criminal act of using force to gain access to a home or building without authorization
    $400 29
When the Sun is above the Earth's equator & day & night are the same length, one of these is happening
    $400 27
Traffic precedence of one vehicle over another
    $600 18
In Romanian, this sea is called Marea Neagra
    $600 11
He went from the Funky Bunch to A-list Hollywood actor, starring in such films as "Boogie Nights" & "The Fighter"
    $600 9
Nan, sister of this painter, is next to a pitchfork-wielding gent in "American Gothic"
    $600 5
The 8th Amendment protects against these types of punishments
    $600 2
The distance from Alpha Centauri to our sun is 4.2 light years or just 1.3 of these; sounds quick!
    $600 17
Related to the sports world, it's a source for unexpected or strange insight
    $800 16
This 2,000-mile-long river swells in flood season after receiving waters from the rivers of the Punjab region
    $800 12
Lisa Rinna of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is the real-life wife of this Emmy-nominated actor
    DD: $800 8
This 1943 song helped give an iconic female factory worker her name
    $800 6
It's the practice of advertising an incredible deal, only to try to get you to purchase something more expensive
    $800 3
Ask any angel, the galactic this is a starry, spherical region surrounding spiral galaxies
    $800 20
The point within an object where its entire weight is evenly balanced
    $1000 15
I'll lei it on you--Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison bought 98% of this island in 2012
    $1000 1
An Oscar-winner for "Dreamgirls", in 2022 she became an EGOT, adding a Tony for "A Strange Loop", which she co-produced
    $1000 7
This "Hymn" came about when James Clarke told Julia Ward Howe she should rewrite the lyrics to "John Brown's Body"
    $1000 10
In a nursery rhyme the Sparrow admitted to killing Cock Robin with these 2 objects
    $1000 4
This long word describes the orbit of a satellite that matches the rotation of the Earth
    $1000 19
Paris' Latin Quarter is found there

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

Erica Tracy Molly
$1,800 $3,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erica Tracy Molly
$2,800 $5,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: From the new book of that title, drawing on the "National Geographic" photo archive.)
(Ken: You'll name the president.)
    $400 24
Bracelets featuring butterflies inlaid with gems, circa 2500 B.C., are made from this metal, at that time, more precious than gold
    $400 23
This king sings "Find Your Grail" in "Spamalot"
    $400 12
"Last night Japanese forces attacked Guam"
    $400 28
In 1950 Ionesco's "The Bald Soprano" helped launch what is now known as the "Theatre of" this
    $400 29
As well as the respiratory organ of a fish, it's a measure equal to 4 fluid ounces
    $400 17
It's what "vaya con Dios" literally means
    $800 30
This young pharaoh's mummified remains were interred in a solid-gold coffin weighing almost 250 pounds
    $800 22
It's the musical seen here in its original Broadway production
    $800 11
"That cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion"
    $800 21
These French-named epic poems, like the one named for Roland, are composed of irregular stanzas called laisses
    $800 16
For beer, 31 gallons go into one of these; for crude oil, 42
    $800 2
Phrase used by DJs turning over a record; in an idiom, "I'll catch you on" it
    $1200 26
Looking ready to begin, a statue of a scribe from about 2400 B.C. holds a representation of a scroll of this material in his lap
    $1200 6
German sources tell us this song is das erste lied in "Kabarett"
    $1200 8
"Ask of us here the same high standards of strength and sacrifice which we ask of you"
    DD: $3,000 18
A line from this play says, "He carries a nose!--ah, good my lords, what a nose is his!"
    $1200 15
Used in typography, a pica is equal to 1/6 of an inch or 12 of these units
    $1200 1
These 2 words go with a chest thump or 2 & making a "V" with index & middle finger
    $1600 25
A pendant from the tomb of Princess Mereret from around 1800 B.C. features two of these, a fierce hybrid of a raptor & lion
    $1600 5
This SNL alumna got big laughs in the stage farce "POTUS"
    DD: $3,000 9
"We have now lived almost 50 years under the Constitution framed by the sages & patriots of the Revolution"
    $1600 19
His last novel, "Quatre-vingt-treize", is set during 1793 amidst the French Revolution
    $1600 14
This unit once equaled 40 yards of cloth but can vary today depending on the material
    $1600 3
You can welcome a guest to your "humble" this word for a dwelling, a phrase used by Jane Austen's annoying Mr. Collins
    $2000 27
He was laid to rest in the grandest of the pyramids, but a tiny ivory figurine is the only complete sculpture known of this pharaoh
    $2000 7
A 2021 revival changed the gender of bachelor Bobby, baby in this Sondheim show
    $2000 10
"Let me now... warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally"
    $2000 20
Meursault, the narrator of this Camus work, says he doesn't believe in God after being arrested for murder
    $2000 13
The King James Bible says Goliath stood 6 cubits & this, the distance between the extended tips of the thumb & little finger
    $2000 4
Channel Charlotte the spider with these "greetings... my fancy way of saying hello"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erica Tracy Molly
$12,800 $6,600 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Clones of an original one of these grow outside the math faculty at Cambridge University & in the President's Garden at M.I.T.

Final scores:

Erica Tracy Molly
$1,800 $0 $9,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erica Tracy Molly
$12,800 $6,600 $8,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2022-09-14
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