Show #8725 - Friday, October 21, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 1, final game 2.

Contestants

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Molly Karol, a CPA from Austin, Texas (subtotal of $15,600)

Jessica Stephens, a statistical research specialist from Nashville, Tennessee (subtotal of $28,600)

James Fraser, a naval aviator from Newport Beach, California (subtotal of $30,929)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
TEAM NAMES VIA OTHER NAMES
IN THE BIBLE BOOK
FROM C TO D
(Ken: Responses will begin and end with those letters.)
SHAVE & A HAIRCUT
2 BITS
    $200 17
Peregrine White was born on this ship, anchored in Provincetown Harbor in November 1620
    $200 26
NFL:
Simba,
Aslan,
the Cowardly
    $200 15
"Let there be light"; Jared begat Enoch... "begat" appears a lot, actually
    $200 28
In music it's 3 or more notes sounded together
    $200 29
This very short haircut evokes the sound of the electric clippers
    $200 30
Naturally, these mountains are on Colorado's quarter
    $400 16
The destruction of the battleship Maine in 1898 was a precursor to this war
    $400 24
MLB:
Romano,
Kroc,
Liotta
    $400 10
3:16: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son"
    $400 25
This word for how you want your abs to look contains a sculptor's tool
    $400 27
Andreas Anastasis spends about 20 minutes a day with Anna Wintour maintaining this 3-letter haircut of hers
    $400 23
Mississippi's quarter features this state flower mentioned in the state's nickname
    $600 2
Naturally, IBM helped create the technology of this type of missile, one letter longer, first deployed by the U.S. in 1959
    $600 11
NBA:
The magical
Harry Dresden,
Merlin,
Gandalf
    $600 7
The title queen replaces Vashti; Haman replaces Mordecai on the gallows
    $600 12
It's French for le duck
    $600 18
You can use a razor to shave or shape your 2 these, of which muttonchops are one type
    $600 22
This state has the dome of its statehouse & the nickname "The Old Line State"
    DD: $1,200 8
In 1840 a U.S. judge ruled the unwilling passengers on this ship were kidnap victims, not merchandise
    $800 3
NHL:
Hugo in 1989,
Andrew in 1992,
Katrina in 2005
    $800 6
"I am... the beginning and the ending"; there is serious omega
    $800 13
This large artery that supplies blood to the head & neck also aids in regulating blood pressure
    $800 19
The name of a Flemish painter graces this beard that can include clean-shaven cheeks
    $800 21
The back of Rhode Island's quarter shows a vintage sailboat gliding through this bay, with the Pell Bridge in the background
    $1000 4
Shantytowns that sprang up during the Great Depression were given this presidential nickname
    $1000 1
NFL:
Ragnar Lothbrok, Erik the Red &--just 'cause we love the name--Ivar the Boneless
    $1000 5
Chapters 21 & 22 are about the priesthood, the group also alluded to in the book's name
    $1000 14
A man's overcoat & a sofa with rolled arms, as seen here, are named for the Earl of this
    $1000 9
This bushy mustache named for a pinniped doesn't require much trimming; Ron Swanson of "Parks & Rec" fame sported one
    $1000 20
On Connecticut's state quarter, the tree known as this oak displays its majestic reach

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

James Jessica Molly
$1,200 $4,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jessica Molly
$3,600 $4,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Don't take it personally, but we begin with...)
SO YOU BLEW IT THE FIRST TIME
MOVIE & TV DIRECTORS
IT'S ALL ABOUT HER
MARSUPIALS
WHY ARE MY PANTS WET?
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 23
In 1974 he lost his race for an Arkansas House seat but 2 years later was elected the state's Attorney General & soon was governor
    $400 24
Dan Fogler plays Francis Ford Coppola in "The Offer", a streaming show about the making of this film
    $400 17
Published in 2021: "The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of..."
    $400 26
Unlike other marsupials, wombats have continuously growing these, with no roots
    $400 25
This body of stored water, from French for "storehouse" , was starting to flood as I jogged past it
    $400 30
A parent who supervises a Cub Scout group & is also a Nobel Prize-winning nun
    $800 5
A rejection letter to this writer said, "You just don't know how to use the English language", but "The Jungle Book" lay ahead
    $800 22
"Austin Powers" director Jay Roach plays himself when this hit man-turned-actor lands a big audition
    $800 14
"The Matriarch", this late mother of six
    $800 21
Marsupials get their name from marsupium, Latin for this distinctive feature most of them have
    $800 11
I knelt next to one of these teeming-with-life small basins of water left by the receding ocean
    $800 29
Lewis Carroll feline once used to flog sailors onboard a ship
    DD: $6,800 4
Last name of Milton, who moved to Philadelphia in 1876 to start a candy company; that one ended in bankruptcy but another did not
    $1200 6
Gary Merrill, who played a stage director in "All About Eve", married this star before the film came out
    $1200 12
"Out of the Corner" (because nobody puts Baby there)
    $1200 13
Ranging into southern Canada, the Virginia this is the only marsupial found north of Mexico
    $1200 10
From walking with my friend Ti-Maurice along 106-mile Lafourche, one of these slow-moving bodies of water
    $1200 1
To prepare to do something unpleasant by chomping down on a 200-mph rail transport
    $1600 2
Legend has it that in Dec. 1916, Prince Felix Yusupov & friends poisoned this guy... shot this guy... & finally had to drown this guy
    $1600 7
He won acclaim as washed-up low-budget movie director Sam Sylvia on "GLOW"
    DD: $3,500 15
Subtitled "Coming of Age in America": this anthropologist
    $1600 19
The Tasmanian devil went extinct on Australia's mainland thousands of years ago, perhaps due to this canine also called the warrigal
    $1600 9
From playing with my dog near this fatal-sounding type of northeast creek or river, from a Dutch word meaning "channel"
    $1600 28
The seafood seasoning from the abortive 1961 invasion of Cuba
    $2000 3
After getting KO'd by Max Schmeling in 1936, this African-American heavyweight took just 2 minutes & 4 seconds to win the rematch
    $2000 18
Ralph Fiennes struggles to direct an actor to say, "Would that it were so simple" in this Coen Brothers movie about making an epic
    $2000 16
"I Put a Spell on You": this "High Priestess of Soul" & civil rights activist
    $2000 20
The nail-tailed wallaby rotates its forelimbs while hopping, leading to the nickname this musical instrument grinder
    $2000 8
I waded in one of these down-under ponds, also the name of a brand of beach & surf apparel
    $2000 27
Police booking photo that becomes a historic moment as in Ralph Waldo Emerson's line

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jessica Molly
$2,000 $15,300 $10,600
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERARY CHARACTERS
This character from an 1859 novel symbolizes the Fates, who in mythology spin the web of life, measure it & cut it off

Final scores:

James Jessica Molly
$0 $5,300 $0

Cumulative scores:

James Jessica Molly
$30,929 $33,900 $15,600
1st runner-up: $20,000 Tournament champion: $35,000 + an advance to the Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Jessica Molly
$8,400 $13,400 $10,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2022-09-14
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