Show #8725 - Friday, October 21, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 1, final game 2.


[<< previous game]

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)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Responses will begin and end with those letters.)
    $200 17
Peregrine White was born on this ship, anchored in Provincetown Harbor in November 1620
    $200 26
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
    $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
The magical
Harry Dresden,
    $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
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
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...)
(Ken: I've been wondering...)
    $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

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

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2022-09-14
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at