Show #8726 - Monday, October 24, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 2, semifinal game 1.


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Sadie Goldberger, an interpreter from Columbia, Maryland

Jeff Smith, a music educator from San Diego, California

Sarah Snider, a middle school humanities teacher from Fishers, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
"Super Pumped" stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Travis Kalanick, founder of this rideshare service
    $200 6
In an oft-cited example of false memory, many folks firmly but wrongly remember this inquisitive monkey as having a tail
    $200 4
Artemis or Kali, for example
    $200 16
This mascot once had a spin-off cereal called Tiger Power
    $200 29
This captain of the Bounty had a falling out with First Mate Fletcher Christian; mutiny ensued
    $200 30
In autumn, they're satisfying to crunch underfoot & also nourish detritivores, small creatures that eat dead material
    $400 20
Jesse Eisenberg played this guy, still at Harvard, in "The Social Network"
    $400 5
"Sometimes You Have to Lie" is a 2020 biography of Louise Fitzhugh, creator of this 11-year-old spy
    $400 28
A big space for couples dancing; many hotels have a grand one
    $400 23
Sonny couldn't help being cuckoo for this "delicious, munchy, crunchy, chocolatey" cereal
    DD: $1,000 14
Capt. Preston was acquitted for his part in this March 5, 1770 event--it couldn't be proved he'd ordered British troops to fire
    $400 26
This alliterative crunch in which it's hard to get a loan can lead to a recession
    $600 7
This actor had his eyes glued shut daily to play Ray Charles in "Ray"
    $600 3
In this 1930 book with the refrain "I think I can", the protagonist is female & the unhelpful other locomotives are guys
    $600 25
The ringtail is in the same family as this nocturnal mammal with a ringed tail
    $600 18
Ad execs were determined to repeatedly torture a hapless animal with "Silly rabbit", this cereal was "for kids"!
    $600 13
A bit of a stickler, this captain, leader of the Jamestown colony, said, "He that will not work shall not eat"
    $600 21
The Crunch chain of more than 400 of these nationwide promises "no judgment"
    $800 8
Josh Gad & Seth Rogen have both played this electrical engineer--in "Jobs" & "Steve Jobs", respectively
    $800 1
The collaborations of writer Jon Scieszka & illustrator Lane Smith include the 1992 tale of this odoriferous man
    $800 24
It's what the NFL & NBA call their CEOs
    $800 17
In 2022 the leprechaun who hawked this cereal turned 58; don't pull a muscle running away with the stuff, man
    $800 12
In the 1950s Captain Hyman Rickover selected this future president for his new nuclear submarine program
    $800 15
Supercomputers crunch numbers in the form of this "large" 2-word buzz term for the tidal wave of digital information
    $1000 9
Robert De Niro trained with the real Jake LaMotta for his portrayal of him in this 1980 film
    $1000 2
In a Mo Willems tale, the first words little Trixie says are the name of this stuffed rabbit she lost & found
    $1000 22
It's another word for pirate, arrgh
    $1000 19
In the early '70s General Mills said, y'know, we need a cereal featuring a vampire type of guy, so America took a bite of this
    $1000 11
Arthur Rostron captained this ship that rescued 705 Titanic survivors, including "The Unsinkable" Molly Brown
    $1000 10
Crepitus, crunching in the joints, is a symptom of degenerative joint disease, also called this form of arthritis

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Sarah Jeff Sadie
$4,400 -$400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jeff Sadie
$5,600 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the group whose name begins with "C".)
    $400 1
Time to make a pilgrimage & tee it up at this revered golf club's Old Course in Scotland
    $400 17
The OED calls this palindrome "an expression of interrogation"; it's often used to mean "what?"
    $400 11
One of these is a straight one-dimensional figure that extends infinitely in both directions
    $400 29
Profession of Pat Cipollone ("Patsy Baloney" to some), who testified on July 8 to the January 6 Committee
    $400 30
It was originally a curved goat horn overflowing with fruits & vegetables; you can buy ones on Etsy woven from grapevines
    $400 10
"I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing, Roman cavalry choirs are singing"
    $800 2
Park Güell, with unique architectural features by Antoni Gaudí, is a must see in this Spanish city
    $800 14
Imitation okay--NHL star Alex Ovechkin often uses this "I can't hear you" gesture when he gets booed
    $800 12
Abbreviated log, it's the exponent to which a base must be raised to produce a certain number
    $800 27
Queen Elizabeth II's last appearance was to appoint this woman as the 15th prime minister of her majesty's reign
    $800 23
The Latin for "earth" gives us the name of this plant-friendly container seen here
    $800 6
"He's going the distance, he's going for speed"
    $1200 3
As reflected in its name, five medieval fishing villages make up this destination, perched on the cliffs of the Italian Riviera
    $1200 15
Testifying before Congress in 2019, Robert Mueller asked several lawmakers to do this, including Devin Nunes with a near 100-worder
    $1200 13
For 12 & 16, 4 is the GCF, or greatest this
    DD: $800 22
Turkish President Erdogan got enough concessions to drop his opposition to letting Sweden & Finland do this
    DD: $1,000 21
Practitioners of this 7-letter bushy art have been called tree masons & leafage sculptors
    $1200 9
"Thursday doesn't even start, it's Friday I'm in love"
    $1600 4
In the reliquary of this king & saint's basilica in Budapest, you can see what is reportedly his right hand
    $1600 16
It's the word of incomprehension invariably used by the character Manuel in "Fawlty Towers"
    $1600 20
Add up the lengths of all the sides of a polygon to get this measurement
    $1600 26
Josh Gerstein of this news organization-o got the big leaked Supreme Court draft opinion story of the year
    $1600 24
This art of joining 2 plants to grow as one enabled Axel Erlandson to create the "Circus Trees" at Gilroy Gardens in California
    $1600 7
"That's why I'm easy, easy like Sunday morning"
    $2000 5
Here's a view of Oia, with some of its blue-domed churches on this Greek island
    $2000 19
This word meaning "can't understand what was said" appears often in the Nixon library transcripts of Watergate tapes
    $2000 28
This symbol with a "way out" name tells you to take the square root of the number inside it
    $2000 18
California Governor Gavin Newsom denied parole to this man guilty of a 1968 assassination
    $2000 25
This art, the dwarfing of trees, finds its smallest entries called keishi & shito
    $2000 8
"With their tanks & their bombs... & their guns, in your head, in your head they are dying"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jeff Sadie
$5,200 $10,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When Esquire began as a men's lifestyle magazine in the 1930s, he was asked for manly content & wrote in 28 of the first 33 issues

Final scores:

Sarah Jeff Sadie
$10,398 $13,401 $21,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Jeff Sadie
$5,200 $11,600 $14,800
12 R,
4 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2022-09-15
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