Show #8728 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 2, semifinal game 3.


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Rowan Ward, a chart caller, writer, and editor from Chicago, Illinois

Do Park, a sportswriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Nikkee Porcaro, an educational consultant and business owner from Silver Spring, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: The correct responses within the text of each clue.)
(Shankar: I'm Shankar Vedantam with clues about my podcast "Hidden Brain"; we reveal the unconscious patterns in human behavior, perhaps even yours.)
    $200 20
Cervantes published the first volume of this novel about a delusional hero in 1605
    $200 19
This late, great rapper went by the alphanumeric version of his name when he joined forces with Dr. Dre on "California Love"
    $200 12
What's known as the Bernese these includes the Jungfrau & Aletschhorn peaks
    $200 30
Now a synonym for photograph, it originally referred to the rapid firing of a gun without aiming
    $200 28
There's a certain braveness to this black bird
    $200 24
(Shankar Vedantam presents the clue.) As part of our "You 2.0" series, we discussed information aversion--why our brains want to avoid painful or negative information, be it newsworthy, medical, or financial, something called this bird effect
    $400 13
In a Coleridge poem, "at length did cross" this bird
    $400 18
Later an actor & a Grammy winner, he teamed with Big Boi, with whom he went to high school in Atlanta
    $400 11
A 1994 eruption of Mount Popocatepetl caused ash to rain down on this country's Puebla state
    $400 29
In 2021 this Canadian prime minister called a snap election
    $400 27
A little knowledge of this bird goes a long way
    $400 23
(Shankar Vedantam presents the clue.) I talked with psychologist and "Generation Me" author, Jean Twenge, about the rise of this -ism in society, an inflated view of one's self, named for a mythological youth
    DD: $1,000 1
He's a real bit player in "Hamlet"--just a skull
    $600 17
In 2004 Jay-Z had a hit with this many title "Problems" but hopefully, our clue ain't one
    $600 10
Numerous fumaroles in a volcanic region of Alaska gave it the name Valley of the Ten Thousand these
    $600 21
In kabuki theatre, a trap door used for dramatic entrances is called a suppon, which means this "snapping" reptile
    $600 26
It lives in Europe & Asia, but not in Brooklyn
    $600 22
(Shankar Vedantam presents the clue.) A couple of weeks into 2016, we talked about the psychology of these New Year's promises & why we often failed to stick to them
    $800 2
Maxine Hong Kingston won over critics & fans with the 1976 memoir "The Woman" this
    $800 16
It would be a (disorganized) crime if you didn't know this group won an Oscar for their song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp"
    $800 9
Scale the peak of Great Ararat in this country & you can see into Iran & Armenia as well
    $800 3
In addition to the spice in the name, these cookies are made with molasses
    $800 25
While riding my scooter, I spotted this old bird
    $800 5
(Shankar Vedantam presents the clue.) Resilience researcher Lucy Hone shares techniques that helped her cope with a devastating loss of her daughter, going beyond the five stages of this & how to actively deal with it
    $1000 8
Gabriel Garcia Marquez stayed in his study for 18 months writing this 1967 novel
    $1000 7
Noted for neckware, he was in Playaz Circle before teaming with Drake to go platinum with "No Lie"
    $1000 4
A power-generating authority set up in 1933 serves the people of this valley in its name
    $1000 6
The hinged "jaws" of this flower are pried open by bumblebees, its main pollinator
    $1000 15
We're amazed by this sea eagle's cleverness
    $1000 14
(Shankar Vedantam presents the clue.) I interviewed neuroscientist Sophie Scott, who studies the science of laughter, truly the best medicine, because it releases serotonin & this other neural transmitter that can create a sense of euphoria

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

Nikkee Do rowan
$0 $1,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nikkee Do rowan
$0 $2,000 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: The letter O is in the exact center of each correct response.)
    $400 29
Instituted in 1970, the legal classifications of these go from Schedule 1 to Schedule 5
    $400 28
The 1145 papal bull "Quantum Praedecessores" helped launch the second of these
    $400 30
Truffle hunter Nicolas Cage searches for his kidnapped foraging animal in this 2021 film with a 3-letter title
    $400 25
Most open daily, 16 museums & the National Zoo make up the D.C. parts of this complex founded in 1846
    $400 26
Not far from the New York Stock Exchange is Arturo di Modica's over-3 1/2-ton sculpture of a charging this
    $400 27
It's a small collapsible bed
    $800 24
Schenck v. U.S. addressed if sending antiwar pamphlets to drafted men in the midst of war was protected by this amendment
    $800 15
In the 1890s the Socialist federation the Second International expelled believers in this no-government doctrine
    $800 13
Dr. Robotnik returns to menace Earth in the 2022 sequel starring this furry blue video game character
    $800 3
184 steel & granite benches honor those who died here on 9/11
    $800 18
Louise Bourgeois famously created giant sculptures of these creatures partly as an ode to her mother, who was a weaver
    $800 9
To sign the back of a check, or to say, "Pervis Q. Turbleburk Jr. for mayor!"
    $1200 7
In legalese, CC can refer to cepi corpus ("I have taken the body") or this federal venue for appeals
    $1200 6
The 1139 meeting known as the Second one of these councils invalidated marriages of priests, monks & nuns
    $1200 23
Quentin Tarantino took home the Critics' Prize at the 1992 Toronto International Film Festival for this cops & robbers tale
    $1200 1
A statue of the Comte de Rochambeau is across from the White House in this square named for a more famous Frenchman
    $1200 16
The little boy fountain sculpture "Manneken Pis" is a symbol of this Belgian city's spirit & sense of humor
    $1200 8
In geologic time, it's less than a period but greater than an age
    DD: $10,600 5
Political advertising was at the heart of the 2010 case pitting this group against the Federal Election Commission
    $1600 4
In 1862 the second of these Virginia battles took place 13 months after the first & ended the same way, with a Confederate victory
    $1600 22
In this 1988 comedy, Kevin Kline enjoys chips & the unfortunate title creature, much to Michael Palin's dismay
    $1600 2
This library has been known to host Renaissance music to honor Shakespeare's birthday
    $1600 11
After its discovery & purchase by a French ambassador, it was presented to Louis XVIII who donated it to the Louvre
    $1600 10
A camera's one-legged support, as opposed to 3
    $2000 14
Evidence that exonerates someone from guilt is called this, which also starts with "ex"
    DD: $2,000 19
The second one lasted from 218 to 201 B.C. & at the end, Rome was boss of the Mediterranean
    $2000 21
Daisy Edgar-Jones plays a rural southern woman suspected of murder in this 2022 film based on a bestseller
    $2000 12
Unlike JFK's, this president's grave at Arlington National Cemetery lacks an eternal flame but does have a 14-foot monument
    $2000 17
Rodin's sculpture "The Burghers of" this city was commissioned to commemorate an event during the Hundred Years' War
    $2000 20
It's an encampment of troops with little or no shelter, as seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nikkee Do rowan
$7,200 $6,800 $26,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Catholic charity called Caritas Rome is the beneficiary of money collected from here, over the years averaging about $3,500 daily

Final scores:

Nikkee Do rowan
$1,799 $6,399 $36,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nikkee Do rowan
$8,200 $6,800 $17,800
7 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2022-09-15
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