Show #8729 - Thursday, October 27, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 2, final game 1.


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Sadie Goldberger, an interpreter from Columbia, Maryland

Jack Weller, a law student originally from San Diego, California

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Serena Williams beat Angelique Kerber for the 2016 Ladies' Singles title at this event, but Angelique got her revenge in 2018
    $200 24
The name of this insectivore has meant a scolding woman since before Shakespeare used it in a play title
    $200 26
From Japan, a maneki-neko good luck figurine depicting one of these with upraised paw
    $200 28
Military-speak for getting somewhere extra fast, "on the" this sounds like a pace twice as fast as normal for civilians
    $200 29
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
    $200 22
Radcliffe College for Women merged with this Ivy League school where the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study endures
    $400 27
After losing to the Warriors in the 2015 NBA Finals, in 2016 LeBron & co. beat them to bring this city its first NBA title
    $400 20
O. vulgaris, a species of this cephalopod, can change its skin color thanks to pigment-bearing cells
    $400 25
From Ecuador, one of these straw hats that somehow is named for a country to the north
    $400 23
This French phrase that translates to "immediately" sounds like a noise you'd make in a fancy hotel room
    $400 18
The Office of Pest Management Policy
    $400 21
Susan Stockard went from the Madeira Prep School to Radcliffe to acting fame under this name
    $600 14
After 5 previous World Series losses to these crosstown rivals, in 1955 the Brooklyn Dodgers finally beat them for the title
    $600 19
Seen here it's not an ostrich but this Aussie bird
    $600 16
From Kyrgyzstan, a miniature wood-carved one of these nomadic dwellings, "ger" in Mongol
    $600 15
It's this phrase that says if something isn't done immediately, it won't ever happen; in related news, "my love won't wait"
    $600 17
The National Reconnaissance Office
    $600 11
This woman went to all of Helen Keller's Radcliffe classes with Helen but not to exams
    $800 13
Stripped of his heavyweight title in 1967, Muhammad Ali won it back with a KO of this champ in 1974's Rumble in the Jungle
    DD: $3,800 6
Males of these mammals engage in bouts called necking to establish a social hierarchy
    $800 12
From Greece, a string of komboloi, or these, used not for religious reasons but to relax & counteract stress
    $800 8
Give us this double-talk term quickly, as it means quickly & in this case, not to cut using 2 blows
    $800 4
The National Nuclear Security Administration
    $800 10
Radcliffe alumna Helen Taussig is considered the founder of pediatric this -ology
    $1000 1
After losing to Toronto in 1918, this team won its first NHL title the next year & has now won more than any other team
    $1000 2
A factor in human blood is named for this monkey seen here
    $1000 5
From Ireland, one of these rings; the crown symbolized loyalty, the heart-love, & the hands--friendship
    $1000 7
As an adverb, it means without hesitation, as in "I'll get it to you" this way; as a noun, it's a long part of a closed racecourse
    $1000 3
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    $1000 9
A center of women's history studies, the Schlesinger Library opened at Radcliffe in 1943 on the anniversary of this amendment

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

rowan Jack Sadie
$11,200 $400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

rowan Jack Sadie
$11,800 $2,400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the literary work.)
(Daniel: I'm Daniel Radcliffe with clues about my career that's included stage dramas, musicals, and biopics.)
    $400 28
She joined the Supreme Court as its second female justice October 4, 1993
    $400 29
Holden's history teacher says, "I flunked you in history because you knew absolutely nothing"
    $400 27
The oldest settlement in Paris, Ile de la Cite is in this river
    $400 30
Job of the person hired to renovate your house, perhaps after you find an architect
    $400 25
"Gift of Fire" is the official publication of the very high IQ society named for this fire-stealing Greek god
    $400 26
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) In what didn't seem like the most obvious choice for me, I was handpicked by this musical parodist to portray him in the 2022 biopic spoof "Weird"
    $800 18
In October 1936 power from this massive project began turning on lights & radios in the Western United States
    DD: $8,000 3
Ralph says, "We've been on the mountain top and seen water all around"
    $800 14
An 830-mile stretch of this river flows from Khartoum to Lake Nasser
    $800 21
If you see Socrates wearing a wristwatch in a play, it's one of these, partly from the Greek for "time"
    $800 24
A national honor society for college seniors is named for this cap seen here
    $800 23
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) I played one of the two title characters who were just bit players in Shakespeare in a 50th anniversary West End production of this Tom Stoppard play that’s set against the backdrop of "Hamlet"
    $1200 9
On Oct. 13, 1884 this London borough was adopted as the Prime Meridian of longitude for global Universal Time
    $1200 2
Chapter 2 concludes, "Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!"
    $1200 13
The Parana & Uruguay Rivers join to form this "silvery river" estuary
    $1200 20
This narrow passage connects 2 big bodies of water
    $1200 11
Taking this "Preliminary" test is one step on the road to becoming a National Merit scholar
    $1200 22
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) In the 2013 film “Kill Your Darlings”, I played this poet just starting at Columbia University and meeting Jack Kerouac & William S. Burroughs
    $1600 7
In the first united action by the 13 colonies (well, 9 of them), in Oct. 1765 delegates met to work to repeal this British law
    $1600 1
An emperor's soldiers provide "An Exact Inventory of What We Found About the Body of the Man-Mountain"
    $1600 12
Named for a princess, this lake in Banff National Park is the pearl of the Canadian Rockies
    $1600 19
The test seen here actually has 4 straight consonants but we're pretty sure you're human
    $1600 10
Contestants in LearnedLeague, a web-based trivia game, are called these South American animals
    $1600 17
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) I got to sing on Broadway when I played J. Pierrepont Finch who climbs the corporate ladder at the World Wide Wicket Company in a 2011 production of this musical with a really long title
    $2000 6
Led by Orson Welles, the Mercury Theatre panicked the U.S. with a live radio dramatization of this work on October 30, 1938
    $2000 15
Milkman Dead falls in love with Hagar before seeing her face
    DD: $5,000 4
This river that flows 2,300 miles before emptying into the Caspian Sea is Europe's longest
    $2000 16
This 6-letter word means to bud or germinate
    $2000 5
A signature gold key represents this philosophical society founded on Dec. 5, 1776
    $2000 8
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) Um, I'd basically only done one small part in a school play when, at age 10, I played the title character, as a boy, in a BBC adaptation of this Dickens novel, the author’s own favorite child; the part really was magical as it led to me being cast as Harry Potter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

rowan Jack Sadie
$30,000 $6,400 $4,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

He turned to opera with the 1903 work "Guest of Honor", likely inspired by Booker T. Washington's dinner at the White House

Final scores:

rowan Jack Sadie
$30,000 $3,400 $4,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

rowan Jack Sadie
$32,000 $6,400 $4,400
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2022-09-15
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