Show #8731 - Monday, October 31, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Megan Wachspress, an environmental attorney from Berkeley, California

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

'90s FILMS
(Ken: Responses will come between those two words in the dictionary.)
    $200 19
He once said, "It's my privilege to introduce the greatest first lady ever. Sorry, mom"
    $200 17
Seen here are some buildings with history on Chartres Street between Iberville & Bienville Streets in this city
    $200 26
Collecting gaming cards? You might want these clear covers that share a name with a clothing part
    $200 30
King of the Franks *&* the Lombards, impressive... & first emperor of what would be the Holy Roman Empire? I see a team leader here
    $200 29
It's the subtitle of "Terminator 2"
    $200 10
Do we have to paint you a picture? We'll use this wooden frame to help
    $400 1
Movie in which Bill Murray says, "I send my kids here because the fact is you go to one of the best schools in the country"
    $400 23
This city's ritzy Newbury Street ends by the Public Garden, near the famed swan boats
    $400 8
Calligraphy enthusiasts may spring for special wipes & pliers for this 3-letter tip of the pen
    $400 4
You scouted for Custer in 1867... became sheriff of Hays City, Kansas 2 years later... What brings you to Deadwood?
    $400 28
A scene from "Hamlet" partly inspired Bruce Joel Rubin to write this Patrick Swayze-Demi Moore tearjerker
    $400 11
The right to vote, or the right to run a McDonald's
    $600 2
"Uncommonly Smooth" was once the slogan of this coffee company whose original location was Vashon Island in Puget Sound
    $600 22
A Gateway Arch over 5th Avenue welcomes visitors to this California city's Gaslamp Quarter
    $600 16
The item seen here, known as a color checker, is primarily used by these hobbyists
    $600 5
A Nobel Peace Prize, quite nice... ohhh, your country broke up on you in 1991 & your job ended; walk me through that
    $600 27
Ice Cube & Chris Tucker starred in this 1995 comedy that Cube co-wrote with DJ Pooh
    $600 13
The name of this chilled beverage ends with an acute accent
    $800 3
Seen here is Striker, a type of this Russian-named dog that won Westminster's title in 2022 for best Working Group dog
    DD: $1,000 21
This man made Salt Lake City's downtown streets wide so a wagon team could turn around without hitting sidewalks or using profanity
    $800 25
Not just for donuts, this pottery finisher made from a powder can give your final creation a lovely sheen
    $800 6
In 1874 you were president of the Freedman's Bank & 3 years later, became the first Black U.S. marshal... extensive résumé!
    $800 12
A boy's best friend is a massive robot in this 1999 animated film based on a Ted Hughes fable
    $800 14
A military supply unit far from the action is in the "rear" this
    $1000 18
The "best of all possible worlds" was a philosophical tenet of this German who advised Peter the Great
    $1000 20
Head to West Carson Street in this city & take the Duquesne Incline up to Grandview for a grand view of a few rivers
    $1000 24
You can make knots with rope, cord or string in this craft whose name is from Turkish for "napkin"
    $1000 7
In 1875 you put out "Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures"; I'm sensing you want to open your own branch
    $1000 9
A poster for this film claimed, "In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods..."
    $1000 15
This 8-letter word means gushing, perhaps "in praise" of someone

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

Ryan Megan Maureen
$1,400 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Megan Maureen
$1,400 $3,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
Mark Twain began a sequel called "Huck Finn and" this boyhood pal "Among the Indians"; Lee Nelson finished it in 2003
    $400 24
It's the last of the 5 books in the Pentateuch
    $400 25
After 8 seasons, Dre & Bow opted for a new beginning as this sitcom came to a close
    $400 20
Elvis sang that, in a state of amorous confusion, he was "all" this, a state not uncommon to snowglobes
    $400 14
When it's between half & full, it's called gibbous
    $400 4
The imperial one traces back to Japan's 1889 constitution:
    $800 10
Ancient-astronaut tome "The Gods Never Left Us" has on its title page "Long awaited sequel to" these vehicles "of the Gods"
    $800 5
Horse abuse at the Olympics in 2021 led to calls for the replacement of the traditional riding part of this event
    $800 28
Clark Kent's high school years & time at Central Kansas A&M were covered in this show named for Clark's hometown
    $800 1
Churchill said Russia was "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside" this
    $800 15
Regularly emitting radiation, it's a rapidly spinning neutron star, some rotating 700 times a second
    $800 19
It meets in the Reichstag & elects the chancellor: UEA
    $1200 13
Possessive title of Louisa May Alcott's sequel to "Little Men"
    $1200 6
In an old superstition, to see five of these thieving birds at once meant company was coming
    $1200 26
"Like sands through the hourglass, so are the" this TV soap title, the show now on Peacock after 57 years on NBC
    $1200 23
To make a series of campaign speeches, or to baffle another person
    $1200 16
After some debate, the International Astronomical Union created this term for objects like Makemake, Eris & others in 2006
    $1200 30
Founded around 930 on a North Atlantic island:
    $1600 12
In Tom Perrotta's 2022 sequel, this ambitious teenage girl from "Election" is now a high school assistant principal
    $1600 7
In the '70s he & the Furious Five were just about the first hip-hop group; in 2007 they were the first in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $1600 27
According to his '60s theme song, he lived "in a world full of wonder, flying there under, under the sea"
    $1600 22
Meteorological words for befuddlement include hazy, cloudy & this superlative that often comes before "notion"
    DD: $2,000 17
The Sun's visible surface, which radiates most of its light directly, is called this 11-letter word; get the picture?
    DD: $2,000 29
It moved to Kiryat Ben Gurion in 1966:
    $2000 11
The title of Jack Higgins' sequel to this World War II-set adventure yarn ends "...has flown"
    $2000 8
This ornamental design used in heraldry & architecture comes from Latin for "five" & "leaf"
    $2000 3
After she was sprung from "Orange is the New Black", she went on to co-create & star in "Russian Doll"
    $2000 21
This word sounds like it means the opposite of addition, but it actually means perplexed
    $2000 18
Schedar, the brightest star in this constellation, is one of the two bottom points in its distinctive W shape
    $2000 2
Established in 1905 by Nicholas II:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Megan Maureen
$4,200 $9,600 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A Native American story says this creek got its name from an injury suffered by a Sioux warrior in a fight with the Crow

Final scores:

Ryan Megan Maureen
$8,400 $2,399 $16,799
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Megan Maureen
$6,200 $11,400 $8,400
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2022-09-20
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