Show #8760 - Friday, December 9, 2022


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Matthew Ott, an accountant originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Ellen LaBerge, a lawyer from Syracuse, New York

Sriram Krishnan, a consultant from Falls Church, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
This North Carolina capital was named in honor of a noted explorer in 1792
    $200 29
This word suitably introduces us to the fictional Mrs. Maisel & the very real boxing legend Marvin Hagler
    $200 30
Figuratively or literally, negotiations to reach an agreement (& often thwart a strike) are held here
    $200 5
Tom Petty:
"It's Good To Be ____"
    $200 25
Playing Malorie in "Bird Box", this actress puts blindfolds on 2 kids, warning them not to take them off
    $200 23
A measurement of distance, not time, it's equal to about 6 trillion miles, you know, give or take
    $400 27
Named for Mahatma, Gandhinagar is home to 300,000 & the capital of Gujarat State in this country
    $400 15
A spreadsheet program that launched in 1985, or a verb meaning "to surpass"
    $400 26
In a spin-off of "Red Table Talk", this singer, daughter Emily & niece Lili tackle tough issues within the Latino community
    $400 1
A 1996 Jay-Z single: "Dead ____"
    $400 24
One myth says the seer Tiresias was blinded by this Greek goddess of wisdom after seeing her nude
    $400 22
The troposphere is sandwiched between the earth & this next layer of the atmosphere
    $600 6
It didn't work out for this king with the American Revolution, but they named a town & nearby peak for him in South Africa
    $600 9
The Latin for "price" gives us this word that is perfectly fine in front of "gems" & "metals"
    $600 10
One legend says this piece of furniture was a wedding gift to King Arthur when he married Guinevere
    $600 2
Stevie Wonder:
"Sir ____"
    $600 11
Michonne dealt with The Governor in a stabby way on this show; he'd later sport an eyepatch
    $600 16
Let's change the subject & talk about this class of rocks including gneiss & soapstone that gets changed atom by atom over time
    $800 7
In 1954 a New Jersey township voted to reject "Nixon" & renamed itself after this inventor
    DD: $2,600 19
It's a good name for a 350-mile-long lake or the head of a convent
    $800 17
Those with high I.Q.s may know this 5-letter name of the organization whose name is the Latin for "table"
    $800 3
Spin Doctors:
"Two ____"
    $800 12
One of this conniving group, Delilah alerts them that Samson is finally at their mercy; next comes some gouging
    $800 21
The size of a fist, this organ behind your left ribs fights invading germs in your blood by producing lymphocytes
    $1000 8
Shahr means "city" & after 1979's Iranian revolution, a place was redubbed this last name "Shahr" to honor the new leader
    $1000 14
Whether describing silver or the British pound, this 8-letter word really is great
    $1000 18
Livermorium is one of the more recent additions to it
    $1000 4
The Who:
"The Acid ____"
    $1000 13
In "King Lear" a bloodthirsty Regan demands that this man be hanged while Goneril screams, "Pluck out his eyes"
    $1000 20
This Greek gave his name to the law that says a body in fluid is acted on by force proportional to how much fluid it displaces

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

Sriram Ellen Matthew
$1,600 $2,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sriram Ellen Matthew
$1,000 $4,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Our clue will lead you to a 4-letter word but you'll have to give us the two states whose postal codes combine to form that 4-letter word.)
    $400 20
Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, was the daughter of this royal couple
    $400 26
Vladimir Nabokov's books never earned more than a few hundred dollars until this 1955 novel about a young girl became a hit
    $400 25
There is actually a vegetarian species of this razor-toothed fish also called the Caribe
    $400 15
This company that offers tax preparation services is named for its founders, brothers Henry & Richard
    $400 10
Coach Taylor moves from the East Dillon Lions to Philadelphia's Pemberton Pioneers in the finale of this series
    $400 5
A wizard's magic rod
    $800 21
The unanimous election of Martin V in 1417 led to the end of the reign of these alternate religious rulers
    $800 27
Anton Chekhov refashioned his bomb of a play "The Wood Demon" & its character Uncle George into this huge success
    $800 19
In 2022 the founder of this outdoor brand transferred ownership to a trust & a nonprofit that will combat climate change
    $800 14
Its name goes back to its founding in 1920 as the Queensland & Northern Territory Aerial Services
    $800 9
"It really seemed like Pied Piper was going to work", said Bill Gates in a cameo as this series wrapped
    $800 3
Firstborn of Genesis 4:1
    $1200 22
After Robert E. Lee told him to reorganize his men after an attack at Gettysburg, he replied, "General, I have no division"
    $1200 28
In Turgenev's "Fathers & Sons", Bazarov has this world view whose name comes from Latin for "nothing"
    $1200 11
Here's a depiction of this French-named commedia dell'arte character
    DD: $2,000 12
Truth be told, the first part of this telecommunications company's name comes from the Latin word for truth or certainty
    $1200 6
The last episode of "This is Us" included the funeral of Rebecca, played by her
    $1200 1
A mark left on the skin after a wound has healed
    $1600 23
To decide important matters of faith, in 325 A.D. this emperor called the Council of Nicaea
    $1600 29
This author saw conflict & harmony firsthand serving in the Russian army at the Siege of Sevastopol in the 1850s
    $1600 16
This word means wild craziness, like the capital city of hell in "Paradise Lost"
    $1600 13
The name of this tech company is a shortening of the metropolis where it was founded by 2 Stanford computer scientists in 1984
    $1600 7
Drug cocktails & the other kind of cocktails were both featured in the finale of this show starring Billy Porter
    $1600 2
Molten rock that reaches the surface
    $2000 24
This activist with a parental nickname led a 1903 march to protest the evils of child labor
    $2000 30
His 1995 autobiography "Invisible Allies" described his last years in the Soviet Union before he got deported
    $2000 17
He's the British playwright seen here
    $2000 18
GEICO's name goes back to its original customer base, military personnel & these people, the G-E
    DD: $3,800 8
When this show ended on April 10, 2022, one of the 2 female leads was dead. Which? Well, the show didn't live up to its title
    $2000 4
A sheet of glass set into a window or door

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sriram Ellen Matthew
$14,200 $7,800 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1970s MOVIES
A 1975 premiere of this comedy advertised free coconuts for the first thousand in the audience

Final scores:

Sriram Ellen Matthew
$4,200 $14,800 $23,197
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,197

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sriram Ellen Matthew
$16,000 $7,800 $9,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2022-10-12
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