Show #8779 - Thursday, January 5, 2023


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Lois Casaleggi, an associate dean from Chicago, Illinois

Patrick Curran, a consultant from Washington, D.C.

Lloyd Sy, a graduate student in literature originally from Rockford, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,578)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
79 A.D.:
It's Stabiae vs. this volcano--Stabiae takes the L
    $200 30
You "bring home" this meat idiomatically when you earn income, but pick some up for real for our breakfast tomorrow
    $200 29
When this Houston U. opened in 1912, its founder was dead via chloroform (his killers having failed with mercury pills)
    $200 26
These leaves are the dietary staple of the koala
    $200 28
Ground fortification for those fighting for Calais
    $200 27
Animated "Mysteries" starring this ex-champ include "House Haunters" & "A Mine is a Terrible Thing to Waste"
    $400 24
July 20, 1969:
The world hears, "Houston", this "base here. The Eagle has landed"
    $400 23
Let's go to the park & bring Bonkers, this dog breed here that can vocalize three different ways--a bark, a yodel-like bay & a howl
    $400 22
This university was chartered in 1821 after a bequest from Montreal merchant James, not "Slippin' Jimmy" of "Better Call Saul" fame
    $400 21
Wild these subsist almost entirely on bamboo; in captivity, Mei Xiang also gets fruit, vegetables & special biscuits
    $400 19
A toad or frog in Tripoli
    $400 20
Georges St-Pierre used his signature "Superman punch" in a scene against this hero, but mostly worked with Chris Evans' stunt double
    $600 10
This rebellion in China ends, with a reported 100,000 dead
    $600 4
In Exodus 25 the Lord tells him, "Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering"
    DD: $4,000 18
This D.C. university is named for the educator who opened a school for deaf students in 1817
    $600 1
African this-eating snakes can smell whether a prospective meal is rotten or far along in development; it won't eat either
    $600 7
A scream in Thessaloniki
    $600 13
Aka "Pretty Boy Floyd", he retired at a perfect 50-0 & enjoys gambling, putting $800,000 on the Broncos over the Jets in 2014
    $800 11
Sept. 11, 1971:
Turns out "We will bury you!" will apply directly to this ex-leader of the Soviet Union
    $800 16
For our potluck, please bring the chicken dish named for this capital, famed for emitting a stream of butter when you cut into it
    $800 5
"Hairy" last name of Medford, Massachusetts' Charles, benefactor of a university there
    $800 2
These "regal" butterflies eat nectar, but as caterpillars, they love usually toxic milkweed leaves
    $800 8
A nimble Bangkok fellow
    $800 14
"Founder of Jeet Kune Do" is on his grave in Seattle's Lake View Cemetery, next to his son Brandon's
    $1000 12
Sept. 2, 1666:
He journals about "a great fire... in the city"
    $1000 17
"The Untouchables" popularized a new expression for ill-preparedness as Sean Connery talks about bringing "a knife to" this
    $1000 6
In 1927, the year after the woman it's named for had died, this college became officially affiliated with Vassar
    $1000 3
Black-footed these little weasels eat mostly prairie dogs & add insult to injury by taking over their burrows
    $1000 9
A group of soldiers in Trieste
    $1000 15
Trainer Yancey Durham took this man from a Police Athletic League gym to the heavyweight title & gave him his "Smokin"' nickname

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

Lloyd Patrick Lois
$4,000 $4,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lloyd Patrick Lois
$5,400 $11,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
In 2022 this capital got its first walkway beside the Nile, along the route of the Corniche Highway
    $400 24
This former coach of the Lakers, Heat & Knicks was inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame in 2008
    $400 25
The Battle of Yonkers is a zombie win in this Max Brooks novel, but humans, do not despair!
    $400 28
The Black Hawk Bridge & the Old Vicksburg Bridge are 2 of the many ways to get across this river
    $400 30
Fonzie on "Happy Days" & Gene Cousineau on "Barry"
    $400 27
Completes the cliche "All dressed up...", suggested as the epitaph for an atheist
    $800 26
On March 8, 1957 & on June 5, 1975, Egypt reopened this waterway following international conflicts
    $800 23
Actress Riley Keough's maternal grandparents are Priscilla & this man
    $800 18
In "Station" this, "of all of them there... that night, the bartender was the one who survived the longest. He died three weeks later"
    $800 5
Connecting Rotherhithe & Wapping, the world's first big underwater tunnel was completed in 1843 beneath this river
    $800 21
Jack Bauer &
President Tom Kirkman
    $800 22
This simile compares someone who looks not at all tired to a flower with white rays & a yellow disk
    $1200 13
Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Alexandria's largest of these buildings, was designed in current form by Italians & inaugurated in 1945
    $1200 7
The work of op artist Bridget Riley was influenced by studying Georges Seurat & this neo-impressionist style he created
    $1200 17
The blindfold returns in--& on--"Malorie", the sequel to this "avian" horror novel
    $1200 4
During the annual Great Migration, herds of wildebeest & zebras cross crocodile-infested rivers in the Masai Mara in this country
    $1200 1
Dr. Cristina Yang &
Eve Polastri
    $1200 10
Samuel Taylor's great-grandniece Mary Elizabeth Coleridge began a poem do this, "my beating heart"
    $1600 15
Under a peace treaty with Israel, this region was returned to Egypt in 1982
    DD: $4,000 9
Congressman Riley Wilson wanted to be governor of Louisiana in 1928 but lost out to this larger-than-life man
    $1600 8
In the opening of this P.D. James novel, "The last human being to be born on Earth was killed in a pub brawl"
    $1600 3
The Vasco da Gama Bridge was completed in 1998 across this big river in a European capital
    $1600 11
Stringer Bell &
John Luther
    $1600 2
Lake Superior State U.'s 2022 overused "banished words" include this phrase that follows an embarrassing query really about oneself
    $2000 14
After the tumultuous Arab Spring & an election win by the Muslim Brotherhood, this former general became president in 2014 & still is
    $2000 16
Mortally wounded in action in Vietnam in 1967, Captain Riley Pitts became the first African-American officer to receive this
    $2000 19
This Canadian tells of Snowman, possibly the last human, in her novel "Oryx and Crake"
    DD: $3,000 6
The former Fiumicino River is officially identified as this fateful ancient crossing site, but some argue for the Pisciatello or Uso
    $2000 20
Audra Barkley on "The Big Valley" & in the '80s, Krystle Carrington
    $2000 12
To mean an overall picture, instead of "the view from" this high, people could say "from 5.68 miles"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lloyd Patrick Lois
$8,800 $24,800 -$800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Laurence Olivier & Ernest Borgnine were considered for the lead role & Sergio Leone to direct for this film that turned 50 in 2022

Final scores:

Lloyd Patrick Lois
$13,800 $30,000 -$800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lloyd Patrick Lois
$11,800 $19,000 -$800
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2022-11-14
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