Show #8780 - Friday, January 6, 2023


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Reuben D'souza, a surgical consultant from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Caitlin Monesmith, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois

Patrick Curran, a consultant from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Barack Obama
    $200 29
The "Big Island" of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago is shared between Argentina & this country
    $200 18
Oral-B has a nighttime guard that helps you with this problem
    $200 28
An online video by Samsonite is titled "What can you fit in a large" this?
    $200 8
This alternative rocker from Detroit mispronounced "Salvation Army" as a kid, leading to the title "Seven Nation Army"
    $200 26
Traditionally it "marks the spot"
    $400 19
Andrew Johnson
    $400 27
The migration of the red crabs is an annual spectacle on this Indian Ocean island named for a holiday
    $400 16
Alice in Wonderland encountered this creature that had "a great many teeth", which showed when it grinned
    $400 23
Småstad/uppföra is a line of bookcases from this retailer
    $400 4
This great defender & multiple NBA Championship winner has also done a Subway footlong commercial
    $400 24
To distinguish himself from the basketball legend, "Creed" actor Michael Jordan uses this middle initial
    $600 9
John F. Kennedy
    DD: $1,000 2
This 2,200-square-mile Canadian island was named for a son of George III
    $600 12
The nutria, or swamp beaver, has orange teeth because this hard layer of their teeth is high in iron
    $600 20
In French, a clever remark you only think of after you've left is esprit de l'escalier, "wit of" this structure
    $600 5
This actress appeared with Patrick Swayze in "Red Dawn" & "Dirty Dancing"
    $600 3
The author of "As I Lay Dying" added this letter to the family name
    $800 1
Andrew Jackson
    $800 11
An island called the Phantom Ship rises from the water inside a volcanic caldera in this Oregon national park
    $800 13
Stained or crooked teeth can be treated by bonding a porcelain one of these thin layers to the front of the tooth
    $800 21
A standard case of beer contains this many bottles or cans
    $800 7
This country superstar's hits include "A Better Man" & "Killin' Time"
    $800 17
Chicago's rapid transit system; the South Side section opened in 1892
    $1000 10
Warren Harding
    $1000 14
On this Greek island you can soak up the sun on Elafonisi Beach or tour the ruins of the ancient palace of Knossos
    $1000 15
Types of teeth in the adult human mouth include molars, premolars, incisors & these, also called eyeteeth
    $1000 22
    $1000 6
With her sister Savannah, this actress & onetime love of Jude Law started the fashion line Twenty8Twelve
    $1000 25
It's the chemical symbol for tungsten

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

Patrick Caitlin Reuben
$1,200 $2,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Caitlin Reuben
$4,000 $2,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
The Wichita call themselves Kitikiti'sh, meaning this animal's "eyes", because of tattoos around their own eyes
    $400 26
A jury that's unable to reach a verdict is said to be this 4-letter word
    $400 27
For 1998:
This love theme from "Titanic"
    $400 13
To a verb meaning to go in to get this verb meaning to provide amusement
    $400 28
The Tolpuddle Martyrs were 6 British farm workers who were sent far away to this land in 1834 for trying to start a union
    $400 25
In a William Steig tale, a knight says to this title ogre, "Magician's mercury, plumber's lead, I smite your stupid, scabby head"
    DD: $3,000 20
This large southwestern people call themselves the Diné & named mystery writer Tony Hillerman special friend to the Diné
    $800 11
No prison time, but you will help your fellow man with 100 hours of this, begun as work assignments for traffic offenders in 1966
    $800 16
For 1968:
This duo's "Mrs. Robinson"
    $800 4
To a piece of nighttime furniture to get this, what a journalist does when sticking with a military unit
    $800 22
Job of Alexei Stakhanov, such a model for Soviet workers that a city & a word meaning "hard worker" bear his name
    $800 19
This man who got a Sir on his name when he was made a baronet in 1820 wrote tales of knights like "Ivanhoe"
    $1200 21
The Winnebago of this state replaced that name, referring to "stinking water", with Ho-Chunk, "people of the big voice"
    $1200 7
Rhyming with "offer", in criminal law it's an offer of evidence by a defendant that may lead to a reduced sentence
    $1200 3
For 1984:
This "questionable" track by Tina Turner
    $1200 5
To a pipe or tube to get this verb meaning to give musical direction
    $1200 9
Samuel Gompers helped develop this type of contract bargaining, negotiations by unions on behalf of the workers
    DD: $5,600 2
Part of a larger work, "The Knight's Tale" by this author begins, "Whilom, as olde stories tellen us"
    $1600 23
Ca.'s Gabrielinos got that name after the San Gabriel Arcángel one of these, which their labor built; their self-name is Tongva
    $1600 8
Misdiagnosis, bad prescribing & childbirth errors are 3 of the most common claims of this alliterative wrongful act
    $1600 15
Back to back in the 1970s:
Her "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" & "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
    $1600 6
To a synonym for befitting or correct to get this synonym for a possession
    $1600 1
Labor organizer & presidential nominee Eugene V. Debs was known for his pamphlet "Unionism and" this other "-ism"
    $1600 18
When a green-skinned party crasher on a green horse ruins Christmas at Camelot, this nephew of Arthur isn't having it
    $2000 29
The Cayugas' self-name means "people of the great swamp", Cayuga being one of this group of lakes in New York State
    $2000 10
A right of way is a type of this, which generally means an acquired right to use another person's land for a special purpose
    $2000 14
For 2021:
"Leave The Door Open" by this duo (Anderson .Paak & Bruno Mars)
    $2000 12
To a word for sensitivity around another person & get this word meaning whole & untouched
    $2000 17
The Norris-La Guardia Act of 1932 outlawed this "canine" contract in which an employee agrees not to join a union
    $2000 24
A giant swan dominates the ballet "Bacchanale", in which a king transforms into this Wagner title knight

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Caitlin Reuben
$20,200 $7,200 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After a 1789 event, he wrote, "My first determination was to seek a supply of... water at Tofoa, & afterwards to sail for Tongataboo"

Final scores:

Patrick Caitlin Reuben
$15,400 $3,600 $14,400
2-day champion: $45,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Caitlin Reuben
$14,600 $7,200 $7,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2022-11-14
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