Show #8781 - Monday, January 9, 2023


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Connor Sears, a copy editor from Queens, New York

Kelly Mraz, a music teacher from Lilburn, Georgia

Patrick Curran, a consultant from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Called a living fossil, the endangered Amami rabbit is found only on two small islands in this country's Ryukyu archipelago
    $200 25
John Legend
    $200 10
It ended with the Berlin Wall coming down & the Soviet Union breaking apart
    $200 30
The sodium hypochlorite type of this disinfects as well as whitens but needs to be diluted before using
    $200 21
There are 2 symbols on this state's blue flag: a white crescent & a white palmetto tree
    $200 28
This delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 voted against a Bill of Rights, but later drafted the one we know
    $400 13
The Fernandina giant this land reptile, native only to one Galapagos island, seems to be down in single digits in population
    $400 5
Flea & the late John Entwistle
    $400 9
Ectothermic means this, a term describing animals like snakes & fish & some murderers
    $400 29
Thousands of home fires a year could be prevented by cleaning out this mesh item after each dryer load
    $400 20
Here's the flag of this British territory; the castle & the key symbolize its strategic importance
    $400 27
Apostolic delegates are representatives from this country to church officials in other nations
    $600 1
The tongue of this largest mammal can weigh as much as an elephant; its heart can weigh as much as a car
    $600 4
    $600 8
They were the Daisy Dukes of the mid-1970s & a big fad
    $600 24
Backpacking tip: sinks are everywhere but dryers can be tough to find, so bring a rope & you'll have one of these
    $600 19
This state's white flag has 13 stars in a circle around an anchor & the motto "Hope"
    $600 16
Maryland & these 2 states that split in 1863 don't have a House of Representatives but a House of Delegates
    $800 12
A 2018 survey found more than 1,000 mountain these in the DRC, Rwanda & Uganda--they're increasing but still endangered
    $800 3
Bluegrass legend Alison Krauss
    $800 7
Frequently free, it's a place in public where you can connect to Wi-Fi & access the Internet
    $800 23
Concerns of the 1950s included segregation, fear of nuclear war & itchy, stiff clothes; in 1961 this brand came out to address one
    $800 17
Seen here is the flag of this country, the largest in Africa; green is the color of Islam & the white symbolizes purity
    $800 14
Delegates to the 1919 Congress of the Communist International included Stalin & this rival born Lev Bronstein
    $1000 11
The population of Diceros bicornis, the black this, has rebounded to more than 5,000, but it's still critically endangered
    $1000 6
"Weird Al" Yankovic
    $1000 2
Named for a hotel, an iconic open-faced turkey sandwich with Mornay sauce & bacon is called a Kentucky or Louisville this
    $1000 22
On a label, the bucket with one line under it means this alliterative setting for clothes that don't need ironing
    $1000 18
Poland's flag is white on top, red on the bottom; the colors are flipped on the flag of this country & symbolize the Grimaldi family
    DD: $3,200 15
The Duke of Wellington & a Prussian prince were among the delegates to this 1814-15 congress in this capital

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

Patrick Kelly Connor
$6,400 $2,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Kelly Connor
$8,200 $3,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Velazquez' "Surrender of Breda" shows a win for this country in its long war to prevent Dutch independence
    $400 5
"All the Right Moves" starred a young Tom Cruise as a Pennsylvania high school kid desperate for a scholarship in this sport
    $400 23
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is actually a bell tower, this in Italian
    $400 6
Seen here in a satellite image, it wasn't always icy & dinosaurs once lived there
    $400 30
A Philip Marlowe novel: "The Big" this
    $400 14
A prickly sensation in the limbs is called these 2 things; add "on" to get nervous anticipation
    $800 28
The British won the 1776 battle of the Manhattan fort named for this foe, who'd laugh last 7 years later
    $800 4
John Lindqvist's novel "Let the Right One In", about Eli, who is one of these creatures, was made into Swedish & American films
    $800 22
During World War II, Allied prisoners of war really did build a bridge over this Thai river; a simple black iron bridge is still there
    $800 24
The website called was formerly known as ask this guy, named for a literary valet
    $800 27
Scott Turow's debut novel:
"Presumed" this
    DD: $5,600 13
This phrase meaning something currently in fashion has its origins in a special ice cream offered for a certain span of time
    $1200 7
At the Battle of Chancellorsville, he broke a basic military rule by splitting his forces but won anyway, for a while
    $1200 1
Spike Lee broke into the front ranks of Hollywood directors with this 1989 film about racial tensions in Brooklyn
    DD: $7,000 21
In Rome, the building called this is an ancient but active church; the one in Paris is a mausoleum
    $1200 9
Just like magic, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker & Kathy Najimy were back for this movie "2", 3 decades after the original
    $1200 25
A Tea Shop Mystery: the alliterative "Death by" this Indian variety
    $1200 12
This French phrase literally means "pen name"
    $1600 8
An early 1943 battle for Kharkov was the one of the last big wins for the Wehrmacht over this army
    $1600 2
It starred Scott Glenn as Alan Shepard, Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager & Ed Harris as John Glenn
    $1600 15
In 2018 New York's governor signed a bill adding a second "Z" to the name of this bridge, rectifying an earlier misspelling
    $1600 17
A type of blackberry, marionberries are grown primarily in this northwest state & are named for a county there
    $1600 18
Agatha Christie:
"Murder in" this ancient region
    $1600 11
Really fast progress is "made by" these 2 things, both synonyms for jumps
    $2000 26
In 1879 this southern African kingdom wiped out a British force at Isandlwana but was soon wiped out itself
    $2000 3
Annette Bening, Julianne Moore & Mark Ruffalo starred in this 2010 comedy about 2 children looking for their biological father
    $2000 16
The UK's tallest building, this London skyscraper, is so named because it looks like a big piece of glass
    $2000 20
When he was VP of the U.S., a Colorado town bore his name; when he became a Confederate general, it changed its "kin" to "ken"
    $2000 19
Richard Osman's heartwarming mystery featuring 4 elderly sleuths:
"The" this "Murder Club"
    $2000 10
This phrase is an allusion to a fable in which a canine selfishly prevents an ox from eating some hay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Kelly Connor
$12,600 $8,200 $27,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Ironically, though this company founded in the 1860s is Moore county, Tennessee's largest employer, Moore is a dry county

Final scores:

Patrick Kelly Connor
$16,401 $16,400 $28,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Patrick Kelly Connor
$10,400 $8,200 $17,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2022-11-15
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