Show #8782 - Tuesday, January 10, 2023


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Suzanne Zgraggen, a zoo educator from West Valley, Utah

Max Davison, a writer from Studio City, California

Connor Sears, a copy editor from Queens, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Major League Soccer's top scorer gets the Golden this piece of footwear
    $200 7
The S train has but 2 stops, shuttling across 42nd Street between Times Square & this landmark with much train activity
    $200 29
This brand of little breath mints was launched in 1969
    $200 28
    $200 26
c. 1491-94: Student of astronomy & astrology, U. of Krakow; c. 1515: invited to Fifth Lateran Council to aid calendar reform
    $200 23
He ended a poem, "I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference"
    $400 15
Given out on Memorial Day weekend, the Borg-Warner Trophy goes to the winner of this race
    $400 6
Flatbush Avenue! The No. 2 train's stop for the college named for this borough! Please step away from the closing doors
    $400 18
Toss across is basically this pencil-&-paper game but with bean bags
    $400 27
    $400 25
1978: T.A., science at Stanford; 1979: completed her NASA training; 1983: made history aboard Challenger
    $400 22
"What immortal hand or eye, dare frame thy fearful symmetry?" ends the poem about this beast
    $600 11
The NHL's Selke Trophy goes to the forward who's best not at scoring but at this
    $600 4
Give my regards to Broadway, remember me to this square, named for an old-time newspaper, & its stop on the D train
    $600 17
This social media platform was originally called
    $600 9
    DD: $2,200 24
1927: Italy's first professor of theoretical physics
    $600 21
Sandburg finished a poem titled for this city, "player with railroads and freight handler to the nation"
    $800 10
Serena Williams is a 3-time winner of the Coupe Suzanne-Lenglen, given to the women's singles champ at this Grand Slam event
    $800 2
Head downtown on the 1, 2 or 3 train to hit this street, the "Ho" in SoHo, & note its pronunciation
    $800 16
Andrew Garfield played composer Jonathan Larson running out of time in this 2021 film
    $800 8
    $800 14
1929: Bachelor's in bio from Penn. College for Women; 1962: published "Silent Spring", first serialized in the New Yorker
    $800 20
In "Harlem" he asked of a "Dream Deferred", "Does it explode?"
    $1000 5
Named for a onetime Brisbane Lions coach, the Leigh Matthews Trophy goes to the MVP of the AFL, this
    $1000 1
If you want a day at the museum, take the C train to 81st Street to enjoy this "Night at the Museum" museum
    $1000 12
Rudyard Kipling described him as "a mongoose, rather like a little cat in his fur and his tail"
    $1000 3
    $1000 13
1916: University of Copenhagen, professor of theoretical physics; 1922: Nobel Prize
    $1000 19
The events of Homer's "Iliad" conclude with a funeral for this hero, "tamer of horses"

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

Connor Max! Suzanne
$4,600 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Connor Max! Suzanne
$4,600 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

4th & GOAL
(Ken: Each correct response will begin and end with the letter C.)
    $400 30
You can climb Nanga Parbat & Nuptse in this mountain range; bring oxygen
    $400 28
Last names of Duncan & Alonzo, who paired up in 1910 with plans to make the world's first portable power tool
    $400 14
Eddie Vedder, this gem of a band
    $400 24
Launched to recapture this city from the Muslims, the Fourth Crusade ended up sacking Constantinople instead
    $400 22
Former A.G. Roger Taney was Chief Justice for this enslaved man v. Sandford
    $400 26
It describes an opera like "The Maid as Mistress", or can mean any funny performer
    $800 29
In 1726 the governor of Buenos Aires founded this city, now the capital of Uruguay
    $800 27
During the Great Depression, William & G. Clifford opened what would be the flagship store of this bookseller on 5th Avenue at 18th
    $800 13
Alt-rocker Rivers Cuomo
    $800 23
Denis Diderot suggested that actors imagine a fourth this to help them behave more realistically
    $800 21
"These ears are just decorative", said Kate McKinnon while playing this Attorney General on "Saturday Night Live"
    $800 25
Adjective meaning having the innocent nature of a childlike angel
    $1200 9
The alliteratively named Tonga this contains the second-deepest spot on the ocean floor, more than 35,000 feet down
    DD: $4,000 15
In the 1850s a German immigrant borrowed $60 from a pal for his optical goods shop; J.J. & Henry partnered up to form this brand
    $1200 12
Chrissie Hynde, for real
    $1200 6
Greek scholars celebrate the fourth of this month as Exelauno Day because exelauno means to do this "forth"
    $1200 20
In 2002, shortly after her time as Attorney General had come to an end, she ran for governor of Florida
    $1200 3
Distilled from white wine, it bears the name of the region where it's made
    DD: $7,400 8
The most populous city in New Zealand, it hasn't been the capital since 1865
    $1600 17
In 1852 Henry & William combined to form this banking & delivery co. & their stagecoaches still run, metaphorically
    $1600 11
Before a successful solo career, David Byrne
    $1600 5
University of Arizona students know that "The Ave" is Fourth Avenue in this city, fun by day & night
    $1600 18
In 1992 Edwin Meese wrote a memoir, "With" this president: "The Inside Story"
    $1600 2
To reduce harmful emissions in auto exhausts, this type of "converter" removes unburned hydrocarbons
    $2000 7
This ancient Roman road traversed North Central Italy & its name is now paired with Romagna in the name of the region
    $2000 16
The making & selling of watches brought Richard & Alvah together in Chicago in 1893 but the 2 went big into retail as this, this & co.
    $2000 10
Nina Persson, this close-knit Swedish group
    $2000 4
The goal of this was to capture the ferocious Erymanthian boar
    $2000 19
As Obama's A.G., he took on the issue of trying terrorists in civilian rather than military court; today he fights gerrymandering
    $2000 1
Starting & ending with "C", it's the plain yet elegant white fabric worn here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Connor Max! Suzanne
$20,400 $12,400 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In one 19th century translation, she "perceived the dawn of day and ceased" speaking nearly 1,000 times

Final scores:

Connor Max! Suzanne
$15,999 $4,399 $0
2-day champion: $43,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Connor Max! Suzanne
$16,800 $16,400 $3,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2022-11-15
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