Show #8783 - Wednesday, January 11, 2023


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Yogesh Raut, a blogger, podcaster, and freelance writer originally from Springfield, Illinois

Andrew Whatley, an academic administrator from Chicago, Illinois

Connor Sears, a copy editor from Queens, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
In 1991 Clarence Thomas, the second African American on the Supreme Court, replaced this justice who had been the first
    $200 30
Robert Redford,
"The Natural"
    $200 28
In 2016 the D.F., or Distrito this, officially became known as Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX
    $200 24
Blindfold a child, spin him 'round 'til he's disoriented, then direct him to a diagram of Equus asinus in this game
    $200 29
In the 21st century this equine term is still a common unit for cars; the Maserati MC20 boasts 621 in its V-6
    $200 19
Elevation is also known as this; some athletes train at it & pilots cruise at it
    $400 21
In October 1978 Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Poland took this new title & name
    $400 27
Hilary Swank,
"Million Dollar Baby"
    $400 25
In October Mexican people celebrate ethnic identity on this dia, meaning "day of the people"
    $400 23
In 2019 Sabra opened Whirled Peas, a pop-up restaurant in NYC with this thick Middle Eastern dip as the star ingredient
    $400 26
Ford gave its sports car unveiled in April 1964 this name of a wild, untamed horse
    $400 18
This 10-letter word is great if before mimosas at brunch, not great if before the pit you've fallen into
    $600 20
In 1930 Clyde Tombaugh, an assistant at the Lowell Observatory, made this major discovery, later deemed to be minor
    $600 8
Ray Allen,
"He Got Game"
    $600 7
The Mexican Plateau is flanked by two mountain ranges known as this Occidental & this Oriental
    $600 15
Helen Hunt & Bill Paxton are hardly fazed by flying cows in this 1996 film
    $600 16
This Japanese automaker's first car sold in the U.S. was its Galant, branded as the Dodge Colt
    $600 17
As an adjective, it's lofty; as a verb, it means to soak, like a teabag
    DD: $4,000 13
When this city hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics, it was still part of Yugoslavia
    $800 5
Dennis Quaid,
"Breaking Away"
    $800 6
This southern state has Mexico's largest indigenous population & a name where the "X" sounds like an "H"
    $800 14
Istanbul is the place to go to see the Sufi mystics called whirling these do their thing
    $800 10
A medallion with a reared-up horse & "Stuttgart" above it represents this car maker
    $800 2
A good word to describe a pirate's subsurface treasure, or dark, hollow eyes
    $1000 12
Named for a place in Sussex, this "Man" once thought to be a missing link between humans & apes was proved to be a hoax
    $1000 4
Sylvester Stallone,
"Over the Top"
    $1000 3
A Spanish word for "processing fee" gives us this term for low-wage export factories that dot Mexico's border with the United States
    $1000 9
In the King James Bible, the prophet Hosea ominously says that transgressors "shall reap" this
    $1000 11
Subaru's utility vehicle the Brat got its warmest welcome in this country, where it was renamed the Brumby after a wild horse
    $1000 1
Also found on old televisions, it means reaching far into the sky

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

Connor Andrew Yogesh
$1,600 $2,600 $10,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Connor Andrew Yogesh
$3,800 $3,800 $12,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will come between those two words--"score" and "settle" in the dictionary.)
    $400 24
When Louisiana joined the Union in 1812, this city was the capital, but still decades away from its first Mardi Gras parades
    $400 30
On "Gaslit" Shea Whigham plays G. Gordon Liddy, wrapped up in this scandal of the 1970s
    $400 29
For Truman's birthday, his friends had one of these built at the White House; on his first try, Harry got 7 out of 10 down
    $400 28
This term for a region of sediment deposited at a river's mouth shares its name with a Greek letter
    $400 27
Emma Corrigan unloads all her hidden truths on a stranger in Sophie Kinsella's novel "Can You Keep" one of these
    $400 26
It can come before bonnet or tape
    $800 21
Let's not dance around things; the Dock Street Theatre is in this city that became South Carolina's ex-capital in 1786
    $800 16
On "The Tudors" Jonathan Rhys Meyers played this royal, while James Frain played Thomas Cromwell
    $800 23
Supercells have been known to plague Dixie Alley, a southern offshoot of this region of the Great Plains
    $800 22
These 2 5-letter words are often paired as terms for the plants & animals of a particular region
    DD: $5,800 14
Retelling nursery rhymes as if they were crimes, a humorous work asks "Who Pushed" him
    $800 25
In a fable, the sting of this dooms both a frog & itself
    $1200 7
Home to the flagship campus of the University of Alabama, this city was also the capital for 20 years, starting in 1826
    $1200 15
On this miniseries Jared Harris played Valery Legasov, a Soviet nuclear physicist who travels to deal with a Ukrainian disaster
    DD: $4,000 18
In the early 20th century, the sound of pianos being played gave this New York City area around Broadway its name
    $1200 12
This word for a plain of lower elevation on our moon means "sea" in Latin
    $1200 4
Originally self-published in 1970, this guide for job-hunters & career-changers has sold more than 10 million copies
    $1200 20
Beware! A look of this is derisive
    $1600 6
It's about time you found your way to this city, part of Silicon Valley & California's first state capital
    $1600 17
Seen here, Cillian Murphy played Tommy Shelby on the show about this real-life gang from Birmingham, England
    $1600 9
Rabat, in this North African country, features the Kasbah of the Udayas, which contains many blue & white alleys
    $1600 11
These treelike fibers usually carry nerve impulses to a neuron's cell body
    $1600 3
One answer to this Russian's 1902 title question "What is to Be Done?" was to form a core group of revolutionaries
    $1600 19
A 6-stanza poem of 6 lines each with repeated lines is called this
    $2000 5
Settled by Pennsylvania Dutch, this city has had many titles: county seat, state capital & on Sept. 27, 1777, our nation's capital
    $2000 10
Nurses & nuns in London's East End deliver babies in the PBS import "Call" this person, based on a series of memoirs
    $2000 8
While visiting San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore, explore the 60-foot alley named for this road-tripping author
    $2000 13
Perijove means the point in orbit closest to this planet
    $2000 2
"What Do You Care What Other People Think?" was one of the autobiographical works that made this physicist famous way beyond Caltech
    $2000 1
From the Latin for measuring "a foot & a half long", it refers to using long words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Connor Andrew Yogesh
$1,800 $20,800 $30,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2022 she became the first woman to have a Billboard Top 10 album in 5 decades starting with the 1980s

Final scores:

Connor Andrew Yogesh
$2,023 $20,800 $41,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $41,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Connor Andrew Yogesh
$1,800 $15,800 $24,800
11 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2022-11-15
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