Show #8790 - Friday, January 20, 2023

Troy Meyer game 2.


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Mark Fabros, a strategy consultant from New York, New York

Eric Kerr-Heraly, a teacher and school administrator from Houston, Texas

Troy Meyer, a music executive from Tampa, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: That's an anagram category.)
    $200 23
Daughter & would-be assassin of the Earth goddess, Coyolxauhqui was a moon goddess of this people of Mexico
    $200 24
3-word name for an infamous date in 44 B.C.:
    $200 29
"Start spreading the news, I'm leaving today" & I want one of you to be a part of it, this song, this song
    $200 28
It describes your ego after you've been taken down a peg or literally, a balloon that's lost its air
    $200 26
Ships threatened by inclement weather often sought "safe" this, now also a term for a protective legal provision
    $200 22
Discovery Park, the largest city park in Seattle, is located on a bluff overlooking this large sound
    $400 15
Jeffrey Daniel of the group Shalamar taught Michael Jackson the backslide, which evolved into this move
    $400 25
A 1980s arms-for-hostages "Affair" to remember:
    $400 30
The Beach Boys had their share in 1964 singing, "She'll have" this, this, this "'til her daddy takes the T-Bird away"
    $400 27
It describes a country that's in the process of industrializing & modernizing; stay tuned
    $400 13
The OED's first attribution regarding this cautionary acronym dates back to 2002 & a Dave Matthews Usenet newsgroup
    $400 21
Cockburn Sound off the coast of Western Australia is an inlet of this ocean
    $600 14
In a popular manga series, schoolgirl Usagi Tsukino changes into this magical character to fight villains & save the world
    $600 17
Things panned out here on January 24, 1848:
    $600 12
Whether for the telephone or for the car, Destiny's Child dealt with these, these, these, the title of a 1999 No. 1 hit
    $600 18
Meaning not working properly, it often describes families with troubled interpersonal relationships
    DD: $4,600 19
Your money is as safe as it would be were it in the bullion depository in this Kentucky site, named for our first Secretary of War
    $600 20
The Neuse & Tar Rivers drain the central part of this state & flow into Pamlico Sound
    $800 3
In 2021 this cereal with moons among its pieces had new boxes in honor of NASA's upcoming Artemis manned moonshot
    $800 5
Symbolic 1869 railroad item:
    $800 1
In an incredible moment of branding in 1982, this Mark Hollis band band found "All you do to me is" this this
    $800 8
This 8-letter adjective can be used to describe an extremely rich & satisfying dessert
    $800 6
In international law this 6-letter word means temporary refuge given to a foreign national
    $800 7
Partly located on Long Island Sound, this state's panhandle is where you'll find Stamford & Darien
    $1000 4
The largest of the Moon's seas is the opposite of tranquility--Oceanus procellarum meaning "ocean of" these
    $1000 16
Place where a 15th century king stopped horsing around:
    $1000 2
A few years before this band had its first Top 10 hit in 1983, it played a gig at a club called Barbarella's
    $1000 9
A payment that's overdue or behavior that's unruly or criminal
    $1000 10
The Latin for "holy" gives us this word for a safe place; churches have been known to offer it
    $1000 11
Oresund, also called the Sound, features 2 big ports on the Danish side, Copenhagen & this one familiar to Shakespeare fans

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

Troy Eric Mark
$4,400 $1,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Eric Mark
$7,400 $2,000 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
He published "The Torrents of Spring" just months before "The Sun Also Rises"
    $400 28
This "junction", what's your function? As a court order requiring a person to do or to cease doing a particular act
    $400 26
For actinium, it's 89
    $400 25
This New York street is named for a barrier the Dutch built in the 1650s to repel an expected English invasion
    $400 27
Along with Luke Perry, Jason Priestley dominated an entire ZIP code on this TV show
    $400 30
"Until I see you again" is the meaning of this French goodbye
    $800 14
This narrator in a 19th century classic says, "Tom and me found the money that the robbers hid in the cave"
    $800 21
Part of this job was issuing ukases, like the one from 1821 claiming all fishing rights off what's now Alaska plus most of British Columbia
    $800 15
It's the more common Latin name for the lesser bear constellation
    $800 24
The 1960 Olympic marathon was run along this "Way", a road begun in 312 B.C.
    $800 23
On this drama, Jason Bateman navigated several criminal families: the Langmores, the Snells & the Kansas City mafia
    $800 29
Paparazzi know that a legal or moral issue that attracts vast interest is a "cause" this
    $1200 1
Her poem "Daddy" with its Nazi imagery dramatizes the oppression she felt; her actual dad was a non-Nazi entomologist
    $1200 18
This 4-letter order is Latin for "let it be done"; you hear complaints about arbitrary & unfair "government by" it
    $1200 16
This 2-word compound is the main component of both limestone & coral reefs
    $1200 6
A Tulane historian says the "go cup" was invented on this New Orleans street in the heart of the French Quarter; sounds right
    $1200 7
Jason Biggs played Jim Levenstein in this raunchy 1999 film & its sequels
    $1200 22
"Good evening" is this 7-letter word combining the French for good & evening
    $1600 2
Her poetry collection "Call Us What We Carry" includes "The Hill we Climb", read at Joe Biden's inauguration
    $1600 12
The Edict of Cyrus from the mid-500s B.C. insists on tolerance for those conquered by this, Cyrus' empire
    $1600 11
It says that the volume of a gas varies inversely with the pressure on it at constant temperature
    $1600 4
For a bespoke suit head to London's Mayfair neighborhood & this street or row that's synonymous with fine tailors
    $1600 8
In 2021 he became head coach of the Dallas Mavericks
    $1600 10
This French phrase, literally "like this, like that", is used to mean "so-so"
    DD: $5,000 3
Loosely based on historical events, this 1985 Cormac McCarthy novel is subtitled "The Evening Redness in the West"
    $2000 13
In the gospel of Luke, "There went out a decree" from this ruler "that all the world should be taxed"
    $2000 17
Copperheads belong to this group of snakes named for the heat-sensitive depressions on each side of the head
    $2000 5
Alliterative & splendiferous name for part of North Michigan Ave. in Chicago--actually just 13 blocks, but with 60 hotels
    $2000 9
A specialist in evil characters, this Brit played Colonel Tavington in "The Patriot" & Lucius Malfoy
    DD: $1,000 19
This 2-word phrase refers to one involved in shameful behavior, perhaps like Dennis the Menace

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Eric Mark
$33,400 $7,600 $10,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Mike Post combined the sound of a slamming jail door, an anvil & 100 men stomping on a floor for this series that debuted in 1990

Final scores:

Troy Eric Mark
$35,000 $5,600 $15,201
2-day champion: $62,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Troy Eric Mark
$31,400 $7,600 $6,400
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2022-11-16
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