Show #8792 - Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Troy Meyer game 4.

Contestants

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Linda Napikoski, an ESL instructor originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Joe Incollingo, a film and TV publicist from Los Angeles, California

Troy Meyer, a music executive from Tampa, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $97,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

DANTE'S CIRCLES OF HELL, DEFINED
WHAT SEASON IS IT?
SAY IT WITH ADVERTISING
THEY'RE BAD IN BOOKS
3.7 TRILLION FISH IN THE OCEAN
FINDING NIMOY
    $200 17
First, containing lots of pre-Christians:
A state of uncertainty, or a party dance under the bar
    $200 27
Mother's Day in the U.S.
    $200 28
This chain has rolled out a new "You rule" slogan but the commercials still say you can "have it your way"
    $200 13
O'Brien is a powerful & shadowy member of the Inner Party in this Orwell work
    $200 29
With a distinctly shaped keppy called a cephalofoil, this shark has been known to swim in schools as large as 500
    $200 22
Nimoy appeared in other TV series with this "Star Trek" co-star, including "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." & "T.J. Hooker"
    $400 25
Second:
An intense desire; some do it "for power"
    $400 26
Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival
    $400 3
Over the years this product has ad-monished us to "drink smarter" & "drink your vegetables"
    $400 11
An ancient demon named Pazuzu possesses a young girl & kills 2 priests in this '70s horror bestseller
    $400 30
To live in frigid waters, the icefish has blood glycoproteins that function as this, also a product made by Valvoline
    $400 21
Nimoy's plentiful voice-over work included the evil robot Galvatron in the cartoon movie version of this TV show
    $600 24
Third:
This excessive consumption of food also makes the Deadly Sins list
    $600 12
Precedes "blues" in another term for seasonal affective disorder, often featuring hypersomnia
    $600 23
This short-term rental company used the slogan "belong anywhere"
    $600 10
In "The Handmaid's Tale", this main "Aunt"-agonist strives to indoctrinate her captive charges into subservience
    $600 7
Similar to the puffer fish, this fish, named for a spiny land dweller, can puff itself up to twice its size when alarmed
    $600 5
Joe Friday was on the hunt for Nimoy, who played an armed robber & car thief on this TV series in the 1950s
    $800 1
Sixth:
Religious opinion contrary to Christian church doctrine
    $800 2
Not with its own holiday like the end has, the beginning of World War I is solemnly commemorated
    $800 16
In a famous slogan these 4 words precede "State Farm is there"
    DD: $2,400 8
Cathy Ames kills her parents & later abandons her newborn sons Aron & Cal Trask in this Steinbeck novel
    $800 18
Called "the tiger of the sea", this predator of tropical oceans takes its name from an American Spanish word
    $800 6
The album "Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy" has "Highly Illogical" & "If I Were" this (& you were a lady, would you marry me anyway)
    $1000 4
Eighth, containing alchemists & seducers: Legally this 5-letter word is any activity that uses deception to gain money
    $1000 15
Duck hunting season (not wabbit season) starts in Louisiana & Minnesota
    $1000 14
This credit card has long lured you to be a "member" not a mere cardholder, as in the slogan "Membership has its privileges"
    $1000 9
It's the last name of David, the very bad father of Patrick in novels by Edward St. Aubyn
    $1000 19
This colorful food fish of the deep ocean may live to be 150 years old
    $1000 20
This remake about a pod people takeover moved the action from a small town to San Francisco, with Leonard as a famous psychologist

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

Troy Joe Linda
$6,200 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Joe Linda
$10,400 $3,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

A LOOK AT SYMBOLS
JANUARY IN RECENT HISTORY
EUROPE A-GO-GO
POP CULTURE GOES TO MARS
OPERA
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
(Ken: These are words found between "last" and "least" in the dictionary.)
    $400 12
If the light here appears on your dashboard, it's time to check this
    $400 25
After decades as a member, in January 2020 the U.K. ceased its membership in this organization
    $400 28
Bounded by 4 mountain ranges, the Bohemian Massif is mostly in this country
    $400 29
"Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids, in fact it's cold as hell", sang Elton John in this hit
    $400 30
This Puccini opera is set in a garret apartment in Paris' Latin Quarter
    $400 26
This type of "kid" spends part of the day after school unsupervised because the parents aren't home
    $800 13
The symbol here means a product was certified this by the Orthodox Union
    $800 22
At the 2007 Macworld Conference in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced this product
    $800 21
Russia and Lithuania's Curonian Lagoon is separated from this sea by the Curonian Spit seen here
    $800 24
With the aid of a Kickstarter campaign, Kristen Bell was back on the case as this character in a 2014 feature
    $800 23
The title character of this Bizet opera works at a cigarette factory
    $800 27
Meaning "to the side", it's also a type of football pass
    $1200 18
It's the 5-letter Spanish-derived name of the symbol here over the "N"
    DD: $4,100 11
In his 2002 State of the Union Address, George W. Bush used "axis of evil" to describe Iran, Iraq & this non-Mideast country
    $1200 6
Northern Ireland is also known by this 6-letter name, referring to a people that once lived there
    $1200 4
Jack Nicholson was the president & Glenn Close, the first lady in this 1996 Tim Burton film
    DD: $6,000 5
"The Libertine Punished" is part of the full title of this Mozart opera
    $1200 17
This plant of the mint family is used to make potpourri & herbal medicines
    $1600 19
Get connected with the symbol for this technology standard
    $1600 10
A false emergency alert that a missile was headed for this U.S. state caused panic there in January 2018
    $1600 7
This isolated region on the Peloponnese became synonymous with a rural paradise to Greeks & Romans alike
    $1600 14
Here is this co-founder & lead singer of Thirty Seconds to Mars; he's quite an accomplished actor as well
    $1600 3
Not a comic opera, it has a name meaning "the clowns"
    $1600 1
It's the "L" in the SCLC, the Atlanta-based agency co-created by Martin Luther King Jr.
    $2000 20
On a floor plan you're looking at this kind of door that slides into the wall & basically vanishes when it's opened
    $2000 9
In 2009 Prime Minister Geir Haarde resigned after the collapse of this European island nation's banking system
    $2000 8
Crna Gora is what locals call this peak-strewn Balkan country whose name refers to one of those peaks
    $2000 15
We saw this actress have the guns of Bonnie Parker & in a 1978 thriller, the "Eyes of Laura Mars"
    $2000 2
His score for "Der Rosenkavalier" includes several Viennese waltzes
    $2000 16
The Industrial Revolution saw this machine tool used for shaping wood turn its attention to metals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Joe Linda
$32,800 $7,400 $10,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FOREIGN-BORN AUTHORS
In the 1950s the New York Times said this author "is writing about all lust" & his lecherous narrator "is all of us"

Final scores:

Troy Joe Linda
$40,000 $12,400 $14,801
4-day champion: $137,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Troy Joe Linda
$26,400 $7,400 $7,400
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2022-12-06
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