Show #8793 - Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Troy Meyer game 5.


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David Maes, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Kristina Zimmerman, a youth program coordinator from Seattle, Washington

Troy Meyer, a music executive from Tampa, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $137,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response is two words and I will need them both.)
    $200 17
Deborah Moggach's "Tulip Fever" is set in this European city in the 17th century, when lust for the bulbs was all too real
    $200 28
An agency of Homeland Security, it tells you what you can & can't take on a plane
    $200 26
This venue that opened in 1891:
Go south on 5th past Central Park, hook a right onto 57th, hit 7th & also practice, practice, practice
    $200 27
This reluctant (for a while) member of the Corleone crime family
    $200 20
As part of France's energy sobriety policy, President Macron began wearing this "reptilian" pullover to stay warm
    $200 30
Insert an "H" in a word meaning identical & you get a feeling of disgrace
    $400 16
Mysteries abound as plucky Agatha Raisin tries to find a killer in M.C. Beaton's novel "Pushing up" these flowers
    $400 23
Elon Musk holds this 3-letter title at both Tesla & SpaceX
    $400 21
This UNESCO World Heritage Site:
Leave Cuzco on a narrow-gauge railway & get set to climb up from the Urubamba River Valley
    $400 18
This college football coach facing scandal
    $400 19
Named for a town near Wiesbaden, "H" is for this type of hat, seen here
    $400 24
To be unwell takes some Preparation H to call out for a cab
    $600 5
James Ellroy took on the real-life unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, nicknamed this, in his novel of the same name
    $600 10
This federal agency has its headquarters in Atlanta largely because the South was once the epicenter of malaria outbreaks
    $600 4
This river:
Head to southern Idaho & enjoy Twin Falls but don't try to jump it like Evel Knievel & Eddie Braun (Eddie did make it in 2016)
    $600 12
As Sonny, a Vietnam vet turned bumbling bank robber in this film
    $600 8
You can put on your best Irish accent while wearing these perforated leather shoes of the same name
    $600 15
A clever word describing Oscar Wilde adds an H to become a preposition
    $800 1
Susan Orlean wrote about John Laroche, arrested for stealing these title flowers from Florida swamps
    DD: $3,400 11
When it comes to food labeling, the word bioengineered is frequently replacing these 3 letters
    $800 2
This city opposite the same-named island: Drive north on I-5 past Seattle, cross the border & use BC-99, eh
    $800 13
Sporting a beard, this honest cop who fought corruption
    $800 7
Seen here is this beautiful garment of the Middle East & North Africa
    $800 25
A planet lets an H settle on it to become a fireplace's brick floor
    $1000 6
This Umberto Eco novel is set in Italy in 1327
    $1000 22
The police will put out one of these to other law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for a suspect
    $1000 3
This nation:
Head south out of Estonia & you're there, but if you keep going & head into Lithuania, you've gone too far
    $1000 14
Homicide detective Will Dormer, whose name is close to Euro-words meaning "sleep", in this film
    $1000 9
You can stand out from the crowd with these wide-legged pants named for a large group of women
    $1000 29
A restaurant with tables on the sidewalk adds H to the menu for a word meaning to irritate by rubbing

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

Troy Kristina David
$9,000 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Kristina David
$11,600 $3,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Those being "I"s and "J"s.)
    $400 29
Gavin Menzies' "1434" says a group from China visited this top Catholic & supplied knowledge that made the renaissance happen
    $400 8
In 2022 composer Max Richter released "The New Four" these as part of his "Vivaldi Recomposed" project
    $400 26
Starred in "Hustle", "Grown Ups" & "Billy Madison"
    $400 30
It's what we're doing to the entire text of the clue, presently
    $400 27
To bring luck, rub the ample belly of the laughing figure of this "enlightened one"
    $400 28
18th century composer Luigi Boccherini numbered his works using this Latin word but Yves Gérard's numbered list is much better
    $800 17
The dashing Elmer Ellsworth, the 1st Union officer killed in the Civil War, is brought to life in Adam Goodheart's book about this year
    $800 6
In 1724 Bach composed more than 60 of these musical pieces that were meant to be sung, as opposed to a sonata
    $800 24
Has gone on to star in several Emmy-winning roles
    $800 22
This capital of the Côte d'Or department cuts the mustard
    $800 18
From 1927 to 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was the star of silent films created & produced by this man
    $800 20
This Russian divided the elements into columns & rows in an early version of the periodic table
    DD: $4,800 4
Mark Kurlansky wrote a book titled this year of the Tet Offensive & 2 American assassinations
    $1200 3
This man's only opera, "Fidelio", takes place in a Spanish prison, not a German one
    $1200 15
Co-wrote & starred in "The King of Staten Island", dedicated to his father Scott, a firefighter who died on 9/11
    $1200 13
Lest & because are both this part of speech
    $1200 5
Seen here, this southern legume is thought to bring luck when eaten on New Year's Day
    $1200 10
Social sciences range from 300-399 in the library classification system named for this man
    $1600 14
The Hundred Years' War novel "1356" features this heir to the English throne, known for armor not suited for hot, sunny days
    $1600 1
A folk song that accompanied a pantomime character was the basis for this Debussy piece whose name means "moonlight"
    DD: $3,000 23
In recent years traveled the country on "The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour" Tour
    $1600 19
"Unbeatability" may not be a word, but this one, which basically means that, sure is
    $1600 7
Ancient Romans would hang a tintinnabulum, one of these with bells on it, for good luck & hope for breeze
    $1600 11
Entropy is the crux of the third law of this, devised by German chemist Walther Nernst
    $2000 16
"1947: Where Now Begins" naturally takes note of an invention that year by this Russian gun designer
    $2000 2
This Wagner opera concerns the winning back of a magic spear from the magician Klingsor
    $2000 25
Played Carole Baskin, who takes on the Tiger King, in the limited series "Joe vs Carole"
    $2000 21
Small intestine part near the duodenum
    $2000 9
Not surprisingly, a wheel was the symbol of this Roman goddess of luck or chance
    $2000 12
The sequence named for this Italian mathematician begins 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Troy Kristina David
$18,400 $9,200 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Pskov & Nizhny Novgorod are 2 of the cities that have a fortress called this

Final scores:

Troy Kristina David
$32,801 $9,200 $18,401
5-day champion: $170,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Troy Kristina David
$15,800 $12,200 $12,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2022-12-06
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