Primetime Celebrity Jeopardy! game #11 - Thursday, January 19, 2023

2022-2023 Primetime Celebrity Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 9.


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Cari Champion, a journalist from Pasadena, California

Brendan Hunt, an actor from Chicago, Illinois

B.J. Novak, an actor from Newton, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Responses contain a double "N".)
    $100 7
For beard inspiration, watch videos by this classic end-of-the-alphabet rock band; even its drummer's last name is Beard
    $100 26
If walking in the Smithsonian with a used gum wrapper, don't put it in the trash can occupied by him on "Sesame Street"
    $100 20
The heads that make up this national memorial are each about 60 feet tall & each was dedicated at separate times during the 1930s
    $100 8
It's the last name of boxer Laila, who outdid even her dad by retiring undefeated after winning world titles in 2 weight classes
    $100 21
In one word, not guilty
    $100 1
A line from this dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury: "The books leapt & danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze"
    $200 13
To keep your beard nice & tidy, Cremo offers a brush whose bristles are made of the thick, sturdy hairs of these wild pigs
    $200 27
You can't spell "garbage" without this kind of boat; the Mobro wandered around the Atlantic in 1987 with 3,000 tons of New York trash
    DD: $1,000 19
Now that's a construction project! 13,000 miles long & found in part in Gansu province, this dates to the 600s B.C.
    $200 9
Rod Laver is the only 2-time winner of all 4 major tennis singles titles in one year, a feat called this, like a big home run
    $200 22
In the 1970s these department store models for clothing displays began to have belly buttons
    $200 2
The title of this Dostoyevsky novel refers to murder & 8 years of hard labor in Siberia
    $300 14
Get some candles & build a little altar in your home to this NBA legend who for some is the patron saint of awesome beards
    $300 28
KitchenAid makes a stainless steel one to turn your overflowing stinky bag into a handy brick--not a garbage smusher, a...
    $300 18
We'll point out this 605-foot landmark opened in 1962 for the World's Fair in Seattle & was built for a reasonable $4.5 million
    $300 10
On May 30,1911, Ray Harroun became the first champ of this race, going 75 mph; Marcus Ericsson won it in 2022, going 100 mph faster
    $300 23
Born in the '80s & early '90s, they're often depicted as tech-savvy & maybe just a bit entitled
    $300 3
The first Nebula Award winner for Best Novel was this Frank Herbert novel set on the desert planet Arrakis
    $400 15
Guys, you may be able to spur beard growth with exercise & more sleep, possibly aiding in production of this 12-letter hormone
    $400 29
One of these in Jersey City, once full of garbage, toxic waste & just maybe Jimmy Hoffa, is becoming a park
    $400 17
As long as you're here, let's also play the Pyramid & check out the Venus de Milo & the Galerie des Antiques in this museum
    $400 11
In 2019 she surpassed Vitaly Scherbo to become the most decorated gymnast in world championship history
    $400 24
This verb can mean to have your hiking companion for dinner, or to take resources from one project to finish another
    $400 4
Locals call Kya the "Marsh Girl" in this recent bestseller by Delia Owens
    $500 16
Beard growers of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your razors to emulate the beard of this "Communist Manifesto" author
    $500 30
A 2012 first-in-the-nation Vermont law says scraps from home cooking may not go in regular trash but must become this
    $500 6
Frank Gehry said the landmark seen here that opened in this city in 1973 "changed the image of an entire country"
    $500 12
Pitching ringers on 85% of his throws, in 2022 Alan Francis captured his record 26th world championship in this
    $500 25
"Astrophel and Stella" is a 16th century sequence of more than 100 of these 14-line poems
    $500 5
From bad to worse in this novel: escaping nuclear war, a plane crashes, killing all the adults; the boys form their own society on an island

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

B.J. Brendan Cari
$700 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

B.J. Brendan Cari
$2,100 $6,700 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
A new day dawned for civil rights in 1920 when the 19th one of these gave women the right to vote
    $200 1
In accepting her 1991 Grammy for "Unforgettable", she thanked her dad Nat for leaving such a "wonderful heritage"
    $200 16
"Go Beyond", says the stamp featuring this animated Disney space ranger
    $200 13
In 2016 co-founder Phil Knight officially stepped down as chairman of this sports brand
    $200 29
The biting midge, or no-see-um, is one of these small, pesky flies whose "G" is a no-hear-um
    $200 28
Edison was good friends with this industrialist, who hoped to use Edison's nickel-iron batteries to power his cars
    DD: $2,500 9
In January 1959 moderate liberal Manuel Urrutia was Cuba's new president, but by July, this man was fully in charge
    $400 6
She showed her serious side in "The Farewell" & her comedy chops in "Ocean's Eight"
    $400 25
Seen here, this adorable marine mammal is one of the stars of the National Marine Sanctuary stamps
    $400 27
After moving to Southern California in 1978, Aussie surfer Brian Smith launched this brand of sheepskin boots
    $400 30
Bakers do it to prepare dough & masseuses do the same to your knotty muscles to make you feel better
    $400 20
The kinetograph, developed by Edison in the 1890s, was one of these, basically the same type used for the next century-plus
    $600 8
This northeast state got its name in the 1620s from a county in England where the scene was dull --time for something "new"
    $600 5
"Sincerely, Me" is a song from this Broadway show that won the 2017 Tony for Best Musical
    $600 24
To honor Charles M. Schulz' centennial, a series of stamps features the "Peanuts" gang, including this kid in a cloud of dust
    $600 26
Like Elvis sang, "don't you step on" these shoes that you can get from Brooks Brothers
    $600 23
Whether it begins with a silent "T" or a silent "C", it's the title for a former ruler of Russia
    $600 19
In the 1860s Edison worked as a roving operator of this communication device for companies like Western Union
    $800 4
Around 1001 a whole New World beckoned this Norse explorer who established a settlement in Vinland in North America
    $800 2
Real name Archibald Leach, he was the dashing star of films like "Bringing Up Baby" & "To Catch a Thief"
    $800 12
The musician wears a traditional outfit called traje de charro on the stamp seen here honoring this Mexican style of music
    $800 15
This end-of-the-alphabet website that began selling shoes in 1999 takes its name from the Spanish word for "shoes"
    DD: $3,000 22
As a noun, it is a tool in your toolbox; as a verb, it refers to something you don't want to do to your back
    $800 17
Less renowned patents include a swaging machine, a rheotome & a cement-burning one of these big ovens, also a pottery term
    $1000 7
To get back in sync with the solar year, this new calendar named for a pope made Oct. 15, 1582 the day after Oct. 4
    $1000 3
She's no hack playing legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance on "Hacks"
    $1000 11
A Forever stamp celebrates this Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness
    $1000 14
Whether they're 6-inch heels, flats or flip-flops, shoes from this designer have the iconic red soles
    $1000 21
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want", begins No. 23 of these in the Bible
    $1000 18
Tom's own recording of "Mary Had A Little Lamb" in 1877 was a breakthrough in the invention of this "talking machine"

Scores at the Double Jeopardy! Round commercial break (after clue 15):

B.J. Brendan Cari
$4,100 $15,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

B.J. Brendan Cari
$5,700 $16,600 $1,400

Triple Jeopardy! Round

    $300 26
Newton's third law of motion is often stated as "For every action, there is an equal and opposite" this
    $300 1
At the Six Flags in Jackson, New Jersey, visitors go from zero to 128 mph in 3.5 seconds on Kingda Ka, the USA's tallest this
    $300 21
A scoundrel who wins his victims' trust & then swindles them
    $300 3
Where's the funny in "The Divine Comedy", an epic poem by this Italian that begins with a literal journey through hell
    $300 2
Making up the island of Great Britain are England, Scotland & this much smaller country
    $300 12
"You clearly don't know who you're talking to, so let me clue you in. I am not in danger, Skyler. I am the danger"
    $600 28
In the 17th century Robert Hooke coined the term "cell" for the biological structures he saw using this recently invented instrument
    $600 17
Costa Rica is famous for this activity, whizzing along a steel cable high above the canopy of the rainforest
    $600 22
Like Fifth & Madison Avenues in New York City, since 1966
    $600 8
Somerset Maugham wrote about a guy in love with a waitress named Mildred, & not BDSM, in the misleadingly titled "Of Human" this
    $600 4
Look out below! It's this this ancient monument begun around 5,000 years ago during the late Neolithic period
    $600 13
"The reason you haven't felt it is because it doesn't exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me, to sell nylons"
    $900 29
This explosive event that kicked off the universe happened some 13.8 billion years ago
    $900 18
Escondido, Calif. has a park named for this animal-spotting adventure, but for a more authentic version, you might try Tanzania
    $900 23
Someone who cares a lot about their body & spends a lot of time at 24 Hour Fitness is this rodent
    $900 9
This "Story" by Michael Ende runs to just 400 pages in a hardback edition; the title made me think, you know, it was infinite
    DD: $2,200 5
On a live webcam you'll frequently see people re-enacting a famous Beatles album cover as they cross this London street
    $900 14
"I'm a doctor, not a coal miner";
" engineer";
" escalator";
"...a mechanic";
"...a bricklayer"
    $1200 27
The HGP, the Human this Project, completed its work mapping the human one in 2003
    $1200 20
Vacationers flock to this country's Mediterranean island of Ibiza for its famous party scene
    DD: $3,000 24
It doesn't sound super-medical, but Queen Elizabeth II's death certificate lists the cause as this, at 96
    $1200 10
No, it's not about where Ken & Barbie live; the title of this trashy novel by Jacqueline Susann refers to uppers & downers, as in pills
    $1200 6
It's the "meaty" nickname for the Yeomen Warders seen here who guard the Tower of London
    $1200 15
"You come at the king, you best not miss"
    DD: $900 30
Alexander Fleming became Sir Alexander Fleming after his 1928 discovery of this antibiotic "wonder drug"
    $1500 19
Northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia is this island paradise with a double-talk name
    $1500 25
When the pope makes someone a cardinal, he's said to give them this item to wear
    $1500 11
Though not about Wheaties, "Breakfast of Champions" by this American is still a very good read
    $1500 7
The principal leader of the Church of England gets the title archbishop of this
    $1500 16
"I gotta get 2 children's life vests, abduct Jonathan Farrow... kill him, cut him to pieces, dump him in the ocean"

Scores at the end of the Triple Jeopardy! Round:

B.J. Brendan Cari
$8,400 $38,000 $1,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Al Capone played banjo in a band called the Rock Islanders at this notorious spot

Final scores:

B.J. Brendan Cari
$6,800 $28,000 $100
2nd place: $30,000 to Stand Up 2 Cancer Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $30,000 to NAACP Empowerment Programs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

B.J. Brendan Cari
$8,400 $35,600 $1,100
20 R,
1 W
58 R
(including 5 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,100

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Game tape date: 2022-11-06
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