Show #8796 - Monday, January 30, 2023


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Sarah Howard, a Ph.D. candidate from Durham, North Carolina

Sam Meehan, an attorney from Santa Cruz, California

Jake DeArruda, a delivery dispatcher originally from Ludlow, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,797)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: If you're not Ontarians, these are imaginary situations.)
4, 4
(Ken: Each response is two 4-letter words.)
(Ken: Tell us where these shows were first run.)
    $200 29
Worst case? Ill-tempered aquatic creatures emerge from this Great Lake upon which Thunder Bay sits
    $200 30
Curds & whey are on the menu for this tuffet sitter
    $200 28
Before it reaches the surface & goes blooey, lava is known as this
    $200 27
Musicians know it's what seen here
    $200 26
"Sleeping with a Killer" & "Dance Moms", shows that happen once in a...
    $200 25
Wham-O first sold this in 1957 as a "Pluto Platter"
    $400 23
This province directly to the west makes a series of nighttime cow-tipping raids, causing general chaos
    $400 22
Kissing the girls made them cry, but when the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie did this
    $400 21
"Plucking" is the process by which one of these freezes the bedrock beneath it, cracks it & carries bits away
    $400 20
It's defined as a short period of very chilly weather that occurs rather suddenly
    $400 16
"No Demo Reno" & "Flipping 101" live there
    $400 24
Home to up to 20,000 people, this city had a catastrophically bad day in 79 A.D.
    $600 8
King Kong, he's real, & he's climbing this 1,815-foot structure, his eye filling the window of the revolving restaurant
    $600 19
"Pussy cat, pussy cat" went to London because this person is there
    $600 18
This lightweight, porous volcanic rock is used in concrete & plaster as well as in abrasives & scouring compounds
    $600 17
The horses seen here are on this kind of breeding establishment
    $600 15
It has destinations like "Ice Hotels... Not Impossible" & "Portals to Hell"
    $600 13
This Nintendo game console first got moving in 2006
    $800 7
The intraprovince rivalry between the national capital's Ottawa Senators & these provincial capital NHLers comes to a fever of hate
    $800 11
Contrarian Mary gets her garden growing with these 2 things & some pretty maids all in a row
    $800 12
Also a word for a resident of Russia's capital, it's the most common form of mica
    DD: $1,000 10
With someone outwardly gentle but forceful, you'll find this "in a velvet glove"
    $800 14
"Below Deck Mediterranean" & "The Real Housewives of Dallas" are all over its map
    $800 9
Native Hawaiian women adapted a long, loose garment introduced by missionaries into this long, loose dress
    $1000 1
Zombies (& not the slow ones) are making their way from Detroit to this city across the Ambassador Bridge
    $1000 5
The black sheep's not so bad; he's got 3 bags full of wool for these 3 recipients
    $1000 6
Rocks formed by heat at great depths within the earth can be called abyssal or this, after the Roman god of the underworld
    $1000 3
Here's what this mountaineering setup looked like in 1909 on an expedition by an Italian duke and a more recent one
    $1000 2
"Celebrity Beef" & "Celebrity Game Face"; it's big on celebrities
    $1000 4
Waukesha & West Allis are in the metro area of this Midwestern city

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

Jake Sam Sarah
$4,200 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Sam Sarah
$6,200 $2,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Standing on a peak in Panama in 1513, Vasco Núñez de Balboa became the first European to sight the eastern shore of this ocean
    $400 27
Founder of the Franciscan order, St. Francis of this city
    $400 30
An unbroken series of wins & a T-bone to dine on
    $400 16
Chitin, hard enough to form crabs' exoskeletons, also makes up these microscopic mushroom germinators
    $400 1
Black people are mysteriously disappearing in this 2017 directorial debut of Jordan Peele
    $400 25
Henry James' 1884 book "A Little Tour in" this country begins, naturally, at Tours
    $800 22
In 1889 & 1890 Nellie Bly did this in 72 days, 8 fewer than in the title of a popular novel of the day
    $800 23
A follower of St. Francis & a patron of the poor, St. Anthony of this city
    $800 20
An injury & a division of a boxing match
    $800 15
This word that starts with an animal is used of various species of mushrooms thought to be inedible or poisonous
    $800 17
In 1984, a house in Hollywood got the cinematic address 1428 this for the first time
    $800 24
This author's "Six Weeks' Tour" in 1814 with Percy tells of Europeans who in acts "hideous to English eyes, kissed each other"
    DD: $5,000 6
"These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale", this British explorer wrote in 1912 in one of his final diary entries
    $1200 7
Egyptian martyr whose symbol is a spiked wheel, not a library book, St. Catherine of this city
    $1200 21
A female rabbit & an oxford
    $1200 14
White button, cremini, & this beautiful harbor mushroom are all the same variety, just at different stages of life
    $1200 18
The first Oscar in the new Makeup category went to Rick Baker in 1982 for turning David Naughton into one of these (in London)
    $1200 8
In "A Cook's Tour" this late chef & lover of travel went all over the world "In Search of the Perfect Meal"
    $1600 5
At the age of 67 Emma Gatewood became the first woman to solo hike all 2,000+ miles of this trail, from Georgia to Maine
    $1600 2
Canonized in 1671, the first saint of South America, Rose of this city
    $1600 28
Proverbial coal mine avian & wheat storehouse
    $1600 12
Named for a French nobleman, it's a preparation of chopped mushrooms & herbs that can be a filling or a topping
    DD: $800 19
Bram Stoker's widow got a court order to have this 1922 German silent classic destroyed--but it survived, as vampires do
    $1600 9
1785's "Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides" recounts James Boswell's trip taken with this author
    $2000 4
Francisco de Coronado found what was supposed to be the 7 Golden Cities of this; they turned out to be a simple Zuni pueblo
    $2000 3
The first Pole to be made a saint, Stanislaus of this city, formerly the capital of Poland
    $2000 29
The boundary between 2 air masses & a typeface used in printing like Korinna Bold
    $2000 13
Oregon is the first state to legalize this compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms for supervised mental health treatment
    $2000 11
This 1973 cult classic about pagan rites on a small Scottish isle ends with the burning of the title effigy--& some other things
    $2000 10
The Jason Segel film "The End of the Tour" was an adaptation of a book subtitled "A Road Trip with" this 3-named author

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Sam Sarah
$26,000 $13,400 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Originally relating to a story of suffering, this word now more commonly refers to strong emotion of any kind

Final scores:

Jake Sam Sarah
$25,197 $0 $1
2-day champion: $47,994 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jake Sam Sarah
$22,000 $13,400 $2,800
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
17 R,
6 W
5 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2022-12-07
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