Show #8800 - Friday, February 3, 2023

Matthew Marcus game 2.


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Ricky A. Rivera II, an employee stock ownership plans analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Bembenek, a construction project manager from Los Angeles, California

Matthew Marcus, a software developer from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $42,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: They're number two in population in their respective countries.)
(Ken: You speak the word that the numbers spell out.)
    $200 28
This circus showman called himself the "Prince of Humbugs"
    $200 26
In 1880 the British defeated indigenous forces in the Battle of Kandahar, now the second-largest city in this country
    $200 30
Snapple says strawberry & this, "the fruit, not the bird!", make a "just-right juice that goes together"
    $200 22
Well, it used to be, anyway! As of 2023, if you could cross the street safely in California, this was no longer a ticketable offense
    $200 1
Let's drop the proverbial one: 1,000, 1, 100
    $200 24
In 2004 & 2008 this U.S. swimmer won Olympic gold in the 100- & 200-meter butterfly & the 200- & 400-meter individual medleys
    $400 27
Here's Walt Whitman as captured by this 19th century photographer
    $400 25
Open a bottle to toast this second city of Ireland, with a name meaning "marsh"
    $400 29
In 1869 a dentist with this last name began selling "unfermented wine", better known as grape juice
    $400 12
It's knowingly lying after taking the oath to tell the truth in court, but it also applies to lying on a driver's license application
    $400 5
Take it easy:
1,001, 50, 500
    $400 8
The combo of Drew Brees & speedy Michael Thomas of this team toasted NFL defenses beginning in 2016
    $600 16
In 1844 he wrote, "Religion... is the opium of the people"
    $600 6
Founded by King Olaf III Haraldsson, Bergen is the second-largest city in this country
    $600 13
Head to New England for this classic 2-ingredient cocktail made with vodka & cranberry juice
    $600 11
Those Allstate ads with Dean Winters in this role are funny, but it's also the crime of maliciously injuring a person's body
    $600 2
To combine:
1,000, 9
    $600 23
This superstar who roamed center field for the Angels is known as the "Millville Meteor"
    $800 17
During the Civil War he recruited for the all-Black Massachusetts 54th Infantry, in which 2 of his sons served
    $800 19
Mombasa on the Indian Ocean is this country's main port
    $800 14
You say tomato, I say this juice brand with a touch of seafood broth that's been around since the '60s
    $800 10
Using a baseball bat or brass knuckles to inflict injury can lead to a charge of ADW, short for this
    $800 3
Do your duty:
101, 5, 1, 100
    $800 15
This speedy German graduated from go-karts to grown-up racing, tallying 91 F1 Grand Prix victories in his day
    $1000 18
Part classicist, part romantic, this is the only one of the 3 "B"s of classical music who lived entirely in the 19th century
    DD: $2,000 7
Bulawayo in this nation is home to State House, built by Cecil Rhodes
    $1000 20
The berries & juice of this Central & South American palm are touted as a superfood
    $1000 9
It's time to document this signature crime; it's also called false making & in Montana, can earn a 10-year stretch
    $1000 4
Stay sharp!
6, 5, 1, 500
    $1000 21
The man with the golden shoes, he crushed the world record in the 200 meters at the Atlanta Olympics

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

Matthew Andrew Ricky
$5,800 $4,800 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Andrew Ricky
$8,600 $4,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Just after his death in 2005, the Virginia Theatre on New York's 52nd Street was renamed for this man who wrote "Fences"
    $400 27
Caused by Jupiter's gravity, the Kirkwood gaps are nearly empty areas in the solar system's belt of these
    $400 28
Canaveral National Seashore protects 24 miles of undeveloped coastline in this state
    $400 30
Ike & Tina Turner were "rollin' on the river" with this song
    $400 19
Urban Dictionary calls this bit of precipitation "a very sensitive person"; I'm aghast you think that of me
    $400 26
Seen here, film director Willy Rozier fought a duel over the negative words of François Chalais, who was this type of writer
    $800 17
He played the extremely long game with "Mourning Becomes Electra", a trilogy of plays with a total of 13 acts
    $800 22
Like Earth, Saturn gets this kind of spectacular polar light show, a Latin word for "dawn"
    $800 12
As seen here, parts of trees that have become fossilized are features of this national park in Arizona
    $800 5
Carly Simon wrote "Let The River Run" for this film starring Melanie Griffith & Harrison Ford
    $800 6
Why was I given this type of hyphenated dismissal that sounds like one is removing dandruff from clothing?
    $800 25
In 1791 he built a coalition against Alexander Hamilton's father-in-law to win a Senate seat; blood came after
    $1200 16
After taking Rosencrantz & his pal to unexpected places in the '60s, this playwright visited "The Coast of Utopia" in 2002
    DD: $3,000 3
This type of astronomy sprang into being thanks to a 1930s investigation into interference with telephone calls
    $1200 13
An Alabama historic site invites you to journey back to the 1940s & learn about this group of Black military aviators
    $1200 4
This composer's "Water Music" from 1717 is heard here

[Orchestra plays Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major]
    $1200 7
Are you "casting" these 10-letter slanderous remarks in my direction? I thought we were friends!
    $1200 9
Known as one of these "masterless" warriors, Miyamoto Musashi engaged in the Kyoto duels
    $1600 2
The "son" never actually existed in this Albee play before dad commits a virtual "filicide"
    $1600 21
Out at the edge of the solar system, the heliopause is where this stream of plasma from the sun meets interstellar space
    $1600 14
A national memorial near Shanksville, Penn. commemorates the passengers & crew of this flight who perished on 9/11
    $1600 24
Linda Ronstadt sang of "going back someday" to this colorful body of water
    $1600 8
I'm hurt & now slighted by your actions; you've done this idiomatically, which involves a mathematical function
    $1600 10
It came to shove in 1837 with a duel featuring Georges d'Anthès & this poetic but unfortunate Russian
    DD: $3,400 1
We need your initial reaction to this 1988 David Henry Hwang play about a singer in the Beijing Opera with many secrets
    $2000 20
Nothing from inside, not even light, can escape past this, the 2-word term for the boundary around a black hole
    $2000 15
A national monument in California's San Joaquin Valley honors this founder of a union
    $2000 23
This watery Henry Mancini composition was a huge hit for Andy Williams
    $2000 18
You've dubbed me a milksop; I'm peeved, as I prefer this other word that's etymologically similar & a tad longer
    $2000 11
Here's a depiction of King Turnus, clearly on the wrong side of a beef with this hero, about whom Virgil wrote an epic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Andrew Ricky
$28,800 $11,800 $11,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Mimi Reinhard, who never learned to type using more than 2 fingers, produced this with 1,100 names, including hers

Final scores:

Matthew Andrew Ricky
$23,800 $23,598 $22,400
2-day champion: $66,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Andrew Ricky
$26,000 $11,800 $9,800
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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Game tape date: 2022-12-07
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