Show #8801 - Monday, February 6, 2023

Matthew Marcus game 3.


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Jesse Lampert, a sales executive from Los Angeles, California

Tanya Parrott, a librarian from Gainesville, Virginia

Matthew Marcus, a software developer from Portland, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $66,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll need to name the shared occupation of both these characters.)
    $200 26
February 1946:
After losing a vote for General Assembly president, Trygve Lie becomes the first man in this United Nations job
    $200 9
Sauvignon blanc tends to be "sec", a synonym of this word meaning with no perceptible sugary taste
    $200 22
You'll find replicas of the Oval Office & the White House Cabinet Room at his center in Little Rock
    $200 3
Of a word meaning healthy to get this cetacean
    $200 4
Before he was named WHO's director for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge fought to control this lung disease aka consumption
    $200 8
Jake Peralta,
Harry Callahan
    $400 14
February 1990:
In South Africa, the 30-year ban on this political party is lifted by president F.W. de Klerk
    $400 10
The droplets that form on the side of a glass & slowly move down after a wine is swirled are known as these body parts
    $400 21
& here's to you, this Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Famer, whose NYC museum honoring his legacy opened in 2022
    $400 2
Of a word meaning to vote into office to get this verb meaning to choose
    $400 5
In 1974 WHO Director-General Halfdan Mahler predicted the eradication of this disease; by 1980 it was gone
    $400 7
Kim Wexler,
Vincent Gambini
    DD: $2,000 15
February 1989:
Rev. Barbara Harris becomes the first woman bishop in this U.S. church & in the Anglican Communion
    $600 11
High alcohol content leads to the big mouthfeel called "full-" this, used of wines such as Montepulciano
    $600 1
One of the most famous paintings at LA's Getty Center Museum is this artist's "Irises"
    $600 12
Of a word meaning something done to get this word meaning a splinter group
    $600 6
In Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti led a WHO initiative to bring antiretroviral therapy to people living with this virus
    $600 16
Fox Mulder,
Clarice Starling
    $800 25
February 1945:
Allied forces under this commander return to retake Manila
    $800 13
Musical term for subtle flavors or aromas; a Stag's Leap Cab is said to have them of tobacco & mulberries, with hints of pencil lead
    $800 23
You can light candles in memory of those who perished at the hands of the Nazis at the end of your visit to this museum in Washington
    $800 28
Of a synonym for a conclusion to get this word meaning awaiting conclusion
    $800 19
In Ukraine Dr. Jarno Habicht works to vaccinate people against this childhood disease of rash & cough that's making a resurgence
    $800 17
Gabe Kotter,
Mr. Hand
    $1000 27
Feb. 1848:
A huge Paris "banquet" (since protests were forbidden) leads to the downfall of the king & the start of the Second this
    $1000 20
These compounds in wine that leave that puckery feeling in the mouth mostly come from grape skins
    $1000 24
The highlight of the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut is this first nuclear sub, launched in 1954
    $1000 29
Of a word meaning ready to eat to get this word meaning to complain
    $1000 30
WHO South-East Asia Director Poonam Khetrapal Singh aims to eradicate NTDs, neglected these diseases of warm latitudes
    $1000 18
Francis Mulcahy,
Brendan Flynn

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

Matthew Tanya Jesse
$1,400 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Tanya Jesse
$3,800 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will contain a single "S" and then a double "S".)
    $400 25
Moving at a glacial pace, this country's Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz is called the world's slowest express
    $400 13
This 1985 Top 10 hit by The Power Station shares its name with a 1959 Marilyn Monroe film
    $400 21
Shown on TV in a North Vietnamese prison camp in 1966, Jeremiah Denton repeatedly blinked to spell "torture" in this system
    $400 16
It's the "B" in Elvis' classic TCB, mama; thank you, thank you very much
    $400 11
She says she wishes she had died instead of running off with Paris, leading to the Trojan War
    $400 7
Homer Davenport, once a top cartoonist, depicted this president amid the now forgotten 1899 Embalmed Beef Scandal
    $800 26
For decades this famous Paris-Istanbul train route passed though the Simplon Tunnel in the Alps
    $800 14
He noted, "It's getting hot in herre" & followed with the helpful "so take off all your clothes"
    $800 29
Andrew Jackson was 14 when he & his brother were taken as prisoners during this war
    $800 17
It precedes "& light" in a phrase meaning extreme pleasantness
    $800 24
This faithful wife of Odysseus fends off multiple suitors while waiting nearly 20 years for her husband's return
    $800 6
As this chief U.S. law enforcement officer, Homer Cummings announced an arrest in the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
    $1200 27
The Rocky Mountaineer offers routes from Vancouver, B.C. to Jasper or Banff in this neighboring province
    $1200 1
In 2022 this Glass Animals song spent a record 91st week on the aptly named Hot 100
    $1200 2
Heinrich Harrer's "Seven Years in" this locale began with his escape from a British prisoner of war camp in India
    DD: $1,000 18
Unjustifiable, or lacking crucial elements on the field at Dodger Stadium
    $1200 4
These 2, a god & a goddess with 6-letter "A" names, take the form of vultures to watch Hector challenge the Greeks
    $1200 8
A gold mine promoter named Homer Pennock gave his first name to a city in this state
    $1600 12
This Billy Joel song /history lesson references the Rosenbergs, Dien Bien Phu, the Edsel & of course, "Wheel of Fortune"
    $1600 3
A P.O.W. in Japan, James Clavell wrote the screenplay to this Steve McQueen film set in a German P.O.W. camp
    $1600 19
In singular form, for a change, this word comes before "tailed" in the name of Oklahoma's state bird
    $1600 5
She's the loveliest daughter of the king of Troy; the tale of the curse of having her prophecies doubted is post-Homeric
    DD: $1,000 9
Last name of Homer, a filmmaker himself as well as father of a creative son; in 2015 there was a retrospective of his work in Portland
    $2000 28
The Trans-Siberian Railroad takes about a week to get from Moscow to this large city on Russia's Pacific coast
    $2000 15
Moving forward using all my breath, Modern English sang, "I'll stop the world &" do this
    $2000 22
This Frenchman who wrote "Being and Nothingness" was a prisoner of war from 1940 to 1941
    $2000 20
This 10-letter type of below-market "property" is more than just a fixer-upper, it could be in foreclosure
    $2000 23
This Cyclops traps Odysseus & his men in a cave to eat them, but is blinded when they make their escape
    $2000 10
Now honored by a plaque in a station in Roxbury, Horatio J. Homer was this city's first Black police officer, for 40 years from 1878

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Tanya Jesse
$13,400 $10,600 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1917's "Elements of Trench Warfare" said this Old West item was "difficult to destroy" & "difficult to get through"

Final scores:

Matthew Tanya Jesse
$21,400 $10,601 $9,199
3-day champion: $87,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Tanya Jesse
$15,400 $11,800 $4,600
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2022-12-08
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