Show #8802 - Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Matthew Marcus game 4.


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Greg Snyder, a call center manager from Las Vegas, Nevada

Carolyn Shivers, an associate professor from Grand Island, New York

Matthew Marcus, a software developer from Portland, Oregon (whose 3-day cash winnings total $87,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHOA, "O"!
    $200 30
The French take the duchy of Guyenne from England in 1337 & things get out of hand for a long while
    $200 22
Cashews are tasty but take it easy; they have a high this content--about 12 grams per ounce
    $200 6
Weakening cell phone batteries need them
    $200 29
A small, fertile area in the desert, or a band that wanted to "Live Forever" (but did not)
    $200 28
Time to conjure up Book 6 in the series, where Harry Potter deals with this title person (as you probably know, it's Snape)
    $200 27
The "Little House on the Prairie" was in this state, a 2-hour drive to Wichita but a bit longer by horse
    $400 21
The destroyer HMS Sheffield is sunk by a missile but Argentina loses at least 20% of its planes
    $400 13
In the early 1900s not many had them roasting on an open fire after a blight nearly took out these trees in eastern N. America
    $400 5
Nye & Hader
    $400 18
17th century painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo became one of these by age 10 & often painted kids who looked to be ones as well
    $400 26
Oo, we've got you in this wrestling move, where one arm goes under your foe's & your hand is on the back of their neck
    $400 24
Chadron, Nebraska's museum of this trade has artifacts of the age when beavers were the rodent to wealth
    $600 20
In 431 B.C., Spartan ally Thebes goes after Plataea, an Athenian pal, & it's on
    $600 9
Don't look for this nut in Mounds bars, just in its Hershey's companion
    $600 1
A "Sacred College of" these meets in the Holy See
    $600 3
This word takes an umlaut when it comes between "Blue" & "Cult"
    $600 7
He's the biblical king who says, "Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other"; it works out
    $600 8
A Cree word for a local red berry is the source of the name of Saskatoon but not of the name of this prairie province it's in
    $800 19
Michigan's territorial governor surrenders Detroit without a shot being fired
    $800 10
When food was hard to find, American pioneers resorted to eating these nuts, perhaps from a white oak
    $800 4
Sautees in a pan, with a slight scorch
    $800 17
Words that imitate natural sounds like bonk, clank & clunk are examples of this
    $800 14
A half bath, with toilet & sink but no bath or shower, is also called this "room" where you can at least touch up your face
    $800 15
Big on the Oregon Trail, the transport called the prairie this got its name from a white cover resembling part of a sailing ship
    $1000 12
Israel quickly captures the Gaza Strip & Golan Heights
    $1000 11
The Pará nut, aka this nation nut, is high in protein &, in non-edible news, its oil is used in shampoos & skin care products
    $1000 2
Rhea & Mnemosyne were female ones on Hesiod's list of 12
    $1000 16
Sounding like an all-carrying mode of transport, it describes a legislative bill with a whole bunch of provisions
    $1000 23
Half-timbered houses as on Funen Island, are a nostalgic symbol of this country, & are seen on tins of its butter cookies
    DD: $800 25
This word precedes Prairie in a city not far from Minneapolis that got its name in the 1800s as a "garden spot"

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

Matthew Carolyn Greg
$3,200 $3,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Carolyn Greg
$5,400 $7,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Lord Henry tells him, "to get back my youth (I'd) do anything... except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable"; Wilde!
    $400 29
Hugo Chávez becomes president in 1999 & has an 80% approval rating
    $400 26
In 1888 George Eastman began marketing a low-cost, easy-to-use one of these
    $400 27
Former model Channing Tatum didn't cast fireballs as the title dancer in this 2012 film, but did generate heat
    $400 28
The first Monday in July is Caricom Day, observed in Barbados, Jamaica & other countries; the "Cari" is for this geographic feature
    $400 23
A diphthong is a sound made by combining 2 vowels, like the "AI" in tail or in this word for the head of a committee
    $800 9
This teen is the middleman between "Me" & "the Dying Girl"
    $800 25
In 1939 the Nationalists enter the capital, ending the civil war
    $800 5
Deuterium is also known as heavy this element
    $800 12
Josh Duhamel beat out this actor seen here, in a modeling competition in 1997; they would later both appear in "New Year's Eve"
    $800 24
September 3 is this Asian island country's Armed Forces Day; some say it'll need its armed forces at some point
    $800 22
"Rosebud is the sled?!" You just blew the surprise of a major plot point with one of these revealing statements
    $1200 2
He was Seth Grahame-Smith's surprising "Vampire Hunter"
    $1200 4
Tommie Smith & John Carlos peacefully demonstrate at the 1968 Summer Olympics
    DD: $5,000 7
Some organisms including certain bacteria are described as this, meaning they don't require oxygen to survive
    $1200 10
The bar-hopping dancers in "Coyote Ugly" included this top model & future talk show host
    DD: $4,000 15
The temperature during Finland's Midsummer festival is around 210 degrees--OK, inside these, a traditional part of the holiday
    $1200 19
Take a diphthong into this word for a sullen expression, which "you better not" do, "I'm telling you why" in a Christmas song
    $1600 3
In 1989 John Irving offered up "A Prayer for" him
    $1600 18
Solidarity becomes the first independent labor union in a Soviet bloc country in the 1980s
    $1600 6
This "era" when dinosaurs roamed the earth consisted of the Triassic, the Jurassic & the Cretaceous periods
    $1600 11
Seen here, this supermodel played Ben Affleck's other girl in "Gone Girl"
    $1600 14
Thais celebrate Buddhist New Year by doing this to each other, with elephants using their trunks to join in
    $1600 21
One who gives advice; it's also a term of address used by judges to lawyers
    $2000 8
This last name of Arthur is the title of a Pulitzer-winning novel & precedes "is Lost" for a 2022 sequel
    $2000 17
The Allies wage a disastrous campaign at Gallipoli
    $2000 1
Previously he had built theremins, but in 1964, introduced his first synthesizer
    $2000 16
Born in Kiev, she began modeling at age 11 before starring in "The Fifth Element" & the "Resident Evil" franchise
    $2000 13
One and a half billion Muslims mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan with this holiday; fittingly it rhymes with "feed"
    $2000 20
It means a farm laborer & follows "Piers" in the name of a 14th century poem with a double-diphthong title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Carolyn Greg
$19,800 $10,800 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This Sanskrit word referring to a spoken word or phrase comes from a word for "to think"

Final scores:

Matthew Carolyn Greg
$26,800 $19,801 $0
4-day champion: $114,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Carolyn Greg
$19,800 $11,000 $13,200
18 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2022-12-08
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