Show #8803 - Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Matthew Marcus game 5.


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Dan Wohl, a high school history teacher from Forest Hills, New York

Becky Molder, a social media specialist from Salt Lake City, Utah

Matthew Marcus, a software developer from Portland, Oregon (whose 4-day cash winnings total $114,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
On "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", Ellie Kemper put her ex-St. Louis high school teacher, this star here, to work as a cult leader
    $200 11
The waters of this vast "sea" touch Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan & a couple of "Stan" countries
    $200 30
"Squirrel" is derived from the Greek skiouros, meaning "shade" this recognizable squirrel body part
    $200 19
It's pulverized tobacco that was kept in its own "box"
    $200 25
2016's 21st Century Cures Act told this agency to speed up the drug approval process & pay more heed to "patient experience data"
    $200 7
Completes the name of an exhibit about sailor life at the U.S.S. Constitution Museum, "all hands..."
    $400 14
Before doing it all backwards & in high heels with Fred Astaire, this dancing legend kicked things off in Independence
    $400 9
The shores near Astoria, Oregon are where this mighty river empties into the Pacific
    $400 8
This striped rodent of the squirrel family makes good use of its large internal cheek pouches when transporting food
    $400 18
Who's up for this game
    $400 26
Months before the Emancipation Proclamation, which applied to states, came the April 1862 act freeing all those enslaved here
    $400 2
It's the unfortunate & illegal event when a Chevy smashes into a Volvo & then just takes off
    $600 1
Born in Kansas City, this actor checked into, & got an Oscar nomination for, "The Hotel Rwanda"
    $600 10
Steep cliffs line the shores of both the N. & S. Islands of New Zealand separated by this strait named for a British captain
    $600 4
Pancake lovers must have similar tastes to red squirrels, who in winter make holes in these trees & lick away
    $600 15
It's a single photograph or a contraption to make booze
    $600 20
Love & marriage changed in Utah after the Edmunds Act of 1882 said anyone "guilty of" this could go to jail for 5 years
    $600 22
Denny's original this is 2 pancakes, 2 bacon strips, 2 sausage links & 2 eggs
    $800 28
As this actress was born in Springfield, it was natural for her to lend her voice to "The Simpsons" in "Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy"
    $800 13
Those basking on this lake's shore 25 miles north of Milan enjoy the Tivano wind from the north & the Breva from the south
    $800 5
Like your pal who can bend his fingers back horrifically, squirrel hind leg "wrists" are this, so paw directions can reverse
    $800 17
Cowboys & their horses hate this "under the saddle", an idiom for any annoyance
    DD: $1,000 3
Talk about landmark legislation--a 1935 act authorized national historic landmarks & this Colonial Va. capital was among the first
    $800 23
This type of 1930s film comedy was typified by "Bringing Up Baby" & "The Awful Truth"
    $1000 27
This director from St. Louis wrote all three "Guardians of the Galaxy" volumes, so he's likely typed "I am Groot" more than once
    $1000 12
Salmon, trout & grayling are caught along the edge of this major river of Scotland
    $1000 6
In 1994 trading on this first electronic stock exchange ceased for 34 minutes after a squirrel chewed through a power line
    $1000 16
To put your clothes back on, or to right a wrong
    $1000 21
You can't profit by pretending to have earned military honors under the "Stolen" this brave quality "Act"
    $1000 24
& Here's the non-pitch... synonyms for this include to resist or refuse

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

Matthew Becky Dan
$4,000 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Becky Dan
$5,000 $1,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: And we mean immediately before "E" in each response.)
    $400 29
Henry VI's 1454 dismissal of Richard of York from the king's council was a major factor in the start of this civil war
    $400 28
This Boston tower built by a financial company has been officially renamed 200 Clarendon--much less patriotic
    $400 23
Maya Rudolph's upcoming nuptials give Kristen Wiig the jitters
    $400 5
Count it--it's equal to about 4.2 joules
    $400 27
Dvorak wrote this symphony in New York City; parts of it were modeled on "The Song of Hiawatha"
    $800 12
This prestigious school for boys with a 4-letter name was founded near the Thames River by Henry VI in 1440
    $800 24
A Chicago building is named for this product, & to play on an old commercial, you're soaking it in
    $800 22
General Buck Turgidson wants to explore the nuclear option
    $800 4
Pipe up with this 4-letter word that means "mottled"
    $800 25
This statue in Vatican City is the only sculpture Michelangelo ever signed
    $800 26
in 1935 this poet dedicated a self-published work to the 14 publishers who rejected it & called it "no thanks"
    $1200 6
In 1445, Henry married Margaret of Anjou, an ambitious queen some have compared to this one on the original "Game of Thrones"
    $1200 14
The skyscraper on Broadway named for this budget retailer opened in 1913 as the world's tallest building
    $1200 8
David Spade & Chris Farley have a wild encounter with a deer on the road
    $1200 1
Encompassing on all sides, like air temperature or some music
    $1200 7
The barcarolle heard here is one of the most famous tunes by this German-born French composer
    $1200 18
Douglas Adams dedicated this title guy's "Holistic Detective Agency" "To my mother, who liked the bit about the horse"
    $1600 11
In 1450 Henry lost this duchy in northern France to the French following the Battle of Formigny
    DD: $10,000 15
British architect Richard Rogers designed One Lime Street, the London headquarters of this venerable insurance company
    $1600 9
This Mel Brooks spoof of Hitchcock films like "Vertigo"
    $1600 2
This word for a feudal superior often preceded "lord" & means loyal
    $1600 16
Sir Kenneth MacMillan's ballet "Isadora" is a tribute to this dance innovator
    DD: $6,000 19
Though his son would star in kids' books, this Brit dedicated "The Red House Mystery" to his dad, a fan of detective stories
    $2000 13
At age 31 Henry fell into a months-long period of this state, stupor & apathy associated with schizophrenia
    $2000 21
Here's Marc Benioff, head of this company that provides software services, at a topping-off ceremony for its San Francisco tower
    $2000 10
Cary Grant learns that his aunts are homicidal maniacs
    $2000 3
This old word for a psychiatrist comes from French for "insanity"
    $2000 17
One of the most famous works by this Belgian surrealist is a painting of a pipe that says, "This is not a pipe"
    $2000 20
P.G. Wodehouse honored his editor in this dopey gentleman "Sees It Through": "I shall get a very good lunch out of you"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Becky Dan
$13,000 $5,200 $26,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Alphabetically the first German city in encyclopedias, it was also the first one taken by the Allies in World War II

Final scores:

Matthew Becky Dan
$15,500 $100 $26,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Becky Dan
$20,000 $5,200 $18,000
23 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2022-12-08
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