Show #8804 - Thursday, February 9, 2023


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Mira Hayward, a writer from Portland, Oregon

Scott Perry, an associate professor of history from St. Petersburg, Florida

Dan Wohl, a high school history teacher from Forest Hills, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
This country's Urubamba River Valley is better known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas
    $200 29
This kids' song by South Korea's educational outfit Pinkfong became an international sensation
    $200 28
This spiritual leader of Tibet says he believes "the purpose of life is to find happiness"
    $200 27
Stupor mundi is Latin for one of these, like the Colossus of Rhodes
    $200 30
A Southwest Avocado Salad & a Dave's Triple
    $200 22
It means those arriving before all others will be waited upon before anyone else
    $400 8
The name of this, the continent's highest peak, may come from Ackon Cahuak, Quechua for "sentinel of stone"
    $400 12
The "Jaws" theme was composed by this multiple Oscar winner
    $400 18
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans", sang John Lennon in a song to this person he loved
    $400 16
"Battle for Azeroth" is an expansion of this video game
    $400 24
A Meatzza Pizza & a Chicken Habanero Sandwich
    $400 14
The last half of the last inning of a baseball game provides this idiom for the critical final moments of a situation
    $600 1
You get an "A" for identifying this long desert that lies between the Andes & the Pacific
    $600 2
In this No. 1 hit, Bobby Darin sang, "Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear & it shows them pearly white"
    $600 9
Writer Christopher Morley said "There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and" this rhyming word
    $600 5
It's the 4-word idiom that describes the person seen here
    $600 10
A Doritos Cheesy Gordita Crunch & Nacho Fries
    $600 15
Someone who plays a supporting role is this fruit, like a straight man to a comedian
    $800 3
These flat grasslands cover almost 300,000 square miles of Argentina
    $800 26
This duo's hit "Maneater" warns, "Watch out boy she'll chew you up"
    $800 17
A song from this musical says, "To life, to life, L'chaim!, L'chaim, L'chaim, to life!"
    $800 6
On June 29, 2016 Liberty Park opened at this downtown New York building complex
    $800 11
An impossible slider with smoked cheddar cheese
    $800 20
This ordinal-named Heisman Trophy winner & NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year can be found in the ESPN broadcast booth
    $1000 4
It's Guyana's smaller immediate neighbor to the east
    $1000 25
"Once Bitten, Twice Shy" is a Grammy-nominated tune by this hard rock band whose name is a type of shark
    $1000 19
This Danish philosopher agreed that "Life can only be understood backwards, but... it must be lived forwards"
    DD: $1,000 7
These 5 words complete the Robert Browning "God's in his heaven--"
    $1000 13
A 2-piece Pacific Cod Meal, including hushpuppies
    $1000 21
This location of great bliss comes from a belief that it's where God & angels are said to dwell

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

Dan Scott Mira
$1,000 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Scott Mira
$5,200 $1,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
A teaching method using questions & answers & provoking discussion bears the name of this 5th century B.C. philosopher
    $400 19
On January 1, 1892 the first of millions of immigrants was processed here
    $400 21
At the awards in 2013, she not only sang "Skyfall", she also won an Oscar for it
    $400 25
Chris Kyle's memoir & basis for a film is subtitled "The Autobiography of the Most Lethal" this "in U.S. Military History"
    $400 29
Riboflavin is second in this vitamin complex; niacin comes next
    $400 17
On the back of the U.K. 5-pound note is this wartime leader
    $800 28
This Scottish inventor, who found uses for steam, gave his name to a unit of power
    $800 15
Approved by Congress in 1861 but not ratified, a proposed this number amendment would instead have protected slavery
    $800 8
For her Afro-futuristic fashions in this Marvel film, Ruth E. Carter became the first Black woman to win for Costume Design
    $800 18
Biophysicist Maurice Wilkins, who helped Crick & Watson, titled his autobiography "The Third Man of the Double" this
    $800 26
This word means treated to increase porousness (before "charcoal") or to speed up waste breakdown (before "sludge")
    $800 16
Tigran Petrosian, on an Armenian dram, was a world champion of this game
    $1200 22
St. Benedict of Nursia gave his name to an order of monks & to Benedictine, this type of flavorful potent potable
    $1200 7
Thousands of this people also called the Keetoowah died during their forced 1830s relocation to Oklahoma via the "Trail of Tears"
    $1200 3
In the '90s she won for her lead role in "Howards End" & also for Adapted Screenplay for "Sense and Sensibility"
    $1200 9
"Comedy Sex God" tells the story of this funny man seen on HBO & here
    $1200 27
Named for Luigi Galvani, galvanic cells are also known as this type of cell, named for another Italian
    $1200 13
Serbia put this inventor on its 100 dinar bill
    $1600 24
This manufacturer who died in 1868 is remembered for his short-barreled pistols small enough for a pocket or boot
    $1600 5
In 1672 Spain began building a large masonry fort on the shore of this city in Florida
    $1600 1
In 2022, all eyes were on this actress as she picked up the prize for "The Eyes of Tammy Faye"
    $1600 2
In this first lady's autobiography, she tells of the time after her husband's death when she became a U.N. delegate
    $1600 11
"D" is for this chemical process seen here in which a liquid is turned to a vapor then condensed back into a liquid
    $1600 12
South Africa's banknotes have Nelson Mandela on the front & are in this currency
    DD: $2,000 23
This type of airtight seal comes from the Greek name of the Egyptian god of learning, known for magical powers
    $2000 6
On November 21, 1620 41 male passengers signed this document while anchored at a Massachusetts harbor
    $2000 4
She was home in Rome when Cary Grant called to let her know she had won Best Actress for "Two Women"
    $2000 10
The autobiography of this missionary, doctor & organist notes the jungle of equatorial Africa has no native trees with edible fruits
    DD: $500 30
Cerium & yttrium are 2 of these elements that despite their name, are abundant on our planet
    $2000 14
The 200-lari note of this former Soviet republic is fronted by national hero Kakutska Cholokashvili

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Scott Mira
$12,100 $5,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1904, wearing a harness, actress Nina Boucicault became the first to play this character onstage

Final scores:

Dan Scott Mira
$2,999 $2 $14,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Scott Mira
$14,600 $5,600 $12,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
20 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2022-12-08
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