Show #8806 - Monday, February 13, 2023


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Jeff Paine, a retired Army officer from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kendra Westerhaus, a licensed psychologist from Pocatello, Idaho

Mira Hayward, a writer from Portland, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
She was the first &, so far, only first lady who would be elected to public office
    $200 24
More than 15% of the people in this nation live in Budapest
    $200 1
The 5 interconnected rings in its logo represent continents
    $200 17
This verb can mean to attend a party uninvited, or to fall asleep from exhaustion after one
    $200 7
This Starfleet captain: "Make it so"
    $200 5
Norman Mailer added a suffix to "fact" to get this, now meaning a fact of little importance
    $400 27
The first first lady with a doctorate, Jill Biden earned hers in education from the university of this state in 2007
    $400 25
The capital of Romania, Bucharest is on the Dambovita, whose waters feed this river
    $400 2
You've certainly noticed that the logo of this omnipresent company is underlined by a smile that points from "A" to "Z"
    $400 18
The type of club that operates past the normal closing time, or a movie with Griffin Dunne out past his bedtime
    $400 8
Barney on this sitcom: "It's gonna be legendary!"
    $400 3
We didn't have this word for a person who studies the natural & physical world until William Whewell invented it in 1834
    $600 10
The first first lady to receive an Emmy, her "Tour of the White House" can still be seen on YouTube
    $600 26
Budapest's Millennium Monument here features this archangel, who told Mary she'd birth Jesus; he holds St. Stephen's holy crown
    $600 21
The logo of this fashion house named for its founder contains 2 interlocking "C"s, backwards & forwards
    $600 19
Gotta say I don't remember much from Joe Jonas' one of these on Ibiza right before Joe's big wedding with Sophie Turner
    $600 14
This sitcom character: "How you doin'?"
    DD: $1,000 6
Reviewing a murder mystery in 1930, Donald Gordon coined this inquisitive 3-words-in-one word for a detective story
    $800 11
She's the first first lady born in continental Europe
    $800 29
In 1631 this cardinal saw Brest's potential as a naval base, & the city became the seat of the French Naval Academy in 1830
    $800 22
Consisting of two snakes, the logo for this programming language seen here didn't have to change its colors to support Ukraine
    $800 20
Combining a holiday & a month, it's the title of a Preston Sturges film, or a party theme illustrated here
    $800 15
This drama's Coach Taylor: "Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose"
    $800 13
Translating a work by Goethe, Thomas Carlyle used this hyphenated term for forgetful, though not to describe a professor
    $1000 12
The first first lady to live to 90, she in fact lived to 97
    $1000 30
Brest is in this region of France that extends west into the Atlantic & whose administrative center is Rennes
    $1000 23
This Italian carmaker has a black prancing horse on a yellow background in its logo
    $1000 28
Fancy clubs offer this 2-word option that can involve vodka marked up 5,000% just for you & your guests
    $1000 16
This double-talk Orkan signoff
    $1000 4
Lewis Carroll coined this word, perhaps as a portmanteau of "chuckle" & "snort"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Mira Kendra Jeff
$2,600 $3,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mira Kendra Jeff
$5,600 $5,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Prisoner Release Negotiations &
Patriotic Poetry A Specialty
Serving The Greater Washington/Baltimore Area
    $400 3
Nicholas Sparks sparked joy in readers with this love story of Noah & Allie
    $400 16
Son of a gun, this female part of a flower is made up of the ovary, style & stigma
    $400 1
This late musician lends his name to the airport in Liverpool
    $400 25
An academic qualification earned by students
    $400 13
"Hey", this guy, "play a song for me, I'm not sleepy and there is no place I'm going to"
    $800 30
Ask Sextus Roscius
The Innocent Have Nothing To Fear When I Spin My Oratory
    $800 4
2 sisters are separated in war-torn France, each on her own dangerous path, in this avian-titled bestseller by Kristin Hannah
    $800 10
Gymnosperms bear seeds in cones; these, constituting most of the world's green plants, have flowers
    $800 2
Mother Teresa Airport doesn't serve Calcutta but Tirana, the capital of this nation
    $800 21
A verb meaning to hammer repeatedly
    $800 14
"May your heart always be joyful, may your song always be sung, and may you stay" this
    $1200 9
You Love My Dad's Poetry.
Try My Pleading On For Size.
    DD: $2,000 5
Author Richard Wright played the role of Bigger Thomas in a 1951 film based on this novel of his
    $1200 11
Also known as pods, most of these release seeds by splitting open at their seams; some, like peanuts, don't open naturally
    $1200 15
If Jomo Kenyatta Airport is your destination, you're headed for this major city of East Africa that it serves
    $1200 18
Grounds adjoining a home
    $1200 27
One of Dylan's greatest songs, it includes "You're invisible now, you got no secrets to conceal, how does it feel?"
    $1600 7
Science Teachers...
Accused Murderers...
No Cause
Too Unpopular!
    $1600 6
William S. Burroughs admitted that he wrote this controversial 1959 novel under the influence of drugs
    $1600 12
"X" is for this tissue in plants that provides support & moves water
    $1600 22
This city's airport bears the name of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, one of the first pilots to fly from the U.S. to Australia
    $1600 19
A representative of a duelist
    DD: $3,000 28
Singing about this comic who died in 1966:
"He didn't commit any crime, he just had the insight to rip off the lid before its time"
    $2000 8
I Wrote The Book
On English Law
(My Famous "Commentaries")
& I Can Help You!
    $2000 17
In 2020 Colson Whitehead won a second Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for this novel
    $2000 24
In a 1771 experiment this British scientist discovered that plants give off what turned out to be oxygen
    $2000 23
Located near Tel Aviv, Israel's largest & busiest airport is named for him, Israel's first prime minister
    $2000 20
An insectivorous mammal
    $2000 26
"We never did too much talkin' anyway, but don't" do this, "it's all right"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mira Kendra Jeff
$14,800 $18,000 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Cistern" & "reservoir" were suggested names for a secret invention, but the British preferred this less clumsy monosyllable

Final scores:

Mira Kendra Jeff
$10,800 $29,601 $26,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mira Kendra Jeff
$14,800 $15,800 $12,600
18 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2022-12-15
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