Show #8807 - Tuesday, February 14, 2023


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Blaine Smith, a writer and communications consultant from Portland, Oregon

Laurin Bell, an executive assistant from Lakeland, Florida

Kendra Westerhaus, a licensed psychologist from Pocatello, Idaho (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
1946: This city is "Vacuum Tube Valley" when ENIAC, the 1st general purpose digital computer, is demonstrated at U. Penn there
    $200 26
Beginning in 1778, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun painted some 30 portraits of this queen, including the one seen here
    $200 8
The Ohio state tree is this one also associated with the Ohio State University
    $200 1
This type of rat lives up to its marsupial name, jumping up to 9 feet at a time to escape predators
    $200 12
Design for living (& working):
    $200 2
Starring Anna Paquin, it has been shown as "Sangre verdadera" & "Sangre fresca"
    $400 17
1876: Lawyer Marcellus Bailey files a patent on behalf of his client for "improvement in telegraphy", this invention
    $400 27
The inscription on her portrait in the National Portrait Gallery erroneously says she's the wife of Thomas Rolfe instead of John
    $400 7
Visit this state to see its Black Hills spruce
    $400 14
At the 2020 Olympics Pedro P. Pichardo leaped & bounded & leaped a long way to win this event--almost 59 feet
    $400 13
A business class:
    $400 3
La casa de entierro, it's the kind of establishment where "A dos metros bajo tierra" took place
    $600 18
1967: Aretha Franklin enters a NYC studio to record this Otis Redding song, adding the "sock it to me"s & other elements
    $600 28
The portrait of this author seen here was based on a sketch made by her sister Cassandra
    $600 9
Massachusetts' state tree is the American species of this tree that can grow 100 feet tall
    $600 22
Commonly associated with African-American weddings is the ritual of "jumping" this cleaning aid
    $600 15
Sometimes abnormal:
    $600 4
This '60s spy spoof has been shown as "El superagente 86"
    $800 19
1778: The U.S.S. Ranger, captained by this man, receives the first official salute to the stars & stripes flag, by the French fleet
    $800 29
Seized by the Nazis, this artist's "Woman in Gold" portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer now resides at the Neue Galerie in New York
    $800 10
Wisconsin & New York are both represented by the sugar species of this tree
    $800 23
A predominantly western U.S. steakhouse chain, or one who seizes somebody else's land for mineral rights
    $800 21
Biofunction junction:
    $800 5
"Belleza y poder", or "Beauty & Power", was what became of this fashion-set daytime soap
    $1000 20
1835: Formation of the first Latter-day Saints leadership group known as the "Quorum of the Twelve" these
    $1000 30
This 3-named American painter who lived abroad considered his portrait of "Madame X" to be his masterpiece
    DD: $1,200 11
These 2 giant trees share the designation for the giant state of California
    $1000 25
This means 2 very different things;
1) to fry something in very little oil &
2) any ballet jump, like from 2 feet & landing on 2 feet
    $1000 24
What are stars made of? COSY HARPISTS
    $1000 6
This FX series with Dylan Walsh & Julian McMahon became "A golpe de bisturí", bisturí meaning a scalpel

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

Kendra Laurin Blaine
$3,000 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Laurin Blaine
$7,000 $5,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Apparently alright times 3 with the voters, he won Best Supporting Male for "Magic Mike" in 2013
    $400 2
A nursery rhyme begins, "Sing a song of" this amount
    $400 10
or treat
    $400 8
"Yo, heave ho", says the song of this Russian river's boatmen
    $400 3
The last of 4 runs for president by this consumer advocate was in 2008 with running mate Matt Gonzalez
    $400 26
Maybe the ghost hangs around the cells of this state's penitentiary in McAlester, where Tom did time
    $800 16
His 2015 acceptance speech for Best Male Lead did not, but should have, included him saying in a threatening way, "I'm Birdman"
    $800 1
The pound was divided into 20 of these, colloquially called bob
    $800 11
The naked
will out
    $800 9
It winds some 500 miles from the Cote d'Or to Le Havre
    $800 4
On his third try in 1981, François Mitterrand became the first French president representing this quite gauche party
    $800 27
Enjoying a meal of lapin, this animal, think of Tom, who eats it strung on baling wire & cooked over a burning plank from his family home
    $1200 17
A question sung & asked by Mr. Rogers for decades was the title of this documentary winner about the man in 2019
    $1200 23
You'll find R-E-I-G-N in this word for a gold one-pound coin depicting one who reigned
    $1200 12
The dogs of
of attrition
    $1200 20
One of the world's largest freshwater fish at almost 10 feet in length, the pirarucu is found in this river system
    $1200 5
This newspaperman didn't raise much Kane in losing runs for NYC mayor, state governor & then mayor again, all in a 4-year span
    $1200 28
Looking at a Hudson Super Six, named for its six of these, feel the presence of the Joads who converted one into a truck & piled in
    $1600 18
Seen here, this actress won for her direction of "The Lost Daughter" at the 2022 awards
    DD: $2,000 24
A pound note, or the Latin word for "what"
    $1600 13
Feet of
    DD: $3,000 21
Texas' Declaration of Independence was signed in Washington-- Washington-on- this river named for "the arms of God"
    $1600 6
India's Congress (this letter) Party formed in 1978; the letter, for the 1st name of the woman who soon regained a seat in parliament
    $1600 29
Don't forget Tom & all those who fled the Dust Bowl on this highway Steinbeck called "The Great Western Road"
    $2000 19
In 2011 Dale Dickey won Best Supporting Female for supporting this female who played Ree in "Winter's Bone"
    $2000 25
The name of an old-timey bicycle with a large front wheel & a much smaller back wheel combines penny & this smaller coin
    $2000 14
The time is out of
    $2000 22
In 1966 the Po produced devastating floods, like this Florentine river the same year
    $2000 7
In 1965 he entered politics & won a seat as the member for Mount Royal; 3 years later he was prime minister of Canada
    $2000 30
Remember Tom if you visit Bakersfield; he did too--specifically the outskirts & this kind of place named for a president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Laurin Blaine
$17,600 $5,000 $8,800
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A craft that visited it was named for Giotto, based on the story that 680 years earlier, the painter depicted it as the Star of Bethlehem

Final scores:

Kendra Laurin Blaine
$17,600 $0 $100
2-day champion: $47,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kendra Laurin Blaine
$20,000 $5,000 $8,800
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2022-12-15
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