Show #8823 - Wednesday, March 8, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament final game 1.
A production error made the final scores visible during Mayim's opening monologue.


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Justin Bolsen, a first-year student at Brown University from Canton, Georgia

Maya Wright, a senior at Emory University from Peachtree City, Georgia

Jackson Jones, a junior at Vanderbilt University from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Give us the correct word that we have replaced, with the antonym.)
    $200 30
Lombardy's northern reaches are occupied by the Lepontine, Rhaetian & Orobic these mountains
    $200 29
Spoiler alert:
This duo in the title of a Stevenson novel are actually the same guy
    $200 9
His punishment for eating forbidden fruit: "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground"
    $200 27
Season 21 of this show saw Bindi Irwin win the Mirrorball Trophy with the help of her partner Derek Hough
    $200 21
Like many names of Native nations, this word used by many indigenous Alaskans means "the people"
    $200 26
"I'm stuck like a dope with a thing called hope" in the "South Pacific" song about a cockeyed pessimist
    $400 16
The Brahmaputra Valley winds down the Asian continent from these mountains up north
    $400 28
The Battle of Actium saw Octavian defeat the forces of this pair, a Roman general & an Egyptian queen
    $400 8
If "a false" one of these "testified falsely against his brother... do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother"
    $400 12
Rob Frisbee & Brennan Swain traveled 35,000 miles back to where they started to win this show's first $1 million prize
    $400 20
Tepees are different from other tents because of the upper flaps designed to release this
    $400 25
Proverbially, presence "makes the heart grow fonder"
    $600 15
Cape Town's Table Mountain often has its own cloud cover, which has fittingly been dubbed this
    $600 10
These 2 title animated boys have a pet platypus named Perry
    DD: $1,800 7
These paired cities, "going after strange flesh, are... suffering the vengeance of eternal fire"
    $600 11
In 2022, much of the Kardashians Season 2 was about this oldest sister's upcoming wedding
    $600 19
Armaments-wise, Plains Indians had a gull-wing style of these, which they could use on horseback--it takes 2 hands. You try it
    $600 24
The 5th Amendment prohibits double safety, trying you twice for the same crime
    $800 14
Cyprus has a range that the Greeks call Pentadaktylos, which has this anatomical meaning
    $800 6
This biblical pair is an Israelite warrior & the woman who cut his hair while he slept
    $800 2
He is imprisoned on a false allegation when a woman grabs his garment (but not his coat of many colors) & says he made advances
    $800 4
An episode of "Love After Lockup" had the alliterative title "From" this type of offender "to Fiance"
    $800 18
More & more common, land acknowledgements include Florida State University's--its campuses are on this tribe's land
    $800 23
Posting "Happily surprised to win my third Nobel Prize!" is quite the arrogantbrag
    $1000 13
Once home to Kamehameha the Great, the Waipio Valley is also called this, just like a place in Egypt
    $1000 5
Philosopher John Locke was a court favorite of this royal couple, whom he'd met when he fled to the Netherlands
    $1000 1
As told by Leonard Cohen, David sees this woman on a roof; his sin with her leads to the death of their child as punishment
    $1000 3
Contestants are judged on their bladesmithing & weapon-making skills on this "hot" History Channel show
    $1000 17
To many people, this small mammal was a trickster god; to the Powhatan, it was a creator named Ahone
    $1000 22
As Shakespeare put it so eloquently, "Parting is such sweet joy"

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

Jackson Maya Justin
$3,800 $400 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackson Maya Justin
$4,800 $2,000 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
In 2000 a period of freedom in Syria upon the death of Pres. Assad I was called the Damascus this & lasted about as long as a season
    $400 30
Physical therapist & kinesiotherapist are 2 careers within this field that specializes in athletic injuries
    $400 20
    $400 29
Beignets are usually covered with piles of this stuff, so you may want to shake a little off if you don't want a mess
    $400 28
In "Frankenstein's Aunt", the plucky heroine tries to clear the family name & of course meets a werewolf & this vampire
    $400 25
Thoreau wrote, "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different" one of these
    $800 22
This star of many Hollywood Westerns, a supporter of the Vietnam War, visited the troops in 1966
    $800 21
Though it's actually named for a person, you can still get this type of food poisoning from the fish that's in its name
    $800 19
    $800 27
"The Private Investigator's Handbook" talks about shaking this 4-letter follower
    $800 26
In this classic of American lit, the mischievous title boy lives with Aunt Polly, who opens the novel by calling his name
    $800 24
Sounding like a part of a saddle, it means to beat with the fists
    DD: $3,001 7
On Aug. 30, 1999 almost 80% of the people of East Timor voted for independence from this country
    $1200 8
This device delivers an electrical shock to correct an abnormal heartbeat in cases of cardiac arrest
    $1200 9
    $1200 18
Here's this breed of herding dog shake, shake, shaking it off
    $1200 14
Early on in a book from 1900, we learn that she came to the Kansas prairies as a "young, pretty wife" but sun & wind had turned her gray
    $1200 15
Certain naval vessels must attain negative buoyancy in order to do this
    $1600 5
Seen here in late 1979 is this building in Tehran that was at the center of news for the next year plus
    $1600 4
As of July 2022 help is only a short phone call away with this 3-digit number to the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    $1600 2
BTS has its Army & she has her Navy
    $1600 17
If you're "anti-" allergies, you can shake off symptoms with one of these drugs like Zyrtec
    $1600 13
This semi-autobiographical novel by Charles Dickens features Betsey Trotwood, an aunt of the title character
    $1600 11
In Finnish, this celebration of the longest day of the year is called Juhannus & is a national holiday
    $2000 6
Xi Zhongxun, father of current Chinese leader Xi Jinping, was persecuted during this brutal process of "renewal" that started in 1966
    DD: $2,000 3
Obesity has been linked to OSA, or obstructive this disorder, where breathing is disrupted while slumbering
    $2000 1
    $2000 16
As testosterone rises, male moose shake off the soft covering on their antlers known by the name of this plush fabric
    $2000 12
Aunt Mary Beton, mentioned in "A Room of One's Own", has been compared to this author's own Aunt Caroline
    $2000 10
The Latin for "increase" gives us this 7-letter word meaning to enlarge in size or strength

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackson Maya Justin
$14,000 $4,400 $18,401

Final Jeopardy! Round

The busiest passenger port in the U.K., it shares its name with a capital of one of the original 13 states

Final scores:

Jackson Maya Justin
$24,000 $3,370 $13,570

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jackson Maya Justin
$14,000 $4,400 $15,400
19 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2023-01-31
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