Show #8825 - Friday, March 10, 2023

Stephen Webb game 4.
Ken Jennings hosts.


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Nick Lauber, an attorney from Sherman Oaks, California

Jannette Peterson, a graduate student originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stephen Webb, a data scientist from Longmont, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $80,631)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Given a synonymous TV show title, you give us the real name of the show.)
(Ken: All those responses found between "stem" and "stern" in the dictionary alphabetically.)
    $200 5
In 1857 this city beat out León & Granada to become Nicaragua's capital
    $200 30
I feel like glamming it up, so let's drop by MAC, which sells these, what the "C" stands for
    $200 22
She & co-pilot Fred Noonan were last heard from July 2, 1937
    $200 13
"Felonious Intellects"
    $200 14
Per the 1960 census, women's median age at this life event: 20.3
    $200 29
A really potent, disgusting, noxious, rotten, fetid, malodorous, lingering smell; what's that...?!
    $400 4
Current president Daniel Ortega was part of this revolutionary movement that took power in the 1970s
    $400 28
Let's check out the sneakers at this store whose logo depicts a referee, with hands on hips, wearing a striped shirt
    $400 21
Tennessee Williams is seen here with this pop art icon who's just being cool in his shades
    $400 15
"Cephalopod Contest"
    $400 16
With no combustion engine, electric cars may have a frunk, a combo of these 2 words
    $400 27
Also a printing process, this word refers to a simplified generalization about a social group
    $600 3
A stadium in Masaya is named for this Puerto Rican Pittsburgh Pirate who died flying earthquake relief to Nicaragua
    $600 9
Love the tropical vibe at the store named for this made-up island guy, perhaps from Nassau
    $600 8
A then-record crowd at Pimlico watched & FDR delayed a conference to listen on radio as this underdog horse beat War Admiral in 1938
    $600 10
    $600 25
The traditional story of "Bonny Barbara Allan" is in this genre of folk poetry or song
    $600 26
In a courtroom it's the most likely person to be asked, "could you read that last part back?"
    $800 2
Major agricultural products include sugar cane, maize & these green bananas that can be cooked & eaten like a vegetable
    $800 11
I propose we look at rings at this end-of-the-alphabet jewelers, "the diamond store"
    DD: $1,000 7
His brother Ted eulogized him in 1968 as "a good & decent man who saw wrong and tried to right it"
    $800 19
"Dread All Ambulatory Inanimate"
    $800 20
The Awlad Ali are a desert tribe of this people; thought of as nomadic, they've undergone what sociologists call sedentarization
    $800 24
2-word rock used to traverse a stream, or anything used to propel you upwards on life's journey
    $1000 1
Nicaragua's longest land border is with this country to its north
    $1000 12
Love the tops & sweaters at LOFT, the more casual spin-off of this store with a woman's name
    $1000 6
Henry Ford's son didn't live to see this model named for him, which is maybe just as well
    $1000 18
"Zany Former Sweetheart"
    $1000 17
I tell ya, it's gold! Gold! Gold is commonly found in veins of this silica mineral, the second-most common in Earth's crust
    $1000 23
This small tube is inserted into a blood vessel that's blocked up

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

Stephen Jannette Nick
$4,600 $2,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jannette Nick
$8,200 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
As a teen in Arizona he wrote & directed a sci-fi film called "Firelight", a precursor to "Close Encounters"
    $400 17
When the luciferin in some organisms oxidizes, it causes them to do this
    $400 18
As opposed to a raw score, grading can be done on this, perhaps a bell-shaped one
    $400 1
Hand-tool name for a potent potable with but 2 ingredients
    $400 24
Maori & NZSL, a form of sign language
    $400 29
"The Tommyknockers" author who's a deadly venomous snake
    $800 28
Once upon a time at his Kickapoo High School in Missouri, he was on the student council & was also voted Best Dressed
    $800 14
This disk-shaped organ that develops during pregnancy provides oxygen & nutrients to the fetus & also carries away waste
    $800 19
It's the 12-letter term for a college course that a student must pass before taking an advanced class
    $800 3
Used a different way, the word for this tool is a synonym for an adage
    $800 4
    $800 8
Century-plus conflict between England & France involving a sci-fi invasion of Martians in towering tripods
    $1200 27
She knew acting was her calling after playing Lady Macbeth in a high school production
    $1200 2
It's the thin, watery outer layer of an amoeba cell, or in the movies, ghost slime
    $1200 20
The Latin for "to call" gives us this adjective, a type of training for a particular trade or profession
    $1200 9
You can cause turmoil by throwing a monkey wrench or this British equivalent "in the works"
    DD: $2,000 7
Italian &
    DD: $3,000 11
Prussian monarch military genius whose Jazz Age story plays out on Long Island
    $1600 25
Here a few years away from serving in Vietnam, he used those experiences to shape some of his films like "Platoon"
    $1600 15
If one organism benefits at the expense of another, it's parasitism; if both benefit, it's this type of symbiosis
    $1600 21
An intelligence test commonly used to evaluate children is called Stanford-this last name
    $1600 10
A cutting tool is in this term for a person hired to do someone else's dirty work
    $1600 6
    $1600 13
"The Lost Symbol" author who can often be quite grizzly
    $2000 26
He could have been a contender for class clown & incorrigible, so much so that his father sent him away to military school
    $2000 16
When a male & female gamete get together, they form a fertilized egg cell called this
    $2000 22
More structured than an internship, this type of German-named course offers real-world experience outside the classroom
    $2000 23
A laborious task is this kind of work involving 2 tools, one with a point for splitting rock & one with a blade for digging
    $2000 5
English &
    $2000 12
James Joyce's last book becomes a WHAM! song whose first word is "Jitterbug"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jannette Nick
$20,400 $9,600 $5,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Backed by 14,000 troops, he invaded England to restore, in his words, its "religion, laws, and liberties"

Final scores:

Stephen Jannette Nick
$20,250 $1,600 $1,199
4-day champion: $100,881 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephen Jannette Nick
$18,600 $8,600 $5,400
29 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2022-12-16
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