Show #8830 - Friday, March 17, 2023

Stephen Webb game 9.


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Kelly Barry, a marketing communications specialist from Seattle, Washington

Mark Bernstein, a retired solution architect from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Stephen Webb, a data scientist from Longmont, Colorado (whose 8-day cash winnings total $184,881)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
"Rhapsody In Blue"
    $200 29
You're just getting by if you're on a budget that mentions this footwear fastener
    $200 11
The principal, to Janine on this ABC sitcom: "Step was my thing in college! It certainly wasn't academics. I hate school"
    $200 30
It typically consists of swimming, running & a bike race
    $200 25
The largest known structure in the universe is a group of galaxies, the Hercules-Corona Borealis this, also a long thing in Asia
    $200 27
Olivia Newton-John's first U.S. No. 1 hit included this adverb for how she loved you
    $400 19
The "1812 Overture"
    $400 28
Casinos use multiple-deck cardholders called shoes to combat card counters at this game
    $400 10
As Oliver, Martin Short has a shocking revelation on this Hulu show:
"Rock icon Sting is a dog-poisoning murderer"
    $400 21
Pirates & patriots were known to wear this style of hat
    $400 24
The beautiful Orion Nebula is an H II region, a vast cloud of ionized this elemental gas
    $400 26
This kind of truth alludes to one of the narratives that begin the New Testament
    $600 18
"The Blue Danube" set sail Feb. 15, 1867
    $600 22
Pressing a certain car pedal pushes these shoes against the inside of the drum
    $600 9
This sitcom's Dr. Spaceman, delivering Tracy some tough news: "I don't know how to say this... D.A. but eez?"
    $600 4
High-ranking Nazis including Rudolf Hess were tried by an international military one of these
    $600 5
A class of objects the size of asteroids but resembling comets in composition is named for these man-horse hybrids
    $600 23
If something is the real deal, it's the this article, from Latin for "innate"
    $800 13
"Carmen" comes alive in 1875
    $800 17
This dreamy style of British indie rock got its name from the way performers stared at their effects pedals
    $800 8
Noho Hank, to this title guy wanting off work: "What do you want me to do? Go to John Wick Assassin Hotel with help wanted sign?"
    $800 2
When its remains were first discovered in 1887, they were thought to belong to an extinct species of bison
    $800 3
The Milky Way is made up of these spiraling appendages with an anatomical name; we're in the little Orion one
    $800 15
This synonym of "definitive" begins with a synonym of "writer"
    $1000 12
"Tristan und Isolde", with the help of King Ludwig
    $1000 16
Eyewitnesses differ as to whether this Soviet premier actually banged his shoe on a desk at a 1960 U.N. meeting
    $1000 7
Darius, on this FX show: "I would say nice to meet you but I don't believe in time as a concept. So I'll just say we always met"
    $1000 6
In math
2a2 + 6a + 9 is one of these expressions
    $1000 1
In 2018 the Kepler space telescope was retired after finding about 2,600 of these--no life on any yet
    DD: $2,400 14
Verb meaning to verify an article pre-publication; before .org, it's a nonpartisan project to evaluate what politicians say

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

Stephen Mark Kelly
$600 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Mark Kelly
$3,000 $800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
In 1493, he happened upon the small island of Marie-Galante, which was later named for one of his ships
    $400 6
Naturally, it's the title song as Gene Kelly & Frank Sinatra play old-time baseball players
    $400 29
Old French for "daily" gives us this type of register in which events of the day are recorded
    $400 11
Showing the Irish warts & all, J.M. Synge's play "The Playboy of the Western World" caused riots in this capital in 1907
    $400 30
Legend says it became a symbol of the Byzantine Empire after the moon suddenly appeared, exposing a sneak attack
    $400 17
In January of 1898 the USS Maine was sent to this city's harbor; it would not see another new year
    $800 27
A 2-mile-wide channel known as the Narrows separates St. Kitts from this sister island
    $800 5
"The Sound Of Silence" is heard in the opening of this 1967 film
    $800 26
This snoop who overhears a conversation is named for part of a roof
    $800 7
George Bernard Shaw won an Oscar for adapting this play of his featuring Professor Higgins & Eliza
    $800 25
One corner of the steel frame is left open in this percussion instrument that hangs by a loop & is struck with a rod
    $800 16
The Bounty set out for this French Polynesian island in 1787 in search of breadfruit
    $1200 22
This Caribbean country's Morant Bay Courthouse was burned during the 1865 riots that led to England's recall of the governor
    $1200 2
This future "Masked Singer" competitor sang the theme from "Ghostbusters"
    DD: $2,000 12
Greeks called this beast megas strouthos, "big sparrow", or strouthokamelos, "sparrow-camel"; we know it as this
    $1200 8
It's a historic Irish coronation site, the O'Hara home in American lit, & the title "Road" where Maeve Binchy set a novel
    $1200 24
The bounded interior of a Star of David forms this shape
    $1200 15
Launched in 1797, this ship in more recent years has been known to fire cannon salutes while tooling around Boston Harbor
    $1600 21
Just off the Yucatan is this largest of Mexico's islands in the Caribbean, once a stop for Cortes' army
    $1600 3
He crooned "Wicked Game", featured in David Lynch's "Wild at Heart"
    $1600 1
This word comes from the Hindi for "massage"; it's more familiar as a sudsy shower substance
    $1600 10
This 3-named Irish author was a goner for actress Maud Gonne, who starred in his play "Cathleen ni Houlihan"
    $1600 19
Leaves shaped like a hand are called palmate, & those shaped like feathers get this similar designation
    DD: $4,000 13
Before its more famous departure from Plymouth, the Mayflower set sail from this "directional" English port
    $2000 20
These islands, the northwesterly section of the Lesser Antilles, are the Îles Sous-le-Vent in French
    $2000 4
"Diamond Girl" is on the '70s-heavy soundtrack of this 2021 film with a title that describes an LP
    $2000 23
This first portion of the small intestine is named for its length of about 12 fingerbreadths
    $2000 9
Born in Ireland in 1667, he wrote political pamphlets as well as satires
    $2000 18
This broad muscle of the upper back & neck gets its name from its resemblance to a quadrilateral with one set of parallel sides
    $2000 14
In 1998 this battleship left Puget Sound Naval Shipyard to go to Pearl Harbor, where it would become a museum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Mark Kelly
$12,600 $4,000 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Congress relented in 1890 after this prospective state said it would wait 100 years rather than come in without the women

Final scores:

Stephen Mark Kelly
$1,999 $2,000 $14,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephen Mark Kelly
$12,600 $9,600 $11,600
19 R,
6 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2022-12-16
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