Show #8831 - Monday, March 20, 2023


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Jake Garrett, a football coach and teacher from Trussville, Alabama

Melissa Klapper, a professor from Merion Station, Pennsylvania

Kelly Barry, a marketing communications specialist from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: For example, "Treasure received by a Denver NBA fan" would be, "What is a gold nugget?")
    $200 5
Ontario International, John Wayne Airport
    $200 16
The little plane called a Piper this would be a perfect gift for a Chicago baseball fan
    $200 18
Fish argue whether a dentist is using a Hedstrom file or a K-Flex in this Pixar film; the DDS did use the Schilder technique
    $200 11
This adjective for something neither bad nor good is from Latin for "of middle quality"
    $200 7
Her autobiography's dedication included "Malia and Sasha" & a man "who always promised me an interesting journey"
    $200 28
Attention, students! Anisocoria is where these eye parts are unequal in size, maybe due to a torn or blocked blood vessel in the neck
    $400 3
Ketchikan International, Wiley Post-Will Rogers
    $400 17
This word for any cheap trinket sounds perfect for a Big Apple hoops lover
    $400 19
"Piranha 3D" ate up the screen with Elisabeth Shue, Ving Rhames & great Scott!--this inventive "Back to the Future" actor
    $400 12
Koplik's spots are associated with this contagious disease
    $400 9
His book "iWoz" is subtitled "Computer Geek to Cult Icon"
    $400 27
"Avian" term for the tiny wrinkles that form around the eyes as we age; we prefer to call them "smile lines"
    $600 1
Vero Beach Regional, Naples Airport
    $600 20
A young Tampa hockey fan would probably dig a toy car depicting this cinematic speedster
    $600 30
The force of Lasse Hallström was strong to pull in this Scot to play a fisheries expert in "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"
    $600 13
Metheglin is a variety of this fermented beverage
    $600 8
Part of the "Life" of this Rolling Stones guitarist: "I am pulled over by police officers in Arkansas... and a standoff ensues"
    $600 26
Everyone has a blind spot, as there are no photoreceptors--that is, rods or these--in the optic disk
    $800 2
Nez Perce County, Pocatello Regional
    $800 21
This 1987 Tom Clancy novel would make even the most curmudgeonly Belichick fan happy
    $800 29
Michael Caine said he never saw himself in this 4: "The Revenge", "but I've seen the house it bought for my mum. It's fantastic"
    $800 14
To wander aimlessly
    $800 6
His autobio said in 1835 Mr. Freeland hired him from his master, but he wanted "to live upon free land as well as with Freeland"
    $800 25
It's a clouding of what was once a clear eye lens; seeing halos around lights is a sign of them
    DD: $1,200 4
Cheboygan County, Grosse Ile Municipal
    $1000 24
This 2-word fungus that's used to make beer will be welcomed by your suds-crafting, baseball-loving bro in Milwaukee
    $1000 22
Melissa Etheridge gave Brad Pitt lessons in fly-fishing so he could play Paul Maclean in this film
    $1000 15
A body part is found in this word describing one who refuses to tell the truth in plain language
    $1000 10
If we may get existential for a moment... in 1963 this thinker published "Les Mots", or "The Words" of his life
    $1000 23
Referring to the device used, these 2 words are the "L-A" in LASIK eye surgery

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

Kelly Melissa Jake
$3,000 $600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Melissa Jake
$3,000 $5,200 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
The sericulture of China made UNESCO's list along with the skill of making this resulting fabric
    $400 13
Read at Clinton's inauguration, her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" contains the line "lost in the gloom of dust and ages"
    $400 21
Between Tarrytown & Nyack, New York lies a watery section of river known as the Tappan this
    $400 7
Roderick, Madeline & their place itself don't make it to the end; after all, it is "The Fall of" this
    $400 17
Walk the Moon recounts a night at the disco: "I said, 'you're holding back', she said" this title
    $400 22
At her wedding to FDR in 1905, Eleanor was given away by this uncle, who happened to be president at the time
    $800 1
Argentina & Uruguay were recognized for this dance developed in Buenos Aires & Montevideo
    $800 14
His second inaugural marked the first time African Americans had been included in the inaugural parade
    $800 27
"Every kiss begins with" this jeweler
    $800 6
After a bad Hessian session, this schoolmaster is never seen in Sleepy Hollow again
    $800 16
Migos & this Canadian teamed up on the 2018 hit "Walk It Talk It"
    $800 23
It was the last name of dancer & choreographer Agnes & her famous uncle Cecil B.
    $1200 2
Castells, or human towers, are created by amateur groups at festivals in this Spanish region that includes Barcelona & Tarragona
    $1200 11
FDR's 1st inaugural gave us this 10-word statement, a "firm belief" about "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror"
    $1200 28
This word precedes "England Slept" in a 1940 book by JFK
    $1200 10
Frank Stockton leaves it up to you--"Which came out of the opened door--the lady or" this?
    $1200 18
Vanessa Carlton was nominated for 3 Grammys for her song that said, "You know I'd walk" this far to "just see you tonight"
    $1200 24
At the time of his 1914 assassination, Franz Ferdinand was heir to the throne occupied by this man, his uncle
    $1600 3
In 2022 UNESCO honored this long French loaf of bread, the most popular kind eaten in France year round
    $1600 12
His nearly 8,500-word address is by far the longest ever; he should have saved his energy
    $1600 29
The poem Amanda Gorman read at the U.N. General Assembly was titled "An Ode We" this
    $1600 9
A "Scrivener" hired to copy legal documents, he's an early advocate of quiet quitting, then quits life itself
    $1600 19
According to the Bangles, "Slide your feet up the street, bend your back, shift your arm, then you pull it back" to do this
    $1600 25
Real name Ivan, he's the bitter, aging title character of a Chekhov play
    $2000 4
UNESCO referred to the duduk as Armenia's equivalent of this Western reed instrument
    $2000 15
He, his wife & 9-year-old daughter were the first first family to walk all the way from the Capitol to the White House
    DD: $3,000 30
It's a term for the seat of authority of a bishop
    $2000 8
A Bierce last line--"Peyton Farquhar was dead; his body... swung gently... beneath the timbers of" this title structure
    $2000 20
Oddly, the official video for this '80s Katrina & The Waves hit showed the band strolling through a misty London in heavy coats
    DD: $5,000 26
In a letter to Tacitus, this man wrote of his elder uncle's death at Vesuvius from "some gross and noxious vapor"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Melissa Jake
$8,200 $24,400 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At one time a province of the Roman Empire, this kingdom is known to Arabic scholars as Al-Maghrib Al-Aqsa, "the far west"

Final scores:

Kelly Melissa Jake
$16,200 $24,801 $24,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kelly Melissa Jake
$8,000 $20,400 $12,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2023-01-10
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