Jeopardy! Masters game #6 - Wednesday, May 10, 2023

2023 Jeopardy! Masters quarterfinal game 6.


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Matt Amodio, a postdoctoral researcher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mattea Roach, a writer and podcaster from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    200 4
In Genesis she was told, "In sorrow thou shalt bring forth children", but I assured her epidural anesthesia is very effective
    200 30
It's a myth that this Chevy didn't sell in Spanish-speaking markets because its name can be translated as "doesn't go"
    200 29
Vertical pianos include console & this other 7-letter type seen on the 1983 Scott Joplin commemorative stamp
    200 24
The Tampa Bay Rays play their home games in this city's Tropicana Field
    200 28
A novel by Marion Dane Bauer about an undersized wolf pup is titled this, the smallest animal in a litter
    200 26
Steve Carlton in 1980 was the last pitcher to log more than 300 of these in a season, & arms have rested easier ever since
    400 5
I showed Rebekah on the ultrasound how these boy twins struggled within her womb
    400 21
Honda said this model name reflected the company's desire for "harmony between people, society and the automobile"
    400 22
Horizontal yarns used on the loom when making rugs are called weft; the vertical, this other "w"ord
    400 23
In 1934 FDR called the Duke of Gloucester Street in this Colonial city the "most historic avenue in America"
    400 27
A short remaining part in your checkbook, or a short Wikipedia article others may expand upon
    400 25
In 1973 Nolan Ryan struck out 383 batters, breaking this lefty's 8-year-old record by one
    600 15
I have a picture of this baby on my office wall; in Luke 1, we brought his mother Elizabeth to full term, 34 verses
    600 20
The Marathon was the model name of this maker's iconic taxicabs; the meter stopped running for the last NYC one in 1999
    600 19
The C-suite is discussing V.I., or vertical this, where every stage of production of a good is controlled by one company
    600 18
It's the only state capital that fits the category
    600 10
With a flick of the wrist, Worcestershire sauce is dispensed in these small bartending units, each 6-8 drops
    600 9
Nicknamed "K-Rod", in 2008 this Rodriguez set a single-season record for saves with 62--& careful, there's no "K"
    800 16
Before she bore Ishmael, I sent her & Abraham to genetic counseling, recommended in cases of advanced paternal age
    800 14
This brand's hood ornament is called the Spirit of Ecstasy, & if you had one, you'd be ecstatic too
    800 12
On the periodic table, vertical columns of elements are called these or families; No. 11 is aka the copper family
    800 13
Museums in this city include ones devoted to the lower Mississippi River & the Civil War
    DD: 1,000 3
This city in Java gave its name to small chickens, boxers & books
    800 7
Famous for refusing to brush hitters back with his blazing fastball, this "Big Train" had a 1.14 ERA in 1913 with the Senators
    1000 17
I submitted to JAMA about my case in Isaiah--"Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name" this
    1000 6
This British automaker teamed up with its competitor Healey to produce classic '50s sports cars like the Sprite
    1000 1
This town in southwestern Colorado has a decades-old film festival & a ski area with a 4,000-foot vertical
    1000 11
This South Carolina city was named for a local militia that helped win the Battle of Cowpens in the American Revolution
    1000 2
It means shortened by having a part cut off & it's from the Latin for part of a tree
    1000 8
With a 31-6 record in 1968, this Detroit Tiger became the last MLB pitcher to win 30 games in a season

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Mattea Matt
6,400 -400 4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Uh-oh.)
    400 27
Philosopher's Path in Kyoto is a top spot to see Sakura, this tree's blossoms, burst with color during their spring festival
    400 28
Elements in the nitrogen group have an outer shell of 5 of these, 2 in an S orbital & 3 in P orbitals
    400 29
In Mexico to laze around is "echar la hueva", literally to toss this food item
    400 25
In 1922 the USS Langley was commissioned as the first of these big ships in the U.S. Navy
    400 23
"Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back" is an album by him
    400 30
Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote the historical novel "The Last Days of" this doomed city near Naples
    800 26
The world's highest paved international road, the Karakoram highway between Pakistan & China follows this ancient trade route
    800 15
Elements with atomic numbers above 92 are this type, meaning they come later in the periodic table than a certain radioactive one
    800 12
In the Netherlands "So it's like that!" is "O, op die fiets", "On that" this transport the Dutch love
    800 24
In 1985 this organization's Rainbow Warrior was headed to protest French nuclear testing when it was blown up
    800 17
"Blue-Eyed Cool" is the subtitle of a book featuring photos of this legendary actor known for his piercing blue eyes
    800 6
This semi-autobiographical novel by Larry McMurtry is set in the small town of Thalia, Texas during the 1950s
    DD: 7,000 19
Some give this highway's length as 19,000 miles, with stops including Fairbanks, Alaska, Monterrey, Mexico & Lima, Peru
    1200 14
The chalcogens include polonium, selenium & this, Te
    1200 11
This language of the Aztecs has added many food words to modern English, including avocado, chili & tomato
    1200 7
This ship commanded by James Cook on his first Pacific voyage later gave its name to a Space Shuttle
    1200 10
Ben Stiller explained that this signature look of Zoolander is a 6-part process & is meant to convey "OK, take it already"
    1200 4
The character of Monroe Stahr in this 1941 novel was based on Irving Thalberg
    1600 18
Canada's Icefields Parkway winds along the continental divide between Banff National Park & this one also in Alberta
    1600 13
Let's run the table:
Hydrogen, helium, lithium, this
    1600 8
In parts of the Middle East & Asia a payment that can be construed as a tip or bribery is known by this word from the Persian
    1600 5
After attacking & sinking the Housatonic, this Confederate submarine also went down, killing its 8 crewmen
    1600 9
Both Superman & this dog of his have X-ray vision; the superpooch also has heat vision & freeze breath!
    1600 2
"The Last of the Mohicans" is the second of these "Tales" by James Fenimore Cooper
    2000 20
In 1966 Time magazine said this iconic street known for its fashion "illustrates the new swinging London"
    DD: 4,400 16
This radioactive element is named for Nobel-winning American chemist Glenn
    2000 1
Ronald Reagan adapted the Russian saying "Doveryai, no proveryai" into this 3-word maxim about nuclear weapons deals
    2000 21
Now on display in Portsmouth, this "floral" Tudor warship went down in 1545 during a fight with France
    2000 22
Back in 1975 he had a No. 1 hit singing, "My eyes adored you though I never laid a hand on you"
    2000 3
This French author penned "The Last of Cherie", a novel about a man who was once in a relationship with an older woman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Mattea Matt
15,200 19,800 9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This residence is part of an estate that includes Ballochbuie Forest, a remnant of the ancient Caledonian pine forest

Final scores:

Andrew Mattea Matt
20,700 30,401 15,201
2nd place: 5 match points Winner: 6 match points 3rd place: 3 match points

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Mattea Matt
15,200 12,600 9,600
17 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: 37,400

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Game tape date: 2023-03-14
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