Jeopardy! Masters game #7 - Friday, May 12, 2023

2023 Jeopardy! Masters quarterfinal game 7.


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Sam Buttrey, an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School from Pacific Grove, California

Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the show Johnny is trying out for.)
    200 20
Not long after British taxes led to U.S. independence, Congress passed a tax on liquor that led to this rebellion
    200 22
Sam Hunt rhymed, "It's still early out in Cali, baby don't you wanna" do this, rebound for more partying
    200 24
In 2023 this company announced price cuts on its cars, including a $19,000 discount on the Model X Plaid
    200 29
"But the sun rolling high through the sapphire sky/ Keeps great & small on the endless round/ It's the circle of life"
    200 30
"All" these people, from the Latin for "student", left Jesus "and fled" before he was taken to the high priest
    200 27
You can have pride in this table in your bathroom whose name is a synonym for pride
    400 19
After being part of a failed wave of revolt in Europe in 1848, this political writer began a lifelong exile in England in 1849
    400 21
Of this "instinct" that keeps us going, Heinlein wrote, "anything that conflicts with" it "fails to show up in future generations"
    400 23
The 2023 movie "Air" focuses on a big move this company made in 1984 that worked out well for the brand
    400 28
"Don't worry, little buddy, know this much is true/ Tomorrow is a latter day & I am here for you"
    400 26
One of the Mysteries of the Rosary is Jesus's moment of sorrow called this extreme pain in the garden
    400 25
If your pool shot is a bit hard to approach, put one of these on the table to make the shot easier
    DD: 4,400 16
The Cranberries marked the date of Ireland's Easter Rising when they sang, "It's the same old theme since" this year
    600 18
In Shakespearean English, this word for hanging tough has the stress on the 2nd syllable, like it's about the Adam Scott TV show
    600 15
$100 invested in this Midwest-based company in 1965 would have been worth $2.4 million in 2020
    600 17
"We call those three the Plastics, they're shiny, fake & hard/ They play their little mind games all around the schoolyard"
    600 14
On the cross Jesus asked God, "Lama sabachthani?" translated in the King James Bible as "Why hast thou" done this
    600 13
Type of table used by Dot Stein, who has had her hands on Katy Perry & Lady Gaga
    800 5
After 4 years of negotiations, in 2016 the government of this South American country made a peace deal with FARC rebels
    800 6
Though this ship sank in the Antarctic in 1915, it lived up to its name, from the Latin for "hard", & was found intact in 2022
    800 12
After 8 years as CEO of this tech company following its split from eBay, Dan Schulman is stepping down, but no need to send Dan any $$$
    800 10
"Oh, wouldn't it be loverly? Oh, so loverly sittin' absobloominlutely still/ I would never budge till spring crept over me winder sill"
    800 8
The second station of the cross is at the site of a church named for this event in which Jesus was whipped by soldiers
    800 7
If you're an architect or engineer, there's always room on this inclined table for your T-square
    1000 4
The Mexican Revolution of 1910 would be televised in the miniseries this peasant leader: "Amor en Rebeldía"
    1000 3
About 30 million have seen Angela Duckworth's TED Talk on this, which she defines as "having stamina, sticking with your future"
    1000 2
Do you have the time?
You would if you'd paid $1.1 million at Sotheby's for a rare Cheich watch by this jeweler from Paris
    1000 11
"Stop all the rivers, push, strike & kill/ I'm not gonna leave ya, there's no way I will/ and I am telling you I'm not going"
    1000 9
The Gospel according to John says Jesus had to carry his own cross "into a place which is called in the Hebrew" this
    1000 1
A table whose legs form its corners is named for this New York City design school founded in 1896

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Sam Amy
9,400 4,800 4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will begin with the letter C.)
    400 23
She recently played one of "Nine Perfect Strangers" in a star-studded miniseries
    400 29
Long before Shakespeare, this tale-teller wrote the similar "Troilus & Criseyde" in the 14th century
    400 28
Cape Maisi, this island's easternmost point, lies in the province of Guantanamo
    400 24
Although its name indicates it has 100 feet, this arthropod may have more than 300
    400 26
Why are so many fashion designers named Christian? This one introduced the New Look in 1947
    400 30
For these, "My very educated mother just served us nine pizzas" got cut to "My very educated mother just served us nachos"
    800 22
This "SNL" alumna recently had a brief run as M&M spokesperson & chief of fun
    DD: 15,400 10
While in a prison in Genoa in the 1290s, Rustichello da Pisa began jotting down this man's account of his "Travels"
    800 1
Popular tourist highlights on this Italian isle are the Blue Grotto & the Castiglione, a medieval castle
    800 25
A species of this annelid in the Amazon has a 6-inch proboscis that it uses as a hypodermic needle to suck blood
    800 27
Before designing his red-soled shoes, Christian Louboutin apprenticed at this Parisian music hall famously seen in a Manet painting
    800 14
If you don't care for Mr. Biv, a second way to remember these is "Richard of York gave battle in vain"
    1200 16
According to the creators of "Hacks", this funny lady was one of the inspirations for Jean Smart's character
    1200 7
Created circa 800 & also called the Book of Columba, this illuminated manuscript illustrates the Gospels in Latin
    1200 3
This Dutch isle in the southern Caribbean is famous for its liqueur made from orange peels
    1200 2
The sea wasp variety of this floating invertebrate is deadly; each dart on its many tentacles can kill a person in minutes
    1200 19
This fashion designer studied under Vivienne Westwood & Alexander McQueen before launching his own collection
    1200 13
It's easy--& grisly!--to remember this collective group: "Divorced, beheaded, died / Divorced, beheaded, survived"
    1600 20
She first gained notice for her "Awkward Black Girl" web series, some of it funded by a Kickstarter campaign
    1600 8
A play by the nun Roswitha tells the story of Gallicanus, a pagan general of this great emperor who converts
    1600 4
With sites like the Palancar Caves, this Mexican isle popular with cruise ships is one of the world's best destinations for scuba divers
    1600 6
A 2010 study suggested that the fluorescence of this arachnid is a way for it to detect & avoid ultraviolet light
    1600 18
Christian Jacobs, lead singer of the Aquabats, co-created this kids' show featuring monsters & DJ Lance Rock
    1600 11
"Dear King Philip claps often for good science" begins with this--all life can be divided into 3, including bacteria
    2000 21
This comedian & podcaster has been called "one of the true masters of deadpan"
    2000 9
French poet Chrétien de Troyes wrote romances including one about this brash knight that introduces the story of the grail
    DD: 6,600 5
This rocky isle at the entrance to Manila Bay is home to the Pacific War Memorial
    2000 15
The shell of the knobbed type of this invertebrate, not to be confused with a conch, is New Jersey's state shell
    2000 17
An 1840s experiment involving trumpeters on a moving train verified the acoustical effect that he proposed
    2000 12
Regarding a stroke, "FAST" means to check for drooping here, weakness in these & difficulty with this--then the "T" is for time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Sam Amy
37,600 8,800 14,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At her funeral in 1936, it was said that "The touch of her hand... literally emancipated a soul"

Final scores:

Andrew Sam Amy
37,600 0 9,800
Winner: 8 match points 3rd place: 2 match points 2nd place: 3 match points

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Sam Amy
19,200 8,800 10,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: 38,200

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Game tape date: 2023-03-15
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