Show #8871 - Monday, May 15, 2023

Hannah Wilson game 9.
Ben Chan game 4.


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Wendy Swanson, a retired teacher from Portland, Oregon

Ben Chan, a philosophy professor from Green Bay, Wisconsin (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,001)

Hannah Wilson, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois (whose 8-day cash winnings total $229,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
In the 1880s the area around Waikari was the birthplace of the Corriedale, New Zealand's first homegrown breed of this
    $200 6
Sherlock & Savich are FBI agents in Catherine Coulter's this "Hour", the proverbial last moment to accomplish something
    $200 18
The superior "Irish" bird locator
    $200 29
You don't have to keep it under wraps: a British kid might use this 5-letter word instead of mother
    $200 25
Tiger Woods, the youngest ever to win this Georgia tournament in 1997, was still just 25 & 26 when he won again in 2001 & '02
    $200 24
A 2022 article on these "ursine" candies noted their 100th anniversary & called them "a sweet, squishy source of joy"
    $400 5
In the city of Rotorua, you can visit the geothermal area of Wai-O-Tapu, home to Lady Knox, one of these that erupts daily
    $400 1
For 2 homicide cops, "The 9th Girl" in Tami Hoag's thriller is the year's ninth of these, a name for anonymous female decedents
    $400 15
A small hunting hound permitted by law
    $400 28
Sanguinelli is a variety of this citrus fruit whose flesh can be deep red
    $400 22
In 2016 the Golden State Warriors returned to the Finals for a 7-game rematch with this team, only to lose in the final moments
    $400 23
Ice cream sprinkles also go by this plural name
    $600 3
The highest peak in New Zealand is this 12,200-foot mount named for an 18th century sea captain
    $600 2
Dribble the pet turtle plays a role in this 1972 young adult book of "Tales"
    $600 16
The principal dog from the tallest of the working breeds
    $600 27
Also a Stephen King book title, this group of workers is the smallest amount possible to successfully fill a shift
    $600 12
In 1993 Joe Carter hit a walk-off, series-winning home run in game 6 as this team defended its championship in dramatic style
    $600 21
It's the 2-word name for French fries
    $800 4
Port Nicholson is the historical name of the harbor of this city, home to the National Symphony Orchestra
    $800 7
Vienna waits for you in Graham Greene's novella titled this "Man", which came out after the 1949 movie co-starring a creepy Orson Welles
    $800 17
A good-spirited herding dog developed in Great Britain
    DD: $3,000 13
There are 3 species of this mammal, which uses echolocation & feeds on livestock
    $800 9
This team's Stanley Cup Finals win in 2017 wasn't too different from the 2016 one: 6 games, with Sidney Crosby the MVP
    $800 20
That's not a tomato but the Japanese variety of this fruit
    $1000 11
This "Garden City" named for a college at Oxford University had its peace shattered by 2 mosque shootings in 2019
    $1000 8
This Detroiter dialed up a bestseller with "The First Phone Call from Heaven"
    $1000 19
An adorable Arctic sled dog
    $1000 26
It's named for how some of its growth dangles down as if in a web
    $1000 10
It was only this man's second title defense in 1964 when Muhammad Ali floated & stung him one night in Miami Beach
    $1000 14
Summer cocktails made with this brand's "No. 1 Cup" are a tradition at Wimbledon

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

Hannah Ben! Wendy
$2,600 $7,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Ben! Wendy
$4,000 $11,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
The original Café du Monde serves its famed beignets on Decatur Street in this New Orleans neighborhood
    $400 19
In 1910 Democrat Charles B. Smith won a U.S. House seat with 20,685 votes; his Republican opponent got this many
    $400 1
A house overlooking Nagasaki Harbor is the setting of this opera
    $400 11
In 1610 this Italian scientist & astronomer named the moons of Jupiter the "Medicean Stars" in honor of the powerful family
    $400 18
This "Lethal Weapon" actor played Philip Marlowe on an episode of "Fallen Angels", a 1990s neo-noir anthology
    $400 17
This cereal now comes in fruit & yogurt & red berries varieties
    $800 25
Brewer's Hill in this city is home to historic buildings once used by Miller & Schlitz
    $800 20
A 1994 tie vote for a seat in Wyoming's state house was broken by a drawing from one of these hats matching a state nickname
    $800 12
In the classic song "Tears Of A Clown", you'll hear the Italian title of this opera
    $800 10
Galvani said he'd found a new type of this restricted to animal tissue; Volta proved it's the same type that goes through metal
    $800 27
Starring Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander, this series was named for a detective & a medical examiner in Boston
    $800 15
Term for military units like the Green Berets trained in guerrilla warfare & other unique tactics
    $1200 26
L.A.'s Museum Row is on a stretch of Wilshire Blvd. between La Brea & Fairfax known by this wondrous & alliterative name
    $1200 21
In 1832 Henry Clay took Maryland by 4 votes over this incumbent president, who won reelection handily anyway
    DD: $7,000 7
3 ladies give Tamino this title item, but no lessons
    $1200 6
Ichthyologist Eugenie Clark discovered the Moses sole's natural one of these, which makes ol' Jaws flail around & go fetal
    $1200 28
Coming off "Hud" & "The Hustler", this actor played Lew Harper in films based on Ross MacDonald's Lew Archer novels
    $1200 14
It's a folk song about a train as well as a 90-minute musical showcase on 1970s TV
    DD: $3,000 9
Acorn Street is one of the most historic in the Boston neighborhood called this Hill, after a warning light that once stood there
    $1600 22
This future pres. won a tight 1948 Texas primary after uncounted votes were "discovered" 6 days after the election
    $1600 2
The myth about this great singer is a natural opera subject & in 2021 Juilliard revived a 1647 Italian version
    $1600 5
Arthur Riggs & his team developed the artificial type of this hormone, saving human lives & letting cows keep their pancreases
    $1600 29
This actor & husband of Ruby Dee directed "Cotton Comes to Harlem", based on a Chester Himes book featuring detective Grave Digger Jones
    $1600 13
With unemployment at 25% & banks on the verge of collapse, in 1933 FDR called Congress into the first of 3 of these gatherings
    $2000 8
Many an artist has lived in this neighborhood in Manhattan's East Village that runs through avenues A, B, C & D
    $2000 23
The final official tally from Florida in 2000 was George W. Bush 2,912,790,
Al Gore 2,912,253,
this man, 97,488
    $2000 3
The title guy in this Verdi opera is the son of the king of Spain
    $2000 4
In the Galápagos, the currents control the seasons: the garúa is the time of this cold current named for a German scientist
    $2000 30
From a series of books, "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" has this actress & "Golden" singer solving cases in Botswana
    $2000 16
Sidney Reilly of "Ace of Spies" fame worked as an operative of this U.K. department concerned with national security

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Ben! Wendy
$6,800 $41,000 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The co-founder of this magazine that began in 1967 said its name comes primarily from a song title but noted a band name as well

Final scores:

Hannah Ben! Wendy
$13,599 $60,000 $8,600
2nd place: $2,000 4-day champion: $129,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Hannah Ben! Wendy
$6,800 $31,600 $4,400
12 R,
1 W
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2023-03-22
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