Jeopardy! Masters game #13 - Wednesday, May 17, 2023

2023 Jeopardy! Masters quarterfinal game 13.


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

Matt Amodio, a postdoctoral researcher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

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Jeopardy! Round

3 "O"s
(Padma Lakshmi: I'm Padma Lakshmi. I've mastered the art of writing cookbooks, as well as hosting food shows, so get ready for some international food clues.)
    200 30
The design of this capital city that began construction in the 1950s is said to resemble a bird or an airplane
    200 14
A crossword puzzle book was the first offering from the publishing house of this pair, one of whom was singer Carly's father
    200 22
Rain forest swinger:
    200 23
Wil Wheaton could tell you the Stephen King novella "The Body" was filmed with this title
    200 26
At a certain age, someone wanting to have a baby may feel this ticking
    200 29
(Padma Lakshmi reads.) While in Italy years ago, I developed a fondness for this sauce traditionally made with a mortar & pestle & containing pine nuts & basil
    400 24
This judicial capital of Bolivia is named for the country's first constitutionally elected president
    400 13
Premiering in 1887, "Ruddigore" was one of their lesser-known operettas
    400 21
It has a nose for insects:
    400 16
Shoeless Joe steps up to the plate in the novel "Shoeless Joe" & in the movie version with this title
    400 25
Borrowed from Greek, it means the masses or common people
    400 28
(Padma Lakshmi reads.) Indian dishes are generally accompanied by one or more of these relishes; on my website, I feature a recipe of one made with kumquat & ginger
    600 5
Nieuw Nickerie & Nieuw Amsterdam are cities in this country
    600 6
First names of the 2 Rosenberg brothers who began selling their pears by mail in the 1930s
    600 18
A burrowing marsupial:
    600 15
Dick King-Smith's book first published in the U.K. as "The Sheep-Pig" was adapted into this movie
    600 17
Seen here is "The Music Lesson" by François Boucher, one of the leading painters in this style
    600 27
(Padma Lakshmi reads.) It may surprise you, but a cherished dish of mine involves something salty, spicy, crunchy & cheesy known as this "pie" that's often served in the snack products bag
    800 4
Most flights to & from the Galapagos Islands stop at or originate in this city, Ecuador's largest
    800 2
Some of the greatest love letters were written between this medieval pair, a theologian & his student, after their separation
    800 7
Little sleepyhead:
    DD: 3,400 9
"Vengeance", nonfiction about an Israeli counterterrorist team, came to the big screen under this title
    800 12
When you're offered one option or nothing at all, it's this 2-word term
    800 20
(Padma Lakshmi reads.) Though the French name of this appetizer board refers to meat, you should cast a wider net for what you place on it; add some Spanish Marcona almonds for some crunch
    1000 3
On the Atlantic coast, Maldonado is 70 miles east of this capital city
    1000 1
While they never married, this French existentialist couple did share a lifelong romantic & literary relationship
    1000 10
Fierce weasel family member:
    1000 8
A sort of sci-fi "Groundhog Day", Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel "All You Need Is Kill" became this Tom Cruise movie
    1000 11
From Latin for "call together", it's a group of people called together for an assembly, be it of clergy or college students
    1000 19
(Padma Lakshmi reads.) I've created recipes from one of my favorite cheese brands, this creamy one from Normandy that is tastefully paired with roasted figs or brunch tacos

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Matt Sam
4,000 10,400 2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    400 25
After extensive renovations, Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, home to this orchestra, reopened for the 2022-23 season
    400 28
Weak & pathetic this type of person from the terrestrial planet! Your feeble weapons are useless against the mind guns of Pevmet Zeta!
    400 24
This founder of McSweeney's also gave us "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" (it was)
    400 26
In Scotland, on the night of Jan. 25, this poet's birth is celebrated by reading his works & eating traditional foods like haggis
    400 22
The "Divine Miss M", she won Emmys for her appearance on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson & for her "Diva Las Vegas" special
    400 21
The man with a "Plan" that earned a Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 & Eminem's name at birth
    DD: 2,000 20
Comedian-pianist Victor Borge was an honorary member of this country's Royal Orchestra, which goes back 575 years
    800 18
The slopes of this volcano, which last erupted in March 2023, merge with those of Mauna Loa on the northwest
    800 8
This neurologist wrote about some of his more interesting cases in "Awakenings" & "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat"
    800 14
This observance in the United Kingdom on November 5 is also known as Bonfire or Fireworks Night
    800 23
Several times, Dennis Franz went head-to-head with Jimmy Smits for their roles on this cop show, but only Dennis won
    DD: 5,000 19
The 3-named British P.M. from 1916 to 1922 & the 3-named American scientist granted a 1925 patent for cosmetics made from peanuts
    1200 16
Leonard Bernstein heard his first live concert at age 14, the Boston Pops under this longtime conductor
    1200 2
This word for brainy or elitist was big in 1949, when Life magazine gave examples: Harris Tweed, Eames chair, ballet & Calder
    1200 6
He was not so thrilled when his novel "The Corrections" was selected for Oprah's Book Club
    1200 11
Norfolk Island has Bounty Day, honoring when descendants from the Bounty mutiny moved to Norfolk from this island
    1200 27
In 1991 Patricia Wettig won her third Emmy & Timothy Busfield his first for this drama about a group of yuppies
    1200 12
The 19th century man honored in name by Nevada's capital & the fashion expert/TV star of "Queer Eye" & "How to Look Good Naked"
    1600 15
Recordings by this U.S. orchestra have won 64 Grammys, 24 of them under the leadership of Sir Georg Solti
    1600 1
This language family includes Cherokee, Mohawk & Seneca
    1600 4
1993's "Pigs in Heaven" is a sequel to her first novel, "The Bean Trees"
    1600 10
Belgians celebrate July 21 as National Day, the day in 1831 when this royal ascended to the throne
    1600 29
A college football player, he scored an Emmy for coaching the game as Wood Newton on "Evening Shade"
    1600 13
The Founding Father with a university named for him in Fairfax, Va. & the biographer of newly deceased George Washington in 1800
    2000 5
Musicians in this capital city's Hibernian Orchestra are all volunteers under the capable baton of John Finucane
    2000 3
This capital of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province is one of the southernmost cities in the world
    2000 7
Terrorists take hostages at a party in the South America-set novel "Bel Canto" by this woman
    2000 9
In Sweden, on this saint's day, Dec. 13, young girls wear white dresses & serve coffee & baked goods to their families
    2000 30
In 1999, this executive producer picked up Emmys for both drama & comedy series for "The Practice" & "Ally McBeal"
    2000 17
An early 20th c. female modern dance pioneer & a 19th century male master of cabinetmaking & neo-classical furniture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Matt Sam
10,400 31,000 7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

12 years before meeting Stanley at Lake Tanganyika, David Livingstone reached this national body of water in 1859

Final scores:

Mattea Matt Sam
6,799 31,000 14,000
3rd place: 8 match points (advance to semifinals) Winner: 9 match points (advance to semifinals) 2nd place: 3 match points (eliminated): 6th place: $50,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mattea Matt Sam
10,400 23,000 7,000
15 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: 40,400

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Game tape date: 2023-05-02
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