Show #8877 - Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Ben Chan game 10.


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Lynn Di Vito, a retired museum educator from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Danny Leserman, a policy communications manager from Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Ben Chan, a philosophy professor from Green Bay, Wisconsin (whose 9-day cash winnings total $252,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Marking the end of an era, in January 2023 Boeing delivered its last-ever one of these iconic jumbo jets
    $200 30
2002, 2004, 2005, etc.:
Tom Brady
    $200 29
In Dodie Smith's tale, Pongo & Missis are the parents of 15 puppies, but the 17 of them becomes this title number by the end
    $200 21
During World War II about 12,000 of these, German & Italian, were held in camps in Nebraska
    $200 27
Rain water & bad bowling attempts end up in this
    $200 28
In the crustacean called the spiny or rock type of this, most of the meat is in the tail
    $400 17
Taking off from Dover, in 1912 Harriet Quimby became the first woman to pilot a plane across this body of water
    $400 4
2008 & 2012:
Eli Manning
    $400 19
Rudyard Kipling's Hathi, one of these animals, helps Mowgli by trampling a village of evildoers
    $400 5
Baa baa, Kara Koyunlu, i.e. these, have you any land? Yes, in 1410 our alliance conquered from Azerbaijan south to Baghdad
    $400 20
From the French for "wine taster", it's a term for a connoisseur of fine food & drink
    $400 26
Mussels & cockles are classified as this type of mollusk, meaning they have 2 shells that hinge together
    $600 24
This term for a small plane used for short connecting flights sounds like it flies over small pools of water
    $600 3
Kurt Warner
    $600 18
In a book by Paul Gallico, Thomasina is one of these pets that channels the Egyptian goddess Bastet & saves her owner's life
    DD: $4,200 9
Though Geneva is pretty low as Swiss cities go, a Cold War meeting there was the first one called this top-level type
    $600 6
This gloomy architecture style is known for using flying buttresses
    $600 25
Sushi lovers know the main protein in spider rolls is this
    $800 13
To honor a fallen comrade, the planes seen here perform this aerial salute
    $800 2
In 2014, beating the team he is currently on:
Russell Wilson
    $800 23
In this Greek comedic play from 405 B.C., the title characters form a chorus whose lines include "Brekekekex, ko-ax, ko-ax"
    $800 7
At the age of 10 in 1651, Tokugawa Ietsuna became the fourth of the Japanese rulers known by this title
    $800 11
Derived from Spanish but sounding a bit French, it's a wire used to strangle someone, or the act itself
    $800 15
Related to the squid this creature has an internal shell
    $1000 12
Cologne, Germany is the headquarters for this airline whose roots go back to one founded in 1926
    $1000 1
1973 & 1974:
Bob Griese
    $1000 22
Spumador is Prince Arthur's trusty horse in this 1590s allegorical poem by Edmund Spenser
    $1000 8
This king whom Robin Hood took on in stories was known as "Lackland"
    $1000 10
Smaller than gorillas, these arboreal apes move by brachiating, swinging from their arms
    $1000 14
Used to make chowder, large East Coast hard-shell clams often go by this Native American name

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

Ben! Danny Lynn
$3,800 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben! Danny Lynn
$7,200 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
A 1994 cover story alerted us to "The Strange New World of" this technology, including Gopher from the University of Minnesota
    $400 23
Pursuing the American dream, the Huang family
    $400 27
It's what the 2 "M"s stand for in the MMR vaccine
    $400 28
In 1455, 24 years after her execution, her retrial opened in Paris; she was found not guilty on all counts
    $400 29
As a noun, it helps keep your hair in check; as a verb, it means to exhaustively search
    $800 24
"A Hero Rises", announced a 2018 issue showcasing this actor
    $800 22
The animated
Belcher family
    $800 21
In 1927 the U.K. changed from the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland to the United Kingdom of Great Britain & this
    $800 20
Special cooling caps used during chemotherapy treatments are designed to prevent this
    $800 16
J'accuse a Paris court of convicting this writer of libel in 1898
    $800 26
To give way gradually to injuries or despair
    $1200 10
1923 cover boys included President Harding, G.B. Shaw & Roy Chapman Andrews, who made headlines finding fossil these from an oviraptor
    $1200 3
The Winslow family & their nerdy neighbor Urkel
    $1200 12
In 1932 the kingdom of Hejaz & Nejd became this kingdom named for a peninsula & its ruling house
    DD: $3,000 6
Blood pressure that's higher in the doctor's office than at home is referred to as this colorful type of hypertension
    $1200 19
President of France from 2007 to 2012, in 2021 he was found guilty of corruption by a Paris court & sentenced to house arrest
    $1200 1
This French word means a takeover of the government; the longer phrase it comes from also ends with a silent letter
    $1600 9
"The joints are really flipping", said the 1954 cover featuring this "Take 5" jazz pianist
    $1600 4
Mike Baxter, outnumbered by his wife & 3 daughters
    DD: $3,000 13
In 2022 it changed its official name, adding 2 dots over the "U" & changing the final "ey" to "iye"
    $1600 7
Wet & dry are 2 types of this age-related eye disorder that causes gradual loss of central vision
    $1600 18
In 1927 a Paris jury acquitted a man of murder, agreeing it was justifiable vengeance for these massacres of Jews in Eastern Europe
    $1600 2
You & I have such a good this, meaning a close connection & understanding
    $2000 11
Wartime cover subjects have included May 18, 1942's "Nimitz, Commander" here--a big place to be in charge of
    $2000 5
The out-of-this-world Solomon family
    $2000 14
The former Ellice Islands are now this country that derives a substantial part of its revenue from leasing the .tv domain name
    $2000 15
In an early surgical procedure called this, a hole was drilled into the skull to release pressure or evil spirits
    $2000 17
In 1310 many of the knights these were tried in Paris for heresy & later burned at the stake
    $2000 8
A compote involves slow-cooked fruit & syrup while this sauce seen here has been pureed & strained

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben! Danny Lynn
$17,400 $2,400 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Both of the names of these 2 lovers in a Shakespeare play come from Latin words for "blessed"

Final scores:

Ben! Danny Lynn
$5,199 $1,000 $11,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben! Danny Lynn
$24,600 $2,400 $13,000
27 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2023-03-23
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