Show #8880 - Friday, May 26, 2023


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Alice Ciciora, a political scientist and researcher originally from Palatine, Illinois

Diandra D'Alessio, a technical writer from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jesse Chin, an accounting director from Bayside, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
A new carnivore species was announced in 2013--the olinguito, found in the cloud forest of this South American mountain chain
    $200 10
like Marc Anthony
    $200 23
In 2018 the Royal Mint issued a series of 10-pence coins to represent the British alphabet; "F" stands for this fast food pair
    $200 26
In 1751 his "Experiments and Observations on Electricity" was published
    $200 9
The Curse of William Penn hit this city's teams after Liberty Place Tower exceeded the height of Penn's statue on city hall
    $200 24
Owned by, allows you to dig up old defunct dailies like the Daily Tombstone
    $400 19
Its giant cousin is more famous for being adorable, but this bamboo eater is pretty cute
    $400 12
one of them created what you're seeing
    $400 8
Craving a taste of the Middle East? Enjoy this dish, deep-fried ground chickpeas often served in pita bread
    $400 27
Founded as the Collegiate School in Saybrook, Connecticut, it would soon move & acquire a new name
    $400 4
The Curse of the Bambino loomed over this team from 1920, after it traded Babe Ruth, until 2004, when it finally won a World Series
    $400 25
The service launched as this search engine company "Print" in 2004 now has more than 40 million titles of scanned books
    $600 20
Seen here is a cub of this rarely glimpsed feline species that lives in the mountains of Central Asia
    $600 14
much discussed in "Muerte en la Tarde"
    $600 7
Americans think of this dish as a stew, but the authentic Budapest version is more of a soup
    $600 28
A toast to William Horton, James Oglethorpe's right-hand man, who is credited with founding this colony's 1st brewery
    $600 3
Japan's Hanshin Tigers have felt the Curse of the Colonel since 1985, when fans threw a statue of this fast-food icon into a river
    $600 11
Head down to the local library to look at old documents in this format with a name that sounds like a tiny movie
    DD: $1,500 21
The scientific name of one species of sloth includes didactylus, meaning this, part of its common name
    $800 15
en caso de incendio
    $800 5
This thick wheat noodle, kind of Japanese spaghetti, is traditionally served in soup
    $800 29
In 1741 Jonathan Edwards delivered his fiery sermon "Sinners in the Hands of" this
    $800 1
The Curse of Coogan's Bluff, site of the Polo Grounds, hit this team after it left New York & lingered until the 2010 World Series
    $800 13
The always useful JSTOR Digital Library was founded in part by William G. Bowen, a president of this New Jersey Ivy
    $1000 17
The cute critter on the left shares this name with the guy on the right, an important partner in retail history
    $1000 16
Beloved by kids,
like the late lamented Cepillín
    $1000 6
This national-named dish of poultry, greens & crunchy bits was popularized at Madame Wu's restaurant in the '60s
    $1000 30
The second of the French & Indian Wars, this one named for a royal woman was fought in North America beginning in 1702
    $1000 2
The Bobblehead Curse is said to jinx this team's stars who've been thus honored, like Mike Piazza & Johan Santana
    $1000 22
The Internet Archive developed this "Machine" for cached pages that allows users to look at the ghosts of websites past

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

Jesse Diandra Alice
$2,800 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Diandra Alice
$5,400 $4,600 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Responses end with "R-E-E".)
    $400 4
Seen here are some of the colorful Inuit houses of Nuuk, the capital of this largest island
    $400 30
Fraudulin was the miracle ingredient in Crelm toothpaste in a 1970 episode by this comedy troupe
    $400 15
Rejecting an offer of freedom from P.W. Botha, he said, "Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts"
    $400 7
Obeys instruction "Eat me"; sees a cat that's all smiles; lets the cards fall where they may
    $400 21
A company that makes personal electric aerial vehicles is called this, last name of the cartoon George who zoomed around in the 1960s
    $400 16
An official decision by a court or a government
    $800 1
The burial place of the Medicis, the Church of San Lorenzo claims to be the oldest in this city
    $800 22
Kyber crystals, which are attuned to the Force, glow either blue or green & power these weapons
    $800 11
This economist wrote that the self-seeking rich are "led by an invisible hand... to advance the interest of the society"
    $800 6
Moves to Forks; spoons with a vampire, at least metaphorically; tries to not get exsanguinated
    $800 20
This visual effect with a portmanteau name was used in a Kendrick Lamar music video where K. Dot's face morphs into Kobe Bryant's
    $800 19
This word can mean arbitrator or one who evaluates scientific proposals for possible grant money
    $1200 2
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the sacred city of Kandy is in this island country
    $1200 23
First mentioned in a 1943 "Adventures of Superman" radio show, when it debuted in the comics in 1949, it was red, not green
    $1200 12
This great Yankee catcher took credit for some of what he said, including "90% of the game is half mental"
    $1200 9
Leaves town, suspected in Huck's murder; gets on a raft with the non-murdered Huck
    $1200 25
With about 800 trees, the eco-friendly towers in this city in Northern Italy are known as Bosco Verticale
    $1200 18
French gives us this word for a fancy nighttime party
    $1600 3
This city on the north coast of Colombia was named for one founded in 3rd century Spain by the North African general Hasdrubal
    DD: $4,000 24
It's the very hard-to-get substance that causes humans to set up shop on Pandora
    $1600 13
Signing a peace treaty in 1979, this Egyptian president hoped for "no more wars or bloodshed between Arabs & Israelis"
    $1600 10
Likes being a sailor or foretopman, depending on the edition; kills Claggart; doesn't make it to the end of the story
    DD: $4,000 26
This Elon Musk company says it aims "to design a fully implantable, cosmetically invisible brain-computer interface"
    $1600 8
The 1920 international rally of Boy Scouts took this name
    $2000 5
At 92 feet below sea level, Baku in this country is the lowest national capital
    $2000 28
This super-bouncy stuff from Disney's much-loved 1961 "The Absent-Minded Professor" was the title of a 1997 remake
    $2000 14
In "Walden" Thoreau wrote, "The mass of men lead lives of" this
    $2000 29
Goes up the Congo; hears about "the horror"; questions western civilization
    $2000 27
A mini robot that can shape-shift like T-1000 was created using this element, symbol Ga; it's a metal with a low melting point
    $2000 17
The first ballet choreographed by Jerome Robbins, it's about 3 footloose sailors "On the Town"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Diandra Alice
$8,600 $7,800 $8,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The third-most famous group that invaded Britain in the 5th century, they gave their name to the continental part of Denmark

Final scores:

Jesse Diandra Alice
$0 $3,299 $599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $3,299 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jesse Diandra Alice
$10,200 $7,800 $10,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2023-03-23
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