Show #8887 - Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Jared Watson game 4. Suresh Krishnan game 1.


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Deborah Claymon, a writer from Saint Helena, California

Suresh Krishnan, a networking engineer from Suwanee, Georgia

Jared Watson, a quality control specialist from Greenville, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response is two words; only one contains "S".)
    $200 18
Nearly 200 Mexican troops crossed the U.S. border in September 2005 to help in the aftermath of this disaster
    $200 28
A P.M.:
"If the British Empire & its commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: 'This was their finest hour"'
    $200 5
The Farm Service Agency
    $200 6
In mythology this Greek god disguised himself as a swan to seduce Leda, becoming the father of Helen of Troy
    $200 15
This rock band tops the list with more than 183 million album sales, & that's all the clue you get
    $200 30
To grab with your hands fumbles an S to applaud with your hands
    $400 27
Involved in hacking celebrities' phones, the British tabloid News of the World published its last issue July 10, 2011, this day of the week
    $400 20
A 1930s actress: "Goodness had nothing to do with it"
    $400 4
The Wage & Hour Division
    $400 7
Nursery rhymes collected under her maternal banner include "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" & "Hickory, Dickory, Dock"
    $400 14
The Eagles are No. 4 with 120 million album sales; this December 1976 release checks in with 26 million
    $400 29
To gulp down devours an S & decides to sprawl in a luxurious way
    DD: $4,000 21
With French-speaking areas generally for & German-speaking areas against, this country voted to become the 190th U.N. member
    $600 16
A physicist:
"The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything"
    $600 1
The U.S. Secret Service (not Treasury, not since 2003)
    $600 8
This gangly, black-feathered character often ran afoul of Porky Pig or Elmer Fudd in Warner Bros. cartoons
    $600 11
She's racked up more than 68 million album sales, many for soundtracks like "Funny Girl"
    $600 24
A human being, sans "S", takes power in Argentina as the name of husband & wife presidents
    $800 22
This general turned around the Iraq War, leading a troop surge & later headed the CIA but was brought down by scandal
    $800 17
An Asian Communist Party leader:
"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"
    $800 2
The Patent & Trademark Office
    $800 9
Including the common & the Arctic, there are 5 species of this waterfowl of Canada & the U.S. that's known for its haunting cry
    $800 12
Syd Barrett was in this band when it sold its first of tens of millions of albums in 1967, but Dave Gilmour soon replaced him
    $800 25
To make a lot of money ships off an S to be suitable or decent
    $1000 23
It was a first on January 5, 2023 when Francis I presided over this type of solemn event
    $1000 19
A German philosopher:
"I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star"
    $1000 3
The Administration for Children & Families
    $1000 10
This Tchaikovsky ballet premiered in 1877 but was not a success & was dropped from the repertoire
    $1000 13
"Straight Outta Lynwood" & "Alapalooza" are 2 of his 10 RIAA-certified gold albums
    $1000 26
A flat-topped mountain trims an S to get selfish as the Latin word that means "belonging to me"

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

Jared Suresh Deborah
$5,600 $3,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Suresh Deborah
$3,800 $3,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
Head up north on Highway 101 from San Francisco & you'll cross this strait that's under the same-named bridge
    $400 1
At the start of this Hemingway book, Santiago hasn't caught a fish in a long time; it ends with his fish being eaten by sharks
    $400 25
Using a magnetron, this machine generates its heat as a form of radiation
    $400 28
Dos is Mattel's sequel to this card game
    $400 20
An advocate for an end to slavery
    $800 29
The final leg of this show had Derek & Claire get their Jack Daniel's on (at the distillery) before winning big after 16 cities
    $800 26
From the Sea of Marmara, go northeast up the Bosporus Strait to reach this bigger sea
    $800 5
2 childhood friends wind up on opposite sides of the law in this author's 2022 legal thriller "The Boys from Biloxi"
    $800 24
Also meaning a severe reaction to a sudden development, it's produced by a blast
    $800 23
This Planters mascot is all class, with a monocle, spats & a top hat
    $800 19
The arranger of the dances in a ballet
    $1200 10
(I'm Cari Champion.) After being the moderator between Stephen A. Smith & Skip Bayless on "First Take", which, trust me, is as easy as that sounds, I became an anchor on this ESPN flagship show--"This is..."
    DD: $3,000 6
Head strait up from Calais & you'll be in the body of water called this strait
    $1200 2
A sequel to the original classic, 2009's "Dracula the Un-Dead" was co-written by this author's great-grandnephew Dacre
    $1200 13
This old term for what's now called a tsunami just means fluctuation caused by the gravity of the Sun & Moon
    $1200 7
This producer of "The Crazy Heart" & "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtracks has a steak--er, star--on the St. Louis Walk of Fame
    $1200 16
A store specializing in men's clothing & accessories like ties & hats
    $1600 11
Hello, Sharks... specifically, this Shark, an NBA owner who offered $1 million to a Korean BBQ chain for 5% equity
    $1600 21
This strait is just above the Musandam Peninsula, the tip of the Arabian one
    $1600 3
2022's "The Candy House" is a companion novel to her Pulitzer Prize-winning "A Visit from the Goon Squad"
    $1600 14
Detected on an E.E.G., gamma & delta are types of these
    $1600 8
The name of this color of unbleached linen is French for "raw"
    DD: $2,600 17
The legally mandated process of dividing up voters into new legislative regions within a state
    $2000 12
What's new pussycat? This Welsh legend's unplanned "Voice U.K." duet on "It's A Man's Man's Man's World" with Jennifer Hudson
    $2000 22
Due northwest of the west end of Hispaniola is this passage between that island & Cuba; further S.E. are the same-named islands
    $2000 4
Her novel "Kindred" tells of Dana, a young Black woman who is transported from the 1970s back in time to the pre-Civil War South
    $2000 15
During pregnancy, heartburn can result from the body slowing down these, making food stay in the stomach longer
    $2000 9
Tereza loves Tomas, who also has a mistress named Sabina, in this novel by Milan Kundera
    $2000 18
Internal supporting structure of vertebrates

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Suresh Deborah
$12,800 $7,600 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A senator called the 1949 pact that formed this a "fraternity of peace" that "makes the obligation plain... for us & others"

Final scores:

Jared Suresh Deborah
$10,399 $10,600 $1,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jared Suresh Deborah
$19,800 $6,600 $600
28 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
5 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2023-04-03
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