Show #8889 - Thursday, June 8, 2023

Suresh Krishnan game 3.


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Allison Strekal, a nonprofit development director from Missoula, Montana

David Ford, a sales manager from Pasadena, Maryland

Suresh Krishnan, a networking engineer from Suwanee, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On June 10, 1692 Bridget Bishop was hanged on Gallows Hill in this Mass. place; Bridget would be far from the last
    $200 21
Proverbial place "where the heart is"
a railroad station = this D.I.Y. chain (you must build the response)
    $200 14
Unlike its half-ton cousins with colors in their names, the stripe type of this game fish weighs no more than a few hundred pounds
    $200 16
It's just a pterm for a ptremendous pterosaur
    $200 8
Lady Gaga & James Corden were "belting it out with their seat belts on" in this classic "Late Late Show" segment
    $200 6
The center part was big in this decade, when the photo here was taken
    $400 2
400 people danced uncontrollably for days, some until death, in 1518's dancing plague in Strasbourg in this country
    $400 22
Adobe's web content-delivering "player" + another term for the mafia = a group that performs & then disperses quickly
    $400 15
Catch the fish called a giant black sea this off Santa Monica Pier & you have to release it or find an aquarium that wants it
    $400 17
Lambeth or Staten Island, for example
    $400 9
This host's Top Ten rejected "Jeopardy!" categories included "Things that Ooze", "Doorknob Lore" & "Moist Things"
    $400 7
Big in the '60s, a Beatle haircut is also called by this rhyming name
    DD: $1,000 3
On the Daily News' Oct. 31, 1938 front page: "Fake radio 'war' stirs terror through U.S.", with a picture of this actor
    $600 23
14-year Texas governor Perry
to spin over & over across a surface = this meme we will never give up
    $600 26
Japan's Children's Day is celebrated with images of this fish, which, according to legend, gained strength from swimming upstream
    $600 18
Kim Kardashian's 4th kid, or a sacred song
    $600 10
45 million tuned in to the 1969 live, on-stage "Tonight Show" wedding of Tiny Tim & Miss Vicki, hosted by this legend
    $600 13
In the 1940s, women wore victory these, a synonym for curls, but also a popular airplane maneuver
    $800 4
In 1950 this senator said 205 Communists worked in the state department but later testifying in the Senate, couldn't document one
    $800 24
Proverbially patient person
Monsieur Cézanne = this state capital
    $800 27
The ling tastes like this fish, & "ling" precedes its name in the name of another fish
    $800 19
The OED's first citation for this surfing slang for a challenging wave goes back to 1977
    $800 11
On this Jimmy Kimmel bit, Allison Janney read, "Allison Janney looks like a substitute teacher everyone hates"
    $800 28
This short style named for its origin among rowers was popular with '50s guys
    $1000 5
In 1483 he was made Grand Inquisitor for Castile & León & by 1498, an estimated 2,000 people had been burned at the stake
    $1000 25
One of Santa's reindeer
a festive social gathering = this doomed group of American pioneers
    $1000 30
It's the name of the Floridian fish seen here, a corruption of the Spanish "palometa" or a document that might let you catch it
    $1000 20
This word with a rare silent "Q" can mean a resinous varnish
    $1000 12
In the '90s Conan O'Brien first peered into the future in a bit called "In the Year" this... which was still recurring in 2003
    $1000 29
Popular in the 1900s & 1910s, a bun on top of a pompadour was known as cottage this, after bread that looked similar

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

Suresh David Allison
$2,400 $200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh David Allison
$2,400 $1,200 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Hydraulic lifts on the Canal du Centre are tourist attractions in this country's Walloon region
    $400 20
The medieval Muslim text "Alive, the Son of Awake", about a man on a deserted island, is a likely inspiration for this 1719 work
    $400 1
It describes air heavy with water vapor
    $400 15
This ruler gave his second wife Marie-Louise a necklace with 234 diamonds after the birth of their son in 1811
    $400 10
Dressed as a line judge, Barry Bremen snuck onto the field at this sporting event in Jan. 1981; his 1982 effort as a chicken failed
    $400 5
Ryan Gosling & Christian Bale see bad times ahead in this 2015 movie about mortgage banking & more
    $800 27
It's a tight squeeze getting by in this country's Corinth Canal, but seems like fun
    $800 21
This writer known for robotic laws (which might come in handy soon) wrote his "Lucky Starr" series as Paul French
    $800 2
This word means just a speck, a little bit, un poquito
    $800 16
On the set of "High Society", this actress wore her actual engagement ring from Prince Rainier
    $800 11
Around 1902 Cassie Chadwick swindled banks & investors who believed she was the daughter of this steel tycoon
    $800 6
Seen here, Lil Rel Howery eased the tension a bit as Daniel Kaluuya's wisecracking bud in this 2017 horror film
    DD: $5,600 28
In 1913 the L.A. Times noted an event celebrated at this site would "be known as the 'wedding of the oceans"'
    $1200 22
In the 1920s "Along the Road" was a travel book by this writer; he'd write about a different kind of trip in "The Doors of Perception"
    $1200 3
Pitcher Randy Johnson once said this act of giving a batter pause "is not in hitting a guy. It's the fear of it"
    $1200 17
Suitors of this queen of Ithaca brought her a necklace & a golden chain with amber beads
    $1200 12
In this memoir Frank W. Abagnale poses as a pilot & muses, "Books are judged by their covers... &... I was an immediate best seller"
    $1200 7
On "Parks & Rec" this 4-legged phenom was Pawnee's biggest star; Andy sang "5,000 Candles In The Wind" at his memorial
    $1600 29
The Moscow Canal links Russia's capital to this big river
    $1600 23
Chapters in this debut novel by Zadie Smith include "Two Families", "Molars" & "Of Mice & Memory"
    DD: $1,600 4
Karl Marx wrote, "Force is the" this "of every old society pregnant with a new one"
    $1600 18
Sapphires like the one in Princess Diana's engagement ring bear this former name for Sri Lanka, where they were found
    $1600 13
After the French Revolution, people all around the world claimed to be the "Lost" this, the son of Marie-Antoinette
    $1600 8
Before "Everything Everywhere All at Once", Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert directed "Turn Down for What" by DJ Snake & this rapper
    $2000 30
Welland Canal, which connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, is a major part of this 2,300-mile-long navigation route
    $2000 24
"The Overstory" by this author is partially set during the Pacific Northwest timber wars
    $2000 25
This plural-sounding word for the area seen here is an adverb, as in “There was fierce fighting”
    $2000 19
Mary of Burgundy got a diamond ring with the letter "M" on it from this future emperor; it was the first initial for both
    $2000 14
Though insisting it was part of Japan, George Psalmanazar made 18th c. London believe he was from Taiwan, then called this
    $2000 9
Al Capp created this comic strip set in good ol' Dogpatch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh David Allison
$12,800 $4,400 $17,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

What is dubbed "the world's first initial public offering" took place in 1602 in this current European capital

Final scores:

Suresh David Allison
$17,100 $200 $8,399
3-day champion: $38,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Suresh David Allison
$8,000 $6,000 $17,000
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2023-04-03
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