Show #8890 - Friday, June 9, 2023

Suresh Krishnan game 4.


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Tim Hagood, a communications consultant from Washington, D.C.

Vickie Cyr, a retired postmaster from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Suresh Krishnan, a networking engineer from Suwanee, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
March 26, Prince Kuhio Day in this state, honors one of its early statehood advocates
    $200 1
Miss Gulch takes away this cairn terrier early on in a classic film; the heroine calls her a "wicked old witch"
    $200 11
Koryo-Saram are the half-million ethnic Koreans in the former republics of this giant, defunct country
    $200 16
This object will have you jumping for joy
    $200 21
From 2006, it's Cormac McCarthy's title post-apocalyptic byway
    $200 26
A retronym is a noun & a modifier specifying the noun's original meaning, like this form of entertainment here
    $400 7
Though this suffragist was born in Massachusetts, only Florida observes her February 15 birthday as a state holiday
    $400 2
Bong Joon Ho's 2017 film "Okja" is about a big one of these who has been genetically engineered by an evil corporation
    $400 12
Like Afro-Brazilians, it was to cultivate this crop that thousands of Indo-Fijians were brought to the South Pacific
    $400 17
This animated character who "was once a little green slab of clay" became a bendable toy in the 1960s
    $400 22
Dickens' only true mystery novel dealt with this title man's disappearance
    $400 27
It's the retronym seen here; if you're over 40 you might have a distinct advantage right now, because you had a landline
    $600 8
The first Tuesday in March is Town Meeting Day in Bennington, Montpelier & other communities across this state
    $600 3
In the "DC League of Super-Pets", Superdog Krypto has an alias; punning on his master, he's named this "Kent"
    $600 13
A 19th c. migration from this land began the community of Y Wladfa in Patagonia, with a Patagonian form of their Celtic language
    $600 18
On a standard Monopoly board, they're the 2 most expensive properties
    $600 23
Angie Thomas used "U" for a pronoun in the title of this 2017 young adult page-turner
    $600 28
There's more than a 2% chance you'll know this retronym for a full-fat dairy beverage
    $800 9
In Arizona, August 14 honors this people's famed code talkers
    $800 4
Like most of the stars in this 2011 Oscar winner, Uggie, the devoted canine pal of George Valentin, didn't have much to say
    $800 14
Maybe Hakeem Olajuwon shows up at Nigerian Days, this U.S. city's celebration of its diaspora of 150,000 people
    $800 19
It originally required a 25-watt bulb & came with colored plastic pegs & black construction paper to make an illuminated picture
    $800 24
His "Midnight's Children" is set in places like Kashmir & Delhi
    $800 29
Putting the retro in retronym, this time-telling wristwear uses pointers & hands
    $1000 10
The Boston Marathon has often been held on this, a state holiday in Massachusetts
    DD: $1,000 5
The title of this 2003 film about a big dog is also a symphony that premiered in 1808 in Vienna
    $1000 15
Mass deaths among this ethnicity in Ottoman lands sent others far & near; the film "Apricot Groves" is set in the Iranian diaspora
    $1000 20
Time to play this Hasbro game: write down a river, a bird, a flower & a body part all starting with the letter R
    $1000 25
"The Awakening" is by this woman with a composer's surname
    $1000 30
The credits of James Taylor's album "American Standard" include James on vocals & this retronym

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

Suresh Vickie Tim
$3,200 -$400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh Vickie Tim
$4,800 $600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: You'll name the character.)
    $400 22
This largest lake in Africa is home to more than 200 species of fish, including tilapia
    $400 1
Implied & express are the 2 main types of this promise to repair or replace a damaged item previously purchased
    $400 12
According to Charles' law, the volume occupied by an amount of this state of matter is proportional to its temperature
    $400 9
On a '70s sitcom: "Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!"
    $400 17
In 2022 Giorgia Meloni became prime minister as the head of Fratelli D’Italia, meaning these "of Italy"--no sorelle?
    $800 23
The 10th century Caliphate city of Medina Azahara in this European nation was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018
    $800 2
This action means to take something innocuous & then make it suitable to use against another
    $800 13
The temperature at which a mineral's magnetic properties change sharply is the "point" named for this 1890s physicist & husband
    $800 29
Females are the dominant sex in the troops of this accurately named species of primate, native to Madagascar
    $800 8
On an '80s sitcom: "Women, you can't live with 'em. Pass the beer nuts"
    $800 18
In 1986 prime minister Olof Palme of this country was assassinated while walking home from the movies with his wife
    DD: $2,000 4
In 1898 the Rough Riders charged up Kettle Hill as well as this more famous one in Cuba
    $1200 3
Here's a peek at this spiral galaxy named for its vortex-like shape
    $1200 14
Fitts' law of movement is used in human engineering, also called this, partly from Greek for "work"
    $1200 28
A poetic verse by this man mentions "three rings for the Elven-kings under the sky"
    $1200 7
"I've been involved in a number of cults... you have more fun as a follower, but you make more money as a leader"
    $1200 19
This prime minister has said his greatest regret was losing the referendum he called, hoping to defeat Brexit
    $1600 24
Man Mo Temple is not just a Buddhist temple; it is named for two gods of this philosophy many in Hong Kong follow as well
    $1600 10
For a big discovery around 1912, Tom Slick was dubbed a king of this type of speculative oil drilling with a feline name
    $1600 15
The Drake equation, which estimates the number of advanced alien civilizations in our galaxy, was created as part of SETI, short for this
    $1600 27
A tradition began in 1000 A.D. when the leader in this Venetian post "wed" his city-state to the sea by tossing a ring into the water
    $1600 6
"Carl's dead... Carl went out to help someone & he got bit"
    $1600 20
Almost 40% of the people in this country say it has become less of a democracy under 4-term P.M. Viktor Orban
    $2000 25
Of the 7 countries whose names end in "-stan", it's alphabetically last
    $2000 11
It sounds bad, but it's a type of firm fabric made from twisted, compacted yarn & often used for suits & pleated skirts
    $2000 16
Born in 1815, this English math man gave us many eponymous things: algebra, logic, search & operators
    $2000 26
Around 1850, Richard Wagner began writing a poem called "The Death of" this heroic character in the "Ring" cycle
    $2000 5
"We've had vicious kings & we've had idiot kings, but I don't know if we've ever been cursed with a vicious idiot boy king"
    DD: $1,000 21
"Leaving", a 2008 tragicomedy by him, was his first play in more than 20 years & drew from his time as Czech Republic president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh Vickie Tim
$15,800 $3,800 $7,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Midway through this 1928 novel, the title character briefly takes "their" instead of his or her

Final scores:

Suresh Vickie Tim
$15,800 $7,595 $6,694
4-day champion: $53,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suresh Vickie Tim
$16,800 $3,800 $10,200
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
14 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2023-04-03
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