Show #8891 - Monday, June 12, 2023

Suresh Krishnan game 5.


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Marilyn Singer, a children's book author from Brooklyn, New York

Michael Vallely, a data analyst from Somerville, Massachusetts

Suresh Krishnan, a networking engineer from Suwanee, Georgia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $53,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"Daddy" was the closing track on this diva's solo debut "Dangerously In Love"
    $200 17
This nation is 2,650 miles long & mostly less than a tenth of that wide
    $200 10
This novel:
16-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster, who has cancer
    $200 22
Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada & Mariano Rivera were the "Core 4" on this team, winning 4 titles in 5 years
    $200 7
Like a track athlete, you might "pass" it when turning a responsibility over to another
    $200 15
Fresh Georgia this flavor "tasted great but couldn't last, 'cuz Georgia's quite a-ways away & trucks don't go that fast"
    $400 2
In a 2004 Grammy Song of the Year, John Mayer urged, "Fathers be good to" these people
    $400 18
This coastal nation of southeast Africa gained independence from Portugal in 1975
    DD: $5 11
This novel:
Stranded astronaut Mark Watney
    $400 23
A song about being this "to the core" is sung by the progeny of villains in Disney's "Descendants"
    $400 8
A sharp turn in a road or river can be called this body part
    $400 27
In the '90s we said hello & goodbye to the rhyming "Holy" this, a ricotta & pistachio ice cream
    $600 3
This NBA big man's 1994 rap song "Biological Didn't Bother" is dedicated to his stepfather
    $600 19
Its Mesopotamia region is between the Paraná & Uruguay Rivers
    $600 12
This Pulitzer Prize-winner: Celie, who writes letters to God & to Nettie
    $600 24
Within the earth, heading outward: core, mantle...
    $600 9
The first letter is silent in this verb meaning to grind; your teeth, for example
    $600 28
A 1980s effort honored a Revolutionary War Vermont hero--not just almond but this first name preceding "Almond"
    $800 4
In this 1986 No. 1 Madonna enjoined her father from sermonizing
    $800 20
250,000-strong Gaborone is its capital & largest city
    $800 13
"The Bell Jar":
Esther Greenwood, this author's alter ego
    $800 25
Satyagraha, this man's doctrine against injustice, inspired James Farmer to found CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality
    $800 16
It's a strong beam used in construction from wall to wall to support a ceiling
    $800 29
"Aloha" the decadent flavor named for this nut, say Ben & Jerry, adding that it got sent off the aisle
    $1000 5
It's what papa's got in the title of a 1965 James Brown hit
    $1000 21
After this landlocked nation won independence in 1811, its leader, "El Supremo", locked it off from the world for 26 years
    $1000 14
This downer of a novel:
14-year-old Susie Salmon, from heaven, because she's been murdered
    $1000 26
The central part of your body, your core includes your hips, lower back, abs (of course) & this set of bones connecting the trunk & legs
    $1000 6
It means an heir, especially to a wealthy or prominent family
    $1000 30
The flavor graveyard includes the ice cream named for this Woodstock emcee, seen here

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

Suresh Michael Marilyn
$1,995 $3,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh Michael Marilyn
$5,395 $5,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Responses begin with "A-X".)
    $400 9
Backing the slogan "Free trade and sailors' rights", this president signed the declaration of war against Britain
    $400 1
Taller than the original, a replica of this "Great" statue stands outside the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas
    $400 6
Lupus is this type of disease in which the body attacks healthy tissues & organs
    $400 16
In 2008 it became the first German political party with an ethnically Turkish leader
    $400 21
Jack Bauer didn't appear in the short-lived reboot of this show that took place in 2016 as Sgt. Eric Carter was on the clock
    $400 26
It's the shaft connecting 2 wheels on a car
    $800 10
U.S. forces killed Tecumseh & broke an Anglo-Indian alliance at the 1813 battle of this river (in Ontario, not London)
    $800 2
On a bluff above the Missouri, 50-foot-tall "Dignity" honors the Dakota & this related people one letter different
    $800 12
Some dieters attempt to enter ketosis, in which fat starts getting burned instead of this sugar in the blood
    $800 17
Colorful name of the social insect seen here that commonly builds concealed nests underground
    $800 22
Netflix' reboot of this sci-fi series ended with Will Robinson & fam prevailing over the evil robots
    $800 27
"Addition is commutative" is one of these postulates used in algebra
    $1200 7
This U.S. ship, later nicknamed Old Ironsides, defeated the HMS Guerriere in quick fashion August 19, 1812
    $1200 3
Michelangelo's statue of this guy is 11 1/2 feet taller than Bernini's
    $1200 13
This type of nasal irrigation device seen here is generally safe when cleaned & handled properly
    $1200 18
The Detroit Pistons' tenure at the palace of this suburb began in the championship season of 1988-89 & ended in 2017
    $1200 23
Starbuck & Lee Adama didn't get to walk off into the sunset as this reboot ended; Starbuck just sort of vanished
    $1200 28
It transmits a signal from one neuron to another
    DD: $8,400 8
In 1814 U.S. forces under Gen. Jacob Brown invaded Canada by crossing this river between Lake Erie & Lake Ontario
    $1600 4
Honoring the city's iron making heritage, a statue of this fiery Roman god overlooks Birmingham, Alabama
    $1600 14
It's the widening of an artery due to a weakness in the wall, which can lead to a hemorrhagic stroke
    $1600 19
The Orange Free State is a historic region that became a province of this country in 1910
    $1600 24
"New Blood" was a fitting title for the Showtime reboot of the antics of this serial killer, but it was cut short after one season
    $1600 29
Rolling Stone called Jimmy Page "the legendary" this word
    $2000 11
Signed December 24, 1814, the treaty of this Belgian city ended the war with no decisive gains for either side
    DD: $2,000 5
John Diefenbaker & Lester Pearson are among the notables commemorated with statues on this Ottawa hill
    $2000 15
ECT is short for this brain stimulation therapy used to treat severe depression & bipolar disorder
    $2000 20
From the color of their cloaks, this order is also known as the Black Friars
    $2000 25
This sitcom won a ton of Emmys during its first run, 1998-2006, but ended in 2020 after a brief reboot & a few more trophies
    $2000 30
This salamander of Mexico takes its name from the Nahuatl for "water monster"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suresh Michael Marilyn
$14,195 $26,400 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this woman, the product of an incestuous union, means "against birth"

Final scores:

Suresh Michael Marilyn
$28,195 $24,400 $3,400
5-day champion: $82,194 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suresh Michael Marilyn
$14,200 $19,600 $4,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2023-04-04
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