Show #8894 - Thursday, June 15, 2023


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Kiran MacCormick, a math teacher from Burlington, Vermont

Suzanne Goldlust, a marketing manager from Reston, Virginia

Holly Hassel, an English professor from Fargo, North Dakota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Name the song.)
    $200 18
Known for his brutality, he went to war with Livonia--now Latvia & Estonia--in 1558; the 25-year event ended up as a bust
    $200 16
Christina Henry's "Looking Glass" is the last book in a chilling trilogy about a woman with this 5-letter name
    $200 6
"But it's all right now, in fact, it's a gas"
    $200 8
You're a Mets fan? Let's hit a sports bar & enjoy these mini sandwiches that share a name with a pitch mastered by Justin Verlander
    $200 13
Upon completion in 1937, it was the world's tallest & longest bridge of this type that uses cables above the span
    $200 1
If you keep late hours, you are one of these birds
    $400 21
A true great, in 1721 he dumped "czar" for "emperor of all Russia" to help with primacy over the church but the old title stuck
    $400 17
In Grady Hendrix' "How to Sell" this place, it has a sealed attic & creepy puppet collection & Redfin will be no help
    $400 7
"I've been around for a long, long year, stole many a man's soul & faith"
    $400 9
Ooh--poppers made with this hot green Mexican pepper! Filled with cheese & topped with crumbled tortilla chips? Yes, please
    $400 14
The bridge carries both U.S. Route 101 & California State Route 1, also called this, PCH
    $400 2
NBC strutted its stuff using this 4-word idiom as a slogan in the early 1980s
    $600 22
Alexis' mid-1600s reign saw peasants get tied to land & landlords & fall into slavery as this class
    $600 25
The Scooby gang was often accused of being these, the title of a book by Edgar Cantero about 4 teens with a telepathic pooch
    $600 23
"You make a grown man cry"
    $600 10
I'm vegan & you ordered this app of dough-wrapped & baked cocktail sausages? Oh wow, look at the time...!
    $600 15
The first step in construction was placing 60,000-ton concrete blocks on each end called this, like an Alaskan city
    $600 3
Cliff diving for your 75th birthday? Better act your age; you're no... this
    $800 29
This man I, who died in 1855, was dubbed the emperor who froze Russia for 30 years; this man II ensured there'd be no this man III
    $800 26
Megan James pays homage to this horror master & his creation Cthulhu with her graphic novel "Innsmouth"
    $800 24
"You'll come running back to me"
    $800 11
My abuela uses homemade tortillas for this app whose name is from Spanish for "cheese"--are you close to your gran?
    $800 19
Head north out of San Francisco & cross the bridge to reach the headlands of this affluent county on the other side
    DD: $1,000 4
This 1843 story has become a metaphor for one who is unpromising initially
    $1000 30
Paul I favored showy army drilling on this type of ground, & that's where a monument to him stands at Gatchina Palace
    $1000 27
Clive Barker's "Scarlet Gospels" revisits the Hellraiser universe where this prickly priest of hell mans the pulpit
    $1000 28
"Am I hard enough?
Am I rough enough?
Am I rich enough?"
    $1000 12
Oh, you like to travel? I'd love to visit Myanmar but the closest I've gotten is this geographic cream cheese & crab app
    $1000 20
It's the 2-word "global" name for the bridge's color, chosen to stand out from sea & sky
    $1000 5
This 4-word phrase describes the fowl seen here, or idiomatically, any pompous blowhard

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

Holly Suzanne Kiran
$1,000 $4,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Suzanne Kiran
$3,600 $5,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
They're the people seen here who help make sure the big day goes off smoothly
    $400 30
The world's longest cave system is Mammoth Cave National Park in this state
    $400 21
In 2022 "The Light We Carry" carried its way to the top of the nonfiction bestseller list for this ex-first lady
    $400 11
This 1895 discovery with medical implications led to the first Nobel Prize for physics
    $400 6
On this show, Piper Chapman was originally sentenced to 15 months at Litchfield Prison
    $400 16
A marketplace or square, Rome's Navona one is famous
    $800 4
It gets its name from a town outside of Milan
    $800 14
Located in the Black Hills region of this state, Wind Cave National Park boasts 160 miles of explored cave passageways
    DD: $1,000 22
Beverly Gage's "G-Man" looks at this powerful figure "& the Making of the American Century"
    $800 26
In nuclear physics, this 6-letter word is the opposite of radioactive
    $800 7
The villainous Supe Homelander on this series is the leader of the Seven, a group of some not-so-super heroes
    $800 17
With or without "Asti", use this word to order sparkling wine
    $1200 3
Like its relative the vicuna, this wild camelid of South America has a wool coat used to make high-grade cloth
    $1200 13
This aquatic creature with a name like a young dog dwells in caves; the Devils Hole species lives in areas only 10 feet wide
    $1200 23
Dearest Helga, my time grows short; "Our America" is "A Photographic History" from this TV documentarian of the Civil War
    $1200 27
Don't move! I'm pointing a stretched rubber band at you & until I release it, it has this type of stored energy
    $1200 8
Stringer Bell studied macroeconomics while managing West Baltimore drug dealers on this show
    $1200 18
Also a holiday album by Il Volo, it's how to wish someone merry Christmas in Italian
    $1600 2
This word that now refers to anything light & filmy originally meant the item seen here
    $1600 12
The Giant Dome & Twin Domes are quite a sight, & don't miss the Big Room when visiting this national park in New Mexico
    $1600 24
"Come On-A My House" & "Witchy Woman" are tunes discussed by this music legend in "The Philosophy of Modern Song"
    $1600 28
These most common units of sound energy can be deceiving because higher-pitched noises are perceived as louder
    $1600 9
In "The Company You Keep", this actor seen here plays Charlie, a con man in love with a CIA agent
    DD: $1,500 19
It means "at a slow tempo"; Samuel Barber composed one "for Strings"
    $2000 1
Seen here is a work of the Venetian Renaissance by this painter, whose name means "Big George"
    $2000 10
Sadly, vandalism has destroyed much of the prehistoric art in Samuel's Cave in this state's La Crosse County
    $2000 25
These 3 words complete the title of Stephen R. Covey's "The 7 Habits of..."; be one of them now
    $2000 29
Menlo Park, California has a 2-mile-long linac, short for this structure, to crack the secrets of matter
    $2000 15
Mr. Scratch is a villain who first appeared in season 10 of this CBS series set at the B.A.U.
    $2000 20
It's the English equivalent of "a caval donato non si guarda in bocca", you ungrateful thing!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Suzanne Kiran
$8,000 $17,700 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Established in 1938, this congressional group was still issuing subpoenas in 1969 & finally ceased to exist 6 years later

Final scores:

Holly Suzanne Kiran
$16,000 $18,700 $4,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,700 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Holly Suzanne Kiran
$8,000 $17,400 $5,600
13 R,
5 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2023-04-04
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