Show #8895 - Friday, June 16, 2023

Ben Goldstein game 1.


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Erica Rapheal, an epidemiologist from Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ben Goldstein, a content marketing strategist from Dexter, Michigan

Suzanne Goldlust, a marketing manager from Reston, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In the 17th century this continent was given the name New Holland
    $200 26
This June birthstone is the only one produced by a living organism
    $200 1
Suit for a formal
    $200 14
A rating of 10W-40 means a multigrade engine oil has a viscosity of 10 in cold weather, 40 in warm; the "W" stands for this
    $200 16
With a small telescope & averted vision, it's possible to see the galaxy M51 near the handle of this asterism
    $200 25
Last-place competitors in this bicycle race are known as the "lanterne rouge", like the red light on the back of a vehicle
    $400 7
Africa's 54 nations are more than any other continent has, with this country the newest
    $400 27
Big in the Southwest, it's one of the birthstones for December
    $400 2
To dishonestly influence something to reach a predetermined outcome
    $400 15
Boat owners know about marine grease from Lucas Oil, headquartered in this Midwest city where its name is on a football stadium
    $400 17
Illuminating the dark chrysalis of space, M6 emerges in Scorpius & is called this insect cluster; its stars resemble wings
    $400 21
Fenwick & Pretension are horses that finished last in this annual Triple Crown race in Maryland
    $600 8
It's the windiest continent & on average, the highest
    $600 28
Ranging from light purple to deep royal purple, it's the birthstone for February
    $600 3
To bewitch someone or cast a spell upon them is to do this
    $600 11
Automotive grease is heavily used in this system that provides steering stability & keeps passengers from bouncing all over the place
    $600 18
Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in this constellation with a famous belt, may go supernova soon... in 100,000 years
    $600 22
With apologies to our good fans in Ohio, this NFL team is the most recent to finish a season with 0 wins
    DD: $1,600 9
Asia & North America are just 55 miles apart where the Chukchi Peninsula almost meets this Alaskan one
    $800 29
Composed of hydrated silica, this October birthstone is known for its play of color
    $800 4
To disturb with minor irritations
    $800 12
A type of this clear oil also found on pharmacy shelves is often used to break in airplane engines
    $800 19
Mizar A & B are what's called a visual this word, like a kind of computer code, for their apparent closeness
    $800 23
After a 10-72 last-place finish in the 2015-16 season, this team got the first overall draft pick & chose Ben Simmons
    $1000 10
This continent bears the name of a mythological Phoenician princess pursued by Zeus
    $1000 30
Red spots of iron oxide give a birthstone for March this name
    $1000 5
No war, for a Roman
    $1000 13
Used in cars with stick shifts, gear oil protects meshing moving parts after a driver releases this pedal
    $1000 20
NGC 6355 is one of these star clusters named for their somewhat spherical shape
    $1000 24
Known as "Mr. Cub" & a player on more than one last-place team, he said, "The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose"

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

Suzanne Ben Erica
$1,400 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Ben Erica
$1,400 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Around 1870 the U.S.-based Fenian Brotherhood hoped to conquer Canada & force Great Britain to free this island
    $400 6
A young woman reopens a closed homicide case with dangerous results in Holly Jackson's "A Good Girl's Guide to" this crime
    $400 26
In this Swiss city for Red Cross meetings check out the Jet d'Eau; it can shoot 7 tons of water about 450 feet high
    $400 1
Spoken in the very first IKEA store
    $400 20
It was SZA szn on TikTok after she sang about "cuffing" a large man for the cold months on this NBC show
    $400 15
This word refers to the great flood endured by Noah, or torrential rain of non-biblical proportions
    $800 11
Bleda & his younger brother became co-rulers of this group of nomadic invaders in 434
    $800 2
The subtitle of this nonfiction work by a Catholic sister is "An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States"
    $800 27
Here's the Fountain of Wealth, representing oneness in spirit in this city-state at the tip of the Malay Peninsula
    $800 22
This language of Scotland was suppressed in the 18th century
    $800 16
In this 1999 film Laurence Fishburne breaks the chains off his handcuffs before jumping out of a building & into Keanu's arms
    $800 7
You've "gone" this, like Goldie Hawn in a movie title & Anna Faris in the remake
    $1200 12
Perhaps a candidate for a name change, Robespierre's Committee of Public Safety exercised control during this 1793-94 period
    $1200 3
"Enormous Smallness" is Matthew Burgess' portrait of this poet who often used no uppercase letters
    $1200 28
Versailles' statue of this Roman god rising symbolically at dawn on his chariot to light the world is seen here
    DD: $2,600 23
Mark Twain said capitalizing every noun is one of its few good qualities
    $1200 17
The cuffs worn by this superhero in the 1970s TV show are made from feminum, a metal mined on Paradise Island
    $1200 8
There may be a bit of chagrin involved when this long word comes before "of riches" in an idiom
    $1600 13
Even the Industrial Workers of the World say theories on how they got this nickname are on shaky ground
    $1600 4
This Harvard symbologist character first shows up in Dan Brown's "Angels & Demons"
    $1600 29
Fed by an aqueduct built in 19 B.C., this fountain in Italy got its name from its location at the convergence of 3 roads
    $1600 24
Rz is usually a single sound, but surprise! Not in Marznac
    $1600 18
This Bulls & Lakers coach once used the basketball-appropriate malaphor "I'm shooting from the cuff"
    DD: $4,000 9
It means wastefully extravagant, like an offspring in Luke 15
    $2000 14
The 1926 Balfour report brought about this 12-letter group "equal in status, in no way subordinate one to another"
    $2000 5
A page from this visionary English poet & artist's "The Marriage of Heaven & Hell" from around 1790 is seen here
    $2000 30
The world's longest bridge fountain at 3,740 feet, Seoul's Moonlight Rainbow shoots water recycled from this river below
    $2000 25
Remember your double vowels: tuli is fire, tuuli is wind
    $2000 19
It was lit when this Titan hung with mankind but it got real dark after Zeus cuffed him to that mountain
    $2000 10
From the Greek for "fullness", this 8-letter word can mean an overabundance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Ben Erica
$3,000 $8,600 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Native Americans called it Okwa-ta, or "wide water"; Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville would rename it for a countryman

Final scores:

Suzanne Ben Erica
$3,000 $6,198 $4,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $6,198 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzanne Ben Erica
$4,600 $12,600 $9,600
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2023-04-04
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