Show #8896 - Monday, June 19, 2023

Ben Goldstein game 2.


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Jonathan Belford, a television researcher originally from Garland, Texas

Mary Kate Gliedt, a nonprofit director from Kansas City, Missouri

Ben Goldstein, a content marketing strategist from Dexter, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Name the neighboring state.)
    $200 28
Made a U.S. federal holiday in 2021, it's also known as Black Independence Day
    $200 15
After her daytime talk show ended, she spent some time on "The View", & in 2022 she made a cameo on the reboot of "A League of Their Own"
    $200 16
Aesop knows it's a short narrative often making an edifying point
    $200 27
Among the fastest tortoises, this variety with a flattened shell bears the name of a breakfast food
    $200 30
On New Mexico's
    $200 26
A call for an act of retribution, it's No. 196 in the 18th century B.C. code of Hammurabi
    $400 19
Every March brings a holiday in Iran on the date in 1951 when the country nationalized this industry
    $400 8
A classic TV show's opening narration says, "That's the signpost up ahead! Your next stop..." this title
    $400 4
It's what someone who buys & resells stolen goods is called
    $400 13
The ribbon moray species of this fish is born male but later changes its color & its sex
    $400 29
On New Hampshire's
    $400 9
This term for someone sleuthing for a fee came from the first letter of "investigator"
    $600 20
This U.S. territory celebrates Flag Day on April 17, the day in 1900 that Old Glory was raised in Fagatogo on Tutuila Island
    $600 5
Before he starred on "Castle" & "The Rookie", he was Captain Mal Reynolds on "Firefly"
    $600 1
It's a person with a habit of texting, "OMG! Sorry I can't make it! I forgot I have a thing. We should totally hang out soon though"
    $600 14
Living up to their name, the African springboks seen here are a variety of this horned mammal
    $600 23
On Georgia's
    $600 10
This one of the leading acts in 1960s blue-eyed soul is pictured here
    $800 21
Jerusalem's November 29 Street is named for the day in 1947 the U.N. voted to partition this British-controlled land
    $800 6
Not-Tom-Hanks on "Bosom Buddies", this late actor became a regular on "Newhart" & guested on "Girls"
    $800 2
"You give me" this in a song originally recorded by "Little Willie" John
    $800 17
We hate to let a season pass with no mention of Alex Trebek's favorite animal, this 750-lb. Arctic ruminant with curved horns
    $800 24
On North Dakota's
    $800 11
When a storm reaches hurricane strength, an "eye" appears in the covering shield of these clouds, from Latin for "curl"
    $1000 22
If you're in Peru in June, head to Cuzco on the 24th for Inti Raymi, "Sun Festival" in this language
    $1000 7
"The Newsroom" is just one of the fast-talking shows he has created
    DD: $800 3
It's a genus of tree that can be grown as a houseplant such as the fiddle-leaf fig
    $1000 18
As with flamingos, the scarlet species of this bird of South America gets its color from the crustaceans that it eats
    $1000 25
On Ark--on that of Arkansas
    $1000 12
Used for more than 100 years, this standard eye chart bears the name of the Dutch ophthalmologist who developed it

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

Ben Mary Kate Jonathan
$3,400 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Mary Kate Jonathan
$4,000 $400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: You'll name the play.)
(Mayim: With two parts to each response.)
    $400 6
"From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean"
    $400 10
In 1974 a horde of terra cotta warriors were found at the resting place of the man who made himself this country's first emperor
    $400 17
It means to willfully ignore obvious danger signs
    $400 26
After his victory at Waterloo, he said, "I hope to God that I have fought my last battle. It is a bad thing to always be fighting"
    $400 20
The size of a digital video is measured in these units whose name combines "picture" & "element"
    $400 18
A natural pair! A character who fought Ivan Drago & Clubber Lang "&" a moose who took on Jason Alexander's Boris Badenov
    $800 5
"Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, assume the port of Mars"
    $800 1
Google's recent entry into the world of A.I. has this name just like a poet of yore
    $800 14
If you're "in for a penny", you're also in for one of these British units
    $800 25
At Columbia, S.C.'s state house, bronze stars mark the spots where shells from this general's cannons once hit
    $800 21
This Swede initially had 0 degrees as the boiling point of water & 100 degrees for the melting point of snow on his temperature scale
    $800 2
Disney meets Kurosawa: An animated 1937 title woman "& the" title septet led by Takashi Shimura
    DD: $1,000 7
"Take but good note & you shall see in him the triple pillar of the world transformed into a strumpet's fool"
    $1200 9
The stock market crash of 1929 led to the creation of this regulatory body in 1934
    $1200 12
If you are impoverished, you are as poor as this rodent
    DD: $500 27
In absentia he was sentenced to death in 1940, weeks after a London radio speech in which he asked the French to keep fighting
    $1200 22
This ancient measure was based on the length from elbow to middle finger tip
    $1200 3
You stay classy, Kali! A 2004 San Diego news anchorman "&" a 1984 Indiana Jones title structure
    $1600 8
"It did always seem so to us: but now, in the division of the kingdom, it appears not which of the dukes he values most"
    $1600 11
Pope Francis was selected for the big job by one of these special assemblies of the College of Cardinals
    $1600 13
You can be as mad as a hatter or as mad as this, also a character in "Alice in Wonderland"
    $1600 28
Subutai, a general of this people, was devastating Europe in the 13th c. when he was called back for an election for a new great khan
    $1600 23
A knot equals one of these, a bit over 6,000 feet, per hour
    $1600 4
An Alan Rickman "Die Hard" villain "wants those detonators" from a title Great Dane of 2002!
    $2000 16
"My brother Jaques he keeps at school, & report speaks goldenly of his profit"
    $2000 29
The green comet that visited Earth in 2023 was thought to come from this cloud named for a Dutch astronomer
    $2000 15
In a 1696 play, a character says, if I get a patent "I shall be as rich as" this proverbially rolling-in-it king
    $2000 30
Though this brother of Claudius & father of Caligula campaigned near the Rhine, that's not where he got his familiar name
    $2000 24
Parsec, an astronomical unit of length, is a portmanteau of this word & "second"
    $2000 19
Masks are compared when a "Friday the 13th" icon "takes on" a Robin Williams woman who enjoys a cake moisturizer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Mary Kate Jonathan
$10,000 $100 -$600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2022 Jeff Bezos awarded her $100 million to give to charitable causes because "she gives with her heart"

Final scores:

Ben Mary Kate Jonathan
$9,000 $0 -$600
2-day champion: $15,198 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Mary Kate Jonathan
$10,800 $1,600 -$600
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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Game tape date: 2023-04-13
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