Show #8908 - Wednesday, July 5, 2023


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Anji Nyquist, a social media coordinator from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aubrey Gilleran, a high school English teacher from Charlotte, North Carolina

Kate Campolieta, a corporate communications specialist from Simsbury, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,513)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll name the city that's the main setting of each of these books.)
    $200 4
Paul Delvecchio Jr., born July 5, 1980, became a Garden State housemate as Pauly D on this MTV show in 2009
    $200 3
Snowflakes come in all types, but they initially form in prisms based on this shape, from the Greek for "six"
    $200 16
"American Psycho": mayhem in Gotham
    $200 7
As seen on Old West posters, rewards were offered for the bad guys captured one of these 2 ways
    $200 26
This type of wall hanging, popular in the Middle Ages, takes its name from a word meaning "carpet"
    $200 24
This name for a pizza turnover comes from the Italian for "pant leg"
    $400 30
"There's a sucker born every minute" is attributed to this showman, who obviously would not be referring to his own 1810 arrival
    $400 5
On a 16/34 dress shirt, the 16 refers to this
    $400 11
"Gone, Baby, Gone":
a wicked good read
    $400 18
For those heading to LAX airport, these 2 opposites are on separate levels
    $400 9
One of the few women mentioned by art biographer Vasari is Properzia de' Rossi, praised for a scene carved on this fruit item
    $400 23
These Mexican favorites are popular at Christmas time
    $600 14
She began kicking around in 1985, won a couple of World Cups & was Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year
    $600 6
This fencing is heavy steel wire woven into a pattern of 1 & 2-inch diamonds
    $600 10
"The Joy Luck Club":
Bay breeze
    $600 19
The opposite of active, or a verb for what cars do in standstill traffic
    $600 8
He was a committed revolutionary, but this Frenchman's paintings of Napoleon are among his best known works
    $600 22
Banh mi is a Vietnamese sandwich; nom banh chok is a breakfast-or-anytime noodle dish of this neighbor kingdom
    $800 27
You don't need one of his Oxford scholarships to know this diamond mogul was a July 5 baby
    $800 28
These 2 sizes for coffee at Starbucks are from the Italian for "twenty" & "big"
    $800 17
"A Confederacy of Dunces":
not so easy for the Big Guy
    $800 25
In an idiom regarding the handling of money, these 2 opposites are paired with penny & pound
    $800 21
Let's have a discussion about this term for a solid surface, such as wood, for an oil painting
    $800 2
Under this local name, the fish seen here is a delicacy in Japan, but can be deadly if not properly prepared
    $1000 15
Here's some news: born July 5, 1950, this singer let us know it was "Hip To Be Square" in '86
    $1000 13
The Bolex camera shooting in this size format was introduced in 1928 & used by many home movie enthusiasts
    DD: $201 12
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil":
Go South!
    $1000 20
Regarding blood pressure, these 2 words that end with the same 6 letters refer to how the heart muscles relax & contract
    $1000 29
This "Birth of Venus" painter also did illustrations for written works like the "Map of Hell" for Dante's "Divine Comedy"
    $1000 1
Traditionally, oranges from this largest city in Andalusia are used to make some of the best marmalade

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

Kate Aubrey Anji
$199 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Aubrey Anji
$1,799 $200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each last name will begin with the letter "U".)
    $400 21
This country's shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was deposed by Muslim fundamentalists in 1979
    $400 13
Bakers love this idiom about something foolish or remarkable; "doesn't that just" this
    $400 5
The title of Willie Sutton's memoir is an answer to the question of why he robbed banks--it's "Where the" this "Was"
    $400 11
Able to hold more than 800,000 worshippers, the al-Masjid al-Haram mosque is in this city
    $400 23
The symbol for a right angle looks like this letter
    $400 9
In 2021 this country superstar released "My Savior", her first album of gospel hymns
    $800 22
Wilhelm II was Germany's last emperor, abdicating in this year & fleeing to the Netherlands
    $800 14
If everyone is pointing the finger at each other after a horrible outcome, they're "playing" this & it's rarely fun
    $800 3
"Kitchen Confidential" is a memoir by this man who ran kitchens & traveled the world
    $800 17
Sebastian Maniscalco on his first of these Passover dinners: we sit down, I'm starving--they start passing out pamphlets!
    $800 24
This trigonometric function is abbreviated csc
    $800 8
Bobby, Al & Al Jr. of this famous racing family have won the Indy 500 9 times among them
    $1200 28
Seen here the last monarch of this kingdom, annexed by the U.S. in 1898
    $1200 19
This sanguine phrase refers to running violent, salacious material at the beginning of certain newscasts
    $1200 2
The Detroit-set memoir "The World According to Fannie Davis" follows an entrepreneur in this illegal lottery racket
    $1200 12
Literally "the howler", Rudra is a storm god of this religion & often associated with lightning & monsoon rains
    $1200 25
2 positive integers are considered relatively prime if their GCD, short for this, equals 1
    $1200 7
This model & actress graced the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2012, 2013 & 2017
    $1600 29
Túpac Amaru led a 1570s resistance against the Spanish but was captured & killed as the last ruler of this New World people
    DD: $1,400 16
Meaning by any means necessary, this 5-word phrase ends with a shepherd's tool
    $1600 1
This 18th century lothario's memoir includes a prank with a corpse that goes too far & a duel over an Italian actress
    DD: $1,101 18
In this religious group, "High Church", such as the Oxford movement, is more like Catholicism & "Low Church" is less so
    $1600 26
In logic, IFF stands for this phrase that begins & ends with the same word
    $1600 6
Never afraid to "Bring It On", she's the actress, activist & author seen here
    $2000 15
This fraudulent investing scheme involves boosting a stock price with fake hype & selling before a drop
    $2000 4
In "My Last Sigh", director Luis Bunuel recalls this Spanish artist seducing women & putting fried eggs on their shoulders
    $2000 20
Jesus was about 30 when he underwent this ritual described in Luke 3
    $2000 27
3 x 2 x 1 can also be expressed as 3!, & the ! refers to this
    $2000 10
This funny Brit who starred in her own sketch series played Betty Friedan in the TV miniseries "Mrs. America"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Aubrey Anji
$6,900 $11,200 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nicknamed "the Kingdom in the Sky", this landlocked nation is the only country in the world to lie entirely above 4,000 feet

Final scores:

Kate Aubrey Anji
$0 $8,599 $8,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Aubrey Anji
$7,600 $12,600 $4,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2023-05-16
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