Show #8910 - Friday, July 7, 2023


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Raquel Stewart, an accountant from Austin, Texas

Tom Zulewski, a sports writer and author from Washington, Utah

Alex Gordon, a medical student from Somers, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
It's a major component of bone mineralization
    $200 24
In 2002, he got 100% of the presidential vote of his country, but the next year, he was out of power for good
    $200 20
Blueberi & Ohranj are creative & creatively spelled Stoli varieties of this see-through potent potable
    $200 30
On Dec. 15, 1968 the Phila. Eagles were 2-11 as fans booed & hurled snowballs at a teen picked from the stands to play this jolly old soul
    $200 26
In 1929 the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel hosted the first one of these, but of course, it wasn't televised
    $200 9
Oui, oui! The "Z" is silent in this type of liaison
    $400 3
This metal tarnishes
    $400 11
Peter Schoeffer, a former employee of this printer, testified against him during a 1455 lawsuit
    $400 17
Bacteriologist Robert Koch's assistant gave his name to these glass or plastic dishes used to culture microorganisms
    $400 25
Sure, this Marquette Golden Eagle here is a Miami Heat legend & won Olympic gold, but his real career highlight--he became a game show host
    $400 29
Hit the bricks for this theme park in Carlsbad that opened a New Castle Hotel on the premises in 2018
    $400 6
For "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino actually rewrote the Bible for Jules Winnfield's quotation of this Old Testament book
    $600 2
It's found in toothpaste
    $600 12
The first outbreaks of this deadly hemorrhagic disease occurred in Africa in 1976, killing more than 400 people
    DD: $1,000 10
The subtitle to this H.G. Wells novel is "A Grotesque Romance"
    $600 19
Not long after his "Hail Flutie" beat Miami, Doug Flutie of the Boston College Eagles picked up this award on Dec. 1, 1984
    $600 13
Such a lovely place, the hotel pictured on the Eagles' "Hotel California" album is actually this one in the 90210 ZIP code
    $600 7
Hyphenated French name for the type of eyewear you are eyeing here
    $800 1
Coconut water has plenty of it, as does the Cavendish
    $800 22
The colonists balked at the taxes on newspapers & pamphlets imposed by this 1765 act & refused to pay
    $800 16
...Literally! This thin, transparent membrane covers the front part of the eye; scratching it may be painful, but it can heal fast
    $800 14
On the pitch, the Eagles of Crystal Palace have been flying in this league since their most recent promotion in 2013
    $800 28
A 4-diamond inn & oasis in the middle of nowhere is a high point of this lowest point in North America
    $800 8
The one-act opera "Cavalleria rusticana" features one of these orchestral interludes
    $1000 4
It's essential to smartphone batteries
    $1000 23
French admiral Pierre Villeneuve was captured & lost about 20 of his 33 ships to the British in this 1805 battle
    $1000 21
Check out the man-of-war whose nationality derives from its resemblance to warships once made in this country
    $1000 15
"The Emus" was right there for E.M.U., this "directional" university in Ypsilanti, but it soars proudly as the Eagles
    $1000 27
The historic Hotel Atwater on this island south of L.A. dates from the 1920s
    $1000 18
This type of music that has its roots with Ashkenazi Jews features the clarinet & violin, among other instruments

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

Alex Tom Raquel
$2,600 $200 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Tom Raquel
$6,600 $800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
The Duge Bridge between the Yunnan & Guizhou provinces of this country is called the highest bridge in the world
    $400 27
"Yeah, I kinda need to wash my truck but hell, I kinda don't care. I think old Alan Jackson said it best: It's" this:00 "somewhere"
    $400 24
Appropriately, the Trundholm sun chariot was cast around 1400 B.C. in this alloy
    $400 14
A 2008 presentation on the culture of this newish website said some 15% of its videos were remakes or remixes
    $400 23
Fleming went diving with this Frenchman in 1953 & mentioned him in "Live and Let Die"
    $400 2
This, a deer, a female deer
    $800 20
A bridge in Bath crossing the River Avon was named for this prime minister after his death in 1965
    $800 28
A song by Heidi Newfield begins, "There's something 'bout a man in black" & the chorus says, "I want a love like Johnny &" her
    $800 8
A vulture & one of these reptiles jut out of the forehead of the mask of Tutankhamun
    $800 10
Sociologists say the U.S. balances between community & this -ism; Herbert Hoover spoke of the "rugged" kind
    $800 16
This Bond novel was once titled "The Richest Man in the World"
    $800 3
Tree known for its hard, durable wood in furniture making
    $1200 21
A bridge over 200 years old across a canyon in Málaga, Spain is called this, reminiscent of one in Paris that's over 400 years old
    $1200 1
She reached the top 10 on the country charts with her debut single "Tim McGraw"
    $1200 19
The Nebra sky disk told ancients it was time to add a leap month when the crescent moon was by this sisterly star cluster
    $1200 11
Barbara Ehrenreich gave her 15 cents on the effects of welfare reform on the working class in this 2001 book with 2 coins in the title
    $1200 15
The title of this James Bond novel was inspired by a De Beers advertising tag line
    $1200 6
"Goodbye!" in Italian
    $1600 22
The news on this bridge built in the 1590s is making coffee on the steps by the Grand Canal can get you a hefty fine
    $1600 29
"Damn These Dreams" tells how Dierks Bentley was inspired by this superstar "Jr.", son of the '50s legend who died young
    DD: $2,500 7
Heinrich Schliemann found gold ornaments he called "The Jewels of Helen" while excavating this site in 1873
    $1600 12
His "The Souls of Black Folk" includes a study of the Freedmen's Bureau & his disagreements with Booker T. Washington
    DD: $4,000 17
The Spektor device in "From Russia with Love" is based on this German machine that Fleming tried to steal codes from during World War II
    $1600 4
Get the door--it's grandpa's HCA, short for home care this
    $2000 26
Connecting South Africa & Namibia, the Ernest Oppenheimer Bridge spans this colorful river
    $2000 30
Jimmie Allen's "Down Home" mentions this trailblazing Black country singer who died in 2020
    $2000 9
Archaeologists are still struggling to decode the Phaistos Disc found in 1908 during an excavation of a palace of this culture on Crete
    $2000 13
This French thinker's multi-volume "History of Sexuality" discusses power dynamics in society
    $2000 18
A fan letter calling the Beretta "a lady's gun" prompted Fleming to switch Bond's gun to this German type
    $2000 5
On the ocean bottom, globigerina is a type of this gooey mud containing dead organisms

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Tom Raquel
$16,300 $2,400 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In March 1519, these were again seen in mainland North America for the first time in 10,000 years with the arrival of 16 of them

Final scores:

Alex Tom Raquel
$16,500 $100 $12,800
2-day champion: $41,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alex Tom Raquel
$15,400 $3,400 $11,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2023-05-16
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