Show #8936 - Monday, September 25, 2023

2023 Second Chance competition week 3, semifinal game 1.


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Colin Beazley, a private investment professional from West Palm Beach, Florida

Jilana Cotter, a senior data analyst from Dade City, Florida

Elaine Filadelfo, a consumer insights researcher from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll name the Shakespeare character either monologuing or dialoguing here.)
(Ken: We need the state served by each airport.)
    $200 27
It's the deportation of a diplomat, or the removal of a troublesome high school student
    $200 25
David Seidler accepted his Oscar for writing this 2010 movie on behalf of stutterers everywhere
    $200 29
Walkers had a chip that paired hoisin, aka Peking sauce, with this appropriate fowl
    $200 30
"My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!"
    $200 19
Shaka, brah!
    $200 22
Neptunium was discovered at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lavatory
    $400 26
Eugenio Montero Rios & William P. Frye were names on the 1898 treaty ending this war
    $400 24
Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy won for this 2015 film in which the Boston Globe uncovers a massive scandal
    $400 28
The Chinese have apparently been big fans of chips that combine lemon with the flavor of this ubiquitous beverage
    $400 23
"Mark Antony, here, take you Caesar's body. You shall not in your funeral speech blame us"
    $400 18
A wee city in this state
    $400 21
The Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos released a gregarious chant album
    $600 10
What is this place to do? After Brexit it became part of a non-EU country, but shares an island with an EU country
    $600 1
Sofia Coppola found Oscar gold with this film starring Bill Murray & Scarlett Johansson
    $600 6
Paqui, known for their exotic peppers, of course has a haunted flavor featuring this type of pepper
    $600 7
"I know not that; but such a handkerchief--I am sure it was your wife's--did I today see Cassio wipe his beard with"
    $600 15
Not a studio, it's a southern thing
    $600 5
"Misery acquaints a man with strange neck pillows"
    $800 11
An embassy can also be called one of these, which sounds like a secret spy trip
    $800 3
These two men won for their original screenplay of "Fargo"
    $800 8
Calbee went nuts with this Ukrainian beetroot soup, putting the flavor in a chip
    $800 13
Hamlet: "Shall we to th' court? For, by my fay, I cannot reason"; these 2: "We'll wait upon you"
    $800 16
Get enchanted there
    $800 2
The Brooklyn Nets play at Barnacles Center
    $1000 12
In this main part of the United Nations, each of the 193 member countries gets one vote
    $1000 4
Kenneth Lonergan picked up the gold for the screenplay of this 2016 film starring Casey Affleck
    DD: $2,600 9
Mackie's of Scotland makes chips, err crisps, with hints of this offal dish that Robert Burns once "addressed"
    $1000 14
"When I did him at this advantage take, an ass's noll I fixed on his head"
    $1000 17
It's on the Mississippi
    $1000 20
I read an essay comparing the ideas in "Everything Everywhere All at Once" to those in Camus' "The Myth of Syphilis"

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

Elaine Jilana Colin
$4,200 $4,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Jilana Colin
$6,400 $7,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
In 1066 William the Conqueror had the first documented coronation at this site
    $400 29
"Got a long list of ex-lovers, they'll tell you I'm insane" is in "Blank Space" but her mom heard it as "got a lot of Starbucks lovers"
    $400 17
This pro sports team relocated in 1984 (in the middle of the night) & began playing in Indiana
    $400 28
"Be our guest" & know French novelist Madame Leprince de Beaumont wrote a version of this often adapted fairy tale
    $400 25
Moving into the White House in 2021, the Bidens brought along Champ & Major, 2 dogs of this breed
    $400 26
To have multiple intimate relationships while young is to do this; literally, it's to plant Avena fatua
    $800 1
The last major conflict of the War of 1812, the battle of this city took place in January 1815, after the war had ended
    $800 14
He sang, "Don't give us none of your aggravation, we had it with your discipline, Saturday night's alright for fighting" (we think)
    $800 9
Indiana's 50th governor, he slashed state taxes & in 2017 moved on to a big job in Washington
    $800 19
This adventure writer known as père had his own famous dad, who served in the all-Black military unit "La Legion Americaine"
    $800 24
For a while at least, John Quincy Adams was allegedly in possession of a pet alligator given to him by this French marquis
    $800 27
A grassy feeding area is in this phrase for pushing someone into retirement
    $1200 2
Pericles might have misappropriated some funds from the Delian League to pay for this Acropolis building, begun in 447 B.C.
    $1200 13
She asked, "Or should I just keep chasing pavements?" & not, as some have misheard, "Or should I just keep chasing penguins?"
    $1200 5
Nicknamed "Gus", this second U.S. astronaut in space graduated from Indiana's Purdue University in 1950
    $1200 7
Stories by Maurice LeBlanc about a gentleman thief inspired this hit Netflix series with Omar Sy
    $1200 8
This first daughter brought her Siamese cat, Misty Malarky Ying Yang, to the White House
    $1200 22
This stuff that gets separated from the wheat in a familiar idiom is seed coverings & other undesirable debris
    DD: $3,500 3
After taking up on another island, the Knights of Rhodes became the Knights of this place
    $1600 11
To be clear, this Canadian sang, "As long as you love me, we could be starving", & not "starfish", which is a bit less romantic
    $1600 15
The governing body for this sport in the U.S. has been based in Indianapolis since 1983 & the IndyStar covers it closely
    $1600 6
In 2016 "The Perfect Nanny" by the French-Moroccan writer Leïla Slimani won this premier French literary award
    DD: $3,000 10
Here's this president's wife, Grace, with their pet raccoon Rebecca, a star attraction at the White House
    $1600 20
This numerical phrase refers to a remote farmland area of indefinite size
    $2000 4
In 1309 Clement V moved the papacy to what is now this French city, using lack of security in Rome as an excuse
    $2000 12
This "sibling" band: "As he rises to her apology / Anybody else would surely know / He's watching her go / What a fool believes, he sees"
    $2000 16
The 1920s study of an All-American place dubbed "Middletown" was based on this "M" city in eastern Indiana
    $2000 18
His "Les Rougon-Macquart" series includes "Germinal" & "Nana"
    $2000 21
This president's daughter Alice had a pet green snake named Emily Spinach
    $2000 23
This type of social hierarchy is named for the way dominant poultry freely strike lesser birds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Jilana Colin
$8,200 $17,800 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1953 article by this pair says, "The specific pairing we have postulated... suggests a... copying mechanism for the genetic material"

Final scores:

Elaine Jilana Colin
$8,400 $18,800 $3,900
2nd place: $3,000 Finalist 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elaine Jilana Colin
$11,200 $16,200 $7,400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2023-08-18
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