Show #8940 - Friday, September 29, 2023

2023 Second Chance competition week 3, final game 2.


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Barb Fecteau, a high school librarian from Beverly, Massachusetts (subtotal of $6,400)

Jilana Cotter, a senior data analyst from Dade City, Florida (subtotal of $29,200)

Michalle Gould, a librarian from Laguna Beach, California (subtotal of $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Designated SSN-780, the current USS Missouri isn't a battleship but a nuclear-powered one of these
    $200 5
With permission from this performer, Weird Al parodied her songs in "Polka Face" & "Perform This Way"
    $200 18
It's a deceptive image of a distant object; in this case, both are in the desert
    $200 28
HCl is this, & don't spill any on yourself
    $200 8
English: his "Unfinished Tales", a collection of more Middle-earth material, was published 7 years after his death
    $200 21
It's zero in tennis, the last name of a Beach Boy & all you need
    $400 26
2 schooners called the Oregon Fir & the Oregon this carried lumber from the U.S. to Australia in the 1920s
    $400 4
Parodying a hit by this singer, "Weird Al" had his own "Party In The CIA"
    $400 24
Lesser in name only, millions of these pink wading birds gather to breed on large lakes in East Africa
    $400 30
It's sweet,
it's simple,
it's C6H12O6
    $400 12
Econ: GDP, this, is the market value of all goods made within a nation's boundaries during a given period
    $400 22
The phrase "stay in your" this is bad advice if you're being told not to try new things but good advice if you're driving
    $600 27
The Pearl Harbor Memorial to this ship reminds visitors it was the scene of great loss & asks them to dress appropriately
    $600 3
Encyclopedias & a case of Turtle Wax were among the prizes Al didn't win in this song & video that's near & dear to our hearts
    $600 16
You'll find "fifteen men on the dead man's chest--yo-ho-ho, & a bottle of rum!" at the start of this novel
    $600 6
C2H5OH is this solvent that also gets added to gasoline
    $600 9
Social studies: In 1984 this Baptist minister established the National Rainbow Coalition
    $600 15
The United Nation's IPCC stands for the Intergovernmental Panel on this phrase
    DD: $2,200 19
In the 1860s a paddle-wheeler named this plied the waters of the same-named river around Fort Yuma
    $800 1
In "My Bologna" Al rhymes "I'm the city's biggest bologna buyer" with "filling up my basket with" this brand
    $800 17
Lyrics in this song include "these vagabond shoes are longing to stray" & "these little town blues are melting away"
    $800 7
To get the formula for ammonia, put this letter before H3
    $800 10
History: This one of the 7 Ancient Wonders was said to be laid out on several brick terraces & 75 feet above the ground
    $800 14
This type of corporal is the third enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps
    $1000 20
In 1862, the captured & rebuilt USS Merrimack was relaunched as the CSS this state
    $1000 2
This favorite mentions "a malpractice suit" & "cuttin' for the very first time"
    $1000 23
A granite shrine of Alexander the Great is in the temple of this capital of Al-Uqsur in Upper Egypt
    $1000 29
Also known as quicklime, CaO is this
    $1000 11
French: I hope you remember that oublier means this; don't do it now!
    $1000 13
An early appearance of this 2-word term describing a macho perspective was in a 1975 essay about film by Laura Mulvey

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

Michalle Jilana Barb
$1,800 $3,000 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michalle Jilana Barb
$4,600 $5,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
With California & this as the top 2 states, the U.S. leads all other countries in producing cow's milk
    $400 9
James Earl Jones' father plays a mentor to Robert Redford's con artist character in this film
    $400 27
A recent paper posits the herb henbane as the probable source of this legendary Viking "rage" during battle
    $400 1
This poem about 600 men / Righteously stirred the denizens / A scene from a war / In 1854 / Is anyone up for some Tennyson?
    $400 25
With bookshelves, drawers & a writing surface, an escritoire or a secretary is one of these
    $400 28
To summarize a complicated case, the attorney submitted a lengthy...
    $800 29
With more than 300 million including water buffalo, this nation leads the world in cattle & many there hold them sacred
    $800 10
This actress gave the nickname "Vanguard" to her character Fern's means of conveyance in "Nomadland"
    $800 26
Many Vikings wore pendants made in the form of Mjolnir, this symbol of Thor, to protect them from danger
    $800 2
If you really think about it / It isn't so ridiculous / Knowing these are the first 5 words / In "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    DD: $3,000 24
This name was once used for a divan introduced to Europe from Turkey; today it's a low footstool
    $800 23
Only 52 degrees today in Tallahassee? That's a low...
    $1200 3
Criollo cattle include Texas longhorns & a breed named for this South American country of champion beef eaters
    $1200 11
Raymond A. Mendez is credited as "moth wrangler & stylist" for this 1991 film
    $1200 8
The need for wood in Greenland prompted visits to Markland, which today is this mainland partner of Newfoundland
    $1200 4
Youth poet laureate of L.A. in 2014 / Already quite the sensation / But she made her name / & rocketed to fame at the '21 inauguration
    $1200 17
A little bird gave us this term for the space-saving furniture seen here
    $1200 21
Those diamonds are stolen! Or, in criminal slang, that's some hot...
    $1600 14
There are both red & black varieties of this breed developed in Scotland
    $1600 12
A 1935 article highlights Gable's negging of Colbert in this film: "Peter... tells her she's... spoiled & selfish"
    $1600 7
Under the terms of a 911 treaty, Norse leader Rollo received this region at the mouth of the Seine River
    $1600 5
This Whitman sampler / Was full of introspection / With "The Wound-Dresser" & "Full of Life Now" / It's a heck of a collection
    $1600 18
This chair, a molded plywood seat & back connected by stainless steel tubing, is named for its designer
    $1600 20
Lemonheads are a sour...
    $2000 15
Cattle breeds from this Horn of Africa country include the Ogaden Zebu & the Nilotic Sanga
    DD: $7,200 13
Doug Jones said the latex rubber suit he wore in this film acted "as a sponge"
    $2000 16
Viking shipbuilders greatly improved the seaworthiness of their vessels by adding a wood this to form the backbone
    $2000 6
In 1816 he wrote "Mont Blanc" / & there'd be other gems / But you try rhyming "Ozymandias" / Do I look like Eminem?!
    $2000 19
Seen here is a set from this Scottish-born furniture maker who was a leading exponent of the neoclassical style
    $2000 22
Yom Kippur seemed to last forever; it was a slow...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michalle Jilana Barb
$11,000 $16,400 $7,600
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1805, after 4 years presiding over the Senate, he left the chamber, calling it "a sanctuary; a citadel of law, of order"

Final scores:

Michalle Jilana Barb
$300 $14,199 $7,600

Cumulative scores:

Michalle Jilana Barb
$21,700 $43,399 $14,000
1st runner-up: $20,000 Tournament champion: $35,000 + advance to the Champions Wildcard tournament. 2nd runner-up: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michalle Jilana Barb
$11,000 $12,800 $14,800
12 R,
0 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2023-08-18
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