Show #8942 - Tuesday, October 3, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Spades quarterfinal game 2.


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Greg Marrero, a school administrator from Huntington Beach, California

Katrina Hill, a program officer from Alexandria, Virginia

Lawrence Long, a nursing student and stay-at-home uncle from East Bend, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: We'll give you a world leader; you'll name the country they led.)
(Ken: All these names will begin with that letter, "E".)
(Ken: Each response will have three letters.)
    $200 6
1969-1974--Georges Pompidou
    $200 20
"I wish that I had" his "girl... where can I find a woman like that?"
    $200 10
Flying "may not be all plain sailing... but the fun of it is worth the price", said this woman, who would know
    $200 15
Of course you can tour our Sony Pictures Studio lot, which, back in the day, was this studio famous for its musicals
    $200 21
The B vitamins in these, whether deviled, poached or Benedict, may help to prevent brain shrinkage
    $200 30
"Serpentine" feathery wrap
    $400 5
1957-1971--Papa Doc Duvalier
    $400 19
"What's The Frequency", this guy? "Is your Benzedrine, uh huh, I was brain-dead, locked out, numb, not up to speed"
    $400 11
In 1892 this founder of Christian Science moved to a house called Pleasant View in Concord, New Hampshire
    $400 9
This iconic venue has been presenting summer concerts for more than 100 years
    $400 22
These colorful fruits of the genus Vaccinium are often called "brainberries"
    $400 29
Bravo at the bullfight
    $600 4
1999-2008--Thabo Mbeki
    $600 18
"You in that dress, my thoughts I confess, verge on dirty, come on", her; may we add, "Toora loora toora loo-rye-ay"
    $600 12
She earned Oscar nominations for her screenplays for "When Harry Met Sally..." & "Sleepless in Seattle"
    $600 8
It covers over 4,200 acres & it's where you'll find the Greek Theatre & a world famous observatory
    $600 23
Pumpkin seeds are rich in Zn, this memory-enhancing element
    $600 28
An untouched tennis serve
    DD: $1,000 2
1935-1944--Manuel Quezon
    $800 16
"Help Me", this woman whose name repeats 13 times in the chorus, "Help me... get her out of my heart"
    $800 13
In 1588 she is said to have donned a full suit of armor to rally English troops & sailors who were battling the Spanish
    $800 1
Long Beach is home to this historic ocean liner with a royal name
    $800 24
Deep-water fish like wild salmon are rich in omega-3 these, essential to brain function
    $800 27
Simian word for "mimic"
    $1000 3
On the throne from 1951-1993--King Baudouin
    $1000 17
"Ooh my little pretty one, pretty one, when you gonna give me some time", this woman? "M-m-m-my" this woman
    $1000 14
She was the queen consort of Louis VII of France & Henry II of England
    $1000 7
This sports venue popularly known as "The House that Kobe Built" was recently renamed the Arena
    $1000 25
Monounsaturated fats in these "alligator pears" can lower blood pressure & promote a healthy brain
    $1000 26
Contend for superiority

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

Lawrence Katrina Greg
$2,600 $1,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Katrina Greg
$7,800 $4,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

4, 4
(Ken: Each response is composed of two 4-letter words.)
    $400 6
A book about Poe "& the forging of American science" points out that in his one year at this school, Edgar was great at math
    $400 29
In 1940, this odd couple comedy duo left Hal Roach Studios & soon signed with 20th Century Fox
    $400 1
Some really awesome quilts can be made in this manner, also an adjective for any sort of haphazard or hodgepodge way
    $400 28
The Congo rises, in part, in the highlands of Zambia before traveling 2,900 miles in a giant arc to this ocean
    $400 30
Hi, my name is (what?) My name is (who?) My name is this Detroit rapper who has his own hip-hop channel
    $400 19
The Oxford English Dictionary has this synonym for a tie going back to a 1796 horse race
    $800 7
Laura Dassow Walls tried to capture this many-sided man in a book published 200 years after his 1817 birth in Concord
    $800 17
10 years after Newman & Redford, Tom Berenger & William Katt played this duo in their early days
    $800 2
Louis XIV loved these from Les Gobelins; here's one of him visiting the factory in Paris
    $800 27
A harrowing voyage up the Congo River around 1890 by Joseph Conrad was the basis for this 1902 tale
    $800 18
He won an NCAA hoops title at Michigan State in 1979, then presto! He was the first overall NBA pick & it was Showtime
    $800 20
It's slang for the offspring of a celeb who becomes a celeb too
    DD: $7,800 8
Taken from the title of one of her poems, "Mad Girl's Love Song" is a biography about this 20th-century woman & her "Life Before Ted"
    $1200 16
This actor plies Zac Efron with showbiz dreams, shots of booze & dancing in "The Greatest Showman"
    $1200 3
This ritzy word that means "put on" in French is a layered sewing technique
    $1200 13
The Boyoma Falls, below which the Congo River becomes more navigable, were once named for this explorer who sought Dr. Livingstone
    $1200 21
Born in Flint, this prolific documentarian wrote the book "Dude, Where's My Country?"
    $1200 24
One of these is to keep a bar of scented soap in with your dirty laundry when you travel to help clothes smell clean
    $1600 9
Jenn Shapland's "My Autobiography of" this "Heart is a Lonely Hunter" writer looks at her sexuality
    $1600 14
The bombing of the city of Darwin is featured in this 2008 Baz Luhrmann epic
    $1600 4
In myth, this woman bought time by unweaving a burial shroud meant for her husband's father, Laertes
    $1600 12
The river's basin supports the second largest rainforest on Earth, home to the Dryas monkey & this so-called pygmy chimpanzee
    $1600 22
Long before becoming New York's governor, & not beating Truman, this Owosso-born man graduated from the University of Michigan in 1923
    $1600 25
The Nobel Banquet is held in Stockholm in this room that can hold 1,300 guests
    $2000 10
"Super-Infinite" is a bio of this man of Shakespeare's time known for sexy poems & later, strongly moral sermons
    $2000 15
In this 1952 film assassins gun down the title Mexican revolutionary but miss his horse
    $2000 5
This word from heraldry is also the name of a simple stitch consisting of repeating V shapes
    DD: $1,000 11
These 2 capital cities, of the R.O.C & the D.R.O.C., lie across from each other on opposite banks of the Congo River
    $2000 23
Tragically, this Grand Rapids man lost his life in an Apollo 1 training exercise along with Gus Grissom & Ed White
    $2000 26
This situation means one negative consequence leads to another; Jim Collins popularized the term in his book "Good to Great"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lawrence Katrina Greg
$22,600 $6,400 $8,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1500s
In the early 1500s he produced a codex in words & pictures on the flight of birds, one of many subjects that interested him

Final scores:

Lawrence Katrina Greg
$22,600 $6,284 $17,199
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lawrence Katrina Greg
$16,800 $6,400 $8,600
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
1 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2023-08-29
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