Show #8945 - Friday, October 6, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Spades quarterfinal game 5.


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Jamie Logan, a freelancer from Augusta, Maine

Matt Glassman, a bar owner from Los Angeles, California

Daniel Nguyen, a high school math teacher and doctoral student from San Jose, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response here will be one of the cardinal or theological Virtues.)
    $200 10
On the northwest shore of Lake Ontario, this city is home to about 10% of Canada's population
    $200 22
Originally named Chaim Witz, he's the performer seen here
    $200 15
This Russian famously conditioned dogs to salivate every time a bell rang
    $200 23
Number of Jay-Z' title "Problems", or "Bottles Of Beer On The Wall"
    $200 30
It's paired with liberty in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $200 28
Cleopatra's cobra plus a command to stop gives us this road surface
    $400 6
Some pilgrims go on their knees up the steps of Canada's largest church, St. Joseph's Oratory in this city in Quebec
    $400 21
He married Gilda Radner in 1984
    $400 14
Henri Becquerel shared the 1903 Nobel Prize for physics with these 2 other scientists
    $400 17
The second line in a haiku typically has this many syllables
    $400 29
We assume that Bill Clinton was born with it; we know he was born in it
    $400 27
To ask for spare change plus one ninth of a baseball game gives us this starting place
    $600 3
Also the site of the largest mall in Canada, this oil city of Alberta is "The Gateway to the North"
    $600 20
Dustin Hoffman shared New York City digs with both Robert Duvall & this "French Connection" star
    DD: $1,000 13
This 19th century Italian physicist lends his name to a law & a number relating equal volumes of gases & molecules
    $600 2
Oh, craps! On the first dice roll I threw boxcars, this number
    $600 26
You "gotta have" this virtue; at least according to George Michael
    $600 5
One piece of butter plus public group violence gives us this nation lover
    $800 4
Flooding in 1950 in Winnipeg by this river of the north led to the building of floodways there to bypass the city
    $800 19
With Jules Munshin & Frank Sinatra, this hoofer was "On the Town" in 1949
    $800 11
This American was a real rocket scientist, launching his first liquid-propelled one March 16, 1926
    $800 1
It's the atomic number of iridium; it also used to be a famous TV address on the Sunset Strip
    $800 25
This virtue is also a name of a Rhode Island island & a "Dear" Beatles song character
    $800 7
A Catholic religious service plus a standard unit of area gives us this wanton slaughter
    $1000 9
Fredericton is the capital of this Atlantic province
    $1000 18
He created Mr. Spock & Captain Kirk
    $1000 12
E.I. du Pont de Nemours, founder of the DuPont company, was a student of this French founder of modern chemistry
    $1000 16
In 1929 Congress limited the House of Representatives to this many members
    $1000 24
It was the "T" in the 19th century's WCTU
    $1000 8
A shark appendage plus a type of beer gives us this musical conclusion

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

Daniel Matt Jamie
$2,000 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Matt Jamie
$4,600 $5,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: ...with the prefix "tri" in each correct response.)
    $400 28
Historian Yakup Bektas called the war the "most illustrated war to date", mentioning this new tech less than 30 years old
    $400 1
Welsh singer Thomas John Woodward took this name after his manager suggested this Henry Fielding character
    $400 26
A box for fishing gear, or a defensive football play
    $400 30
A katana is a close combat sword that was traditionally used by these swordsmen
    $400 29
"We seceded where others failed" is the motto of the Conch Republic, formed for 1 minute by these Florida islands
    $400 25
It straightens the arm at the elbow
    $800 19
This type of cold weather headgear takes its name from a battle site in the war where it was worn
    $800 3
The band Veruca Salt took its name from the spoiled rich girl in this Roald Dahl children's book
    $800 2
Last name of the singer of "What A Wonderful World" in '67 & the man who got a Moon's-eye view of it in '69
    $800 10
Also a car from Oldsmobile, it was a short sword with a curved blade that was favored by sailors & pirates
    $800 27
It was the first U.S. state to secede, leading to the Civil War
    $800 24
Swimming, cycling & running all in one event
    DD: $5,400 5
Stark "Sketches" that this Russian wrote from his experience in the war helped advance his literary career
    $1200 11
This technomusician got his name from a book about a big ocean mammal
    $1200 17
The organ that weighs around 3 pounds in an adult, or Pinky's cartoon pal voiced by Maurice LaMarche
    $1200 9
With the same name as the raised part at the front of a saddle, it's the round knob at the end of a sword's hilt
    DD: $4,000 8
In 1965 this island city-state peacefully seceded from Malaysia
    $1200 23
The period that lasted from about 250 million to 200 million years ago
    $1600 4
Much of the war focused on an 11-month siege of this seaport that finally fell after the Russians retreated
    $1600 12
These mega-cool rockers took their band name from an Aldous Huxley book about using mescaline
    $1600 7
A vice president under Thomas Jefferson, or the funky leader of Parliament Funkadelic
    $1600 6
This sharp-pointed 6-letter sword used for thrusting lost its cutting edge in the 18th century
    $1600 14
In 2011 the south part of this northeast African nation became independent
    $1600 22
From the Latin for "platform for magistrates", it's a court of justice
    $2000 18
For throwing a live shell off the deck of HMS Hecla, Charles Davis Lucas was in the first group awarded these on June 26, 1857
    $2000 16
This band was born to be wild enough to take its name from a Hermann Hesse novel
    $2000 20
Last name of a Watergate burglar, or a nickname of Robert Dole's wife, who has lived at the Watergate
    $2000 13
The national flag of Sri Lanka depicts one of these animals holding a sword
    $2000 15
This nation has fought several battles over territory with Ethiopia since seceding from it in 1993
    $2000 21
A group of 3 men collectively responsible for the administration of ancient Rome

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Matt Jamie
$20,800 $19,200 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He was given piano lessons by Madame Mauté de Fleurville, the mother-in-law of Paul Verlaine, whose poetry he would later set to music

Final scores:

Daniel Matt Jamie
$20,800 $17,599 $18,400
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Daniel Matt Jamie
$16,200 $16,400 $9,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2023-08-29
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