Show #8958 - Wednesday, October 25, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds quarterfinal game 4.


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Phillip Howard, a naval officer from Santa Clarita, California

Emily Sands, a project manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota

Carlos Chaidez, a civil engineer from Burbank, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll need to tell me the attraction where you might hear these lyrics.)
(Ken: We want the body of water the bridge spans.)
    $200 22
Big on vitamins A & C, this leafy vegetable also has a lot of fiber & acts as a mild laxative; look out, sailor man!
    $200 16
"Yo ho, yo ho..."
    $200 1
Under the Brooklyn Bridge
    $200 13
In 1977, he wrote "The Camera Never Blinks: Adventures of a TV Journalist"
    $200 6
In 1804 a steam carriage was first put onto one of these; it could haul 70 men & 10 tons of iron for 10 miles
    $200 30
Tropical cyclones in the southern hemisphere rotate in this timely direction
    $400 23
In 2008 a pair of Brits were out of their gourd, growing a 1,457-lb. one of these; smashing!
    $400 17
"It's a world of laughter, a world of tears..."
    $400 2
Beneath the Bay Bridge in Maryland:
This bay
    $400 3
From 1704 to 1713 he produced his own periodical, "The Review"; "Robinson Crusoe" washed ashore in 1719
    $400 7
Swift American seen here
    $400 29
Direction that also means to swallow liquid hastily
    $600 24
Dr. Thomas Welch is credited with making the first unfermented juice from this fruit
    $600 19
"Grim, grinning ghosts come out to socialize..."
    $600 4
Under the Petofi Bridge in Budapest:
This river
    $600 14
"Standing Firm" & "Worth Fighting For" are two books by this ex-vice president
    $600 10
In this hit Lil Nas X mentions his "cowboy hat from Gucci"
    $600 8
Title direction for Arthur Sullivan's "Christian Soldiers"
    $800 25
When life gives you the Meyer type of this tree, expect plenty of fruit year-round
    $800 21
"A Heffalump or Woozle is very confusel..."
    $800 5
Beneath the Rialto Bridge in Venice:
This busy waterway
    $800 15
When he made the 2005 "Time" 100 list, his book was described as "the novel that ate the world"
    $800 11
Twin brothers Leigh & Leslie Keno are famous as appraisers on this PBS program
    $800 9
New York's single-word motto excelsior means "ever" this direction
    $1000 26
The name of this cylindrical vegetable means "little squashes" in Italian
    $1000 20
"The bear band bears will play now in the good ol' key of G..."
    DD: $1,000 18
Beneath the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon:
This River
    $1000 27
Lemony Snicket should know this novelist penned "Adverbs" & "Watch Your Mouth"
    $1000 12
AKA "Mad Max 2"
    $1000 28
In the army, it's an order to move the troops forward, or for a soldier to move up in rank

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

Carlos Emily Phillip
$600 $2,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Emily Phillip
$4,200 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Not only did he produce "Citizen Kane", he co-wrote, starred in & directed the film, too--talk about a best boy
    $400 7
Alliterative slang for crying
    $400 30
An iconic 1930 image:
"____ Gothic"
    $400 29
Alice Ball was 23 & a college instructor in Hawaii in 1915 when she developed the first successful treatment for this, also known as Hansen's disease
    $400 22
A man... a woman in distress... ladder climbing... a giant ape... this video game that debuted in 1981 had it all!
    $400 15
We hope your dog doesn't suffer ennui when boarded in one of these establishments
    $800 13
In addition to exec producing "Michael Clayton", he got an Oscar nomination for Best Lead Actor
    $800 8
Morgan Freeman's first regular TV gig
    $800 27
From 1912, more mechanical than nude: "Nude Descending a ____, No. 2"
    $800 26
Nobel laureate Gertrude Elion helped develop drugs to treat herpes, gout & this, cancer of the bone marrow
    $800 28
The Wayfarer style of this brand of sunglasses was an '80s fave
    $800 16
Get thee to this synonym for a convent
    $1200 14
This mega producer & creator of "Scandal" declared, "You can waste your lives drawing lines or you can live your life crossing them"
    $1200 9
In baseball, this "punitive" measure began in 1997, & for the Yankees it was over $4.4 million
    DD: $4,000 6
A group portrait by Rembrandt:
"The ____ ____
(The Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq)"
    $1200 1
Rosalind Franklin's X-ray photograph of this helped prove it to be a double-helix polymer
    $1200 23
"Say You, Say Me" is on his album "Dancing On The Ceiling"
    $1200 19
Manually sifting for gold in a river
    $1600 20
As a producer, he was smart enough to hire himself to direct "A Beautiful Mind"; imagine that!
    $1600 10
The president lives on it
    $1600 4
Picasso cubed it:
"Les Demoiselles d'____"
    DD: $5,000 2
Dorothy Hodgkin's Nobel Prize in Chemistry was for her work on this vitamin, whose deficiency causes pernicious anemia
    $1600 24
He was elected governor of Massachusetts in 1982 & 1986 & then it was on to the presidency--well, not quite
    $1600 18
A chronological record of the events of successive years
    $2000 21
"Top Gun" & "CSI" are just two of the projects of this last of Hollywood's mega producers
    $2000 11
A Latvian street?
    $2000 5
Francisco Goya:
"The 3rd of ____, 1808"
    $2000 3
Called the first female M.D. in modern times, she helped found the London School of Medicine for Women in 1875
    $2000 25
This stainless-steel car with gull-wing doors debuted in 1981; fewer than 10,000 were made
    $2000 17
Gould, Miller or Ford

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carlos Emily Phillip
$13,400 $25,200 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A letter from him begins, "On the thirty-third day after I had left Cadiz, I reached the Indian Ocean"

Final scores:

Carlos Emily Phillip
$0 $23,599 $8,400
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carlos Emily Phillip
$13,400 $19,000 $9,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2023-09-12
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