Show #8959 - Thursday, October 26, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds quarterfinal game 5.


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Tony Freitas, a director of product engineering from Claremont, California

Mason Maggio, a songwriter from Los Angeles, California

Yoshie Hill, a program support specialist from Colma, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The top secret payload when this company first launched its Dragon space capsule in 2010? A wheel of cheese
    $200 8
Adriana La Cerva,
Jimmy Altieri &
Ralph Cifaretto all got whacked on this TV drama
    $200 9
NYU's Stern School of Business offers a Ph.D. in this financial record-keeping specialty
    $200 2
It's name says where it's at
    $200 1
Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt snapped a sailor kissing a nurse on the August 1945 day known as this
    $200 30
You take these "off" to praise someone, but keep something "under" one to keep a secret
    $400 28
These organisms that form a class of marine mollusks are named for their 2-part shells connected by a hinged ligament
    $400 22
In this 1972 movie, prized racehorse Khartoum is the casualty of a disagreement between a movie producer & the mafia
    $400 10
A degree in broadcasting will help prepare you for a career as one of these, like Al Michaels
    $400 3
Zone in on this country, important to world commerce
    $400 7
Certain Robert Mapplethorpe photos prompted Congress to enact restrictions on grants given by this body
    $400 19
If you've surprised someone who's unprepared, you've caught him this way
    $600 15
The cloud type of this releases a substance such as silver iodide into clouds to increase the chance of rain
    $600 24
"But I'm funny how? Funny like a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh?" says Tommy De Vito in this film
    $600 12
In L.A. you can study the Meisner technique at the Elizabeth Mestnik Studio of this
    $600 4
A bit of serendipity will lead you to this country's name
    $600 11
John Filo, an undergrad at this Ohio school, won a 1971 Pulitzer after capturing an iconic photo of a slain classmate
    $600 20
This phrase means a situation has been reversed; in the 19th c. that switch was easier: there weren't right & left ones
    $800 16
OpenAI, which developed ChatGPT, also came up with the AI tech used by this Microsoft search engine
    $800 25
"When I got into family therapy, this was not the 'family' I had in mind", says Billy Crystal in this 1999 comedy
    $800 13
Take classes like "Environmental Design" & "Regenerative Building" at Yale's School of this
    $800 5
Nation where Bolivar is buried
    $800 14
Steve McCurry took a photo of an Afghan girl for this venerated magazine in 1984, then reunited with her 17 years later
    $800 21
To be on this fastener is to be exact or precise
    DD: $2,800 17
This biologist first gained acclaim for writing in 1937 with her article, "Undersea" in the Atlantic Monthly
    $1000 26
A 1995 Travolta mob film that Ray Romano took to TV in 2017
    $1000 27
At Barnard College, courses in this field include "The Rise of Civilization" & "The Origins of Human Society"
    $1000 6
Modern country that's Hannibal's historic home
    $1000 18
In the 1840s this Civil War photographer took lessons in daguerreotypy from Samuel F.B. Morse
    $1000 23
Napoleon has been credited with coining the phrase "an iron hand in" one of these

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

Yoshie Mason Tony
$1,200 $4,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Mason Tony
$1,200 $9,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"I, Claudius" author Robert Graves expressed the disillusion of many in "Goodbye to All That", his memoir of this war
    $400 26
Joe Namath,
Joe Montana
    $400 2
In 1973 he founded a nonprofit society dedicated to marine conservation
    $400 17
To determine this on a lobster, check whether the first pair of swimmerets are hard or feathery
    $400 5
Confinement to your own home as legal punishment
    $400 10
Formed in 1995, it's a "canine" coalition of fiscally conservative Democrats in the House
    $800 3
In 1986, the 50th anniversary of her bestseller, a stamp of her was released in a ceremony in Atlanta
    $800 27
Bill Russell,
Bill Walton
    $800 22
He was president of France from 1995 to 2007
    $800 18
The American lobster is basically differentiated from the Pacific one by having these big enough to eat
    $800 6
It means an unstable construction, though 25-foot versions have been created
    $800 11
You must be 30 to be a U.S. senator & this minimum age to be a member of the House of Representatives
    DD: $2,000 4
To Ian McEwan, there is no redemption, no amends, no this, the title of his novel made into a 2007 movie with Saoirse Ronan
    $1200 28
Bob Feller,
Bob Lemon,
Bob Gibson
    $1200 23
A statue of this French missionary who hooked up with Jolliet represents Wisconsin in the U.S. Capitol
    $1200 19
In a standard trap, a lobster finds the bait in this aptly named room, moves on to the parlor, & can't leave
    $1200 7
A get-to-know-me party given by someone who's just moved in
    $1200 12
The states with only one representative are Wyoming, Vermont, the Dakotas, Delaware & this state
    $1600 15
Harry Bertram of Ellangowan is the actual hero of the 1815 "Waverley" tale "Guy Mannering" by this author
    $1600 29
Jerry Rice,
Randy Moss,
John Stallworth
    $1600 24
Last name of French papermaking brothers Jacques & Joseph, who pioneered the hot air balloon
    $1600 20
Term for a tidal area used to store live lobsters, or where a stray dog might end up
    $1600 8
The AMA says, "physicians making" these "may sound like fabled history", but they have a place in medicine today
    DD: $6,000 13
The only Speaker of the House to become president was this Tennessee representative & 11th president
    $2000 16
Her novels "Show Boat", "Cimarron" & "Giant" were all turned into memorable Hollywood movies
    $2000 30
Gump Worsley,
Shrimp Worters,
Rat Westwick
    $2000 25
A musical review of this singer-songwriter's works is called this man "is Alive and Well and Living in Paris"
    $2000 21
A legal Maine lobster must measure at least 3 1/4 inches along this, the bony back shell
    $2000 9
This European songbird takes its name from its habit of building nests in the eaves of homes
    $2000 14
Upset about taxes? Take it up with this committee, the House's main one for writing tax bills

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yoshie Mason Tony
$5,600 $7,600 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2020 a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, the last of 9 siblings in this dynastic family, died at 92

Final scores:

Yoshie Mason Tony
$11,200 $3,999 $4,800
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Yoshie Mason Tony
$7,600 $13,600 $5,200
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2023-09-12
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