Show #8961 - Monday, October 30, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds quarterfinal game 7.


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Jay Foster, an engineer from Ranchos Palos Verdes, California

Sarah Reza, a museum program manager from Hyattsville, Maryland

T.J. Tallie, an associate professor of African history from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These are all actors who have played The Joker.)
(Ken: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "five".)
    $200 19
International Nurses Day is on May 12, honoring the birthday of this woman
    $200 24
From the Greek for "forgetfulness", it's partial or complete memory loss
    $200 20
Singer Faith or actor Jonah; what the...?
    $200 7
His final role was as Tony in "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" in 2009
    $200 16
It's the technical name for a tetrahedron with triangular sides
    $200 25
Honeycomb home
    $400 13
In 1881, the governor of Missouri offered $5,000 for the capture of this man & his brother
    $400 21
A first shot in golf, or a psychological term for a strong motivating instinct
    $400 14
Oh, this! Rising 770 feet on the Feather River, Oroville is the highest one in the United States
    $400 6
In 1984 he was still known as Leaf when he played Robby in the ABC Afterschool Special "Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia"
    $400 30
The east side of this large, triangular citadel faces Red Square
    $400 28
A dirty, shabby bar
    $600 10
Da, comrade, he's the traveler seen here
    $600 15
Bipolar disorder was once known as this type of "depression"
    $600 1
This non-naughty 5-letter "B" word means to bungle a task
    $600 3
This actor won an Oscar in 1976, '84 & '98
    $600 29
In the "Steel City" of Pittsburgh, the downtown area is known as this Triangle
    $600 27
Herb with a mild onion flavor
    $800 11
He was a world leader from 1983 to 1989; then he began to be led around
    $800 17
In 1907 this Swiss mister used the term "complex" to describe clusters of mental associations
    $800 2
1-word energy industry technique that's the subject of the film "Gasland"
    $800 4
In the '80s Cesar Romero came aboard this "romantic" title ship as Carlos Belmonte
    $800 23
From the Greek for uneven, it's the term for a triangle in which no sides are the same length
    $800 26
To grow vigorous & healthy
    $1000 12
Ohio-born Nobel Prize winner seen here
    $1000 18
I love Dr. Freud for using this term for strong feelings of attachment by a patient toward an analyst
    $1000 8
That's a load of this, a short "riding" whip
    DD: $2,200 5
A 2013 Oscar-winning actor; his surname is also the name of Apollo's mother
    $1000 22
In 1911 a devastating fire at this company's factory in New York City killed 146 garment workers
    $1000 9
In Tennyson it precedes " seek, to find, and not to yield"

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

T.J. Sarah Jay
$800 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

T.J. Sarah Jay
$3,200 $1,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the song that the Bard has reworked in each case.)
    $400 22
"Somebody To Love", a Queen song title, provides the name of a biography of this late lead singer
    $400 11
"The lady is enamored of thee, verily, verily, verily"
    $400 27
The third one of these existed in Germany from January 1933 to May 1945
    $400 28
In Ireland, it began in 1981 as the Ecology Party
    $400 29
Joseph Lister pioneered antiseptic medicine with the carbolic type of this, today called phenol
    $400 5
It comes before a married woman's maiden name
    $800 21
Northern readers got the lowdown on slavery in 1845's "Narrative of the Life of" this former slave & orator
    $800 10
"Wilt thou still require me, wilt thou still provide sustenance unto me, roughly midway through my 7th decade?"
    $800 26
In 1789 the third of these representative groups covered about 26 million of France's 28 million people
    $800 14
Due to fear of communism, in the 1950s this color was followed by "Legs" to make a new baseball team name
    $800 30
Atoms in the compound carbon dioxide share two pairs of electrons, forming a double covalent this
    $800 4
After a legal proceeding, it's the word for Sadie, Sadie, no longer a married lady
    $1200 20
Born in Berlin in 1901, this composer was known for his collaborations with Alan Jay Lerner
    $1200 7
"Aid me if thou canst, I feel sorrow... & my gratitude is large for thy presence here"
    DD: $4,600 25
Waged from 149 to 146 B.C., the Third Punic War resulted in the final destruction of this city & its people's enslavement
    $1200 13
This title is borne by heirs apparent to the Dutch throne
    $1200 16
From Greek for "many", it's a large molecule made up of many smaller molecules
    $1200 2
First name of literary giants Malraux & Gide
    $1600 19
This 18th century monarch once quipped, "God is always with the strongest battalions"
    $1600 8
"Dear gentleman or lady, wouldst thou peruse my volume? It hath taken me long to pen, wouldst thou peer at it?"
    $1600 24
The last time a U.S. third party finished ahead of a major party in a pres. election was in this year of Teddy's bully bid
    DD: $2,200 6
The Sennar Dam in Sudan impounds the flow of this
    $1600 15
An alkyl is a hydrocarbon that has lost one of these atoms that has just 1 proton in its nucleus
    $1600 1
This accented word follows "actor" & "artist" to mean failure in those dreams
    $2000 18
In 1989, he became president of South Africa; a few years later, he was deputy president
    $2000 9
"I believe I shall be melancholy, I believe it shall be anon... the woman who disturbeth my temper is leaving hence"
    $2000 23
The Third International was better known as this, an organ of Soviet control over other lands' Communist parties
    $2000 12
Frank Sinatra covered this "emotional" Duke Ellington composition in 1955
    $2000 17
Created in 2002, the NLA is the National Association devoted to these, like fats & oils
    $2000 3
Aux lardons is a popular way to serve this leafy salad vegetable, similar to endive

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

T.J. Sarah Jay
$20,600 $6,000 $4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the state with the most miles of Interstate Highway, more than 3,200; one Interstate accounts for 1/4 of that mileage

Final scores:

T.J. Sarah Jay
$20,000 $6,000 $800
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

T.J. Sarah Jay
$19,400 $8,200 $4,800
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2023-09-13
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