Show #8963 - Wednesday, November 1, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds quarterfinal game 9.


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Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California

Nancy Donehower, a retired college admission counselor from Portland, Oregon

Dana Hill, a stay-at-home mom from Thousand Oaks, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
In 1925 this American anthropologist first visited Samoa; she wrote a book about it three years later
    $200 23
"I came in like a wrecking ball, I never hit so hard in love, all I wanted was to break your walls"
    $200 9
In carpentry, this body part "& groove" form a joint between 2 boards
    $200 8
After Dec. 14, 1920 Notre Dame could begin winning one for this man
    $200 30
We stopped by the magnificent Cliffs of Moher on this Emerald Isle
    $200 14
The name of this type of doctor comes from the Latin for "beast of burden"
    $400 26
In the 1870s this French chemist demonstrated that anthrax was caused by a particular bacillus
    $400 1
"I got my first real six string, bought it at the 5 & dime, played it till my fingers bled, was the summer of '69"
    $400 29
Seen here are grooves in this Buckeye State; scoured into limestone 18,000 years ago by the great ice sheet
    $400 28
On Jan. 21, 1950 the clock struck 13 for this novelist
    $400 20
Made it to the top of 22,600-foot Ojos del Salado one of the highest peaks in this mountain range
    $400 15
In this type of complex, one has a persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment
    $600 6
In 1667 the U.K.'s Margaret Cavendish was the first woman to attend a meeting at this science society
    $600 2
"But I set fire to the rain, watched it pour as I touched your face, well, it burned while I cried"
    $600 17
Much of the cortical surface of this is hidden in grooves called sulci
    $600 10
This king's speech ended on February 6, 1952 in Sandringham
    $600 13
Took in the rugged scenery & the lemon festival along this country's Amalfi Coast
    DD: $3,000 22
Title for Sir Francis Drake, due to a specific feat he accomplished in 1580
    $800 5
In the 1930s this California transplant posthumously received plant patents No. 12-16
    $800 18
"Give it away, give it away, give it away now, give it away, give it away, give it away now, awwww, aw yeah!"
    $800 7
This Simon & Garfunkel tune is also known as "The 59th Street Bridge Song"
    $800 11
After this composer met his "Messiah" in 1759, he was buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey
    $800 12
Great snorkeling & diving in this large bay off Chittagong & Chennai
    $800 19
Common in cases of ADHD & autism, "sensory" this is basically too much input
    $1000 25
The "Hans"-on work of this biochemist born in 1900 unraveled the mystery of the citric acid cycle
    $1000 16
"She's up all night to the sun, I'm up all night to get some, she's up all night for good fun, I'm up all night to get lucky"
    $1000 4
The wife of this U.S. president opposed his career as a judge, feeling it was a "fixed groove"
    $1000 24
It was through the hourglass & bye, this writer, on June 8, 1876
    $1000 3
Paid my respects at the Gandan Monastery in this capital city of Mongolia
    $1000 21
Both Betsy Ross & Dolley Madison were disowned by the Quakers for marrying men from this denomination

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

Dana Nancy Dave
$1,800 $1,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Nancy Dave
$5,000 $2,800 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
The "walking" type of this fish, the Clarias batrachus, can travel across land in search of water
    $400 22
It's the official language shared by Rwanda & Senegal
    $400 14
In "A Fish Called Wanda", she's a woman called Wanda
    $400 4
Her magic girdle induced love, as magic girdles will do, & Romans had her say, I'm no mighty Aphrodite, I'm your this
    $400 30
Go through Marbury v. Madison to see how this Chief Justice established the power of judicial review
    $400 29
A covered sports stadium
    $800 16
This beautiful rasbora that shares its name with a romance book brand is sure to be the talk of the tank
    $800 15
She established a gorilla research center in Rwanda in 1967
    $800 1
In addition to playing the titular Deadpool, this actor provided the voice of Juggernaut in the 2018 sequel
    $800 6
Greeks were from Ares, Romans, from this deity, originally an ancient Italian god who watched over agriculture
    DD: $9,000 28
Brush up on Earl Warren's opinion for the 5-4 majority in 1966 on this man v. Arizona, regarding police questioning
    $800 13
Friendly garden fellow seen here
    $1200 17
Popular fly fisherman quarry seen here
    $1200 21
Rwanda & this neighboring nation were ruled by Belgium until 1962
    $1200 2
Justin Bartha goes missing in this 2009 film--in his place is a baby in a closet & a live tiger
    $1200 9
What's Dis? It's another name for this Roman god who took over for Hades
    $1200 27
Look into why these two Italian anarchists were tried in 1921, but not sentenced to death until 1927
    $1200 12
A weighty book
    $1600 18
Like Santiago, you'd have quite a story to tell if you caught the massive blue type of this
    $1600 20
Now with a population of about 1.7 million, this city became the capital upon Rwanda's independence
    $1600 3
This pic flew with dialogue like "We have clearance, Clarence"; "Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?"
    $1600 8
The ancient Romans didn't need this Greek god anymore, not after renaming him Vulcan
    $1600 26
Peruse the appeal that successfully fought the $100 fine this Tenn. high school teacher got in 1925 for teaching evolution
    $1600 11
Metal used for plating
    $2000 24
This filet favorite is the one & only
    $2000 19
This contemporary & rival of Sir Richard Burton became the first European to visit the area of Rwanda in 1858
    $2000 5
A man's mundane life is interrupted by a zombie apocalypse in this comedy starring Simon Pegg
    DD: $5,000 7
Most of the Greek myths for Athena were adopted by the Romans for this goddess whose temple was on Capitoline Hill
    $2000 25
See how on Earth the justices voted 7-1 in this man v. Ferguson in 1896, advancing the "separate but equal" doctrine
    $2000 10
A problem on the one numbered 17 can lead to leukemia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Nancy Dave
$14,200 $8,400 $18,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the first election since 1952 in which neither the incumbent president nor the incumbent vice president was a candidate

Final scores:

Dana Nancy Dave
$0 $6,400 $28,401
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dana Nancy Dave
$11,800 $8,400 $15,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2023-09-13
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