Show #8964 - Thursday, November 2, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds semifinal game 1.


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Yoshie Hill, a program support specialist from Colma, California

Emily Sands, a project manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota

Dave Rapp, a writer from Valley Village, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
It's where the goddess Persephone spends a third of the year away from home
    $200 21
Pabst Blue Robot is Bender's favorite on this TV show
    $200 25
In 2014, she & husband Marc Mezvinsky welcomed their first child, Charlotte
    $200 28
More common in women than men, these swollen & twisted veins can be a real pain in the leg
    $200 26
In 1994 & 1999 this rock festival celebrated its 25th & 30th anniversaries with new concerts
    $200 30
"Birds of a feather flock ____"
    $400 14
Collective name for 7 sisters, daughters of Atlas & Pleione, whom Zeus placed among the stars
    $400 20
You'll find Ent-draughts, served by an old stick, in this trilogy
    $400 24
That's Abraham Lincoln looking at a book with son Thomas, who was better known by this 3-letter nickname
    $400 27
These hard, pebble-like masses in your renal organ can cause pain until they pass
    $400 22
"Knock knock" guess who? It's this bird that made his cartoon debut in "Knock Knock" in 1940
    $400 29
"Still waters
____ ____"
    $600 5
This woman whose prophecies were disbelieved was one of Agamemnon's spoils after Troy fell
    $600 12
A blue ale is named for this warrior race related to Vulcans
    $600 11
While in the White House, Malia Obama had the code name Radiance & Sasha had this name, like a famous movie sled
    $600 15
Using a keyboard like this one may reduce the risk of this painful condition, abbreviated CTS
    $600 4
Pirates shiver when woodsmen yell this word from the Old English for "trees for building"
    $600 3
"The shoemaker's son always goes ____"
    $800 13
Laertes was the king of Ithaca & the father of this world traveler
    $800 8
Harry Potter might get carded trying to drink a pint of this at the Three Broomsticks
    DD: $3,200 9
Last name of John who, before his death in 2013 at 91, was the oldest living child of a president
    $800 18
There are more than 300,000 hip fractures annually, many attributable to this porous bone disease
    $800 16
This mythic ship's prow was made of wood from the sacred talking tree of Dodona & it talked to Jason & the crew
    $800 2
"Crosses are ladders that lead to ____ "
    $1000 6
In Norse mythology's great final battle, Fenrir, a giant one of these animals, is destined to swallow Odin
    $1000 7
This sitcom introduced Monkeyshine beer; Marcel was the mascot
    $1000 10
In 1944, 20 years after his own death, his oldest daughter Margaret died at an ashram in India
    $1000 19
Bursitis of the shoulder is often treated with injections of this hormone, from the Latin for "bark"
    $1000 17
In German, this Strauss waltz is known as "Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald"
    $1000 1
"If wishes were horses,
____ ____ ____"

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

Dave Emily Yoshie
$3,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Emily Yoshie
$4,200 $4,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll name the play.)
(Ken: That sequence will appear in each correct response.)
    $400 25
It's the only element on the chart with exactly the same name as a planet in our solar system
    $400 19
In 1999, at age 49, he was the youngest honoree ever; he had his first No. 1 hit in 1963 at age 12
    $400 30
Willy: "I'm tired."
Howard: "Oh yeah? You're fired"
    $400 28
It's suggested to eat snacks known as a mezedes while consuming this traditional anise-tinged Greek apéritif
    $400 1
The Pennsylvania Dutch weren't Dutch immigrants, they were of this background
    $400 2
Depressed or sad because of a lack of friends or companionship; are you this tonight?
    $800 14
Cs is listed as an alkali one, Co, as a transition one
    $800 18
1983 "was a very good year" for this entertainer; that's when he was honored
    $800 29
"I'm drunk."
Nick: "I'm confused." Honey: "I'm mousy." George: "I'm going to bed"
    $800 27
Korbel Brut calls itself "America's favorite California" this
    $800 26
This old corset-stiffening substance is actually baleen
    $800 6
It's a foot-pound per-second unit of power; let's see what you've got under the hood
    DD: $6,000 15
1 of the only 2 letters not found in the abbreviations of elements with atomic numbers up to 100
    $1200 13
She was a child star, an ambassador & in 1998, a Kennedy Center honoree
    DD: $4,000 23
Laura: "You broke my unicorn!"
Gentleman Caller: "whoops"
    $1200 10
This tequila relative can make you see things, but isn't the same as the similarly spelled hallucinogen
    $1200 5
Milk, seltzer & chocolate syrup combine to make this drink
    $1200 9
Job description of George Balanchine & Bob Fosse
    $1600 20
After helium, it's the Next noble gas on the table
    $1600 16
The first group of honorees in 1978 included this opera singer
    $1600 22
Act One,
"Daily Life":
Stage Manager:
"My God, is this place boring"
    $1600 12
From the Latin for "wormwood", it can be 68% alcohol by volume
    $1600 3
What's called India ink didn't come from India, but from this country
    $1600 8
Drink up! It can precede "whale", though the dolphin types get more press
    $2000 24
The seventh period begins with francium, followed by this element discovered in France in 1898
    $2000 17
This one-named violinist was one of the five Kennedy Center honorees in 2020
    $2000 21
Estragon: "Is he here yet?"
Vladimir: "Nope"
    $2000 11
A town in Italy's Veneto region shares a name with this strong brandy made from the pomace of a wine press
    $2000 4
Properly, it's the cavy; it's not from the place & not related to the animal in this other name
    $2000 7
In Marxist theory, this class is primarily concerned with property values

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Emily Yoshie
$11,800 $25,800 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Britain became an island less than 10,000 years ago, as warming weather & melting ice filled in this sea

Final scores:

Dave Emily Yoshie
$11,800 $25,800 $18,400
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Emily Yoshie
$11,800 $21,400 $9,200
16 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2023-09-14
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