Show #8968 - Wednesday, November 8, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds final game 2.


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Aaron Craig, an attorney originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (subtotal of $10,000)

Jilana Cotter, a senior data analyst from Dade City, Florida (subtotal of $3,000)

Emily Sands, a project manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota (subtotal of $30,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
Sir, your 1704 book "Opticks" laid the foundation for the science of spectrum analysis! You totally rock!
    $200 1
They've represented Los Angeles, the state of California, the city of Anaheim & "Los Angeles of Anaheim"
    $200 28
Garlic bulbs are broken up into segments called these for cooking
    $200 30
Called New Towne when Harvard College was established, the city soon got this name
    $200 29
In 1987 the album "Ride the Lightning" by Metallica achieved this status of 500,000 copies sold
    $200 26
It's a long rope with a loop on one end, used to rope cattle
    $400 25
That translucent pink egg you made is amazing! I think that will sell for $18.5 million at a 2007 auction at Christie's one day!
    $400 2
Look out below! It's Colorado's NHL team!
    $400 23
Slaughterhouses don't have to ask & pay for USDA grades for this meat, be it in chop, loin or rib form
    $400 22
1990 was the end for this country whose districts included Neubrandenburg, Leipzig & Karl-Marx-Stadt
    $400 21
Champagne is generally fermented in vats of this alliterative alloy
    $400 19
How low can you go? Perhaps to this place on the border of heaven or hell
    $600 24
Loved your Mar. 4, 1841 speech, despite the weather! 1 hour, 45 minutes of awesome! Now it's clear skies for your presidency!
    $600 3
They're the Giants' cross-bay rivals
    $600 18
Cook boneless this fowl until the internal temp is 165 degrees; that's a rough day for a capon
    $600 9
Separate states until 1964, Tanganyika & Zanzibar combined to form this country
    $600 20
This metal was discovered in 1789; it took until 1896 to find out that it was radioactive
    $600 15
The opposite of staccato, it's a direction to play music smoothly
    DD: $3,200 16
Will you sign my copy of the "Domesday Book" you commissioned, my king? It's a first edition from 1086
    $800 4
This nickname of a Texas school's teams comes from the "A" in "A&M"
    $800 6
To really like something, or a finely chopped sweet pickle on a hot dog
    $800 7
Here is a map of this former country in 1945; now the region today
    $800 13
Zr is the symbol for this chemical element used as a structural material in nuclear reactors
    $800 12
W.S. Gilbert wrote it for "The Mikado"
    $1000 17
You got the Eastern Roman Empire to pay a ton of gold per year! Will you speak to our "Scourge of God" fan club?
    $1000 5
Sing a little song & tell us this nickname of Montreal's Canadian Football League team
    $1000 10
Gray & red-legged are 2 varieties of this game bird that can be roasted, broiled or braised; you, in the pear tree! Hide!
    $1000 8
Since 1964 the former Northern Rhodesia has been this, now second from the end alphabetically
    $1000 14
A policeman could tell you the U.S. half dollar today is about 92% this metal
    $1000 11
If you run into this word on a menu, relax, it's just Spanish for "prawn"

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

Emily Jilana Aaron
$3,600 $3,200 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$6,200 $7,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
The collarbone, more technically known as this, is part of the pectoral girdle
    $400 29
This 1973 horror classic had Linda Blair take an extended look around
    $400 14
Popular with nutritionists, the brown type of this is intentionally left unmilled
    $400 30
This London landmark is the final resting place of 17 monarchs
    $400 26
This 1963 work was published in England with the title "Monkey Planet"
    $400 23
Really gnarly, or a group of 12 dozen
    $800 20
This part seen here is often transplanted
    $800 27
Whitney Houston's version of "I Will Always Love You" is from this film
    $800 15
In 1900 this company introduced the Brownie camera, making photography accessible to the masses
    $800 7
The Great War was a most unpleasant disruption for the Crawley family & their servants on this PBS show
    $800 25
At the end of Arthur C. Clarke's "Childhood's End" this world is destroyed
    $800 22
A baby deer, or to court favor by flattery
    $1200 17
These major neck arteries get their name from the Greek for "to stupefy"
    $1200 10
"The Color of Money" was a sequel to this 1961 movie
    $1200 16
John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal in this town made him a martyr to the antislavery cause
    DD: $10,000 6
St. Mary's Abbey in this city lent part of its name to a theatre that W.B. Yeats co-founded
    $1200 24
Anne McCaffrey's written about "The Dragonriders of", "The Skies of" & "The Renegades of" this imaginary planet
    $1200 21
A long spear, a freshwater fish, or a diving position
    $1600 18
It's Latin for "neck" & can mean the neck as well as the outer end of the uterus
    $1600 2
As this film ends Dustin Hoffman & Katharine Ross sit on a bus in eerie silence
    $1600 3
The Cobb salad was invented at this Hollywood restaurant named for a hat
    $1600 4
The legend of this liqueur says a monk invented it in 1510 at the Abbey of FĂ©camp
    DD: $5,600 9
It's the real name of the planet referred to in the title of a 1965 Frank Herbert novel
    $1600 12
Polite & friendly, or maybe an amaretto
    $2000 19
If your left brain hemisphere needs to "cc" your right, it's a good thing they're connected by this "cc"
    $2000 1
The Hong Kong police thriller & cult film "Infernal Affairs" was remade as this Oscar winner starring Leo DiCaprio
    $2000 13
The Cortland variety of these brown very slowly after they're cut, making them a good choice for garnishes
    $2000 5
Catherine Morland is way into goth in this Jane Austen novel
    $2000 8
Survivors escape to Bronson Beta in the 1933 Philip Wylie & Edwin Balmer novel "When" this happens
    $2000 11
Strictly accurate, or to demand, as a payment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$16,200 $24,000 -$2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Perhaps inspiring a line 2 centuries later, in 1774 he wrote that he was headed "farther than any other man has been before me"

Final scores:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$11,799 $0 -$2,800

Cumulative scores:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$42,199 $3,000 $10,000
Tournament champion: $100,000 + advance to the 2024 Tournament of Champions 2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$16,200 $12,800 $2,800
22 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2023-09-14
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