Show #8970 - Friday, November 10, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Clubs quarterfinal game 2.


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Kate Lazo, an educational consultant from Walnut Creek, California

Dennis Chase, a biotech project manager from Palm Springs, California

Alan Johnson, an analytics engineer from Metuchen, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
We all should remember this U.S. landmark
    $200 4
    $200 15
We know that the devil wears this designer, but did you know she has a doctorate in political science & studied mime?
    $200 27
This term for an important person sounds like a giant toupee
    $200 24
Term for the No. 1 wood, or the person using it
    $200 10
Joe Raposo wrote the words & music, but this character first sang, "It's Not Easy Being Green"
    $400 21
Parts of this landmark are 35-feet high
    $400 5
    $400 16
Last name in common to fashion designers Anne & Calvin
    $400 3
Monotonous, boring or lacking variety equals this rhyming word
    $400 23
It's the 3-letter position of the ball & may be "good" or "bad" depending on the height of the grass
    $400 11
The Chinese have equated this green gemstone with purity & indestructibility
    $600 2
From 1845 to 1847, Henry David Thoreau lived by this body of water
    $600 6
    $600 17
She took over control of her family's design house in 1997, after her brother Gianni's death
    $600 28
It's a sturdy carryall worn by hikers as well as students
    $600 1
Sand & pitching are common varieties of these irons used to loft short shots
    $600 12
Green ones of these popularly come in jars, stuffed with almonds, anchovies or pimientos
    $800 9
No bull, this city hosts the Festival of San Fermín
    $800 7
    $800 18
After his suicide in 2010, Vogue paid tribute to him with a portfolio of his pieces called "Alexander the Great"
    $800 29
A natl. assoc. of wanderers says you can still be this 4-letter term even if you never rode a freight train
    $800 25
A rare old gold coin, or an even rarer 3 under par on a single hole
    $800 13
Sometimes you can see this green, sometimes called Lincoln green, for the trees
    $1000 22
Founded by William the Conqueror, this royal residence in Berkshire has been home to 40 monarchs
    $1000 8
    $1000 19
Before "Project Runway" & his own fashion line, he was a child actor, born Karl Anderson Jr.
    $1000 30
This adjective meaning unkempt & varied is often applied to disorganized armies or militias
    $1000 26
The closely mowed ring of grass around a putting green is called an apron or this out-there name
    DD: $1,500 14
The name of this element comes from the Greek for "light green"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Alan Dennis Kate
$0 $1,300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Dennis Kate
$3,400 $4,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Belonging to which character you'll have to tell us.)
    $400 5
This historic 15th century ship got its name from its owner, Juan Niño de Moguer
    $400 16
On July 8, 1922 he played a New Orleans jazz funeral & took a train north to become a world-famous trumpeter
    $400 26
The tebenna, an Etruscan mantle, evolved into this garment perhaps worn most strikingly by John Belushi
    $400 10
Of the letters in the bottom row, the last alphabetically
    $400 21
    $400 6
Drop a letter from the language spoken by the people of Seoul to get this sacred text of Islam
    $800 1
Perhaps the greatest loss of life at sea, over 5,000, came in 1945 when this type of vessel sank the Wilhelm Gustloff
    $800 17
Peter Gabriel hits you over the head with this No. 1 song that features Wayne Jackson on trumpet
    $800 27
This material meaning "baked earth" was used for buildings as well as sculpture, like the head seen here
    $800 11
Of the letters in the bottom row, the second-to-last alphabetically
    $800 22
my_a_is_not_for_ applause@
    $800 7
...from a type of mediator to get this type of implanted device visible in a chest X-ray seen here
    $1200 2
The first 4 Cunard vessels were Acadia, Caledonia, Columbia & this one that really ruled the waves
    $1200 18
In 1981, he & his brother Branford both played in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers
    DD: $2,200 8
The wolf in the Capitoline Wolf's statue may be Etruscan; these two babies she's suckling were added later
    $1200 12
In the top row, the pronoun formed by the letters between "Q" & "R"
    $1200 23
wannabe_crazy_ irish_con_man@ oneflewoverthe
    $1200 13
...from a word for a mechanical man to get this verb that means "to cheer on"
    DD: $2,600 3
On July 24, 1969 the USS Hornet was in the Pacific waiting for this group of men
    $1600 19
His albums include "Miles Ahead" & "Star People", which included a tribute to his wife Cicely Tyson
    $1600 9
Oscar Mayer could tell you that this is the city the Etruscans called Felsina
    $1600 29
In the top row, the third & fourth letters from the left spell this part of a hospital
    $1600 24
wannabe_crazy_ bombardier_captain@
    $1600 14
...from a word for a long, vehement speech to get this synonym for "swap"
    $2000 4
A space shuttle was named for this ship seen here, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's first research vessel
    $2000 20
This bebop pioneer was famous for his angled trumpet, which was bent upward, & his puffy cheeks when he played it
    $2000 28
In the 400s B.C. this scholar of Halicarnassus opined that the Etruscans originally migrated to Italy from Lydia in Asia Minor
    $2000 30
Of the letters in the home row, it's the only vowel
    $2000 25
    $2000 15
...from a slat on a window to get this word for a paramour

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Dennis Kate
$13,200 $12,500 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1456 posthumous annulment of this woman's sentence by the Church was witnessed by her mother Isabelle

Final scores:

Alan Dennis Kate
$1,399 $23,000 $19,100
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Dennis Kate
$12,200 $14,000 $8,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2023-10-17
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