Show #8972 - Tuesday, November 14, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Clubs quarterfinal game 4.


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Emily White, a marketing manager from Wilmington, Delaware

Brandon Deutsch, a law student from Long Beach, California

Nick Cascone, an orthopedic physician assistant originally from Queens, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Ancient Greeks believed that wine was a gift from this god, the Greek equivalent of Bacchus
    $200 11
"____ Fiction"
    $200 6
A variety of midge, a type of this, is believed to be the only insect species native to Antarctica
    $200 23
An elf or fairy; I swear I saw one in the garden!
    $200 24
The name of this art form means folding paper, which is how the crane seen here was made
    $200 28
In a familiar phrase, it precedes "as the driven snow"
    $400 2
Because of his work there, you could call the astronomer Hipparchus the "Colossus of" this island
    $400 10
"____, ____ and videotape"
    $400 16
There are more than 2,700 species of these cellulose-eating isopterans sometimes called white ants
    $400 18
3-hole is one type of this piece of office equipment
    $400 25
Useful in electronics crafts, this process similar to welding joins circuit components using a low melting point alloy
    $400 12
Liquor served without ice is straight or this clean word
    $600 3
Horrified by the carnage of war, Asoka, a 3rd century B.C. ruler in India, embraced this peaceful religion
    $600 9
"Dancer in the ____"
    $600 15
A giant species of this "100-legged" insect grows to 12 inches in length & eats lizards
    $600 20
Dustin Lance Black won an Oscar for writing this 2008 Sean Penn film
    $600 26
A simple method of printing and duplicating uses these cutouts; paint is sprayed through the removed areas
    DD: $2,600 13
From the Latin for "clean", it's a 6-letter adjective for virgin, hey! still not touched for the very first time
    $800 4
4 decades after Constantine, Roman emperor Julian sought to revive these types of cults & temples, from Latin for "rustic"
    $800 7
from Hong Kong: "Farewell My ____"
    $800 17
Due to their long snouts, these cotton destroyers are sometimes called snout beetles
    $800 21
It's been used as a synonym for electric current since the 19th century
    $800 27
From the French for "to cut out", it's the craft of decorating a surface with paper shapes
    $800 14
Free from defects, like a playoff game-winning "reception" in 1972
    $1000 5
Hetepheres was the mother of this great pyramid king; when her tomb was found, mummy's mummy was missing
    $1000 8
"____ Is the Warmest Color"
    $1000 19
Just like chickens, some insects have this muscular organ in the digestive tract to grind food
    $1000 22
The dictionary says it's "a person regarded as being assured & artfully ingratiating in manner"
    $1000 30
This craft of stitching fabric with a hook instead of a needle developed in the 19th century
    $1000 29
Spelled one way, it describes a large sum; spelled another, it's a toilet "Bol" cleaner

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

Nick Brandon Emily
$600 $4,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Brandon Emily
$3,200 $5,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

'90s MUSIC
    $400 5
After years as a backup singer, she hit it big in 1994 with "All I Wanna Do"
    $400 27
Hosts the annual Campeonato Mundial de Baile de Tango
    $400 26
Later editions of this novel have included a chapter of its rumored sequel "Buttercup's Baby"
    $400 8
From 1971 to 1996, Carl Sagan was a professor at this Ithaca, New York Ivy League school
    $400 23
There are a billion cubic these in a cubic meter
    $400 24
The movable barrier where a horse race begins
    $800 4
This country superstar's "Friends In Low Places" was named CMA Single of the Year in 1991
    $800 28
It shares its name with a type of light yellow-brown envelope
    $800 18
"Please, Baby, Please" is a kid's book from this director of "She's Gotta Have It"
    $800 9
Sagan was among the first to suggest that Jupiter's moon Europa might have this & that it might contain life
    $800 15
A report said more than 225 billion of these annoying 4-letter texts were sent in 2022; the FCC is on it
    $800 16
Luminous celestial object in Matthew that led the magi to the baby Jesus
    $1200 6
This Seattle band's 1991 debut album was titled "Ten" for the uniform number of NBA player Mookie Blaylock
    $1200 1
Its 200-foot-high monument to Columbus is on La Rambla
    $1200 11
"Baby Catcher" is the "Chronicles of a Modern" one of these
    $1200 10
It was Sagan's award-winning PBS TV show about the universe
    $1200 14
Begun in 1960, the construction of this "High Dam" on the Nile cost about $1 billion
    $1200 19
Any echinoderm of the class Asteroidea
    $1600 7
In 1998 these gals had back to back No 1 hits with "There's Your Trouble" & "Wide Open Spaces"
    DD: $2,200 2
Nicknamed "Hollywood North", it's about 1,100 miles north of the real thing
    $1600 29
She's not sure if the father is Mark Darcy or Daniel Cleaver in this character's "Baby: the Diaries"
    $1600 21
A 1990 photo of Earth taken by this probe prompted Carl Sagan to call planet Earth "a pale blue dot"
    $1600 13
One billion of these make up a second
    $1600 20
In 1985 this Jefferson-less Grace Slick group had a No. 1 hit with "We Built This City"
    $2000 12
"Protect Ya Neck" was the first single by this hip-hop group with a martial arts-themed name
    $2000 3
Nigeria's most populous
    $2000 30
This 1981 novel by Toni Morrison takes place on a Caribbean island
    DD: $5,000 22
Sagan co-authored a 1983 scientific paper that predicted that this climate condition would follow atomic war
    $2000 17
Following this 19th century war, France was forced to pay its neighbor 5 billion francs in reparations
    $2000 25
It's estimated that during WWII, the European edition of this U.S. military newspaper topped a million in circulation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Brandon Emily
$18,200 $12,200 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The inscription on this, made in 1753, concludes, "unto all the inhabitants thereof"

Final scores:

Nick Brandon Emily
$24,401 $12,001 $11,200
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nick Brandon Emily
$17,800 $12,200 $7,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2023-10-17
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