Show #8973 - Wednesday, November 15, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Clubs quarterfinal game 5.


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Henry Rozycki, a neonatologist and author from Richmond, Virginia

Kit Sekelsky, a freelance graphic designer from Kent, Ohio

Leah Caglio, a librarian originally from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: All these are responses you can form the letters in the word "cognito".)
    $200 30
Have fun going to the top of this 630-foot monument, tallest in the U.S.; we looked east & saw the Mississippi River & Illinois
    $200 29
Early winners of this trophy include the Montreal Shamrocks, the Winnipeg Victorias & the Ottawa "Silver Seven"
    $200 17
Egyptian myth resembles "Rumpelstiltskin" when Isis learns the secret name of this sun god to equal his power
    $200 24
The waiting room of New York City's old Penn Station was inspired by the Baths of Caracalla, built in the 3rd century in this city
    $200 14
"Diplomacy in action", which really does sound great / Was on the website of the cabinet department that we call...
    $200 28
Gimme a gin & this mixer, light on the mixer
    $400 18
You thought the Eiffel Tower was tall! I just bungeed from the Millau Viaduct, France's tallest this
    $400 19
Robin Williams said this, England's national summer sport, "is basically baseball on Valium"
    $400 8
Traditionally, the Roman god Janus is depicted with this many noses
    $400 5
I've been known to get colorful in the tub with Crayola's version of these alliterative sudsy explosions
    $400 15
To gather, rouse or summon / You better believe it, buster / It's this word that will be heard / This is the word you'll...
    $400 4
In sum it precedes "ergo"
    $600 20
We'll always have the Hassan II Mosque in this West African country; it has one of the world's tallest minarets
    $600 13
This '70s tennis superstar said when she was 12, she knew she'd "spend the rest of (her) life fighting for equal rights"
    $600 7
A son of Uranus, this Greek god was the personification of the water that surrounded the world
    $600 9
The idea for "Lohengrin" came to this composer while he was taking a spa bath
    $600 25
"Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel" was not writ just to shame us / It is, however, right here now, from the Bible's book
    $600 1
This hockey heavy
    DD: $1,000 10
Wish you weren't here! Our raft is nearing the drop of this tallest Venezuelan cataract! See you next fall!
    $800 12
Mule ears, snake eyes & goal posts are nicknames for this split in bowling
    $800 6
A crater on the big island of Hawaii is said to be the home of this goddess, she, who devours the land
    $800 22
Sodium sesquicarbonate is one chemical sold as the soothing additions called "bath" these compounds
    $800 26
Banyo & Nkambé / No, not Bombay / For your honeymoon / Consider...
    $800 2
This bar of gold
    $1000 21
Toured the Burj in this UAE city; they say it's the tallest tower in the world--looked over ledge & lost my lunch
    $1000 11
Both former U.S. figure skating champs, they bring style as well as expertise to their commentary on the sport
    $1000 16
This chief defender of Asgard had a big cult following in Uppsala
    $1000 23
The earliest known surviving bathtub dates back to 1700 B.C. & was used in the palace of Knossos on this island
    $1000 27
"The best is the enemy of the good"--no dolt, there / It must be the enlightened author, monsieur...
    $1000 3
This hybrid offspring of two big cats

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

Leah Kit Henry
$5,400 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Kit Henry
$7,000 $4,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: We'll need the last name that both people use.)
    $400 18
Behave or I'll turn this car around right now! This many degrees--half a circle; don't think I won't
    $400 15
Funnyman director Melvin Kaminsky & funnyman director Albert Einstein
    $400 8
Yannick Nézet-Séguin goes beyond the usual Verdi familiar works as music director since 2018 of this NYC organization
    $400 21
Brides often adorn their heads with this delicate fabric; the Alençon type would look lovely on you
    $400 27
5th century pope Celestine I sent this man & future saint to Ireland, where he is said to have established 300 churches
    $400 14
The Adler in Chicago is one of these buildings for space science education
    $800 16
If you sit that close to the TV & burn this eye part that receives images from the lens, don't come running to me
    $800 2
'70s TV star John Sanford & "Beat Shazam" host Eric Bishop
    $800 1
Alberta BaIlet's "The Fiddle and the Drum" is set to the songs of this singer born in Alberta
    $800 22
Despite the ending of the play, many a bride has worn a cap named for this Capulet
    $800 29
This saint of Jesus' time celebrated on June 24 lived up to the ritual from his name
    $800 9
Go bananas for these, aka cooking bananas; they're popular in Caribbean cuisine
    $1200 17
When you have daughters of your own, with this chromosomal letter pair, you'll understand
    $1200 3
"Mrs. Soffel" Diane Hall & "Mr. Mom" Michael Douglas
    $1200 4
In 1980 this Toronto novelist wrote of "Life Before Man", 5 years before her book of life under man
    DD: $2,800 23
In contrast to chapel length, a veil of this "church" length sounds perfect for a wedding at St. Paul's
    DD: $8,300 30
In 1979, John Paul II made this animal-loving saint the patron saint of ecology
    $1200 10
In this reflex, the toes curl down when the sole is stroked; abnormal response can indicate brain or spinal cord damage
    $1600 20
Keep making that face & it'll freeze that way... absolute zero, mister! On this scale named for a British scientist
    $1600 5
Tall comedian Brad Gerstenfeld & '70s teen idol Leif Per Nervik
    $1600 6
Maud Allan's dancing as this ancient woman got her linked with Oscar Wilde & in 1918, accused of being in a gay cult
    $1600 24
The height of Spanish style, it's often worn over a comb & has a name derived from "manta", Spanish for cape
    $1600 28
Born at Lourdes in 1844, she was canonized in 1933
    $1600 11
In 1948 this organization awarded a grant to biologist Gregory Pincus, who developed the birth control pill
    $2000 19
Why is this & not oxygen the most abundant element in the Earth's atmosphere? Because, I said so!
    $2000 13
Screen legend Lucille LeSueur & Broadway legend Michael Dumbell-Smith
    $2000 7
The drawings of the late Annie Pootoogook represented modern life in this newest Canadian territory, her birthplace
    $2000 25
A ballerina might wear a veil made of this tutu fabric that also starts with the letters "tu"
    $2000 26
So you know he's still venerated as a saint & looks out for ferry workers... whaddya want? A medal?
    $2000 12
This British royal line descended from the union of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, & the empress Matilda, Henry I's daughter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Kit Henry
$15,400 $10,600 $16,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was proposed in Congress in 1926 in honor of a big 150th anniversary; it opened 17 years later

Final scores:

Leah Kit Henry
$0 $5,600 $0
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leah Kit Henry
$15,400 $10,600 $7,800
21 R,
3 W
18 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2023-10-17
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