Show #8974 - Thursday, November 16, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Clubs quarterfinal game 6.


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Scott Plummer, a software developer from Golden, Colorado

Tim Moon, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Amy Bekkerman, a copy editor from Durham, New Hampshire

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
To be superior is to be this shampoo brand "above the rest"
    $200 14
Before she was an independent woman, Beyoncé was part of this group that hit with "Independent Women, Pt. 1"
    $200 5
Charles Dickens called this decorated yuletide item a "pretty German toy"
    $200 25
Al Capone & Machine Gun Kelly did time on this rock in San Francisco Bay
    $200 18
Nicorette is a gum designed to help your dad stop doing this
    $200 30
Last letter Y:
It "breeds contempt"
    $400 8
Rumors led Caesar to divorce his wife, who we now proverbially say "must be above" this
    $400 11
In 2021 she became the youngest artist to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with her song "drivers license"
    $400 1
"The Parish Boy's Progress" is the subtitle of this 1838 novel
    $400 20
From 1964 to 1982 this Nobelist was incarcerated on rocky Robben Island off the coast of Cape Town
    $400 12
Born Frances Gumm, she made her singing debut at age 2 in her dad's theater & then went on to visit Oz
    $400 26
First letter H:
A small village
    $600 6
In film budgeting, writers, producers & talent are idiomatically considered this
    $600 15
In 1988 Tracy Chapman had a hit with this auto tune; 35 years later, Luke Combs' cover of it is a country hit
    DD: $1,000 2
This title character becomes a successful author & marries Dora Spenlow
    $600 22
The infamous penal colony on this rocky islet off the coast of South America opened in 1852
    $600 13
When a man with this last name offered gum with his dad's baking powder, it started a chewing gum empire
    $600 27
Third letter V:
The conditional agreement made to humanity by God, as revealed in scripture
    $800 9
To hang suspended in place above something, like a helicopter
    $800 19
(I'm Hans Zimmer.) Before scoring films I could be seen tickling the ivories on this new wave classic by The Buggles, the first ever video on MTV
    $800 3
Nell Trent's grandfather runs the title establishment at the opening of this novel
    $800 23
Kurdish nationalist Abdullah Öcalan is an inmate held on this country's rocky island of Imrali
    $800 16
This "colorful" gum-chewing girl has a golden ticket that gets her & her dad in to see Willy Wonka
    $800 28
Sixth letter G: Phosphorescence, or the pleasant remembrance of past glory
    $1000 10
Wordsworth wrote, "Lines composed a few miles above..." this place
    $1000 21
Ice Spice & this singer whose fans are called Barbz are fittingly on the "Barbie" soundtrack with "Barbie World"
    $1000 4
He takes Charles Darnay's place at the scaffold in "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $1000 24
This chateau on a tiny rock in the Mediterranean was a prison in real life, not just in "The Count of Monte Cristo"
    $1000 17
Gumby's father has this name, from a Bantu word for "okra"
    $1000 29
First letter P:
These wavelike contractions move food through the digestive tract

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

Amy Tim Scott
$3,400 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Tim Scott
$5,000 $1,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: If I say, "Singer Bryan with a blanket on", you say, "What is Luke warm?")
    $400 19
As opposed to a full statue, this type of sculpture shows only the head & shoulders of a person
    $400 24
"Time to rock it from the delta to the DMZ!"
    $400 28
The handgun act named for this man was signed into law in 1993
    $400 30
A young goat's daytime snooze
    $400 12
Southwark Bridge
    $400 29
Dress appropriately if you visit Mount Waialeale, which gets more than 30 feet of this a year
    $800 4
c. 1415 Donatello sculpted a relief of St. George slaying this mythical beast
    $800 13
"My first day as a woman, I'm getting hot flashes"
    $800 23
1998's Copyright Term Extension Act was named for this late congressman who penned a 1965 No. 1 pop hit
    $800 21
Eyed an equine
    $800 10
Old Vicksburg Bridge
    $800 25
The most green of Hawaii's islands, Kauai is nicknamed this "Isle", reflecting its botanical bounty
    $1200 5
This famous statue of Aphrodite, now in the Louvre, was discovered on an island in the Aegean in 1820
    DD: $4,400 14
"Look at me, son. "It's not your fault"
    $1200 1
A tariff act named for Smoot & this congressman raised import duties to protect U.S. businesses
    $1200 20
Hey, yellow fruit, leave, just get on out of here, dig?
    $1200 8
The O'Connell & Seán O'Casey bridges
    $1200 6
One look at Waimea Canyon & you'll see why it's called this of the Pacific after a mainland natural wonder
    $1600 17
In this movement, which is French for "hobby horse", sculptures are made of such items as machine parts
    $1600 15
"You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you'll win"
    $1600 2
The Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 was named for James Byrd Jr. & this Casper, Wyoming man
    $1600 22
A perch rolls strikes & spares
    $1600 9
The 3,580-foot-long Peace Bridge
    $1600 7
Kauai & its small neighbor Niihau were the only Hawaiian islands not conquered by this king
    $2000 18
In 1937 this British sculptor said that he associated the openings in his hole-y works with caves
    $2000 16
"Boys, you must strive to find your own voice"
    $2000 3
Named for an Illinois representative, 1910's White Slave Traffic Act is better known as this "Act"
    DD: $3,200 26
Paintings seen along the sloping path for wheelchairs
    $2000 11
Prague's Charles Bridge
    $2000 27
In the movie version of "South Pacific", Kauai's beautiful North Shore was used as this exotic isle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Tim Scott
$12,200 $3,800 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1793 reports of the killing of Hector Munro by a wild animal in India may have inspired one of this man's best-known poems

Final scores:

Amy Tim Scott
$12,200 $0 $5,599
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amy Tim Scott
$11,800 $3,800 $10,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2023-10-18
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