Show #8975 - Friday, November 17, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Clubs quarterfinal game 7.


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Carrie Cadwallader, a business intelligence manager from Aurora, Colorado

David Ferrara, a Realtor from Los Angeles, California

Danielle Maurer, a digital marketing manager from Peachtree Corners, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll name the song.)
    $200 27
Aww, a baby one of these primates is clearly having a bad hair day
    $200 14
"We gotta get out while we're young 'cause tramps like us..."
    $200 9
Scrooge's 2-word response to "A merry Christmas, Uncle!"
    $200 2
Collectively, your sacrum, coccyx & 2 hip bones make up this
    $200 20
This tool may be socket or monkey
    $200 24
Just before Mount Everest was discovered, this was the highest mountain in the world
    $400 28
In the 1920s, women got this type of wave by hooking up to a machine
    $400 15
"Got a wife and kids in Baltimore, Jack, I went out for a ride and I never went back"
    $400 10
After recanting his belief that the Earth orbits the Sun, he's said to have muttered, "But it does move"
    $400 5
It's the longer of the 2 bones of the forearm
    $400 22
We thank Sir Thomas More for this adjective describing the mythical perfect place
    $400 25
If you enter a room with a matchbook & there's a candle, oil lamp & heater, this is what you'd light first
    $600 1
A silent comedian in talking pictures, this Marx brother wore a curly wig
    $600 16
"Hey little girl, is your daddy home? Did he go and leave you all alone? Mhmm I got a bad desire"
    $600 13
It's said William Booth sent his troops in this charitable "Army" a 1-word telegram: "Others"
    $600 6
The heart & lungs are protected by the thoracic cage which is made up of 12 vertebrae in back, the ribs & this breastbone
    $600 3
In Louisiana, Beauregard isn't a county but this corresponding unit
    $600 12
It's the 11-letter word all Canadians pronounce incorrectly
    $800 29
She's the title moppet & con woman in a 1991 John Hughes picture
    $800 17
"I had a friend was a big baseball player back in high school he could throw that speedball by you..."
    $800 4
French title of Zola's 1898 letter to President Faure
    $800 7
If I had a malleus, & I do, in my middle ear, I'd call it this, because of its shape
    $800 11
One letter off from a language of the Philippines, it's a Girl Scout cookie or one following the lead of another
    $800 23
If a British farmer has 22 sheep & all but 9 die in a tragic shearing incident, this is how many he has left
    $1000 30
This cartoonist created Frieda, the girl with the naturally curly hair
    $1000 18
"I walked the avenue, til my legs felt like stone, I heard voices of friends vanished and gone"
    DD: $2,400 19
The King James Bible's shortest verse, "Jesus wept", refers to the death of this man
    $1000 8
Collectively, the bones of your digits, both fingers & your toes, are called these
    $1000 21
This name for a type of well comes from a French province
    $1000 26
It's the main reason in Wyoming why a man can't marry his widow's sister

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

Danielle David Carrie
$2,000 $1,800 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle David Carrie
$2,400 $800 $10,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
Reported final resting places of this man, who disappeared in 1975, include Giants Stadium & under Pulaski Skyway
    $400 12
This show takes place on a Greek isle while a single mother prepares for her daughter's wedding
    $400 16
Dating to circa 1650 B.C., the Rhind Papyrus, a scroll from this civilization, put the value of pi at about 3.16
    $400 26
The act that created the Department of Homeland Security is passed
    $400 1
It's the second-largest member of the violin family
    $400 7
The top of the head, or a dish made with goose liver
    $800 24
In the 1820s, this author introduced his character Leatherstocking as an old man, depicting his youth in later novels
    $800 13
"The Music Man" takes place "right here in" this fictional Iowa city
    DD: $5,000 17
I Kings 7:23 implies that pi equals 3, describing a round object 10 of these ancient units wide & 30 in circumference
    $800 27
The Soviet Union dissolves
    $800 2
On this much-maligned instrument, the melody is played on the finger holes of the chanter
    $800 15
An undercoat of paint, or an old-time school book
    $1200 5
After this author's death on January 13th, 1941, the wake wasn't for Finnegan, but for him
    DD: $3,200 3
This musical opens with Anna's arrival in Bangkok
    $1200 18
Eureka! Around 250 B.C., this sage of Syracuse estimated pi at around 22/7
    $1200 21
Pat Garrett makes sure Billy the Kid will never be Billy the old man
    $1200 8
This type of cymbal seen here can be operated with a foot pedal or struck with a drumstick
    $1200 6
An injury, or coiled up tightly
    $1600 19
This inventor of a sport was chairman of the phys-ed department at the University of Kansas for decades
    $1600 11
The Middle Eastern town of Agrabah (which is almost an anagram of Baghdad)
    $1600 20
In the 100s A.D. this Alexandrian astronomer calculated a more precise value of pi, the equivalent of about 3.14167
    $1600 4
Though having financial problems & shunned, Rembrandt still receives several important commissions
    $1600 9
The late Earl Scruggs was best known as a master of this instrument
    $1600 29
Suitable for the occasion, or to take possession of
    $2000 25
This businessman, born in New York City in 1856, got his "Diamond" nickname from the bling he was seldom without
    $2000 14
The '60s-set "Hairspray" takes place in this American city
    $2000 22
Johann Lambert wasn't delusional in 1761 when he showed that pi is one of these numbers
    $2000 28
The doctrine of transubstantiation is reaffirmed by the Council of Trent
    $2000 10
Sir Charles Wheatstone patented this instrument, that was largely replaced by the accordion
    $2000 30
A threshing machine, or to put together

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle David Carrie
$16,000 $6,000 $21,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In his first appearance in 1902, he was described as "betwixt-and-between" a boy & a bird

Final scores:

Danielle David Carrie
$32,000 $0 $10,399
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Danielle David Carrie
$14,000 $8,400 $17,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
30 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2023-10-18
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