Show #8983 - Wednesday, November 29, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Hearts quarterfinal game 1.


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Henry Baer, a software engineer from San Francisco, California

Nell Klugman, a museum educator from Brooklyn, New York

Rhone Talsma, a product support specialist from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Pennsport & Northern Liberties are neighborhoods in this big city
    $200 23
"Sonic Highways":
this Dave Grohl band
    $200 25
Alphabetically, it's the first letter that does not begin a state name
    $200 28
From the Latin for "instill with life", it's the creation of a motion picture from a series of still images
    $200 30
In the Alex Cross series, James Patterson immediately followed "Roses Are Red" with this title
    $200 29
We don't see what was so good about this 2-word term for the worldwide 1930s economic disaster
    $400 14
Miami districts include "Little Haiti" & "Little" this city, home to many exiles from Cuba
    $400 1
"Houses of the Holy":
these rockers
    $400 24
Not a blood type
    $400 27
A prehistoric drawing on stone can be called a petroglyph or this, like art sometimes seen as an urban nuisance
    $400 22
Stephen Crane based this story on the experience of a soldier at the Battle of Chancellorsville
    $400 26
Both pleasant & painful, as in a memory
    $600 15
Just north of downtown Seattle is this "Hill", though the state government is in Olympia
    $600 2
"In the Lonely Hour":
this singer
    $600 7
In the name of the outfit that first broadcast the U.S. House in 1979, this precedes "SPAN"
    $600 21
To draw in this liberated style means without support or the guidance of instruments
    $600 12
"Anne of Windy Poplars" is a sequel to this 1908 classic
    $600 20
Alliterative 2-word term for action by one's own forces causing casualties to one's own troops
    $800 16
The TV home of Mary Richards, this city's Kenwood neighborhood lies along Lake of the Isles
    $800 3
"It's the Girls!":
this divine singer
    $800 5
A vitamin found in vegetables & dairy products, it's also called retinol
    $800 8
From the name of an 18th century man, it's a profile portrait drawn in black
    DD: $3,400 10
In a children's classic by Scott O'Dell, San Nicolas Island is better known as this title place
    $800 19
2-word term for something supposedly confidential but actually known quite generally
    $1000 17
A real Charleston, S.C. neighborhood was the inspiration for this "Row" in the opera "Porgy & Bess"
    $1000 4
"Girl" (2014):
this "Happy" guy
    $1000 6
Used as an abbreviation for the standard unit of weight for gems
    $1000 9
From the Italian for "exaggerate", it's a drawing of a person in which certain aspects are magnified for comic effect
    $1000 11
Julien Sorel is the amoral hero of this novel by French author Stendhal
    $1000 18
This computer language gets oxymoronic when it follows "advanced"

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

Rhone Nell Henry
$4,800 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rhone Nell Henry
$7,800 $2,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
This actor played Johnny Utah, an FBI agent undercover as a surfer dude in 1991's "Point Break"
    $400 26
December 14, 1799 at his home in Virginia
    $400 30
32,000 ounces make a short one; 3,274 more make a metric one
    $400 29
In 1990, he & choreographer Mark Morris founded a touring company called the White Oak Dance Project
    $400 27
"His head" (not his bonnet) "is full of" these buzzers
    $400 28
If you went stompin' at the Savoy, you know it was one of these for dancing
    $800 15
Also a 1963 hit by The Surfaris, this is one surfing move I can easily do myself
    $800 13
July 4, 1826
    $800 22
Metric cowboys wear 37.85-liter hats instead of these
    $800 6
In 2015, this prima ballerina made her Broadway debut in "On the Town"
    $800 18
"He's had a thump over the head with" this biblical strongman's "jawbone"
    $800 5
To put something into long-term storage, perhaps with small spheres of naphthalene
    $1200 19
When you're inside a wave's hollow but still riding, you're said to be in this colorful waiting area
    $1200 12
December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri
    $1200 3
That grain of salt you're taking is just .0648 of this basic metric unit
    $1200 7
In 1989, he again danced with the Kirov Ballet, the first time since his defection 28 years earlier
    $1200 4
"He sees" these (Ben probably didn't mean Walter Payton & Dick Butkus)
    DD: $5,600 10
To prevent someone from joining a group by voting against him
    $1600 20
The name of this sport combines snowboarding with something you just learn to go with
    DD: $1,800 1
August 2, 1923 in San Francisco, California
    $1600 2
The measure abbreviated cu yd equals .765 of this
    $1600 25
Audiences fauned all over this Kyiv-born dancer when he came to Paris with Diaghilev in 1909
    $1600 8
A drunk is "half way to" this site of the second skirmish of the Revolution
    $1600 17
Answers inside this fortune-telling toy include "signs point to yes" & "ask again later"
    $2000 24
Born at the beach--Cocoa Beach, Florida--he became both the youngest & the oldest surfing world champion
    $2000 11
On July 23, 1885 just days after completing his memoirs, he died of cancer at his New York home
    $2000 21
"THE ACRE" anagrams to this measure, 2.47 acres
    $2000 23
This ballerina known for her "Dying Swan" role starred in the 1916 silent film "The Dumb Girl of Portici"
    $2000 9
The unsteady fellow has "lost his" this, which has a handle called the tiller
    $2000 16
Fungus that discharges a cloud of spores when mature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rhone Nell Henry
$10,600 $12,400 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In disarray, it was sold at auction in 1915 to a local Wiltshire man, who would donate it to the British government 3 years later

Final scores:

Rhone Nell Henry
$5,199 $3,599 $5,399
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rhone Nell Henry
$10,600 $8,000 $11,200
23 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2023-11-06
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