Show #9015 - Friday, January 12, 2024

2023-2024 Second Chance competition week 4, final game 1.


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Rotimi Kukoyi, a sophomore health policy and management major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from Hoover, Alabama

Long Nguyen, a retired engineer from Las Vegas, Nevada

Roy Camara, a grocery specialist from Crawfordville, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
The primary risk factor for mesothelioma, a rare cancer, is thought to be exposure to this tough fiber
    $200 30
Tartar Island, just off this continent, is a popular breeding ground for chinstrap penguins
    $200 29
This oxymoronic dress code for the office usually means dressier than jeans but less formal than a suit & tie
    $200 26
Christopher's fiancee Adriana pays the ultimate price for being an FBI informant in the "Long Term Parking" episode of this show
    $200 25
It's expanded our vision:
    $200 22
A 1947 headline read that a rancher from this state was "surprised at all the excitement created by his 'disc'overy"
    $400 15
Pectoris can follow this word for a type of chest pain that can be a symptom of coronary artery disease
    $400 10
This community in southeastern Pennsylvania gave its name to a convenience store chain very big in Penn. & nearby
    $400 27
This 3-named French fashion designer popularized a trouser suit for women, appropriate for days & "Yves"
    $400 23
He played Fox Mulder, Dana Scully's partner at the FBI
    $400 24
A Western Hemisphere nation:
    $400 21
A title for an "Ancient Aliens" episode is this agricultural formation "Code"
    $600 2
Surname of U.S. physician Virginia who developed a method that scored the health of newborns
    $600 9
The name of this German spa town means "baths-baths"
    $600 19
A fashion house that qualifies for this French designation must design made-to-order clothes for private clients
    $600 18
Bruce Willis became a household name in 1985, partnering with Cybill Shepherd on this detective series
    $600 16
Meat un-greet:
    $600 20
It's no small thing that Tom DeLonge of this pop-punk band was mentioned during a congressional hearing about UFOs
    $800 1
John F. Kennedy suffered from Addison's disease, a condition that affects these glands that secrete steroids
    $800 8
A port city on Tutuila Island, Pago Pago is the capital of this U.S. territory in the South Pacific
    $800 17
Meow! The feline name of this style alluded to it being a training heel for girls not ready for an adult woman's high heels
    $800 12
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) In 2021, I joined my friend Christine Baranski on this legal drama as pseudo judge Hal Wackner who holds court in the back of a copy shop
    $800 13
A book of the Bible:
    $800 14
In 2019 memes sent hundreds into the desert to try to get a close encounter & "see them aliens" at this Nevada military facility
    DD: $1,400 3
This tiny unit of measurement is named for a Swedish physicist
    $1000 7
In this Asian country, the Phi Phi islands are an island group between Phuket & the Straits of Malacca
    $1000 11
An English duke is honored in the name of this style of knotting a tie; the thicker knot shows off the pattern of the tie
    $1000 4
Way back in season 2, he joined the cast of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" as Frank Reynolds & hasn't looked back
    $1000 5
An early version of us: LANTERN HEAD
    $1000 6
A History Channel show dramatized the story of this real-life U.S. Air Force "Project" that investigated UFOs

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

Roy Long Rotimi
$5,400 -$2,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roy Long Rotimi
$5,400 $0 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll need to supply the second part of each oxymoron.)
    $400 23
Britannica says this woman who wore turbans, gambled & took snuff "may be said to have created the role of the first lady"
    $400 24
The distance in this Verne title equals roughly 60,000 miles
    $400 27
The U.S. Secretary of the Navy has a flag: dark blue with one of these naval devices in the center
    $400 28
In his "All There Is" podcast, he tackled the topics of loss & grief while packing up mom Gloria Vanderbilt's apartment
    $400 29
Anthony Mackie's character Sam Wilson was introduced to the MCU in this 2014 "Captain America" sequel
    $400 30
Completes the title of a Kevin Hart stand-up special, "Seriously..."
    DD: $10,600 13
She was the star of a 1903 vaudeville play titled "Hatchetation"
    DD: $9,200 22
You'll find this Steinbeck title in Genesis 4:16
    $800 16
Switzerland & Vatican City each have flags of this unusual shape
    $800 25
Comedians Nick Wiger & Mike Mitchell review fast food & chain restaurants in this podcast whose name evokes infantrymen
    $800 18
In this film Joseph Gordon-Levitt picks the right "day" for an impromptu dance to a Hall & Oates song
    $800 26
Writer Grace Paley called herself "a somewhat combative" one of these people opposed to war
    $1200 6
Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins was a key player in the design of this 1935 act creating a national pension system
    $1200 5
Shakespeare's Miranda salutes this Huxley title "that has such people in't!"
    $1200 7
The central part of this American designer's logo is the nautical flag for the letter H
    $1200 20
"The Dropout" told the story of Elizabeth Holmes & this company of hers that claimed to revolutionize blood testing
    $1200 12
Mel Brooks said that in Sweden "The Producers" was released with this title, the name of Bialystock Bloom's musical
    $1200 21
In "The Spy Who Dumped Me", Kate McKinnon's wild, over-the-top character is told she's "a little" this 4-letter word
    $1600 2
She gave her famous "Ain't I a Woman" speech at an 1851 women's rights convention, though she probably never used that phrase
    $1600 4
This 1997 history bestseller postulates that the 3 things in its title enabled the European conquest of the Americas
    $1600 1
You can get a Yale pennant that includes this 3-word Latin motto, light & truth in English
    $1600 19
One of the two real-life BFFs who break down episodes of their sitcom on "Office Ladies"
    $1600 10
This Spike Lee film set in 1977 NYC has everything: a serial killer, Adrien Brody as a stripper, a talking dog, Reggie Jackson
    $1600 17
Ecologist Enric Sala & anthropologist Wade Davis have been "Explorers in" this stay-at-home word for National Geographic
    $2000 3
This actor, philanthropist & Titanic survivor went by "Maggie"; her famous nickname was a posthumous invention
    $2000 9
According to an old spiritual, "no more water," this title of James Baldwin's 1963 bestseller about racial tensions in America
    $2000 8
Hawaii's state flag includes another flag: the one called this in the upper left hand corner
    $2000 14
The part of an exercise program where you keep the status quo, or a podcast that aims to debunk wellness & weight loss myths
    $2000 11
Vanessa Hudgens & Selena Gomez are college girls headed to sunny Florida in this 2013 film
    $2000 15
Milton wrote, "No light, but rather darkness" this adjective, later the title of William Styron's memoir of depression

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roy Long Rotimi
$1,600 $18,400 $4,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A European capital got its name as a consequence of flooding on this river

Final scores:

Roy Long Rotimi
$0 $36,800 $0

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roy Long Rotimi
$11,800 $10,000 $4,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2023-12-06
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