Show #9021 - Monday, January 22, 2024

2024 Champions Wildcard Group 1 quarterfinal game 5.


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Ron Cheung, an economics professor from Lakewood, Ohio

Daniel Moore, a contract compliance analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Holly Hassel, an English professor from Calumet, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
In 1976, this was June 8, when California, New Jersey & Ohio primary voters went to the polls
    $200 30
A serious crime, like murder or kidnapping
    $200 29
The solar system has 8 of these, from Greek for "wanderer"
    $200 16
This title job made Ron Burgundy "very important. I have many leather-bound books & my apartment smells of rich mahogany"
    $200 28
In Norwegian, this local town's name means "luck", but for us, it sounds like it can literally freeze over
    $200 25
Play it close to this piece of apparel, be it potholder or newmarket
    $400 22
Reporting on this event, the Chicago Tribune said the victims "paid the penalty for being followers of George Moran"
    $400 20
T: This defense, first used in the case of Dan White, relating to his sugar consumption & mental state
    $400 17
The word for this liquid derived from crushing fruit like apples comes from Hebrew for "strong drink"
    $400 26
Shockingly, belting out "Love Stinks" at the reception doesn't go over so well for Adam Sandler in this film
    DD: $3,000 27
On Feb. 3, 1996 the Star Tribune & the Pioneer Press headlined a big stat for these 2 adjoining cities: -60 degrees
    $400 24
The 1920s were a time of popularity for this feather scarf with a serpentine name
    $600 21
A CBS news special that aired on April 22, 1970 was titled this: "A Question of Survival"
    $600 8
The unlawful taking of personal property with the intent of keeping it
    $600 11
This breakfast fare derives its name from the Roman goddess of agriculture
    $600 1
& Iiiiiiiiiiiiiii... will always love this 1992 film with Kevin Costner looking out for Whitney Houston
    $600 18
In 1991 this island that's 3 times the size of Texas hit -93 at a weather station
    $600 13
This luxurious velvet jacket is named for an activity you probably shouldn't do whether you wear one or not
    $800 5
The U.S. Army first used this term in 1918 to designate September 12 for the launch of a big attack in France
    $800 7
The self-removal of a judge or prosecutor from a case due to a conflict of interest
    $800 9
This "status" an athlete might want to keep is from Latin for "lover"
    $800 2
Mickey Rourke threw his hat in the Oscar ring after his performance as Randy "The Ram" Robinson in this 2008 drama
    $800 19
In 2014 the average summer temperature--again, summer temperature--in Cold Bay in this state was 54.1 degrees
    $800 12
Sea if you can name this open-mesh weave, used for undershirts by the Norwegian army; it's better for stockings
    $1000 4
14 people were killed after British troops fired on Derry protesters on Jan. 30, 1972, known as this
    $1000 6
A supplementary document that modifies or amends a will
    $1000 10
An Old English word for "sea" gave us this word for the creatures whose singing J. Alfred Prufrock has heard
    $1000 3
It was Ben Affleck's turn to be a math whiz when the books were cooking in this 2016 action film, & Ben did more than the title implies
    $1000 15
In 2022 this world capital hit -9, its lowest temperature since 1918; well, it is an Iceland
    $1000 14
This Scottish article of headwear bears the name of a castle

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

Holly Daniel Ron
$2,600 $4,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Daniel Ron
$3,200 $9,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will begin with those three letters.)
    $400 27
Agatha Christie's "The Tuesday Club Murders" features 13 tales of this sleuth & her friends sharing crime stories
    $400 25
Painted in tempera, Botticelli's "Birth of Venus" is the first known Tuscan painting on this, now synonymous with painting material
    $400 22
Australian women's health advocate Caroline Homer is an expert in this skill of aiding in pregnancy, childbirth & after
    $400 29
In mythology all of the world's troubles escaped from this object, but hope remained
    $400 30
John Moisant made the first flight across this body of water carrying a passenger & his cat, soon renamed Paris-London
    $400 28
"We Will Rock You": them
    $800 23
In Ray Bradbury's tale "A Sound of Thunder", the crushing of this insect "effected" the future
    $800 9
Before tempera art, John Schoenherr did book covers; Frank Herbert called him the only man to visit this title place
    DD: $3,000 11
"The demon of noon" is the translation of the French term for this, which may lead to buying a red sports car
    $800 12
Its appearance in 1066 was depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
    $800 20
In 1913 Lincoln Beachey became the first American to perform this repetitive-sounding maneuver, flying in a vertical circle
    $800 14
"Once Upon a One More Time":
    $1200 2
His "The Pastures of Heaven" contained stories about the people of a fictional valley based on the Salinas Valley
    $1200 8
This title of Edward Wadsworth's 1937 surrealistic work is a word for mystery & riddle used about Russia by Churchill around the same time
    $1200 1
It's the name of a type of fly as well as Barbie's pregnant bestie
    $1200 5
The creation of the USC Shoah Foundation & the Righteous Persons Foundation was a direct result of this Steven Spielberg film
    $1200 19
On the first coast-to-coast flight, in 1911 Cal Rodgers took off from Sheepshead Bay, N.Y. & landed in this Ca. "City of Roses"
    $1200 13
"On Your Feet!":
    $1600 3
"A Perfect Day for Bananafish" & "The Laughing Man" are some of his stories featuring the Glass family, not the Caulfields
    $1600 24
In the Masaccio work in tempera seen here, the Christ child is eating grapes, as a reminder of the wine in this sacrament
    $1600 6
In Norse myth, the gods killed a giant named Aurgelmir & used his body to create this place, the realm of humans
    $1600 10
In Audrey Niffenegger's bestseller, Clare Abshire, Henry DeTamble's beloved, is this title character
    $1600 18
Elrey Jeppesen made the first navigation charts for U.S. pilots, who until then had used this Illinois co.'s road maps
    $1600 16
"Girl from the North Country":
this boy from Duluth
    $2000 4
Kristen Roupenian's 2017 tale about a date gone wrong, it became a 2023 movie with new events dreamed up by the screenwriter
    $2000 26
Learning to make it from his artist brother-in-law, he used tempera for the detailed brushwork of his iconic "Christina's World"
    $2000 7
This collection of rabbinic interpretation often adds colorful legends to the stories
    DD: $5,000 21
Their name comes from Isaiah 43, & their belief that blood transfusions would displease God is based on other biblical passages
    $2000 17
In 1927 he launched his Wichita Aviation Company & produced the first of his small monoplanes, the Phantom
    $2000 15
"A Beautiful Noise":
this icon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Daniel Ron
$8,800 $13,200 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first vice president & the first president not born in one of the original 13 states were both born in this state

Final scores:

Holly Daniel Ron
$100 $0 $1,599
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Holly Daniel Ron
$8,800 $10,600 $8,800
15 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2024-01-04
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