Show #9024 - Thursday, January 25, 2024

2024 Champions Wildcard Group 1 quarterfinal game 8.


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Alec Chao, a management and program analyst originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Connor Sears, a copy editor from Queens, New York

Johanna Stoberock, an adjunct professor and fiction writer from Walla Walla, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will be two words like "plug" and "gulp", but spell each other backwards.)
    $200 8
Her first line in "Othello" is "My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty"
    $200 26
Champagne is traditionally served in this tall stemmed glass that shares its name with a musical instrument
    $200 13
A "timber" canine & to move in a stream
    $200 27
Bregagh Road in Northern Ireland, an avenue of beech trees known locally as Dark Hedges, was used as King's Road in this HBO series
    $200 28
1972: first tenured female faculty member, Columbia Law; 1993: nominated to Supreme Court to replace Byron White
    $200 30
Poison sang, "Every rose has its" this, but "smooth touch" varieties do exist
    $400 25
Falstaff's first line in this non-history play is "Now, Master Shallow, you'll complain of me to the king?"
    $400 12
Used to drink this alcoholic beverage, a ceramic o-choko can have two blue rings on a white base on the inside of the cup
    $400 22
A distinctive style of clothing & to boast
    $400 24
Fashion center Carnaby Street is in this area of London with a rhyming name where mods congregated
    $400 7
SECDEF, 1989 to 1993; also 8 years of veep experience
    $400 29
In "It's Hot (Some Like It Hot)", Jay-Z gets it wrong with the lyric "thirty-eight revolve like a sun 'round" this
    $600 2
Her first speech is "What, jealous Oberon? Fairies, skip hence. I have forsworn his bed and company"
    $600 10
It sounds like an acrobat, but it's any flat-bottomed glass with no handle or stem
    $600 21
Glossy & boat bottoms
    $600 23
Places to chow down on this Memphis street include B.B. King's Blues Club & Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe & Honky Tonk
    $600 6
441 A.D.: Beat up on Eastern Romans with bro; 445: murdered bro, became sole leader; 453: stopped living that barbarian life
    $600 4
Their 1977 song "Dreams" claims, "thunder only happens when it's raining"; that's not always the case
    $800 1
The opening line of this play is Orsino's "If music be the food of love, play on"
    $800 3
It can be a small drink as well as a pear-shaped goblet that, as the name suggests, intensifies the aroma of brandy
    $800 15
A division of a hospital & to pull back a bow string
    $800 18
In 1973 West Germany set a speed limit of 62 mph on this due to the oil crisis; it was soon repealed
    $800 17
1905: introduced to the Russian royal family; 1915: personal advisor to the empress; 1916: doesn't quite make it to New Year's
    $800 20
This group's "Speed Of Sound" says, "Planets are moving at the speed of light"; even hyper-velocity planets aren't that fast
    $1000 9
Title character Antonio begins this play saying, "In sooth I know not why I am so sad"
    $1000 11
Emily Dickinson wrote, "I taste a liquor never brewed-from" these ale vessels "scooped in pearl"
    $1000 14
A legal no-no & a horse gait
    DD: $2,000 5
Important landmarks on this pioneer route included Chimney Rock in Nebraska & Fort Hall on the Snake River
    $1000 16
1351 B.C.: Egyptian queen 1,300 years before Cleopatra; 1912: portrait bust discovered in ruins of Amarna workshop, big hit at museum
    $1000 19
We're not sure how Adele pulled off this title trick in a 2011 song, but she definitely wanted to "let it burn"

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

Johanna Connor Alec
$1,000 -$800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Johanna Connor Alec
$2,400 $3,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
Traveling to Italy on business, Henri Dunant found himself helping the wounded at an 1859 battle & came up with this international aid organization
    $400 24
We hear the waffles are good:
    $400 8
October 2 honors these heavenly beings said by St. Jerome to protect us from harm
    $400 29
"Garden of the Gulf" & simply "The Island" are nicknames for this Canadian province
    $400 30
She's a Fugees singer, solo artist & not too high incline
    $400 25
It's the "U" in u-235, a radioactive isotope
    $800 16
Late one night in her lab in 1981, Patricia Bath had the aha! that led to a method of eye surgery using not scalpels but these
    $800 7
It's big in antiquity: HASTEN
    $800 28
January 6 is this feast day with a name from Greek that also means a sudden intuitive insight
    $800 27
A Beethoven piano sonata evoked a boat on Lake Lucerne at night for a German poet, leading to this nickname for the piece
    $800 26
She's an actress, comedian & public square
    $800 20
Have you got assets of more than $30 million? Then you are not just a high net worth individual but a UHNWI, "U" for this
    $1200 6
Marvin Gaye realized, "I'd been singing too loud"; hence the groove of his 1971 hit that said, "Talk to me, so you can see" this
    $1200 12
It's called the "White City of the North":
    $1200 10
The nativity of this son of Zechariah & precursor of Jesus gets its own day, June 24
    DD: $2,400 9
This king's nickname of "Unready" meant "badly advised" in Anglo-Saxon, not "unprepared"
    $1200 4
He is the NBA's all-time leader in games played & an area often covered by one church & one priest
    $1200 5
Found on most everything you buy, UPC stands for this
    $1600 1
Walking through a Budapest park, he had the idea that became the basis for alternating current & began drawing in the dirt with a stick
    $1600 14
It's on a horn:
    $1600 11
Depicted here by Nicolas Bernard Lépicié, & told of in Acts 9, "The Conversion of" this man has its own feast day on January 25
    $1600 17
George Gershwin worked as a "song plugger" in the musical New York City area with this 3-word nickname
    $1600 13
He's a comedian, Comedy Store comedy club royalty & the land edge of a body of water
    $1600 2
Fujairah is one of the constituent members of the UAE, this federation
    $2000 22
Kary Mullis had to pull off the road when he got his Nobel-winning idea to copy DNA via PCR or polymerase this process
    $2000 15
Mexico adjacent:
    DD: $2,000 21
Corpus Christi & Whitsunday are examples of this type of feast that can fall on different dates in different years
    $2000 18
Its wide range of responsibilities earned this Cabinet department the nickname "The Department of Everything Else"
    $2000 19
He's a "Mamma Mia!" maybe papa & a narrow inlet of the sea in the British isles
    $2000 3
What used to be called UFOs are now UAPs short for this 3-word phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Johanna Connor Alec
$7,600 $14,600 $15,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An intended sequel to this 1869 work centered on the Decembrists, a group of veterans who largely served in the Napoleonic Wars

Final scores:

Johanna Connor Alec
$1,399 $13,799 $29,201
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Johanna Connor Alec
$7,600 $16,600 $13,200
11 R,
0 W
23 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2024-01-04
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