Show #9041 - Monday, February 19, 2024

2024 Champions Wildcard Group 2 semifinal game 2.


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Taylor Clagett, a marketing director originally from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Deb Bilodeau, a restaurant server from San Francisco, California

Diandra D'Alessio, a technical writer from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: This is a road trip featuring some highway signs used in recent years.)
    $200 30
Drivers entering from Maryland once saw the welcome signs for this state that called it "Small Wonder"
    $200 24
Writer Prawer Jhabvala, helpful Dr. Westheimer
    $200 22
The New Testament's I Timothy says, "Drink no longer water, but use a little" of this "for thy stomach's sake"
    $200 29
Who else but this Apple TV+ coach would say, "If God wanted games to end in a tie, she wouldn't have invented numbers"
    $200 28
Despite the name, it can be 25 feet long in the abdominal cavity
    $200 27
Fully loaded, this ship launched in 1911 weighed, or displaced, more than 52,000 tons--no match for a monster iceberg
    $400 23
This farming state has welcomed visitors with "Fields of Opportunities"
    $400 9
The real-world Mr. Law, the fictional Mr. Fawley
    $400 21
Cole Porter wrote, "I get no kick from" this, "mere alcohol doesn't thrill me at all"
    $400 15
Coach Sue Sylvester, on this Fox show: "You think this is hard? I'm passing a gallstone as we speak. That is hard!"
    $400 16
This type of special tribunal is set up for simplified litigation of damages below a certain amount of money
    $400 26
"The head that wears" this might ache wearing the solid gold, nearly 5-pound St. Edward's one used in a 2023 ceremony
    DD: $2,200 19
A southern sign says, "Welcome to" this Lynyrd Skynyrd title
    $600 8
A Coen brother, a "Last of Us" father
    $600 20
This cocktail may be dry, like the wit of H.L. Mencken, said to have called it "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet"
    $600 14
Bill Fagerbakke had a nice 9-year run on "Coach" as Dauber, an assistant coach, but an even longer one voicing this cartoon starfish
    $600 3
A group of young fish, or a dismissive term for the young or insignificant
    $600 25
Kind of light & heavy at the same time, the net weight of one of these cotton units is around 500 pounds
    $800 18
Louisiana's sign includes both "Welcome" & this French equivalent
    $800 6
Reynolds of the visual arts, Bell of classical music
    $800 5
In "Anna Christie" Greta Garbo requested this, "ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby"
    $800 13
On this 2010s sitcom, Jess had a roommate named Coach (played by Damon Wayans Jr.)
    $800 1
In July 2004 in Thailand, Angelina Jolie had a tiger tattooed here
    $800 11
Detroit's big fist honoring this "Brown Bomber" & boxing champ is a heavyweight itself at about 8,000 pounds
    $1000 17
Once on Michigan's welcome signs, this 2-word phrase that doesn't just refer to size was also on its license plates from 1983 to 2007
    $1000 7
Digital media titan Peretti, actor Hill
    $1000 4
It's the line in "Treasure Island" that precedes & follows "drink and the devil had done for the rest"
    $1000 12
On "Friday Night Lights", this actor played a coach with a simple message for his players, "Clear eyes, full heart, can't lose"
    $1000 2
Established in 1953, this government agency provides support to start-ups & existing companies with programs & loans
    $1000 10
Benedictine, this breed of dog known for its rescues, was reported to weigh in at 357 pounds... woof!

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

Diandra Deb Taylor
$4,200 $1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diandra Deb Taylor
$4,800 $5,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 2003 Kansas became the first state to replace a statue, swapping out Gov. George Washington Glick for this president
    $400 29
The climax of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is this award
    $400 30
You've heard of their fungal rings, but this supernatural being finds its name in front of flax & foxglove
    $400 27
Beautiful spy Tatiana Romanova is the perfect bait for this man in "From Russia with Love"
    $400 28
She teamed up with dad Billy Ray to sing "I Learned From You"
    $400 26
After a horse walks into a bar in a classic joke, it's the inevitable question asked of it by the bartender
    $800 25
A statue of this Pennsylvania-born inventor steamed into the Hall in 1889
    $800 18
Max Dale Cooper got a Robert Koch Award & 100,000 euros in part for figuring out how leukocytes, also called these cells, work & fail
    $800 22
Legend says a limb from one of these trees taken from Lebanon & now in Derbyshire fell at the death of Lord Carnarvon
    $800 21
Generations have loved Hubert Selby Jr.'s tale of dope fiends, hoodlums & thieves in "Last Exit to" this place
    $800 24
Saying "family over everything", this NBA star said he'd skip an NBA game to watch his son Bronny debut at USC in 2023
    $800 20
Used for 2 decades on Monday nights, a reworked version of "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" asked this question
    $1200 23
Nebraska honors Standing Bear, who won an 1879 ruling that this right of a prisoner to appear in court applied to Native Americans
    DD: $2,000 17
In the early 20th c. these were given out for literature; Baron Pierre de Coubertin won one under a pen name for "Ode to Sport"
    $1200 12
Legend says St. David, patron saint of Wales, had his countrymen wear this veggie in their hats in battle
    $1200 5
In this Giles Foden novel, a doctor working for Idi Amin is a witness to much of the dictator's madness
    $1200 8
Trying to get back to his daughter, Nic Cage as Cameron Poe picks up no frequent flier miles in this 1997 flick
    $1200 19
If the Lord ever asks you, "Where is... thy brother?", we advise against responding with this 5-word query of Cain's
    $1600 4
Hawaii is represented by these two figures, a king & a priest
    $1600 16
In 2023 Paul Giamatti, a graduate of this university & son of its 19th president, got an honorary doctorate there
    $1600 13
Kids in the day smashed the horse type of these to try to break them in the hard-hitting game called Conkers
    $1600 3
In "The Boys from Brazil", a Nazi hunter chases clones of Hitler created by this fugitive doctor
    $1600 7
This main character of the God of War video game franchise has issues with his dad, Zeus, who hasn't done right by his mom, Callisto
    DD: $2,600 11
The answer to this question includes "to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach"
    $2000 9
Charleston took down a statue of him in 2020, but this pro-slavery VP still stands in the Hall for South Carolina
    $2000 15
As is often said when a Tony Award is given out, they're from this "American" organization
    $2000 14
The wreath named for this 6-letter religious season has 4 candles that symbolize the 4 Sundays before Christmas
    $2000 2
Deep in the African rain forest, an ancient lost city holds a shocking secret in this Michael Crichton work
    $2000 6
He took over from his father Ivan in directing the "Ghostbusters" film franchise
    $2000 10
Used to address overreach of the powerful, the Latin phrase "quis custodiet ipsos custodes" translates as this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diandra Deb Taylor
$15,200 $17,200 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nova Scotian William Knapp Buckley devised a widely used antitussive, meaning a drug used against this

Final scores:

Diandra Deb Taylor
$21,200 $30,401 $4,623
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diandra Deb Taylor
$14,400 $14,600 $4,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2024-01-19
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