Show #9045 - Friday, February 23, 2024

2024 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Matthew Marcus, a software developer and substitute teacher from Portland, Oregon

Suresh Krishnan, a networking engineer from Suwanee, Georgia

Emily Sands, a project manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The Mrs. W's (Whatsit, Who & Which) are guides through the universe in this Madeleine L'Engle classic
    $200 30
From this show--Brian: "It's about the journey, not the destination"; Stewie: "No, it's not. This sucked & you failed"
    $200 28
It's what REM stands for when you're fast asleep & dreaming
    $200 29
The song "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies says, "Hot like" this Japanese condiment "when I bust rhymes, big like LeAnn Rimes"
    $200 23
If you don't vote in person on Election Day, you've cast this type of ballot, whether by mail or by early voting
    $200 22
An ebony-colored commemorative tablet celebrating your running & hurdling during high school
    $400 25
The "Dolls" in this Jacqueline Susann novel are the pills taken by 3 young women as they cope with their lives & careers in NYC
    $400 18
Louis Gossett Jr. & Richard Pryor played owners of a Detroit club that mistakenly booked this '70s musical act with Shirley Jones
    $400 27
The British say someone is "sleeping" this 5-letter adjective if they're on the street for the night, or longer
    $400 19
This paste of ground sesame seeds can be used in a variety of ways in Middle Eastern cuisine, including as an ingredient in hummus
    $400 17
Many state officers can be removed with this type of election; the folks who wanted it in the U.S. Constitution lost out
    $400 21
Counterfeit currency for Bugs or Thumper
    $600 24
A young woman struggles with mental illness in Joanne Greenberg's fictional autobio "I Never Promised You" this place
    $600 14
Let's bring the Payne! Allen Payne played C.J. Payne on some 300 episodes of this creator's "House of Payne"
    $600 15
It's the original title of the work seen here by Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla
    $600 10
A good accompaniment to artichokes, this condiment is a mayo heavy on the garlic & the vowels
    $600 16
This type of informal vote to test political sentiment may take its name from plant stalks tossed up to gauge wind direction
    $600 20
The horrid odor coming from the Parisian's ditch
    $800 9
"Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour: An Introduction" in 1963 was his last book-length work; he died in 2010
    $800 12
Alan Ruck, Connie Britton & Alexander Chaplin were on staff in the mayor's office on this '90s ABC comedy
    $800 4
Genesis 28:11 relates how he used a stone pillow
    $800 1
Bottles of this Mexican hot sauce offer "el sabor perfecto" & a signature wooden cap
    $800 6
Abbreviated RCV, this type of voting allows the rating of candidates by graded preference to avoid runoff elections
    $800 11
A loud, sad cry after fisticuffs involving the gangster's gal
    $1000 8
This British expat in Southern California wrote openly of gay subject matter in "A Single Man"
    $1000 13
Jack & Chrissy are gone, but "Three's Company" lives as the nation's partygoers dress up like this character
    $1000 3
A feminist cause around 1914 was childbirth in this time of day "sleep" so women wouldn't remember the pain later
    $1000 2
UNESCO added this Tunisian chili paste, sort of North Africa's ketchup, to its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage
    $1000 5
Candidates for local posts like school board president are often elected without a ballot by this, from the Latin for "shout"
    DD: $2,400 7
A clever little song about any metropolis

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

Emily Suresh சுரேஷ் Matthew
$3,000 $0 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Suresh சுரேஷ் Matthew
$4,800 $200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

2020s & 1920s SLANG
    $400 27
The Sugar Act of 1764 included a 3-pence tax on each gallon of this imported from outside the British Empire
    $400 28
Stuff the Magic Dragon is the name of the mascot for the NBA team that plays home games in this city
    $400 25
Caryl Chessman chose to defend himself in front of Charles Fricke, who did this more than any other Calif. judge ever & did it to Caryl too
    $400 26
The Hearst museum of this -ology at Cal Berkeley has many Native American remains but is giving some of them back to tribes
    $400 23
Diamond Head's island
    $400 24
This word used in the 1920s for cash also means a foul in billiards where the cue ball is pocketed
    $800 20
In the early hours of April 19, 1775, Capt. John Parker & his militia waited for the British at Buckman Tavern in this town
    $800 29
After killing the ender dragon in this "blockbuster" video game, players receive a dragon egg as a trophy
    $800 21
In 1955 Texas judge Drummond W. Bartlett allowed this for the 1st time in a murder trial, & presumably combed his hair & adjusted his robe
    $800 22
The Hyrtl Skull Collection is among the medical treasures at the Mütter Museum in this U.S. city
    $800 4
Aconcagua's range
    $800 11
This shortened word precedes "check" in a term used on social media for reviewing one's attire before hitting the town
    $1200 19
General Richard Montgomery died in the Yankees' Dec. 1775 defeat at this Canadian city that the British had only seized in 1759
    $1200 30
"Where Dragons Dwell" is a swell song from this band that took its name from the Japanese word for Godzilla
    $1200 17
Bertha Wilson, Canada's Sandra Day O'Connor, allowed this syndrome as a defense of Angelique Lavallee, who killed "Rooster" Rust
    $1200 18
This Channel Island's zoo doesn't just display 'em live; you may see skulls & skeletons at the Durrell Discovery Centre
    $1200 3
Capital city Charlottetown's province
    $1200 5
Oxford's word of the year for 2023, it's what someone has if they spit fire game to the hunks or the honeys
    $1600 9
In 1776 artillery from Ticonderoga moved by sled through this Mass. segment of the Appalachians to fortify Boston
    $1600 8
In a series of books by Cressida Cowell, this son of Stoick the Vast can speak Dragonese & learns to train a dragon
    $1600 14
In 2016, the law school of George Mason University was renamed for this late Supreme Court Justice
    DD: $7,000 13
You'll think of mortality in a Rome church housing 3,500 skulls of friars in this order that makes me think of Italian coffee
    $1600 2
Colombo's & Chilaw's country
    $1600 6
A part of an animal is in this 1920s slang word for a dancer, someone ungulating & undulating to that hot jazz
    $2000 10
In office from 1770 to 1782, he was later known as the prime minister "who lost America"
    DD: $3,000 16
Falkor the white luck dragon helps Atreyu in this epic fantasy film from Wolfgang Petersen
    $2000 15
Edward Coke made the King of England mad by ruling His Majesty cannot judge; you might know from Ed's getup, it was this king
    $2000 12
It's the word for a bone depository, like the Wamba one in Spain
    $2000 1
Myanmar's main river
    $2000 7
Showing your significant other's hands but no face on the IG is known as this 2-word term, like a preview for a new product

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Suresh சுரேஷ் Matthew
$21,800 $0 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Trained as a priest & a physician, in 1532 he published his first novel under the pen name Alcofribas Nasier

Final scores:

Emily Suresh சுரேஷ் Matthew
$21,800 $0 $14,799
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emily Suresh சுரேஷ் Matthew
$16,400 $5,400 $7,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2024-02-06
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