Show #9049 - Thursday, February 29, 2024

2024 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Juveria Zaheer, a psychiatrist from Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Kevin Belle, a trail planner from Silver Spring, Maryland

Luigi de Guzman, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Unlike its larger neighbor to the west, Switzerland still uses this as its monetary unit
    $200 24
When I see you, my beating heart does this, like the wings of a black swallowtail as it flies
    $200 27
She followed up "Sharp Objects" with "Dark Places", in which a secret society wants to solve a 25-year-old murder
    $200 28
This Greek goddess of beauty had a thang goin' on with Adonis, but sadly, he got boar-ed
    $200 29
Featured in multiple Icelandic sagas, he was exiled from Iceland in the 10th century & set up camp in Greenland
    $200 30
It's the nickname of Alabama CB Ga'quincy McKinstry, whose smile resembled this pitch "man"; now he has an NIL deal with the drink, oh yeah
    $400 20
On this November holiday in Mexico, families gather to celebrate & remember their loved ones who have passed on
    $400 23
Ah, yes, my dearest, I can't wait to say words of love to you as we "bill &" do this, like pigeons
    $400 26
G.K. Chesterton based this detective on his friend John O'Connor, who was a priest
    $400 19
Baseball announcer Jack Brickhouse didn't get this music term quite right when the national anthem was sung "Acapulco"
    $400 21
In 2023, Xolo Maridueña played Jaime Reyes, also known as this multi-limbed DC superhero
    $400 22
It's the big-legacy last name of Arch, who signed an NIL deal before throwing his first pass in college football
    $600 3
Part of a British overseas territory, this huge limestone monolith is a habitat for Europe's only wild monkey, the Barbary ape
    $600 15
Darling, they're playing our song, this one by Charli XCX from "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack, & the beat goes on & on
    $600 6
Ganache is a mix of chocolate & cream; this is a detective in Quebec created by Louise Penny & played on TV by Alfred Molina
    $600 18
You'll be squatting and/or thrusting doing this exercise
    $600 12
It was coined in the 1890s to describe the sensational tactics used by NYC newspapers the World & the Journal
    $600 11
Auburn QB Bo Nix made an NIL deal with Milo's, maker of this 2-word sugary drink--then transferred out of the South to Oregon
    $800 1
China's longest river, it's also the longest river in Asia
    $800 14
I desperately await this sound of you at the doorbell; it's the title of a Thoreau poem with "song" as one of the rhymes
    $800 4
The detectives are sheep, investigating the murder of their shepherd, in this bestseller with a title from a nursery rhyme
    $800 17
Vegan? You may need to give this cobalt-containing vitamin a shot, as animal products are the main dietary source of it
    DD: $4,000 7
Judo practitioners should know this term for land where building is prohibited & nature flourishes
    $800 10
In 2021 the first-ever NIL store opened in Lincoln Park, giving players on this "Fighting" team a cut of each jersey sold
    $1000 2
You can get a good feeling for Denmark, literally, with a this & happiness tour, this being a Danish concept for coziness & comfort
    $1000 13
When you ended things between us, it felt like this word that can precede "happy", with you as Moe & me as Larry
    $1000 5
In 1972 this British woman "initially" introduced Cordelia Gray in "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman"; a follow-up came 10 years later
    $1000 16
After his death in 1142, he would be buried next to his beloved Héloïse in Père Lachaise
    $1000 8
In the 1740s growers of this dye plant in South Carolina benefited from government subsidies
    $1000 9
Part of the NIL deal of UNC basketball star Armando Bacot Jr. was a part on this Netflix show set on a N.C. island chain

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

Luigi Kevin Juveria
$1,800 $1,400 $9,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Luigi Kevin Juveria
$1,600 $2,200 $11,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
This president was gifted with a 1,400-pound block of cheese; on Feb. 22, 1837 he threw a party for the public to chow down
    $400 30
Today, fewer cars have this installed from the factory; you'll pay extra to have one put in to stash your gum wrappers
    $400 23
Biologically speaking, it's what the N-A stands for in RNA & DNA
    $400 29
By the 1910s he had adopted a last name derived from the Russian for steel
    $400 28
Limiting his palette to mostly blacks & whites, Marc Chagall painted "The Praying Jew", also known as this holy man "of Vitebsk"
    $400 20
This series that premiered in 2021 is billed as "a new chapter of 'Sex & the City"'
    $800 24
The North Side Skull & Bone Gang has been waking people up to party for 200+ years on this day down in New Orleans
    $800 21
A giant city edifice stretching toward the heavens, usually with more than 40 or 50 stories
    $800 22
sec is short for this trig function
    $800 26
The Apache leader given the name Goyathlay, meaning "one who yawns", took on this name, perhaps the Spanish version of Jerome
    $800 27
Called Anna-Lou by her family, she has photographed subjects from Queen Elizabeth II to Sienna Miller
    $800 19
P!nk is backed up by columns of flame when she performs this 2016 hit in concert
    $1200 3
On October 24, 2022 it was a real lituation when Joe Biden celebrated this Hindu festival at the White House with 200+ guests
    $1200 7
This condiment can be white if bottled in vinegar or red if bottled in beet juice
    DD: $3,200 6
is short for this unit of electric charge named for a French physicist
    DD: $10,000 12
Born Tafari Makonnen, this emperor died in Addis Ababa in 1975
    $1200 17
MoMA describes this 1889 van Gogh painting as having a "churning sky" & a "quiet village below"
    $1200 18
In 2002 Tony Curtis toured in a stage version of this film comedy in which he co-starred years earlier
    $1600 4
This Brit writer of "Private Lives" sang of a marvelous party where Elsie, age 74, swung upside down from a glass chandelier
    $1600 10
Grade No. 10 is the most porous type of this fabric used to strain liquids
    $1600 1
If you're a web developer, you probably use HTML (HyperText Markup Language) & CSS, short for this
    $1600 11
This billionaire was born György Schwartz in Budapest; his family changed their surname to avoid persecution as Jews
    $1600 8
This self-taught naïve painter was known for his lush, tropical images, though he never left France
    $1600 15
Fittingly, it was in the year of the USA's bicentennial that Steve Miller put out the album with this soaring title track
    $2000 5
In May 1664 this French king held a days-long party with ballet in honor of his mom & wife & (possibly) his mistress
    $2000 16
This phosphorescent glow is produced by certain fungi found on decaying wood
    $2000 2
PTX can be short for this condition of air in the pleural space
    $2000 13
This 18th century French writer may have derived his mononym from an anagram of a Latinized version of his surname, Arouet
    $2000 9
Norman Rockwell's oft-parodied image of a Thanksgiving meal has this title, one of a quartet in FDR's 1941 State of the Union speech
    $2000 14
In song, "You really know how to dance", among other qualities

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Luigi Kevin Juveria
$22,000 $5,800 $23,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this service that began Nov. 14, 1994 echoes the Étoile du Nord, which linked Paris, Brussels & Amsterdam from 1927

Final scores:

Luigi Kevin Juveria
$43,999 $5,800 $2,400
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Luigi Kevin Juveria
$11,200 $5,800 $20,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
10 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2024-02-06
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