Show #9073 - Wednesday, April 3, 2024

2024 Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Sam Kavanaugh, an educator from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Andrew He, a stay-at-home dad from Concord, California

Larissa Kelly, an editor from Richmond, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
An asterism within the Bootes constellation appears to form this object, tail & all
    $200 30
In an "Office" meeting, Kelly Kapoor, played by her, had "a lot of questions. Number one: How dare you?"
    $200 28
This special type of baptism also involves the naming of the child
    $200 19
A British delegate refused to sit for a painting of the 1782 talks ending this; John Quincy Adams said it's OK, he's ugly anyway
    $200 25
This 3-letter flavor enhancer used in Chinese cooking is found naturally in tomatoes & some cheeses
    $200 29
An object said to bring good luck, or a type of bracelet with meaningful trinkets attached
    $400 22
In ancient times the rising of this bright star signaled the long, hot dog days of summer
    $400 21
From our pals down the hall came the puzzle here; instead of an M, this letter got called for, saucy but wrong
    $400 27
Small pink or red patches on a baby's face or neck are playfully called these, perhaps from the bird that delivered them
    $400 18
His birth name was Fernão; the king of his native Portugal refused him a reward for military service & said go sail for Spain
    $400 24
This good "Old" seasoning that is often sprinkled on blue crab was first concocted in Maryland
    $400 26
Once a cask of drinking water on a ship's deck, today it refers to rumors or gossip
    $600 9
Constellations named for birds include Cygnus, the swan, & Columba, this bird
    $600 20
Setting up this '80s title, "Do you know what people call this place? not St. Eligius..."
    $600 16
This Jewish circumcision rite is typically performed 8 days after birth by a specialist called a mohel
    $600 17
Jan Hus, who anticipated this religious movement by 100 years, would not recant in 1415 even as the wood was rosined at the stake
    $600 15
Often sprinkled on fresh fruit, this spice mix of chili, lime & salt is named for an archaeological site in Veracruz, Mexico
    $600 1
A handspring rotated sideways
    DD: $3,600 8
If you're really smart, you should know that this constellation was named for South Africa's Table Mountain
    $800 5
On this ABC show Junior Johnson said he was called "a less cool Steve Urkel" & was "like if Drake never left 'Degrassi"'
    $800 4
TV host & author Art Linkletter was one of these, a baby abandoned by its parents & adopted & raised by others
    $800 10
In a famous photo taken in Hamburg in 1936, August Landmesser stands arms folded in a sea of people making this gesture
    $800 12
Also called wood vinegar, this 2-word flavoring is made through the condensation of fumes from burnt wood
    $800 13
"If You Could Read My Mind", you'd know this last name of the Canadian hitmaker seen here
    $1000 7
This brightest star in Scorpius has a name meaning "rival of Mars" & is sometimes mistaken for the planet
    $1000 6
Due to an afterlife quirk on this NBC sitcom, Eleanor says, "Girl, you are a messy bench who loves drama & I am into it"
    $1000 3
Mentioned in Luke 2 in the King James version, these are strips of material wrapped around infants to restrict their movements
    $1000 11
The refusal by the island of Melos to surrender to Athens in 416 B.C. is chronicled in this historian's "Melian Dialogue"
    $1000 2
This double-talk sauce also known as African bird's eye chili was popularized in the U.S. by Nando's
    $1000 14
This geographical term refers to a spring that's the source of a stream, or any main source

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

Larissa Andrew Sam
$1,000 $4,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Andrew Sam
$4,000 $5,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
Lake Vänern, this Scandinavian country's largest lake, is part of the Gota Canal system
    $400 26
Before beating Joe Crowley in a primary election, she worked at a restaurant & bar in Manhattan called Coffee Shop
    $400 27
It's a demonstrably true mathematical statement; calculus has a "fundamental" one
    $400 24
The website of this "Edward Scissorhands" composer has an elf-store where you can buy elf-socks & elf-stickers
    $400 29
Plutarch quoted this Greek philosopher as saying he was not "an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world"
    $400 30
Libel & slander can be this "of character"
    $800 9
Major ports on this bay include Bilbao, Spain & Brest, France
    $800 25
She recalled meeting Maine senator Margaret Chase Smith as a senior in high school & now holds her seat
    $800 14
Fire up the engine of your mind & name this solid figure with equal & parallel circles at either end
    $800 23
This "Jurassic Park" composer was a studio pianist on such films as "West Side Story" & "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $800 22
Menander, known for his comedic plays, wrote that "Marriage, if one will face the truth, is" this, "but a necessary" this
    $800 21
Diligent, especially in the arena of learning
    $1200 3
Serpent's Mouth is a channel separating this island's southwestern coast from Venezuela
    $1200 15
Before repping Florida, Maria Salazar was an anchor for this "worldly" Spanish network now part of NBCUniversal
    $1200 7
Multiply the numerator of one fraction by the denominator of another (& vice versa) to get their "cross" this
    $1200 8
This Australian bard is also a cinematic composer with scores for "Blonde" & "Hell or High Water"
    DD: $9,600 11
In this Sophocles play, Orestes enlists the aid of his sister, the title character, to kill his mother & her lover
    $1200 17
The Achille Lauro was infamously beset by a group of these criminals
    $1600 2
Winter temperatures along this 4-letter Siberian river that flows through Yakutsk can reach the 80s below zero
    DD: $6,000 16
In the 1990s this future senator from Illinois was the only woman in her helicopter training class
    $1600 6
See if you can pick off this term for the point at which a line or curve crosses an axis
    $1600 12
He wrote scores for 8 Hitchcock films in 9 years, his most memorable being the screeching strings in the shower scene in "Psycho"
    $1600 4
Prior to writing his "Odes" & "Epodes", this Roman lyric poet fought alongside Brutus in Asia Minor
    $1600 18
Cactus leaves cut to the point in this Mexican dish
    $2000 1
This canal completed in 1893 divides the Peloponnese Peninsula from mainland Greece
    $2000 20
Pre-politics, Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell & this current New York senator were colleagues at the same law firm
    $2000 10
In 19 - 5 = 14 19 is the minuend; 5 is this other "end"
    $2000 13
This British composer won 5 Oscars but not one for the 11 James Bond films he scored
    $2000 5
In 66 A.D. he took part in the Jewish revolt against Rome; later, he worked for the Romans writing the history of it
    $2000 19
Funafuti is the capital of this nation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Andrew Sam
$13,200 $32,000 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man with a force named after him published an 1835 scientific treatise on the physics of billiard balls

Final scores:

Larissa Andrew Sam
$12,200 $32,000 $9,200
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Larissa Andrew Sam
$16,800 $19,200 $9,200
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2024-02-27
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