Show #9077 - Tuesday, April 9, 2024

2024 Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament final game 3.


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

Victoria Groce, a writer and television personality from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Amy Schneider, a writer from Oakland, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each has 11 letters.)
    $200 30
Village-sized but billed as Britain's smallest city, St. Davids is in this U.K. country with David as its patron saint
    $200 29
It's the monetary term for an unofficial shuttle often serving urban transit deserts
    $200 28
In this type of triangle, all the sides are of the same length
    $200 27
In July 2023 this company averted a strike by agreeing to a new deal with more than 300,000 Teamsters
    $200 25
Pop-punk is typified by this group with hits like "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams"
    $200 26
"When you play" this, "you win or you die, there is no middle ground"
    $400 11
More than 600,000 Argentinians live in this city near the shore of the Rio de the same name
    $400 21
The phrase "in the van" means to be in the lead, "van" being a shortened form of this word
    $400 19
A 2012 documentary named for this pitch follows Tim Wakefield & R.A. Dickey
    $400 22
An 8-year-old girl was the namesake of this frozen dessert brand known for pound cake, cheesecake & more
    $400 24
After WWII a new country music style was named for this kind of roadside joint & Hank Williams was its biggest star
    $400 23
Maggie, to Brick in this play: "We mustn't scream at each other. The walls in this house have ears"
    $600 3
Try some okonamiyaki savory pancakes in this city, often referred to as the "Kitchen of Japan"
    $600 20
This political commentator hosted the CNN original series "The Redemption Project"
    $600 18
Popular in the 1800s, these meaty-named side whiskers were rocked by folks who didn't wanna grow a full beard
    $600 15
Founded in 1965 as a mail-order veterinary supply company in San Diego, it now has its name on a stadium there
    $600 1
Portishead helped popularize this style of dance music that rhymes with hip-hop & has elements of jazz
    $600 4
This poet: "Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night"
    $800 2
An Azerbaijani oil baron built a replica of a Parisian palace for his wife in this capital city
    $800 17
Gillette calls this beard style named for a European artist "a full goatee with a floating mustache"
    $800 16
Admiration for England & the way they do things there
    $800 14
In 2016 this sporting goods retailer got possessive & bought the assets of its bankrupt rival the Sports Authority
    $800 5
Fitting with the band name, "Vivid" was the first album by this hard rock band, featuring Corey Glover & Vernon Reid
    DD: $2,800 6
From "Hamlet", "This above all:" this phrase
    $1000 7
The Atlantic port city Essaouira in this North African country was planned by an 18th century French architect
    $1000 8
NASA says these radiation belts "surround the Earth like enormous donuts"
    $1000 12
Change the first 3 letters in a fancy word for "blessing" to get this, a curse
    $1000 13
William W. of this last name founded his eponymous "for the ones who get it done" industrial supply company in Chicago in 1927
    $1000 10
After leaving Roxy Music, he basically created ambient music with pieces like "Heavenly Music Corporation 1"
    $1000 9
He wrote the little ditty, "God in his wisdom made the fly and then forgot to tell us why"

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

Amy Victoria Andrew
$3,400 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Victoria Andrew
$4,200 $5,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These words begin with the letter "Z" but they also come alphabetically before the word "zed".)
    $400 30
Now it's a structure where Olympic events are held; in early ancient Olympics, it was the 600-foot distance of the only event, a footrace
    $400 29
"Aloha" was the final episode of this rebooted TV series that said aloha after a 10-year run
    $400 28
Arthur Ashkin's 2018 prize was for inventing optical these, which use laser beams to grab particles & cells rather than hairs
    $400 27
Measuring electricity? In the U.S., we use this unit that honors an Italian count
    $400 26
This 1893 classic cooked up by Engelbert Humperdinck is largely set in a dark German forest
    $400 25
Equus quagga crawshayi is a Crawshay's this
    $800 6
Cultivation of this fruit dates back at least to the very pre-Columbian Mokaya people & it stood for the 14th month on the Maya calendar
    $800 22
Maybe CBS execs used a Swiss Army knife, a paper clip & a stick of gum to reboot this spy series
    $800 5
The 2023 Peace Prize went to women's rights crusader Narges Mohammadi, sentenced to 31 years in prison in this country
    $800 23
A degree on this other temperature scale has the same magnitude as a Celsius degree
    $800 24
Long before the play & film, an 1898 opera about Mozart & this composer takes place in a room in Vienna & lasts all of 40 minutes
    $800 13
A fanatic, or a member of an ancient anti-Roman Jewish sect
    $1200 2
The Israelites' foes in the Book of Judges, these people were brought under Assyrian control by around 800 B.C.
    $1200 21
Her character is still psychic, but now a single mother in San Francisco; she's home at "that's so" her
    $1200 4
2 scientists shared the 2023 Medicine Prize for enabling development of this type of COVID vaccine made by Pfizer & Moderna
    $1200 11
This device used to measure your feet at the shoe store is named for its inventor Charles
    DD: $6,200 9
Verdi's "Falstaff" is set in this town during the reign of Henry IV
    $1200 12
This Yiddish adjective means plumply voluptuous
    $1600 1
The Southern or Shan-Yang part of this waterway may date from the 500s B.C.; the adjective-worthy part wasn't dug until much later
    $1600 20
This 2007 film was previously made as "The Last Man on Earth" & "The Omega Man"
    $1600 3
This American took home the 2023 Economics Prize for her studies on women in the workforce & the wage gap
    DD: $6,000 16
You only need letters on the left side of the keyboard to type this unit of capacitance that's named for an English chap
    $1600 10
Scenes in this Mussorgsky opera take place in the czar's quarters & in a square outside of St. Basil's Cathedral
    $1600 14
A large mustache that curves down at the corners of the mouth is named for this early 20th century Guerrilla
    $2000 8
Their name sounds like they wielded a reaping blade, but this people wowed ancient Asia with their riding prowess
    $2000 19
"Heaven Can Wait" was a remake of this 1941 film
    $2000 7
The 2013 Lit Prize went to this Canadian for her mastery of the short story
    $2000 18
Radioactivity amounts in a sample have been measured in units called the curie & this, after a different French physicist
    $2000 17
Better known for "Faust", this French composer set his last opera, "The Tribute of Zamora", in Moorish Spain
    $2000 15
Compadrazgo, a ritual kinship system involving godparents, plays an important role for this people of Oaxaca

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Victoria Andrew
$7,200 $11,400 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The smallest inland sea in the world, it's completely within the territory of a single country & connects 2 other larger seas

Final scores:

Amy Victoria Andrew
$8,600 $20,001 $14,401
3rd place: 1st runner-up: $50,000 Winner: $100,000 + advance to Jeopardy! Masters 2nd place: 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amy Victoria Andrew
$13,400 $20,200 $10,000
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2024-02-28
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