Show #9078 - Wednesday, April 10, 2024

First regular-play game of Season 40.


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Daniel Rosenberg, a lawyer from New York, New York

Lee Wilkins, a regulatory affairs coordinator from Auburn, Alabama

Lucas Partridge, a school counselor from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $66,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Spending long hours on the sofa watching TV? You've become this tuberous term
    $200 21
From Latin for "to hold", this male vocal range once had the task of "holding" the main melody
    $200 6
In 1957 New York City had 3 MLB teams, these 3
    $200 9
Naturally, the dark blue background of NATO's flag represents this body of water
    $200 25
Hester Prynne in this novel asks Arthur Dimmesdale's forgiveness & he says, "May God forgive us both"
    $200 29
Mexico is one of the world's top producers of this fruit that's a standard sight in the neck of a Corona
    $400 24
It's become controversial, but earlier, this word simply described one whose eyes have become more opened to social injustice
    $400 22
On sheet music this symbol on the left side of a staff indicates the pitch, most commonly treble or bass
    $400 5
This fierce competitor from Georgia was the first major leaguer to collect 4,000 hits
    $400 20
Mary Pickersgill made the flag that was flying over this fort in 1814; it inspired a patriotic poem
    $400 14
An older Elwin Wilson, once part of this notorious white-klad group, asked John Lewis to forgive him for a 1961 assault in S.C.
    $400 28
It's genetically identical to a peach except for one recessive gene that makes its skin smooth
    $600 23
You "take" this letter when you suffer a defeat
    $600 26
A barcarole is a type of song originally sung by or in imitation of these Venetian boatmen
    $600 2
More agile than the nickname "Pudge" suggests, catcher Iván Rodriguez won 13 of these awards as the best fielder at his position
    $600 19
Scotland's flag has a white cross on a blue background; the colors are reversed for the flag of this Canadian province
    $600 15
Heretics, Jews, women & minorities were some of the groups whom this pope asked to forgive the church in a 2000 speech
    $600 12
Also called the paste type, this type of tomato is named for a rounder fruit
    $800 7
It can refer to a person with expensive tastes; "Bad &" this hit No. 1 for Migos
    $800 11
These liturgical songs of the Catholic Church bear the name of a 6th century pope said to have formulated & organized them
    $800 3
National League pitchers' feeble swings became a thing of the past in 2022 as both leagues now have this position
    $800 10
In 1876 lumberjacks nailed a U.S. flag to this alliterative type of pine, giving Flagstaff, Arizona its name
    $800 17
In the last chapter of Genesis, this man is asked for forgiveness by his brothers, who seriously wronged him
    $800 27
We think this hybrid fruit would sound great as a Jell-O flavor
    $1000 8
This 3-word phrase can refer to both something excellent & being free from getting blamed for something
    $1000 30
Beethoven felt Italians were ill-suited to dramatic opera & should stick with this, Italian for "comic opera"
    DD: $1,600 4
In the 1950s this NL team temporarily changed its name so as not to be associated with communism
    $1000 18
A rainbow is featured on the flag of this environmental group that has the Rainbow Warrior as its flagship
    $1000 16
The offender asking forgiveness is part of this more healing type of justice that has been contrasted with retributive & rehabilitative
    $1000 13
Despite the similar name, this fruit is of a different family from the kumquat

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

Lucas Lee Daniel
-$600 -$1,800 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas Lee Daniel
$3,600 $0 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll name the capital.)
    $400 26
This organization's New York City HQ was built on land bought in 1946 with an $8.5 million gift from John D. Rockefeller Jr.
    $400 14
Ed Asner moved from TV news on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to working in this form of media on "Lou Grant"
    $400 3
This actor has published several novels, including "Truly Like Lightning" & "Miss Subways"
    $400 24
This word means to dress up a story with fictional information to make it more interesting, or to beautify with ornamentation
    $800 25
Groundhogs are called these type of "pigs" due to the high-pitched sound they make when alarmed
    $800 6
Simians in this adaptation of a movie included Roddy McDowall & Mark Lenard, Spock's father from "Star Trek"
    $800 2
An Eleanor Catton eco-thriller shares its name with this "Macbeth" place of prophecy that moves to Dunsinane
    $800 23
Named for its bulging middle, this cast-iron stove was developed in the 19th century for heat & cooking
    DD: $1,600 19
Not the Cromwells but this family lived in Wolf Hall; when Henry visited in 1535, Margery no doubt pointed out lovely daughter Jane
    $1200 10
In poker some wonder if this hand beats 2 pair; with a 2.87% chance of it in a 52-card deck vs. 2 pair's 7.62%, yes
    $1200 7
In 1978 the oily J.R. Ewing arrived on CBS on this nighttime drama
    $1200 5
The Willamette River
    $1200 1
In 1945 Steinbeck took us to Monterey with this book whose title is now a street name
    $1200 15
This equipment originated in Russia & was popularized in the U.S. by former Soviet special forces instructor Pavel Tsatsouline
    $1600 21
The mother of Anne of Cleves was Maria of Jülich, a duchy of this thousand-year empire of West & Central Europe
    $1600 9
The CIA's forested complex in this Virginia place has a Starbucks, but names are not put on cups
    $1600 8
Former L.A. Rams star Merlin Olsen played Jonathan Garvey, a neighbor of the Ingalls family on this series
    $1600 4
The James River
    $1600 17
Ray Carney from "Harlem Shuffle" by this novelist was back in his 2023 bestseller "Crook Manifesto"
    $1600 12
In a Longfellow poem, the children "love to see the flaming forge, and hear" these "roar"
    $2000 22
Inspired by the ideas of this doomed lord chancellor, Katherine Parr's mom Maud educated her daughter like her son
    DD: $1,800 11
9 of the 10 highest mountains in the world are in the Himalayas, while the other is part of this nearby range
    $2000 13
Before he enjoyed his lollipops as Kojak, this actor got an Oscar nom for playing a prisoner in "Birdman of Alcatraz"
    $2000 20
The Kennebec River
    $2000 18
He wrote, "'It is impossible that the ape, Kala, was your mother... you are pure man... the offspring of highly bred... parents' "
    $2000 16
Originally meaning the lead sheep of a flock, it now usually refers to an indicator of trends

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas Lee Daniel
$7,600 $5,200 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In this 2017 film Dante is a hairless breed known as a Xolo dog

Final scores:

Lucas Lee Daniel
$0 $2,200 $0
2nd place: $3,000 New champion: $2,200 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lucas Lee Daniel
$7,600 $5,200 $8,000
17 R,
6 W
7 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 2024-03-12
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