Show #9080 - Friday, April 12, 2024

Alison Betts game 2.


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Brian Phillips, an IT technician originally from Spring Valley, New York

Sarah Avery, an assistant reporter of judicial decisions from Ellington, Connecticut

Alison Betts, a writer and creative executive originally from San Jose, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
A NASDAQ stock, this company produces tens of billions of non-edible chips every year
    $200 6
Tim McGraw hit the Hot 100 wanting to "live a life so when I die, there's" this crowd situation, SRO for short
    $200 16
Elected governor in 1868, John T. Hoffman was the last to go from this job to higher office; Rudy, Bloomberg & de Blasio all tried
    $200 22
This groovy type of shirt was especially popular around the time of Woodstock
    $200 7
The title boy makes a fishtail from curtains in "Julián is" this creature
    $200 27
It can mean to lack dexterity but it doesn't lack for Ws, with 2; well, this is...
    $400 14
In 1908, it was the result of consolidating many transportation companies
    $400 21
With a Bananarama-riffic title, this Taylor Swift song dominated the fall in 2023, staying at No. 1 for weeks
    $400 17
On June 29, 1795 this first chief justice resigned from the Supreme Court to become New York's second governor
    $400 24
At the height of this craze, a man dashed across the stage during the Oscars "showing his shortcomings", as David Niven put it
    $400 5
In 1987 illustrator Martin Handford began challenging readers to find a guy in a striped shirt & cap in this series of books
    $400 20
If you're sensitive to a certain touch, you'll giggle, but this adjective also describes a tricky situation that needs a sensitive touch
    $600 11
This company expected healthy 2023 sales of around $84 billion, you know, give or take
    $600 28
"Now & then, I miss you, oh, now & then, I want you to be there for me", sang this band in a 2023 song written in the '70s
    $600 18
Known as the "Father of the Erie Canal", he served 2 terms as governor of New York
    $600 23
Here's our version of this big fad of the 1970s; googly eyes optional
    $600 4
Courage & perseverance are lessons taught by this Watty Piper classic with the mantra "I think I can, I think I can"
    $600 8
From the Latin for "death", it can indeed mean to render necrotic but it's more associated as a word meaning to embarrass
    $800 12
In 2022, this brand had a price point initiative that was $0.25 above what you'd think, its first price change in over 36 years
    $800 29
This woman knew how to "Paint The Town Red" purrfectly in 2023
    $800 25
George Pataki's governorship 1995-2007 included environmental protection for this body of water, shared with Connecticut
    $800 19
Focus now, a few years back, these gizmos were all the rage
    DD: $1,000 1
This beloved book about a stuffed animal is subtitled "Or, How Toys Become Real"
    $800 9
Spelled differently, one of the Moon's is waxing crescent, but for category purposes, it means to dismay or confuse
    $1000 13
This company's stock started trading with its IPO on September 22, 1981
    $1000 30
People were "lovin on me"... well, not me, but him when he took that tune to No. 1
    $1000 26
This governor resigned from politics 2 months after losing the 1876 presidential election to Rutherford B. Hayes
    $1000 2
One of the more worthy fads, the Ice Bucket Challenge launched in 2014 raised $115 million to fight this disease
    $1000 3
In Chapter 1 of her first adventure, this character "Moves into Villa Villekulla"
    $1000 10
Anxious? Uncomfortable? You're this 3-word phrase that sounds like a sick military command

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

Alison Sarah Brian
$2,200 $4,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Sarah Brian
$4,600 $5,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Responses will end with those two letters, "G-O".)
    $400 17
Warily circling as hunters freeze & swear, the pintail type of this water bird is one of the most difficult to lure with a decoy
    $400 15
Forgotten by his family, young Kevin watches the film "Angels with Filthy Souls" on VHS in this movie
    $400 27
In response to this Black nationalist's death in 1965, Amiri Baraka wrote "Black Art", an early poem of the Black Arts Movement
    $400 13
Cabrillo National Monument on this city's bay marks the spot where in 1542, the first European landed on America's West Coast
    $400 29
From a word for a bug to get this often small but enthusiastic type of religious group
    $400 30
These spies aren't tired; they function ordinarily in a population until activated for vital reasons at any time
    $800 18
If you're birding west of the Rockies, you're likely to catch sight of the California scrub type of this bird
    $800 1
This actor is the star of "Last Action Hero" & plays Jack Slater in "Jack Slater IV", the movie within it
    $800 28
A poem by Askia M. Touré refers to this "Giant Steps" saxophonist as a "Black priest prophet"
    $800 12
It's home to North Dakota State University
    $800 19
From a word meaning certainly to get this legal contract "of trust" or "of sale"
    $800 5
Southwest Airlines has put this query in front of certain fares that let you fly on a whim
    $1200 22
The Cooper's type of this bird of prey is soon to be the TBD type as American birds will no longer have people in their common names
    $1200 2
Gene Kelly dances up a storm in this musical about folks working on the film "The Dueling Cavalier" in the new talking pictures era
    $1200 11
After a famous memoir, this poet found success with her collection "Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie"
    $1200 3
Just off its east coast is John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the USA's first undersea park
    DD: $2,000 7
From a word involving respiration to get this word meaning healthy
    $1200 6
This synonym for anytime is in the title of Shakira's first U.S. Top 40 hit
    $1600 23
The long-billed curlew is nicknamed this bird & its Bay Area habitat is said to have lent that name to a point & a ballpark
    $1600 16
A woman on death row is the focus of "Habeas Corpus", a project within this film about a movie exec played by Tim Robbins
    $1600 14
This Back to Africa promoter was an icon depicted on Chicago's now destroyed Wall of Respect, designed by BAM artists
    DD: $7,000 4
A city in Colorado was named for this Mexican state that borders Chihuahua
    $1600 8
From a word meaning penniless to get this word for a liquid in chemistry like an ester or ketone
    $1600 20
85% of Alaska is underlain by this type of soil that remains frozen year-round
    $2000 24
John Cassin, from a Quaker family in Delaware County, became a famed ornithologist in this city & named a vireo after it
    $2000 26
Fake previews for "Werewolf Women of the SS" & "Hobo with a Shotgun" are within this Tarantino-Rodriguez double feature
    $2000 25
The star of a 2023 HBO doc, this poet & her work "Black Judgment" helped take the Black Arts Movement to national prominence
    $2000 10
William Butler Yeats spent holidays with his grandparents in this town in western Ireland & was eventually buried there
    $2000 9
From a legal word compelling one to cease activities to get this word where choo-choos meet
    $2000 21
Most employment in the U.S. is this hyphenated type of agreement, meaning you can quit or be fired at any time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Sarah Brian
$25,600 $8,400 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After his death his son Michel reworked & published manuscripts like one about a meteor made of gold heading for Earth

Final scores:

Alison Sarah Brian
$33,100 $3,599 $8,401
2-day champion: $61,700 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alison Sarah Brian
$19,200 $8,400 $6,600
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
2 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2024-03-12
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