Show #9081 - Monday, April 15, 2024

Alison Betts game 3.


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Adam Sieff, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Joshua Beckett, an ethicist originally from Knoxville, Tennessee

Alison Betts, a writer and creative executive originally from San Jose, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $61,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
President Coolidge presented him with the first Distinguished Flying Cross medal
    $200 28
In 1956 Malcom McLean revolutionized shipping when he launched Ideal X, a ship with 50+ of these large boxes
    $200 26
Someone who's taken with you may say they like the cut of your this triangular sail
    $200 25
A 2022 population estimate by the Census Bureau lists this Lone Star capital as the 10th-largest U.S. city
    $200 29
A footstool can be called one of these, like a certain empire
    $200 30
Billy Dee Williams voiced Fudge Turnover as well as himself on this "mechanized poultry" show that debuted on TV in 2005
    DD: $3,000 18
Largely of Sac & Fox descent, he served as the first president of the American Professional Football Association
    $400 17
The Cutty Sark was built in the 1860s not to carry scotch but this cargo from China to England as fast as possible
    $400 9
Here & there, it's hither's proverbial partner
    $400 22
A bust of the brawl-loving Renaissance goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini graces the Ponte Vecchio in this city
    $400 23
Let's not procrastinate because, according to a proverb, these 2 things "wait for no man"
    $400 24
After Cheryl, voiced by Judy Greer on this spy cartoon series, is reminded she hates babies, she replies, "Just baby people"
    $600 4
Here is one of the oldest known photos of this real life hero & savior of hundreds; she was believed to be in her 40s at the time
    $600 15
Now used as a ferry between N.Y. & Connecticut, the Cape Henlopen hit the beach in this French region in June 1944
    $600 8
Popular today, it's the greeting seen here that was developed by Black service members in Vietnam
    $600 13
Grand Army Plaza & its Soldiers' & Sailors' Arch marks the main entrance to Prospect Park in this New York City borough
    $600 10
An oda was a room in this type of house for women; an odalisque was a female slave or concubine in one
    $600 12
Paul F. Tompkins gave voice to Mr. Peanutbutter, a dog with gubernatorial aspirations on this Netflix show
    $800 5
Famous for his redistricting plan while governor, he became vice president in 1813 & died in office a year later
    $800 14
John Maxtone-Graham put the ship in scholarship in books on these posh boats like "Queen Mary 2: The Greatest" one "of Our Time"
    $800 3
Before, in palindromic form
    $800 1
The bird girl statue on the cover of "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil" can be found at the Telfair Academy in this city
    $800 11
Bell Labs is now part of this Finnish telecommunications company
    $800 20
Jeff Fischer got the role he was born to play: Jeff Fischer, Hayley Smith's hubby & pal to a talking fish & an alien on this TBS cartoon
    $1000 6
In 1776, she wrote to her husband, John, "Remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors"
    $1000 19
On Inle Lake, about 6 hours from Naypyidaw in this country, fishermen row, row, row their boats with one leg wrapped around an oar
    $1000 7
It's placed in parentheses after a misspelled word to show it was meant to be printed that way (but spell this word correctly!)
    $1000 2
The Sahara's Tibesti Mountains & the N'Djamena Grand Mosque are sites in this African country
    $1000 16
This 3-word Irish phrase basically means "Ireland forever"
    $1000 21
Seen here, but not heard from 2015 to 2021, he learned "F is for Family" & if you don't know him, "I'm gonna put you through a wall"

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

Alison Joshua Adam
$4,400 $4,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Joshua Adam
$10,000 $6,800 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
The Michael J. Fox Foundation has been a big advocate in designating April as awareness month for this disease
    $400 29
This word meaning "to quarrel" rhymes with flicker & to flicker is an older meaning
    $400 28
The Hazard & Main families are divided by this conflict in "Love & War", part of John Jakes' "North & South" trilogy
    $400 27
Built into Fraser Canyon, the Caribou Road served those pounding their way to the gold rush in this country
    $400 26
The "Celebration" continues with Robert Bell, better known as this; he & The Gang still tour after 26 studio albums
    $400 25
In 1878 this French scientist observed, "It is a terrifying thought that life is at the mercy of... minute bodies"
    $800 19
May is awareness month for this chronic autoimmune disease whose name is Latin for "wolf"
    $800 9
On the sign, "impasse" doesn't mean a stalemate in negotiations, but this other French word for a street with no exit
    $800 20
A shy librarian's quiet passion for a researcher shines through in Sophie Divry's "The Library of" this kind of not reciprocated "Love"
    $800 5
These 3 letters came before Appia, Aurelia & Popilia in the Latin names of Roman roads
    $800 24
Formed in 1976, they're turning the Venetian in Vegas into a love shack with a 2024 residency
    $800 11
When this man laid out Philadelphia, he gave the E-W streets tree names like Walnut & Spruce; back then, Arch Street was Mulberry
    $1200 6
November is awareness month for this disease, which our beloved Alex Trebek helped raise awareness for
    $1200 8
Two meanings of this word are a serving of meat in a circular shape & a permit needed by taxi drivers
    $1200 15
An outbreak of a certain disease features in this 1985 novel by Gabriel García Márquez
    $1200 1
The walls of Bukhara in Uzbekistan have stood since before the city was part of this famous trade road
    $1200 23
Their 2024 "Hackney Diamonds" tour is sponsored by the AARP--no, really
    $1200 12
This silent movie star of films like "Coquette" & "Tess of the Storm Country" was known as "America's Sweetheart"
    $1600 2
On September 25, we celebrate these professionals, symbolized by the image seen here
    DD: $5,000 10
In the singular it's shame; in the irregular plural, wounds like those of Jesus
    DD: $5,000 16
Roddy Doyle's novel "Love" finds 2 old friends reconnecting in this world capital for a revealing evening of drinking
    $1600 3
This king known for his building projects created the Persian Royal Road that Alexander the Great used to invade Persia
    $1600 22
In 2024 this band set a record with its 59th Top 40 album, a 1985 live performance featuring "Truckin"'
    $1600 13
What you earn on your savings account & what you pay for groceries are partly in the hands of this man, Fed chair since 2018
    $2000 7
June 19 is the world day for this inherited blood disease that occurs mainly among people of African descent
    $2000 17
It's the type of item seen here; government-funded arts & crafts in the '30s led to the newer meaning, wasteful project
    $2000 18
His novel "Women in Love" recounts the lives & romances of the Brangwen sisters
    $2000 4
Some see this undersea road off Florida's coast as evidence of the lost continent of Atlantis
    $2000 21
This, I call it this, that this "One Step Beyond" & "Our House" band formed in 1976 is still touring with its original members
    $2000 14
In 1829, while serving as Home Secretary, he created London's Metropolitan Police Force

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Joshua Adam
$26,800 $8,400 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From 1689 to 1690 & 1701 to 1702, he served as a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Cambridge University

Final scores:

Alison Joshua Adam
$35,800 $9,601 $1,800
3-day champion: $97,500 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alison Joshua Adam
$17,400 $8,400 $4,800
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
17 R,
2 W
4 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2024-03-12
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