Show #9082 - Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Alison Betts game 4.


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Eric Reimund, a substitute teacher originally from Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Veronica Tabor, a study abroad advisor from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Alison Betts, a writer and creative executive originally from San Jose, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $97,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Tom Morello's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech on this band's behalf thanked Tom's mom, a centenarian teacher & activist
    $200 28
The title of this Billy Crystal-Meg Ryan film refers to 1977, driving from Chicago to New York together after college
    $200 19
Paging this 1925 title character who owns a cream Rolls-Royce "terraced with a labyrinth of windshields"; you're blocking a Prius
    $200 24
It comes before poor, nap, cheap & bag
    $200 18
This country on Hispaniola has 2 official languages--French & Creole
    $200 30
At the Fremont St. Experience, take a thrill ride on one of these, 7 stories high & 2 blocks long; the zoom one is even bigger
    $400 27
Known by this title, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon made it to 101 in 2002
    $400 29
In 2023 this book by Judy Blume finally became a movie, with Rachel McAdams as the title girl's mom
    $400 20
Paging Denny in "The Art of Racing in" this condition; just letting you know your dog is in your BMW 3.0 CSi
    $400 25
A rook is a type of this, another 4-letter fowl
    $400 17
The Strait of Gibraltar separates the mainlands of these 2 countries by about 8 miles
    $400 11
As a 5-year-old hockey fan, Ariana Grande got hit twice with a puck & got to ride on one of these at a Florida Panthers game
    $600 5
Dying at 101, this iconic producer of TV shows like "All in the Family" credited his longevity to work, lox & bagels
    $600 12
Steve Carell getting his chest waxed is comedy gold in this 2005 film
    $600 21
Can you hear me, Stephen King teen Arnie Cunningham? Your 1958 Plymouth Fury nicknamed this has a bad muffler--& other issues
    $600 16
Types of these devices include atomic & grandfather
    DD: $2,000 15
The king of this country gets the official title "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques"
    $600 10
Shigeru Miyamoto designed a video game in which players try to defeat the evil Ganon & rescue this princess
    $800 3
The first foreign-born citizen to hold the post of secretary of state, he lived 6 months past his 100th birthday
    $800 13
The first DVD that Netflix mailed was this spirited film starring Alec Baldwin & Geena Davis as a deceased married couple
    $800 22
This Robert B. Parker detective, if that's your maroon MGB with whitewalls, your lights are on
    $800 6
Binney & Smith began selling boxes of these, made from wax, in 1903; colors ranged from black to yellow
    $800 1
In 1960, this island country elected the world's first female prime minister, Sirimavo Bandaranaike
    $800 8
This rum cocktail was created in the 1930s for a tiki bar called Don the Beachcomber; it might be less fun after too many
    $1000 4
This American folk painter who lived up to her byname was still working at the age of 100
    $1000 14
Elvis hangs loose in Honolulu after a stint in the Army in this 1961 film
    $1000 23
Dean Moriarty in this 1950s classic, as the title indicates, you're putting some miles on that 1949 Hudson
    $1000 7
This Peter Frampton band sang "30 Days In The Hole"
    $1000 2
Tikal National Park is part of this country's Maya Biosphere Reserve
    $1000 9
Down South, Cher, this traditional music heard here is also known as chanky-chank

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

Alison Veronica Eric
$5,200 -$400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Veronica Eric
$6,800 $1,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
Trying to go to 1492 but ending up in 1429, Val watches this peasant girl set out for the siege of Orléans--& glory--on April 27
    $400 30
These twin TV actresses & entrepreneurs were born June 13, 1986
    $400 29
Some travel through the Arctic requires watching out for growlers, smallish but dangerous pieces of this
    $400 27
Orange is anaranjado & red is this word also containing J
    $400 28
Montbéliarde cows are part of the herds in this nation's milk-loving la Gruyère region
    $400 26
The dilation of blood vessels is associated with this type of recurring vascular headache
    $800 22
Val wanted to visit the Moorish city in Spain in the 1400s but one misspelled letter has him on this isle of spice & a 1983 U.S. invasion
    $800 17
They set the film "A Serious Man" in their native Minnesota
    $800 24
Residents of East Hampton on this island have waged a battle against the noise of weekenders' helicopters
    $800 8
Meaning "aunt", it precedes Maria in a liqueur order
    $800 25
Known for healthy honey, the Greek isle Ikaria is this type of "colorful" place named for its population's longevity
    DD: $2,400 4
Swelling of the parotid glands is a symptom of this acute viral disease
    $1200 18
Val's not at the 1922 discovery of Tut's tomb in this 4-word area but 100 later, sees Rüfüs Du Sol win a Grammy for "Alive"
    $1200 16
The Duffer brothers created this TV series that debuted in 2016
    $1200 9
OK, smart kid... the dog goes woof & the river-dwelling giant type of this weasel family member goes what? Coo, scream & many others is what!
    $1200 5
The name of this dish literally means "rice with chicken"
    $1200 12
Not far from the skyscrapers of this emirate metropolis is Camelicious, a company that provides camel milk, ghee & chocolate
    $1200 1
This type of neuron conveys impulses from the brain or nervous system to a muscle, organ or gland to trigger an action
    $1600 19
Not great with numbers, Val doesn't end up in 1966 watching the launch of Gemini 10 but in London, in this year of the Great Fire
    $1600 15
In a 2001 film, these siblings played siblings Elizabeth & Donnie Darko
    $1600 10
This state dance of Kentucky is a bit like tap but most of the noise is made with the heels
    DD: $4,000 6
A song often heard in Spanish-speaking countries at Christmastime is this "Sabanero", meaning "My Little Savannah Donkey"
    $1600 13
From Australia & New Zealand, this honey with a Maori name is said to have antibacterial properties
    $1600 2
Found in the ear, this small bone connects the tympanic membrane to the incus bone
    $2000 21
"Where's the president?" a blundering Val asks this senator from Louisiana with a different middle name, church & party
    $2000 14
Sid & Marty Krofft produced '70s Saturday morning TV like "H.R. Pufnstuf" & this one where a family ends up in a time with dinosaurs
    $2000 11
Many thought "The Rite of Spring" was just noise, like the "Augurs of Spring" marked to be played this extra-loud way throughout
    $2000 7
This beloved indie rock band took its name in 1984 from the way a Spanish-speaking outfielder says, "I got it"
    $2000 20
India, the leading milk producer in the world, gets almost half of it from this beast not considered cattle
    $2000 3
Term for a type of large white blood cell that digests invading micro-organisms & also "eats" cell debris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Veronica Eric
$11,200 $0 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Churchill gave a word a new meaning when he called for a "talk with Soviet Russia upon the highest level... a parley at" this

Final scores:

Alison Veronica Eric
$10,200 $0 $1
4-day champion: $107,700 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alison Veronica Eric
$9,800 $0 $14,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
7 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 2024-03-12
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