Show #9086 - Monday, April 22, 2024


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Elly Trickett, a blog and podcast editor from Danbury, Connecticut

Nam Nguyen, a playwright from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Marko Saric, a math professor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
I'm sold on walking across this bridge from Centre Street in Manhattan to Tillary Street on the other side of the East River
    $200 27
In an 1862 work he is chained by the neck & taken to a prison in Toulon after stealing some bread
    $200 17
Of businessman Warren & singer/songwriter Jimmy
    $200 28
You will rue the day & be far from "Euphoria" if you don't remember she took home a 2022 statue for starring as Rue
    $200 29
A group of notes on which a musical composition is based, such as C major & F-sharp minor
    $200 30
It's Sun., Oct. 27, 1929 & brokers are freaking out; the 28th will be this "colorful" day on Wall Street... like 12.8% down historic
    $400 25
Begun in 1787, the Pont de la Concorde used remnants of the Bastille as a source for masonry to help span this river
    $400 18
In this nonfiction book, Helen Prejean writes to "Elmo Patrick Sonnier... death row, Louisiana State Penitentiary"
    $400 16
Of prime minister William the Younger & actor Brad
    $400 8
Lee Yoo-mi was a winner as Ji-yeong on this game show-set Netflix drama where second place definitely wasn't three grand
    $400 14
The ghost of Hamlet's father tells Hamlet he was murdered, "murder most" this, "as in the best it is"
    $400 19
Mr. & Mrs. Jones are nervous about the haggling coming up on Monday but look forward to getting a new SUV, a Sorento from this company
    DD: $3,600 7
The world's longest rotating metal bridge, El Ferdan, spans the Western shipping lane of this Egyptian waterway, dating to 1869
    $600 4
In this Dickens work Abel Magwitch tells Pip he was sentenced to 14 years in prison
    $600 1
Of these two women, a first lady & an actress who has portrayed first ladies
    $600 9
Julie Bowen got Emmy bookends in 2011 & '12 for her work as Claire Dunphy on this ABC sitcom
    $600 23
"Expedition Bigfoot" & "Destination Fear" are TV shows on this channel
    $600 20
"His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy"; sounds like Eminem is describing the Sunday scaries in this song
    $800 13
Ponte dei Sospiri is the Italian name for this bridge that spans the Rio di Palazzo
    $800 6
In this Donn Pearce novel, later turned into a Paul Newman film, the title convict bets Society Red he can eat 50 eggs
    $800 2
Of an accused ax murderer & her distant cousin who invented a process for condensing milk
    $800 10
His wife said the posthumous Emmy won by this actor for voicing T'Challa in Marvel's "What If...?" was "a beautiful alignment"
    $800 24
This word can follow twilight, buffer or comfort
    $800 21
That high schooler is anxious about their Monday oral presentation on the 1821 2nd Compromise that let this state join the Union
    $1000 12
This London bridge used hydraulic pumps driven by steam until 1976, when it went electric
    $1000 5
His confession to 2 murders & his good deeds help limit this 19th century Russian character's prison term to just 8 years
    $1000 3
Of poets Marianne & Clement Clarke
    $1000 15
Winning an Emmy for being one of "Two & a Half Men" as Alan Harper must have been just Duckie for him
    $1000 11
Type of grant in which the federal government gives an annual sum of money to a state or local government to aid in a project
    $1000 22
I need my daily look at Diego Rivera's industry murals in the DIA, this city's Institute of Arts, but it's closed Mondays--What now?

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

Marko Nam Elly
$9,000 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marko Nam Elly
$12,800 $5,200 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
An octopus bearing the name of this ocean can grow from the size of a grain of rice to the size of a bus, measured arm tip to arm tip
    $400 25
Arsinoe IV, the sister of Cleopatra, fought the Roman army at this Egyptian port city around 48 B.C.
    $400 29
Until 1980 Zimbabwe bore the name of this 19th century British colonizer
    $400 30
This Ivy League university's Nassau Hall once housed the school's library; since 1948 Firestone Library has served as its main library
    $400 28
If not for his "Magnum P.I." contract, Tom Selleck, not Harrison Ford, might've played this iconic character
    $400 16
This process of getting back together was achieved & celebrated in Germany in 1990
    $800 23
A species of octopus is named for this fruit; it used the shell as a hiding place
    $800 24
Rebelling peasants inspired by the Reformation were let down by this man's tract "against the murderous, thieving hordes of peasants"
    $800 11
A group called Zimas combats the stigma of this pigment-lacking condition unusually common in Zimbabwe; sunscreen & hats can help
    $800 13
This city's public library on Boylston Street has murals that John Singer Sargent spent decades on
    $800 27
Either Sharon Stone or Sarah Jessica Parker, not Jennifer Grey, might've been "Baby" Houseman in this 1987 film
    DD: $3,300 10
19th c. liberation fighter José de San Martín got about as high in the military as possible, named this of the republic of Peru
    $1200 19
An octopus can change the pigment of its skin in one fifth of a second, despite the fact that all octopuses have this vision deficiency
    DD: $5,000 3
In the 1850s Congress awarded this man $20,000 for negotiating the Kanagawa Treaty
    $1200 5
Niagara Falls is a city in New York at the Canadian border; similarly, this is a town in Zimbabwe at the Zambian border
    $1200 14
The building of this country's José Martí National Library was funded by a tax on sugar
    $1200 1
"Keanu was perfect", said Will Smith of this 1999 film, which he passed on for "Wild Wild West"; "I would've ruined it"
    $1200 7
The PV in HPV; there's a vaccine for that
    $1600 9
The day octopus can shape shift & blend into the rough & smooth surfaces of coral in this site off northeastern Australia
    $1600 2
This Black explorer learned the language & skills of the Inuit people on many trips searching for the North Pole
    $1600 4
He served as Zimbabwe's prime minister & president for 37 years, resigning in 2017 after political & military pressure
    $1600 15
A Monaco library named for her is dedicated to the culture of Ireland, her ancestral land, & includes her private collections
    $1600 21
After a phone call with Peter Jackson, Russell Crowe turned down this role (& a ton of money) that went to Viggo Mortensen
    $1600 8
From the Latin for "conversation", it's an informal or regional expression like "bodacious"
    $2000 22
A species of octopus is named for this trait, it can make itself resemble other animals, like a sea snake or lionfish
    $2000 12
Former radical left Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras gave his son the middle name Ernesto, after this man
    $2000 6
Named for an African chief, this capital city is home to the National Archives & the University of Zimbabwe
    $2000 18
Named for this architect who designed it in 1676, Cambridge's Trinity College Library holds over 1,000 medieval manuscripts
    $2000 20
Akira Kurosawa's "The Hidden Fortress" helped inspire "Star Wars", & the role of Obi Wan was reportedly offered to this star
    $2000 17
Meaning "tireless", it was the first British ship sunk at the 1916 Battle of Jutland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marko Nam Elly
$14,700 $28,200 -$800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Best known for a novel, she wrote at least 6 full-length plays & collaborated with Moms Mabley on a 1931 Broadway revue

Final scores:

Marko Nam Elly
$1,199 $26,999 -$800
2nd place: $3,000 New champion: $26,999 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marko Nam Elly
$15,000 $24,400 -$800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
5 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2024-03-13
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