Show #9087 - Tuesday, April 23, 2024


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Mark Lashley, a professor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lianne Schaffer, a piano teacher and musician from Newton, Massachusetts

Nam Nguyen, a playwright from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
A children's library & learning center in Little Rock, Arkansas is named for this first lady
    $200 27
In January 2024, the copyright on the 1928 version of this character expired, so we can show him without, mmm, legal issues
    $200 28
A post-World War II shortage of cocoa led to a product called Giandujot, a precursor of this hazelnut spread
    $200 29
From the Latin for "somewhere else", it can be a claim that proves innocence or the person who backs up that claim
    $200 20
This, especially in public
    $200 15
From Latin for "twice" & "cut", it means to divide a line or figure into 2 equal parts
    $400 10
The last first lady born in the 1800s, she passed away in 1979, outliving Dwight by 10 years
    $400 26
Gene Autry's been gone for a while, but he was on the Billboard Hot 100 in late December 2023 with "Here Comes" this fellow
    $400 23
It takes 12 years to make the traditional kind of this 2-word "black gold" from northern Italy
    $400 22
Aspirin is an analgesic, describing its effect & from Greek for "lack of" this
    $400 19
These performers & please don't send them in
    $400 6
"Like fractions" have the same this, making it easy to add & subtract them
    $600 9
A shopaholic who enjoyed lavish clothes & redecorating the White House, by 1864 she had spent over $27,000
    $600 25
In "Poor Things", this Oscar winner becomes kind of a combination of Eliza Doolittle & Frankenstein
    DD: $1,000 11
This car brand's name begins with the first phonetic letter of the NATO alphabet & ends with another
    $600 4
From Italian, it can mean a daring desperado as well as a cheer
    $600 18
This activity
    $600 3
In a Tom Lehrer song, a movie called "The Eternal Triangle" stars Ingrid Bergman as this longest side of a right triangle
    $800 8
In the 1860s his great-grandfather George Washington Baines served as president of Baylor University
    $800 5
It was a letter-perfect day on Jimmy Kimmel's show when Warren G welcomed this sax man to help out on "Regulate"
    $800 12
According to the "New York Times", a marketing blitz by Campari Group made this orangey spritz the drink of the summer in 2018
    $800 21
It's not trivial knowledge that trivia comes from a word meaning a spot where 3 of these meet
    $800 17
This holiday
    $800 2
It's a constant that multiplies a variable; in physics, there's a well-known one "of friction"
    $1000 7
Not highly regarded by historians, he's the 19th century president seen here
    $1000 13
Heirs get split one by one in this 2023 Netflix miniseries based on a Poe short story & starring Mary McDonnell as Madeline
    $1000 24
The marble capitals of the rotunda at the U. of Virginia are made of this type of marble named for a town near the Apuan Alps
    $1000 14
It once meant a light, fast ship but has come to mean one that's old & worn-out & possibly dismantled
    $1000 16
This, literally, also the title of a 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
    $1000 1
These coordinates named for a 17th c. man describe the position of points in space in relation to an x-axis & y-axis

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

Nam Lianne Mark
$5,200 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nam Lianne Mark
$8,600 $2,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
This woman, who had a short reign in England, was executed in 1553, along with her husband of less than a year
    $400 26
Egypt & Sudan share this lake created by the building of the Aswan High Dam
    $400 27
"Early in the spring of 1750... a man-child was born to Omoro and Binta Kinte"
    $400 28
'70s Native American band Redbone are back as "Come & Get Your Love" is in ads for this brand's trucks like the Silverado
    $400 29
Soviet victims of radiation accidents are remembered every April 26, the day of the meltdown at this site
    $400 30
The process of authenticating a will
    $800 23
Joel Grey did a wonderful job as this character when "Wicked" premiered on Broadway in 2003
    $800 25
Lake Champlain is shared by the states of Vermont & New York & this province
    $800 13
"Oh, how he loved that smell! And oh, how he wished he could go inside the factory and see what it was like!"
    $800 4
Perhaps hearing "You're My Best Friend" from this band's album "A Night at the Opera" got you to book that Carnival cruise
    $800 19
Centuries after Europeans named it, then with no "I" in "Serra", this country became independent April 27, 1961
    $800 17
An expert who uses behavioral knowledge to identify suspected criminals
    $1200 22
In 1919, Sir Edward Grey came from England to try to get the U.S. to join this new world organization, didn't work
    $1200 14
This Russian hero named for a victory at the Neva River also won a battle on frozen Lake Peipus, now shared by Russia & Estonia
    $1200 12
"The John Galt line was moving forward. The attacks on his metal had ceased"
    $1200 3
This lodging service founded in 2007 built an ad around Bob Dylan's "Shelter From The Storm"
    $1200 8
This Swiss-based superlab released the World Wide Web free to all April 30, 1993, having considered charging a user fee
    $1200 15
An introduction to a literary work
    $1600 11
Like many of his bestsellers, 1921's "The Mysterious Rider" concerns cowboys & gunslingers in the Old West
    $1600 21
Niger, Nigeria & Cameroon all share this lake with its namesake nation
    DD: $2,000 9
"It was porkmaking by machinery, porkmaking by applied mathematics
... but this slaughtering machine ran on"
    $1600 1
"Good Times Roll" by this group turned up in a Capital One ad
    $1600 7
On April 29, 1945 the 45th Infantry Division of the U.S. 7th Army arrived to liberate this concentration camp near Munich
    $1600 16
A prominent nose, or an elephant's trunk
    $2000 10
As prime minister, the Second Earl Grey, a leader of the liberal party called this, passed the democratizing 1832 Reform Bill
    $2000 20
The world's highest navigable lake, it's shared by Peru & Bolivia
    $2000 5
"'I got in a couple of hassles at the work farm, to tell the pure truth, and the court ruled that I'm a psychopath"'
    $2000 2
Bud Light Seltzer put this KC & the Sunshine Band footwear in a commercial
    DD: $3,000 6
This organization was founded 80 years ago on April 25 to benefit institutions including Howard & Morehouse
    $2000 18
From Latin for "to beget", it's a forefather or originator

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nam Lianne Mark
$17,600 $7,000 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1850s the .925 sterling silver standard was instituted by this company, the first American one to do so

Final scores:

Nam Lianne Mark
$17,199 $14,000 $17,601
2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nam Lianne Mark
$20,200 $6,600 $9,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2024-03-13
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