Show #9090 - Friday, April 26, 2024

Amy Hummel game 3.


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Matt Mawhinney, a democracy entrepreneur originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dan Byrne, a consultant from Lilburn, Georgia

Amy Hummel, an ER doctor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,695)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
How modern! Queen Victoria proposed to him on October 15, 1839
    $200 28
Known for beer, Sapporo got world attention when it hosted this event February 3-13, 1972
    $200 9
In a 1697 play Colley Cibber wrote that this "is eleven points in the law"
    $200 25
(5 letters... you know, like moose is 5 letters)
    $200 4
After winning this Augusta, Georgia tournament 4 times, Arnold Palmer wrote the Encyclopedia Britannica's entry on it
    $200 18
Usually copper, it can physically protect a structure & metaphorically describe someone used to divert an attack from another
    $400 29
This power couple appealed to los descamisados (the shirtless ones) in 1940s Argentina
    $400 27
Home to the Atsuta Shrine, said to be almost 2,000 years old, Nagoya is found on this largest Japanese island
    $400 10
In 1966 The Bobby Fuller Four sang, "I'm breakin' rocks in the hot sun, I fought the law &" this happened
    $400 24
(6 letters)
    $400 14
After golf swing innovator Harry Vardon died in 1937, this organization named an annual trophy for him
    $400 23
A French courtier wrote that this American "snatched the lightning shaft from heaven and the scepter from tyrants"
    $600 7
In 1935 the Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to a husband & wife, the son-in-law & daughter of this Nobel prize-winning couple
    $600 26
Matsuyama is a historical center for this type of poem & has postboxes where you can drop your own to be reviewed by experts
    $600 11
Kipling called "the laws of" this place "many and mighty"
    $600 3
(10 letters)
    $600 15
After retiring at the age of 28 in 1930, golf great Bobby Jones joined the Army & landed in Normandy on this date, D-Day plus one
    $600 22
If you want to catch lightning on a bottle, shop for this sports drink created in 1965
    DD: $1,000 6
Powhatan & Virginia's governor both gave their permission for this pair to marry
    $800 5
For more than a century, Kamakura served as the capital of Japan & as the seat of power of these military rulers
    $800 2
Named for an aerospace engineer, it says that if something can go wrong, it will
    $800 1
(9 letters)
    $800 16
After 10 straight U.S. victories, this U.S. v. Britain match was changed to U.S. v. Europe in 1979
    $800 21
A party of 2, these are Santa's 2 reindeer whose names mean "thunder" & "lightning"
    $1000 8
Lee Krasner was married to this fellow abstract expressionist until his death in a 1956 car crash
    $1000 20
In the 13th century the port of Fukuoka witnessed this "divine wind" that scattered & sank a fleet of invading Mongols
    $1000 12
This Supreme Court justice known as the "Great Dissenter" said, "Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law"
    $1000 13
(10 letters, none of them X)
    $1000 17
In April 2023, this Spaniard shot a round of 61 at the Mexico Open; in December, he signed with LIV Golf for a reported $500 million
    $1000 19
"Spark Ranger" Roy Sullivan got zapped at Shenandoah Natl. Park in this "colorful" mountain range; over time, Roy took 6 more hits

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

Amy Dan Matt
$3,000 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Dan Matt
$5,400 $6,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"R" 2 "D" 2
(Ken: Each response has 2 "R"s and 2 "D"s.)
    $400 29
Words that rhyme in this poem include bore, shore, implore, Lenore & door, & there is at least one "-more"
    $400 13
In 1968 this former Attorney General & presidential candidate was laid to rest near his brother
    $400 27
It's the 4-letter word for the force that keeps an airplane in the air
    $400 16
Founded in 1972 by Time Inc., the company known by these 3 letters set cable on fire with "The Sopranos" & "Sex & the City"
    $400 28
This animated star was censored in 1934 when she starred in "Red Hot Mamma" & Hays Code enforcement really began
    $800 24
Xanadu, your neon lights will shine for you as the location of this ruler's "stately pleasure-dome"
    $800 12
Lieutenant Kara Hultgreen was this military branch's first female combat pilot & died flying an F-14 Tomcat
    $800 8
With supplies like dry ice, you can make a simple type of this chamber in which particles like the positron & muon were first seen
    $800 20
Playing himself in "J.C.V.D.", this international superstar kicked around in Belgium
    $800 26
It's a container with a perforated top for sprinkling flour or sugar
    $800 25
Before becoming mayor of New York City, Eric Adams was a BP, or beep, meaning he was a president of one of these in the city
    $1200 23
It's kind of a shame Lewis Carroll is not alive to rewrite this piece & rhyme "bandersnatch" with "Cumberbatch"
    DD: $1,500 6
Interred in 1993, this Howard University law school grad led the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund early in his career
    DD: $2,000 2
The hormones raging in you right now were secreted by this system of ductless glands
    $1200 14
The initials in the movie & TV title "M*A*S*H" stood for this, where they worked
    $1200 9
It's the name of the creature seen here that fits the category
    $1200 1
In 1957 this first Russian satellite gave us the "beep heard round the world" & the Space Age was on
    $1600 21
Whitman got tired of this somewhat cheesy 1865 elegy for Lincoln & wrote another, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd"
    $1600 3
Abe's eldest son, Robert Todd Lincoln, served in this national defense post for two presidents, but today rests in peace at Arlington
    $1600 5
A 2010 Nobel for work on graphene, this super-thin type of material? Writers have been creating that type of character for years
    $1600 15
It's faster to say these 3 letters than Maya Arulpragasam, whose stage name honors a cousin who disappeared
    $1600 10
This 9-letter instruction often comes after a text or email so that you'll ignore it
    $1600 17
Boop stands for bronchiolitis obliterans organizing this, an inflammation of lung tissue
    $2000 22
Ginsberg "saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness" in this primal scream of a poem
    $2000 4
In uniform, he developed an inoculation against encephalitis; later, live-virus polio vaccine, opposing Salk's approach
    $2000 7
Wasps & crickets, not just movie monsters have this dedicated egg-laying organ
    $2000 19
Ryan Reynolds & Jeff Bridges starred in this film, playing lawmen dispensing justice from beyond the grave
    $2000 11
Ways you might have lost your seat in Congress: defeated, expelled, or this, meaning the maps were changed on you
    $2000 18
The Boops boops fish is used for food & is a bioindicator for this type of pollution, named for being less than 5 millimeters long

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Dan Matt
$17,700 $10,200 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At 14,410', it's one of North America's highest volcanoes; a Puyallup name for it can be translated to "bring the water"

Final scores:

Amy Dan Matt
$20,500 $20,399 $2
3-day champion: $58,195 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Dan Matt
$17,200 $10,200 $3,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2024-03-14
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