Show #9092 - Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Amy Hummel game 5.


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Laura Bligh, a webmaster from Vienna, Virginia

Bryan Carrasco, a mortgage loan originator from Columbia, Missouri

Amy Hummel, an ER doctor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,794)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Signore Marco Polo, I understand travel is arduous in the 1200s, but you have no work history in this city of ours for 1/4 century
    $200 7
The title line of this Whitney Houston song is followed by the line "if he really loves me"
    $200 8
It precedes "Thursday" in an alliterative nostalgic Internet trend
    $200 19
Oklahoma has an official flying mammal, one of these--the Mexican free-tailed
    $200 9
This directional word precedes "Ho!" in the title of a 19th century British novel about adventures in the New World
    $200 26
Canada True is a popular brand of the appropriately shaped sandwich cookies filled with cream of this flavor
    $400 29
In a Germanic text from around 1200, Odin taunts this cunning guy about having spent 8 years underground milking cows
    $400 30
2 songs from "Barbie" got Oscar nominations: "I'm Just Ken" & this one by Billie Eilish that took home the gold
    $400 28
Astronauts James Voss & Susan Helms did one that lasted nearly 9 hours
    $400 27
The antlers on this deer, Alaska's state land mammal, can grow up to an inch a day
    $400 13
This "profound" term refers to a region of the U.S. that includes Alabama & Mississippi
    $400 25
Ruth Wakefield invented these iconic cookies at her same-named restaurant in Massachusetts
    $600 22
The 2 cities where there are references to Will Shakespeare in 1585 & 1592; in between come the "Lost Years"
    $600 23
This song from "The Lion King" seems to answer the title question with, "It is where we are, it's enough for this wide eyed wanderer"
    $600 17
This loose 5-letter garment that can be used as an apron for cooking or art projects is fun to say
    $600 20
If you think the rare Northern Atlantic species of this cetacean is Massachusetts' state marine mammal, you're "correct"
    $600 14
In a CCR song, it's where Willy & the poor boys are playing "out in the street"
    $600 24
The name of these sweet Brit biscuits tells you that they were originally meant to help the body process food
    $800 6
On his C.V., this subject of a Bible parable probably would skip the time he "wasted his substance with riotous living"
    $800 21
Ariana Grande addressed her critics in the video for this No. 1 song whose title is a response to the gossip about her
    $800 16
A sick ride for Elphaba or Hermione
    $800 4
The Olympic marmot became this state's official endemic mammal in 2009 due to the efforts of 4th & 5th graders
    $800 15
A number & a measurement are in this term describing the buried dead
    $800 10
These shortbread cookies share their name with the Girl Scouts' logo
    $1000 3
In 1966 this future politician left college for 2 1/2 years for a mostly unsuccessful mission to make French people Mormon
    $1000 11
This Smiths song whose title is an existential question mentions "a shyness that is criminally vulgar" (maybe Morrissey's?)
    $1000 12
This job with a body part in its name means a laborer on an oil rig
    DD: $1,000 5
The resolution making this breed Texas' official large mammal stated it was "once the cornerstone of" its cattle industry
    $1000 18
This Shakespeare guy is "but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw"
    $1000 1
If it's Purim, it must be time for these 3-cornered cookies

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

Amy Bryan Laura
$3,200 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Bryan Laura
$4,800 $4,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Résumés including Gap ads & "The Super Models" on Apple TV+ include Naomi Campbell's, Christy Turlington's & this Illinois native's
    $400 18
This volcano rises about 4,000 feet (volcano heights tend to change) from the Plain of Campania
    $400 12
"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a ____ in the sun?"
    $400 4
This adjective describes the Calvinist religious views of the people who settled Mass. as well as the people themselves
    $400 26
Senegal president Léopold Senghor was a noted poet in this language & in 1983 became the first African elected to its academy
    $400 28
We're not sure if lawyers still do this, but in "Middlemarch", Mr. Standish does, to relatives after a rich man's death
    $800 17
"You live, you learn, you love, you learn" & this singer did all those between her 2005 Gap campaign & the one for Christmas 2023
    $800 10
In 1956, President Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira began construction of an artificial lake in what would become this capital
    $800 13
"Tyger Tyger, burning bright, in the ____ of the night"
    $800 5
It's another word for pharmacist
    $800 9
Born in Addis Ababa in 1950, Sahle-Work Zewde became this country's first female president in 2018
    $800 27
Deliberately picking a Communist celebration, in the 1950s the president of this org. chose May 1 as Law Day
    $1200 30
Before playing the fellow alliterate Lois Lane starting in 2013, she told Gap shoppers about specials on t-shirts
    DD: $10,200 8
The historic castle of Chillon stands on the shore of this lake that's formed by the Rhone River
    $1200 14
By Jenny Joseph:
"When I am an old woman, I shall wear ____ with a red hat which doesn't go"
    $1200 19
A Polish trade union, or a feeling of like-mindedness among any union members
    $1200 3
Jimmy Kruger, this country's minister of justice, tried to cover up the 1977 murder of activist Steve Biko by police
    DD: $1,200 23
In 1919, around when Prohibition began, New Mexico enacted a $1,000 fine for this, applied to the passenger too
    $1600 25
Her career includes Gap commercial singing with Madonna & first woman rapper in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $1600 7
Kabuki theater traces its origins to this city, Japan's capital when kabuki began in the 1600s
    $1600 15
Robert Browning:
"That's my last ____ painted on the wall, looking as if she were alive"
    $1600 20
In law they're the type of damages based on your proven loss, like the value of that flugelhorn
    $1600 2
This last name of Jomo, the first prime minister of independent Kenya, contains the name of his country
    $1600 22
As we've all been told, federal law--14 CFR 135.127 if you're curious--prohibits tampering with, disabling or destroying these
    $2000 24
In happier times (1989), Joan Didion did a Gap ad with this daughter who was named after a state in the Yucatán
    $2000 6
Surrounded by 5 others, it's central to the Central Asia "stans"
    $2000 16
"O, wild
____ ____,
thou breath of autumn's being"
    $2000 29
Fassi in Rome is this type of shop where we guess Italian kids are taken for sweet treats after the soccer match
    $2000 1
Julius Nyerere was the first president of this country that in 1964 merged with Zanzibar to become Tanzania
    $2000 21
The Atlantic says courts have consistently ruled police have no specific duty to protect anyone except them

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Bryan Laura
$7,600 $3,200 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Maybe because he was too Baroque, Bernini was rejected as a name for a member of this group created in 1983

Final scores:

Amy Bryan Laura
$15,200 $6,398 $7,600
5-day champion: $100,994 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Bryan Laura
$7,600 $13,400 $7,600
15 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2024-03-14
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