Show #9093 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Amy Hummel game 6.


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Nils Cousin, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Weckiai Rannila, an engineer from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Amy Hummel, an ER doctor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 5-day cash winnings total $100,994)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll need to name the movie Batman actor given a different one of his roles.)
    $200 29
Nanak, the first of these spiritual teachers of the Sikhs, got the ball rolling for them in Punjab
    $200 22
The usher of the Black Rod acts as a sergeant at arms for this part of Britain's Parliament
    $200 30
The Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio has their 1905 Flyer III on display
    $200 11
This 4-word phrase that orders everyone available to help with a problem is nautical in origin
    $200 27
The Water Club of the Harbour of Cork, the world's first yacht club, was founded on this island in 1720
    $200 26
Edward Cullen
    $400 23
The O-"G", this name I Vasa, founded Sweden's Vasa ruling line & reigned from 1523 until his 1560 death
    $400 21
These 2 words can precede cake (meaning chocolate with cherries) or ham (originally produced in that German region)
    $400 28
Among the attractions of this California city's Balboa Park are an air & space museum & its world famous zoo
    $400 12
In "The Shining" Jack Nicholson's writer's block doesn't seem to apply to this 10-word phrase, repeatedly typed
    $400 19
Called the "sailing capital of the U.S.". this Rhode Island city hosts its annual classic yacht regatta over Labor Day weekend
    $400 25
"American Psycho"
    $600 3
An epidemic of this disease, variola major, helped Cortes & company conquer a thickly populated Tenochtitlan
    $600 6
The black species of this tree provides nuts for squirrels & prized black wood for furniture
    $600 7
Chicago's largest park, it was once known as Cemetery Park, but got its current name in 1865
    $600 13
A lyric from "Chicago" goes, "Oh, she's gonna shimmy till her garters break, and" this phrase meaning et cetera
    $600 16
Katharine Hepburn was a guest aboard the Southern Cross, a yacht owned by this aviator/movie producer
    $600 9
"Mr. Mom"
    $800 1
This French doctor began looking into the future in 1547 & published the 1555 book "Prophecies"
    $800 5
Muslim tradition says this, set in a wall of the Kaaba, was white but grew dark from the sins of the pilgrims who've touched it
    $800 10
The building in Forest Park that houses this Midwest city's art museum dates back to the 1904 World's Fair
    $800 14
It comes after "We hold these truths to be self-evident..."
    $800 17
In 1987 Dennis Conner skippered Stars & Stripes to victory winning this trophy that's affectionately called the Auld Mug
    $800 8
"The Accountant"
    $1000 4
A 1526 defeat of the Sultan of Delhi at Panipat saw the rise of this empire in India
    DD: $2,400 20
In 1974 this physicist proposed a theory on how black holes die--a type of radiation now named for him
    $1000 24
The Minnehaha Regional Park in Minneapolis features a replica of this author's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    $1000 15
Translation of the quotation seen here, originally on "The Gates of Hell" in Dante
    $1000 18
This head honcho of Oracle used a few of his millions on the 453-foot yacht "Rising Sun"; later it was David Geffen's pandemic refuge
    $1000 2
Fred Friendly

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

Amy Weckiai Nils
$2,600 $5,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Weckiai Nils
$3,000 $5,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
A pea-souper is a thick one of these weather conditions
    $400 16
This duo had a No. 1 hit singing, "your kiss is on my list"
    $400 28
"I greet you at the beginning of a great career" from this Mass. man was a "Leaves of Grass" blurb; so much for self-reliance, Walt
    $400 24
Petrology deals with the study of these, including origin & classification
    $400 29
In Latin, "in" this means "as a whole" & has nothing to do with Dorothy's pet
    $400 30
This speedy superhero came to TV in 1990, then more successfully 20+ years later on the CW
    $800 26
Often tea & a biscuit (buns & cocoa for Paddington), this "numeric" pre-lunch snack is always right on time
    $800 17
Both chimps & these, aka pygmy chimpanzees, kiss on the lips
    $800 19
The N.Y. Times said "The Secret History" by this woman was "remarkably powerful" & "ferociously well-paced "
    DD: $4,200 20
Remove 2 letters from the study of weather to get this, the study of weights & measures
    $800 21
10005's city & state, or a casino in 89109
    $800 25
In 2023 Lana Del Rey ended a U.S. tour in this state & put out a version of "Take Me Home, Country Roads", which mentions it
    $1200 9
I bought the armoire on hire purchase, what we Yanks call this 2-word term; a year from May, it's all mine
    DD: $4,000 18
The title character of this Puccini opera kisses her son goodbye before taking her own life with her father's dagger
    $1200 3
"You are the best author in human history"--in a kid's fan letter for "Watchmen"--became a blurb for his novel "Jerusalem"
    $1200 7
Otology is the science that deals with the ear & this is the field that deals with hearing
    $1200 10
Similar to a truffle (the confectionery kind), it's a molded chocolate often with a fruit center
    $1200 13
There was some real redone-Dancy when Hugh Dancy came to TV as an ADA in this Dick Wolf series restarted after a 10-year hiatus
    $1600 1
One theory on the origin of this 3-word phrase involves P.M. Robert Gascoyne-Cecil giving his nephew cabinet jobs
    $1600 22
In the 1880s this French sculptor depicted a pair of lovers from "The Divine Comedy" in a work called "The Kiss"
    $1600 2
For "In Our Time", Ford Madox Ford called him "the best writer in America at this moment (though ... he happens to be in Paris)"
    $1600 5
At Brown Jessaca Leinaweaver, the chair of this department aims to study "humanity, past & present"
    $1600 11
Limb weakness & impairment of the heart & nerves are symptoms of this disorder caused by a deficiency in vitamin B1
    $1600 14
"The Bridge", about Swedish & Danish cops on the same case, was remade as this show in which the cops are British & French
    $2000 8
There's a primate in this British expression that refers to freezing weather; the Beastie Boys song is about booze
    $2000 23
This second Roman emperor tried to ban kissing at state functions, perhaps to control an outbreak of cold sores (ugh, sorry)
    $2000 4
This famously publicity-averse "Vineland" novelist complimented George Saunders' work as "astoundingly tuned"
    $2000 6
William James' 1890 "The Principles of" this is considered a classic in the field
    $2000 12
Kirk's, the largest variety of this African antelope, can be just 14 inches tall & weigh but 8 pounds
    $2000 15
In 2003 No Doubt charted with "It's My Life", first a 1984 hit for this group that could be in the repetition category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Weckiai Nils
$3,600 $11,400 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Nov. 15, 1961 JFK suspended the 8-hour workday at this agency, saying its work needed to proceed "with all possible speed"

Final scores:

Amy Weckiai Nils
$1 $9,999 $2,400
3rd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,999 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Weckiai Nils
$11,800 $11,400 $5,000
14 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2024-03-14
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