Show #9095 - Friday, May 3, 2024

Contestants

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Henry Lindstrom, a customer experience lead originally from Altadena, California

Deana Krumhansl, an attorney originally from Honolulu, Hawaii

Weckiai Rannila, an engineer from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

NON-CAT & DOG PETS
PRESIDENTIAL HOMES
BIG SIR
A NUMBER FROM 1 TO 10
WORLD SERIES MVPs
CALLING "HR"
(Ken: That letter pair will appear in each correct response.)
    $200 27
Snakes alive! A ball this can weigh about 5 pounds, but a Burmese can have a little more heft at 250
    $200 6
Before the White House, when his house overlooking Santa Monica Bay was built in 1956, GE outfitted it with energy-saving tech
    $200 24
In the Bible his "height was six cubits and a span", which some estimates peg at 9 or 10 feet tall, but the bigger they come...
    $200 21
In a children's tale, the Big Bad Wolf could not blow down the final construction of this group
    $200 28
It's a solid bet to say this all-time hit king hustled home with the trophy for the Reds in 1975
    $200 13
As a verb this piece of car talk means to choke or strangle someone
    $400 17
Also called a water hog, this rodent is officially okayed as a pet in Washoe County, Nevada, as long as you get a permit
    $400 9
He used profits from selling the Texas Rangers (ballplayers, not lawmen) to buy Prairie Chapel Ranch in McLennan County
    $400 23
Here's this 7'6" ex-NBA star in 2024, taking in a session of the 14th National People's Congress of China
    $400 20
It's Rishi Sunak's official office & address
    $400 25
In 1963 & again in 1965, Sandy Koufax brought the heat & took home the hardware for this team
    $400 12
Adjective for things in the order they happened, like a list of an author's works in publication sequence
    $600 16
You can see why this type of frog here was named for this '80s video game, but feed it insects, not power pellets
    DD: $1,000 2
In 1823 Andrew Jackson donated land from this home to build a house of worship called Ephesus Church
    $600 22
Claiming to be 8'7", Clifford Thompson from Marquette Law School in this city, became the long arm of the law when sworn into the bar
    $600 19
They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 for hits including "Baby, I Need Your Loving" & "It's The Same Old Song"
    $600 26
Win 2 games, save 1 & give up just 1 run in 21 innings & you'll be MVP like Madison Bumgarner was with this NL team in 2014
    $600 11
It's from the Greek for "love of humankind"; an old definition also meant the love of god for humanity
    $800 4
The domestic population of this South American rodent is said to be traced to a dozen wild ones brought to the U.S. in 1923
    $800 1
Sherwood Forest, John Tyler's home, was owned in the late 18th century by this immediate predecessor
    $800 15
Big Ser, actually! This author wrote, "Ser Gregor Clegane, the Mountain That Rides, thundered past them like an avalanche"
    $800 18
Coco's scent-sational creation of 1921
    $800 30
Ben Zobrist had no HRs & just 2 RBIs in the Series, but an MVP-worthy hit helped break a 108-year title drought for this team
    $800 10
This type of coal that contains more than 80% carbon generally has the highest heating value
    $1000 5
Pet legal in some states, an axolotl is this type of amphibian; adults have lungs but keep larval features like external gills
    $1000 8
Mrs. Hoover designed a Lou & Herb-arium on this college's campus; the home was deeded to the school upon her death
    $1000 14
Known for his controversially casual wardrobe at work, this senator who was elected in 2022 stands 6'8"
    $1000 3
Eveready & Energizer offer PP3s, a common size of this type of power source
    $1000 29
Tossing a perfect game in the 1956 World Series, as this guy did, might have tipped the MVP scales a bit
    $1000 7
This thin sheet of muscle below the lungs is unique to mammals

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

Weckiai Deana Henry
$200 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Weckiai Deana Henry
$1,800 $2,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

STARTS WITH AN ANIMAL
ON CINEMA AT THE CINEMA
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
POETS & POETRY
WHEN I DIE
DELETE MY HISTORY
(Ken: Ain't that the truth.)
    $400 21
This plural word means your position relative to your surroundings; we hope you don't lose yours
    $400 19
In this 2023 film old man Paul Giamatti & young man Dominic Sessa check out the 1970 Dustin Hoffman film "Little Big Man"
    $400 29
Thousands of pilgrims each year visit Drirapuk Monastery, found near a sacred peak more than 16,000' up in these mountains
    $400 28
Philip Larkin's "This Be the Verse" says, "They fill you with the faults they had & add some extra, just for you"
    $400 17
In 2014 the Coast Guard gave Norwegian-American WWII vet Andrew Haines the funeral at sea named for these Norsemen
    $400 27
A 1956 article on the renaming of a car factory said it was the first "major Soviet enterprise" to get rid of this man's name
    $800 20
Burlesque verse, often in an irregular rhythm
    $800 18
In a 2009 film Johnny Depp as this 1930s gangster watches "Manhattan Melodrama" at the Biograph before meeting his fate
    $800 30
Buxton, England, "Gateway to the Peak District", is known for this feature, though they're not as warm as the ones at Bath
    $800 25
A sick kid has "two pillows at my head" in Stevenson's "Land of Counter-Pane"; a counterpane is this word with 2 rhyming syllables
    $800 16
In the Indian city of Varanasi, bodies are cremated near steps that lead into this sacred river
    $800 26
Akhenaten, the father of this boy pharaoh, was scratched from the history papyrus, likely for his monotheistic beliefs
    $1200 13
It's a fancy pitcher, like the one seen here
    $1200 12
In this 2019 film Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate puts her feet up as she watches herself in a movie at a theater
    $1200 1
In western Brazil you'll find the Mirante Geod├ęsico, marking this point in South America
    $1200 24
In 1920 his first poem to make a big splash mentioned Buffalo Bill & Jesus, with capital Bs & a capital J
    $1200 15
In 2024 remains of this "2001" writer were placed on a spacecraft bound for the Moon; sadly, they never reached that final frontier
    $1200 6
This author wrote a letter asking a friend to burn all of his unpublished work, like "The Trial" & "The Castle"
    $1600 4
6th century B.C. Indian physician Sushruta was a pioneer of surgery, including this reconstruction of the nose
    $1600 10
In "The Shawshank Redemption", Andy DuFresne & Red watch this actress' hair flip scene in "Gilda"
    $1600 11
The Nelson River drains this big lake into Hudson Bay
    DD: $1,000 23
His "The Runaway" is not even his most famous poem with a horse in falling snow
    $1600 2
At jazz funerals in New Orleans, this ordinal phrase refers to the mourners that trail behind the casket, family & musicians
    $1600 8
After Herostratus burned down this edifice in Ephesus it's no "wonder" the townsfolk banned mentioning his name
    DD: $3,000 5
Part of the limbic system, this structure in the brain is thought to play a role in spatial navigation
    $2000 9
In the film "Divorce Italian Style", scandal comes to a small town when a theater shows this sweetly named 1960 Fellini film
    $2000 14
The Comoros Archipelago is at one end of the Indian Ocean channel with the name of this country
    $2000 22
Though it's often printed broken into short lines, his "No man is an island" is a prose passage; "Air & Angels", that's a poem
    $2000 3
This pre-Islamic religion of India & Iran still lays their dead on "towers of silence" to be eaten by birds of prey
    $2000 7
The Nazis tried to destroy copies of a propaganda film by this female director since it heavily featured a supposed Nazi traitor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Weckiai Deana Henry
$3,600 $9,400 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1990s NO. 1 SONGS
This title character of the top song from 1996 can't stand her boyfriend Vitorino & spurns him to be with his 2 friends

Final scores:

Weckiai Deana Henry
$7,200 $1,199 $1,000
3-day champion: $35,200 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Weckiai Deana Henry
$5,600 $9,400 $7,800
16 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 2024-04-02
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