Show #9096 - Monday, May 6, 2024

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Carrie Klaus, a French professor from Greencastle, Indiana

Matthew Smith, a paramedic from New York, New York

Weckiai Rannila, an engineer from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE 19th CENTURY
STATE MOTTOES
A FLORAL CATEGORY
EMBRACE THE DARK SIDE
RECORDED AT ABBEY ROAD
HOMOPHONES
    $200 24
It traces its roots to the founding of the International Committee for the Relief of the Wounded in 1863
    $200 30
In the 1950s a 12-year-old boy went to Columbus & got this state's lawmakers to adopt "With God All Things Are Possible"
    $200 29
Van Gogh painted 5 large canvases of these flowers using 3 chrome yellows & yellow ochre
    $200 26
These 2 adjectives describe the night in the much-parodied opening line of the 1830 novel "Paul Clifford"
    $200 22
Music for this 1981 film debut of Indiana Jones was done at Abbey Road; the score is iconic, timeless & too much money for us to play
    $200 12
To stimulate an appetite & to dampen
    $400 23
In 1873 this shipping magnate donated $1 million to endow a Nashville university; guess who the university is named for
    $400 28
In 2006, 50 years after the United States made it official, Florida made it the state motto as well
    $400 27
Types of this flower include tiger, stargazer & Easter
    $400 25
This term for a period of supposed stagnation beginning around 500 A.D. is based on a 14th century passage by Petrarch
    $400 21
This singer recorded "Skyfall" at Abbey Road--well, her & a 77-piece orchestra--for a planned 0:07 a.m. local premiere time
    $400 11
Movement from a higher to lower elevation & religious nonconformity
    $600 5
At this 1805 naval battle, Lord Nelson gave his famous signal, "England expects that every man will do his duty"
    $600 6
Kentucky's motto, "United We Stand" followed by these 3 words, has a lengthy history dating as far back as Aesop
    $600 20
The first U.S. envoy to Mexico introduced the U.S. to this flowering plant, now a favorite at Christmas
    $600 17
These ancient texts discovered in 1947 contain an account of an impending war between the Sons of Light & the Sons of Darkness
    $600 14
He found Abbey Road "Perfect" as he sang, "I whispered underneath my breath but you heard it, darling, you look perfect tonight"
    $600 10
A racing boat propelled manually & a cranium
    DD: $1,000 3
Spain's second queen of this name ruled from 1833 until 1868, when a revolution forced her into exile
    $800 1
L'etoile du Nord, or "star of the north", isn't the motto of Alaska but this state that's the northernmost of the lower 48
    $800 19
Head to the end of the alphabet for these flowers that come in shapes called beehive, button & cactus
    $800 15
Often called the first dark horse president, this 11th chief executive waged the Mexican War & added vast new territory to the USA
    $800 7
In 1967 Pink Floyd came over from Studio 3 to watch the Beatles work on a tune in Studio 2 about this "lovely" lady
    $800 9
A device in scientific instruments & a vessel used in church
    $1000 4
The Treaty of Nanjing in 1842 ended the first of these wars instigated by British drug dealers
    $1000 2
Tennessee's motto has the names of these 2 cabinet departments, one about sowing & one about selling
    $1000 18
The name of this can mean an overly sympathetic person
    $1000 16
In 1933 astronomer Fritz Zwicky posited the existence of this, detected only by its gravitational effects
    $1000 13
In 2018, this band, whose name is a year that's not 2018, hit Abbey Road to fill out "A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships"
    $1000 8
A small rabbit relative of the mountains & a unit of type size

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

Weckiai Matthew Carrie
$5,800 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Weckiai Matthew Carrie
$10,000 $2,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

COMBAT PILOTS
THE PLOT SICKENS
KNOWN BY THEIR INITIALS
4-LETTER VERBS
U.S. COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
TIME FOR SOME TV "AD"s
    $400 29
Future U.S. senator Martha McSally was the first woman to command a U.S. combat aviation unit, the 354th Fighter one of these
    $400 13
"The Red Death" created by this 19th century author was a disease that killed people a half-hour from onset
    $400 7
This author followed 1897's "The Invisible Man" with 1898's "The War of the Worlds"
    $400 24
Cook something in a microwave or bomb with atomic weapons
    $400 23
In 2024 this university in Durham, North Carolina celebrated its centennial
    $400 30
"Maidenform" & "Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" were episodes of this Emmy-winning drama
    DD: $4,000 28
In 1944 he became one of the first to shoot down a jet fighter & 3 years later, he reached Mach 1.06
    $800 12
In "Little Women", the hands of this character "seemed too feeble to hold even the rosy little shells they had been collecting"
    $800 6
He gave Jenny Lind the nickname "The Swedish Nightingale" & risked his fortune to bring her to the U.S. for a tour
    $800 18
To roll up a flag; it can also mean to wrap a sail tightly around a pole
    $800 14
In the early 17th c. plans to build this Virginia school were disrupted by the Powhatan uprising; it wasn't founded until 1693
    $800 22
Rowan Atkinson starred in 4 BBC alternate history comedy series as title characters with this colorfully reptilian name
    $1200 27
20/10 eyesight helped this Red Sox outfielder win batting titles & survive flying nearly 40 combat missions in Korea
    $1200 2
The title of this Rachael Lippincott bestseller was a distance kept by 2 sick teens, cutting the recommended boundary by a foot
    $1200 5
He succeeded P.W. Botha as the president of South Africa
    $1200 9
To catch fly balls in baseball practice
    $1200 8
Called one of the first HBCUs, Storer College was in this town, the site of a failed 1859 revolt
    $1200 16
The evil Dr. Claw is the perennial foe of this bumbling animated detective
    $1600 26
Called the "Ace of Aces" in the jet era, Israeli pilot Giora Epstein had 17 kills, including 12 in this 1973 conflict
    $1600 3
In Philip Roth's "Nemesis", an epidemic of this viral disease hits kids in Newark in 1944 before the vaccine is developed
    $1600 1
This sociologist was the first African-American person to get a Ph.D. from Harvard
    $1600 10
Put a vowel before a word for a secret agent & you get this verb meaning "catch sight of"
    DD: $2,000 19
This university was founded in Philadelphia, after "night owls" studied in founder Russell Conwell's church
    $1600 15
From 2014 to 2019 Téa Leoni starred as State Department Chief Elizabeth McCord, addressed by this title title
    $2000 25
The Red Baron trained & flew with a unit known as the Flying this that struck fear into allied pilots
    $2000 11
This author opens with "The Death of Ivan Ilych", then works backward as we see how Ivan got there
    $2000 4
The cantata "Iphigenia in Brooklyn" was composed by Peter Schickele under this name
    $2000 17
From the Latin for "praise", it means to praise or glorify as in a hymn
    $2000 20
Chartered in 1901, this college in Southern California was named for a Quaker poet
    $2000 21
As the title indicated, Mr. Conover wrecked stuff as the host & title character of this investigative comedy series

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Weckiai Matthew Carrie
$19,600 $13,200 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GROUPS
Like their uniform, the flag of this group created in 1506 has stripes of red, blue & yellow, the colors of the Medici family

Final scores:

Weckiai Matthew Carrie
$12,799 $26,400 $1,600
2nd place: $3,000 New champion: $26,400 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Weckiai Matthew Carrie
$21,400 $10,000 $10,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2024-04-02
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