Jeopardy! Masters game #23 - Monday, May 6, 2024

2024 Jeopardy! Masters quarterfinal game 3.


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Matt Amodio, a quantitative researcher from New York, New York

Mattea Roach, a writer and podcast host from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

James Holzhauer, the self-described "final boss" of Jeopardy! from Las Vegas, Nevada

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Jeopardy! Round

(Giada De Laurentiis: I'm Giada De Laurentiis. You supply the vino and the parmigiano, and I'll give you clues about...)
    200 26
A character on "Black Sails", this pirate with ties to Charleston was saved from execution by a pregnancy
    200 16
"Take me down to" this Guns N' Roses song "where the grass is green & the girls are pretty, oh won't you please take me home"
    200 20
A couple of the apothecary type of these weigh 960 grains:
    200 24
Terlingua has been called one of Texas' most famous one of these 2-word sites, a specter of its heyday as a hub for mining cinnabar
    200 25
This playground pavement game has a potent potable in its name
    200 30
(Giada De Laurentiis delivers the clue.) Mincemeat is used in the alla bolognese type of this classic 4-letter sauce, while the alla napoletana, made with a big chunk of beef, is often called "Sunday sauce" in America
    DD: 5,000 11
In 1792 he surprised London concertgoers with his Symphony No. 94
    400 15
A 1991 compilation album by this Sixx-shooting band looked back at a "Decade of Decadence"
    400 19
It's 6.35 kilograms:
    400 23
Daniel Boone National Forest & the International Museum of the Horse can be found in this state
    400 22
This adjective deals with the creation & use of low-temperature phenomena
    400 29
(Giada De Laurentiis delivers the clue.) Literally "bone with a hole" in Italian, this hearty veal dish needs time to braise to let the marrow in the shanks add rich flavor to the dish
    600 6
Maria Carolina, Queen of Naples, & Marie Antoinette were among the 16 children of this empress & archduchess
    600 14
Deadly on Billboard, this hair metal band had Top 10s with "Talk Dirty To Me" & "Unskinny Bop"
    600 18
It's used to account for extremely small particles:
    600 7
This lake in Idaho comes from French for "heart of an awl"
    600 21
In the U.S., form N-400 is an application for this process that may also require fingerprints
    600 28
(Giada De Laurentiis delivers the clue.) The simplest dishes can often be the most satisfying, like this classic Roman dish that uses nothing more than pasta, salted water, pepper & pecorino romano
    800 2
His "A Dictionary of the English Language" was published in 2 volumes in 1755
    800 13
"Here I Go Again", talking about Tawny Kitaen's acrobatics on David Coverdale's Jaguar hood in a classic video by this group
    800 17
10 Talmudic these equaled 600 minas back in the day:
    800 4
This hah-bah on Mount Desert Island in Maine is called "the Gateway to Acadia National Park"
    800 10
Type of container meaning "2-handled" & often holding wine; the Acropolis museum has a 3,400-year-old one
    800 27
(Giada De Laurentiis delivers the clue.) One of my favorite dishes to make is a lemony roasted chicken named for this beautiful city on the Gulf of Salerno whose coast is known for breathtaking views
    1000 1
Born enslaved in what is now Haiti, he led the movement to end slavery & gain Haitian independence
    1000 9
Rolling Stone gave us an oral history of this song by Extreme, "1991's iconic ballad"; now hold me close, don't ev-ah let me go
    1000 5
It makes quite the system:
    1000 3
This state is not famous as a source of jazz talent, but Bix Beiderbecke was born there
    1000 8
It's the term for a blank page found at either the beginning or the end of a book
    1000 12
(Giada De Laurentiis delivers the clue.) Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, anchovy adds amazing umami flavor, but if you hate the texture, try this traditional fermented Italian fish sauce that's just anchovies & salt

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Mattea Matt
6,800 1,200 12,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response is a series of letters that would average out to the GPA we give you, the grade point average.)
    400 26
This Pulitzer Prize winner was hit & killed in 1949 as she tried to cross Peachtree Street in Atlanta
    400 27
This character died in "The Matrix Revolutions" but she's back in "The Matrix Resurrections"
    400 28
An economic surplus or oversupply; in 2015 there was a worldwide one of crude oil, sending prices down
    400 30
Do be a bit "knotty" & tell us the name of this craft that produced the groovy plant holder seen here
    400 29
Around 1693 Jacob Ammann founded this Mennonite group whose teachings stress separation from the world, hard work & humility
    400 19
Lazarus Naturals makes creams & gummies out of it
    800 25
He died in 1984 at the home of Johnny Carson's ex-wife Joanne, not one of his swans but a close friend to the end
    800 22
In "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes", it's centuries after the time of this Andy Serkis character, but his legacy & name live
    800 14
In the 19-teens one company had a monopoly on this invention that taught us to say "cha-ching"
    800 13
Get into archery & you'll learn that this verb means to put feathers on your arrows
    800 6
Meant to be read to the dead, the "Bardo Thodol" of this religion is designed to help the soul face death & prepare for its next rebirth
    800 18
It's on a blackboard in "Glengarry Glen Ross"
    DD: 8,400 2
This author from Sauk Centre, Minnesota died in a nursing home in Rome in 1951
    1200 12
Starting in 1939 Cesar Romero, a "Latin from Manhattan", played this lovable Mexican "Kid" in a series of Westerns
    1200 8
Lines 2 & 3 of this Shakespeare play are "Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die"
    1200 7
Believe it or not, some enjoy as a hobby this practice of trying to find water using a tree branch or a Y-shaped divining rod
    1200 3
According to Islam, the 114 chapter-like suras of the Koran were revealed to Muhammad by this angel
    1200 15
Immigration policy program announced June 15, 2012
    1600 1
A friend of Shakespeare, this "Song: To Celia" poet & playwright was buried standing up in Westminster Abbey
    1600 20
Geoffrey Rush plays this leg-losing captain in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series
    1600 9
This king lost his treasure in a bay called the Wash & provoked the barons with too much taxation
    1600 11
On May 1st, we'll be in rural England with bells on... our pants, to do this traditional folk dancing
    1600 4
One of the main deities of Hinduism, this "auspicious one" is sometimes represented as a herdsman, a beggar or a cosmic dancer
    DD: 20,000 16
Limerick rhyme scheme
    2000 23
Legend has it that this ancient playwright died when an eagle dropped a tortoise on his head
    2000 21
In 2024 this actor turned 95, was immortalized at the Chinese Theatre & again played a dad in "Kung Fu Panda 4"
    2000 10
At the center of the 1980s era of excess, this Spanish resort is supposed to have gotten its name from an exclamation of "Beautiful sea!"
    2000 24
Florence Temko popularized this word for folding & cutting paper into intricate designs
    2000 5
Around the world, like in Milan, are replicas of the Rebbe's House in Brooklyn, center of this movement of Hasidic Judaism
    2000 17
This body wants to win back the House of Representatives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Mattea Matt
45,200 5,600 19,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the "Big Four" at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference & a former journalist, he'd supported the Impressionists & Alfred Dreyfus

Final scores:

James Mattea Matt
46,108 5,758 19,200
Winner: 4 match points 3rd place: 1 match point 2nd place: 1 match point

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Mattea Matt
19,600 5,600 14,600
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: 39,800

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Game tape date: 2024-04-17
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