Show #9099 - Thursday, May 9, 2024


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Isabella Dawis, a writer, actor and musician from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jennifer Trofa, a talent manager from Los Angeles, California

Allison Gross, a data scientist from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These are areas of geological importance as listed by UNESCO.)
(Ken: All these are words that come between "ridiculous" and "sublime" in the dictionary.)
    $200 30
Interested in these? Check out Ecuador's Imbabura Geopark, which has 13 of them--3 potentially active, the rest dormant or extinct
    $200 13
Trumpet players use this device to alter tonal quality in addition to lowering the volume, but do they "hit" it as they do?
    $200 29
What are my choices to put on raw European flat these on the half shell? Tabasco sauce, lemon, ketchup... really? Ketchup?
    $200 12
George Michael:
"I know not everybody has got a body like you"
    $200 27
Metaphorically, nations "rattle" these fencing swords when they threaten war
    $200 28
In Greek myth, Argus found his hundred eyes transferred onto the tail of this bird
    $400 20
The Black Country Geopark in this country includes coal mines & other sites at the heart of the Industrial Revolution
    $400 5
In songs, the name of this dance follows "Beer Barrel" (fun!), "Too Fat" (uhh...) & "Strip" (hey now!)
    $400 26
The Anchor Bar in Western New York claims to have invented these appetizers, but have you ever seen the animal fly?
    $400 11
"Please stick to the rivers & the lakes that you're used to"
    $400 25
This word that means "to search thoroughly" can be found before "sale"
    $400 18
Traditional number of eyes seen in artwork of the 3 wise monkeys
    $600 22
In Austria, you can visit historic mines in the geopark called Ore of these mountains
    $600 2
Falsetto is used by male singers to reach this vocal register of Jessye Norman & Joan Sutherland
    $600 8
Sprinkling cayenne pepper instead of paprika on halved hard-boiled eggs to make these Cajun--that's spicy!
    $600 6
"Hit me back, just to chat, truly yours, your biggest fan"
    $600 24
From the Yiddish, it means to carry or haul, or to move at a tediously slow pace
    $600 14
Be careful--eyes on these can sprout & the resulting buds contain a toxin called solanine
    $800 21
Learn about the Canadian this, the huge rock formation that underlies much of northeast North America, at Quebec's Percé Geopark
    $800 3
1940s originators of this first kind of modern jazz included Dizzy Gillespie & Thelonious Monk
    $800 17
If you are making the Greek appetizer dolmades yalantzi, make sure these leaves are tender before stuffing them
    $800 9
Hall & Oates:
"She'll only come out at night, the lean & hungry type"
    $800 7
Charles Dickens coined this word for doctors of the Victorian era who cut & amputated legs fast, as there was no anesthesia
    $800 15
A beholder is also called the sphere of many eyes in the first edition of this alliterative Dungeons & Dragons reference book
    DD: $8,000 23
A geopark named for these people is located on the north coast of Spain near the French border
    $1000 4
The musical term performed here is called diminuendo or this, the negative of another term
    $1000 16
Simple to prepare if you have bread & crackers, these hors d'oeuvres with a fancy French name, can be tiny, open-faced sandwiches
    $1000 10
Fleetwood Mac:
"Rings like a bell through the night"
    $1000 1
A Beatitude says, "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after" this quality
    $1000 19
Also called fan shells or comb shells, these mollusks can have up to 200 eyes

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

Allison Jennifer Isabella
$2,000 -$800 $6,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Jennifer Isabella
$4,400 -$1,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
Physician William Gull & artist Walter Sickert have been accused of being this London killer
    $400 25
"I come to bury" this play, not to praise it, then send it to Vegas to become a casino
    $400 24
In the 1780s it was shown that inflammable air & dephlogisticated air, now known as these 2 elements, make up water
    $400 23
ADX Florence, the only federal supermax, is called the Alcatraz of these mountains that inmates don't get to see much of
    $400 19
The license plate ECTO-1 appears in movies featuring this title team
    $400 26
It's been called the most era-defining look of the 1960s
    $800 20
It's said when this leader died in 1227, those who carried his body to a hidden tomb were killed, & later those killers were also killed
    $800 4
Beatrice & Benedick discover a Sinead O'Connor No. 1 hit
    $800 22
In 1794 Eli Whitney received a patent for this, greatly increasing production in the South
    $800 17
Merle Haggard & Charles Manson both did time in this prison that's about 15 miles north of San Francisco
    $800 13
In a TV theme song, Will Smith raps that he "whistled for a cab &, when it came near, the license plate said" this
    $800 21
With 4, it leads the pack in the multiple I category in words in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $1200 18
Spanish for "the gilded one", it was imagined to be a city, a lake or a king
    $1200 2
A 1994 royal Disney film with serious uncle/nephew issues becomes a royal tragedy with serious daddy/ daughter issues
    $1200 14
The 1740s brought the first electrical capacitor, this "jar" named for a Dutch city
    $1200 28
Dubious Russian charges of espionage have put Evan Gershkovich, a reporter for this newspaper, in Lefortovo Prison
    $1200 1
In the 1996 live-action version of this animated film, the villain drives a car with the license plate "DEV IL"
    $1200 16
The Grolier Club & the Sociétés des amis des livres are designed for these tome geeks
    $1600 12
In 1959 Igor Dyatlov & 8 others were killed by a "compelling natural force" while camping in these Eurasian mountains in Russia
    $1600 5
A Puck-ish play goes top 10 in 1976 singing, "I believe you can get me through the night"
    DD: $4,000 7
While a professor of astronomy at Uppsala University, he came up with his famous temperature scale
    $1600 3
The opening credits of this TV series give a glimpse of the New Mexico license plate of "LWYRUP"
    $1600 11
The name of this chemical element is derived from Greek for "rainbow"
    DD: $2,000 15
Menelik, a son of Solomon, is said to have brought this lost artifact to Aksum in Ethiopia; tradition maintains it's still there
    $2000 6
A triply alliterative comedy turns into what Gertrude Stein ended up dubbing a group of writers
    $2000 8
Following his experiments with frogs, he published an essay "On the Effect of Electricity on Muscular Motion"
    $2000 9
The 1991 Emmy for Best Drama went to this legal series whose title, a total of 5 letters, is on a license plate in the show's opening
    $2000 10
A quartet of I's is present & accounted for in this word for a strict drill sergeant or school principal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Jennifer Isabella
$19,600 $200 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1980s FADS
A November 29, 1983 N.Y. Times article about these used "near-riot", "adoptable", "waiting for 8 hours" & "my life (is) in danger"

Final scores:

Allison Jennifer Isabella
$25,000 $1 $500
3-day champion: $44,598 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Allison Jennifer Isabella
$17,200 $200 $12,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
4 R,
5 W
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2024-04-02
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