Show #9100 - Friday, May 10, 2024


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Will Stewart, a political organizer originally from Nashville, Tennessee

Jonah Lipton, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Allison Gross, a data scientist from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: With the correct response in each case, nesting within the words of the clue.)
    $200 30
"I need physics more than friends", said this scientist, who could have used a few more during a 1954 investigation into his life
    $200 29
He said, "You'd think that being a rock star married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is"
    $200 13
This novel was originally published as "le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours"
    $200 16
Many have lost riches trying to ranch this speedy giant
    $200 24
TPC Sawgrass was "built for the pros" of this sport but can be "experienced by you"
    $200 28
In 1998 a physicist pulled a fast one with an article about Alabama wanting to "slice" this irrational number down to 3
    $400 4
In 1892 she told an interviewer, "It is impossible to shoot brilliantly in a tight-fitting bodice"
    $400 25
Still around today, this British landmark had a simple purpose stated as, "to separate the Romans from the barbarians"
    $400 12
This Stephen King novel has Chester's Mill, Maine suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field
    $400 17
If you're like this largest of the perching birds, you probably crave new surroundings
    $400 22
Lambeau Field has a boardroom named for this coach who won the first 2 Super Bowls
    $400 8
On episodes of this prank-full MTV show, Taylor Swift thought she set fire to a boat & Rihanna stole money from children
    $600 3
This HBO host: "Cuba. Florida's teardrop tattoo"
    $600 23
Here's a spectacular pic of Jupiter taken by this craft that arrived at the planet in 2016 & is named for the Roman god's wife
    $600 11
In this Nick Hornby novel, a 12-year-old misfit & a 36-year-old man-child strike up a friendship that teaches them both valuable lessons
    $600 26
Every day the old folks wander down to the lake to see this dabbler
    $600 21
The first game at Fenway Park was an exhibition, with this Ivy League team losing 2-0 to the local pros
    $600 7
Taco Bell fooled many when it announced plans to buy this Philly icon to reduce the national debt
    $800 1
He joked, "These days, I look in the mirror & I... admit, I'm not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be"
    $800 15
Beaver was a name under consideration by Ford for a model introduced in 1954; luckily, they went with this
    $800 9
Ring in if you know this Hemingway novel is about Robert Jordan, who fights on the losing side in the Spanish Civil War
    $800 27
Whenever I mention this raptor, I see a gleam in your eye
    $800 20
Home to a jewel in a crown, Pimlico in this state opened in 1870
    $800 6
On April Fools' Day in 1989 this founder of Virgin Galactic pranked U.K. folks by flying around in a balloon that looked like a UFO
    $1000 2
This Greek shipping magnate: "If you sleep 3 hours less each night for a year, you will have an extra month & a half to succeed in"
    $1000 14
This American composer was tempted with several books of Western tunes to bring "Billy the Kid" to balletic life in 1938
    DD: $3,000 10
Virginia Woolf used stream of consciousness in this novel about the Ramsay family vacationing on the Isle of Skye
    $1000 18
Particular kinds of this songbird you might see depend on your location & time of year
    $1000 19
As of 2023, Rafael Nadal had won 14 titles & only lost 3 times in singles at this French Open venue
    $1000 5
In 1818 this French-American ornithologist pranked a rival by sketching up a bulletproof fish

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

Allison Jonah Will
-$400 $9,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Jonah Will
$1,200 $10,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
It's the smaller of the 2 continents completely in the Southern Hemisphere
    $400 30
One of the most powerful women in business, Karen Lynch became C-E-O of this healthcare co. & drugstore chain in 2021
    $400 27
Her film roles have included a witch of Eastwick & biker mom Rusty Dennis in "Mask"
    $400 24
In 1762 she helped overthrow her husband Peter III in order to take the Russian throne for herself
    $400 28
Picasso often depicted this creature who's part man, part bull in his works, perhaps to symbolize his own womanizing
    $400 29
In the 1930s sales guru Elmer Wheeler came up with the phrase "don't sell the steak, sell" this
    $800 23
The name of this desert is from a Tswana word meaning "the great thirst"
    DD: $6,000 25
It was the last name of brothers Andre & Edouard, who began manufacturing tires for bicycles & automobiles in the 1890s
    $800 21
In his 2017 film debut, he played Alex, a soldier trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk
    $800 10
On Aug. 26, 1789 the French National Assembly adopted this declaration, much to the chagrin of Louis XVI
    $800 22
In Norwegian this 1893 painting is known as "Skrik"
    $800 16
This acronym refers to the federal agency that enforces laws concerning border control & illegal trade
    $1200 9
The last Olympics held in the hemisphere were hosted by this city in 2016, with more than 11,000 athletes competing
    $1200 3
Pink Cadillacs were unique incentives to top earners from this cosmetics maven, who launched her business in 1963
    $1200 20
She was handpicked by Aretha Franklin to play the queen of soul in "Respect", released in 2021
    $1200 6
Reigning from 1851 to 1868, King Mongkut opened this country to Western influence & modernization
    $1200 18
Pre-revolutionary France craved moralistic scenes like the painting seen here of a father doing this to his children
    $1200 15
In 2022 Wendy's had a holiday version of this dairy dessert for the Christmas season--peppermint
    $1600 8
This 22,800' peak in South America was first summited in 1897 by a team led by Edward Fitzgerald
    $1600 2
Last name of Ferdinand, who designed the Volkswagen; his son Ferry designed the eponymous sports car
    $1600 12
He starred in the 1980 remake of "The Jazz Singer" & also appeared as himself in "Saving Silverman"
    $1600 5
More than 13,000 places were surveyed for this census compilation that William the Conqueror ordered in 1085
    $1600 17
This American painter known for his seascapes said, "never put more than two waves in a picture; it's fussy"
    DD: $4,800 14
This military policy is described as a tactic in which you destroy everything that an enemy can use to wage war
    $2000 7
Occupying half of an island, this small country is the only Asian nation completely in the Southern Hemisphere
    $2000 1
This Omaha company's annual shareholders' meeting has featured comedy skits, dancing & of course a Q&A with Warren Buffett
    $2000 11
In her first major role, Madonna played the free-spirited title character in this 1985 film
    $2000 4
The name of this movement that began in Jamaica in the 1930s came from the birth name of Haile Selassie, venerated as the Black Messiah
    $2000 19
In the 1820s this British landscape painter did a study of clouds over Hampstead Heath at different times of day
    $2000 13
Our planet's tropics are also called this "zone", an adjective meaning very hot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Jonah Will
$6,000 $12,800 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A review said this 1966 book about real events "will cause a good deal of myopic squabbling about just what a novel is"

Final scores:

Allison Jonah Will
$0 $25,600 $25,601
3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000 New champion: $25,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Allison Jonah Will
$8,800 $10,800 $16,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2024-04-03
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