Show #9102 - Tuesday, May 14, 2024


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Ashley Atkin, a stay-at-home mom and part-time graduate student from Jerome, Idaho

Omar Ahmed, an analytics manager from Old Hickory, Tennessee

Will Stewart, a political organizer originally from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
A "Marvel"ous movie
    $200 28
Etymologically, disheveled describes messy or unkempt this, something your coiffeur may be able to help with
    $200 30
By 49 years, Georgiana Yoke outlived "America's first" of these evil repeaters, H.H. Holmes of "Devil in the White City" fame
    $200 22
Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridge links this city & Terra Ceia
    $200 24
There are 100 of these in fermium, hence its atomic number
    $200 27
"We'll take a cup o' kindness yet for" this song that makes New Year's Eve New Year's Eve
    $400 16
From 2019
    $400 14
The first 2 Greek letters gave us this word for a series of symbols
    $400 29
Last name of Blanche, who did some time but outlived her husband Buck & his brother Clyde by 5 decades
    $400 17
In 1985 Desmond Tutu became this city's first Black Anglican bishop
    $400 23
Ferromagnetism can occur when constituent atoms in magnetite, an oxide of this element, align properly
    $400 21
Midsummer's Eve festivities might include a jaunty dance around one of these
    $600 9
A Best Picture Oscar winner
    $600 10
The Scottish firth is related to this word, found all over the map in Scandinavia
    $600 26
The book "The Pirate's Wife" is "The Remarkable True Story of" Sarah, who outlived this captain by 43 years, dying in 1744
    $600 13
For its numerous canals, this German city is often called "the Venice of the north"
    $600 12
In what's called radioactive this, a nucleus might emit a photon or other high-speed particle & subsequently change
    $600 20
On the eve of this Jewish holiday, the last crumbs of sandwich bread & Cheerios are hunted down & eliminated
    $800 6
Hurry, get in
    $800 4
The word "assassin" came from the Arabic for someone who consumed this
    DD: $2,000 18
Lester Gillis, known by this adorable alias, was killed by the FBI in 1934; Helen Gillis died in 1987 & is buried beside him
    $800 5
It's the only state capital that fits the category
    $800 11
These are formed by the addition or removal of electrons from neutral atoms
    $800 19
Freedom's eve in 1862 found enslaved & free Black Americans staying up late waiting for the signing of this the following day
    $1000 7
A 2013 film starring Cate Blanchett
    $1000 3
The official of yore known as a presbyter gave us this 6-letter word, a synonym that starts with the same 2 letters
    $1000 8
Born in the USSR, Marina, the widow of this notorious killer, quietly celebrated her 80th birthday in 2021
    $1000 2
It's the unofficial "gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park"
    $1000 1
Triple bonds, where 2 atoms share 3 pairs of electrons, are this type of bond
    $1000 15
In June bonfires are lit on the eve of "Summer Christmas", celebrating the birth of this man who lit the way for Jesus

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

Will Omar Ashley
$6,600 $1,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Omar Ashley
$7,800 $1,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
After signing a 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, Israel withdrew from this 23,000-square-mile territory linking Africa & Asia
    $400 28
An LCD soundsystem bop from 2005 is titled this helmeted French duo "Is Playing At My House"
    $400 30
Sent to this state as a boy with a digestive illness, Enos Mills became the father of its Rocky Mountain National Park
    $400 26
A group of 5 legal appeals, Brown v. Board of Education challenged this 3-word basis for racial segregation in public schools
    $400 23
In 2023, more than 30 years after "The Firm", he brought back lawyer Mitch McDeere for a sequel called "The Exchange"
    $400 24
As a verb it's to help a baby go to sleep; as a noun, it's a pause of any kind
    DD: $10,000 20
The Geneva Agreements of 1954 partitioned this country into North & South entities at the 17th parallel
    $800 27
This reptilian DJ is behind hits like "Turn Down For What" & "Taki Taki"
    $800 29
You can see fossils of this tusked behemoth still in the ground at a Waco national monument named for it
    $800 25
In 1961 the 5th Circuit found state-funded colleges can't expel students without at least minimal this judicial requirement
    $800 22
Daniel Defoe published "The Farther Adventures of" him in 1719, the same year as his first adventures
    $800 15
A recipe in "200 Years of New Orleans Cooking" says to be this "with the seasoning"
    $1200 19
Following the 1986 ouster of this longtime dictator, Corazon Aquino became the first elected woman president in Asia
    $1200 16
Co-founder of Major Lazer & producer of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes" & Beyoncé's "Hold Up", are just a few of this man's credits
    $1200 17
It precedes "Sea", "Strait" &, in the name of a national preserve in Alaska, "Land Bridge"
    $1200 18
This ex-French president lost an appeal in 2023 against a corruption conviction & a 3-year prison sentence
    $1200 12
A book with famous sequels begins, "In a hole in the ground there lived" one of these
    $1200 10
Ace to five & deuce to seven are types of this 5-card draw poker game
    $1600 2
In 1999, after 442 years, Portugal gave up control of this special administrative region on the Pearl River estuary
    $1600 4
"Baby Don't Hurt Me" by David Guetta, with an Ed Sheeran writing cred, has been called a modern reimagining of this 1993 Haddaway hit
    DD: $2,600 6
In 1500 B.C. LA.'s Poverty Point was home not just to hunter-gatherers but to hunter-these-gatherers, getting their omega-3s
    $1600 1
The 8th Circuit found Farmington, Missouri schools could ban this flag after Black students were targeted with violence
    $1600 11
Suzanne Collins tells the backstory of Coriolanus Snow in her 2020 "Hunger Games" prequel, "The Ballad of" these 2 animals
    $1600 9
I'm gonna make a 4 "A" to the fridge, flop on the couch & be this adjective for lazy or without enthusiasm
    $2000 3
Before gaining independence in 1971 following a civil war & an invasion by India, Bangladesh was known by this directional name
    $2000 5
A scientific study suggested mosquitoes bite people less when this artist's EDM song "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" is playing
    $2000 14
The National Park Service is in charge of the Martinez, California home of this "father of the National Park Service"
    $2000 7
In Dettmer v. Landon a court of appeals recognized this neo-pagan faith as a religion but said no to using candles & incense in jail
    $2000 13
"The Infernal Devices" is a prequel trilogy to this Cassandra Clare series that includes "City of Bones" & "City of Ashes"
    $2000 8
An Internet aesthetic focuses on these spaces, eerie, transitional places like empty hotel hallways

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Omar Ashley
$28,600 $12,200 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Early 1900s labels for this beverage brand featured a beaver sitting on a log at the top of a map

Final scores:

Will Omar Ashley
$26,200 $9,999 $2,199
3-day champion: $70,501 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Will Omar Ashley
$19,400 $11,200 $9,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2024-04-03
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