Show #9103 - Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Grant DeYoung game 1.


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Grant DeYoung, a grocery clerk from Prescott, Arizona

Kathy Olson, a journalism professor from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Will Stewart, a political organizer originally from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 3-day cash winnings total $70,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response is a pair of antonyms from a particular Katy Perry song.)
    $200 28
Joshua Chamberlain & the 20th Maine's counterattack at Little Round Top is said to have saved this pivotal battle for the Union
    $200 27
A'ja Wilson (her dad loved Steely Dan) was the 2023 Finals MVP for this Las Vegas WNBA team named for good cards in blackjack
    $200 25
This Baja city serves as California's main gateway to Mexico
    $200 29
Considered one of the original 4 Cabinet positions, it was first held by Alexander Hamilton
    $200 30
"Not in a box. Not with a mouse. Not with a fox. I will not eat them here or there. I do not like them anywhere!" in this kids' story
    $200 23
The focus of ethics
    $400 22
He survived heavy fire at Antietam in the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, but not a bullet from an assassin 39 years later
    $400 16
With good boxing genes, she retired from pro boxing in 2007 with an undefeated record of 24-0
    $400 20
Every year, you can go to the website for this grocery chain & vote for your favorite TJ's products
    $400 24
One of the 4 main sections of a modern orchestra, it includes the French horns & trombones
    $400 26
In 1934 James Hilton said hello & "Goodbye", this teacher
    $400 4
Like puffin plumage
    $600 17
Union Major General Lew Wallace is best known for writing this 1880 novel with a chariot race
    $600 10
Led by top-order batter Meg Lanning in 2022, Australia has won 7 women's ODI World Cup titles in this sport, the most of any nation
    $600 1
This former baseball player lent his name & initials to a type of surgery
    $600 18
This fearsome group shows up at the opening of the seven seals in the Book of Revelation
    $600 19
Bearing this title dish, "The Whistle Stop Cafe opened... Idgie says... not to worry about getting poisoned, she is not cooking"
    $600 21
They're the opposites seen in one-letter form on the Kohler Castia collection
    DD: $1,400 3
After a march from Atlanta to the sea, Gen. Sherman gave Lincoln a nice Xmas gift--this city, & 150 cannons & 25,000 bales of cotton
    $800 11
In London, in 2019, Fallon Sherrock became the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Championship of this game
    $800 2
It's Rah! Rah! Rah! for TJ, short for this track & field event that Pedro Pichardo took gold in at the 2020 Olympics
    $800 6
The ancient Greeks believed the 4 these--blood, phlegm, yellow bile & black bile--affect health & mood
    $800 15
To help those dealing with change, in a 1998 title, Spencer Johnson asked, "Who" did this?
    $800 7
This basketball violation is technically a case of traveling
    $1000 9
He couldn't get it done as a general for Lincoln, but New Jersey drafted him to be governor in 1878
    $1000 12
This LSU gymnast claims the title of most followed NCAA athlete on social media
    $1000 13
Nicknames for him include "The Pen of the Revolution" & "The Apostle of Democracy"
    $1000 5
Durandal is a legendary one of these that are also one of the 4 suits in tarot
    $1000 14
A grasshopper, earthworm & centipede appear in this book by Roald Dahl
    $1000 8
A plastic collar stiffener & an ancient Asia board game

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

Will Kathy Grant
$6,000 -$200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Kathy Grant
$7,600 $1,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Specifically, in Webster's Third New International Dictionary, if you're curious.)
    $400 28
A gift from Japan, the first shipment of these trees to Washington, D.C. in 1910 had to be destroyed due to an infestation
    $400 29
It's the role Nicole Kidman played in "Being the Ricardos"
    $400 27
Some people really have "run away & joined" this; future elephant trainer Ted Svertesky did at just 13
    $400 26
Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava & this second-longest European river
    $400 25
Amodiaquin (an antimalarial): this protozoan
    $800 24
In June 2023 the Pres. began talking up this 10-letter word for his program of investing in America & empowering workers
    $800 17
The raffia, a tropical type of this tree, has leaves that can grow up to 70 feet long
    $800 1
This funny guy directed, wrote & starred as a 1930s nightclub owner named Quick in 1989's "Harlem Nights"
    $800 21
An early "escape" by him was running away from his impoverished rabbinical family home in Milwaukee at age 12
    $800 23
Dubrovnik is in this region of Croatia that also ends in -atia & gave its name to a dog breed
    $800 22
Beidellite (a constituent of some clays): this color
    $1200 16
Memphis elects its mayor in one round, without this secondary vote for the top 2; the 2023 winner got 28%, among 17 candidates
    $1200 13
That's not spray paint, that's the actual color of the bark that gives the eucalyptus this name
    $1200 2
In "Atonement", set partly during World War II, she played Cecilia Tallis; she's also been to the 1790s as Elizabeth Bennet
    $1200 14
Runaway slave Henry Brown adopted this middle name for what he made it to freedom in
    $1200 10
A type of traditional door knocker, is a symbol of this capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina
    $1200 5
Leguleian (a pesky attorney): this type of edible veggie
    DD: $4,000 18
Quite the center of attention in 2022, in the '60s this senator played QB for West Virginia & assistant coach Bobby Bowden
    $1600 11
Carvings on headstones of this tree with drooping branches not only symbolize mourning, but also rebirth
    $1600 3
In 1996 Liam Neeson played this Irish freedom fighter who was killed in an ambush in 1922
    DD: $5,000 15
Runaway Production (shows shot outside L.A.) is big in this foreign city; on "Suits" it played NYC, less than a 2-hour flight away
    $1600 9
Italy borders 6 countries, including this former Yugoslav republic
    $1600 6
Rauwolfia (a somewhat poisonous tree): this verb meaning to pillage or plunder
    $2000 19
Members of this conservative caucus formed in 2015 were instrumental in ending Kevin McCarthy's speakership
    $2000 12
Providing shade, shelter & some food, here's this iconic tree at sunset on the Serengeti
    $2000 4
In 2020, this actor played a duke over on Netflix & in the period movie "Sylvie's Love", he played a jazz cat named Chico
    $2000 20
This Japanese author's 2002 novel "Kafka on the Shore" isn't about a European author but teenage runaway Kafka Tamura
    $2000 8
Seen here is the Imperial Mosque in Pristina, the capital of this country
    $2000 7
Folsomoid (resembling a Folsom spear point): this, to incite a revolution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Kathy Grant
$12,800 $6,600 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

John Elwes, a millionaire Member of Parliament who would go to bed before dusk to save on candles, inspired this character

Final scores:

Will Kathy Grant
$13,201 $13,199 $25,601
2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Will Kathy Grant
$12,200 $6,600 $13,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2024-04-03
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