Show #9104 - Thursday, May 16, 2024

Grant DeYoung game 2.


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Elizabeth Brzozowski, a social studies teacher from Fishkill, New York

Chen Yan, a surgeon from Happy Valley, Oregon

Grant DeYoung, a grocery clerk from Prescott, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
The band had to negotiate for the name, as ABBA was the biggest fish-canning company in this country
    $200 29
British dame who wrote 66 detective novels: TAHITI HAS GRACE
    $200 28
Lots of kids get otitis media, an inflammation of the lining of the middle this
    $200 30
In 1916 Woodrow Wilson could not take this northeastern state for granite, beating Charles Evans Hughes by just 56 votes
    $200 21
In one of his many big-screen battles for Earth's survival, he fought against Hedorah the Smog Monster
    $200 20
As a noun, it's an account of debits & credits; as a verb, it means to count
    $400 26
In 1976 this ABBA tune, later a movie title, ended the 9-week run at No. 1 of "Bohemian Rhapsody" on the U.K. chart
    $400 25
Author born Eric Blair: GORE LOWER LEG
    $400 24
The madhyama-pratipada or Middle Way of this religion promotes a middle path between extremes
    $400 15
Coming up 537 votes short in this state ended up losing the entire ball game for the Democratic candidate in 2000
    $400 8
This legendary multi-armed sea monster probably was imagined from sightings of giant squid & octopi off the coast of Norway
    $400 17
This type of miniature ravine fills up with rain quickly
    $600 7
"See that girl, watch that scene, digging" this title person
    $600 11
First African-American woman to receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: WEAKER LILAC
    $600 10
Everything will be just fine for this band that had an early 2000s hit with the upbeat song "The Middle"
    $600 14
John Bell beat John Breckinridge by 156 to win Virginia in 1860; not so surprisingly, this guy got only 1.1% of the state's vote
    $600 3
Makara often has the head of an elephant & the body of this apex predator reptile, perhaps what its name means in Sanskrit
    $600 16
"New York Times" food critic Mimi Sheraton wrote a whole book about this breakfast or anytime delight
    $800 1
In a 1980 ABBA top 10 song, this title preceded "the loser has to fall"
    $800 12
Born & died in Concord:
    $800 4
Soccer coach Viktor Maslov pioneered the 4-4-2 formation with this position having the further up four on each side
    $800 22
This Republican took Maryland over Alton Parker by 51 votes (Bully!) & over Eugene Debs by... a lot more (even more bully!)
    $800 2
First described in Nepal in 1832, this monster was said to be a "wild man" that "moved erectly" & was "covered in long, dark hair"
    DD: $4,000 18
The Greek for "irregular" gives us this word for a scientific observation that differs from expectations
    $1000 6
Ironically, this tune with a Napoleonic title was ABBA's first U.S. Top 40 hit, not their last
    $1000 13
He's been called the "King of Pulp Fiction":
    $1000 5
This country sits directly between Yemen & Iraq
    $1000 23
Winning a battle in 1832, this "Great Compromiser" took Maryland by 4 votes, but Andrew Jackson won the war
    $1000 9
1939's "Son of Frankenstein" was the third in the series to feature the Monster, & the last with this actor playing the role
    $1000 19
You might hear a particularly moralizing one of these sermons on a Sunday

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

Grant Chen Elizabeth
$3,600 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Chen Elizabeth
$3,000 $2,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Which is that their names are all seven letters long.)
TV "Q"
(Ken: Each correct response there will be two words.)
    $400 26
The Aarhus Theatre is an Art Nouveau icon of East Jutland in this country
    $400 28
A small field of strawberries or pumpkins
    $400 22
The title of this limited series starring Anya Taylor-Joy refers to an opening in chess
    $400 30
This man sold his first hat to a bullwhacker for $5 & later based his popular cowboy hats on it
    $400 19
Karl von Frisch painted these insects to track their movements & show how they twerk their way to pollen
    $400 21
A slice of pie or cake to eat in the Sahara
    $800 25
By 2050 this African nation is projected to be the third-most populous country in the world, ahead of the United States
    $800 27
The total number of eggs laid by a bird per nesting attempt, it can be as little as one in the case of an albatross
    $800 15
This NBC reboot tapped Raymond Lee to play time-traveling physicist Ben Song
    $800 29
In Central Wyoming the Bozeman Trail split from this more famous trail & headed north to the gold fields in Montana
    $800 18
Isaac Netwon's light spectrum experiment used a tiny hole & this object made with polished glass
    $800 20
A jeering insult about your mom's sister
    $1200 10
Between Chile, five letters, & Brazil, six, is this country where at times the Uyuni Salt Flat turns into a giant mirror
    $1200 7
In his 1916 poem "Home", Edgar Guest wrote that "It takes" this much "o' livin' in a house t' make it home"
    $1200 6
On "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine", this Ferengi bar owner was up, then down as his flavorful crew unionized
    $1200 8
Combination banks, stores & more, these 2-word places were a vital part of Native American life; the Hubbell one is a National Historic Site
    $1200 2
This Italian scientist's legendary falling bodies experiment showed falling objects accelerate at the same rate
    $1200 14
Near Arizona State University, a synagogue
    $1600 11
Known for coffee cultivation & rising to 7,400 feet, the Blue Mountains are the highest in this country
    $1600 24
Clumps of short grass, perhaps on the lawn of a Massachusetts university
    $1600 4
OK, chowderheads, Brian on "Family Guy" wanted to be a drug-sniffing dog for this fictional Rhode Island town
    DD: $5,000 9
Buffalo Bill & Billy the Kid were among those who used this company's model 1873, the "gun that won the West"
    $1600 1
In the 19th century Charles Macintosh mixed a solvent called naphtha with this substance to make a waterproof material
    $1600 16
A tidier scouring agent for the kitchen or bathroom
    DD: $6,000 12
It's the country that surrounds the Gambia
    $2000 23
In "Paradise Lost", Milton wrote, "Behold!" this throng "of fair women", not doves, "richly gay in gems and wanton dress"
    $2000 5
Jack Klugman got to the heart of the matter as this title medical examiner from 1976 to 1983
    $2000 13
Members of this gang included Kid Curry, Will Carver, Ben "The Tall Texan" Kilpatrick & Harry "The Sundance Kid" Longabaugh
    $2000 3
A 1973 experiment asked, "Can a spider spin a web in near weightlessness" on this station whose name suggested it's science-focused
    $2000 17
Down at the intersection of Haight & Ashbury Streets, the public official who certifies the cause of death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Chen Elizabeth
$20,800 $9,600 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before entering history, this man visited the grave of Bogdan Zerajic, who had died just a few years earlier

Final scores:

Grant Chen Elizabeth
$20,800 $9,600 $0
2-day champion: $46,401 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grant Chen Elizabeth
$17,400 $9,600 $2,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2024-04-03
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