Show #9105 - Friday, May 17, 2024

Grant DeYoung game 3.


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Rachel Shelton, an attorney from Lexington, Kentucky

Nick Coombs, an auctioneer from Chicago, Illinois

Grant DeYoung, a grocery clerk from Prescott, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Michael Douglas: I'm Michael Douglas. I play Ben Franklin during his tumultuous years as diplomat in France, making friends and enemies.)
    $200 26
I sunk the island & was able to take 2 of my opponent's cups in this 2-word game played with buds & suds in college dorms
    $200 30
Countries like Vietnam & Mongolia require your U.S. passport to be valid this many months past your intended travel
    $200 15
The title of a 2010 documentary gave us this word meaning to deceive with a fake online persona
    $200 12
Bob Welch's 27 wins in 1990 are the all-time record for the A's franchise in this city & sadly, may always be
    $200 29
"His hand was still messy with the fairy dust" as this character asked, "Tink, where are you?"
    $200 28
(Michael Douglas presents the clue.) Edward Bancroft, Secretary to the U.S. Commission in Paris was this type of two-timing spy, the British revealed a century later
    $400 25
There's nothing more fun than getting all sudsy & going down this "original backyard water slide" from Wham-O
    $400 21
The U.S. State Department refers to "regular" passports as this type, a word for a person traveling for leisure
    $400 9
In "Ghostbusters" Bill Murray gave an old word a new meaning, saying a "chick is" this breakfast item, meaning finito
    $400 11
In 1961 this team's Whitey Ford won 25 games in the regular season & 2 more as the World Series MVP
    $400 6
We meet her "seated with Stuart and Brent Tarleton in the cool shade of the porch of Tara, her father's plantation "
    $400 27
(Michael Douglas presents the clue.) The Count of Vergennes, France's foreign minister, schemes to help Ben to get revenge on Britain for this war that ended in 1763
    $600 20
A 1928 article says "the life of the party" should don one of these on his head & tell a joke "not meant for mixed company"
    $600 18
Japanese airports have used passport stickers that have your travel info on this 2-letter type of code invented in Japan
    $600 8
A 2007 pic popularized this term for a catalog of stuff to do before you die
    $600 3
Seen here with Pedro Martinez, 3-timer 25er Juan Marichal was the first baseball Hall of Famer from this country
    $600 1
After meeting this man, we learn his "ivory leg had at sea been fashioned from the... bone of the sperm whale's jaw"
    $600 2
(Michael Douglas presents the clue.) It's not unusual that when Ben is presented to her, this woman is doing a little gambling; it was a big pastime of hers
    $800 24
Many fun guys own a VHS copy of this 1993 film about 4 Jamaican athletes in the Winter Olympics
    $800 17
Under UV light, Norwegian passport pages do a luminous dance, mimicking this sky glow seen on winter nights
    $800 13
Though it had long meant someone who ducks work, thanks to a 1991 movie title, it came to mean someone apathetic or aimless
    $800 4
In 1972 this lefty was a Phillie phanatic on the mound; he led the NL in wins (27), ERA (1.97) & strikeouts (310)
    $800 5
Scout Finch: After "a timid smile, our neighbor's image blurred with my sudden tears. 'Hey,"' this character, "I said"
    $800 16
(Michael Douglas presents the clue.) Things were not harmonious when this man from Massachusetts came to join Ben in the new nation's diplomatic corps
    $1000 22
In 2025 fun guys can go to the 70th annual F.U.N. convention, very F.U.N. for "Florida United" these coin collectors
    DD: $3,200 19
A white cross & writing in 5 languages are on the cover of this European country's passport
    $1000 14
A 1944 film title gave us this word meaning to make someone doubt his or her sanity
    $1000 10
He won 25 games with the Miracle Mets in 1969 & surpassed 20 wins four times in the 1970s
    $1000 7
Holden Caulfield, who doesn't like many people, tells us about this sister of his, "You never saw a little kid so pretty & smart"
    $1000 23
(Michael Douglas presents the clue.) Two men who could get away without wearing wigs met in 1778 when Franklin was presented to this king at Versailles

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

Grant Nick Rachel
$1,800 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Nick Rachel
$8,000 $3,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
The one state named for a person born in America
    $400 26
No Lone Star on this show: Jordana Brewster as Elena & Josh Henderson as John Ross Ewing III
    $400 27
In "Where the Wild Things Are", Maurice Sendak used this past tense verb for what the wild things did with "their terrible teeth"
    $400 28
This alchemical potion could supposedly turn base metals into gold
    $400 29
In a 2009 bio of this star: "Norma Jeane is Born", "How to Marry a Millionaire"
    $400 30
Hounds & hogs have been trained to hunt for these underground fungi, like the PĂ©rigord or the Burgundy
    $800 20
It's the newest state with "New" in its name
    $800 22
From a Norman Lear sitcom: Isabella Gomez & Rita Moreno
    $800 23
These Italian dumplings often made with potato benefit from a sage & butter sauce
    $800 24
Found in the name of a Washington State dam, it's a deep ravine or valley
    DD: $7,000 19
In "Prairie Fires" about this author: "Pioneer Girl", "As a Farm Woman Thinks"
    $800 18
Some fungi release these reproduction units like a catapult; one species can shoot them 6 feet in the air
    $1200 14
Territorial governor James Duane Doty favored spelling this Midwest state's name with the 4th letter "K" instead of "C"
    $1200 10
A princely reboot: Jabari Banks as Will & Cassandra Freeman as Aunt Viv
    $1200 8
In Matthew 23 Jesus scolds "blind guides, which strain at" this pest "and swallow a camel"
    DD: $5,000 21
Veal is etymologically related to this word for calfskin used for writing
    $1200 12
In "The Mayor of Castro Street" about this man: "Gay Main Street", "Media Star"
    $1200 16
This mushroom that grows on fallen timber has a Japanese name whose first part refers to a type of oak
    $1600 7
They're the 2 states whose names contain the exact name of another state
    $1600 5
Chisme on the Upper East Side: Whitney Peak & Savannah Lee Smith
    $1600 4
In Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock", a mischievous one of these is named Umbriel
    $1600 1
It can refer to territory governed by another, a set of values in math or a group of linked computers on a network
    $1600 11
"The Life and Times" of this author--"The South Side of Chicago", "Grappling with Bigger"
    $1600 15
This type of edible mushroom with a French name is also called a Girolle
    $2000 6
One of the 2 states that end with the postal abbreviation of the "Peace Garden State"
    $2000 9
Set in L.A. during the Great Depression: Chris Chalk as Paul Drake & Matthew Rhys as the title lawyer
    $2000 3
The Encyclopedia Britannica reports that this type of rock displays "a poorly developed schistosity & cleavage"
    $2000 2
"D" is for this crown-like adornment, sometimes a cloth headband affixed with jewels
    $2000 13
From a bio of this female biochemist: "Seine v. Strand", "The Acid Next Door"
    $2000 17
If you follow stars of "my"cology like Suzanne Simard & Merlin Sheldrake, you know this name of the network of fungal threads

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Nick Rachel
$19,800 $10,400 $0

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this 2001 book, also a 2003 film, forms a partial border between Boston, Chelsea, Medford & Everett

Final scores:

Grant Nick Rachel
$20,801 $999 $0
3-day champion: $67,202 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grant Nick Rachel
$13,800 $10,400 $7,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
3 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2024-04-08
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