Show #9109 - Thursday, May 23, 2024

Amar Kakirde game 2.


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Liz Capouch, a knowledgebase specialist from Blaine, Minnesota

Brendan Gilfillan, a consultant from Alexandria, Virginia

Amar Kakirde, a graduate student from Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
A question, in this novel: "Do you ever read any of the books you burn?" The reply--"That's against the law!"
    $200 26
It's the call sign of the Air Force's C-32, used to carry the vice president, the first lady, & Congress & Cabinet members
    $200 29
These "aren't a girl's best friend, martinis are!"
    $200 17
One of the first 5 players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner is often considered the greatest ever at this position
    $200 16
The front of the 1 this coin says, "Estados Unidos Mexicanos"
    $200 28
2 films released on July 21, 2023 were combined by many moviegoers into an informal double feature called this
    $400 27
"Some mega-industrialist tycoon" is all we are prepared to quote from this novel, the 1st in an E.L. James trilogy
    $400 22
In an F-15, Doug Pearson hit a target orbiting at 345 miles to become the only fighter pilot to shoot down one of these
    $400 24
"I may be married to" this kind of doctor, "but I'm 98% real"
    $400 7
Also known as pixilation, this type of animation adjusts its subject a frame or so at a time
    $400 1
U.S. $1 bills are 1/4 linen & 3/4 this material, with red & blue security fibers
    $400 23
In 2016 NYC's Film Forum began a "Return of the Double Feature!" with "Vertigo" & "Rear Window", both starring him
    $600 8
Kathy Reichs came up with this many "Bones", typically the amount found in adult humans
    $600 11
Described as a flying gas tank, in December 1986, the Ruttan Voyager managed to do this in 9 days without refueling
    $600 4
"A good set of lashes can fix anything... even" this police pic you never want to pose for
    $600 2
English term for a jawbreaker candy; Willy Wonka makes everlasting ones
    $600 12
Worth around a quarter, this country's one-million Bolivar note was recently reminted as a one Bolivar note
    $600 3
His memoir, "Cinema Speculation" says, "Wait a minute, you saw a double feature of 'Joe' & 'Where's Poppa?' at age 7? You bet I did"
    $800 9
Mcwatt, Kid Sampson & Nately don't see the end of this satirical World War II-set novel
    $800 10
In October 1960 pianist Byron Janis was greeted in a Moscow concert hall by angry shouts of the name of this spy plane
    $800 20
"I'm not" this younger spouse--"I'm a lifetime achievement award"
    $800 5
It means something that serves as a temporary substitute, like a spending bill to keep a government running
    $800 6
France's 1-euro coins have this 3-word motto (répondez en français, s'il vous plaît)
    $800 19
Memorable B movies, which were the second ones of double features, include this Steve McQueen flick about a gelatinous menace
    $1000 18
Salem, Massachusetts is the setting for this Nathaniel Hawthorne novel inspired by a curse placed on his own family
    $1000 15
The Sopwith Wallaby was built to win a £10,000 prize for the first plane to fly from Britain to here; but it crashed on Bali
    $1000 25
"I won Miss U.S.A., not Miss" this, so getting along with others, not a priority
    $1000 14
In "Wicked", the song "Defying Gravity" is this kind of number when the crowd goes wild & the action pauses
    DD: $2,800 13
Named for a city in Italy, it was a gold coin of Austria, the Netherlands or Great Britain
    $1000 21
A special 2022 horror double feature paired "Pearl" & "X", both starring this fittingly named actress

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

Amar Brendan Liz
$0 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Brendan Liz
$400 $3,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
An act approved in 1889 enabled "the division" of this territory "into two states"
    $400 29
A hydrostatic principle is named for this Greek who lived much of his life in Syracuse, Sicily, then a Greek city-state
    $400 24
An inadvertent remark that reveals a hidden wish is called this, after a Viennese doctor
    $400 23
Calling it a signature song, MTV said this 2007 smash "introduced us to Rihanna the superstar"
    $400 30
A newish legal term based on mistaken identity is named for this Jamaican music maker who sang "It Wasn't Me"
    $400 20
A group of resort communities on the eastern end of Long Island
    $800 26
A 2008 act states its mission: "to provide economic" this boosting term "through recovery rebates to individuals"
    $800 25
James Clerk Maxwell's ideas about Saturn's rings were proved true a century later when this probe got there & looked around
    $800 6
There are 2 names in this seemingly criminal phrase that means to craftily move money around
    $800 16
"Soy un perdedor", sings Beck in this, his biggest hit
    $800 18
Whitney Cerak, who was in a crash that killed a girl who looked like her: "People wonder" what will be said at this event. "I know"
    $800 19
A coveted border region of Western Europe remilitarized in 1936 in a precursor to World War II
    $1200 27
The "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019" was named for this senator & vet who passed in 2018
    $1200 5
In a 1927 paper he wrote, "We simply cannot know the present in principle in all its parameters"
    DD: $3,000 7
A nickname for Friedrich is in this expression used of broken electronics
    $1200 14
50 Cent rapped, "You can find me" here, "bottle full of bub"; you could also find him doing it at the 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show
    $1200 13
In the novel "The Good Lord Bird", this abolitionist mistakes Henry Shackleford for a girl & Henry keeps up the ruse
    $1200 1
As part of an Angeleno freeway-naming quirk, the L.A. part of the single-digit freeway shown here is known as this
    DD: $1,200 9
The Helms-Burton Act notes, "Radio Marti" was one of the "effective vehicles for providing the people of" this nation "with news"
    $1600 4
Alexei Abrikosov won a 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics for work on these resistance-less current carriers
    $1600 11
From a 1712 allegory, a typical Englishman is known as this bovine fellow
    $1600 15
If you've seen a classic "Saturday Night Live" sketch, you'll never unhear the cowbell in this Blue Öyster Cult tune
    $1600 17
This Shakespeare play involves a double set of twins & much confusion over who is whom
    $1600 2
A narrow strait connecting the Aegean Sea & the Sea of Marmara
    $2000 10
To enforce Prohibition came this act to regulate the manufacture, etc. of alcohol & "promote its use in scientific research"
    $2000 8
This Swedish naturalist's "Fundamenta Botanica" set up some rules for the naming of plants
    $2000 12
Meaning exceedingly wealthy, this phrase mentions the last king of Lydia
    $2000 22
Haley Williams took "Misery Business" out of this band's live set for a time, but their fans still love it
    $2000 21
In legend Merlin transforms this man into the likeness of Igraine's hubby, the Duke of Cornwall, so he can seduce her
    $2000 3
A coastal region of North Africa between the Sahara Desert & the Mediterranean Sea

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Brendan Liz
$9,200 $3,000 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Rembrandt's only seascape is set here, where the main figure once said, "Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?"

Final scores:

Amar Brendan Liz
$7,999 $100 $5,200
2-day champion: $24,599 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amar Brendan Liz
$13,200 $3,000 $8,200
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
5 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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Game tape date: 2024-04-08
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