Show #9111 - Monday, May 27, 2024

Amar Kakirde game 4.


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Ryan Alcorn, a product manager originally from Needham, Massachusetts

Tim Keily, a search and rescue pilot from Sitka, Alaska

Amar Kakirde, a graduate student from Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response is 8 letters and begins with "V".)
    $200 30
Mitch Albom touches readers' souls with books like "The First Phone Call from" here & "The Five People You Meet in" here
    $200 5
Gastric glands:
This organ in humans
    $200 15
Sean Connery & Vince Vaughn are among actors who did this job early on--actually at swimming pools
    $200 14
The very first of these awards was given to pitcher Don Newcombe in 1956
    $200 29
October 10, 2003 was the day Starbucks first sold PSL, this drink
    $200 16
Borrowed from Latin, it means word for word
    $400 28
This memoir of Barack Obama's early days is subtitled "A Story of Race & Inheritance"
    $400 3
The Hall of Mirrors:
This 17th century palace
    $400 9
Coach Duncan Scott helped Carissa Moore win a gold medal when this sport joined the Olympics in Tokyo
    $400 13
Nicknamed "The Joker", this Denver Nuggets center was the recipient of the Bill Russell MVP Award in the 2023 NBA Finals
    $400 22
Pure Leaf is a popular brand of this cold beverage
    $400 17
Seen here is this early model of phonograph whose trademarked name would later be applied to other record players
    DD: $1,000 27
In his introduction to this bestseller, Jon Krakauer wrote, "The plain truth is that I knew better but went to Everest anyway"
    $600 1
A plaque that says, "We came in peace for all mankind":
This lunar location
    $600 8
In a Drifters song, "Under the boardwalk, down by the sea", "You can almost taste" these 2 paired types of food they sell
    $600 12
The NHRA, the Natl. this Association, honors winning drag racing competitors with the Wally, named for founder Wally Parks
    $600 21
Created in California, this drink named for another state has flavors including Fruit Juicy Red & Mango Monsoon
    $600 18
A traditional martini contains the dry type of this
    $800 25
Like the 1980 TV miniseries, this 2024 series about feudal Japan is based on a bestseller by James Clavell
    $800 2
A green property & a railroad with this stately name:
The Monopoly board
    $800 6
People are doing important work in Ewa Beach, Hawaii at the PTWC, Pacific this danger Warning Center
    $800 11
The donor of this tennis team trophy later served as Secretary of War under Calvin Coolidge
    $800 23
Strawberries Wild & Orange Dream Machine are "Classic" smoothies at this chain that dropped "Juice" from its name
    $800 19
In the British peerage, this title ranks below an earl & above a baron
    $1000 26
A taxing novel about IRS agents, "The Pale King" was an unfinished posthumous work by this "Infinite Jest" author
    $1000 4
The metropolis of Mildendo:
This land in "Gulliver's Travels"
    $1000 7
There's another word for beach or coast in this job of minding sailors in port; Jack Nicholson had the job in "The Last Detail"
    $1000 10
The Ray Guy Award honors college football's outstanding player at this position; Ray Guy was the premier one
    $1000 24
This "natural Alpine spring water" sounds like it's sourced from Yellowstone but it comes from Mount Shasta, among other places
    $1000 20
In her first novel appearance, Miss Jane Marple solves a "Murder at" this, a word for a residence of a clergyman

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

Amar Tim Ryan
$1,600 $5,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Tim Ryan
$3,600 $5,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: The exact middle of each response, in fact.)
    $400 29
In 1636 & 1637 this flower was in heavy demand, seeing prices top out in the thousands of guilders
    $400 27
In this country:
Oberbargen in the canton of Schaffhausen
    $400 30
Ancient sites can be found without digging when using radar & lidar; NASA calls the practice space this "-ology"
    $400 26
The Smithsonian's Natural History Museum displays this priceless 45.52-carat blue gem
    $400 10
A rapper; has 2 kids with Rihanna; actor in "Dope" & 2018's "Monster"
    $400 25
Labored breathing & damaged alveoli may be aspects of this lung condition
    $800 12
James I wasn't thrilled that the Jamestown colony was preoccupied by this "noisome and running weed"
    $800 21
In this New England state:
A town called Estcourt Station, specifically Rue de la Frontière or "Border Street"
    $800 28
This "art of fire" deals with the science & deployment of flash pots & mortar hits
    $800 1
The Met's 2024 exhibit of works by 1920s-40s Black artists is called this movement "& Transatlantic Modernism"
    $800 9
Cassie on "Euphoria"; star of "Anyone But You"
    $800 18
Synonyms for this word from French include vestibule & lobby
    $1200 5
After being nominated by Louis XIII, this bishop of Luçon got his cardinal hat in 1622
    $1200 20
In Spain:
Punta de Estaca de Bares in Galicia on this bay
    $1200 13
In pteridology, the study of these plants, you learn the difference "between two" sporophytes
    DD: $4,000 2
The Vasa sailed less than a mile before sinking on its 1628 maiden voyage; in 1990, it got its own museum in this capital
    $1200 8
President Coriolanus Snow in a franchise; Detective Klute in "Klute"
    $1200 17
This pastime was a Victorian craze, & later, a favorite game of Prince Philip
    $1600 4
The Yoruba came into prominence in the 17th century with the kingdom of Oyo, mainly in what's now this country
    $1600 19
In Ireland:
Banba's Crown in this county alphabetically between Derry & Down
    $1600 14
Baby, do you work for the IRS? Because your way of classifying animals & plants is really putting a... this
    $1600 3
The Museum of Holocaust Art is part of this World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Israel
    $1600 11
"Oblivion" singer; mother of Techno Mechanicus Musk
    $1600 16
This highly flammable gas, C2H2, is employed for welding, cutting & illumination
    $2000 6
Leading a Polish army, the man called the "False" this swept into Russia in 1604 to claim the throne
    $2000 22
In this country:
The Akkar governorate, on the border with Syria & full of Syrian refugees
    DD: $2,000 15
The scientific paper "Soil Animals and Pedogenesis" focuses on the role of this creature in transforming organic matter
    $2000 7
Seattle's Museum of Flight has a helicopter famous for its use in Vietnam, the Bell UH-1H Iroquois, nicknamed this
    $2000 23
Starred in "Bio-Dome" & "Encino Man"; stand-up stage alter ego was "The Weasel"
    $2000 24
Equipped with sturdy teeth, one of these is used for grooming Arabians & Appaloosas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Tim Ryan
$16,000 $5,000 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In December 2023 she became the oldest solo artist, at 78, to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with a song she recorded in 1958

Final scores:

Amar Tim Ryan
$14,500 $2,749 $7,200
4-day champion: $55,899 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amar Tim Ryan
$14,200 $5,000 $7,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2024-04-09
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