Show #9112 - Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Amar Kakirde game 5.


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Steve Miller, a retired medical transcriptionist from Eugene, Oregon

Abby Mann, a digital scholarship librarian from Normal, Illinois

Amar Kakirde, a graduate student from Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey (whose 4-day cash winnings total $55,899)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: With definitions from Black's Law Dictionary.)
    $200 23
Disturbances in Dijon in 1788 were early signals of this event that really got going in 1789
    $200 30
This association is "an organization of members of the legal profession", & it's time for you to pass it
    $200 29
The right spot to smack on a Heinz bottle is this number to get the ketchup flowing at a brisk .028 mph
    $200 27
As Nick Lachey surely knows, it's sorta kinda around the normal body temperature
    $200 28
When an orchid bee visits its namesake flower to collect the scent, the orchid briefly traps the bee & packs it with sacs of this
    $200 9
19-year-old George Washington caught this disease, which left him with a scarred face for the rest of his life
    $400 3
This name of seafaring warriors of around the year 1000 is from a Scandinavian word for "pirate"
    $400 7
This aforethought is "the requisite mental state for common-law murder", including the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm
    $400 20
A 42-foot rocking chair in Missouri & the original McDonald's site in California are not far off this route
    $400 26
Is it this abbreviation for filming people filming people, or a K-pop band with Jin & Suga?
    $400 24
In rising water, these tiny ants, named for their burning sting, form a living life raft with their waxy, waterproof bodies
    $400 10
In "The Pajama Game", "Why don't you stop all this" trivial chat; "I've got something better for your lips to do"
    $600 4
Symbolizing this new dual monarchy, in 1868, Empress Elisabeth, or Sissi, traveled to have her youngest be born a Buda baby
    $600 1
"A solemn declaration, accompanied by a swearing to God... that one's statement is true"
    $600 18
You can just do the math to get this number of batters faced by a Major League Baseball pitcher who threw a perfect game
    $600 25
It's an idiom for working well together, like Chris Kirkpatrick on a tandem bicycle with Justin Timberlake
    $600 11
A bug in the "click" family of this insect can snap its thorax to flip into the air & right itself
    $600 13
A surprising cost, as in "fixing up the house will cost a..." this; there's debate on how much it is, which I'll settle: $2.77 mil.
    $800 5
In politics it's someone who firmly supports one side; in WWII history, it refers to anti-Nazi resistance fighters
    $800 2
This witness "is biased against the examining party, is unwilling to testify, or is identified with an adverse party"
    DD: $3,000 17
In the presidential election of 1956, Eisenhower carried 41 states & Stevenson, this many
    $800 21
Donnie Wahlberg & Joey McIntyre are these children who just came to the neighborhood & now we gotta show them the ropes
    $800 12
Monarch butterflies flock to this poisonous "weed"; they're immune, so absorbing the toxins makes them an unpleasant meal
    $800 14
John Mellencamp was referring to Seymour, Indiana when he sang, "I was born in" this
    $1000 6
In 346 B.C., Athens made the Peace of Philocrates with this northern kingdom soon to spread to empire size
    $1000 8
Alliterative item "given to a court... to guarantee that the defendant will duly appear in court in the future"
    $1000 19
"Paradise Lost" & the "Aeneid" are divided into this many "books"
    $1000 22
A bar mitzvah marks this transition from childhood to adulthood; I wonder if Nathan Morris & Shawn Stockman had one
    $1000 16
These pinhead-sized crop pests like to specialize; apple, cabbage, pea & rose are just a few of the varieties
    $1000 15
In a poker game, the player to the left of the dealer makes this mandatory bet before the cards are seen

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

Amar Abby Steve
$2,600 $3,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Abby Steve
$8,600 $3,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
Dickens called this walled city the Gibraltar of North America
    $400 14
"The Uncensored History of 'Saturday Night Live"' (the first 4 words after the cold open)
    $400 5
In 1841, an Arkansas newspaper credited Jim Black as the creator of this knife, named for another JB
    $400 20
In math; a protractor
    $400 30
In this 2018 film, John Krasinski & his family are forced to use sign language to avoid being heard by blind creatures that hunt by sound
    $400 27
Here are some pre-adult frogs in this larval stage
    $800 9
The Diefenbaker Canada Centre in Saskatoon is named for Canada's 13th this
    $800 13
"E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest" (made into a TV miniseries)
    $800 4
Popular with gangsters & soldiers alike, the submachine gun nicknamed this was invented by John T. Thompson
    $800 19
A pluviometer; the amount of this over a specific period of time
    $800 24
Brand recognition for FedEx skyrocketed after being featured in this 2000 Tom Hanks film
    $800 26
It's an 11-letter synonym for earthly
    $1200 6
Opened in 1908 A.D., the Empress Hotel is a landmark in this BC capital
    DD: $4,000 11
"A True Story of Men Against the Sea"
(the North Atlantic's Grand Banks)
    DD: $2,000 1
In 1939, Artem Mikoyan & Mikhail Gurevich headed a design bureau that has turned out generations of these fighter planes
    $1200 16
The Stanford-Binet test & the Wechsler Scale
    $1200 25
Classical music compositions in this Stanley Kubrick film include "The Blue Danube" & "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"
    $1200 22
Jack Black could tell you it means cohesive, relentless, unwilling to accept defeat
    $1600 7
This hill in Ottawa is the site of Canada's House of Commons
    $1600 12
"From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" (about an 1,100-mile solo hike)
    $1600 2
Last name of British major Henry, who in the late 1700s invented a shell that burst into deadly little fragments
    $1600 17
An anemometer
    $1600 28
"There are no clean getaways" was a tagline for this 2011 Ryan Gosling film
    $1600 21
It can mean to shorten by cutting off a part, such as by dropping digits after the decimal point
    $2000 8
This provincial capital sits about 60 miles north of Minnesota
    $2000 15
"A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" (helped make J.D. Vance a U.S. senator)
    $2000 3
The Ruger brand started in 1949 with a pistol of this caliber, used for plinking
    $2000 18
An ebulliometer; this, in liquids
    $2000 29
Utah's Bluejohn Canyon, where hiker Aron Ralston lost an arm, was used as a location for this movie about Aron
    $2000 23
Not exactly a science, it's a needless repetition of an idea using different words, like close proximity or frozen ice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amar Abby Steve
$14,200 $8,200 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On the 2022 Bicentennial of his birth, the body of this man was exhumed & DNA used to determine his genetic afflictions

Final scores:

Amar Abby Steve
$1 $5,200 $2,399
3rd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,200 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amar Abby Steve
$12,000 $8,200 $11,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2024-04-09
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