Show #9113 - Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Adriana Harmeyer game 1.


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Brian O'Shea, a gifted specialist and teacher from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Adriana Harmeyer, an archivist from West Lafayette, Indiana

Abby Mann, a digital scholarship librarian from Normal, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will be two words.)
    $200 29
This region of Canada where the Cajuns originated & got their name
    $200 10
"The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock", begins this novel by William Golding
    $200 6
This dwarf planet's 4 lesser-known moons are Nix, Styx, Hydra & Kerberos
    $200 26
The NBA uses this name for a stat that could also be "retrievals"; in a 1960 game, Wilt Chamberlain had an amazing 55
    $200 20
"Also known for the Flintstone Flop, Tammy D gettin' biz on the crop, Beastie Boys known to let the beat... mmm..." this!
    $200 12
A wind-catching canvas on a ship loses its S & tacks on an N to be this hardware item
    $400 7
This French aristocrat who heroically aided the American Revolution
    $400 9
His fourth novel, "The Sound and the Fury", is often seen as his breakthrough into genius
    $400 11
This "Great" Egyptian of the 19th dynasty had an epic 66-year reign
    $400 23
Next up after Neil, this Moon mission grabbed a camera from the "Surveyor 3" probe that had arrived 2 1/2 years before
    $400 4
Biggie knew "It's like the more money we come across, the more" these "we see"
    $400 13
A word meaning not as much drops an S & subs in the N to be an eye part
    $600 15
This title of a French duke; note there's no "New" in the parish name
    $600 1
This Dickens title character comes from a venerable family, as "at least one Chuzzlewit came over with William the Conqueror"
    $600 27
This George Gershwin opera that premiered in 1935 features the song "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin"'
    $600 8
It describes a loan co. taking a car back because of non-payments or when a spirit takes control of a body for a second time
    $600 5
He rapped, "Today I didn't even have to use my AK, I gotta say it was a good day"
    $600 14
The bottom of an object used as support subs in N for S to be someone who makes a nightmare "of my existence"
    DD: $1,000 18
This 230,000-square-mile peninsula of southwestern Europe
    $800 2
A revenge plan claims the life of the Vicomte de Valmont in this 1782 novel of scheming lovers
    $800 28
The Airedale seen here is known as the king of this family of dogs, of which it's the largest
    $800 24
The popularity of this dog breed was boosted in 1975 when one named Liberty gave birth to 9 puppies in the White House
    $800 21
Naughty By Nature hit the Top 10 with the musical question, "You down with" this? & also provided an answer: "Yeah, you know me"
    $800 17
The S bows out of a word meaning to replace an actor in a role & N is the new star in a word meaning to disavow testimony
    $1000 30
Last name of this "beautiful looking" general who commanded the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861
    $1000 3
This Willa Cather book about folks in a new land says, "The absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing" things
    $1000 19
In legend, a beautiful water spirit known as Lorelei lures sailors to their destruction on this river
    $1000 25
In a 1930 novel Mr. Cairo asks Sam Spade to retrieve this "statuette, the black figure of a bird"
    $1000 22
In "California Love": "Now let me welcome everybody to the Wild Wild West, a state that's untouchable like" this lawman
    $1000 16
A tricky plan intended to deceive switches the S for an N to be a character in a Viking alphabet

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

Abby Adriana Brian
$800 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Abby Adriana Brian
$4,800 $3,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
At her wedding to Nicholas Longworth in 1906, Alice Roosevelt cut the wedding cake by grabbing this from a military aide
    $400 7
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 is a mouthful; this nickname for the piece is not
    $400 27
Fundamental discoveries about how cancer cells proliferate came from study of the baker's type of this organism
    $400 8
The alliterative this "from Scratch" features tastes & treats from Denmark, Norway & Sweden
    $400 1
Tom Selleck is Commissioner Frank Reagan on this NYPD-centric show
    $400 30
I'm doin' okay... you remember the ol' idiom, "fair to" this
    $800 17
3 weddings took place during his administration: daughter Jessie in 1913, daughter Nellie in 1914 & niece Alice in 1918
    $800 9
Derived from the rumba, it's a dance of Cuban origin as well as the style of music for the dance
    $800 15
Around 1960, she observed a chimp she named David Greybeard using blades of stiff grass to extract termites from holes
    $800 11
Gabriel "Gator" Guilbeau, a chef & caterer for this TV drama, put together a "Dutton Ranch Family Cookbook"
    $800 2
Her character on "Misfits of Science" had telekinetic powers, something she lacked as friend Monica
    $800 28
How do I feel? Comme ci, comme ça, you know... this-this
    $1200 18
The first outdoor ceremony was Tricia Nixon's in 1971 in this picturesque spot outside the West Wing
    $1200 10
This Austrian composer converted from Judaism to Catholicism to get the job as musical director of the Vienna Court Opera
    $1200 16
Even a burrowing mammal with poor vision could see this is a standard unit of measuring big amounts of small entities like atoms
    $1200 14
Erika Council's "Still We Rise" is "A Love Letter to" these Southern staples often served with gravy
    $1200 3
The Satin Dolls strip club on New Jersey Route 17 became this spot on an HBO series
    $1200 22
Showing one's indifference, this interjection is called a "bleating" sound & defined as "be it as it may" in a 1928 dictionary
    DD: $6,000 19
The 1st ceremony was in 1812 when Lucy Payne Washington, this first lady's sister, married Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd
    DD: $4,000 12
Some say this voice ranges between the notes A3 & A5, but it's more about the color
    $1600 26
An Indonesian volcano spews blue; that's the color you get when this element meets oxygen & produces this dioxide
    $1600 24
"Plant-Based India" includes recipes for crispy masala dosa & these stews made with legumes like lentils & chickpeas
    $1600 4
"I am the danger... I am the one who knocks!" said this antihero of an acclaimed (& alliterative) AMC series
    $1600 23
Everything is just this, meaning pleasant & also a Bowie album with some "Changes"
    $2000 20
In 1994, Nicole, daughter of this California senator, got a White House wedding; the groom was Tony Rodham, Hillary Clinton's brother
    $2000 13
Here's the title waltz from this operetta by Franz Lehár
    $2000 21
He was at the University of Manchester when he proposed his planetary model of the atom in 1911
    $2000 25
"Modern Comfort Food" & "Go-To Dinners" are among her Barefoot Contessa cookbooks
    $2000 5
About Kendall, this "Succession" character says their dad "wished that mom gave birth to a can opener... then it would be useful"
    $2000 29
In the lingo of the 1930s or so, it's an adjective meaning fine & dandy or a noun meaning a dressed-up gentleman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Abby Adriana Brian
$12,400 $16,200 -$1,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This city attracted thousands of visitors even before a new shrine to a murder victim was dedicated there July 7, 1220

Final scores:

Abby Adriana Brian
$15,400 $26,200 -$1,000
2nd place: $3,000 New champion: $26,200 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Abby Adriana Brian
$12,400 $13,600 $5,000
17 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2024-04-09
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