Show #9118 - Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Adriana Harmeyer game 6.


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Allee Mead, a writer from Grand Forks, North Dakota

Kyle Sorlie Titlow, a geographer from Washington, D.C.

Adriana Harmeyer, an archivist from West Lafayette, Indiana (whose 5-day cash winnings total $116,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sheryl: I'm Sheryl Lee Ralph with clues about the legendary Tuskegee Airmen from a history and mystery documentary... I narrate The Real Red Tails.)
    $200 23
Neil Armstrong:
"Isn't that something! Magnificent sight out here"; this man: "Magnificent desolation"
    $200 30
It's the second sign of the zodiac, & that's no bull
    $200 1
To water the land by artificial means
    $200 3
This peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea covers over 70,000 square miles
    $200 8
In 2023, she spilled her guts on her second album
    $200 14
(Sheryl Lee Ralph presents the clue.) On missions to destroy Nazi strongholds, the role of the Tuskegee pilots in combat was to accompany & protect these large planes, like the B-24)
    $400 29
Cofounded by Jonah Peretti in 2006, this website of news & entertainment bills itself as the "first true social news organization"
    $400 28
To escape a monster, Aphrodite & Eros jumped into a river & changed into this sign's symbols
    $400 2
To provoke, like a fight
    $400 10
This city in Mexico gives St. Louis a run for its money with its majestic arch near the U.S. border
    $400 9
Lady Gaga reveals in this song, "I wanna hold 'em like they do in Texas, please (woo)"
    $400 15
(Sheryl Lee Ralph presents the clue.) The Black Aviation Unit got a great publicity boost when Chief Anderson, the chief flight instructor at the Tuskegee Institute, took this woman on a high-flying ride
    $600 26
This U.S. senator posts items of interest on a section of his website called "The Bernie Buzz"
    $600 27
Kaus Australis, or "Southern Bow", is the brightest star in this constellation
    $600 4
Orkin will do it to prevent termites from brunching on your home
    $600 11
You can stroll into Omaha via a footbridge over this stately river
    $600 16
This British band played "Music Of The Spheres" on a concert tour with that name
    $600 18
(Sheryl Lee Ralph presents the clue.) Tuskegee Airmen excelled at engaging in dogfight tactics; Lieutenant Colonel Lee Archer described this hyphenated kind of combat as a duel between two men
    $800 25
In 1980 Buzz, a yellow jacket, became an official mascot of this Atlanta-based school's athletic teams
    $800 21
In a case of constellation-on-constellation violence, its symbol stung Orion to death
    $800 5
To give various forms of a verb
    $800 12
The Post-Intelligencer Globe is still an icon of this U.S. city, though the same-named paper is now online only
    $800 17
This duo's video for "Hey Ya!" features Andre 3000 playing all of the members of a fictional band
    $800 19
(Sheryl Lee Ralph presents the clue.) 99-year-old Tuskegee Airman Harry T. Stewart talks about training in areas where segregation was the law below this line, named for two surveyors
    $1000 24
This Rimsky-Korsakov piece was used as the theme to "The Green Hornet"; Al Hirt's trumpet made the buzzing sound on TV
    DD: $1,200 20
The symbol of this sign is sometimes identified as Ishtar or Persephone
    $1000 6
Per the Judicial Branch of California, "to repeal or cancel an old law using another law"
    $1000 13
This territory makes up the largest part of the Canadian Arctic
    $1000 7
This Katy Perry song mentions "the taste of her cherry chapstick"
    $1000 22
(Sheryl Lee Ralph presents the clue.) The creation of the Red Tails was owed in part to civil rights activists who lobbied Congress to put non-discrimination provisions into this peacetime conscription act of 1940

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

Adriana Kyle Allee
$3,600 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Kyle Allee
$5,800 $1,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
He represented Virginia in Congress from 1789 to 1797; as president from 1809 to 1817, he had what was called his war
    $400 19
The nicer buses within South Korean cities are called jwaseok, which means this, something most people look for when they board
    $400 7
"Thank You For Being a Friend" was the theme song for this sitcom that co-starred Estelle Getty
    $400 27
It's the one-word title of a 1920 book written for a mass audience & subtitled "The Special & the General Theory"
    $400 12
The title of this 2009 bestseller refers to the inked & pierced Lisbeth Salander
    $400 15
In "Mickey Blue Eyes", James Caan teaches Hugh Grant how to say this NYC slang of squished-together words that can mean "nevermind"
    $800 22
President Andrew Johnson had been a senator & a representative from this state
    $800 20
As well as buses & trains, transit options of the MBTA, or T, included this kind of service from Boston to Hingham
    $800 4
Chase & Rubble are 2 of the playful rescue dogs who use their unique talents to protect the town of Adventure Bay on this show
    $800 28
One unit of this measure of pressure is equal to 101,325 pascals
    $800 11
This international bestseller has everything: exotic locales, a shipwreck & a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker
    $800 16
Often said to hail from ATL, this slang for stylish clothes sounds like a verb for what a leaky faucet does
    DD: $2,000 23
Rep. Franklin Pierce was such a devoted supporter of Andrew Jackson, he got this nickname alluding to his age (29)
    $1200 21
In 1914 one of these places in Paris was renamed Liège & is decorated with scenes of that Belgian city
    $1200 3
Can't get enough of charming but evil surgeons? Watch this true crime show on Peacock
    $1200 29
The saber-toothed cat chilled out during this epoch colloquially called "The Great Ice Age"
    $1200 10
The title character of this novel by Madeline Miller is a sorceress & the daughter of Helios in Greek mythology
    $1200 17
Order a Coney Island at Detroit's finer eateries & you'll get this
    $1600 24
The last former U.S. representative to become president was this man who had represented Texas' 7th district
    $1600 1
Helping reach hilly areas, this country's Medellin Metro Cable is one of the world's few aerial parts of a mass transit system
    $1600 5
Krysten Ritter starred as this reluctant ex-superheroine suffering from PTSD & working as a NYC private eye
    DD: $2,000 26
D2O, or heavy water, combines oxygen with this isotope that is twice as heavy as hydrogen
    $1600 9
A lone astronaut has a lot of problems to solve in his novel "Project Hail Mary"
    $1600 18
In 2023 Lil Wayne revealed that "Ya heard me?" is one of his favorite slang terms from this city of his birth
    $2000 25
He was a rep. from New York before becoming veep & then became our 13th president with the sudden death of Zachary Taylor
    $2000 2
The L train & a bus to Skokie are run by the CTA, short for this original name of the "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" band
    $2000 6
The title of this 1960s primetime soap opera became shorthand for a melodramatic, complicated situation
    $2000 14
Frogs & other amphibians have 3-chambered hearts, with one ventricle & 2 of these
    $2000 8
The title of this 2023 James McBride novel refers to a shop run by a woman named Chona
    $2000 13
A homophone of a first name but probably derived from "joint", it's Philly slang for almost any person, place or thing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Kyle Allee
$19,400 $2,400 $9,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This city owes much of its early history to a temple dedicated to Sulis Minerva & a "sacred spring" found there

Final scores:

Adriana Kyle Allee
$19,900 $4,799 $9,400
6-day champion: $136,100 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adriana Kyle Allee
$20,600 $2,400 $9,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2024-05-06
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