Show #9119 - Thursday, June 6, 2024

Adriana Harmeyer game 7.

Contestants

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Shira Gluck, a rabbi from Jersey City, New Jersey

Benjamin Nelson, a theater producer originally from Sturgis, South Dakota

Adriana Harmeyer, an archivist from West Lafayette, Indiana (whose 6-day cash winnings total $136,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC TELEGRAMS
I GOT A BEEF WITH YOU
PLAYING WITH MOVIE DOLLS
TRAVEL & TOURISM
ONE LETTER SAYS IT ALL
ANIMAL PLANET
    $200 19
A telegram to Washington in 1898 announced this "blown up in Havana Harbor at nine forty tonight and destroyed"
    $200 30
I want to be a part of it, this steak, this steak, confusingly also called Kansas City
    $200 1
This "Toy Story" lawman: "the word I'm searching for, I can't say because there's preschool toys present"
    $200 28
London's transport museum offers a tour of Charing Cross then afternoon this at the Clermont with delicious scones
    $200 11
Monetarily, a Ben Franklin in hand means you have a this-note
    $200 26
Deep in the Mariana Trench, you'll find the octopus named for this film pachyderm that uses its ears to help it fly--I mean swim
    $400 18
In 1967 Muhammad Ali sent a telegram to him at the Birmingham County Jail: "Hope that you are comfortable not suffering"
    $400 29
A porterhouse has a larger amount of the tenderloin than this smaller, letter-perfect steak
    $400 2
This red-haired, blue-eyed killer doll has a wife named Tiffany; unbelievably, they have a child
    $400 27
With some buildings about a century old, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp has hosted many on this kind of trip with a name from Swahili
    $400 21
Europeans get weird toward the end of the alphabet:
There's "zed" & this letter that's "I grec" in French
    $400 25
The antlers of these largest deer can be palmate, meaning shaped like an open hand
    $600 5
Urged to give up a fast, he replied in 1924, "Am fasting to live not die unless God wills otherwise. Don't worry"
    $600 15
Some wagyu cattle are fed beer & grain & given regular massages & sold as this type of prized, well-marbled beef
    $600 17
Doll, action figure, whatever... this military guy got title billing & "Retaliation" in a 2013 film with Dwayne Johnson
    $600 4
Feeling thirsty? After your one-hour canal tour of Amsterdam, stop at this, Europe's No. 1 brewer, for another tour & a beer
    $600 14
Two traditional letter-named football formations are the T & this one that can also have "power" before it
    $600 8
The red variety of butterfly from West Africa seen here has this name, like a light, engineless aircraft
    DD: $600 6
Him to president Truman in 1950: "The State Department harbors a nest of Communists and Communist sympathizers"
    $800 20
Amarillo's Big Texan restaurant is famed for a 72-ounce steak--that's 4 1/2 pounds of "top" this, y'all!
    $800 16
Before he was Ken, Ryan Gosling got into the world of dolls, making a new friend as this title guy paired with "the Real Girl"
    $800 3
In Spain, rent a car & follow the path of scenes in this novel, including the Cave of Montesinos & the windmills of Consuegra
    $800 12
50 degrees F. equals 283.15 degrees this
    $800 24
These hoofed animals can be "odd-toed" like the rhino, or "even-toed" like the antelope
    $1000 7
In 1909 he sent the message "Stars and stripes nailed to North Pole"
    $1000 22
I say, do be a love & prepare my flank steak this "British" way; tenderize the meat by marinating, then thinly slice across the grain
    $1000 9
Horrors! We're "Conjuring" up this doll who was introduced in a 2013 film & "comes home" 6 years later
    $1000 10
If you're vacationing in Rimini, Italy, it's a 50-minute ride on a shuttle bus into this country
    $1000 13
To a guy like Julius Caesar, it was 500
    $1000 23
These birds fly well enough but excel in the water where they can dive 200 feet down

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

Adriana Benjamin Shira
$1,000 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Benjamin Shira
$4,800 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

4-LETTER WORLD CITIES
HARD STUFF
WOMEN IN THE BIBLE
MUSIC OF THE '60s
LITERARY TERMS
DOUBLE "R" WORDS
    $400 18
The Great Sphinx of this city stands near the Great Pyramid
    $400 30
The "hard" type of this beverage is typically made from apple juice, but you can also use peach or pear juice
    $400 13
This widow with a Bible book named after her remarries but remains devoted to her first mother-in-law Naomi
    $400 11
Marvin Gaye's first No. 1 hit, it got new life when it was used in a commercial for California raisins in the 1980s
    $400 20
From Latin for "play on words", it's an indirect or implied reference
    $400 21
A pen for livestock
    $800 16
Give peace a chance at the Nobel Peace Center in this world capital
    $800 29
You could say this Hollywood, Florida Hotel & Casino is really lit, especially at night
    $800 12
In Acts 17 a woman named Damaris was receptive to a sermon in Athens by this apostle of Tarsus
    $800 6
This Aretha Franklin song says, "For five long years I thought you were my man but I found out I'm just a link in your chain"
    $800 19
It can be exhausting rooting for this type of protagonist who lacks conventional merits, like Ignatius Reilly
    $800 22
In some places, a couple can get a divorce based on these differences when they can't agree upon much
    $1200 15
Here's a lovely view of this capital on the Aare River
    $1200 17
Dentists warn against chewing ice, as it can crack the teeth & damage this hard outer layer that covers them
    $1200 3
The daughter of Herodias requested this gruesome gift from King Herod
    $1200 10
The Sherman brothers of Disney fame wrote this song of young love that mentions "peaches & cream" & "lips like strawberry wine"
    $1200 9
It's a poem lamenting a death; Toi Derricotte wrote a moving one "For My Husband"
    $1200 23
This bird of Australia is sometimes called the "bushman's clock", since it's heard early in the morning & at sunset
    DD: $2,400 1
Golda Meir & the dancer Nijinsky were both born in this city when it was still part of Russia
    $1600 28
Hardening of the arteries is also known by this 7-syllable medical word
    $1600 4
This queen states, "If I perish, I perish" after agreeing to find a way to derail a murderous decree instigated by Haman
    $1600 7
This top 5 hit by The Mamas & the Papas was written on a cold winter night in Manhattan
    $1600 14
Penumbral term for hinting at things to come in a work of fiction
    $1600 24
From the Latin for "talkative", it can mean given to excessive talk about trivial matters
    $2000 2
In ancient times this city in Yemen was a trading port for incense & spices
    $2000 27
Rubies & sapphires are varieties of this mineral, the hardest known after diamond
    $2000 5
Jacob marries Leah after 7 years of hard labor for her dad; after 7 more years of work, he marries this sister of Leah
    $2000 8
This folk trio had a 1969 Top 10 hit with "Leaving On A Jet Plane"
    DD: $2,500 26
Not always marked by 3 dots, it's the omission of words that are understood in context
    $2000 25
The world's leading seaweed extract, it's used in chocolate milk to keep the chocolate in suspension

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Benjamin Shira
$18,800 $8,000 $8,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
Challenged in a courtroom that same year, 1925's Butler Act in Tennessee outlawed this activity & wasn't repealed until 1967

Final scores:

Adriana Benjamin Shira
$19,600 $7,099 $6,000
7-day champion: $155,700 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adriana Benjamin Shira
$18,800 $7,200 $12,000
26 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2024-05-06
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