Show #9120 - Friday, June 7, 2024

Adriana Harmeyer game 8.


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Amogha Tadimety, a biotech startup founder from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kevin Stuhlmann, a pastor from Rochester Hills, Michigan

Adriana Harmeyer, an archivist from West Lafayette, Indiana (whose 7-day cash winnings total $155,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S SO 1990s
(Ken: I, in fact, do not.)
(Ken: You'll need to name the TV show that featured each of these couples.)
    $200 3
A 1991 Senate resolution decried this country's "illegal occupation of & brutal aggression against Kuwait"
    $200 16
After it became Michigan's capital, this city was connected by Plank Road to Detroit in the 1850s
    $200 19
It's from the Greek for "nameless", but you didn't hear it from me
    $200 9
Also a unit of measurement, it refers to systematically arranged poetic rhythm, measured in feet
    $200 23
The U.S. Post Office established this 5-digit system in 1963; the first 3 digits indicate the section of the country
    $200 1
Carrie & Big, in the Big Apple
    $400 8
The July 1997 "Cool Britannia" party, with rockers & designers as guests, was hosted by this new prime minister
    $400 17
Someone told me it's all happening at this 'zoo, birthplace of Edna Ferber & home to Western Michigan University
    $400 2
This type of institution could be called a monk-y house
    $400 18
What was called "race" or "sepia" music after World War II was fortunately renamed this 2-part genre
    $400 30
Will Hays promoted air mail service in this government job before taking a new one imposing standards on films with his "code"
    $400 7
Meredith & Derek, smooth operators
    $600 10
It was checkmate for Garry Kasparov, who lost to Deep Blue, made by this company; Garry, I can totally relate
    $600 20
Someone told me it's all happening at this "soo" at the northeastern end of the Upper Peninsula with a same-named twin city in Canada
    DD: $2,000 13
Let's "walk" over to this word describing something ordinary or commonplace
    $600 24
In 1950 he painted (well, dripped & poured) "Autumn Rhythm"; autumn was the season he created it; rhythm, who knows?
    $600 29
8 riders died in the 18 months of this service in 1860 & 1861, but the ad reading "orphans preferred" is a myth
    $600 4
Stede & Blackbeard, on the high seas
    $800 11
Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics & built the facility called this Olympic Park as part of the festivities
    $800 21
The name of this city in the west of the state refers to fast-moving water on a certain river
    $800 14
It can be a natural disposition to do something, or a degree of slope
    $800 25
It's a synonym for rhythm & "Everywhere I Go" is an ROTC marching one; so is "Pebbles & Bam Bam"
    $800 28
Found in many mailboxes & trash cans beside them, Big Blue was the plus-size mailer for this alliterative home decor chain
    $800 5
Carol & Mike, combining forces
    $1000 12
This Texas city was in the news in 1993 for a raid on a nearby compound; in 2023 Donald Trump held his first campaign rally there
    $1000 22
Known for its killer cereals, this south-central city was named for a fight between duos of surveyors & local Native Americans
    $1000 15
It's the adjective for an exaggerated fear of a dead body
    $1000 26
Blue light from your cell phone affects this, your 24-hour internal clock controlling your sleep-wake cycle, so no scrolling in bed!
    $1000 27
In 1914, 5-year-old May Pierstorff's parents bought 53 cents of stamps to mail the child this alliterative way to see Grammy & Grampy
    $1000 6
Missandei &
Grey Worm, more than pawns

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

Adriana Kevin Amogha
$2,600 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Kevin Amogha
$5,800 $4,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
King Herod ordered the murder of all children aged 2 years or under in this city
    $400 16
Let's substitute its symbol into some familiar names & phrases--the Ag surfer; an Ag-tongued devil; hi-yo, Ag! Away!
    $400 6
1995, narration:
"I shall tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar"
    $400 12
For a dry-cleaning process, Thomas Jennings is believed to have been the first Black American to be granted one of these, in 1821
    $400 17
Online, T.I.L. is short for this phrase reflecting something new you found out about
    $400 30
E. coli & salmonella, types of these, can propagate when food is exposed to the "danger zone" of 40-140 degrees Fahrenheit
    $800 8
Joseph died at age 110 "and he was put in a coffin in" this country where he had held high power
    $800 1
Going with atomic No. 8, this single-letter symbol represents something you just can't live without... literally
    $800 2
"I had the craziest dream last night. I was dancing the white swan"
    $800 22
We salute Lou Conter, the last survivor of this battleship sunk in Pearl Harbor, who passed away in 2024 at 102
    $800 18
This adjective refers to the nature of a certain reference book, or wide-ranging knowledge in general
    $800 26
With infrared pits between its eyes & nostrils, the venomous bushmaster is a potentially deadly type of this snake
    $1200 9
Jesus' first recorded miracle was turning water into wine at a marriage feast in this town in Galilee
    DD: $1,000 13
Alphabetically, it's the first element with a single letter as its symbol
    $1200 3
"Saturday, March 24, 1984. Shermer High School. Shermer, Illinois. 60062. Dear Mr. Vernon"
    $1200 23
In the 1890s at a gym in Springfield, Mass., he nailed 2 peach baskets to the rails of a balcony to create the game of basketball
    $1200 19
If your knowledge has come to you through repetition or routine, you've learned "by" this 4-letter way that also starts with "R"
    $1200 27
Downbursts can cause this turbulent flying condition in which winds of different speeds & directions buffet planes
    $1600 10
St. Paul wrote epistles to the Christian community he had founded in this Greek city on an isthmus of the same name
    $1600 14
We're not a rock band but we're playing this element, Pd, anyway--it's used in dental fillings & catalytic converters
    $1600 4
1986, narration:
"I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being. It happened in the summer of 1959"
    $1600 24
Yay, there's a vacancy at the 85-year-old Blue Swallow Motel on historic Route 66 in Tucumcari in this state
    $1600 20
Idiomatically, "becoming well" this sounds like you've mastered stanzas, but it really means you're mastering any subject
    $1600 28
The 1951 court case Dennis v. United States modified this paired type of "danger" as a test for suppressing speech
    $2000 11
King Nebuchadnezzar gave Daniel many great gifts & "made him ruler over the whole province" of this
    $2000 15
Hip replacements can utilize titanium or this element right below it on the periodic table, Zr
    DD: $3,000 5
"Be seated. Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country"
    $2000 25
Woodrow Wilson won reelection in 1916 with this 6-word campaign slogan; a few months later, it was no longer true
    $2000 21
Another word for a storehouse or burial place, one of these "of knowledge" is someone who is full of useful info
    $2000 29
Many American soldiers needed prosthetics due to these 3-letter devices called the signature weapon of the Iraq War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Kevin Amogha
$19,600 $13,600 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During a 1972 presidential visit, Richard Nixon discussed a poem by this leader called "Ode to the Plum Blossom"

Final scores:

Adriana Kevin Amogha
$27,400 $7,300 $5,200
8-day champion: $183,100 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adriana Kevin Amogha
$20,600 $13,600 $4,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2024-05-06
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