Show #9130 - Friday, June 21, 2024

Drew Basile game 3.
Sixth regular-play game to end in a Tiebreaker Round.


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Josh Heit, a government relations professional from Silver Spring, Maryland

Richelle Brown, a substitute teacher from Alexandria, Virginia

Drew Basile, a graduate student from Birmingham, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,282)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Her famous grin is not really a "Mona Lisa Smile", though she played an art history professor in that movie
    $200 25
In a story by Edgar Rice Burroughs, this title character adopts an orphaned cub that becomes "The Golden Lion"
    $200 5
The name of this mountain range comes from Sanskrit words for "snow" & "abode"
    $200 28
To impede, or a laundry receptacle
    $200 30
The menu for the Celebrity Chefs stamps included Joyce Chen & this woman who taught us to master the art of French cooking
    $200 18
AuctionWeb was an early name for this company founded by Pierre Omidyar
    $400 27
This sport is known for its special smiles, like the one flashed by Bobby Clark
    $400 8
He tells Dorothy, "It is very tedious being perched up here night & day"
    $400 17
Dating to the 1690s, the Eddystone Lighthouse is near Plymouth in Devon, on rocks in this narrow body of water
    $400 12
You can do this with a fugitive in a place of refuge, perhaps in the same-named watery area
    $400 29
This great American has been featured on more than 130 stamps, a fitting tribute to a former postmaster general
    $400 20
This brand's LV monogram was designed by the son of its founder in 1896
    $600 13
This top model & reality TV host coined the term smize, meaning to smile with your eyes
    $600 1
In the "Twilight" saga, vampire-human hybrid Renesmee Cullen was a baby when this character fell for her
    $600 4
In 1616 navigator Willem Schouten rounded this cape at the tip of South America & named it for the Dutch city of his birth
    $600 9
It's an animal; it's a northeastern city; it's a verb meaning to bully
    $600 14
She wears a black judicial robe & a white collar on the 2023 stamp honoring her
    $600 21
In 1953 it took this company more than 3 dozen tries to create a formula for rust prevention, now a popular lubricant
    $800 24
She posted an Instagram tip, "Open your mouth when you smile, like you're having the time of your life"
    $800 2
Agatha Christie said that while her grandmother was an inspiration, this character was "far more fussy & spinsterish"
    $800 3
The Tha, a tributary of this river, flows through Laos
    $800 10
Happening now, or the movement of the tide
    $800 6
This man wears his iconic red cardigan on his stamp
    $800 19
Take a Walkman down memory lane to 1946 when this company was founded in Tokyo by 2 engineers
    $1000 23
Celebrity dentist Dr. Catrise Austin was in demand after working on the smile of this woman who rapped, "Got a bag & fixed my teeth"
    $1000 7
The title of a 1960 novel is explained by this lawyer, who says, "It's a sin to kill a mockingbird"
    $1000 16
In 2024 this Omani capital faced widespread flash flooding from heavy rainstorms
    $1000 11
To abstain or elect not to do something, like not mentioning it's another word for a song's chorus
    $1000 15
A 12-second achievement by this pair from Dayton, Ohio got them on more than half a dozen stamps
    DD: $3,400 22
Originally an aerial crop-dusting company, it's named for the southern U.S. region it originally served

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

Drew Richelle Josh
$2,800 $800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Richelle Josh
$4,400 $2,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
The Neue Galerie & the Cooper Hewitt are 2 of the institutions that give a stretch of Fifth Ave. this alliterative name
    $400 14
Entertainment Weekly calls this 1975 movie one of the best aquatic horror movies of all time
    $400 24
To a botanist in 1844, he wrote, "I am almost convinced... that species are not... immutable"
    $400 23
A surgery to crush the phrenic nerve that's stimulating the diaphragm will relieve a severe case of this 7-letter nuisance
    $400 25
Mehmed VI, the last sultan of this empire, was forced to abdicate in 1922, paving the way for Kemal Atatürk
    $400 22
It's an embankment raised alongside a river, perhaps the Mississippi, to prevent it from overflowing
    $800 29
Chicago developer Arthur Rubloff dubbed a stretch of this street "The Magnificent Mile"
    $800 13
"One Piece" is one of these comic books whose Japanese name roughly translates to "whimsical pictures"
    $800 1
Mario Puzo, to him: "I wrote a book called 'The Godfather'... and I think you're the only actor who can play the part"
    $800 3
Gotta have heart! & hips! At the hips, this largest artery divides into 2 others that carry blood to the pelvis & legs
    $800 10
This Russian czar renounced the throne March 15, 1917 & was killed with his family a year later
    $800 19
From the French for "retort", it's witty conversation marked by quick responses
    $1200 28
As well as a Music Row, this city has a Music Mile, where you'll find a Walk of Fame with stars from Trace Adkins to Trisha Yearwood
    $1200 9
"Mamma Mia!" & "Tina" are examples of this musical genre that includes a music-playing device
    $1200 2
In 1937, in a last letter to her husband before she disappeared, she wrote, "Women must try to do things as men have tried"
    $1200 4
Peristaltic waves in the stomach propel food to this organ, all 7 yards of it
    $1200 15
In 2013 at age 85, he became the first pope to abdicate since Gregory XII in 1415
    $1200 18
Paridae is a family of smallish birds such as the titmouse & this one
    $1600 27
A scenic stretch of highway near Coulee City, Wash. named for its 1940s cost, or a 2019 competition series hosted by Tim Tebow
    $1600 11
GRWM for short, this genre of video on TikTok or Instagram follows as your fave influencer begins their day
    $1600 7
No hard feelings? In 1968, months after she shot this man, Valerie Solanas wrote to him, "I'm very happy you're alive + well"
    DD: $3,000 5
Don't forget the "R" at the end of this tendon that attaches the bottom of the kneecap to the top of the shin bone
    $1600 21
He became Japan's 126th emperor on May 1, 2019 after his father Akihito abdicated due to advancing age
    $1600 17
This word for a wild close-quarter brawl can also mean a confused jumble of people in a crowd
    $2000 26
The tacos & chili con queso at Polvos on South First Street make it a staple of this city's "Mexican Mile"
    DD: $4,000 12
The novel "The Difference Engine" is part of this alternate history genre that merges Victorian-era style with futuristic tech
    $2000 8
In a letter to Anaïs Nin: "It is true I swim in a perpetual sea of sex but the actual excursions are fairly limited"
    $2000 6
Astigmatism occurs when the curvature of this dome-shaped transparent membrane becomes irregular
    $2000 20
This country's King Norodom Sihanouk abdicated twice: in 1955 in favor of his father & in 2004 in favor of his son
    $2000 16
Fisherman father of the Apostles James & John in the Bible

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Richelle Josh
$20,000 $1,000 $10,000
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

50 years ago Vin Scully announced he got "a standing ovation in the Deep South" for breaking a longtime record

Tiebreaker Round

This phenomenon named for a 19th century man is apparent in moving light sources as well as moving sound sources

Final scores:

Drew Richelle Josh
$20,000 $995 $20,000
3-day champion: $53,282 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Drew Richelle Josh
$18,000 $4,000 $13,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2024-05-08
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