Show #9142 - Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Isaac Hirsch game 5.


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Kathy Davis, a chemistry professor from North Manchester, Indiana

Anna Paone, a stay-at-home mom from Sunnyside, New York

Isaac Hirsch, a customer support team lead from Burbank, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $100,586)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You name the book.)
    $200 10
At the start of his crimes, this notorious serial killer was known as the Whitechapel Murderer
    $200 2
"You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' but that ain't no matter"
    $200 26
SBUX: It makes a lot of money but may occasionally find it challenging to spell your name correctly
    $200 11
Nay! Under no circumstances may you bring sticks of this Nobel explosive on a plane
    $200 16
Large groups like The Soul Rebels & Rebirth are this type of band, named for an instrument family
    $200 21
Toss off the cough with one of these medicinal tablets
    $400 9
In 2009 Jon Stewart nicknamed this financial fraud man "Arthur Ponzarelli"
    $400 3
Going full Hunter S. Thompson: "We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold"
    $400 27
This provider of Charlie Banana baby diapers is rated PG
    $400 12
Yea! You can carry on your ball for this sport, but the pins have to go in your checked bag
    $400 17
In 2009 Bruce Springsteen told Rolling Stone that his "deepest friendships" are with the members of this band
    $400 22
Shameless, or made of an alloy of copper & zinc
    $600 8
In 1950, over $2.5 million was stolen in a Boston robbery from this security firm, making it the largest such theft up to that time
    $600 1
Ralph Ellison puts this title right out there with "I am an..."
    $600 28
In May 2024 its BRK-A was going for $620,109 per share
    $600 13
Carry Nation carried these short-handled axes, but you can't, at least not in your carry-on
    $600 18
The membership of this band has shifted over the years, but currently includes Black Thought, Questlove & Tuba Gooding Jr.
    $600 23
This app calls itself "a personal safety network"
    $800 7
Soon after her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army, she helped rob a bank
    DD: $1,000 4
This novel opens on a rather bleak note with "Mother died today. Or maybe it was yesterday, I don't know"
    $800 29
Let's dial up this brand, VOD
    $800 14
Nay to this inflatable safety device, so you might as well leave yours in your car
    $800 19
This ska band from Boston with a "Mighty" number of members had a hit with "The Impression That I Get"
    $800 24
Widmer Brothers offers one of these beers that's made with wheat
    $1000 6
In 1922, the last man in Britain to be jailed for this was John William Gott, for comparing Jesus entering Jerusalem to a circus clown
    $1000 5
Sylvia Plath: "It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, & I didn't know what I was doing in" N.Y.
    $1000 30
AZN is this pharm team
    $1000 15
Warning! While you may check firearms & ammo, certain places, like these islands, TCI for short, prohibit them from coming in
    $1000 20
The "Mothership Connection" between Parliament-Funkadelic & the P-Funk All Stars is this man, Doctor Funkenstein himself
    $1000 25
Ronald Colman was a "Prisoner of" this 1937 film title locale

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

Isaac Anna Kathy
$400 $400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Anna Kathy
$4,200 $2,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: But it isn't.)
    $400 22
Legend says when this mighty ruler offered to grant any request, Diogenes' reply was basically, move, you're blocking my light
    $400 24
The Casa Rosada presidential palace overlooks the Plaza de Mayo in this Argentine city
    $400 29
The renal pyramids are sections of tissue found in these organs
    $400 26
This room installed under President Taft was inspired by a similar one in George Washington's house in Philadelphia
    $400 30
The film of "A Raisin in the Sun" sounds like it could be the sequel to this 1940 film starring Henry Fonda
    $400 9
In 1963 it was said that this phenomenon "sets girls screaming" & "impels boys to cultivate mushroom-style hair"
    $800 23
This governor of Judea is said to have killed himself at the order of his new emperor, Caligula
    $800 25
On the site from which its nation's monarchs have ruled for years, Christiansborg Palace is in this European capital
    $800 28
Below the diaphragm is this organ that filters out worn red blood cells & is the largest single mass of lymphatic tissue in the body
    $800 27
Now part of Nestlé, this pet food brand is headquartered at Checkerboard Square in St. Louis, on a campus with 3 dog parks
    $800 4
Though the titles imply causality, "Knives Out" didn't cause this 2007 film about turn-of-the-century oil prospecting
    $800 10
From the Latin for "strengthened", it means to back up another person's account of events
    DD: $4,000 19
Galen was learning medicine in Greece about the time this Egyptian astronomer was writing his "Almagest"
    $1200 5
The mainly Chinese tourists in this East Asian capital can see the People's Palace of Culture & the Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery
    $1200 16
Running side by side in the neck are the internal jugular vein & this artery
    $1200 8
Karpman's drama triangle describes a dysfunctional trio of roles: mean persecutor, noble rescuer & helpless this one
    $1200 3
Sounds plausible, but this 1958 Hitchcock film set in San Francisco is not the sequel to "Wuthering Heights"
    $1200 11
Carl's Jr. burgers have been this, cooked on a rack at high heat & maybe even burned a little
    $1600 20
The historian Herodotus is thought to have met this "Antigone" author in Athens
    $1600 6
Behind the tomb of Mohammed V is the Hassan Tower, the minaret of a grand & never-finished mosque in this North African capital
    $1600 17
This fatty sheath that surrounds the axons of some nerves enables the rapid transmission of impulses
    $1600 14
The story goes that Southwest Airlines began when Roland King grabbed a napkin & drew a triangle of Dallas, Houston & this city
    DD: $2,000 2
The animated "Bee Movie" didn't precede this 1973 movie that conned its way into winning 7 Oscars
    $1600 12
An idealized life story, particularly one of a saint
    $2000 21
Rabbinical Judaism scholar Akiva Ben Yosef was born just a few years after this Jewish historian but outlived him by 35
    $2000 7
After a trip to this city's Kocatepe Mosque, which can hold 24,000 people, maybe stop at the Byzantine Citadel
    $2000 18
From the Latin word for "wool", it's a layer of fine hair that covers a fetus & some newborns
    $2000 15
The numbers in any direction total the same number in the arrangement called this
    $2000 1
A 1985 dystopian film with a country as its title was not a prequel to this 1978 film with Gregory Peck as Josef Mengele
    $2000 13
This word for a spineless person comes from the last name of Caspar in the comic "The Timid Soul"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Anna Kathy
$19,400 $9,800 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In one story he is enslaved by the Old Man of the Sea & uses apes to pick fruit so he can afford his fare back to Baghdad

Final scores:

Isaac Anna Kathy
$19,601 $8,599 $3,800
5-day champion: $120,187 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Isaac Anna Kathy
$16,400 $9,400 $3,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2024-05-22
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