Show #9143 - Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Isaac Hirsch game 6.


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Larry P. Wellington, an entrepreneur from Madison, Mississippi

Alex Pribil, a fundraiser from Orlando, Florida

Isaac Hirsch, a customer support team lead from Burbank, California (whose 5-day cash winnings total $120,187)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
In 1871 Patrick & Catherine O'Leary owned a cow in this city; a bovine pyromaniac? History is unsure, but the fire was devastating
    $200 29
For Native Americans who lived near water, transportation was often this type of canoe made from a hollowed-out log
    $200 22
The 1792 Apportionment Act gave each state one of these for every 33,000 people; New Hampshire got 4, Virginia 19
    $200 24
If you're eating a falafel sandwich, it's most likely in this pocket bread
    $200 28
In 2019 Jordan Peele took on the Rod Serling narration duties when he rebooted this anthology series
    $200 15
Where a cetacean does some hard time
    $400 21
In 1812 a 7.7 earthquake pretty much destroyed this Venezuelan capital
    $400 20
The Mandan of North Dakota were known for building this type of dwelling, named not for the planet, but for what it was covered in
    $400 19
This hardware store "is the place" that has more than 5,000 worldwide locations
    $400 25
A starter containing lactic acid bacteria is used to induce fermentation when making this tangy bread
    $400 10
A new fab 5 helps people reboot their wardrobe, style & diet on this Netflix series
    $400 14
A cutlass or rapier kept in a Honda mid-size sedan
    $600 1
Of death & presidents: Grover Cleveland was "The Hangman of" it & William McKinley was assassinated there
    $600 4
Tragically, thousands of Cherokee perished during this forced removal & migration during the 1830s
    $600 16
This techno-thriller author's works served as the inspiration for video games like "Splinter Cell" & "Rainbow Six"
    $600 26
This dark brown bread with a German name is made wholly with unsifted rye flour & has been enjoyed in Central Europe for centuries
    $600 7
As if! This film became a TV series; Stacey Dash played Cher's BFF Dionne in both versions
    $600 11
A top-story room used for storage that stays the same, never changing
    $800 2
The Beer Hall Putsch in this city was a 1923 coup attempt that led to Hitler's all-too-brief imprisonment
    $800 5
Of New Mexico's 19 Pueblo tribes, it's one of the largest & the last alphabetically
    $800 17
Some of the world's best snorkeling can be found at spots like Sharm El-Sheikh on this colorful sea
    $800 27
A cylindrical oven called a tandoor is traditionally used to make this kind of flat leavened bread
    $800 8
It was still the humans vs. the Cylons when this sci-fi series was rebooted
    $800 12
King Alaric's stock of chicken bouillon
    DD: $1,400 3
On Dec. 14, 1825 the Decembrist revolt in this port city sought to end serfdom; harshly, forcefully, serfdom did not end
    $1000 6
Haudenosaunee, meaning "people of the long house", is the preferred name for this confederacy that included the Cayuga & Oneida
    $1000 18
A 2016 study found that birds' brains are denser in these nerve cells than the brains of primates are
    $1000 23
The name of this grilled bread antipasto topped with chopped tomatoes & herbs comes from Italian for "to toast"
    $1000 9
Nowadays it's this woman who evens the odds as "The Equalizer"
    $1000 13
A white sheep running a gambling den like the Mirage or Sahara

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Isaac Alex Larry
$6,000 $200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Alex Larry
$8,000 $3,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Nosy Be, Malagasy for "big island", is a popular beach destination just off this much bigger island
    $400 10
This narrator of "The Catcher in the Rye" runs away from Pencey Prep, a phony school in phony Agerstown, Pennsylvania
    $400 18
In golf it's the area of grass bordering a fairway that's deliberately kept longer than the fairway grass
    $400 15
In 1975 this company introduced the Pony, South Korea's first mass-produced car
    $400 30
Handel is said to have recalled, "I did think I did see all heaven before me" while composing this oratorio

    $400 9
You know, the one where Neo has to disarm a bomb on a bus that's got that lady from "The Blind Side" on it
    $800 28
Monrovia, Liberia, named for James Monroe, is partly on Bushrod Island, named for this Founding Father's favorite nephew
    $800 7
This novel begins, "I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up"
    $800 16
A sad WWI poem is about a rifleman with his name carved "on the willow-tree" this
    $800 11
In 1901, decades before merging with Benz, Daimler sold the first of these cars named for a diplomat's daughter
    $800 24
The optometer has been replaced by the phoropter to check for these 2 opposite conditions aka myopia & hyperopia
    $800 8
That "Taken" guy has a son--stepson?... something like that--who drums along to "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
    DD: $4,400 19
The Aswan Museum was founded in 1912 on Elephantine Island in this river
    $1200 2
He wrote "Bartleby, the Scrivener" while living at Arrowhead, his farm in the Berkshires
    $1200 17
The Bible says, "Every man hath his sword upon" this part of the leg
    $1200 12
Last name of Enzo, who left Alfa Romeo in 1939 & later started his own racing company
    $1200 25
A vision of God as the "light supreme" comes in the part of the "Divine Comedy" with this Italian title
    $1200 1
I think that "High School Musical" fella smooches all over MJ & what's his face--Jackson Hughes?--plays P.T. Barnum
    $1600 20
This island & its companion Príncipe are known for their coffee & chocolate due to the islands' fertile volcanic soil
    $1600 3
"Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be", wrote this poet
    DD: $2,000 26
Fittingly, since the audience is about to go home, it's the last word spoken by Macbeth
    $1600 13
In 1904 he sold his interest in his company, hopefully for a king's "ransom", & then formed the REO Motor Car Co.
    $1600 22
This journey to seek guidance by a spirit is part of the culture of many native peoples, such as the Plains Cree
    $1600 5
I love that one where Scarface is a cop & Travis Bickle is a thief--I think Batman is in it too?
    $2000 21
This nation of around 115 islands in the Indian Ocean was named for a minister of finance under Louis XV
    $2000 4
The stars guide the narrator of his Gothic poem "Ulalume"
    $2000 27
This verb means to protest vehemently or to vent angry disapproval
    $2000 14
This French family introduced a 3-wheeled, steam-powered car at the 1889 World's Fair; they're still producing cars
    $2000 23
An Amsler grid--stare at the dot, do other areas waver?--can tell you if dry age-related this condition is becoming wet
    $2000 6
The one where Clarice Starling & Bella Swan get their home invaded by that Thirty Seconds to Mars dude, who's rocking cornrows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Alex Larry
$16,800 $5,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In his 1999 memoir he wrote, "I had been shot down a short walk's distance from the French-built prison, Hoa Lo"

Final scores:

Isaac Alex Larry
$21,201 $9,600 $16,801
6-day champion: $141,388 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Isaac Alex Larry
$16,400 $9,600 $10,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2024-05-22
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