Show #8662 - Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Eric Ahasic game 7.
Megan Wachspress game 1.


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Megan Wachspress, an attorney from Berkeley, California

Barry Margulies, a professor emeritus at Towson University from Lutherville, Maryland

Eric Ahasic, a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 6-day cash winnings total $160,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
The earliest predecessor of this transport was patented in 1818 & derisively called a "dandy horse"
    $200 6
This avian proverb is the moral of the fable of a lone stork among cranes
    $200 11
Second hand item like a Bulova or Rolex
(5 letters)
    $200 23
Songs he recorded for Sun Records in the mid-'50s included "Milkcow Blues Boogie" & "Mystery Train"
    $200 15
This British monetary term dates back to around 775, when 240 coins were minted from this much weight in silver
    $200 8
Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly & Mo brings plenty landed in Montana
    $400 5
In 1807 Congress passed a law to "prohibit the importation of" these, but it wasn't 100% effective
    $400 7
"Don't" do this was learned when an accident ruined a girl's plans for a poultry empire
    $400 9
A magical spirit of Arabic lore who might need a good bottle opener
(5 letters)
    $400 25
Also called surya namaskar, this sequence of poses is a way to greet the day or warm up before your daily practice
    $400 17
Ben Franklin was in profile, not facing forward, on the 1st Federal Reserve note for this amount of money when it was issued in 1914
    $400 14
CBS cops (or C.O.P.S.?) Lina Esco, David Lim & Alex Russell
    $600 1
Marking a humane first, the RSPCA, the Royal this, was founded in London in 1824
    $600 16
A cockfight victor crows to show he's won, attracting a hungry eagle; as the saying has it, this quality goes before a fall
    $600 10
It follows a midday grace period
(5 letters)
    $600 26
This newspaper was founded in 1837 & once employed TV show creator David Simon
    $600 18
In 1897 Russia went to a gold standard in switching this monetary unit from silver to gold
    $600 24
Ming-na Wen, Jennifer Beals & Temuera Morrison, who opens "The Book of" this mysterious title sci-fi guy
    $800 2
In 1810 this king got control of Kauai & Niihau, bringing all Hawaii under his rule
    $800 21
This one of Aesop's fables, about a disguised member of a flock, teaches the moral that doing mean tricks can backfire on you
    $800 12
You'll need an ID to get your mail in this Rocky Mountain state
(5 letters)
    $800 27
One of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World, it was a giant statue of the Greek sun god Helios
    $800 19
Long after telling "The Tale of Genji" in one of the world's oldest novels, Murasaki Shikibu graced the 2,000-this note
    $800 29
Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna & Garcelle Beauvais get "Real"
    $1000 3
The French style in fashion, architecture & even desks was this, named for the type of vast political unit Napoleon built
    $1000 22
A fox stuck in a well tricks a goat into joining him; the goat learned this lesson meaning "take care before you act"
    $1000 13
The first lady's residence; some believe it was just east of Israel
(4 letters)
    $1000 28
Retirees enjoying rather than withering? A new concept until Sun City opened near this state capital in 1960
    DD: $1,000 20
Oklahoma's Wilma Mankiller, the 1st female principal chief of this Native American nation, appeared on a U.S. quarter in 2022
    $1000 30
John Cena (not exactly living up to the title), Danielle Brooks & Jennifer Holland

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

Eric Barry Megan
$600 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Barry Megan
$5,000 $4,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Mainland is the name of the largest of these islands 130 miles off the coast of Scotland & famous for their wee equines
    $400 21
Countee Cullen & Claude McKay were influential poets in this "Renaissance"
    $400 26
This largest mammal tips the scales at 150 tons
    $400 15
The 1906 International Radiotelegraph Conference replaced the signal CQD, for "all stations, distress", with this
    $400 27
"Hey Joe" & "The Wind Cries Mary" are on this guitarist's 1967 debut album "Are You Experienced"
    $400 1
To request alms of a stranger
    $800 7
Lundy, an island in the Bristol Channel between England & this U.K. country, is a breeding ground for seabirds like puffins & razorbills
    $800 12
Seen here is this 2021 inaugural poet partnering with the Boston Pops
    $800 25
Looking "like a small watermelon on little, tiny legs", a baby pygmy one of these made its debut at a Sydney Zoo in 2021
    $800 13
"Telstar", a 1962 instrumental hit, was named for a pioneering communications one of these
    $800 28
Andrew Bird called a song "Near" this "Experience Experience"
    $800 3
A floral necklace
    $1200 8
In 1897 this guy experimented & sent a radio transmission from the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England
    DD: $3,000 22
Aiding Coleridge in creating this poem, Wordsworth wrote he "suggested the navigation of the ship by the dead men"
    DD: $2,000 2
The state marine mammal of Florida is a subspecies of the West Indian this
    $1200 16
The oldest known recipes, including one for pigeon stew, are found on Babylonian clay tablets in this writing system
    $1200 14
Perhaps her "Summertime Sadness" was caused by the "Innocence Lost" she sang of on her 2012 "Paradise" EP
    $1200 4
It means cool; a 1990s & 2000s hip-hop music label was "So So" this
    $1600 9
This isle in the Irish Sea is not part of the U.K. but has been a personal possession of the British monarch since 1828
    $1600 23
Ezra Pound helped publish this T.S. Eliot poem that rhymes, "In the room the women come and go talking of Michelangelo"
    $1600 17
Here are these burrowing mammals of Africa on high alert, watching for predators
    $1600 18
Still important in the developing world, this long-distance radio format uses frequencies between AM & FM
    $1600 29
In a 1983 song & album, this piano man was "An Innocent Man"
    $1600 5
To cut something down with a broadsword, or build something up with tough effort
    $2000 10
Tresco & Bryher are 2 of the Scilly Isles about 30 miles off this county at the southwestern tip of Britain
    $2000 24
In 1997, this British poet laureate collaborated with Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney on editing a poetry anthology
    $2000 20
Sadly, one of these colorful carnivores that famously made its way into Calif. from Oregon died in 2021 after it was struck by a vehicle
    $2000 19
Towers & hilltop stations with pivoting arms were used to send messages in this system, from Greek for "sign bearing"
    $2000 30
"I hold just one breath here within my chest / Just like innocence", these grunge rockers sang on their 1996 No. 1 album "No Code"
    $2000 6
It's used in photography & filmmaking to adjust color

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Barry Megan
$18,600 $9,000 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In June he said, "Don't lie to them to the extent to say there is no involvement, but just say this is... a comedy of errors"

Final scores:

Eric Barry Megan
$17,199 $1,000 $17,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric Barry Megan
$18,600 $11,000 $8,200
19 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2022-04-20
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