Primetime Celebrity Jeopardy! game #4 - Sunday, October 16, 2022

2022-2023 Primetime Celebrity Jeopardy! semifinal game 1.


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Iliza Shlesinger, a comedian from New York City

Simu Liu, an actor from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Ike Barinholtz, an actor from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
A woman in Canada used an existing R to place "quizzers" on 2 triple word scores to help score 365 points at once in this game
    $100 6
On Aug. 8, 2022 FBI agents executed a search warrant here, which Donald Trump calls "my beautiful home"
    $100 11
"Easy come, easy go, little high, little low", says "Bohemian Rhapsody" by this group
    $100 17
Sauerkraut is fermented this
    $100 22
A Sony exec wanting to hear opera was the original impetus for this portable cassette player
    $100 28
In 2022 a possible 7th game of this, baseball's "Fall Classic", would be played Nov. 5, the latest date ever
    $200 2
For me, it's left hand, green, right foot, blue & left hamstring, pulled playing this Hasbro game
    $200 7
The latest sad result of climate change: drought has largely deprived France, where Grey Poupon was born, of this condiment
    $200 12
This '60s group loved the waves with hits like "Surfer Girl", "Surfin' Safari" & "Surfin' U.S.A."
    $200 18
It can mean both clothes to wash & a place to do it
    $200 23
Captain Hook made prisoners do this, involving a board leading over the water; real-life pirates, not so much
    $200 29
Its grower says the Autumn Glory type of this fruit has "subtle notes of caramel", so it must be good for making caramel ones
    $300 3
Sweden's Mojang Studios is best known for this video game where you can build volcanoes or underground cities
    $300 8
In the 2022 U.S. Open, likely the last tournament of her incredible career, she lost in a valiant third-round match
    $300 13
"Valerie" is a soulful tune from this singer who died too young in 2011
    $300 19
In Judaism, observance of this seventh day of the week begins just before sunset on Friday
    $300 24
Someone going home early Sunday morning in Saturday night's clothes is taking this stroll
    $300 30
Autumn is the season for this gathering of crops found in the title of the painting seen here
    $400 4
In 2021 a Wisconsin teen pulled 32 of these blocks & placed them back atop a tower of them in one minute without toppling it
    $400 9
This 3-digit national hotline phone number for suicide prevention went live in 2022
    $400 15
In a 2018 release, Childish Gambino told us in this song, "Don't catch you slippin' now, look what I'm whippin' now"
    DD: $1,300 20
As the song says, life is a this, a restaurant with booze & live entertainment
    $400 25
There's tension in the wire & among the crowd when these circus performers take their walk high in the air
    $400 27
The colors in autumn leaves are from carotenoids, such as this Greek-letter one that also turns carrots orange
    $500 5
Cricket, 501 & Around the World are games involving tossing these, perhaps in a bar
    $500 10
Subjected to Islamist death threats since the 1980s, this author was savagely attacked at a speaking engagement
    $500 16
A hit from 2012, "I Will Wait" is by this band who, despite the "Sons" in their name, are unrelated
    $500 21
This pain reliever went on the market in 1899, long before ibuprofen
    $500 26
When Nancy Sinatra sang "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'", she probably meant these repetitive boots she favored
    $500 14
October is the history month for this Asian-American ethnic group that includes Olivia Rodrigo & Jo Koy

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

Ike Simu IliZA!
$2,400 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ike Simu IliZA!
$6,000 $1,400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Well, each response does.)
    $200 6
Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole, delegate to Congress from this territory; Theodore Roosevelt wouldn't learn to say his name
    $200 28
This capital of Minnesota was named for an apostle
    $200 26
Lena Headey is Cersei Lannister, Queen of the Seven Kingdoms, on this HBO series
    $200 23
So you saw an E.T.? Then it must have been piloting this, also called a flying saucer
    $200 1
I'm going over this guy's monologue for an audition... "To be, or not to be", OK... "bare bodkin"... "mortal coil"... I totally got this!
    $200 14
The statue of this top Greek god at Olympia stood nearly 40 feet high & showed him seated on a gold- & jewel-encrusted throne
    $400 7
Pope Benedict XV, whose Peace Note of 1917 tried to end this terrible conflict
    $400 27
The names of this pair of explorers are on a Montana county, an Oregon river & a 4,900-mile trail
    $400 24
Claire Foy & Olivia Colman play Elizabeth II at different ages on this Netflix drama
    $400 18
A '90s dance was named for this "Family Matters" character whose catchphrase was "Did I do that?"
    $400 2
In "As You Like It", Jaques says, "All the world's a" this, "& all the men & women merely players", so what say thee, players?
    $400 22
The only still-standing ancient wonder, they lie near Giza on a plateau on the Nile's west bank
    $600 8
William Desmond Taylor, director slain in one of early Hollywood's great scandals, at a site that's now a this Dress for Less
    DD: $1,000 4
This alliterative Colorado "Peak" is named for a man who tried & failed to climb it in 1806; guess that was an "or bust"
    $600 5
Daughter of Sigurd & Brunhilde, Queen Aslaug is seen in the History Channel drama about these title Norse warriors
    $600 17
Everything is perfect in this type of imaginary land
    $600 30
This Scottish play--which you'll name & we'll see if that ends up jinxing you--has the title guy kill king Duncan, for starters
    DD: $1,000 15
The Pharos of Alexandria was one of these that stood on an island in the city harbor, with a fire lit at the top every night
    $800 11
Surgeon William Stewart Halsted, who developed radical mastectomy to treat this disease
    $800 20
An 18th century British captain gave his name to these South Pacific islands, now a popular tourist destination
    $800 9
Things get steamy in Camelot for 1981's "Excalibur", with Helen Mirren as Morgana & Cherie Lunghi as her
    $800 16
This 4-stringed guitar has a Hawaiian name that means "jumping flea"
    $800 29
In a history play a woman complains that this chubby knight "hath eaten me out of house and home"
    $800 13
The temple of Artemis was wrecked by these invaders who sound like they were wearing black & listening to Joy Division
    $1000 12
This man, who invented the landline in 1876
    $1000 19
This strait between Asia & North America is named for a Danish explorer
    $1000 25
In a lavish 1963 spectacle, Richard Burton played Mark Antony & she was Cleopatra
    $1000 10
Soba noodles are made from buckwheat; this other 4-letter type is made from wheat
    $1000 3
After killing the King & the Prince of Wales in "Henry VI, Part 3", this king with body image issues gets his own play
    $1000 21
The ancient Greek Strabo said that this city's Hanging Gardens were watered from the Euphrates River

Scores at the Double Jeopardy! Round commercial break (after clue 15):

Ike Simu IliZA!
$8,000 $2,400 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ike Simu IliZA!
$12,200 $4,000 $3,900

Triple Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: You name the film.)
    $300 26
This temporary loss of memory often afflicts movie & TV characters, like Sonny Corinthos on "General Hospital"
    $300 6
"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans & a nice Chianti"
    $300 18
It's the crime of making someone pay you to not reveal their embarrassing secrets
    $300 12
This battery mascot that's been going & going since the late 1980s has entered the OED to mean something or someone persistent
    $300 21
On July 4, 1826 this ex-president declared independence from life in Monticello, Virginia
    $300 14
It's a ballet dancer's skirt & also a type of poisonous plant in New Zealand
    $600 16
Jugular veins take blood away from the head & the carotids, these blood vessels, bring it back
    $600 7
"Knock it off, Napoleon, make yourself a dang quesadilla"
    $600 30
It's a structure made of glass to grow plants, or what some fear man-made gases are turning our planet into
    $600 11
A character named Pow was a buddy of this elfin trio that represents Rice Krispies
    $600 22
In 2010 this nation paid off its war debt--that'd be its WWI debt--forking over the last 70 million euro in reparations
    $600 20
The Cleveland Clinic says this "refers to 'normal' vision, not 'perfect' vision"
    $900 13
Each half of the brain, left & right, is known as one of these & each has distinctive functions
    $900 8
"I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her"
    $900 29
These drawings are used to show how to construct something, like a building or a machine
    $900 5
A flock of counting these aren't needed anymore, thanks to Serta & its mattresses
    DD: $2,000 23
Catherine Parr became wife No. 6 to this man on July 12, 1543, & beating the odds, outlived him (but only by a year)
    $900 19
It's the delicious semolina dish of North Africa seen here
    DD: $2,000 1
This adjective is the "M" in an MRI diagnostic test, so do take your keys & your lucky coin out of your pockets
    $1200 9
"You read the Bible, Brett?... Ezekiel 25:17... and you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee!"
    DD: $400 27
This 2-word fishy term refers to a piece of information that is a distraction from the main issue
    $1200 2
The mascot for this banana brand was a lady banana until 1987, when Oscar Grillo depicted her as a woman in a tutti frutti hat
    $1200 25
What became known as this atomic "Project" traces back to Feb. 1940, when 86,000 was given to start research
    $1200 17
Fashion's Gabrielle Chanel went by this first name
    $1500 4
Called the "master gland", it sits at the base of the brain & sends hormones into the blood stream
    $1500 10
"I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let's face it"
    $1500 28
A member of the armed forces who has been wounded in action may receive this medal
    $1500 3
Born in 1965, this mascot also goes by Poppin' Fresh & when you poke his belly, says, "Hoo hoo"
    $1500 24
A U.S.-backed invasion of Cuba on April 17, 1961 at the Bahía de Cochinos, or this, ended in failure
    $1500 15
Did you study up on your calculus? Because that's another word for this hard yellowish substance that can cause tooth decay

Scores at the end of the Triple Jeopardy! Round:

Ike Simu IliZA!
$20,300 $10,000 $11,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1986 Larry Harvey called a friend & said, let's do this, no one knows exactly why; it evolved into an annual festival in the desert

Final scores:

Ike Simu IliZA!
$22,601 $20,000 $0
Winner: finalist 2nd place: $50,000 for Stop AAPI Hate 3rd place: $50,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ike Simu IliZA!
$19,400 $13,400 $11,500
37 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R,
4 W
(including 3 DDs)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,300

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Game tape date: 2022-09-11
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