Show #8723 - Wednesday, October 19, 2022

2022 Second Chance competition week 1, semifinal game 3.


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Pam Schoenberg, a dentist and entrepreneur from South Salem, New York

Renée Russell, a branch office administrator from Baltimore, Maryland

James Fraser, a naval aviator from Newport Beach, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
O say can you see--OK, just say--the name of this fort that defended Baltimore from the Brits on Sept. 13 & 14, 1814
    $200 19
In 1990 sheriff Harry S. Truman was on duty in this quirky David Lynch title town
    $200 26
Natty Bumppo creator James ____ Cooper
    $200 28
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania celebrates this on February 2, year after year after year
    $200 30
Your laptop's displayport or HDMI port can be hooked up to one of these just like the nice big one you had at the office
    $200 29
The phrase "eating high on" this comes from the best cuts of meat being on the upper leg of one
    $400 14
This Philly building dating back to 1732 hosted the adopting of the Articles of Confederation
    $400 18
This series on Disney+ follows a teen named Kamala, who gets superpowers
    $400 20
Romantic poet Percy ____ Shelley
    $400 17
Each December 17, celebrations in Ohio & North Carolina commemorate a 1903 accomplishment by this pair
    $400 24
Cat 6 is one type of this cable to connect a computer to the Internet; flat ones are easier than round ones to run under the rug
    $400 9
I'm pulling away in a footrace, so "eat my" this that I've kicked up
    $600 13
In the 17th century Cardinal Richelieu began using this as a state prison; in the 18th, it drew a big crowd outside
    $600 12
This actor has been a presence in TV squad rooms, showrooms, & hospital rooms
    $600 16
"Anne of Green Gables" scribe Lucy ____ Montgomery
    $600 15
Yom Hashoah, the Remembrance Day for this tragedy, is observed in April or May on the 27th of Nisan
    $600 23
A good webcam is vital both for work meetings & for when you become King Bozomeme on this gamer livestreaming service from Amazon
    $600 10
You're being "eaten out of" this rather redundant pair of places when someone is scarfing down all your food
    $800 6
Excavations showed that this English site begun around 3000 B.C. was connected to the Avon River by a paved avenue
    $800 7
Chris Pratt stars as Navy SEAL James Reece on this thriller on Amazon Prime
    $800 25
Creator of "The Runaway Bunny" Margaret ____ Brown
    $800 5
A parade through Southie in this city celebrates both St. Paddy's Day & Evacuation Day, the 1776 withdrawal of the British
    $800 8
Impact & thermal are types of these peripherals
    $800 11
To eat this means to admit you're wrong, but not actually consume a corvid
    $1000 3
& that's the ballgame for the Yorkists here at the 1485 Battle of this; Tudor's your winner, as Plantagenet takes a tough loss
    $1000 4
Paul Feig created this beloved but short-lived series about high school burnouts & nerds
    $1000 21
Novelist, essayist & short story maven Joyce ____ Oates
    DD: $1,000 1
Alaska celebrates the last Monday in March as this onetime U.S. Secretary of State's day
    $1000 2
You can get an encrypted connection to the Internet with a VPN, short for this
    $1000 22
If none of you responds correctly, "I'll eat my" this, even if it's a chupalla

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

James Renée Pam
$6,400 $600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Renée Pam
$8,800 $1,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
The city of Butte in this state was once known as "the Richest Hill on Earth"
    $400 12
Of Jif peanut butter; the perfect accompaniment to its jams & jellies, this company named for J.M.
    $400 23
DDT was first used as this lethal type of substance around 1940 & restrictions on it began in the late '50s
    $400 15
This adjective for an illness or condition that lasts for a long time begins & ends with the same letter
    $400 30
This Christian Army has reopened Liverpool Strawberry Field, a home for children in John Lennon's time
    $400 16
In an Adele hit, this one-word title precedes, "It's me, I was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet"
    $800 28
Crested Butte is this state's "Last Great Ski Town" as well as its wildflower capital
    $800 13
    $800 22
This largest reptile on Earth is amphibious & can weigh over 2,000 pounds
    $800 11
Peccadillo, a type of minor sin, is linguistically related to this adjective meaning flawless
    $800 29
His first big solo concert tour was titled "Faith" & took him from Tokyo to Pensacola in 1988
    $800 7
"Oh, baby, give me one more chance to show you that I love you", this quintet sang in 1969
    $1200 2
If you hike Black Butte in Oregon, you'll see this type of pine tree that's also the name of the Cartwrights' ranch on "Bonanza"
    $1200 14
Of Old Navy
    $1200 21
Since the early 1990s, this condition also known as Hansen's disease has decreased by about 90% worldwide
    $1200 8
Also a math term, this adjective is used for growth at an extremely rapid rate
    $1200 1
At Scotland's Edzell Castle, the garden spells out the motto "Dum spiro spero"--"while I do this, I hope"
    $1200 4
"I just need one more shot at second chances", sang this Ontario-born heartthrob in his 2016 chart-topper "Sorry"
    DD: $3,699 3
Grizzly Bear Lodge is another name for this butte that rises 1,267 feet above Wyoming
    $1600 17
Of Doubletree & Embassy Suites
    $1600 20
Monkey-faced is another name for the bird better known by this name, for a place it might nest
    $1600 9
There's a "Q" in this adjective for an informal way of speaking
    $1600 24
The ironically named Harry Hope runs the saloon full of deluded losers in this play by Eugene O'Neill
    $1600 5
A Grammy winner by Toni Braxton implored an ex to do this to her heart
    $2000 26
A group of buttes in California's Central Valley are named for this man who famously owned a sawmill in 1848
    $2000 27
Of Kleenex & Huggies diapers; this hyphenated company
    $2000 19
Many elements are named for places--like polonium & this one, atomic No. 21, which honors a large peninsula of northern Europe
    DD: $5,000 10
A synonym for "absurd", it's from the Latin for "with the rear part first"
    $2000 25
This 19th century philosopher wrote in "Fear & Trembling" of a knight of faith who takes a mighty leap
    $2000 6
"If we loved again, I swear I'd love you right", sang Taylor Swift in this hit in which she mentally revisits a certain month

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Renée Pam
$20,899 -$800 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Ben Franklin, John Adams & John Jay succeeded as a trio in this city, though Adams wrote of fearing the other 2 would gang up on him

Final scores:

James Renée Pam
$31,801 -$800 $9,900
Finalist 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Renée Pam
$18,800 $4,200 $15,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2022-09-14
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