Show #8965 - Friday, November 3, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds semifinal game 2.


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Aaron Craig, an attorney originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Leah Wiegand, a stay-at-home mom from Austin, Texas

T.J. Tallie, an associate professor of African history from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
This Rochester, Minnesota clinic is around 15 million square feet, about 3 times the size of the Mall of America
    $200 27
"King Creole", Elvis' favorite of his 31 films, was the first shot on location--the French Quarter in this city
    $200 25
William Barnes moved to New York & partnered with this man to sell books
    $200 24
...of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    $200 23
This pioneer blazed a path through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky around 1775, marking his way with Post-it notes
    $200 16
In Spanish, oro is gold & plata is this metal
    $400 29
Sylvia Plath worked as a secretary at this hospital, MGH for short
    $400 26
An ad for this film said, "It's that 'go-go' guy (Elvis) and that 'bye-bye' gal (Ann-Margret) in the fun capital of the world!"
    $400 17
Born just days apart in 1951, they opened their first ice cream shop in a renovated gas station in Vermont in 1978
    $400 22
...of the Gettysburg Address
    $400 18
The spare key to this D.C. residence once known as the Executive Mansion is kept under the Washington Monument
    $400 7
This day of the week is domingo
    $600 19
In 2014 the World Health Organization chose Lausanne University Hospital in this country to conduct Ebola vaccine trials
    $600 28
"Ku-U-I-Po" & "Island Of Love" are on the soundtrack of this "colorful" movie, a No. 1 album for 20 weeks
    $600 10
Published in 1994, "Heterosexuality" was one of their later collaborations, along with Robert Kolodny
    $600 21
...of the hymn "Amazing Grace"
    $600 13
The Lone Ranger got his name after suffering from this, from Greek words for "fear" & "stranger"
    $600 6
This pet is un perro
    $800 4
In 2008 the UCLA Medical Center was renamed for this U.S. president who lived in nearby Bel Air
    $800 12
In 1963 he was the kid who kicked Elvis in "It Happened at the World's Fair"; 16 years later, he played Elvis on TV
    $800 8
Seen here, "Bringing Home the Logs, Winter Landscape" is a 19th century lithograph from this pair
    $800 2
...of "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $800 14
The mold Chares used to sculpt this 105' tall ancient wonder of the world is kept in a warehouse in Encino
    $800 1
Before you turn in a paper, you should check this, la ortografía
    $1000 20
Known for its mental health facilities, this NYC hospital dates back to 1736, 4 years after George Washington's birth
    $1000 11
Elvis' last feature, with Mary Tyler Moore as a nun, was called "Change of" this--get it?
    DD: $1,000 9
Their first map appeared in an 1872 issue of the "Railway Guide"
    $1000 3
...of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution
    $1000 15
This West Coast state whose counties include Coos & Clackamas was cryogenically frozen in 2004
    $1000 5
You'll find these, los escritorios, in the classroom

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

T.J. Leah Aaron
$3,400 $2,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

T.J. Leah Aaron
$4,600 $3,400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
Sadly, Shoemaker-Levy 9 is no more; it broke up in 1992 & the fragments crashed into this planet in 1994
    $400 4
This man lived up to his name by asking, "What's my name" while adding "Bow wow wow, yippy yo yippy yay"
    $400 5
Even the "Mona Lisa" has been stolen, pinched from this museum in 1911 & hidden for 2 years until the thief tried to sell
    $400 21
Emotion that's a homophone of a word meaning "stop!" to a horse
    $400 29
2 odorless ingredients in your Pepsi are caffeine & this gas that gives it bubbles
    $400 30
This 4-letter word can mean "stop"; while pouring you a drink someone might ask you to "say" it
    $800 16
This meteor shower seen each August is from the rubble of the comet Swift-Tuttle
    $800 2
This country star Carrie-d on, singing "I close my eyes & I kiss that frog... the more boys I meet, the more I love my dog"
    $800 28
An early version of "The Potato Eaters" was among three of his paintings taken from a museum in Holland in 1988
    $800 19
These feelings of distress or sorrow are also what you send to decline an invitation
    $800 26
It's generally odorless, so an odorant is added to let you know if there's a leak or if you left the oven on
    $800 11
"Going to the fair", Simple Simon asked the pieman, "Let me taste your" this
    $1200 15
In 1577 this Danish astronomer proved comets were heavenly bodies, not atmospheric phenomena
    $1200 1
This "Peace Train" writer was direct, "I love my dog / Love my dog as much as I love you / But you may fade / My dog will always come through"
    DD: $5,000 27
In 2001 his "Study for 'Over Vitebsk"' wandered off after a cocktail reception at the Jewish Museum in New York
    $1200 18
The adjective "blithe" is closely related to this word meaning "ecstasy"
    $1200 25
Pure sulfur is odorless; the smelly stuff is stinkdamp, also known as H2S or this more technical term
    $1200 10
This letter means "and" in Spanish
    $1600 14
Most long-period comets are thought to originate in this "cloud", the outermost region of the solar system
    $1600 3
This country singer & TV star used his voice to tell us about "Ol' Red", "a 4-legged tracking machine" of a prison guard dog
    $1600 22
Seen here, this Dutch painter's "Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid" was stolen in 1974 & again in 1986
    $1600 20
This feeling of awe & respect follows "Your" in a form of address for certain clergymen
    DD: $4,000 6
A strange visitor from another planet would find this gas, atomic number 36, odorless & colorless
    $1600 9
Term for a Buddhist temple, there's a big one in Angkor
    $2000 13
The man behind the nebulae M numbers; his first love was comets--Louis XV called him the "comet ferret"
    $2000 12
This band sang, "I don't practice Santeria" & also let us know "I love my dog", a tune on a "Best of" album in 2008
    $2000 23
14 years after they were stolen, 7 of her paintings, including "The Old Inn", turned up at a Bennington, Vermont museum
    $2000 7
In a poem, Wordsworth was "surprised by" this emotion & "impatient as the wind"
    $2000 24
Odorless & tasteless in its purified form, it's used to set aspics
    $2000 8
In the American Revolution, last name of British admiral Richard & his brother, general William

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

T.J. Leah Aaron
$4,200 $4,400 $9,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At Leicester Cathedral in March 2015, the Archbishop of Canterbury led a religious ceremony for this deceased English monarch

Final scores:

T.J. Leah Aaron
$0 $0 $9,768
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

T.J. Leah Aaron
$4,200 $9,400 $13,800
11 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2023-09-14
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