Show #8967 - Tuesday, November 7, 2023

2023 Champions Wildcard Diamonds final game 1.


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

Jilana Cotter, a senior data analyst from Dade City, Florida

Emily Sands, a project manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the 20th century band.)
    $200 26
You'll find San Jose, California about 90 miles southwest of this state capital
    $200 24
Walloping gourds
    $200 29
It's the world's tallest land animal whose young is known as a calf
    $200 12
From Latin, it means "after death", when an autopsy would be done
    $200 30
In New York City, it's 8.875%; in Schenectady, 8.0%
    $200 8
Lapsus linguae, a sudden, unfortunate utterance, translates to this 4-word phrase
    $400 25
San Jose in this country is on the main highway from Manila to Aparri
    $400 23
American bomber planes introduced in the 1950s
    $400 28
The 2 panda species are the 6 to 12-pound red panda & this 200 to 250-pound species
    $400 1
The Amanita genus of these includes some that are lethal to humans, including the death cap
    $400 27
Informal 3-letter name for a tax on alcohol, tobacco & other activities considered not beneficial to users or society
    $400 6
Said at funerals, requiescat in pace translates to this
    $600 13
San Jose Succotz in Belize is the starting point for Xunantunich, famous for its ruins of this people
    $600 16
Unused young goats for sale at an auction
    $600 19
Not tabbies or flabbies, but these house cats are known as Abys
    $600 9
Docs recommend babies sleep on their backs or sides to ward off this, SIDS for short
    $600 14
In January 2012, this GOP candidate said he was "proud of the fact I pay a lot of taxes"
    $600 3
Agnus Dei is this 4-legged animal "of God"
    $800 7
If you mean San José de las Lajas, it's in la Habana province in this country
    $800 18
.75 foot tacks
    $800 20
Unlike a human's, a shark's skeleton is made of this elastic tissue, not bone
    DD: $1,600 10
The London space called this "Green" has a memorial to those, such as Margaret Pole, who were beheaded there
    $800 15
Widely used in the European Union, the VAT stands for this
    $800 4
In utero means "within the womb"; this other phrase describes something that happens "in glass"
    $1000 2
San José Island off Texas in the Gulf of Mexico is this type of narrow island parallel to the shore
    $1000 22
Communal foe
    $1000 21
Hey, Dean! 8 species make up this group of weasel-like mammals including the fisher & sable
    $1000 11
A final pose is depicted here by this French painter
    $1000 17
It ensures that those who get tax breaks pay at least a certain amount; Kiplinger's called it "the tax we love to hate"
    $1000 5
i.e. is short for this, meaning "that is"

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

Emily Jilana Aaron
$4,000 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$6,800 $7,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
On Dec. 10, 1957 Albert Camus received this prize in Stockholm, Sweden
    $400 27
This actor played a Lebowski, not the Big Lebowski, but the dude abides
    $400 28
Heads up! She's the subject in the Caravaggio painting seen here
    $400 29
The spoils system of rewarding supporters with jobs is also called this, from the Latin for "father"
    $400 25
Term for a prolonged state of deep unconsciousness; it comes from the Greek for "deep sleep"
    $400 30
To rouse someone from sleep, or a vigil over someone unrouseable
    $800 6
Dr. Bernard Rieux fights a rising epidemic (which symbolizes the Nazi occupation of France) in this Camus novel
    $800 26
Be cool, man, & name this 1969 flick where Billy & Captain America hit the road, man; now those were some dudes, man
    $800 23
A painting by Heinrich Friedrich Füger shows this Greek god seated nude with his trident
    $800 12
This obstructive tactic is used by senators to block potential legislation by debating it as long as possible
    $800 24
This piece of camping gear can be mummy, tapered or rectangular
    $800 22
Term for a German emperor
    $1200 3
Camus was born in this then French colony, the setting of some of his works
    $1200 8
On this drama, Kendall Roy rapped to his dad, Logan, "L to the OG, dude be the OG, A-N be playin', playin' like a pro, see"
    $1200 18
A painting by Paul Cezanne shows "Leda and" this bird
    $1200 11
Before she was U.S. Commerce secretary, Gina Raimondo created this state's Ocean State Investment Pool
    $1200 2
Robert Frost wrote, "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have" this obligation "and miles to go before I sleep"
    $1200 21
Ardently devoted or diligent
    $1600 4
In the original French, the first line of this Camus novel is "Aujourd'hui, maman est morte"
    $1600 5
Whoa! In 1991 these 2 title dudes got a sequel & totally returned to take a "Bogus Journey"
    $1600 17
A painting by Rubens shows Andromeda, chained to a rock, being freed by him
    $1600 9
In 2011 the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct became the much shorter named Committee on these
    $1600 14
These brain waves produced during deep sleep are named for the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $1600 1
8-letter term for a nomad
    DD: $9,000 15
Camus' attack on Stalinism in 1951's "L'Homme revolte" strained his relationship with this other existentialist
    $2000 13
He didn't say much as Silent Bob in "Clerks", but no one in the film could say anything without him; he wrote the pic too
    $2000 16
In a painting by Agnolo Bronzino, Cosimo de' Medici is portrayed as this poet & lyre player
    DD: $8,000 10
Randhawa is the maiden name of this Republican, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
    $2000 20
He's the Shakespearean character who muses, " that sleep of death what dreams may come..."
    $2000 19
The noun you "take" when you feel offended

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$22,400 $11,000 $7,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

This African capital renamed an area Mexico Square to honor Mexico's WWII-era support of its sovereignty during Italian occupation

Final scores:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$30,400 $3,000 $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Jilana Aaron
$15,600 $20,000 $7,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
24 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2023-09-14
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