Show #9067 - Tuesday, March 26, 2024

2024 Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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David Madden, an academic competition director from Ridgewood, New Jersey

Arthur Chu, a writer originally from Cleveland, Ohio

MacKenzie Jones, a teacher and Ph.D. student from Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Wow, big if true.)
    $200 8
Once home to numerous antelope, Springbok Flats is in this country's Limpopo Province
    $200 24
On "SNL" as Stefon, Bill Hader often broke into on-air laughter reading John Mulaney's late script changes written on these
    $200 29
Today Native Americans use Styrofoam pads to collect its quills
    $200 27
2015 to 2022: Albuquerque attorney's antecedent adventures
    $200 30
One of America's most widely circulated magazines is this warehouse club's Connection, with latest finds, member polls & more
    $200 28
Basketball terms for a sure thing include layup & this 2-word extremely high-percentage shot
    $400 7
Today lending its name to a salt flats region, this 20,000-square-mile ancient lake once covered a quarter of Utah
    $400 21
On your special day, know that this company got away from selling postcards & into greeting cards after a 1915 office fire
    $400 22
Bloat is the word for a group of these huge mammals & Uganda's Kazinga Channel has plenty of bloats
    $400 23
Ending in 1993:
Boston barflies bond brilliantly
    $400 25
It officially debuted in 1974 with Mia Farrow on the cover & stories on Gloria Vanderbilt & William Peter Blatty, among others
    $400 26
To delay or avoid making a decision, or to kick the ball to the other team
    $600 6
You'll find vast mudflats in the North Sea-adjacent region that pairs Schleswig & this
    $600 9
One of 31 known to exist & the only one listed gem mint, a 1995 card featuring Charizard from this game went for $493,000 in 2021
    $600 16
The spider type of this whinnies like a horse
    $600 1
2013 to 2023:
Red Reddington riles rascals
    $600 20
Eustace Tilley, a dandy with a monocle, is the mascot of this magazine
    $600 18
If you've been placed out of action, you've been benched or this, sent to the edge of the field with the inactive players
    DD: $1,000 3
The Alkali Flat can be found in this New Mexico national park that's surrounded by a famous missile range
    $800 19
Jeopardy! isn't a card in this deck but Wheel of Fortune is; Judgement & Temperance also await
    $800 14
The dwarf one of these is one of the smallest members of the kangaroo family
    $800 2
Debuting in 2003:
Bluth brood's business bungles
    $800 13
Celebrating an anniversary in 2020, this publication devoted to a single sport congratulated itself on breaking 70
    $800 11
Someone who comes in to finish a job, or Joe Torre in the Cardinals lineup
    $1000 5
The Coipasa & Uyuni Salt Flats are part of this "high plateau" region of Peru & Bolivia
    $1000 15
Not in many wallets today but still a brand of Discover, in 1950 it was the first universal credit card
    $1000 4
This type of deer, often seen in British parks, gets its name from an old word for brownish yellow, not for lying unseeded
    $1000 10
2014 to 2017:
Rapture remnants respond ruefully
    $1000 12
Melville & Emerson were among those who endorsed this magazine covering literature, art & politics when it launched in 1857
    $1000 17
It can mean any self-destructive act, specifically kicking the ball into the net you're supposed to be defending

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

MacKenzie Arthur David
$1,400 $2,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Arthur David
$2,200 $6,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
So far, Samuel Chase is the only justice to face these proceedings; his acquittal was a victory for judicial independence
    $400 30
Macduff's lordly title "of Fife"
    $400 19
In Buddhism, an arhat is one who has attained this through ascetic practices & meditation
    $400 25
It would be a cardinal sin to miss the Assyrian Temple in this museum's Richelieu Wing
    $400 24
When this martial arts master won an honorary Oscar at the 2016 Governors Awards, he thanked Hong Kong, his "hometown"
    $400 29
If you're this, you're tense with excitement, you're over-caffeinated or you're a technology news magazine
    $800 26
This Supreme Court justice wrote the majority opinion in the Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade
    $800 28
Prospero's daughter
    $800 18
Also called a hazan, it's the person who leads a synagogue congregation in song
    $800 20
The newest wing of NYC's American Museum of Natural History includes the Davis family vivarium of these; some may land on you
    $800 23
This actress starred in the Chaplinesque Indian film "Barfi!" before landing in "Quantico" in 2015
    $800 21
This 4-letter word can mean tense or provocative, like a daring work of art
    $1200 4
This Chief Justice affirmed Congress' "implied powers" in his decision in McCulloch v. Maryland
    $1200 16
He says, "Fly not, stand still: ambition's debt is paid"
    $1200 17
The Quorum of Twelve these are a governing body in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    $1200 6
The complex called these museums, with crossed keys as its symbol, has a 19th century "new wing" full of Roman art
    $1200 22
She met her future husband Javier Bardem on the set of the Spanish film "Jamón Jamón"
    $1200 1
It starts with the same 4 letters & seems like it would mean the opposite of "restless", but it means the same
    $1600 2
As a Boston lawyer, he was known as the "people's attorney"; he went on to become the first Jewish Supreme Court justice
    $1600 14
Half brothers who duel in "King Lear"
    DD: $5,000 5
Familiar from Monty Python sketches, this word for an Anglican or Episcopal priest is from the Latin for "substitute"
    $1600 7
Recall who once ruled Flanders, & it makes sense that Flemish works like Clara Peeters' still-lifes are in this museum's north wing
    $1600 9
Italian actor Roberto Benigni won a Best Actor Oscar in 1999 for this film about the Holocaust
    DD: $10,000 15
It describes someone weakened by nerves, & also the instrument here
    $2000 3
When he retired in 2010 at age 90, he was the third-longest serving justice in the court's history
    $2000 12
Saintly day of Henry V's stirring speech
    $2000 11
Dervishes that engage in ecstatic whirling & dancing are members of this mystical practice of Islam
    $2000 8
The Rasmuson Wing contains the Art of the North galleries in the museum named for this U.S. city a 2,200-mile drive from Seattle
    $2000 13
This French actor has starred in Hollywood films like "Jurassic World" & "The Book of Clarence"
    $2000 10
Italian gives us this word for upset or jitters; Junior Soprano tells Livia, "I'm all" this "all the time"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Arthur David
$600 $5,600 $18,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In his "Natural History" Pliny described it as "argentum vivum"

Final scores:

MacKenzie Arthur David
$590 $5,600 $18,401
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Arthur David
$600 $15,400 $15,000
11 R,
9 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2024-02-26
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