Show #9071 - Monday, April 1, 2024

2024 Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament quarterfinal game 9.


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Sam Buttrey, a bon vivant and man about town from Pacific Grove, California

Colby Burnett, a high school college counselor from Chicago, Illinois

Lilly Chin, a robotics professor from Decatur, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: We'll need two two words in each correct response.)
    $200 11
Not quite full bespoke, MTM is this type of custom suit & also describes a type of tailoring
    $200 28
On April 8th, a total this will be seen across the heart of the U.S.; it will be the last visible from the contiguous U.S. until 2044
    $200 30
A section of I-75 in Florida is alliteratively known as this animal "Alley"
    $200 18
Germany defeated Serbia in the final of the 2023 FIBA World Cup for men's national teams in this sport
    $200 23
When he landed on Utah Beach on D-Day, J.D. Salinger is reported to have had 6 chapters of this work in his jacket
    $200 29
Animal you "play" when feigning death
a brief & succinct explanation of an event
    $400 15
Hooks & bars are a popular alternative to hooks & these, because the bars can go closer to the garment's edge
    $400 27
As campaigning continued in chilly New Hampshire, he ended his presidential run in sunny Tallahassee
    $400 22
The African clawed variety is an exception, but most frogs use this body part to catch their prey
    $400 5
As of 2021, women also got to compete in the Olympic C1 & C2 races in this type of "C"raft
    $400 17
As a 2nd lieutenant in the czar's army, he saw the siege of Sevastopol & wrote about it in his "Sevastopol Sketches"
    $400 14
The way a softball pitch is thrown
having both male & female characteristics
    $600 24
This method fixes holes using needle & thread without patches; it was news when Grace Coolidge was seen doing it to Calvin's socks
    $600 6
Will it be "How soon they forget" or "Always remembered"? He caught the Super Bowl 58-winning pass for Kansas City
    $600 21
The fire kind of this amphibian defends itself from predators by spraying poison from behind its eyes
    $600 2
The team version of this is an Olympic sport that somewhat resembles soccer, but players throw the ball rather than kick it
    $600 16
During World War II Frank Herbert served as a photographer in this U.S. Navy group that builds bases, airfields & bridges
    $600 1
United one piece of film with another
wood used in a chest to help repel moths
    $800 25
This measurement can be about 30" on a 5'10" man
    $800 7
This politician passed away while incarcerated at the IK-3 penal colony north of the Arctic Circle
    $800 19
Pogona is the genus name for the 8 species of this lizard lovingly known as "beardies"
    $800 3
Australia beat England in 1877 to win the first of the international cricket games known by this 2-word term
    DD: $1,800 10
As a P.O.W., Kurt Vonnegut survived the 1945 Allied firebombing of this German city because he was working underground
    $800 12
Preceder of fasciitis in a foot problem
plaid Scottish cloth
    $1000 26
Sewn in a double layer, this part of a shirt adds strength & structure at the shoulders, ya big ox!
    $1000 8
A 40-foot-high replica of a 300s A.D. statue of this Roman emperor was unveiled by the Capitoline Museums
    $1000 20
From a Latin word for "blind", this worm-like amphibian spends most of its life underground
    $1000 4
French for "servant", in pro cycling it's a rider whose job is to help a team's leader win, not to win individually
    $1000 9
This author of "Going After Cacciato" was wounded by shrapnel from a grenade in Vietnam & received a Purple Heart
    $1000 13
1890s job title of the German seen here
8-letter type of parrot seen here

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

Lilly Colby Sam
$400 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Colby Sam
$2,000 $4,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
One cause of the 1337 start of the Hundred Years' War was when the III king of this name made a claim for the French throne
    $400 28
4-letter delight; in the 17th century it was first used for a sung musical work
    $400 26
"Vanished Smile", a true crime book by R.A. Scotti, is subtitled "The Mysterious Theft of" this artwork
    $400 30
14 letters:
Christian doctrine laid out by Paul in Romans 8:29-30, so god doesn't just know all but foreknows all
    $400 4
This band's name was the nickname that Rivers Cuomo's biological dad used for him
    $400 24
This Scottish city is known for local slang such as "gallus", which means bold or daring
    $800 23
In a big climate switch, the Medieval Warm Period gave way to this "diminutive" era
    $800 27
This bloody period of the French Revolution ended with the execution of its leader Robespierre & his associates
    $800 25
These twins & notorious London gangsters painted portraits & landscape paintings while in the clink
    $800 19
14 letters:
Newish nonmedical umbrella term for people whose brains work or develop differently
    $800 29
We have "High Hopes" you'll know that this group's name is not from a Smiths song but one by an obscure group called Name Taken
    $800 21
Antigua & Quetzaltenango are sites in the highlands of this country
    DD: $10,600 20
During the Great Schism beginning in 1378, Robert of Geneva reigned as Clement VII, this 8-letter type of guy
    $1200 13
It was "Primal" in the title of a Richard Gere & Edward Norton film
    $1200 1
Art forger Elmyr de Hory is included as a subject in "F for Fake", a rare documentary by this film auteur
    $1200 18
13 letters:
An adjective meaning outside of the power of a court of law
    $1200 7
This group of anarchists with a nonsensical name gained fame with its pro-drinking earworm "Tubthumping"
    $1200 8
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum in this city is housed in a former Woolworth's, a site of a nonviolent protest
    $1600 12
What is today this seaport on a peninsula was captured by the Ottomans in 1354, their first foothold in Europe
    $1600 15
It's the second word of "The Tell-Tale Heart"; the narrator admits that he was dreadfully so
    $1600 2
A painting by Vermeer was one of the works stolen from this Boston museum in 1990
    $1600 14
13 letters:
Toothed dino bird of the Jurassic period whose fossil is seen here
    $1600 6
A statuary store on Route 46 in New Jersey unwittingly bestowed its name on this power pop group
    $1600 9
This area stretches roughly from Paradise Point to Coolangatta in Queensland & largely consists of beach resorts
    $2000 11
In the 1380s, this Oxford theologian led an effort that translated the Bible into English
    DD: $5,000 16
Freud's works helped popularize this loanword for a general sense of dread or unease
    $2000 3
After he caught a body in 1606, this artist fled Rome & took his chiaroscuro skills to Malta
    $2000 17
14 letters:
A sequence of fantastic & weird images, as seen perhaps in a dream or while hallucinating
    $2000 5
This band with songs like "1985" & "Today Is Gonna Be A Great Day", the "Phineas & Ferb" theme, riffed on a Steve Martin sketch for its name
    $2000 10
This place in India was dubbed "the Rome of the Orient", since it was a center for the Roman Catholic Church in the East

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Colby Sam
$3,000 $14,800 $24,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A girl in a 1950 novel walks into this & "got in among the coats and rubbed her face against them"

Final scores:

Lilly Colby Sam
$3,000 $5,199 $29,601
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lilly Colby Sam
$8,000 $13,800 $15,000
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2024-02-27
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