Show #8665 - Friday, June 17, 2022

Megan Wachspress game 4.

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Molly Fleming, a community organizer from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sadie Goldberger, an interpreter from Columbia, Maryland

Megan Wachspress, an attorney from Berkeley, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC ALLIANCES
WORDPLAY-POURRI
HOME SWEET HOME RENOVATION
THINK PINK
STATELY RIVERS
POP ROCKS
(Mayim: Since Father's Day is this weekend this is something for the musical dads.)
    $200 8
A hope of joining this alliance is in Ukraine's constitution
    $200 25
Only one vowel:
The main building of a parish
    $200 9
They say "No man is" one, but no kitchen of ours will be without one of these! Maybe with a wine rack, too!
    $200 1
This title object of a 1963 film doesn't refer to a large feline but to a large gem targeted by a thief
    $200 6
John Wesley Powell was one of the first to explore the Grand Canyon by boat on this river
    $200 16
Seen here, he is pops to British model Georgia May & to 7 other kids
    $400 10
The Seneca & the Tuscarora were members of an 18th century confederacy bearing the name of this group of Native American people
    $400 26
Crossword clues "P":
Next to the last (11 letters)
    $400 21
Time to change the look with a new this but which type? Mansard, gambrel or Dutch gabled?
    $400 2
In 1939 Paul & Betty Pink began selling soda & these from a cart on La Brea & Melrose in L.A. & the rest is history
    $400 7
Its name derived from words for "truth" & "head", Lake Itasca is the head or starting point for this river
    $400 17
In an interview, Frances Bean said of this late father, his "artistry was on another level"
    $600 14
Created during the Cold War in 1955, this alliance joined together several countries including Bulgaria & Albania
    $600 27
5-syllable words:
A person aged 100 years or older
    $600 22
This type of flooring named for two parts that fit together is a nice choice, easy to install & with tight seams
    DD: $600 3
Introduced in 1957, this brand was packaged in little pink packets so that it would stand out in sugar bowls
    $600 11
Great Falls, Montana was named for the nearby falls of this river
    $600 18
A few years back daughter Liv posted a sweet video of her & dad, this Aerosmith frontman, singing, "Can't take my eyes off of you"
    $800 15
The Eight-Nation Alliance was formed to protect Western interests in this Asian nation during a 1900 uprising against foreigners
    $800 28
Change a letter:
A convenient way to get your bills paid & an examination of a body after death
    $800 23
Out of the barn & into the kitchen for this type of big sink, installed just under the counter-top & a bit in front of cabinets below
    $800 4
2020 marked the 20th anniversary of this fashion designer's Pink Pony initiative to fight cancer
    $800 12
The Schuylkill & Lehigh Rivers are tributaries of this river
    $800 19
At his Rock Hall of Fame induction, this late legend's son Dhani joined Tom Petty & others in playing "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
    $1000 24
Around 1428 Texcoco, Tlacopan & this Aztec city-state formed the Triple Alliance
    $1000 29
Overlaps:
Home city of the NHL sabres
+
a type of leather step-in shoe
    $1000 30
It's the transportation name for the tile that's seen here in a kitchen
    $1000 5
In Hawaii, these flowers, often with a touch of pink, are popular for leis
    $1000 13
It empties into Long Island Sound between the towns of Old Saybrook & Old Lyme
    $1000 20
In 2000 Duncan Jones directed a concert film of this legendary pop, born David Jones, rocking out at the Roseland Ballroom

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

Megan Sadie Molly
$1,600 $2,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Sadie Molly
$2,000 $4,600 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCI-FI CHARACTERS
HIS WIDOW LIVED ON
MARINE BIOLOGY
THE "IT" DEPARTMENT
THE QUOTABLE MOVIE
SUCH A PEASANT LIFE
    $400 1
In "Ink" by Sabrina Vourvoulias, Mari & Meche have their immigrant status displayed in the form of these on their wrists
    $400 6
Then in her 70s & a widow for 2 decades, Maud Gage Baum was a consultant on this 1939 movie
    $400 17
The giant & colossal species of this are the world's 2 largest cephalopods & may reach 60 feet & 2,000 pounds
    $400 16
This restraining item from which Houdini used to escape can also mean anything that confines you
    $400 11
"It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with... & it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead"
    $400 21
After working dawn to dusk, it's time for some mead, an alcoholic concoction brewed from water & this sweet stuff
    DD: $2,000 2
In an H.G. Wells tale, Griffin, whose face is wrapped in rags, turns out to be this title guy
    $800 7
Until 2020 you could book a tour of this country that included a visit with its first lady Jehan Sadat, widowed in 1981
    $800 22
A new theory says that as cetaceans evolved from land animals, the nostril moved to the top of the skull & became this orifice
    $800 18
Passports: check; tickets: check; kids: check; & this, a schedule of your journey & planned activities
    $800 12
From 2004:
"On Wednesdays we wear pink"
    $800 24
Our lord's away fighting again, across the channel in the battles of Blanchetaque & Caen; hope this war is over soon
    $1200 3
Paul Atreides is the messiah-like Kwisatz Haderach in the novels named for this desert-like planet
    $1200 8
35 years after the death of this beloved Yankee first baseman, his widow Eleanor is seen at a 1976 game
    $1200 28
The movement of invasive species from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean via this waterway has been called Lessepsian migration
    $1200 19
This split of the Korean Peninsula took place in August 1945
    $1200 13
"McLovin? What kind of a stupid name is that, Fogell?"
    $1200 25
You might think I'm revolting, but I swear I did not join Wat Tyler's peasant revolt that stormed this fortress on June 14, 1381
    $1600 4
In Kameron Hurley's novel, Dietz is reduced to particles & beamed to war in this title corps, sounding like one in a Tennyson poem
    $1600 9
Last name of Frank, the "How to Succeed in Business..." composer who died in 1969; Jo, his widow & collaborator, lived until 2019
    $1600 29
Benthic organisms that live on the ocean bottom include sponges, bristle worms, & these prickly echinoderms
    $1600 20
Methuselah had more of it than anyone else in the Bible
    $1600 14
From 2015:
"I don't do romance. My tastes are very singular. You wouldn't understand"
    DD: $1,500 26
Not much travel for us normally, but I am considering a pilgrimage to Glastonbury to see the grave of this legendary queen
    $2000 5
Walter M. Miller Jr. won a Hugo Award for penning "A Canticle for" this saint
    $2000 10
Wife Geneviève outlived this "Carmen" composer by 50 years, but even after she stopped wearing black, stuck mostly to mauve
    $2000 30
This smallest North American marine mammal is a key species in kelp forests, keeping consumers of the kelp in check
    $2000 23
Having a right to something, or acting like you have a right to just about anything
    $2000 15
"I drink your milkshake. I drink it up"
    $2000 27
No more back-breaking farm labor for me; I've got this new job at the manor, curing hides & making leather

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Sadie Molly
$9,200 $9,800 $3,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY CONTEMPORARIES
Congratulating her on the 1869 release of her biography, Frederick Douglass wrote, "I have wrought in the day--you in the night"

Final scores:

Megan Sadie Molly
$17,199 $2,300 $6,500
4-day champion: $51,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Megan Sadie Molly
$9,200 $9,800 $6,800
14 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2022-04-20
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