Show #7117 - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Scott Lord game 2.

Contestants

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Jake Smith, a wine salesman from Memphis, Tennessee

Eliza Thompson, an entertainment editor from Brooklyn, New York

Scott Lord, a construction attorney from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NON‑DEPRESSING 1930s
FILMS INSPIRED BY MAGAZINE ARTICLES
AMERICANA
LIGHTHOUSES
"PAT"
I'D LIKE TO SOLVE THE PUZZLE
    $200 11
At the 1932 Olympics, she set or tied records in the high jump, javelin & 80-meter hurdles
    $200 4
Nik Cohn admitted that his "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", which inspired this disco film, was a fabrication
    $200 1
In 1948 this brand held its first home party to sell its plastic containers with airtight seals
    $200 13
For centuries, wood was the main fuel used in lighthouses; in the 1700s, this animal product became the primary source
    $200 30
Let's take our drinks outside onto this paved lounge area
    $200 15
This puzzle is so-named for the tool used to create the intricate lines & curves of its pieces
    $400 16
This comic strip about the Bumsteads made its debut
    $400 5
A 1983 article about a naval flight school was the genesis of this Tom Cruise hit
    $400 2
Its hand holding the torch was on display at the Centennial Exposition in Philly before it was completed
    $400 22
When her husband died in 1776, Hannah Thomas became the first U.S. woman keeper, taking his job at this state's Plymouth Light
    $400 25
Adjective meaning characteristic of being a father
    $400 17
Solving one of these in London's Daily Telegraph in 1942 could've made you a Bletchley codebreaker in WWII
    $600 20
Hard work paid off for Frances Perkins--in 1933 she became Secretary of this, the first woman in the cabinet
    $600 6
The fourth film in this Bruce Willis series was inspired by an article about cyberhacking
    $600 3
Nudie Cohn, the custom tailor for Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, also made this singer's $10,000 gold lame suit
    DD: $3,000 29
All U.S. lighthouses come under the jurisdiction of this branch of the Armed Services
    $600 14
Want a good pastry? Go to this French type of store that specializes in them
    $600 12
A confused mess, or a syndicated newspaper puzzle with letters in circles & squares
    $800 21
His 1935 performance
at the Palomar ballroom
in Los Angeles
kicked off the swing era
    $800 7
"The Boys in the Bank", a Life magazine account of a Brooklyn bank robbery, inspired this 1975 Al Pacino film
    $800 8
A roller coaster called the Cyclone is a part of this amusement area in the southern part of Brooklyn
    $800 26
In 1937 a lighthouse was constructed & named for her on tiny Howland Island, an island she never reached
    $800 23
A regional form of a language, not necessarily French
    $800 18
A classic logic puzzle from 1962 deals with the surnames of 3 train employees: the brakeman, the fireman & him
    $1000 27
Following this 1938 radio broadcast, people were relieved to find out that America wasn't really attacked by aliens
    $1000 9
Starring Kate Bosworth, it was based on Susan Orlean's "Life's Swell", the story of a Maui surfing contest
    $1000 10
The view from the summit of this mountain inspired the song "America The Beautiful"
    $1000 28
Built by Romans before 100 A.D., the Tower of Hercules in the Galicia area of this country is the world's oldest active lighthouse
    $1000 24
Tropical Asian plant made into an oil used in perfumes
    $1000 19
"The Da Vinci Code" saw Robert Langdon decode one of these puzzle containers

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

Scott Eliza Jake
$1,400 $3,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Eliza Jake
$1,600 $5,800 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ART OF THE KISS
PRINCELY NICKNAMES
SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES & AESCHYLUS
"BORN" TO BE A SONG
PENINSULAS
WORDS IN TRANSITION
(Alex: Words that can be made up of the letters in the word "transition" itself.)
    $400 7
In the painting seen here, Ford Madox Brown depicted this literary pair on a balcony
    $400 30
A 1994 biography of this 19th century showman was titled "Prince of Humbugs"
    $400 2
Aeschylus fought against these people who invaded Greece around 490 B.C., & also wrote a play about them
    $400 1
"The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last-chance power drive" in this Springsteen classic
    $400 14
Monsoons bring frigid arctic air in the winter & moisture from the East China Sea in the summer on this peninsula
    $400 25
A daily fixed allowance of food for civilians during a shortage
    $800 8
Rodin's sculpture of "The Kiss" depicts a pair of adulterous lovers from this poet's "Inferno"
    $800 29
Youthful thievery earned this "White Fang" author the nickname "Prince of the Oyster Pirates"
    $800 3
Euripides' play about this odd title creature tells of how Odysseus tricked him
    $800 12
Lady Gaga sang, "I'm beautiful in my way, 'cause God makes no mistakes, I'm on the right track baby, I was" this
    $800 15
Hyannis is one of the towns on this Massachusetts peninsula
    $800 21
To really exert yourself while pouring liquid containing solid matter through a filter
    $1200 9
Painted in his characteristic comic strip style, this pop artist's "Kiss II" is on our list
    $1200 28
"Cowboy Philosopher" & "Prince of Wit & Wisdom" were nicknames of this 1930s humorist
    $1200 4
Aeschylus' tragedy "Seven Against" this city recounts a doomed battle by twin brothers for its throne
    $1200 13
You were destined to respond with this No. 2 hit for Steppenwolf in 1968
    DD: $1,000 24
The southeastern Mexican state of Quintaa Roo is on this peninsula
    $1200 17
To consecrate in a ceremony that includes applying oil to the head
    $1600 10
It's hard to tell, but that's him & wife Jacqueline Roque entwined in "The Kiss", painted in 1969 when he was 88
    $1600 27
This 19th c. actor known as the "Prince of Players" was the brother of a presidential assassin
    $1600 5
Euripides' play "Rhesus" isn't about a monkey; it's about a king who sides with the losers in this conflict
    $1600 16
The film about a lioness returning to the wild was heartwarming; this title song was Oscar-winning
    $1600 23
Take a deep breath & remember that Quebec's Mont Jacques Cartier is on the north side of this peninsula
    $1600 19
Remember Hyperion & Thea, part of this mythological group?
    $2000 11
"The (Kissing) Lovers" in his 1928 painting are wearing shrouds over their faces & heads, but no bowler hats
    $2000 26
This 16th century Dutch scholar & author of "Praise of Folly" was known as the "Prince of Humanists"
    DD: $1,000 6
In Sophocles' play about her, revenge is on the mind of this daughter of Agamemnon
    $2000 18
It's the rather morbid & paradoxical title track from Lana Del Rey's 2012 album
    $2000 22
This peninsula constitutes the mainland portion of Hong Kong
    $2000 20
It's a lute of India with a small, pear-shaped body

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Eliza Jake
$13,200 $6,200 $22,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
In 1909 this Oxford student surveyed Crusader castles in the Mideast; a few years later he returned for less peaceful activities

Final scores:

Scott Eliza Jake
$26,400 $0 $19,300
2-day champion: $55,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Eliza Jake
$13,200 $6,200 $21,600
16 R,
3 W
13 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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