Show #7311 - Monday, May 30, 2016

Casey Desantis of Guinness World Records presents Harry Friedman with a framed certificate recognizing his producing record: "The most game shows produced is 11,128 episodes, and was achieved by Harry Friedman (USA), Executive Producer for the TV shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! as of 31 March 2016".

Contestants

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Wilcley Lima, an I.T. manager originally from Orlando, Florida

Bryna Fischer, an editor from Westlake Village, California

Erin Delaney, an English professor from North Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

NFL TEAM NAMES
THE CONSTITUTION
FEMALE BOOK CHARACTERS
THE EAGLES
HOTEL CALIFORNIA
TAKE IT "EZ"
    $200 6
Their name was chosen to be a complement to the Cubs baseball team
    $200 21
Ratification of the 26th Amendment to the Constitution in July 1971 set this as the voting age
    $200 1
After her affair with Count Vronsky, she commits suicide by throwing herself in front of a train
    $200 11
The Boy Scouts logo features an eagle on this french-named item, a stylized lily
    $200 26
The nearly 800-room Palace Hotel in this city was one of the largest in the world when it was destroyed by a fire in 1906
    $200 16
It was adopted as the official headgear of the Shriners back in 1872
    $400 7
They weren't named for a beautiful bird but for used reddish jerseys purchased from a college
    $400 22
The name of this state hosting the Constitutional Convention is misspelled on the document: one "N" was left out
    $400 2
As this book begins, Anastasia Steele is getting ready for an interview that will change her (sex) life
    $400 12
Teens like to stock up on clothes & accessories from this retailer whose stock symbol is AEO
    $400 27
In 1970 he hosted a state dinner at the Hotel del Coronado rather than the White House
    $400 17
Richie, Chela, Tito & Armando, the Flying Gaonas, were one of the most prominent of these circus acts
    $600 8
The Cleveland team's name was decided by a 1945 fan contest; the winning submission honored this first coach
    DD: $2,400 23
The 5th Amendment says you can't be jailed "without" this phrase "of law", a protection rooted in Magna Carta
    $600 3
This object of the Great Gatsby's affection is Nick Carraway's second cousin once removed
    $600 13
Before winging it on their own, Glen Frey, Don Henley & other Eagles bandmates were often her backup group
    $600 28
The actors who played these little folks had quite a wild time at the Culver Hotel during the making of a 1939 film
    $600 18
Not to be confused with the Spanish word for beer, it's the Spanish word for head
    $800 9
General Manager Bert Rose decided on this team name because of the Scandinavian heritage of those living in the area
    $800 24
This future pres. missed only a "fraction of an hour" here or there as he took copious notes of the discussions
    $800 4
"Sleeping Murder" is billed as the last case of this Agatha Christie character
    $800 14
Eagle River, Wisc. is home to the annual world championships of these vehicles once called motor toboggans
    $800 29
"The Happiest Hotel on Earth"--book a room or themed suite in its Adventure, Fantasy or Frontier towers
    $800 19
In 2 Kings 9 she's thrown out of the window by eunuchs, trampled & then eaten by dogs
    $1000 10
This team that entered the AFL in 1960 gets its name from a frontiersman
    $1000 25
Congress has power to "fix the standard of" these 2 items, which make up a classic "Jeopardy!" category
    $1000 5
Part of Defoe's extended title about this woman: "Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia"
    $1000 15
The eagle of this 12th century sultan adorns the coats of arms of Egypt & Iraq
    $1000 30
A victory celebration turned to grief in 1968 when Sirhan Sirhan shot Robert Kennedy at this Los Angeles hotel
    $1000 20
This African river plunges over Victoria Falls

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

Erin Bryna Wilcley
$2,600 $3,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Bryna Wilcley
$4,200 $5,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

I'M SAXON & I KNOW IT
PHYSICS TEST
5-SYLLABLE WORDS
RELIGIOUS TITLES
AFRICAN COUNTRIES
RIGHT INITIALS, WRONG VOICE
(Alex: You have to identify the right performer for us.)
    $400 15
When mentioned by Ptolemy in the 2nd century, the Saxons occupied Jutland Peninsula, today mostly part of this country
    $400 20
On the once widely used Reaumur scale, 0 degrees & 80 degrees represented these 2 points
    $400 1
Proverbially it "seldom knocks twice"
    $400 6
Titles in this religion include swami, maharishi & guru
    $400 12
The Ganda are one of its major ethnic groups
    $400 11
Sideshow Bob from "The Simpsons":
K.G., Kevin Garnett
    $800 16
In the 400s the Saxons began migrating to Great Britain & soon got mixed up with these people who had a geometric name
    $800 21
I'll find it strangely charming if you can identify these particles with a word taken from "Finnegans Wake"
    $800 2
Meaning repugnant, it also describes a certain snowman
    $800 7
In John 6:25 Jesus' disciples refer to him by this Jewish title
    $800 13
It gets its "N"ame from its large coastal desert
    $800 25
Puss in Boots in "Shrek":
Angela Bassett
    $1200 17
In the Saxon tongue, Dec. & Jan. were together known by this 4-letter name, today a synonym for Christmas
    $1200 22
Hey, farmer! It's the physics term for a region in which every point is affected by a force
    DD: $3,000 3
This dinosaur whose name means "swift thief" roamed the Earth during the Cretaceous period, not the Jurassic
    $1200 8
In Catholicism this bishop with a title that also applies to apes has authority over other bishops in his province
    $1200 14
There was once a place called Italian East Africa; now most of it is this
    $1200 26
Chef from "South Park":
Isabelle Huppert
    $1600 18
The continental Saxons warred with the Franks but were conquered by this king around 804 A.D.
    $1600 23
Newton's third law: when 2 bodies meet, they exert forces on each other that are equal in magnitude & opposite in this
    $1600 4
John Brown, Levi Coffin or Sojourner Truth
    DD: $2,000 9
In the 16th century, Suleiman constructed a semahane, or whirling hall, for these people
    $1600 29
In 1462 an explorer gave this country its name, possibly because a nearby mountain resembled a lion
    $1600 27
1966's "How the Grinch Stole Christmas":
Ben Kingsley
    $2000 19
"Sassenach", derived from "Saxon", is still what Irishmen call Englishmen in this language
    $2000 24
We'll test you to the max & ask for this German who introduced the fundamental constant of quantum theory
    $2000 5
As punishment for the Boston Tea Party in 1773, Britain passed these Acts
    $2000 10
The city of Shigatse is the traditional seat of this lama who's not quite dalai
    $2000 30
Gambia or the Gambia was once part of a union with this country that surrounds it
    $2000 28
Hiccup in "How to Train Your Dragon":
Joe Biden

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Bryna Wilcley
$14,800 $17,600 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
An 1892 Punch cartoon depicts him lounging with a cigarette & holding a fan with a name written on it

Final scores:

Erin Bryna Wilcley
$29,598 $5,599 $3,800
2-day champion: $53,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin Bryna Wilcley
$13,000 $17,200 $2,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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