Show #7365 - Friday, September 23, 2016

Seth Wilson game 5.

Contestants

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Charlie Geer, an affordable housing development analyst from Columbus, Ohio

Elena Stuewe, a resident physician from Birmingham, Alabama

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $105,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

4-LETTER U.S. CITIES
NOT A REAL MUPPET OR SESAME STREET CHARACTER
(Alex: We'll give you some choices.)
GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE
A HOMOPHONE OF A PAST TENSE VERB
ANIMALS
IT'S PLAIN TO SEE IT'S 33
(Alex: I think as a nod to our 33rd season of Jeopardy! programs.)
    $200 3
We bet you know that in population it's the largest city in Northern Nevada
    $200 1
Beaker,
Fozzie,
Gumbo
    $200 21
Put this 8-letter word before "bike" to get a bike with extra-powerful brakes & low gear ratios for climbing steep grades
    $200 26
This group of bovines reminds us of sounds collected
    $200 2
A spotted pattern on the whale shark seems to act as this, but how do you hide when you're 40 feet long?
    $200 16
In May 1927 it took him about 33 hours to make his most famous flight
    $400 4
On the first anniversary of his death, a memorial to Michael Jackson was unveiled in this Indiana city
    $400 6
Waldorf,
Statler,
Belleview
    $400 22
The Mardi Gras was the first ship launched by this cruise line that now carries the most guests in the industry
    $400 27
This number could be interpreted as a mealtime verb
    $400 10
If the 2-toed type of this mammal falls off its tree, thick skin protects it, but it will be mostly helpless until returned
    $400 17
John Belushi in 1982 & this other hefty "SNL" comic in 1992 both passed away aged 33
    $600 5
Bill Clinton was born & spent his early childhood in this small Arkansas town
    $600 7
Dr. Strangepork,
Dr. Oss-a-Lot,
Dr. Honeydew
    $600 23
This airline was formed in 1946 from the national airlines of Denmark, Sweden & Norway
    $600 28
On the periodic table, it could also be interpreted as "escorted"
    $600 11
Pinnipeds, meaning "flipper-footed", include sea lions, seals & these, of the family Odobenus
    DD: $1,500 18
"The 33" is a film based on a real-life copper mine collapse that trapped 33 miners underground in this country
    $800 14
It's home to Baylor University
    $800 8
Pretzels,
Sweetums,
Foo Foo
    $800 24
This motor scooter got its name in 1946 when creator Enrico Piaggio claimed, "It looks like a wasp! "
    $800 29
This household helper sounds as if she was fashioned
    $800 12
This was the first dog breed to collect admissible evidence for American courts of law
    $800 19
Nicknamed "Zo", this pro basketball Hall of Famer had his No. 33 jersey retired by the Miami Heat
    $1000 15
The business center of "The Big Island", it's also the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    $1000 9
Owl Jolson,
Placido Flamingo,
Polly Darton
    $1000 25
Set adrift, Capt. Bligh sailed 3,600 miles in the 20-foot ship's boat called this, also a verb meaning to set sail
    $1000 13
This term for animals like cows & sheep means they chew their cud
    $1000 20
Though it's known as a poison, you've got trace amounts in you of this element, atomic number 33

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Seth Elena Charlie
$3,600 $1,800 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Elena Charlie
$7,900 $1,800 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN PRAISE OF OLDER WRITERS
MED. ABBREV.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
THE MOVIE'S TITLE CHARACTER
(Alex: You identify the movie.)
THE "SYM"s
REMEMBERING WORLD WAR I
(Jimmy: 100 years later, from the National World War I Museum and Memorial.)
    $400 7
Goethe was 59 when he completed the first part of this devilish play
    $400 14
I hope I don't see you in the ICU, this hospital area
    $400 29
This wind instrument has a long blues tradition with players like Little Walter
    $400 17
Savant Raymond Babbitt
(1988)
    $400 1
Bruckner's 4th one is "Romantic"; Mahler's 6th one is "Tragic"
    $400 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l WWI Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, MO.) The Liberty Memorial at the National World War I Museum was built as a monument to the men and women who served in the war; in 1926, in front of a crowd of 150,000, this president broke his notorious silence to dedicate the memorial
    $800 9
This author of "The Big Sleep" didn't publish his first short story until he was 45
    $800 13
It's the "R" in MRSA, a staph infection that is impervious to antibiotics
    $800 18
Travis Bickle
(1976)
    $800 2
Equal on both sides
    $800 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l WWI Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, MO.) Even before the U.S. entry into the war, Americans were volunteering to drive Red Cross ambulances; one such adventurer was this 18-year-old, who was badly wounded in a mortar attack in Italy, nearly costing the U.S. a future Nobel Prize in Literature
    DD: $2,000 10
In his 90s, this Irish playwright was still writing comedies like "Far-Fetched Fables"
    $1200 6
Somatotropin is aka HGH, short for this
    $1200 28
Found in many ancient cultures, this oddly-shaped wind instrument is also called a sweet potato
    $1200 19
Mercenary Wade Wilson
(2016)
    $1200 3
Adjective for a relationship that may be beneficial to both individuals involved
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l WWI Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, MO.) The German model 1902 field Howitzer could hurl a 95-pound shell nearly 5 miles; because of their power & black smoke, the incoming rounds got this nickname among the allied troops after the hard-hitting African-American heavyweight champion of the era
    $1600 11
She did not publish her only novel, "Black Beauty", until she was 57
    $1600 5
This chronic inflammatory disease is R.A. for short
    DD: $9,400 26
The oud, of the Middle East, is a member of this stringed instrument family with a 4-letter name
    $1600 20
Police officer Alex J. Murphy
(1987)
    $1600 4
A meeting of experts to discuss a specific subject
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l WWI Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, MO.) The museum's Horizon Theater features a vivid recreation of the dangerous battle-scarred landscape between opposing lines known by this 3-word name
    $2000 22
The inspiration for the movie "Barfly", he put out his debut novel "Post Office" in 1971 when he was 50
    $2000 12
Fx means this, perhaps the Pott's type
    $2000 27
This traditional Japanese musical instrument whose name means "3 strings" is used for party songs & storytelling
    $2000 21
Navin R. Johnson, the son of black sharecroppers
(1979)
    $2000 8
Patty Hearst joined this "Army"
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l WWI Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, MO.) The tunic & cap belonged to this Prussian aristocrat who led Germany's wartime military dictatorship, gave his name to an ill-fated aircraft & appointed Adolf Hitler as Germany's chancellor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Elena Charlie
$21,900 $18,800 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY
The Zambezi River reaches the ocean in this country that lends its name to the body of water where it happens

Final scores:

Seth Elena Charlie
$21,900 $15,699 $2,999
5-day champion: $127,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Elena Charlie
$20,200 $11,000 $4,600
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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