Show #7370 - Friday, September 30, 2016

Seth Wilson game 10.

Contestants

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Erica Dreisbach, a web developer from Chicago, Illinois

Walt Livingston, a graduate student from Essex, Maryland

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois (whose 9-day cash winnings total $209,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

QWITTER
(Alex: People in the news who have quit tweeting.)
BOOKS & AUTHORS
THE CIVIL WAR
BIG CITY NEWSPAPERS
"OOT" & ABOUT
(Alex: And finally, because October 2nd is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, we're gonna be...)
SWEEPING THE NATION
    $200 13
In 2010 this "Born This Way" singer declared Twitter silence until an AIDS charity money goal was met; $1 million took 6 days
    $200 5
Readers had to wait 13 years between his first novel "Catch-22", & his next, "Something Happened"
    $200 1
The 9 1/2-month siege of Petersburg resulted in the fall of Richmond & this Virginian's surrender
    $200 3
This heavenly body in Baltimore
    $200 19
To produce a new incarnation of an old film franchise, or to start up your computer again
    $200 23
Janitor Richard Montañez found the American dream--while sweeping a Calif. Frito-Lay plant, he invented Flamin' Hot these
    $400 14
Will Smith's son, he quit for a bit after posts like "If A Cup Cake Falls From A Tree How Far Away Will It Be From Down. #Jupiter"
    $400 6
Curtis Sittenfeld made Liz' older sister Jane a yoga instructor in "Eligible", a retelling of this classic
    $400 2
In 1863 he published the article "Men of Color, to Arms!", urging black enlistment in the army
    $400 4
This heavenly body in Kansas City
    $400 20
This slang term for a clumsy or uncouth person is often preceded by "ya big..."
    $400 24
For years after its 1931 completion, its custodians turned on lights to make it look like the upper floors were in use
    $600 16
"I'm logging off... Some Martinis shaken not stirred are definitely in order", tweeted this singer after the 2016 Oscars
    $600 7
After a little hocus pocus, this author's signature turns into a self-portrait
    DD: $1,600 10
These mountains divided the war into 2 main theaters: east to the Atlantic & west to the Mississippi River
    $600 28
This heavenly body News in San Jose
    $600 15
Type of "point" that's no longer relevant, as the issue has been decided
    $600 25
"Two hours of pushin' broom buys an 8-by-12 4-bit room" in this classic American song from Roger Miller
    $800 17
This "Avengers" & "Age of Ultron" writer-director has left the twitterverse more than once
    $800 8
A socialist newspaper sent him to investigate Chicago stockyards; the result was "The Jungle"
    $800 11
The 1862 Battle of Sharpsburg was fought over a Maryland creek that gave the fight this other name
    $800 29
This Murdoch tabloid in New York City
    $800 21
An Australian marsupial
    $800 26
No surprise--in 2016 the Labor Secy. met a tech firm janitor "who works in" this California area "but can't afford to live there"
    $1000 18
"I haven't been enjoying it for a while now", said this "Shaun of the Dead" writer & star, leaving it to his PR team in 2014
    $1000 9
"The Mufti Who Tried to Close Our School" is a chapter in the memoir "I Am" this person
    $1000 12
In December 1864 William T. Sherman wired Lincoln that he was presenting "a Christmas gift" of this port city
    $1000 22
It's a short cigar that's flat rather than tapered on both ends
    $1000 27
In the 1980s SEIU, this union, organized the first Justice for Janitors campaign in Pittsburgh

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

Seth Walt Erica
$5,000 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Walt Erica
$10,000 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALLITERATION ALL AROUND
BIOLOGY
CANADIAN PROVINCES
HISTORY AS THEATER
EPONYMOUSLY YOURS
WE SELL FUN
    $400 16
Protective headgear for a construction worker
    $400 26
During this process, a protein in the blood called fibrinogen is converted into fibrin threads
    $400 21
Postal abbreviation AB, it's first alphabetically
    $400 9
In 2016, Saoirse Ronan betook herself to this Massachusetts city in Broadway's "The Crucible"
    $400 3
This type of transport was named for its German designer
    $400 1
It's been Wonder Woman's corporate home since the 1940s
    $800 17
In the '60s this old-fashioned style of eyewear was popular with hippies & John Lennon
    $800 27
First found in French bakeries, Neurospora crassa, a type of this fungus, led to many genetics discoveries
    $800 22
With 13.5 million people, it has the largest population of any province
    $800 10
"Murder in the Cathedral" by T.S. Eliot is about this man's slaying in 1170
    $800 4
Around 1830 this man who created an eponymous cracker unveiled a high-fiber diet
    $800 2
This company that introduced fiberglass skis is named for a very high mountain & for brothers Bill & Don Kirschner
    $1200 18
Thomas Hunt Morgan, who won a Nobel Prize for his work on heredity, used these insects in his studies
    $1200 28
In the eye the size of this round opening is controlled by dilator & sphincter muscles
    $1200 23
Nova Scotia & this province each have another nationality in their name
    DD: $3,200 11
Sara Jane Moore & John Hinckley show up & sing in this Sondheim musical
    $1200 5
A 16th century Portuguese navigator lends his name to these galactic clouds that his crew first recorded
    $1200 6
The social games Farmville & Words with Friends were developed by this end-of-the-alphabet company
    $1600 19
Alton Brown's recipe for Welsh rarebit calls for 11/2 cups of this, shredded
    $1600 29
An epitope is the site on an antigen like a bacterium where this protective type of protein binds & attacks
    $1600 24
Seen here, it's the only one of the three Prairie Provinces that borders Hudson Bay
    $1600 12
Ted Tally's play "Terra Nova" is based on journals & letters found on the frozen body of this Antarctic explorer
    $1600 14
More than 1 in 100 Americans over 65 have this condition including tremors, named for physician James
    $1600 7
Aerobed is part of this camping company
    $2000 20
Rock on with this semiprecious stone seen here
    $2000 30
Only about 1 1/3 inches long & less than 1/10th of an inch in diameter, it ventilates the middle ear to keep pressure normal
    $2000 25
Made up of 2 parts & only joining the confederation in 1949, it's the newest of Canada's 10 provinces
    $2000 13
Not compromising with Henry VIII proves fatal for Sir Thomas More in this Robert Bolt drama
    DD: $2,000 15
These are the 2 South American countries named for a real person
    $2000 8
Dungeons & Dragons comes from the company called these "Wizards"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Walt Erica
$26,000 $6,200 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CORPORATE LOGOS
Created in 1971, this company's logo has been likened to a wing & was supposed to connote motion

Final scores:

Seth Walt Erica
$22,000 $6,200 $1
10-day champion: $231,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Walt Erica
$23,000 $6,200 $2,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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