Show #7386 - Monday, October 24, 2016

Contestants

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Norm Burnosky, a corporate tax analyst from Reston, Virginia

Susan Logan, a stay-at-home mom from Glenview, Illinois

Lani Gonzalez, a managing director of an art bazaar from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE GIG ECONOMY
CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
SCENE IT
(Alex: Then, we'll [*] for you. You name the film for us.)
ETIQUETTE
ISLANDS
IN COGNITO
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word than can be made up of the letters you find in the word "cognito".)
    $200 24
Smaller than its cousins, the Shuffle model of this music player only has 2 gigs of memory, but does come in pink
    $200 4
This classic is subtitled "The Tale of a Puppet"
    $200 1
1975:
Chrissie picks a bad time to go skinny dipping near Amity Island
    $200 9
Although some use "regrets only" with invitations, this 4-letter abbreviated request is still common
    $200 22
Gimme a gin & this mixer, light on the mixer
    $400 25
In 1995 this type of disc debuted; it looked like a CD but could store 4.7 gigs of digital video
    $400 5
His "Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" begins when he wakes up with gum in his hair
    $400 3
1979:
John Hurt has an extraterrestrial tummyache
    $400 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a place setting.) Set silverware on the table in the order of use--first course fork on the far left, the knife on the right, the spoon on the right of the knife, & utensils for this go horizontally above the plate
    $400 29
New York City's highest natural point is Todt Hill, on this island reachable by ferry
    $400 21
In sum it precedes "ergo"
    $600 28
One commandment that applies to its Galaxy S2 tablet: thou canst upgrade to 128 gigs with a micro SD expansion
    $600 6
The man in this identifying piece of headwear brings Curious George over from Africa
    $600 11
1959:
Cary Grant gets his crop dusted
    $600 17
Business Mag Inc. says to limit this punctuation mark to 1 per email or you appear childish & unprofessional
    $600 23
Logically, it's the main island of Canada's second-biggest metropolis
    $600 2
This hockey heavy
    $800 26
The Bolt DVR from this video recording pioneer unifies your TV watching with its minimum 500 GB hard drive
    $800 7
The title of this Frances Hodgson Burnett book refers to Sara Crewe, who goes from privileged to pauper
    $800 10
2010:
Natalie Portman flips the dark bird
    $800 14
This young boy usually enters a wedding ceremony along with the flower girl
    DD: $1,600 18
These islands were uninhabited when Portugal claimed them in 1431; they are now home to a quarter of a million people
    $800 19
This bar of gold
    $1000 27
Here's the "deal"--NVIDIA's GeForce GTX TITAN Z, one of these, has 12 gigs of memory & is billed as a "gaming monster"
    $1000 8
She is "exquisitely gowned in a skeleton leaf... through which her figure could be seen to the best advantage"
    $1000 13
1964:
President Muffley makes an emergency call to Premier Kissoff
    $1000 16
At a funeral the honorary ones of these leave the church ahead of the casket & the not-honorary ones
    $1000 12
The musical "Hamilton" has increased tourism to this Caribbean island of Alexander's birth
    $1000 20
This hybrid offspring of two big cats

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

Lani Susan Norm
$5,000 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lani Susan Norm
$5,600 $4,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION
THE SOPRANOS
HOUSE OF CARDS
VEEP
THE "AMERICAN"S
BREAKING BAD
    $400 3
This period drama had Maggie Smith say, "Don't be defeatist, dear. It's very middle class"
    $400 10
Jessye Norman is among the famed sopranos to sing this title Verdi role, a slave to the Egyptian princess Amneris
    $400 24
In live casinos the most popular poker game to play is this one with a stately name
    $400 12
In 1962, astronaut John Glenn & his wife went for a ride with this vice president
    $400 26
Adapted by Thomas Gallaudet, it's ASL for short
    $400 17
The small bone break called a stress fracture is aka this type of "fracture" that's not "receding"
    $800 4
Characters on this series included Sally Draper & office manager Joan Holloway
    DD: $2,000 30
Kathleen Battle excelled in Mozart operas like this one where she was Susanna, whose wedding is alluded to in the title
    $800 23
From the layout of the cards, it's the name of the solitaire game seen here
    $800 13
Anwar Sadat is seen here riding in 1981 with this vice president of his, who would succeed him later that day
    $800 25
Espresso topped off with hot water
    $800 18
This 8-letter process slowly realigns a broken bone using weights & pulleys
    $1200 5
The cast of this gritty show included Idris Elba as drug kingpin Stringer Bell
    $1200 29
Born in Laurel, Mississippi, she broke ground as one of the first African Americans to achieve world fame in opera
    $1200 22
This kids' card game may be derived from an Italian gambling game called andare a piscere
    $1200 14
Seen here are GOP rivals--Vice President Nixon & this future '70s veep
    $1200 11
In December 2015 Arkansas tight end Hunter Henry was named a consensus one
    $1200 19
In 1985 this Redskin QB's career came to a gruesome end when he broke his leg on "Monday Night Football"
    $1600 6
Nicholas Brody gave intel that led to the death of terrorist leader Abu Nazir on this drama
    $1600 28
Dame Joan Sutherland was acclaimed for her roles in this trilling style, from the Italian for "coloring"
    $1600 9
Chemin de Fer & punto banco are related to this card game whose magic number is 9, & you can take that to its bank
    $1600 15
She's seen here with hubby Juan, shortly before becoming his V.P. in 1973, & his successor in 1974
    DD: $2,000 8
James Truslow Adams popularized this phrase, a hope for life "richer and fuller... with opportunity for each"
    $1600 20
This body part is loaded with bones, including the tarsals, so fractures there are unfortunately common
    $2000 7
She's breaking boundaries as Litchfield prisoner Sophia Burset on "Orange Is the New Black"
    $2000 27
This Down Under diva with a Maori name had an over 30-year career on the opera stage
    $2000 1
Its name meaning "a thousand milestones", this French racing game was introduced in the U.S. by Parker Brothers
    $2000 16
President Truman & this veep of his, a former Kentucky senator, are all smiles on inauguration day
    $2000 2
This term for an arrogant Yankee overseas originally was a positive term about selfless U.S. aid workers
    $2000 21
When the bone breaks only on one side, it gets this "colorful" name that's fit for the forest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lani Susan Norm
$18,800 $6,600 $6,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
In Greek myth she was a half-serpent & mother of the Sphinx; in zoology it's a weird mammal that lays eggs

Final scores:

Lani Susan Norm
$18,800 $13,199 $200
2-day champion: $35,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lani Susan Norm
$17,200 $6,600 $6,000
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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