Show #7567 - Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Jon Eisenman game 3.

Contestants

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Robert D'Emilio, a writer from Ridgewood, New York

Jacob Farrell, a strategy consultant from Washington, D.C.

Jon Eisenman, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHAPTER 13
(Alex: We'll give you a quote from Chapter 13 of a novel; you identify the book for us.)
COLLEGE SPORTS
"F" WORDS
CASINO ROYALE
ON JULY 4th
THE RED, WHITE & BLUE
    $200 3
"The young Lord Greystoke was indeed a strange and warlike figure"
    $200 10
In college football's title game in 2017, Clemson sent this SEC team home red-faced, 35-31
    $200 9
This pita filler is a popular street food all over the world
    $200 8
Great Falls, Montana boasts a casino named for this highest poker hand
    $200 20
On July 4, 1966 Congress created a commission for this event, but it only lasted 8 years, not the full 10
    $200 26
This 1968 release includes the classics "Rocky Raccoon" & "Helter Skelter"
    $400 4
"There are five-and-twenty guineas in this bag. Give it to your master, Pip"
    $400 11
Since 1950 Omaha has hosted what might be called the summer classic, the college version of this baseball event
    $400 15
It's the part of the fiddle indicated here
    $400 7
It modestly bills itself as "a modern day Roman empire that will dazzle you with unparalleled excitement"
    $400 21
Yankee Doodle Dandy Malia Obama was born July 4, 1998 in this city
    $400 27
There's no Norwegian blue, but the blue hyacinth species of this type of parrot does have beautiful plumage
    $600 5
"Thorin! Balin! Oin! Gloin! Fili! Kili!...The light's gone out!"
    $600 12
(I'm Anderson Cooper.) While at Yale I was this member of the crew team who's responsible for steering the boat & for directing the speed & rhythm of the rowers
    $600 16
A boxer weighing no more than 126 pounds
    DD: $600 1
Gary, Indiana's Majestic Star Casino has a royal view of this Great Lake
    $600 22
Discovered by British explorers in 1584, this N.C. island would later witness a series of strange disappearances
    $600 28
Famous for the coffee grown there, the Blue Mountains are the highest range on this Caribbean island
    $800 18
"Ma said, 'You won't be no burden. Each'll help each, an' we'll all git to California'"
    $800 13
Shortly after she dominated the 2016 Olympics, she set 2 Stanford pool records at her first home swim meet
    $800 17
In the event of a water landing, your seat will act as this "device" (hopefully!)
    $800 2
Sink your sword into a filet at the Camelot Steakhouse in this Vegas hotel & casino
    $800 23
In 1187's Battle of Hattin, this Muslim general's army defeated the Crusaders & then took Jerusalem
    $800 29
In 1965 astronaut Ed White took the USA's first space walk during the 4th mission of this pre-Apollo program
    $1000 25
"The Hispaniola was rolling scuppers under in the ocean swell"
    $1000 14
Fundamentally, Tim Duncan was a Demon Deacon hooping it up for this school, as was Chris Paul
    $1000 19
A rapid, simultaneous discharge of bullets or missiles
    $1000 6
You can use this "Royal" company founded in 1969 to sail to King's Casino on Antigua
    $1000 24
Rescuing 103 hostages captured by terrorists, in 1976 Israeli commandos raided an airport in this Ugandan city
    $1000 30
This homespun announcer did radio play-by-play for Cincinnati, Brooklyn, and the New York Yankees

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

Jon Jacob Robert
$3,000 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Jacob Robert
$5,200 $4,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE
NEW WORDS IN THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY
(Alex: As of February 2017.)
INLANDER
LOOK AT THOSE CURVES
ASIAN GEOGRAPHY
1960s POP MUSIC
    $400 14
The Cape type of this rodent can weigh nearly 70 pounds, with 12-inch quills
    $400 8
When he was born in Greene County, Tennessee in 1786, this frontiersman was just prince of the wild frontier
    $400 16
A curve winding around a fixed center point; some staircases are built that way
    $400 17
Hokkaido & this Japanese island are separated by only about 12 miles across the Tsugaru Strait
    $400 28
This Temptations hit begins, "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day, when it's cold outside I've got the month of May"
    $800 13
Trees breathed easier after 7.5-ft. Castoroides, a species of this with huge gnawing teeth, went extinct in the Pleistocene
    $800 9
Before he & his bros. bought the Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1907, John of this last name was born in 1866 in McGregor, Iowa
    $800 15
The vanishing of memories that aren't reinforced in graphed in not the learning curve but the this-ing curve
    $800 18
About a mile off the mainland, Iran's Qeshm Island is the largest in this strait
    $800 27
In the 1966 song "That's Life", this "Chairman of the Board" explains what it all means
    $1200 5
The recently discovered Laotian giant this rodent can reach 42 inches in length
    $1200 20
From ice hockey we get this numerical term for the space between the goalie's legs
    $1200 10
This longtime Cosmo editor was still a single girl when she was born in Green Forest, Arkansas in 1922
    DD: $1,200 3
Most latitude & longitude lines curve on the gnomonic type of this, a way to map the round Earth on a flat surface
    $1200 1
The Mu Us Desert in north central China lies within a bend of this long river
    $1200 26
This Iron Butterfly hit was first titled "In The Garden Of Eden"; intoxication & slurring of the words led to the change
    $1600 7
AKA the carpincho, or water pig, it can weigh 145 pounds or more
    DD: $2,500 21
The neurological condition prosopagnosia is often called this blindness, for what isn't recognized
    $1600 11
Born in Indianapolis in 1903, he was named Public Enemy No. 1 on his 31st (& last) birthday in 1934
    $1600 4
A curve is named for this 17th c. French philosopher & geometer who challenged Pierre de Fermat to find its tangent
    $1600 2
You'll find Muscat, capital of this Arab country, on the gulf of this Arab country
    $1600 25
Roger McGuinn & David Crosby formed this folk-rock band in Los Angeles in 1964
    $2000 6
AKA the coypu, this "river rat" that has spread from South America to the U.S. can weigh nearly 40 pounds
    $2000 22
This 16-letter word refers to a person who is 110 years old or older
    $2000 12
Named Bradley at birth in Oklahoma in 1987, in 2017 she had her prison sentence commuted by President Obama
    $2000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows the Lorenz curve on the monitor.) On the Lorenz curve, the horizontal axis indicates households poorest to richest, and the vertical shows the percentage of wealth held--both in cumulative numbers; a saggier curve indicates greater this in income distribution
    $2000 19
This country's highest mountain, Kinabalu, rises 13,435 feet in the state of Sabah on Borneo
    $2000 24
The top female solo act of the 1960s, she began the decade with "Sweet Nothin's" & "I'm Sorry"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Jacob Robert
$19,600 $3,500 $6,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
A 2016 biography of a children's author is titled "In the Great Green Room", a line from this classic book

Final scores:

Jon Jacob Robert
$19,200 $1,500 $5,399
3-day champion: $64,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jon Jacob Robert
$19,600 $7,200 $6,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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