Show #7572 - Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Contestants

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Kelly Lasiter, an administrative assistant from Granite City, Illinois

Scott Simpson, a foreign service officer from Reston, Virginia

Rich Blashka, an attorney from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

VIDEO GAMES
BY DEGREES
ALSO IN THE SHAKESPEARE PLAY
(Alex: You identify the play for us.)
WE MEAN BUSINESS
ZOOLOGIST'S DICTIONARY
WORDS THAT SHOULD RHYME
(Alex: ...but don't. I'll give you an example: silo and kilo.)
    $200 8
Glitches in this "NFL 17" had a kick returner catching the ball at his own 2, stepping back into his own end zone & scoring a TD
    $200 1
At sea level, the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit
    $200 5
Anne Bullen; secretaries to Wolsey
    $200 22
In college, Fred Smith wrote a paper about the need for an overnight delivery service; in 1973 he launched this co.
    $200 21
Ovoviviparous describes animals such as rattlesnakes that develop these inside the body
    $200 15
A female offspring & a sound of mirth
    $400 11
The Wasteland is the result of nuclear war; exit one of these title shelters & rebuild in the 4th edition
    $400 2
In an isosceles right triangle, one angle always has 90 degrees, so the other 2 angles each have this many
    $400 6
Fortinbras, prince of Norway; two clowns, listed as gravediggers
    $400 23
The Sealed Air Corporation has made a fortune off this trademarked shipping aid that was created in 1957
    $400 27
From the Latin for "to carry", it's the period between conception & birth
    $400 16
A small pigeon & a kitchen range
    $600 12
This techno-thriller novelist died in 2013 but with the SHD agents in "The Division", he lives on
    $600 3
If you want your patients to be of the 4-legged variety, get a DVM degree, short for this
    $600 9
Casca; Cinna; a soothsayer
    $600 24
Employment at Walmart makes you not just a worker but this
    $600 28
Meaning "feather-foot", pinnipeds all have flippers and included these largest seals
    $600 17
Half a quart & a small piece of fiber that comes off clothing
    $800 13
Master Chief & Spartan Locke are yours to command in this "5: Guardians"
    $800 4
Of the words in the acronym GOAT, the one in the superlative degree
    $800 10
Escalus, prince of Verona; an apothecary
    $800 25
In 1901 John Queeny founded chemical company Monsanto to make this synthetic sweetener
    $800 29
A respiratory organ in some arachnids is called the "book" this
    $800 18
A muscle pain & a Native American people of Arizona
    $1000 14
Retired fortune hunter Nathan Drake maps out a plan traveling the world in the 4th installment of this franchise
    $1000 7
To Francis Ford Coppola, nephew Nicolas Cage is in the third degree of this 13-letter word from the Latin for "blood"
    DD: $2,000 20
Sir Robert Brakenbury, lieutenant of the tower
    $1000 26
You can get a "Zestimate" of a home's value or search for a new house at this website
    $1000 30
These invertebrates have pores and bigger holes called oscula, through which water comes out
    $1000 19
To hang around after others leave & a pungent root used in Asian cooking

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

Rich Scott Kelly
$2,000 $4,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Scott Kelly
$4,600 $6,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ITALIAN COMPOSERS
THE WOMAN IN THE MOVIE
COWBOY TALK
FILE UNDER "OZ"
(Alex: Each response will contain that letter pair.)
SHAKA
WHEN THE WALLS FELL
    $400 21
He & Leoncavallo both composed versions of "La boheme" at the same time but his was much more successful
    $400 1
In 1981 she played "The French Lieutenant's Woman"
    $400 8
A motherless calf; a traditional cowboy song urged it to "get along...it's your misfortune and none of my own"
    $400 16
(A piano piece is heard.)
"Rondo Alla Turca" is one of the many immortal works by this composer
    $400 26
In 1816 Shaka became the leader of this African people whose warrior spirit is still celebrated in song & dance
    $400 10
The walls of this West Bank town fell many times, for example in Joshua chapter 6
    $800 22
In 1899 this "Rigoletto" composer founded a retirement home in Milan for musicians & singers
    $800 2
In 2015 she played the niece of the "Woman in Gold"
    $800 7
The Cattleman, the West Texas Punch & the Bull Rider are popular creases cowboys put in these
    $800 17
This republic gained independence from Portugal in 1975
    $800 27
Shaka's elimination of local tribes helped the great trek of these Euro-Africans pass easily through South Africa
    $800 11
"For 28 years, (people) could not even approach it", a man said in 2009 but 20 years ago, "people danced on it"
    DD: $3,600 23
Vincenzo Bellini was one of the main proponents of this operatic style whose name means "beautiful singing"
    $1200 3
In 1956 this French beauty starred in "...And God Created Woman"
    $1200 4
When told to grab the apple, riders grab this for greater security
    $1200 18
This Muppet fancies himself a standup comic; wocka, wocka!
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents in front of a monitor.) Shaka is credited with revolutionizing army tactics, by using a main force known as "the chest and two horns" that would circle around to the rear of the enemy in one of these maneuvers
    $1200 12
Crumbling walls in Caerwent, a once-Roman town in this part of Britain, tell of a time long ago
    $1600 24
(Alex: Take a listen.) His sprightly overtures are the best remembered parts of many of his operas, like 1817's "The Thieving Magpie"
    $1600 6
In 1988 this "Risky Business" beauty starred in "And God Created Woman"
    $1600 5
A rowel is a rotating disc with sharp points at the end of one of these
    DD: $2,000 19
From the Greek for "ancient" & "animal", this era of geologic time began about 540 million years ago
    $1600 29
Shaka instituted a type of close-combat fighting involving short spears & these made of oxhide
    $1600 13
This country's Wall of Tammishe runs from the Elburz mountains to the Caspian Sea, which now covers part of the wall
    $2000 25
The discovery of a large quantity of manuscripts near Turin in 1926 created a renewed interest in this "red priest"
    $2000 15
She got an Oscar nomination for 1974's "A Woman Under the Influence"
    $2000 9
A cowboy kept some of his possessions in this, which consisted of a tarp & a blanket for sleeping
    $2000 20
Weight & strength are useful in becoming one of these grand champions of sumo wrestling
    $2000 30
Just like Abel, Shaka was the victim of a homicide, specifically this "-cide"
    $2000 14
In the first century 1,000 defenders of this Jewish fortress held off 15,000 Romans for months

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Scott Kelly
$10,200 $21,400 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LANDLOCKED COUNTRY NAMES
One in Europe & one in Africa, these 2 landlocked countries start with the same 2 letters & end with the same 4

Final scores:

Rich Scott Kelly
$200 $19,999 $22,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rich Scott Kelly
$12,200 $19,000 $10,400
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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