Show #7592 - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Contestants

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Farhad Mahmoudi, a client services director from Encinitas, California

Betsy Knudson, an attorney from Salt Lake City, Utah

Angela Ward, a family assessment writer from Longview, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEN IN HATS
RIGHT ON Q
SONNETS
BRAND NAME MEANINGS
SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOWS
DITLOIDS
(Alex: Now, let me give you an example of a ditloid clue: If we said, "N 10 D S", "What is Number 10 Downing Street?")
    $200 6
People spent a lot of time on his couch
    $200 16
He's the older of the acting Quaid brothers
    $200 11
Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning begins with this question
    $200 1
The name of this fresh fruit brand is Spanish for "little girl"
    $200 26
With Radio City Music Hall producing the show in 1988, it's no surprise that it featured these dancers
    $200 21
The end of an at-bat:
3 S & Y O
    $400 7
He's the cat in the top hat
    $400 17
A quiche made with bacon is named for this area of northeast France
    $400 12
The first part of a sonnet can pose a problem in an 8-line stanza called this, also a musical term
    $400 2
This music app is named for the mythological woman to whom Apollo gave the gift of music
    $400 27
In 1998 Smokey Robinson & the Temptations took part in the 40th anniversary salute to this record label
    $400 22
These hit the pharaoh hard in Exodus:
10 P of E
    $600 8
This British admiral and naval hero looked quite dashing in his uniform
    $600 18
Born Dana Owens, on her road to royal rap stardom, she put in time as the human beat box for "Ladies Fresh"
    $600 13
Shakespeare wrote, "My mistress' eyes are nothing like" this heavenly body
    $600 3
The name of this shampoo brand means "smoothly agreeable"
    $600 28
She lit up the halftime show in 2015 with a "Firework" finale as she shot across the sky
    $600 23
A jolly good film:
4 W & a F
    $800 9
Oh, tell us the name of this Italian operatic composer
    $800 19
Quincy, Massachusetts was once part of this smart-sounding town
    $800 14
John Donne grappled with mortality in his Holy Sonnet 10, which starts with these 4 words
    DD: $1,000 4
This gas brand gets its name from a badge used in heraldry
    $800 29
They started the halftime show in 2006 with "Start Me Up"
    $800 24
Where Remus & his brother got started:
7 H of R
    $1000 10
He's the Dubliner seen here
    $1000 20
It may ring a bell that this Italian with a "Q" name won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1959
    $1000 15
This 14th century Italian poet mastered the art of the sonnet writing about his love for Laura
    $1000 5
Latin for "snow" gives us the name of this snow white skin cream
    $1000 30
Many of the early shows including the first one featured this Louisiana school's famous marching band
    $1000 25
Geometry fact:
180 D in a T

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

Angela Betsy Farhad
$800 $3,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Angela Betsy Farhad
$1,200 $8,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE REVOLUTION
IT'S A WIRED WORLD
ORCHESTRA
FISHY CINEMA
TRANSYLVANIA
"VEL"COME
    $400 13
In 2011 the spirit of revolt in the Arab world came to visit Muammar al-Qaddafi, in power in this country since 1969
    $400 23
In 2017 Brazil removed the tax on these hyphenated items, so bibliophiles from Rio to Recife can Kindle away
    $400 26
The Liverpool Philharmonic is this country's oldest continuing professional symphony orchestra
    $400 1
Joe Alves designed the shark for this 1975 film
    $400 2
Transylvania is a historical region located in what is today the central part of this nation
    $400 7
It is expressed in distance & time, such as miles per hour or meters per second
    $800 14
England's "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 chased James II out & these 2 monarchs in
    $800 24
In 2017 hackers hijacked Dutch Twitter accounts & posted in support of this country's President Erdogan
    $800 30
"The Art of" playing this reed instrument says the designation "clown of the orchestra" is an insult
    $800 12
Flounder the fish & Sebastian the crab are Ariel's sidekicks in this animated favorite
    $800 3
Count Dracula was inspired in part by a 15th century Transylvanian ruler, the III of this name
    $800 8
Drop the last letter from something you mail a letter in to get this verb meaning "to wrap up in"
    $1200 15
In 1916 during the Mexican Revolution, this bandit leader raided New Mexico & killed 17 Americans
    $1200 25
Your smartphone isn't literally attached to you, unlike this type of "smart" product such as Samsung's Gear line
    $1200 29
The former Electric Light Orchestra, now billed as this singer's ELO, appeared with an actual orchestra on its 2016 tour
    $1200 18
This type of carnivorous fish menaces the folks at Lost River Lake in a 1978 film
    $1200 4
Transylvania is home to wolves, brown bears, and this wild feline, Europe's version of the bobcat
    $1200 9
It's a sports arena with a banked oval track used for bicycle racing
    $1600 16
Mao used these "colorful" militant student groups to launch China's Cultural Revolution
    $1600 22
Olivetti once made these, used by Raymond Chandler & others; now it provides cloud services & identity management
    DD: $5,000 28
In 1977 the Cincinnati Symphony created the Cincinnati this Orchestra to play lighter classics in less formal attire
    $1600 19
Willem Dafoe voiced a Moorish idol fish named Gill in this 2003 animated movie
    DD: $3,000 5
To the north & east, Transylvania is bounded by these mountains that are a continuation of the Alps
    $1600 10
Throwing this is an event in both the men's decathlon & the women's heptathlon
    $2000 17
Pridi Phanamyong was among the "Promoters" who ended this SE Asian country's absolute monarchy in 1932
    $2000 21
Japan's K computer was the first to reach 10 of these units of processing speeds, one of which equals 1,000 teraflops
    $2000 27
In Disney's "Fantasia", this conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra pals around with Mickey Mouse
    $2000 20
Kevin Kline shoves French fries up Michael Palin's nose & eats Palin's beloved tropical fish in this film
    $2000 6
Take the Y off a German state to get the name of this Germanic people who built fortified churches in Transylvania
    $2000 11
In 1650 this Spanish artist painted his slave, Juan de Pareja, whom he soon freed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Angela Betsy Farhad
$8,400 $21,200 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POTENT & NONPOTENT POTABLES
Reverse the 2 words in the name of this Canadian whisky brand & you get the name of a cola

Final scores:

Angela Betsy Farhad
$15,000 $29,200 $21,201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Angela Betsy Farhad
$9,400 $19,800 $12,000
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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