Show #7595 - Friday, September 22, 2017

Contestants

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Ivan Plis, a magazine editor from Washington, D.C.

Lauren Cusitello, a criminal & immigration defense lawyer from San Diego, California

Betsy Knudson, an attorney from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

TIME FOR A DRINK
ANIMALS WITH BEASTLY NAMES
KIDDY LIT
OMAR'S COMIN'!
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
I'M NO QUITTER
    $200 12
It's early, so I'll start with some O.J.--& champagne, this sparkling cocktail
    $200 1
Some species of this creature with a mythic beast in its name can reach speeds of 30 miles per hour
    $200 7
She drank the cup of poison Captain Hook had intended for Peter Pan
    $200 16
Going Noriega before Noriega, Omar Torrijos led the 1968 coup in this country & ended up as its dictatorial leader
    $200 2
Exactly the same
    $200 23
Ranked as low as 141st & splitting with Brooke Shields, he won the French Open in 1999
    $400 13
I'm gonna party like it's 44 "B.C."! Mix me one of these, a Bloody Mary with clamato rather than tomato juice
    $400 9
These rodents of the American West don't just bark; their sounds can tell the colony, "Tall human in blue shirt approaching"
    $400 8
He hatches the egg of Mayzie, a lazy, good-for-nothing bird who flies off to Palm Beach
    $400 19
Wise words from Omar Little on this Baltimore-set HBO show: "You come at the king, you best not miss"
    $400 3
Parallel to level ground
    $400 24
Well after many figured this longtime Packer would call it quits, he joined the rival Vikings in 2009
    $600 14
Vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry & orange juices, quick! I need this, like Burt Lancaster & Deborah Kerr
    $600 28
This tree-dwelling carnivore of Asia combines ursine and feline creatures in its name
    DD: $1,400 10
In 2000 Robin McKinley retold this classic fairy tale in "Spindle's End"
    $600 20
The last name of this 11th century Persian poet & astronomer means "tentmaker" & may be derived from his father's trade
    $600 4
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ended the school type of it
    $600 25
This pitcher's ulnar injury was supposed to be career-ending, but a new type of surgery in 1974 changed that
    $800 17
It'll have one of these pub concoctions, beer mixed with lemonade--& hold the Tristram
    $800 29
The horned toad of the Americas isn't a toad at all, nor even a frog, but one of these reptiles
    $800 11
The Manning, South Carolina statue seen here represents this literal-minded housekeeper created by native Peggy Parish
    $800 21
This 1960s film legend died at age 83 in Cairo in 2015
    $800 5
This word meaning "compulsory" or "obligatory" comes from the Latin for "command"
    $800 26
Austrian driver Niki Lauda's amazing comeback from a horrific crash is told in this Ron Howard film
    $1000 18
I see you have the traditional mug for it, so make me this, with lime juice, vodka and ginger beer
    $1000 30
Not actually swine but rodents, they may be pets, lab research subjects or food, depending where you are
    $1000 15
This Beatrix Potter squirrel "had a brother called Twinkleberry and a great many cousins"
    $1000 22
In 1944 he was given command of the U.S. First Army
    $1000 6
A meteorologist uses this word to describe showers that start & stop randomly throughout the day
    $1000 27
This disgraced track star made a comeback as a player in the WNBA with the Tulsa Shock

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

Betsy Lauren Ivan
$1,200 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Lauren Ivan
$4,800 $3,200 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BELLY UP TO THE ZANZIBAR
INVESTING
A JOINT EFFORT
THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT
"GEO" PARTY
I'M NO ACQUITTER
    $400 17
The island of Zanzibar puts the second syllable in the name of this country
    $400 18
Investors want to maximize this rate of return on a stock, also a type of street sign
    $400 11
A saddle joint allows for a circling movement, as in the one at the base of this digit
    $400 12
Tracy Morgan, on this Tina Fey sitcom: "Heavy is the head that eats the crayons"
    $400 6
19th century Russian Nikolay Lobachevsky founded non-Euclidean this field
    $400 1
Sometime after his chat with Jesus, this prefect was ordered back to Rome for executing men without proper trials
    $800 20
The island is called Unguja in this main language spoken here
    $800 19
There's a double "M" in this word for any food, metal or other substance commonly traded for
    $800 25
Wrenching a joint may tear a tendon or this band of tissue that connects the 2 bones
    $800 13
This band had a 1993 hit singing, "But I'm a creep, I'm a weirdo, what the hell am I doing here? I don't belong here"
    $800 7
For Nebraska, it's the 2-word term for a spot 10 miles northwest of the town of Broken Bow
    $800 2
George Jeffreys judged & executed scores of rebels in 1685 but died in this London locale when political winds shifted
    $1200 21
Zanzibar fell under Portuguese domination shortly after this explorer visited in 1499
    $1200 22
There are short & long types of this futures contract, what you do to "your bets" to minimize risk
    $1200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a joint on the monitor.) Often affecting the weight-bearing joints, like the knee, osteoarthritis is especially painful, as this rubbery tissue deteriorates, allowing bone to rub against bone
    $1200 14
Dirk Benedict played Starbuck on this sci-fi show in 1978; Katee Sackhoff took the character in a new direction in 2003
    $1200 8
Heat from the interior of the Earth
    $1200 3
In 1883 Judge Isaac Parker sentenced this female outlaw & her husband Sam to the federal pen for horse stealing
    DD: $3,000 27
Many Zanzibar residents have Mideastern roots, practice Islam & call themselves Shirazi, after a city in this country
    $1600 23
It's the "N" in NEC, Japan's first joint venture with foreign investment; today, you can invest in the company too
    $1600 29
The only movable joint of the head, the TM joints connect he skull & this lower bone of the jaw
    $1600 15
In the 1985 hit "Smooth Operator", this one-named singer crooned, "Coast to coast, L.A. to Chicago"...huh?!
    $1600 9
Rudolf Kjellen coined this term that involves the influence of coasts & borders on international relations
    $1600 4
When he was "the law west of the Pecos", he fined a corpse $40 for having a concealed weapon
    $2000 28
Zanzibar & nearby isles, leaders in clove production, claim the title of these islands, also applied to the Moluccas
    $2000 24
The base interest rate, the minimum investors demand of a non-treasury security, also has this other "B" name
    DD: $4,800 30
Glenohumeral is the medical name for this joint with greater range than any other in humans
    $2000 16
This standup comic & "Ride Along" star said, "Lying ruined my marriage... that's a lie. I cheated"
    $2000 10
With exciting centers, they've been called the Tootsie Pops of rock hunting
    $2000 5
"Hanging judge" Matthew Begbie dished out justice in this Canadian province back when New Westminster was the capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Lauren Ivan
$0 $14,400 $18,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POETS
In an 1855 poem he wrote, "I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out of hopeful green stuff woven"

Final scores:

Betsy Lauren Ivan
$0 $18,400 $23,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Betsy Lauren Ivan
$4,800 $15,800 $16,800
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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