Show #7603 - Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Austin Rogers game 7.

Contestants

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Jay Hancock, a journalist from Ellicott City, Maryland

Marguerite Moran, a library director from Webster, Minnesota

Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York (whose 6-day cash winnings total $257,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

WELCOME TO LOS ANGELES
AUTHORS: BORN & DIED
TIMELY TALK
FOOD & DRINK
CLASSIC POP
(Alex: You identify the performer.)
A KING JAMES BIBLE
    $200 23
Our local paper, it has a "Hot Property" section that tells you which star bought a home & for how many millions
    $200 6
He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1922 & spent some time "On the Road" before his death in 1969
    $200 17
The last possible moment to get something done is this hour
    $200 11
Beans & oatmeal (not necessarily together) are good sources of this substance that helps food pass through the body
    $200 1
"Baby Love"
    $200 15
And it came to pass that in 1582 young James, then king of only this country, was kidnapped by nobles
    $400 24
This Beverly Hills road doesn't need a Walk of Fame; it has a Walk of Style featuring plaques devoted to Armani and Herb Ritts
    $400 7
She was born April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama & died there February 19, 2016
    $400 19
If you are prompt for your meetings, you could also be called this synonymous "P" word
    $400 12
In diner slang, an "M.D." isn't a Mountain Dew but this soft drink
    $400 2
"Only The Lonely" (1960)
    $400 18
And behold! In 1603 James I succeeded this queen as England's monarch
    $600 25
Located in Barnsdall Park & open to the public, Hollyhock House was the first home in L.A. designed by this architect
    DD: $1,000 8
Edgar Allan Poe's tale began in Boston in 1809 & ended in this other "B" city in 1849
    $600 28
4-syllable word for one ancient relic, or ancient times in general
    $600 13
"Liquid gold" is what Kraft calls this processed product used in its Shells & Cheese
    $600 3
"In Your Eyes"
    $600 20
Verily, James I was the first English monarch of this royal house
    $800 26
In a 1982 film Monty Python performed live at this Los Angeles landmark
    $800 9
His story began in Salinas, California in 1902 & ended in New York in 1968
    $800 29
There's a stream of water in this term for something that happens at the same time as something else
    $800 14
The main difference between these two desserts that end in the same three letters is that one contains dairy and the other does not
    $800 4
"Mack The Knife" (1959)
    $800 21
Blessed are the peacemakers, & in 1604 James & Philip III called off the war between England & this country
    $1000 27
One of the largest city parks in the U.S., it's home to the L.A. Zoo & a famous observatory
    $1000 10
Born in England in 1920, he died there in 2016; "Watership Down" came in the middle
    $1000 30
Before singing about "The Time Warp", Riff Raff intones, "Time is" this, meaning it passes quickly
    $1000 16
To make a Kir Royale, add creme de cassis to this beverage
    $1000 5
"Go Your Own Way"
    $1000 22
To everything there is a season, so in 1610 James dissolved this, with which he'd been quarreling

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

Austin Marguerite Jay
$3,400 -$200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Marguerite Jay
$6,200 $3,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

LAKES & RIVERS
(Alex: And it happens to be the last category written by one of our writers, named Steve Tamerius, who left us recently after thirty years of employment as a writer on Jeopardy!.)
THEIR MARRIED NAMES
3 STRAIGHT VOWELS
PLAQUE BUILDUP
CALCULUS
DENTAL PROBLEMS
    $400 3
In 1858 sewage in this river caused Parliament to shut down due to the stench; Brits called the period the "Great Stink"
    $400 12
Cooking maven Julia McWilliams
    $400 1
The first ones in the 1700s were of people, but now they can be of anything
    $400 23
Banting & Best's discovery of this hormone used to treat diabetes is recounted on a plaque at the Univ. of Toronto
    $400 29
Mathematicians have used calculus to prove that this ratio is less than 22/7, its common approximation
    $400 6
At age 57 in 1789 he had only one tooth remaining & wore dentures of hippo ivory made by John Greenwood
    $800 4
Minnesota's highest point, 2,301' Eagle Mountain, is just a few miles from its lowest point, this Great Lake
    $800 13
Alpine ace Lindsey Kildow
    DD: $5,000 2
In the NYPD it's the rank just below captain
    $800 21
There's a plaque on the Dublin house of this brewer & "founder in 1759 of the company that bears his name"
    $800 30
The process of differentiation lets you find the slope of one of these lines that touches a curve at just one point
    $800 7
In this William Goldman novel, distance runner "Babe" Levy has a toothache; old Nazi dentist wants a crack at it
    $1200 9
The Zhiguli Hills cause this longest European river to make a sharp loop known as the Samara Bend
    $1200 14
"Bull Durham" siren Susan Tomalin
    $1200 5
This fall off a surfboard while riding a wave is also called a donut
    $1200 17
Seen here is Stephanie Kwolek, honored with a plaque as the inventor of this polymer used in body armor
    $1200 25
"Calculus" is Latin for a small one of these, used by the ancients on counting boards
    $1200 8
Per the universal numbering system, an adult would likely get rid of these teeth numbered 1, 16, 17 & 32
    $1600 10
Rubicon Point Lighthouse on this large lake in the Sierra Nevada was once the world's highest in elevation
    $1600 15
Musical "Heartbreaker" Pat Andrzejewski
    $1600 19
Beneath the skin
    $1600 16
A plaque in Greenwich Village honors the rebellion named for this bar that sparked an LGBT rights movement
    $1600 24
The rate of change of a function with respect to a variable is denoted by this term that can also mean "unoriginal"
    DD: $6,000 26
A guild of these tooth-pulling professionals whose name is from the Latin for "beard" began in France in 1210
    $2000 11
In 2016 NASA reported that this Venezuelan lake was the world's lightning capital with 603 bolts per sq. mile per year
    $2000 22
Fashion designer Diane Simone Michelle Halfin
    $2000 20
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote that this "without grace is the hook without the bait"
    $2000 18
The house at 2 Rue Fortuny in Paris has a plaque that says this man wrote "Cyrano de Bergerac" there
    $2000 28
It all comes together with this calculus operation that lets you find the precise area under a curve
    $2000 27
Usually associated with dentures, this brand lived up to its name by "repair"ing the broken teeth of a rare white lion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Marguerite Jay
$27,600 $7,000 $10,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN PLAYS
The latitude & longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire

Final scores:

Austin Marguerite Jay
$20,600 $1 $14,500
7-day champion: $278,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Austin Marguerite Jay
$19,000 $7,000 $9,600
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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