Show #7612 - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Manny Abell wins with $1.

Contestants

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Fran Fried, a writer, editor and DJ from Prospect, Connecticut

Carlos Nobleza Posas, an actor from Salt Lake City, Utah

Manny Abell, a Naval officer from Lacey, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

I'M A HUGE FAN
THE MIDWEST
LETTER PERFECT
A NOVEL IDEA
LET'S SAVE THE PLANET
LET'S REMODEL THE KITCHEN
    $200 10
Exuberant chapeaux give Green Bay Packers fans this nickname
    $200 6
Population about 70,000, it's where to go to see the Hawkeyes play in Kinnick Stadium
    $200 2
A 3.0 GPA
    $200 25
The 350 in 350.org refers to this gas, which the org. wants to keep at less than 400 parts per million in our skies
    $200 16
We'd like to supersize this 6-letter closet in which groceries or dishes are kept
    $400 11
al-oholicsanonymous.com is devoted to helping you become a more rabid fan of this rock satirist
    $400 7
State where you can visit the American Swedish Institute, in the mansion built by immigrant Swan Turnblad
    $400 3
500, in Roman numerals
    $400 23
There's a lot more to Mr. Wednesday than meets the eye in this 2001 Neil Gaiman novel
    $400 26
This society named for an ornithologist is responsible for dozens of sanctuaries nationwide
    $400 17
Hmm...a vented or duct-free one of these covers over the range? & how powerful is the fan in CFMs, cubic feet per minute?
    $600 12
The "flies" at tarflies.com like to post about "TAR", this CBS reality competition
    $600 1
Bigfoot, the original 4x4 one of these, lives in Pacific, Missouri
    $600 4
It's the current MPAA rating adjacent to NC-17
    DD: $4,000 22
Chapters in this classic include "5 June 1832" & "Marius Enters the Darkness"
    $600 27
npca.org aims to protect these, like Acadia in Maine & Kings Canyon in California
    $600 18
To keep the pinot grigio chilled, a built-in one of these, also the name of a beverage trendy in the 1980s
    $800 13
Change one of the vowels in a Zodiac sign & you get this .org devoted to the director of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
    $800 8
Grosse Ile, part of Wayne County, is in this river that shares its name with a Midwest metropolis
    $800 5
It's found in the universal blood donor type
    $800 21
Pendleton Work Farm & an "institute of psychology" are settings in this 1962 novel
    $800 28
An org. founded in 1881 & including over 3,900 utilities aims to preserve this, "the world's most important resource"
    $800 19
Instead of an island, we'll be installing this item seen here, also named for a type of landmass
    $1000 14
Bellarinas are fans of this young performer seen here
    $1000 9
Founded in 1873, North Dakota's oldest newspaper still in publication is this city's Tribune
    $1000 15
Pronounced differently, it's a Burmese title of respect, like for Mr. Thant
    $1000 20
His 1903 novel "The Ambassadors" is about a Yank in Europe convincing a wayward son to come home
    $1000 24
Kitchen counter-tops? How 'bout this mineral, the 2nd-most abundant in Earth's crust, & cheaper than granite

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

Manny Carlos Fran
$1,000 $2,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Manny Carlos Fran
$2,200 $400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT WISDOM
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE BEFORE & AFTER
IT'S A BATTLE
INVENTION & DISCOVERY
OCTOBER: SPORTS FANS' HEAVEN
A SUFFIX WILL SUFFICE
    $400 1
First chief justice ever who, despite "99 Problems", was always "Big Pimpin"
    $400 20
It is said that this 1815 battle "was won on the playing fields of Eton"
    $400 29
On October 13, 1983 David Meilahn & Bob Barnett made the first calls on a commercial one of these, talking to Bell's grandkid
    $400 19
The NHL's new Golden Knights franchise of this city starts its regular season next to New York-New York
    $400 10
We'd love for you to come up with this loving suffix that follows "cine" or "techno"
    $800 22
In his "Natural History", Pliny the Elder wrote that "there's always something new out of" this continent
    $800 2
He replaced Thurgood Marshall & chugged his way around the island of Sodor
    $800 7
The footage seen here was shot during this World War II battle that would go on for another month
    $800 28
Element 113 on the periodic table is named nihonium due to its discovery in this country
    $800 18
It's World Series time, with this team that lost to the Cubs now having gone the longest without a fall classic title
    $800 11
Cut out this suffix & you could be left with "append" or "tonsill"
    $1200 21
In this classic tome, Sun Tzu claimed that "a military operation involves deception"
    $1200 3
This Heisman runner-up jurist, now the home of "The Original Slider"
    DD: $1,500 4
On Sept. 17, 1862 in Maryland, over 3,000 men were killed & 17,000 wounded in this blood battle
    $1200 25
A 2010 discovery about the protein ovocleidin-17 may hold the key to this age-old question (it's the bird)
    $1200 13
This bearded Houston Rocket starts NBA play with a $170 million extension & a new teammate, Chris Paul
    $1200 12
It comes after "theo" & "pluto" to denote forms of government
    $1600 23
In the 4th century B.C., Aristotle said that "man is by nature" this type of "animal"
    $1600 8
HBO's "Last Week Tonight" host who went on to become "The Great Dissenter"
    $1600 5
The second battle of this French river in 1918 was the last major German offensive in World War I
    $1600 26
A blood test for cancer is called a "liquid" this test; one developed in Sweden finds it with 96% accuracy from 1 drop
    $1600 14
It's the heart of the NFL season, with rivalries like the Jets vs. this division rival they accused of 2007's "Spygate"
    $1600 16
You'll find this little suffix after "disk" & "kitchen"
    $2000 24
This Roman poet's "Georgics" tells us, "Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things"
    $2000 9
Current justice who's been known to launch a rocket or 2
    $2000 6
Texas secured its independence from Mexico following this April 1836 battle that crushed Santa Anna's army
    DD: $5,100 27
William Shockley shared a Nobel Prize for creating this device that supplanted vacuum tubes in electronics
    $2000 15
This California city's Earthquakes & Major League Soccer's other squads wrap up the regular season
    $2000 17
Add it to "my" or "neur" & you've got a real pain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Manny Carlos Fran
$1,000 $12,300 $12,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN GEOGRAPHY
It's the only country that borders both the Caspian Sea & the Persian Gulf

Final scores:

Manny Carlos Fran
$1 $0 $0
3-day champion: $42,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Manny Carlos Fran
$1,000 $13,200 $12,000
12 R,
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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