Show #7688 - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Contestants

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Elizabeth Connor, an art director from Brooklyn, New York

Nate Pochomis, an airline pilot from West Grove, Pennsylvania

Ryan Fenster, a banker from SeaTac, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

A STASH OF MUSTACHES
NICKNAMES FOR NATIVES
ON STAGE
THE HUNGARY GAMES
CATCHING "FIRE"
MOCKING JAY
    $200 2
The secret word is this guy, born Julius in New York City in 1890.
    $200 17
Sheik, rattle & roll with an Emirian, someone from this Mideast nation
    $200 5
Recently on Broadway as "the present", "Platonov" is a play by this other -ov
    $200 29
He made his first prototype of his hand-held game in Budapest using 27 wooden blocks
    $200 6
A loud, premature explosion in your engine's intake manifold
    $200 13
This "Tonight Show" host mockingly said President Obama promised me if I liked my current job, I could keep it
    $400 3
The 1912 story "The Zayat Kiss" introduced this sinister criminal portrayed in many movies since
    $400 19
It's not just a national anthem, it's a female resident of a city on the gulf of Lion
    DD: $2,000 24
Some of the buccaneers in this Gilbert & Sullivan show may do double duty as policemen
    $400 1
Oseink irasa is a picture-based game that helps you learn the 44 characters in this
    $400 10
Sailors thought this luminous atmospheric phenomenon was good luck
    $400 14
Rhea Perlman fell for NHLer Jay Thomas on this show's mockingly titled "Never Love a Goalie" episode
    $600 4
This great decade for mustaches featured Mark Spitz, Frank Zappa, and yours truly
    $600 20
This nickname for residents of N.C. may derive from a Civil War regiment that stubbornly held their position as if glued down
    $600 25
Based on Lorraine Hansberry's play, this musical omits the prepositional phrase & keeps just the dried fruit for a title
    $600 22
In Hungary this chess piece is called the kiraly; the chess notation for it is the same as in English
    $600 8
He pioneered the manufacture of tires for the Model T
    $600 15
"You said fewer clients, you put it all down on paper", said Jay Mohr to this title Tom Cruise character
    $800 12
This director grew his mustache at 24, already five films into his career of shocking and engaging audiences
    $800 18
If you're a Hibernian, you're from this country
    $800 26
In 2014 at age 88 Angela Lansbury returned to London's West End to star in this playwright's "Blithe Spirit"
    $800 23
In Hungary this sidewalk game can have kids jumping on a design that looks like a snail
    $800 7
It's nicknamed "New York's Key West"
    $800 16
"Only you, Farva, can make a dark man blush", says Jay Chandrasekhar in this 2001 cult cop comedy
    $1000 11
Missionary doctor whose bristles are seen here
    $1000 21
A Hatter is a resident of this Alberta city
    $1000 27
Let's go to this Lillian Hellman show whose "small" title comes from creatures in the Bible "that spoil the vines"
    $1000 30
Goalkeeper Viktor Nagy made a splash in this sport in which Hungary has won 9 Olympic gold medals
    $1000 9
"Light the fire within" is the motto of this youth organization that began accepting boys in 1975
    $1000 28
Stephen A. Smith said of this former "SNL" star's impression of him: "My style is a little bit more pristine"

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

Ryan Nate Elizabeth
$1,200 $2,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nate Elizabeth
$3,400 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PUERTO RICO STRONG
(Alex: Yes!)
2-WORD SONG TITLES
THE PHARAOHS
GANGSTERS
EUROPEAN ART
LOSER!
    $400 6
Want to donate? Orgs. like UNICEF, save the children & Hispanic federation aided P.R. after the devastation of this 2017 hurricane
    $400 1
In a 2016 No. 1 Justin Bieber told an ex to go & do this
    $400 24
At 9 he was the youngest pharaoh in history & his sarcophagus from the 1300s B.C. is a classic symbol of Ancient Egypt
    $400 11
Dion O'Banion ran his gang empire out of a Chicago flower shop...until 3 of this rival's men came by for "flowers" in 1924
    $400 17
Deemed indecent, his "Naked Maja" painting caused him to be called before the Inquisition
    $400 12
At the Miss America pageant, the person who finishes second is the "first" this
    $800 7
The San Jose church dates to 1532 in this capital named for another saint
    $800 2
It was Sixpence None the Richer's request "beneath the milky twilight"
    $800 25
The pharaoh Khufu had this pointy marvel built during the last decades of his rule, around 2500 B.C.
    $800 18
He survived a 1929 one-way ride in which he was stabbed multiple times; no wonder he was called Lucky
    $800 19
This painting depicting a militia company had to be cut down to a mere 12 by 14 feet to fit in Amsterdam's Town Hall
    $800 13
Half of a plastic beach shoe, it's also used of a film that's a loser at the box office
    $1200 8
A HOFer in every way, this P.R.-born Pittsburgh Pirate died in a plane crash trying to aid Nicaraguan earthquake victims
    $1200 3
It's the title & shout-along chorus of a 2012 hit by The Lumineers
    $1200 28
The second of his name, he ruled Egypt for more than six decades and built a number of memorable temples
    DD: $4,000 30
While Bugsy Siegel was being shot in B H., Meyer Lansky's goons were walking into a hotel in this city & taking over
    $1200 23
At St. Peter's Basilica, you can see this Michaelangelo masterpiece carved from a single block of marble
    $1200 14
Michael Jackson sang, "Beat it, beat it, no one wants to be" this
    $1600 9
Around 1508 he founded the first European settlement on Puerto Rico; the Fountain of Youth? Not as easy to find
    $1600 4
In 2013 Katy Perry was "coming atcha like a" this, perhaps James K. Polk
    $1600 27
Menes was the first pharaoh after the unification of these 2 parts of Egypt into one monarchy
    $1600 29
Salvatore Maranzano's efforts to make himself "Capo di Tutti Capi", this, did not end well for Sal
    $1600 22
This medieval embroidery that depicts the Norman Conquest was hung in a French cathedral on special occasions
    $1600 15
Laws that ban a primary election loser from running as an independent in the general are named after this type of loser
    $2000 10
Written to protect ships from German U-boats, this 1920 act dealing with shipping was said to be hurting P.R.'s economy in 2017
    $2000 5
This Earth, Wind & Fire hit reminds you "what your life can truly be"
    DD: $3,000 26
Akhenaten tried to switch the empire to worship of this, symbolized by the last 4 letters of his name
    $2000 20
Though he most likely didn't file with the state, Louis Lepke founded the hitman organization known as this
    $2000 21
Like Toulouse-Lautrec, Maurice Utrillo was fond of painting this district of Paris famous for its windmills
    $2000 16
Longfellow titled a poem "Victor and" this "V" word for "loser"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nate Elizabeth
$14,400 $10,200 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD BRANDS
Seen here is the location of the first plant of this company

Final scores:

Ryan Nate Elizabeth
$25,400 $8,399 $11,600
3-day champion: $67,399 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Nate Elizabeth
$10,600 $10,200 $7,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
10 W
19 R,
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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