Show #7689 - Thursday, February 1, 2018

Ryan Fenster game 4.

Contestants

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Justin Earnshaw, an English teacher from Cheyenne, Wyoming

Sara Helmers, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Ryan Fenster, a banker from SeaTac, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $67,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

TALKIN' FOOTBALL
LITERARY TERMS
"F" STOP
(Alex: Each correct response will end with that letter of the alphabet.)
INTRODUCTION TO FILM
GEOGRAPHY 101
(Alex: And, of course, it's an...)
EASY COURSE LOAD
    $200 26
Your choice: do or don't name this play in which the QB runs the ball & can choose to pitch it to another back
    $200 9
Shorter word for "non-poetry"; a Moliere character is amazed that he's been speaking it his whole life
    $200 15
Easing of anxiety, or what a late-inning pitcher provides to ease a manager's anxiety
    $200 6
1962: "Introducing Peter O'Toole"
    $200 5
As you cross into San Francisco from the north on U.S. 101, you're on this structure
    $200 7
Half a deviled egg with crispy bacon serves as this light appetizer from the French for "mouth pleaser"
    $400 27
Tom Landry perfected the shotgun formation with this team
    $400 10
A century-old series from Oxford University Press is "World's" these timeless works
    $400 14
A boat dock that is built out over the water
    $400 19
1978: "Introducing Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie"
    $400 1
U.S. Hwy 101 once stretched from Washington to Mexico; now its southern end is in this city's Boyle Heights area
    $400 8
Lima beans, corn & tomatoes are the key ingredients of this "sufferin"' side dish
    $600 28
By signaling for one of these, a returner can reel in a kick without fear of getting tackled
    $600 11
From the Italian, it's another word for a verse of poetry
    $600 16
Title adjective for "Three Billy Goats" in a folktale
    $600 21
"And introducing Ke Huy Quan as Short Round" in this 1984 action sequel
    $600 2
Seaside, Oregon marks the spot where members of the Lewis & Clark expedition boiled sea water to make 28 gallons of this
    $600 23
Also on the plate, this bulgur treat using parsley, mint, tomato, and lemon
    $800 29
These "penalties" are simultaneous violations by the offense & defense that cancel each other out
    $800 12
What's my this? the reason characters do the things they do in a story
    $800 17
A defendant's accuser in a court case
    $800 20
A 1976 remake: "Introducing Jessica Lange"
    $800 3
You have found it! The Carson Mansion in this port city and seat of Humboldt County
    $800 24
Dirt cake doesn't sound like the best dessert, but the "soil" is Oreos & the "worms" are this kind
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.) As Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium prepares to host Super Bowl LII, I'm looking at the Ring of Honor, with names from this defensive line that took the Vikings to four Super Bowls
    DD: $2,000 13
3 types of conflict are man against man, man against himself & this title of an anthology with Hemingway & Heyerdahl
    $1000 18
Ouzo is this, as it's drunk before a meal to stimulate the appetite
    $1000 22
A 1994 Jim Carrey film: "And introducing Cameron Diaz"
    $1000 4
In Washington State, U.S. 101 skirts this National Park and its lush rainforests
    $1000 25
To end the meal, let's take wing with this, a series of single-ounce servings of fine wines or whiskeys

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

Ryan Sara Justin
$5,400 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sara Justin
$8,200 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BLACK HISTORY NOTABLES
ADJECTIVES
TV SHOWS IN OTHER WORDS
TOTALLY METAL, DUDE
CIVIL LAW
STAG, YOU'RE IT
    $400 2
His blindness by age 7, possibly from glaucoma, never got in the way of his success
    $400 1
An adjective despite ending in -ly, it precedes "pear", botanically--get the point?
    $400 26
"3 pairs of tootsies down below"
    $400 16
Hi-yo, "liquid silver"! Big producers of this element include Chile & Kyrgyzstan
    $400 7
In German civil law you can have a holographic one of these, that bears the testator's signature
    $400 12
A spectral white stag is the patronus form of this young title character
    $800 3
He's the author and very visible man seen here
    $800 22
Mr. Burns' "superior" 1-word catchphrase
    $800 27
"Hospital caregiver Mrs. Onassis"
    $800 17
Of all metals, it has the greatest ductility & reflects heat rays the best, so yeah, it's a pretty valuable thing to have
    $800 8
This 1804 code contained French civil law
    $800 13
This liquor with a stag on the label offers a stag's head pourer that fits on its bottles
    $1200 4
In 1957, she became the first African-American to win a singles title at Wimbledon
    $1200 23
This 8-letter word describes the journey of the "Man of La Mancha"
    $1200 28
"Yankee terror tale"
    $1200 19
The lower layer of the earth's outer crust is called the sima because it's composed of silica & this metallic element
    $1200 9
The Swiss civil code of 1907 superseded some of the laws of these districts of the federation
    $1200 14
Here's Actaeon about to be caught by his own dogs after this Greek goddess of the hunt turned him into a stag
    $1600 5
He was a longtime assistant to Robert E. Peary, and a co-discoverer of the North Pole
    $1600 24
Neither donkey nor elephant, the Congressional Budget Office says it offers this type of objective analysis
    DD: $4,000 29
"Homely boop"
    DD: $2,000 20
A beam of cesium is a prime component of this extremely accurate device; the first experimental one was built in 1949
    $1600 10
In some civil-law countries, these "public" legal authenticators have significant educational requirements
    $1600 15
This baron, a teller of tall tales, shot a stag with a cherry pit & found a tree growing from its head
    $2000 6
The subject of a TV movie and a Rockwell painting, in 1960 shemade history by integrating an all-white school in New Orleans
    $2000 25
If you can't pay certain fees, a court may declare you this synonym for needy
    $2000 30
"A decade or less shy of two score years old"
    $2000 21
It's atomic number 22 in your program but number 1 in your heart when an alloy is used in a pacemaker
    $2000 11
The U.S. justice dept. says that in countries with civil law, the judge can act more like this "p"erson in our system
    $2000 18
A famous 19th century image by Edwin Landseer is "Stag at" this, referring to being trapped, not the body of water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Sara Justin
$11,400 $6,600 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. AUTHORS
In his 1958 essay "Essentials of Spontaneous Prose", he compared a writing technique to a jazz musician's style

Final scores:

Ryan Sara Justin
$22,799 $100 $1,200
4-day champion: $90,198 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Sara Justin
$14,400 $8,600 $12,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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