Show #7768 - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Josh Hill game 6.

Contestants

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Tara Yack, a structural engineer from Denver, Colorado

Luke Devlin, a strategic communications associate from Bronxville, New York

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 5-day cash winnings total $117,319)

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Jeopardy! Round

TAKE THE CATEGORY IN ORDER
(Alex: Because each correct response as we work down the category will help you with the next clue.)
IN GENERAL
YOU'LL UNDERSTAND IT BETTER
AS YOU GO DOWN
IT WILL SERVE YOU WELL!
TRUST US!
    $200 1
Found in front of "rally", this palindromic 3-letter word refers to an abundance of energy
    $200 2
Some big don'ts in Exodus 20:17--"Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's" this, "nor his manservant"
    $200 9
"Make yourself at home" sounds even more welcoming as this Spanish phrase, literally "my house is your house"
    $200 3
Guess Nike wasn't taking calls when the 413-404 B.C. Ionian War did not go the way of this city-state
    $200 5
Murder by the butler in Mary Roberts Rinehart's 1930 mystery "The Door" helped popularize this 4-word cliche
    $200 6
If Obi-Wan Kenobi tells you to "use" this, "let go" & "trust me", you use it
    $400 4
Here's an old-timey version of this kitchen implement that's sure to spice up your meal
    $400 11
In 2012, this ex-Cabinet member here was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $400 10
This German exclamation to a sneezer can go on, "ist besser als Krankheit" (health is better than sickness)
    $400 12
He lost a power battle to fellow Communists & dealt with the wrong side of an ice axe in Mexico
    $400 13
Even Poole, this doctor's butler, abandons his post when his alter ego makes things unpleasant
    $400 7
You talkin' to Ben Stiller? You, being this actor who explained the circle of trust to Ben in "Meet the Parents"
    $600 15
This 3-word brand has been billed as "the Champagne of beers"
    $600 14
These 2 words, respectively, are the "M" in SMU & the "C" in TCU, Texas school that we follow religiously
    DD: $1,000 19
Virgil's "omnia vincit amor" is this saying in English about the power of the heart
    $600 16
Stephano is the drunken butler of the shipwrecked king Alonso of Naples in this Shakespeare play
    $600 8
Jimmy Chitwood is a H.S. basketball player of his word in this 1986 film after saying he'll make the title-winning shot
    $800 21
If you're the kind of person who just doesn't get it, you're this, also a geometric term for this angle
    $800 20
It sounds much fancier to use this French phrase, literally "blue ribbon"
    $800 17
Old but reliable Betteredge the butler narrates the search for a fabulous missing gem in this Wilkie Collins work
    $800 23
Michael Fassbender takes the ultimate trust fall--a leap of faith--in this "killer" 2016 film based on a video game
    $1000 22
Leased by this company, Deepwater Horizon was the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico April 20, 2010
    $1000 24
Enough is enough! It's "enough" in Italian, also used to mean "stop!"
    $1000 18
This "admirable" butler of J.M. Barrie's play rises above his aristocrat employers & becomes their king
    $1000 25
As therapist Sean Maguire, he got Will Hunting to trust him & won an Oscar

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

Josh Luke Tara
$2,200 $400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Luke Tara
$2,200 $5,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GIVE US THE BIRD
HISTORICAL FICTION
DIMES
BAND MATH
PLANET OF THE CAPES
MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "P" or a "Q", but not necessarily in that order.)
    $400 9
Get your head out of the sand & know this largest living bird can be 8 feet tall & weigh round 350 pounds
    $400 8
In "Cloudsplitter" by Russell Banks, the son of this martyred abolitionist recalls his father
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) The arrows around 1853 on the dime on the right show it contained less of this element, which was reduced that year due to a rise in its price
    $400 2
Ali Campbell's "UB" minus Adam Clayton's "U"
    $400 14
This government facility abbreviated KSC is found on Cape Canaveral in Florida
    $400 1
A large bird feather used as a writing implement in centuries past
    $800 10
Only penguins, flamingoes & these familiar city birds produce milk chemically similar to that of mammals
    $800 17
"Battle Lines" is book one of the "Last Good War" novel series, set during this war
    $800 19
In 1838 13 of these representing the original 13 colonies were added to the face of dimes
    $800 3
Trent Reznor's "Inch Nails" plus Josh Dun's "Pilots"
    $800 15
Mexico's resort region of Cabo San Lucas is found at the southern tip of this peninsula
    $800 22
Uh oh! It's a sudden, expected test for students
    $1200 11
Sorry, no picture of the great or snowy this wading bird of the Everglades; they send their...
    $1200 18
Amelia Earhart flies in for a cameo in "The Aviator's Wife", about Anne Morrow & this husband
    $1200 26
Liberty on the 1796-1807 draped bust dime was based on a sketch by this George Washington portraitist
    DD: $3,000 5
Frankie Valli's "Seasons" times Linda Perry's "Non Blondes"
    $1200 16
Found near Calais, Cap Gris-Nez translates as "Cape" these 2 words, for the color of its rocks
    $1200 23
Different designs on various pieces of cloth all sewn together give this warmer its name
    $1600 12
You're out of luck if you're looking for the Bahia rufous-vented ground-this to tell you what time it is
    $1600 28
The king in "To Defy a King" is this lizard-hearted brother of King Richard the Lionheart
    DD: $4,800 27
A new design for the dime was released on January 30, 1946, which would have been this man's 64th birthday
    $1600 6
Dave Clark's boys times Ben Folds' boys
    $1600 20
The Gaelic songs & poems of Malcolm Gillis praise the landscape of Cape Breton in this Canadian province
    $1600 24
Term for the list of waiting jobs to come out of your LaserJet 600
    $2000 13
This bird name follows red-naped, red-breasted & yellow-bellied
    $2000 29
In "Sharpe's Rifles", a young British lieutenant fights Napoleon's army in the Galicia region of this country
    $2000 30
The 1916-1945 dime known as this actually showed Lady Liberty with wings, symbolizing freedom of thought
    $2000 7
Pop punk "Sum" times pop rock "Maroon"
    $2000 21
Cap-Vert, the westernmost point in mainland Africa, is the site of this Senegalese capital city
    $2000 25
You can learn about quarks & gluons in Chad Orzel's "How to Teach" this science specialty "To Your Dog"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Luke Tara
$17,000 $13,400 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GREEK MYTHOLOGY
This pair who accompanied their father into battle were called Timor & Formido, "Fear" & "Terror", by the Romans

Final scores:

Josh Luke Tara
$26,801 $100 $5,400
6-day champion: $144,120 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Luke Tara
$13,800 $11,200 $5,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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