Show #7842 - Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Alan Dunn game 3.

Contestants

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Prairie Rose Clayton, a taxonomist from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Hila Saxer, an ASL interpreter from Washington, Pennsylvania

Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANIMAL, VEGETABLE OR MINERAL
ENDS IN AN F SOUND
REALLY BIG SPORTS STARS
WAR FARE
EMILYS
LIST
    $200 6
Red sorrel
    $200 1
The one over Bette Davis' remains says, "She did it the hard way"
    $200 11
This 7'1" All-Star for the Magic, Lakers & Heat tipped the scales at 325 pounds
    $200 25
World War II P.O.W.s looked forward to the arrival of food-filled parcels from this international organization
    $200 18
She was just 29 when "Wuthering Heights" was published; it was to be her only novel
    $200 30
The holy trinity of Cajun cooking:
Bell pepper, celery, this weepy veggie
    $400 7
Oryx
    $400 2
This receptacle is used metaphorically about politicians who enrich themselves
    $400 12
The Chicago Bears' 335-pound William Perry had this ultra-cool nickname
    $400 16
In winter 1777 a quartermaster reported he had just 25 barrels of flour & a little pork to feed an army camped here
    $400 26
She began teaching us manners with 1922's "Etiquette: In Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home"
    $400 21
In presidential succession:
Vice president, speaker of the House, Senate pres. pro tempore, then this person
    $600 8
Smelt
    $600 3
A glass container with a wide opening for serving wine or water at meals
    $600 13
This 6'7" Yankees rookie swung a mighty gavel to win the 2017 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby
    $600 17
Nikita Khrushchev wrote, "without" this Hormel product, "we wouldn't have been able to feed our army" in WWII
    $600 27
Emily Robison Strayer plays banjo, guitar, dobro & bass for this country trio
    $600 22
Lyrically:
"Raindrops on roses & whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles & warm woolen" these
    $800 9
Spinel
    $800 4
It can refer to a certain type of young insect, like this one, as well as a minor nature goddess
    $800 14
6'10" baseball Hall of Famer Randy Johnson was nicknamed the "Big" this
    $800 19
In 1918 U-boats cut food shipments to England, where even the king had this type of card allotting staples like milk & flour
    $800 28
This adjective is in the title of a series of graphic novels about a 13-year-old girl named Emily
    $800 23
In the King James Bible, the horses of the 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse:
White, red, black, this one ridden by Death
    $1000 10
Chert
    $1000 5
No fooling, it's a steep cliff often used in place names
    $1000 15
6'9" Dallas Cowboys defensive end Ed Jones was better known by this alliterative nickname
    $1000 20
Union soldiers of the Civil War subsisted largely on tough biscuits with this durable name
    DD: $6,000 29
Emily Wilson begins the 1st Eng. trans. by a woman of this epic, "Tell me about a complicated man. Muse, tell me how he wandered"
    $1000 24
In humors:
Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, this important stuff

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

Alan Hila Prairie
$4,800 $1,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Hila Prairie
$9,600 $800 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

IF 1800s AMERICA HAD TODAY'S TECHNOLOGY
IN THE DICTIONARY
BIBLICALLY INSPIRED LITERATURE
CONQUERED AFTER EVEREST
ANTHROPOLOGY
THEIR FINAL FILM ROLE
    $400 6
Sure, you could send a letter using this horseback service; let's see--200 miles a day for 2,000 miles...or maybe just email
    $400 1
Depending on how you pronounce it, it can mean to declare guilty, or the criminal who's serving time
    $400 26
In Mark Twain's "Diaries of" this couple, she says he's really bad at naming creatures & wanted to call the dodo a wildcat
    $400 16
The central tower of Paine has caused pain to many climbers in the Patagonian part of this long mountain range
    $400 11
Much of the writing in ancient Rome was done using a stylus on tablets of this--best not left out in the sun
    $400 21
Brian O'Conner in "Furious 7"
    $800 7
Instagram @timothyosullivan is a downer with shots like "A harvest of death" from this July 1863 battlefield
    $800 2
From the name of the muse, terpsichorean means relating to this activity
    DD: $2,000 27
In "Moby Dick" a man named Elijah warns this character not to sail on Ahab's boat
    $800 17
Heinrich Harrer, played on film by Brad Pitt, conquered Puncak Jaya, this "New" island's top peak
    $800 12
Having some genes from these Europeans who died out 40,000 years ago says nothing about how evolved you are
    $800 22
A brief appearance as Plutarch Heavensbee in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2"
    $1200 8
From Louisa May Alcott's blog in 1871: "This aptly titled 1st sequel--done! Jo runs a school for boys! Now...party time!"
    $1200 3
Once noted for art galleries & now for boutiques, this 4-letter NYC area is south of Greenwich Village
    $1200 28
She took time off from vampires to write "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" about Jesus' youth
    $1200 18
Second only to Everest in height, it was conquered by an Italian expedition 14 months after the Big E
    $1200 13
Anna Roosevelt believes pre-Columbians in this basin enriched soil with charcoal & had a civilization of 100,000
    $1200 23
The patriarch in 1967's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
    $1600 9
This president is on Twitter again--"People are saying I'm ill. Tippecanoe is fine--no cold! Best month ever, that I can tell you"
    $1600 4
In one dictionary under acupressure, it says see the entry for this type of massage with a Japanese name
    $1600 19
In Canada's these territories sits Mt. Proboscis, summited in 1960 despite being one of the "Circle of the Unclimbables"
    $1600 14
In medieval England eating fruit this way was considered dangerous; a 1500 cookbook says to "beware of" it
    $1600 24
Jett Rink in "Giant"
    $2000 10
MapQuest really helped Lewis & Clark when they set out from this Midwest city on the Mississippi on May 14, 1804
    DD: $6,000 5
An image like the one seen here accompanies the entry under the letter "T" for this type of infrared imaging based on heat
    $2000 20
It's less than 500 feet, but the Old Man of Hoy in these Scottish "O" islands wasn't scaled until 1966
    $2000 15
Hides & hay were used to replicate the super-comfy shoes of Ötzi, the 5,000-year-old mummy known by this nickname
    $2000 25
Christopher Walken's wife in 1983's "Brainstorm"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Hila Prairie
$13,200 $6,800 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SOLAR SYSTEM
Features on this body include Tombaugh Regio & Sleipnir Fossa, named for a horse that carried Odin to the underworld

Final scores:

Alan Hila Prairie
$19,201 $300 $17,750
3-day champion: $70,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Hila Prairie
$18,000 $6,800 $15,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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