Show #7848 - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Contestants

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Rock Wayda, a bond analyst from Dana Point, California

Hannah McIntyre, an author from Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Erik Agard, a puzzlemaker from Gaithersburg, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $66,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

CELEBRATING CHER
GLOBE TROTTIN'
SEEN ON MY WALK TODAY
NAME GAME
SPEAKING WORDS OF WISDOM
LET IT "BE"
    $200 26
In a memorable musical moment, Sonny & Cher reunited on David Letterman's show in 1987 & sang this hit of theirs
    $200 17
Nicaragua has Honduras to the north & this sea to the east
    $200 11
Such a unique building; with its faux medieval architecture, it must be the style called this revival
    $200 6
Start spreading the news--in the 2010s this name of a NYC borough was among the top 30 names for girls
    $200 21
This folk & rock troubadour's gems include the 1965 lyric "He not busy being born is busy dying"
    $200 1
Tumors can be malignant or this 2-syllable opposite
    $400 15
From 2008 to 2011 Cher had a residency at this Las Vegas hotel for her "Cher at the Colosseum" show
    $400 13
Enjoy traditional yerba mate tea on a visit to this capital of Uruguay
    $400 12
Seems warm to me but I've passed 3 people wearing this type of knitted sweater that opens down the front
    $400 7
Enjoying a big comeback is this girl's name, also the title of an Eric Clapton / Derek & the Dominoes hit
    $400 22
This playwright penned the line "A salesman is got to dream, boy. It comes with the territory"
    $400 2
A lighthouse acts as one, from Old English for "sign"
    $600 14
In 2018 Cher reunited with her "Silkwood" co-star Meryl Streep to play her mom in the sequel to this musical
    $600 18
Careful rounding this South African cape 100 miles northwest of Cape Agulhas
    $600 28
Could it be? It is! The house species of this bird, & so early in the season
    $600 8
The name of this character in "Moby Dick" is Hebrew for "father's brother"
    $600 23
In an encyclical he wrote, "Earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most... maltreated of our poor"
    $600 3
It's slang for your proboscis, Bill
    $800 16
This 1998 Cher hit popularized the use of Auto-Tune as a robotic vocal effect
    $800 19
A permit is required for any public gathering in most places in this city-state on an Asian peninsula
    $800 9
Would it "Wreck-It" if we told you that this name for boys, not as popular as it used to be, means "wolf counsel"?
    $800 24
Max Ehrmann's much-reprinted "Desiderata" says, "With all its sham, drudgery & broken dreams, it is still" this kind of world
    $800 4
Proverbially, it pairs with between to mean neither one nor the other
    $1000 27
That's Cher & Christina Aguilera at the Hollywood premiere of this musical, in which Cher played a club owner
    $1000 20
Roughly the size of the Yukon, this largest ice shelf has served as a gateway to exploration of Antarctica
    $1000 10
This first name of painters Bellini & Canaletto is an Italian form of "John"
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1934 this humorist said, "Every Harvard class should have one Democrat to rescue it from oblivion"
    $1000 5
8-letter word meaning to tarnish one's good name

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

Erik Hannah Rock
$5,800 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Hannah Rock
$5,800 $3,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BYZANTIUM & BEYOND
LITERATURE
SAY THE WORD
BASEBALL-ADJACENT FACTS
STATE FOSSILS
THE ROLES OF MY LIFETIME
    $400 1
Byzantium became known as this city named after the man who made it a capital of the Roman empire
    $400 6
"The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye" is the latest story regarding this Scandinavian heroine
    $400 15
It's half of the globe, or half of the cerebrum
    $400 13
This letter symbolizes potassium; in baseball it represents a strikeout
    $400 24
California picked this ancient feline
    $400 23
He put in 20 seasons as Frasier Crane & 2 as a ruthless mayor on "Boss"
    $800 2
Built by Emperor Valens in the 300s A.D., this piece of infrastructure is integrated into modern Istanbul
    $800 12
Britannica says this John Bunyan allegory was at one time second only to the Bible in popularity
    $800 26
In Hindu myth, it's the incarnation of a god; on the internet, it's a graphic image that represents you
    $800 14
World Series goat Bill Buckner made a diving catch of a baby thrown from a burning building on this Larry David show
    $800 25
Arizona's is this rock-hard wood; there's a whole "forest" of it in the north of the state
    $800 22
Mudka's Meat Hut waitress & girl at pool were fine roles but Hannah Montana got a little more press
    $1200 3
Leading to trouble, in 726 A.D. Emperor Leo III banned the use of this type of 4-letter religious image
    $1200 10
One of his most famous works is called "Du Côte de Chez Swann" in the original French
    $1200 18
Diglot means the same as this adjective
    $1200 7
A headline about "switch-pitcher" Pat Venditte used this land & water word instead of "ambidextrous"
    DD: $1,500 27
This Southern state's capital & state fossil, a species of mammoth, are both named for Columbus
    $1200 19
Who? Her, as Mrs. Which, & also as Deborah Lacks
    DD: $2,000 4
Killing thousands, the Nika revolt of 532 A.D. began as a fight involving different groups of fans of these races
    $1600 9
He dedicated his novel "Texasville" to Cybill Shepherd, who starred in "The Last Picture Show"
    $1600 17
From an Old English word for "tenth", it's the act of giving one-tenth of your income to a church
    $1600 8
In "Ball Four", Jim Bouton wrote, "My great roomie... (had) gotten me smashed on" these rhyming rum cocktails
    $1600 28
There's debate as to the placement & purpose of the plates on the back of this state fossil of Colorado
    $1600 20
We'd give an "A" to his work as Oscar Grant & Killmonger, but he's going to get a "B." from you
    $2000 5
This emperor reigned for 38 years, built the Hagia Sophia Cathedral, & married Theodora
    $2000 11
John Kennedy Toole won a posthumous Pulitzer for this New Orleans-set comic novel
    $2000 16
One of the last entries in the dictionary is this enzyme in yeast that promotes fermentation
    $2000 29
The Field Museum contains this state's fossil, the Tully Monster; the illustration shows what it looked like
    $2000 21
High schooler Kyle & Elio Perlman; call him by his name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Hannah Rock
$14,600 $10,100 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN CITIES
Also a judicial capital, this aptly named city is known for an annual rose festival that began in 1976

Final scores:

Erik Hannah Rock
$8,999 $20,200 $2,300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Hannah Rock
$14,600 $9,800 $4,200
21 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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