Show #7855 - Friday, November 2, 2018

Contestants

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Jonathan Greenan, a human rights legal officer from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Laura Hite, an arts administrator from Los Angeles, California

Emily Frey, a professor from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $62,503)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALPHABET CITY
KIDS' BOOKS
THE GENDER-FREE OPTION
IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM...
THE ELEPHANT
IN THE ROOM
    $200 5
A:
It's considered the birthplace of democracy
    $200 6
Jeff Kinney admits that in school, he qualified for this title adjective of his 12-novel series
    $200 15
How about "first year" instead of this term for students entering high school
    $200 28
At the Buick Invitational from 2005 to 2008, many were invited but no one was beating this golfer
    $200 16
"Pink Elephants On Parade" is a song from this 1941 film
    $200 30
Regular & exclusive use is one requirement for deducting the cost of this on your taxes
    $400 1
I:
It's the only major city that straddles 2 continents--Asia & Europe
    $400 7
In "Finding Buck McHenry", a kid thinks a janitor is a baseball great from the time of these segregated leagues
    $400 11
Longcase clock is another way to refer to this antique
    $400 27
Many on our staff were sad to see the Astros invade Chavez Ravine & beat this team in Game 7 of the 2017 World Series
    $400 17
This Seuss character was in the jungle of Nool, enjoying the jungle's joys, when he heard a small noise
    $400 21
This word for a woman's dressing or sitting room comes from the French for "a place to sulk in"
    $600 2
S:
It's the gateway to the Yangtze Valley
    $600 8
In a recent bestseller, "Dragons Love" these, but don't put salsa in them or you'll have trouble
    $600 12
These days, Rita prefers to be a parking enforcement officer rather than this antiquated term
    $600 24
From 2005 to 2008 & again from 2010 to 2014, no man was beating this Spaniard for the French Open men's singles title
    $600 18
This swinging cartoon guy had an elephant named Shep who acted like a dog
    DD: $1,200 22
This musical includes the song "The Room Where It Happens"
    $800 3
E:
This Mexican city south of San Diego is a regular port-of-call for short cruises out of Long Beach, Ca.
    $800 9
In "Alice in Wonderland", the Red Queen uses live hedgehogs as balls in this game
    $800 13
An equal-opportunity archvillain can call his employees lackeys or minions instead of this 8-letter word
    $800 25
This storied franchise was the last north-of-the-border team to win the Stanley Cup, back in 1993
    $800 19
The mascot of Tufts University is this elephant; P.T. Barnum was an early trustee & benefactor
    $800 23
This name for the main room of an ancient Roman house also refers to a skylit central court
    $1000 4
Q:
This capital sits at an elevation of 9,350 feet
    $1000 10
This "harebrained" English author also wrote about a rat in "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"
    $1000 14
A ship could embark on its first sailing rather than this traditional term
    $1000 26
Over 4 straight Super Bowls, it was the rest of the NFL 139, this team 73
    $1000 20
In some parts of India, this elephant-headed god is said to be married to both Buddhi & Siddhi
    $1000 29
A 19th century poem begins, "'Will you walk into'" this room, "said the spider to the fly"

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

Emily Laura Jonathan
$4,200 $3,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Laura Jonathan
$5,600 $3,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
(Alex: That's in Washington, D.C., of course.)
THEY'RE "GREAT"
UNITS OF MEASURE
ROMAN EMPERORS
PATTERN RECOGNITION
CAST IRONS
    $400 30
The NPG has the complete gallery of presidential portraits outside the White House--here's this chief executive
    $400 7
A large pooch originally bred for boar hunting
    $400 25
When referring to this temperature unit abbreviated K, just use the name of the unit, no "degrees"
    $400 1
Trajan narrowly escaped death when one of these shook the city of Antioch in 115
    $400 27
Yankee fans know the lines on this uniform fabric pattern can be 1/16" or 3/32" wide
    $400 28
In 2017's "Justice League", Jeremy Irons played this Batman butler
    $800 8
Changing human communication forever, this inventor phoned it in back in 1876
    $800 6
A nickname for Broadway
    $800 22
The EPA standard for carbon monoxide exposure includes 35 of these "parts"
    $800 11
Antoninus Pius ordered the construction of the Antonine this about 100 miles north of Hadrian's
    $800 19
If you like these little solid circles, visit the Tokyo Museum of Yayoi Kusama, the queen of them
    $800 12
Jeremy's son Max Irons was Henry in this wolfish 2011 fairy tale with no "Little" in its title
    $1200 9
This St. Louis-born performer's talent & sensuality made her a music hall star in France in the 1920s and '30s
    $1200 3
A book about Ronald Reagan's transition from acting to politics is titled "The Making of" him
    $1200 23
"Atmos", divers can endure pressure of about 6 of these units, each 14.7 pounds per square inch
    $1200 18
Tiberius was the Caesar of the King James Bible line do this "to Caesar the things that are Caesar's"
    $1200 15
The type of symbol seen here is the Persian boteh; it is repeated in this pattern named for a Scottish town
    $1200 2
In 1994's "The Lion King", Jeremy Irons voiced this villainous cat
    DD: $2,000 10
Before it was a Sam Peckinpah film title, it was a real Western gang, including Butch & Sundance
    $1600 4
This 11,000-sq.-mile Canadian lake is named for native people who were sometimes forced to labor for the Cree
    DD: $3,000 24
Named for an Englishman, it's the basic unit of force in the International System
    $1600 21
Despised tyrant Caracalla was obsessed with this better-regarded Macedonian & tried to dress & act like him
    $1600 16
The motifs in quatrefoil designs have 4 of these
    $1600 13
Jeremy Irons had a breakthrough role in the 1981 miniseries this place "Revisited"
    $2000 26
The "Glory! Glory!" of this 3-named hymn writer included writing anthem of the Union army
    $2000 5
Flightless bird of the north Atlantic extinct since the mid-1880s
    $2000 29
An 1881 scientific congress in Paris put this Frenchman's name on the unit of electric current
    $2000 20
This brutal heir of Marcus Aurelius wasn't killed by a gladiator, but his advisers did have him strangled by a wrestler
    $2000 17
This word for a white& color checked pattern comes from a Malay word
    $2000 14
Max Irons stars as a CIA analyst who stumbles on a plot in this show; the '70s film version had "Three Days of" this in its title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Laura Jonathan
$13,600 $3,400 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SURNAMES
Evoking speed & luxury, this one of the 10 most common Italian surnames goes back to the Latin word for iron

Final scores:

Emily Laura Jonathan
$20,399 $6,799 $27,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Laura Jonathan
$13,600 $5,400 $14,000
19 R,
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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