Show #7856 - Monday, November 5, 2018

Contestants

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Gerald Dudley, a pub quiz host and writer from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Mary Ann Borer, a marketing coordinator from Pomona, California

Jonathan Greenan, a human rights legal officer from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

RECENT HEADLINES IN THE ONION
SISTER CITIES
RHYMES WITH MUG
POKER FACE
BAD ROMANCE
LADY GAGA
    $200 16
The foundation of this husband & wife "Announces New $17 Bil. Initiative to Eradicate All 3rd-World Mac Users by 2040"
    $200 30
This city in Maine--not the Oregon one--is sisters with Shinagawa, Japan, a city of 350,000 inside the borough of Tokyo
    $200 25
An often shameless promotion of a product or one's self
    $200 29
Your face falls as it's 7-card stud & your straight just lost to a hand with 3 queens & 2 jacks, called this
    $200 14
Petruchio deprives Kate of food & sleep in this play, which makes her grow to love him? That's messed up, Shakespeare!
    $200 9
Intel provided 300 drones to accompany Lady Gaga for this short but major gig in Houston Feb. 5, 2017
    $400 17
She's the White House press secretary who "Flatly Refuses Jim Acosta's Assertion That He's Jim Acosta"
    $400 1
Boring, Oregon & Dull, Scotland are informal sister communities; some wanted to say g'day to Bland in this foreign nation
    $400 21
The tightly curled tail of this toy dog breed lies over the hip
    $400 5
A twitch of a bettor's face can be this 4-letter word that signals the strength of the player's hand
    $400 15
George & Martha drag Nick & Honey into a nasty liquor-fueled 4-sided battle in this Albee play
    $400 10
Born Stefani Germanotta, Lady Gaga is a huge fan of this band & got her stage name from their song "Radio Ga Ga"
    $600 18
"Should" this NFL team that went 0-16 in 2017 "Use the First Overall Pick on a Once-in-a-Generation Long Snapper?"
    $600 2
There once was a town called Spokane / but a long rhyme won't fit here, no, man / so just name this Irish sister city
    $600 22
Cymbalta, for example
    $600 6
Joy fills your face as it did for Phil Ivey after winning bracelets at 10 events held during this Vegas poker tourney
    DD: $3,000 26
This novel ends with Amy & Nick Dunne reunited--sure, she framed him for her murder, but now she's pregnant
    $600 11
Gaga helped Bradley Cooper rock as they re-re-remade this drama that last starred Streisand & Kristofferson
    $800 19
This rhyme-named exercise tech co. "Releases New Tracking Collar That Gets Tighter Every Second You Are Inactive"
    $800 3
Sisters can be so competitive! "You have the Lincoln Memorial, D.C.? OK! This city of ours has the monument of Lysicrates!"
    $800 23
Back in Grandma's day, dancing was also known as "cutting" this
    $800 7
You can now hoot & holler as this last card has flipped over in Omaha poker & your win is secure
    $800 27
In this novel by George Eliot, Dorothea thinks she'll find happiness with the aging scholar Casaubon (nope!)
    $800 12
Lady Gaga is on the right track with her charitable foundation named for this hit with a 3-word title
    $1000 20
"Deceased Souls Backed Up at" this river's "Ferry Crossing During Underworld Transit Strike"
    $1000 4
In 2014 Cambridge, Massachusetts became family with Les Cayes in this nation, 4 years after a terrible natural disaster
    $1000 24
Counterfeit vending machine "coin"
    $1000 8
You look chagrined when you forget to put up the "big" this bet, so named because you don't get to see your cards first
    $1000 28
In this novel, Lady Brett Ashley & Jake Barnes could have been great together, if not for her affairs & his war wounds
    $1000 13
In this song Lady Gaga also name checks Fernando & Roberto

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

Jonathan Mary Ann Gerald
$4,400 $2,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Mary Ann Gerald
$7,200 $8,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S MARS
(Alex: Season 2 premieres this coming Monday.)
POP CULTURE
CAVES
WORD ORIGINS
BRITISH HISTORY
DRUM SCHTICK
    $400 3
This type of storm causes major problems for the explorers when it blocks the sun & solar power
    $400 4
Say howdy to Rowdy, mascot of this NFL team; he's 6'1", or 6'2 1/2" with the big hat
    $400 19
The longest cave system on Earth reaches 380 feet down & stretches more than 400 miles in this Kentucky national park
    $400 9
This word for a horse that needs busting is Spanish for "rough"
    $400 14
Containing concessions by the king, this 13th c. document is one of the foundations of English & American law
    $400 1
The Atlas, a type of this developed in the 1950s, used magnetic drum memory
    $800 24
Part of the series is set in 2033, when the first human mission heads to Mars on a ship named for this father of Icarus
    $800 5
For fall, the cornucopia of pumpkin spice-flavored offerings include Cheerios & these Hostess snack cakes
    $800 20
Caves eroded by water are most commonly found in this type of rock composed mainly of calcium carbonate
    $800 10
This 4-letter word for a place of confinement originally referred to a monk's quarters
    $800 15
The 1st archbishop of this historic town was St. Augustine, a monk sent by the pope to convert the English
    $800 2
In architecture, a drum is any of the cylindrical stone blocks that make up one of these
    $1200 25
This German scientist actually built the Saturn V moon rocket with a plan to use it to one day reach Mars
    $1200 6
In the 2018 film "The Girl in the Spider's Web", this star of "The Crown" plays outcast hacker Lisbeth Salander
    $1200 21
Found in Europe & living more than 100 years, an olm is a blind, cave-dwelling one of these amphibians
    $1200 11
From Sanskrit for "weighty" comes this word for a Hindu spiritual guide or any recognized leader in a field
    $1200 16
In 1984 she narrowly escaped assassination as her hotel bathroom was destroyed by an IRA bomb
    $1200 28
"Bang The Drum Slowly" is one of Mark Harris' novels about this sport
    $1600 26
Life found on Mars in 2042 turns out to be a deadly microbe that only responds to this antibiotic discovered in 1928
    $1600 7
Shinnok is one of the evil karacters in this fighting video game franchise form NetherRealm studios
    DD: $1,000 22
From the Greek for "cave", it's an old term for a cave dweller or caveman
    $1600 12
This word is for the Greek for "molded" & was first used in reference to a synthetic product in 1909
    $1600 17
The record of a monumental accounting of England & Wales, this document was compiled around 1086
    $1600 29
A '90s dance music style from England is called "drum &" this instrument
    $2000 27
In season 2, one of these bursts of energy fries the electronics & communications of the town settlers had built on Mars
    $2000 8
Ariana Grande has a song on her 2018 album called this, the name of her fiancee
    $2000 23
Stunning examples of Paleolithic art, like the ones seen here, can be found in this cave in France's Vézère Valley
    $2000 13
This old-time word for a pantry comes from its origin as a place to store bacon
    DD: $7,400 18
King of Wessex, this great monarch prevented England from completely falling to the Danes in the 800s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Mary Ann Gerald
$14,400 $19,200 $0

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT
Memories of refugees in British train stations before & after WWII helped inspire the creation of this character

Final scores:

Jonathan Mary Ann Gerald
$9,400 $38,200 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $38,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Mary Ann Gerald
$14,400 $17,400 $7,400
24 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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