Show #8035 - Friday, July 12, 2019

Sam Kavanaugh game 3.

Contestants

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Heather Ringman, an engineer from Houston, Texas

Justin Burden, an alcohol lawyer from West Hollywood, California

Sam Kavanaugh, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S THAT IN YOUR EAR?
3-LETTER READING
LET'S MAKE A NEW DEAL
MEN IN BLACK
PITTSBURGH
VOWEL FLOP
    $200 6
The website for these hyphenated cottony ear swabbers has a page full of life hacks
    $200 21
A division of a play: Noel Coward's "The Better Half" has just one
    $200 1
In a 1932 speech he introduced "a New deal"
    $200 19
I know the men in black haunted Mulder on this TV show--I played one of them!
    $200 11
William Pitt the elder, for whom Pittsburgh is named, lived in this century
    $200 14
A helmsman of the enterprise has his U's turned into O's & becomes this other space pilot
    $400 7
Great for nap time, a foam type from Flents is called "Quiet Please"
    $400 20
The first paragraph of "Great Expectations" says, "So, I called myself" this
    $400 2
The Federal Theater Project mounted an all-African-American version of this Shakespeare play set in Haiti instead of Scotland
    $400 25
19th century artist Hokusai is credited with the first image of these stealthy warriors wearing black
    $400 12
Jim Delligatti is credited with inventing this iconic sandwich at his Pittsburgh area McDonald's franchise in 1967
    $400 15
The "Poker Face" lady swaps her A's for I's & becomes this Oscar-winning movie
    $600 8
The binaural type of this used by doctors to listen to your innards has 2 earpieces
    $600 22
Madonna bestseller
    $600 3
This 2019 resolution calls for renewable energy, healthy food, high-speed rail & help for the poor, elderly & homeless
    $600 26
Josh Brolin played a younger version of this actor in "Men in Black 3"
    $600 13
Director George Romero worked for this Pittsburgh kids' TV legend, who came to the "Night of the Living Dead" premiere
    $600 16
Netanyahu's nickname trades its I's for A's to become this rum cake
    $800 9
Styles of these helpers include BTE, behind the ear, & CIC, completely in the canal
    $800 23
Typical poem by ancient Greek poet Pindar
    $800 4
1935's Wagner Act established the National Labor Relations Board & strengthened collective this
    $800 27
"Go Away White" is the 2008 reunion album by this Peter Murphy band that wore black & led many gloomy teens to do the same
    $800 29
Located where its 3 rivers meet, Pittsburgh's business district is AKA "The Golden" this
    $800 17
Hawaii's state bird swaps its vowels fro A's & turns into this relative
    $1000 10
Of the 3 bones in the ear, the one that sounds like it's best suited for horse riding
    $1000 24
"The Kitchen God's Wife" author
    DD: $1,400 5
In the NRA of the 1930s New Deal, the "R" stood for this
    $1000 28
This Oscar-winning actor is all sorts of bad as the man in black in "The Dark Tower", based on the Stephen King novels
    $1000 30
The University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning is in the architectural style known as this revival
    $1000 18
An affectionate name for your mother switches its vowels & becomes this nickname of Mariah Carey

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

Sam Justin Heather
$2,200 $2,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Justin Heather
$4,600 $3,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

DESERT-POURRI
ACRONYMS & ABBREVS.
THE OLYMPIC GAMES
SECOND LETTER "Y"
ALIEN INVASION!
TAKE ME TO YOUR LIEDER
    $400 1
Ernest Giles' journal of crossing Australia's deserts says, "Oh, would that I had" these! "What are horses in such a region?"
    $400 26
B.C. stands for "before Christ", B.C.E. stands for "before" this
    $400 27
Before the Olympics went all-metric, the 1904 games had events like the 880 of these units freestyle swim
    $400 28
Blake Carrington is the patriarch on this 1980s primetime soap rebooted in 2017
    $400 29
The Asian tiger type of this insect found throughout the U.S. can transmit diseases like the Zika & West Nile viruses
    $400 30
Typically, 19th century lieder, or songs, were arranged for 1 vocalist & 1 accompanist on this instrument
    $800 2
The nomadic Tuareg people speak a Berber-related dialect & call this desert home
    $800 14
The slang term PDA is short for this, like smooching at the movies
    $800 10
In 1994 Oksana Baiul edged out this famously injured American for figure skating gold
    $800 20
It describes futuristic novels full of doom & gloom & oppressive societies like "The Hunger Games" series
    $800 7
Able to grow to more than 20 feet in length, the Burmese type of this snake is now widespread in Florida's wetlands
    $800 18
Lieder date back to the 12th century but really hit their stride during this emotional musical era that began in the 18th century
    $1200 3
Dry doesn't mean dull with sites like the rocks of Rainbow Valley in this country's Atacama Desert
    $1200 15
Take a deep dive & tell us what SCUBA is an acronym for
    $1200 13
The 1924 Olympics played backdrop to this film about 2 British runners
    $1200 19
Constantine the Great is considered the first emperor of this empire
    $1200 6
This variety of fruit fly invaded California in the 1980s & led to U.S. quarantine laws
    $1200 23
The French followed the Germans' lied with a form called melodie, like Henri Duparc's this French word for song "Triste"
    $1600 4
In 1990 protecting Saudi Arabia from Iraqi troops was dubbed Operation this; Desert Storm soon followed
    $1600 16
Seen on pay stubs, FICA is short for these 2 words "Contributions Act"
    $1600 12
The 1968 Olympics in Grenoble were dubbed the "Killympics" after the exploits of a man in this sport
    $1600 21
They're the showy blooms seen here
    $1600 8
This predator with a feline name has expanded from the Pacific to coastal areas of the Atlantic & Caribbean as well
    $1600 24
Discovered in 2017, "Lied vom Weissen Käse", or "Song of the White Cheese", is by this composer who often worked with Bertolt Brecht
    DD: $7,400 5
This sea is the western border of the Arabian Desert
    $2000 17
The "C" in ASCII, used in computing, stands for this
    $2000 11
A field event, the long jump favors athletes with track star speed, like this U.S. man who won 4 straight golds in the event
    $2000 22
This jellylike substance that fills the cells of an organism contains mitochondria & ribosomes
    $2000 9
Apis mellifera scutellata is best known by this scary name & came from Africa to Brazil to the United States
    DD: $2,000 25
This Vienna-born composer was only 17 when he wrote "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel" & changed the lieder game in 1814

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Justin Heather
$17,200 $6,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
19th c. boots made with India rubber made one quieter, leading to this slang term for one whose job involves surveillance

Final scores:

Sam Justin Heather
$29,601 $13,300 $100
3-day champion: $75,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Justin Heather
$13,200 $6,800 $16,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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