Show #8070 - Friday, October 11, 2019

Contestants

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Lindsey Berns, an international school administrator from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Susan White, a bookseller from Norwich, Vermont

Geoff Duncan, a freelance programmer and musician from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

KURT VONNEGUT
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
PLAYER'S PIANO
WELCOME TO THE MONKEY HOUSE
THE SIRENS OF TITIAN
"HO"CUS "PO"CUS
(Alex: Each response will contain "HO" followed by "PO" but not necessarily side by side.)
    $200 10
This cereal has used the slogan "Breakfast of Champions" since the 1930s
    $200 25
What'd I say? That the Smithsonian has one of this man's Yamaha KX88 keyboards marked with Braille stickers
    $200 16
Female patas monkeys are dominant; facing a predator, the male runs away, acting as this 5-letter lure
    $200 2
Titian painted Isabella d'Este, a patron of the arts, dubbed the First Lady of this artistic rebirth
    $200 1
This term for a scalding tuber means a difficult issue to deal with
    $400 7
In Vonnegut's novel the title "Breakfast of Champions" refers to this vermouth cocktail
    $400 11
A special maker with larger, deeper grids produces the Belgian type of these
    $400 24
The Steinway on which John Lennon wrote this 1971 plea for peace was displayed outside a Texas prison before a 2007 execution
    $400 17
Scientists found out about all this monkey's pieces when they mapped out its genome in 2007
    $400 3
Titian used the floral symbols myrtle & roses in depicting this love goddess "of Urbino"
    $400 19
Some Lamborghini engines have 750 of these "beastly" units under the hood
    $600 8
2019 is the 50th anniversary of this Vonnegut novel loosely based on his experiences during the firebombing of Dresden
    $600 28
Some translate the Spanish name of this breakfast dish as "country-style eggs"
    $600 14
At a 2009 "End of Decade Clearout Sale", this band's Chris Martin auctioned off 2 old pianos, one used on "Parachutes"
    $600 21
It tums out that this monkey with a prominent facial feature is a good swimmer
    $600 4
Some of Titian's sirens have too much to drink in a painting of one of these parties named for a Roman wine god
    $600 15
Group dance performed in a circle that requires synchronized shaking of the limbs
    DD: $2,800 9
Sci-fi author Theodore Sturgeon was the inspiration for this recurring Vonnegut character who also had a fishy name
    $800 27
For a classic eggs Benedict, use a dollop of this creamy sauce
    $800 12
The piano on which Dooley Wilson "played" this standard in "Casablanca" was a Warner Bros. prop with just 58 keys
    $800 22
A shell-like organ in its throat gives resonance to the voice of this South American monkey, leading to its name
    $800 5
An avid reader of this Roman's "Metamorphoses", Titian translated word to brushstroke in "Rape of Europa"
    $800 18
The base harbor from which a ship originates or is registered
    $1000 29
Vonnegut's "Player Piano" was inspired by his time working for this giant tech company in Schenectady, New York
    $1000 26
This roll flavored with onion, a sort of bagel without the hole, was named for a Polish city
    $1000 13
It took Yamaha 4 years to build the "Million Dollar Piano" this man used for more than 200 shows at Caesars Palace
    $1000 23
Spider monkeys lack the grasping adaptation known by this 2-word term; it would get in the way as they hook fingers over branches
    $1000 6
In later years, Titian painted the mysterious "La Bella", which todays hangs in the Uffizi in this city
    $1000 20
Versifier James Whitcomb Riley from Greenfield, Indiana was known as this

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

Geoff Susan Lindsey
-$1,200 $1,000 $6,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Susan Lindsey
-$600 $3,600 $10,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUTHERN POLITICIAN/AUTHOR
MED. ABBREV.
MONGOL RULERS
IT TAKES A VILLAIN
NATIONAL PARKS
ONE-WORD RHYMES
    $400 21
In the 2000s Doug Jones prosecuted 2 men for the 1963 church bombing in this city; he wrote "Bending Toward Justice" about it
    $400 11
Concussions can occur with or without LOC, loss of this
    $400 1
The founder of the Mongol Empire, he was great khan from 1206 to 1227
    $400 6
He says the movie line "You don't know the power of the dark side"
    $400 16
The cost of a plane ticket
    $800 22
This Floridian's memoir is "An American Son"--of Mario & Oriales from Cuba
    $800 12
In 1989 the gene that causes this disease, CF for short, was discovered
    $800 2
Hulagu Khan's 1258 siege of this Iraqi city destroyed its standing in the Islamic world & ended the 500-year rule of the Abbasids
    $800 7
At the end of "Avengers: Infinity War", he snaps his fingers & wipes out half the inhabitants of the universe
    $800 17
Direct deposit time of the week
    DD: $2,000 23
The first novel ever published by a U.S. president was "The Hornet's Nest", his saga of the Revolutionary War in the South
    $1200 15
The common cold is known as a URI, or this type of infection
    $1200 3
Empress Manduhai Khatun was known for this quality, like Solomon, & used it to unite the warring Mongols in the 15th century
    $1200 8
Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode has another confrontation with this crazed killer in 2018's "Halloween"
    $1200 27
Development on this Florida bay spurred the campaign that helped create a national park there in 1980
    $1200 18
Magical or personal power; I've got mine working
    $1600 24
Jesse Helms' memoir "Here's Where I Stand" says he likes seeing others from this state succeed, like Clay Aiken on "American Idol"
    $1600 14
Kids can thank Albert Sabin for developing this, abbreviated OPV
    $1600 4
Now in ruins, Shangdu is the site of this khan's former great capital where Marco Polo visited him
    $1600 9
He's the non-human villain in "2001: A Space Odyssey"
    DD: $3,000 25
Big Bend National Park is named for a big bend on this river
    $1600 19
Write one & you might get an award from the James Beard Foundation
    $2000 28
This Georgia state representative and candidate for governor has published several romance novels under the name Selena Montgomery
    $2000 13
If you sleep with a CPAP device, you know it provides continuous positive this
    $2000 5
Batu Khan was the leader of this army that sacked & conquered westward as far as Poland & the Danube Valley
    $2000 10
He's Dudley Do-Right's dastardly mustachioed nemesis
    $2000 26
Ebenezer is the first name of the Utah settler whose last name adorns this spectacular national park
    $2000 20
To show off, especially in the main seating area of a sports venue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Susan Lindsey
$3,400 $12,800 $16,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHTS
In 1963 the Pulitzer Advisory Board vetoed his controversial play & gave no award; he would go on to win 3 Pulitzers

Final scores:

Geoff Susan Lindsey
$0 $8,700 $6,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,700 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Geoff Susan Lindsey
$3,400 $12,000 $17,200
12 R,
7 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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