Show #7371 - Monday, October 3, 2016

Seth Wilson game 11.


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George Lyle, an I.T. security risk analyst from West Lafayette, Indiana

Amy Pistone, a graduate student instructor from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois (whose 10-day cash winnings total $231,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ____ OF ____
    $200 1
Bob Feller left the Cleveland Indians for the Navy on December 9, 1941, two days after hearing this news on his way to a contract meeting
    $200 18
God's Guidance & Care, Rhode Island
    $200 9
In movie titles this pronoun precedes "Came to Dinner" & "Shot Liberty Valance"
    $200 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) You need more people than there are in the world to keep it going forever, so eventually, there are no new investors to add funds & you get the devastating collapse of the pyramid scheme, named for this Italian man
    $200 21
It's where the British Crown Jewels & Regalia are kept
    $200 7
As a farmer, I know this deli bread is made from the grain Secale cereale; the same-named whiskey is good too
    $400 3
Say hey & name this Giants outfielder & one-time Army calisthenics instructor
    $400 2
Grassy Plain, Georgia
    $400 10
"Yourselves" is a 2nd-person plural reflexive pronoun; this word is the 3rd-person type
    $400 4
One of the 2 types of targets that Ted Kaczynski focused on; they made up the first 3 letters of "Unabomber"
    $400 20
According to Genesis 2, it had "every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food"
    $400 8
Goldcot apricots make a nice filling for my rugela, the singular word for these little pastries, as if you can eat just one
    $600 11
Seen here as Navy bluejackets are Pee Wee Reese & Phil Rizzuto, two greats at this position
    $600 14
Clear Water, Wisconsin
    $600 23
Number that goes pronoun as a substitute for "you" or "I"
    $600 16
In the 2015 movie "Legend", Tom Hardy played these 1960s twin Cockney gangsters
    $600 22
During this bloody phase of the French Revolution, thousands of people literally lost their heads
    $600 27
Very nice beef they smoked into this sliced meat whose name may be from the Greek for "salted"
    $800 12
A burned-out F9 Panther jet was hauled off a Korean runway after this Red Sox great's 1953 emergency landing
    $800 15
Mr. Skinner, Oregon
    $800 5
Alexander Pichushkin was branded this "Killer" after claiming 61 murders in Russia; he was 3 short of his goal
    DD: $600 24
This one of the Ancient Wonders was toppled by an earthquake around 225 B.C.
    $1000 13
During off-seasons in the late '50s & early '60s, this Hall of Famer transformed from a Pirate into a Marine
    $1000 17
Ottawa Chief, Michigan
    $1000 6
She was one of a handful of known female pirates; her last name meant "pretty" to the Scots
    $1000 25
A character in this comic opera boasts, "I am the very model of a modern major-general"
    $1000 19
Gotta get me a Danish cow so we can start making this semisoft 7-letter cheese named for a Danish farm

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Seth Amy George
$1,200 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Amy George
$4,000 $0 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
An international fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. each October sees hundreds of these rise heavenward
    $400 11
It's a flat-bottomed Chinese ship with square sails
    $400 10
Moon Unit Zappa was a technical consultant on the short-lived TV version of these "at Ridgemont High"
    $400 1
"Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail" is a line from this story
    $400 27
Lemurs & tarsiers are members of this order of mammals, just like us
    $800 20
This automobile named for the French founder of Detroit had its first test drive on October 17, 1902
    $800 12
Ignitability & toxicity are 2 criteria that can get the EPA to identify "hazardous" this
    $800 29
She's in wax at the Hollywood Wax Museum & her "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" gown is at another museum nearby
    $800 6
J.J. , Thelma & Michael were the kids on this dy-no-mite sitcom
    $800 2
Completes the line from "Treasure Island", "Fifteen men on the dead man's chest--yo-ho-ho, and..."
    $800 23
The rodents include many kinds of rat & this marsh-dweller with "rat" in its name
    $1200 19
On October 5, 2004, these two men, one the incumbent, debated on live TV
    $1200 13
Tossed-away material, or Shirley Manson's band
    $1200 17
Not surprisingly, the basement of this building in Washington, D.C. houses a museum of Lincoln memorabilia
    $1200 7
This numerical song was The Commodores' biggest hit & their first No. 1
    $1200 3
This call to action from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" goes back to a not-so-funny time during the Great Plague
    DD: $5,200 26
All the living examples of the order Proboscidea are these
    $1600 15
The Oct. 14, 1066 battle of this port marked the start of William the Conqueror's conquest of England
    $1600 14
Trashy "R" words include refuse & this one that often precedes "heap"
    $1600 16
The American Museum of Science & Energy, which used to have "atomic" in its name, is in this Tennessee city
    $1600 8
In the 2007 film "I'm Not There" Mason Jennings sings this classic Bob Dylan tune
    $1600 4
Camus began this novel, "Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don't know"
    $1600 24
The monotremes are one of the oldest orders of mammals & include only the echidna & this unusual animal
    $2000 18
This Polish aristocrat died in October 1779 fighting for the American colonies; Kosciuszko lived until 1817
    $2000 28
This word from the French for "to break up" describes scattered remains, ruins, wreckage
    $2000 22
The home in which John Paul Jones lived while his ship the Ranger was being built is now a museum in this N.H. city
    $2000 9
This 1936 Charlie Chaplin film was the last to feature his Little Tramp character
    DD: $1,600 5
He's the hard-boiled detective who silently muses, "You were dead, you were sleeping the big sleep"
    $2000 25
The order Sirenia comprises manatees & these other gentle aquatic giants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Amy George
$11,600 $400 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 4th century traveler gave one of the first descriptions of this day: "All the children... are carried... bearing branches"

Final scores:

Seth Amy George
$13,201 $798 $1,600
11-day champion: $245,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Amy George
$11,600 $7,200 $7,200
17 R,
3 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2016-07-27
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