Show #8176 - Monday, March 9, 2020

Paul Trifiletti game 4.


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Chloe Arnett, a preschool teacher from Lake View, Alabama

Michael Campanelli, an attorney from Greenlawn, New York

Paul Trifiletti, an attorney from Athens, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
In 2006 a British high court ruled this author was not guilty of plagiarism in "The Da Vinci Code"
    $200 20
Looking to improve the "spiritual condition of young men", this club was founded in London in 1844
    $200 1
This classic tomato juice & vodka cocktail is often used as a hangover remedy
    $200 12
In 2018 Sara Bareilles was Mary Magdalene in a live-on-TV version of this Broadway musical
    $200 25
Choice-y past tense term preceding "driver" when you plan to have a few
    $200 6
Large mammals of the Gobi Desert include gazelles, antelope & this humped ruminant
    $400 14
In the TV movie "A Burning Passion", Shannen Doherty portrayed this gone-too-soon author of "Gone with the Wind"
    $400 21
Some of the oldest of these men's groups in the U.S. started at Union College in the mid-1800s
    $400 2
A New Orleans specialty, a Hurricane traditionally contains both the dark & light types of this
    $400 13
"Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met" this man "Live from Liverpool" was your 2019 Emmy winner for Best Pre-Recorded Variety Special
    $400 26
You can do this to a lock or to nits
    $400 8
This Bible book of songs features a desert: "Restore our fortunes, O Lord, like streams in the Negeb"
    $600 15
We wonder if he spent 10,000 hours writing "Talking to Strangers", a 2019 bestseller & his first book in 6 years
    $600 22
When I attended, my alma mater the University of Ottawa was also this type of institution preparing young men for the priesthood
    $600 3
This cocktail similar to a Manhattan is named for a Scottish folk hero
    $600 27
A football play where you can run or pass, or a business play where you can buy your company's stock
    $600 9
Deserts of this country include the Great Sandy & the Great Victoria, the nation's largest
    DD: $2,200 16
Not only was she talented enough to somehow write another person's autobiography, she gave us "Three Lives" in 1909
    $800 23
With striped vests, straw hats & great harmonies, the Dapper Dans roam Disneyland as this type of foursome
    $800 4
During Kentucky Derby weekend, nearly 120,000 of these bourbon cocktails are served at Churchill Downs
    $800 19
For 2 hours of live TV on April 21, 1986, Geraldo Rivera probed "The Mystery of" this 1920s mobster's "Vaults" & found...some bottles
    $800 28
To choose someone for the job; it can also mean to get a keg ready for a party
    $800 10
Vegetation in the Mojave Desert of the sW U.S. is sparse, but includes this "tree", a variety of yucca that can reach 30 feet high
    $1000 17
As well as penning "Black Panther" comics for Marvel, this African-Amer. writer topped the bestseller list with "The Water Dancer"
    $1000 24
Herod asks these men to inform on baby Jesus' whereabouts; they saw him but "left for their own country by another road"
    $1000 5
Venice is the birthplace of this cocktail made with 2 parts Prosecco & one part peach puree
    $1000 18
She has a different take on motherhood in her comedy specials "Baby Cobra" and "Hard Knock Wife"
    $1000 29
To vote someone into office; now add an "S" to the front & get a 2nd word also meaning to choose; now give us both
    $1000 11
This desert of southern Africa has a name from Tswana meaning "great thirst"

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

Paul Michael Chloe
$4,400 -$600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Michael Chloe
$8,600 $800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Words between "rags" and "riches" in the dictionary.)
    $400 7
"Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness", said this Rose Period painter
    $400 26
The sun's expansion will swallow this planet, which though named for its swiftness, won't be fleet enough to escape
    $400 1
In 1762 Havana fell to the British, who later returned it to the Spanish & got this nearby future U.S. state in return
    $400 17
Val Kilmer in "The Doors"
    $400 19
Head to the roadshow if you know that one of these artifacts is now generally defined as one that's more than 100 years old
    $400 6
Scott Joplin was "King of" this kind of music
    $800 8
Made up of state license plates, a portion of the piece with this one-word title is seen here
    $800 27
Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how a plant can detect these hazards that kill thousands of people each year: "If the plant puts out red leaves, beware. But, if its leaves are green, then you can play there in peace with your friends"
    DD: $2,500 2
On Jan, 25, 1898 this U.S. Battleship arrived in Havana Harbor for a friendly visit; 3 weeks later, it blew up
    $800 18
Chadwick Boseman in "Get on Up"
    $800 20
From the Latin for "yield of grapes", it's the year in which particular wine grapes in a region were grown
    $800 10
Hay fever sufferers dread the season for these plants of the genus Ambrosia
    $1200 9
In the 1890s this painter gave us "The Kiss"; isn't that a scream? (No, but he gave us that too)
    $1200 28
500 meters across and located in Southern China, the largest of these searches space for answers to questions about the universe's origin
    $1200 3
In 1812, inspired by Haiti's Toussaint L'Ouverture & preceding Nat Turner in Virginia, Jose Antonio Aponte led a revolt by them
    $1200 14
Dennis Quaid in "Great Balls of Fire!"
    $1200 21
Every year, thousands of 18-year-olds "age out" of this type of care by non-birth parents & some have trouble on their own
    $1200 11
In April 2019 made this 6-letter synonym of "edit" one of its words of the week
    $1600 12
This folk painter created "Making Apple Butter" in 1958, the year she turned 98
    $1600 4
Before Obama, the last sitting U.S. Pres. to visit was Coolidge; he spoke to a precursor org. of the OAS, short for this group
    $1600 15
Kristen Stewart in "The Runaways"
    DD: $1,500 22
There's speed dating, online dating & this method developed in 1946 that can tell archaeologists an artifact's age
    $1600 24
Named for what it prevents, it's the top worn here
    $2000 13
In 2017 a mollusk expert said it was a scallop shell & not a clam shell in this Botticelli "Birth" scene
    $2000 5
Pre-Castro Cuba was a hopping place; in this last full year before Fidel took over, Havana had more movie theaters than New York City
    $2000 16
Jessica Lange in "Sweet Dreams"
    $2000 23
In 1971 this amendment to the Constitution lowered the voting age for citizens to 18
    $2000 25
This multi-piece structure is AKA the thoracic basket

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Michael Chloe
$21,000 $10,800 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 countries that border each other are second & third in worldwide population of Muslims

Final scores:

Paul Michael Chloe
$22,401 $21,595 $200
4-day champion: $83,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Michael Chloe
$19,400 $10,800 $13,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2020-01-14
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