Show #8500 - Friday, October 29, 2021

Tyler Rhode game 3.

Contestants

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Wren Romero, a Ph.D. candidate from Evanston, Illinois

Emily Robinson, a political strategist from Brooklyn, New York

Tyler Rhode, a healthcare data specialist from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCARY EVERYDAY HALLOWEEN STORIES
SKYSCRAPER CITY
FOUL PLAY
PRESIDENTS WHO WEREN'T BORN IN THE UNITED STATES
5,5
(Mayim: Each response consists of two 5-letter words.)
LANDSCAPING
    $200 6
I dropped the summons, terrified. I was over 18. I had no undue hardship. Military duty? None! Doomed, I, for this 2-word civic task!
    $200 21
191 Peachtree Tower
    $200 11
In boxing this rhyming 2-word bit of downtown illegality is frowned upon for good reason
    $200 26
I cannot tell a lie: Virginia was still a British colony when he was born there in 1732
    $200 5
Kick off your flip-flops & relax by the ocean in this, seen here
    $200 16
Planting tall trees on the east & west sides of your house can cut your costs for this summer need by 25%
    $400 7
I adjusted vertical & horizontal router antennas! Hit reset for 30 secs.! Called my ISP! Why?! Why was this rhyming necessity... dead?!
    $400 22
One Liberty Place on Market Street
    $400 12
If you get 2 of these warnings as a player in a soccer game, you are no longer a player in a soccer game
    $400 27
Braintree was still Britville when he was born there in 1767
    $400 3
Steinway says it makes the gold standard of this type of musical instrument
    $400 17
A row of trees that have been pleached is sometimes called this type of green boundary on stilts
    $600 8
The witch hissed, "May all that's e'er left in your fridge be the 2 bread loaf ends, be they called butt, nub or this 4-letter foot part!"
    $600 23
Cadillac Tower
    $600 13
In hoops, when an offensive player runs into a foe who has established position, this foul is called
    $600 28
He was born a British subject in Virginia in 1751; how dare they burn his pretty White House!
    $600 1
It might have been Rezin, brother of Texas revolution hero Jim, who invented this type of blade
    $600 18
A low-maintenance option is roses that just keep flowering without needing to be cut back, called this feature, just like some ovens
    $800 9
...& the mechanic said, "The planetary gearset in this car part is shot. It's gonna be $1,700... before labor!"
    DD: $2,000 24
709 feet tall with nearly 1,400 rooms:
the Ocean Casino Resort
    $800 14
Lumberjacks wailed in 2016 when the NFL made this thigh-or-lower block illegal on run plays as well as pass
    $800 29
He wasn't "Old" in 1767, when he fell from the tree in the backwoods of the Carolina colonies
    $800 2
Wrongdoers sometimes leave this series of documents that gets them tracked & caught
    $800 19
A guideline with a pond for these ornamental carp of the genus Cyprinus is 33 gallons of water per 1 inch of fish
    $1000 10
My little sis racked up $900 in these "tiny" charges playing Candy Crush, said to have made $1.5 billion on them in 2018
    $1000 25
Formerly the headquarters of Enron, 1400 Smith Street
    $1000 15
Don't step over the 3/8-to-1-inch-wide foul line that's 60 feet away from the nearest target in this sport
    $1000 30
He was born in the colony of Virginia February 9, 1773, 68 years before his very brief presidency
    $1000 4
For the Day of the Dead, the soul of the departed is represented by this--calavera de azĂșcar in Spanish
    $1000 20
This material, meaning "rocks that came straight from where they were found" makes a rustic-looking wall

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

Tyler Emily Wren
$6,600 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Emily Wren
$9,600 $4,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LANDSCAPE-ING
THE VILLAIN OF THE PIECE
WORDS FROM QUECHUA
NON-MEDICAL FEVERS
SATELLITES
MUSICAL TOURING COMPANIES
(Mayim: You will name the original show.)
    $400 6
"The Oxbow" is by Thomas Cole, a leader of this school of American painters bearing the name of a New York River
    $400 1
Tom is the first name of this talented Mr., the villain of a 1955 Patricia Highsmith novel
    $400 18
This word for a onetime people of the region is Quechua for "king"
    $400 8
In the 1840s hen fever raged on both sides of the Atlantic after this monarch began raising fancy Asian chickens
    $400 13
Launched in 1975, Aryabhata, this country's first satellite, was named for a 5th century astronomer & mathematician
    $400 28
Gazelle,
Cheetah,
Rafiki
    $800 7
Eugene Boudin's "Beach at Trouville" from 1893 depicts a landscape of this region that became a household word 51 years later
    $800 2
Anton Chigurh is the implacable, coin-tossing hitman in this Cormac McCarthy novel
    $800 22
Makes sense that this big Andean vulture has a name from Quechua
    $800 9
The Indiana Fever is a 21-year-old professional sports franchise in this league
    $800 14
A big balloon made to reflect radio waves, the first communications satellite was aptly named this, this, this
    $800 24
Christine,
Raoul,
Music Box
    $1200 19
"Hieronymous" in Latin, this saint & translator sought refuge in the wilderness, so he's often depicted in landscapes
    $1200 3
Nobody cries when this big bad Bill comes to a bad end in "Oliver Twist"
    DD: $3,000 23
Often heard in the plural, these grassy flatlands can also be singular
    $1200 10
During World War I, British women entranced by all the men in yellowish brown uniforms caused this fabric fever
    $1200 15
Launched in 1998, it circles the Earth about every 90 minutes & can often be seen with the naked eye
    $1200 25
Emerald City,
Munchkinland
    $1600 20
In 2014, a landscape sold for $47 million, a record for this British artist who's actually best known for seascapes
    $1600 4
This "Treasure Island" bad guy was a former sidekick of Captain Flint, "the bloodthirstiest buccaneer that sailed"
    $1600 29
This natural product was long the only effective treatment for malaria
    $1600 11
Stevie Wonder wrote the soundtrack & title song to this 1991 Spike Lee movie
    DD: $2,000 16
The name of this satellite that scared the West is Russian for "traveling companion"
    $1600 27
Latter Day,
Jumamosi
    $2000 21
"Landscape at Chaponval" is by this 19th century French painter whose name sounds like a conquistador's
    $2000 5
In a Thomas Hardy novel, Alec d' this brings young Tess to ruin
    $2000 30
This high-protein seed plant has been cultivated for millennia
    $2000 12
After the War of 1812, broke New Englanders headed west with this state "Fever" & didn't stop in Pennsylvania
    $2000 17
Explorer 1 made the first scientific discovery by satellite when it detected this radiation belt in 1958
    $2000 26
Max,
Leo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Emily Wren
$18,000 $10,400 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SONGS & U.S. HISTORY
Victory in 1805's Battle of Derna on the coast of North Africa inspired a lyric in this song made official in 1929

Final scores:

Tyler Emily Wren
$23,000 $2 $0
3-day champion: $58,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tyler Emily Wren
$18,000 $8,800 $14,400
25 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2021-09-23
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