Show #7607 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Austin Rogers game 11.

Contestants

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Sarah Favorite, a graduate student and health data specialist from Williston, North Dakota

Chris Cardinal, a software entrepreneur from Phoenix, Arizona

Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York (whose 10-day cash winnings total $365,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORING THE WORLD
(Alex: With Sven Lindblad, CEO of Lindblad Expeditions.)
FIRST NAMES IN THE DICTIONARY
2017 MOVIE TAGLINES
CHURCHILL, FDR OR STALIN
TRANS"PO"TATION
THE WRITING STUFF
    $200 2
(Sven Lindblad gives the clue.) My first visit to Lindblad Cove, which was named after my father who in 1966 led the first tourist expedition to this continent, it moved me deeply with its beauty & family history
    $200 14
Drawing, sculpture or painting, for example
    $200 1
"Experience the tale as old as time"
    $200 17
He was Caucasian by birth & birthplace
    $200 9
It's granted to the race car driver with the best qualifying time
    $200 22
"Passing away" is this kind of term, an indirect substitute for something harsh or offensive
    $400 3
(Sven Lindblad gives the clue.) On some of the 50 trips I've made to these islands, my kids accompanied me; seeing them interact with the wildlife there illustrates the term "giant tortoise"
    $400 30
When speaking, brief to the point of rudeness
    $400 5
"The future of justice begins with her"
    $400 18
He died last
    $400 10
A British submarine & a doomed fictional ocean liner shared this mythological name
    $400 23
"Uneven" 2-word term for an early version; Jefferson used it about one pass at the Declaration of Independence
    $600 4
(Sven Lindblad gives the clue.) Local fishermen have made areas where they used to fish off-limits in order to bolster the ecosystem making the diving experience off this Mexican peninsula the most spectacular I've ever had
    $600 29
This herb is a traditional symbol of remembrance
    $600 6
"Welcome to the secret world inside your phone"
    $600 19
He had 6 children
    $600 11
A runabout is a small type of this, usually with an outboard or stern-driven engine
    $600 24
Aunt Grace wants 1 more copy; good thing you put out your poems using P.O.D., short for this
    $800 12
(Sven Lindblad gives the clue.) My journeys have taken me to Camp Leakey, a research facility which fights to rescue & protect the orangutan in its endangered habitat on this island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei
    $800 28
To force open a window, as with the short crowbar of the same name
    $800 7
"Kevin has 23 distinct personalities. The 24th is about to be unleashed"
    $800 20
He originally trained for the priesthood
    DD: $1,400 15
Its first venture transported an 1860 message from President Buchanan to California gov. John Downey
    $800 26
Add a dose of this quality to your novel, the incongruity between what was expected & what actually occurs
    $1000 13
(Sven Lindblad gives the clue.) The rule of thumb for explorers is to not approach wildlife too closely as they can become fearful & angry... but on a lucky day in this Scandinavian nation's Svalbard archipelago a small herd of walrus seemingly welcomed me
    $1000 27
It's paired with coo to mean whisper endearments
    $1000 8
"Just because you're invited, doesn't mean you're welcome"
    $1000 21
He was an avid stamp collector
    $1000 16
Sea planes are called this type of plane when using special buoyant landing gear
    $1000 25
Orson Scott Card said this is never solved by "writing through it" because you haven't solved the original problem

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

Austin Chris Sarah
$2,800 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Chris Sarah
$6,000 $3,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ZOOLOGY
19th CENTURY SPORTS
THE NEWSPAPER GAME
IN DISPENSABLE
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word made up of the letters you can find in the word "dispensable.")
A KNIGHT
AT THE OPERA
    $400 18
The pouch of this water bird can hold up to 3 gallons, 2 to 3 times what its stomach can hold
    $400 10
In 1878 the annual regatta between these 2 schools moved to the Thames River in Connecticut
    $400 9
This national paper color codes its sections; the Life section is in purple
    $400 6
A bony column
    $400 24
Sir Galahad was the illegitimate son of this other knight
    $400 1
Act I of a Mozart opera begins with this character fleeing the home of Donna Anna after trying to seduce her
    $800 20
Throw that baby shower quick! Of mammals, this American marsupial has the shortest gestation, 12-13 days
    $800 12
Seen here is this man, who in 1891 came up with a new sport
    $800 16
Nautical term for the list of editors, owners & staff
    $800 7
A vehicle with 2 sets of wings
    $800 25
As well as being a knight, Sir Dagonet held this amusing other job at court
    $800 2
With a river in its title, this first opera of the "Ring" cycle features Flosshilde & 2 other river maidens
    $1200 21
These desert arachnids bear live young that crawl onto their mothers' backs & stay there weeks to nourish
    $1200 13
On June 6, 1892 he became the first president to attend a major league baseball game while in office
    $1200 11
The Lagniappe is a helpful section in this city's Times-Picayune
    $1200 8
To make possible or easy, perhaps a bad habit
    $1200 26
Sir Gawain, a knight & nephew of King Arthur, battled this verdant foe
    $1200 3
We hope you don't sleep through this Reginald de Koven folk opera based on an American story from 1820
    $1600 22
The indri is the largest of these primates of which the ring-tailed species is better known
    $1600 14
On Nov. 12, 1892, $500 from this city's Allegheny Athletic Assn. made Pudge Heffelfinger the 1st known pro football player
    $1600 17
When fact-checking politics, the Washington Post has a 1 to 4 scale of illustrations of this character from an 1881 work
    $1600 29
In heraldry, colors have special names; the black on the shield seen here is called this
    $1600 27
This knight of the Round Table first shows up questing for the Holy Grail in a 12th century work
    $1600 4
(I am Placido Domingo.) The Duke of Mantua sings one of the most famous arias of all time in this opera named for a hunchbacked court jester
    DD: $3,500 23
On rare occasions this Arctic cetacean can grow 2 spiral tusks
    $2000 15
In 1895 this Rhode Island city's country club held the first US. Open Golf Championships won by Horace Rawlins
    DD: $5,000 19
A newspaper founded in London in 1855 was named for this, then the hottest new communication technology
    $2000 30
Fired a gun from a hidden position
    $2000 28
Sir Safir was a Christian knight of this descent, a French word for Arabs & Muslims during the Crusades
    $2000 5
In the opera "Boris Godunov", Fyodor is the real son of the czar & Grigory is this "false" character

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Chris Sarah
$26,300 $11,200 $2,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY NOVELS
The protagonist of this novel "was fairly sure that his age was 39, and he believed that he had been born in 1944 or 1945"

Final scores:

Austin Chris Sarah
$29,300 $11,200 $4,300
11-day champion: $394,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Austin Chris Sarah
$24,200 $8,200 $2,200
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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