Show #7819 - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kyle Jones game 2.

Contestants

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Lauren Stripling, a teaching artist from New York, New York

Shawn Moore, a regional human resources manager from Miami, Florida

Kyle Jones, a music teacher from Aurora, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

AT 35
(Alex: Just like our show.)
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
BAD FOLKS IN BOOKS
I GOT A FEVER
THE ONLY PRESCRIPTION
MORE COWBELL
    $200 11
At 35 he was elected to the Senate from Massachusetts; later he became the 35th president
    $200 6
It's short for the agreement some couples sign before they get married
    $200 14
He only appears in 2 of Conan Doyle's stories, but he's quite a match for the hero
    $200 21
This season precedes "fever" in the name of that restless feeling you're said to get at its start
    $200 1
In an "SNL" skit, "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" was the song on which this man was playing a mean cowbell
    $400 12
He was 35 when he crowned himself emperor in 1804
    $400 7
Who's up for a game of this?
    $400 15
A burglar, a murderer & a dog beater, Bill Sikes is a true villain in this novel
    $400 22
His performance in "Saturday Night Fever" earned him an Oscar nomination for leading actor
    $400 2
Cowbell starts off "Honky Tonk Women" by this band, which I want you to gimmay, gimmay, gimmay
    $600 13
In 2017 China celebrated the 35th birthday of Xinxing, one of the world's oldest of these
    $600 8
No "N" in the middle, please--it's the term for a person who owns an eating establishment
    $600 18
Inner party member & torturer O'Brien shows this man the true face of evil in "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
    DD: $2,000 23
Random House defines this "fever" as "greed and excitement caused by" it & dates the term to the 1840s
    $600 26
The "Nation" has learned that this, AKA fluoxetine, can be used to treat OCD & panic attacks
    $600 3
This rap trio from Brooklyn--as in "No Sleep Till..."--threw in a cowbell solo on "Hey Ladies"
    $800 16
He was a young man of 35 when he performed for inmates at Folsom Prison for a live album
    $800 9
It's the doctrine that there is only one god
    $800 19
Evil housekeeper Mrs. Danvers almost persuades a young wife to kill herself in this Daphne Du Maurier novel
    $800 24
In a snack food ad "We got the fever for the flavor of a" this
    $800 27
Used to treat ADHD, this combo medication "XR" helps you stay focused, but taking it after noon may cause insomnia
    $800 4
Tom Fogerty said, "Man, that sure sounds good when the cowbell comes in" as this band recorded "Born On The Bayou"
    $1000 17
"Full Fathom Five" was one of his earliest drip paintings a technique he took up when he was 35
    $1000 10
From "T" to shiny "T", it's a small item of little value, especially a piece of jewelry
    $1000 20
This ruler of Narnia earned her colorful title by beginning the long winter, a 100-year period of snow & ice
    $1000 25
You suffer from this when you get overanxious or bored by staying in a cottage-like place for too long
    $1000 28
Lyrica may be the call when pain from nerve damage from this post-chickenpox disease sends us through the roof
    $1000 5
"Rock on, gold dust woman, take your silver spoon, dig your grave", sang this cowbell-employing band

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

Kyle Shawn Lauren
$2,200 $3,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Shawn Lauren
$3,200 $4,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT BRO-MANS
PRINCIPLES
NOVEL ACTORS
CONTRACTIONS
ARTS & CULTURE
PLACE HOLDERS
    $400 5
I understand the confusion--that ripped torso with the 6-pack is not me, but this Roman water god
    $400 10
In physics the equivalence principle states that inertia & this attractive force are sometimes indistinguishable
    $400 15
In addition to the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile", this wild & crazy guy writes novels like "The Pleasure of My Company"
    $400 21
It can be used after a number from 1 to 12 to tell someone what direction an object is
    $400 1
Humperdinck's opera about these fairy-tale siblings was the first complete opera aired on radio
    $400 26
169-foot-tall Nelson's column:
In this square
    $800 6
I'm gonna be best in bro at the chariot races this weekend at the C.M., short for this hippodrome in Rome
    $800 11
freepress.net is a website that's interested in "net" this, "the internet's guiding principle"
    $800 16
Lorelai from "Gilmore Girls", she's had 3 books hit the New York Times bestsellers list, one a novel
    $800 22
It's the contracted military rank famed in cereal
    $800 2
An annoyed critic wrote of this -ism's 1876 show, "Trees are not violet...the sky is not the color of fresh butter"
    $800 27
Herald Square:
In this borough
    $1200 7
Dude, I've got swagger wearing this upper-class garment--Calpurnia is totally impressed
    $1200 12
The principle named for this comic strip office worker says that the least qualified make it to management
    $1200 17
You know him as Dr. Gregory House, but he's also the author of the comic spy novel "The Gun Seller"
    DD: $4,000 23
A 2015 book says that for over 200 years, this word "has been knocking at the door of standard English" but is still shunned
    $1200 3
You'll find several paintings Veronese on the eyes in Venice's Palazzo Ducale or these officials' "Palace"
    $1200 28
Via Monte Napoleone:
In this fashionable city
    $1600 8
Bro, I know you're hungover, so let's go sweat it out at the baths named for this emperor who ruled until 217
    $1600 13
(Sarah shows an image of crop circles on the monitor.) When crop circles proved to be made by humans, not aliens, scientists explained that the simplest answer is the likeliest, also known as this principle named for a 14th-century English philosopher
    $1600 18
When she's not palling around with Luke Cage & Daredevil, this actress is writing thrillers like "Bonfire"
    $1600 24
Don't confuse a 5-letter possessive pronoun with this contraction, its homophone
    DD: $1,600 4
He had nothing to do with the title, but Aaron Copland said, "I've begun to see the" mountains "myself" on hearing this piece
    $2000 9
Come at me, bro! But before you do, I warn you, I spent 2 years in this guard, the household troops of Caesar
    $2000 14
According to Arthur C. Clarke, "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from" this
    $2000 20
This comic actor who played Dr. Frankenstein & Willy Wonka also wrote fiction like "Something to Remember You By"
    $2000 25
3 contractions led to this triple rhyme phrase meaning basically "if only I had--but oh well"
    $2000 19
In a Delibes ballet, Dr. Coppelius is a toymaker & the title character Coppelia is one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Shawn Lauren
$16,800 $12,000 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE THEY WERE PRESIDENT
On October 4, 1940, for the premiere of what's been called his most famous movie role, Ronald Reagan was in this city

Final scores:

Kyle Shawn Lauren
$9,599 $4,000 $0
2-day champion: $38,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Shawn Lauren
$16,000 $13,600 $6,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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