Show #7949 - Thursday, March 14, 2019

Contestants

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Kevin Salat, a product marketing manager from Seattle, Washington

Lindsey Shultz, a physician and health care analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barton Wong, a senior trading associate from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $56,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WINTER FELL
HIGH GARDEN
THE WALL
RIVER, RUN
(Alex: There's a theme here.)
KINGS LANDING
G.O.T.
    $200 23
At age 11 Sonja Henie competed in the first of these, held in France in 1924
    $200 24
There are roof gardens atop this Center in the center of Manhattan, between 5th & 6th Avenues around 50th Street
    $200 12
2019 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the top-selling albums of all time, this band's "The Wall"
    $200 4
For about half of its length, the Red River serves as the boundary between Oklahoma & this state
    $200 1
King Fahd of this country flew to Bahrain for the opening of the King Fahd Causeway connecting the 2 countries
    $200 9
This capital city is on a delta just inland from the Gulf of Thailand
    $400 3
Meaning "sun standing still", this event marks the start of winter
    $400 16
The flower Aquilegia saximontana is aka these mountains' blue columbine
    $400 13
A 1990 charity performance of the album was held in this fitting city, to celebrate an event of 8 months prior
    DD: $1,000 5
In New York Times crossword puzzles, the clue for it has been "Bard's river"
    $400 7
He took off from Tehran in January 1979, landed in Egypt & never went back
    $400 10
This "G.O.T." phrase means the same as "more or less", more or less
    $600 2
In a No. 1 hit from "The Wall", a children's chorus sings, "we don't need no" this
    $600 6
Seeking a way to Burma, the Japanese built a bridge over this river in World War II
    $600 8
In April 1191 Philip II of France landed in Acre on this sea; in July, his crusading done, he sailed for home
    $600 11
"Game of Thrones" viewers await the final season & an attack by these alliterative invaders & their army of the undead
    $800 28
A 1983 study of the aftereffects of war with atomic weapons gave us this environmentally devastating term
    $800 27
In 2015 astronauts aboard this tucked into some romaine lettuce, becoming NASA's first to eat space-grown veggies
    $800 17
"The Wall" is based on the tribulations of this bass player & sometime vocalist, the album's primary writer
    $800 19
It flows 800 miles from Lake Ontario through Quebec to a gulf
    $800 14
After landing in 1066, William the Conqueror conquered this last Anglo-Saxon king of England
    $800 21
Pub memorabilia websites sell signs advertising this "G.O.T.". the sign of a fine Irish bar
    $1000 25
First published in 1623, this play opens with the kings of Sicilia & Bohemia
    $1000 26
There are weedless gardens in this Tibetan hideaway from the book "Lost Horizon"
    $1000 18
A popular album track says, "There is no pain, you are receding...I have become" this title
    $1000 20
We'd guess that Henry the Navigator sometimes navigated this river that flows through his country's capital
    $1000 15
In 2017 Dutch king Willem-Alexander revealed that he'd spent 21 years as a co-pilot for this airline
    $1000 22
Gregory of Tours wrote a sixth-century history about the Merovingian Kingdom of these people.

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

Barton Lindsey Kevin
$2,200 $3,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barton Lindsey Kevin
$5,000 $7,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CINEMATIC OAKLAND
THAT'S MY MATH OR SCIENCE THING!
INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
THE PLAY'S LAST LINES
(Alex: You identify the play.)
ON THE MOVE
ALL BETS ARE OFF
(Alex: Each correct response will not contain the letters B-E-T.)
    $400 9
This 2018 superhero film begins & ends in Oakland
    $400 14
He had a theorem--the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other 2 sides
    $400 19
It officially became France's Fete nationale in 1880
    $400 3
By Shaw: "Pickering! Nonsense! She's going to marry Freddy! Ha ha! Freddy! Freddy! Ha ha ha ha ha"
    $400 17
In the 1930s, maps and little weights called shrimp boats were used by the first en-route centers for ATC, short for this.
    $400 5
This Greek letter gave us part of the word for all the letters that make up a language
    $800 10
Much of the action of this 2011 Brad Pitt film takes place at the Oakland Coliseum
    $800 15
Here's our in-depth examination of cats and dogs in this diagram, named for a 19th-century English logician.
    $800 12
The 2017 movie "Coco" takes place during this Mexican holiday
    $800 4
By Ibsen: "Nora! Nora! Empty. She's gone. The greatest miracle--" (door slams)
    $800 13
Manhattan subway lines the 7, the L & the S travel east-west, also called this direction
    $800 18
In comic books she's in a rivalry for the affections of Archie Andrews
    $1200 2
This late rapper drives Janet Jackson up to Oakland in a mail truck in the 1993 film "Poetic Justice"
    DD: $5,500 16
This Heisenberg principle says some things, like energy & time, can't be accurately measured simultaneously
    $1200 20
People lay flowers at an eternal flame in Yerevan on April 24, this country's genocide Remembrance Day
    DD: $5,000 6
A musical: "How many can I kill... & still have one bullet left for me? Don't you touch him! Te adoro, Anton"
    $1200 25
A word also used in the navy, it's an airline's planes as a whole; spirit airlines has a young one, averaging about 6 years old
    $1600 1
Before "Silver Streak" & "Stir Crazy", this comic went to Oakland for "The Mack"
    $1600 21
If you love a Fibonacci sequence-- and who doesn't?-- you know it's the next number.
    $1600 22
This boat festival in China is said to have begun as a search for the poet Qu Yuan, who drowned himself in a river
    $1600 7
By Oscar Wilde: "No one in particular. A man of no importance"
    $1600 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue):
A sloop has one mast with two sails; also with a double "O" in its name, this boat has at least two masts, the aftmost typically taller than the foremast
    $1600 27
AMC TV series that introduced Mike Ehrmantraut, played by Jonathan Banks
    $2000 11
Oscar Grant, played by Michael B. Jordan, is shot by a cop at this title station in Oakland
    $2000 24
This German created 2 tetrahedrons that mutually circumscribe & inscribe each other; now "strip"!
    $2000 23
This Christian sect in Egypt celebrates Christmas Day on January 7
    $2000 8
By Woody Allen: "Well, you see, the thing about Bogart that most people don't know is that..."
    $2000 28
This character is in the French title of the fairy tale "Beauty & The Beast"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barton Lindsey Kevin
$17,600 $28,100 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
(Alex: We've made it 50% easier for you... we think.)
The last 2 letters of this city's name are the U.S. postal abbreviation for the state that it's the capital of

Final scores:

Barton Lindsey Kevin
$35,200 $35,201 $15,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $35,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barton Lindsey Kevin
$13,800 $23,800 $7,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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