Show #7150 - Friday, October 16, 2015


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Matt Akridge, a program analyst originally from Hardinsburg, Kentucky

Zelda Pulliam, an income tax specialist from Chicago, Illinois

Josh Silverman, a graduate student from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Here is one of the earliest photographs of this politician
    $200 3
This mane event of all musicals that opened in 1997 is Disney's longest-running show on Broadway
    $200 20
Similar to congas, it's a pair of Afro-Cuban drums, one slightly smaller than the other
    $200 24
Here's this character from the first edition of the book about him in 1876
    $200 2
Used when cross referencing, this symbol can also call attention to a listing, like a questionable home run total
    $400 13
Taken without a stick or iPhone, Robert Cornelius' portrait of himself has been called the first-ever one of these photos
    $400 8
(Hi, I'm Josh Gad.) I played Elder Cunningham, who had a strange trip to Uganda, in this Tony Award-winning musical
    $400 19
Actually a type of tuned gong, they're made traditionally by hammering metal shipping containers
    $400 25
At the beginning of "The Grapes of Wrath", he's just been released from state prison
    $400 15
A "lazy eight" is a nickname for the symbol that denotes this mathematical quantity
    $600 21
This author is telling his grandchildren a story, but probably not "War and Peace"
    $600 7
    $600 9
This musical about a silent screen star eager for a comeback was based on a Billy Wilder film
    $600 18
Oscar winner J.K. Simmons has some suggestions about Miles Teller's drumming in this 2014 film
    $600 26
His full name anagrams to "I AM LORD VOLDEMORT"
    $600 14
From the Latin for "title", it's the little line over certain N's in Spanish to indicate a nasalized pronunciation
    $800 22
Named for the northern polar region it inhabits, it's the critter seen here in its warm winter coat
    $800 6
Havana Club,
McDowell's No. I Celebration
    $800 10
Bradley Cooper won rave reviews for his recent portrayal of the severely deformed John Merrick in this drama
    $800 17
Also a 2002 movie title, this high-energy musical style takes its name from the arrangement of its multiple players
    $800 27
In this play Tom Wingfield brings home a gentleman caller for his sister Laura
    DD: $1,000 4
This punctuation mark can also be called a screamer or a bang
    $1000 23
If you have Russian music in soul, you know name of this instrument
    $1000 5
Cardenal Mendoza,
    $1000 11
Ruth Gordon played Nora Helmer in this play in 1938; Liv Ullmann played her in 1975
    $1000 16
This patriotic World War I song by George M. Cohan contains the lyric "The Yanks are coming, the drums rum-tumming"
    $1000 28
In Chapter 7 of "The Great Gatsby", Gatsby tells him, "Daisy's leaving you"
    $1000 1
A writer can indicate a lingering or unfinished thought using this symbol... represented by... 3 dots...

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

Josh! Zelda Matt
$2,600 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh! Zelda Matt
$4,200 $6,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Architect Bertrand Goldberg changed this city's skyline with the twin towers of Marina City on State Street
    $400 9
Spain's Cortes, or parliament, meets in this city
    $400 16
In 1986 Dr. Alec Jeffreys became the first scientist to use this genetic material to identify suspected criminals
    $400 25
"Losing My Religion"
    $400 10
When told of a new theory, this Macedonian wept, "When the number of worlds is infinite, I have not conquered one"
    $400 3
A larval butterfly
    DD: $2,800 29
In 1982 he completed his first project in his native China, the Fragrant Hill Hotel in Beijing
    $800 20
According to legend, this second-largest city was founded by Hamilcar Barca around 230 B.C.
    $800 15
This ancient scientist worked out the principles of the lever & other simple machines around 250 B.C.
    $800 24
"Boom Boom Pow"
    $800 13
One quote from him is "We must now set about building a proletarian socialist state in Russia"
    $800 4
These launch devices on Navy aircraft carriers share their name with ancient military machines
    $1200 28
Renzo Piano designed the Manhattan building that in 2007 became the new home of this over 150-year-old newspaper
    $1200 19
No bull! This city's first bishop was San Fermin
    $1200 8
Fossil finds in Africa by this husband & wife established Homo habilis as an ancestor of modern man
    $1200 23
"Got 'Til It's Gone"
    $1200 11
This former slave once told Frederick Douglass that in all her journeys she "never lost a single passenger"
    $1200 5
Some versions of this 2-hulled sailboat of Polynesia can be 100 feet long
    $1600 27
In 1949 he built his famous "Glass House" in New Canaan, Conn., a simple rectangle in the Modernist style
    $1600 18
A 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct serves as a symbol of this city that shares its name with a famous guitarist
    $1600 2
Physicist Wolfgang Pauli's 1925 exclusion principle states that no 2 of these can be in the same quantum state
    $1600 22
"God's Gonna Cut You Down"
(a country legend)
    DD: $4,600 12
In one of his notebooks, Leonardo da Vinci wrote that this family "created and destroyed me"
    $1600 6
From the Greek for "wash down", it's a sudden, catastrophic natural event
    $2000 26
The Iowa courthouse seen here was designed by George Elmslie, a follower of Frank Lloyd Wright, in this flatland style
    $2000 17
This home of El Greco is famous for its fine steel swords
    $2000 1
In the 17th century John Napier was all about that base, inventing these quantities that simplify calculations
    $2000 21
"Learn To Fly"
    $2000 14
This 19th century "Iron Chancellor" predicted a European war started by some "foolish thing in the Balkans"
    $2000 7
Anatomical term for a person used to serve the purposes of another

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh! Zelda Matt
$20,000 $9,600 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When translated, the full name of this Major League Baseball team gets you a double redundancy

Final scores:

Josh! Zelda Matt
$13,599 $1,000 $200
2-day champion: $34,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh! Zelda Matt
$19,600 $9,600 $13,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2015-09-08
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