Show #7372 - Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Seth Wilson game 12.

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Ben Wynns, a nonprofit coordinator from New York City, New York

Joe Schneider, a senior index editor from Old Bridge, New Jersey

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois (whose 11-day cash winnings total $245,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "E-F" coming up in each correct response.)
    $200 16
This state's flag is easily flown upside down by mistake; it's even happened over the Capitol in Nashville
    $200 1
2-word alliterative term for the moment after a play when actors return to receive applause
    $200 24
Music symbol term following bass or treble
    $200 11
Per their system of numerals, ancient Romans kept it this letter
    $200 3
These 2 title MTV cartoon guys thought the band Kiss was "pretty cool for a bunch of mimes"
    $200 21
On the boat out to the island, I sipped champagne, both doux ("sweet") & sec (this opposite quality)
    $400 17
Many nations adopted this country's tricolored design
    $400 2
In the expression "Bad dress--good show", "dress" is short for this
    $400 25
A place of protection or shelter, say from the storm
    $400 12
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" is attributed to this NHL legend known as "The Great One"
    $400 4
From 1970 to 2011 "All My Children" sizzled with Susan Lucci as this character
    $400 22
Next to where the helicopters were parked, I tasted a great white varietal fittingly called "Chenin" this
    $600 18
The stars & squares belong to this country that the U.S. helped become independent from Colombia
    $600 8
This area farthest from the audience is where an actor goes to take the attention away from others
    $600 26
In math it's the 9 in the expression 9x
    $600 13
Search for it on the Internet--it's the term for 1 followed by 100 zeroes
    $600 5
(I'm Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner.) I said this character I created "likes winning strangers over. He likes seducing strangers, and that's what advertising is"
    $600 23
After hearing my bawdy joke, my wife did this, also a synonym for the rosé she was drinking
    $800 19
The stars on New Zealand's flag represent this constellation
    DD: $1,800 9
The 3 elements of drama according to German theater critic Gustav Freytag: rising action, this, falling action
    $800 27
Extremely villainous or wicked, like a type of scheme
    $800 14
His 100th Top 40 hit was 1973's "Steamroller Blues", taken from his TV special "Aloha from Hawaii"
    $800 6
Hey, Edith! This actor played Archie Bunker for 13 years
    $800 29
I'd always called this red wine syrah, but the guy who was pouring said it's also called this
    $1000 20
The shield on this nation's flag was added in 1992 to make it different from the Russian tricolor flag
    $1000 10
This 2-word Latin term is used to denote the cast of characters in a play
    $1000 28
It sounds like it means rich, but it means flowing out
    $1000 15
In the 19th century this ancient Hellenistic monetary unit became equal to 100 lepta
    $1000 7
This was the full name of Henry Winkler's cool character on "Happy Days"
    $1000 30
The band played "The Longest Time" & I drank some Maestro, a blend made for this epic winemaker's 50th anniversary

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

Seth Joe Ben
$6,800 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Joe Ben
$8,600 $3,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
The return in 1660 of the monarchy & King Charles II isn't called the Reinstallation or the Redemption but this
    $400 7
A trick the desert plays on your eyes, or a French fighter jet
    $400 3
A Moroccan bar
    $400 10
It's the word for someone from Copenhagen
    $400 15
Emma Lazarus' poem "The New Colossus" is inscribed on the pedestal of this landmark
    $400 19
Lighter-than-air gases include helium & this combustible one unfortunately used in the Hindenburg
    $800 1
In 1833 the Royal Navy threw Argentina out of this island group; they did it again 149 years later
    $800 12
The feather covering on birds; it has a more drab type that appears on the young to camouflage them
    $800 4
A mental hospital in Oregon
    $800 11
Surname of Cesare or Lucrezia
    $800 16
The story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead is only found in this last New Testament gospel
    $800 20
The myth of this unique bird rising from the ashes of its own funeral pyre dates back to ancient Egypt
    DD: $4,200 6
In December 1947 Parliament passed the law granting independence to this Asian island
    $1200 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) What appears to be a simple bowl of water is actually filled with polymer-based jelly marbles that seem to disappear because they have the same index of this light-bending quality as the water
    $1200 5
The court of Emperor Josef II
    $1200 14
Pardner, it's a term for the center or core of something
    $1200 17
Taking place on a world where the planet is almost all water, "The Lazarus Effect" is a novel by this "Dune" author
    $1200 22
The Order of the Rising Sun is awarded by this country for exceptional civil or military merit
    $1600 21
Perhaps referring to the White Cliffs of Dover, this earliest-known name for Britain was used as far back as 300 B.C.
    $1600 25
A rainbow is a spectrum arranged by this, with red's the longest
    $1600 8
A beach in Hawaii
    $1600 24
An excessively intense enthusiasm, in a person or a group
    $1600 18
Mell Lazarus, who passed away in 2016, created "Momma" & this other comic strip about a teacher with a fruit name
    $1600 26
Abbreviated C.O.L.A., it's a wage increase to help workers keep up with rising prices
    $2000 23
Dying childless in 1714 despite 18 pregnancies, Queen Anne was this dynasty's last monarch
    $2000 30
The ring is called a solar halo, and the two bright images on the sides get this canine term when light passes through icy clouds
    DD: $2,000 9
A Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm
    $2000 27
An unfettered wide view in all directions
    $2000 28
"Lazarus Laughed", a 1928 play by this Pulitzer winner, was preceded by his similar "The Great God Brown"
    $2000 29
As an adjective it means caused by heat; as a noun it means a rising current of warm air used by hang gliders

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Joe Ben
$19,400 -$400 $6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st scene in this book: "With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene"

Final scores:

Seth Joe Ben
$20,000 -$400 $12,800
12-day champion: $265,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Joe Ben
$20,400 $3,800 $6,400
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2016-07-27
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