Show #7583 - Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Justin Vossler game 5.


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Kellie Packwood, a software engineer from Austin, Texas

Seth Cope, a purchasing manager from Savannah, Georgia

Justin Vossler, a high school history teacher from Homer, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $92,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters coming up in that order in each correct response, but not necessarily together.)
    $200 2
In 2009 Steven Soderbergh was off the team & Bennett Miller was up to bat as director of this Brad Pitt drama
    $200 5
The whiskers don't do the shocking on the electric type of this fish; it has specialized bio-electric organs
    $200 17
"Prince Lestat"
    $200 1
This adjective meaning see-through can also mean open to public scrutiny
    $200 10
Lean Canadian bacon & English muffins are key ingredients of this McDonald's staple
    $200 23
Elin Nordegren went from nannydom into marriage & then a $750 million divorce settlement from him
    $400 3
For this 1939 fantasy classic, Victor Fleming replaced George Cukor
    $400 6
Current in fluids has these charged atoms going in opposite directions depending on if they're positive or negative
    $400 19
"Naked Lunch"
    $400 18
Good news may make you "turn" these with joy
    $400 11 suggests a Caesar salad employing the English muffins' crunchiness in this role
    $400 24
Unscrupulous 19th century financiers like James Fisk were known as "robber" these
    $600 4
The original director of this 1977 classic about weekends at the disco was forced to boogie away
    $600 7
Luigi Galvani got a dead frog to twitch by touching metal to these during an electrical storm
    $600 20
"The Screwtape Letters"
    $600 28
It's another name for a movie's director of photography
    $600 12
This morning dish made with English muffins isn't named for an American traitor, but rather a Delmonico's patron
    $600 25
"Supernanny" Jo Frost has a "naughty step" where your little one sits for this period, one minute for each year old
    $800 13
Kirk Douglas got Anthony Mann cut from this 1960 gladiator epic & found young Stanley Kubrick to replace him
    $800 8
Many car batteries use a solution of sulfuric acid & water called this, also what Gatorade tries to replenish
    $800 21
"Breakfast at Tiffany's"
    $800 29
This small island nation is the largest port in southeast Asia
    $800 14
"Nooks & crannies" is a trademark of this brand of English muffin
    DD: $1,500 26
Ironically, a lawman is carrying the weapon that gave this gangster his nickname
    $1000 16
Original director Philip Kaufman had creative differences with this final director of "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
    $1000 9
Rubber casings around copper wiring act as one of these retardants of electricity
    $1000 22
"Rumble Fish" & "That Was Then, This Is Now"
    $1000 30
This naval vessel's purpose is to seek out & destroy floating enemy bombs
    $1000 15
This teatime treat with a 7-letter name is basically an English muffin, though often served whole, not split
    $1000 27
Maria Borrallo is nanny to these 2 royals who live in a big palace

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

Justin Seth Kellie
$3,800 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Seth Kellie
$9,300 $5,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the show from which each lyric was taken.)
    $400 6
After the destruction of Baghdad in 1258, the Mamluks based their caliphate in this Egyptian city
    $400 11
Weals of urticaria are this itchy skin condition
    $400 1
The leader of the majority party in Canadian federal elections gets this job, natch
    $400 16
The Puritans found safety when they settled this Connecticut city in 1638
    $400 21
He conjured up the entry on conjuring for the 1926 edition, the same year as his untimely death
    $400 26
"Nobody knows in America Puerto Rico's in America!"
    $800 7
Obviously in no need of fertile land, Haakon IV of this country gained sovereignty over Greenland & Iceland
    $800 12
Quadcopters being all the rage, ESPN now airs the DRL, or this Racing League
    $800 2
The party that wins the second-most seats is termed the "official" this other "O" word
    $800 17
Founded in 1718, it was ceded to Spain in 1763, ceded to France in 1800 & sold to the U.S. in 1803
    $800 22
Noted anarchist Prince Peter Alexeivitch Kropotkin wrote a 19th century entry on this capital
    $800 27
"Sad to say your dream is not the kind of dream I'd like to get, Pharaoh has it in for you"
    $1200 8
The Louvre sees a new sense of humanity in a work by Cimabue, who it credits with the rebirth of painting in this country
    $1200 13
Zeus & friends ate ambrosia & drank this
    $1200 3
Unlike in the U.S., you can vote in Canada even while living in these, like the Saskatchewan federal one
    DD: $2,500 18
Situated on the west bank of the Yamuna River, it was formally dedicated in 1931
    $1200 23
No poser, Tony Hawk busted out the rad entry on this
    DD: $1,400 28
"And God said, 'Joe, people really need to know that the Bible isn't two parts, there's a part three'"
    $1600 9
By the 1270s this Dominican saint was summing up the religious thought of his time in the "Summa Theologica"
    $1600 14
These "words" by definition are in vogue & culturally trendy
    $1600 4
In a 2014 provincial election, Philippe Couillard & the Liberals beat Pauline Marois & the PQ, or Parti this
    $1600 19
An annual "Moby Dick" marathon takes place at this Massachusetts city's whaling museum
    $1600 24
This naturalist's 1902 article on Yosemite stated that Vernal Falls was "famous for its afternoon rainbows"
    $1600 29
"Kiss today goodbye, the sweetness & the sorrow"
    $2000 10
In 1258 an Anglo-French treaty ended decades of conflict between the Plantagenets & this dynasty
    $2000 15
A rani is one of these
    $2000 5
Gallop to this term for federal election districts; they don't have numbers but names like Madawaska-Restigouche
    $2000 20
Founded in 1639, this Rhode Island town flourished thanks to its excellent harbor
    $2000 25
Who better than this holy man to write the entry on South Africa's 1995 Truth and Reconciliation Commission?
    $2000 30
"High in her tower, she sits by the hour, maintaining her hair"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Seth Kellie
$22,200 $13,400 $4,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"A man can be destroyed but not defeated" is a line from this 1952 book, later a Spencer Tracy film

Final scores:

Justin Seth Kellie
$17,200 $400 $4,400
5-day champion: $110,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Seth Kellie
$20,200 $14,800 $4,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2017-04-05
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