Show #7615 - Friday, October 20, 2017


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Kathleen Kosman, an attorney from Dearborn, Michigan

Tim Suba, a public education consultant from Los Angeles, California

Tom Blake, a video producer from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you a--an episode, and you name the series for us.)
(Alex: These are euphemisms on the slightly nasty side.)
    $200 16
"Mindy and Nanny" &
"Hot Mess Time Machine"
    $200 6
We still browse Encyclopedia Britannica, last printed in 2010 & first printed in this U.K. country in 1768
    $200 26
Guy Fawkes & Sir Walter Raleigh were "guests" at this landmark; Sir Thomas More did not make it out alive
    $200 14
...walked on this 5th planet from the Sun, as it consists mostly of hydrogen & helium
    $200 13
This '20s mobster beat up the mayor of Cicero, Illinois on the steps of city hall as a nearby cop looked away
    $200 5
I hope they aren't implying it tastes like dirt when they call this beverage a cup of mud
    $400 17
"Windsor" &
    $400 7
We hope violating a commandment is not how we came to have a Bible from this group that provides them free to hotels
    $400 27
This Southeast Asian country boasts the Petronas Towers 1 & 2, 1,483 feet each
    $400 15
...climbed to the top of the 275-foot General Sherman, a giant this type of tree located in the same-named national park
    $400 12
A coup ousted Nawaz Sharif as this country's leader in 1999 (& perhaps led to some deja vu for Nawaz in 2017)
    $400 1
For nearly a century, this term for a prisoner's restraint has been used to describe wives
    $600 20
"Horse Majeure" &
"One Trick Pony"
    $600 8
The more than 6,000 entries in the "Food Lover's Companion" include this dish made by stirring hot stock into sauteed rice
    $600 28
The German founders of Anaheim would be happy Disneyland has this heroine's castle inspired by Neuschwanstein
    $600 23
...sung "You And Me (But Mostly Me)" or "Tomorrow Is A Latter Day" in this show on a Broadway stage but at home... sure!
    DD: $1,000 9
The unfortunate Captain Max Pruss was in command of this vehicle over New Jersey on May 6, 1937
    $600 2
The term "shrink" for a psychiatrist is a shortened form of this slang term
    $800 21
"Offred" &
"Birth Day"
    $800 18
"Veni, vidi, vici" is a quote from Caesar out of the 18th edition of this man's quotations, first published in 1855
    $800 29
Twisting skyscrapers, a 21st century innovation, include the 73-story Cayan Tower that stands out in this rich emirate
    $800 24 this Cabinet department that includes U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement
    $800 10
This system of 3D photography was invented in the 1940s; the 1960 invention of the laser made it much more efficient
    $800 3
A dysphemism for "diner" is this utensil you may find on your table there
    $1000 22
"Tape 1, Side A" &
"Tape 7, Side A"
    $1000 19
The latest World Almanac keeps us up on changes like this new name with no "Republic" for the land where Prague is located
    $1000 25
...hung out with this Norse god who helped the blind Hoder commit murder by mistletoe
    $1000 11
Forces of this nation held off Vietminh attacks at Dien Bien Phu for 56 days but finally surrendered on May 7, 1954
    $1000 4
The use of these mines for prison labor could be the reason you go "back to" them in a drudge job

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

Tom Tim Kathleen
$2,400 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Tim Kathleen
$2,400 $4,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Talking chemistry here.)
    $400 3
This second-longest river in Europe begins where the streams Breg & Brigach merge in the Black Forest
    $400 2
Zachary Gordon played Greg Heffley, the title diarist of the 2010 movie version of this Jeff Kinney novel for kids
    $400 26
I'd be happy to be on board Pt 78, this valuable element
    $400 16
The first watering hole called this was out west in 1822; adding poker & batwing doors made for a fine business model
    $400 21
Rewards totaling over $10,000 were reportedly offered for the capture of this woman called the "Moses of Her People"
    $400 11
A psychiatrist once defined these as "perceptions without corresponding stimuli from without"
    $800 4
A stream flows vertically through the center of a work he painted during his second stay in Tahiti
    $800 1
Ted Chiang's "Story of Your Life" became this film with Amy Adams as a linguistics professor
    $800 27
Atomic No. 53, it's highly soluble in alcohol & then is used on cuts & scrapes
    $800 17
How's a mill or mine owner to make a living with laws like the Mass. one in 1842 limiting these workers to a 10-hour day
    $800 22
After a 166-day confirmation process, she succeeded Eric Holder in a government job
    $800 12
Arnold Palmer once said the Masters was played on this type of ground
    $1200 6
"The Old Man and the Sea" begins, "He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in" this warm ocean current
    $1200 5
Lisa Genova's novel about a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's became this Julianne Moore film
    $1200 28
You might need an RN if you're exposed to too much of this noble gas, No. 86
    DD: $2,000 18
In Britain a pound equaled 20 shillings; this gold coin named for a region of Africa equaled 21 shillings
    $1200 23
This singer entertained us from the 1930s into the '90s; enjoy some of her genius now
    $1200 13
This condition can be combated via Certs or Tic Tac
    $1600 7
In 1960 she set up a camp to study chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Game Reserve, now a national park in Tanzania
    $1600 9
Based on Stephen King, this 2017 film has Idris Elba as the gunslinger, in pursuit of Matthew McConaughey's Man in Black
    $1600 29
Symbol Na, it can react explosively with water
    $1600 19
Early 19th century British textile makers saw their labor-saving machines smashed by these activists
    $1600 24
In 1995, decades after the assassination of her husband Medgar, she became head of the NAACP
    $1600 14
Found before "days", this word meaning "peaceful" also refers to a mythical bird
    DD: $2,200 8
A Turkish river gave us this word for a U-shaped bend in a stream's course; now it also means to take a winding course
    $2000 10
The 1963 western "Hud" was based on "Horseman, Pass By", his first novel
    $2000 30
Radioactive element named for American chemist Glenn
    $2000 20
Dickens' United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin & Crumpet Baking & Punctual Delivery Co. was a joint this co.
    $2000 25
Last name of N.Y. congresswoman Shirley, the first African American to mount a serious run for president from a major party
    $2000 15
Used for both thrusting & striking around 1500, it's the weapon seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Tim Kathleen
$10,200 $9,800 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Her marriage to a European crown prince in the 16th century added Queen of Naples & Queen of Jerusalem to her titles

Final scores:

Tom Tim Kathleen
$10,000 $19,599 $20,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Tim Kathleen
$9,600 $9,800 $15,600
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2017-08-03
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