Show #7621 - Monday, October 30, 2017


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Morgan Hanson, a Ph.D. candidate from Tullahoma, Tennessee

Charles Yu, a technical consultant from Hyattsville, Maryland

Anand Kandaswamy, an economist from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Scientists have debated whether wolverines' these are retractable--either way, no cool "snikt!" sound
    $200 16
You'd find them on both 1950s TVs & 1950s insects
    $200 6
The dad of this Shakespeare guy says, "Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder" but that does not go well
    $200 15
Take tic-tac-toe, expand it to 42 spaces & add 1 more to the winning sequence & you've got this Hasbro game
    $200 21
In the 1690s this captain was assigned to hunt pirates but became one, plundering instead of protecting ships
    $200 5
This title neurosurgeon lost the skill in his hands but learned a few new tricks to survive
    $400 24
Wolverines max around 66 pounds but will go after this 700-pound North American version of the reindeer
    $400 17
Radiator liquid to fight those cold winter nights
    $400 10
In her quest for vengeance in a Donizetti opera, Lucrezia of this last name ends up poisoning her son
    $400 11
One of the four noble truths of this religion is all life is suffering
    $400 19 blatantly uses this medal-adorned military man in ad campaigns
    $400 1
Cybernetic implants aid this guardian whose original name in the comics mimicked a Beatles title
    $600 25
If your cabin has been invaded by a wolverine, take a whiff & you'll know why it's also known as a this animal-bear
    $600 18
Grammatically, in "Sal hit a ball so hard that he knocked the cover off it", Sal is this to he, as is ball to it
    $600 7
Number of legendary ronin who avenged their master's death in 1703
    $600 12
The Four Horsemen were the 1924 backfield of this college football team
    $600 20
Warren Harding once led an expedition to climb this celebrated Yosemite peak
    $600 2
In season 2 of Netflix's "Daredevil", Elodie Yung plays this fighting heroine who once had a movie of her own
    $800 26
A wolverine is AKA this word meaning one who eats & drinks voraciously
    $800 29
15-letter word meaning third from the end
    DD: $1,600 8
These "angry" goddesses of vengeance in Greek myth were particularly cruel if one killed a family member
    $800 13
A 4-leaf clover is the logo of this organization that teaches kids about agriculture
    $800 22
From Mike Love of the Beach Boys, Daryl Dragon got the nickname "Captain Keyboard" before joining this woman in a pop duo
    $800 3
In 1998 David Hasselhoff ditched a Speedo for an eyepatch to play this character in a TV movie
    $1000 27
The wolverine doesn't look so ferocious when it's still this, also the word for a fox cub
    $1000 30
Opposition to withdrawing state support from a church; take a deep breath & slowly say all 28 letters
    $1000 9
In the Bible the Lord says, "Whosoever slayeth" this man, "vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold"
    $1000 14
This method of tying a necktie is also the name for a vehicle drawn by 4 horses
    $1000 23
In 2009 the Maersk Alabama, captained by him, ran afoul of pirates near the Horn of Africa
    $1000 4
Giving him a Muscle Beach Lifetime Achievement Award, Stan Lee said this actor was "born to be the Hulk"

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

Anand Charles Morgan
$6,400 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anand Charles Morgan
$9,200 $2,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not 28-.)
    $400 1
Second in command in this country is the secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin
    $400 8
This type of training is for the specific skills needed for a particular job
    $400 14
This sword-wielding señor first appeared in a 1919 pulp story, "The Curse of Capistrano"
    $400 7
If your kids lost their inheritance because of your crimes, it was known as "corruption of" this fluid
    $400 26
A Twin City
    $400 17
In the "Odyssey", Polyphemus has big problems after losing his only one of these
    $800 2
Before becoming president of this country in 2009, Jacob Zuma did exile time in Swaziland & Mozambique
    $800 22
I demand the withdrawal of your opinion, or this word that means the same thing
    $800 12
"I saw a werewolf drinking a pina colada at Trader Vic's & his hair was perfect", sang this late, great pianist
    $800 6
Used in relation to the census, it's a fancy 11-letter word for "act of counting"
    $800 27
Once called the "oil capital of the world"
    $800 18
Crimes against the Capitol in the "Hunger Games" books earn you the excision of this & you become an Avox, predictably
    $1200 3
Michel Temer took the reins of this country after the ouster of Dilma Rousseff
    $1200 23
It's the compound word for the garment seen here--note the buttons
    $1200 13
Kids were creators as well as performers on this '70s PBS show out of Boston that was revived in 1999
    $1200 9
This word for a periodical is used in reference to the storage of weapons
    $1200 28
North Carolina:
Home to the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes
    $1200 19
Frodo comes back from Mount Doom minus one of these body parts
    $1600 4
In 2016 Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted, "Mission accomplished: we have him" as this guy was brought to heel
    $1600 24
Clint Eastwood in "In the Line of Fire" laments the underuse of this 10-letter word for a ludicrous scheme or idea
    $1600 15
This "Hellbilly Deluxe" rocker has expanded his repertoire to directing horror films
    $1600 10
The founders used "impost" to mean this 3-letter imposition
    $1600 29
Home to NORAD & Cheyenne Mountain
    DD: $1,000 20
Chapter 106 of "Moby Dick" is titled "Ahab's" this
    $2000 5
In May of 2017, this new president of France shared a white-knuckle handshake with Donald Trump
    $2000 25
The positioning of a horn player's lips & tongue on the mouthpiece, it's from the French for "mouth"
    DD: $1,200 16
The long search for a real California serial killer inspired this David Fincher film
    $2000 11
This word simply means profit or compensation for an office--its "clause" was in the news in 2017
    $2000 30
Named for a log stockade named for a Revolutionary war hero
    $2000 21
In John 18 Simon Peter deftly relieves Malchus of one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anand Charles Morgan
$21,200 $5,800 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1870 novel has a ship whose name is from the Greek for "sailor" & a captain whose name is Latin for "no one"

Final scores:

Anand Charles Morgan
$25,000 $5,599 $0
2-day champion: $35,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anand Charles Morgan
$21,200 $5,800 $4,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
0 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2017-08-08
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