Show #7939 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 All-Star Games wildcard match, game 1.


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Team Austin

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Roger Craig, a machine learning consultant from Newark, Delaware

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: Leonard Cooper, a graduate student at Brown University from Little Rock, Arkansas

Team Colby

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Pam Mueller, a think tank researcher from Culver City, California

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Colby Burnett, a college counselor from Chicago, Illinois

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: Alan Lin, a software engineer from Riverside, California

Team Buzzy

Playing the Jeopardy! Round: Alex Jacob, a freelance trivia writer from Greensboro, North Carolina

Playing the Double Jeopardy! Round: Buzzy Cohen, a music executive from Los Angeles, California

Playing the Final Jeopardy! Round: Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey now...)
    $200 27
An octant is 1/8 of a circle & equal to this many degrees
    $200 14
The famous "shores of" this African capital city are on the Mediterranean
    $200 26
"Next to the last" (this "chapter of a book")
    $200 30
He appeared a record 18 times in NBA All-Star games, and 4 times on "Celebrity Jeopardy!"
    $200 29
This other term for military exercises is also the title of a 1983 film
    $200 23
Walter Matthau & Neil Simon both won 1965 Tonys for this play
    $400 21
One cable length from shore is equal to 100 fathoms, this many feet
    $400 22
This Texas city that celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2018 got its name on a saint's feast day even before its official founding
    $400 20
"A dwelling built on a roof", fancy or not
    $400 28
Vince Lombardi was furious after these NFL champs lost a 1963 exhibition game to a team of college all-stars
    $400 24
By definition a contest in which 1 player's $5 gain must mean another player's $5 loss is this type of game
    $400 25
In 2007 this play about a real-life interviewer & a president starred Sheen/Langhella (Michael & Frank)
    $600 11
This measure sounds like weight but is capacity in cubic feet divided by 100; for the giant ship Mol Tribute it's 211,000
    $600 4
Discovery Drive, Exploration Drive & Genoa Place are streets in this state capital
    $600 9
Type of "scale of five tones in which the octave is reached at the sixth tone"
    $600 16
At the 2001 MLB All-Star game, Alex Rodriguez insisted that this retiring Oriole replace him as starting A.L. shortstop
    $600 19
Shakespeare used "the game is afoot" but it's more associated with this author who put it in a 1904 story
    DD: $2,600 13
At Circle in the Square in 1975, George C. Scott earned raves as this Arthur Miller character
    $800 1
Cutting down on the zeroes, electric companies usually bill you in these "hours"
    $800 2
Take a stroll down the Molo Audace in Trieste & you can dip your feet in this 500-mile-long sea
    $800 5
"Prudent only in small matters"
    $800 10
Playing for the East, Bob Cousy had home-court advantage at the first NBA All-Star game, held in 1951 at this venue
    $800 7
Paul Schrader has said this French director's "The Rules of the Game" represents all that film can be
    $800 12
This actor also had "The Right Stuff" to write plays such as "Fool for Love"
    $1000 8
In 1965 Kodak introduced the "Super" type of this film format, which brought moviemaking to the masses
    $1000 3
The resort city of Baguio was once the summer capital of this island nation
    $1000 6
"The shaded region surrounding the dark central portion of a sunspot"
    $1000 17
Starting in 1948 this "Mr. Hockey" was named to a record 21 NHL All-Star teams
    $1000 18
This title of Stephen Potter's book on "Winning Games Without Actually Cheating" entered the English language
    $1000 15
When you write clever comedies like 1672's "Les Femmes Savantes", you too can go by one name like he did

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

Team Buzzy Team Colby Team Austin
$6,400 $2,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Team Buzzy Team Colby Team Austin
$8,800 $2,600 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Thutmose III may be the real king who unfairly refused to free the Hebrews, but it's this pharaoh in "The Ten Commandments"
    $400 23
"You're born naked & the rest is drag" says this drag star
    $400 25
Sheep & goats are also members of this family along with cattle
    $400 26
Physically or figuratively, you can come to this utensil where an important choice must be made
    $400 28
This composer's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premiered in 1790
    $400 30
Collective name for Pavarotti,
    $800 19
It looks suspicious that Ay became pharaoh upon the mysterious death of this teenage monarch
    $800 8
Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe play time-crossed lovers on this TV series
    $800 22
Aristotle divided animals into 3 main groups according to how they moved:
those that walk, those that swim & those that do this
    $800 27
You're in charge if you're said to be occupying this place in a car
    $800 24
A simile compares white skin to this ceramic material first made in China that has hard- & soft-paste types
    $800 29
The law of inertia,
F=ma, &
the law of action & reaction
    $1200 20
Legend says Psamtik III sacrificed his kingdom rather than fight when his foes brought these sacred animals, maus, into battle
    $1200 2
In an ad for this candy bar, a hungry Elton John fares poorly in a rap battle
    $1200 10
Taxonomically, this variety of oak tree is Quercus alba
    $1200 3
Raally upset? You're "mad as" this moistened fowl
    $1200 7
In 1957's "Square Dance", this New York City Ballet founder combined classical technique with square dance calls
    $1200 17
This rock band:
Eric Clapton,
Ginger Baker,
Jack Bruce
    DD: $4,000 12
The Bible says Pharaoh Shishak raided Jersualem & the temple, taking the gold shields this king had made
    $1600 5
He's Mr. Sarah Michelle Gellar
    $1600 9
Term for a large taxonomic group like Fungi or Plantae
    $1600 4
If the victory was easy, you won this 2-word way, originally referring to a jockey so far ahead he could drop his reins
    $1600 6
This trumpeter composed "Blood on the Fields", a 1994 oratorio incorporating jazz rhythms
    DD: $2,600 1
Submerged in China:
Wu &
    $2000 11
Also known as Amenhotep IV, this pharaoh downplayed Egypt's traditional polytheism & instituted a single solar god
    $2000 21
She directed Kirsten Dunst in "The Virgin Suicides", "Marie Antoinette" & "The Beguiled"
    $2000 18
The largest animal grouping is this phylum of "jointed feet" creatures
    $2000 15
In bridge, if the lead plays a heart, the others must as well; hence this idiom meaning "to do the same"
    $2000 14
Handel wrote a piece to celebrate this patron saint of music; maybe it's also her in the Paul Simon song
    $2000 16
An Arkansas trio championed in the documentary "Paradise Lost":
Damien Echols,
Jason Baldwin,
Jessie Misskelley

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Team Buzzy Team Colby Team Austin
$17,200 $19,600 $15,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A chapter of "The Jungle Book" has this double-talk title, echoing the opening line of a Brit's poem some 100 years prior

Final scores:

Team Buzzy Team Colby Team Austin
$0 $7,600 $5,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Team Buzzy Team Colby Team Austin
$15,200 $16,200 $15,600
Alex Pam Roger
$6,800 $2,600 $5,600
Buzzy Colby Austin
$8,400 $13,600 $10,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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Game tape date: 2019-01-09
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