Show #8175 - Friday, March 6, 2020

Paul Trifiletti game 3.


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Mahesh Uttamchandani, an international development specialist from Falls Church, Virginia

Lynn Q. Yu, a screenwriter from Los Angeles, California

Paul Trifiletti, an attorney from Athens, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
We're bullish on this Spanish city that tradition says was founded by & named for Pompey
    $200 1
It's the job of presiding over the House of Commons. From 2009 to 2019, it was the flamboyant John Bercow
    $200 19
In 1964, George Stanley sketched two suggestions for this country's official flag
    $200 26
If the bettor buys insurance after the dealer shows an ace, he's playing this game
    $200 5
2004: When it came to this HBO series, Emmy did not fuhgeddaboud it
    $200 16
This word for an afternoon show means "morning" in French
    $400 12
One of Simon Bolivar's last wishes was vengeance for the murder of a "sweet" friend for whom this Bolivian city is named
    $400 2
An English town or district that forms the constituency of a member of parliament is called one of these, like a division of NYC
    $400 20
When Gilbert Baker designed the rainbow flag for gay pride in 1978, he added "hot" this color to the traditional 7 colors
    $400 27
In 2016 a few happy bettors cashed in 5,000-1 tickets after Leicester City won the title in England's top league in this sport
    $400 6
2011: Voters bought Don Draper's pitch
    $400 17
Often seen in our category titles, this word literally means "rotten pot"
    $600 13
These islands that include New Georgia & Guadalcanal were named for a biblical king
    $600 3
In December 2019 this party won a sweeping election victory on a Brexit-now platform
    $600 21
William Todd, designer of this state's 1846 bear flag, was Abraham Lincoln's relative by marriage
    $600 28
If the bettor puts money on the pass line & the roll is 2, 3 or 12, that's this, the name of the game, & the bettor loses
    $600 7
2002: POTUS, triumphant
    $600 18
This French feminine word is a person with brown hair
    $800 14
The name of this national park & wildlife refuge in Tanzania roughly translates to "great open place"
    DD: $3,200 10
Since 2016 Baroness Evans of Bowes Park has been the leader of this body
    $800 22
The first of Great Britain's flags began with a 1606 proclamation by this king to merge 2 other flags
    $800 29
A bettor who correctly picks the order of the first 2 finishers in a horse race wins this precisely named wager
    $800 8
2012: It's Showtime for a bipolar operative
    $800 23
Tellers of anecdotes, or the name of a Jack White band
    $1000 15
These islands in the West Indies are so named because they're sheltered from the trade winds
    $1000 11
From 2014 to 2016 Philip Hammond served as this official, the British counterpart of the U.S. Secretary of State
    $1000 25
Philosopher Raimundo Teixeira Mendes created this South American country's flag as well as the motto "Ordem e Progresso"
    $1000 30
In 2018 this NBA commissioner said the league should get a cut of any legalized betting on it
    $1000 9
1984: This "colorful" NBC cop show was careful out there
    $1000 24
French for "carriage entrance", it's the type of drop-off area seen here

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

Paul Lynn Mahesh
$3,400 $1,600 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Lynn Mahesh
$7,600 $3,800 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All correct responses will be combinations of postal abbreviations.)
    $400 2
Like the protagonist in the early part of Dumas' novel, the judges of the newly created Prix Monte-Cristo are these
    $400 24
Often cited as the world's greatest invention, it was designed in ancient times, but probably just for pottery making
    $400 10
A Rocky Mountain state pahks its cah in front of an East Coast state & falls into this long state of unconsciousness
    $400 17
He first went to the Emerald Isle as a slave in the 5th century; later he returned to convert the country
    $800 3
No twist necessary in the short stories that since 1919 win the prize named for this short story author
    $800 1
(I'm Iain Armitage.) The Broadway musical "Hamilton" runs in my family--my dad, Euan Morton, played King George III & I got to rap as the title character while sitting on this composer's shoulders!
    $800 23
In 2001 Apple introduced this device that could pack up to 1,000 songs right in your pocket
    $800 11
Combine the home states of Vice Presidents Biden & Cheney to get this word meaning moist
    $800 13
AKA Padre Pio, St. Pio of Pietrelcina is one of 60+ saints said to have exhibited these signs of the crucified Jesus
    $1200 8
2019 Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke is perhaps best known for the novel this player's "Anxiety at the Penalty Kick"
    $1200 4
After 3,388 performances & an 8-year run, this musical was no longer "the word" when it closed April 13, 1980
    $1200 22
The robotic hand seen here was created thanks to the invention of this computer-aided process
    $1200 18
The home of Independence Hall has a window on the "Cornhusker State" to give us this word
    DD: $2,000 14
Legend says around 300 A.D. this small European republic was founded by a saintly man & his followers & it still bears his name today
    $1600 9
In 2019 the name of this prestigious prize became a little shorter when the Man Group stopped sponsoring it
    DD: $400 5
The protagonist of this musical writes himself letters, hence the name of the show
    $1600 21
Smile & say cheese if you know that Edwin Land developed this name brand item, first sold in 1948
    $1600 19
Hoosiers join up with their neighbor directly south to form this newspaper-stained word
    $1600 15
The Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette 18 times & revealed to her a healing spring in this city
    $1600 26
This Mexican general prevailed at the Alamo in March of 1836
    $2000 12
The 2017 Women's Prize for Fiction went to Naomi Alderman for this sci-fi novel where women get shocking abilities
    $2000 6
"Fo' Dolla"' & "Our Heroine" were 2 of the "Tales of" this author made into the show "South Pacific"
    $2000 7
William Burroughs, grandfather of the famous author William S., invented the first practical one of these office machines
    $2000 20
2 states on the West Coast bookend North Dakota to form this 6-letter word for frankness
    $2000 16
St. Adalbert was the apostle of this kingdom later part of Germany, a Bismarck in his career
    $2000 25
On March 25, 1851 Major James Savage made the "Discovery" of this valley & now national park on the Merced River

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Lynn Mahesh
$12,400 $11,000 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

After its initial release in 2016, it became the first major motion picture to be dubbed in Tahitian

Final scores:

Paul Lynn Mahesh
$23,201 $1,601 $12,401
3-day champion: $61,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Lynn Mahesh
$11,600 $11,000 $10,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2020-01-07
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