Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Sept. 21 – Today’s contestants are:
– Dino, a medical lab scientist from North Carolina, was in the audience for Maury’s “chicken tetrazzini incident”;
– Rob, a writer/actor from California, produced theater all across Canada; and
– Kyle, a music teacher from Colorado, will be upgrading his sound equipment for composing. Kyle is a seven-day champ with winnings of $145,403.
Rob seemed to be struggling with the signaling device early, but he got it down in DJ, dominating the round and finishing with a runaway at $24,200 vs. $10,600 for Kyle and $7,600 for Dino.
DD1 – TERMS IN HISTORY – This adjective meaning “Germanic” is the name of a medieval order of knights founded by Germans in the Holy Land (Kyle won $1,000 on a true DD.)
DD2 – COUNTRIES WITH FEWER THAN 1 MILLION PEOPLE – This European country has about 33,000 people; the country that completely surrounds it has about 60 million (Rob won $3,000)
DD3 – IT’S A BIBLICAL THING – In 1 Samuel, David pulls 5 of these from a brook; they will come in handy (Rob won $3,500)
FJ – COLOR ETYMOLOGY – This word for a gem & a shade of blue derives from the name of a Eurasian country from which gems came to W. Europe
For the second straight game, everyone missed FJ, with Rob losing $2,200 for a victory worth $22,100. We will see Kyle again in the next Tournament of Champions.
Triple Stumper of the day: No one knew the sequel to “The Winds of War” is “War and Remembrance”.
Pavlov: Spanish classical guitarist = Segovia.
DD1 – What is Teutonic?
DD2 – What is San Marino?
DD3 – What are stones?
FJ – What is turquoise?