Phyllis Gilbert (Blakely, GA): Freelance writer & researcher
Bala Kumar (PIT): Lawyer
REPEAT CHAMP: Chantelle Schofield
NAME THE CAPITAL
THE BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME (CC clues)
The $800 Historical Fiction lets the DD out of the bag for Chantelle w/ $3200; Bala’s off to an $800 start & Phyllis has begun w/ $1K. Here’s the champ’s $1.5K clue.
The Painted Girls brought to life this artist’s model for “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen”.
“Who is (Edgar) Degas?”…good.
Chantelle: $4,700/Bala: $800/Phyllis: $1,200
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $800 (Name the Capital)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $1400
TOTAL LT: $2200
Chantelle: $8,900/Bala: $3,800/Phyllis: $1K
HOUSES OF WORSHIP
REAL PEOPLE IN SONG
On choice #7 of the rd., the female challenger picks DD #1 at the $1200 Play Dough block w/ $1800; Bala’s within reach of Chantelle w/ $6200, $3100 off the pace. Phyllis places a $1K wager.
The title of this David Mamet play referred to a valuable nickel & the plot to STEAL it.
“What is ‘American Buffalo’?”…correct. Finally, between a choice of the $800 & $1600 The Element answers, Bala chooses right on DD #2 for the former just after netting a $900 lead above Chantelle $15,800-$14,900; Phyllis is hangin’ in there for $2400. Bala wagers his nine-bill lead.
“C” if you can guess this element that follows boron on the periodic table.
“What is carbon?”- yeah, you knew it. Chantelle closes things out w/ a right response to cut his lead down to two hundys.
ATTEMPTED LT: $2800
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3600
TOTAL DJ! LT: $6400
(Note: On the $2K Real People in Song clue, both ladies MISSED Chuck Woolery on the clue which had The Beastie Boys rhyming “Tom Foolery” in a tune.)
FJ! #193: BRITISH KINGS
Bearing Roman numeral I, he subdued Wales & was called the “English Justinian” for his legal reforms.
LADIES: “Who is Henry I?” = PHYLLIS ($2399): BUCK/CHANTELLE ($16,250): $250
BALA: “Who is Edward I?” ($16,300) = $33K