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“JEOPARDY!” 6/9/17

Johanna Andrews (Sunnyvale): Retired software eng.
Tucker Dunn (Tucson): E.S.L. teacher
2-DAY CHAMP: Bala Kumar

BB:
THE I.T. DEPARTMENT
GERMAN HISTORY
RECENT MOVIES
BETWEEN THE LIONS
U.S. MOUNTAINS
IN MY ELEMENT

Bala runs German History right off.

HS:

Bala: $2,800/Tucker: $2,200/Johanna: $400

Just before the BoT, Johanna claims a PDD under the $800 U.S. Mountains clue & is the current R-U w/ $3600, a grand behind Bala; Tucker’s currently got 1/2 of Johanna’s score. This could end her rd. at $5K.

Popular w/ hikers, this Phoenix landmark’s named for its resemblance to a humped mammal kneeling.

“What is Camelback Mountain?”…the correct one.

ATTEMPTED LT: $1400
UNATTEMPTED LT: $1600
TOTAL LT: $3K

DJ!:
THE “I.T.” DEPARTMENT
PEOPLE-POURRI
TRAVEL & TOURISM
MY BIG FAT ANCIENT GREEK LIBRARY
AMPHIBIANS
HART-FELT LYRICS

It takes just six selects this rd. for Bala to pick DD #1 at the $1600 section of My Big Fat Ancient Greek Library & he’s in 1st w/ seven G’s, $4800 over the other guy. $2.5K at stake for Bala, going after win #3.

Aeschylus “bound” up this troublesome god in the title of a drama.

“Who is Prometheus?”…was right. Towards the end of DJ!, Bala w/ $13,900 stops at DD #2 to clean out Amphibians; he leads each challenger by $3300. $2100 of that margin’s bet.

A species of fish w/ a big round head & a skinny tail’s called this “fish” after the young of many amphibians.

“What is a guppy?”…nope- what is a tadpole? Time’s called on the $2K Hart-Felt Lyrics.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $1200 (Hart-Felt Lyrics)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $2800
TOTAL DJ! LT: $4K

Pre-Final S:

Bala: $11,800/Tucker: $12,200/Johanna: $9,400

CORYAT SCORES:
Bala: $13K
Johanna: $8,800

FJ! #195: CONSTELLATIONS

The brightest star in Scorpius is named this, meaning “rival” of the god equivalent to Mars.

JOHANNA: BLANK ($2.5K) = $6,900
BALA: “What is Vulcan?” ($412) = $11,388
TUCKER: “What is Antares?” = $23,601

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