Show #5318 - Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Nick Swezey game 3.

Contestants

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Kelly Sherer, an account planning manager from West Orange, New Jersey

Tope Charlton, a graduate student from Gaithersburg, Maryland

Nick Swezey, a publisher from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

"C" IN HISTORY
TV NOSTALGIA
GET YOUR PEANUTS!
THE SOUTHERNMOST NATION
HAVE A HEART
THE SHORT FORM
    $200 11
For a few years in the 1890s, this future prime minister was heir presumptive to the Dukedom of Marlborough
    $200 16
In an animated 1987 TV special, this Space Age family traveled back in time to meet the Flintstones
    $200 26
Most recipes for this candy end with: spread into thin layer; let cool; snap into pieces
    $200 17
Mongolia,
Malta,
Malawi
    $200 6
JFK was awarded one of these for wounds he received near the Solomon Islands during WWII
    $200 1
Bench presses build up the pecs, short for these
    $400 12
This Ohio city was called the "Queen of the West" even before a Longfellow poem popularized the nickname
    $400 22
According to his theme song, this quadruped "will never speak unless he has something to say"
    $400 27
With 500 of these units in one serving, a peanut paste called Plumpy'nut can put 2 lbs. a week on a malnourished kid
    $400 18
Nepal,
Nicaragua,
Norway
    $400 7
In 1984 "Baby Fae" received a heart transplant from one of these animals
    $400 2
The "Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang" has an 1896 citation of "diff" as short for this
    $600 13
The fabled emerald mines named for this ancient queen were rediscovered around 1818
    $600 23
In the pilot for this '60s sitcom, Jed & Jethro first meet Mr. Drysdale when he comes to get them out of jail
    $600 28
In China & India, peanuts are processed mainly for this cooking ingredient
    $600 19
Portugal,
Papua New Guinea,
Pakistan
    $600 8
Shirley Temple appears multiple times on the cover of this Beatles album
    $600 3
"Rad", meaning "excellent", was truncated from this
    $800 14
In 1614 explorer Adriaen Block claimed what is now this U.S. state for the Dutch
    $800 24
In the '50s this movie Tarzan was still hanging out with a chimp, but he wore more than a loincloth as TV's "Jungle Jim"
    DD: $1,300 29
The Virginia type of peanuts is what's sold at these events, as mentioned in a song written in 1908
    $800 20
Syria,
Suriname,
Sweden
    $800 9
When measuring someone's pulse rate, take it on "t.s.", for this "side" of the wrist
    $800 4
The Cosmo girl doesn't just look good; she can have a convo, short for this
    $1000 15
Legends of riches led a set of Zuni villages to be dubbed the Seven Cities of this
    $1000 25
The 1973 TV season gave us Richard Roundtree as this supercool private eye he'd played on film
    $1000 30
Immigrants Amedeo Obici & Mario Peruzzi founded this company in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. in 1906
    $1000 21
India,
Indonesia,
Iran
    $1000 10
In this story a guy dismembers an old man & still hears him under the floor (lub-dub, lub-dub)
    $1000 5
One of the perks of my job is knowing that "perk" is short for this

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

Nick Tope Kelly
$2,800 $800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Tope Kelly
$3,200 $6,900 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WELCOME TO JAPAN
MOVIE CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
KIDDY LIT
HEY, MR.!
ALL THINGS OPERATIC
BRITSPEAK
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands outside a shrine.) Gates called torii represent the boundary between sacred & ordinary space at the thousands of shrines of this religion all over Japan
    $400 1
Tom Cruise was a "Top" one in '86
(3)
    $400 11
In a story by Mini Grey, this pair from "Hey Diddle Diddle" run off to NYC & find fame & fortune in vaudeville
    $400 16
World Series & playoff heroics earned Reggie Jackson this nickname
    $400 21
The final act of this opera takes place outside a bullring, where the heroine is stabbed to death
    $400 26
When Nigel heard his wife was preggers, he broke out the champers, this celebratory beverage
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands between two women.) Unique to Kyoto is the culture of maiko, who replace the embroidered collar with a white one upon becoming one of these
    $800 2
Will Ferrell wore "Blades of" it
(5)
    $800 12
Garth Williams illustrated this title character seen here
    $800 17
Known as "Mr. Civil Rights", he served as chief counsel of the NAACP prior to taking a seat on the Supreme Court
    DD: $2,400 22
In 1939 she made her operatic debut in "Cavalleria Rusticana" in Athens at age 15
    $800 27
It's the British word for a merry-go-round or a traffic circle
    $1200 8
(Kelly stands between two actors.) The kumadori makeup used in this form of Asian theater features red lines on the hero's face and blue on the villain's
    $1200 3
1950s Tokyo-threatening titan
(8)
    DD: $2,000 13
Tom Thumb & Hunca Munca are the title creatures in her "Tale of Two Bad Mice"
    $1200 18
In TV's early days, this comedian known as "Mr. Television" was responsible for the explosion in sales of TV sets
    $1200 23
This "Cricket on the Hearth" author wrote the libretto for John Hullah's "The Village Coquettes"
    $1200 28
An all-male school wouldn't have an alumni reunion but a gathering of these, part of the "network" of them
    $1600 9
(Kelly stands near an amateur florist.) Traditionally in Japan in preparation for marriage, women were trained in the tea ceremony, calligraphy & this art of flower arranging
    $1600 4
"Great" guy played by Ladd & Redford
(6)
    $1600 14
The Once-ler tells about the endangered truffula trees in this ecological Seuss story
    $1600 19
He conducted the Boston Pops orchestra for an amazing 49 years, earning him the nickname "Mr. Pops"
    $1600 24
The 3 basic vocal classifications for women opera singers are soprano, mezzo-soprano & this lowest range
    $1600 29
It can mean having a healthy, rosy color, or be a British intensifier like "bloody"
    $2000 10
(Kelly stands outside a shrine.) We'll end our category with this Japanese word whose literal meaning is "If it must be so"
    $2000 5
An Ed Wood opus: "Glen or" her
(6)
    $2000 15
While in his 40s, this Edinburgh-born author wed Elspeth Thomson & wrote "The Wind in the Willows" for their son
    $2000 20
This U.S. Senator from Ohio, the son of a president, was known in the media as "Mr. Republican"
    $2000 25
Italian opera of the early 1700s developed into 2 basic types: opera seria, or serious opera, & this, comic opera
    $2000 30
Perspex is a British name for this trademarked acrylic plastic used to make the container seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Tope Kelly
$20,000 $7,700 $3,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

DOCUMENTARY SUBJECTS
A documentary from ESPN is based on the premise that this Louisville-born man "invented" rap in the 1960s

Final scores:

Nick Tope Kelly
$22,000 $7,700 $3,600
3-day champion: $76,202 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nick Tope Kelly
$18,400 $7,200 $5,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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