Show #5342 - Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Lisa Klink game 2.

Contestants

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Andy Anderson, a naval architect from Alexandria, Virginia

Heather Fach, a creative director from La Vergne, Tennessee

Lisa Klink, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW MEXICO DESERT
MAPPING THE TOP 40
FIRST NAMES
I RESIGN!
EXERCISE WEAR
"PLAY" ALONG
    $200 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the White Sands National Monument.) The glistening dunes of the White Sands National Monument are part of the northern end of this Mexican desert with a canine name
    $200 16
In titles, The Beach Boys went "Surfin'" here & John Mellencamp told us about "R.O.C.K." here
    $200 11
Wild Bill Hickok's real first name was James; this was Buffalo Bill Cody's
    $200 6
In 1996, after 20 years of managing the Dodgers, this man resigned
    $200 26
Using cotton from women's long underwear, Bennie Russell invented this garment that now may have a hood
    $200 1
A childhood chum, or this month's centerfold
    $400 19
Also called the chaparral cock, this bird has 2 front & 2 back toes for extra ground speed
    $400 17
The Eagles: not only are they "livin' it up at" this title lodging, there's "plenty of room" there, too
    $400 12
Jennifer is a form of this other first name made famous by King Arthur's wife
    $400 7
His August 8, 1974 speech began, "Good evening. This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office"
    $400 27
Tennis is one of relatively few sports where you can get away with wearing this sleeveless item (Connors did)
    $400 2
To treat something as less important
    DD: $1,000 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the White Sands National Monument.) On July 16, 1945 the world's first test of an atomic weapon took place in the desert of New Mexico; J. Robert Oppenheimer gave the site this code name
    $600 20
Appropriately, Manhattan Transfer: "Oo wah oo wah cool cool kitty, tell us about the boy from" here
    $600 13
This first name, like that of the guy who married Medea, is from a Greek word for "healer"
    $600 8
In 1869 he resigned his Western Union operator's job to devote more time to his inventions
    $600 28
This company whose logo is seen here follows an "endorsed by no one" principle
    $600 3
Alan Ball & Budd Schulberg came up with great ones
    $800 24
The basin called Jornada del Muerto is often compared to a moonscape due to its barren flows of this
    $800 21
Springsteen asked, "Oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin' away on the streets of" this city
    $800 14
This first name of Miss Marple's creator comes from a word that means "good"
    $800 9
This Chief Justice resigned in 1986 to chair the commission on the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution
    $800 29
Dan Empfield competed in this type of event in Kona back in 1981 & created the first wetsuit made for it
    $800 4
"Beastly" boisterous behavior
    $1000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the White Sands NASA Test Facility.) On the third space shuttle mission, NASA found that it does rain in Southern California, so the March 30, 1982 landing of this original orbiter was moved here to White Sands
    $1000 22
Arlo Guthrie: "I'm the train they call the city of" this; "I'll be gone 500 miles when the day is done"
    $1000 15
As a verb, this first name means to send mail free of charge
    $1000 10
She left NASA in 1993 to go into the business of advanced technologies--and she may look familiar
    $1000 30
It's a French term for a one-piece swimsuit, like, say, the one Carol Alt wore on page 187 of Sports Illustrated in 1989
    $1000 5
This publication has been "serving theatre since 1884", & its website enthralls theatre fans worldwide

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

Lisa Heather Andy
$3,200 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Heather Andy
$4,600 $7,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
ACTING THE PART
ALPHABETICALLY LAST
NASAL PASSAGES
THE ARTS
DOUBLE TALK
    $400 1
In 1979 these were discovered around Jupiter; Saturn has them too
    $400 2
His characters include Jack Ryan (don't buzz in with Harrison Ford just yet) & Larry Gigli (see?)
    $400 12
...of U.S. presidents, by last name
    $400 8
"And there in the wood a piggy-wig stood with a ring at the end of his nose" in the poem about this bird-&-feline couple
    $400 17
The Gobelins factory of France was famous for these wall hangings & began manufacturing them around 1600
    $400 20
Check it out! It's how I refer to my flashy diamonds & gold chains
    $800 5
A list of this planet's moons, including Oberon & Titania, reads like a who's who of Shakespeare
    $800 3
It was her "Election" to play Tracy Flick & the "Legally Blonde" Elle Woods
    $800 13
...of the original 13 colonies
    $800 27
"Truly that nose is the glorious cross he bears" is said of this romantic Rostand hero
    $800 18
Beginning around 1790 in NYC, Duncan Phyfe was a leader in the artful manufacturing of this
    $800 21
It's what the ladies are doing in the print seen here
    $1200 6
From the way the arms of the galaxy sweep around, the Milky way, seen here, is classified as this type of galaxy
    $1200 4
After playing a general named Maximus, this actor enlisted in the Navy as Captain of the HMS Surprise
    $1200 14
...of the first 5 players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $1200 28
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle", wrote this man in 1946 (not in "1984")
    $1200 19
Shakespeare was part owner of Blackfriars Theatre in London & this other one where many of his plays premiered
    $1200 24
Numerically, it's normal vision
    $1600 9
These "quasi-stellar radio sources" are among the brightest & most distant objects in the universe
    $1600 7
Yo, he played Machine Gun Joe Viterbo, Ray Tango & 2 iconic roles of American cinema
    $1600 15
...of Canada's provinces
    $1600 29
"Lightly was her slender nose tip-tilted like the petal of a flower", he wrote in "Idylls of the King"
    $1600 22
Gainsborough's portrait of Jonathan Buttall, known as this, was an homage to Anthony van Dyck
    $1600 25
In a children's song, "dear little Nellie" is "way down yonder in" this fruit patch
    DD: $2,000 10
In mid-November, you can have a "roaring" good time watching this meteor shower
    $2000 11
It was no "accident" she played Muriel Pritchett, but she had a bad one as Thelma Dickinson
    $2000 16
...of Dumas' Three Musketeers
    DD: $3,000 30
A Pascal pensee: If the nose of this queen "had been shorter, the whole face of the world would have been changed"
    $2000 23
Beginning around 447 B.C., this sculptor supervised the making of the sculptures on the Parthenon
    $2000 26
In the 1950s this secret militant movement opposed British rule in Kenya

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Heather Andy
$12,600 $9,400 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CURRENT AMERICAN BUSINESS
This co.'s name is a variation on a word coined by Milton Sirotta & used in the book "Mathematics and the Imagination"

Final scores:

Lisa Heather Andy
$20,100 $12,700 $2,500
2-day champion: $32,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lisa Heather Andy
$15,600 $9,400 $5,600
20 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
1 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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