Show #5346 - Monday, December 3, 2007

Lisa Klink game 6.

Contestants

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Brian Baggett, a landscape designer from Sky Valley, California

Heather Mathewson Rainville, a business analyst from Pittsboro, North Carolina

Lisa Klink, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 5-day cash winnings total $70,150)

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Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
THE EMMYS
THIS & THAT
COFFEE BREAK
COLOR MY WORLD
(Alex: And finally, not WIKIPEDIA but...)
"ICK"-IPEDIA
    $200 26
"Autobiography of a Yogi" was a popular book by this religion's first missionary to settle in the U.S.
    $200 1
"M*A*S*H" had already won him Emmys for acting & directing when he won for writing an episode in 1979
    $200 6
In September 1916 during WWI's Battle of the Somme, the British rolled out this new weapon
    $200 21
The very first Starbucks opened in this city's Pike Place Market in 1971, & it's now a major tourist attraction there
    $200 16
Fir tree cover gave this region of southwest Germany its name
    $200 11
2-wheeled Asian transport pulled by a runner
    $400 27
As part of Catholic Baptism, this word doesn't mean to go to the gym but to get rid of demons
    $400 2
(Hi. I'm Sean Hayes.)
In 2000 I won an Emmy for playing Jack McFarland on this groundbreaking comedy series
    $400 7
Officially adopted in 1919, the Polish flag is made up of these 2 colors, just like Switzerland's
    $400 22
Gulping down 400 million cups a day, this country leads the world in coffee consumption
    $400 17
On the 1963 "Time" magazine cover seen here, this 2-word phrase was used for the country
    $400 12
Wild man seen here
    $600 28
The church founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879 was formally called the Church of Christ, this
    $600 3
Referring to the "Seinfeld" curse, she exulted, "Curse this, baby!" when she won in 2006
    $600 8
NYC mayor John V. Lindsay quipped that it "enables young ladies to run faster & because of it, they may have to"
    $600 23
In the 1940s this libation was invented at what's now the Shannon Airport as a welcome drink for visitors
    $600 18
In Iraq, the U.S. Embassy is in this fortified part of Baghdad
    $600 13
It's a ship's hospital, Dr. McCoy
    $800 29
To some Muslims, this cubical structure in Mecca was built by Adam & refurbished by Abraham
    $800 4
Alan Brady would have been jealous when Carl Reiner won Emmys for writing & producing this series in the '60s
    $800 9
"Shooting" this while surfing is riding with part of the wave overhead, surrounding you
    $800 24
This brand's origins date back to 1932, when William Black turned his chain of nut shops into coffee shops
    $800 19
It's a colorful old 2-word term for what's now Belarus
    $800 14
Often a cucumber, it can be any fruit or vegetable preserved in vinegar
    DD: $2,500 30
At a deer park, Buddha taught the path of this many parts, part of the 4 Noble Truths
    $1000 5
(Hi. I'm LeVar Burton.)
In 1977 I got my first Emmy nomination for playing this ancestor of Alex Haley
    $1000 10
This U.S. state was the last to fly the Confederate flag over its capital; the flag came down in 2000
    $1000 25
One popular brand of this Jamaican coffee is known by the acronym jablum
    $1000 20
Arausio is the ancient name of this French town that passed to the House of Nassau in the 1500s
    $1000 15
It's the target of the bowler in the sport of cricket

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

Lisa Heather Brian
$1,200 $5,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Heather Brian
$5,300 $6,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S IN AN ARTIST'S NAME?
THE BASS-ICS
THE FIRST WIVES CLUB
YOU ARE SO FOXY!
SCI. ABBREV.
RETRONYMS
(Alex: These are words that had to be created retroactively. For instance, we never new about acoustic guitars until electric guitars came into being)
    $400 14
Utrillo usually signed his works "Maurice Utrillo, V."; the "V" stood for Suzanne Valadon, this relative of his
    $400 22
(Jon of the Clue Crew demonstrates his chops on bass.) The technique known as slapping & popping gets you the sound of this classic '70s style of music found in the name of a George Clinton group
    $400 6
When she failed to provide him with an heir, Napoleon divorced her
    $400 17
In a practice routine for typists, this critter "jumps over the lazy dog"
    $400 9
In computer science, GUI is this kind of user interface
    $400 1
As opposed to digital, it's the kind of watch with a face and hands
    $800 23
Peter Bruegel the Younger's scenes of the netherworld gave him this nickname, a synonym for Hades
    $800 27
A 4-string bass is usually tuned to E, A, D & G--one octave below the 4 lowest strings of this
    $800 7
His first wife was Fadia; Octavia & Cleo came later
    $800 18
J.J. Dickison & M. Jeff Thompson were each called this Francis Marion nickname "of the Confederacy"
    $800 10
There's also a phase of sleep abbreviated NREM, which stands for this
    $800 2
The computer age necessitated this rhyming term for letters delivered through the post
    $1200 24
He signed his paintings with his real name, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, written in Greek letters
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew continues the downward slide--tonally, that is.) The lowest note of a chord has this botanical name
    $1200 8
This president's first wife, Ellen, replaced Edith Roosevelt's "Colonial" garden with a rose garden
    $1200 19
George Fox founded this religious group around 1650
    $1200 11
As opposed to an M.D., a D.O. is a doctor of this holistic practice
    $1200 3
Frank Mankiewicz, the coiner of the word "retronym", says one of his favorites is "two parent" this
    $1600 25
This very short artist was known by a shortened version of his long last name, which actually ended with -monfa
    $1600 29
(Hi, I'm Harry Shearer.) I played this bassist who teamed with David and Nigel in the mighty band Spinal Tap
    DD: $2,000 15
His first wife was a physicist named Mileva Maric; after WWI he married his cousin Elsa
    $1600 20
It immediately precedes "golf" in the NATO phonetic radio alphabet
    $1600 12
The "T" in TSH stands for this gland (the "SH" is for stimulating hormone)
    $1600 4
Merriam-Webster's example of a retronym is "console" (as opposed to LCD or plasma flat-panel) this
    $2000 26
Jerome Van Aken of "Garden of Earthly Delights" fame took this name in honor of his hometown, 'S-Hertogengosch
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew finishes the round on a low note.) A touch at the twelfth fret produces a tone an octave higher than the open string; that's one of these, also meaning pleasing to the ear
    $2000 16
In 1814 he abandoned his pregnant wife Harriet to elope with 16-year-old Mary Godwin
    $2000 21
The foxglove plant is the main source of this medicine used as a stimulant in damaged heart tissue
    $2000 13
The lowercase "r" in rRNA stands for this adjective
    DD: $2,000 5
Retronyms were created by putting this word before "coffee" & "gasoline"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Heather Brian
$16,900 $11,000 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
Her first published writings appeared in the Shanghai Mercury when she was 7

Final scores:

Lisa Heather Brian
$11,700 $21,900 $11,999
3rd place: $1,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System New champion: $21,900 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 2nd place: $2,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Heather Brian
$17,000 $11,000 $6,000
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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