Show #5374 - Thursday, January 10, 2008

Contestants

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Eddie White, a computer programmer from Greensboro, North Carolina

Anna Rodriguez, a critical care nurse from Denver, Colorado

Kristen Welsh, a college professor from Geneva, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
NBA RETIRED JERSEYS
BOARD GAME HISTORY
HOW I LOOK DURING MY SUMMER VACATIONS
"L"ITERATURE
POTPOURRI
    $200 4
Melbourne is in the Australian state named for this woman, a friend of Viscount Melbourne
    $200 16
Los Angeles Lakers no. 32
    $200 21
In the 1950s Parker Brothers took a French game called "Conquest of the World" & turned it into this
    $200 1
Hey mon! That's me last summer sporting this hairstyle seen here, I'm jammin'!
    $200 9
The ban on this D.H. Lawrence book was lifted in 1959 in the U.S.
    $200 14
Wahine, a magazine devoted to women in this sport, wiped out in 2001
    $400 5
Paulistas live in a large city in this large South American country
    $400 17
Philadelphia 76ers no. 6
    $400 22
While out of work, Alfred Butts created this word game by mixing anagrams with crossword puzzles
    $400 2
Any insect remarks about this 'do I'm wearing here and I might say "Kiss my grits!"
    $400 10
Federico Garcia Lorca wrote a famous one of these "For The Death Of A Bullfighter"
    $400 15
Raul Rodriguez is a famed designer of these, & he's often seen riding on one on January 1st with his pet macaw
    DD: $1,000 6
You can enter this European city via the Puerta de Bisagra & its U.S. namesake via Exit 64 on the Ohio Turnpike
    $600 18
Boston Celtics no. 33
    $600 23
Invented by a wealthy couple while aboard their large boat, this game sounds like a type of boat
    $600 3
One year I let my mustache grow and went with this rhyming look seen here
    $600 11
Whitman's "When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'd" was an elegy to him
    $600 24
This ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2 quarts sounds like a synonym for "taxi"
    $800 7
It's Africa's highest mount that shares its name with a country
    $800 19
New York Knicks no. 33
    $800 27
Charles Darrow created this game in the Depression while dreaming of fame, fortune & his summers at the Jersey shore
    $800 29
Back in 1979 I put Ms. Derek to shame with this hairstyle seen here
    $800 12
Polonius tells this character, "This above all: to thine own self be true"
    $800 25
In Britain, it's a pullover sweater; in America, it's a sleeveless dress worn over a blouse
    $1000 8
This Chinese canal begins at Beijing & ends 1,100 miles later at the port of Hangzhou
    $1000 20
Indiana Pacers no. 31
    $1000 28
Imported from India, this game had you climbing to God by landing on a virtue, but a serpent ate you on a vice
    $1000 30
Oh yeah! The summer I sang in that barbershop quartet I had the 9-letter 'stache seen here
    $1000 13
This woman was the subject of Petrarch's "Canzoniere"
    $1000 26
Toronto's coat of arms boasts an artist's depiction of 3 rivers flowing into this body of water

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

Kristen Anna Eddie
$2,800 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristen Anna Eddie
$6,600 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
(Alex: ...that's a good subject.)
THE FABULOUS FIFTIES
AN ART "C" CATEGORY
FORWARDS & BACKWARDS
(Alex: Each response will be two words. One is exactly the reverse of the other. Keep that in mind.)
MEAT ME
IN ST. LOUIS
    $400 7
You have "receptors" in your ears for this fundamental force, & they get upset when you're weightless
    $400 1
This future U.S. First Lady went to England to cover Queen Elizabeth II's coronation for The Washington Times-Herald
    $400 6
Thomas Rowlandson, whose work in seen here, was a master of this form, from Italian for "to load"
    $400 16
A buddy & to lick up water like a dog
    $400 21
This BBQ favorite is a selection of small tender meat & vegetable pieces threaded onto a skewer & grilled
    $400 26
Completed in 1965, it towers 630 feet over St. Louis
    $800 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Jeopardy! science lab.) Iodine reacts with this carbohydrate in food; if it's present, the iodine turns a bluish-black color
    $800 2
A series of nightmares that C.S. Lewis had about lions inspired him to write this first Narnia book
    $800 9
When it uses photographs, this method of sticking various images on one surface is called "photomontage"
    $800 17
To daze someone & cashews & filberts
    $800 22
Favorite traditional dishes of the Greeks include moussaka & souvlaki, both made with this ovine meat
    $800 27
In July 1904 St. Louis became the first U.S. city to host this competition
    $1200 13
Darwin defined it as "preservation of favorable variations and the rejection of injurious variations"
    $1200 3
Elementary, my dear Watson; Leslie Howard's son Ronald played him on a 1954 TV series
    $1200 10
You can see why Barnett Newman, whose work is shown here was part of the style known as "this" field
    $1200 18
Survived & a creature like Satan
    $1200 23
They can be Swedish or porcupine
    $1200 28
St. Louis became part of the United States as a result of this transaction
    $1600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew rubs a balloon on her hair in the Jeopardy! science lab.) Rubbing a balloon builds up electrons that then attract this type of particle in a metal can, from the Greek for "first"
    $1600 4
This actor hit the top 40 with the song "Moon-Light Swim"; a few years later, he went "Psycho"
    DD: $2,000 11
This north central Italian city has a biennial sculpture exhibit, which we presume features works in marble
    $1600 19
Dull & colorless & an old Celtic poet
    $1600 24
Native Americans hunted bison & preserved the meat with berries & fat as this treat
    $1600 29
This massive St. Louis landmark was once the USA's largest railroad terminal
    $2000 15
Below the atmosphere is this "sphere", from the Greek for "stone"
    $2000 5
Cary Grant's wife Betsy Drake survived the 1956 sinking of this Italian ocean liner
    $2000 12
Here we see mastery of this technique from the Italian for "bright and dark", used to create a 3-D effect
    $2000 20
A type of beer & something suitable for a king
    $2000 25
Hot sauce, mustard & garlic powder can all go into this, the 3-letter term for the sauce used while the meat grills
    DD: $1,200 30
The St. Louis Zoo's 228-foot-long free-flight one has been there since the 1904 World's Fair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristen Anna Eddie
$13,400 $13,800 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"C"INEMA
2 movies whose 1-word titles are cities; they won the Oscar for Best Picture, 59 years apart

Final scores:

Kristen Anna Eddie
$0 $799 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristen Anna Eddie
$15,400 $15,600 $5,800
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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