Show #5467 - Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Larissa Kelly game 1.

Contestants

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Larissa Kelly, a grad student from El Cerrito, California

Ameet Shukla, a physician assistant from Phoenix, Arizona

Mary Kay Schmidt, a housewife and volunteer from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CITIES
SHOTS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
MODES OF TRANSPORT
TIME TO GET SIMON-IZED
ON THE STAGE
ON THE "WAR"PATH
    $200 1
From Bei Hai Park in this city, pass the Great Hall of the People, bear left, & then it's straight on to Mao's mausoleum
    $200 16
His "called shot" home run off Charlie Root in the 1932 World Series is baseball legend
    $200 19
3 types of these are rescue trucks, pumpers & ladder trucks
    $200 20
His autobiography was called "I Don't Mean To Be Rude, But..."
    $200 6
Title of a Jonathan Larson musical, or what the East Village residents in it have trouble coming up with
    $200 11
Pop art poster boy who was famous much longer than 15 minutes
    $400 2
This Sudanese capital lies on a narrow piece of land bounded by the White & Blue Nile Rivers
    $400 17
Maybe...Yes, sir! Nailing an 11-foot putt on 17 helped seal the 1986 Masters for this Golden Bear
    $400 26
The Triton was the first one of these to travel around the world underwater
    $400 21
He was "Feelin' Groovy" as an Illinois senator from 1985 to 1997
    $400 7
On Skid Row, love blooms for Seymour while Audrey II has a feeding frenzy in this play
    $400 12
Homeothermic, like mammals
    $600 3
The Tsarina's Stone is the oldest monument in this city that was made Finland's capital by Russian insistence
    $600 18
His prestidigitation (or in this case a "Jr. Skyhook") won Game 4 of the 1987 NBA Finals for the Lakers
    $600 30
These ships were nicknamed "blubber ships"
    $600 22
In an 1852 novel, he's the plantation owner & slave master
    $600 8
Their first commission was "Thespis" for London's Gaiety Theatre in 1871
    $600 13
In Super Bowl XXXIV, this Rams QB passed for a record 414 yards, beating Joe Montana's record by 57 yards
    $800 4
This Caribbean island's capital, Fort-de-France, lies about 15 miles southeast of Mt. Pelee volcano
    $800 25
In 1994 this 45-year-old won the title with a 1-2 punch that sent Michael Moorer to Horizontal Land
    $800 29
This nickname for early cars pointed out that they were not pulled by equines
    $800 23
This playwright won a Pulitzer in 1991 with "Lost in Yonkers"
    $800 9
This playwright hit the right note with "Amadeus" & then horsed around with "Equus"
    $800 14
The 14th Chief Justice of the United States
    $1000 5
Construction began on this German city's Gothic cathedral near the Rhine in 1248 & lasted 632 years
    $1000 27
In 1999 she wasn't shirtless in Seattle but rather in Pasadena after her kick won the Women's World Cup for the U.S.
    $1000 28
He named the first Bell X-1 rocket plane for his wife, Glennis
    $1000 24
He was the head of Vienna's Jewish Documentation Center from 1961 to 2003
    $1000 10
All the original B'way cast, except Diane Keaton, bared all in a group nude scene in this musical about hippies
    DD: $2,000 15
In response to NATO, Eastern European nations including Poland & the USSR signed this 1955 treaty

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

Mary Kay Ameet Larissa
$6,000 $200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Kay Ameet Larissa
$10,000 $1,000 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL SCIENCE
GET YOUR MOVIE FACTS STRAIGHT
SHAKESPEAREAN PHRASES
A WHITE CATEGORY
MAMMALS
"T" TIME
    $400 1
This alliterative event happened 14 billion years ago
    $400 7
Peter Fonda was in "Ulee's Gold"; "Fool's Gold" stars this daughter of Goldie Hawn
    $400 12
In this play, Casca says Cicero's speech "was Greek to me"
    $400 15
The London district of Whitechapel is associated with this infamous killer
    $400 21
It makes sense that these proud & powerful mammals live in groups called prides
    $400 2
Lay-deez annnd gentlemen! To "walk" this slender item means to tread carefully
    $800 3
A hydrate contains this compound weakly bound in its crystals
    $800 8
"First Blood" was a Rambo movie; this 2007 film had Daniel Day-Lewis searching for oil
    $800 14
"She speaks yet she says nothing", pines one character for his unattainable love in this tragedy
    $800 16
The mass of a typical one of these stars is about 70% that of the sun
    $800 22
Common in Dixie, a razorback is a wild one of these
    $800 13
Left pinky makes "A" & right index makes "J" in this activity
    $1200 4
Of the 3 main classes of rock, this one is further divided into plutonic & volcanic types
    $1200 9
Ian McKellen was Gandalf in "LOTR"; Ian McEwan wrote the novel on which this 2007 Keira Knightley film was based
    $1200 17
It was actually Christopher Sly, not Kate, who says, "I'll not budge an inch" in this comedy
    $1200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Steinway & Sons factory in New York.) Steinway stopped using this material in keys decades ago, & in 1993 the company patented a piano key material made of a substitute for it
    $1200 23
The name of this order of mammals comes from the Latin verb "rodere", meaning to gnaw
    $1200 28
A synonym for "journey", it's also an upper-crust nickname for a guy with Roman numeral III in his name
    DD: $8,000 5
The IRAS telescope, which revealed 5 new comets, made its observations in this part of the light spectrum
    $1600 10
"North Country" starred Charlize Theron; "No Country for Old Men" featured this Spaniard as a relentless killer
    DD: $7,000 18
A wife tries to console her husband in this tragedy by telling him, "What's done is done"
    $1600 25
This black & white dairy cow originated in an area of Holland
    $1600 24
The giant species of this "armor-plated" animal has more teeth than any other land mammal
    $1600 29
Poi, a luau treat, is made from these mashed roots
    $2000 6
This branch of medicine is devoted to the care & diseases of the elderly
    $2000 11
Everyone knows the "Chronicles of Narnia"; this 2008 film "Chronicles" the Grace family stumbling onto a world of fairies
    $2000 19
In this comedy, Thurio says to Valentine, "If you spend word for word with me, I shall make your wit bankrupt"
    $2000 26
Anne Catherick is all dressed up as the title character of this Wilkie Collins novel
    $2000 27
The African & Sumatran species of this animal have 2 horns; the Indian & Javan species have one
    $2000 30
The scarlet variety of this high flier seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Kay Ameet Larissa
$18,800 $1,000 $42,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S AUTHORS
In 1896 he said his mother had lost her childhood at 8; he "knew a time would come when I also must give up the games"

Final scores:

Mary Kay Ameet Larissa
$36,800 $800 $45,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $45,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Kay Ameet Larissa
$17,800 $1,000 $30,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
5 R,
3 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $49,200

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