Show #5485 - Friday, June 13, 2008

Contestants

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Lowell Goodman, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Allen Goodman, an economics professor from Huntington Woods, Michigan

Ilana Rembelinsky, a teacher from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

"N"ATIONS OF THE WORLD
5-LETTER WORDS
HODGEPODGE
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
MYTHOLOGY
HERSHEY vs. NESTLE
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL
(Jimmy: How the A-Rods of the future do it.)
    $200 1
Its territory extends 300 miles above the Arctic Circle
    $200 18
The 2 months that fit the category
    $200 26
This "feline" variety of willow tree belongs to the same family as aspens & cottonwoods
    $200 14
In Incan myth, it was this South American camel relative that warned man about the impending flood
    $200 11
Nestle began making this in 1904; they claim to make the very best of it
    $200 6
(Jimmy pitches one up from Williamsport, PA.) In the major leagues, this goes to about halfway up the torso; in Little League, it goes to the armpits
    $400 2
It stretches from the Gulf of Guinea in the southwest to Lake Chad in the northeast
    $400 19
A kind of cereal grain, triticale is produced by crossing rye & this
    $400 27
Psychologist Otto Rank ranked this trauma as the No. 1 cause of neurosis
    $400 15
Go to Ellen in the name books & you'll find it's a form of this name from Greek myth
    $400 12
In 1939 Nestle introduced an instant form of this non-milk product
    $400 7
(Jimmy lays another clue down from Williamsport, PA.) Unlike Major League Baseball, Little League batters may use non-wood bats; most are made of this metal that has a distinctive sound when it meets the ball
    $600 3
Its territory includes Great Barrier Island & the Antipodes Islands
    $600 20
As a noun, it's a steep-walled canyon; as a verb, it means to stuff yourself with food
    $600 28
10-letter word describing a woman's dress without arm coverings
    $600 21
In Roman myth, this powerful tot killed 2 serpents in his cradle
    $600 13
This peanut butter cup is one of Hershey's bestselling products
    $600 8
(Jimmy reports from a distance from Williamsport, PA.) The distance between the bases in Little League is this many feet, two-thirds that of Major League Baseball
    $800 4
Swampy & indented, its Caribbean shore is aptly called the "Mosquito Coast"
    $800 22
An organism's ecological role in the community, or a recess in the wall for a statue
    $800 29
Augusto Pinochet, who ousted Salvador Allende in 1973, led the junta in this country until 1990
    DD: $1,000 24
According to Greek mythology, this horn of plenty is the horn of the goat Amalthea
    $800 16
Now a Hershey's product, Mounds was introduced in 1920; this nutty counterpart didn't appear until 1946
    $800 9
(Jimmy gives us another clue from Williamsport, PA.) Little League games are shorter than big league ones, so as a dramatic moment, as Kyle comes to bat in the last regulation inning, the bottom of this
    $1000 5
In 1968 the U.N. called for South Africa's withdrawal from the territory that is today this country
    $1000 23
It can be an object from the past, or a personal item associated with a saint
    $1000 30
In 1935 he invented a self-adhesive label, & even though he's gone, his name still sticks with us
    $1000 25
Island on which Theseus slew the Minotaur
    $1000 17
In 1938 Nestle introduced its Crunch bar & Hershey introduced this rival
    $1000 10
(Jimmy preserves another one for us from Williamsport, PA.) I'm caught between the bases, and I've gotten myself into one of these; it's also called a pickle, because that's what I'm in

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

Ilana Allen Lowell
$1,200 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ilana Allen Lowell
$4,800 $2,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ITALIAN ART & ARTISTS
POP MUSIC
BUGS
WEAR IT WELL
LITERARY TRILOGIES
"I" AYE
    $400 7
Add 1 letter to "Titan" to get this Renaissance titan known for his nudes
    $400 3
In 1977 they were one of the biggest bands in the world & Steve Miller told us to fly like one of them
    $400 18
Give it a month & the may beetle becomes known by this 7-letter name
    $400 13
Since its 1992 introduction, this cool brand of sneakers with big thick soles has been "drawing" business
    $400 1
He completed a sci-fi trilogy in 1945, a few years before taking us to Narnia
    $400 19
This verb form is used for commands
    $800 8
This Leonardo fresco painted in a Milan convent dining hall began crumbling & fading during the artist's lifetime
    $800 4
"You Oughta Know" that "Hands Clean" was the first single from her 2002 CD "Under Rug Swept"
    $800 24
Because of their long snouts, these cotton destroyers are sometimes called snout beetles
    $800 14
Also known as painter pants, these multi-pocketed pants are named for another profession
    $800 2
"The Romantic Comedians" begins an Ellen Glasgow trilogy that "carries us back to" this Southern state
    $800 20
Ron Kovic could have called his book "Born On" this--it's the same thing
    $1200 9
The first stone for this Roman basilica was laid in 1506, following the plan of Italian architect Donato Bramante
    $1200 5
In 1973 Bette Midler revived this 32-year-old Andrews Sisters hit, reaching the top 10
    $1200 25
A giant species of this "hundred-legged" insect grows to 12 inches in length & eats lizards
    $1200 30
The formless chemise dubbed this by Balenciaga & Givenchy was popular in 1957
    $1200 15
This existentialist never finished the fourth volume of "Les Chemins de la Liberte", so it's a trilogy
    $1200 21
Alexander Woollcott said everything he likes to do is these 2 things, or fattening
    DD: $2,000 10
Lorenzo Ghiberti is best known for the magnificent bronze doors he created for the baptistery in this city
    $1600 6
This single-named "Konvicted" singer moved to the U.S. from Senegal when he was 7
    $1600 26
Although there are about 2,000 species of these "white ants", only 2 live in Europe
    DD: $1,500 28
In the late '60s, this long cover-up with a Turkish name became popular not only for women but for men too
    $1600 16
His trilogy that began with "The Hamlet" & ended with "The Mansion" was written over a 30-year period
    $1600 22
From the Latin for "to nod", it's a verbal hint of something improper
    $2000 11
Andrea d'Agnolo di Francesco is better known by this name found in the title of Robert Browning's poem about him
    $2000 12
"Hey Ya!" by OutKast says to "Shake it like" one of these
    $2000 27
A gnat's compound eye has multiple lenses called these, like the surfaces of a cut gem
    $2000 29
These shoes that sometimes have a 3" cork sole sound like they were made to be worn waiting for a train
    $2000 17
Robertson Davies called the third book in his Cornish Trilogy "The Lyre of" this mythological figure
    $2000 23
Eugene O'Neill wrote about a "Strange" one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ilana Allen Lowell
$11,700 $9,600 $9,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HOLIDAYS
The Society for Human Resource Management says, of the 10 federal holidays, it's the least observed by the private sector

Final scores:

Ilana Allen Lowell
$4,199 $0 $19,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ilana Allen Lowell
$13,200 $9,600 $9,000
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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