Show #5611 - Monday, January 19, 2009

Matt Kohlstedt game 1.
First game in which reigning champion did not return.

Contestants

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Matt Kohlstedt, a graduate student originally from La Grange, Illinois

Lori Karman, a marketing consultant from Farmingdale, New York

Michele Lee Amundsen, a freelance editor and writer originally from Rochester, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE FICTION
MOVIE TITLES!
WHICH IS TALLEST?
POTENT POTABLES
THE DARK SIDE OF COMMERCIAL MASCOTS
"TRI" ME
    $200 26
In "The Time Ships", Stephen Baxter's sequel to this H.G. Wells novel, the hero travels to 802,701 A.D. to rescue Weena
    $200 8
In this '68 musical, a boy says to Fagin, "These sausages are moldy!" the reply? "Shut up and drink your gin"
    $200 13
Kobe,
LeBron,
Yao
    $200 1
Tom & John are well-known types of this cool drink in the punch family; there's also a glass of the same name
    $200 19
To our knowledge, this company's "Pitcher Man" has never offered to help rebuild a wall he destroyed
    $200 6
In this type of glasses, the lens has 3 sections allowing for near, medium & distant vision
    $400 27
Published in 1904, "Master of the World" was this French author's last novel published in his lifetime
    $400 9
James Bond sings! well, Pierce Brosnan did, anyway, in this 2008 ABBA-tastic film
    $400 14
Coast redwood,
Douglas fir,
giant sequoia
    $400 2
A Salty Dog is made with gin or vodka & this tart juice (the salt frosts the rim of the glass)
    $400 20
The Energizer bunny likely keeps his neighbors up all night playing this, his trademark instrument
    $400 7
High cholesterol is often associated with high levels of this fat in the blood
    $600 28
This 1969 novella by Harlan Ellison tells the story of Blood, a telepathic canine who teaches his master to read
    $600 10
Wind! Sweeping down the plain! What more could Gordon MacRae & company ask for in this 1955 musical?
    $600 15
Jimmy Carter,
Bill Clinton,
George W. Bush
    $600 3
A Gibson is traditionally garnished with the pearl type of this
    $600 21
How come Mayor McCheese didn't form a task force to catch this thief who'd swipe food with a "robble robble"?
    $600 16
The god Neptune is frequently depicted in art wielding one of these
    $800 29
After almost 300 books, he finally reached the N.Y. Times bestseller list in 1982 with "Foundation's Edge"
    $800 11
In 1969 it was Bonjour, Babs! when Streisand & Matthau hit the screen in this film
    $800 24
Ararat,
Kilimanjaro,
Matterhorn
    $800 4
In its basic form, this cocktail is just rum, lime juice & sugar shaken over ice
    $800 22
The little Coppertone girl has a right to be upset when this animal causes her wardrobe malfunction
    $800 17
It's the 3-legged support often used by a photographer
    $1000 30
This Ray Bradbury collection of linked short stories includes "The Earth Men" & "The Moon Be Still As Bright"
    $1000 12
Kidman! McGregor! Leguizamo! in this 2001 movie musical!
    $1000 25
San Francisco's Coit Tower, Chicago's UBS Tower,
Wyoming's Devils Tower
    DD: $1,000 5
The name of this drink made with bourbon & mint comes from the Persian for "rose-water"
    $1000 23
In the '80s Domino's warned us to "avoid" this red claymation fellow who had a jones for ruining pizza
    $1000 18
It was the first of the 3 periods that make up the Mesozoic Era

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

Michele Lee Lori Matt
$600 $600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michele Lee Lori Matt
$200 $1,200 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE FACT
TV SERIES NARRATORS
BASKETMAKING
YOU GOTTA HAVE ART
HISTORIC NAMES
2-, 3- & 4-LETTER WORDS
    $400 9
As seen on the Internet, dropping Mentos into diet soda releases this gas out of suspension, creating a geyser
    $400 4
"Everybody Hates Chris"
(The creator)
    $400 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from outside a building shaped like a picnic basket.) It's the last name of Dave, the company founder who had the idea for this building; people thought he was joking, but as you can see...
    $400 10
His works include "Victor Hugo",
"Gates of Hell" &
"The Thinker"
    $400 1
His forces took the capital of the Sung dynasty in 1276 & within 3 years he controlled all of China
    $400 17
This 2-letter exclamation can mean "look!" & is often paired with "and behold"
    $800 25
New studies say it's around 13.7 billion years old (give or take a few million years)
    $800 5
"My Name Is Earl"
(The star)
    $800 23
These pieces used to weave a basket share their name with a device that keeps broken bones in place
    $800 11
Known for his pop paintings, he also made sculptures of Brillo , Mott's, Del Monte & Kellogg's boxes
    $800 2
In 1651 he reportedly told the French parliament, "L'etat c'est moi", or "I am the state"
    $800 18
When it's in the wrist, this type of enlargement is called a ganglion
    $1200 26
The toy seen here is demonstrating the conservation of momentum & of this, formulated by Helmholtz in 1847
    $1200 6
"Scrubs"
(He plays J.D.)
    $1200 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) This hardwood is noted for its pliable & durable strips--two reasons it's used for basketball courts, bowling alleys & all baskets here at Longaberger
    DD: $3,000 12
The play "Sueño" was inspired by this Spanish artist's 19th c. etchings of religious & political abuse
    $1200 3
We not only "presume", we know that this explorer became the first European to cross the interior of Africa
    DD: $600 19
This 2-letter word can precede "blood" &, "incident"ally, "bow"
    $1600 27
This dense element's name is from the Swedish for "heavy stone"; most of Europe calls it wolfram
    $1600 7
"Arrested Development"
(The producer)
    $1600 29
Pomo Indian basketmakers have 2 traditional methods: twining & this spiraling method associated with rattlers
    $1600 13
The Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck was court painter to this doomed English king & was knighted by him
    $1600 14
This Ugandan dictator served as chairman of the Organization of African Unity in 1975
    $1600 20
This axlike tool is a 3- or a 4-letter word, depending on whether you spell it with that final "E"
    $2000 28
This name applies to any of the proteins produced by B cells as a primary immune defense
    $2000 8
"Dexter"
(The star)
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads.) The strips used by the basket weavers here at Longaberger are cut from thin sheets of wood called this, also something used as an outer layer
    $2000 16
The first exhibit at the Houston museum included this architect who founded the Bauhaus school
    $2000 15
After becoming Surveyor General of Works, he made or authorized designs for more than 50 London churches
    $2000 21
Former "SNL" co-star Julia Sweeney's memoir of family tragedy & cancer is called "God Said," this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michele Lee Lori Matt
$3,600 $10,400 $22,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
"Neutrality" & "Voluntary Service" are 2 of the 7 Fundamental Principles of this humanitarian org. founded in Europe

Final scores:

Michele Lee Lori Matt
$4,413 $11,000 $21,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michele Lee Lori Matt
$4,200 $10,400 $20,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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