Show #5612 - Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Matt Kohlstedt game 2.

Contestants

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Rebecca Wilkinson, a director of finance and administration from Alexandria, Virginia

Jerry Pyzansky, a legal assistant from Boca Raton, Florida

Matt Kohlstedt, a graduate student originally from La Grange, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WEAPONS OF MASS INSTRUCTION
YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE LOHAN
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
STUPID GEOGRAPHIC ANSWERS
SHALL WE REPRODUCE?
YOU "GO" FIRST
    $200 22
Now yer gonna be the one who helps you, knowin' this Texas fella wrote "The Relationship Rescue Workbook"
    $200 2
Lindsay rumbled with this "Simple Life" star over her ex, Stavros Niarchos
    $200 16
This style that's popular in San Francisco was named for a British monarch
    $200 11
It was once called the Union of South Africa
    $200 17
In animal reproduction, males contribute a gamete called a sperm & females, a gamete called this
    $200 1
Red caps are required for this position in water polo
    $400 23
In the 1950s he wrote "Baby's First Year"
    $400 3
Lindsay engaged in a 5-year feud with this "Lizzie McGuire" star over their mutual interest in teen idol Aaron Carter
    $400 27
The Hollyhock House was this architect's first California commission
    $400 12
This seaport is the capital of Djibouti
    $400 18
In fragmentation the parent breaks off pieces that become new individuals, then the parent does this
    $400 7
Beard sported by a billy, not a nanny
    $600 24
A work by this Indian-born self-help guru was subtitled "The Path to Joy and Spiritual Optimism"
    $600 4
"Fight!" said a 2006 Us Weekly cover; "Lindsay makes" this Romo lover "cry in public as a screaming match turns violent"
    $600 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from New York.) From the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park, you can look up at this building where John Lennon lived
    $600 13
This sea lies to the north of Belgium, the Netherlands & Germany
    $600 19
Only one letter apart, they're the 2 main ways to reproduce in the animal & plant kingdoms
    $600 8
A 1990s computer text retrieval protocol shared its name with this rodent
    $800 25
Miami must be determined to make us skinny, as Arthur Agatson & Joseph Signorile have this "Diet Supercharged"
    $800 5
In 2008 Lindsay's guest star role on this fashion world sitcom was mysteriously cut from 6 episodes to 4
    $800 29
It was originally built as a comfortable family home; a few rooms have been added since the 1700s
    $800 14
The Arabian Sea lies between India on the east & this peninsula on the west
    $800 20
Bees perform this important hyphenated reproductive function when jumping from flower to flower
    $800 9
This 1960s movie theme song is Shirley Bassey's biggest hit
    $1000 26
In 1948, after setting up his Indiana institute, he published "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male"
    $1000 6
"The party mom, the party mom, the party mom...I'm not the party mom!" this "Living Lohan" star scolded an interviewer
    DD: $1,000 30
The White House Green Room is decorated in this style at its most popular between 1790 & 1820
    $1000 15
Kansas City is at the confluence of the Missouri River & this river
    $1000 21
In this type of reproduction common to strawberries & coral, offspring grow from a part of the parent
    $1000 10
Israel's only ski resort is in this area named for a Biblical city of refuge

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

Matt Jerry Rebecca
$3,000 $4,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Jerry Rebecca
$4,000 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ITALIAN HISTORY
MOVIES IN OTHER WORDS (SORT OF)
AMERICAN, LIT
ASTRONOMY
ART MUSEUMS
ENDS IN "GHT"
    $400 25
In 1866 citizens of this northern city-state voted to join the Kingdom of Italy
    $400 1
Oscar's Best Picture of 1991:
"Baaaaaaaa...
Baaaaaaaa...
Baa--"
(abrupt stop)
    $400 6
5 of the 7 American winners of this literary honor have been diagnosed as alcoholics
    $400 21
Proposed in the 19th century, Olbers' Paradox questions why light from these doesn't illuminate the night sky
    $400 11
You'll find the Art Gallery of New South Wales in this city
    $400 16
The use of this term for aerial combat between 2 or more planes dates back to World War I
    $800 2
1965 Rodgers & Hammerstein film:
"Honk Honk,
Toot Toot,
Drum Drum,
Strum Strum"
    $800 7
Because he was "drinking a case of 16-ounce tallboys a night", he said, he barely remembers writing "Cujo"
    $800 22
This heavenly body shares its name with a liquid, & in 2007 scientists discovered that it has a liquid core
    $800 12
In 2004 Japan's Mori Art Museum began using these devices as its audio guides
    $800 17
It can precede man, arrow & shooter
    $1200 3
Oscar's Best Picture of 1983:
"Sweetie Pie, Honey Lamb, Angel Feet, Snookie Muffin"
    $1200 8
"What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today" is attributed to him: no wonder West Point expelled him
    $1200 23
(Hi, I'm astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.) The entire universe acts in many ways like a gas in a laboratory, so we conclude that as the universe expands, this will drop continuously as it approaches absolute zero
    $1200 13
This museum with a heap of Delacroixes put on the show "Delacroix and the Companions of His Youth"
    $1200 18
In baseball this word describes a doubleheader that begins in the late afternoon
    DD: $3,000 26
In the Middle Ages, the Ghibellines supported the Holy Roman Emperor; the Guelphs, the man in this post
    $1600 4
1951 Fredric March pic: "'Can I Interest You In A Fuller Brush? Aack! Oh, My heart! Aack! Aack!' (Thud!)"
    $1600 9
"Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine", he wrote in "The Long Goodbye"
    $1600 24
A coma is found around the head of one of these, which also takes its name from the Greek for "hair"
    DD: $2,200 14
A painting of Isaac Newton by Godfrey Kneller is one of the gems of this London museum with a 3-word name
    $1600 19
In 1902 Teddy Roosevelt said the first requisite of a good citizen is to be able & willing to pull this
    $2000 5
Jeremy Irons starrer: "E-N-U-T-R-O-F"
    $2000 10
This famously dipsomaniacal poet & author of "Post Office" wrote the screenplay for "Barfly", loosely based on his life
    $2000 15
The USA's first modern art museum, opened in 1921, is the Phillips Collection in this city's DuPont Circle
    $2000 20
In "The Natural History of Nonsense", Bergen Evans wrote that "there is no freedom of" this "without doubt"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Jerry Rebecca
$10,000 $5,600 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC PROCESS OF ELIMINATION
This country borders the most "stan"s:
Afghanistan,
Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan,
Tajikistan &
Turkmenistan

Final scores:

Matt Jerry Rebecca
$3,600 $600 $3,599
2-day champion: $24,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Jerry Rebecca
$10,800 $5,600 $11,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
8 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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