Show #5617 - Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Ask Alex #12: Travel.

Contestants

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Allison Jones, a sales consultant from Kennebunk, Maine

Andy Walvoord, an investment banker from Denver, Colorado

Keith Costigan, a teacher from Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NORTHERNMOST NATION
(Alex: ...of the list we will give you.)
ARNOLD PALMER
SHAKESPEAREAN ACTORS
NATIVE AMERICANA
QUASI-RELATED PAIRS
FOOD WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 1
Haiti,
Cuba,
Jamaica
    $200 20
Arnie's first win as a professional was in 1955 at this PGA event north of the border
    $200 25
In 1988 Val Kilmer was doomed to play this Dane at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival in Boulder
    $200 11
The name of this soft leather Native American shoe comes from an Algonquin word
    $200 16
Actors
Affleck & Seinfeld
    $200 2
Someone who drops, say, candy bars a lot might get this 13-letter moniker
    $400 5
Luxembourg,
Liechtenstein,
Liberia
    $400 21
Arnie's last top 10 PGA finish was when he tied for seventh in 1977 at this overseas major
    $400 26
Patrick Stewart prospered as Prospero in this play in 2006
    $400 12
The Canarsie, a Delaware subtribe, sold this New York City borough to the Dutch
    $400 17
Suri's mom Katie & British actress Emily
    $400 3
Old-fashioned or trite, like jokes from your "pop"
    $600 6
Argentina,
Ecuador,
Bolivia
    $600 22
Arnie, & sometimes his old tractor, have been in TV ads for this petroleum company since the 1970s
    DD: $2,000 27
Roger Rees tried to domesticate Bebe Neuwirth (Good luck!) in a 1999 production of this comedy
    $600 13
The Crow are known for their ceremonial costumes with unique beadwork & dyed quills from these
    $600 18
"Band of Brothers" actor Wahlberg & Madame Curie
    $600 4
Bing can help you with this process whereby you select the best or most desirable items for yourself
    $800 7
Fiji,
Tuvalu,
the Philippines
    $800 23
Arnie won this premier event 4 times, in 1958, '60, '62 & '64
    $800 28
You may have witnessed Kelly McGillis as this obsessive hand-washer onstage in 2004
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, NM.) This adorned clay jar is designed to hold this vision-inducing substance that's derived from a spineless cactus
    $800 19
Game show host Monty & author Joyce Carol
    $800 9
A baked tuber, or a situation that's risky to deal with
    $1000 8
Senegal,
Seychelles,
Saudi Arabia
    $1000 24
Arnie won more than 60 PGA events in his career & a total of 12 on this tour
    $1000 29
Wearing just a few small leaves, Judi Dench leaves nothing to the imagination as Titania in this 1968 film
    $1000 15
A Cree word meaning "he makes grease" gives us the name of this treat that's similar to jerky
    $1000 30
Authors Sinclair &
Arthur C.
    $1000 10
Someone fawning over or flattering another is this type of person who makes a fruit shiny

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

Keith Andy Allison
$3,400 $1,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Andy Allison
$7,000 $7,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GOLDEN OLDIES
THAT'S ENTERTRAINMENT
STATE THE SENATOR
CALL IN YOUR "IOUS"
A SALT
BATTER-Y
    $400 1
Act II of Schoenberg's opera "Moses and Aaron" features a "Dance Before" this idol
    $400 5
"The noonday train will bring Frank Miller" at 12 sharp in this 1952 film; look out, Gary!
    $400 22
John Glenn
    $400 21
The makers of "grandiose" & "pompous" unveil this 11-letter adjective, "pre" for short
    $400 10
A block of salt given to cattle, or encrustations of salt animals feed on naturally
    $400 16
The key to deep-frying these Hostess treats created in 1930 is to chill them before dipping them in batter
    $800 2
"The Golden Age", with music by Shostakovich, was premiered by the Kirov ballet in this city in 1930
    $800 6
Danny DeVito's first feature as a director was this 1987 comedy involving matricide
    $800 23
Jesse Helms
    $800 27
Meaning questionable or distrustful , it's found in the title of a 1969 Elvis hit
    $800 11
Found in mineral waters, these 5-letter salts are named for the English town where they were first prepared
    $800 17
Pronto pup is another name for this type of battered treat that comes on a stick
    $1200 3
His 1919 funeral march "The Golden Star" was in memory of soldiers killed in World War I
    $1200 7
Rebecca De Mornay teaches Tom Cruise a few tricks aboard Chicago's El in this 1983 coming-of-age film
    $1200 24
George McGovern
    $1200 28
Sociable, outgoing, fond of others' company
    $1200 13
In the typical ionic bonding found in table salt, sodium gives up one of these to chlorine
    $1200 18
Cat's tongues are a type of this made by pressing a thick batter through a pastry bag
    $1600 4
W.S. Gilbert did not write the text for this composer's 1886 cantata "The Golden Legend"
    $1600 8
As Reb engineer Johnnie Gray in this silent classic, Buster Keaton chases down the damn Yankees who stole his train
    $1600 25
Stephen A. Douglas
    $1600 29
We'd be surprised if you were completely unaware that this word is from the Latin for "forgetful"
    $1600 14
As early as 1727 Johann Schulze discovered the light sensitivity of salts of this element but no images were made
    $1600 19
The Japanese don't dip just fish in the batter for this mealtime treat; they use vegetables, too
    $2000 12
"The Golden Spinning Wheel" is an 1896 symphonic poem by this Czech composer
    $2000 9
Eric Roberts & Jon Voight bust out of stir & hop a freight only to find they're on one of these 1985 title things
    $2000 26
Henry Clay
    $2000 30
From the Latin for "diverse", it can mean dissimilar or numerous
    DD: $1,500 15
Used in fireworks & gunpowder, potassium nitrate gets this other name from the Latin for "rock"
    DD: $3,000 20
Beef drippings are the key to this souffle-like roast beef side dish named for a county in Northern England

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Andy Allison
$12,600 $18,100 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
On June 5, 1989 a young man never positively identified became world famous for actions he took in this city

Final scores:

Keith Andy Allison
$25,199 $25,200 $14,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keith Andy Allison
$11,200 $18,600 $9,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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