Show #5630 - Friday, February 13, 2009

Ask Alex #13: Pets.

Contestants

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Brian Stack, a file clerk from Fultondale, Alabama

Diane Trap, a librarian and graphics specialist from Athens, Georgia

Deepak Tamasker, an attorney originally from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
CABLE CHANNELS
PROPHET SHARING
WOMEN OF THE WORLD
SWEET!
"IND" THE KNOW
    $200 20
Between 1856 & 1860, 2,962 of this faith set out from Iowa & Nebraska to Utah in the Handcart Migration
    $200 1
The Dire Straits song "Money For Nothing" says, "You play the guitar on" this cable channel
    $200 26
Before he was a prophet, Smohalla gained fame as one of these alliterative Native American healers
    $200 6
This Nobel Peace Prize winner was born in what is now Skopje, Macedonia in 1910
    $200 11
This slang term for coffee precedes "chip" in a Starbucks ice cream flavor
    $200 16
This adjective refers to the original natives of any region
    $400 21
On April 2, 1917 President Wilson told Congress, "The world must be made safe for" this
    $400 2
This channel for women produces the original drama "Army Wives"
    $400 27
In I Kings this fiery Biblical prophet won a contest with the prophets of Baal
    $400 7
This British dame, Rudolf Nureyev's dance partner, was married to a Panamanian diplomat
    $400 12
Butter is an ingredient of this hard candy that has "butter" in its name; the rest of its name doesn't refer to whisky
    $400 17
The systematic teaching of beliefs to gain uncritical acceptance
    $600 22
On April 20, 1971 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld this transportation method as a way to achieve school integration
    $600 3
This channel shows films like "The Magnificent Seven" & original series like "Mad Men" & "Breaking Bad"
    $600 28
The soothsayer Calchas told this king he had to offer up his daughter Iphigenia to Artemis to get winds to rise
    $600 8
She wrote her first novel, "The House of the Spirits", in exile soon after her uncle's assassination
    $600 13
A confection called a kiss is baked this: sugar & stiffly beaten egg whites
    $600 18
Punjab means "land of 5 rivers", & all 5 of the rivers eventually flow into this one
    $800 24
John O'Sullivan, who later became a diplomat, coined this term for the USA's right to cover the continent
    $800 4
You'll "find" that this channel features "Cash Cab" & "Dirty Jobs"
    $800 29
Poems known as the "Gathas" are attributed to this ancient prophet & teacher who lived in eastern Iran
    $800 9
This Norwegian beauty is noted for her work with Ingmar Bergman & with UNICEF
    $800 14
A red cake named for this smooth fabric is really a chocolate cake--food coloring gives it the distinctive color
    $800 19
Insurance term meaning to protect against damage, loss or injury
    $1000 25
In 1798 Congress passed this collection of bills to control domestic dissent & conspiracy against the federal govt.
    $1000 5
Channel that's been home to gritty shows like "Dirt" & "Rescue Me"
    $1000 30
On the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Michelangelo included some of these ancient oracle-like prophetesses
    $1000 10
Under 5 feet tall & all of about 90 pounds, this frail French chanteuse was nicknamed the "Little Sparrow"
    DD: $800 15
Some pies have a top named for this garden structure
    $1000 23
Also a term in logic, it's the process by which a magnetic field is ordered into poles

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

Deepak Diane Brian
$1,400 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deepak Diane Brian
$6,200 $3,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS
CANADIAN FOOTBALL
GUYANESE GEOGRAPHY
TURKISH LITERATURE
CHINESE CALENDAR ANIMALS
BRAZILIAN WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 16
Sergey Korolyov was instrumental in the success of this first artificial satellite of the Earth
    $400 2
One of the 8 teams in the CFL is the Stampeders, who play for this city in the Canadian Rockies
    $400 23
Guyana is divided into 3 regions: a highland, an inland forest & a coastal plain along this ocean
    $400 21
The poem called the "Garibnameh" contains 11,000 masnavi, which we know as these rhymed 2-line units of verse
    $400 1
This first sign is a nocturnal animal; those born under it work best in quiet hours; oo, you dirty...
    $400 11
Unlike some, I like my women to be "cranio", this quality we also admire on "Jeopardy!"
    $800 17
Rehovot in this country has an institute named for Russian-born Chaim Weizmann, who synthesized acetone
    $800 3
Unlike the NFL, a CFL team gets this many downs in a series to advance the ball 10 yards
    $800 24
Located at the mouth of the Demerara River, it's the capital & largest city
    $800 22
A religious kaside poem praised God, this man or his son-in-law, Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the fourth caliph
    $800 5
This wascally sign whose years include 1951 & 1999 shows bravery against high odds & is rarely be-Fudd-led
    $800 12
Forget about him, he met someone down at Ipanema Beach & now he's "apaixonado", this condition
    $1200 18
In the mid-18th c. Mikhail Lomonosov became the first scientist to record the freezing of this liquid metal
    $1200 4
French for "red", it's the term used for the point that is scored if a punt goes out of the end zone untouched
    $1200 25
Spectacular waterfalls in Guyana include one named for a British king of this name, who ruled 1901-10
    $1200 26
Sultan Abdulhamid II's censorship hindered Ottoman writers until this "youthful" group's 1908 revolution
    $1200 8
This sign for 2006 shows devotion to family; aren't you a good sign? Yes you are! Good sign!
    $1200 13
Cousin Fred said he was Napoleon last night; I'm afraid he might be "maluco", this
    $1600 19
Lev Landau won a 1962 Nobel Prize for working in low-temperature physics, also known as this
    $1600 6
This former Boston College & New England Patriots QB was the CFL's most outstanding player 6 times
    DD: $3,000 29
One of Guyana's largest cities, it's also an old name for New York City
    $1600 27
Peter Ustinov directed & starred in the film version of the Yasar Kemal novel "Memed, My" this predatory bird
    $1600 9
1967 folks "flock" to this sign that represents the essence of the Yin, the feminine passive principle
    $1600 14
If you want another drink, hand over some "grana", this; I'm not covering for you anymore after last night
    $2000 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows the periodic table on the monitor.) In devising the periodic table, Mendeleev laid out the elements in rows & columns to show the different relationships when read each way; he's said to have been inspired by a version of this card game
    $2000 7
The Alouettes play their home games at Molson Stadium on the campus of this Montreal university
    $2000 30
Guyana has had a long-standing border dispute with this small country to its southeast
    $2000 28
Seyid Imadeddin Nesimi wrote 2 of these poetry collections, also a word from Turkish for a couch
    DD: $2,500 10
The only 2-letter sign, it represents solid dependability, method & routine
    $2000 15
That very blond guy you met at carnival is called an "alemao", literally a man from this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deepak Diane Brian
$24,700 $16,400 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC MOVIE CHARACTERS
The parents of this 1942 film character are an unnamed mother & a father known as "the great prince of the forest"

Final scores:

Deepak Diane Brian
$16,599 $21,400 $10,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deepak Diane Brian
$24,200 $15,000 $6,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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