Show #5679 - Thursday, April 23, 2009

Liz Murphy game 1.

Contestants

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Daniel Wilkinson, a graduate student originally from Woodbury, Georgia

Liz Murphy, a foreign service officer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Melanie Baker-Streevy, a United Methodist pastor from Parma, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

ARCHAEOLOGY
BIG FAN
THAT'S NOT WHERE YOU THINK IT IS
THE NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS
THE MOST WANTED LIST
ANAGRAMS OF COMPASS DIRECTIONS
    $200 1
In 1974 farmers digging for water found an army of clay warriors "protecting" an emperor's tomb in this country
    $200 21
Idolizers of this singer:
claymates
    $200 4
Hollywood in this state isn't too far from Biscayne Bay
    $200 26
The N.Y. Times questioned where the $123 billion the Federal Reserve loaned to this insurer actually went
    $200 11
The FBI began publishing an official "Ten Most Wanted" list in 1950, while this man was director
    $200 16
Oolong & Assam
    $400 2
This Andean civilization used knotted cords called quipus to store information
    $400 22
Fans of this radio host:
Dittoheads
    $400 5
This state's Phoenix welcomes y'all! Perhaps you'll also visit its Oak Ridge or Thibodaux
    $400 27
This 185-nation agency agreed to lend $100 billion to healthy countries that are having trouble borrowing money
    $400 12
When arrested in 1967, James Ringrose gave FBI agents one of these Monopoly cards; it didn't work
    $400 17
To worry, perhaps over goulash
    $600 3
In 1932 Danish archaeologists uncovered the remains of a church near Erik the Red's farm on this island
    $600 23
Nothing against Trekkies but Leonard Nimoy says true believers prefer this term
    $600 8
O Pioneers! To get from Lexington to Columbus in this state, take Highway 30, through Kearney
    $600 28
The Times said that with stocks, the price-to-this ratio should average about 16; it was at 27 as of 2007
    $600 13
Don Bussmeyer made the list in 1967 but didn't last long; he was caught shirtless, with this tattooed on his chest
    $600 18
A yell, or a brand of stain remover
    $800 6
Excavations of this neighbor of Pompeii show it to have been a secluded retreat of the leisure class
    $800 24
Cheeseheads eat up this NFL team (love the hats)
    $800 9
Paris is in the northeast corner of this state, near Detroit, Omaha & Pittsburg
    DD: $1,000 29
This N.Y. attorney general, son of a former governor, warned against bonuses for bankers who took federal funds
    $800 14
Of the nearly 500 people on this list since its inception, only 8 have been these; the first made it in 1968
    $800 19
On a plant it's also known as a prickle
    $1000 7
In 1922 the remains of this 2-lettered Sumerian city & its cemetery were unearthed
    $1000 25
Change one letter in Barry Manilow's last name to get this term for one of his fans
    $1000 10
Home to an intl. airport & a motor speedway, Ontario in this state was named by Canadian settlers around 1882
    $1000 15
The original "Slick Willie", this bank robber made the list in its second week; he got caught within 2 years
    $1000 20
To fill an appetite

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

Melanie Liz Daniel
$2,000 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Liz Daniel
$4,200 $2,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

JAMES JOYCE
DUBLINERS
A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST
AS A YOUNG MAN
ULYSSES
FINNEGAN'S "WAKE"
    $400 6
Joyce's masterpiece "Ulysses" was modeled on this ancient work
    $400 1
U2 vocalist known for good works
    $400 16
He created the self-portrait seen here in 1986
    $400 21
…as a pre-teen this "Le Nozze di Figaro" composer wrote a one-act German singspiel
    $400 26
This goddess of wisdom appears to Ulysses' son Telemachus & tells him to find out what happened to Dad
    $400 11
When Finnegan has to get up early at a Radisson, he appreciates one of these, even if it's automated
    $800 7
Bloomsday, a celebration of Joyce & his works, is celebrated each year on the 16th of this month
    $800 2
Boomtown Rats vocalist known for good works
    $800 17
If you can't remember the name of this painter, just put your lips together and blow
    $800 22
…he was tutored by Aristotle & then beat Darius III at Issus
    DD: $1,200 27
Ulysses is trying to return from Troy to this place, but not for his Cornell class reunion
    $800 12
Finn was BMOC at the ACC school that's located in Winston-Salem
    $1200 8
Joyce died in 1941 after an operation for a perforated duodenal one of these
    $1200 3
Plays the therapist on "In Treatment"
    $1200 18
This early Renaissance great didn't go to the School of Athens, he studied in Italy
    $1200 23
…in the 1300s B.C. he made Thebes Egypt's capital & changed his name to honor Amon
    $1200 28
After two decades waiting for ol' Uly to haul his tush back home, she decides to marry the winner of an archery contest
    $1200 13
Finn's karaoke choice: this Everly Brothers song that says, "We fell asleep, our goose is cooked"
    $1600 9
Joyce & his family spent World War I in this Swiss city
    $1600 4
Shaven-headed woman who sang "Mandinka"
    $1600 19
In 1872, this Frenchman became a dad, later the father of modern art
    DD: $1,200 24
…He covered the Boer War for the Morning Post, got captured, escaped & became a national hero
    $1600 29
This enchantress changes Ulysses' men into pigs but on the plus side, does warn the man about the sirens
    $1600 14
After Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces his this U.S. territory where Finn was vacationing in '41
    $2000 10
In 1931 Joyce married this woman, his longtime companion
    $2000 5
Joycean actress & our favorite Fionnula
    $2000 20
Seen here is a self-portrait of this impressionist, better known for portraits of women
    $2000 25
…he ran his brother's senatorial campaign, then investigated Hoffa & the Teamsters
    $2000 30
Ulysses has to deal with these 2 sea monsters, who are rock & whirlpool-related
    $2000 15
Jonathan Edwards spurred Finn to prayer in this "super" revival of evangelical religion in the 1700s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Liz Daniel
$3,800 $12,800 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY SCIENCE
The 1970s saw the coining of the term "runner's high" & the discovery of these opiate proteins that produce it

Final scores:

Melanie Liz Daniel
$6,600 $24,401 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melanie Liz Daniel
$3,800 $13,800 $13,000
10 R,
3 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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