Show #5684 - Thursday, April 30, 2009

Liz Murphy game 6.

Contestants

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Jean Cui, a student originally from Garden City, New York

Larry Sullivan, a high school assistant principal from Fairfield, Connecticut

Liz Murphy, a foreign service officer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania (whose 5-day cash winnings total $121,302)

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Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL NICKNAMES
MOVIES IN MINIVANS
AD WEAR
YOU'RE A JEOPARDY! FAN IF…
PURPLE PROSE & POETRY
ALSO A COLOR
    $200 2
"Silent Cal"
    $200 19
The minivan in front of me is playing this 2001 movie where Fiona turns into a somewhat attractive ogre
    $200 11
In ads for this company, the doughboy wears a chef's hat & a while neckerchief
    $200 1
A citizenship test asks for these 3 enemy countries of the U.S. in WWII & all you hear is "Da-da-da-da…"
    $200 9
This song mentions "purple mountain majesties"
    $200 26
Area where the pin is a marker for the hole
    $400 3
The loser of a famous duel:
"The Little Lion"
    $400 20
Hey, Minivan! Turn up this 2006 feature--I want to hear Larry the Cable Guy as a tow truck
    $400 12
In the '60s this pancake lady traded in her bandana for a headband; in 1989 she traded that for a lace collar
    $400 4
You named your son this, after the original 1964 host of "Jeopardy!"
    $400 10
Gelett Burgess wrote, "I never saw" this, "I never hope to see one; but I can tell you, anyhow I'd rather see than be one"
    $400 27
Communist
    $600 6
A veep:
"Nixon's Nixon"
    $600 21
Through the tinted glass, I see Sulley & Mike in Monstropolis; it's this 2001 Pixar flick
    $600 14
This Planters icon is quite dapper, carrying a cane & wearing a top hat & a monocle
    $600 5
In hospital you try to buzz in but dose yourself with this main alkaloid in opium
    $600 13
Author who wrote that it angers God "if you walk by the color purple in a field…and you don't notice it"
    $600 28
Indecent
    $800 7
A recent GOP House Majority Leader:
"The Hammer"
    $800 22
Aw man, I love this movie's ending where the family fights Syndrome's robot; I'm gonna miss my exit
    DD: $1,300 16
The girl on this brand's label wears a yellow dress & stands under an umbrella
    $800 24
You put dollar amounts into the grid of this Japanese-named number puzzle to remind you of the game board
    $800 15
Milton wrote of this Roman god, "that first from out the purple grape crush'd the sweet poison of misused wine"
    $800 29
In the 17th century Frederick Henry, Count of Nassau, was also called the Prince of this
    $1000 8
Michigander who in 2009 became the longest-serving U.S. representative in history: "Tailpipe Johnny"
    $1000 23
I'd love to watch more of this 1998 flick with Flik the Ant, but I'm in the guy's blind spot
    $1000 17
The elfin trio of characters that advertise this Kellogg's cereal wear hats; 2 in baker's hats, one in a dunce cap
    $1000 25
At the Preakness horse race in this state, you hear "daily double" & make a tsyoo-tsyoo-tsyoo noise
    $1000 18
This lord's poem "Locksley Hall" tells of "pilots of the purple twilight, dropping down with costly bales"
    $1000 30
Before "Burbank" in a high-starch, fluffy potato

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

Liz Larry Jean
$2,600 -$200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Larry Jean
$2,000 $5,000 $8,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

MUSEUMS
BATTLES OF THE BULGE
A CATEGORY OF FEW WORDS
(Alex: …because all of the responses mean basically the same thing.)
FOOD, FAST
MARY, MARY
WHY YA BUGGIN'?
    $400 21
Means "brief". Rhymes with "purse". That's it
    $400 1
Carob & cardamom grow in these seed holders
    $400 5
In 1779 this college became in the U.S. to offer professional training in law
    $400 14
A jumping insect related to grasshoppers, or a game with wicket intentions
    DD: $4,000 27
You'll find Renoirs, Pollocks, & "Nighthawks" at the Art Institute of this city
    $800 17
After visiting the Angel Network on her website, check out her weight loss health eating section
    $800 22
First name of late sportscaster Gowdy, good day to you
    $800 2
Egg drop is not an omelet but a Chinese type of this
    $800 8
Her name heads a list of women of Galilee in Luke 8:2
    $800 15
These insects don't have lungs, but air tubes that branch out to all parts of the body; types include harvester & army
    $1200 7
In 2003 Dolly the Cloned Sheep died, was pickled, & went on display at this capital's Royal Museum
    $1200 18
In 2008 Esquire wrote that this "Wedding Crashers" actor looked like himself, only bigger
    $1200 23
Insert 1 letter in "pity" for this word. I won't say it twice.
    $1200 3
A letter plus a word make this steak from the short loin
    $1200 9
In 1823 she wrote the novel "Valperga"; she also edited her husband's poetry
    $1200 16
The smallest type of this is trigona minima, only 1/12 of an inch long & stingless
    $1600 10
In 1937 the State Museum of Fine Art in Moscow was named for this man, though he was a poet, not a painter
    $1600 19
Since losing 40 pounds on Jenny Craig, she said she can finally go on tour like her son Wolfie
    $1600 24
Could go in an "nct" category. Period
    $1600 4
Dunkin Donuts sells an everything one
    $1600 13
She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts before settling in France in 1866
    $1600 26
Joel 1:4 describes a plague where "that which the palmerworm hath left hath" this insect "eaten"
    $2000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with an Ancient Egyptian statue in the galleries of the Royal Ontario Museum in Ontario, Canada.) In the Royal Ontario Museum's Egyptian galleries, you'll meet Sekhmet, both a creative & destructive goddess; the statue likely came from this temple area of Thebes
    $2000 20
This star of HBO's "Extras" refuses to diet & prefers to buy new clothes every few months when he gains weight
    DD: $2,700 25
From the Latin concidere, "to cut up". I've already said too much
    $2000 6
Hot cereal that's Italian for "flour"
    $2000 12
Born near Waterloo, Maryland, this widow met her Waterloo at the gallows on July 7, 1865

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Larry Jean
$9,100 $14,200 $14,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN PLACE NAMES
The ancient Greek name of this country means "one house", maybe reflecting that the area had only 1 temple

Final scores:

Liz Larry Jean
$7 $5 $599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Liz Larry Jean
$8,400 $14,200 $10,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
24 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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