Show #5839 - Thursday, January 21, 2010

2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Doug Savant, an actor from Desperate Housewives

Elizabeth Perkins, an actress from Weeds

Pat Sajak, a game show host from Wheel of Fortune

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. MOUNTAINS
(Alex: Doug, you might relate to this--not Knots Landing, but...)
NUTS LANDING
PEOPLE STYLE WATCH
STARTING A LEGAL HOME BUSINESS
(Alex: Not like the business on Weeds, of course.)
PSYCHO 101
YOU ONLY NEED TO BUY 1 VOWEL
(Alex: And the reason you only need to buy one is because there's just one vowel in each correct response.)
    $200 24
Camelback Mountain is a prominent landmark in the metropolitan area of this Arizona capital
    $200 11
A butter made from this nut (really a legume) was developed in 1890 & promoted as a health food at the 1904 World's Fair
    $200 18
Sienna Miller made the winner's circle in a metallic gown by this designer, YSL for short
    $200 13
You might want to start with the S.B.A., this government administration
    $200 1
As it would have been too gory in color, this director opted to shoot "Psycho" in black & white
    $200 6
It means shining & precedes "-eyed & bushy-tailed"
    $400 26
North America's most visited mountain is this "Peak" near Colorado Springs
    $400 12
These nuts, chopped, are traditionally part of Waldorf salad, like the one you can dine on at the Waldorf
    $400 19
People noted this color of royalty; Vanessa Hudgens rocked it in a Dior dress & Brian Atwood shoes
    $400 14
When a great idea hits you, protect yourself by getting a copyright, a patent or one of these registered product symbols
    $400 2
A knife plunging into a melon was used to create the sound of the stabbing in this motel room amenity
    $400 7
When both people pay for dinner on a date, they go this nationality (& home alone, probably)
    $600 27
Seen here in the background, this highest peak in North America was named for a U.S. president
    DD: $3,200 21
The name of this nut can also mean a stale joke or a reddish-brown horse
    $600 20
People gave a first look at Nicole Richie's signature maternity line for a store called "A Pea in the" this
    $600 15
Instead of buying equipment, you can arrange this type of long-term rental & write some of it off on your taxes
    $600 3
This actress beat out Shirley Jones for the female lead in "Psycho", but Shirley beat her for the Oscar
    $600 8
A rough cabin or shanty; in song, the "love" this "is a little old place where we can get together"
    $800 22
Cyanide is said to have the odor of bitter these
    $800 16
From the Latin for "that which is found", it's a detailed list of all your goods in stock for sale
    $800 4
In a memorable line, Anthony Perkins says, "A boy's best friend is" this person
    $800 9
A quick search of a person for concealed weapons
    $1000 23
The shell of this kidney-shaped nut contains a caustic oil (the nut is related to poison ivy)
    $1000 25
Feeling fierce? Try an animal print dress by Dolce & this designer partner
    $1000 17
After you make your millions, do this "watery" act to your assets, meaning to convert them all to cash
    $1000 5
The role of Marion's boyfriend Sam was played by this actor, later a U.S. ambassador to Mexico
    $1000 10
We bet you're "itching" to say it means to withdraw an entry from a race

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

Pat Elizabeth Doug
$5,400 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Elizabeth Doug
$13,800 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARTS NEWS 2009
BACKING BANDS
REMEMBERING TED KENNEDY
I'M A "STAR"
VICTORIAN NOVELISTS
WHEELS OF MISFORTUNE
    $400 16
Rocco Landesman, a producer of Broadway's "The Producers", was named to chair this federal arts organization
    $400 1
Early in his career, he "walked the line" with the Tennessee Two
    $400 18
The third longest-serving senator in history, Kennedy represented this state for 47 years
    $400 6
It's a nickname for the U.S. flag
    $400 24
He wrote "Oliver Twist" against the background of the Poor Law of 1834, which ended the supplemental dole to the poor
    $400 11
Ford proclaimed the 1957 launch date of this car "E-Day"; let's say sales were disappointing
    $800 17
"Mucho Gustavo", said L.A. music lovers as 28-year-old conductor Gustavo Dudamel took over this orchestra
    DD: $4,200 2
The Jordanaires have been called "the sound behind the King" for their work with him
    $800 19
Destined for a political career, Ted Kennedy was born Feb. 22, 1932, the 200th anniv. of this president's birth
    $800 7
These fruit chews by Wrigley are advertised as "a pack of contradictions"
    $800 25
While creating Alice in Wonderland, he was serving as a math lecturer
    $800 12
If you want to see GM's revolutionary EV1, watch the documentary "Who Killed" this type of "Car"
    $1200 21
In London Oscar winner Rachel Weisz took on this iconic stage role in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    $1200 3
This "Soul Brother Number One" was backed by the Famous Flames & the JBs
    $1200 20
This governor said Uncle Teddy was "a liberal icon, a warrior for the less fortunate... the rock of his family"
    $1200 8
This multiple-armed marine animal is harmful to oyster beds but tough to eradicate, since it can regenerate body parts
    $1200 28
He followed up "Treasure Island" with a volume of children's poetry, "A Child's Garden of Verses"
    $1200 13
The attempt to change the car world by this man didn't quite work out
    $1600 22
Children in Belfast made a 22,500-square-foot artwork using this juvenile type of painting
    $1600 4
This backing band includes saxophonist Clarence Clemons & guitarist Steve Van Zandt
    DD: $13,800 29
Kennedy called this the cause of his life & was hoping to see a reform bill passed before he died
    $1600 10
Both Barbra Streisand & Kris Kristofferson won Golden Globe awards for their roles in this 1976 musical remake
    $1600 14
On film Jeff Bridges played this man whose 1940s car venture was crushed by Detroit
    $2000 23
To honor the 400th anniv. of Hudson sailing to NYC from this Dutch city, Vermeer's "The Milkmaid" took the same trip
    $2000 5
He's worked with both The Attractions & The Imposters
    $2000 26
After a funeral mass in Boston, Ted was laid to rest near John & Bobby at this cemetery
    $2000 9
Meaning "ill-fated" & usually paired with "lovers", this term was used by Shakespeare in his prologue to "Romeo and Juliet"
    $2000 27
"The Land Beyond the Forest", a book on Eastern European folklore, was one of his influences in writing "Dracula"
    $2000 15
In 2008, an assembly line in Serbia produced the last of these, which never caught on in North America

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Elizabeth Doug
$32,400 $27,600 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COMIC STRIP CHARACTERS
Created in 1950, he finally hit a home run on March 30, 1993

Final scores:

Pat Elizabeth Doug
$55,300 $0 $9,499
Winner: $55,300 to Vietnam Veterans of America 3rd place: $25,000 to the Doug Turner Memorial Scholarship Fund 2nd place: $25,000 to St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pat Elizabeth Doug
$26,400 $15,400 $4,800
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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