Show #5927 - Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Buddy Wright game 5.

Contestants

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Tom LaPorta, a web designer from Jacksonville, Florida

Amy Watts, a college reference librarian originally from Knoxville, Tennessee

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $88,804)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MIDDLE OF SOMEWHERE
BASEBALL ROOKIES OF THE YEAR
(Alex: You identify the team for us, please.)
DRINK VARIATIONS
"ALLO" DARLIN'
WHATCHA DOIN'?
FANCY A BRITISH DATE?
    $200 5
In 1974 Tanzania decided Dodoma should be this, as it's in the middle of the country
    $200 26
Shortstop Derek Jeter
(American League, 1996)
    $200 15
The chi chi, made with vodka instead of rum, is a variation of this pineapple & coconut cocktail
    $200 19
Speedy horse gait
    $200 10
Hanging out at one of these establishments
    $200 1
Pinkie Cleugh on Sept. 10, 1547 was the last of the battles between the royal armies of England & this neighbor
    $400 6
A hat with a rounded crown shares its name with this city right in the middle of England
    $400 27
Pitcher Tom Seaver
(National League, 1967)
    $400 16
Appropriately, a Bloody Maria is a Bloody Mary, but substitutes this booze for the vodka
    $400 21
Edible marine bivalve with a fluted shell
    $400 11
Getting to the point by carrying out this office task
    $400 2
Women students were permitted at this university for the first time on April 29, 1884
    $600 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) It's about equally far from the eastern as the western border & from the northern border as the southern coast to this second-largest Burmese city
    $600 28
Second baseman Pete Rose
(National League, 1963)
    $600 17
If you don't put the salt into a salty dog, you've got the cocktail with this other canine name
    $600 22
As it's composed of iron & carbon, steel is one of these
    $600 12
Doing my taxes the old-fashioned way using one of these "dinosaurs"
    DD: $1,000 3
On Nov. 5, 1956 British forces landed as Port Said during this crisis; in December they went home
    $800 8
Named for a cartographer, the Lambert Centre, 120 miles S. of Alice Springs, is the official centre of this country
    $800 29
First baseman Willie McCovey
(National League, 1959)
    $800 18
A black one of these is vodka & coffee liqueur; add milk or cream to make a white one
    $800 23
Gulp--this species with a distinctive tail is seen here
    $800 13
Playing this game with a friend
    $800 4
First erected around 1097, these British buildings accidentally burned down on October 16, 1834
    $1000 9
Formerly known as Schrottersburg, Plock is smack in the middle of this country, Germany's eastern neighbor
    $1000 30
Catcher Carlton Fisk
(American League, 1972)
    $1000 20
If you change the olive to a cocktail onion in the original martini, you've made this drink variation
    $1000 25
They connect the ovaries to the uterus
    $1000 14
I'm at a wedding about to do this
    $1000 24
On Feb. 10, 1763 France ceded this large territory to Britain

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Buddy Amy Tom
$2,200 $600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Amy Tom
$4,000 $2,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN ARTISTS
BANDS IN MOVIES
BIB-LICKAL EVENTS
ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS
(Alex: You have to give us the English name of each element in...)
ELEMENTAL LATIN
BEAT "OU"
(Alex: Each correct response will end with those two letters of the alphabet.)
    $400 26
In 1891 he held an auction of his paintings to finance his move to Tahiti
    $400 1
"Shout" if you know Otis Day & The Knights performed in this 1978 film
    $400 16
A Psalm for this wise son of David predicts that "his enemies shall lick the dust"
    $400 21
When the Academy of Television first handed out these awards in 1949, there were only 6 categories
    $400 11
Aurum
    $400 6
This second-person pronoun refers to the singular & the plural
    $800 27
Born in 1758, John Hoppner was rumored to be the illegitimate son of this soon-to-be British king
    $800 2
Morris Day & The Time stole the show in this 1984 production
    $800 17
The Moabites feared that "the children of" this will "lick up all... about us, as the ox licketh up grass"
    DD: $2,000 22
The Great Egret Award is given to those who've made long-term contributions to this group or a local chapter
    $800 12
Ferrum
    $800 7
Old-time song with the lyrics "Fly's in the buttermilk. Shoo, fly, shoo"
    $1200 28
This Fauvist's wife Amelie, who posed for his "Woman with the Hat", ran a Paris hat shop to earn money for the family
    $1200 3
Los Lobos had a No. 1 hit with this song, also the title of a 1987 movie biography
    $1200 18
Micah says, "They shall lick the dust like a serpent" & "move out of their holes like" these annelids "of the earth"
    $1200 23
The Hugo Awards are presented annually by members of the WSFS, the World this Society
    $1200 13
Cuprum
    $1200 8
I'm going back someday to this still or slow-moving section of marshy water, especially the "Blue" one
    $1600 29
This Cretan's 1582 work "Martyrdom of St. Maurice" was his last commission from Spain's King Philip II
    $1600 4
In 1968 The Monkees could be found in this film, also a body part
    $1600 19
God tells this king through Elijah that dogs will "lick thy blood" & "eat Jezebel by the Wall of Jezreel"
    $1600 24
The Caldecott & Newbery Medals are administered by a division of the ALA, this organization
    DD: $2,000 14
Natrium
    $1600 9
Seen in theater names of the '20s & '30s, this word refers to a jewel or exquisite trinket
    $2000 30
The cadaver in his "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp" was that of Aris Kindt, an executed robber
    $2000 5
Bauhaus appropriately sang "Bela Lugosi's Dead" in this sanguine film starring Bowie & Deneuve
    $2000 20
Dogs lick the sores of this beggar in Luke 16; he then dies, as did a man in John 11 with the same name
    $2000 25
Since 1930 the AAU has presented this memorial award for outstanding amateur athlete of the year
    $2000 15
Hydrargyrum
    $2000 10
This double-talk word refers to elaborate decoration or the rustling of a woman's silk dress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Amy Tom
$8,400 $3,400 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMILIAR PHRASES
This 3-word phrase originated with a signal sent by General Sherman; today it means to be in charge temporarily

Final scores:

Buddy Amy Tom
$0 $3,400 $16,300
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buddy Amy Tom
$13,400 $3,400 $12,400
21 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)
10 R,
3 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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