Show #5945 - Friday, June 18, 2010

Paul Kursky game 3.

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Katherine Thompson, a graduate student of psychology from New York, New York

Jon Zerolnick, a nonprofit policy researcher from Los Angeles, California

Paul Kursky, a copywriter from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC NOVELS' ORIGINAL TITLES
(Alex: Next, in honor of Father's Day...)
WHO'S YOUR DADDY?
USUALLY INCORRECT JEOPARDY! RESPONSES
LIVING THINGS
THE SHORT LIST
"EAK" FOR YOURSELF
    $200 17
Try a little "Tenderness", the original title of this scandalous D.H. Lawrence work
    $200 1
"Two and a Half Men" star Charlie
    $200 6
If you do not possess this Hasbro game with 6 murder suspects & 6 weapons, you can say "I don't have a..."
    $200 15
These "laboring" honeybees who serve the queen are all female
    $200 7
At 5 foot 4, this 4th president was the shortest
    $200 25
A crack that allows something to escape from a container
    $400 18
It took over 1,000 pages but "All's Well That Ends Well" was the first title of this Tolstoy epic
    $400 2
Reggae artist Ziggy
    $400 10
It's the literal translation of the French phrase "Je n'ai aucune idee"
    $400 16
From the Greek for "racing", it's the term used for a one-humped camel
    $400 8
He stood only 4 foot 11, but rode tall in the saddle, winning the Kentucky Derby 4 times before his 2003 death
    $400 26
Followed by "out", it means to lose one's cool
    $600 19
Dawn first broke on this Hemingway novel with the working title "Fiesta"
    $600 3
Former NHL Canadian right winger & scoring giant Brett
    $600 11
He was the oddly named third baseman in Abbott & Costello's "Who's on First?" routine
    $600 21
Washington's state fish is the steelhead variety of this
    $600 9
She wasn't called "Little Sure Shot" for nothing; this sharpshooter was only 5 feet tall
    $600 27
The period of greatest productivity
    DD: $600 20
This small-town Sinclair Lewis novel began as "The Village Virus"
    $800 4
"No Country for Old Men" co-star Josh
    $800 12
This 3-letter palindrome can be used as an exclamation of surprise or on simply not hearing something
    $800 22
A puffball, part of this biological kingdom, is named for the way it releases spores
    $800 14
Just over 5 feet, this senator who debated Lincoln was nicknamed "The Little Giant"
    $800 28
To cause to happen, like vengeance
    $1000 30
This early James Joyce literary portrait was going to be "Stephen Hero"
    $1000 5
Season 9 "Dancing with the Stars" star Ashley
    $1000 13
To quote the old joke, "What did the tree say when the lumberjack asked him a question? I'm" this word
    $1000 23
This endangered small cat of the Americas is making a comeback
    $1000 24
On film, this actress said, "I am big, it's the pictures that got small", but at barely 5 feet, she wasn't big at all
    $1000 29
An escape from danger, especially a narrow one

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

Paul Jon Katherine
$1,800 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jon Katherine
$3,400 $1,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LAKES & RIVERS
TV MILLIONAIRES--WHO PLAYED 'EM?
TELL TCHAIKOVSKY THE NEWS
HERE, KING!
"SIT"!
STAY!
    $400 6
Over millions of years, it carved out the Grand Canyon
    $400 21
J.R. Ewing
    $400 11
Sorry, Pete, your music was great but Reisinger's choreography of this ballet was uninspired, despite Karpakova as Odile
    $400 17
Around 1332 B.C. this pre-teen became king of Egypt; his reign was kinda meh, but the stuff he left behind... wow!
    $400 12
I'm absolutely sure it means pertaining to the north pole of a magnet
    $400 1
The Fairmont Hotel is located at the only spot where all of this city's cable car lines meet
    DD: $2,000 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Of the five Great Lakes, Superior is the farthest north; this one is the farthest south
    $800 22
C. Montgomery Burns
    $800 18
Alfonso XIII, Philip V & Charles III ruled this country; they'll always be kings of...
    $800 13
This instrument can have 9 or more sympathetic strings
    $800 2
Next to the Wynn Las Vegas are the 2,034 suites of this French-named resort
    $1200 8
This largest African lake is the chief source of the Nile River
    $1200 23
Thurston Howell III
    $1200 27
The music for this ballet is great; ignore the critics who don't like children in leading roles & the Christmas setting
    $1200 19
Christian X, king of this country, rode his horse in the capital daily even after the 1940 Nazi invasion, inspiring his citizens
    $1200 14
It can mean easily pained, delicate or having a low threshold of feeling
    $1200 3
11 presidents, starting with Benjamin Harrison in 1891, have stayed at the Hotel del Coronado, near this city & Navy hub
    $1600 9
Seen here, Fannette Island, formerly known as Emerald Isle, is the only island in this California/Nevada lake
    $1600 24
Jonathan Hart
    $1600 28
Don't fret that the czar's only comment was "Very nice"; the music for this 1890 fairy tale ballet is danceable & enchanting
    DD: $1,000 20
After ruling for 50 years, George I was assassinated on March 18, 1913 & Constantine I became king of this country
    $1600 15
3-syllable word meaning to wait to act because of fear or indecision
    $1600 4
Winter, spring, summer & fall, this Boston hotel at 200 Boylston Street overlooks the Public Garden & Beacon Hill
    $2000 10
The northern tip of this long lake on the border between Vermont & New York extends into Quebec
    $2000 25
Blake Carrington
    $2000 29
You need money; write this piece for the opening of a cathedral on the 70th anniversary of Russia's defeat of Napoleon
    $2000 26
The Vikings briefly conquered the country of this ruler during his 978 to 1016 reign; unready or not, here he comes!
    $2000 16
Made up of disparate parts, or a solid propellant made of a mixture of fuel & oxidizer
    $2000 5
The "Live Like Eloise Package" at this NYC hotel includes a night in a suite & a copy of a Kay Thompson book

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jon Katherine
$10,600 $6,200 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS VENUES
Built in 1914 & named for the club's owner in 1926, it's the oldest National League ballpark still in use

Final scores:

Paul Jon Katherine
$12,500 $2,200 $1,899
3-day champion: $51,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Jon Katherine
$11,200 $7,200 $3,000
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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