Show #5965 - Friday, July 16, 2010

John Krizel game 1.

Contestants

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Leslie Williams, a computer systems administrator from Phoenix, Arizona

John Krizel, a green community program coordinator from Beckley, West Virginia

Van Lane, an ATM support technician from Denver, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,128)

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Jeopardy! Round

MUSEUMS
CONAN THE DOCUMENTARIAN
A CAPSULE CATEGORY
AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY PREFERRED PLURALS
A MAJOR IN HISTORY
A MINOR IN LITERATURE
    $200 20
The Amsterdam house where this diarist & her family hid during WWII has been a museum since 1960
    $200 9
In a 2004 film Morgan Spurlock ate nothing but food from this chain for a month; a noble warrior, Spurlock is
    $200 26
Let's prep one of these--cell phone, credit card, Fritos; that should tell folks in 2110 what our society was like
    $200 15
Thief
    $200 1
Hired to design this area in 1791, Major Pierre L'Enfant turned into a major pain & was fired a year later
    $200 5
In a classic story this little girl is sent to bring food & drink to her grandmother, but a wolf has gotten there first
    $400 21
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology is at this Cambridge, Massachusetts institution
    $400 10
In this film, Al Gore said, "What we take for granted might not be here for our children", yet he never beheads his foes
    $400 27
The bathysphere was a spherical steel capsule built for exploring this
    $400 16
Son-in-law
    $400 2
During this war Major Martin R. Delany became the U.S. Army's first black field officer
    $400 6
Richard Rowe's 1869 adventure tale "The Boy in the Bush" follows the exploits of a 14-year-old settler in this country
    $600 22
The Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site includes Booker T. Washington's home & a museum devoted to this peanut guy
    $600 12
This man spent an entire film trying to talk to GM chairman Roger Smith; talk to a foe, & not smite him? Confusing!
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA.) Russia filled this Resurs 500 space capsule with greetings to the American people & launched it in 1992 to commemorate this man's voyage
    $600 17
Axis
    $600 3
In 1990 this man moved into No. 10 Downing Street & lived there for the next 7 years
    $600 7
This "Little Lord" in an 1886 book had long curls just like the author's son Vivian
    $800 24
The Tate Gallery & the Tate Modern are in this city
    $800 13
2 high school basketballers were the subjects of this 1994 Oscar-nominated film; that game is boring without swords
    $800 18
An insect's antenna
    $800 4
In 1876 this U.S. Army major with a singular name published his "Rules of Order"
    $800 8
This Swedish girl's "hair, the color of a carrot, was braided in two tight braids that stuck straight out"
    $1000 25
New York City has many museums, like Columbus Circle's MAD, the Museum of Arts & this
    $1000 14
This man traveled the world asking about God in "Religulous"; if he says there is no Crom, I might be very upset...
    $1000 19
Passerby
    DD: $1,000 11
William Dunlap, "the Father of American Drama", wrote a hit 1798 play about this British major who was hanged
    $1000 23
In a 17th century children's tale, the captain of the Unicorn sells this boy's cat to the king of Barbary

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Van John Leslie
$200 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Van John Leslie
-$400 $5,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WEST INDIES
SITCOMS BY EPISODE
ROUND IT OFF
(Alex: ...to the nearest integer, please.)
DOCTOR WHO
WATERCOLORS
"HY" FIVE
    $400 1
The West Indies' leading crop, it was introduced to the region in 1506 in Santo Domingo
    $400 9
"Dunder Mifflin Infinity"
    $400 26
Pi
    $400 19
...identified a neurological disorder he called "shaking palsy" in 1817
    $400 6
One of his "Birds of America" is seen here
    $400 14
Mark my words, it often connects parts of a compound word
    $800 2
Buck Island Reef Natl. Monument in this U.S. territory has an underwater trail where snorkelers can view the coral
    $800 10
"The Passion of the Christine"
    $800 24
A marathon (in miles)
    $800 20
...wrote a classic anatomy textbook first published in 1858
    $800 7
The watercolor seen here depicts this world heritage site
    $800 15
This kind of syringe has a thin hollow needle that injects solutions subcutaneously
    DD: $2,000 3
3 main groups make up the West Indies: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles & this nation north of Cuba
    $1200 11
"Everybody Hates the Ninth-Grade Dance"
    $1200 27
Tropic of Cancer (in degrees north latitude)
    DD: $3,000 21
...pioneered the use of carbolic acid to disinfect wounds & surgical instruments
    $1200 8
The watercolor seen here is a portrait of this artist
    $1200 16
This part of a right triangle derives its name from Greek words meaning "to stretch under"
    $1600 4
The flag of this small nation has 3 green diamonds in the shape of a "V", but no letter "G"
    $1600 12
"Alan Harper, Frontier Chiropractor"
    $1600 29
The circumference of the Earth (in thousands of miles this time)
    $1600 22
...was physician to Louis XVI's brother's guards but is a bit better known for getting stabbed in a bathtub
    $1600 25
This sculptor did a watercolor of a subject that was close to his heart
    $1600 17
Grown in a variety of colors, they're the large, showy flowers seen here
    $2000 5
In 1983 a coup against Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of this "Nutmeg Isle", led to Bishop's death
    $2000 13
"My Hypocritical Oath"
    $2000 30
Absolute zero (in Celsius)
    $2000 23
...ran Harvard's medical school & fathered a Supreme Court Justice
    $2000 28
Seen here is an illustration he did for his "Songs of Innocence"
    $2000 18
Phillip Cagan defined this scary situation as consumer price increases of more than 50% a month

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Van John Leslie
$13,000 $17,800 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NO. 1 POP HITS
A 1987 remake of this 1959 hit was the first song with all Spanish lyrics to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

Final scores:

Van John Leslie
$1,000 $26,001 $8,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Van John Leslie
$11,400 $17,800 $4,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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