Show #5968 - Wednesday, July 21, 2010

John Krizel game 4.

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Tom Alexander, a TV news writer from Orlando, Florida

Sarah Minson, a graduate student in seismology originally from Willits, California

John Krizel, a green community program coordinator from Beckley, West Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $78,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE BOOKSTORE
GEORGE CLOONEY MOVIES
HISTORICAL YEARBOOK ENTRIES?
GOING FOR "WARD"
DAYS OF THE WEEK
WHATEVER
    $200 11
Published in 2009, "Going Rogue" was the highly anticipated memoir by this mavericky woman
    $200 1
2009:
Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizing executive with lots of frequent flyer miles
    $200 16
Gonna co-lead the Huns with my bro, Bleda (until I kill him in 445, ha ha! jk!); voted most likely to pillage an entire civilization
    $200 6
Former name for what we today call a flight attendant
    $200 26
Unable to get over the hump, more Americans kill themselves on this than any other day, per a 2009 study
    $200 21
It's a flag or banner that tapers to a point on one end & yes, the Cubs will win one again someday
    DD: $1,000 12
In "Angel Time", the first book in her new series, this veteran vampire writer moves on to seraphim
    $400 2
2000:
Everett Ulysses McGill, who wanders through 1930s Mississippi
    $400 17
Voted most likely to wed his H.S. sweetheart Lynne on Aug. 29, 1964 & most unpopular quail hunting partner
    $400 7
All the clothes belonging to you, or a tall piece of furniture to put them all in
    $400 27
Traditionally, it's believed that Jesus was crucified on this day of the week
    $400 22
Unlike most birds, which have 4, ostriches have this many toes on each foot, adapted to aid in running
    $600 13
"Ford County", his first collection of short stories, is set in Ford County, Mississippi, like his novel "A Time to Kill"
    $600 3
2008:
1920s football player Jimmy "Dodge" Connelly
    $600 18
Rome H.S. football rules! Voted most popular, most likely to cross the Rubicon in 49 B.C. & to have a month named for him
    $600 8
Michael S. Evans holds this top administrative position at Folsom Prison
    $600 28
Day found in the title of The Mamas & The Papas' only No. 1 hit
    $600 23
For one brief shining moment, the Kennedys were said to live in this mythic kingdom
    $800 14
With all the controversy, this James Frey "memoir" now comes with notes from the publisher & author
    $800 4
2009:
The voice of the title character, a sly but "Fantastic" vulpine critter
    $800 19
Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, Castile Poly class of circa 1060, writes, "Pet peeves: Moors. Nickname:" this
    $800 9
It precedes "Christian Soldiers" in a 19th century hymn
    $800 29
It's the sabbath for Seventh-Day Adventists
    $800 24
It's the hotel service of folding back your blanket for bed--& how about a pillow mint?
    $1000 15
In his "Cookbook: Recipes and Stories of my Life", this "Prince of Tides" author shares his love of food as well as writing
    $1000 5
2009:
Lyn Cassady, part of an experimental U.S. Army unit that uses psychic powers
    $1000 20
Can't wait to go to Visva-Bharati U.! Future goal: to be the "I" in '70s Congress-I Party & be India's Madam P.M. (again)
    $1000 10
"Cavalcade" & "Conversation Piece" are 2 of his most popular plays
    $1000 30
The Romans called it "Jupiter's Day", but in English this weekday is named for a son of Odin
    $1000 25
The world's first steam locomotives were used in this U.K. country's coal mines

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

John Sarah Tom
$4,800 $3,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Sarah Tom
$6,800 $5,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH ART & ARTISTS
ROLLING STONE'S 50 BEST SONGS OF THE DECADE
GET SOME CULTURE
DRINK LABELS
"SOUTHERN" COMFORT
ON THE ROCKS
    $400 26
In Richard Wilson's 1760s work "Snowdon from Llyn Nantlle", Snowdon is a lofty one of these
    $400 1
No. 15:
This "Man in Black" performing "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails; Trent Reznor said, "That song isn't mine anymore"
    $400 13
The prehistoric Yayoi culture of Japan is named for a suburb of this city where its artifacts were first found
    $400 11
Prune juice isn't listed as an ingredient in this soft drink; the FAQ on the website specifies that it contains none
    $400 2
This school's football team plays home games at the L.A. coliseum
    $400 21
It's rocks on top of rocks to create one of these 10-letter embankments
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) Henry Fuseli painted this literary character, whose father said, "My story would make your hair stand on end"
    $800 7
No. 10:
"Stan" by this rapper; take note of the "bloodcurdling climax"
    $800 14
The Thule culture, the immediate antecedent to this contemporary culture, spread from Alaska to Greenland
    $800 12
Edge, "the world's only maximum power cola", has these 2 initials of its parent cola on the label
    $800 3
This railroad company was founded in 1865 to build a railroad between San Francisco & San Diego
    $800 22
Rich in potash & iodine, this type of seaweed has been tossed by the sea onto some rocks
    $1200 28
This contemporary artist's paintings of California swimming pools include "A Bigger Splash" & "Day Pool with 3 Blues"
    $1200 8
No. 4:
"Hey Ya!" by this group; "a genre-humping blur of acoustic guitars... and Andre 3000's funktastic charm"
    $1200 15
The Natufian culture of ancient Palestine dates to circa 9000 B.C.--the Mesolithic or Middle this age
    $1200 16
One of the 2 fruits you might see on the label of specially flavored Diet Coke cans still sold in the United States
    $1200 4
This smallest constellation can't be seen in most of the northern hemisphere
    $1200 23
This 7-letter process has allowed for the little rocks to seek refuge in the crevices of the larger one
    DD: $5,000 29
In 1768 this portraitist was unanimously elected President of the Royal Academy; he was knighted in 1769
    $1600 9
No. 6:
"Seven Nation Army" by this band; "the greatest riff of the decade"
    $1600 19
The culture of the Hohokam (Pima for "vanished ones") flourished along the Gila River in what's now this 48th state
    $1600 17
The label of this hyphenated drink that comes in strawberry & chocolate flavors urges you to "Shake it!"
    DD: $1,000 5
Abbreviated SBC, this group is the largest Protestant denomination in the United States
    $1600 24
From the Greek for "to lick" comes the name of this plant-like organism basking on a rock
    $2000 30
This series of 8 Hogarth paintings, beginning with "The Heir", tells the story of a young man's path of vice & self-destruction
    $2000 10
No. 1:
"Crazy", by this band with Cee-Lo & Danger Mouse; "Every sucky band on Earth tried a lame cover"
    $2000 20
The Villanovan culture of Italy was obliterated in the 500s B.C. by this people familiar to longtime "Jeopardy!" fans
    $2000 18
2 of the 3 things listed under the big "0" on a Diet Pepsi can
    $2000 6
Both Martin Luther King Jr. & his son have headed this organization, the SCLC
    $2000 25
Say "hy there" to the rock type of this creature, sometimes called a rock rabbit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Sarah Tom
$16,800 $13,200 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
Excluding honorary degrees, he's the only president to have degrees from both Harvard & Yale

Final scores:

John Sarah Tom
$26,401 $16,801 $0
4-day champion: $105,204 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Sarah Tom
$16,800 $13,600 $8,000
19 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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