Show #5969 - Thursday, July 22, 2010

John Krizel game 5.

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Alison Stone Roberg, an administrative assistant from Kansas City, Missouri

Dan Highlands, a legal assistant from Quincy, Massachusetts

John Krizel, a green community program coordinator from Beckley, West Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $105,204)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE 21st CENTURY
CITY SONGS
I COULDA HAD A G8
AT THE BUSINESS' WEBSITE
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
THEM'S FIGHTIN' WORDS!
    $200 7
British Airways retired its fleet of this supersonic jet in 2003
    $200 1
Sinatra:
"These vagabond shoes are longing to stray, right through the very heart of it", this city, this city
    $200 26
Of countries belonging to the Group of 8, it has the largest population
    $200 12
Learn about "The Clydesdales... an American tradition" at this beer's .com
    $200 21
In 1974 Art Fry of 3M added a weak adhesive to his church hymnal markers, creating these "Notes"
    $200 2
3-letter British term for a noisy quarrel
    $400 8
The FDA began recalling peanut butter after investigating a September 2008 outbreak of this illness
    $400 3
Sinatra:
"Bet your bottom dollar you lose the blues in" this city, this city, "the town... Billy Sunday could not shut down"
    $400 27
There is actually a ninth member of the G8, this organization usually referred to by 2 letters
    $400 13
You could "See what's new in Windows 7" & "Watch the demos" at this company's site
    $400 22
In 1947 Ed Lowe gave a neighbor absorbent clay for her feline's box; he soon packaged the clay under this name
    $400 17
From the Old High German for "contention", it's a protracted hostility between 2 families over time
    $600 9
This Pakistani politician was killed in an attack on her motorcade while campaigning in December 2007
    $600 4
Sinatra:
This city "is my lady, she's always there for me"
    $600 28
Augenbrauen were raised when she got a massage from a fellow G8 leader in 2006
    $600 14
Shh! This 2-word company had a link for "most-loved bras ...inspire desire ...giving & getting"
    $600 23
In 1701 this British farmer, not an Ian Anderson rock group, invented the horse-drawn seed drill
    $600 18
It's a scuffle between rival gangs; are you ready to?
    DD: $1,200 10
In January 2009 this former Senate majority leader was named a special U.S. envoy for the Middle East
    $800 5
Ray Charles:
"Moon over" this city, "shine on my love and me, so we can stroll beside the roll of the rolling sea"
    $800 29
Pages 11-17 of the 2009 online G8 agenda deal with the development & peace support of this continent
    $800 15
"It's in the game" at this gamemaker's site where you can get into the "community" of its Madden NFL 10
    $800 24
In 1954 Hildaur Nielsen invented this filing system using slotted cards on a cylinder
    $800 19
From Middle English for "brandish a weapon", it's a brief military clash
    $1000 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the United Nations in New York.) Here in the General Assembly in March, 2006, the U.N. established a new council on these; the old commission on them had a bad name, with members like Sudan & Libya
    $1000 6
Marc Cohn:
"Then I'm walking in" this city, "walking with my feet, ten feet off of Beale"
    $1000 30
In 2009 the G8 countries met in L'Aquila in this country
    $1000 16
In November 2009 the website of this Texas co. bragged it was "awarded integrated turnkey drilling contract for South Ghawar"
    $1000 25
In 1936 Oklahoma City supermarket owner Sylvan Goldman created this, which he called a folding basket carrier
    $1000 20
This 2-word term sounds like a fight between kings, but it's really a large, usually intense conflict

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

John Dan Alison
$1,200 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Dan Alison
$6,600 $2,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY
PASTRY
PRESIDENTIAL MATH
(Alex: If we said "Washington plus Jackson", the correct response would be "What is 8?" president number 1, president number 7.)
"AND" IDIOMS
JOAN
OF ARK
    $400 1
In 1924 this New Englander won for "New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes"
    $400 26
This Middle Eastern sweet consists of several layers of very thin filo pastry filled with nuts & drenched with honey
    $400 6
Obama divided by Madison
    $400 11
Pecans & rolls of cloth
    $400 18
Her adopted daughter Christina didn't think she was such a "Mommie Dearest"
    $400 13
Including the wives of Noah & his sons, there were this many humans on the ark
    $800 2
In 1923 this "Saint" of a woman won for work that included "Eight Sonnets in American Poetry"
    $800 27
"Make 'Em Laugh" mentions this pastry-employing gag that's always fun (for the onlookers, anyway)
    $800 7
Lincoln times Jefferson
    $800 12
A legal proceeding & a mistake
    $800 19
This folkie had a No. 3 hit with "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
    $800 14
In Islamic tradition Noah's ark ended up on al-Judi, a mountain near the Euphrates & the headwaters of this other Iraqi river
    $1200 3
The "Complete Poems" of this "Chicago" man took the 1951 prize
    $1200 28
The 2-word name of this pastry that can be filled with custard is also used to mean "a timid person"
    $1200 8
John Quincy Adams divided by John Adams
    $1200 23
Bowling targets & a California city near the Arizona border
    $1200 20
She was Grammy-nominated for her 1983 comedy album "What Becomes a Semi-Legend Most?"
    $1200 15
After finally resting on dry land, Noah built one of these raised platforms on which to thank God
    $1600 4
The 1948 prize went to "The Age of Anxiety" by this poet, whose initials stood for Wystan Hugh
    $1600 29
In Copenhagen, these are called "Wienerbrod", though in Vienna they're "Kopenhagener"
    DD: $3,000 9
Reagan times Monroe
    DD: $3,000 24
An illegal parking penalty & an old term for a man much concerned with his dress & appearance
    $1600 21
We have a "Suspicion" you know she was born Joan de Havilland
    $1600 16
According to popular legend & a hit song by the Irish Rovers, these animals frolicked & didn't make it onto Noah's Ark
    $2000 5
This "All The King's Men" novelist won the poetry prize twice, for 1958 & 1979
    $2000 30
Oft-attributed to Marie-Antoinette, "Let them eat cake" in French is "Qu'ils mangent de la" this roll made with yeast dough & eggs
    $2000 10
Clinton minus Nixon
    $2000 25
Kids' lemonade vending place & to make good on a pledge
    $2000 22
This founder of the Children's Television Workshop is in the National Women's Hall of Fame
    $2000 17
Former astronaut James Irwin launched several expeditions looking for Noah's Ark on this Turkish peak

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Dan Alison
$13,400 $6,400 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE HISTORY
This concept dates to a 1783 paper by John Michell, who theorized about a body with the sun's density & 500 times its diameter

Final scores:

John Dan Alison
$8,100 $6,400 $26,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Dan Alison
$13,400 $6,400 $15,800
19 R,
2 W
13 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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