Show #5978 - Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Roger Craig game 3.

Contestants

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Katie Ganfield, a mom from St. Cloud, Minnesota

Kevin Knudson, a mathematics college professor from Gainesville, Florida

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 2-day cash winnings total $114,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

ATOLLS
CABLE GUYS
(Alex: You ID the show for us, please.)
ANNUALLY OBSERVED
CHESS PIECES
1970
BACKWORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word in the clue that is spelled backwards.)
    $200 24
Perhaps the only world capital we've never before asked about is Funafuti, an atoll in this ocean: it's Tuvalu's capital
    $200 14
Kevin Dillon as Johnny "Drama", Vincent Chase's older brother
    $200 26
April 29 is Emperor's Day in this Asian country
    $200 2
The chess piece that there are the most of
    $200 18
In May a rally at this Ohio university turned tragic when 4 students were slain by National Guardsmen
    $200 1
If that Chihuahua yaps any more, I swear I'm going to do this to it
    $400 25
In its local version the name of this festive island is spelled K-i-r-i-t-i-m-a-t-i
    $400 15
Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII
    $400 30
In England the anniversary of this queen's birthday is observed on a Saturday following May 24
    $400 3
The 2 chess pieces of which each side has only one
    $400 19
Garry Trudeau's "Bull Tales" was renamed this & began appearing in some 2 dozen newspapers
    $400 10
God didn't like the joke about the dyslexic agnostic, you know, where the guy wonders if there really is a this
    DD: $1,800 7
From April to August 1958 the U.S. conducted 22 of these on Enewetak Atoll to get them in before a ban took effect
    $600 16
Mark Feuerstein as Hank Lawson, a doctor who makes mansion calls in the Hamptons
    $600 29
A Hallmark card for these professionals' day, near Mother's Day, refers to their "patient, giving ways"
    $600 4
The piece that shares its name with a job in the Catholic church
    $600 20
Legislation signed on April 1 (no joke) banned ads for these on TV
    $600 11
I believe these were the cause of the missing produce on the White Star Line's flagship
    $800 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the screen.) In the 1930s, transoceanic air routes starting from Midway Island used tiny Wake Atoll as a perfect fuel base to complete the 2,800-mile trip to this U.S. island territory
    $800 17
Bryan Cranston as chemistry teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White
    $800 28
Celebrated in Asia in the fall, Diwali is an annual festival of lights of this religion
    $800 5
The one that shares its name with a crow relative
    $800 21
American subcompacts hit the road for the first time, including this Ford model
    $800 12
I felt it was excessive when the waiter was rotated on one of these after complaining about his tips
    $1000 9
Bring me the head of this atoll largest in the Chagos Archipelago, where the U.S. has a naval facility
    $1000 23
Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman, an old & powerful Nordic vampire
    $1000 27
This August 15 feast day commemorates the Virgin Mary's ascension to Heaven
    $1000 6
The only piece in the back row that can start a game
    $1000 22
In November a memorial service was held at Notre Dame for this former French president who died at 79
    $1000 13
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" was the favorite poem of the Middle East leader with this title

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

Roger Kevin Katie
$6,400 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Kevin Katie
$9,400 $5,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART SCHOOL
SINGERS ON SCREEN
AMPHIBIANS
IT'S NOT EASY BEING TWEEN
LOVABLE QUOTES
"L" 8-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will contain 8 letters and begin with an 'L'.)
    $400 1
The School of Fontainebleau is named for one of these built by Francis I in the 1530s
    $400 18
This pop diva was downright dowdy in her role as a welfare caseworker in "Precious"
    $400 5
A South American toad displays its orange feet to predators to let them know it's this
    $400 10
Tweens can spend hours on this 140-character max website created by a 10-person startup called Obvious
    $400 15
Around 1387, this poet wisely noted, "in love, ther is but litel reste"
    $400 28
It's said there are 3 things that matter in real estate: this. this, this
    $800 22
"First Steps" is by Jozef Israels of this country's traditionalist Hague School
    $800 19
He was clean-shaven & minus the cowboy hat as Sandra Bullock's husband in "The Blind Side"
    $800 6
In salamanders named for a lack of these internal organs, a tiny pulmonary artery runs in the body wall
    $800 11
From the Latin for "adulthood", this process generally starts for girls between 10 & 12 & boys, 12 to 14
    $800 16
"Love is strong as death: jealousy is cruel as the grave" is from this biblical "song" book
    $800 29
There once was a clue in our place/ about this type of poem, not mace/ short & quick/ a niffy old trick/ but then we ran out of
    DD: $10,000 4
The Stroganov School in Russia specialized in these exquisite artworks for private devotions
    $1200 23
As Saraghina in "Nine", this pop star belts out "Be Italian"
    $1200 7
A South African frog favors the arum type rather than the water type of this plant
    $1200 12
Tweens watching this young man's video "Baby" on YouTube helped it to a record 260 million views as of summer 2010
    $1200 17
In "A Woman of No Importance", he wrote, "One should always be in love, that is why one should never marry"
    $1200 30
One honored for achieving distinction in a certain field; poet is one type
    $1600 3
While part of the Avignon School, Simone Martini met this poet & painted a portrait of his beloved Laura
    $1600 20
Check out this singer back in 1985 in his role as Dr. Frankenstein in "The Bride"
    $1600 8
Many caecilians have these in their skin, like snakes, which they resemble, but unlike most other amphibians
    $1600 13
Alliterative 2-word term for the actions of a tween's social group to make him or her conform
    DD: $2,000 24
A little late, this Shakespearean character describes himself as "one that loved not wisely, but too well"
    $1600 26
The this & Lymphoma Society is a charity fighting blood cancers
    $2000 2
The school named for this big city began in the 1940s & mutated into Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, etc.
    $2000 21
As June Boatwright in "The Secret Life of Bees", she didn't play the piano but rather the cello, which she learned for the role
    $2000 9
4-letter word for a salamander that leans toward the land side of amphibianness
    $2000 14
Hmm, your tween is reading works in this movement, like Camus' "Caligula"? That's both impressive & disturbing
    $2000 25
Thomas Fuller observed that "love and pride stock" this British mental hospital
    $2000 27
To contest in court or to carry on a lawsuit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Kevin Katie
$13,800 $12,200 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONARCHS
From 1513 to 1972, only men named Christian & Frederick alternated as rulers of this nation

Final scores:

Roger Kevin Katie
$24,401 $200 $6,400
3-day champion: $138,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Kevin Katie
$22,600 $12,200 $8,400
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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