Show #5988 - Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Kara Spak game 5.

Contestants

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Molly Zeigler, a mom and graduate student from Buffalo, New York

Claire Bea, a legal assistant from Washington, D.C.

Kara Spak, a newspaper reporter from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $70,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY LINES
SCARY STARTS
A FREEZER FULL OF FOOD
TRAVEL & TOURISM
COLORFUL CREATURES
ALLITERATION ALL AROUND
    $200 3
The last chapter of this Charlotte Bronte novel begins, "Reader, I married him"
    $200 20
In 1980, with "Halloween" in the bag, she starred in "The Fog", "Prom Night" & "Terror Train"
    $200 1
"What would you do for" one of this brand's NASCAR bars with caramel ice cream, a chocolate wafer & peanuts?
    $200 19
The Murder & Mystery Tour in this Scottish capital begins at the Witchery restaurant at 352 Castlehill
    $200 25
During the 20th century, this largest animal on earth was nearly hunted to extinction
    $200 14
This 2-word term refers to someone whose tedious job requires a lot of writing & record-keeping
    $400 5
This novel says, "the books went up in sparkling whirls and blew away on a wind turned dark with burning"
    $400 21
1975 was a big year for him--he appeared in "The Devil's Rain" & got the role of TV Sweathog Vinnie Barbarino
    $400 2
Celeste & Tombstone make tasty these
    $400 13
In 2010 this worldwide network of vacation resorts founded by Gerard Blitz celebrated its 60ih anniversary
    $400 26
From its distinctive marking, this poisonous spider is also called a fiddleback (not an hourglass back)
    $400 15
John Roebling designed this NYC landmark, but working on it cost him his life
    $600 6
The first line of this novel says, "It was Wang Lung's marriage day"
    $600 22
His first film role was in 1981's "The Burning"; the role of George Costanza would come a decade later
    $600 4
With varieties like Blueberry & Nutri-Grain Cinnamon, these waffles from Kellogg's have you going in circles
    $600 11
Key West, Florida has a Lighthouse & Keeper's Museum & a museum devoted to this novelist
    $600 27
It's the only ursine species still found in California
    $600 16
Physicist George Smoot won a Nobel Prize for his work supporting this theory of the evolution of the universe
    $800 7
This 1852 book says, "I would rather not sell him ...I'm a humane man, and I hate to take the boy from his mother"
    $800 23
Long before she got "Knocked Up", she appeared in "Bride of Chucky"
    $800 9
I can't decide between a Swanson pot pie & one of this "famished" brand's "it's good to be full" meals
    $800 12
From the Arabic for "journey", this type of journey might take you to Botswana's Moremi Game Reserve
    $800 28
It's easy to see how this animal got its name
    $800 17
This alliterative exclamation of surprise dates back way before "Great Balls Of Fire": it goes back to the 1700s
    $1000 8
He wrote, "All happy families are like one another; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"
    $1000 24
After appearing in "Return to Horror High" & "Return of the Killer Tomatoes! ", he luckily got a trip to the "ER"
    $1000 10
This company's Any'tizers include buffalo style hot wings & mini chicken bites
    $1000 18
The beach scene at Repulse Bay is one of the attractions in this south coast "Gateway to China"
    $1000 29
Though it may look more blue, this is the name of the largest North American swallow.
    DD: $3,000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) To stem bleeding, use this alliterative spot
where an artery
lies over a bone,
like in the upper arm and the top of the thigh where it meets the abdomen.

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

Kara Claire Molly
$2,200 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Claire Molly
$8,600 $3,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY HISTORY
MUSIC OF THE NIGHT
INDIANA JONESING
THE DOCTOR IS IN
SACRED TO THIS RELIGION
(Alex: You have to identify the religion.)
IT'S ABOUT TIME
    $400 10
It's the city where
the heroic action seen here
took place in 1989.
    $400 3
In 1978 the Bee Gees had a case of this, a No. 1 hit that says, "Here I am, prayin' for this moment to last"
    $400 9
Take the last train to this Indiana city founded in 1783 & named for a Revolutionary War general
    $400 18
This soft drink has been around since 1885 -- that makes it 125
    $400 1
The Holy Sepulchre
    $400 14
Official written records of proceedings at a meeting
    $800 11
He's the man seen here trying to reassure us in March 1981

[Video: "Now, I am in control ...]
    $800 4
In 1982 this soft pop duo from Australia found that "Even the nights are better"
    $800 15
This oil products company now has the naming rights to the Colts' home stadium
    $800 19
As a child, he dreamed of being a pro athlete or a heart surgeon; lucky for us, he chose the latter
    $800 2
The Western Wall
    $800 23
Its what you call an attendant or representative of a duelist
    DD: $3,600 12
It's the year of the promised return
seen here.
    $1200 5
1993's "Tuesday Night Music Club" was her debut album
    $1200 20
Take heart: the first children's book that he wrote was rejected by 27 publishers
    $1200 13
The Kaaba
    $1200 24
A unit of measure of longitude equal to 15 degrees or 1/24 of a great circle
    $1600 16
Look to the heavens & name this duffer seen here in 1971
    $1600 6
The 4 Seasons reminisced about this title month & year in the song subtitled "Oh What a Night"
    $1600 21
Seen here, this shoe brand named for a real doctor celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010
    $1600 27
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings title fawn
    $2000 17
He witnessed the ends of the Earth while accompanying seven expeditions to the Arctic
    $2000 7
This Sam Cooke song talks about "a place, somewhere up a New York way, where the people are so gay"
    $2000 8
Born in Elwood in 1892, this folksy Republican presidential candidate lost to FDR in 1940
    $2000 22
This compadre of Wyatt Earp graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery in 1872
    DD: $1,000 25
The Potala Palace
    $2000 26
From the Latin for "motion" comes this word for an indefinite but short period of time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Claire Molly
$15,000 $3,800 $3,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC TERMS
As their bordering countries are all this adjective, Liechtenstein & Uzbekistan are considered "double" this

Final scores:

Kara Claire Molly
$13,000 $7,600 $6,399
5-day champion: $83,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kara Claire Molly
$13,000 $8,400 $3,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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