Show #6005 - Friday, October 22, 2010

Contestants

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Mary Van Tyne, a technical editor from Larimer, Pennsylvania

Ari Stern, a mathematician from San Diego, California

Kathleen Mikulis, a stay-at-home mom from Mountain View, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

5 OF THE 7 ANCIENT WONDERS
TV WORKPLACES
REAL SIMPLE new uses for old things
(Alex: Real Simple, the magazine has got a new book telling you how to find new uses for old things.)
"G" MEN
PHILOSOPHERS' COUNTRY OF BIRTH
FRUITY LANGUAGE
    $200 25
These are the oldest & best preserved of the 7 ancient wonders
    $200 1
All hail the Sunshine Cab Company, the setting of this sitcom
    $200 22
Clean your keyboard by sliding the sticky side of these notes from 3M in the crevices to collect crumbs & debris
    $200 6
For his leadership during 9/11, this New York City mayor received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth
    $200 10
Thomas Hobbes,
William of Ockham
    $200 13
You often find this fruity adjective in front of the word "keen" when describing something swell
    $400 24
Water from the Euphrates was lifted by slaves to aid in this "green" project
    $400 2
The law has often been skirted at Hewes & Associates, the law firm on this cable drama
    $400 26
Put a sheet of this between your TV & DVD player to keep comingling electromagnetic fields from distorting the picture
    $400 5
In a Gallup poll of the most admired people of the 20th century, this evangelist ranked seventh
    $400 4
Pico Della Mirandola,
Boethius
    $400 14
A small reddish blemish of the skin is known as this fruit's mark
    $600 20
His statue at Olympia had him holding a figure of Nike (the goddess, not the shoe) in his right hand
    $600 3
This city precedes "Grace" in the name of the hospital on "Grey's Anatomy"
    $600 27
You can slice soft cheese with the unwaxed type of this dental hygiene item (best not to use the mint flavor)
    $600 7
Wellington's last words, "Yes, if you please", came when asked if he'd like some tea, maybe this P.M. who followed him
    $600 11
John Dewey,
John Rawls
    $600 15
The "top" this in Vaudeville signified the leading comedian; then came the "second" one who was the straight man
    $800 21
Built to honor the god Helios, it was mostly hollow & stood about 110 feet tall
    $800 18
"Alice" & her fellow waitresses worked at this eatery
    $800 28
Instead of using this device for arranging flowers, you can put pictures between its teeth
    $800 8
In the 1970s this future veep was a reporter for the Tennessean newspaper
    DD: $800 12
Desidierius Erasmus,
Baruch Spinoza
    $800 16
This round, red firecracker has been banned by U.S. law since 1966
    $1000 23
Fire was an important part of this landmark, which stood for about 1,500 years
    $1000 19
This show is set in Nevada, at the Washoe County sheriff's department--shorts optional
    $1000 29
Plant a banana peel at the base of a rose bush; this element in the peel feeds the plant & fends off disease
    $1000 9
His custom-made King Silver Flair trumpet is part of the Smithsonian collection
    $1000 30
Robert Boyle,
George Berkeley
    $1000 17
Referring to something dear, this phrase originated in Deuteronomy 32:10 & refers to the pupil

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

Kathleen Ari Mary
$400 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Ari Mary
$3,800 $5,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

DAVID MAMET
(Alex: You're going to notice a theme here, I believe.)
TALKING REAL ESTATE
A-B-C
(Alex: Each correct response will have those letters in order.)
ALWAYS BE CLOSING
THIRD PRIZE
YOU'RE FIRED
    $400 2
David Mamet was born on Nov. 30, 1947 in this midwestern city; he apparently found a bit of "perversity" there
    $400 1
Realtors often are paid this fee, usually rendered as a percentage of the costs
    $400 13
This adjective describes the fear of small places or being closed in
    $400 22
Before a NYC subway train leaves each station, passengers are told to "stand clear of" these
    $800 3
In 1976 Mamet taught at the School of Drama at this Ivy League university whose alumni include Meryl Streep
    $800 9
Money deposited into this type of account is held until all conditions of the real estate sale are met
    $800 14
The names Alex, Lucretia, Ulrich & Zedidiah are listed in this order
    $800 21
This Semisonic song says, "You don't have to go home but you can't stay here"
    $800 25
He is No. 3 in all-time MLB home runs with 714; he hit one every 11.8 at-bats
    $1200 7
Mamet was nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for penning this 1982 Paul Newman legal drama
    $1200 10
A professionally prepared evaluation that estimates the worth & value of a property
    $1200 8
Here's looking at you, kid, if you can tell me this name of Morocco's chief seaport and largest city
    $1200 17
Literally, this orders soldiers to remove gaps in a fighting line; figuratively, it means a show of unity
    $1200 4
Like his dad, this Giants QB went to Ole Miss & finished third in a vote for the Heisman
    $1200 16
A stumpy artillery weapon fired at at least a 45-degree angle to the ground is called this, like bonding material
    $1600 23
Mamet created a naturalistic study of 3 petty criminals in 1977's "American" this
    $1600 11
An "assumable" one of these legal commitments is taken over by the buyer when the home is sold
    $1600 15
It's the state of being away; your heart may grow fonder because of it
    $1600 18
Term for a factory or other business that can only hire employees who belong to the trade union
    $1600 5
In the 1924 Olympics she won bronze in the 100- & 400-m. Free; 2 years later, she swam the English Channel at age 19
    $1600 26
We hope you're safely lodged in the ground before being fired if you're this tubular "Italian" firework
    $2000 24
Mamet dedicated "Glengarry Glen Ross" to this British minimalist playwright
    $2000 12
It's the joint ownership of a vacation property by several persons with each occupying it for short periods
    DD: $800 20
Any of a group of chemical substances such as doxycycline or streptomycin
    $2000 19
Educator Allan Bloom wrote a 1987 bestseller called "The Closing Of The American" this
    $2000 6
Walter Dix of the U.S. ran a 9.91 to take 3rd in the 100-m. at the Beijing Games; this Jamaican ran 9.69 to win
    DD: $4,000 27
If you're a Glock-17, you fire bullets of this metric caliber, equal to .35 inches

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Ari Mary
$8,600 $14,200 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
Only Orson Welles & this man have been nominated for Best Actor & Original Screenplay in the same year while in their 20s

Final scores:

Kathleen Ari Mary
$11,200 $17,201 $4,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathleen Ari Mary
$8,600 $15,800 $6,600
13 R,
2 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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