Show #6043 - Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Tom Nissley game 2.

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Anthony Flores, a campaign consultant from Washington, D.C.

Alexis Hawley, an attorney originally from Winter Park, Florida

Tom Nissley, an online books editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

ART
ONE FACT AMONG THE FALSE GOSSIP
MALL-EDGE
THE CITY'S MAYOR
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
"D" BRIEFING
    $200 11
It can mean the closely woven durable cloth on which oil paintings are made or refer to the painting itself
    $200 1
She & Billy Ray are doing a Metallica tribute album! She voiced Penny in the film "Bolt"! She has 14 toes!
    $200 6
You can donate old eyewear to the mall store called this "Hut", which gives it to a charity called OneSight
    $200 16
Richard Daley (1955 to 1976)
    $200 21
Joint military exercises like the ones the U.S. conducts with South Korea also have this more playful name
    $200 26
"Arid" sheets of plasterboard used in home construction
    $400 12
In Britain the last name of this British painter (1776-1837) means "police officer"
    $400 2
She's dating the Jonas Brothers! She rejoined her friend Courteney Cox as Tina on "Dirt"! She's dating Wilford Brimley!
    $400 7
A&F is short for this store that sells collegiate-inspired clothing
    $400 17
Marion Barry (1978 to 1990)
    $400 22
The first world mind sports games, Beijing 2008, included chess, checkers & this card game
    $400 27
Necrolatry is the worship of this group who don't get around much anymore
    $600 13
Her dominant motifs, the animal bones & landscape of the Southwest, are seen here
    $600 3
He invented the guitar! He played defective Allen Gamble in "The Other Guys"! He taught cowbell at USC!
    $600 8
Take a break from shopping & head to the food court for "sbaghetti" from this franchise that started as a Brooklyn grocery
    $600 18
Tom Bradley (1973 to 1993)
    DD: $1,000 23
These games held in Rio in 2007 & slated for Guadalajara in 2011, outlived the similarly named airline
    $600 28
The shot put & the pole vault are 2 of the events in this track & field contest
    $800 14
This Belgian artist's painting "Threatening Weather" includes a cloud shaped like a tuba
    $800 4
This dame is really from Des Moines! Between 1998 & 2007, this dame got 6 Oscar noms! This dame is having Kid Rock's love child!
    $800 9
It's crystal clear that this store uses the logo seen here
    $800 19
Ed Koch (1978 to 1989)
    $800 24
These games for athletes with physical disabilities began in Rome in 1960
    $800 29
This undemocratic type of government comes from the Latin for "to say"
    $1000 15
The name of this heavily decorated & frothy 18th century style was coined by Maurice Quai as a term of ridicule
    $1000 5
He grew up in Werewolfia, Wyo.! He played Jacob the werewolf in "New Moon"! He is, in fact, a werewolf!
    $1000 10
The Madewell brand was re-launched by this mall & catalog retailer, a favorite of Michelle Obama
    $1000 20
Jerry Springer (1977 to 1981); yes, that Jerry Springer
    $1000 25
These are held wherever Scottish culture has spread, like Maxville, Ontario, home of the Glengarry ones
    $1000 30
Directional term meaning along the flight line away from a missile launching site

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

Tom Alexis Anthony
$1,200 $3,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Alexis Anthony
$4,600 $2,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY
COWBOY SONGS
AMERICAN POETRY
COLORFUL FOODS
LET'S GET SMALL
MANDARIN CHINESE
    $400 18
This French-speaking city is 150 miles down the St. Lawrence from Montreal, at the confluence of the St. Charles
    $400 26
The song "The Streets of" this Texas town is also known as "The Cowboy's Lament"
    $400 2
Ogden Nash wrote that this explorer "discovered America and they put him in jail for it"
    $400 1
An annual Jackson, Mississippi festival celebrates the pairing of these legumes & rice
    $400 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) Round, rod-like, and spiral are the three main shapes of these organisms
    $400 10
Che is the word & character for vehicle: huo che, or "fire vehicle", is this transport that can take you across China
    DD: $5,000 19
This province has 3 counties: Kings, Queens & Prince
    $800 27
In Marty Robbins' "El Paso", the "music would play and Felina would whirl" in her cantina
    $800 3
In "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", he wrote that he had "promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep"
    $800 7
You couldn't get a better example of a certain light-orange color than this
    $800 14
Preparing objects for a microscope may include sectioning & this, the dyeing of the object for study
    $800 11
Some English names have standard Chinese versions; this gospel writer is Yuehan
    $1200 20
Cape Spear, Canada's easternmost point, is a short drive from St. John's, the capital of this province
    $1200 28
These apparitions were chasing a herd of red-eyed cows whose "hooves were made of steel"
    $1200 4
In "The Courtship of Miles Standish", Longfellow wrote, "Youngest of all was he of the men who came in" this ship
    $1200 8
It's penicillium that gives these, like Gorgonzola, the color in their name
    $1200 15
These asexual reproductive cells can be used to identify different types of molds
    $1200 12
The "sh" in... [Deng "Sh"iaoping] ...has no exact equivalent in English; it's usually rendered with this letter
    $1600 21
The 4th daughter of Queen Victoria lent 1 of her names to a province & another to this emerald-colored lake near Banff
    $1600 5
This Poe maiden lived "in a kingdom by the sea"
    $1600 9
This variety of kale has a color in its two-word name
    $1600 16
This type of high resolution microscope with a particle in its name is used to magnify objects up to 1 million times
    $1600 24
Because Chinese makes limited use of shi as this English verb, "he very tall" perfectly acceptable
    $2000 22
This "great" lake on the Arctic circle is the largest lake entirely within Canada
    $2000 29
This cowboy is a hifalutin', scootin', shootin' son-of-a-gun from Arizona
    $2000 6
This poet wrote, "next to of course god america i love you land of the pilgrims' and so forth"
    DD: $2,000 23
Ahi is also called this type of tuna
    $2000 17
From the Greek for oblong, this protozoan is only one cell big, but ten letters long
    $2000 25
To communicate you must master the 4 of these: a tip for learning the second, rising one, is to raise your eyebrows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Alexis Anthony
$18,800 $10,600 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH ROYALTY
From the Latin for "greatest", this form of address was introduced by the narcissistic King Richard II

Final scores:

Tom Alexis Anthony
$23,201 $6,100 $0
2-day champion: $48,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Alexis Anthony
$14,600 $11,600 $11,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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