Show #6045 - Friday, December 17, 2010

Tom Nissley game 4.

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Teresa Lane, a search engine optimization writer originally from St. Louis, Missouri

Nina Kiekhaefer, a family medicine physician from Jefferson City, Missouri

Tom Nissley, an online books editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $71,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE WINTER OF
MUSICAL LODGINGS
ONE OF THE 8 PLANETS
LIQUIDS
LOOK AT THAT IDIOM
SCOTLAND
    $200 26
...1924 saw the first of these, held in Chamonix, France
    $200 16
The Eagles checked into this structure in the title of their 1976 No. 1 album
    $200 1
Also a chemical element
    $200 6
This word can apply to plant latex as well as to nourishment for mammals' young
    $200 21
Hold on to this idiom; don't take a chance on finding a better one
    $200 11
The center of this city, the capital, lies near the southern shore of the Firth of Forth
    $400 27
...1000 was when he lived in Vinland, where he built a house & a shed to protect his ship
    $400 17
The Animals said this place was "the ruin of many a poor boy"
    $400 2
She's a tennis superstar
    $400 7
Used to prepare a surface for painting, it's spelled the same as a textbook for children
    $400 22
It's something I probably shouldn't have said
    $400 12
In the late 19th c. the R&A Golf Club of this place became the sole authority on the rules of the game in Great Britain
    $600 28
...330 B.C. was when he had his army march on Persepolis & burn the palaces
    $600 18
This '80s group reminisced that "our house was our castle and our keep"
    $600 3
Popular chocolate bar made in England since 1933
    $600 8
Naked, founded in 1983, is a brand of this
    $600 23
Fixing sprinklers is this for me
    $600 13
A New Year's celebration, Hogmanay features this national dish, presented to the accompaniment of bagpipes
    $800 29
...1846 included this party in the Sierra Nevada that only 45 people survived
    $800 19
They Might Be Giants sang about putting a little one of these "in your soul"
    $800 4
Lighthouse city near Palm Beach, Florida
    $800 9
It precedes "shrimp" in the name of a shrimp species that lives in the Great Salt Lake
    $800 24
It means working hard, not hardly working
    $800 14
This Scottish seaport is the seat of the Strathclyde state
    DD: $2,000 30
...1939 & 1940 was when the USSR fought this country in "the Winter War"
    $1000 20
Led Zeppelin's alliterative fifth album title, it referred to the large stadiums where the band played
    $1000 5
Husband to Gaea & father of the Titans
    $1000 10
The longleaf & slash pines are the USA's main source of this solvent & thinner
    $1000 25
Expounding a position with which you know your audience agrees
    $1000 15
The Scots type of this Celtic language is still spoken in the Hebrides

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

Tom Nina Teresa
$5,000 $200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Nina Teresa
$9,000 $600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LITERARY BUSINESS
A HINT OF SPICE
THE WEATHER
"A" + 4
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet and it will be followed by 4 other letters.)
TONIGHT--A WORLD PREMIER!
SCOTT LAND
    $400 11
2-word term for Oleson's in Laura Ingalls Wilder's books
    $400 26
Eros is a pungent type of this spice (hint: eros is a Hungarian term)
    $400 6
It's the 5-letter term for the advancing edge of an air mass
    $400 1
To regard with horror or loathing
    $400 21
Bruce Golding, this country's premier, is also the MP for West Kingston
    $400 16
This weather man does "happy birthday" greetings on the "Today" Show
    $800 12
In this novel John Galt leaves the Twentieth Century Motor Company when it goes Socialist
    DD: $2,000 27
It's used medically to treat colic (oh, & in Japan to cleanse the palate)
    $800 7
Gulf of Mexico moisture meets dry wind from the rockies to form twisters in this dangerous U.S. "Alley"
    $800 2
Awry, or to one side
    $800 22
Premier Juncker of this Grand Duchy ran for EU President, saying that though his country is small, "I am not a dwarf"
    $800 17
This actor was "Charles in Charge", the male governess on an '80s sitcom
    $1200 13
The St. Gregory is the title establishment in this Arthur Hailey novel
    $1200 28
This spice resembles an onion seed (oh yeah, the hint--it shares its name with TV chef Lawson)
    $1200 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew explains a weather map.) On a weather map, an isobar is a line that connects areas with the same barometric pressure. A line that connects areas with the same temperature is called this
    $1200 3
Very pale
    $1200 23
French Premier Francois Fillon is seen here visiting this city of his birth known for a major sporting event
    $1200 18
He's seen here on his way to winning Olympic gold in 1984
    $1600 14
The full title of this Dickens work begins, "Dealings with the firm of..."
    $1600 9
In this temperature condition, a layer of warm air surmounts cooler air & traps pollutants near the ground
    $1600 4
It's a saying that sets forth a general truth & has gained credit through long use
    $1600 24
Manmohan Singh, of this religion, is India's first non-Hindu prime minister
    $1600 19
He directed 2000's "Gladiator"
    $2000 15
This type of agency is spiraling downward in "Then We Came To The End" by Joshua Ferris
    $2000 10
These "equine" regions straddle the equator & are characterized by high pressure & relative calm
    $2000 5
It can mean passion or zeal, or the intense heat or glow of a fire
    $2000 25
Sometimes sharing power with Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Hun Sen was first elected PM of this country in 1985
    DD: $6,000 20
Campbell was the middle name of this actor who refused an Oscar in 1971

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Nina Teresa
$29,800 $5,000 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
Riding the subway in New York in 1908, Jack Norworth saw a sign for the Polo Grounds & was inspired to write this song

Final scores:

Tom Nina Teresa
$43,800 $7,401 $4,799
4-day champion: $115,003 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Nina Teresa
$25,800 $5,800 $7,800
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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