Show #4788 - Wednesday, June 1, 2005

David Rozenson game 2.

Contestants

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Jaya Lakshminarayanan, a musician from Somerville, Massachusetts

Greg Pokusa, a law student from Alexandria, Virginia

David Rozenson, a lawyer from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE FACTS
AP's MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR BY DECADE
THE IG NOBEL PRIZES
(Alex: ...given at Harvard for making people laugh and think.)
UNREAL ESTATE
MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
-OLA
(Alex: Each correct response will end in those three letters.)
    $200 5
The petals of the English daisy do this at night; the flowers of the scarlet pimpernel, when bad weather approaches
    $200 1
Rafer Johnson &
Roger Maris
    $200 3
Daisuke Inoue won in 2004 for this musical invention, for giving a "new way for people to learn to tolerate each other"
    $200 18
In "Shirley", a novel by this longest-lived Bronte sister, Shirley is the mistress of Fieldhead Estate
    $200 14
Last names of the pair of chemists in Worcester, England who made up a food sauce requested by a British nobleman
    $200 9
In 1958 this brand introduced its 64 box, which featured a built-in sharpener
    $400 6
The medulla portion of this gland produces hormones like epinephrine
    $400 2
The U.S. Olympic Hockey Team &
Carl Lewis
    $400 4
The winners of the '99 peace prize invented one of these armed with a flamethrower; beats those beeps & whistles
    $400 19
Giant Despair inhabits Doubting Castle in this John Bunyan allegory
    $400 15
In 1891 this New York financial firm introduced the world's first traveler's checks
    $400 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of a blackboard.) I've graphed this figure in blue, which can be represented by the equation y = (x^2)/4p
    $600 24
To prevent a thrombosis, you may be given an "anti" this, like heparin
    $600 26
In 1991 this "Titan of Wall Street and Father of the Junk Bond, to whom the world is indebted" won for economics
    DD: $2,000 20
A weekend party at a mansion called Chimneys turns deadly in her 1925 novel "The Secret Of Chimneys"
    $600 16
You auto know that this company is the world's largest automaker
    $600 11
It's the medical term for measles that fits the category
    $800 8
This hydrocarbon mix obtained druing petroleum refining is used to make candles & to coat paper
    $800 27
He won the 2000 economics prize "for bringing efficiency and steady growth to the mass-marriage industry"
    $800 21
Robin Hill is the country home that Soames builds for Irene in the first book of this "Saga"
    $800 17
In 2001 Nestle merged with this pet food company headquartered in Checkerboard Square
    $800 12
The name of this largest of the British Virgin islands means "turtle dove" in Spanish
    $1000 7
In hydraulics, hydrokinetics is the study of liquids in motion & this is the specific study of liquids at rest
    $1000 23
Dizzy Dean &
Jesse Owens
    $1000 28
For "redefining the industrial revolution with such devices as the Veg-O-Matic", this inventor took a 1993 prize
    $1000 22
The Pollitt family plantation is overrun by "no-neck monsters" in this Tennessee Williams play
    $1000 25
Brothers Robert, Edward & James didn't need a band-aid concert to help this company they founded in 1886
    $1000 13
He led the young Seminoles who opposed the 1832 Treaty of Payne's Landing

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

David Greg Jaya
$1,600 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Greg Jaya
$1,800 $1,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CALIFORNIA MISSIONS
GRAMMY-WINNING COMEDY ALBUMS
HARDBOILED SLANG
GRAVESIDE HUMOR
LETS TAKE A "D" TOUR
DANCING BAREFOOT
    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Mission San Diego de Alcala.) In the 1760s monks from Baja California were sent to begin founding missions in this area, the opposite of "baja"
    $400 16
1977:
"Let's Get Small"
    $400 11
Jimmy "3 fingers" was hauled away in bracelets--slang for these
    $400 21
At Illinois senator Simon's funeral, former Senator Alan Dixon was listed in the program as one of these
    $400 1
I could hum a tune about this river, the only major one in Europe to flow from west to east
    $400 26
Modern dance began as a rebellion against the artifice & formality of this classic form of dance
    $800 7
In 1776 a mission was named for St. John (or San Juan) of this Italian town
    $800 17
1988:
"Good Morning, Vietnam"
    $800 12
This 4-letter word can refer to a gangster's mistress whether or not it's preceded by "gun"
    $800 22
This seed company founder was planted in Pennsylvania in 1915; we hope he's getting watered
    $800 2
The fine China once manufactured in & named for this city is now made in nearby Meissen
    $800 27
This female pioneer who died in an auto mishap described modern dance as "movement to free the soul"
    $1200 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Mission San Diego de Alcala.) San Diego de Alcala is the first in a chain of missions along the royal road called this in Spanish
    $1200 18
1965:
"Why Is There Air?"
    $1200 13
This slang term may be used of the cops or a man's very short haircut
    DD: $4,000 23
Born in Germany, he began composing in England in 1710 & decomposing in Westminster Abbey in 1759
    $1200 3
It's the capital of Australia's Northern Territory, which, incidentally, is located on the Beagle Gulf
    $1200 28
She choreographed the show "Movin' Out" to Billy Joel's songs
    $1600 9
In 1806 Narcisco Duran knew the way to this mission & founded an Indian orchestra there
    $1600 19
2000:
"Braindroppings"
    $1600 14
John Cusack & Anjelica Huston were these title small-time hustlers in a 1990 film
    $1600 24
Perhaps he's still compiling "Notes from Underground" in St. Petersburg's Tikhvin Cemetery
    DD: $3,200 4
Known since ancient times, this narrow strait separates Europe & Asia
    $1600 29
This modern choreographer, called a national treasure by Pres. Ford in 1976, had a career that spanned 70 years
    $2000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Mission San Diego de Alcala.) This saint gave his name to the order that founded the California missions
    $2000 20
1960:
"Button Down Mind Strikes Back"
    $2000 15
This slang word for a person who passes forged checks was also one of Hitler's nicknames
    $2000 25
Raymond Chandler's first novel, or what he's in the middle of at California's Mount Hope Cemetery
    $2000 5
Once the capital of French West Africa, now it's the capital of Senegal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Greg Jaya
$18,200 $7,200 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN SLOGANS
It's the election year the campaign slogans "The Moose Is Loose" & "Ready for Teddy Again" were used

Final scores:

David Greg Jaya
$28,200 $13,200 $7,700
2-day champion: $48,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Greg Jaya
$17,400 $5,600 $13,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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