Show #6105 - Friday, March 11, 2011

Contestants

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Katie Sowder, a freelance researcher from Kansas City, Missouri

Mary McGlynn, an English professor from Maplewood, New Jersey

Tim Maas, an Army ammunition inspector from McAlester, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

CAMELOT
THE KING & "I"
IN THE HEIGHTS
WICKED
RENT
GOD SPELL
(Alex: Each correct response will be a god, but you have to spell the god's name.)
    $200 2
While rescuing Queen Guinevere, this knight mistakenly killed Sir Gareth, which led to disbandment of the round table
    $200 3
In a 1961 Elvis smash, this 8-word refrain follows, "wise men say only fools rush in, but"
    $200 8
This spinner of such tales as "It" & "The Stand" stands well over 6 feet
    $200 18
"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic" is attributed to this Soviet leader
    $200 13
Apt. space is tight in this borough, also home to the mil. sq. ft. of storage rental at Chelsea mini-storage
    $200 1
One of this Norse god's main epithets is Vingnir ("the hurler") (4 letters)
    $400 24
In "Le Morte D'Arthur", Arthur tells him, I must take a wife but only "by thy counsel and thine advice"
    $400 4
In 1957 the King recorded this seasonal song about getting somewhere for the holidays "if only in my dreams"
    $400 9
I Samuel 17:4 says he was "six cubits and a span"; that's 9 feet 6 inches!
    DD: $1,500 19
In 1859 he joined a Shakespearean stock company in Richmond, Virginia (but that's not why he's in the category)
    $400 14
The highest business rents in the world are along this Paris boulevard
    $400 23
"To Anacreon In Heaven" mentions this rollicking Roman god's vine
(7 letters)
    $600 28
This sword-proffering lady was a Tony-winning role in "Spamalot" for Sara Ramirez of "Grey's Anatomy"
    $600 5
Completes the title of the King's second No. 1 "I Want You, I Need You..."
    $600 10
Fans of this shock jock might be shocked to learn that he stands 6-foot-5
    $600 20
Living up to his nickname, in 440 this "Scourge of God" broke a truce with eastern Romans & blitzed Danubian towns
    $600 15
This car rental business began in Chicago in 1918 with a fleet of 12 Model Ts
    $600 25
This Egyptian god of death & resurrection was the brother-husband of Isis (6 letters)
    $800 6
The King called this Hank Williams classic he recorded in 1973 "the saddest song I've heard in my life"
    $800 11
Who better to tell us how to "Awaken The Giant Within" & control our own destiny than this 6'7" motivational speaker
    $800 21
In 1565 he said he'd rule Russia... if he could execute traitors as he wished & take their possessions: Russia said sure!
    $800 16
A one-year rental for a luxury suite in this downtown Los Angeles arena can set you back about $475,000
    $800 26
Vulcan is the Roman equivalent of this Greek fire god (10 letters)
    $1000 7
The King's debut album included a rockin' version of this Ray Charles classic about a gal way across town
    $1000 12
Sadly, the tale of this 7-foot-7 former NBA center came to an end in June 2010; he was laid to rest in his native Sudan
    $1000 22
In the '70s nearly a million Cambodians died under the regime of this Khmer Rouge leader
    $1000 17
In the 16th century the knights of Malta paid Holy Roman Emperor Charles V an annual rent of one of these birds
    $1000 27
This Hindu god of wisdom & good fortune has the head of an elephant (7 letters)

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

Tim Mary Katie
$3,000 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Katie
$4,000 $3,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS IN THE SEA
(Alex: Identify the sea for us.)
ANTHONY HOPKINS FILMS
YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE LEFT THE COUCH
ODD 4-LETTER WORDS
THE GREAT WAR
THE PEACE CORPS
(Alex: And this month is Peace Corps Month and we're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps.)
    $400 15
Sicily
(on all sides)
    $400 10
Hopkins was Richard, son of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, in this 1968 film
    $400 20
Soccer-playing teens are prone to Osgood-Schlatter disease, mainly seen as a swelling just below this joint
    $400 1
It means sad or listless; when tripled, it means "and so on"
    $400 6
Stanley Kubrick's WWI film "Paths Of Glory" is about a real incident involving this country's army
    $800 16
Aruba
    $800 11
Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for his role in this 1991 film
    $800 21
This contact sport injury resulting from a blow to the head has several grades; with grade I, you stay conscious
    $800 2
"To run" this way means to run viciously, frenzied for blood; originally the term referred to a crazy malay
    DD: $1,400 7
In 1916 some 10,000 British & Indian troops trapped in the Mesopotamian town of Kut surrendered to these foes
    $1200 17
Lesbos &
Lemnos
    $1200 12
Sir Anthony was the voice of Hrothgar in the 2007 animated version of this epic
    $1200 22
It's the most common sports sprain & also common is your buddy telling you to just walk it off
    $1200 3
Led Zeppelin knows that this word refers to a concluding passage of a musical piece or a ballet
    $1200 8
In the War's biggest naval battle, the British & German fleets fought to a draw off this Danish peninsula
    DD: $2,500 18
Nunivak
    $1600 13
It was Anthony Hopkins for whom death (Brad Pitt) came calling in this 1998 film
    $1600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical demonstration on a monitor) If the inflamation called bursitis happens where the tendons in your forearm attach to the prominence of the humerus bone, it's known as this sporty affliction
    $1600 4
A symbol of life in Egypt, it's also known as an Ansate Cross
    $1600 9
The British & this ally took the German colony of Tsingtao in 1914; in 1941, the teams would be different
    $1600 27
At the invitation of President Nkrumah, the first overseas volunteers arrived in this country on the Gulf of Guinea in August of 1961
    $2000 19
Masirah,
off the
Omani coast
    $2000 14
In "Amistad", about an 1839 uprising of Africans on a slave ship, Hopkins played this former president arguing for the defense
    $2000 24
Accute mountain sickness can develop into the pulmonary or cerebral type of this accumulation of fluid
    $2000 5
This word from Heinlein's "Stranger In A Strange Land" means "to communicate sympathetically"
    $2000 25
When war began, the Triple Alliance of Germany, Italy & Austria-Hungary faced the Triple this
    $2000 26
The Corps serves the 2nd as well as the 3rd
World, in Romania & this Balkan neighbor on its southern border

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Katie
$13,800 $3,700 $11,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CAPITALS
Although capital of its country, it is not the capital of the province in which it's located, nor is it the seat of government

Final scores:

Tim Mary Katie
$3,799 $2,200 $5,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Mary Katie
$13,200 $5,200 $11,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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