Show #6120 - Friday, April 1, 2011

Christopher Short game 1.

Contestants

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Christopher Short, a pub trivia editor from Crawfordsville, Indiana

Mark Samburg, a law clerk from Essex, Connecticut

Amanda Wallwin, a creative project manager from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

MUSEUMS BY CITY
SPORTS NICKNAMES
ACTUAL FBI FILES
WHAT'S GOING "ON"?
VWLLSS MMMLS
(Alex: VOWELESS MAMMALS.)
MOLECULAR GASTRONOMY
(Jimmy: From Chicago's Moto Restaurant--[*]. Is it cooking? Is it chemistry? Is it a little of both? )
    $200 1
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
    $200 7
"The Bambino" of baseball
    $200 11
This "subject is very vulnerable right now because of her rejection by Arthur Miller and also by Joe DiMaggio"
    $200 17
The smallest of the Great Lakes in area
    $200 2
It's banded:
RMDLL
    $200 16
(Sarah gives the clue from the Moto Restaurant in Chicago, IL.) Molecular gastronomy uses science to be creative, efficient, & delicious, as in ice cream made instantly using the liquid form of this element; faster freezing means more smaller ice crystals & smoother ice cream
    $400 3
The Henry Ford Museum
(don't say Detroit)
    $400 8
"The Brown Bomber" of boxing
    $400 12
His extensive file noted in 1964 that Mrs. Leonard Farber of White Plains contacted his Atlanta office
    $400 18
A short football kick that's recoverable by the kicking team
    $400 13
It feeds on insects:
NTTR
    $400 19
(Sarah gives the clue from the Moto Restaurant in Chicago, IL.) All kinds of food become faux caviar using the reaction between drops of sodium alginate & the medium of calcium chloride; they take a bead shape when they combine in this type of semisolid form
    $600 4
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
    $600 9
"Sweetness" on the gridiron
    $600 28
Would not pursue the 1948 Republican nomination in part because he might need to lead "an American-Japanese army into Russia"
    $600 20
A bystander watching but not participating
    $600 14
It prospers at sprinting:
CHTH
    $600 23
(Sarah gives the clue from the Moto Restaurant in Chicago, IL.) Food is cooked to precise temperatures & uniform doneness in a water bath without the water coming into direct contact with it; the food is sealed without air so the technique is called "sous vide", "vide" meaning this
    $800 5
The J. Paul Getty Museum
(opened in 1997)
    $800 10
"Catfish" of baseball
    $800 29
The Air Force "telephonically advised... an object purporting to be a flying disc" was found near this New Mexico city
    $800 21
A variety of agate with alternating colored layers
    $800 26
It's a marsupial:
BNDCT
    DD: $500 24
(Jimmy gives the clue from Moto Restaurant in Chicago, IL.) Some creations at Moto involve the use of a laser; here, pastry chef Ben Roche uses one for this process; it heats sugar to the necessary 338 degrees quite efficiently
    $1000 6
The Carnegie Museums
    $1000 15
5'3" "Muggsy" of 14 seasons in the NBA
    $1000 30
This mustachioed comic "commented he should be given half a" Communist Party "membership because his mother was a gentile"
    $1000 22
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis & treatment of malignant tumors
    $1000 27
It's hoofed:
NTLP
    $1000 25
(Jimmy gives the clue from the Moto Restaurant in Chicago, IL.) Miracle berries expand the uses of foods like lemon by blocking the sour types of these specialized cells, which scientists now say are found all over and not in separate parts of the tongue

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

Amanda Mark Christopher
$2,800 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mark Christopher
$4,300 $1,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLICAL WHO SAID IT?
TV SPIN-OFFS
IN YOUR FACE!
PIRATE HAIKU--"AR"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with those two letters.)
SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE
DJIBOUTI
    $400 20
"This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh"
    $400 2
"The Jeffersons" from...
    $400 1
It's the 8-letter top part of your face, from your eyebrows to your hairline
    $400 3
Patagonia /
Aye lads, this country make way /
Loot Buenos Aires
    $400 7
These waves, from the Greek for "shake", that pass through the Earth's rocks are caused by earthquakes
    $400 26
More than 90% of Djibouti's people practice this religion
    $800 22
"O my son Absalom, o Absalom, my son, my son!"
    $800 4
"Melrose Place" from...
    $800 15
The Vermilion border defines these
    $800 5
Sing to me, sweet wench /
Opera's sweet solo song /
4 letters, one smile
    $800 11
The force of these smaller post-earthquake tremors decreases quickly over time
    $800 27
Though Somali is most widely spoken, Djibouti's official languages are Arabic & this, a relic of its colonial past
    DD: $1,000 23
"Out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice"
    $1200 8
"Go, Diego, Go" from...
    $1200 19
This part of your face can also mean impudence; the "barefoot boy" had one "of tan"
    $1200 6
Shiver me timbers /
Jason's ship be in its name /
Scurvy noble gas
    $1200 12
Herculaneum had not yet recovered from a 62 A.D. earthquake when this calamity occurred 17 years later
    $1200 28
Djibouti became independent June 27, 1977, but it didn't adopt one of these until September 4, 1992
    $1600 24
"What evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastise him, and let him go"
    $1600 13
"Private Practice" from...
    $1600 18
Your ciliary processes are in these
    $1600 9
Fleet of scallywags /
Though Philip of Spain sent ye /
Davy Jones comes next
    DD: $4,800 17
These, like the thrust type, are defined as narrow zones where rock masses move in relation to one another
    $1600 29
Temperatures in Djibouti go up each year with the arrival from the inland desert of the Khamsin, one of these
    $2000 25
"The dream of Pharaoh is one... the seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years"
    $2000 14
"The Hills" from...
    $2000 21
It's that indentation in the middle of your upper lip, just below your nose
    $2000 10
O! Greek hunt goddess /
No wench ye be, fair maiden /
Save me from the plank
    $2000 16
Differing from Richter, the MM or "modified" this scale uses witness observations to gauge intensity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mark Christopher
$12,900 $12,400 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BILLBOARD'S HOT 100
In 2010 they broke The Beatles' record for having had the most songs on the Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act

Final scores:

Amanda Mark Christopher
$999 $1,599 $21,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Mark Christopher
$13,400 $9,200 $11,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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