Show #6122 - Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Christopher Short game 3.

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Cindy Peterson, a crossing guard from Geneva, Illinois

Cory Biggs, a graduate student of public service from Little Rock, Arkansas

Christopher Short, a pub trivia editor from Crawfordsville, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON BENDED KNEE
WHO SANG IT?
IN FLORIDA
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up from letters in the word "Florida".)
OPRAH'S SURPRISES
LEGAL ABBREV.
A STACK OF KNOWLEDGE
    $200 15
In 2010 he gave his late mother's engagement ring to Kate Middleton in Kenya
    $200 1
"U Can't Touch This" &
"2 Legit 2 Quit"
    $200 21
A short-lived craze
    $200 13
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) One of my favorite moments on the show is when a "Star Search" winner came on to sing "Isn't She Lovely" & part way through found this man backing him up on a harmonica
    $200 27
Enacted by Congress, the U.C.M.J is the Uniform Code of this type of Justice
    $200 8
This "stack" is a large chimney or vertical pipe through which combustion gases escape
    $400 16
He talked Grace Kelly out of acting after "High Society" & brought her into high society for their 1956 wedding
    $400 2
"What Would You Say" &
"Crash Into Me"
    $400 25
Don't venture up the creek without this synonym for a paddle
    $400 14
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) A moment that meant so much to me was when a man who'd lost 300 lbs came on & we were able to give him this iconic brand of German sports car; he thought he'd never even fit into it
    $400 28
If you're using a name other than your own for your company, you should file the D.B.A. certificate, short for this
    $400 9
Carl Sandburg called this city not only the "hog butcher for the world" but also "stacker of wheat"
    $600 17
Fellow scientist Marie attended his 1895 thesis presentation on magnetism; a proposal soon followed
    $600 3
"Bad Blood" & "Laughter In The Rain"
    $600 26
The hairdo sported by the young Michael Jackson
    $600 20
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) I thought I was doing a show on juries back in 1994 but it turned out to be a surprise 40th birthday party for me; Patti LaBelle & this "Queen of Soul" made my day by being there
    $600 5
A T.R.O. is a temporary one of these injunctions
    $600 10
Referring to public access, it's where you'll find the open & closed stacks on a college campus
    $800 18
In 1931 publisher George Palmer Putnam kept this aviatrix on the ground long enough to marry her
    $800 4
"Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang" &
"Keep Their Heads Ringin'"
    $800 29
A sudden, short attack, like the Great Northfield, Minnesota one
    $800 23
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 2003 I surprised a New Orleans nanny named Fannie with some gifts, including a new van & it was that van that helped Fannie & her family escape this natural disaster
    DD: $1,800 6
If you signed an N.D.A., one of these agreements, you've got to keep your mouth shut
    $800 11
In restaurant slang, an order of pancakes with maple syrup is "a stack of" this state
    $1000 19
He was on bended knee twice before Frida Kahlo; the 2 were married in 1929 & after a separation, again in 1941
    $1000 22
"Undone--The Sweater Song" &
"Buddy Holly"
    $1000 24
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 2006 I reunited sisters Clemantine & Claire Wamariya with their parents--the girls hadn't seen them since escaping the 1994 genocide in this African country
    $1000 7
The amount of time you have to file a lawsuit is determined by an S.O.L., one of these
    $1000 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows some anatomical diagrams on the monitor.) Despite the vast difference in their heights, a human and a giraffe both have 7 of these bones in the neck, stacked one on top of the other

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Christopher Cory Cindy
$1,200 $5,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Cory Cindy
$4,000 $9,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ON BATTERED KNEE
MR. SPEAKER (OF THE HOUSE)
WORLD HERITAGE SITES
FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
NOVEL "T"s
SUFFIXES
    $400 26
This golfer had reconstructive knee surgery after winning the 2008 U.S. Open on one good leg
    $400 23
He was on the cover of the Nov. 15, 2010 Time magazine with the caption "Mr. Speaker"
    $400 12
Enormous stone figures called moai put this island on UNESCO's list
    $400 16
Gable,
Clifford,
Kent
    $400 1
In the title of a favorite by S.E. Hinton, these 3 words precede "This Is Now"
    $400 7
"Brainy" suffix that can denote manner or direction, as when added to "clock"
    $800 27
Playing for Real Madrid in 2007, this soccer star bent his knee unlike himself, damaging a ligament
    $800 24
3 Georgians have served as Speaker of the House: 2 Democrats & from 1995 to 1999 this Republican
    $800 13
UNESCO mentioned the magnificent monuments of the historic center of this Czech city, including the Charles Bridge
    $800 17
Ellis,
Farrell,
Mason
    $800 2
Don't let the title mislead you: this 1844 novel relates the adventures of 4 swashbuckling heroes
    $800 8
When this suffix is added to a number, it means that a building has that number of units
    $1200 28
When it comes to gruesome leg injuries, this Redskin quarterback's 1985 one is always cringe-worthy
    $1200 4
While William Bankhead was Speaker, this daughter was appearing on stage in "The Little Foxes"
    DD: $1,600 11
In listing this citadel, UNESCO lauded Phidias, a sculptor who "transformed the rocky hill into a unique monument"
    $1200 18
Jennings (a real guy),
Smithers (an animated one)
    $1200 3
The full title of this sequel continues "and What Alice Found There"
    $1200 21
Thinking of the suffix of several Asian countries will help you with the name of this tribal area where the Waziris live
    $1600 9
This "Great Compromiser" from Kentucky was elected Speaker in 1811 on the very first day he set foot in the House
    $1600 14
L'Anse aux Meadows, with the remains of an 11th century Viking settlement, is at the tip of this Canadian province
    $1600 19
Zubiri,
Herbert,
Cugat
    DD: $2,000 5
This Hardy novel is subtitled "A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented"
    $1600 22
By itself, it's a geographic line; as a suffix, it means turning toward something
    $2000 10
Of the 49 years this Texan spent in the House of Representatives, nearly 17 were as Speaker--Mister...
    $2000 15
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia includes this monolith, which aboriginals of the region call Uluru
    $2000 20
Vance (of 19th century North Carolina politics),
Pike (of geographic "Peak" fame)
    $2000 6
Chinua Achebe's first novel, about the leader of an Igbo community, is called these "Fall Apart", a line from Yeats
    $2000 25
This suffix can mean "headed in the direction of" or "not headed anywhere because you're trapped by"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Cory Cindy
$14,800 $9,800 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS
The latest "Bartlett's" lists quotes chronologically; the first quotes come from this country

Final scores:

Christopher Cory Cindy
$6,399 $4,799 $0
3-day champion: $38,399 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christopher Cory Cindy
$14,800 $10,400 $11,200
18 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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