Show #6125 - Friday, April 8, 2011

Christopher Short game 6.

Contestants

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Anselm Chen, an educational consultant from Alamo, California

Kimberly Sheppard, a legal assistant from Fort Worth, Texas

Christopher Short, a pub trivia editor from Crawfordsville, Indiana (whose 5-day cash winnings total $68,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT BORDERS JUST ONE OTHER COUNTRY
21st CENTURY MUSIC
BABY NAMES A LA SHAKESPEARE
YES, THAT'S "WHITE"
WHEN THE SAINTS
COME, HO CHI MINH
    $200 14
Canada
    $200 6
The nickname of this woman from the Black Eyed Peas is just a shortening of her last name
    $200 19
Knowing it's from the Greek for "serpent" might turn you off this name of a doomed lass in "Hamlet"
    $200 1
Turbulent rapids
    $200 11
Santa Rosa de Lima is honored with festivals each August 30 in this country where she's patron saint
    $200 26
Ho Chi Minh is buried in this capital city
    $400 15
South Korea
    $400 7
The stage name of this R&B singer born Shaffer Smith is a play on the name of a character in "The Matrix"
    $400 22
Name a girl this after the "Merchant of Venice" heroine & she'll probably grow up to like fast sports cars
    $400 2
Milk with butter & flour added used as a base in cooking
    $400 12
The site of this city, now the seat of Saint Johns County, Florida, was visited by Ponce de Leon in 1513
    $400 27
Ho Chi Minh helped start Vietnam's Communist Party & in the 1920s helped start this Eur. country's Communist Party
    DD: $1,000 16
Denmark
    $600 8
"Ordinary People" singer John Stephens took on this last name, the stuff that myths are made of
    $600 23
If you give your son this villainous 4-letter name from "Othello", you're just asking for trouble
    $600 3
Condition of heavy snow or fog during daylight in which visibility is lost
    $600 13
You're a Slav to the study of language if you know that this alphabet bears the name of a 9th c. saint
    $600 30
The trail bearing Ho's name was a series of Viet Cong supply routes mostly through this neighboring nation
    $800 17
San Marino
    $800 9
"Icky Thump" was a No. 1 modern rock hit for this duo
    $800 24
I'd think twice about naming your daughter this; she might turn into a shrew like in the play
    $800 4
A chess piece, or a company involved in a friendly takeover of another
    $800 20
It's the secret identity of the British detective known as "The Saint"
    $800 29
Ho Chi Minh was also known by the nickname Bac Ho, meaning this relative
    $1000 18
Brunei
    $1000 10
Brothers Chad & Mike Kroeger make up half of this rock band
    $1000 25
For an eighth child, preferably a daughter, this name from "Antony and Cleopatra" would be fitting
    $1000 5
Down a shot & name this 1973 Burt Reynolds movie
    $1000 21
This Afro-Cuban belief system uses Catholic saints as representations of the spirit world
    $1000 28
Ho Chi Minh's real family name wasn't Ho, it was this, like many other Vietnamese

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Christopher Kimberly Anselm
$4,200 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Kimberly Anselm
$6,000 $4,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BALLETS WE'VE NEVER ASKED ABOUT BEFORE
BEST MOVIE QUOTES EVER!
6 CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR
(Alex: You identify the authors.)
SYRIA'S EATING
UP IN THE AIR
ABBREV.
    $400 26
In Jerome Robbins' "Celebration", couples representing 5 countries dance this, "step for 2" in French
    $400 7
1967:
"We rob banks"
    $400 5
D'Artagnan
    $400 21
Syria had to wait until 2006 for an American fast food franchise, this fowl-selling one
    $400 16
It decreases for the first 6 miles of the atmosphere, then goes way up, way down & finally up again around 55 miles high
    $400 12
A recent, frightening addition to our world language:
WMD
    $800 28
"Fete Noire" was first presented in 1971 by the fledgling dance theatre of this Manhattan area
    $800 8
1975:
"She turned me into a newt!"
    $800 4
Harry Angstrom, aka "Rabbit"
    $800 22
Mansaf is this favorite meat cooked in a yogurt sauce
    $800 17
Warm air flows deflected by the Earth's rotation create winds that were named this by business-minded mariners
    $800 6
Since 1871, they've aimed to please:
NRA
    $1200 29
In "Harlequinade" the hero tries to rescue Columbine with the help of the magical "La Bonne Fee", this in English
    $1200 9
1999:
"Get in my belly!" (Second in a series)
    $1200 3
Esmeralda & Claude Frollo
    $1200 23
Sultan Ibrahim is a Mideastern name for red mullet, a type of this creature
    $1200 18
At under 6,000 feet, this 7-letter layered type of cloud is one of the lowest
    $1200 13
Printer particular:
DPI
    $1600 30
The ballet "Bhakti" features 3 Hindu gods including this "destroyer", whose wife, Shakti, dances for him
    $1600 10
1999:
"Excuse me, I believe you have my stapler"
    $1600 2
Catherine Earnshaw
    $1600 25
The leaves of mulukhiya resemble those of this vegetable; we hope Syrian kids don't turn up their noses at mulukhiya
    $1600 19
Pilots are leery of CAT, or clear-air this, which often occurs over mountains & around thunderstorms
    $1600 14
You can bank on it:
FDIC
    $2000 27
The 1969 ballet "Trinity" was inspired by the peace movement in this California university city
    $2000 11
1951:
"Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above"
    DD: $2,000 1
Paul Baumer, a young German soldier
    $2000 24
To make eish al-Saraya or "Syrian dessert" you need this preparation made by steeping petals in liquid
    $2000 20
From 30 to 50 miles up is this intermediate section of the atmosphere; it gets its name from the Greek for "middle"
    DD: $4,000 15
Like NAFTA, but farther south:
CAFTA

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Kimberly Anselm
$26,400 $13,000 $1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
64 paintings from the Met's founding purchase are still in its collection; over 1/3 of them are from this current European nation

Final scores:

Christopher Kimberly Anselm
$26,353 $2,001 $1,000
6-day champion: $94,752 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christopher Kimberly Anselm
$24,400 $12,600 $3,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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