Show #6134 - Thursday, April 21, 2011

Brian Meacham game 1.

Contestants

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Beth Miller, an insurance filings analyst from Seattle, Washington

Brian Meacham, a film preservationist originally from Anchorage, Alaska

Robin Woolsey, a high school English teacher from Oxford, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

DAVY CROCKETT
MOVIE NICKNAMES
STATE / PRISON
(Alex: We'll give you the prisons. You give us the state.)
AIRLINE LINGO
GEOGRAPHY
FILL E_____R UP
    $200 1
Like Davy, son John Wesley Crockett served as a congressman from this state
    $200 11
Pinto, Otter & D-Day are nicknames of students in this 1978 classic comedy
    $200 6
Attica! & Southport Correctional Facility!
    $200 26
MCT is short for "minimum" this "time" & it's supposed to be long enough to get to a distant gate
    $200 21
In area, it's the largest country in the world that has a red, white & blue flag
    $200 16
Celebration of the Resurrection
    $400 2
With a .40-caliber flintlock nicknamed "Old" her, Crockett is said to have killed 125 bears between 1825 & 1834
    DD: $1,000 12
Sylvester Stallone has this 2-word equine nickname, just like one of his characters
    $400 7
You're off to the land of Lincoln Correctional Center & also Dixon (but no Mason)
    $400 27
As a noun, it's a fan of a Jerry Garcia band; as a pilot's verb, it's to fly as a passenger while you're on duty
    $400 22
Hippo, in the north of this continent, was the diocesan seat of St. Augustine
    $400 17
A professor or principal
    $600 3
After losing his final election, Crockett said, "You may all go to hell and I will go" here
    $600 13
Steve Buscemi's character in "Reservoir Dogs" chafed after receiving this nickname
    $600 8
Hey! You! Get off of my correctional facility at St. Cloud! Rush City, too, for that matter!
    $600 28
The TSA's advanced imaging technology is also called FBS, short for this (passengers may have other terms)
    $600 23
If you live on the equator, you'll note you usually have this many hours of daylight a day
    $600 18
The worker's boss
    $800 4
The diary of a Mexican officer who was at the Alamo claims Davy was executed after the battle on this general's orders
    $800 14
A character nicknamed Nicely Nicely sings "Sit down you're rocking the boat" in this 1955 movie
    $800 9
Cedar Junction & Framingham are wicked excellent prisons for the wicked
    $800 29
Technically, this is what it's called when you spend the night between flights
    $800 24
Frisia is a European region bordering this sea
    $800 19
One of 538 who choose a president
    $1000 5
In 1832 Crockett & his fellow Whigs opposed this president's position against the Bank of the United States
    $1000 15
R. Lee Ermey in "Full Metal Jacket" calls Vincent D'Onofrio's character this, after a fictional TV marine
    $1000 10
It's another Pleasant Valley State Prison Sunday, no one's flying out of Pelican Bay, either
    $1000 30
A plane turned away from landing at an airport & circling to await instructions is said to be in one of these patterns
    $1000 25
In 1972 the Tamil Tigers, a liberation group, not a baseball team, was founded in this country
    $1000 20
Nickname for Colonel Colt's deadly invention

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

Robin Brian Beth
$3,800 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Brian Beth
$5,200 $8,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUTHERN FLORA & FAUNA
WHICH SPORTING VENUE?
RESORTS
LIVRES EN FRANCAIS
I'M GETTING MARRIED!
IN THE "MORNING"
    $400 20
This blossom seen here is found throughout the southern states & lends its name to the nickname to one of them
    $400 6
The Green Monster
    $400 25
Necker Island, which the Bransons rent out at $30,000 a night, is in the British part of this Caribbean chain
    $400 1
John Irving: "Le Monde Selon Garp"
    $400 11
Adolf Hitler (1945)
    $400 16
Movie that told the tale of irreverent military DJ Adrian Cronauer
    $800 21
A distinct subspecies, key deer only reach about 2 feet tall & are only found on islands off this state
    $800 7
Centre Court, with a snippet of Kipling's "If" above the players' entrance
    $800 26
Type of establishment between "chumash" & "resort" in the name of a California destination
    $800 2
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: "L'amour Aux Temps Du Cholera"
    $800 12
Edwin Schlossberg (1986)
    $800 17
The initial odds posted for horse races at the beginning of the day
    $1200 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Louisiana.) The bald cypress, Louisiana's state tree, is known for pneumatophores that jut up, better known by this anatomical name; their purpose isn't understood but may be for stability
    $1200 8
Gasoline Alley
    $1200 27
Unable to appeal to younger guests, Grossinger's in these New York mountains closed in 1986
    $1200 3
Norman Mailer: "Les Nus Et Les Morts"
    $1200 13
Clark Gable (1939)
    $1200 18
This CNN show starts at 6 A.M.
    $1600 23
Introduced into the U.S. by fur ranchers, this rodent has become such an invasive threat, it has a bounty on it
    $1600 9
Amen Corner
    DD: $3,000 29
For one of these 13 romantic resorts, bring the footwear they're named for but leave the kids at home
    $1600 4
Nathaniel Hawthorne: "La Maison Aux Sept Pignons"
    DD: $3,000 14
Xanthippe (c. 450 B.C.)
    $1600 19
Herman Wouk's Marjorie
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Louisiana.) Typical of southern Louisiana, Spanish moss has no roots of its own & takes nutrients directly from the air, making it this type of plant, also called an aerophyte
    $2000 10
The Ring of Honor, in Arlington
    $2000 30
The Villa Sawah & the Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay are resort hotels on this Indonesian island
    $2000 5
John Grisham: "Le Couloir De La Mort"
    $2000 15
Alexandra Wentworth (2001)
    $2000 28
Abbreviated SMH, this Australian newspaper was first issued in 1831

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Brian Beth
$8,400 $23,400 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS
At the time of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, his widow said, "That was his dream, sending a rocket to the Moon"

Final scores:

Robin Brian Beth
$9,900 $28,400 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin Brian Beth
$8,400 $21,400 $4,600
13 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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