Show #6136 - Monday, April 25, 2011

Brian Meacham game 3.

Contestants

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Chuck Narikiyo, an attorney from Waipahu, Hawaii

Emily Barkley-Levenson, a graduate student of cognitive neuroscience from West Hollywood, California

Brian Meacham, a film preservationist originally from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 112th CONGRESS
ONE-WORD FILM TITLES
PUMP UP THE JAM
COMMUNITY COLLEGE ALUMNI
"V" 8-LETTER WORDS
PACIFIC OCEAN LIFE
(Sarah: ...from the Maui Ocean Center--the amazing adaptations of creatures of the deep.)
    $200 6
In 2010 this Arizonan won a fifth 6-year term to the Senate
    $200 1
This 2009 film is the all-time top-grossing movie in the U.S. & the world
    $200 16
"Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to..." California, which produces 3/4 of this jam item in the United States
    $200 18
An Observatory at Corning CC, her alma mater, is named for Eileen Collins, the first woman to command this NASA vehicle
    $200 11
It's a synonym for speed
    $200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Maui Ocean Center.) To be hard to see from both above and below, many sharks have dark backs and paler bellies; this was named "counter-shading" by Abbot Thayer, an artist who helped the military develop this during World War I
    $400 7
This house minority leader has routinely won 80% of the vote in her re-elections to California's 8th district
    $400 2
It's all a dream (or a dream within a dream within a dream) for Leonardo DiCaprio & Ellen Page in this film--or is it?
    $400 27
This jam fruit named for a New Zealand bird is rich in vitamin C
    $400 19
Richard Carmona rose from Bronx Community College to med school to this job atop the U.S. public health service
    $400 12
Prohibited, German style
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from the Maui Ocean Center.) Mature green sea turtles are herbivores; that's why their body fat is green; young ones who haven't developed their color yet feed on creatures like jellyfish, so they're classified as these
    $600 8
In 2000 this Virginian won his primary by 263 votes; now he's house majority leader
    $600 3
Disney retold the story of Rapunzel in this 2010 animated film
    $600 28
A cultivar of this jam fruit is Elberta, a freestone that originated in Georgia in 1870
    $600 20
A long time ago in Modesto, Calif., far, far away, this producer/ director went to community college & studied history
    $600 13
Word for word
    $600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Maui Ocean Center.) The teeth of many rays, which evolved from the scaly pieces that make up their skin, are adapted to their diet; eagle rays have flat teeth for crushing these protective structures
    $800 9
Now Senate majority leader, he beat John Ensign by 428 votes in 1998
    $800 4
Cher played Christina Aguilera's Mentor in this musical
    $800 29
Good in jam (& pulled out of pies with a thumb), Japanese these are native to China, but were 1st cultivated in Japan
    $800 21
Curt Jones studied chemistry at CC before inventing these delicious flash-frozen beads of ice cream
    $800 14
Revenge, Italian style, especially between families
    $800 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from the Maui Ocean Center.) Sea turtles dive to hundreds of feet by storing air in special passages; unlike the lungs, the passages don't have a network of blood vessels, so nitrogen doesn't get into the bloodstream to cause this, as in humans
    DD: $2,400 10
In the Senate, Mark Kirk replaced Roland Burris, who had replaced this man
    $1000 5
Tina Fey was the voice of reporter Roxanne Ritchi, who covers the title villain-turned-hero of this 2010 movie
    $1000 30
Greeks & Phoenicians spread the popularity of this 3-letter jam fruit throughout the old world; enjoy a San Pedro!
    $1000 22
This PBS "Newshour" anchor edited the student newspaper at Victoria College in Beaumont, Texas
    $1000 15
When you make an active decision, you do it of your own this
    $1000 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Maui Ocean Center.) The distinctive head of the hammerhead shark gives the fish added lift in rising to the surface; this pair of fins that serves the same purpose is relatively underdeveloped

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

Brian Emily Chuck
$5,800 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Emily Chuck
$5,000 $4,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOP OF THE CHARTS
COUNT IT "OFF"
1, 2, 3, 4
THE OPENING VERSE
TIME FOR A SOLO
FADE OUT
    $400 6
Bemoaning a "Heart of Glass"
    $400 20
Rice or noodles traditionally accompany this beef dish named for a 19th century Russian diplomat
    $400 11
By distance from the sun:
1. Mercury
2. Venus
3. Earth
4. this planet
    $400 1
...of a Burns poem rhymes "newly sprung in June" with "sweetly play'd in" this
    $400 16
Get some goggles & recline in one of these beds: go for the high pressure for a greater proportion of UVA rays
    $400 30
This Egyptian whose reign ended around 1322 B.C. would never be old enough to drink legally in the United States
    $800 7
Doin' some "Jive Talkin'"
    $800 21
In 1966 this was named the official ballet company of the New York City Center
    $800 12
By career homers:
1. Barry Bonds
2. Hank Aaron
3. Babe Ruth
4. "Say Hey" to him
    $800 2
...of "To Autumn" by Keats says this season "has o'er-brimm'd" the bees' "clammy cells"
    $800 17
Grab the 2 handles on your sled & race in this singles sport, a winter Olympic event since 1964
    $800 29
On Nov. 28, 1859 he became a Legend of Sleepy Hollow himself
    $1200 8
Suggesting, "Come See About Me"
    $1200 22
The most frequent type of exchange between Ben Roethlisberger & Rashard Mendenhall
    $1200 13
By area:
1. Asia
2. Africa
3. North America
4. this continent
    $1200 3
...of Yeats' "Leda and" this bird mentions "her nape caught in his bill"
    $1200 18
I'm practicing tricks on my Screaming Eagle one of these toys from Duncan
    $1200 26
On Nov. 26, 1504, 12 years after saying "Goodbye, Columbus", this queen made her royal exit
    $1600 9
Desiring "Money For Nothing"
    $1600 23
2-word term for a public school official who investigates unauthorized absences from school
    DD: $3,000 14
By electoral votes:
1. California
2. Texas
3. New York
4. this state
    DD: $2,000 4
"The Courtship of Miles Standish" mentions this man, "friend, and household companion" of Miles
    $1600 19
Try acting out in prison & you may get sent to this solitary place; Humble Pie sang about "30 Days" in it
    $1600 27
In 1521 this Spanish explorer could've used a Fountain of Youth after an arrow wound led to his death in Havana
    $2000 10
Insisting, "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)"
    $2000 24
A box for valuables; flush ones in a treasury are said to be "filled"
    $2000 15
By atomic number:
1. hydrogen
2. helium
3. lithium
4. this element
    $2000 5
...of this poet's "Prairie" begins, "I was born on the prairie" (Galesburg, Illinois, 1878)
    $2000 25
I like making this type of solo monologue; my favorite begins, "Is this a dagger which I see before me"
    $2000 28
The diary closed for this English government official on May 26, 1703

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Emily Chuck
$12,800 $12,800 $19,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH LANDMARKS
Completed in 1858, it was to be named St. Stephen, but was nicknamed this, honoring the chief commissioner of the works

Final scores:

Brian Emily Chuck
$25,599 $6,800 $12,399
3-day champion: $61,099 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Emily Chuck
$12,000 $12,800 $19,000
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W
23 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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