Show #6137 - Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Brian Meacham game 4.

Contestants

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Andy Levin, a social worker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sarah Canfield Fuller, a writing instructor originally from Indianapolis, Indiana

Brian Meacham, a film preservationist originally from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES ALPHABETICALLY
SPORTS-POURRI
BY THE NUMBERS
BEAR WITH THESE BOOKS
A SCOUT IS...
(Alex: Each response will be one of the 12 qualities in the Boy Scout Law.)
FATHER FIGURES OF SPEECH
    $200 6
Your Poppy knows this "A" country is first alphabetically
    $200 11
The current Olympic record in this event is 19.30 seconds by Usain Bolt
    $200 16
It's the lot number of Levi's "Original Jeans"
    $200 1
The heffalump gave this title bear nightmares
    $200 26
Deserving of confidence; this 11-letter word is the first on the Scout Law's list
    $200 18
It's a British name for Santa Claus
    $400 7
You'll find this country between Cambodia and Canada
    $400 12
In 2011 this NFL team became the first to win its division with a losing record
    $400 17
Arthur C. Clarke's final "Space Odyssey" book takes place in this year, 1,000 years after the first
    $400 2
This brown bear was Mowgli's teacher in Kipling's "Jungle Book"
    $400 27
Frugal, or a car rental company
    $400 19
Also known as a harvestman, this arachnid is a beneficial garden predator
    $600 8
In the "Z"s you'll find this country before Zimbabwe
    $600 13
This MVP from Akron considered petitioning to enter the NBA draft after his junior year... of high school
    $600 20
The probability of throwing any number on a standard die is 1 in this many
    $600 3
It's the last name of the bear family seen here as well as their creators, Stan & Jan
    $600 28
Faithful, be it to your nation or your pal
    $600 23
It's the personification seen here
    DD: $1,000 9
Uruguay was supplanted by this country as the last "U" alphabetically
    $800 14
This NHL "Golden Brett" said coach Mike Keenan was "the kind of guy who will stab you in the back right to your face"
    $800 21
It's the number of yards in a mile
    $800 4
Mr. & Mrs. Brown look after this bear after he emigrates from Darkest Peru to London
    $800 29
This synonym for "amiable" linked with a comic book ghost
    $800 24
The Asp was an aid to this comic strip character
    $1000 10
This European country is in last place in the "L"s
    $1000 15
This floppy-haired Giants ace pitcher started the 2010 World Series-winning game
    $1000 22
Ratified in 1971, this amendment gives 18-year-olds the right to vote
    $1000 5
Brer Bear is one of the animals in his "Uncle Remus" stories
    $1000 30
Exhibiting courage
    $1000 25
The 1990s gave us soccer mom; the 2000s introduced this "racy" term for a white working-class father

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

Brian Sarah Andy
$2,200 $200 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sarah Andy
$4,800 $1,200 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BATTLE STARS
TV SHOWS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED
FRENCH FOOD TALK
DOUBLE MEANINGS
"O" BROTHER
WHERE ART THOU?
    $400 2
As commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, he starred opposite U.S. Grant in the 1864 Battle of the Wilderness
    $400 19
"The Ropers", who were spun off from this show, lost their lease after 1 season
    $400 26
This term refers to any dish baked with a browned crumb or cheese & crumb topping, especially potatoes
    $400 14
Playing ___, Jakey came so close to catching Suzie that he could read the ___ on her OshKosh B'Gosh overalls
    $400 1
He had 2 sisters, Marjorie & Avril, & no brothers-- though he later got famous for a "big" one
    $400 9
David's "The Oath of the Horatii": this national museum & art gallery of France
    $800 3
Before he got his big break playing the lead at Waterloo, he played the sticks in India, Portugal & Spain
    $800 20
The failed sitcom "George", about a retired boxer & starring this man, only went 9 rounds before getting knocked out
    $800 27
This dish, a thick cut of beef for 2 served with bearnaise, is named for a French statesman
    $800 15
I'm a gullible ___ to believe Jane will ever love me, & to carry this torch will ___ my strength
    $800 5
"Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest" is by this ex-Supreme Courter & her brother Alan
    $800 10
Van Gogh's "The Starry Night": this Manhattan museum
    $1200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animated diagram on the monitor.) At the 216 B.C. Battle of Cannae the Romans charged the center as this Carthaginian general executed a double envelopment maneuver, surrounding and destroying the Romans
    $1200 23
The title character of the reality spoof "My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss" was "Mr. N. Paul Todd", an anagram of this man's name
    $1200 28
It's a mixture of butter or other fat & flour used to thicken sauces & soups
    DD: $3,500 16
As the gardeners planted a 12-foot ___ around his estate, he asked if I wanted to invest in his ___ fund
    $1200 6
In 1917, then known as Larry, he played Brutus in a school production of "Julius Caesar"; his brother Dickie got the lead
    $1200 11
"The Night Watch" by Rembrandt: this museum that's home to the Dutch National Art Collection
    $1600 21
For capturing 123 Germans during the 1918 Meuse-Argonne Offensive, he got a Medal of Honor & a Gary Cooper movie
    $1600 24
Jean & Liz Sagal played (arguably) humorless twins in this rhyming sitcom from the '80s
    $1600 29
It means to cut food into thin matchlike pieces; it's also a clear soup garnished with vegetable strips
    $1600 17
Time is short, so Edna ___ to the water's edge to pick ___; she intends to weave them into baskets
    $1600 7
He had 6 older brothers to go along with 4 gold medals from the 1936 Olympics
    $1600 12
"The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli: this gallery in Florence
    DD: $3,000 22
An unsung star of the Battle of Britain was Robert Watson-Wyatt, developer of this Luftwaffe-detecting system
    $2000 25
We hope the producers had insurance on this sitcom based on characters in GEICO commercials
    $2000 30
Popularly served on crackers, it's a spread made from capers, anchovies, olives, olive oil & lemon juice
    $2000 18
I hope Naval History ___ runs my expose about what really caused the explosion of the USS Maine's ___
    $2000 8
His younger brother Frank, who also worked on the Manhattan Project, founded San Francisco's Exploratorium
    $2000 13
Raphael's "Holy Family": this museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sarah Andy
$15,400 $14,700 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
This Brit won Tonys for Best Play in 1968, 1976, 1984 & 2007; in the '90s he settled for the 1998 Best Screenplay Oscar

Final scores:

Brian Sarah Andy
$29,401 $29,200 $15,000
4-day champion: $90,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Sarah Andy
$14,400 $12,400 $13,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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