Show #6138 - Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Brian Meacham game 5.

Contestants

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Virginia Ogozalek, a professor emeritus from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Denis Theriault, a reporter and editor from Portland, Oregon

Brian Meacham, a film preservationist originally from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 4-day cash winnings total $90,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

FADE INTO BOLIVIAN
MISSING LYRICS
BIZ "B"s
19th CENTURY AMERICA
3-SYLLABLE WORDS
THE DOG WHISPERER
(Cesar Millan: Hi, I'm Cesar Millan of The Dog Whisperer on the National Geographic Channel, with a few clues that might make your dog and you happier animals.)
    $200 18
Bolivia's longest border is with this neighbor to the east
    $200 1
"Welcome to the ____ ____, such a lovely place, such a lovely face"
    $200 17
Its original Irish cream is a blend of Irish whiskey with hints of vanilla & chocolate
    $200 6
In 1803 this "Buckeye State" entered the Union, the first state in which slavery was illegal from the outset
    $200 7
It's the first 3-syllable word in the text of the King James Bible
    $200 8
(Cesar Millan walks several large dogs) Notice that I walk ahead of the dogs; I am communicating that I'm the pack leader, the equivalent of this leader of a wild pack
    $400 2
"And another one gone and another one gone, another one ____ ____ ____"
    $400 19
This brand of frozen veggies uses the logo seen here
    $400 13
Years before his book of watercolors, he conducted America's first bird-banding experiments
    $400 23
In 1966 Bobby Darin sang, "If I were a" this, "and you were a lady, would you marry me anyway? would you have my baby?"
    $400 9
(Cesar Millan holds a dog.) One of the most powerful tools in working with dogs is giving rewards, what psychologists call this type of reinforcement
    $600 3
"Upside, inside out she's livin' ____ ____ ____"
    $600 20
This "fraternal" company was the official supplier of typewriters to the 1984 Summer Olympics
    $600 14
About 4,000 Cherokee Indians died on the "Trail of" these in the late 1830s
    $600 24
This highly poisonous semi-metallic element, As, is often used in insecticides & weed killers
    $600 10
(Cesar Millan stands next to a seated dog.) Dogs look to us for reassurance & notice fear immediately; in an entire city, a dog could find 1 gram of butyric acid, a component of this human secretion
    $800 4
"And then while I'm away I'll write home ev'ry day and I'll send ____ ____ ____ ____ ____"
    $800 21
This company is known for its Weejun loafers
    $800 15
On May 11, 1894 workers at this Chicago railroad car plant began a strike that lasted almost 3 months
    $800 25
In the 1960s Speaker of the California Assembly Jesse Unruh said, "Money is the mother's milk of" this
    $800 11
(Cesar Millan stands by a small group of dogs.) With a little bit of help from me, the pack rehabilitates unstable dogs by showing them by example how to be calm & this, the opposite of dominant or assertive in behavioral science
    $1000 5
"What goes up must come down, ____ ____ got to go 'round"
    DD: $1,000 22
This company developed the Apollo lunar surface drill
    $1000 16
In an 1830 debate this senator said, "Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable"
    $1000 26
In 392 B.C. Isocrates founded a school to teach this skill of using language effectively & persuasively
    $1000 12
(Cesar Millan snaps his fingers and makes a short vocal sound to a dog before giving the clue.) Operant conditioning is a fancy way of saying learning from consequences, like the simple act of correction; it is part of this school of psychology that deals with actions, not inner states, so it works well with dogs

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

Brian Denis Virginia
$1,800 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Denis Virginia
$4,000 $2,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES IN THE 21st CENTURY
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
FAMOUS LAST WORD
(Alex: Not words.)
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNERS
PROFILES
IN COURAGE
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word that can be made up of the letters in the word "courage".)
    $400 1
A local news blog that debuted in 2007 is called this "room", conjuring up visions of fedoras & copy boys
    $400 11
A pair of pliers is an example of this type of simple machine
    $400 6
In the Pledge of Allegiance
    $400 26
In 1974 this beat poet for "The Fall of America: Poems of These States, 1965-1971"
    $400 21
In happier times the royal Grimaldi family of this country kicked up its heels
    $400 16
It's a cosmetic used to color the cheeks
    $800 2
Between 2001 & 2010 the Times won 26 Pulitzers, including one in 2009 for covering the stunning downfall of this governor
    $800 12
Types of these fast-moving air currents found in the troposphere include polar & subtropical
    $800 7
In the constitutional text of the presidential oath of office--a 6-letter word
    $800 28
In 2001 for his novel "The Corrections"; it was also an Oprah selection
    DD: $2,400 22
This spy novelist is seen here with a drink in hand, though it looks more like wine than a vodka martini
    $800 17
It's another name for the mountain lion
    $1200 3
The 1st Timescast of newsroom video aired in 2010 & 1 story discussed was this tech co.'s rocky relationship with China
    $1200 13
Thin slabs of itacolumite, a rare kind of this "grainy" rock, can actually be bent or squeezed out of shape
    DD: $3,000 8
In the first sentence of a Miranda warning
    $1200 29
In 1952 for her nonfiction bestseller "The Sea Around Us"
    $1200 23
Let the name of this French scientist ferment in your brain
    $1200 18
Impel or goad
    $1600 4
Around this event in the fall of 2010, nytimes.com ran a "word train" to gauge readers' moods--no. 1 was "disgusted"
    $1600 14
In 1911 Heike Onnes first observed superconductivity when he cooled this slippery element to -452 degrees Fahrenheit
    $1600 9
In "America the Beautiful"
    $1600 30
In 1960 for "Goodbye, Columbus" & in 1995 for "Sabbath's Theater"
    $1600 24
This Massachusetts man was still a student at Yale when he spoke with Vice President Hubert Humphrey
    $1600 19
This carpenter's tool bores holes in wood
    $2000 5
In 2011 the Dealbook feature reported on this Wall St. bank's failed plan to let U.S. clients invest early in Facebook
    $2000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands by a display of the sun.) Nuclear fusion in the Sun's core produces energy that eventually flows to the photosphere--first, by radiation & then by heat currents using this process, also used in a type of oven
    $2000 10
In the "Flintstones" theme
    $2000 27
In 1974 for "Gravity's Rainbow"
    $2000 25
This soprano is seen in profile; the gentleman blindfolded next to her is Aristotle Onassis
    $2000 20
It's just "I" in Latin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Denis Virginia
$9,400 $19,000 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TV THEME SONGS
A 1984 country hit, "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" is the basis for its theme song

Final scores:

Brian Denis Virginia
$16,400 $19,199 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Denis Virginia
$12,400 $17,400 $9,000
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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