Show #6196 - Monday, July 18, 2011

Mark Runsvold game 2.

Contestants

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Jerry Hou, a freelance orchestra conductor from Rochester, New York

Karawan Meade, a mom and tutor from Wakefield, Massachusetts

Mark Runsvold, a student and waiter from Moscow, Idaho (whose 1-day cash winnings total $48,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

FRENCH COMPOSERS
TV CAREER MOVES
COMMON BOND CUISINE
COUNTRIES' CURRENCIES
(Alex: We want you to name the novel in...)
AT HOME WITH A GOOD BOOK
"EARS" TO YOU
    $200 2
This composer died on June 3, 1875, exactly 3 months after his "Carmen" premiered
    $200 26
This "Friends" star left the "Dirt" behind & moved on up to "Cougar Town"
    $200 21
Cobb, chef's, Waldorf
    $200 9
Like Mexico, the Philippines uses this as its basic monetary unit
    $200 16
Twelve oaks, the Wilkes family plantation
    $200 1
Lances & pikes are types of these
    $400 3
Many of Francois Couperin's works were written for this old keyboard instrument, including 27 suites
    $400 27
"Mad Men" enthusiasts should know that Elisabeth Moss was Zoey Bartlet for seven years on this series
    $400 22
Short, baby back, St. Louis style
    $400 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Sydney, Australia.) Australia was the first country to start making bills out of this. They improve security and last much longer than paper bills, if you don't spend them.
    $400 17
The Slopes, the estate of the Stoke-d'Urbervilles
    $400 7
Retail giant founded in 1893
    $600 4
Although his "Clair de Lune" is often performed as a separate piece, it's actually the third movement in "Suite Bergamasque"
    $600 28
After playing Marissa on "The O.C.". this waifish gal strutted her stuff as a model on "The Beautiful Life"
    $600 23
White, thin crust, deep-dish
    $600 11
It's the currency in common to India & Sri Lanka
    $600 18
Mr. Rochester's Thornfield Hall, burned down by the insane Bertha Mason
    $600 8
Last name of Billy, mentioned in "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
    $800 5
Maurice Ravel's 4 of these include "Daphnis and Chloe", written for Diaghilev, & the original version of "Bolero"
    $800 29
Before she was Michael Scott's crush on "The Office", Amy Ryan was a Baltimore port police officer on this show
    $800 24
Albondigas, Swedish, sweet & sour
    $800 12
As you might guess, the lats is the basic monetary unit of this Baltic country
    DD: $1,500 19
Netherfield House, let by the rich, handsome & eligible Charles Bingley
    $800 14
To be behind in the payment of a debt is to be in this
    $1000 6
This "Symphonie Fantastique" composer was given 20,000 francs by Paganini, who declared him a musical genius
    $1000 30
You may remember Ron Perlman's "beastly" role opposite Linda Hamilton, but now he's a biker on this FX show
    $1000 25
Plum, butterscotch, blancmange
    $1000 13
This country's Rand was named for a gold mining region
    $1000 20
Manderley, which the second Mrs. de Winter dreamt she went to again
    $1000 15
Keats wrote, "When I have" these "that I may cease to be"

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

Mark Karawan Jerry
$2,400 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Karawan Jerry
$5,600 $2,800 $6,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN SCIENCE
WATER CARRIERS
STARTS & ENDS WITH "H"
LESLIE NIELSEN MOVIES
DON'T
CALL ME SHIRLEY
    $400 22
In 1905 biologist Nettie Stevens showed that these 2 chromosomes determine a person's sex
    $400 14
One of these channels, built to bring goods by water to Madras, India, took 76 years to finish
    $400 1
An intuitive feeling
    $400 11
In this film, Robert Hays: "Surely you can't be serious." Leslie: "I am serious...and don't call me Shirley"
    $400 21
Don't sign up for a cruise on this ship, Queequeg! Only one guy is escaping to tell the tale, & it's not you!
    $400 6
The Screen Actors Guild presented this child star with a lifetime achievement award in 2006
    $800 23
Ada Yonath won a Nobel Prize "for studies of" this organelle, site of protein synthesis, from which RNA gets its name
    DD: $8,200 15
The 62-mile Kings River flume in California wasn't built for a theme park but to float these
    $800 2
In music it can mean "sharp"
    $800 12
Offered one of these in "The Naked Gun", Leslie is asked, "Cuban?" His response: "Dutch Irish. My father was from Wales."
    $800 27
Faustus! Don't let Mephistopheles convince you to sign that deal with this "bright" chief devil! It's a trap!
    $800 7
Dramatist James Shirley moved to Dublin in 1636 after parliament closed Britain's theaters as a precaution against this
    $1200 24
During the depression, this marine biologist & ecologist wrote radio scripts for the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries
    $1200 16
Martin Luther King hoped for righteousness to roll down "like a mighty" this, not quite a river
    $1200 3
To secretly devise something, like a plan for a really good door on my boat
    $1200 13
One of Saskatchewan-born Leslie's last starring roles was in 2002's "Men with Brooms", about this sport
    $1200 28
Don't kill that old guy in the chariot over a little road rage, Oedipus! He's really this relation!
    $1200 8
In 1969 she became the first African-American congresswoman
    $1600 25
In August 1969, after 34 years, Dorothy Hodgkin identified the atomic structure of this pancreatic hormone
    $1600 17
In 1590 Sir Francis Drake built the 17-mile River Leat, one of these channels, bringing water to Plymouth, England
    DD: $5,800 4
The first ordinal number that fits the bill
    $1600 19
Leslie was captain of the ship in this 1972 disaster movie--no wonder things turned upside down!
    $1600 29
Jason! Don't leave this wife to marry king Creon's daughter! Think of the children!
    $1600 9
Shirley Verrett, best known as one of these, was dubbed "la nera Callas" by enamored Italians
    $2000 26
Rosa Smith Eigenmann, discoverer of the blind goby, was the first important woman in this -ology
    $2000 18
In the 1950s this project opened up a 2,300-mile system of waterways
    $2000 5
"Love is not a victory march" is a line in this oft-covered Leonard Cohen tune
    $2000 20
Leslie starred opposite Anne Francis & Robby the Robot in this 1956 sci-fi classic based on "The Tempest"
    $2000 30
Don't drink that poison, Romeo! This friar is on his way to tell you Juliet isn't really dead!
    $2000 10
Her "The Haunting of Hill House" is considered a treasure of Gothic horror literature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Karawan Jerry
$39,200 $8,400 $9,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Of the 4 largest Asian countries in area, it's the only one that borders the other 3

Final scores:

Mark Karawan Jerry
$55,000 $3,400 $17,100
2-day champion: $103,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Karawan Jerry
$27,600 $8,400 $8,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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