Show #6224 - Thursday, October 13, 2011

Contestants

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Liz Good, a freelance editor from Brockton, Massachusetts

Drew Denton, a graduate student of American religious history from Decatur, Georgia

Katie Proctor, a stay-at-home mom from Hendersonville, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY NARRATORS
IT'S IN YOUR MIND
VIDEO GAME HISTORY
YOU SEE 'EM AT THE MUSEUM
ONE GOOD TURN
DESERVES AN "ITHER"
    $200 11
This Mark Twain character says that "Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it"
    $200 26
From the Greek for "not remembered", it's partial or complete memory loss
    $200 1
It was joystick to the world in 1977 when this company released its 2600 system
    $200 21
Botticelli's 1481 fresco of St. Sixtus II is at this landmark, part of the Vatican Museums
    $200 6
A move toward political liberalism, or the move NASCAR drivers perform all race long
    $200 16
Adverb meaning "to where I am"; it often precedes "and yon"
    $400 12
In this author's "The Cask of Amontillado ", Montresor narrates his own revenge on Fortunato
    $400 27
A first shot in golf, or a psychological term for a strong motivating instinct
    $400 2
In 1984 this 76er & Larry Bird went "one-on-one" for the Commodore 64
    $400 22
You can view Veronese's "The Wedding Feast at Cana" (& the French crown diamonds, too) at this museum
    $400 7
If you're driving west-northwest, it's the quickest turn to change your direction to east-southeast
    $400 17
Reptilian way of moving
    $600 13
The narrator of David Foster Wallace's "The Pale King" battles boredom at this agency's Regional Examination Center
    $600 28
Bipolar disorder was once known as this type of "depression"
    $600 3
id Software says hardcore PC games went mainstream in 1994 when it unleashed this fatal-sounding game
    $600 23
Manet's "Before the Mirror" & Monet's "Palazzo Ducale" are in this unique NYC circular building
    DD: $2,000 8
Sharp type of turn that sounds like an accessory to keep your toupee from flying off
    $600 18
Ruth Welcome was a virtuoso on this musical instrument
    $800 14
Oliver Barrett IV narrates this 1970 novel about his romance & marriage to Jenny Cavilleri
    $800 29
Peccatophobia is the fear of committing one of these religious transgressions
    $800 4
OK chums, Deathwing the Dragon has caused a "cataclysm" on Azeroth in a 2010 expansion of this massive game
    $800 24
This Madrid museum has Van Dyck's "Beatrice, Countess of Oxford" & "The Executions" by Goya
    $800 9
At sea, if you want the wheel turned all the way in 1 direction, say this 4-letter word "a-port" or "a-starboard"
    $800 19
To behave indecisively
    $1000 15
Both Nelly Dean & Mr. Lockwood provide narration about Heathcliff & the denizens of his manor in this 1847 novel
    $1000 30
I love Dr. Freud for using this term for strong feelings of attachment by a patient toward an analyst
    $1000 5
In December 2002 Will Wright moved these virtual people "online"
    $1000 25
Titian's "St. Sebastian" & "Danae" are at this St. Petersburg museum known for its arsenal
    $1000 10
If you perform a step turn or a stem Christie, you're on a pair of these
    $1000 20
The area between a horse's shoulder blades

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

Katie Drew Liz
$7,400 -$200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Drew Liz
$12,400 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 2011 TIME 100
(Alex: We're dealing with the most influential people in the world, according to Time.)
MOVIES ON THE MAP
CAPTAIN COOK
A POPS CONCERT
HODGEPODGE
HOMONYM FILL-INS
    $400 6
She reshaped "the state department to emphasize development and people-powered diplomacy"
    $400 1
1993 Tom Hanks / Denzel Washington film
    $400 14
Cook was 26 when he joined the navy; he'd spent the previous years mainly ferrying this fuel around the North Sea
    $400 11
The concert includes keyboard music by this master who left 3 claviers to his youngest son, Johann Christian
    $400 21
This goat constellation is the smallest of the zodiac
    $400 26
When you fast, food often goes to ____; start eating again, & it will go to your ____
    $800 7
Robert Gates said this U.S. general who was in charge in Afghanistan "is the premier soldier-scholar of his time"
    $800 2
Robert Altman's 1975 movie about the music business
    DD: $1,600 15
Young Cook's charts of this river's estuary were vital to the British victory at Quebec in 1759
    $800 12
I hear a waltz by this composer who died in 1849, father of a Vienna dynasty
    $800 22
A Buick was named for this New York City street that runs parallel to & between Fifth & Lexington
    $800 27
When the ____ wrote a letter in cursive, the king pored over it & said, "next time, he ____"
    DD: $2,600 8
Her "post is now one of the 50 most frequented web destinations... in Feb. it attracted more than 23 mil. unique visitors"
    $1200 3
Steve Buscemi is part of a botched kidnapping; you might say it had a chipper ending
    $1200 16
Cook's first visit to Australia was tagged onto a voyage to this South Seas island later visited by Captain Bligh
    $1200 13
Last name of Carmine, who composed the music for his son's film "Godfather III"
    $1200 23
Thomas Gore, a blind senator from Oklahoma, was the grandfather of this "Myra Breckinridge" author
    $1200 28
Some thieves in the night sought the troubadour's ____; they found not a dime, just a 6-stringed ____
    $1600 9
"The face of Wikileaks... (no matter) what happens to (him), secrets will never be safe again"
    $1600 4
Roxie & Velma (Renee & Catherine) make a path from death row to stardom
    $1600 17
On Jan. 17, 1773 Cook & crew became the first people to cross this geographic circle
    $1600 19
He wasn't "La Mer" but Le Pere of Chouchou, for whom he composed the "Children's Corner"
    $1600 24
Derived from Latin, it's the 10-letter term for the place where 2 or more rivers flow together
    $1600 29
You're right to refuse to give up your rights by signing a ____; don't ____ in your convictions
    $2000 10
"Now in his second stint as Israel's prime minister, he is Bibi; as with Bono, a single name suffices" (except right now)
    $2000 5
2005 Oscar nominee about the aftermath of an Olympic tragedy
    $2000 18
In 1770, Cook made the map seen here, using "Ea Hei Nom Auwe" & "Toai Poonamo O" where atlases now use these two names
    $2000 20
Next, from this musical family, a sonata by Alessandro; his son Domenico's "Inheritance" included talent
    $2000 25
In Greek mythology dryads were nymphs who lived here
    $2000 30
Listening to the facts spouted by the just-arrived talking antelope, I couldn't believe what the ____ ____ ____

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Drew Liz
$32,400 $5,200 $10,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
This performer is the only person to win Oscars for acting & also songwriting

Final scores:

Katie Drew Liz
$24,800 $7,040 $10,600
2-day champion: $51,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Katie Drew Liz
$30,200 $3,800 $10,600
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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