Show #6250 - Friday, November 18, 2011

Contestants

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Mellissa Ahmed, a legal editor from Ottumwa, Iowa

Morgan Polikoff, a professor of education policy originally from Hinsdale, Illinois

Glenn Sullivan, a psychology professor from Lexington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

SEEING A BIT OF AMERICA
ALMA MATERS
EAT LIKE A HORSE
A LITTLE ALLITERATION
CRAZY 8s
ASSUME THE POSITION
    $200 1
We're off to thank the Academy at the Kodak Theatre in this part of L.A.
    $200 16
Brad Pitt & Sheryl Crow were classmates at this school, Mizzou for short
    $200 21
Horses love this fruit of the genus Malus; does one a day keep the vet away?
    $200 11
It's a hyphenated slang term for a long, passionate kiss
    $200 6
In 2006, it was downgraded to a dwarf, leaving us with just 8 planets
    $200 26
Peyton &
Eli Manning
    $400 2
In 1969, it was no honeymoon when water was diverted from this landmark, but it'll be back to normal for our trip
    $400 17
Coworkers Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan & Sonia Sotomayor are all graduates of this New Jersey school
    $400 22
Though they're vegetarians, many male horses have 4 of these long "doglike" teeth used for tearing food
    $400 12
Instead of you receiving a check, the money can be transferred to your account by the paying agency via this method
    $400 7
The math symbol for this looks like an 8 on its side
    $400 27
Yao Ming &
Lisa Leslie
    $600 3
Let's hit Midtown at the New York City landmark with this address
    $600 18
Walter Cronkite was a Longhorn in the 1930s, studying poli sci at this college
    $600 23
Whether crushed, rolled or cooked, these are a high-energy horse food; too much can cause horsie overexuberance
    $600 13
This racket game became an Olympic sport in 1988
    $600 8
From the game of pool comes this expression meaning to be in a serious predicament
    $600 28
Johnny Bench &
Roy Campanella
    $800 4
Chicago's Biograph Theater was the site of this gangster's 1934 death
    $800 19
Larry Page & Sergey Brin started Google in their dorm room while working on Ph.D.s at this California college
    $800 24
For joint health, some experts recommend giving horses this oil from fish of the genus Gadus--blecch!
    $800 14
This French phrase refers to a dangerously attractive woman
    DD: $1,000 9
Per "A Visit From St. Nicholas", it's alphabetically last among Santa's 8 reindeer
    $800 29
Blake Griffin &
Karl Malone
    $1000 5
One if by land & two if by sea--seen here is this Massachusetts landmark
    $1000 20
Later a cabinet member, Frances Perkins attended this Penn business school
    $1000 25
This protein-rich plant of the pea family is like steak for horses; don't give the little rascals too much of it
    $1000 15
This protein part of blood plasma may be given as treatment for some viral diseases
    $1000 10
In poker, a dead man's hand is a pair of 8s & a pair of these
    $1000 30
Walter Payton &
Barry Sanders

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

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$600 $3,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$4,400 $6,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BIGGEST SCHMOOZER
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
TYPES OF POEMS
ANYTHING BUT OPERA
ANTHROPOLOGY
ASSUME THE POSITION
    $400 16
You're an insurance agent for this company? How exciting! "You're in good hands"
    $400 1
This Latin phrase means "unborn" or "within the womb"
    $400 11
One of these poems by Basho says,
"A lovely spring night / suddenly vanished while we / viewed cherry blossoms"
    $400 26
In April 2008 a new musical based on this novel swept through London, not Atlanta
    $400 21
The 42,000-year-old Panaramitee petroglyphs in Australia have symbols that man etched into these
    $400 6
In February 2008 he officially assumed the presidency of Cuba
    $800 17
A man's home is his castle, & yours is so amazing, it's like one of these French-named castles in Bordeaux
    $800 2
The name of this heavy blade is Spanish, probably from a word meaning "a large hammer"
    $800 12
A cinquain is a poem consisting of this many lines
    $800 27
Richard O'Brien not only created this musical, he also played the role of Riff Raff
    $800 22
Kinesics is nonverbal communication or this "language" for which Cosmopolitan has an online decoder
    $800 7
On this leader's death in 2004, Hahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, assumed chairmanship of the PLO
    $1200 18
I hear you like ballroom dancing--me too! Care to do this dance whose name is Spanish for "double step"
    $1200 3
This serene physical & mental discipline is Sanskrit for "union"
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a poem on the monitor.) The first letter of each line spells out a word or name; here, it's the name "Alice" that Lewis Carroll puts into this type of poem, from the Greek for "tip of the line"
    $1200 28
Daniel Radcliffe recently brought his magic to Broadway starring in this musical satire of Corporate America
    $1200 23
Java Man is an example of this forerunner of ours whose name is Latin for "upright man"
    DD: $2,000 8
Jean-Jacques Dessalines was killed in a revolt 2 years after declaring himself emperor of this country
    $1600 19
Because you deserve the best, I ordered you this champagne brand that gets its name from high-quality glass
    $1600 4
This brass wind instrument comes in part from the German for "wing"
    $1600 14
Traditionally, it's a short, pastoral poem, unlike Tennyson's ones "of the King"
    $1600 29
God I hope you get it, I hope you get it that this Broadway musical won a 1976 Pulitzer & 9 Tonys
    $1600 24
The 2011 film titled this "of Forgotten Dreams" lensed some of the oldest works of art known to exist
    $1600 9
In 1995 Shimon Peres became Prime Minister of Israel following the assassination of this predecessor
    $2000 20
You are so right--if you want people on your side, this 1936 self-help classic from Dale Carnegie is a must-read
    $2000 5
This 2-word term was first used for a French & Italian pidgin developed by crusaders & traders
    DD: $2,000 15
It's from the Italian for "little sound"
    $2000 30
An international piano competition held every 4 years is named for this American who won a competition in Moscow in 1958
    $2000 25
From the Latin for "to liken", it's the process by which one cultural or ethnic group absorbs another
    $2000 10
He became King of England in 1399 after forcing his cousin Richard II from the throne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$8,000 $22,200 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTOR-DIRECTORS
It's rare to get Oscar nominations for Best Director & Best Actor for the same film; he is 1 of the 2 who did it twice

Final scores:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$13,000 $25,000 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$9,000 $22,200 $4,400
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R,
0 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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