Show #6326 - Monday, March 5, 2012

David Gard game 2.

Contestants

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Tony Grey, a purchasing distributor from Los Angeles, California

Nina Stanton, a specialist for the national center on tribal childcare from Louisville, Kentucky

David Gard, a retail horticulturist from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHERE AM I?
SHRINKING YOUR TV
SEAFOOD
CHESS ME, YOU FOOL!
CIVIL WAR SLANG
LESSER-KNOWN DWARF"S"
(Alex: The unknown, despicable dwarfs. And each one of them has a name that begins with the letter S.)
    $200 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm standing on Omaha Beach, so I'm on the coast of this historic French province
    $200 6
This Kelsey Grammer doc said, "I'm a humane man, but right now I could kick a kitten through an electric fan"
    $200 1
This fish with a double-talk Hawaiian name is also called dorado
    $200 22
It's the number of white squares on a standard chessboard
    $200 13
Grease from fried strips of this was the basis of a mealy mush known as coosh
    $200 2
The name of this sullen & rude dwarf rhymes with the name of one of the Three Stooges
    $400 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm at the CBC Broadcast Centre in this city, Canada's largest metropolis & commercial centre--that's C-E-N-T-R-E
    $400 7
Dr. Jennifer Melfi helped a certain mafioso deal with his mommy issues on this drama
    $400 8
Calamari is Italian for this
    $400 23
If you place this piece in the center of the board, it can control a maximum of 27 squares (hint: that's a lot)
    $400 3
The name of this dwarf sounds like it refers to a lot of NaCl, but actually refers to his coarse & racy language & humor
    $600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm at the Peace Palace, which has made this seat of government of the Netherlands a center of international law
    $600 10
In the 1970s Elliot Carlin brought his severe persecution complex to Dr. Bob Hartley, played by this comic legend
    $600 9
The appetizer called popcorn this is usually made with the rock type of that shellfish
    $600 24
To give unwanted advice about another player's game is to do this, a Yiddish term for offering intrusive commentary
    $600 4
This dwarf is sordid & depraved; his name is used of tabloids & politics, but Morley Safer used it for reality TV
    DD: $1,400 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm in this world capital where, 8 miles from the Atlantic, the Tagus River broadens into what's called the "Sea of Straw"
    $800 11
Dianne Wiest was in as Dr. Gina Toll, therapist Gabriel Byrne's therapist, on this HBO series
    $800 15
The rainbow type of this fish is known for its spectacular leaps & hard fighting when hooked
    $800 25
It's the only move in which 2 pieces, the king & the rook, are moved simultaneously
    $800 28
A thirsty soldier might ask for apple lady, the "hard" type of this
    $800 5
This dwarf acts in a furtive manner; his name also precedes "Pete" in a slang term for cheap wine
    $1000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) I'm just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean in Guayaquil, the largest city & main port of this country
    $1000 12
Played by David Cross, Dr. Tobias Funke lost his license & suffered from "never-nude" syndrome on this sitcom
    $1000 17
This large food & sport fish has the scientific name xiphias gladius
    $1000 26
It's an opening strategy in which one player sacrifices a pawn or piece in order to gain a positional advantage
    $1000 27
Troops from Alabama were known by this colorful term, also the state bird
    $1000 14
This dwarf is untidy in dress & manners; Godfrey in "Silas Marner" is described as such too

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

David Nina Tony
$1,600 $3,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Nina Tony
$2,200 $3,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW TO THE OED
SECONDS
"A" IN CHEMISTRY
ESSAYS
SUPERMODELS
PRETTY GOOD MODELS
    $400 1
This adjective for loans to less-than-stellar borrowers was much in the news in the last few years
    $400 9
He was the second president of the Mormon church
    $400 3
Sulfur dioxide emissions lead to this nasty atmospheric deposit
    $400 18
Orwell's essay on this says it should be strong & made in small quantities & that one should use the Indian or Ceylonese type
    $400 7
In 2007 Gisele (Bundchen), Amber (Valletta) & this Naomi all showed up for Dior's 60th anniversary show
    $400 26
The HP CP4005 is a pretty good model of this
    $800 2
"Big" this is a sarcastic remark meaning "who cares?"; you could also say "no big" this
    $800 10
Marie Curie won her first Nobel Prize in Physics; her second was in this field
    $800 4
It's in group 5a of the periodic table, sublimes at 1,135 degrees & my 2 zany aunts put it in elderberry wine
    $800 19
Her "Out of the Dark" essays include "How to Become a Writer", "Our Duties to the Blind" & "What the Blind Can Do"
    $800 12
Like many Eastern European models, Anya Kazakova is renowned for her malars, these skeletal features
    $1200 11
It's a coming together of 3 words & 3 birds, served by some on Thanksgiving
    $1200 15
Henry VIII secretly married this second wife in 1533, after she got pregnant
    $1200 5
If a mechanic tells you he put CH2(OH)CH2(OH) in your radiator, he means this
    $1200 20
H.L. Mencken wrote a notorious essay on the "unbroken and agonizing ugliness" of this state's steel towns
    $1200 24
With a name like Chanel Iman, the November 2009 cover girl of "teen" this had to be a supermodel
    $1600 13
Numerical term for the unnamed guest of the person to whom an invitation is addressed
    $1600 16
In 1954, a year after Everest, this second-highest mountain was conquered
    $1600 6
There are 2 types of solid: ice & sugar are crystalline, while glass & blankets are this, meaning "shapeless"
    $1600 21
After publishing an essay on Will Strunk, he was asked to revise Strunk's "The Elements of Style"
    $1600 23
From 1950 to 1992 model Lisa Fonssagrives was married to Irving Penn, famous in this profession
    $1600 28
This pioneering microwave oven from Amana cost $495 when introduced--pretty steep for 1967
    DD: $3,000 14
8-letter word for an especially vigorous microorganism, like a bacterium that's become drug-resistant
    $2000 17
From 1577 to 1580 he commanded the second voyage ever to go around the world
    $2000 8
This adjective can precede "entropy" or "zero"
    DD: $3,000 22
In this 1841 essay, Ralph Waldo Emerson urged people to trust their own judgment above that of all others
    $2000 25
In 2007 Natalia Vodianova made news by working the catwalk 3 weeks after doing this
    $2000 27
The G.E. Smith Telecaster is from this guitar company

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Nina Tony
$14,200 $3,600 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CIVILIZATIONS
Starting in the 300s B.C., Hellenistic civilization was spread from this land where a new country was declared in 1991

Final scores:

David Nina Tony
$9,300 $7,195 $7,600
2-day champion: $38,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Nina Tony
$15,600 $6,600 $7,600
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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