Show #6334 - Thursday, March 15, 2012

Contestants

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John Erler, a movie mocker from Austin, Texas

Sue Anderson, a speech language pathologist from Peoria, Illinois

Michael Gurshtein, a thin films engineer from Thornton, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEW YORK CITY
MBAs
REMEMBER WHO WON THE SUPER BOWL?
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
WRITERS' WORDS
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5
(Alex: The correct response in the $200 block will have one "N", and we'll add an "N" to the correct response as we go down.)
    $200 19
Robert Wagner was the mayor when work began on this 16-acre performing arts center
    $200 11
We salute you if you know that this man earned an MBA from George Washington University
    $200 14
I:
Winning was the only thing when this team stomped Kansas City, 35-10
    $200 24
It's a group of 12 dozen items, & not necessarily offensive
    $200 6
The formal, concise statement of the meaning of a word; I worked out for weeks to get it for my muscles
    $200 1
This wild dog of Australia is also known as a warrigal
    $400 20
When companies first list on the NYSE, the CEO is typically invited to do this, which starts trading on the floor
    $400 12
She joined Microsoft in 1987, the same year she received her MBA from Duke; today she's Mrs. Microsoft
    $400 15
XXXIII:
John Elway retired after this team shot down the Falcons, 34-19
    $400 25
In Britain, if you weigh 140 pounds, you weigh 10 of these units
    $400 7
It's a French word for a trite phrase, & the French have their own, like "J'ai dormi comme une souche", "I slept like a stump"
    $400 2
It's the term for a plant that lives or grows for only one year or season
    $600 21
(I'm Geoffrey Canada.) I'm president of a unique organization providing not just education, but health care & social services to the children of 97 blocks in this Manhattan neighborhood, from 116th St. up to 143rd St.
    $600 13
The first U.S. president with an MBA, he received his from Harvard Business School in 1975
    $600 16
XLIV:
Who dat say dey gonna beat dis team? Not the Colts, who fell 31-17
    DD: $1,800 26
An octant, or 1/8 of a circle, is equal to this many degrees
    $600 8
"Pathetic" or not, it's a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
    $600 3
This adjective describes medications you can legally purchase without seeing a doctor
    $800 22
This museum, established in the late 1920s, began with 8 prints & one drawing
    $800 17
XXV:
This team beat Buffalo 20-19 when a kick sailed wide--a 47-yard kick, so give Norwood a break
    $800 27
This unit of area is in the name of the wood that's home to Winnie-the-Pooh
    $800 9
The use of only a few words to convey meaning, it's said to be "the soul of wit"
    $800 4
When you're this type of guest, it means you didn't bother to tell anyone you were coming
    $1000 23
In 1942 Fiorello La Guardia became the first mayor to reside in this home built in 1799 by a New York City merchant
    $1000 18
XX:
Beating the Patriots 46-10 was pure sweetness for them
    $1000 10
It can be someone who embodies a certain quality or idea, or a term for attributing human qualities to animals or things
    $1000 5
It's the 2-word name of the 18th-century invention seen here that revolutionized the textile industry

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Michael Sue John
$800 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sue John
$2,800 $1,600 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

TIME TO RESIGN
CAR NAMES
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...
(Alex: We'll give you the definition.)
3-LETTER WORDS
FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS
SONG MASH-UPS
    $400 16
June 16, 2011:
This not-so-Internet-savvy N.Y. congressman
    $400 17
Honda introduced this luxury division in the 1980s
    $400 6
The internal this vein "collects blood from the skull, brain, superficial parts of face and much of the neck"
    $400 1
A pig's digs
    $400 15
It shares its name with a U.S. state
    $400 24
Song mash-up by The Doors & James Taylor that says, "Girl, we couldn't get much higher" & "sweet dreams & flying machines"
    $800 20
February 11, 2011:
This Egyptian president
    $800 18
Liberty & Patriot are models of this make from Chrysler
    $800 7
This, "medial to and much stronger than the fibula, is exceeded in length only by the femur"
    $800 2
40 winks
    $800 14
It's the southernmost of the 3 Baltic republics
    $800 27
The first Top 40 pop hits for Billy Ray Cyrus & Blondie, no wonder it hurt so much--lucky thing it didn't shatter
    $1200 23
June 9, 2006:
This Texas congressman & majority leader later convicted of money laundering
    $1200 19
In 2010 GM sold this Swedish auto brand to a tiny company called Spyker
    $1200 8
"The external" this "comprises the auricle, or pinna, and the external acoustic meatus"
    $1200 3
Anonymous John's last name
    DD: $7,000 13
The most populous after Russia
    $1200 28
According to Hall & Oates, "they see your every move", while Billy Idol sings, "got no human grace"
    $1600 25
April 28, 1969:
This Frenchman who'd just lost a constitutional referendum; c'est la vie!
    DD: $3,000 21
Add one letter to the French word for "lemon" to get the name of this French car maker
    $1600 9
These "veins return oxygenated blood to the left atrium"
    $1600 4
A small child, or a form of tater
    $1600 12
It was once known as White Russia
    $1600 29
A soggy No. 1 hit by Milli Vanilli stays soggy when combined with a song from "My Fair Lady"
    $2000 26
December 18, 2007:
This Senate Republican whip & onetime majority leader who had some lobbying to do
    $2000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a garage with 5 cruisers at the CA Highway Patrol Academy in Sacramento, CA.) Though Chargers & Camaros are also used, CHP officers most often sit behind the wheel of this Ford model that contains the name of a British queen & something she might wear
    $2000 10
This bone "extends laterally and almost horizontally across the neck from manubrium to acromion"
    $2000 5
Not sew, but you do this to make lace using knots & loops
    $2000 11
One of the quarters of historic Jerusalem is named for its people
    $2000 30
Mash-up from Blue Oyster Cult & Debby Boone that says, "I'm living for giving the devil his due" & "you give me hope"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sue John
$19,000 $13,400 $17,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
(Alex: Let's assume English literature.)
This 1928 novel was partly based on the author's wife Frieda & her affair with Angelo Ravagli

Final scores:

Michael Sue John
$3,999 $3,400 $29,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sue John
$13,200 $12,000 $15,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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