Show #6358 - Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Contestants

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Dan Adkison, a copy editor from Brooklyn, New York

Eileen McQuiggan, a former teacher and stay-at-home mom from Orlando, Florida

Mary Harris, a knitting store owner from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

I WANT A GREEN CAR
(Alex: Not the color green.)
CHARACTERS BASED ON REAL PEOPLE
A PREFIXER UPPER
NEWSPAPERS
THE STAFF OF THE DANA CARVEY SHOW
CULTURES OF SOUTH AFRICA
(Sarah: ...from Lesedi Cultural Village, the rainbow you'd expect from a country with 11 official languages.)
    $200 16
This company's LPG-powered Elantra was introduced in Korea in 2009
    $200 1
Shakespeare based these 2 characters on a certain Miss Cappelletti & a Mr. Montecchi
    $200 7
"Demo-":
Of this group, by this group, for this group
    $200 6
It's a family affair--Adolph Ochs' great-grandson, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., became its publisher in 1992
    $200 26
The show lasted only 8 episodes despite great talent including Dana, who gained fame as this dude in "Wayne's World"
    $200 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) The Xhosa hymn "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" evolved into the South African national anthem; "Nkosi" is God, so the title means this
    $400 17
The Toyota Prius gets 9.5 out of 10 in its air pollution score, based partly on levels of PM, this type of matter
    $400 2
This detective was partly based on Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Joseph Bell
    $400 12
"Cryo-":
In this condition
    $400 8
A career was born in 1955 when Esther Lederer took over the Ann Landers column of this city's Sun-Times
    $400 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) The Khoisan family of languages gave its click sound to some of this southern African group of over 500 languages, including Xhosa
    $600 23
It's Chevy's extended range electric vehicle launched in 2010
    $600 3
The character of Natty Bumppo in "The Leatherstocking Tales" was based on this frontiersman
    $600 13
"Sino-":
Of this ethnicity
    $600 9
Now web only, this paper founded by Mary Baker Eddy features only one religious article per issue
    $600 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) The gumboot dance originated among workers who would communicate & express themselves with the boots they wore in these dank, damp workplaces
    $800 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew drives a battery electric vehicle from Ford.) The engine isn't the only conservation-friendly component of Ford's BEV; these vital parts are regenerative, meaning when they are used, they convert friction energy back into electricity to charge the car
    $800 4
Victor Hugo based this fugitive on Eugene Vidocq, a convict turned businessman & private detective
    $800 14
"Dodeca-":
Of this many parts
    DD: $2,400 10
Published continuously for military personnel since World War II, it now has about 420,000 daily readers
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) A Ndebele village features striking art mainly done by women; the most celebrated is Esther Mahlangu, who was invited to create an art car for this German company
    $1000 25
Still driving that noxious LEV, low emission vehicle? The 2012 Honda Accord is a PZEV, for "partial" this
    $1000 5
Joel Chandler Harris based this storyteller on a former slave he had met in Georgia
    $1000 15
"Calli-":
Of this quality
    $1000 11
It grew out of the Iowa Star, begun in 1849
    $1000 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) The short stabbing spear replacing the long throwing spear was an innovation of this Zulu chief who died in 1828; he also taught how to hook away an enemy's shield, exposing his ribs

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

Mary Eileen Dan
-$800 $1,800 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Eileen Dan
$200 $2,600 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S WHERE I DRAW THE LION
NOTABLE WOMEN
HOW 'BOUT THEM APPLES?
BOOKS ABOUT ROCK STARS
U.S. RIVERS
THE FIRST LETTER IS...
(Alex: And I'll give you the first letter.)
    $400 21
British artist P J Crook painted this slave & his lion friend
    $400 16
The first name of this 1980s political leader of the Philippines means "heart" in Spanish
    $400 7
"Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind"
    $400 6
The artificially created Lake Mead in Nevada has an outlet to the sea via this river
    $400 1
Z:
The British call this cucumber-like edible item a courgette
    $800 22
An angel & a lion standing pensively on a bridge in a painting called "Homesickness"--it has to be by this Belgian
    $800 17
She joined the Sisters of Notre Dame at age 16; her career as an art expert came later
    DD: $5,000 12
"The Quiet One"
    $800 8
Most of Texas' rivers flow directly into the Gulf of Mexico, but the Pecos River flows into this border river
    $800 2
U:
Different from peptic ones, chronic leg ones may result from poor blood circulation caused by diabetes
    DD: $1,000 23
Carpaccio painted the lion as a symbol of St. Mark, patron of this city where Carpaccio lived
    $1200 18
Margaret Mead's first book was "Coming of Age in" this place
    $1200 28
Don't "kid" yourself--this apple developed in the 1970s is named for the blush of its skin, not for a film festival
    $1200 13
"Tommyland"
    $1200 9
To distinguish it from another river, "of the North" is usually added to the name of this river that flows into Canada
    $1200 3
V:
A small, hand-held piece of luggage
    $1600 24
The nice lion in "The Peaceable Kingdom" helped support Edward Hicks' vocation preaching in this state's Bucks Cty.
    $1600 19
This president of Liberia shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize
    $1600 27
This large reddish-green apple is grown in New York State, like the acting brothers of the same name
    $1600 14
"No One Here Gets Out Alive"
    $1600 10
This river whose name is from the Dutch for "hidden river" once supplied Philadelphia with its drinking water
    $1600 4
Y:
An Army recruit, or a nickname of Charlie Parker
    $2000 25
Around 1621 this Flemish master painted "The Lion Hunt", which is not going so well for the hunters
    $2000 20
Sophia Packard & Harriet Giles co-founded what became this Atlanta college for African-American women
    $2000 26
Developed in the 1950s by Purdue, Rutgers & Illinois breeders, these crisp dessert apples were named for a king of Troy
    $2000 15
From a singer & TV talent judge: "Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?"
    $2000 11
If you park by this 670-mile river in Montana & Wyoming, you're beside the longest undammed river in the lower 48
    $2000 5
Q:
An adjective meaning everyday

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Eileen Dan
$4,200 $2,200 $14,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1920s NOVELS
This title guy says, "Do you believe in my innocence, in the fiendishness of my accusers? Reassure me with a hallelujah!"

Final scores:

Mary Eileen Dan
$4,200 $2,200 $13,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Eileen Dan
$4,200 $2,200 $18,200
10 R,
5 W
8 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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