Show #6380 - Friday, May 18, 2012

2012 Power Players Week game 5.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Thomas L. Friedman, an author and foreign affairs columnist from The New York Times

Kelly O'Donnell, a political reporter from NBC News

Anderson Cooper, a news anchor and correspondent from CNN

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Jeopardy! Round

INSIDE THE BELTWAY
HERE'S TO THE IRISH
THE STOCK TICKER
DOMESTIC AFFAIRS
21st CENTURY LINGO
LITERARY MENAGERIE
    $200 10
Central Alabama's Black Belt is famous for growing this fiber that was once "king"
    $200 3
The documentary "Client 9" chronicled "The Rise and Fall of" this New York governor
    $400 11
As part of their uniforms, beginners in judo & karate first wear belts of this color
    $400 4
The initial claim about his affair with Sally Hemings was printed in a Richmond newspaper
    $400 1
"Warm" rhyming term for a place with a strong WiFi connection
    $400 15
Paul Theroux:
"The ____ Coast"
    $600 12
In the late 1950s Nils Bohlin of this Swedish company pioneered the use of safety belts in automobiles
    $600 21
No more tears for this company, JNJ
    $600 5
Lady Emma Hamilton was this British naval hero's mistress & inherited money from him after he died at Trafalgar
    $600 2
in 2011 Business Week said European government bonds were this "poisonous" kind of debt
    $600 16
Roald Dahl:
"Fantastic Mr ____"
    $800 13
These objects also known as planetoids are mainly found in a "belt" of them between the orbits of Mars & Jupiter
    $800 20
This company providing energy products & services is HAL
    $800 6
Sydney Biddle Barrows, who had a high-class pedigree & ran a high-class sex service, was dubbed this
    $800 8
It's the "tiny" term for a person who writes short posts about one's personal life on Tumblr or Twitter
    $800 18
John Updike:
"____, Run"
    $1000 14
Albrecht Classen's "The Medieval" this belt designed to protect a woman's virtue concludes they were never really in use
    $1000 19
BUD is for you, as it's the symbol for this hyphenated pair of names
    $1000 7
In 1745 Louis XV took her as his official mistress; she gave her name to a fabric & a big hairstyle
    $1000 9
In March 2009 Pres. Obama told "60 Minutes" that the U.S. needed one of these 2-word plans for leaving Afghanistan
    $1000 17
Walter Farley:
"The Black ____"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Anderson Kelly O Tom
$3,000 -$400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Kelly O Tom
$4,200 -$400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"A.C."
(Alex: [*] in quotation marks--two words in each correct response, the first word beginning with an "A", the second word beginning with the letter "C".)
PREPARE THE PREFIX
(Alex: Tom, you're gonna love this. Not HOT, FLAT, & CROWDED but...)
COLD, HILLY & EMPTY
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES
I'M GROVER CLEVELAND
I APPROVED THIS MESSAGE
    $400 16
Here's a mystery: she wrote romantic novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott
    $400 17
-curricular,
-sensory,
-marital
    $400 7
Bonanza, Idaho is now this abandoned type of "town" that faded away after the gold was gone
    $400 14
1994:
"A cop versus a mad bomber who's rigged a bomb to a bus"
    $400 26
Condemning the overthrow of the Queen, I withdrew the treaty to annex these islands, now a state
    $400 1
In a Police song about a castaway, Sting approved a "Message In" one of these
    $800 9
This sci-fi author made his "Final Odyssey" in 2008, dying at age 90
    $800 18
-culture,
-insurgency,
-intuitive
    $800 10
Rising in our nation's Capital just a few blocks from here, it was once known as Jenkins Hill
    $800 2
2010:
"Docudrama about the Triple Crown-winning race horse"
    $800 27
In 1894 I became the first president to be protected by these men from the Treasury Department
    $800 22
On a BBS, short for this "system", your online moderator approves of all messages that follow the rules
    $1200 6
He also produced stationary sculptures called stabiles
    $1200 19
-focus,
-didact,
-bahn
    $1200 11
On Feb. 3, 1947 a village in this territory bordering Alaska recorded -81.4 F., an all-time low for Canada
    DD: $1,000 3
1953:
"Life on a Honolulu Army post just before the Pearl Harbor attack"
    $1200 23
Eugene H. Peterson approved "The Message", a contemporary version of this, with all 66 books combined into one
    $1600 8
Awarded a Nobel Prize, this existentialist said he would have given it to fellow Frenchman Andre Malraux
    $1600 20
-sphere,
-rhythm,
-degradable
    $1600 12
Fodor's says that Paris is no longer deserted in this month as was traditionally the case
    $1600 4
2010:
"A ballet dancer goes insane"
    DD: $800 29
I sent troops in to quell the 1894 Pullman Railroad strike because it was interrupting the delivery of this
    $1600 24
The Pope approved his message for this holiday in 2012; it said, "May the risen Christ grant hope to the Middle East"
    $2000 15
This British journalist was masterful as the longtime host of "Masterpiece Theatre"
    $2000 21
-activity,
-location,
-isotope
    $2000 13
The iconic flag raising on Iwo Jima in 1945 took place on this hill (okay, "mount")
    $2000 5
1969:
"Sam Peckinpah's tale of aging gunmen in 1913 Texas"
    $2000 28
In 1863 I paid George Benninsky $150 to do this instead of me; it was perfectly legal, & George didn't get killed
    $2000 25
Marshall McLuhan would approve if you said this "is the message"; it's his most famous quote

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Kelly O Tom
$15,600 $2,000 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
The National Inventors Hall of Fame said his work "brought the South prosperity", but he was out of business within 5 years

Final scores:

Anderson Kelly O Tom
$14,399 $1,500 $1,000
Winner: $50,000 to The Trevor Project 2nd place: $10,000 to the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation 3rd place: $10,000 to Conservation International

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anderson Kelly O Tom
$17,400 $2,000 $8,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
3 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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