Show #6382 - Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Joel Pool game 2.

Contestants

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Marnie Cox, an attorney from Astoria, New York

Mike Lally, a food safety inspector from Ada, Michigan

Joel Pool, a real estate developer from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE INDIANAPOLIS 500
(Alex: ...which is coming up this weekend.)
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
WRITER'S DICTIONARY
IN PERE-LACHAISE CEMETERY
(Alex: ...in... outside of Paris.)
GIVE ME A PRIZE!
"IFY" ANSWER CORRECTLY
    $200 7
This school's boilermaker band has been part of the pre-race ceremonies since 1919
    $200 6
Governed by treaty, it's the formal return of a wanted criminal to the country where the offense occurred
    $200 9
From the Latin for "knowing", it's the character telling the story
    $200 24
This mime has the only spoken line of dialogue in "Silent Movie"
    $200 13
Carleton Mabee won this literary prize for his Samuel Morse biography "The American Leonardo"
    $200 1
To bring together as one
    $400 8
The tradition of drinking this in victory lane after the race was begun by Louis Meyer after his 3rd win in 1936
    $400 16
Agreements signed in this city between 1864 & 1949 govern the treatment of wounded soldiers & prisoners of war
    $400 20
"Kick the bucket" is an example of this 5-letter type of phrase that doesn't literally mean what it says
    $400 25
A grave is a grave is a grave for this writer born in Pennsylvania
    $400 14
The most prestigious award for pitching in baseball is the one named for this man who hurled a record 511 wins
    $400 2
To prepare a pharaoh for burial
    $600 10
This Texan known by his initials holds the record for most Indy 500 starts with 35, 1958-1992
    $600 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a map of a generic coastline.) As defined by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, these coastal belts are considered sovereign & can extend outward for up to 12 miles
    $600 21
In 1865 Walt Whitman published both "Drum-Taps" & a follow-up titled this "to Drum-Taps"
    $600 26
"Earnest" Irish wit who died at age 46 in 1900
    $600 15
He won a 1987 spoken word Grammy for "Lake Wobegon Days"
    $600 3
To explain something more thoroughly, or to just turn up the volume
    $800 11
This nickname for the garage area, originally the fuel depot, was possibly inspired by a comic strip of the same name
    $800 18
The bag or package in which dispatches are securely transported is called a diplomatic one of these
    $800 22
It can mean firm determination or the outcome of the conflict in a story
    $800 29
Some of his "timely" genius is heard here
    $800 27
These "planetary" statuettes have been given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association since 1944
    $800 4
To execute in the ancient Roman fashion
    $1000 12
Now tragically deceased, this British racer won in 2011, the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500
    $1000 19
In 2003 OPEC's secretary general said, "OPEC is not" this type of price-regulating body, "as some... insist on calling us"
    $1000 23
En garde! Raise your this, also a character whose opposite traits highlight those of the protagonist
    DD: $600 30
This novelist's magnum opus is literally translated "In Search of Lost Time"
    $1000 28
This prestigious British prize for literature was started in 1968 as a counterpart to France's Prix Goncourt
    $1000 5
To give something honor, as in "I won't" do this to "your question with a response"

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

Joel Mike Marnie
$1,800 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Mike Marnie
$5,400 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS
FROM THE SANSKRIT
YOUR DAY IN "C"OURT
NATIVE AMERICANS BY TRIBE
BEFORE & AFTER GOES TO THE MOVIES
(Alex: And finally, in honor of healthy vision month, which this is, we'll test your...)
EYE Q
    $400 1
Currently the Commonwealth's official head
    $400 3
The name of this mountain range containing 9 of the world's 10 highest peaks is from the Sanskrit for "abode of snow"
    $400 21
An assertion to a legal right to something; you can also make a "counter-" one
    $400 26
Sitting Bull
    $400 8
A 1997 movie with Tommy Lee Jones policing aliens puts on a tutu to jete into a Natalie Portman film
    $400 16
During an exam, your doctor will use drops to cause the pupils to do this, ophthalmologists' word for "widen"
    $800 2
In 1973 the Commonwealth issued a statement calling for an end to tests of these
    $800 4
Spiked or not, this drink comes from a word meaning "five nectars"
    $800 22
"Cross-" this is security for one debt that also serves as security for another
    $800 27
Geronimo
    $800 9
1988 Dustin Hoffman film that definitely, definitely became the musical film version of "Don Quixote"
    $800 17
Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, can be controlled by eye drops that reduce pressure on the optic one of these
    $1200 13
It achieved dominion status in 1867, the first Commonwealth member to do so
    $1200 5
Wise Jawaharlal Nehru was known as "Pandit"; if he'd done more CNN, 1 letter would have changed & he'd have been this
    $1200 23
This effort to boot a juror can be peremptory or for cause
    DD: $1,000 28
Osceola
    DD: $2,000 10
Mia Farrow taking a pregnant pause in a horror pic segues into Tina Fey's ticking biological clock in a 2008 comedy
    $1200 18
Smoking can increase the risk of getting this clouding of the lens
    $1600 14
Recovering from years of strife between Hutus & Tutsis, it joined the Commonwealth in 2009
    $1600 6
This 4-letter word for the plunder taken during war can also be a slang term for money
    $1600 24
A judge other than a chief judge at one of the U.S. courts of appeals
    $1600 11
Roger Moore 007 film that turns into another action pic with Uma Thurman as a killer bride
    $1600 19
This condition usually caused by a misshapen cornea can be corrected with glasses or toric contact lenses
    $2000 15
The independence of the dominions was recognized by the 1931 Statute of this London borough where parliament sits
    $2000 7
This Sanskrit word for correct law or custom is found before "Bums" in a 1958 novel title
    $2000 25
Executive clemency can lead to this, reducing the severity of a punishment
    $2000 12
The horror, the horror at seeing a Coppola war film turn into a 1942 film where Bette Davis overcomes her domineering ma
    $2000 20
Allergies or infections can cause inflammation of this membrane that lines the eyelids & covers the eyes' surface

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Mike Marnie
$16,600 $1,400 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1957
On September 5, Dwight Eisenhower told this state's governor that "the federal Constitution will be upheld by me by every legal means"

Final scores:

Joel Mike Marnie
$31,700 $2,199 $2,800
2-day champion: $48,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joel Mike Marnie
$16,600 $2,400 $15,400
20 R,
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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