Show #6483 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Paul Nelson game 4.

Contestants

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Dan Sims, a case manager from Little Rock, Arkansas

Morgan Kruse, an economics research analyst from Irvine, California

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL PRACTICE
1-LETTER STOCK SYMBOLS
(Alex: We're talking about the New York Stock Exchange here.)
POETRY TERMS
ANAGRAMS
IT'S A TRAP!
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES
    $200 1
Jaw pain & earache can be symptoms of bruxism, the grinding of these
    $200 9
K,
for breakfast
    $200 22
An epithalamium is a poem for this occasion; one by Sappho ends, "Happy bridegroom, seek your bride"
    $200 4
The Kyoto Protocol limits emitting these alliterative items that trap heat in the atmosphere
    $200 2
(Hi. I'm Neil Patrick Harris.) Hitchcock's genius is that he makes us voyeurs, like Jimmy Stewart & Grace Kelly in this 1954 thriller
    $400 14
The doc might say to grab some of this company's aspirin, "the wonder drug that works wonders"
    $400 10
C,
a financial "group"
    $400 24
One verse of a poem is called a stave or this word also beginning with "st"
    $400 18
Proverbially, when you "build a better" one of these, you make a superior product
    $400 3
(Hi. I'm Cheech Marin, and...) You can't help feeling the exuberance of the Beatles in this, their first movie
    $600 15
That vision problem might be a cataract, clouding this part of the eye
    $600 11
F,
in transportation
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew displays some poetry on the monitor.) By marking the stressed & unstressed syllables in a line, we're engaging in scansion, the analysis of this rhythmic element in a poem
    $600 19
The trap-door type of this creature constructs a tubular nest with a hinged lid made of silk & mud
    $600 6
(Hi. I'm Isaac Mizrahi.) Like a lot of others, I loved the story of a paraplegic ex-Marine finding a new life on the distant planet of Pandora in this 2009 film
    $800 16
This contagious skin disease rhymes with a disease you get from animal bites
    $800 12
T--
give them a jingle
    DD: $1,500 21
A haiku traditionally deals with this; a senryu takes an ironic look at human this
    $800 5
Debuting in 1900, the Grand American is an event in this sport prizing accuracy
    $800 7
(Hi. I'm Robin Quivers.) I love watching "The Godfather", which earned supporting actor Oscar nominations for Al Pacino, James Caan & this man who played consigliere Tom Hagen
    $1000 17
The most common spot for taking someone's pulse is above this artery in the wrist
    $1000 13
X,
a company no longer part of USX
    $1000 25
This line of 12 syllables is likely named for a "great" Macedonian
    $1000 20
An event horizon is the "surface" of one of these, invisible because it even traps light
    $1000 8
(Hi. I'm Jane Kaczmarek.) I sometimes need a hankie watching the love of Warren Beatty & Natalie Wood hit every kind of obstacle in this 1961 film

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

Paul Morgan Dan
$800 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,300 $0 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The first category in Double Jeopardy! sounds a lot--sounds exactly like the first round--but with a twist...)
GENERAL PRACTICE
PLANETARY MATTERS?
(Alex: I'm not sure.)
ODD WORDS
"THE" TV SHOW
THAT IS THE QUESTION
BALTIMORE
(Alex: ...where we have a new home--WBFF, Fox45.)
    $400 10
In 1989 the first President Bush appointed him Chairman of the Joint Chiefs; he had a different job with Bush 2
    $400 25
She won Wimbledon singles titles in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 & 2008
    $400 1
A muselet is the wire that holds one of these in a champagne bottle
    $400 4
In 2010 "Top Chef" broke this CBS program's 7-year Emmy-winning streak for best reality competition show
    $400 9
In "Sonnets from the Portuguese" this 5-word query is followed by "Let me count the ways"
    $800 14
Gen. Thomas Gage, military governor of this colony, ordered the redcoats to march on Lexington & Concord
    $800 22
This festival of sports, art & more has been held annually in Virginia Beach, Virginia since 1974
    $800 2
Something resembling this proud bird's tail in color, design or iridescence is said to be pavonine
    $800 6
"He reads between the lies" was a tagline for this CBS show about a crime-solving man named Jane
    $800 19
Four-word caption of the 1870s engraving seen here
    DD: $1,500 13
Though unpopular with the President for his cautiousness, this Union general was once known as "Young Napoleon"
    $1200 20
It's also called a night crawler
    $1200 7
We met the new boss (James Spader as Robert California) on this NBC sitcom
    $1200 18
In a kids' book by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle, this question follows "Brown Bear, Brown Bear"
    $1200 15
In June 2012 this Baltimore fort had a "Star-Spangled Sailabration" commemorating the War of 1812
    $1600 11
In 1944 this brilliant tactician told Hitler it was futile to continue the war; later that year he committed suicide
    $1600 3
A line from this song by Train says, "Tell me, did you sail across the Sun, did you make it to the Milky Way?"
    DD: $2,000 24
A tonsorialist is one who does this
    $1600 8
Whoopi! & food! The titles of these 2 ABC daytime shows rhyme
    $1600 16
Latin for "where are you going?", it's the title of a 1951 epic starring Robert Taylor & Deborah Kerr
    $1600 23
This offbeat Baltimorean film director has his fan mail sent to Atomic Books & sometimes stops by
    $2000 12
This outspoken U.S. general is proving his views here, holding a piece of a battleship sunk by air power
    $2000 21
In mythology, he's dad to the Cyclopes as well as the Titans
    $2000 5
will.i.am & T-Pain were far from "turrible" as guest voices on this Fox animated show about Mr. Brown
    $2000 17
Abe Lincoln, when accused of deceitfulness: "If I had another" one of these, "do you think I'd wear this one?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$4,500 $4,400 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
In 1900 the first La Scala performance of this opera was conducted by the man whose last name began with the opera's title

Final scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$3,500 $3,299 $1,000
4-day champion: $48,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,800 $4,400 $5,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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