Show #6492 - Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Jason Shore game 5.

Contestants

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Bryan Shilowich, a graduate student of neuroscience from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jennifer North, an attorney from Jersey City, New Jersey

Jason Shore, a medical student from Plano, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

DOUBLE "L" WORDS
OREGON
A BIT O' HONEY
ALSO A SEA
ITS REIGNING MEN
(Alex: We'll give you [*], you tell us the country they have ruled over.)
SOCCER
    $200 1
To plunder, or the loot that was plundered
    $200 14
Nicknamed "Beervana", this largest Oregon city is home to more than 30 breweries
    $200 24
Honeybaked sells turkey, ribs & roasts as well as the original & "Authentic Honeybaked" this
    $200 16
In sports names, it precedes Auerbach & Grange
    $200 6
Mutsuhito,
Takaharu
    $200 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew describes what's happening at a soccer field in Johannesburg, South Africa.) Soccer players' ability to bend the ball is shown in two types of this, named for where on the field it takes place - inswinging and outswinging
    $400 2
It can be a husk or a ship part
    $400 15
It's the witch-free state capital
    $400 30
The Honey Maid brand of these is a trademark of Nabisco
    $400 17
Victorious side in the U.S. Civil War
    $400 7
Olof Skotkonung,
Gustav VI Adolf
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew describes what's happening at a soccer field in Johannesburg, South Africa.) It's awarded after a foul by defenders, & stopping it at over 60 mph is one of sport's great challenges; the ball will generally go the way the shooter's plant foot is pointed
    $600 3
A song in "Chicago" says, "Mister" this material "shoulda been my name... 'cause you can look right through me"
    $600 23
Seen here, the Bonneville Dam spans this river between Oregon & Washington
    $600 27
It's traditional to eat apple slices dipped in honey on this holy day that rings in the Jewish New Year
    $600 18
Precedes "Queen" in the title of a No. 1 hit by Billy Ocean
    $600 8
Wladvslaw II Jagiello,
Casimir IV
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew describes what's happening at a soccer field in Johannesburg, South Africa.) Graze the bottom of the ball on one side to make the ball curve around defenders, with a kick named for this fruit
    $800 4
The name of this game comes from a French word for "cue"
    $800 25
Oregon's breadbasket is this fertile valley named for the river that runs through it
    $800 28
A museum in Wisconsin displays over 5,200 varieties of this condiment, including honey, Creole & stone ground
    $800 19
The emir Abd el-Kader wrote about the history of this horse breed
    $800 9
Fyodor I,
False Dmitry I
    $800 21
He led Brazil to 3 World Cup soccer titles & won an NASL title with the Cosmos
    $1000 5
This adjective is used of land that is plowed but left unseeded for a season or more
    $1000 26
Named for a British admiral, it's the state's tallest mountain
    $1000 29
This liqueur is made from a secret recipe of herbs, spices, heather honey & aged Scotch whisky
    $1000 20
This language is also called Gaelic or erse
    DD: $1,800 10
Hercule Grimaldi,
Honore Grimaldi
    $1000 22
Kicking the ball through a soccer defender's legs & recovering it on the other side is this move, also the name of a spice

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

Jason Jennifer Bryan
$600 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jennifer Bryan
$4,400 $3,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NUCLEAR ENERGY
OSCAR-WINNING ACTRESSES
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
PHOTOGRAPHERS
WORLD AUTHORS
"FOUR" LETTER WORDS
(Alex: But with a twist, because the word "four" will come up in each correct response.)
    $400 2
This rate of radioactive decay can be a fraction of a second or billions of years; for plutonium-239, it's 24,000 years
    $400 1
"A Streetcar Named Desire" netted Kim Hunter a supporting actress Oscar for playing this character
    $400 19
In 1921 he replaced fellow heavyweight Edward D. White, whom he had appointed Chief Justice in 1910
    $400 24
Mike Mitchell's rare photos of this group's first U.S. concert on February 11, 1964 were auctioned by Christie's in 2011
    $400 16
In the 1920s this Brit bought a house that she named "Styles", after her novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
    $400 7
A Lincolnesque way of saying 80
    $800 3
The 1st controlled nuclear reaction was produced in 1942 by using uranium & uranium oxide embedded in this soft carbon
    $800 8
Olivia de Havilland lost out on supporting actress to Hattie McDaniel, both nominated for roles in this film
    $800 20
This justice who served for 35 years shares his first two names with apostles
    $800 25
Patrick Farrell of this Miami paper won a 2009 Pulitzer for his images of the devastation caused by hurricane Ike
    $800 17
This "Thorn Birds" author established the department of neurophysiology at a hospital in Sydney, Australia
    $800 12
2-word theter term for the imaginary item that separates the actors from the audience
    $1200 4
In one type of fusion reactor, laser beams heat deuterium & tritium to create this fourth state of matter
    $1200 9
She won a supporting actress Oscar for her turn as the sassy Minny Jackson in "The Help"
    $1200 21
A Reagan appointee, he has the most children of any justice on the current court with 9
    $1200 26
In 1940 he & Edward Weston taught the U.S. Camera Photographic Forum, the first workshop in Yosemite
    $1200 18
During WWII, this author of "The Plague" joined the French resistance
    $1200 13
It's slang for 50 cents
    $1600 5
This independent agency of the U.S. government licenses & oversees the construction of reactors
    $1600 10
She won an Oscar for playing Hanna, the older woman who loves "The Reader"
    $1600 22
The portrait of this Chief Justice, also the first Republican governor of Ohio, once graced the $10,000 bill
    $1600 27
The photographs in this 1992 coffee-table book by Madonna were taken by Steven Meisel & members of his studio
    $1600 14
The name of this small teacake is from the French for "small oven"
    DD: $5,000 6
The U.S. leads the world in operating nuclear reactors with 104, followed by this European country with 58
    $2000 11
She won an Oscar for playing Hana, the nurse to "The English Patient"
    DD: $2,000 23
After World War I this justice headed a delegation of American Zionists to a conference in London
    $2000 15
"Bathroom" term for a person who makes false or pretentious claims

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jennifer Bryan
$17,000 $13,000 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN ICONS
He has a Medal of Freedom, a Pulitzer Citation & membership in the Rock & Roll & Minnesota Music Halls of Fame

Final scores:

Jason Jennifer Bryan
$7,000 $9,200 $10
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Jennifer Bryan
$15,800 $13,000 $4,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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