Show #6515 - Friday, January 4, 2013

Ashok Poozhikunnel game 2.

Contestants

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Alison Shapiro, a publicist from Santa Monica, California

Michele Myers Beuerlein, a research assistant from Cincinnati, Ohio

Ashok Poozhikunnel, an underwriter from Wheaton, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEWSPAPERS
AFRICAN CITIES
MEN'S HAIRSTYLES
FILMS BY SUBTITLE
HISTORICAL QUOTES
"CAT" OR "DOG"?
    $200 4
The dominant paper in our nation's capital, it's among the top 10 U.S. papers in circulation
    $200 1
Several bridges, including El Tahrir, cross the Nile in this capital
    $200 26
What you're seeing is the hairstyle created when 500,000 of these pass through your body
    $200 22
"International Man Of Mystery"
    $200 9
Concerning this failed operation, JFK said, "the Cuban people have not yet spoken their final piece"
    $200 7
On "Jeopardy!", it consists of 5 clues
    $400 18
Early in their careers, Mark Twain & Bret Harte wrote pieces for this California city's Chronicle
    $400 2
This port is the southernmost of South Africa's 3 capitals
    $400 27
Don't wig out--this monarch from 1643 to 1715 had dozens of wig makers working for him
    $400 23
"How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb"
    $400 10
As reported by Hernan Cortes in a 1522 dispatch, these people said that "by no means would they give themselves up"
    $400 8
Trivial or undignified verse
    $600 19
This Georgia paper is known as the AJC for short
    DD: $400 3
The name of this largest Moroccan city combines 2 Spanish words
    $600 28
In a painting by Matthias Stom, this biblical figure is in the process of becoming dis-tressed
    $600 15
"The First Avenger"
    $600 14
In a 1959 American kitchen exhibit in Moscow, he told Khrushchev, "In America, we like to make life easier for women"
    $600 11
To jump on top of another person, often in a group
    $800 20
Daniel Hertzberg & James B. Stewart of this paper shared a 1988 Pulitzer for their stories about insider trading
    $800 5
Wooden 2-story verandas in this Liberian capital are an architectural link to the U.S. south
    $800 29
In 1786, Gilbert Stuart painted Chief Joseph Brant, who was--go figure--head of this tribe
    $800 24
"The Ballad of Ricky Bobby"
    $800 16
After the fall of France in 1940, this general told his country, "France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war"
    $800 12
Asserting an opinion in an authoritative manner
    $1000 21
In 1840 Horace Greeley began publishing "The Log Cabin", a weekly campaign paper in support of this Whig candidate
    $1000 6
Named for a 19th century queen, this capital of the Seychelles has fewer than 30,000 people
    $1000 30
The hairdo of this comic-strip prince has gone in and out of fashion
    $1000 25
"The Far Side of the World"
    $1000 17
In 1888 this Chancellor told the Reichstag, "we Germans fear God, but nothing else in the world"
    $1000 13
High-deductible health insurance only useful in case of utter disaster

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

Ashok Michele Alison
$4,000 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Michele Alison
$8,800 $3,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LET ME PREFACE THAT
(Alex: In that category we want you to identify the author whose preface we quote.)
COMPLETE DOM-INATION
(Alex: Not "domination.")
POTPOURRI
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
MUSICAL NUMBERS
I'M BURNIN' FOR YOU
10-LETTER WORDS
    DD: $3,000 14
"The tribe... was a mighty people, called the 'Mahicanni,' or, more commonly, the 'Mohicans'"
    $400 4
This New Orleans venue reopened Sept. 25, 2006
    $400 10
Large specimens of this marsupial can leap over barriers 6 feet high
    $400 19
Adam Ant:
"Goody ____ Shoes"
    $400 16
Pierre Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais, presided over the trial of this woman who went up in smoke May 30, 1431
    $400 21
In Olympic gymnastic events, it precedes "all-around men" & "all-around women"
    $800 15
"Those awful young women capering at the hotel-door, they are the real little Daisy Millers that were"
    DD: $1,000 5
This Wisconsin city claims to have built the USA's only granite dome
    $800 11
One of the N.Y. Times' headlines on this landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision was "Cardinals shocked"
    $800 20
Steely Dan:
"Hey ____"
    $800 17
Micholas Ridley, who supported Lady Jane Grey, got burned when this "bloody" British queen took the throne
    $800 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) This invention sped up the flow of news from behind the beyond. In 2001, this one sent the only realtime images of U.S. surveillance personnel being freed from China
    $1200 1
"'Jude the Obscure' is simply an endeavour to give shape... to a series of... personal impressions"
    $1200 6
This sacred structure dates from the late 600's A.D.
    $1200 9
Because of the way he became president, John Tyler's opponents nicknamed him "His" this
    $1200 23
T-Pain featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen:
"___ O'Clock"
    $1200 18
William Tyndale, who completed his English translation of this in 1525, was burned in Brussels in 1536
    $1200 25
This "botanical" interchange is where 2 highways meet
    $1600 2
"Some of the characters in these pages are chosen from the most criminal and degraded... Sikes is a thief"
    $1600 7
Syracuse Univ.'s domed stadium is named for this air-conditioning company that paid $2.75 million for the rights
    $1600 12
In 2011 bell ringers for this charity started accepting digital donations to its red kettle
    $1600 24
Public Enemy:
"___ Is A Joke"
    $1600 28
In 1612 Edward Wightman became the last person to be burned in England as this religious criminal
    $1600 26
The gangster who actually moves his finger to carry out a hit while the guy who planned it might be elsewhere
    $2000 3
"Erewhon is pronounced as a word of three syllables, all short"
    $2000 8
The structure seen here, in this city, is technically not a dome since it uses masts & cables for support
    $2000 13
After Elizabeth's death in 1603, the crown passed to King James, the first of this royal house to rule England
    $2000 30
The Proclaimers:
"I'm Gonna Be
(___ Miles)"
    $2000 29
France's Philip IV--known as "The Fair"--had Jacques De Molay, the last Grand Master of this order, burned in 1314
    $2000 27
This term for a shabbily clothed, dirty child, is the name of a demon in the poem "Piers Plowman"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Michele Alison
$24,600 $5,000 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

IMAGINARY CHARACTERS
For a 1912 play they were dubbed Blick, Flick, Glick, Snick, Plick, Whick & Quee; 25 years later, they got new names

Final scores:

Ashok Michele Alison
$18,001 $10,000 $12,999
2-day champion: $39,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ashok Michele Alison
$22,000 $5,000 $10,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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