Show #6519 - Thursday, January 10, 2013

Kristin Morgan game 2.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Natalie Hudson, an attorney and taiko drummer from Houston, Texas

Parker East, a performance artist from Tallahassee, Florida

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,700)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE TAGLINES
GEE! IT'S GEOLOGY
LETTER SECRET IDENTITIES
AMERICANA
VICTOR HUGO
WHERE IS THAT PLANET?
    $200 18
1993: "An adventure 65 million years in the making"
    $200 1
A flat, broad upland area; Tibet occupies the highest one in the world
    $200 12
Y is this currency used in Yokohama
    $200 21
George "the Gipper" Gipp died 2 weeks after being named to this team made up of the best from around college football
    $200 6
One of the effects of this Hugo novel was to shame the city of Paris into restoring a much-neglected cathedral
    $200 7
After Google; before wind & fire
    $400 17
1997: "Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe!"
    $400 2
A maar is a big hole caused by this type of explosive activity
    $400 13
"Z" is the title of the 1969 movie that won an Oscar in this category
    $400 22
This accused ax murderess was back in the news in 2012 after her lawyer's original journals were discovered
    $400 14
Wondering about the success of this novel featuring Jean Valjean, Hugo telegraphed his publisher, "?"; the reply was "!"
    $400 8
Before flytrap; after blonde
    $600 19
2009: "Some guys just can't handle Vegas"
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geological diagram on the monitor.) The source of many wells & springs is a permeable layer of rock called either a "water-bearing stratum" or this single-word name
    $600 15
E is the seventh tone in this major scale
    $600 23
O. Henry called this fall holiday "the one day that is purely American"
    $600 27
Hugo's "Toilers of the Sea" inspired a fad for anything related to this 10-armed cephalopod: dishes, hats, etc.
    $600 9
After Freddie; before Morris
    DD: $2,000 25
2000: "She brought a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees"
    $800 4
1,600 miles long, it's the deepest valley on the ocean floor; James Cameron made the first solo visit to its deepest part
    $800 16
X is a band from this city that provided the title of its debut album
    $800 24
Sandy Hook Light, the USA's oldest standing lighthouse, still operates in this state
    $800 28
After Hugo's death on May 22, 1885, his body lay in state for one night under this Paris landmark
    $800 10
After Veronica; before Blackmon
    $1000 26
In 1998 the main character was "On the air. Unaware"
    $1000 5
A hollow stone nodule lined by mineral crystals growing inward
    $1000 20
B is the symbol of this chemical element
    $1000 30
A little bird told us this Tennessee city that's home to Dollywood got its name from a river & an ironworks
    $1000 29
In 1841, after 3 unsuccessful attempts, Hugo was finally elected to this literary group
    $1000 11
Before missile; after jumpin'

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

Kristin Parker Natalie
$2,800 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$5,000 $5,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL ONLINE CHECK-INS
CALL ME ISRAEL
POSSESSIVE BOOK TITLES
4-LETTER WORLD CAPITALS
2012 IN MEMORIAM
THE "WARD" OF THE DAY
    $400 1
April 19, 1775: Just rode to Lexington & met Dawes; now off to Concord! (Samuel Prescott, you were tagged in this check-in)
    $400 25
This state's flag flew at half-mast on the day of singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's 1997 funeral
    $400 13
The finale of the Millennium trilogy: "The Girl Who Kicked the ____'s Nest"
    $400 8
This capital city on the Dnieper river lends its name to a high-calorie chicken dish
    $400 3
In May music fans mourned the death of Robin Gibb & this disco queen
    $400 20
This word means "in the direction of the place where you live"
    DD: $2,000 2
1485: @Bosworth Field, leading my side against those wretched Tudors & I need a ride desparately
    $800 26
Born with the first name "Israel", he became famous as his brother George's lyricist under this name
    $800 15
Meta-fiction paying tribute to Melville: ____'s wife"
    $800 9
The name of this city comes from the Quechua word rimac, & it's on the Rimac River
    $800 4
There's a little less laughter in Hollywood since the death of this comic
    $800 21
Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim spends his life atoning for being one of these at a crucial moment
    $1200 14
December 1913: I'm in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, 'cause I'm governor now! Viva la revolucion!
    $1200 27
General Israel Putnam is said to have ordered, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" at this battle
    $1200 16
By Margaret Atwood: "The ____'s tale"
    $1200 10
Found on the Aare river, this Swiss capital was founded according to tradition in 1191
    $1200 5
Though he passed away at 82, this entertainment icon will forever be remembered as "America's oldest teenager"
    $1200 22
It's the opposite of leeward
    $1600 19
1949: I'm in Taiwan, setting up a government with other nationalist Chinese leaders
    $1600 28
In 1844 Israel Josaphat adopted this last name; with an added "S", it would become Europe's leading news agency
    $1600 17
A recent bestseller set in Paris in 1942 & 2002: "____'s Key"
    $1600 11
Lome is the capital & largest city of this West African country whose name is also 4 letters long
    $1600 6
On his passing, Barbra Streisand said, "he was a true musical genius, but above all that, he was a beautiful human being"
    $1600 23
Honest & direct
    $2000 29
480 B.C.: Crossing the Hellespont, supported by 700 ships; it's good to be the Persian king!
    $2000 30
Israel ben Eliezer, better known as the Ba'al Shem Tov, founded this Orthodox Jewish movement in the 18th century
    $2000 18
Subtitled "A Natural history of Four Meals": "The "____'s Dilemma"
    DD: $5,000 12
Suva, the capital of this island nation, is a shipping & commercial center of the South Pacific
    $2000 7
In summer 2012 The Monkees announced their first tour since the death of this bandmate in February
    $2000 24
2-word equivalent of sommelier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$13,000 $16,400 $9,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LEGAL TERMS
This term for a type of decision is from Old French for "to speak the truth"

Final scores:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$6,799 $6,799 $6,199
2-day co-champion: $13,499 New co-champion: $6,799 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$11,800 $12,200 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.