Show #6523 - Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Kristin Morgan game 6.

Contestants

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James Hawthorne Jr., a special education teacher from Rochester, New York

Joan Blinn, a retired proofreader and editor from Chicago, Illinois

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama (whose 5-day cash winnings total $69,098)

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Jeopardy! Round

HAPPIER REWRITTEN NOVEL ENDINGS
THE TRANSPORTER
ON TV 10 YEARS AGO
A LOTTA MOTTO
STATES' MOST POPULOUS CITIES
BIRDS WITHIN WORDS
(Alex: You have to name the bird found within the text of our clue.)
    $200 1
"'OK, Ishmael, scrunch down so the whole Pequod crew is in the painting! Talk about a catch of the day!"'
    $200 20
Beijing has ordered a fleet of 82-foot, 300-passenger these, divided into not 2 but 3 parts by accordion-type joints
    $200 24
This show featured Jack Bauer, on-screen clocks & dialogue like "Where's the bomb?! Don't make me ask you again!"
    $200 12
"Ars Gratia Artis" (art for art's sake) is the motto of this film company usually known by 3 letters
    $200 6
Kansas:
population about 384,000
    $200 11
It's a symbol of wisdom & knowledge
    $400 2
"He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother. Wait, 2+2 wasn't 5! B.B. could kiss his tush!"
    $400 21
An aircraft carrier is named for this North Carolina town where history was made in 1903
    $400 26
Bryan Cranston wasn't cooking meth yet; he was still playing dad to this title kid "in the middle"
    $400 13
"Altius" in the Olympic motto means this
    $400 7
Missouri:
population about 463,000
    $400 16
If you've been humiliated into eating this bird, don't microwave it
    $600 3
"McMurphy smiled. 'Doc hated the nurse, too. He faked the operation. I'm OK!"'
    $600 22
In 1908, one year after incorporation, this U.S. company set a record with its motorcycle that got 188 mpg
    $600 27
In 2003 Madonna guested on the "Dolls and Dolls" episode of this Debra Messing sitcom
    $600 14
The motto of this U.S. territory is "Where America's Day Begins"
    $600 10
North Dakota:
about 107,000
    $600 18
You'll find this old bird scooting along a marsh
    $800 4
"Wow, Carton! That 'I see the lives for which I lay down my life' speech was freakin' awesome! You can go, the execution's off!"
    $800 23
In 1987, this patriotic yacht won back the America's Cup four years after the United States had lost it for the first time
    $800 28
This comedienne played boutique hotel owner Mavis Rae (briefly) before she got a new "view" of life
    DD: $1,000 15
In "Dead Poets Society", Robin Williams rhymes "gather ye rosebuds while ye may" with this similar motto
    $800 9
Delaware:
about 71,000
    $800 19
This ill bird had to be treated intravenously
    $1000 5
"Charles pointed to the letter. It was arsenic... but luckily for Emma, what she took was mislabeled! It was apricot!"
    $1000 25
In 1968 this company introduced the Sting-Ray Krate, a forerunner to the BMX
    $1000 29
In real life, the star of this CBS sitcom indeed had a cop brother who was divorced & lived with his parents
    $1000 30
"They also serve who only" do these 2 things was the motto of the Royal Observer Corps, which scanned U.K. skies in WWII
    $1000 8
Maine:
about 66,000
    $1000 17
This afternoon, I saw this sea bird

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

Kristin Joan James
$1,400 $4,000 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Joan James
$3,600 $5,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 8th CENTURY
MUSIC ACT BY SIBLINGS
SC"I"ENCE
SNAP
CRACKLE
POP
    $400 1
In 752 Stephen was elected this but died days later without being consecrated, so he's not listed as an official one
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Newton's first law of motion states that an object at rest will stay at rest unless a force acts on it is also known as the principle of this seven-letter term
    $400 6
In football the snap usually comes from the player at this position
    $400 21
You can use poultry or this meat to make cracklings, the crispy pieces of skin or rind after the fat is rendered
    $400 11
His dad, Sir John, was killed by the ape Kerchak
    $800 12
The Irish probably discovered this island in the 8th century; the Vikings settled it in 874
    $800 3
It's defined as not getting pregnant despite trying for a year
    $800 7
Snaps are insults, like "your mother is so old, she still has her ticket stub from the Christians versus" these beasts
    $800 22
When Pop Rocks candies come into contact with moisture, this gas is released, causing them to fizz & crackle
    $800 17
Michael Henchard, the father in Thomas Hardy's "Mayor of" this place, sells his family for 5 guineas
    $1200 13
In 794 Emperor Kammu chose the site for this new Japanese capital; it remained capital for more than 1,000 years
    $1200 23
"Sex On Fire"'s Caleb, Nathan & Jared Followill
    $1200 4
In 1811 chemist Bernard Courtois' experiments with seaweed led to the discovery of this element
    $1200 8
As the first 2 letters will attest, SNAP is an organization focused on getting these 2 operations for pets
    $1200 26
The name of this crunchy candy means it breaks easily but cleanly
    DD: $2,200 18
This Shakespeare royal tells his youngest child, "pray you now, forget and forgive; I am old and foolish"
    $1600 14
A tip of the hat to Idris I, who founded this Moroccan city in 789
    $1600 24
"We Are Family": Debra, Joni, Kim & Kathy
    DD: $2,000 5
Basalt is an extrusive type of this rock; granite is an intrusive type
    $1600 9
"Oh, snap!" was often said by Joel Kinnaman as Detective Holder on this AMC murder mystery show
    $1600 27
Use a spoon to crack the caramelized sugar that tops this dessert whose name means "burnt cream"
    $1600 19
This Ira Levin novel finds expectant dad Guy Woodhouse & wife moving into a creepy New York City apartment
    $2000 15
In a 725 work this "venerable" historian calculated the dates on which Easter should be celebrated
    $2000 25
From Ireland: Andrea, Jim, Sharon & Caroline
    $2000 10
19th c. scientists thought part of the atmosphere might conduct electricity; we call it this layer
    $2000 16
SNAP, the Sarawak National Party, vies for power in this peninsular country
    $2000 28
It's the 4-letter Japanese name for paper-thin dried seaweed, used for wrapping sushi
    $2000 20
In this Jeffrey Eugenides novel, the Lisbon girls' dad is forced to quit as a teacher because he can't control his kids

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Joan James
$7,600 $17,600 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RECENT OSCAR WINNERS
From 2008, it's the most recent film to win Best Picture & Best Song; the lyrics are in a foreign language

Final scores:

Kristin Joan James
$4,401 $17,000 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Joan James
$7,600 $16,400 $4,200
18 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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