Show #6561 - Monday, March 11, 2013

Drew Horwood game 5.

Contestants

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Lindsey Chismark, a business analyst from Madison Heights, Michigan

Ben Dwertman, a writer and library services assistant from Cincinnati, Ohio

Drew Horwood, a business analyst from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 4-day cash winnings total $70,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MAIN ALCOHOLIC INGREDIENT
STATELY GEOGRAPHY
TONY WINNERS FOR BEST MUSICAL
MacARTHUR FOUNDATION FELLOWS
DOUBLE LETTER 8-LETTER WORDS
& FINALLY
    $200 1
In a mimosa
    $200 11
The Sevier Desert,
Starvation State Park,
the Provo River
    $200 6
1976:
It's about Broadway itself & its hopefuls
    $200 16
Benoit Rolland won $500,000, no strings attached, for his expertise in making these, used to play string instruments
    $200 21
Spray-painted markings or initials on a building
    $200 26
You'll find the French word for "day" in this word that signifies the end of a court session
    $400 2
In a Moscow mule
    $400 12
Badlands National Park,
the Big Sioux River
    $400 7
2005:
A very silly tale of knights & coconuts
    $400 17
Coronagraph expert Olivier Guyon designs these instruments to look for exoplanets
    $400 22
Adjective for a stain that won't come out or a person who won't change his mind
    $400 27
The C&D in a C&D order stand for these 2 words, though either one would make the point
    $600 3
In a mexicola
    $600 13
The Wheeling Heritage Trails,
Blennerhassett Island
    $600 8
1952:
Anna Leonowens is one of the title pair
    $600 18
Nancy Rabalais studies Gulf of Mexico "dead zones", mainly caused by low levels of this
    $600 23
Don't fuhgedaboudit! Bensonhurst is one neighborhood in this NYC borough
    $600 28
It can refer to the preparatory motion of a baseball pitcher or the final action of any event
    $800 4
In a Havana cocktail
    $800 14
13,147-foot Boundary Peak,
Area 51 (which we can't confirm or deny)
    $800 9
1956:
It concerns baseball, darn it!
    $800 19
David Finkel wrote a book on being embedded with a U.S. battalion in this world capital
    $800 24
To begin an activity
    $800 29
"Yours faithfully" at the end of a letter is an example of a "complimentary" one of these
    $1000 5
In a T & T, this brand of gin
    $1000 15
The Red River region,
Geronimo's grave
    DD: $1,000 10
1949:
Based on a Shakespearean romantic comedy
    $1000 20
Some may find it tough to swallow the award to Sarkis Mazmanian; he studies bacteria in the G.I. tract, short for this
    $1000 25
In 1900 the LZ-1, the first airship of this type, topped out at about 17 miles per hour
    $1000 30
There's nothing lower case about this 2-word term for the death penalty

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

Drew Ben Lindsey
$800 $1,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Ben Lindsey
$5,600 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

OFF TO A "GOOD" START
THE HITTITES
NEWSPAPER MOGULS
COLORFUL QUOTES
3-NAMED ACTRESSES
(Alex: And we need all three names.)
WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY
    $400 26
In Italian, this phrase you wish someone is "buona fortuna"
    $400 1
The Hittite military redesigned these vehicles so they could carry 3 men instead of 2
    $400 7
In 2012 he said it was "a big move" to split News Corp. into entertainment (cha-ching) & print (not so much)
    $400 21
Samuel Butler:
"'Twas Presbyterian true ____"
    $400 2
In 2010 this "Seinfeld" veteran returned to NBC to briefly take over the role of Liz Lemon on a live "30 Rock"
    $400 16
Who:
The guy who ran the Soviet Union from the 1920s to 1953
    $800 27
This 2-word trucker's salutation became associated with CB radio
    $800 12
Around 1400 B.C. the Hittites began working with this metal that's softer than bronze, helping to usher in its "Age"
    $800 8
Known as "Lady Pub", Katharine Graham gained control of this paper upon the death of her husband in 1963
    $800 22
Tennyson:
"Nature, ____ in tooth and claw"
    $800 3
She was Oscar-nominated for a 1980 movie, won a 1980 Tony Award & has been known to turn the world on with her smile
    $800 17
When:
Mother's Day, this day each year
    $1200 28
In the name of this religious observance, "good" means "holy", not "positive"
    $1200 13
Hattusa, the hittite capital from around 1650 B.C., was just east of this present-day Turkish capital
    DD: $4,000 9
In 1894 this man whose company later partnered with Roy Howard founded the USA's 1st major newspaper chain
    $1200 23
Henry Ford on customers' Model T options:
"Any color--so long as it's ____"
    $1200 4
Fittingly, this Welsh beauty played Catherine the Great in a 1996 TV movie
    $1200 18
Where:
The body of water surrounding the Canary Islands
    $1600 29
By reading poetry & such pursuits, Charlie the tuna is always trying to show Star-Kist he has this
    DD: $1,000 14
Most knowledge of the Hittites comes from clay tablets with writing in this wedge-shaped system
    $1600 10
This New York World publisher's 1911 will established the Columbia University School of Journalism
    $1600 24
T.S. Eliot:
"Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach? I shall wear ____ flannel trousers and walk upon the beach"
    $1600 5
In 2012 she came out of the "Weeds" after being its star for all 8 seasons
    $1600 19
What:
Illinois' state amphibian, the eastern tiger variety of this
    $2000 30
Given by eager home buyers, it's also called an earnest money deposit
    $2000 15
In the Old Testament, David had this Hittite killed in battle so he could marry his wife Bathsheba
    $2000 11
In 1896 he bought the New York times for 875,000 & created its slogan "all the news that's fit to print"
    $2000 25
E.E. Cummings:
"All in ____ went my love riding on a great horse of gold into the silver dawn"
    $2000 6
She's played roles from Ridgemont high innocent Stacy to "Revenge" mom Kara
    $2000 20
Why:
Because it was filled with flammable gas that was ignited by electricity, said the report of August 1937

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Ben Lindsey
$11,800 $5,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH NOVELS
Fittingly, this Thomas Hardy character is introduced near the Pure Drop Inn

Final scores:

Drew Ben Lindsey
$8,399 $0 $1,000
5-day champion: $79,197 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Drew Ben Lindsey
$12,400 $9,600 $7,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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