Show #6645 - Friday, July 5, 2013

Ben Ingram game 5.

Contestants

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Alice Kelly, an orthopedic nurse from Towson, Maryland

Carlos Hernandez Fisher, a graphic designer and computer salesperson from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina (whose 4-day cash winnings total $84,831)

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Jeopardy! Round

BRAZILIAN GEOGRAPHY
JAPANESE COOKING
SO VERY "BRITISH"
UNUSUAL AMERICAN SPORTS
LA LITERATURE FRANÇAISE
IT'S A BIG WORLD
    $200 17
2 of this Brazilian city's most popular beaches are Flamengo & Ipanema
    $200 23
Udon noodles are made from wheat; soba noodles are usually made from this grain, 4 letters longer
    $200 11
I was inspired to work on my putting after watching Tom Watson win this tournament in 1975
    $200 7
In June 2012 a golden retriever named Ricochet hung 10 & won this event for dogs at Coronado Bay resort in San Diego
    $200 26
The title character of this novel is the former Emma Rouault
    $200 14
The saguaro is an often 5-story-tall type of this plant
    $400 18
The selva is this vast, ecologically important area where it sounds like you'll need your umbrella
    $400 2
Hakumai, a type of this staple, has a glutinous texture that makes it easy to pick up with chopsticks
    $400 3
Its main hub is at Heathrow
    $400 8
Georgia's Summer Redneck Games include bobbing for pigs' feet & a discus throw with these automotive items
    $400 27
Harpagon & his money are reunited in Moliere's "L'Avare", English title this tightfisted person
    $400 16
In 2010 Guinness said a Turkish man sported the longest this body part, 3.46 inches from bridge to tip
    DD: $1,800 6
This planned city in Brazil's vast interior has grown from being a construction project in 1956 to 2.6 million people today
    $600 19
Sake is part of the basting sauce for this method of broiling meat to produce a tasty glaze
    $600 12
Historian Philippa Levine wrote the book this entity: "Sunrise To Sunset"
    $600 1
In official racing competition for the riding type of these, the blades must be removed, & grass catchers are not allowed
    $600 28
In the original French, the first line of this Camus novel is "Aujourd'hui, maman est morte"
    $600 20
This "tyrant lizard" could take his 5-foot skull & rear up to a height of 18 feet
    $800 21
Brazil's tourism industry depends in part on these spectacular falls on the border with Argentina
    $800 9
Eaten between dishes of sushi, gari is pickled this
    $800 15
What began as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company changed its name to this in 1954
    $800 4
New Orleans gave us Newcomb, similar to this net sport except you catch the ball and throw it back
    $800 29
Don't forget that "Swann's Way" is the first part of this epic by Proust
    $800 25
23,000 people in its 6.6 million square feet keep Americans safe
    $1000 22
Add two letters to the name of a river to get this state, so big it borders three countries
    $1000 13
Applied to fish or meats before frying, panko is this type of product
    $1000 10
Belize before it was Belize
    $1000 5
Horses wear cleats for the world snow polo championships in this Colo. resort city where the rich frolic
    $1000 24
East to west, the greatest distance across this country is 6,000 miles; north to south, 2,800

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ben Carlos Alice
$6,400 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Carlos Alice
$8,800 $5,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FROM BOOK TO FILM
CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS
7-LETTER WORDS
THE GREAT LIBRARIES OF EUROPE
SCIENCE 101
BROADWAY MUSICALS BY SONGS
    $400 19
This actress' first screenplay was an adaptation of her own book "Postcards from the Edge"
    $400 12
Edward J. Smith became captain of the Olympic in 1910 & of this sister ship 2 years later
    $400 23
A beauty contest, or a spectacular procession involving costumed performers
    $400 25
The national library of this U.K. country in Aberystwyth is noted for its collections of Celtic materials
    $400 24
In North America the Wisconsin glaciation was part of one of these that ended about 12,000 years ago
    $400 14
Sky Masterson & the Crap Shooters: "Luck Be A Lady"
    $800 2
The Dick King-Smith book on which this 1995 film was based is subtitled "The Gallant Pig"
    $800 22
On April 28, 1789 he wrote, "Just before sunrise, Mr. Christian" seized him & tied his "hands with a cord"
    $800 27
This word for a group of people traveling with pack animals, perhaps across a desert, is derived from Persian
    $800 30
The Austrian National Library's department of planned languages has a museum devoted to this artificial language
    $800 28
(Sarah demonstrates with a glow stick.) Three components make up light sticks--hydrogen peroxide, phenyl oxalate ester & a florescent dye; the two chemicals excite these negatively-charged particles in the dye, causing the mixture to glow
    $800 8
Miss Hannigan: "Little Girls"
    $1200 1
1958's "The Long, Hot Summer" was based on this author's "The Hamlet", the first in his "Snopes" trilogy
    $1200 4
Isaac Hull captained this ship to victory over the British frigate Guerriere during the War of 1812
    $1200 26
A dog of mixed or undetermined breed
    $1200 29
Among the exhibits at this Irish college's library is the book of Durrow, a gospel manuscript dating to the 7th century
    $1200 10
Prophase, metaphase, anaphase & telophase are stages of these 2 forms of cell division
    $1200 6
The full company: "Just Like Paradise" & "Nothin' But A Good TIme"
    $1600 18
John Irving & Michael Caine won Oscars for this 1999 film--Irving for adapting his own novel
    $1600 5
Captain Juan Sebastian del Cano completed the world circumnavigation this man got the credit for
    $1600 7
From a word for "chest of drawers", it's the set of clothing & bedding for a newborn child
    $1600 21
This Danish astronomer died in Prague in 1601, & the Clementinum National Library there has material relating to him
    DD: $2,000 11
Defined as 10-400 nanometers on the spectrum, these rays fall between visible light & X-rays
    $1600 3
Curley & Laurey: "People Will Say We're In Love"
    $2000 13
"Blade Runner" was based on Philip K. Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream Of" these?
    DD: $3,000 9
In September 1835 Captain Robert FitzRoy anchored this ship in the Galapagos for a 5-week stay
    $2000 17
Rustic (6 letters) & pastoral (8) are synonyms for this adjective
    $2000 20
French name of the Paris library that as early as 1537 began receiving a copy of every French publication
    $2000 16
Among the world's lightest solids are carbon aerogels, nicknamed "frozen" this
    $2000 15
Christine Daae & Meg Giry: "Angel of Music"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Carlos Alice
$19,400 $15,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
The only 2 men who were U.S. president 10 years to the day after their first inauguration

Final scores:

Ben Carlos Alice
$30,801 $19,401 $3,600
5-day champion: $115,632 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Carlos Alice
$19,200 $15,400 $4,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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