Show #6765 - Friday, January 31, 2014

Arthur Chu game 4.

Contestants

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Don Gwinn, a middle school special education teacher from Virden, Illinois

Tarn Allen, a food bank coordinator from Portland, Oregon

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst and voiceover artist from Broadview Heights, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $82,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

AFTER THE WHITE HOUSE
(Alex: Talking about presidents, obviously.)
DOUBLE S, DOUBLED
A MONTH OF ANNUAL EVENTS
SHAKESPEAREAN SPELLING BEE
(Alex: And you must spell the big word in the response.)
I HAVE THE WINE
BY JOHNNY CASH
    $200 7
In 1965 LBJ invited this former president to witness the signing of the Medicare Act in Missouri
    $200 18
We're playing backyard football & I'm going to rush the passer! One this state, two this state...
    $200 22
National Rub a Bald Head Week,
Hobbit Day,
Labor Day
    $200 2
Romeo's family name
    $200 27
Some call it aroma, some, nose; we prefer this "flowery" term for a wine's fragrance
    $200 3
In 1975 Johnny gave his autobiography this title, also his "colourful" nickname
    $400 8
Since 1982 he's been a distinguished professor at Emory University
    $400 19
To garb oneself in clothes traditionally worn by the other sex
    $400 23
Flag Day,
Father's Day
    DD: $1,000 4
Lear's virtuous daughter
    $400 28
A chemical called resveratrol acts as this to protect cells from free radicals--if you drink 15 gallons of red wine a day
    $400 11
"We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout" begins a duet Johnny sang with this woman
    $600 17
In 1878, a year after leaving office, he admitted, "The truth is I am more of a farmer than a soldier"
    $600 20
It's your condition if you have an evil spirit occupying your body
    $600 24
Boss' Day,
Mother-In-Law's Day,
Columbus Day
    $600 5
In the Cambridge Shakespeare text, title word between "Love's" & "Lost" (don't forget the apostrophe)
    $600 29
This pale, dry Spanish sherry is mentioned in the title of an Edgar Allan Poe story
    $600 12
In 1956 Johnny scored a hit with this prison's "Blues"; the song re-charted at No. 1 in 1968
    $800 1
In 1841 he successfully argued for the freedom of the slave mutineers of the Amistad before the Supreme Court
    $800 21
The character type of this aims to damage a reputation, not end a life
    $800 25
Administrative Professionals Day,
Earth Day
    $800 26
Monologue-inducing deceased court jester of "Hamlet"
    $800 30
Tarnave, the oldest wine region in this ex-Romanian province, is big on white wine; you'd think it would only do blood reds
    $800 13
Johnny's haunting cover of this Trent Reznor band's "Hurt" earned a 2003 nomination for MTV Video of the Year
    $1000 6
After leaving office, this 19th century prez was elected a U.S. senator from Tennessee
    $1000 15
To impose a tax on something
    $1000 14
Nine days of Posada (in Mexico),
Boxing Day (in England)
    $1000 9
Queen of the Fairies, wife of Oberon
    $1000 10
For its color & the band that once recorded there, Chateau Miraval calls a wine of this type "Pink Floyd"
    $1000 16
Pretty nice show! An Aug. 5, 1955 bill included Wanda Jackson, Johnny & Elvis, his bandmate on this "bright" label

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

Arthur Tarn Don
$3,800 $2,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Tarn Don
$5,600 $4,800 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLANTS & TREES
EPONYMOUS AIRPORTS
IN THE NATIONAL PARK
(Alex: You tell us which national park.)
CANADIAN BODIES OF WATER
A "CY" OF RELIEF
(Ben Mankiewicz: I'm Ben Mankiewicz with clues about some of the classic films you'll see starting tomorrow on...)
TCM'S 31 DAYS OF OSCAR
    $400 14
Most commonly used in the U.S. to flavor pickles, it has also been used to prevent colic in babies
    $400 18
KRK is the code for this city's Pope John Paul II International Airport
    $400 15
Old Faithful
    $400 1
In Canada, this river passes through Whitehorse & Dawson before flowing into Alaska on its route to the Bering Sea
    $400 17
In 2004 this island nation joined the European Union
    $400 19
(Ben Mankiewicz reads.) Years later, Deborah Kerr said of the love scene in this movie, "I am still astounded by how extraordinarily erotic it is"
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) A dried up Selaginella lepidophylla
appears to have been
brought back from the dead with a few drops of water, so it's called this plant, a term for the rising of Christ
    $800 24
An airport named for this U.S. city also has Louis Armstrong in its name
    $800 25
Half Dome
    $800 2
Once the chief route of European explorers & fur traders, this river's been called the "Mother of Canada"
    $800 27
Business & spin are types of this
    $800 29
(Ben Mankiewicz reads.) Director Jonathan Demme lost a close friend to AIDS, prompting him to make this film with Tom Hanks as a dying patient
    $1200 22
This Australian gum tree is so well adapted to fire that chemical changes from the heat cause new buds to sprout
    DD: $5,200 23
There's an Alexander the Great Airport in this former Yugoslav republic
    $1200 10
Bright Angel Trail,
East Rim Drive
    $1200 26
In October 1869 the highest tide in history, 54 feet, occurred at Burncoat Head, Nova Scotia, in this bay
    $1200 20
Greenish blue
    $1200 30
(Ben Mankiewicz reads.) This 1934 classic was the first movie to win Oscars in the 5 major categories, including Best Actor & Actress
    $1600 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew compares the images of two trees on a monitor.) At first glance, palm trees can look similar, but there are distinguishing traits, like the fan leaves of the fan palm & the cluster of fruit for which this species of palm is named
    $1600 7
Franz Liszt Airport serves this European city of 1.7 million
    $1600 9
Deer Key,
Crocodile Point
    $1600 12
2,500-square-mile Smallwood Reservoir is the largest body of water in this area paired with Newfoundland
    $1600 11
This large curved curtain or wall is usually placed or hung at the rear of a stage
    $1600 28
(Ben Mankiewicz reads.) Bette Davis had wanted the part of Martha in this film & Elizabeth Taylor does a little Davis impression when she says to Richard Burton's character George, "What a dump!"
    $2000 3
When fully hydrated, this iconic cactus of the Sonoran Desert, Carnegiea gigantean, may weigh more than 6 tons
    $2000 8
In 1973 Israel's Lod Airport was renamed to honor him, the nation's first prime minister
    $2000 16
In Utah: North Guardian Angel,
the West Temple,
the Altar of Sacrifice
    DD: $2,000 13
About 200 miles wide at its narrowest point, the Davis Strait separates this largest Canadian island & Greenland
    $2000 4
This term refers to all the material enclosed within a cell membrane except for the nucleus
    $2000 5
(Ben Mankiewicz reads.) Scenic spots in Palm Springs & a humongous set on a Columbia Pictures backlot were used to create this Utopian land in 1937's "Lost Horizon"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Tarn Don
$28,000 $18,000 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
In an 1854 demonstration, he said, "Cut the rope"; his invention kicked in, then he said, "All safe, gentlemen"

Final scores:

Arthur Tarn Don
$20,000 $6,000 $14,400
4-day champion: $102,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Tarn Don
$28,000 $13,400 $7,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,600

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