Show #6781 - Monday, February 24, 2014

Arthur Chu game 5.

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Josh McIlvain, a home health aide from Syracuse, New York

Sofi Albizuri, a writer and mom from Miami, Florida

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst and voiceover artist from Broadview Heights, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $102,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

PLANET FILL-IN
DON'T SONGS
GROUP NAMES OF ANIMALS
COMIC STRIPS IN OTHER WORDS
WHAT DO I STAND FOR?
(Alex: What will the "I" stand for in each of our clues?)
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY
    $200 27
Veronica ____, a TV sleuth
    $200 2
In 1997 Madonna had a hit with this song from "Evita" that she sang in the movie
    $200 28
When these birds get together, they're in a company or pandemonium; Polly wanna party!
    $200 17
Initials frequently seen following Vancouver
    $200 13
In "CSI" on CBS
    $200 30
(Alex delivers the clue from the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.) Thomas Jefferson designed this small portable desk; he used it for decades & then attached a note to it saying it might someday be of value
because this important national document had been composed on it
    $400 26
Fuller's ____, an absorbent compound
    $400 3
A 1956 No. 1 hit for Elvis & a Top 10 hit for Bobby Brown share this title
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from South Africa) A herd of zebras is called this six-letter word, perhaps because of the blinding effect of all those stripes on your eyes
    $400 22
Our 20th president
    $400 10
In a hospital's ICU
    $400 29
(Alex delivers the clue from the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.) The first transcontinental car trip was made by Horatio Nelson Jackson in this 1903 Winton at a time when America had few roads and little support for cars; so, whenever he had a breakdown & needed repairs, he would often have to rely on these workers that the automobile would soon put out of business
    $600 20
Sega ____, a video game console
    $600 5
"Don't Know Why" is the reason why she won all those Grammys in 2003, including record of the year
    $600 19
3-letter organized crime term for a bunch of kangaroos
    $600 8
Latin for a statement that doesn't follow from what came before
    $600 11
In IM, this type of messaging
    $600 25
(Alex delivers the clue from the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.) A sit-in by four young African-Americans in 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, sparked nationwide interest & activity in the civil-rights movement & also led this five-and-dime store to desegregate its lunch counters just about six months later
    $800 1
The ____ of Willendorf, a prehistoric sculptured figurine
    $800 6
2011 's send-off song on "American Idol" was David Cook's version of this Simple Minds tune
    $800 18
Nevermore will you be unaware that a group of these birds is known as an unkindness
    $800 14
Mongrel dogs, informally
    $800 9
In HIV
    $800 24
(Alex delivers the clue from the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.) I'm with one of the earliest locomotives of the U.S. railroad system--it looks like it could still run, doesn't it?--& it actually did in 1981 as it celebrated its 150th birthday; it was built in England, & it is named for this symbolic Englishman
    $1000 4
San Jose ____ News, a paper in California
    $1000 7
Featured on "glee" & in "Rock Of Ages", this song goes "on and on and on and on"
    $1000 15
A group of these tot-totin' avians get together as a mustering
    $1000 21
Superman's dark twin
    DD: $3,000 12
In BVI, including Tortola
    $1000 16
(Alex delivers the clue from the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.) Old 091 here took part in Operation Cedar Falls in January 1967, the largest offensive of the Vietnam War up to that point; she's a Bell UH-1, the workhorse helicopter of the war, known affectionately by this nickname

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

Arthur Sofi Josh
$2,600 $600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Sofi Josh
$4,800 $2,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WRITERS HATIN' ON WRITERS
OSCAR BEST PICTURE PARTIAL MARQUEES
ASIAN CAPITALS
A PROPER BRITISH BURIAL
"BED"
BREAKFAST
    $400 26
Twain said, "every time I read 'pride and prejudice', I want to dig her up and hit her over the skull with her own shin bone"
    $400 17
From 1993
    $400 28
Most of this Chinese capital's people belong to the Han ethnic group; Manchus & Mongols are in the minority
    $400 29
He's buried in St. George's chapel in Windsor Castle, beside his third wife
    $400 30
Barney, Betty, Pebbles & Bamm Bamm all live here
    $400 27
This McDonald's signature breakfast sandwich has Canadian bacon, American cheese & an English muffin
    $800 23
Virginia Woolf said this 1922 Joyce novel was by "a queasy undergraduate scratching his pimples"
    $800 14
Set in Atlanta
    DD: $5,000 24
This capital is named for a religion
    $800 16
Britain's Unknown Soldier lies in the only floor tomb on which visitors may not walk in this London site
    $800 25
Traditionally, these Arab nomads stopped long enough to hold a Thursday market in Beersheba, Israel
    $800 22
It might take more than one country to contain this restaurant chain's "rooty tooty fresh N' fruity" breakfast
    $1200 18
Hemingway asked about this Mississippi novelist, "does he really think big emotions come from big words?"
    $1200 1
Directed by Ron Howard
    $1200 19
It's the capital of a Hashemite kingdom
    $1200 15
With his column not far away, Horatio Nelson is buried at this cathedral
    $1200 20
A cowboy might curl up on one of these pads formed into a cylinder for portability
    $1200 21
Parisians eat this dish for dessert & call it "pain perdu"; we eat it for breakfast
    $1600 6
Oscar Wilde said, "there are two ways of disliking poetry...to dislike it (&) to read" this author of "An Essay on Man"
    $1600 2
A 1971 thriller
    $1600 9
It was founded in 1394 as the capital of the Kingdom of Choson
    $1600 8
His shrine is at Canterbury Cathedral, where he was murdered in 1170
    $1600 13
In 1969 John Lennon & Yoko Ono staged one of these "for peace"
    $1600 12
A "moons over my hammy omelette" is a popular breakfast offering at this chain
    $2000 5
This writer famously said of Jack Kerouac's output, "it isn't writing at all--it's typing"
    DD: $5,000 10
The third
Best-Picture winner
    $2000 3
This port lies about 60 miles northwest of Damascus on the Bay of St. George
    $2000 4
We hope the sky was a Nocturne in blue & gold as this American-born artist was buried in Chiswick in 1903
    $2000 11
When the Statue of Liberty first lifted her light above Liberty Island it was known as this
    $2000 7
In a traditional English breakfast, kippers are this kind of fish

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Sofi Josh
$30,800 $7,000 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY PEOPLE
Frederick Douglass said this man's "zeal in the cause of my race was far greater than mine"

Final scores:

Arthur Sofi Josh
$20,800 $0 $0
5-day champion: $123,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Sofi Josh
$23,600 $10,000 $5,800
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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