Show #6808 - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 2000s game 3.

Contestants

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Russ Schumacher, a university professor from Fort Collins, Colorado

Larissa Kelly, an editor for academic competitions from Richmond, California

Tom Kavanaugh, a personal trainer, filmmaker, and singer from St. Louis, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

NEW IN THE 2000s
AMERICAN IDYLL
TWEETING
LOCAL FOOD MOVEMENT
BINGE WATCHING
"SELF-E"s
    $200 21
The 2000 Toy of the Year was a scooter from this brand whose logo is seen here
    $200 26
This New York spot became popular after Napoleon's brother Jerome & his American bride honeymooned there in 1804
    $200 6
You might think we're crazy to play the song of this bird
    $200 11
Britannica says the human digestive system begins at these fleshy bits; mum's the word on where it ends
    $200 16
He called his role in "Leaving Las Vegas" the "portrayal of a dead man's suicide letter"
    $200 1
Completes the Founding Fathers' phrase "We hold these truths to be..."
    $400 22
News Corporation paid $580 million in 2005 to get this social networking site that sold for $35 million in 2011
    $400 27
Vistas of Pennsylvania seen from Blue Mountain & Lehigh Gap are highlights of this 2,000-mile hiking trail
    $400 7
It's the common urban dweller heard here
    $400 12
This shortest, initial part of the small intestine has ducts from the pancreas & gall bladder
    $400 17
As he's passing out, a drunk Jonah Hill headbutts Emma Stone in this 2007 comedy
    $400 2
Status in common of freelance writers, sole business proprietors & contract killers
    $600 23
New word for a hairstyle that copies a "Taxi Driver" look but without shaving the sides
    $600 28
The red sandstone buttes of this Arizona/Utah valley continue to inspire
    $600 8
The wing noise tells you it's this bird
    $600 13
From the Greek, this squeezing motion pushes food down the esophagus
    $600 18
Bartender Howard Da Silva finally cuts off Ray Milland early in this film
    $600 3
The Offspring sang, "I know she's playing with me, that's okay cause I got no" this
    $800 24
In 2012 Joanna Rohrback put out a book & a video called this, her exercise technique that emulates a horse's gait
    $800 29
Drop anchor & relax on this northern Arizona lake created by Glen Canyon Dam
    $800 9
The somewhat disturbing call of this bird is heard here
    DD: $2,800 14
A main function of the large intestine is the absorption of these current-conducting compounds
    $800 19
The Scopes Trial judge was "prejudential", explains a sloshed narrator in this Comedy Central series
    $800 4
Adjective for an autodidact
    $1000 25
Bill Wasik came up with the idea for these; the first to succeed, in June 2003, gathered 200 folks at a Macy's rug department
    $1000 30
In 1524 Giovanni da Verrazzano described the U.S. Atlantic coast as this, a mythic Greek term for an unspoiled utopia
    $1000 10
The song of this North American insect eater is its name
    $1000 15
It's the valve that leads from the stomach to the small intestine
    $1000 20
In 1975, 2 years after playing Regan MacNeil, she was the lead in "Sarah T.--Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic"
    $1000 5
This adjective is a synonym for "modest"; literally, it would mean erasing one's own person

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

Tom Larissa Russ
$1,000 $6,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Larissa Russ
$1,600 $8,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN ON U.S. STAMPS
POP QUIZ
MOUNTAIN RANGES
19th CENTURY ART & ARTISTS
LITERARY TITLES
SAME FIRST & LAST 2 LETTERS
    $400 30
This Nobel Prize-winning nun was featured on a 2010 stamp
    $400 2
Carrie Underwood starred in a 2013 live TV presentation of this musical
    $400 11
The Pindus range on the border of Thessaly & Epirus is often called the "Spine of" this country
    $400 1
(Alex reports from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.) In his series paintings, this artist concentrated on a single subject to show how the light changes depending on the time of day & the season; here is one of his 30 "Wheatstacks," in this case, on a winter morning
    $400 28
Completes the title of Robert Pirsig's road saga "Zen and the Art of..."
    $400 21
Adjective for handwriting that can be read
    DD: $5,000 29
In 2005, for what would have been her 100th birthday, the U.S. & Sweden issued stamps featuring this movie legend
    $800 4
It's a wild world for this convert to the Muslim faith, a 2014 inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $800 12
Algeria's Aures Mountains are at the eastern end of this mountain system
    $800 7
This Scandinavian's paintings of human emotions in the 1890s included "Anxiety" & "Jealousy"
    $800 26
Tom Wolfe's "From" this "to Our House" cleverly rhymes a Gropius creation
    $800 27
Getting one for the chalkboard? Don't skimp, go all-felt
    $1200 17
With the Columbus commemorative stamps in 1893, she became the first woman to be depicted on a U.S. stamp
    $1200 3
In 2013 Marc Anthony's "Vivir Mi Vida" was Record of the Year at the 14th of these awards
    $1200 13
Turner Ward Knob in Arkansas' Boston Mountains is the highest named peak in this much larger range
    $1200 8
In 1826 Thomas Cole settled in Catskill, New York & started painting the works that launched this "school"
    DD: $3,600 16
The title of this 1943 bestseller refers to an Ailanthus
    $1200 24
Ruminant adjective for a bashful grin
    $1600 18
As part of the Black Heritage series, this two-time Wimbledon champ was depicted on a 2013 stamp
    $1600 5
This 2013 movie character is loosely based on 1960s folkie Dave Van Ronk
    $1600 14
This system extends more than 1,600 miles from the Arctic to Kazakhstan
    $1600 9
This artist who gained fame illustrating books by Owen Wister is seen here in a self-portrait on a horse
    $1600 20
Owned by black sharecroppers, this title dog was named for his bark
    $1600 22
The name of the main enemy ship attacking you is also the name of this classic video game
    $2000 19
"God Bless America" & this beloved singer who was honored on a stamp in 2010
    $2000 6
Spudboys in Energy-Dome hats are fans of this band
    $2000 15
This 900-mile range forms a semicircle around Transylvania
    $2000 10
Between 1819 & 1825 this British landscape artist painted a series of 6 scenes on the River Stour
    $2000 25
This title of an 1850 collection doesn't refer to a language but to a nickname the poet's husband gave her
    $2000 23
Adjective for soil deposited by flowing water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Larissa Russ
$5,600 $22,800 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONARCHS
In 2005 the Kul Sharif Mosque of Tatarstan was reopened 453 years after it was destroyed by this man

Final scores:

Tom Larissa Russ
$0 $14,799 $15,400
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 New champion: Quarterfinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Larissa Russ
$5,600 $18,400 $11,200
11 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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