Show #6810 - Friday, April 4, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 2000s game 5.

Contestants

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Keith Whitener, a research chemist from Washington, D.C.

Maria Wenglinsky, a teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Dan Pawson, a global health consultant from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

VIENNA CALLING
STRUCTURES
COMPUTER ABBREVIATIONS
21st CENTURY BOOKS
CELEBRITY REALITY TV
WHAT A "GAL"
    $200 10
So, how does it make you feel to visit his home & consulting office, how a museum, at Berggasse 19 in Vienna?
    $200 1
amazon.com has a 786,000-square-foot one in Fernley, Nevada
    $200 17
The "B" in COBOL
    $200 4
2-word bestselling title (& advice) from Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg
    $200 26
We aren't sure this pro wrestler "Knows Best" in his 2005 show, but his legions of "-amaniacs" do
    $200 18
Reckless, like a certain progeny in a New Testament parable
    $400 11
This 1867 waltz by Johann Strauss Jr. became a symbol of imperial Vienna
    $400 9
A church couldn't hold Nelson Mandela's Dec. 10, 2013 memorial service; it was in one of these
    $400 16
The "P" in jpeg
    $400 5
We bit on Charlaine Harris' "After Dead: What Came Next In The World Of" this "True Blood Waitress"
    $400 30
Cast members of "The Surreal Life" included Charo, Verne Troyer & this actor known for his role as a cop named Ponch
    $400 22
Claiming residence for tax purposes in a place you don't actually live is this "fiction"
    $600 12
This dessert, chocolate cake with a layer of apricot jam, was named for a Viennese hotel
    $600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Arizona.) It was a 1991 novelty & media focus when eight people sealed themselves in this giant structure for two years to create a self-sustaining ecosystem; 20-plus years later, it's leading to important understanding of our planet
    $600 15
The "D" in a DoS attack
    $600 6
Arriving naked is one problem of this guy whose "wife" was the subject of Audrey Niffenegger's novel
    $600 29
This onetime member of Public Enemy sought romance on "Flavor of Love"
    $600 23
Meaning related to marriage, it can precede "rights" or "bliss"
    $800 13
Head to the Belvedere Palace to see "The Kiss" and other paintings by this Austrian.
    $800 21
A political party that welcomes diverse views calls itself this, a structure that would use a lot of canvas
    $800 2
The second "T" in HTTP
    $800 7
The "10,000 Rule"--10,000 hours of practice to become expert at any competition--was popularized in his book "Outliers"
    $800 28
The run-up to Kris' talk show debut & Bruce taking the family on a Nevada trip were part of season 8 of this show
    $800 24
Tough actin' Tinactin is a leading one of these topical creams
    DD: $100 14
The cathedral named for this saint was burned out during the Battle of Vienna in 1945 & rebuilt by 1952
    $1000 20
Czar Alexander II ordered the building of this ballet theater that's named for his wife, Marie
    $1000 3
The "RT" in "RTOS"
    $1000 8
"The Post-American World" gave us the analysis of this end-of-the-alphabet pundit born in India
    $1000 27
Check out the hook-- this '90s rapper "Goes Amish"-- while my DJ revolves it
    $1000 25
This area, though culturally unified for thousands of years, is now politically divided between two countries.

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dan Maria Keith
$3,100 $0 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Maria Keith
$4,700 $2,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTIST SAYS
(Alex: You have to identify the scientist.)
AFRICAN SETTINGS
(Alex: You have to name the country where each work mainly takes place.)
BALLET BELLES
VIDEO GAMES
THE AGE OF THE ROBBER BARONS
"V" IS IN THE MIDDLE
(Alex: The letter "V" will be in the exact middle of the correct response.)
    $400 25
"The Simiadae then branched off into two great stems, the New World and Old World monkeys"
    $400 11
"The Alexandria Quartet"
    $400 10
A dancer called "The Accused" uses an axe in "Fall River Legend", based on 1892 murders she was charged with
    $400 29
In "Fairway Fever", you're navigating this sport's "courses"
    $400 16
Henry Frick made a fortune supplying the Pittsburgh steel industry with this product made from heating pulverized coal
    $400 30
To Shakespeare, "The soul of wit"
    $800 8
"I remembered the line...
'I am become death,
the destroyer of worlds'"
    $800 12
"Cry, the Beloved Country"
    $800 7
Based on a Garcia Lorca tale, "Las Hermanas", as the title states, concerns 5 of these
    $800 9
Blinky, Pinky, Inky & Clyde were 4 of these in a series of classic Namco arcade games
    DD: $7,100 24
In 1890 he became president of the American Tobacco Company in Durham, North Carolina
    $800 19
Bon Appetit suggests practicing this skill before Thanksgiving
    $1200 5
Being a "buzzkill of science" on "The Daily Show", this astrophysicist:
"Zombieism can't spread through mastication!"
    $1200 13
"Gorillas in the Mist"
    $1200 6
"La Bayadere" tells the story of Nikiya, a dancer in a temple of this faith
    $1200 28
Peppermint Palace & Gingerbread Glade are regions in this game from King
    $1200 23
The "P." in the name of this preeminent banker of the Gilded Age stood for Pierpont, his mother's family
    $1200 18
Don't be this, unmindful or unaware
    $1600 2
"Ever since... the world-amazed discovery of Neptune a belief has existed... that still other planets lay beyond"
    $1600 14
"The Book of Mormon"
    $1600 4
Daphnis & this title gal have a romp with Pan, accompanied by music from Ravel
    $1600 27
Tom Clancy lent his name to this shooter series that might leave your finger smarting
    $1600 17
5 years after this act was passed, the Supreme Court gutted it in 1895's United States v. E.C. Knight
    DD: $5,000 21
A person able to see beyond the realm of normal perception
    $2000 1
"If one has left this entire system to itself for an hour...the cat still lives if meanwhile no atom has decayed"
    $2000 15
"Born Free"
    $2000 3
This Delibes ballet features a folk-dance sequence that includes Swanilda dancing to a Mazurka
    $2000 26
In games called this "Defense", like "Unstoppable Gorg", players protect outposts from waves of baddies
    $2000 22
Montana's Marcus Daly owned this, the USA's richest copper mine, as well as the town named for it
    $2000 20
To relieve or mitigate a situation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Maria Keith
$15,700 $18,100 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20TH CENTURY NOVEL QUOTES
"It was one of those pictures... so contrived that the eyes follow you beneath" the picture was this 5-word quote

Final scores:

Dan Maria Keith
$12,700 $3,100 $1
Quarterfinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Maria Keith
$12,400 $11,800 $4,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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