Show #6980 - Friday, January 9, 2015

John Schultz game 2.

Contestants

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Evan Perkins, an advertiser account representative from San Francisco, California

Verna Kale, a rhetoric professor and writer from Midlothian, Virginia

John Schultz, a computer programmer from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSIC... ON BANJO!
GOOD MOUSE KEEPING
GREEK LETTERS TODAY
COACHING IN THE NFL
THE "URT" LOCKER
THIS ONE'S FOR THE LADIES
    $200 20
It's "The Marriage of" this character, written not on a banjo in 1786
    $200 25
Lennie & George talk rabbits in this Depression-set Steinbeck tale
    $200 5
First things first--this particle can become the nucleus of a helium atom by capturing 2 electrons
    $200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a football play animation on a monitor.) Here is the famous Green Bay Sweep designed by this head coach & winner of the first two Superbowls
    $200 1
A respectful bow made by bending the knees
    $200 15
Before her early death in 1997, this British woman worked with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines
    $400 21
The singers are silent & the banjo takes up the Beethoven finale based on this poem
    DD: $3,400 26
From the Latin for "little mouse", these body parts are so named as their movements under the skin resemble mice
    $400 6
Used as a coloring in butter, this yellowish pigment is converted into vitamin A by the liver
    $400 11
More than just a name on a massive NFL video game, he went an amazing 103-32-7 as the Raiders' head man
    $400 2
It's nature versus this word for "to grow"
    $400 16
In 1850 she began working on the railroad, sneaking into Baltimore to lead her sister & 2 kids to freedom
    $600 22
He's the historic figure in the title of the overture heard here
    $600 28
"The Mouse, the Bird & the Sausage" is one of the tales collected by these men in an 1812 work
    $600 7
Type of blues that's celebrated at a museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi
    $600 12
The AP said this alliteratively named Cowboys top man of the '90s ruled "with an iron fist and a helmet of hair"
    $600 3
A sausage, or Goethe by birth
    $600 17
After a tragic 1912 boat trip taken to visit an ailing grandson, the woman born Margaret Tobin was known as this
    $800 23
"Carmen" get this Frenchman who brought the opera to live in 1875
    $800 8
This letter also means "So what?" in Yiddish
    $800 13
Last name of Buddy, architect of the feared 1980s Bears defense, & his head coach son Rex
    $800 4
Every stage actor says, "I'll take" this call
    $800 18
Pre-Red Cross in 1865, she set up a Bureau of Records to help search for missing soldiers
    $1000 24
Here comes "Lohengrin" by this man, in a way he likely did not consider
    $1000 27
In an early newspaper comic, Ignatz Mouse was often the object of affection of this kooky feline
    $1000 9
This 16th letter is used in a lot of circular calculations
    $1000 14
Since 1969 this team has had a grand total of just 3 head coaches, including Mike Tomlin
    $1000 19
Before becoming Prime Minister of Israel in 1969, she taught school in Milwaukee

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

John Verna Evan
$3,200 $0 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Verna Evan
$5,200 $3,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS FIRST WORDS
PUNCTUATION
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
MOVIE TITLE ADD A LETTER
(Alex: Let me give you an example--instead of A Knight's Tale, the correct response would be "What is A Knight's Table?" Adding one letter to the response.)
YUKON
DO IT
    $400 8
One of the 5 Ws, it begins the text of the Declaration of Independence
    $400 3
AKA a virgule, it often comes between "actress" & "model"
    $400 22
This president's grave area is paved with irregular stones of Cape Cod granite
    $400 9
1994:
Life is like a box of chocolates for a very sulky Tom Hanks character
    $400 28
On April 1, 2003 this word was officially dropped from Yukon's name
    $400 11
Use a grip with he fingertips digging into the ball & try to push it to the catcher with no spin
    $800 18
In a Nabokov novel, it precedes "light of my life, fire of my loins"
    $800 4
One theory is that it began as the Latin abbreviation QO
    $800 23
Section 46 of Arlington contains memorials to these 2 space shuttles
    $800 10
1979:
Captain Willard searches for Col. Kurtz, but the horror! There's a blizzard in Vietnam
    $800 14
This cross on Yukon's coat of arms represents the early English explorers of the region
    $800 12
Cut blocks of hard snow, place them in a circle & add blocks on top of them to form a dome
    DD: $5,800 19
In 1933 the first of these addresses began, "I want to talk for a few minutes with the people of the U.S. about banking"
    $1200 5
Square ones are a way to say "this isn't part of the text"
    $1200 26
Name of the 1920 amphitheater seen here, or of the day that's one of the three each year when it's filled for a service
    $1200 16
2012:
A joint effort by the CIA & Canada to extract an inert gas from Iran
    $1200 1
More than 2/3 of Yukon's population lives in this capital city
    $1600 20
These 7 words penned by Edward Buller-Lytton have inspired an annual contest dedicated to bad opening lines
    $1600 6
Scare ones are a way to say "so-called"
    DD: $5,000 25
This man who argued Brown v. Board of Education before the Supreme Court is buried in section 5
    $1600 15
2001:
Mike Myers is the voice of a green ogre who yells loudly
    $1600 2
The Little Salmon Carmacks & Teslin Tlingit are 2 members of CYFN, the Council of Yukon First these
    $1600 29
Dial *60; follow instructions; have future dinners at home in peace & quiet
    $2000 21
We'll be cruel & ask for the first word in the first line of "The Waste Land"
    $2000 7
In Spanish "ay caramba" is preceded by an upside-down one of these
    $2000 24
A veteran of both world wars, this creator of Sam Spade was buried in Arlington in 1961
    $2000 17
1997:
A janitor at M.I.T. solves the problem of a woven fabric used for trousers
    $2000 13
Canada's highest point, it rises 19,551 feet in the St. Elias Mountains
    $2000 27
Channel Tracy Partridge, hold instrument at about face level, rap the stretched head with fingers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Verna Evan
$19,800 $13,400 $200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
In 1982, 72 years after his death, he became the first person inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians

Final scores:

John Verna Evan
$30,000 $26,800 $1
2-day champion: $57,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Verna Evan
$15,200 $13,400 $8,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
0 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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