Show #4917 - Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Kevin Marshall game 6.

Contestants

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Emily Short, a travel agent from New York, New York

Brian Poole, a support center analyst from Redondo Beach, California

Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana (whose 5-day cash winnings total $90,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
HOOP STARS
AROUND THE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
CITY FOODS
GOVERNMENT AT YOUR SERVICE
VERY JANUARY
    $200 1
After signing the Mayflower Compact in 1620, John Carver became the first governor of this colony
    $200 11
In 2002 this Chinese player became the NBA's No. 1 draft choice when picked by the Houston Rockets
    $200 6
A boiling water reactor produces this vapor inside the reactor vessel to generate power
    $200 21
A marinated flank steak:
___ broil
    $200 12
This draft agency also runs an alternative service program for pacifists in lieu of military service
    $200 26
On January 1, 1997 he replaced Boutros Boutros-Ghali as U.N. Secretary General
    $400 2
This British adventurer liked to go by the initials T.E. instead of his given names Thomas Edward
    $400 17
In the 1980s this Boston Celtics forward became only the third NBA player to win 3 straight MVP awards
    $400 7
These slender tubes holding fissionable materials are bundled together & loaded into the core
    $400 22
An apple:
___ beauty
    $400 13
You can click on "Where's My Refund?" on this federal agency's website
    $400 27
January is one of this many months in the year with a length of 31 days
    $600 3
In 1822 this "Liberator" met with Jose de San Martin to strategize in Guayaquil
    $600 18
Known as "The Worm", he was named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year twice: 1990 & 1991
    $600 8
It may be a person who slows down 2 debaters, or a substance that slows down neutrons to prevent fission
    $600 23
Veggie that's really a sunflower variety:
___ artichoke
    $600 14
(Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge reads the clue.) This service, established in 1789 & now part of the DHS helps fight the WMD threat with its use of border searches
    $600 28
The birthstone for January is this often dark red semiprecious stone
    $800 4
Aristotle referred to him as "The Great Physician"
    $800 19
In 2003 the Knicks named this Pistons Hall of Fame guard their President of Basketball Operations
    $800 9
Entergy Corp. says that the Indian Point Plant's containment structures are this material, 3 1/2' to 6' thick
    $800 24
A moist 3-layer cake:
Lord or Lady ___
    $800 15
A 1947 labor law created the FMCS, the "M" for this activity that can solve labor disputes
    DD: $1,000 5
Gian Gastone, who died in 1737, was the last member of this family to rule over Florence & Tuscany
    $1000 20
This San Antonio Spur has been named to the All-NBA first team in each of his first 8 years in the league
    $1000 10
In the photo here, everything is working normally as these two towers do their job
    $1000 25
A member of the Butterhead family:
___ lettuce
    $1000 16
Its headquarters are in Silver Spring, Md., but it has forecast offices across the U.S.

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

Kevin Brian Emily
$2,800 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Brian Emily
$3,000 $4,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
SINGERS
VOCABULARY
HERO & VILLAIN
COLORIFIC
TAKE THIS CATEGORY LAST!!
(Alex: ...because all of the clues in this category are based on information from clues in the other categories. It will make no sense if you do not wait until the end.)
    $400 1
Its inner and outer regions are separated by the Gobi Desert
    $400 7
A cover by Peter, Paul & Mary of "Blowin' In The Wind" helped make this "Freewheelin'" singer a household name
    $400 6
There are "rules of" this, which is information that is admissible in a court of law
    $400 21
Holmes called this scoundrel the "Napoleon of crime" even though he only appeared in 2 Conan Doyle tales
    $400 16
This color precedes "lady" & "Cadillac" & also the word "elephants" in a "Dumbo" song
    $400 26
Each correct response in the "VOCABULARY" category was a title word in this author's alphabet mystery series
    $800 2
This second-largest island has an area of about 306,000 square miles & is shaped like a huge bird
    $800 8
Hits about women named Lucille & Ruby gave this Houston-born singer money to "gamble" with
    $800 12
Add a letter to the name of a young fictional rabbit chaser to get this feeling of ill will
    $800 22
This 1876 title literary hero returns with a friend in time to hear his eulogy & clear Muff Potter of murder
    $800 17
The OED says this color refers to a man of "Nordic type" & can be spelled with no "E" when referencing men
    $800 27
Each correct response in the "GEOGRAPHY" category is found in this classic board game of global domination
    $1200 3
Maracaibo is the second-largest city in this country
    $1200 9
"New York State Of Mind" is a classic by this singer from Hicksville, New York
    $1200 13
The book "Born Losers" traces this term for a penniless debtor to the futility of whipping a deceased horse
    DD: $2,800 23
"I am jealous of everything whose beauty does not die", complains this Wilde character
    $1200 18
The Federal government uses it to indicate a "high" risk of terrorist attack
    $1200 28
In the category "SINGERS", each of the vocalists sang on this 1985 Quincy Jones-produced song
    $1600 4
This island's Cape Morris Jesup is about 500 miles from the North Pole
    $1600 10
The South African band Ladysmith Black Mambazo sang on his song "Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes"
    $1600 14
It ominously follows "last" or precedes "day", & it's spelled with or without an "E" in the middle
    $1600 24
I'll give you two bits if you can name this hero of H.R. Haggard's adventure tale "King Solomon's Mines"
    $1600 19
JFK Jr. & Ted Turner both graduated from this Providence university
    $1600 29
"COLORIFIC" colors are "Mr." roles in this film, so named by garbling "Au revoir, les enfants"
    DD: $1,200 5
This peninsula seen here lies between the Bering Sea & the Sea of Okhotsk
    $2000 11
This singer was "Moonlighting" when he won Grammys in three different categories
    $2000 15
This 8-letter synonym for "guileless" comes from the Latin nocere, "to harm"
    $2000 25
In a subsequent Jules Verne novel, we find that this marine commander is a rajah's son named Prince Dakkar
    $2000 20
These rules got their name from the paper color they were printed on in New Haven Colony in the 17th century
    $2000 30
Correct responses in "HERO & VILLAIN" can be seen in this 2003 film, from a graphic novel by Alan Moore

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Brian Emily
$11,800 $15,600 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN LEADERS
It's the world's most populous country with a female head of government, Khaleda Zia

Final scores:

Kevin Brian Emily
$7,999 $7,599 $0
6-day champion: $98,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Brian Emily
$11,800 $15,600 $6,200
21 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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