Show #4996 - Monday, May 8, 2006

2006 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Maria Wenglinsky, a teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Kermin Fleming, a student from Lexington, Kentucky

Doug Dorst, a writer and professor from Austin, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

PICK THE MAMMAL
THE NEW YORK TIMES SPORTS
PAINT JOB
PROPER NAMES
LET US WORSHIP
LATIN LEXICON
    $200 2
Prawn,
fawn,
satyricon
    $200 1
This "most primal sport... has been condemned since Cain & Abel, but it's still here... on barges or in barrooms"
    $200 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew dabs some red paint on a fresh canvas.) As it's water-based, this major type of artistic paint dries fast, so I have to get it right the first time
    $200 7
A small piece of butter, or something you get "on the back"
    $200 16
Some Hollywood stars with big egos could be accused of autolatry, the worship of this
    $200 26
Not a Chicago band member's kin, it means "and so forth"
    $400 3
Civet,
civray,
cygnet
    $400 8
Dave Anderson lamented that Jerry Kramer, Rich Jackson & Charley Conerly were not inducted into this sport's Hall of Fame
    $400 22
Gloss & semigloss are this type of paint, also a decorative baked-on coating
    $400 12
General term for a Christmas song or hymn
    $400 17
You don't have to be from New Orleans to know that hagiolatry is the worship of or a deep reverence for these
    $400 27
An allowance for incidental costs, it means "for each day"
    $600 4
Koi,
bolshoi,
borzoi,
bok choy
    $600 9
On April 10, 2006 The New York Times said he "works magic for second Masters"
    $600 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew rolls some green paint over a canvas.) A type of paint that gives just a slight gloss is named for this slightly glossly product of the animal world
    $600 13
To play in water, or walk through it, like baseball player Boggs
    $600 18
Almost a cult with "Jeopardy!" writers & lexicographers, epeolatry is the worship of these
    $600 28
Innate knowledge not based on experience, its antonym is a posteriori
    $800 5
Scarab,
scallop,
escolar,
echidna
    $800 10
Not typically thought of as a contact sport, it's "athletic ballet... a brutal sport played by large and powerful men"
    $800 24
Traditionally, the finest oil paint brushes are made from the bristles of this animal, especially ones from Chungking
    $800 14
To honor, as with one's presence
    DD: $3,000 19
Selenolatry is the worship of this object
    $800 29
A bishop's assurance that a book adheres to Catholic morals, this term now means approval in general
    $1000 6
Newt,
nutria,
nucleolus,
neufchatel
    $1000 11
It's "a brief blur of colors between the pate and the brie" for fans attending the major event in this sport
    $1000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a roughly-textured canvas.) Just as it sounds, this Italian term refers to laying on paint with a paste-like thickness
    $1000 15
A British nobleman ranking above a viscount & below a marquess
    $1000 20
An ignicolist is a worshipper of this vital force
    $1000 30
Literally "into the middle of things", it's how you describe a story that begins in the middle of the action

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

Doug Kermin Maria
$600 $400 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Kermin Maria
$1,800 $1,600 $10,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS
NO. 1 ALBUMS
FIRST LADIES
A WORLD OF FACTS
THEY SAID IT IN 2005
"C" FOOD
    $400 10
The Federico Garcia Lorca play "Bodas de Sangre" is usually known in English as this "Wedding"
    $400 23
1973:
This group's "Houses of the Holy"
    $400 6
She appeared with her husband in a 1961 episode of "General Electric Theater" titled "Money and the Minister"
    $400 16
In 1805 in Milan's cathedral, this non-Italian was crowned King of Italy
    $400 21
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job"
    $400 1
If you crave Craisins you know that they're sweetened & dried these
    $800 12
He set his play "The Lady from the Sea" in a small town on a fjord
    $800 24
1990:
"Please (this rapper) Don't Hurt 'Em"
    $800 7
She said a quiet husband wouldn't be hard to get used to after teaching at the Clarke Institute for the Deaf
    $800 17
Nestor Kirchner is the current president of this South American country
    DD: $2,000 22
"To my fellow journalists... risking all and to each of you, courage"
    $800 2
"Fabric" name for a certain cake made with oil instead of solid shortening
    $1200 13
Sophocles' last play was entitled "Oedipus at" this village--coincidentally, Sophocles' birhplace
    $1200 25
2006:
The first TV movie soundtrack to ever hit No. 1, from this Disney Channel movie
    $1200 8
In her early 20s, she studied dance under Martha Graham in NYC; she moved back home to Grand Rapids in 1941
    $1200 18
This capital of Madhya Pradesh state was the site of a deadly industrial accident in 1984
    $1200 28
"...Matt, Matt, Matt, you don't even--you're glib. You don't even know what Ritalin is"
    $1200 3
This veggie is the main ingredient in the German dish Blumenkohlsalat
    $1600 14
(Edward Albee delivers the clue.) The precarious equilibrium of a couple named Agnes & Tobias is central to this play I wrote in 1966
    $1600 26
1976:
He "Comes Alive!"
    $1600 9
In 1982 she founded her Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas to preserve native North American plants
    $1600 19
This Asian river, the world's third longest, may be the world's deepest--490 feet in some spots
    $1600 29
"I said I believed the information came from another source, whom I could not recall"
    DD: $1,000 4
A plant disease known in the U.S. as this smut creates a Mexican delicacy known as huitlacoche
    $2000 15
Jason Miller ended his play "Barrymore's Ghost" with these 4 words, the last that Hamlet speaks in "Hamlet"
    $2000 27
(Note the year!)
1958:
His "Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1"
    $2000 11
The woman born Sara Delano took her son on a 1904 cruise to quash the romance with this woman
    $2000 20
Before independence in 1966, Botswana was a protectorate known as this
    $2000 30
"I'm the guy they used to call Deep Throat"
    $2000 5
These are poached in a sweetened syrup to make marrons glaces

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Kermin Maria
$9,000 $4,200 $13,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
The symbol of this element first isolated in 1783 comes from its German name

Final scores:

Doug Kermin Maria
$5,999 $99 $6,400
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Kermin Maria
$7,800 $4,800 $11,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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