Show #6204 - Thursday, July 28, 2011

Justin Sausville game 1.

Contestants

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Cathy Markwiese, a librarian from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Justin Sausville, a urologist from Baltimore, Maryland

Ryan Fox, a graduate student in mathematics education from Athens, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

TOOLS OF THE WRITER'S TRADE
QUARTERBACK U.
THE "N" CROWD
RIVERS
FLAMING FOODS
ANIMALS IN ITALIAN
    $200 21
Nabokov's novels all began on 3x5 these, which he kept under his pillow in case of inspiration
    $200 1
Peyton Manning
    $200 11
He was a great rugby & lacrosse player but he's better known as "The Father of Basketball"
    $200 6
As the central river artery, this is one of the world's busiest waterways
    $200 26
"Joy of Cooking" instructions for making this cherry dessert: "Standing back, ignite with a long lighted match"
    $200 16
Avoid the sting as you tell us that un'ape is this insect
    $400 22
In 2009 this, on which Cormac McCarthy produced 5 million words, sold for over $250,000 at auction
    $400 2
Vince Young
    $400 12
Once in the news himself, today this marine colonel hosts "War Stories" on the Fox News Channel
    $400 7
Although its ultimate source is still debated, this river flows into the Atlantic
    $400 27
Henri Charpentier is said to have created this dessert crepes dish by accident; the dish was a flaming success
    $400 17
If you're called un asino, you're either a fool, or this animal
    $600 23
At London's Charles Dickens museum, visitors can handle Dickens' own pen of this type
    $600 3
Steve Young
    $600 13
After a breakdown around 1919, this Russian-born ballet dancer spent the rest of his life in & out of asylums
    $600 8
From two small sources, this river flows to the North Sea
    $600 28
You can make a flaming version of this tex-mex dish whose name means "little sashes"
    $600 18
That's the scariest ragno, one of these, I've ever seen! Don't tell Signorina Muffet
    $800 24
Raymond Chandler composed screenplays by talking into this machine, a brand name copyrighted in 1907
    $800 4
Drew Brees
    DD: $1,500 14
He not only won the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature, he also served in the Chilean senate
    $800 9
The head of this river is dry for much of the year and flows to an estuary on the North Sea
    $800 29
This dessert, cake & ice cream browned in the oven, can be flambeed for a dramatic presentation
    $800 19
Un cane is this; ready for walkies?
    $1000 25
Steinbeck was obsessed with these; the Mongol 2 3/8 model came closest to the perfect point
    $1000 5
Jim Kelly & Gino Torretta
    $1000 15
Egypt's president from 1956 to 1970, he dreamed of leading the whole Arab world
    $1000 10
Flowing westward, this river has a drainage basin that covers seven states
    $1000 30
Brennan's in New Orleans says that this flaming fruity dessert is the most requested item on its menu
    $1000 20
It really gets me that una capra is one of these farm animals

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

Ryan Justin Cathy
$2,600 $5,500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$2,800 $12,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD WEST
BOOKS & MOVIES
(Alex: You're gonna be dealing with two elements in each clue. I'll give you an example. If we said "Tender is the ____ of the Living Dead", you'd say, "What is Night?" because it completes one and works with the other also.)
JULIUS CAESAR SALAD
BONING UP
"BIG" STUFF
THE SANDERS OF TIME
    $400 26
The first of his cowboy hats was called the boss of the plains; Carlsbad, the most popular model, followed
    $400 1
The Power and the
___
Daze
    $400 7
In 2008 a marble one of these was found in a French river, apparently thrown there right after Caesar's fall
    $400 21
The name of this condition that affects mostly women literally means "porous bone"
    $400 2
Jazz musicians & jockeys helped give New York City this nickname
    $400 12
A Louisville museum is devoted to the success story of this man who was famous for his breasts, thighs & legs
    $800 27
The act of herding cattle; death was sometimes called "the last" one
    $800 17
The Confessions of Nat
___
and Hooch
    $800 8
It's named for Julius Caesar & is sometimes written in a date as "7"
    $800 22
This fatty substance inside the bones is a major site of blood cell production
    $800 3
If you're under this, you're at the circus
    $800 13
In an episode of this Garry Shandling series, the title star thinks David Duchovny is hitting on him
    $1200 28
In 1859 this Nevada town sprung up virtually overnight with the discovery of the Comstock Lode
    $1200 18
The Painted
___
on a Wire
    $1200 9
In Spanish the name becomes this, as on former boxing champion Chavez
    $1200 23
Your false ribs are so called because unlike your true ribs, they aren't attached to this breastbone
    $1200 4
Digit also known as the hallux
    $1200 14
This Heisman trophy winner played his college ball at Oklahoma State
    $1600 29
In 1867 Joseph McCoy set up a shipping yard in Abilene, Kansas to hold Texas cattle arriving on this trail
    $1600 19
Vanity
___
Game
    DD: $2,300 10
This 5-word line spoken by the soothsayer is a quote from Shakespeare's "Julius Caeser"
    DD: $4,200 24
This bone with a ball-&-socket joint at one end is about 1/4 of your height
    $1600 5
In France this feature of the night sky is known as "le casserole"
    $1600 15
Olympic gold medal swimmer and TV personality seen here
    $2000 30
As the result of an injury suffered in his first gunfight in 1876, he began using a cane & often used it as a weapon
    $2000 20
The Red and the
___
Knight
    $2000 11
In 45 B.C. Caesar was given permission to wear this, which he appreciated as it covered his baldness
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) Most broken bones in children are this type of fracture with a colorful name, in which the break cuts only partway through the bone
    $2000 6
Rhyming nickname of Boston's Interstate 93 construction project
    $2000 16
On Dec. 10, 2010 he conducted a one-man, 9-hour filibuster on the Senate floor to protest a tax bill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$11,400 $27,200 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
Surus was the last known one of these to survive a mountain crossing in the 3rd century B.C.

Final scores:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$18,800 $30,000 $3,598
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$15,600 $25,800 $1,800
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
4 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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