Show #6207 - Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Justin Sausville game 4.

Contestants

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Ken Herrera, an MBA student originally from Denver, Colorado

Alex Liteplo, an educational publishing digital producer from Wakefield, Massachusetts

Justin Sausville, a urologist from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $76,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

EARLY MAN
TV TITLE ROLE PLAYING
AGING GRACEFULLY
STATELY RIVERS
WAYS TO LOSE MONEY
ONE VOWEL ONLY
(Alex: ...in each correct response.)
    $200 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a partial skull at the Smithsonian Hall of Human Origins.) Ouranopithecus macedoniensis, a 9-million-year-old ape from Greece, is a candidate as the long sought-for common ancestor of African apes & humans, popularly but inaccurately known by this two-word term
    $200 1
"Hannah Montana"
    $200 11
Use lotion to protect your skin from these rays with wavelengths shorter than 4,000 angstroms
    $200 16
For some 2,300 miles, this "Ol' Man River" just keeps rollin' along
    $200 21
It rhymes with dwindle, & your money will dwindle if you fall for one
    $200 26
A planet of our solar system
    $400 7
790,000-year-old flints from a site in Israel provide the oldest known evidence of early man's control of this
    $400 2
(Adrian) "Monk"
    $400 12
Remove dead cells from your skin via this method, from the Latin for "to strip off leaves"
    $400 17
This river that rises in the Rockies forms the Arizona-California border
    $400 22
A proverbial mistake is buying swampland in this state, maybe around Sunniland
    $400 27
Basketball's Mr. Nowitzki knows it's a small Scottish dagger
    $600 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a small statue at the Smithsonian Hall of Human Origins.) This 35-thousand-year-old figurine known as the Lion Man, the oldest known human statue, is made from the ivory of this animal that went from endangered to extinct thousands of years ago
    $600 3
"The Good Wife"
    $600 13
Moisturizer with glycolic acid helps prevent these alliteratively named results of years of chuckling
    $600 18
Fort Smith & Little Rock are among the cities located on its banks
    $600 23
Add "D" to a word for sheep's wool & you've been this, meaning taken
    $600 28
A twisting tool that's "thrown into" a situation to mess it up
    $800 9
The evolution of a large flexor pollicis muscle in this digit was key to early man's ability to use tools
    $800 4
"Barney Miller"
    $800 14
"Free" these aren't out to overthrow your government; they accelerate age-related diseases, so avoid them
    $800 19
This river is formed by the confluence of the Tallapoosa & Coosa Rivers, north of Montgomery
    $800 24
This sensory word follows "soft"' to mean someone easy to take advantage of
    $800 29
A country in Central Africa
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a partial skull at the Smithsonian Hall of Human Origins.) The enlarged brain of this early human species helped it become the longest-lived member of the human family tree; named for its upright posture, it survived nine times longer than our species has been around
    $1000 5
"Chuck" (Bartowski)
    $1000 15
This alphabetically second-to-last element is an antioxidant & good for cell repair
    DD: $1,000 20
Trenton, New Jersey lies at the head of navigation on this river
    $1000 25
This phrase for a house that keeps needing costly repairs is also the name of a home improvement radio show
    $1000 30
Last name of the president when the California Gold Rush began

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

Justin Alex Ken
$1,200 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Alex Ken
$3,600 $5,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

LATE MAN
A CELTIC CATEGORY
ISN'T IT "GRAND"?
THIS IS A JOB FOR A HERO
(Alex: You have to name each literary hero's profession.)
THE WHITE HOUSE
SIBLING REVELRY
    $400 21
Photocopy pioneer Robert Gundlach, 1926-2010, helped transform the Haloid Company into this office-equipment giant
    $400 16
Celtic independence on the European continent came to an end with this leader's 58 to 51 B.C. conquest of Gaul
    $400 1
It's Venice, Italy's main waterway
    $400 6
Perry Mason
    $400 11
With the 1866 remodeling of offices, Andrew Johnson installed a room for this communications device
    $400 26
The loopy comedy "Raising Arizona" was written & directed by these brothers
    $800 22
Morrie Yohai, 1920-2010, "sketched" out the idea for these puffy cheese-flavored snacks
    $800 17
Begun more than 2,000 years ago & meaning "summer's end", Samhain was a Celtic festival that has evolved into this holiday
    $800 2
Titles in this mega-selling video game series include "Vice City" & "Chinatown Wars"
    $800 7
Horatio Hornblower
    $800 12
Once a stable, the Rose Garden lies in the ell of this part of the White House, also the name of a TV show
    $800 27
"In Living Color" featured siblings Kim, Marlon, Damon, Shawn & Keenen Ivory of this family
    $1200 23
"Piper Bill" Millin, 1922-2010, played "Hieland Laddie" while under heavy gunfire on Sword Beach on this day in 1944
    $1200 18
Irish, a form of this language, is one of the only Celtic languages to receive full state recognition & support
    $1200 3
In bridge, it's when you take all 13 tricks
    $1200 8
Lew Archer
    $1200 13
This distinctively shaped room was designed by Nathan C. Wyeth at the order of President Taft in 1909
    $1200 28
The real first names of this comedy troupe were Julius, Leonard, Milton, Adolph & Herbert
    $1600 24
Composer Milton Babbitt, 1916-2011, received a 1986 "Genius Grant" from this American foundation
    DD: $1,800 19
Celts were divided into social classes such as warriors, commoners & this priestly class, performers of religious rituals
    $1600 4
Used for flood control & power production, it's been called the "8th Wonder of the World"
    $1600 9
Howard Roark
    $1600 14
On June 2, 1886 Grover Cleveland married Frances Folsom in this "colorful" room
    $1600 29
The dark comedy "Grosse Pointe Blank" starred this actor as an assassin & this sister of his as his office manager
    $2000 25
Professor Nicolae Popescu, 1937-2010, made many contributions to this branch of math with an Arabic name
    $2000 20
Celtic folklore told of this "woman of the fairies" whose mournful wails & screams foretold death
    $2000 5
How sweet the sound of this composition by Ferde Grofe
    $2000 10
George Smiley
    DD: $2,200 15
The White House's general manager is the chief this, from the time when his chief duty was escorting visitors to the president
    $2000 30
Last name of writers & siblings Amy & David, who collaborated on the play "The Book of Liz"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Alex Ken
$16,600 $12,200 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NAME'S THE SAME
Name shared by a popular world sport & a member of the Gryllidae family

Final scores:

Justin Alex Ken
$24,401 $15,601 $16,801
4-day champion: $101,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Alex Ken
$16,400 $12,200 $9,800
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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