Show #6220 - Friday, October 7, 2011

Joon Pahk game 5.

Contestants

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Adam Perrotta, a writer originally from Saratoga Springs, New York

Bret Jacobs, a financial consultant from Irvine, California

Joon Pahk, a college physics teacher from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $129,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
SPLITSVILLE
IN THE PINK
HOW IS THAT PREPARED?
(Alex: The basic preparation. Don't overcomplicate it for us.)
NAME CALLING
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BRAIN GAMES
(Alex: That's a new show that will air this Sunday on the National Geographic Channel.)
    $200 1
Disappointment with the Livonian War & suspected treasons in 1582 may have led this czar to order his 1st executions
    $200 2
This singer had 2 days of wedded bliss with a childhood friend before moving on to K-Fed
    $200 11
pinkribbonshop.com promotes awareness of this disease, "one pink ribbon at a time"
    $200 20
Eggs over easy
    $200 15
Hey little short person, you don't mind if I call you this, do you?--like the ones in the east of the Land of Oz
    $200 26
The top & bottom hues here are the same; the brain tricks itself by using these areas of comparative darkness as cues
    $400 3
In 1449 Henry VI instituted the (hopefully non-evil) office of sheriff here, now an industrial city in central England
    $400 5
Rumors of Tony Parker's infidelity swirled when this Desperate Housewife filed for divorce in 2010
    $400 12
Juan & Eva Peron used to appear on the balconies of the Casa Rosada or "pink house", seen here in this world capital
    $400 21
Snickerdoodles
    $400 16
You spend too much time watching TV; you're a sofa spud, or, in other words, this more popular term
    $400 30
This 12-letter ability in which several jobs are managed at once is a misnomer; your brain can really only focus on one
    $600 4
"Black Thursday" happened on Oct. 24 of this year; 5 days later, share prices had fallen 80%
    $600 8
This Bon Jovi guitarist said his divorce from Heather Locklear & his addiction made for "a gang tackle from hell"
    $600 13
This product says it's "the only leading medicine that relieves five stomach problems"
    $600 22
Yakitori
    $600 17
I could call you a dunce or I could call you this, the type of shark seen here
    $600 29
Virtual reality & psychology are used to rewire the brain of war vet Jerry, who suffers from PTSD, short for this
    DD: $1,000 6
Delegates from 34 countries attended this body's final session April 18, 1946
    $800 9
This "House" and "Tron: Legacy" co-star didn't live happily ever after with her Italian prince, filing for divorce in 2011
    $800 14
Rapper Cam'ron had a pink one of these alliterative super-SUVs, but sold it as it got too much attention
    $800 23
Peking duck
    $800 18
Not so computer savvy, are you? You're just a this--like a non-sorcerer in Harry Potter
    $800 28
Your brain runs on only about 12 of these power units, using shortcuts to focus on what counts
    $1000 7
In 62 A.D. this Roman emperor had his wife Octavia put to death, then he got remarried the same year... coincidence?
    $1000 10
Divorcing Reese Witherspoon put him in "the darkest, saddest place I had ever been"
    $1000 25
Jack London wrote that one type of drinker "sees, in the extremity of his ecstasy, blue mice and" these creatures
    $1000 24
Chicago hot dog, for purists
    $1000 19
I can't tell if you're just a fool or drunk, but you're definitely this, also the name of the character seen here
    $1000 27
Recalling the exact details of a robbery uses this "equine" brain part that decides what short-term info to keep

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

Joon Bret Adam
$3,800 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Bret Adam
$7,000 $5,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

GET YOUR WORDSWORTH HERE!
OLD (REALLY OLD) PHOTOS
AMERICAN ISLANDS
"SIT" OR "STAND"
MAGAZINES
LATINOS IN HOLLYWOOD
    $400 10
From Westminster Bridge, William mused, "Earth has not anything to show more fair" than this city
    $400 4
The poetic & artistic Rosettis were snapped by this Victorian children's author, also a serious photographer
    $400 22
It's the USA's largest volcanic island
    $400 2
Crunches are a version of these
    $400 1
In 1922 DeWitt & Lila Wallace published the first issue of this magazine that condenses articles
    $400 21
Last name of Fernando, a star in Argentina before moving to the U.S.; his son Lorenzo & grandson A.J. act, too
    $800 11
Wordsworth belonged to the school of poets named for this watery district of northern England
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a photograph on the monitor.) Long exposures made quickly-moving objects disappear; here, in 1838, a man standing still getting a shoe shine is the first known human to be photographed; he was in this capital where photography was largely invented
    $800 23
Theodore Roosevelt Island, now a memorial, lies in this river & is accessible by footbridge from Virginia
    $800 3
The operation that took out Osama Bin Laden was monitored from this White House room
    $800 9
Jann S. Wenner is the editor & publisher of this music magazine
    $800 27
Though the daughter of Hondurans, this "Ugly Betty" star voiced a Viking girl in "How To Train Your Dragon"
    $1200 12
W.W. lamented childlike wonder: "Nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in" this, "Of glory in the flower"
    $1200 18
In the 1870s, Red Cloud & a delegation of his Oglala people of this tribe came to Washington
    $1200 24
Treasure Island is a manmade island built in this bay for the 1939-1940 Golden Gate Exposition
    $1200 6
Anoushka Shankar played this instrument on her father's album "Full Circle: Carnegie Hall 2000"
    $1200 17
The second word in the French name of this cooking magazine has an accent mark over the "E"
    $1200 30
She co-founded an organization called Voto Latino to get people to the polls, even in Sin City
    $1600 15
It sounds a little backwards, but "The child is father of" this
    $1600 19
That's not Napoleon--it's P.T. Barnum's attraction Charles Stratton, known by this name
    $1600 25
Manisses, or "Island of Little God", was the Narragansett Indian name for this state's Block Island
    $1600 7
It can refer to a flag or a popular old song
    $1600 14
Rodale publishes this healthy living magazine whose 10-letter name implies it can forestall disease
    $1600 29
This director's first version of "El Mariachi" was shot for $7,000; the Holywood version cost slightly more
    $2000 16
"All at once I saw a crowd / A host, of golden" these flowers
    $2000 20
Britain's Roger Fenton is known as the first war photographer, capturing quiet moments in this 1850s conflict
    DD: $2,500 26
The University of Texas Medical Branch is on this island
    $2000 8
A truce or cessation of hostilities
    DD: $3,000 13
The documentary "The September Issue" showed Anna Wintour prepping for this magazine's 2007 Fall Fashion issue
    $2000 28
Born Margarita Carmen Cansino, this bombshell was a trained dancer & sometimes partnered Fred Astaire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Bret Adam
$19,300 $8,200 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROYALTY
The son of an Oscar winner, this prince is also a 5-time Olympian

Final scores:

Joon Bret Adam
$16,800 $16,399 $7,799
5-day champion: $146,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joon Bret Adam
$21,600 $8,200 $7,000
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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