Show #5578 - Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Ben Bishop game 2.


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Zac Showers, a college English professor from Geneva County, Alabama

Josie Dickson, a college counselor from Austin, Texas

Ben Bishop, a student originally from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: the list we give you.)
    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a famous painting on the monitor.) At first glance, you may not know that the 19th-century painting seen here was done by this artist until you notice the slippers next to the horse
    $200 26
"...Baby One More Time"
    $200 16
This brand of petroleum jelly was discovered as a byproduct in the 19th century
    $200 11
In TV game shows:
"Wheel of Fortune",
"The Price Is Right"
    $200 21
A 1980 Pulitzer winner for a shot of an execution in this ayatollah-ruled country was anonymous until 2006
    $200 1
The lecture was champagne to most of the audience, but it wasn't really "my cup of" this
    $400 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a famous painting on the monitor.) Look past the first few people in the famous painting "At the Moulin Rouge" & you'll see this man, the artist, walking with his much taller cousin
    $400 27
"Our Lips Are Sealed"
    $400 17
In the 1950s Victor Mills used his grandkids as test subjects when he created this brand of disposable diapers
    $400 12
In U.S. statehood:
    $400 22
William Henry Jackson's photographs of Wyoming in the 1870s helped establish this national park
    $400 2
After Mary twisted John around her little finger, they worked together "hand and" this other item
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a famous painting on the monitor.) In "The Night Watch" by this artist, the woman with the golden glow may be his wife Saskia who died the year it was completed
    $600 28
"Evil Ways"
    $600 18
This shoe brand is named after a swift African gazelle
    $600 13
In Jane Austen novels:
"Pride and Prejudice",
"Sense and Sensibility"
    $600 23
In 1888 George Eastman introduced this camera that came with a preloaded roll of film for 100 exposures
    $600 3
He thought he was beating a dead horse, but got his comeuppance when "the chickens" did this
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a famous painting on the monitor.) Notice the washbasin & the simple clothes hanging on the wall--this artist's painting is so intimate, it's been called a self-portrait; it's his bedroom in Arles
    $800 29
"It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over"
    $800 19
It's "the pfabulous pfaucet with the pfunny name"
    $800 14
In monarchs:
Charles I of England,
Charles I of France,
Charles I of Spain
    $800 24
From 1917 to 1937 he took more than 300 portraits of his wife, artist Georgia O'Keeffe
    $800 4
Dave was a millstone around Tom's neck, & then he "rode in" to office "on" Tom's these
    DD: $2,200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a famous painting on the monitor.) The Gauguin work seen here is a tribute to this Postimpressionist; in fact, the background is one of his famous still lifes that Gauguin himself owned
    $1000 30
"Over My Head"
    $1000 20
The Oyster has been a basic model of this Swiss watchmaker since the 1920s
    $1000 15
Passed by Congress:
the Embargo Act,
the Smoot-Hawley Act,
the Clayton Antitrust Act
    $1000 25
Truman Capote wrote the text for this fashion photographer's 1959 collection "Observations"
    $1000 5
I was on a wild goose chase when I "hit" this, which marathoners do around mile 20

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

Ben Josie Zac
$6,600 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Josie Zac
$7,000 $3,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words. The words are exactly the same, except that there's an "A" in one as opposed to an "I" in the other.)
    $400 11
A Joyce epic:
    $400 16
In 1954 Bill appeared as Ranger Bob in the Canadian version of this classic kids' show
    $400 19
This low-fare airline founded in 1999 & based at JFK offers 36 free DirecTV channels at every seat
    $400 6
In 1586 this circumnavigator attacked & destroyed the Spanish fort at St. Augustine
    $400 1
In Exodus it's "eye for eye," this for this, "hand for hand, foot for foot"
    $400 26
A law partnership buys a piece of agricultural land
    $800 12
A puritanical tale:
"A Note From Miss Johansson"
    $800 17
Psycho killer Mike Myers wears Bill's face--a Captain Kirk mask, painted white--in this 1978 horror classic
    $800 20
This airport named for a former mayor served the Denver community for 66 years, until it closed in 1995
    $800 7
In 1738, after 36 years of sharing a governor with New York, this colony got its own governor, Lewis Morris
    $800 2
The motto of Johns Hopkins U., from John's gospel, is "Veritas vos liberabit", this "shall make you free"
    $800 27
There was a sharp, unpleasant taste to the thick liquid for making the pancakes
    $1200 13
It has Dickensian structure:
"Desolate Abode"
    $1200 18
On his 1968 album "The Transformed Man", sings this Beatles classic, kaleidoscope eyes & all
    $1200 21
In 1994 Northrop acquired this aerospace company, which became a part of its name
    $1200 8
A 1765 British law required of colonists this "fractional" Act, housing British soldiers
    DD: $4,800 3
"A soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger" is one of this book's adages
    $1200 28
There with a type of pack on his aching shoulder sat the best pitcher on our staff
    DD: $10,800 14
A Miller's tale:
"23 Degrees, 27 Minutes North of the Equator"
    $1600 24
A bewreathed & betogaed Bill shared a pioneering 1968 interracial Kiss with this "Star Trek" character
    $1600 22
Flying this plane 59.6 miles up in 1962, Robert White became the first non-NASA American to qualify as an astronaut
    $1600 9
An offshoot of the Salem colony, this city was founded on September 17, 1630 by John Winthrop & others
    $1600 4
Paul wrote to the Corinthians, "Let no man think me" one of these; "for ye" suffer these "gladly"
    $1600 29
Irritating complaints may just be certain sour "bunch" fruits
    $2000 15
An 1888 Kipling work:
"Prince Charles"
    $2000 25
Bill's 2008 autobiography begins, "Call me... Captain James T. Kirk, or Sergeant T.J. Hooker, or" this guy this guy
    $2000 23
In 1986 he & Jeana Yeager piloted the Voyager on the first non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world
    $2000 10
In 1741 the Great Awakening reached a peak when he delivered the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
    $2000 5
Job knows "though" these "destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God"
    $2000 30
The cloth substitution meant that our salesman went out with a better sample of material

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Josie Zac
$16,600 $9,800 -$1,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Alexander Pope wrote the epitaph "Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night, God said, let" him "be and all was light"

Final scores:

Ben Josie Zac
$23,000 $19,600 -$1,200
2-day champion: $48,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Josie Zac
$15,400 $9,800 $6,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2008-10-14
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