Show #5682 - Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Liz Murphy game 4.


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Megan Lindley, a health scientist from Atlanta, Georgia

Benny Meyers, a courier from Skokie, Illinois

Liz Murphy, a foreign service officer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $77,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Poseidon had new adventures under this name
    $200 1
2-word name for the mysterious food item often used to bribe Scooby-Doo & Shaggy
    $200 26
Number for Amanda's birthday; it's how many of the lower 48 states border the Pacific Ocean
    $200 21
He & Jim catch a catfish that "was as big a fish as was ever catched in the Mississipp!"
    $200 7
Hello, this capital of Ontario!... Halifax said you couldn't rock, let's prove them wrong tonight!
    $200 14
William Howard Taft got stuck in one
    $400 3
The Romans loved Eros as this god
    $400 10
Cram is a biscuit-like food made by the men of Esgaroth in this author's fantasy world
    $400 27
Grandma took this number thinking of grandson Brian's birthday; it's the number of gunshots in the national salute
    $400 22
The title guy of this Hemingway work "fished alone in a skiff in the gulf stream"
    $400 8
I hope you saw me flying over this lowest balcony, from Latin for "middle"; that harness was killing me
    $400 15
An amorphous globule
    $600 4
Hephaestus lived long & prospered as him
    $600 11
Everlasting Gobstoppers first appeared in this 1964 Roald Dahl work
    $600 28
This number for young Jennifer's birthday; it's the square root of 121
    $600 23
"The Angler and the Little Fish" is one of his fables
    $600 9
When I do this "hang ten"-inspired term where people pass me over their heads, please be gentle with the merchandise
    $600 16
Place to enjoy a pint of the local
    $800 5
Demeter wowed the studio execs & got her own one of these
    $800 12
This British TV show once featured candy selections known as crunchy frog & anthrax ripple
    $800 29
Gram's 2-digit number for Antoine's July birthday, which falls on Bastille day
    $800 24
This Defoe character says he "was most dextrous to catch fish"
    $800 19
Throwing under-garments on stage is fine; I just wish they weren't men's briefs like this Michael Jordan-endorsed brand
    $800 17
Prospective tulip
    DD: $1,000 6
Cronus, son of Uranus, became this other planet
    $1000 13
Chocolate Salty Balls were a fictional candy made by Chef on this animated series
    $1000 30
For Kristi's birthday, Gram chose this (Dr. Pepper is a "unique blend of" this many "flavors")
    $1000 25
Mark Kurlansky's book about this food fish says in 1895 a 211-lb. one was caught off the coast of Massachusetts
    $1000 20
I'll now slow things down with this No. 1 hit from Debby Boone; why is everyone leaving?
    $1000 18
Prince of the devils

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

Liz Benny Megan
$600 $2,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Benny Megan
$2,600 $2,000 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In 1898 McClure's magazine published Two Moons' account of this June 1876 event
    $400 1
"My Best Friend's Wedding", "Runaway Bride"
    $400 13
Organic chemistry focuses specifically on this element's compounds & their reactions
    $400 16
    $400 6
1875: Escamillo, a matador
    $400 24
Give me a "C" for this spectator-leading job at a pep rally! actually, give me the whole word!
    $800 12
In 1894 this Apache leader was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he farmed & joined the Dutch Reformed Church
    $800 2
"Rio Bravo", "Rio Lobo"
    $800 20
If you're a steak & veggies creature, you're an omnivore, a combination of these other 2 basic "-vores"
    $800 17
    $800 7
1871: Ramfis, the high priest of Isis
    $800 25
A jumbling of radio signals, or the act of illegally hindering a footballer from catching a pass
    DD: $3,000 14
In the mid-1830s Osceola, a leader in this tribe, waged guerrilla warfare against U.S. troops in the Everglades
    $1200 3
"Seven Years in Tibet",
    $1200 21
In humans this collection of nerves extends from the base of the skull to the second lumbar vertebra
    $1200 18
    $1200 8
1904: Suzuki, a geisha's servant
    $1200 26
Describes the title "Rabbit" William Nicholson illustrated for writer Margery Williams
    $1600 15
In 1833 this leader of the Sac & Fox tribes for whom a war is named dictated his autobiography to Antoine LeClaire
    $1600 4
"Rachel Getting Married" , "Bride Wars"
    $1600 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gets in his workout.) Physical activity increases both body temperature & this process in which food is converted to protein, carbs & fat & then used for energy
    $1600 29
    $1600 9
1905: Herod & Jokanaan (aka John the Baptist)
    $1600 27
A ship that drags a body of water for ordnance, or a time-killing computer game
    $2000 19
This name the Pilgrims used for a great Wampanoag chief means "great chief"
    $2000 5
"Three Amigos!", "Three Fugitives"
    $2000 23
Alimentary, my dear! Waves of contractions moving swallowed food through the esophagus are called this
    $2000 30
    $2000 10
1892: Tonio & Beppe, a couple of clowns
    DD: $3,000 28
It describes an event without previous instance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Benny Megan
$15,600 $9,000 $19,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Chapters in an 1831 work by this author include "Maitre Jacques Coppenole" & "A Tear for a Drop of Water"

Final scores:

Liz Benny Megan
$30,500 $9,000 $7,599
4-day champion: $107,703 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Liz Benny Megan
$13,800 $8,000 $19,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
26 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2009-02-18
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