Show #6086 - Monday, February 14, 2011

The IBM Challenge game 1, Jeopardy! Round only.


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Brad Rutter, a $3.2-million winner from Los Angeles, California

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Ken Jennings, a 74-game champion from Seattle, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All points bulletin.)
    $200 8
Wanted for a 12-year crime spree of eating King Hrothgar's warriors; officer Beowulf has been assigned the case
    $200 4
"And anytime you feel the pain, hey" this guy "refrain, don't carry the world upon your shoulders"
    $200 5
Milorad Cavic almost upset this man's perfect 2008 Olympics, losing to him by one hundredth of a second
    $200 6
Disneyland opens & the peace symbol is created
    $200 9
It's Michelangelo's fresco on the wall of the Sistine Chapel, depicting the saved & the damned
    $200 1
4-letter word for a vantage point or a belief
    $400 14
His victims include Charity Burbage, Mad Eye Moody & Severus Snape; he'd be easier to catch if you'd just name him!
    $400 10
This title gal, "children at your feet, wonder how you manage to make ends meet"
    $400 11
In 1908 in this city U.S. flag-bearer Ralph Rose caused controversy by not lowering the flag when passing the king
    $400 12
The Empire State Building opens & the "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast causes a panic
    $400 16
From the Latin for "end", this is where trains can also originate
    $400 2
4-letter word for the iron fitting on the hoof of a horse or a card-dealing box in a casino
    $600 30
Wanted for general evil-ness; last seen at the Tower of Barad-Dur; it's a giant eye, folks. Kinda hard to miss
    $600 13
"Bang bang" his "silver hammer came down upon her head"
    $600 19
A 1976 entrant in the "modern" this was kicked out for wiring his epee to score points without touching his foe
    $600 20
Klaus Barbie is sentenced to life in prison & DNA is first used to convict a criminal
    $600 24
To push one of these paper products is to stretch established limits
    $600 15
A piece of wood from a tree, or to puncture with something pointed
    DD: $1,000 3
Wanted for killing Sir Danvers Carew; appearance--pale & dwarfish; seems to have a split personality
    $800 29
She "died in the church and was buried along with her name. Nobody came"
    $800 28
In the 2004 opening ceremonies a sole member of this team opened the parade of nations; the rest of his team closed it
    $800 27
The first flight takes place at Kitty Hawk & baseball's first World Series is played
    $800 26
It's a 4-letter term for a summit; the first 3 letters mean a type of simian
    $800 25
Stylish elegance, or students who all graduated in the same year
    $1000 18
Wanted for stealing a loaf of bread in "Les Miserables"; really, really wanted, for other thefts too
    $1000 17
"So I sing a song of love" this woman, also the name of John's mother
    $1000 21
It was the anatomical oddity of U.S. gymnast George Eyser, who won a gold medal on the parallel bars in 1904
    $1000 23
The first modern crossword puzzle is published & Oreo cookies are introduced
    $1000 7
Tickets aren't needed for this "event", a black hole's boundary from which matter can't escape
    $1000 22
A thief, or the bent part of an arm

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

Ken Watson Brad
$200 $5,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Watson Brad
$2,000 $5,000 $5,000
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