Show #6123 - Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Christopher Short game 4.


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Beth Ford Roth, a freelance writer from Carlsbad, California

Connie Loren, a speech language pathologist from Wichita, Kansas

Christopher Short, a pub trivia editor from Crawfordsville, Indiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Hannah Storm: ...with me, ESPN's Hannah Storm.)
    $200 26
Alfred Johnson sailed alone in his aptly named dory "Centennial" from Massachusetts to Britain in this year
    $200 11
This aviator first flew into the world near Millville on April 16, 1867; Orville landed in Ohio in 1871
    $200 1
There should be a law regulating the use of this pointy tool
    $200 25
Joe Biden
    $200 14
You... me... Carnival in this city! We party with its nearly 11 million Cariocas & of course I'll wear my Speedo
    $200 6
(Hannah Storm reads the clue from the set of SportsCenter.) This tennis champ is facing her 2010 breast cancer diagnosis with the same spirit that won her 18 Grand Slam singles titles & the U.S. Open mixed doubles at the age of 49
    $400 12
From this Hoosier's "Top Ten New Words of 2010": Lohab & baconfetti
    $400 2
The way she rambles on nonsensically, she's truly lost these
    $400 24
Thomas Jefferson
    $400 15
Oui baby, let's hit this landmark that opened on March 31, 1889 to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution
    $400 7
(Hannah Storm reads the clue from the set of SportsCenter.) She won 2 golds at the 1932 Olympics, took 10 major golf championships & to top it off helped form the LPGA in 1949
    $600 13
This 1960s Teamsters president was born on Valentine's Day 1913 in Brazil, Indiana
    $600 3
Take your coats--it's chilly along here
    $600 23
Gerald Ford
    $600 16
The Prado in this city may have 30 El Grecos & 100 Goyas, but it'll never house more beauty than when you step inside
    $600 8
(Hannah Storm reads the clue from the set of SportsCenter.) In 2010 she was ranked No. 1 in downhill, super-G, super combined & overall World Cup skiing; she also won Olympic gold
    $800 19
His website says he "dedicated his life to perfecting a lighter, fluffier popcorn", a life that began in Brazil, Ind. in 1907
    $800 4
We rested up after a hot day in this environment
    $800 22
George H.W. Bush
    $800 17
This Italian city that lies on about 118 islands was once "the Queen of the Adriatic" but you... you're the queen of my heart
    $800 9
(Hannah Storm reads the clue from the set of SportsCenter.) This speed skater won the Olympic 500 & 1,000m in both the 1992 & 1994 games & then retired on her 31st birthday as the reigning world sprint champ
    $1000 20
In 1965 this Indianapolis-born novelist published "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater"
    $1000 5
This character in mythology amused me more than she scared me
    DD: $1,000 21
Hubert Humphrey
    $1000 18
What has 4 thumbs & is going to this rhyming region of China with nearly 16,000 people per square mile? Us!
    $1000 10
(Hannah Storm reads the clue from the set of SportsCenter.) In 1977 this ex-aerospace engineer became the first woman to earn starting spots in both the Indy 500 & the Daytona 500

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Christopher Connie Beth
$2,600 $1,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Connie Beth
$8,400 $2,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will beging with a "P" and be followed at some point with an "F" and a "T".)
    $400 1
Banned from publication in the United States until 1944:
"____ ____'s Lover"
    $400 15
As Ricky Bobby:
"Well, let me just quote the late great Col. Sanders who said, 'I'm too drunk to taste this chicken"'
    $400 16
After the letter loss, Tony the Tiger is pushing phony art masterpieces to the unsuspecting
    $400 30
No doubt the biggest draw in Metropolis, Illinois is the 15-foot bronze statue of this hero
    $400 21
1930s gangster George Kelly
    $400 12
An excess of revenues over expenses
    $800 2
The Pulitzer Prize-winning "____'s Ashes"
    $800 14
In 2006:
"Enough is enough! I have had it with these... snakes on this... plane!"
    $800 17
Global cooling gets the best of Snap, Crackle & Pop as they're pitching this revised brand
    $800 29
In Alliance, Nebraska, 38 cars are arranged in a circle to replicate this prehistoric monument in England
    $800 22
Actress Susan Weld
    $800 11
Add syrup & whipped cream to layers of fruit & ice cream & you've got one of these yummy desserts
    $1200 3
A Helen Fielding bestseller:
"____ ____'s Diary"
    $1200 13
As Dr. Evil:
"I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with... laser beams attached to their heads!"
    $1200 18
There's only one thing Toucan Sam can say after his brand loses a letter by mistake
    $1200 27
In Turner County it's hard to miss this state's official peanut monument--it's about 20 feet tall
    $1200 23
Author Thomas Lanier Williams
    $1200 10
It's vulgar or irreverent speech, gosh darn it!
    $1600 4
A Peter Hoeg bestseller, "____'s Sense of Snow"
    DD: $2,000 7
To Marty Feldman:
"It's prounced Fronkonsteen"
    $1600 19
That crazy leprechaun can't help you now; we've axed him & a letter, then we added steel to the marshmallow bits
    $1600 26
Wind through Darwin, Minnesota or Cawker City, Kansas; they both claim the world's largest ball of this
    $1600 24
19th century actress Emilie Langtry
    $1600 9
A past tense in grammar, it also means "without blemish"
    DD: $2,400 5
Dava Sobel's "Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love", "____'s Daughter"
    $2000 6
The dude playing Kirk Lazarus:
"I know who I am! I'm a dude playing a dude disguised as another dude!"
    $2000 20
A Kellogg's brand not only lost a letter, it lost all its dried grapes after they were prohibited
    $2000 28
Take a gamble & visit Lucy the Elephant, seen here, a seaside attraction in this state for over 100 years
    $2000 25
Petroleum disaster expert Paul Adair
    $2000 8
The chief administrative official of a department of France

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Connie Beth
$18,400 $13,800 $9,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His first name means "happy", but 3 of his 5 symphonies are in gloomy minor keys

Final scores:

Christopher Connie Beth
$27,600 $7,800 $19,198
4-day champion: $65,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christopher Connie Beth
$18,000 $13,800 $9,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2010-11-30
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