Show #6288 - Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Dan McShane game 4.


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Vinayak Thiagarajan, a strategy consultant from Chicago, Illinois

Katy Stigers, a college soccer coach from Bristol, Tennessee

Dan McShane, a baseball game logger from West Islip, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In 1956 Time magazine dubbed this abstract expressionist "Jack the Dripper"
    $200 6
This Rome landmark is 620 feet long by 513 wide--plenty of room to run away from a wild beast
    $200 1
The L. in Samuel L. Jackson stands for this, like a certain bad, bad Mr. Brown of song
    $200 11
Served by priests, it may not exceed 18% alcohol
    $200 24
Daniel Okrent:
"Nine ____: The Anatomy of a Baseball Game"
    $200 16
A new design or creation; necessity is often the mother of it
    $400 22
This Dutch master served as chairman of the Delft Artists' Guild from 1662-63 & 1670-71
    $400 7
Gamblers will love to know that the Hotel Yak & Yeti in this Nepalese capital houses the 2-story Casino Royale
    $400 2
Feel free to sing out this middle name of Martin Scorsese; it's the same as Pavarotti's first
    $400 12
Title of any priest's immediate boss; the U.S. has 270 of them
    $400 25
John Buchan, filmed by Hitchcock:
"The Thirty-Nine ____"
    $400 17
Be it a stick or cone, strawberry & sandalwood are popular fragrances of this
    $600 23
Aquarelle is a transparent, rather than opaque, type of this painting, as seen in Paul Klee's work "Quarry"
    DD: $2,000 8
This island's Mataveri Intl. Airport, the world's most remote, is serviced only by Chile's LAN Airlines
    $600 3
Author Hawthorne would approve of this middle name of Ralph Fiennes
    $600 13
The priest's duty to keep your sins secret is traditionally protected by "the sanctity of" this booth
    $600 26
Elizabeth McNeill:
"Nine and a Half ____"
    $600 18
A military badge of rank or qualification
    $800 29
Andre Breton anagrammed this surrealist's name as "Avida Dollars"
    $800 9
Beautiful Margaret Island in this river has been a Budapest park for more than 100 years
    $800 4
Her middle name is Louise; her last name at birth: Ciccone
    $800 14
Parish priests have their own one of these, John Vianney
    $800 27
Jeffrey Toobin:
"The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the ____ ____"
    $800 19
Each Latin verb has 6 of these, including the perfect passive one, like optatus esse, "to have been desired"
    $1000 30
This American female Impressionist modeled for many of Degas' works, including "At the Milliner's"
    $1000 10
You can buy samples of this fossilized resin at a museum devoted to it in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
    $1000 5
This middle name of actress Mary Masterson makes us wonder if she was named for Mary, Queen of Scots
    $1000 15
This spiritual "director" doesn't arrange your holiday, he helps young men pursue their calling to the priesthood
    $1000 28
J.D. Salinger:
"Nine ____"
    $1000 20
Paul Apak Angilirq was a producer as Canada's IBC, this Broadcasting Corporation

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

Dan Katy Vinayak
$3,400 $1,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Katy Vinayak
$7,200 $2,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I know that word because it's a palindrome.)
    $400 1
Numbers cruncher needed! Must be member of AICPA, the American Institute of these
    $400 6 90 degrees south latitude & you'll find yourself here
    $400 22
Anatomy-wise, the subscapularis is a muscle in this "cuff"
    $400 16
After centuries of rule by the Ottoman Empire, Mesopotamia mostly became part of this new nation in 1932
    $400 7
As Al Capone in this 1987 film: "You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word"
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands outside the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.) The Cleveland Clinic pioneered group practice as opposed to private; the founding doctors had worked as a team in the first AEF unit in France during this war
    $800 2
Walk the Max Planck! We're Stephen Hawking a new position to be this type of scientist, like those guys
    $800 12 this Indiana college town that was originally called Big St. Joseph Station
    $800 23
To make an allusion to something
    $800 17
Mesopotamia stretched from the Taurus Mountains in the north to this gulf in the south
    $800 8
In this 1976 movie: "Here is a man who would not take it anymore. A man who stood up against the scum"
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Cleveland Clinic.) "M.I." stands for myocardial infarction, or heart attack; "M.I." also stands for this innovative type of heart surgery with tiny instruments that can reduce trauma & complications
    $1200 3
They're out there! We need you to go get 'em! Channel your inner Boba Fett or "Dog" Chapman in this 2-word job
    $1200 13 Juba, capital of this new nation
    $1200 24
Reza Khan, born in Iran in 1878, & his son were these for a combined 54 years
    $1200 18
The epic poem of this Sumerian king includes an account of a great flood
    $1200 9
To Billy Crystal in this film: "I was gonna whack you. But I was real conflicted about it"
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Cleveland Clinic.) Single-port surgery is an advanced method that mainly uses just one entry point; the Cleveland Clinic was the first hospital to extract one of these paired organs via the umbilicus
    $1600 4
In the June 3, 2011 paper: this country wants new president after bomb explodes in Ali Saleh's presidential palace
    $1600 14 this body of water that includes the Gulf of Tonkin & the Gulf of Thailand
    $1600 25
Coloring something more rubicund makes it this
    DD: $3,000 19
Transcribed in the 1800s, the Behistun Inscription is the Rosetta Stone for this type of writing developed in Mesopotamia
    $1600 10
In Italian, in this sequel: "Do me this favor... ask your friends... about me. They'll tell you I know how to return a favor"
    $1600 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Cleveland Clinic.) These files are fading into the past, as the clinic is on the forefront of "EMR", short for these, which are available to authorize doctors & personnel anytime, anywhere in the world
    $2000 5
We have a primary need for this hyphenated job in our fancy French kitchen; only the head guy is your superior
    $2000 15 here, where you'll find the cities of Christchurch & Dunedin
    $2000 26
Exalted to the rank of a god
    $2000 20
From the Assyrian for "height", this stepped structure was used as a temple by Mesopotamian cultures
    $2000 11
"Goodfellas": "The two greatest things in life" are "never rat on" these "and always keep your mouth shut"
    DD: $5,000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Cleveland Clinic.) Robin Williams thanked the Cleveland Clinic team for his heart surgery, saying, after getting a replacement one of these from a cow, "the grazing's been fun"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Katy Vinayak
$25,800 $5,800 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Keith Downey developed rapeseed into this cooking product, now a huge cash crop for farmers in Saskatchewan

Final scores:

Dan Katy Vinayak
$21,600 $3,200 $599
4-day champion: $62,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Katy Vinayak
$23,000 $5,800 $8,200
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
3 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2011-11-08
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