Show #6385 - Friday, May 25, 2012

Joel Pool game 5.


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Jennifer Arceneaux, a grant writer from Los Angeles, California

Jim Virtel, a graduate student of philosophy from Lemont, Illinois

Joel Pool, a real estate developer from Oakland, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $86,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you must spell the correct response.)
    $200 21
This airline says it's got the "Spirit of Australia" (but still no U in its name)
    $200 8
It means a vacation that is spent at or near home
    $200 22
British lefties include Prime Minister David Cameron, Prince William & this man, his dad
    $200 3
City & country that hosted the 2011 NAFTA Free Trade Commission meeting
    $200 1
The German Empire had this "Iron Chancellor" from 1871 to 1890
    $200 10
1967 No. 1 for Aretha--give her some!
    $400 27
& then Wham-O! We ask about a trademarked disc used to play ultimate this or this golf
    $400 9
Change 1 letter in "blog" to get this if the blog includes footage
    $400 23
This U.S. marine, Iran-Contra figure & onetime Virginia Senate candidate is a lefty (but not in politics)
    $400 4
A capital & country of Scandinavia
    $400 2
Napoleon & his troops captured Cairo in the 1798 battle of these landmarks
    $400 11
1978 title place where the Village People said it was fun to stay
    $600 28
The giant type of this bird species known for its wing speed is about 8 inches long & weighs about 0.7 ounces
    $600 16
"Pulley attached to cable" doesn't capture the sensation like this term that includes a synonym for "zero"
    $600 24
This lefty won baseball's Cy Young award in 1963, 1965 & 1966
    DD: $1,000 5
City & country where NATO is headquartered
    $600 15
Decisions of this tribunal were made public, as in the auto-da-fe in Spain
    $600 12
The Kinks met this title gal at a club down in old Soho
    $800 29
Middle clouds 6,500 to 23,000 feet, are altostratus & alto-this
    $800 17
10-letter word for a person who has an abnormal fear of bacterial or viral infection
    $800 25
Perhaps he used his left hand when, as legend says, he cut the Gordian Knot in 333 B.C.
    $800 6
An east Asian peninsular city & country
    $800 19
Clause 39 of this influenced Britain's Habeas Corpus Act of 1679
    $800 13
The Doors & Patti Smith have both recorded the Van Morrison song shouting this gal's name
    $1000 30
In 1793 North America's first successful flight by this means took off from Philadelphia
    $1000 18
A group of people emailed or texted to show up at a particular spot for a group performance
    $1000 26
This late British author of "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" had a huge collection of lefty guitars
    $1000 7
This capital & the African country where the 2011 Arab Spring first sprung
    $1000 20
This conference Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1943 guaranteed Iran's postwar independence
    $1000 14
It's the night the Bay City Rollers planned to rock it up, roll it up, do it all & have a ball

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

Joel Jim Jennifer
$3,200 $1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Jim Jennifer
$9,000 $600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
The reappearance of 302 notorious inmates & guards is the subject of this 2012 Fox show
    $400 6
In 1921 Rev. John O'Hara founded what became the Mendoza College of Business at this university near South Bend
    $400 1
A fresco by Michelangelo: "The ___ Judgement"
    $400 11
Supermodel Naomi
    $400 26
Virgil wanted this epic poem destroyed upon his death, but Augustus ignored this request
    $400 21
The USA's first sign using this gaseous element was over a Packard dealership in Los Angeles
    $800 17
In 2011 this NBC "Late Night" host not only played beer pong with John McEnroe but sumo wrestled Glenn Close
    $800 7
Deserving students at this university's Anderson School of Management may be awarded John Wooden fellowships
    $800 2
A religious image from Gauguin: "The Vision After The Sermon (___ Wrestling With The Angel)"
    $800 12
A connected series of actions toward a desired result
    $800 27
During the Middle Ages, some theologians believed that Virgil's 4th eclogue foretold his birth
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) Trick candles relight after being snuffed because this element, Mg, has a low ignition temperature; you can see flecks of it going off & igniting the paraffin vapor
    $1200 18
Jessica Lange makes her debut as an episodic TV regular on this creepy "Story"
    DD: $3,000 8
The Kenan-Flagler business school occupies a 191,000 sq.-ft. building on the Chapel Hill campus of this university
    $1200 3
Full of Bosch's powerful images: "The Garden of Earthly ___"
    $1200 13
We hope there are some good scary ones in "The Boy Scouts Book of" these "Stories"
    $1200 28
In his 10th eclogue, Virgil wrote, "omnia vincit amor", or this "conquers all things
    $1200 23
It occurs in more different forms than any other element on the periodic table-- more than 10 million
    $1600 19
Sucker punch & fence flapper are qualifiers on this ABC stunt show
    $1600 9
In 2006 & 2007 this prestigious school at the University of Pennsylvania celebrated its 125th anniversary
    $1600 4
Vermeer had the home-court advantage: "View of ___"
    $1600 14
Enjoy the sunrise over this Canadian island in the Bay of Fundy
    $1600 29
In this poem Dante used Virgil as a guide through hell & purgatory
    $1600 24
A cesium-beam type of this has given us the most accurate realization of a unit man has achieved
    $2000 20
Graham Elliot & Joe Bastianich judge amateur cooks to see who will live up to this TV title
    $2000 10
Goizueta Business School at this university is named for a former president of Coca-Cola
    $2000 5
Parmigianino's masterpiece: "Madonna of the Long ___"
    $2000 15
A farmhand in Latin America
    $2000 30
On the Great Seal, this word ends the phrase adapted from Virgil meaning "a new order of the ages": "novus ordo..."
    DD: $2,000 25
Bauxite is where you'll find this element, the most abundant metal in the earth's crust

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Jim Jennifer
$11,800 $14,800 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1934 the lease for this place was increased to $4,085 per year; since 1959 the checks haven't been cashed

Final scores:

Joel Jim Jennifer
$8,700 $5,999 $7,000
5-day champion: $95,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joel Jim Jennifer
$11,800 $14,000 $5,200
20 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2012-01-17
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