Show #6081 - Monday, February 7, 2011

IBM Challenge mini-documentary: "What is a Grand Challenge?"

Contestants

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Erin Beach, a graduate student of English originally from Bradenton, Florida

Paul Wampler, a web programmer from Knoxville, Tennessee

Roger Mueller-Kim, a high school social studies teacher from Dublin, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOK NAMES
GETTING INTO CHARACTER
DON'T HAVE A COW, MAN
WOMEN IN CHARGE
FASHION DESIGNERS
4-LETTER "S" WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $200 20
Joseph Conrad:
"Lord ____"
    $200 12
For this WWII film Tom Hanks & the other actors in his squad had to endure a rigorous week of boot camp
    $200 7
Vegetarians in search of vitamins A & C know butterhead & crisphead are 2 of its general classifications
    $200 26
From 1966 to 1977 & from 1980 to 1984, she led the world's largest democracy
    $200 1
You can wear an Oscar dress every day with one of this Dominican's creations; he established his own firm in 1968
    $200 2
At 6'8" & 740 lbs. Emanuel Yarbrough was one of the heaviest men in the amateur division of this sport
    $400 21
Thomas Hardy:
"____ the Obscure"
    $400 13
He won an Oscar for portraying Ray Charles but learned to play the violin & cello for his role as "The Soloist"
    $400 8
AKA bean curd, this may be sealed aseptically in packaging that may be kept unopened at room temp for up to 8 months
    $400 27
Vigdis Finnbogadottir led a theatre co. for many years before becoming this country's president in 1980
    $400 16
In 1994 he sold his underwear business for $64 million
    $400 3
Meaning "half", it's a combining form borrowed from Latin
    $600 22
Louise Fitzhugh:
"____ the Spy"
    $600 14
Tom Cruise learned to speak Japanese & wield a sword for his role in this 2003 film
    $600 9
Vegetarians can pig out on the rhyming Lightlife product called "Fakin"' this
    $600 28
In 2010, before her term as president ended, Michelle Bachelet oversaw earthquake relief efforts in this country
    $600 18
She launched her label in 1995 & was named chief designer at Chloe in '97; she must've been working "8 days a week"
    $600 4
A man "goes" this animal term when attending a social event unaccompanied by a woman
    $800 23
Vicki Myron & Bret Witter:
"____: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World"
    $800 15
To prepare for this movie, Helena Bonham Carter took singing & pie-making lessons
    $800 10
The drink product "Silk is" this 3-letter vegetarian staple, at least in a slogan
    $800 29
In 2009 Vilnius-born Dalia Grybauskaite became president of this country
    $800 19
In 2003, just before starting to judge "Project Runway", he received the CFDA award for menswear designer of the year
    $800 5
This French word means "without"
    $1000 24
Charles Dickens:
"The Mystery of ____ ____"
    $1000 17
To play Hawkeye in this movie, Daniel Day-Lewis learned to track animals, build canoes & fire muskets
    $1000 11
For vegans, allrecipes.com has one for this type of mushroom that shares its name with a Panama seaport
    DD: $1,000 30
President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992, she passed away in 2009
    $1000 25
In the '70s this alliteratively named American designed luggage & airline uniforms in addition to menswear
    $1000 6
Dude, this term for a vassal serving on a lord's land is totally up!

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

Roger Paul Erin
$800 $5,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Paul Erin
$4,000 $8,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 16th CENTURY
NOTORIOUS NICKNAMES
READ YOUR BIBLE
SI, PARLO ITALIANO
LITTLE PEOPLE
BIG WORLD
    $400 21
In 1534 he explored the Gulf of St. Lawrence, helping lay the basis for French claims to North America
    $400 6
Al Capone, or the title of one of his biopics
    $400 23
Rehoboam, king of Israel, was a son of this wise king by an Ammonite mother
    $400 1
It's spray-painted words on a wall
    $400 16
This wild man's hits include "Long Tall Sally" & "Rip It Up"
    $400 11
This largest island is 50 times the size of Denmark, the country to which it belongs
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Of the 27,000 men who left La Coruna in July 1588, more than half perished in voyage in battles of this 2-word military group
    $800 7
Benjamin Siegel got this 5-letter nickname because he acted crazy
    $800 24
In the Book of Mark, John the Baptist called this king an adulterer; oops!
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue with a ballerina and her accompanist at the Dance Theatre of Harlem.) Until the late 1800s, rehearsing dancers were usually accompanied by a violinist; today it's a pianist who helps them discover for each piece the perfect this--Italian for "time"
    $800 17
Grady Little, who managed this star-crossed MLB franchise, was let go in 2003, the year before they broke "The Curse"
    $800 12
Almost 10 times the size of the Everglades, the largest swamp is the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in this country
    DD: $4,000 27
Edward VI died on July 6, 1553; she was proclaimed Queen 4 days later (didn't last)
    $1200 8
Rhyming nickname for John Gotti based on a product used on frying pans
    $1200 25
As recounted in 1 Samuel, in Saul's time this marauding people drove the Israelites into living in caves
    $1200 3
It's the traditional form of address for an orchestra conductor
    $1200 18
His website calls him "the greatest impersonator of all time"
    $1200 13
When measured by shoreline, this North American bay is the world's largest
    $1600 9
Menacing moniker of Albert Henry de Salvo
    $1600 26
Following the unusual death of his wife, his daughters became the mothers of the Moabites & the Ammonites
    DD: $2,600 4
This word for a disastrous failure is the title of Thomas Ricks' book about the American military in Iraq
    $1600 19
Lil Jon is one of the progenitors of this hip hop style that's said to get its name from a blending of "crazy" & "drunk"
    $1600 14
By volume, this deep Siberian lake is the world's largest body of fresh water
    $2000 28
This magnificent guy succeeded his dad as sultan of the Ottoman Empire in September 1520
    $2000 10
2-word canine nickname for Vincent Coll (& it wasn't Cujo)
    $2000 5
A view through a narrow passage, or a Microsoft operating system
    $2000 20
She hit No. 1 with "The Loco-Motion" in 1962
    $2000 15
Covering half of the island of Hawaii, it's the largest volcano on Earth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Paul Erin
$8,000 $14,600 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY NOVELS
Chapters in this 1953 thriller include "Dossier for M", "Pink Lights and Champagne" & "The Game is Baccarat"

Final scores:

Roger Paul Erin
$2,699 $16,001 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Paul Erin
$12,000 $17,200 $9,000
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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