Show #5468 - Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Larissa Kelly game 2.


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Brandon LaMarr, a pharmacy student from Denver, Colorado

Ruth Doucette, a protocol systems coordinator from Reading, Massachusetts

Larissa Kelly, a grad student from El Cerrito, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $45,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We are going to be giving you the titles of TV shows and you tell us the locale of that particular show.)
    $200 12
Matthew 10:2 tells us that Jesus recruited this many apostles
    $200 1
"Grey's Anatomy"
    $200 6
Taking a life through criminal negligence would likely carry a charge of involuntary this
    $200 21
A special flower for April, it can be oxeye or shasta
    $200 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a restaurant in Peru.) This appetizer of raw fish marinated in citrus juice is found in nearly every restaurant; the liquid is called tiger's milk & is a delicacy on its own
    $200 11
He has represented Connecticut in the U.S. Senate since 1981
    $400 13
The first word in I Chronicles is this man first mentioned in Genesis 2:19
    $400 2
"Laverne & Shirley", originally
    $400 7
In England, criminals call one of these a "Z-Car"; we often call them "Black & Whites"
    $400 22
Contrary to its name, this yellow mustard brand introduced in 1904 is American
    $400 25
Ensalada pallares is a traditional Peruvian salad of tomatoes, onions &, of course pallares, these in English
    $400 14
Flat blade at the back of a boat used to steer it
    $600 17
Upright man who moaned, "Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither"
    $600 3
"Friday Night Lights"
    $600 8
The phrase to "come on like" these may have come from a long-running radio crime series
    $600 23
Heloise says to remove this from the screen in the clothes dryer & toss it to the birds; they'll use it in their nests
    $600 28
Peru has more kinds of tubers than anywhere else; papas, these, have been grown in the Andes for over 6,000 years
    $600 15
This common viper is the only poisonous snake in the British Isles
    $800 18
I Kings uses "slept with his fathers" as a euphemism for this
    $800 4
    $800 9
Just 8 days after his 2006 release, Mehmet Ali Agca, who shot this man in 1981, was sent back to prison
    $800 26
She was born Martha Jane Canary in Missouri; the original "calamity" in her life may have been her parents' death
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Peru.) Created in 1935 in honor of this anniversary for the founding of the capital, Inca Kola is more popular than Coke & Pepsi in Peru
    $800 16
An enclosed field close to a stable for exercising horses
    DD: $2,200 19
In the Book of Judges, she's the only female judge mentioned by name
    $1000 5
"The Wire"
    $1000 10
On Nov. 24, 1971 this hijacker leapt from a plane with $200,000 & was never heard from again
    $1000 27
A G.I. Joe introduced in 2000 is supposed to be one of these Native Americans who were code talkers in WWII
    $1000 30
The Pisco Sour is made with bitters, sugar, lime juice, egg whites & Pisco, this pale grape spirit
    $1000 20
In 1874 Thomas Hardy took readers "far from" this 2-syllable "crowd"

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

Larissa Ruth Brandon
$2,200 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Ruth Brandon
$6,000 $3,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now, in [*], each correct response will be the name of an author, & an author who has the same name as a place. Could be a city, could be a state, could be a country.)
    $400 9
An 1898 exhibit in Amsterdam devoted to this old master has been called the first blockbuster art show
    $400 1
In 2007 he entered 16 PGA events & won a mere 7; obviously, his game needs some improvement
    $400 4
Not surprisingly, Merlin & Mordred appear in Chausson's opera about this legendary king
    $400 17
In the 1920s this American astronomer provided the earliest evidence that the universe was expanding
    $400 26
His 1809 work "A History of New York" relates the Dutch occupation of Manhattan
    $400 15
A noisy cumulonimbus
    $800 10
"Dying Centaur" artist Antoine Bourdelle spent years as the chief assistant to this more famous French sculptor
    $800 2
David Tyree's hands were soft as a helmet when he made an amazing catch to help this team win Super Bowl XLII
    $800 5
The opera based on this Maurice Sendak book features a wild thing with beard & a wild thing with horns
    $800 18
This Italian-born physicist first split the atom in 1934, although he didn't know it for 4 more years
    $800 27
Inspired by Thomas Malthus' food-supply ideas, his 1859 book was called "the book that shook the world"
    $800 16
A fake foot covering
    $1200 12
Berthe Morisot, the first female impressionist, was the sister-in-law of this "Luncheon on the Grass" painter
    $1200 3
This pitcher's February 13, 2008 testimony to Congress "rocketed" him into the headlines
    $1200 6
In Nicolai's opera "The Merry Wives of Windsor", this fat, funny rogue gets dumped into the river in a laundry basket
    $1200 22
In 2000 a group of physicists finally found evidence of the tau type of this subatomic particle
    DD: $3,000 28
After participating in the Alaska gold rush, he returned to San Francisco & wrote "The Son of the Wolf" in 1900
    $1200 19
A cruel royal female
    $1600 14
He was in his prime, or should we say his "Primavera", when he painted "Fortitude" in 1470
    $1600 11
We're sure Kobe was thrilled when this 7'1", 325 lb. ex-teammate was traded back to the Western Conf. to the Suns in '08
    DD: $5,000 7
Beniamino Gigli was well known for singing the role of this scholar in "Mefistofele"
    $1600 23
In the 19th century this 3-named British scientist established the kinetic theory of gases--Smart!
    $1600 29
Surely you know her spooky novel "The Haunting of Hill House" was filmed in 1999 with Liam Neeson
    $1600 20
A small parcel containing a stringed tennis tool
    $2000 25
This Romanian known for his "Endless Column" also sculpted the scandalous "Princess X"
    $2000 13
In 2007 he was a greater Gator, becoming this first player to win the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore
    $2000 8
Egyptologist Auguste Mariette claimed his scenario was the basis for the libretto of this 1871 opera
    $2000 24
An equation describing the behavior of particles is named for this physicist, 1887-1961
    $2000 30
He published "The Discovery of Guiana" in 1596, some years after he couldn't recover Roanoke
    $2000 21
A speedy billiards cue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Ruth Brandon
$30,400 $6,000 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of history's largest refugee migrations, about 15 million people, took place 1947-1951 between these 2 countries

Final scores:

Larissa Ruth Brandon
$35,400 $3,000 $6,000
2-day champion: $80,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larissa Ruth Brandon
$25,200 $6,000 $7,800
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2008-02-19
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