Show #5469 - Thursday, May 22, 2008

Larissa Kelly game 3.


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Judith Koveleskie, a librarian from Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Deborah Gronich Tate, a freelance writer from Austin, Texas

Larissa Kelly, a grad student from El Cerrito, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $80,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Mick, a sensitive tomboy, is one of the longing-filled characters in the 1940 novel "The Heart Is" this
    $200 2
When you're playing this party game, you could call it "Attach the Terminal Vertebrae to the Jackass"
    $200 7
These parts of an evening gown bear the name of a pasta
    $200 30
Although this tree-planting holiday originated in America, it is now celebrated in other countries
    $200 19
Alabama first became a state in 1819 & then left the Union in this year
    $200 23
Zantac & Pepcid are used to counteract it
    $400 9
A young girl's trial testimony against her rapist inspired his novel "A Time to Kill"
    $400 3
When you're playing this board game trademarked in 1948, you'll draw up to 7 letter tiles
    $400 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Japan.) This sash that ties the kimono varies in style with seasons & occasions, & can cost much more than the kimono
    $400 29
It's the Jewish Day of Atonement
    $400 20
Students at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf & Blind know that this woman is on their state quarter
    $400 24
The answer is, in a mouse about 600, in an elephant about 30 & in a human about 70
    $600 10
In the Stephen King book, Annie Wilkes loves company, but only author Paul Sheldon's
    $600 4
In checkers this piece can move forwards & backwards
    $600 11
4-letter term for a fancy fabric woven with metallic threads & popular for evening wear
    $600 28
The name of this American holiday is from the Swahili for "first fruits"
    $600 21
The anthem "Sweet Home Alabama" is by this Southern rock band
    $600 26
The Jarvik-7, one of these, was first used in 1982 on 61-year-old Barney Clark
    $800 14
In 1955 he got an offer he couldn't refuse: the publication of his first novel, "The Dark Arena"
    $800 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Las Vegas.) James Bond loves to play a high-stakes version of Baccarat known by this 3-word French name
    $800 12
Trading on its century-old name, this company abbreviated A&F sells hip casual clothes
    $800 17
On February 15, we remember this ship that was sunk in 1898
    $800 16
This man whose last name is on an Ohio Air Force base also taught flying at what's now Alabama's Maxwell AFB
    $800 27
Technically it's a myocardial infarction
    $1000 15
The 8,000-copy first printing of this Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel sold out in a week
    $1000 6
Join in & tell us that this is the lowest-rated suit in contract bridge
    $1000 13
He studied medicine & served in the Italian army before becoming a clothing designer & opening his Emporio shops
    DD: $1,000 18
On Nov. 29 this state celebrates the birthday of Nellie Tayloe Ross, the USA's first woman governor
    $1000 22
If you're visiting the White House--the first White House of the Confederacy, that is--you're in this city
    $1000 25
Elvis might have said thank you, thank you very much for this 1956 No. 1 hit

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

Larissa Deborah Judith
$3,600 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Deborah Judith
$6,400 $6,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a list of films, you ID the actor of course, or the actress.)
    $400 26
Vivaldi & Hummel wrote concertos for this pear-shaped guitarlike instrument
    $400 18
"Wall Street",
"Fatal Attraction",
"You, Me and Dupree"
    $400 1
Her marriage to Napoleon was almost nipped in the bud when she dallied with a dapper captain in the 1790s
    $400 4
The Ninety-Nines, an organization of women pilots, bestows memorial scholarships named for this woman
    $400 23
2007 Nobel laureate Gerhard Ertl has studied the conversion of this monoxide to this dioxide, as in cars
    $400 8
By definition, a number that's infinitesimal is close to, but greater than, this
    $800 27
Tchaikovsky simultaneously composed early sketches for the "Pathetique" symphony & this lively ballet suite
    $800 19
"L.A. Confidential",
"3:10 To Yuma",
"American Gangster"
    $800 2
This future president's romance with Ann Rutledge is now believed to be a myth
    $800 14
On Feb. 19 2008 this longtime leader announced he'd give up his presidency
    $800 24
Molecules of these 2 elements are the major constituents of air
    $800 9
Meaning "having imagined while asleep", it's one of the few English words that end with "mt"
    $1200 28
Giuseppe Gazzaniga & this composer based their "Don Giovanni" operas on the same libretto
    $1200 20
"Sense and Sensibility",
"Four Weddings and a Funeral",
"Music and Lyrics"
    DD: $3,000 3
Lord Byron's lover Marianna Segati was married to a "Merchant of" this city who was Byron's landlord
    $1200 15
The Virgin Islands celebrate Thanksgiving in October to give thanks to the end of this weather "season"
    $1200 25
Alnico magnets are so named because they're alloys of aluminum, nickel & this
    $1200 10
Reniform means shaped like this bodily organ; you might have a reniform pool
    $1600 29
Joseph Joachim, a friend of this German composer, lived to make a 1903 recording of his works
    $1600 21
"The Accused",
"The Brave One"
    $1600 5
Dorothea Jordan, who found fame in this profession, found time to have 10 children with the future King Wm. IV
    $1600 16
Many Indian foods are accompanied by these popular relishes of spices & fruits often made from mangoes
    $1600 6
It's the most abundant protein in the human body; the animal kind is boiled to make gelatin
    $1600 11
Arabic for "peace", it's a salutation in the East, as well as a low bow
    $2000 30
His first mature orchestral work, 1894's "Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun", was based on a poem by Stephane Mallarme
    $2000 22
"Bram Stoker's Dracula",
"Sid and Nancy",
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
    $2000 13
Mme. de Maintenon was governess to this king's out-of-wedlock children before she became his mistress c. 1670
    $2000 17
Many of this country's postage stamps reproduce paintings in Prince Hans-Adam's art collection
    $2000 7
A chemical in its Scotchgards persisted in the environment, so this company pulled the products
    DD: $2,000 12
It's a synonym for "ashen" or a term for a region within an imposed boundary; don't go "beyond" it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Deborah Judith
$16,000 $13,800 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its preface says, "The English have no respect for their language, & will not teach their children to speak it"

Final scores:

Larissa Deborah Judith
$28,000 $26,800 $16,201
3-day champion: $108,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larissa Deborah Judith
$16,000 $13,800 $11,400
21 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2008-02-19
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