Show #5536 - Monday, October 6, 2008

Erik Nelson game 3.


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Laura Wallace, a remittance processing clerk from Portland, Oregon

Sean Doyle, a corporate trainer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Erik Nelson, a graduate student from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: HARK, which Shakespearean character SAID THAT?)
    $200 2
Sunnis say he named no successor; Shi'ites say he picked his son-in-law
    $200 10
The Baseball Hall of Fame's
Iron Horse
    $200 13
Girls' No. 1:
Like a Dickinson,
a Post or
a Litella
    $200 1
"Upon such sacrifices, my Cordelia, the gods themselves throw incense"
    $200 7
Proverbially, to work hard is to "keep your nose to" this
    $200 24
Edsel II has been a director of this, his family company, since 1988
    $400 3
Though Kali, a goddess of this religion, is fearsome & fierce, she's worshipped in Bengal as the Supreme Mother
    $400 11
The NFL's
    $400 22
Boys' No. 2:
"Row The Boat Ashore"
    $400 8
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet"
    $400 18
According to the nursery rhyme, if you were born on a Tuesday, you're full of it
    $400 27
Former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn is on the board of this soda company
    $600 4
The Druze, who permit no conversion or intermarriage, live mainly in Syria & this neighboring Mideast country
    $600 12
Retired NBAer
The Glide
    $600 23
Girls' No. 7:
de Havilland,
(I really can't think of another Newton-John, can you?)
    $600 9
"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more"
    $600 19
One of the 7 deadly sins, it's from the Latin for "to swallow"
    DD: $1,000 30
It sounds odd that James Firestone joined this Ohio company's board in 2007
    $800 5
From the Spanish for "way of the saints", it came with the Yoruba to Cuba
    $800 14
The Ice Man
of 1970s tennis
    $800 25
Boys' No. 4:
Tree National Park
    $800 16
"The play's the thing, wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king"
    $800 20
A period of pregnancy, or a time for the development of an idea
    $800 28
Drinking & driving do mix: Andrew Taylor, CEO of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, is a director of this hyphenated beer company
    $1000 6
As you might expect, this influential Christian mystical thinker was born in Sweden, in 1688
    $1000 15
The NBA's
Agent Zero,
aka Hibachi,
aka The Black President
    $1000 26
Boys' No. 7:
(he of the "Mad" variety)
    $1000 17
"The Thane of Fife had a wife; where is she now? What, will these hands ne'er be clean?"
    $1000 21
It's the London borough famous for a royal observatory
    $1000 29
The chief of medicine at Mass. General is on this company's board, so he can keep an eye on the Lipitor & Xanax

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Erik Sean Laura
$4,800 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Sean Laura
$11,800 $1,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...each clue will require two responses. They will be different by only one letter.)
    $400 1
Beginning around 697 A.D., it was the title of the leader of the Venetian Republic
    $400 6
Chile shares its longest land border with this country
    $400 12
Why so this, sullenly dejected? Did you forget to bring this, an Elmer's specailty, to art class?
    $400 7
From April to October, this southwesterly seasonal wind brings heavy rains to Southeastern Asia
    $400 26
Joseph Pulitzer endowed a school of journalism at this NYC school
    $400 21
This director can't bore "Lord of the Rings" fans, even with the 4-hr. 10-min. DVD version of "The Return of the King"
    $800 2
1397's Union of Kalmar united Sweden with these 2 other countries
    $800 8
La Moneda, alliteratively called the "Presidential" this building, was bombed by Chile's own jets 9/11/1973
    $800 13
You'll make the this, perhaps an A+, if you can dig deep & name this somber earth excavation
    $800 17
The King James Bible says that Elijah went up into heaven by one of these, also called a dust devil
    $800 27
Albert Einstein gave a series of lectures on the theory of relativity at this N.J. school's McCosh Hall in 1921
    $800 22
We didn't tire of this director's Westerns even by 1964's "Cheyenne Autumn"
    $1200 3
Charlotte Corday was executed for taking the life of this French Revolutionary leader in his bathtub
    $1200 9
Chile stretches more than 2,000 miles between the Pacific Ocean on one side & this mountain range on the other
    $1200 14
Use your head to think of this body part & you'll get to this word, a girl's woven locks
    $1200 18
From the Greek for "circle", it's a low-pressure area, with spiraling winds, that may be half the size of the U.S.
    $1200 28
In 1701 Increase Mather saw a decrease in his workload: he was removed as president of this college
    $1200 23
His films fascinate, from "Mean Streets" to the mean streets in "Gangs of New York"
    DD: $2,600 4
This major league was a political & commercial confederacy of European towns from the 13th to the 17th century
    $1600 10
(Jon of the Clue Crew points out Chile on a map.) Outside of its main land area, Chile also owns several islands, including this one way out in the South Pacific about 2300 miles away
    $1600 15
Change direction quickly with this 4-letter word into this one that precedes "sucker" in fashion
    $1600 19
There are 3 types of this in the upper troposphere: polar-front, subtropical & tropical
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds the first computer mouse at SRI International.) The first computer mouse was developed & demonstrated here at SRI back when SRI was affiliated with this university as its research institute
    $1600 24
We weren't bored by his 1997 film "Lost Highway"--confused, sure, but not bored
    $2000 5
2 of the 3 member nations of the Triple Alliance at the beginning of World War I
    $2000 11
Chile's Corporacion Nacional del Cobre is the world's biggest producer of this metal
    DD: $3,000 16
"Begin" with this word; end with this one, meaning harsh or desolate, as a landscape
    $2000 20
Warm, dry winds called foehns include the Santa Ana of California & this one that descends the Eastern Rockies
    $2000 30
Richard Nixon graduated from this North Carolina university's law school in 1937
    $2000 25
Audiences weren't bored by William Wyler's 5th Oscar nomination, for this Greer Garson film; good thing, as he got 7 more

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Sean Laura
$20,600 $9,600 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The state building that houses Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection is named in her honor

Final scores:

Erik Sean Laura
$19,201 $7,200 $13,201
3-day champion: $70,203 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Sean Laura
$20,200 $12,200 $9,800
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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Game tape date: 2008-08-20
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