Show #5537 - Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Erik Nelson game 4.


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Kitty O'Rourke, a nurse from Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Darren Munk, a web application developer from Camarillo, California

Erik Nelson, a graduate student from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $70,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
    $200 1
    $200 6
On Sept. 9, 1965 Sandy Koufax pitched his fourth no-hitter, a perfect game at this West Coast venue
    $200 4
For 15 years Jim Otto hiked his way through every game for the Oakland Raiders at this position
    $200 11
The Philadelphia men who founded the first U.S. club for this sport in 1828 were probably straight arrows
    $200 26
The diet of this title gal is seen here; mmm mmm!
    $200 13
Italian for "pounded", this basil-y sauce originated in Genoa
    $400 2
    $400 7
The sinking of the Titanic pushed the opening of this Boston ballpark off the front pages of Boston newspapers
    $400 5
Sabine Ulibarri's novel "Mi Abuela Fumaba Puros" translates to "My Grandma Smoked" these
    $400 12
It quacks me up that the NDSCS is a club for people who collect stamps featuring these
    $400 27
Gaze upon a representation of the tragic end of this character
    $400 14
French term for a thickener of soups & white sauces, made from flour & butter
    $600 3
    $600 10
This Denver baseball stadium is known for its red brick exterior & on-site microbrewery
    $600 19
Juice from a Granny Smith
    $600 17
If you belong to a Parrot Head club, we bet you're devoted to this singer
    $600 28
Title guy with high self esteem whose famous act is shown here
    $600 20
The tomatoey sauce duglere is to be served over this, perhaps a nice brill
    $800 8
    $800 15
Call 888-848-BIRD for information about this Baltimore ballpark
    $800 22
Restriction of expression, often by a government
    $800 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a California dog show.) Babu, an eager dog show entrant, is a chow chow breed registered with this organization founded on September 17, 1884 & abbreviated AKC
    $800 29
Title duo whose end results we've illustrated
    $800 24
Don't hold the mayo in this sauce, whose name is something to avoid in dentistry
    $1000 9
East Timor
    $1000 16
This team's Great American Ball Park has a riverboat deck that offers views of the park & of the Ohio River
    $1000 23
The suspension of active hostilities in a war zone
    DD: $1,200 21
Circle K Intl., a collegiate branch of this service org., circles the globe with members on some 450 campuses
    $1000 30
This title guy requested the items shown here
    $1000 25
A "truthiness"-loving TV pundit shares his name with this meat glaze, butter, shallots, wine & lemon juice sauce

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

Erik Darren Kitty
$2,800 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Darren Kitty
$7,800 $4,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and you have to come up with the performer who made the song famous.)
(Alex: In each clue, there will be a bird's name, and the letters will come up in order.)
    $400 26
It's the process by which water goes from a liquid to a gas
    $400 2
"Hey! Hey! Hey hey hey! Macho, macho man, I've got to be, a macho man"
    $400 9
Artis Gilmore,
John Garner,
Horace Grant
    $400 17
While a student at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, he won championships in the mile run
    $400 1
In "The Devils of Loudon", Grandier the priest is killed this way, a la Joan of Arc
    $400 14
Most Orkney Islanders overstep their bounds
    $800 27
13-letter collective name for any & all forms of water that fall from the sky
    $800 3
"A few times I've been around that track, so it's not just gonna happen like that, because I ain't no hollaback girl"
    $800 10
Eustace Collins,
Erving Toney,
Elbridge Gerry
    $800 18
This French guy's ex-wives included Brigitte Bardot & Jane Fonda (he never married Catherine Deneuve)
    $800 4
"Lulu" has a lulu of an ending: the heroine is killed by this notorious London murderer
    $800 22
After the party, keg returns are easier
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew displays a geological diagram on the monitor.) It's the 2-word furniture term for the boundary between saturated & unsaturated zones of soil
    $1200 6
"To the extreme I rock a mic like a vandal, light up a stage & wax a chump like a candle... ice ice baby"
    $1200 11
Riley B.B. King,
William Rufus DeVane King,
Bernard King
    $1200 19
As the government photographer of this war, Roger Fenton portrayed the Charge of the Light Brigade as glorious
    $1200 5
Aargh! In "Zampa", Zampa the pirate is dragged into the sea & drowned by one of these marble artworks
    $1200 23
She could never handle his wandering through caves all by himself
    $1600 29
The main source of thermal pollution is water that's been used industrially as this
    $1600 7
"C'mon, take a bottle, shake it up, break the bubble, break it up, pour some sugar on me, in the name of love"
    $1600 12
James Brown,
George Clinton,
Sylvester Stone
    DD: $2,000 20
He founded the town of Providence, which became a haven for Quakers & Anabaptists
    $1600 15
In "Il Trovatore" Leonora escapes the clutches of a count by drinking poison from this piece of jewelry
    $1600 24
Using a bib is helpful when feeding a baby
    $2000 30
Multiply chlorinity, the amount of chlorine in seawater, by 1.80655 to get this figure
    $2000 8
"I'm too sexy for my shirt, too sexy for my shirt, so sexy it hurts"
    $2000 13
Levi P. Morton,
Samuel L. Miller,
George F. McGinnis
    $2000 21
Sir Roger Penrose, with Stephen Hawking, proved that all matter within one of these collapses to a singularity
    $2000 16
In an opera based on a Pushkin poem, Lensky challenges this title character to a duel--big mistake
    DD: $4,000 25
Nothing is solved with rushing around like a crazy man

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Darren Kitty
$15,400 $24,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An 1870 novel by this man mentions Moby Dick as well as a sea monster called a Kraken

Final scores:

Erik Darren Kitty
$24,201 $17,599 $24,000
4-day champion: $94,404 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Darren Kitty
$15,200 $21,800 $12,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $49,000

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Game tape date: 2008-08-20
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