Show #5681 - Monday, April 27, 2009

Liz Murphy game 3.


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Justin Klos, a legislative staffer from Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Helen Springut, an entertainment executive from Los Angeles, California

Liz Murphy, a foreign service officer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you have to spell the word in order to be credited with a correct response.)
    $200 1
On Sept.16, 1810 Father Hidalgo's "Cry of Dolores" began a revolt in this country for independence from Spain
    $200 18
"____ Hills, 90210"
    $200 11
In Genesis 9, this guy gets drunk & passes out naked inside his tent; thank heavens it was after the flood
    $200 6
One made by Martin Behaim in 1492 may have influenced Columbus to sail west to Asia
    $200 16
This site calls itself "The world's online marketpiace"
    $200 19
Sargento makes a fancy variety of this
    $400 2
The doctrine of papal this was adopted in 1870 by a vote of 533-2; the 2 promptly declared, "Now I believe"
    $400 21
"____ Place"
    $400 12
In 1 Kings, the Syrian kings are getting drunk when the soldiers of this nation slaughter them
    $400 7
A British pub hosts the world championship of the game involving your thumb & these spheres
    $400 17
This website is "A place for friends"
    $400 20
If you hear the buzzer, it's because of this
    $600 3
A lawsuit over sewing machine royalties between Elias Howe & this man was settled in 1854
    $600 26
"____ and Hutch"
    $600 13
In John 2, Jesus helps out the imbiblers of this Galilee village when a wedding party runs short of wine
    $600 8
Sphere used on a diamond; also slang for an easy question
    $600 23
This site that helps users find jobs, apartments & dates is named for its founder, a certain Mr. Newmark
    $600 22
Do something that's not like you
    DD: $800 4
Unable to attend university, he went to Africa in 1870 & made his fortune
    $800 14
This king gets Uriah the Hittite drunk before sending him to his death & stealing his wife
    $800 9
An archaic 3-letter word for a sphere, or for the eye
    $800 24
This site, reference pages of urban legends, is named for a family that appears in William Faulkner's books
    $800 27
You might become the smartest person in the world by answering this
    $1000 5
In 1848 mysterious rapping in a house in New York state led to the cult of this paranormal -ism
    $1000 15
In Genesis 27, this son of Abraham drinks wine before he blesses the wrong son
    $1000 10
Blythe, California has an area for collecting these spherical crystal-filled rocks
    $1000 25
The logo seen here belongs to this site that educates, amuses & enriches with its stock-investing advice
    $1000 28
This term was first used in the military for abandoning a formation

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Liz Helen Justin
$3,600 $600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Helen Justin
$6,000 $2,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the city.)
    $400 4
The '70s novel "Go Ask" her is the alleged diary of a teenage girl whose life descends into drug use
    $400 1
"Come on baby, let's do" this dance, performed by Chubby Checker on "American Bandstand" in 1960
    $400 19
The daughter of a furrier, she grew up to become the second woman on the Supreme Court
    $400 9
The Oregonian
    $400 26
Physicist Heinrich Hertz was born in 1857 in this German city for which a beef sandwich is named
    $400 14
Dampness; can you feel it in the air before it rains?
    DD: $2,000 5
Work thought to be by an 8th C. East Anglican poet who fused Scandinavian history with Christian elements
    $800 2
For years partygoers have been flapping their wings, doing this dance to the music heard here
    $800 20
This tough-talking TV judge described her dad, Murray Blum, as "The greatest thing since sliced bread"
    $800 10
The Post-Dispatch
    $800 27
In 1880 Hertz received his Ph.D. magna cum laude from the university of this largest German city
    $800 15
The halyard is the rope used to do this to a flag on a flagpole
    $1200 6
No author is credited for "Alcoholics Anonymous", known to AA members as this alliterative tome
    $1200 3
In 1975 Van McCoy had everyone lined up at the disco to do this dance
    DD: $3,000 21
The daughter of two newspaper reporters, she served 5 times as a Florida state attorney before a big promotion
    $1200 11
The Sun, founded in 1837
    $1200 28
Hertz was the 1st to send & receive radio waves; this Italian devised a practical means for communicating via those waves
    $1200 16
Adjective meaning exuberant & noisy & lacking in restraint
    $1600 7
The Laxdaela, one of these Icelandic prose epics, may be by a woman
    $1600 24
In the early '90s, it was billed as Brazil's "forbidden dance"
    $1600 22
Fraser & Marian Robinson's daughter, she once practiced law in Chicago & look at her now!
    $1600 12
The Journal-Constitution
    $1600 29
Unlike Newton, who had 3, Hertz developed only one law of this
    $1600 17
Coolness & composure under strain
    $2000 8
"Imperial Hubris", saying the war on terror is failing, was published in 2004 by a then-nameless analyst for this agency
    $2000 25
From "Rocky Horror", it's "just a jump to the left and then a step to the right with your hands on your hips..."
    $2000 23
A chip off the old block, TV host & legal analyst Lisa Bloom is pictured here with this lawyer, her mom
    $2000 13
The Bee, in this state capital
    $2000 30
In the 1880s Hertz observed the photoelectric effect, for which this famous man would win a Nobel in 1921
    $2000 18
A series of connected spirals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Helen Justin
$16,400 $13,200 $16,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1971 he has directed only 6 films, but those 6 have averaged more than $283 million each at the box office

Final scores:

Liz Helen Justin
$32,001 $10,699 $32,000
3-day champion: $77,203 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Liz Helen Justin
$16,400 $11,400 $15,600
18 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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Game tape date: 2009-02-18
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