Show #5908 - Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Buddy Wright game 1.


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Alexandra Helprin, an art history graduate student from New York, New York

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas

Randall Johnson, an enologist from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Shakespeare survived this deadly scourge that killed more than 30,000 in London alone in 1603
    $200 1
When rollerblading, wear safety gear, including knee & elbow pads & one of these, required for motorcyclists
    $200 8
It's the "nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, sleep better to feel better medicine"
    $200 26
In 2008 police shot a 125-lb. cougar running loose on this toddlin' town's north side
    $200 21
A barcarole is a traditional song of a gondolier of this city
    $200 16
Long pointed rod used as a weapon
    $400 4
Shakespeare was spelled more than 14 different ways & there are only 6 or 7 known specimens of this
    $400 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Trek Bicycle Corporation in Wisconsin.) Trek Bikes has a place of honor for one of the first of these bikes, made by Gary Fisher, who took to the hills after being kicked out of bike racing for having long hair
    $400 9
No need to be embarrassed by this condition--try Selsun Blue or Sebulex on aisle 5
    $400 27
The primary habitat of the subspecies Felis concolor azteca includes parts of the U.S. & this country
    $400 22
Squeezebox is another name for this instrument
    $400 17
The Martian one lasts 687 days
    $600 5
Term for a resident of a certain English town, or a person who thinks Shakespeare really did write "Hamlet", etc.
    $600 13
It can be a type of shoe or a type of golf club for lofting the ball, especially out of sand traps
    $600 10
Big bright smiles for this brand of Whitestrips that first hit shelves nationally in 2001
    $600 28
The cougar's range overlaps with that of this slightly larger central & South American cousin
    $600 23
"What Do We Do With The Drunken Sailor?" is a popular one of these maritime work songs
    $600 18
To char the surface of meat on a grill
    DD: $1,000 6
Right on, Willy! The phrase "right on" appears in Act III of this Shakespeare play that takes place in 44 B.C.
    $800 14
Also called a birdie, it's the object that's struck back & forth in a game of badminton
    $800 11
Like Dramamine, Bonine is designed to prevent nausea & dizziness caused by this
    $800 29
The cougar is also called the mountain lion, the panther, the catamount & this, like a track shoe
    $800 24
To sing in this "chapel" style is to sing without instrumental backing
    $800 19
8-letter word for what you do when you eavesdrop
    $1000 7
In 1957 this giant of theater started staging Shakespeare in Central Park
    $1000 15
This brand makes bats & racquets too, but since the movie "Cast Away" came out, it may be best known for volleyballs
    $1000 12
According to its logo, this brand of medicated powders has been "healing since 1908"
    $1000 30
The only large population of cougars in the southeastern U.S. is in this state, where they're called panthers
    $1000 25
This paired musical instrument heard here is popular throughout Asia & the Middle East
    $1000 20
Behind in payments or late fulfilling a duty

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

Randall Buddy Alexandra
$3,400 $3,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Buddy Alexandra
$5,200 $7,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the type of object for us.)
    $400 8
This country is part of the U.K., but not part of Great Britain
    $400 6
"Soylent Green"
    $400 1
1890s paintings by him include "Melancholy", "Jealousy" & "The Scream"; maybe it's just me, but I'm sensing a theme
    $400 11
As its name implies, Bockwurst is traditionally served in Germany with this beverage
    $400 26
She married John in 1952, 29 years before Reagan appointed her to the Supreme Court
    $400 21
It's the main stimulant in coffee & tea
    $800 9
Surprisingly, this mountainous Western European country didn't fully grant women the right to vote until 1971
    $800 7
"Silver Streak"
    $800 2
This caricaturist added a number to his signature to show how many times he wove his daughter Nina's name into a piece
    $800 12
Genoa salami is traditionally studded with white these 3-syllable spices, while cotto gets the black type
    $800 30
He married Virginia Lamp in 1987; in 1991, he was hit by Hurricane Anita... Hill
    $800 22
To move along making loud noises, or to drink a glass of liquid quickly
    $1200 10
Of the 5 largest countries in area, the one in South America
    $1200 15
"Fat Man & Little Boy"
    $1200 3
In 1921 this "Nude Descending a Staircase" artist put out 1 issue of New York Dada magazine with Man Ray
    $1200 18
Boudin is a type of Cajun sausage stuffed with pork & this grain
    DD: $1,000 29
He wed Marion Stearns in 1946, 8 years after he led he NFL in rushing
    $1200 23
The illegal taking of someone else's land that he has already staked out
    $1600 13
Until 2001 this tiny country used the French franc & the Spanish peseta, but today uses the euro
    DD: $2,000 16
"The Pink Panther"
    $1600 4
His delft touch with a brush makes subjects like 1663's "Woman in Blue Reading a Letter" compelling
    $1600 19
This large Italian sausage gets its name because it was seasoned with myrtle berries
    $1600 28
He married Mary Ambler in 1783, 20 years before deciding Marbury v. Madison
    $1600 24
This 17th century form of Italian popular theater was marked by stock characters & familiar plots
    $2000 14
This West Coast African country with a Portuguese name was, like Liberia, founded as a nation for freed slaves
    $2000 17
    $2000 5
The work by this Dutch artist is seen here; maybe it's for the best he didn't become an architect, as he first intended
    $2000 20
This sausage sounds like a big deal, & in France it's known as fromage de tete
    $2000 27
This chief justice & diplomat married the daughter of William Livingston, the first post-Revolutionary gov. of New Jersey
    $2000 25
A snake & an experimental art movement founded in 1948 share this name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Buddy Alexandra
$13,600 $14,400 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In August 1971 on the Moon's surface, an astronaut repeated a famous experiment & declared that this man "was correct"

Final scores:

Randall Buddy Alexandra
$3,600 $27,201 $26,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Randall Buddy Alexandra
$13,200 $15,200 $13,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2010-02-03
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