Show #5909 - Thursday, April 29, 2010

Buddy Wright game 2.


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Robin Poché, a stay-at-home mom from Collierville, Tennessee

Linda Smith, a high school English teacher from Springfield, Arkansas

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And the letters "M-A" will be at the end of each correct response.)
    $200 1
After he was baptized, Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by Satan for this many days
    $200 4
In 2006 the Miss America pageant took a gamble & moved to Las Vegas from this longtime home
    $200 16
Some of the hatchets she used in her saloon-smashing have been donated to the Kansas historical society
    $200 21
It's the year in which the photo seen here was taken
    $200 11
"Famous Potatoes"
    $200 26
An agreeable odor
    $400 2
This "beloved physician" dedicated his gospel & the book of acts to a Christian named Theophilus
    $400 7
The Drifters sang about being on a blanket with their baby, down by the sea, in their hit song "Under" this
    $400 17
In Latin America this large, heavy Spanish-named knife is used for cutting sugar cane & clearing underbrush
    $400 22
An 1870 photo tells the sad story of how this plains animal was hunted to near extinction
    $400 12
"...on my Mind"
    $400 27
JFK had this type of charm & magnetism
    $600 3
John 13 says Jesus got up from supper, took a towel & began washing these parts of his disciples
    $600 8
In 1931 a federal jury convicted Al Capone, not of murder, mind you, but of evading this 2-word levy
    $600 18
It's the title movie object wielded by Leatherface in several motion pictures
    $600 23
The children seen here are practicing the Cold War drill known by this 3-word term
    $600 13
"Land of Lincoln"
    $600 28
From the Sanskrit for "duty", one of its dhefinitions is the teaching of the Buddha
    $800 5
After Herod died, Joseph, Mary & Jesus left Egypt & returned to this Galiliean city
    $800 9
Nearly 50 years after their biggest hit, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", this group was still performing it at concerts in 2009
    $800 19
Robespierre lost his head on one of these July 28, 1794
    $800 24
The photo seen here, taken from one of these planes, triggered an international crisis in 1962
    $800 14
"First in Flight"
    $800 29
It's abnormally high fluid pressure in the eye
    $1000 6
Among miracles in Capernaum was healing the servant of this Roman soldier who displayed deep faith in him
    $1000 10
Collect $1,000 if you know that the previous clues in the category lead you to this game
    DD: $1,600 20
The Devil's Rope Museum in McLean, Texas is devoted to the history of this material
    $1000 25
He's seen here in 1979 kissing the president of East Germany on the country's 30th anniversary
    $1000 15
"The Spirit of America"
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays with a novelty globe.) In the device that was invented by Tesla, the electrode in the center is releasing electrons through the gas-filled globe, producing ionized gas, which is known as this

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

Buddy Linda Robin
$3,600 -$200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Linda Robin
$7,200 $400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
This U.S. state had no snakes until one small species arrived years ago, reportedly in the soil of potted plants
    $400 1
Number One Son could tell you Earl Biggers created this Chinese detective
    $400 13
Vegemite is an Australian favorite at this repast
    $400 12
As Vice Admiral, Sir Francis Drake helped lead the fleet that beat this massive flotilla in 1588
    $400 7
This legal evidence is considered complementary & not direct
    $800 3
Pacific Grove, California has a sanctuary for this migrating butterfly that arrives each Oct. for a 5-month stay
    $800 29
If you don't remember this Blue Oyster Cult song that mentions Romeo, maybe a little cowbell will help
    $800 18
That's right, sweetheart, "The Big Sleep" saw the debut of Philip Marlowe, this author's Los-Angels based P.I.
    $800 14
It's a lunch staple that's in the mackerel family
    $800 22
In 1573 Drake led a land raid on a mule train carrying Peruvian silver across this isthmus
    $800 8
The length of the closed curve of a circle
    $1200 4
These "white ants" are distinguished from true ants by their thick waists; true ants have narrow, wasplike abdomens
    $1200 28
Son of rap mogul Master P, this artist was only 11 when his debut song "My Baby" went to No. 1 in 2001
    $1200 19
Leslie Charteris created this "heavenly" British detective
    $1200 15
This hamburger chain started in 1951 in San Diego
    $1200 23
1 story says that in this U.S. city's bay, Drake claimed the west coast for the queen; the city boasts a hotel named for Drake
    $1200 9
To draw a line around a geometric figure
    DD: $1,600 5
This monkey of the Amazon is so-named because the dark patch of hair on its head resembles a monk's hood
    $1600 27
This song that pairs Romeo & Juliet with Samson & Delilah was a hit for the Pointer Sisters
    $1600 20
No objection--this 3-named author created the dogged defense lawyer Perry Mason
    $1600 16
One the most important ingredients in this dish is air
    $1600 24
In 1581 Drake was made the mayor of this English seaport
    $1600 10
This adjective means prudent & heedful of potential consequences
    $2000 6
Also called an ear shell or ormer, this marine snail has a colorful shell that may reach a foot in length
    $2000 26
This band whose name implies a lack of romance is known for the song "Never Say Never"
    $2000 21
Dorothy Sayers created this sleuthing aristocratic lord who solved crimes through 12 novels
    $2000 17
Some people call this "scroggin"
    DD: $1,200 25
Starving colonists at this N.C. island settlement were saved in 1586 by Drake returning from the West Indies
    $2000 11
From the Greek for "speaking around", it's an indirect evasive way of expressing something

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Linda Robin
$12,800 $4,000 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Coleridge said this poet will "not be remembered at all, except as a wicked lord who... pretended to be ten times more wicked than he was"

Final scores:

Buddy Linda Robin
$24,001 $7,900 $23,800
2-day champion: $51,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buddy Linda Robin
$14,400 $4,000 $12,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2010-02-03
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