Show #5910 - Friday, April 30, 2010

Buddy Wright game 3.


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Shubha Ghosh, a law professor from Madison, Wisconsin

Antoinette Aubert, a home-schooling mom from Vista, California

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In book titles, this character has dealt with a stone, a prisoner, an order & a goblet
    $200 26
Billy Crystal goes on a cattle drive (& causes a stampede with his coffee grinder) in this 1991 comedy
    $200 8
Walla Walla
    $200 1
From a German word meaning "to store", it's the lighter of the 2 basic beer types
    $200 16
This synonym for conceited was used in the title of a 1973 Carly Simon hit
    $200 21
For her work on the management of common property, Elinor Ostrom is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for this
    $400 3
Launched into TV & book success by Oprah, this Ph.D. is the author of "The Relationship Rescue Workbook"
    $400 27
All the animals join the "Circle Of Life" to see the baby cub Simba in this animated film from 1994
    $400 12
Rio Grande City
    $400 4
Porter & bitter are examples of this 3-letter beer, the darker of the 2 basic types of beer
    $400 17
The prevailing fashion, or a popular magazine devoted to fashion
    $400 22
The work of Jose Clemente Orozco brought fresco into the 20th century as a medium for these vast wall paintings
    DD: $1,000 9
This slaphappy general's memoir "War As I Knew It" appeared in 1947, 2 years after his death
    $600 28
Don't worry--that was a CGI cow that was hurtled by a tornado in this Helen Hunt film
    $600 13
Medicine Lodge,
    $600 5
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a strain of this stuff vital to the fermentation process
    $600 18
As a noun, it's the opening of a volcano in the earth's crust; as a verb, it means to give forceful expression
    $600 23
(Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.)
Co-founding "Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families" & working on children's issues as First Lady led up to the writing of my first book, titled this
    $800 10
Title vessel the Vera sails from Veracruz in this Katherine Anne Porter novel
    $800 29
Sam Neill & 2 kids narrowly avoid being stampeded by a herd of dinosaurs in this 1993 adventure
    $800 14
Bowling Green,
    $800 6
If you're drinking from the bottle, you'll often find the beer's percentage of ABV, or this, on the label
    $800 19
It can be a decorative design placed at the beginning or end of a book, or a short scene taken from that book
    $800 24
In 1880, this actress made a tour de force portraying 18th c. actress Adrienne Lecouvreur
    $1000 11
Helen Graham is "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" in a novel by this youngest Bronte sister
    $1000 15
Ville Platte,
    $1000 7
The dried blossoms of this plant, genus Humulus, add bitterness to beer
    $1000 20
From the Spanish for "watchman", it's one who takes the law into his own hands
    $1000 25
For authors Don & Petie Kladstrup, the book "Champagne" must be this, Latin for "great work"

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

Buddy Antoinette Shubha
$4,400 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Antoinette Shubha
$8,000 $4,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew pulls a tablecloth out from under a plate.) The silkiness of the tablecloth & the smoothness of the table & plate combine to reduce this force to a minimum--don't try this at home
    $400 16
This syndicated DJ & "Solid Gold" host hit No. 1 with "Disco Duck" in 1976
    $400 11
Zeta is actually the 6th letter in the Greek alphabet; the last one is this
    $400 27
A 300-year anniversary
    $400 1
This Treasury head is No. 5; after dealing with the economy, how hard could the top job be?
    $400 6
It rhymes with effective but basically means ineffective
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew hits a hanging baseball bat with a mallet.) The familiar crack of a bat comes only when it's struck at the spot where this is at a minimum; if contact comes elsewhere, you get more of a thud
    $800 17
Some longtime fans still haven't forgiven this rocker for his 1979-disco-fied smash "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
    $800 12
It's not the 3.14th letter in the Greek alphabet--it's the 16th
    $800 23
By definition, this adjective refers to the time before written records
    $800 2
6th in line is this man who has served in the Cabinets of both George W. Bush & Barack Obama
    $800 7
Something poorly put together may be called this type of operation, after a cartoon character
    $1200 28
(Sarah demonstrates a happy drinking bird.) An internal pressure imbalance forces liquid up to the duck's head, making it tip over for another drink; it's caused by this process that cools the wet head but not the dry tail
    $1200 18
"That's The Way (I Like It)" was a 1975 hit for these disco titans--uh huh, uh huh
    $1200 13
Go fly this 4th Greek letter shaped like a triangle
    $1200 24
Usually beginning July 1 or October 1, it's a 12-month period used in business & accounting
    $1200 3
Like her dad, she was elected to the House of Representatives; unlike her dad, she got to be No. 2 in succession
    $1200 8
This adjective, referring to the fabric seen here, has come to mean "cheap" or "crummy"
    $1600 19
Her No. 1 version of "MacArthur Park" melted all over disco floors in 1978
    $1600 14
This Greek letter, number eight, is represented here
    $1600 25
Shine on if you see this closest full moon to the fall equinox
    $1600 4
A one-time U.S. Attorney for D.C., he's now 7th in line
    $1600 9
This plural of an ordinal number also refers to flawed goods from the factory
    $2000 20
Walter Murphy's "A Fifth Of" this guy paired classical music with a disco beat
    DD: $3,000 15
This 9th letter of the Greek alphabet also means a jot or whit
    DD: $2,800 26
Shakespeare coined this "culinary" term for a time of youthful exuberance
    $2000 5
As Homeland Security was the last to be added as a Cabinet department, this ex-Arizona Governor is No. 18
    $2000 10
This adjective for a job badly done literally means "having loose footwear"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Antoinette Shubha
$16,800 $3,800 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Original sets of this toy that was first sold in 1918 included plans for building Uncle Tom's Cabin

Final scores:

Buddy Antoinette Shubha
$17,601 $7,598 $17,600
3-day champion: $68,803 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buddy Antoinette Shubha
$16,800 $3,800 $10,200
21 R,
1 W
9 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2010-02-03
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