Show #5915 - Friday, May 7, 2010

2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational final game 2.


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Jane Curtin, an actress from Kate & Allie and 3rd Rock from the Sun (subtotal of $29,000)

Cheech Marin, an actor, comedian, director, writer and musician from Lost (subtotal of $6,600)

Michael McKean, a Grammy winner, Oscar nominee and multi-talented performer from Hairspray and The Pajama Game (subtotal of $31,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: honor of Mother's Day on Sunday.)
    $200 16
Some stories say that this member of Robin Hood's merry men was 7 feet tall
    $200 8
No doubt you know that this No Doubt singer has sons named Kingston & Zuma
    $200 7
Overlooking the Old City, King David Hotel is at 23 King David St. in this city
    $200 2
His "Song" says, "the vines with the tender grape give a good smell"
    $200 1
This potato chip brand sounds like it's got some carpet work to do
    $200 22
It's the letter you add to "no" to write "no" en francais
    $400 17
This sheriff & main enemy of Robin Hood is also the chief law enforcement officer of Derbyshire
    $400 9
This Aussie actress had a daughter on July 7, 2008--a Monday--but named her Sunday Rose
    $400 13
This Asian country originated capsule hotels like the one seen here
    $400 3
In John 9, Jesus restores this sense to a man who had been missing it since birth
    $400 23
Brand of diapers that means "treats with too much indulgence"
    $400 27
8 isn't enough to say this 4-letter German word for "no"
    $600 18
16th century plays by Anthony Munday call this woman Matilda Fitzwater
    $600 10
Her "Alias" is mom to Violet & Seraphina Affleck
    $600 14
This French word for "castle" precedes "Marmont" in the name of an upscale West Hollywood Hotel
    $600 4
In Genesis he tells God, "I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked"
    DD: $2,000 24
This 6-letter telecom company sounds fleet of foot
    $600 28
A law or decree that forbids, like what the 18th Amendment established
    $800 19
In "Ivanhoe" this devout man is known as the Clerk of Copmanhurst & lives at a Hermitage
    $800 11
In 2009 this rocker & rock widow lost custody of her daughter Frances Bean Cobain
    $800 15
One of this Central American country's 5-star hotels is the Barcelo San Jose Palacio
    $800 5
Exodus 16:31 says the taste of this bread that rained down on the Israelites "was like wafers made with honey"
    $800 25
We wish this stain remover would keep it down
    $800 29
This prefix meaning "against" can be found before freeze, climax & depressant
    $1000 20
This red-clad dandy was said to be Robin Hood's nephew
    $1000 12
Blythe Danner is mom to this actress, a mother of 2 herself
    $1000 21
An Asia-based hotel chain is named for this idyllic land from "Lost Horizon"
    $1000 6
In Genesis 3, God warns Eve away from some fruit, saying, "Ye shall not eat of it" nor do this to it
    $1000 26
This car rental company sounds like it uses torture equipment

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

Michael Cheech Jane
$2,000 $1,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Cheech Jane
$2,800 $3,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are words or terms that were retroactively created, like "snail mail". That's just an example for you.)
    $400 30
In January this then little-known governor won the Iowa Democratic Caucus
    $400 5
A.O. Scott says he's not entirely joking calling this 2010 John Cusack comedy a "poignant story of 3 men, adrift in their 40s"
    $400 6
In a standard type of draw poker, you need a pair of these face cards also called knaves to open the betting
    $400 16
The word rubber comes from the discovery that the stuff could be used to rub out marks made with this
    $400 11
Van Cliburn
    $400 18
This water is directly from the faucet, distinct from bottled water or sparkling water
    $800 29
In February the Winter Olympics opened in this Austrian mountain town
    $800 4
The Times liked the "smoky, greasy, steam-punk rendering of Victorian London" in this 2009 Robert Downey Jr. caper
    $800 7
"I went fishing just for the halibut" is one of these, which have been termed "the lowest form of wit"
    $800 17
As it's caused by a lack of niacin, pellagra is termed this type of deficiency disease
    $800 12
Dizzy Gillespie
    $800 25
The name of this resin is used to describe records, to differentiate them from CDs
    $1200 21
On Sept. 9 China's news agency announced the death of this "esteemed and beloved great leader"
    $1200 1
The Times said that this director tackled "Alice In Wonderland" with "his customary mix of torpor and frenzy"
    $1200 8
An 1895 textbook calls this one-celled creature the lowest form of animal life
    $1200 19
In parts of the Caribbean, these are on a diurnal cycle: one high, one low a day, that's it
    $1200 13
Itzhak Perlman
    $1200 26
These 2 building materials are used to describe actual stores, as opposed to online retailers
    $1600 22
In March baseball's American League voted to award its first Canadian franchise to this city
    $1600 2
"Looking every inch a heavy-metal god, with a tangle of beard and power shoulder pads", Liam Neeson is Zeus in this 2010 flick
    $1600 9
Heard here, it's the lowest instrument of an orchestra's brass section
    DD: $2,500 20
It's a substance that conducts current; sodium & potassium are 2 of the ones Gatorade restores to your body
    $1600 14
Charlie Parker
    $1600 27
No C-section? Little or no drugs? Then the childbirth was this, aptly from the Latin for "birth"
    $2000 23
On July 2 North & South this reunited to form a republic
    $2000 3
Reviewing "The Last Song", the Times noted, "It is likely that we can look forward to more movies starring" this teen singer
    DD: $1,000 10
This chemical element has the lowest melting point of any metal & that's why it's liquid at room temperature
    $2000 24
Dmitri Mendeleyev made modern chemistry possible when he set this grouping of the elements
    $2000 15
Sir James Galway
    $2000 28
This word is used for television that's sent over the airwaves, in contrast to cable or satellite

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Cheech Jane
$12,100 $6,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1949 this kingdom dropped the word "Trans" from the beginning of its name

Final scores:

Michael Cheech Jane
$4,100 $12,000 $1

Cumulative scores:

Michael Cheech Jane
$35,700 $18,600 $29,001
Tournament champion: $1,000,000 to the International Myeloma Foundation 2nd runner-up: $100,000 to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund 1st runner-up: $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Cheech Jane
$11,200 $8,000 $11,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2010-04-17
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