Show #5926 - Monday, May 24, 2010

Buddy Wright game 4.


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Gordon Purcell, a comic book artist from Plymouth, Minnesota

Jenna Strickland, a stay-at-home mom from Anacortes, Washington

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $68,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be three "M"s in each correct response.)
    $200 14
The 747 reasons to buy from this company include the E-6 Tacamo & a little thing called Air Force One
    $200 19
Born Caryn Johnson, she's the only host on "The View" to have won an Oscar
    $200 9
Feel like a swim? The gap between Florida & this island nation of 11 million is about 90 miles
    $200 24
Telemus, "the best of soothsayers", warned the Cyclops about this wandering man
    $200 1
Quaker John Love went to Rome to convert this man in 1658; when he couldn't, he was arrested & hanged
    $200 4
Want to be one of these bandaged guys for Halloween? You should know their name is from the Persian for "wax"
    $400 15
New releases from this co. include the $185 Jordan winterized Spiz'ike men's shoe; yeah, I said Spiz'ike--what what
    $400 20
A character played by him worked for the Metro Dade Organized Crime Bureau & had a pet alligator, Elvis
    $400 10
In 1999 a bridge spanned the 10-mile gap between Denmark & this country for the first time since the last ice age
    $400 25
Ironically, the mythical seer Tiresias was stricken with this, a punishment from the gods
    $400 2
William Penn wrote "No Cross, No Crown", a testament of his Quaker beliefs, while in this British prison
    $400 5
Some doctrines of this system advocate the revolution of the proletariat
    $600 16
Stock up on shower curtains with this chain whose stock symbol is BBBY
    $600 21
The Crow Indians kill Robert Redford's family in this 1972 film & he's hell-bent on revenge
    $600 11
Alaska's Little Diomede Island is a scant 2 1/2 miles away from this country
    $600 26
In this play, 3 seers show the title king 8 spectral kings followed by the ghost of Banquo
    $600 3
This Quaker & suffragist leader declared in 1873, "This government is not a democracy... it is an odious aristocracy"
    $600 6
Meaning huge, but not necessarily woolly
    $800 17
The fiscal year 2009 sales of this Bentonville, Arkansas company were $401 billion
    $800 22
In his wrestling days, beefy actor Dwayne Johnson went by this name
    $800 12
In our solar system the gap between these 2 bodies ranges from about 225,000 miles to 251,000 miles
    $800 27
This seer wrote "Centuries" in 1555 & later cast horoscopes at the court of Catherine de Medicis
    $800 29
Her oath of matrimony to our 4th president got her kicked out of the Quakers for marrying a nonmember
    DD: $1,200 7
The highest class of the subphylum Vertebrata
    $1000 18
On its website this Freeport, Maine company offers rod & reel outfits & insect shield apparel
    $1000 23
This gymnast won a 2009 ESPY for best female Olympian
    $1000 13
Meaning "Gate of Tears", the Bab el Mandeb is a 20-mile-wide strait allowing passage from the Gulf of Aden into this sea
    $1000 28
Meaning "knowledge" in Sanskrit, these sacred texts are thought to be "heard" by gifted seers
    $1000 8
Impersonal American painting & sculpting style, developed as a response to abstract expressionism

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Buddy Jenna Gordon
$4,400 $1,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Jenna Gordon
$9,400 $3,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In a magnet flux lines converge at these points
    $400 1
Male supermodel Ben Stiller is on the downside of his career
    $400 6
"The Smartest Guys in the Room" tells of the rise & fall of this Houston-based energy company
    $400 22
...of animals on exhibit at the L.A. Zoo
    $400 11
Seen here are busts of the founders of this British luxury car company
    $400 16
Ma'am, yes ma'am! In 2009 Teresa King became the first woman to command the army's school for these training taskmasters
    $800 18
This Italian discovered the laws of the pendulum when he observed a hanging lamp swinging back & forth
    $800 2
George Hamilton swashbuckles his way through 19th c. Spanish California as him, "the Gay Blade"
    $800 7
His "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" is subtitled "A Triumph"
    $800 12
A bust of this rock icon atop his grave at Paris' Pere Lachaise cemetery was stolen in 1988
    $800 19
On modern looms, this measurement of cloth is 100 yards long & 45 or 60 inches wide
    $1200 23
This measure of pressure abbreviated atm. is equivalent to 14.7 pounds per square inch
    $1200 3
Fred Astaire & Lucille Ball dance & sing their way into these title "Follies" of the 1920s
    $1200 8
Sylvia Nasar wrote this biography of math genius & Nobel laureate John Nash
    $1200 13
He's the Caesarest of Caesars seen here
    $1200 20
Single word meaning to disembark from an aircraft
    DD: $2,000 24
This elementary particle has 6 types: 3 have 1/3 unit of negative charge & 3 have 2/3 unit of positive charge
    $1600 4
Woody Allen plays a human chameleon
    $1600 9
One of his follow-ups to "All Creatures Great and Small" was "All Things Wise and Wonderful"
    $1600 14
Appropriately, some of the busts of this German philosopher on sale at his house in Trier are red
    $1600 21
The members of an organization aside from its leaders are this 3-word term
    $2000 25
From their location, protons & neutrons but not electrons are called these, also ending in -on
    $2000 5
British forces keep a stiff upper lip fighting Africans at the 1879 Battle of Rorke's Drift
    $2000 10
Australia's Miles Franklin was just 16 when she wrote this "Career"-oriented book
    $2000 15
The sun shines on the Quebec City bust of this French king
    $2000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Pacific Research Labs, aka orthopedic model maker Sawbones.) This foot shows normal anatomy; if tight shoes bend the little piggies, the result can be this condition, whose symptoms include corns, calluses & pain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buddy Jenna Gordon
$13,000 $10,000 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

6 of the top 10 U.S. cities in population are found in these 2 states

Final scores:

Buddy Jenna Gordon
$20,001 $19,900 $5,997
4-day champion: $88,804 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buddy Jenna Gordon
$14,600 $10,000 $3,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2010-02-09
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