Show #5947 - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Paul Kursky game 5.


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Autumn Haag, an archivist from Somerville, Massachusetts

Chris Vermilion, a graduate student of physics from Seattle, Washington

Paul Kursky, a copywriter from San Francisco, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $76,611)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It can be a group of Girl Scouts or a group of baboons
    $200 6
In 1977 I.M. Hipp ran for 254 yards against Indiana playing for this school's Cornhuskers
    $200 12
Smile! Queso is this
    $200 11
    $200 19
From the Old French for "to rake again", it's a practice performance
    $200 22
The person who usually answers the phone at an office
    $400 2
Yo, this term for a group of elk sounds like a group of troublemaking young people
    $400 7
Velvet Milkman coaches the women's golf team at Murray State University in this "Bluegrass State"
    $400 13
Arroz is this side dish
    $400 27
    $400 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates on stage.) To stop your movement onstage at precisely the right spot is to hit this
    $400 23
Something needed before you can do something else, like a course you must take before enrolling in a more advanced one
    $600 3
This collective term is used for a group of ants, badgers, seagulls or human settlers
    $600 8
Destiny Frankenstein was a star softball shortstop as a Jayhawk at this university
    $600 14
This breakfast pairing is tocino y huevos
    $600 28
    $600 17
To be "born in" one of these suitcases means you're born into an acting family
    $600 24
I'll take a pastrami on rye from one of these shops that sell ready-to-eat foods like meats & salads
    $800 4
Gnats, flies & bees all get together in groups called these
    $800 9
In 1997 God Shammgod led Providence to the Elite 8 in NCAA hoops & later played for this D.C. NBA team
    $800 15
Papas fritas are these favorites
    $800 29
    $800 20
Alliterative term for the return of actors to the stage in response to applause at a play's end
    $800 25
It's an adjective meaning cancer-causing
    $1000 5
A group of 2 ballplayers, pitcher & catcher, is called this; so is a group of (usually more than 2) barracuda
    $1000 10
Brooklyn Pope was a McDonald's High School All-American before playing for this state university of New Jersey
    $1000 16
How cool! This dessert is helado
    $1000 30
    $1000 21
A humorous interlude in a serious drama, or a Billy Crystal-hosted benefit
    DD: $800 26
An archaeologist who specializes in the land of the pharaohs & its artifacts

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Paul Chris Autumn
$6,800 -$200 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Chris Autumn
$9,800 -$400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the actor for us, please.)
    $400 18
During his travels Marco Polo saw "Jasper and Chalcedony", this type of stone the Chinese carve into jewelry
    $400 11
"We have to put a barrier between us & the snakes"
    $400 6
A word meaning to make someone angry, or the last name of Al Michaels' former broadcast partner
    $400 1
Me enjoy this author's Kinsey Millhone mystery "C is for Corpse"; C really for cookie, but me like book anyway
    $400 13
Wear one of these garlands to the luau; the haku type is worn on the head
    $400 23
Air pollution is damaging the marble facade of this mausoleum in Agra
    $800 19
Around 1766 B.C. the Shang kingdom arose along the valley of this river, also known as the Huang He
    $800 12
"Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off"
    $800 7
A synonym for "bile", or what an annoying person does to you
    $800 2
Me laugh reading about boy going from Mississippi to Memphis in "The Reivers" by him--you hear me? Me say "Mississippi"
    $800 14
You've got to massage the fish when making lomi this; use the sockeye type
    DD: $2,000 24
The lion population is dwindling; get to this nation's Kruger National Park to see them
    $1200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In October 1934, the Red Army retreated from Jiangxi; a year later, after crossing 18 mountain ranges, they arrived in Shaanxi, in a journey that's been called this
    $1200 28
"The Dude abides" & "This rug... it really tied the room together"
    $1200 8
It's spelled the same way as an aromatic substance you burn, but with a different stress
    $1200 3
Me only able to eat 47 cookies after peruse this author's "The Silence of the Lambs"; me haunted by imagery
    $1200 15
Poke, a common appetizer at many luaus, can be made with this fish that has a 3-letter Hawaiian name
    $1200 25
Check out this, an Australian marine park since 1975, before the coral is destroyed
    $1600 21
In March 1839 the Chinese seized over 20,000 chests of this from British merchants in Guangzhou, causing war
    $1600 29
"You make me want to be a better man"
    $1600 9
From Latin for "call forth", it's to make someone angry enough to lash out
    $1600 4
Me repulsed by Julien, amoral hero of this Stendhal novel; colors in title would be good for cookies
    $1600 16
Get your guests in the tropical mood with a Blue Hawaii made blue with this liqueur
    $1600 26
Head to this island east of Sumatra to see the orangutans before they become extinct
    $2000 22
In 1887 the Protocol of Lisbon confirmed that this colony was a free port under the control of Portugal
    DD: $5,000 30
"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist"
    $2000 10
In Scrabble words, "irk" has face value of 7; this 3-letter synonym, 13
    $2000 5
Me devour books by this creator of modern western novel; 1915 work "Lone Star Ranger" psychologically compelling
    $2000 17
For dessert, try haupia, a coconut-flavored this, though it's not made by Jell-O
    $2000 27
Climate change & deforestation are threats to Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in this Central American nation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Chris Autumn
$36,400 $11,200 -$2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides Frank & Nancy Sinatra, they're the only other father & daughter who each had No. 1 solo hits

Final scores:

Paul Chris Autumn
$32,800 $0 -$2,000
5-day champion: $109,411 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Chris Autumn
$32,200 $11,200 -$1,800
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
2 W
4 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2010-03-02
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