Show #5964 - Thursday, July 15, 2010


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Bryn Reinecke, a chemist from West Columbia, South Carolina

Neal Eggeson, a professor of law from Fishers, Indiana

Van Lane, an ATM support technician from Denver, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,011)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
A drawing of a school chum of Julian Lennon inspired this song about a "girl with kaleidoscope eyes"
    $200 4
Found from Mexico to South America, varieties of this mammal include white-winged & hairy-legged
    $200 12
It's the North American counterpart of the yeti
    $200 1
In D.C. for the 2009 inauguration, he was told he couldn't check in early at Blair House; an ex-Aussie P.M. had it
    $200 3
Sarah goes gaga over Maurice in Graham Greene's novel "The End of" this
    $200 10
Aboard ship in a storm, the men "cast" these items of chance; Jonah's came up, but he'd rather it didn't
    $400 25
Their last hit was 1971's "Riders On The Storm"
    $400 5
He's the Muppet vampire on "Sesame Street"
    $400 13
These were first offered in 1939 to low-income families to help them buy groceries
    $400 2
This mustachioed Fox News reporter was kicked out of Iraq in '03; some may have been miffed he gave out troop positions
    $400 11
Tolstoy wrote that this heroine "tried in vain to find some imperfection" in her lover Vronsky
    $400 23
Jonah places a high priority on accuracy; he is not swallowed by a whale but rather a "great" this
    $600 26
At the 2009 Grammys, her "Still Unforgettable" won the award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
    $600 6
Vlad the Impaler, an inspiration for Dracula, was a prince in what's now this country
    $600 14
One of the oldest manufacturers of this type of table game is a Swiss company called Kicker
    $600 7
This "Clerks" director said, "I'm way fat... but I'm just not there yet" after Southwest de-planed him for being overweight
    $600 20
On holiday in Jamaica, this Terry McMillan title heroine goes gaga over a much younger man
    $600 24
Like Hosea & Malachi, Jonah is delighted to be considered a "minor" one of these Biblical speakers
    $800 28
This Coldplay hit includes the lines "I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing, Roman cavalry choirs are singing"
    $800 17
Legend says that vampires can't cross a threshold unless this has occurred
    $800 15
Slang for a cop or someone whose arches are flush with the ground
    $800 8
Some "general" info--this military man died in London on June 14, 1801, unpopular in 2 countries
    $800 21
The title "lady" in this Henry James novel makes the disastrous choice of the egoistical Gilbert Osmond
    $800 27
After having preached, Jonah is oddly irked that the city's people do this, from the Latin for "feel sorrow again"
    $1000 29
Their 1979 album "Breakfast in America" featured a feast of hits like "Take The Long Way Home"
    DD: $2,700 19
Bram Stoker wrote in "Dracula", "Further and further back he cowered as we...advanced", holding these
    $1000 16
Old-timey 10 letter term for the silly behavior exhibited by Mr. Brokaw perhaps
    $1000 9
In June 2009 this U.S. car company lost its place on the Dow Jones Industrial Average
    $1000 22
Sienna Miller starred in a 2009 stage reworking on Strindberg called "After Miss" this
    $1000 30
Though God asks him to go to this Assyrian city & speak to the people, Jonah shuns the command

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

Van Neal Bryn
$4,000 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Van Neal Bryn
$5,500 $2,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give us the word that uses all the tiles to come up with 50 points.)
    $400 2
Phytology is another name for this, the study of plants
    $400 17
Best Actress for "Mary Poppins" (1964)
    $400 4
The Nine O'Clock Gun, which booms every evening to let Vancouver's citizens set their watches
    $400 1
An oometer is used to measure the size of these ova
    $400 9
In 1915 Adolphe Pegoud became one of the first to be called this after shooting down 5 aircraft
    $800 3
It's the color of malachite, a mineral from which copper is obtained
    $800 18
Best Supporting Actress for "Paper Moon" (1973)
    $800 5
The TD Centre & its 21,000 office workers
    $800 22
Used to measure length, mass & time, the fundamental units of the MKS system are the meter, the kilogram & this
    $800 13
In July 1957 this marine made the 1st supersonic transcontinental flight; less than 5 years later, he went into orbit
    $1200 10
The Bessemer process, developed in the 1850s, was a cheap way to convert pig iron to this
    $1200 19
Best Supporting Actress for "The Piano" (1993)
    $1200 6
Inverness on Cape Breton island
    $1200 23
Sailors can use a basic sextant to measure this at local noon, then check navigation tables to calculate latitude
    $1200 14
Animal-named planes developed by this British aviation pioneer include the Pup, the Dolphin & the Camel
    $1200 28
Scrabble player, you've gotta have this flashy idea
    $1600 11
Heat travels by 3 main methods: conduction, convection & this
    $1600 20
Best Actress for "Children of a Lesser God" (1986)
    $1600 7
Banff National Park
    $1600 27
8-letter word for the level of NaCl in your solution
    DD: $3,000 15
In 1919, 3 years after founding his Seattle-based company, he flew the first intl. mail delivery, Canada to the United States
    DD: $2,000 24
To keep within boundaries, as with a prisoner, or to limit your remarks
    $2000 12
Mosquitoes of this genus are the only ones that carry malaria
    $2000 21
Best Supporting Actress for "On the Waterfront" (1954)
    $2000 8
The Leacock Building at McGill University
    $2000 25
It's not a pig cranium, it's a unit of measure equal to 63 gallons
    $2000 16
The Black Sheep squadron just called him "gramps"; the "pappy" nickname came from the press
    $2000 26
Sweet plant that can be used to make molasses UOSHGRM

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Van Neal Bryn
$24,100 $0 $12,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Tradition says the author of this work was the sage Vatsyayana; surprisingly, he was celibate

Final scores:

Van Neal Bryn
$24,117 $0 $12,000
3-day champion: $69,128 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Van Neal Bryn
$20,600 $0 $12,000
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
6 R,
3 W
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2010-03-09
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