Show #5981 - Monday, September 20, 2010

Roger Craig game 6.


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Marisa Tam, an archives assistant from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Keating, a lawyer from Baltimore, Maryland

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 5-day cash winnings total $195,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Though his last name means "pertaining to a city", this "Defying Gravity" singer is a country superstar
    $200 10
The witness is testifying based on what someone else told her--that's called this
    $200 16
This word precedes "Conservancy" in the name of a group with a million members
    $200 9
Now applied to Shakespeare, this word referred originally to Celtic minstrel poets
    $400 26
A. Philip Randolph, who first proposed a march on this city in 1941, also helped organize the one in 1963
    $400 8
In 2010 this movie soundtrack featuring Jeff Bridges was a Billboard Top 10 country album
    $400 5
In 1521, Ignatius was struck by a cannonball while defending this country against the French
    $400 11
Calls for an opinion--only allowed for this type of witness with special knowledge of a subject
    $400 17
The Environmental Defense Fund helped convince this fast-food co. to abandon polystyrene containers in 1990
    $400 1
For peat sake, you should know this word for wet, spongy ground
    $600 14
In 1945 Virginia Gildersleeve was the only female U.S. delegate to the conference that drafted this charter
    $600 23
Not to be confused with Lady Gaga is Lady this, the country music group with the CD "Need You Now"
    $600 6
When Clement XIV abolished the Jesuits in 1773, they thrived in Russia with help from this empress
    $600 12
Counsel is putting words in the witness' mouth with this type of question; the word also means "in first place"
    DD: $2,000 20
A "Mission" to help the homeless is named for this Lower Manhattan street known as a skid row since the 1800s
    $600 2
This type of sprite will lead you to the gold
    $800 18
Named for his cousin, James Buchanan Eads built the first bridge across this river at St. Louis
    $800 24
This sound, like that made by plucking a guitar, is the title of a 2009 album by George Strait
    $800 27
In 1542 missionaries sent by Ignatius to Ireland were hampered by this king
    $800 13
Counsel is being argumentative, also known as doing this to the witness, as seen here
    $800 21
The LFA is a leading group battling this disease named for lesions that resemble a wolf's bite
    $800 3
Tiny pieces, or the New Jersey band that sang "Only a Memory"
    $1000 19
Doris Eaton Travis, who passed away in 2010 at age 106, was the last surviving showgirl from these follies
    $1000 25
This frontman of Hootie & the Blowfish went country with his solo album "Learn to Live"
    $1000 28
While in Paris, Ignatius was accused & brought before Ori, this type of truth-seeking 10-letter holy man
    $1000 15
We've heard the question already; I'm making this objection that could be called "triple a"
    $1000 22
The Andre Agassi foundation for education runs Agassi Prep in this city
    $1000 4
This word for a type of liquor applies to a 1794 American rebellion

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

Roger Mary Marisa
$2,600 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Mary Marisa
$10,000 $4,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Of course there's a car chase on the freeway in 1985's "To Live and Die in __.__."
    $400 1
Sadly, she died in Boston in 1888, just 2 days after her transcendentalist father Bronson
    $400 23
Goat Island splits Niagara Falls into the American Falls & this waterfall on the Canadian side
    $400 6
Although sources disagree over the origin of this "do-over" golf shot, many accept that it was named for a bad golfer
    $800 28
It's what the "A" stands for in AIDS
    $800 20
2010 brought Travolta as a spy in "From ____ with Love"
    $800 15
Entertainment mogul Barry & funny lady Phyllis
    $800 2
In 2009 she published her 76th bestseller, "Matters of the Heart", & was inducted into the Calif. Hall of Fame
    $800 24
In 1846 Neptune was discovered in this constellation, the 10th sign of the zodiac
    $800 7
This country is named after "the George Washington of South America" (the actual George only got cities & a state)
    $1200 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) The experiment showing that two objects weighing the same displace different amounts of water because they have different densities was developed by this mathematician
    $1200 8
2010, starring Kristen Bell: "When in ____"
    $1200 16
Late radio commentator Paul & James I's physician William
    $1200 3
Esther Greenwood is an aspiring poet in this poet's novel "The Bell Jar"
    $1200 27
In "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", Pierre Gringoire rescues this gypsy girl's goat from a mob
    DD: $4,000 12
Meaning elegant or fancy, it's from the name of a hotel chain founded by a Swiss businessman
    $1600 14
In the 1920s Edwin Hubble determined that this galaxy was in fact a separate galaxy from the Milky Way
    $1600 9
2008's "The Mysteries of ____" was based on a novel
    $1600 18
"Tennessee Tailor" Andrew & poet/NAACP leader James Weldon
    $1600 4
"Shiksa Goddess: (or, How I Spent My Forties)" is a collection of essays by this "Heidi Chronicles" playwright
    $1600 26
The backward-curving horns of the Siberian species of this 4-letter goat may be nearly 5 feet long
    $1600 13
This submachine gun was named for an Israeli army officer whose design won a competition in the 1950s
    DD: $12,000 19
These are just small masses of lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx
    $2000 10
The 1980 Oscar winner for Foreign Language Film was "____ does Not Believe in Tears"
    $2000 22
17th century philosopher Sir Francis & 20th century painter Francis
    $2000 5
"Seducing the Demon: Writing for my Life" is a 2006 memoir by this "Fear of Flying" author
    $2000 25
Crippled beggar Sammy Smalls, who traveled in a goat cart, inspired a title character of this opera set on Catfish Row
    $2000 17
Named for a French courtesan, Pommes Anna is a dish of layered these, not apples

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Mary Marisa
$35,200 $18,000 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Made up of 1 large & many smaller islands, it's the most populous of Britain's remaining overseas territories

Final scores:

Roger Mary Marisa
$34,399 $0 $1,400
6-day champion: $230,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roger Mary Marisa
$23,800 $15,200 $6,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2010-07-28
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