Show #5986 - Monday, September 27, 2010

Kara Spak game 3.


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Robert Villarreal, an online music teacher from Pepper Pike, Ohio

Beth Eckerd, a psychology professor from McKinleyville, California

Kara Spak, a newspaper reporter from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Dustin Shuler was best known for "Spindle", in which he impaled 8 of these on a giant spike--literally a pile-up
    $200 12
He's the title hero seen here in a 2010 sequel doing exactly what you would do if you had the opportunity
    $200 9
Vegetables that fall under this colorful generic term are mustard, spinach & turnip
    $200 6
Give yourself a hand if you know that this group of New York lakes includes Otisco, Owasco & Cayuga
    $200 1
One of these may be cinch, money or tooled leather
    $200 22
This general term for confections loved by children is from the word meaning sugar
    $400 27
This Cubist's sheet metal & wire "Guitar" from 1912-13 was made to hang on a wall like a painting
    $400 11
Leonardo DiCaprio was just dreamy as a master of psychic espionage in this flick
    $400 15
You can be certain that if you go to a catfish joint, they'll also have these cornmeal fried dough balls
    $400 14
The French name of this chief river of Nebraska refers to its shallowness
    $400 2
For many women their wardrobe includes a black one of these jackets as well as a double breasted navy one
    $400 21
It's a piece of cloth worn by women & draped about the head & shoulders
    $600 28
Sculpted for Julius II's tomb, his "Dying Slave" & "Rebellious Slave" figures are now in the Louvre
    $600 10
This title spy's first name was Edwin when Tom Cruise had the role originally; a casting change made it Evelyn
    $600 16
A popular recipe for this pie was created by the wife of a sales executive at Karo syrup
    $600 25
The Willamette river of Oregon flows northward for about 190 miles before emptying into this river
    $600 3
In the '50s trendy teen girls dressed up in poodle skirts, saddle shoes & this hosiery
    $600 20
It's a marketplace or shopping quarter, especially one in the Middle East
    $800 29
A 22-year-old Belgian soldier was the model for this French sculptor's 1877 work "The Age of Bronze"
    $800 8
Can we talk? A documentary covered a year in the life of this red carpet comedienne: "A Piece of Work"
    $800 17
A Virginia law said this type of ham had to be cured for 180 days
    DD: $2,000 24
This southern bay on the Atlantic coast is part of the largest marine park in the national park system
    $800 4
It's the French name for a tam
    $800 18
A group traveling together, it's also the name of a Dodge minivan
    $1000 30
In the 1920s this mobile sculptor worked as an illustrator for the National Police Gazette
    $1000 7
As Aldous Snow, Russell Brand sang & taught us all in this 2010 pic: "When the world slips you a Jeffrey, stroke the furry wall"
    $1000 13
A favorite is fritters made from this West African pod vegetable
    $1000 23
Named for the Southern poet, Lake Sidney Lanier is a popular manmade lake in this state
    $1000 5
This children's shoe brand dates back to a comic strip character with a dog named Tige & sister named Mary Jane
    $1000 19
It's a shrub with fragrant flowers & the name of the Disney princess in "Aladdin"

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

Kara Beth Robert
$5,400 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Beth Robert
$6,600 $3,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Nobel Prize for Literature--but you guys figured that out already, I'm sure.)
    $400 2
In 1923:
W.B.Y., for his "always inspired poetry"
    $400 15
An adjective meaning greedy, or what the owner of a Long John Silver's does
    $400 13
Speleology is the study of flora & fauna in these places
    $400 7
Select Stop & Shops have handheld these, so you can check prices as you go
    $400 12
2 days after he abdicated the throne, Edward VIII was given this new title
    $400 1
This "sweet" fighter held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951
    $800 3
In 1929:
T.M., "principally for his great novel 'Buddenbrooks"'
    $800 16
Animals that feed on others, or what you'll see from the top of the Eiffel Tower
    $800 14
Dendrochronology tries to reconstruct past climates using information stored in these living things
    $800 8
Erma Bombeck said in a book title that all she knew about animal behavior, she learned in these rooms at Loehmann's
    $800 23
This title currently held by Prince Andrew was first given to Edmund of Langley in 1385
    $800 24
Boxing's "Golden Boy", he now promotes a stable of fighters under his Golden Boy Promotions
    DD: $2,000 4
In 1907:
R.K. from the U.K.
    $1200 17
Adjective meaning heightened emotionally, or where campers sleep in the woods
    $1200 20
If you want to study cytology, you'd better have a love of these microscopic things
    $1200 9
Bookstores put some products face-out; these sell more than the ones placing this body part-out
    DD: $400 26
On the death of his father, Robert I, William the Conqueror inherited this title, as well as the region
    $1200 25
Nicknamed "Hit Man", he held titles in 4 different weight divisions with 46 KOs in his 60-win career
    $1600 5
H.H. from Switzerland, for his "inspired writings"
    $1600 18
An instance of the Moon passing in front of the Sun, or what a Cockney barber does for a living
    $1600 21
Roentgenology is another name for this -ology
    $1600 10
Target started out as a company whose name included these "goods", an old term for clothing
    $2000 6
In 1913:
R.T., born in India; that first name's a doozie
    $2000 19
Adjective meaning able to be dodged, or what a matador tries to do
    $2000 22
Scientist Joshua Lederberg coined this word for the study of life beyond our atmosphere
    $2000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from a table with some packaged items.) This type of packaging with a marine name is purposely made impenetrable, so that a thief can't open it in a store & slip out the merchandise--it really works

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Beth Robert
$7,000 $6,800 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Built between 1940 & 1942, Moton Field in Alabama has a national historic site honoring men belonging to this famed group

Final scores:

Kara Beth Robert
$13,601 $12,401 $6,200
3-day champion: $52,802 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kara Beth Robert
$9,800 $6,800 $8,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
0 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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Game tape date: 2010-08-03
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