Show #6044 - Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tom Nissley game 3.


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Jen Huff, a technical support representative from Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

Tim Klein, a public school technology specialist from Flemington, New Jersey

Tom Nissley, an online books editor from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of its 65th anniversary, a whole category devoted to...)
    $200 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C.) It's no coincidence that the Red Cross emblem looks like this country's flag in reverse; the International Red Cross began there in 1863
    $200 16
In 2002 Germany's Oliver Kahn was named World Cup MVP, the first from this position that may hand-le the ball
    $200 1
A seasonal favorite, baseball nut first hit a home run in 1958 to celebrate the Dodgers' move from this borough
    $200 4
The shakuhachi, a Japanese flute made of this tall grass, is used as a tool for Buddhist meditation & many types of music
    $200 18
In the Harry Potter world, Parseltongue is the language of these; Salazar Slytherin was a noted speaker
    $200 2
Add a letter to surgeon & you'll net yourself this fish
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C.) One of the best ways you can help the Red Cross is to donate blood, & since you can do it every 56 days, that's this many times a year
    $400 23
In 1987, at age 15, she joined the U.S. women's team & later won the World Cup & 2 Olympic gold medals
    $400 12
Once upon a time, a flavor called "Fiona's Fairytale" celebrated the release of this movie's sequel
    $400 5
In Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf", this 4-letter woodwind represents the duck
    $400 19
The dwarves in his novels speak Khuzdul; the inscription on the ring is in "Black Speech"
    $400 3
When curvy gets an extra letter, it becomes this disease
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the American Red Cross in New Orleans, LA.) The Red Cross recommends that your emergency kit include a radio; here's one with four power sources--namely batteries, A.C. power, solar power, & this old-fashioned method
    $600 24
In July 2010 this country won its first ever World Cup by defeating The Netherlands, 1-0
    $600 13
How about a scoop of this favorite seen here? It's among Baskin-Robbins' top-selling flavors
    $600 6
Big band leaders playing this woodwind included Artie Shaw & Woody Herman
    DD: $1,800 20
In Orwell's Newspeak, "Minipax" stood for this government department
    $600 9
A letter added to spout causes it to do this, begin to grow
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the American Red Cross in New Orleans, LA.) In a disaster, the American Red Cross is among the first on the scene, bringing meals & supplies in ERVs, which stands for emergency "this" vehicle
    $800 25
This name of Chicago's MLS team refers to an 1871 event
    $800 14
In 1986, to celebrate a Don Johnson TV series, BR came up with this flavor--fruity, refreshing & 1 letter shorter
    $800 7
This is often called the clown of the orchestra & is the lowest-pitched of the standard orchestral woodwinds
    $800 21
("Daylight" playing) Matt & Kim reworked their song "Daylight" for the gibberish language used in this game series
    $800 10
Join a letter with union & it becomes this foot malady
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C.) Dedicated in 1959, the sculpture by Felix de Weldon, who's better known for the Marine Corps War Memorial, was given in memory of the 78 who lost their lives during this war while serving with the American Red Cross
    $1000 26
About 80% of the world's soccer balls are made in this country, most of them in Sialkot, north of Lahore
    $1000 15
Jamoca was introduced in 1956; Jamoca this came along 3 years later
    $1000 8
This woodwind with a pear-shaped bell is often called by its French name, cor anglais
    $1000 22
Guinness says that by number of users this language, devised by James Doohan, is the most spoken fictional language
    $1000 11
A letter added to amiable gets you this word that means the same thing

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

Tom Tim Jen
$2,600 $5,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Tim Jen
$5,800 $4,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
This Tongan word for something off-limits is also a National Geographic channel show about odd customs
    $400 11
Originally rated X, this Bertolucci film featured scenes improvised by Marlon Brando
    $400 26
Before reelection, his opponents printed a faux business card saying he'd be returning home to "split rails"
    $400 21
Scientists now believe that birds are descended from the theropods, the "beast foot" family of these
    $400 1
Egyptian ruler Ptolemy XV (aka Caesarion)
    $400 16
After Eliza Doolittle uttered this sanguine British word, it was termed "the Shavian adjective"
    $800 7
You won't find the Orthodox Union trademark on lobsters or clams, as they're a no-go if you want to "keep" this diet
    $800 12
This 1969 buddy pic was the first X-rated film to win Best Picture
    DD: $2,200 27
In the 1992 presidential race George H.W. Bush called this political rival "ozone man"
    $800 22
The big difference between bees & these close relatives is that bees feed their young honey, not other insects
    $800 2
Trojan hero Hector (they share a syllable)
    $800 17
This mild oath doesn't refer to a lost canine but rather means "confounded" or "darned"
    $1200 8
There are no army bases in an area known by this 3-letter term; Panmunjom is in one
    $1200 13
Gore Vidal removed his name from a salacious 1979 film with Malcolm McDowell as this crazed emperor
    $1200 28
Teddy Roosevelt joined the 1912 race saying, "Taft meant well, but he meant well feebly"; this third man was elected
    $1200 23
The "giant" type of this bird is an imposing 8 inches long & weighs a colossal 2/3 of an ounce
    $1200 3
Spain's queen Joan the Mad & Catherine of Aragon
    $1200 18
This variant of "curse" can also mean a troublesome animal
    $1600 9
Unable to vote, in 1869, she & Susan B. Anthony formed the National Woman Suffrage Association
    DD: $2,000 14
The tagline for this film describes a young man whose interests include "ultra-violence & Beethoven"
    $1600 29
This Yorba Linda-born man wanted to give debate advice but said, "My only experience is at losing them"
    $1600 24
That's not ladylike! If 2 of these bees emerge from their cells at the same time, they fight to the death
    $1600 4
The Greek goddess Persephone
    $1600 19
It sounds like Mr. Peckinpah's little mountain, but this 2-word phrase is actually a euphemism for hell
    $2000 10
Federal law says don't drill, baby, don't drill in ANWR, this U.S. region
    $2000 15
Private eye Mickey Rourke works for Louis Cyphre in this grisly Alan Parker film originally rated X
    $2000 25
The food of bee larvae is called royal this; it's secreted from the heads of other bees
    $2000 5
French kings Francis II, Charles IX & Henry III
    $2000 20
"Maranatha" often followed this 9-letter word used as an ecclesiastical curse involving excommunication

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Tim Jen
$12,200 $11,600 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

After a construction boom fueled by oil & gas money, this capital city now has Europe's tallest building

Final scores:

Tom Tim Jen
$23,201 $13,600 $6,594
3-day champion: $71,203 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Tim Jen
$11,800 $13,400 $8,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2010-09-15
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