Show #6084 - Thursday, February 10, 2011

IBM Challenge mini-documentary: "Meet the Contestants"


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Milind Kulkarni, an assistant professor from West Lafayette, Indiana

Betsy Stephenson, a retired employment program specialist from Charleston, West Virginia

Paul Wampler, a web programmer from Knoxville, Tennessee (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "B-R", and there will be an additional "R" in the word later on.)
    $200 13
"All Hail the Queen" & "The Dana Owens Album" are releases by this actress & hip hop artist
    $200 24
To Leigh Hunt, this "flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands... caves, pillars, pyramids, the shepherd bands"
    $200 18
Your choices to express this action are
or ROTF, which sometimes has an "L" added on
    $200 11
Jasper Johns,
Julia Roberts,
Rosalynn Carter
    $200 1
The first NFL draft was held in 1936 at the Ritz-Carlton in this city, & the hometown Eagles had the first pick
    $200 6
It's another word for a pamphlet
    $400 17
An award for African-American authors & illustrators is named for this wife of Martin Luther King Jr.
    $400 27
"A hundred shouting signs shed down their bright fantastic glow" in Claude McKay's "On" this NYC street
    $400 19
is asking for this, also a sports term or a punishment for a child
    $400 12
Kurt Vonnegut,
David Letterman,
Dan Quayle
    $400 2
In 2009 the NFL held its draft at this NYC venue; Matthew Stafford was the first to kick up his heels
    $400 7
This slang term for 1930s German storm troopers refers to their uniforms
    $600 20
Between the time this boxer retired in 1977 & again in 1997, he began hawking lean mean grilling machines
    $600 28
"In every voice... the mind-forged manacles I hear", says William Blake's grim poem about this capital city
    $600 21
Like Blondie in a song,
is telling you, do this
    $600 14
Jim Beam,
Jefferson Davis,
Abraham Lincoln
    $600 3
MLB's first televised amateur draft was at the Disney complex with the name of this ABC athletic anthology show
    $600 8
This 2-word name for the type of glass seen here
includes a kind of spirit
    $800 22
In 2005 Baltimore/Washington Intl. Airport was renamed for this late Supreme Court justice
    $800 29
To Edith Wharton, this northwest French cathedral is "petalled with panes of azure, gules and or"
    $800 25
I can't keep this 2-word expression, but
sure can
    DD: $1,000 15
Cesar Chavez,
Joe Jonas,
Barry Goldwater
    $800 4
Since 2001 the NBA draft has been a garden party at this arena
    $800 9
In the U.S. Army the rank just above Colonel is this general
    $1000 23
Representing Texas from 1973 to 1979, she was the first black woman from a Southern state to serve in Congress
    $1000 30
This 19th c. poem begins with the line "This is the forest primeval"
    $1000 26
shows & you're in this state, & perhaps you think you're a chicken
    $1000 16
Medgar Evers,
Oprah Winfrey,
Eudora Welty
    $1000 5
In 2009 the Bell Centre/Le Centre Bell in this city was the home of the NHL draft
    $1000 10
This freshwater game fish
is named for a small body of water

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

Paul Betsy Milind
$5,000 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Betsy Milind
$6,400 $2,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
China & Finland
    $400 1
Slang for what Laura Linney is diagnosed with on a Showtime series
    $400 24
When in Peru, don't forget to check out the cute pygmy owls named for these mountains
    $400 19
This lookout platform is named for the bird that would be released to find the nearest land in bad weather
    $400 11
He said that if his successor, Joe Biden, "wants to diminish the office of the vice president, that's... his call"
    $400 7
To fasten, like a stamp, or to attach blame
    $800 5
Liechtenstein & Slovakia
    $800 2
The building where the variety show "TGS with Tracy Jordan" is produced
    $800 25
The name of this city taken by Pizarro in 1533 is derived from Quechuan words meaning "rock of the owl"
    $800 20
The bow is the front part of a ship; this is the rear part
    $800 12
Returning from Europe in 1812, he entered the U.S. under an assumed name, Adolphus Arnot; oh yeah, he shot a guy
    $800 8
The heart of the matter, the this, if you will, is that it's a pivotal point
    $1200 6
Honduras & Costa Rica
    $1200 3
While mocked by host John Henson, what contestants do on a watery obstacle course
    $1200 26
After listening to its piercing cry, you'll know why this west Peruvian owl is so named
    $1200 21
Collectively, it's the 7-letter word for all the ropes & chains used to support & work the masts, booms & sails
    $1200 13
He initially didn't want to be McKinley's 2nd VP; he thought it would weaken him for a 1904 presidential run
    $1200 16
It's a choice 4-letter (French) word for "fake"
    DD: $1,200 29
Iran & India
    $1600 9
The "restaurant" for which contestants cook, usually to chef Gordon Ramsay's displeasure
    $1600 27
Peru's ferruginous pygmy owls are the color of this, which is formed by oxidation
    $1600 22
These walls are built between the decks to form watertight compartments
    $1600 14
This Greek American published a memoir, "Go Quietly... or Else"
    $1600 17
It's a wild goat of the Himalayas
    $2000 30
Greece & Turkey
    $2000 10
The South Dakota building where the U.S. government stores all the supernatural objects it's collected
    $2000 28
A long-whiskered owlet was seen in Peru in 2007; it's so rare it has its own genus, Xenoglaux, meaning this "owl"
    $2000 23
It's the triangular blade at the end of the arm of an anchor
    DD: $1,200 15
This veep lead the Democratic-Republican attacks against 1798's Alien & Sedition Acts
    $2000 18
It's the number represented by 1010100 & not a giant set of movie theaters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Betsy Milind
$14,400 $8,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Asked in 1966 to write a concise statement for arresting officers to recite, California D.A. Harold Berliner started with these 7 words

Final scores:

Paul Betsy Milind
$21,601 $12,000 $16,001
4-day champion: $72,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Betsy Milind
$14,800 $9,200 $10,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2010-10-27
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