Show #6112 - Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tom Kunzen game 6.


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Megan Barnes, a stay-at-home mother from Baltimore, Maryland

Barry Cohen, a higher education management consultant from San Diego, California

Tom Kunzen, a geotechnical engineer from Orlando, Florida (whose 5-day cash winnings total $133,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Names for types of these, including cirrus & nimbus were coined in 1803 by British meteorologist Luke Howard
    $200 6
"Friday Night Sniffles" could have been a prequel to this 1977 film
    $200 26
It's how Miller spells "light" in the name of its beer introduced in 1975
    $200 11
British Hanoverian kings:
4. George IV
3. George III
2. This king
    $200 21
Word that begins the Gettysburg Address
    $200 16
You might be as "naked as" one of these, Garrulus glandarius
    DD: $1,000 2
Physician Robert
Graves described exophthalmic goiter, a condition now named for him, which affects this gland
    $400 7
"The Somewhat Impressive Six"--to this 1960 tale
    $400 27
It's produced at all 12 of Anheuser-Busch's U.S.-based breweries
    $400 12
The Presidents:
5. Monroe
4. Madison
3. This guy
    $400 22
In cricket scoring, it's a duck's egg
    $400 17
A convict
    $600 3
In 1881 he immunized farm animals from anthrax in Pouilly-le-Fort, on the outskirts of Paris
    $600 8
"Conceived on the Fourth of October"--to this 1989 biopic
    $600 28
This mile-high product bills itself as "The world's most refreshing beer"
    $600 13
The periodic table:
4. Beryllium
3. Lithium
2. This element
    $600 23
Points in a perfect aircraft landing
    $600 18
"Cerebral" word for a foolish or flighty person
    $800 4
By 1880 both Edison & British physicist Joseph Wilson Swan had applied for patents on this type of electric lamp
    $800 9
"Mr. Negative Goes to Med School"--to this 1962 adventure
    $800 29
Its makers call this Dutch import "One dam good bier"
    $800 14
"The 12 Days Of Christmas" gifts:
7. Swans a-swimming
6. Geese a-laying
5. These
    $800 24
The number of legs on a daddy longlegs, aka the harvestman
    $800 19
Ammunition used to hunt flying game
    $1000 5
Georg Grotefend bet some drinking companions that he could decipher this wedge-shaped system of writing, & did in 1802
    $1000 10
"Add Primer to Your Conestoga"--to this 1969 musical
    $1000 30
"We have to eat our words. We swore we'd never make a light beer", the Boston Beer Company says of this light
    $1000 15
The states:
49. Alaska
48. Arizona
47. This
    $1000 25
Nations in the Iroquois Confederacy, after the Tuscarora tribe joined
    $1000 20
A horse racing enthusiast, so called for his trackside perch

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

Tom Barry Megan
$5,600 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Barry Megan
$8,000 $4,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
"Voyage in the Dark" author Jean Rhys was born in Dominica; her father was from this U.K. country
    $400 1
Billy Corgan of this band wasn't Melon Collie when its third album sold over 4 million copies
    $400 20
It's noted for the size & color of its autumnal flowers
    $400 18
Cutting taxes is one way to try to keep this downturn from taking the next step into depression
    $400 2
The first NASA operations on this Florida promontory were in 1958
    $400 3
Before it re-ran (& re-ran & re-ran), it ran on CBS beginning in 1951
    $800 13
A prize named for this country's Jacobus van Looy is given every 5 years for one who has excelled as a writer & a painter
    $800 17
The Roxy Music song "Pyjamarama" inspired the name of this British girl group
    $800 21
The nasturtium is so named because of its effect on this sensory organ
    $800 19
Today this shortfall is around 10% of GDP, which is scary enough, but in 1943 it was 30% of GDP
    $800 8
In 1964 one of these named Cleo caused over $100 million in damage
    $800 4
Several small items worn on a necklace by hippies
    $1200 14
Oleg in the 1968 novel "Cancer Ward" is a recent inmate of Soviet labor camps, like this author of the book
    $1200 26
We hear Shrek is really big on this gal's songs, like "Criminal" & "Shadowboxer"
    $1200 22
Oh, the vanity--these flowers represent egotism, as their mythological name indicates
    $1200 23
In June 2010 President Obama marked the 10,000th roadway project begun with money from this $787 billion infusion
    DD: $3,000 9
A monument to this ill-fated 1961 venture stands in the Cuban Memorial Plaza in Miami
    $1200 5
This environmental disaster area near Niagara Falls is now known as Black Creek Village
    $1600 15
"A Sport of Nature" is the story of a black activist's white wife in this, author Nadine Gordimer's homeland
    $1600 27
This "citrus" electronica band did music for 30 films in the '80s, including "Risky Business" & "Legend"
    $1600 29
The moccasin flower is also known by this other shoe name
    DD: $3,000 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a chart on the monitor.) The Phillips curve shows that when unemployment is reduced, as by expansionary fiscal policy, the level of this economic threat rises correspondingly
    $1600 10
In 1947 President Truman dedicated this large South Florida national park
    $1600 6
This Shakespeare play was published in quarto form in 1598
    $2000 16
This Romanian-born "Rhinoceros" author turned from playwriting to painting in his later years
    $2000 28
"Incense & Peppermints" was the lone hit for this rock aggregate
    $2000 30
Rise & shine & sing out the name of this flower that often blooms early in the day
    $2000 25
In 1954 France became the first large-scale adopter of the VAT, short for this
    $2000 11
Ending the third of the wars named for them, Billy Bowlegs of this tribe surrendered with his warriors in 1858
    $2000 7
The French call this medieval code that prescribed lovers' behavior amour courtois (& don't say "Courtney")

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Barry Megan
$18,800 $11,000 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The custom of hijab, Arabic for "veiling", can include this garment, mentioned by Kipling

Final scores:

Tom Barry Megan
$0 $2 $37,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $37,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Barry Megan
$18,800 $10,400 $16,400
26 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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Game tape date: 2010-11-16
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