Show #6197 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mark Runsvold game 3.


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Tom Vaughan, a plastic surgeon from Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Christine Janson, a freelance writer and editor from Frederick, Maryland

Mark Runsvold, a student and waiter from Moscow, Idaho (whose 2-day cash winnings total $103,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "A-E".)
(Sarah: Advancing medical research and care since the 19th century.)
    $200 1
One adventure of these 2 Twain boys: attempting to cure warts with a dead cat out in the cemetery at midnight
    $200 5
The Commodores:
"____ Times A Lady"
    $200 25 to install an aerator on this sink part to control flow & splashing
    $200 20
A radio antenna
    $200 17
National Inventors Day,
February 11
    $200 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands on a stage.) W.T.G. Morton made history here in Mass General's surgical amphitheater; on October 14, 1886 he performed the first public successful surgery using this anesthetic
    $400 2
The epilogue of this novel says, "I have now told the singular, but veracious story of the opera ghost"
    $400 9
Barenaked Ladies:
"____ Week"
    $400 21
"I'm glad I met ya", this company providing medical insurance to more than 19 million Americans
    $400 18
International Nurses Day,
May 12
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a piece of apparatus.) Massachusetts General is the only place where PET scanning & this imaging use one machine; the combination in 3-D images gives information faster in brain cancer patients, minimizing the time between detection & treatment
    $600 3
Actually the third book in the series, this kids' classic recounts the Ingalls family's move to Kansas
    $600 10
The Searchers:
"Love Potion Number ____"
    $600 24
For its 75th anniversary, it is offering flights between Dublin & Boston for as low as 199 euros
    $600 19
Arbor Day in California,
March 7
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of another apparatus.) A device that uses microchips to detect one cancer cell in a billion may supersede this technique of taking tissue samples from living patients & may lead to finding cancers before tumors form
    $800 6
This thriller by Richard P. Hendrick is about a mutiny aboard the USS Alabama, a nuclear submarine
    $800 8
The White Stripes:
"____ Nation Army"
    $800 23
Per Virgil, he "was the first to journey from the coasts of Troy as far as Italy and the Lavinian shores"
    $800 16
American Painters Day,
February 3
    DD: $2,800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is in front of another piece of apparatus.) Massachusetts General is one of the first hospitals to make genetic testing standard in cancer treatment; robotics allow the processing of up to 96 samples at once, so doctors can immediately target patients with these changes in DNA sequence
    $1000 7
Almost 60, John Steinbeck set out in search of America with his dog & chronicled the adventure in this book
    $1000 11
The Vogues:
"____ O'Clock World"
    $1000 22
It's the 7-letter name for this traffic beater; too bad it never really got off the ground with the public
    $1000 26
Peter Pan Day,
May 9
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands before another apparatus.) To spare healthy tissues while treating tumors, Massachusetts General uses a state-of-the-art cyclotron to deliver radiation; beams of these particles, hydrogen atoms whose electrons have been removed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mark Christine Tom
$3,000 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Christine Tom
$5,200 $800 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And what do they have in common?...)
    $400 5
This brand of franks was known in commercials to "plump when you cook 'em"
    $400 1
"Dean" comes from the Latin decan, meaning a ruler or chief of this many
    $400 15
The Sami are also known by this name; a "land" within the European Arctic Circle has been named for them
    $400 23
There are 3 species of this marsupial with flat skulls, small eyes & adorable joeys
    $400 6
He wrote & directed the most recent incarnation of "King Kong"
    $400 10
Snake's end, or baby's plaything
    $800 3
If you see a "K" in a triangle on your hot dog pack, it's been certified as this-- l'chaim!
    $800 2
In May 2010 this former Dean of Harvard Law was nominated to succeed Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens
    $800 16
The Sami live in Norway, Sweden & Finland & on this country's Kola Peninsula
    $800 24
Mr. & Mrs. eastern gray this animal welcome joey, 1 inch long & weighing less than a gram
    $800 30
In an HBO biopic John Lithgow played Blake Edwards, & Geoffrey Rush, this late actor
    $800 11
The formal confirmation of a treaty by a government
    $1200 4
Austrians challenge Frankfurt's claim to have invented the meaty treat, saying it came from this city
    $1200 20
New Yorker staff writer Nicholas Lemann is also dean of the USA's best-known school of this, at Columbia
    $1200 17
Many of the Sami make their living herding these animals of the family Cervidae
    $1200 25
A joey of this marsupial with the same name as a non-powered aircraft takes flight at about 3 1/2 months
    $1200 9
The Peter of the Rat Pack was this British actor who married Patricia Kennedy
    $1200 12
A toothed wheel that allows movement in only one direction
    $1600 21
This now "famous" frank seller used 2 spice purveyors to keep his Coney Island hot dog recipe secret
    $1600 27
Jonathan Swift was dean of this cathedral with a saintly Irish name-- in Dublin, not New York
    $1600 18
The Sami were long considered this type of people, from the Greek for "to wander in search of pasture"
    $1600 26
In marsupials only, these glands develop independently to provide tailored nutrition to individual joeys
    $1600 7
His first Oscar nomination came in 1986 for directing "Witness"
    $1600 13
Climbing palm of Asia used to make furniture
    $2000 22
Franks without "natural" casings were likely housed in this, the main constituent of plants' cell walls
    $2000 28
This association that accredits U.S. law schools stipulates that "a law school shall have a full-time dean"
    DD: $3,800 19
The Sami were gravely affected by this 1986 disaster as fish & livestock meat became tainted
    DD: $4,200 29
Seen here is a joey of this marsupial species whose name is from the Telugu word pandi-kokku, meaning "pig-rat"
    $2000 8
This British actor from "The Usual Suspects", "In the Name of the Father" & "The Town" passed away in 2011
    $2000 14
9-letter word for the underlying reason for a belief or course of action

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Christine Tom
$17,400 $7,600 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This novel's first epilogue says, "The activity of Alexander or of Napoleon cannot be called useful or harmful"

Final scores:

Mark Christine Tom
$21,201 $15,100 $17,600
3-day champion: $124,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Christine Tom
$15,600 $7,600 $17,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
21 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2011-03-22
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