Show #6199 - Thursday, July 21, 2011

Mark Runsvold game 5.


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Brian McEntee, an academic advisor from Arlington, Virginia

Samer Ismail, a content manager from McKinney, Texas

Mark Runsvold, a student and waiter from Moscow, Idaho (whose 4-day cash winnings total $153,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
On average, this human organ covers between 14 & 18 square feet
    $200 6
Veronica Lake's haircut that covered one eye was this style, also the name of a game played with small children
    $200 21
The bright star Regulus represents the lion's foot in this constellation
    $200 26
There she is, again & again--Mary Campbell, from this capital of Ohio, won in 1922 & '23 & was 1st runner-up in '24
    $200 1
This Mideastern member nation holds the world's largest reserves of petroleum
    $200 16
Proverbially, it's what you do to a child when you spare the rod
    $400 8
These identifying ridges on the hands are visible on human fetuses at about 4 months
    $400 12
In the '60s people "flip"ped for this actress' 'do as Laura Petrie
    $400 22
Fischbacher & Horn are the last names of this pair made famous by their magical live performances with tigers
    $400 27
It's fair (& balanced) to tell you 1989's Gretchen Carlson reports for this news channel--you decide which one
    $400 2
One of the smallest PECs is this country that was invaded in 1990 for its oil
    $400 17
A weapon for fencing
    $600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a knife.) The paper clip moves because no matter how hard you try, you can't hold completely still because the cells of this type of tissue are always in alternating states of contraction & relaxation
    $600 13
In 2011 she sported a new chin-length bob while promoting her film "Just Go With It"
    $600 23
You might do the funky chicken or the fox trot at one of these endurance contests for couples
    $600 28
In 2011 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan from this "Cornhusker State" became the youngest winner since 1933
    $600 3
Until it withdrew in 2008, the only far east nation in OPEC was this large one made up of thousands of islands
    $600 18
7-letter word for the highest layer of dirt from which plants take nutrients
    $800 10
The average life span of these receptor cell groups in the mouth is 8-10 days
    $800 14
This redheaded co-star of "The Kids Are All Right" has published a children's book, "Freckleface Strawberry"
    $800 24
This "insect" of a company calls itself the world's leading maker of construction & mining equipment
    $800 29
1959's Mary Ann Mobley played Maggie Drummond on this Gary Coleman sitcom
    DD: $1,200 4
Ecuador & this other South American country are members
    $800 19
One of the 4 things Winston Churchill offered the British people in his first speech as prime minister
    $1000 11
In the average human body there is enough of this element, atomic no. 6, to make about 900 pencils
    $1000 15
She sported a shaved head & an incredibly buff bod in "G.I. Jane"
    $1000 25
This language has 3 main dialects: Connact, Munster & Ulster
    $1000 30
This 1971 winner co-hosted "The NFL Today" for CBS from 1975 to 1984
    $1000 5
In March 2011 world oil prices rose due to fighting in this OPEC member's oil cities, like Ras Lanuf
    $1000 20
To make water muddy by stirring up sediment

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

Mark Samer Brian
$3,000 $2,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Samer Brian
$3,600 $5,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with do.)
    $400 2
At his second inaugural address in 1793, he made no mention of his dogs Sweet Lips, Drunkard & Tipsy
    $400 1
In 1985 it was this Bull with a bright future
    $400 16
This man for whom a Clermont, Ky. bourbon is named uses the more formal "James" in the name of the company
    $400 21
"A sudden understanding, a pity mixed with horror, welled up in Bilbo's heart"
    $400 26
At 14,433 feet, Colorado's Mount Elbert is the highest peak in this mountain chain
    $400 11
3-syllable adjective for an unpaid bill or a late library book
    $800 3
This long-term Caribbean leader who came to power in 1959 is an accomplished ping-pong player
    $800 7
Shaq took the honor in 1993 as a member of this team
    $800 17
Bourbon is made with this type of mash that uses liquid from a prior distillation; so is Jack Daniel's, but Jack ain't bourbon
    $800 22
"The Holy Grail is not a thing. It is, in fact... a person"
    $800 27
Lake Kawaguchi is famous for its inverted reflection of this peak on its still waters
    $800 12
This carbonated beverage comes in varieties called Baja Blast & Livewire
    $1200 4
At the St. Louis exposition of 1904, this Apache leader signed & sold autographs
    $1200 8
In 2009 Allen Iverson returned to this team for which he won the award in 1997
    $1200 18
Legend has it that this brand's founder took its name from a southern belle's corsage
    $1200 23
"George gonna say I done a bad thing. He ain't gonna let me tend no rabbits"
    $1200 28
Worn down by wind and rain, the mountains of this range that includes the Vesuvius are among the lowest in Europe
    $1200 13
This Frenchman played the title roles in "Danton" & "Cyrano de Bergerac"
    $1600 5
This French thinker & author of "No Exit" had an ocular condition & was called "short, ugly, wall-eyed" by Life magazine
    $1600 9
This Knicks center was the 1986 choice
    $1600 19
The brand Evan Williams honors "Kentucky's first distiller", who set up on the banks of this river in Louisville in 1783
    DD: $9,000 24
"Perhaps, thought Nanny, little green Elphaba chose her own sex, and her own color"
    $1600 29
Now dormant, this volcano in Eastern Turkey last erupted on June 2, 1840
    $1600 14
Term for something that remains after most has been removed
    $2000 6
As a prince, this Prussian embraced the arts & music; as king following his father, Frederick William, he waged war
    $2000 10
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar got the award, he was going by this name
    $2000 20
3 parts Maker's Mark + 1 part sweet vermouth + maraschino juice + the cherry = the Maker's Mark this cocktail
    $2000 25
"When I walk down the street I bet people will say there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in the game"
    $2000 30
This range forms an arc from Slovakia to Romania with both ends lying on the Danube river
    DD: $3,400 15
This capital at the confluence of the Baghmati & Vishnumati is also called Kantipur

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Samer Brian
$7,400 $6,600 $26,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Time magazine first mentioned him in 1939, when his father sent him on a diplomatic errand from London to Glasgow

Final scores:

Mark Samer Brian
$0 $3,201 $30,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Samer Brian
$16,400 $6,200 $24,800
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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Game tape date: 2011-03-22
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