Show #6377 - Tuesday, May 15, 2012

2012 Power Players Week game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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David Faber, an anchor and reporter from CNBC's Squawk on the Street and The Faber Report

Dana Perino, a TV host from Fox News Channel's The Five

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a Basketball Hall of Famer and all-time leading scorer from the NBA

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Locals in this Upstate New York City know it hosted the 1980 winter Olympics
    $200 6
Billy Joel
    $200 13
Genus Otus includes the screech type of this nocturnal bird
    $200 8
The 5 movie ratings in the U.S. are NC-17, R, PG, PG-13 & this one
    $200 19
In 2003 the headline read, "Davis Is Out, Schwarzenegger Is In by Big Margins in California" in this type of vote
    $400 2
Folks on the Nevada border know this lake took its name from the Washoe word for "Big Water"
    $400 7
Kenny G
    $400 14
The scarlet macaw, part of this talkative family, has beautiful plumage but an ugly squawk
    $400 9
Including first, in which the heels are together, there are 5 basic foot positions in the classical type of this
    $400 20
Howard Stern made the front page in 2004 after his "Rich Deal in Jump to" this type of radio
    $600 3
Workers are way above average in ports such as Duluth on this Great Lake
    $600 15
Yo-Yo Ma
    $600 18
It's a bird, it's a crane, & it's named for its call
    $600 10
Dolly Parton wrote, "Workin"' these hours, "what a way to make a livin"'
    $800 4
People walk like Egyptians around this lake formed by the creation of the Aswan High Dam
    $800 16
Woody Allen
    $800 11
"The Five Ways", a work of 13th c. philosophy, lays out 5 proofs for the existence of this being
    $1000 5
U.N. office workers in Switzerland overlook this lake & have a view of the Alps
    $1000 17
Steven Van Zandt
    $1000 12
Irene Hunt's novel "Across Five Aprils" takes place over the long years of this American conflict

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Kareem Dana David
$1,400 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kareem Dana David
$1,200 $2,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll be giving you folks a line from a film, you...)
    $400 10
From 1951 to 1953 this future First Lady was an inquiring photographer for the Washington Times-Herald
    $400 1
    $400 8
This author's all-star team, including Jack Ryan & John Clark, was back in his 2011 bestseller "Locked On"
    $400 4
Sheryl Sandberg is the C.O.O. for this website born in a Harvard dorm; its users number over 10% of the world's people
    $400 26
This object has 109 times the Earth's radius & is 93 million miles away from us
    $400 17
From the Japanese, a 9 A.M. greeting:
ohayo gozaimasu
    $800 11
In 1983 she made history as the first American woman in space
    $800 2
Summoning Kim Hunter: "Hey, Stella!"
    $800 9
This Michael Crichton bestseller begins with a prologue, "The Bite of the Raptor"
    $800 5
Once this woman, now the Duchess of Cambridge, wears something (such as nude stockings), sales soar
    $800 27
In the 1910s this German physicist developed a "counter" to detect radiation
    $800 19
From the Italian, what you want your room to have:
la vista
    $1200 12
In 1920 this "Round Table" wit was fired as drama critic for Vanity Fair: they said her reviews were too harsh
    $1200 3
Sure, I'll do the impression: "Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine"
    DD: $2,000 23
"The Da Vinci Code" was actually the second novel to feature symbologist Robert Langdon; this book was first
    $1200 15
(Warren Buffett reads the clue.) More than 90% of my wealth will eventually go to philanthropy; in 2006 I pledged $30.7 billion to this man's foundation to help make that happen
    $1200 28
Making transfusions routine, biochemist Karl Landsteiner put together the A-B-O "typing" of this
    $1200 20
From the Spanish, our writers' favorite:
la cerveza
    $1600 13
This late activist in her own right was inducted posthumously into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2011
    $1600 6
Haley Joel Osment's "I see dead people"
    $1600 24
This Laura Hillenbrand best-seller is subtitled "A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption"
    $1600 16
In 1978 she hosted a Baltimore chat show called "People Are Talking"; her move to Chicago ended up working out
    $1600 21
From the French, a marine animal:
la baleine
    $2000 14
Her resume includes president of the American Red Cross & U.S. senator from North Carolina
    $2000 7
In a 1982 charmer: "I'll be right here"
    $2000 25
His bestsellers include "Lincoln", "1876" & the less historical "Myra Breckinridge"
    $2000 18
The purported subject of "The Devil Wears Prada", this Vogue editor went to the film's premiere wearing Prada
    $2000 22
From the Hebrew, a period of time:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kareem Dana David
$2,400 $3,200 $14,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Completed in 1959, it's been variously described as a snail, a concrete tornado, even a giant wedding cake

Final scores:

Kareem Dana David
$4,800 $0 $21,400
2nd place: $10,000 to the Skyhook Foundation 3rd place: $10,000 to Pets2Vets (P2V) Winner: $50,000 to New Visions for Public Schools

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kareem Dana David
$4,400 $3,200 $14,400
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 2012-04-21
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