Show #6379 - Thursday, May 17, 2012

2012 Power Players Week game 4.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Lewis Black, a stand-up comedian from Lewis Black's Root of All Evil

Clarence Page, a journalist from The Chicago Tribune

Chuck Todd, a journalist and chief White House correspondent from NBC News and Meet the Press

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This TV sports spectacle premiered Monday, Sept. 21, 1970; are you ready?
    $200 12
Thomas Sully painted the portrait of this man that's the basis for the $20 bill
    $200 13
Military folk carry personal items in this large, cylindrical 6-letter "bag"
    $200 2
Completes the John le Carre title, "Tinker, Tailor..."
    $200 17
He entered Congress in 1995, 30 years after he & Cher topped the pop charts
    $200 3
Term for films like "Catch-22" & "Dr. Strangelove", which juxtapose morbid elements with farce
    $400 4
In the '90s she took wing with the album "Tuesday Night Music Club" & the hit "All I Wanna Do"
    $400 18
This Impressionist painter was the father of Jean, director of "The Rules of the Game"
    $400 14
Frequent travelers appreciate the tri-fold feature of Tumi's Presidio model of this bag
    $400 11
Ann Charles sets creepy novels in this morbid-sounding South Dakota city
    $400 20
Look out, Adam Sandler! Senator Orrin Hatch's many songs include "Eight Days Of" this
    $400 8
It's not church bells but "Hells Bells" that opens this AC/DC album
    $600 5
Ash Wednesday is the first day of this religious period
    $600 19
In depicting Native Americans, George Catlin often painted this beast, as in "Assiniboine Indians Pursuing" it "on Snowshoes"
    $600 15
He's Ian Fleming's title "doctor"
    $600 21
The 1998 album "Let Freedom Sing" is by The Singing Senators quartet, who specialized in this non-hair-raising vocal style
    $600 9
Queen Anne's Revenge was this pirate's ship
    DD: $1,000 6
Thursday, Nov. 26, 1863 was proclaimed as "a day of" this "and praise"
    $800 16
You presumed right if you think you're looking at this Chicago-born author of legal thrillers
    $800 10
The Siksika are part of this Native American Confederacy
    $1000 7
Jason Voorhees is the hockey-masked psycho in this film franchise; don't go in the basement!

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Chuck Clarence Lewis
$1,800 $800 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Clarence Lewis
$2,400 $3,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
In 2012 this encyclopedia announced it was discontinuing its 244-year-old print version & going online only
    $400 1 velcomes you to the list of "The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made", vich includes this 1931 Bela Lugosi film
    $400 7
A 1950s senator who saw red:
"Tail Gunner Joe"
    $400 16
A term of endearment, like for my Clementine
    $400 21
Article 47 of this European nation's constitution says "The confederation shall respect the autonomy of the cantons"
    $400 22
A purse seine is a huge one of these that takes many fishermen (or a power block) to haul out of the water
    $800 3
In 2011 this online retailer announced that its sales of e-books exceeded its sales of hardbacks & paperbacks
    $800 4 links to reviews of the top 10 DVD rentals: this Brad Pitt film about "baseball in the digital age" hit No. 1 in 2012
    $800 10
A 1920s president:
"The Sphinx of the Potomac"
    $800 17
The inner bull's eye is commonly worth 50 points in this game
    $800 26
Excluding the 27 amendments, this country's constitution is among the world's shortest at just 4,426 words
    $800 23
In the mid-1990s New York City broke the 40-year dominance of organized crime in the hauling of this
    $1200 6
This city's 146-year-old Post-Intelligencer went online only in 2009
    $1200 5
The movie archive has year-by-year "Critics' Picks": 1960 includes this mother of an Anthony Perkins pic
    $1200 11
A nearly 50-year congressman:
"Mr. Sam"
    $1200 18
This capital of Australia's Northern Territory is named for an evolutionary scientist
    DD: $3,000 27
He was emperor when Japan's "The emperor... shall not have powers related to government" was written
    $1200 24
In trucking, it's been defined as a run that covers more than 1,000 miles
    DD: $2,200 8
A phone-hacking scandal forced this British tabloid to close in 2011
    $1600 14
Stephen Holden noted this 17th c. title trio's return to the big screen in 2011 with "All for one, and then maybe a sequel"
    $1600 12
A congressman:
"The Mustache of Justice"
    $1600 19
A longshot who wins, or a "Star Wars" comic book publisher
    $1600 28
Part III of its constitution prohibits discrimination on account of caste
    $1600 25
Also meaning a dopey person, it's from the Yiddish for "to haul", as in "for this I ____ed those books all the way here?"
    $2000 9
The web preserves the final edition of this "News" paper; it says, "Our time chronicling the life of Denver and Colorado... is over"
    $2000 15
Manohla Dargis titled the review of this 2011 drama "Finding the Humanity in the F.B.I.'s Feared Enforcer"
    $2000 13
A 19th century senator:
"The Great Compromiser"
    $2000 20
It's the Turkish strait seen here
    $2000 29
"I presume" Chuma & Susi were the bearers who hauled this missionary around Africa, both alive & dead

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Clarence Lewis
$18,400 $9,000 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First held in May 1875, it is the oldest continuously held major sporting event in the United States

Final scores:

Chuck Clarence Lewis
$18,100 $7,000 $0
Winner: $50,000 to Samaritan Inns 2nd place: $10,000 to the American Institute for Stuttering 3rd place: $10,000 to the 52nd St. Project and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chuck Clarence Lewis
$17,000 $9,000 $8,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2012-04-21
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