Show #6469 - Thursday, November 1, 2012

Keith Whitener game 7.


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Elizabeth Pfeifer, an executive assistant from Oakton, Virginia

John Mahone, an SAT teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Keith Whitener, a research chemist originally from Charlotte, North Carolina (whose 6-day cash winnings total $118,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be three "R"s in each correct response.)
    $200 1
A baseball misplay
    $200 6
According to a legend of this New Zealand people, the god Maui created North Island by fishing it out of the sea
    $200 7
In 1961 this actor boldly went where a lot of actors had gone before--
starring for Corman--in "The Intruder"
    $200 17
The winning recipe for this contest in 2012 was Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream
    $200 13
When he leaves office, he will be the oldest mayor of New York City since consolidation in 1898
    $400 2
In Latin, this 2-word term literally means "stiffness of death"
    $400 8
In 1774 this British captain wrote in his journal that the Marquesans were "the finest race of people in this sea"
    $400 10
Before being "king of the world", this director did visual effects for 1980's "Battle Beyond The Stars", written by John Sayles
    $400 18
A contest to imitate this author produced such parodies as "A Clean Well-Sighted Ace" & "The Snooze Of Kilimanjaro"
    $400 14
"The last of the big-city bosses", he was 74 when he passed away as Chicago's mayor
    $600 3
The act of rising from the dead, with or without your stiff body
    $600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Molokai, HI.) A staple starch of traditional Polynesian cuisine, this cultivated plant & its tuber are used to make laulau & poi
    $600 20
In 1972, the year before "Mean Streets", he directed "Boxcar Bertha" (also appearing as a brothel client!)
    $600 19
This eatery sponsors an annual July 4 hot-dog eating contest at its Coney Island location
    $600 15
Octogenarian Bill Bunten, mayor of this Kansas capital, has had such new ideas as changing the city's name to "Google"
    $800 4
Canada's Yukon is not a province but this
    $800 11
In January 1790 the population of Pitcairn Island went from 0 to 28:
19 Tahitians & 9 British sailors, led by him
    $800 21
Corman made this director an offer he couldn't refuse: to rewrite & edit the 1963 pic "Battle Beyond The Sun"
    $800 23
The Washington Post sponsors a spring contest of dioramas that feature this brand of marshmallow candies
    $800 16
Tom Bradley was mayor of this city until he was 75
    $800 27
In June 2011 the Senate unanimously confirmed this ex-commander of U.S. forces in Iraq as CIA director
    $1000 5
A passerby who gawks at a traffic accident
    DD: $2,200 12
The easternmost outpost of Polynesia, it lies about 2,200 miles off the coast of Chile
    $1000 24
1960's "The Last Woman On Earth" was the first feature gig for this "Chinatown" screenwriter
    $1000 25
This song contest helped launch the careers of ABBA & Julio Iglesias
    $1000 22
Sir Thomas Boor Crosby was 81 when he got the job in London, where it's called this, not just "mayor"
    $1000 26
Covert activities of the Directorate of Operations included ousting Premier Mosaddeq in 1953, restoring this man to power

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

Keith John Elizabeth
$5,000 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith John Elizabeth
$6,400 $5,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Carolyn Shoemaker has discovered 800 asteroids & 32 of these zooming through space
    $400 29
J.M. Barrie had young friend Michael Llewelyn Davies in mind when he created this "boy who wouldn't grow up"
    $400 6
In 1682 he founded the city of Philadelphia as a center of religious freedom
    $400 11
Apollo Group is the No. 1 operator of the type of college called "for" this, & for Q3 2012 reported $134 million of this
    $400 1
To rise in value, or to recognize something as excellent
    $800 3
Scientist Christine Ladd-Franklin became the first female student at this Baltimore university in 1878
    $800 28
The Beach Boys:
"Sloop ____ B"
    $800 27
A short-tempered, long-haired chemistry teacher named John Nettleship inspired this J. K. Rowling character
    $800 13
He left Mississippi for Hollywood several times to work on screenplays including "The Big Sleep"
    $800 26
helps kids learn to read with this method that breaks words down into their most basic parts
    $800 7
Made or constructed by human skill, especially as a substitute for something natural
    $1200 4
Rear Admiral Grace Hopper was instrumental in creating COBOL, a type of this
    $1200 24
The Dixie Chicks said hello to The Top 20:
"Goodbye ____"
    $1200 18
Her pet rabbit Benjamin Bouncer was the inspiration for her character Benjamin Bunny
    $1200 16
E. B. White revised his "Elements of Style"
    $1200 25
NYC is fighting this "ism" with automated calls from celebrities telling kids to wake up & get to school
    $1200 8
Averse to mingling with others
    $1600 5
This American heroine who passed away in July 2012 helped design the robot arm for the Space Shuttle
    $1600 23
A parody hit:
"____ In Disguise (With Glasses)"
    $1600 14
He followed "Sister Carrie" with "Jennie Gerhardt", modeling the title character in part on his sister Mame
    DD: $5,000 17
He was first in his law class at Stanford
    $1600 20
Spain has ELE, español como lengua extranjera; the U.S. equivalent is ESL, this
    $1600 9
Lean to the point of atrophy
    $2000 12
Barbara McClintock's discovery of "jumping" these won her a 1983 Nobel Prize for Medicine
    $2000 22
The Left Banke:
"Walk Away ____"
    $2000 15
Sethe in this Toni Morrison novel was based on Margaret Garner, an escaped slave
    $2000 19
In 1878 he renamed his Christian mission The Salvation Army
    DD: $5,000 21
In the 1950s Robert Havighurst popularized the phrase this "moment", meaning an opportunity to learn something
    $2000 10
A class of ancient Roman nobles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith John Elizabeth
$25,200 $10,600 $10,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Gambling as a commercial enterprise in some form is legal in all states except Hawaii & this state

Final scores:

Keith John Elizabeth
$29,199 $21,100 $10,000
7-day champion: $147,597 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keith John Elizabeth
$17,600 $10,600 $10,000
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
1 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2012-08-21
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