Show #6470 - Friday, November 2, 2012

Keith Whitener game 8.
Paul Nelson game 1.


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Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa

Ariane Helou, a graduate student of literature from Santa Cruz, California

Keith Whitener, a research chemist originally from Charlotte, North Carolina (whose 7-day cash winnings total $147,597)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
The pyramid built for Cestius around 12 B.C. still stands as part of the Aurelian Wall in this city
    $200 1
An explosive device &
a hair accessory
    $200 28
In First Corinthians, St. Paul described the 3 greatest virtues as faith, hope & this
    $200 16
Each December Bing Crosby makes our days merry & bright with this song that charted for him 6 different times
    $200 11
It's the year this still photograph was taken
    $200 10
For your bagel Kraft's Philadelphia brand makes schmears of this in brick, soft & whipped forms
    $400 30
One of the world's largest pyramids is the Great Pyramid of Cholula near the city of Puebla in this country
    $400 2
A subtle clue &
16 fluid ounces
    $400 29
In a nursery rhyme, the "three men in a tub" are the butcher, the baker & him
    $400 17
Crosby was a big fan of this Pittsburgh baseball team &, in fact, was a part owner
    $400 12
He's the politician seen here at a General Dynamics plant
    $400 6 calls it "the super snack"
    $600 25
This San Francisco building's largest floor, the 5th, has 21,025 square feet; its smallest, the 48th, has 2,025 square feet
    $600 3
Your spot on the plane &
    $600 27
Gaspar, Melchior & Balthasar are the traditional names of these travelers
    $600 22
In 1940 Crosby hit the road in the first of several "road" films co-starring Dorothy Lamour & this funnyman
    $600 15
The quiet, yet harrowing lunch documented here took place in this city in 1932
    $600 9
Go easy on these nuts grown in Hawaii; a 1-ounce serving contains 21 grams of fat
    $800 24
The Great Pyramid of Khufu, better known by this Greek name, is about 750 feet long on each base
    $800 4
Virginally pure &
a Hindu social class
    $800 20
The third of his 3 laws of motion is that for every action there is an equal & opposite reaction
    DD: $1,000 26
The answer to this TV question of the 1980s was Kristin Shepard, played by Bing's daughter Mary
    $800 13
He went first on the mission alphabetically
    $800 7
For something fruity, try Jamba Juice's Mega Mango or Peach Perfection one of these
    $1000 18
Tenerife in this Spanish island group is home to a mysterious group of step pyramids
    $1000 5
Ancient Roman legislative body &
calm in manner
    $1000 21
Crassus, Pompey & Caesar, collectively
    $1000 23
Crosby won a 1944 Oscar for his role as singing priest Father O'Malley in this film
    $1000 14
Sharbat Gula is the name behind the face that graced this periodical in 1985
    $1000 8
This chocolate hazelnut spread from Ferrero makes for a good nosh on toast & as a dip for apple slices

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

Keith Ariane Paul
$1,200 $2,400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Ariane Paul
$3,000 $2,400 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response...)
    $400 28
The town of Georgia in this state sits between Lake Champlain & the Green Mountains
    $400 27
"You've Got Mail" &
"Sleepless in Seattle"
(she also wrote both)
    $400 29
In an 1875 ceremony at St. Patrick's, Archbishop John McCloskey became the first in the U.S. to achieve this position
    $400 12
It's what a reindeer is called in North America
    $400 3
A basic component of bones, this metallic element is also used to make plaster, alloys & cement
    $800 25
The Golden Age of Medieval Georgia ended with the 13th century onslaughts of these Asiatic invaders
    $800 22
"The Hurt Locker"
    $800 26
In the 1812 election, President Madison defeated this man, the nephew of his first Veep George Clinton
    $800 11
Between 1933 & 1943 Germany's Thomas Mann wrote a series of 4 novels about this Old Testament figure "and his brothers"
    $800 14
In the names of tasty Morningstar Farms products, this word precedes "corn dogs" & "burgers"
    DD: $5,000 7
This pigment comes in different letter types; the C version is found in algae
    $1200 24
The Georgia Strait separates this 290-mile-long island from Canada's western mainland
    $1200 21
2009's roller derby flick "Whip It", in which she played Shashley Simpson
    DD: $6,900 23
On March 1, 1803 it became the 17th state & the first created from the Northwest Territory
    $1200 10
This author's "Vanity Fair" has been subtitled "Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society"
    $1200 9
In 1998 Kia Motors was acquired by this largest South Korean automaker
    $1200 6
Body talk:
a discussion of the ascending this:
it extends upward on the right side of the abdominal cavity: get it?
    $1600 17
Possession of South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic is disputed by these 2 nations
    $1600 20
In her directorial debut, 2011's "In the Land of Blood and Honey"
    $1600 15
In 1872 this party had its first natl. convention & nominated James Black for Pres.; we assume no booze was served
    $1600 2
After years of mourning the loss of this Guy De Maupassant title object, Mathilde Loisel discovers it was a fake
    $1600 8
It's the 1-word name for the receptacle seen here
    $1600 4
It's the most recent era of geologic time, from about 65 million years ago to the present
    $2000 18
The U.S. state of Georgia claims its 1818 boundary with this neighbor to the northwest is literally off by a mile
    $2000 19
"Clueless" &
"Fast Times at Ridgemont High"
    $2000 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Fort Abraham Lincoln in Mandan, North Dakota.) In 1876, Lt. Col. George Custer left his home here at Fort Abraham Lincoln in the Dakota Territory with this regiment & led them into a battle from which they'd never return
    $2000 1
The continuation of "Orlando innamorato" is this Ariosto work in which Orlando goes mad
    $2000 13
Japanese for "teacher" or "master", it's what karate kids call their instructor
    $2000 5
(Alex Trebek stands by railroad tracks.) I love the smell of this in the morning; it's a distillation of coal & wood tar, & for years & years, it has been the main preservative for wooden railroad ties (don't say napalm)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Ariane Paul
$16,300 $10,000 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The team known as these since 1895 plays its home games on top of the Hayward Seismic Fault

Final scores:

Keith Ariane Paul
$4,599 $10,000 $14,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keith Ariane Paul
$11,600 $10,000 $9,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2012-08-21
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