Show #6471 - Monday, November 5, 2012

Paul Nelson game 2.


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Bobbi Hiltibidal, a retired paralegal from Topeka, Kansas

Shari Dwoskin, a law student originally from Montreal, Canada

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "D", and there'll be some other letters, and then the response will end with an "A".)
(Alex: We're gonna list some places for you, and you have to tell which one is closest to us as we stand here today in Southern California.)
    $200 1
Though it sounds like what you eat on a pita, it's actually the dark organic material in soils found in some forest floors
    $200 17
He finally got some respect when he made his "Ed Sullivan Show" debut in 1967 & appeared more than a dozen times
    $200 12
A body of facts, or a Starfleet lieutenant commander
    $200 3
As you might guess, an oliphant was a medieval horn carved out of this
    $200 11
To smile radiantly
    DD: $1,000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Costa Rica.) This topmost layer of vines, treetops & other plants preserves the forest's moisture & also provides a food supply for monkeys & smaller creatures, some of which never come down their whole lives
    $400 22
(Hi, I'm Danny Pudi from the hit comedy Community.) I was honored to be the first recipient of Marquette's scholarship honoring this late "SNL" comedian who died in 1997
    $400 13
With deep red blooms, the Bert Pitt is an attractive garden type of this flower
    $400 24
South Carolina
    $400 6
Made by Wurlitzer beginning in the early 1900s, the "unit orchestra" was one of these instruments
    $400 18
A reverie
    $600 5
Birds & these creatures, which include flying foxes, are agents of pollination in tropical forests
    $600 23
Just months before his 2008 death, he recorded his 14th & last HBO stand-up special, "It's Bad for Ya"
    $600 14
Term for any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland
    $600 27
    $600 7
About 6 feet long, it's sometimes called a bull fiddle
    $600 19
It's generated when H2O hits 212
    $800 4
Teak trees & bamboo are typical of the southeast Asian forests known by the name of this rainy season
    $800 29
He toned down the funny for his role as singer James "Thunder" Early in "Dreamgirls"
    $800 15
Seat of power in Bangladesh
    $800 25
The Tropic of Cancer,
the equator,
the Tropic of Capricorn
    $800 8
Nothing says tropical vacation like this instrument
    $800 20
To say offensive things about God or religion
    $1000 10
This forest dweller, also known as the ratel, does care to break into bees' nests to get the sweet stuff
    $1000 28
Alrighty then! At age 10 this "Yes Man" sent his resume to "The Carol Burnett Show"
    $1000 16
Record label for Lionel Hampton & Bill Haley
    $1000 26
The Mariana Trench,
Hudson Bay,
the International Date Line
    $1000 9
In "The Magic Flute" the music for Papageno's magic bells is performed on this German-named instrument
    $1000 21
To swarm with a large number of moving, writhing things

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Paul Shari Bobbi
$1,400 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Shari Bobbi
$3,800 $7,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each adjective will begin with the letter "A".)
(Alex: We'll give you the title of the motion picture. You tell us what kind of creature or thing is chasing you in that film.)
    $400 9
Later president, he was a New York senator from 1821 to 1828
    $400 21
A ghost tour may include hearing eerie tapping at the Wythe House in this Colonial Virginia city
    $400 10
For most of the 5th century, what is today this country was controlled by the Vandals
    $400 6
It means "easy to approach"; you'll also find it a lot after "wheelchair"
    $400 1
This author writes that while traveling back to London on a train, "the idea of Harry Potter simply fell into my head"
    $400 23
"30 Days of Night" & "Fright Night"
    $800 11
In 1861 William Seward left the Senate to take on this post in the Cabinet
    $800 22
In the Bible, the ghost of Samuel told this king that he'd be defeated by the Philistines
    $800 15
Most of the literature of this Horn of Africa country is written in either classical Ge'ez or modern Amharic
    $800 7
Resembling a seraph, a cherub or any Victoria's Secret model
    $800 2
In 1929 this James Bond creator became a Moscow correspondent for Reuters
    $800 27
"The Ghost and the Darkness"
    DD: $2,000 12
A New York senator from 1791 to 1797, he later presided over the Senate as vice president
    $1200 28
The ghost of this 19th c. Louisiana pirate is said to sail Galveston Bay searching for a lost love who fell overboard
    $1200 18
What's now this country was united from many smaller chieftains by King Moshoeshoe I in the 1830s
    DD: $4,000 8
This 10-letter word means "greedy" & goes back to one of the 7 deadly sins
    $1200 3
The biography "Pat and Roald" covers his life with wife Patricia Neal
    $1200 26
"Silver Bullet"
    $1600 13
When she replaced Hillary Clinton in 2009, she was the youngest senator, at age 42
    $1600 29
For centuries this ghostly ship has been seen sailing around the Cape of Good Hope
    $1600 19
Mauritania is home to large herds of these cattle, also called brahmins, which you'll find near the end of the alphabet
    $1600 16
From the French for "right" comes this "skillful" word
    $1600 4
This "Far from the Madding Crowd" author's first published work under his own name was 1873's "A Pair of Blue Eyes"
    $1600 24
"Night of the Lepus"
    $2000 14
"Power, Pasta, and Politics" was this Brooklyn-born senator's account of his almost 20 years representing the Empire State
    $2000 30
This beheaded fifth wife of Henry VIII haunts Hampton Court Palace; she's been heard shrieking Henry's name
    $2000 20
This capital of Angola once had "Sao Paulo de" before its name
    $2000 17
It means "characteristic of an uncle"
    $2000 5
Born in Japan, he's published 6 novels, including "Never Let Me Go"
    $2000 25

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Shari Bobbi
$18,600 $11,000 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Based on a 1926 play & real-life events, it's now the longest-running American musical in Broadway history

Final scores:

Paul Shari Bobbi
$15,200 $7,500 $11,200
2-day champion: $29,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Shari Bobbi
$15,000 $11,000 $6,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
21 R,
4 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2012-08-22
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