Show #6472 - Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Paul Nelson game 3.


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Colin Bodels, a creative director and branding consultant from Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Jessica Lee, an immigration attorney from Evanston, Illinois

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
He resigns from the U.S. Army after 36 years of service for "the defense of my native state"
    $200 6
A cozy corner of a room, or a small recess, perhaps for breakfast
    $200 21
In 1971 Don McLean served up this 8 1/2-minute anthem about "the day the music died"
    $200 1
The Parthenon
    $200 25
An Ironman Triathlon is a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride & this run
    $200 16
In the hand game known as roshambo, it's what scissors beats
    $400 13
He nationalizes all foreign-owned petroleum assets in Libya
    $400 7
It's a Southern term for a peanut
    $400 23
This 8-minute-long classic begins, "There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold"
    $400 2
The presidential palace (built on the site of Pizarro's house)
    $400 26
Jogging is this type of exercise that increases the efficiency of the body's oxygen intake
    $400 17
The name of these sewing shears refers to their notched blades, not to a color
    $600 11
This Englishman stops writing in his diary because of deteriorating vision
    $600 8
This jewelry item from the '70s that changes colors in response to body heat has made several comebacks
    $600 24
This "colorful" 1984 hit by Prince clocks in at over 8 1/2 minutes
    $600 3
Museum Van Loon & the Heineken Experience
    $600 28
Currently, it's the shortest sprint distance in the Summer Olympics
    $600 18
Most scissors are a pair of pivoting blades, connected by a screw, or one of these two-headed metal pins
    $800 14
This "Untouchable" is in charge of the Treasury Department's alcohol-tax unit
    $800 9
It means to go gaga over something; you don't actually have to faint
    $800 22
In the version that's combined with "Where Did Our Love Go", this Soft Cell hit goes on for 9 minutes
    DD: $1,200 4
The Copernicus Science Centre & The John Paul II Museum Collection
    $800 29
Usual 4-letter term for the rate at which a group runs; you "set" it if you're in the front
    $800 19
It's the 3-word name for hydraulic rescue scissors used to cut heavy sheet metal in car wrecks
    $1000 15
This longtime friend of Gandhi is elected president of the Indian National Congress
    $1000 10
These mountains in Idaho get their name from their jagged appearance
    $1000 30
Set aside 17 minutes, baby, if you want to hear this Iron Butterfly hit in its entirety
    $1000 5
Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary
    $1000 27
A 2010 study suggests 40 mph might be possible for humans--the key is increasing the muscle fibers called "fast" this
    $1000 20
Finnish company Fiskars has sold over 1 billion pairs of the scissors introduced in 1967 with this color handle

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

Paul Jessica Colin
$4,800 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jessica Colin
$7,200 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $400 26
Since 1953, the Spur Awards have been presented annually to writers of this genre
    $400 20
Completes the biblical line "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in..."
    $400 11
The name of this Scandinavian buffet is from the Swedish for "bread & butter table"
    $400 25
In the 1920s & '30s this literary group that included Dorothy Parker met daily for lunch at a NYC hotel
    $400 1
Jerry Maguire
    $400 2
This muscular sac sits just below the liver
    $800 27
Brian Selznick won a 2008 Caldecott Medal for Illustration for his book "The Invention of" this French boy
    $800 19
In 2012 physicists announced strong evidence for the existence of the Higgs boson, popularly called this
    $800 12
The balloon type of this utensil is ideal for whipping egg whites into proper consistency for meringues
    $800 24
The Dumbarton Oaks mansion was the site of a 1944 meeting that proposed forming what became this world body
    $800 3
Billy Madison
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of an atomic nucleus.) After radioactive decay, when a nucleus is in a high-energy state, the particles of photons known as these rays are released
    $1200 28
Vincent Bugliosi won a 1975 Edgar Award for this book that was subtitled "The True Story of the Manson Murders"
    $1200 18
Soldiers have long been advised to "Put your trust in God and keep" this "dry"
    $1200 14
During the 1928 presidential campaign, Republican ads promised this foodstuff
    $1200 23
During the 1604 Hampton Court conference, this king accepted a request for a new translation of the Bible
    $1200 4
"Bridesmaids" maid of honor Annie Walker
    $1200 6
A lab animal manipulated to exhibit a human disease is an example of a GMO, short for this type of organism
    $1600 29
A British sci-fi award named for this "Childhood's End" author consists of an engraved bookend
    $1600 16
In a theater, if your seats are in the gods, they're in this section
    $1600 13
Following her husband's death, Irma Rombauer penned this culinary classic in 1931
    $1600 21
In February 1945 FDR, Churchill & Stalin met at this Black Sea resort in the Livadiya Palace
    $1600 8
In 2002, Frida Kahlo
    $1600 7
This feature of Jupiter is about 12,400 by 7,500 miles
    $2000 30
He won a Bram Stoker award for horror for "Lisey's Story" & also has a lifetime achievement award
    $2000 17
Whether "Little" or not, "God's Acre" means one of these places
    $2000 15
The New York Public Library exhibit "Lunch Hour NYC" includes a reassembled one of these beloved & once very modern dispensers
    DD: $2,500 22
An 18-minute brawl was caught on film during this 1968 meeting in Chicago
    $2000 9
Albert Nobbs
    DD: $2,000 10
White Sands National Monument is actually an expanse of dunes of this mineral

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jessica Colin
$18,100 $2,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Si ve algo, diga algo" was part of a 2011 Spanish-language TV campaign by this Cabinet department

Final scores:

Paul Jessica Colin
$16,200 $3,900 $1,800
3-day champion: $45,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Jessica Colin
$17,200 $2,000 $10,000
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2012-08-22
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