Show #6483 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Paul Nelson game 4.


[<< previous game]

Dan Sims, a case manager from Little Rock, Arkansas

Morgan Kruse, an economics research analyst from Irvine, California

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,400)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about the New York Stock Exchange here.)
    $200 1
Jaw pain & earache can be symptoms of bruxism, the grinding of these
    $200 9
for breakfast
    $200 22
An epithalamium is a poem for this occasion; one by Sappho ends, "Happy bridegroom, seek your bride"
    $200 4
The Kyoto Protocol limits emitting these alliterative items that trap heat in the atmosphere
    $200 2
(Hi. I'm Neil Patrick Harris.) Hitchcock's genius is that he makes us voyeurs, like Jimmy Stewart & Grace Kelly in this 1954 thriller
    $400 14
The doc might say to grab some of this company's aspirin, "the wonder drug that works wonders"
    $400 10
a financial "group"
    $400 24
One verse of a poem is called a stave or this word also beginning with "st"
    $400 18
Proverbially, when you "build a better" one of these, you make a superior product
    $400 3
(Hi. I'm Cheech Marin, and...) You can't help feeling the exuberance of the Beatles in this, their first movie
    $600 15
That vision problem might be a cataract, clouding this part of the eye
    $600 11
in transportation
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew displays some poetry on the monitor.) By marking the stressed & unstressed syllables in a line, we're engaging in scansion, the analysis of this rhythmic element in a poem
    $600 19
The trap-door type of this creature constructs a tubular nest with a hinged lid made of silk & mud
    $600 6
(Hi. I'm Isaac Mizrahi.) Like a lot of others, I loved the story of a paraplegic ex-Marine finding a new life on the distant planet of Pandora in this 2009 film
    $800 16
This contagious skin disease rhymes with a disease you get from animal bites
    $800 12
give them a jingle
    DD: $1,500 21
A haiku traditionally deals with this; a senryu takes an ironic look at human this
    $800 5
Debuting in 1900, the Grand American is an event in this sport prizing accuracy
    $800 7
(Hi. I'm Robin Quivers.) I love watching "The Godfather", which earned supporting actor Oscar nominations for Al Pacino, James Caan & this man who played consigliere Tom Hagen
    $1000 17
The most common spot for taking someone's pulse is above this artery in the wrist
    $1000 13
a company no longer part of USX
    $1000 25
This line of 12 syllables is likely named for a "great" Macedonian
    $1000 20
An event horizon is the "surface" of one of these, invisible because it even traps light
    $1000 8
(Hi. I'm Jane Kaczmarek.) I sometimes need a hankie watching the love of Warren Beatty & Natalie Wood hit every kind of obstacle in this 1961 film

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Paul Morgan Dan
$800 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,300 $0 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The first category in Double Jeopardy! sounds a lot--sounds exactly like the first round--but with a twist...)
(Alex: I'm not sure.)
(Alex: ...where we have a new home--WBFF, Fox45.)
    $400 10
In 1989 the first President Bush appointed him Chairman of the Joint Chiefs; he had a different job with Bush 2
    $400 25
She won Wimbledon singles titles in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 & 2008
    $400 1
A muselet is the wire that holds one of these in a champagne bottle
    $400 4
In 2010 "Top Chef" broke this CBS program's 7-year Emmy-winning streak for best reality competition show
    $400 9
In "Sonnets from the Portuguese" this 5-word query is followed by "Let me count the ways"
    $800 14
Gen. Thomas Gage, military governor of this colony, ordered the redcoats to march on Lexington & Concord
    $800 22
This festival of sports, art & more has been held annually in Virginia Beach, Virginia since 1974
    $800 2
Something resembling this proud bird's tail in color, design or iridescence is said to be pavonine
    $800 6
"He reads between the lies" was a tagline for this CBS show about a crime-solving man named Jane
    $800 19
Four-word caption of the 1870s engraving seen here
    DD: $1,500 13
Though unpopular with the President for his cautiousness, this Union general was once known as "Young Napoleon"
    $1200 20
It's also called a night crawler
    $1200 7
We met the new boss (James Spader as Robert California) on this NBC sitcom
    $1200 18
In a kids' book by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle, this question follows "Brown Bear, Brown Bear"
    $1200 15
In June 2012 this Baltimore fort had a "Star-Spangled Sailabration" commemorating the War of 1812
    $1600 11
In 1944 this brilliant tactician told Hitler it was futile to continue the war; later that year he committed suicide
    $1600 3
A line from this song by Train says, "Tell me, did you sail across the Sun, did you make it to the Milky Way?"
    DD: $2,000 24
A tonsorialist is one who does this
    $1600 8
Whoopi! & food! The titles of these 2 ABC daytime shows rhyme
    $1600 16
Latin for "where are you going?", it's the title of a 1951 epic starring Robert Taylor & Deborah Kerr
    $1600 23
This offbeat Baltimorean film director has his fan mail sent to Atomic Books & sometimes stops by
    $2000 12
This outspoken U.S. general is proving his views here, holding a piece of a battleship sunk by air power
    $2000 21
In mythology, he's dad to the Cyclopes as well as the Titans
    $2000 5 & T-Pain were far from "turrible" as guest voices on this Fox animated show about Mr. Brown
    $2000 17
Abe Lincoln, when accused of deceitfulness: "If I had another" one of these, "do you think I'd wear this one?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$4,500 $4,400 $5,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1900 the first La Scala performance of this opera was conducted by the man whose last name began with the opera's title

Final scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$3,500 $3,299 $1,000
4-day champion: $48,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,800 $4,400 $5,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2012-08-22
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at