Show #6484 - Thursday, November 22, 2012

Paul Nelson game 5.


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Joshua Bartlett, a graduate student of early American poetry from Albany, New York

Mona Hatfield, a retired school library media specialist from Eufaula, Oklahoma

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
It's been more than 15 minutes since this artist's February 1987 death, but he still made $6 million in 2011
    $200 21
    $200 11
Prince sang, "This is what it sounds like when" this happens
    $200 2
This story published in 1902, based on Joseph Conrad's experiences in Africa, is not "light" reading
    $200 1
For Victoria, this ceremony was at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838, a year after her accession to the throne
    $200 30
In Greek myth, it described the wool of a flying ram
    $400 18
This writer has more than 50 posthumous credits on, including a "War in Middle Earth" video game
    $400 22
    $400 12
Bobby Day & later Michael Jackson sang about a bevy of birds, but the title is "rockin"' this one
    $400 4
With "geometric" precision, this work by Plutarch pairs up bios of noble Greeks & Romans
    $400 3
The name of this Jewish ceremony for boys of 13 means "son of the commandment"
    $400 26
"Wanna dance, or would you rather just suck face?" was a line from this movie
    $600 19
A 3-day auction of artwork belonging to this late designer known as YSL netted $443 million for charity
    $600 27
Bryce Canyon
    $600 13
Rick Dees & his cast of idiots quacked up listeners with this "disco" fowl
    $600 5
John Osborne made his name with the landmark play "Look Back in" this
    $600 8
This filmmaker who directed the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony called Queen Elizabeth "a good actor"
    $600 25
You can make S'mores using this cereal from General Mills
    $800 17
Whistling a happy tune in 2009 (if they could), this duo behind "The King and I" raked in a combined $235 million
    $800 28
    $800 15
In 1977 Steve Miller was in the top 10 with "Jet Airliner" & this other song about soaring
    $800 6
"Black Boy" is this "Native Son" author's autobiography
    $800 9
The ancient Egyptian ceremony of the judgment of the dead was also called the judgment of this god of death
    $800 24
It's 8,981 feet long & has about 80,000 miles of wire in its 2 main cables
    $1000 20
This scientist died in 1955 but his good name (& image) raked in $10 million in 2011
    $1000 29
    $1000 14
Louis Jordan headed out to the barnyard for "ain't nobody here but us" these birds
    $1000 7
"Raise high the roof beam, carpenters and Seymour: an introduction" is a collection by him
    DD: $1,500 10
People brought before the Spanish Inquisition were sentenced at this public ceremony whose name means "act of faith"
    $1000 23
Start "train"ing to see the national historic site named for this symbol of the joining of a nation

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

Paul Mona Joshua
$600 $2,200 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Mona Joshua
$2,800 $5,200 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
In 2012 a Mitt Romney aide got in trouble for comparing a campaign to this drawing toy
    $400 15
The Leonardo work seen here is known as "The Madonna of" this flower, a symbol of healing... & proms
    $400 18
Barnum & Bailey elephant whose name is also found before "jet"
    $400 1
Malians welcome visitors with tea that contains, as the embassy says, "plenty of" this --a lot more than "a spoonful of" it
    $400 17
The Hanseatic League fostered safe navigation by training pilots & building many of these structures along the coasts
    $400 2
Tom gave an Oscar-winning performance as a lawyer with AIDS in this 1993 drama
    $800 13
In 1943 Richard James worked on a set of springs to stabilize items in rough seas; that became this toy in 1945
    $800 19
2-word maternal term for a big supply of ore
    $800 4
Until 1994 this was the only language taught in Malian schools
    $800 3
Tom Hanks gave voice to characters named this in 3 "Toy Story" films & 1 "Cars" movie
    $1200 10
Based in Denmark, this company has been built block by block since its 1932 founding
    $1200 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a painting displayed on a monitor.) Leonardo was only about 20 when he got to paint the angel on the left in a work attributed to his teacher Verrocchio, depicting this event
    $1200 20
Meaning "omnipresent", it's the name of a big movie studio
    $1200 6
In Mali in the '70s Father Verspieren pioneered a fix for drought--pumps powered by this, a resource Mali has plenty of
    $1200 27
The league had no governing body but had assemblies called these; the Holy Roman Empire held one in Worms
    $1200 7
Executive producer Hanks gave us this 2010 miniseries about Marines in WWII, with episodes set in Iwo Jima & Okinawa
    DD: $2,000 11
Founded in 1948, this company got its name from the sound a slingshot projectile made when hitting a target
    $1600 24
The 1505 mural "The Battle of Anghiari" was painted to honor a military victory of the government of this city
    $1600 21
Isaiah says, "the Lord... shall punish" this sea monster
    $1600 5
Nere & Kapioka are local names for these; you see fewer of them in northern Mali, toward the Sahara
    $1600 23
This fish was big business for the league; I enjoy the matjes type, myself
    $1600 8
Tom Hanks is the FBI agent who gives chase to con man Leonardo DiCaprio in this romp with a taunting title
    $2000 14
The Electric Express was the first model train from this company founded in 1900
    $2000 22
This word meaning massive or slow-moving starts with a verb meaning "to think"
    $2000 16
Caravans carry salt from Taoudenni to this fabled trading city to be exchanged for other goods
    DD: $1,000 26
The decline of the Hanseatic League was in part due to this devastating war that lasted from 1618 to 1648
    $2000 9
Tom Hanks gives his family a good life by being an enforcer for Paul Newman's Chicago mob in this 2002 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Mona Joshua
$10,200 $7,200 $11,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The word coined for these substances in 1912 was meant to suggest they were essential to life & contained nitrogen

Final scores:

Paul Mona Joshua
$6,000 $2,500 $3,399
5-day champion: $54,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Mona Joshua
$11,200 $7,200 $13,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2012-08-22
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