Show #6491 - Monday, December 3, 2012

Jason Shore game 4.


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Basia Pioro, a development manager from George Town, Grand Cayman

Chris O'Toole, a writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jason Shore, a medical student from Plano, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $67,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the play for us.)
(Sarah: There's more to reef fish than a lot of pretty colors.)
    $200 21
The Broadway Theater,
Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs
    $200 12
    $200 23
"Elsinore. A platform before the castle"
    $200 1
This piece is a Scottie
    $200 7
Mrs., in Madrid
    $200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkels in Baja California, Mexico.) The marine types of these heavenly creatures are brighter & often seen around reefs; the Cortez & king type are found near Baja
    $400 22
The Pyramid Cafe,
Carrot Top (the man, the muscles, the hair)
    $400 16
"Million Dollar Baby"
    $400 24
"A hall in Petruchio's country house"
    $400 2
As Roy Scheider said in "Jaws", "You're gonna need a bigger" one
    $400 8
It can refer to a group of "Extraordinary Gentlemen" or be a measurement of distance
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkels in Baja California, Mexico.) Though the beaks of parrot fish can scar coral reefs, the fish are vital to the reef's health by eating these organisms that otherwise could smother the coral
    $600 28
Cleopatra's Barge,
the Colosseum
    $600 17
"Nacho Libre"
    $600 25
"Before Brutus's tent, in the camp near Sardis"
    $600 4
Domicile for the nursery rhyme old woman with a family of unmanageable size
    $600 9
Proverbially, "You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your" this
    $600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkels in Baja California, Mexico.) A Baja resident named for a poisonous arachnid, this fish, with its spiny, venomous fins, uses camouflage to avoid detection
    $800 29
The Tournament of Kings dining show,
Castle Walk,
Fun Dungeon
    $800 19
"Tin Cup"
    DD: $2,000 26
"Another part of the island"
    $800 5
This load-carrying item is lifted & pushed by 2 horizontal shafts
    $800 10
A college applicant whose mom or dad graduated from that same school, possibly giving junior a "leg" up
    $800 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkels in Baja California, Mexico.) Even small fish should be approached with care by snorkelers; the surgeonfish, named for the resemblance of its spines to this operating-room tool, can inflict nasty cuts
    $1000 30
A midway,
an Adventuredome
    $1000 20
"Cool Runnings"
    $1000 27
"Cyprus, a room in the castle"
    $1000 6
This speedy item is also a palindrome
    $1000 11
Philip Marlowe is called a private dick, gumshoe, sleuth &, in "The Big Sleep", this slang synonym
    $1000 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkels in Baja California, Mexico.) The Panamic green species of this type of eel found in Baja is seen constantly opening & closing its mouth, which looks threatening but is actually needed for respiration

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

Jason Chris Basia
$5,000 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chris Basia
$8,800 -$200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
Before her untimely death,
this royal enjoyed singing
& playing instruments
    $400 12
A noisy or confused tumult
    $400 5
A 3'4" member of the 192nd Ohio was the shortest man in blue in this war
    $400 1
"Miss Independent" & "Stronger" were hits for this idol
    $400 2
In 2011 the Mr. Bubble brand of this celebrated its 50th birthday
    $400 21
It's sometimes referred to as Mount Tacoma
    $800 11
"Tahitian Women Bathing" is one of his paintings at the Met
    $800 13
Calamine, for one
    $800 6
Between 1799 & 1804, he lowered the French army's minimum height from 5'4" to 5'1"
    $800 17
"Fallin'", from 2001, was the first Top 40 hit for this singer & pianist
    $800 3
In the 1980s his constant companion was a chimp named Bubbles
    DD: $1,500 22
Appropriately, the highest mountain peak in this South American country is Pico Cristobal Colon
    $1200 19
"The Two Fridas"
shows a bleeding,
brokenhearted Frida Kahlo
on the left, torn over her divorce from this artist
    $1200 14
To get that zesty flavor, add some eye of newt to one of these elixirs
    $1200 7
5'5" James Jabara was the USA's first ace in this type of plane, flying the F-86
    $1200 18
In 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen hit No. 1 singing, "Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here's my number, so" this title
    $1200 4
In the movie "The Wizard of Oz", this good witch arrives in Munchkinland in a bubble
    $1200 23
Scientists estimate that since 1912, this highest African mountain has lost more than 80% of its ice cap
    DD: $2,000 20
His paintings of the naked & clothed "Majas" caused him to be called before a tribunal
    $1600 15
A private act of prayer
    $1600 9
This giant of early American naval history was called "little" by John Hancock & Abigail Adams
    $1600 24
Supermodel Paulina Porizkova, who married Ric Ocasek of this group, appeared in their video for "Drive"
    $1600 26
This traditional British dish of meat & cabbage is named for the sound it makes as it's cooking
    $1600 28
Most of the Carpathian Mountains lie in Slovakia & this country
    $2000 16
A 17th c. marquess of Worcester was one of those who tried hopelessly to build this kind of machine
    $2000 10
5'5" Frederick Funston won fame for capturing rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo in these islands in 1901
    $2000 25
This band made its Top 40 debut in 1967 with "Happy Jack"
    $2000 27
Donald Glaser won a 1960 Nobel Prize for inventing this device in which subatomic particles are studied
    $2000 29
It's the highest mountain in Canada & the second-highest in North America

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chris Basia
$21,200 $7,000 $4,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2-word adjective for "going against accepted speech or conduct" first appeared in a 1933 translation from Izvestia

Final scores:

Jason Chris Basia
$17,400 $1 $1
4-day champion: $85,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Chris Basia
$20,000 $7,000 $6,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2012-08-29
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