Show #6515 - Friday, January 4, 2013

Ashok Poozhikunnel game 2.


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Alison Shapiro, a publicist from Santa Monica, California

Michele Myers Beuerlein, a research assistant from Cincinnati, Ohio

Ashok Poozhikunnel, an underwriter from Wheaton, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters--those six letters, actually--will come up in each correct response; either/or.)
    $200 4
The dominant paper in our nation's capital, it's among the top 10 U.S. papers in circulation
    $200 1
Several bridges, including El Tahrir, cross the Nile in this capital
    $200 26
What you're seeing is the hairstyle created when 500,000 of these pass through your body
    $200 22
"International Man of Mystery"
    $200 9
Concerning this failed operation, JFK said, "the Cuban people have not yet spoken their final piece"
    $200 7
On "Jeopardy!", it consists of 5 clues
    $400 18
Early in their careers, Mark Twain & Bret Harte wrote pieces for this California city's Chronicle
    $400 2
This port is the southernmost of South Africa's 3 capitals
    $400 27
Don't wig out--this monarch from 1643 to 1715 had dozens of wig makers working for him
    $400 23
"How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"
    $400 10
As reported by Hernan Cortes in a 1522 dispatch, these people said that "by no means would they give themselves up"
    $400 8
Trivial or undignified verse
    $600 19
This Georgia paper is known as the AJC for short
    DD: $400 3
The name of this largest Moroccan city combines 2 Spanish words
    $600 28
In a painting by Matthias Stom, this biblical figure is in the process of becoming dis-tressed
    $600 15
"The First Avenger"
    $600 14
In a 1959 American kitchen exhibit in Moscow, he told Khrushchev, "In America, we like to make life easier for women"
    $600 11
To jump on top of another person, often in a group
    $800 20
Daniel Hertzberg & James B. Stewart of this paper shared a 1988 Pulitzer for their stories about insider trading
    $800 5
Wooden 2-story verandas in this Liberian capital are an architectural link to the U.S. south
    $800 29
In 1786, Gilbert Stuart painted Chief Joseph Brant, who was--go figure--head of this tribe
    $800 24
"The Ballad of Ricky Bobby"
    $800 16
After the fall of France in 1940, this general told his country, "France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war"
    $800 12
Asserting an opinion in an authoritative manner
    $1000 21
In 1840 Horace Greeley began publishing "The Log Cabin", a weekly campaign paper in support of this Whig candidate
    $1000 6
Named for a 19th century queen, this capital of the Seychelles has fewer than 30,000 people
    $1000 30
The hairdo of this comic-strip prince has gone in and out of fashion
    $1000 25
"The Far Side of the World"
    $1000 17
In 1888 this Chancellor told the Reichstag, "we Germans fear God, but nothing else in the world"
    $1000 13
High-deductible health insurance only useful in case of utter disaster

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

Ashok Michele Alison
$4,000 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Michele Alison
$8,800 $3,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In that category we want you to identify the author whose preface we quote.)
(Alex: --not "domination"--)
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
    DD: $3,000 14
"The tribe... was a mighty people, called the 'Mahicanni,' or, more commonly, the 'Mohicans'"
    $400 4
This New Orleans venue reopened Sept. 25, 2006
    $400 10
Large specimens of this marsupial can leap over barriers 6 feet high
    $400 19
Adam Ant:
"Goody ____ Shoes"
    $400 16
Pierre Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais, presided over the trial of this woman who went up in smoke May 30, 1431
    $400 21
In Olympic gymnastic events, it precedes "all-around men" & "all-around women"
    $800 15
"Those awful young women capering at the hotel-door, they are the real little Daisy Millers that were"
    DD: $1,000 5
This Wisconsin city claims to have built the USA's only granite dome
    $800 11
One of the N.Y. Times' headlines on this landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision was "Cardinals Shocked"
    $800 20
Steely Dan:
"Hey ____"
    $800 17
Nicholas Ridley, who supported Lady Jane Grey, got burned when this "Bloody" British queen took the throne
    $800 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) This invention sped up the flow of news from behind the beyond; in 2001, this one sent the only real-time images of U.S. surveillance personnel being freed from China
    $1200 1
"'Jude the Obscure' is simply an endeavour to give shape... to a series of... personal impressions"
    $1200 6
This sacred structure dates from the late 600s A.D.
    $1200 9
Because of the way he became president, John Tyler's opponents nicknamed him "His" this
    $1200 23
T-Pain featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen:
"____ O'Clock"
    $1200 18
William Tyndale, who completed his English translation of this in 1525, was burned in Brussels in 1536
    $1200 25
This "botanical" interchange is where 2 highways meet
    $1600 2
"Some of the characters in these pages are chosen from the most criminal and degraded... Sikes is a thief"
    $1600 7
Syracuse Univ.'s domed stadium is named for this air-conditioning company that paid $2.75 million for the rights
    $1600 12
In 2011 bell ringers for this charity started accepting digital donations to its red kettle
    $1600 24
Public Enemy:
"____ Is A Joke"
    $1600 28
In 1612 Edward Wightman became the last person to be burned in England as this religious criminal
    $1600 26
The gangster who actually moves his finger to carry out a hit while the guy who planned it might be elsewhere
    $2000 3
"Erewhon is pronounced as a word of three syllables, all short"
    $2000 8
The structure seen here, in this city, is technically not a dome since it uses masts & cables for support
    $2000 13
After Elizabeth's death in 1603, the crown passed to King James, the first of this royal house to rule England
    $2000 30
The Proclaimers:
"I'm Gonna Be (____ Miles)"
    $2000 29
France's Philip IV--known as "The Fair"--had Jacques de Molay, the last grand master of this order, burned in 1314
    $2000 27
This term for a shabbily clothed, dirty child is the name of a demon in the poem "Piers Plowman"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Michele Alison
$24,600 $5,000 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

For a 1912 play they were dubbed Blick, Flick, Glick, Snick, Plick, Whick & Quee; 25 years later, they got new names

Final scores:

Ashok Michele Alison
$18,001 $10,000 $12,999
2-day champion: $39,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ashok Michele Alison
$22,000 $5,000 $10,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2012-09-19
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