Show #6516 - Monday, January 7, 2013

Ashok Poozhikunnel game 3.


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Steve Money, an international education specialist from Washington, D.C.

Wendy Hayes, a project specialist from Kansas City, Missouri

Ashok Poozhikunnel, an underwriter from Wheaton, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give us the English title.)
    $200 13
Purse your lips into a small "O" shape, place your tongue behind your bottom teeth, gently blow out air
    $200 1
Rossini: "Guillaume Tell"
    $200 2
Kentucky Derby, Preakness...
    $200 23
This blonde beauty who reprised her role as Amanda on the new "Melrose Place" was a psychology major
    $200 4
Mission: this 10-letter word meaning hopelessly difficult; the clue will self-destruct in one second
    $200 18
His State of the Union speech: "Never before has our nation enjoyed... so much prosperity... and so few external threats"
    $400 14
Cover the "Free" space on your card, listen to the host call letters & numbers, yell the winning word if you complete a line
    $400 12
Mozart: "Le Nozze di Figaro "
    $400 3
The id, the ego...
    $400 24
For the brief time he attended, he was a rebel with a cause, even landing a lead role in a 1950 stage production
    $400 5
It takes a very steady hand... this term for a medical procedure also describes a math process like addition
    $400 19
"We reverse the judgment of the Supreme Court of" this state "ordering a recount to proceed"
    $600 15
Start by gathering enough gopher wood to construct a 450 x 75 x 45-foot boat
    $600 26
Offenbach: "Les Contes d'Hoffmann"
    $600 6
Purgatorio, paradiso...
    $600 25
Attending UCLA in the '60s, he was no "Meathead", he just played one later on television
    $600 9
Term for a document that comes before "of deposit" & after "birth"
    $600 20
In January, the spokesman for a presidential council on this computer issue: "It's a lot quieter"
    $800 16
Melt butter, melt in marshmallows, add breakfast cereal, stir, press flat & cut into squares
    $800 27
Wagner: " Gotter-dammerung "
    $800 7
In credit rating: Fitch, Moody's...
    $800 29
This woman who won consecutive heptathlons at the Olympics went to UCLA on a basketball scholarship
    $800 10
Also a physiological term, it's the distribution of copies of a periodical among readers
    $800 21
A congressman: "Regardless of whether we grant normal trade status to" this vast country, its "market is opening"
    $1000 17
Open the airflow valve slowly, note the reading when you first hear the pulse & again when you can no longer hear it
    $1000 28
Puccini: "La Fanciulla del West"
    $1000 8
In the body: stirrup, hammer...
    $1000 30
Neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on "The Big Bang Theory", in real life she has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA
    $1000 11
A collection of monkeys & mambas on exhibit
    DD: $1,200 22
This country's president, in an address to the Knesset: "I am asking forgiveness ...for myself and my generation"

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

Ashok Wendy Steve
$3,000 $2,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Wendy Steve
$2,800 $2,800 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we want you to name the movie's actor-director.)
    $400 6
In a Sophocles play, Jocasta hangs herself when she realizes that her husband & her son are both this title guy
    $400 1
The object that caused quite a stir as the "Great Comet" of 1531" is now known as this
    $400 16
1941: "Citizen Kane"
    $400 11
In 1935 she became the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland
    $400 21
Whether it's a trash mover, a toad strangler or a gully washer, a hard one of these is about to fall
    $400 23
This fort south of Louisville currently houses more than 140 million ounces of gold
    $800 7
This playwright's "The Importance of Being Earnest" was back on Broadway in 2011, 116 years after its debut there
    DD: $3,000 2
This mixture of potassium nitrate, sulfur & charcoal was perfected by the Chinese around 1000 A.D.
    $800 17
"Madea's Witness Protection"
    $800 12
In 1809 Mary Kies became the first woman to receive one of these, for a method of weaving straw
    $800 22
Chesterfield & daveno are words for this piece of furniture
    $800 24
Fort Abraham Lincoln was established in 1872 to protect the survey crews & workers who were building this as it advanced west across the Dakota Territory & beyond
    $1200 8
"Fair is foul, and foul is fair" in the first scene tells us things are not as they should be in this Shakespeare tragedy
    $1200 3
In 1505 this writer established a Florentine militia
    $1200 18
1996: "Sling Blade"
    $1200 13
In 1989 reverend Barbara Harris of Boston became the first female bishop in this Protestant church
    $1200 28
If a fluffernutter or a grinder is on the menu, you're about to enjoy one of these
    $1200 25
What's called "Fort Sam" for short is named for him
    $1600 9
Annie Sullivan spells out "water", "egg" & "mug" for her pupil in living up to the title of this play
    $1600 4
Legend has it that around 550 Byzantine ruler Justinian sent monks to China to smuggle out these lepidopterans
    $1600 19
2000: "Pollock"
    DD: $3,000 14
The first to be named Time magazine's Woman of the Year, she soon married ex-British king Edward VIII
    $1600 29
Mosquito hawk & globe-skimmer are terms for this "fly" with distinctive wings
    $1600 26
Troops are both mobilized & demobilized at this fort about 15 miles southeast of Trenton
    $2000 10
Proteus syndrome may have been the cause of the deformities of the title character of this 1979 play
    $2000 5
9th century English King Alfred the Great is said to have used calibrated candles to measure this
    $2000 20
2001: "Zoolander"
    $2000 15
The first female White House press secretary, she served in 1993 & 1994
    $2000 30
It's a New Englandism for what the rest of us call a milkshake
    $2000 27
George Washington led the building of Fort Necessity in 1754 during this war

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Wendy Steve
$18,800 $2,400 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A bio from 1974, 26 years after his death, quotes him: "I swing big... I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can"

Final scores:

Ashok Wendy Steve
$26,001 $4,000 $19,000
3-day champion: $65,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ashok Wendy Steve
$19,600 $2,400 $12,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2012-10-15
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