Show #6519 - Thursday, January 10, 2013

Kristin Morgan game 2.


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Natalie Hudson, an attorney and taiko drummer from Houston, Texas

Parker East, a performance artist from Tallahassee, Florida

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
1993: "An adventure 65 million years in the making"
    $200 1
A flat, broad upland area; Tibet occupies the highest one in the world
    $200 12
Y is this currency used in Yokohama
    $200 21
George "the Gipper" Gipp died 2 weeks after being named to this team made up of the best from around college football
    $200 6
One of the effects of this Hugo novel was to shame the city of Paris into restoring a much-neglected cathedral
    $200 7
After Google; before wind & fire
    $400 17
1997: "Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe!"
    $400 2
A maar is a big hole caused by this type of explosive activity
    $400 13
"Z" is the title of the 1969 movie that won an Oscar in this category
    $400 22
This accused ax murderess was back in the news in 2012 after her lawyer's original journals were discovered
    $400 14
Wondering about the success of this novel featuring Jean Valjean, Hugo telegraphed his publisher, "?"; the reply was "!"
    $400 8
Before flytrap; after blonde
    $600 19
2009: "Some guys just can't handle Vegas"
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geological diagram on the monitor.) The source of many wells & springs is a permeable layer of rock called either a "water-bearing stratum" or this single-word name
    $600 15
E is the seventh tone in this major scale
    $600 23
O. Henry called this fall holiday "the one day that is purely American"
    $600 27
Hugo's "Toilers of the Sea" inspired a fad for anything related to this 10-armed cephalopod: dishes, hats, etc.
    $600 9
After Freddie; before Morris
    DD: $2,000 25
2000: "She brought a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees"
    $800 4
1,600 miles long, it's the deepest valley on the ocean floor; James Cameron made the first solo visit to its deepest part
    $800 16
X is a band from this city that provided the title of its debut album
    $800 24
Sandy Hook Light, the USA's oldest standing lighthouse, still operates in this state
    $800 28
After Hugo's death on May 22, 1885, his body lay in state for one night under this Paris landmark
    $800 10
After Veronica; before Blackmon
    $1000 26
In 1998 the main character was "On the air. Unaware"
    $1000 5
A hollow stone nodule lined by mineral crystals growing inward
    $1000 20
B is the symbol of this chemical element
    $1000 30
A little bird told us this Tennessee city that's home to Dollywood got its name from a river & an ironworks
    $1000 29
In 1841, after 3 unsuccessful attempts, Hugo was finally elected to this literary group
    $1000 11
Before missile; after jumpin'

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

Kristin Parker Natalie
$2,800 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$5,000 $5,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "W-A-R-D" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 1
April 19, 1775: Just rode to Lexington & met Dawes; now off to Concord! (Samuel Prescott, you were tagged in this check-in)
    $400 25
This state's flag flew at half-mast on the day of singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's 1997 funeral
    $400 13
The finale of the Millennium trilogy: "The Girl Who Kicked the ____'s Nest"
    $400 8
This capital city on the Dnieper river lends its name to a high-calorie chicken dish
    $400 3
In May music fans mourned the death of Robin Gibb & this disco queen
    $400 20
This word means "in the direction of the place where you live"
    DD: $2,000 2
1485: @Bosworth Field, leading my side against those wretched Tudors & I need a ride desparately
    $800 26
Born with the first name Israel, he became famous as his brother George's lyricist under this name
    $800 15
Meta-fiction paying tribute to Melville: ____'s wife"
    $800 9
The name of this city comes from the Quechua word rimac, & it's on the Rimac River
    $800 4
There's a little less laughter in Hollywood since the death of this comic
    $800 21
Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim spends his life atoning for being one of these at a crucial moment
    $1200 14
December 1913: I'm in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, 'cause I'm governor now! Viva la revolucion!
    $1200 27
General Israel Putnam is said to have ordered, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" at this battle
    $1200 16
By Margaret Atwood: "The ____'s tale"
    $1200 10
Found on the Aare River, this Swiss capital was founded according to tradition in 1191
    $1200 5
Though he passed away at 82, this entertainment icon will forever be remembered as "America's oldest teenager"
    $1200 22
It's the opposite of leeward
    $1600 19
1949: I'm in Taiwan, setting up a government with other nationalist Chinese leaders
    $1600 28
In 1844 Israel Josaphat adopted this last name; with an added "S", it would become Europe's leading news agency
    $1600 17
A recent bestseller set in Paris in 1942 & 2002: "____'s Key"
    $1600 11
Lome is the capital & largest city of this West African country whose name is also 4 letters long
    $1600 6
On his passing, Barbra Streisand said, "He was a true musical genius, but above all that, he was a beautiful human being"
    $1600 23
Honest & direct
    $2000 29
480 B.C.: Crossing the Hellespont, supported by 700 ships; it's good to be the Persian king!
    $2000 30
Israel ben Eliezer, better known as the Ba'al Shem Tov, founded this Orthodox Jewish movement in the 18th century
    $2000 18
Subtitled "A Natural history of Four Meals": "The "____'s Dilemma"
    DD: $5,000 12
Suva, the capital of this island nation, is a shipping & commercial center of the South Pacific
    $2000 7
In summer 2012 The Monkees announced their first tour since the death of this bandmate in February
    $2000 24
2-word equivalent of sommelier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$13,000 $16,400 $9,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This term for a type of decision is from Old French for "to speak the truth"

Final scores:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$6,799 $6,799 $6,199
2-day co-champion: $13,499 New co-champion: $6,799 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Parker Natalie
$11,800 $12,200 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2012-10-15
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