Show #6752 - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Sarah McNitt game 1.


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Osei Boakye, a graduate student of history from Clearwater, Florida

Sarah McNitt, a study-abroad advisor originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Michelle DeGrothy, a Navy helicopter pilot from Neptune Beach, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
As Denny Crane, a man who loved to hear the words "Denny Crane"
    $200 26
In 1996 the Alice Hotel in Wichita in this state was no longer taking reservations
    $200 13
Hemingway used Gertrude Stein's "You are all a lost" this word in the epigraph to "The Sun Also Rises"
    $200 3
To cut small shavings from a piece of wood
    $200 21
He crossed his first frontier in Tennessee on Aug. 17, 1786: his final one would be in Texas
    $200 1
Webcams at the National Zoo allow you to observe Mei Xiang & Tian Tian, 2 of these
    $400 5
As Thomas Magnum, P.I.
    $400 27
In 2010 the hole in the roof got a lot bigger in Texas Stadium, the suddenly ex-home to this team after 38 seasons
    $400 14
In August 2011 an unknown 62-mile-long section of this landmark was discovered in the Gobi Desert
    $400 6
It's the past participle of smite
    $400 22
Read all about it! This newspaper mogul is delivered on April 29, 1863 in San Francisco!
    $400 2
The howl of the ring-tailed type of this primate can be heard half a mile away
    $600 10
As the Dowager Countess of Grantham, who really wouldn't have time for such trifling matters, Dear
    $600 28
In 2006 a 500-foot tall cooling tower at this type of plant in Oregon was no longer 500 feet tall
    $600 15
Many of the items attached to a 2-D surface in this French-named art form are objets trouves, aka found objects, aka junk
    $600 7
Perhaps including an amusing mistake, it's a piece of film not used in the final version of a movie
    $600 23
A future politician, she was just a yummy little Hamburger on July 17, 1954
    $600 16
The "snow" type of this cat normally lives in Asia, but you can also see it at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle
    $800 11
1983, 1984 & 1985:
As Lacey, not Cagney
    $800 29
Many unhappy returns - we're not that sure if Atlantans were so sad to see a building for this government department go down in 1994
    $800 19
This branch of medicine deals with supplying artificial parts to replace lost limbs
    $800 8
Washed 2 dishes, answered 1 e-mail, watered a plant, basically I just did this around the house all morning
    $800 24
He was born in Brooklyn as Benjamin on Feb. 26, 1906 but would die better known as this mobster
    DD: $600 17
It's alphabetically first of the 4 members of the South American camelids
    $1000 12
Making headlines as Lou Grant
    $1000 30
Like an ex-bridge over troubled water, the Memorial Bridge became a memory in 2008 in this North Dakota capital
    $1000 20
Discovered by Galileo in 1610, this moon takes 3.55 days to orbit Jupiter; how continental!
    $1000 9
This journal contains the daily record of arrests at a police department
    $1000 25
On Nov. 14, 1765 this inventor steamed to life in Pennsylvania
    $1000 18
Nicknamed the bushman's clock, this Aussie critter is helpful in rousing the other animals in the morning

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

Michelle Sarah Osei
$1,000 $4,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Sarah Osei
$5,200 $6,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
In February the first Northern prisoners arrived at Andersonville Prison in this state; more than 45,000 followed
    $400 1
Chagall's "White" version of this scene has the unusual detail that Jesus wears a prayer shawl on the cross
    $400 13
This crime is the act of attempting to obtain money by threatening to reveal damaging information
    $400 11
Like Nebraska's, Guam's legislature is described with this adjective, meaning it consists of a single chamber
    $400 4
In 2011 this muggle topped Forbes' list of "the 10 most powerful women authors"
    $400 18
No subtlety here: "Hey hey, we're" this '60s TV band
    $800 2
A peek at the Titian titled this god "and Ariadne" shows grape leaves adorning his head--nice cheetah-drawn chariot too
    $800 14
Legally, consumer versions of these, like M80s & cherry bombs, must be limited to 50 milligrams of flash powder
    $800 12
(Former Justice of the Supreme Court Sandra Day O'Connor gives the clue.) In 1925 Harlan Fiske Stone became the first nominee to personally go before this group; in 1981 I was relieved when Bob Dole told me I was among friends there
    $800 5
"Kinsey and Me" is a collection of short stories & autobiographical sketches by this author of the alphabet mysteries
    $800 19
"We're" this English synth-pop dance band known for "West End Girls" / "Suburbia's a Slipstream to a Memory"
    $1200 3
The 2 dominant elements in "Guernica" are the horse & this other animal that's central to Spanish culture
    $1200 15
A spherical mass of naphthalene in Grandma's closet
    $1200 23
In 2013 former Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson was nominated as the new head of this cabinet department
    $1200 6
In 2013 this author of the memoir "Eat Pray Love" turned to historical fiction with "The Signature of all Things"
    $1200 20
"In a" this band name, "dreams stay with you / like a lover's voice fires the mountainside / stay alive"
    $1600 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us an engraving in the studio.) A closer look at Albrecht Durer's "Melencolia I" shows his skill at not only art but also math; the box in the back is one of these mystical constructs in which any row or column adds up to the same number; here, it's 34
    DD: $2,000 16
A vehicle for hire; its component words can each be a synonym of the compound word
    $1600 7
In 2011 Oxford's Bodleian Library acquired her handwritten draft for "The Watsons", a novel begun around 1804
    $1600 21
"You're just wasting my time, all you do to me is" this '80s band name
    $2000 10
Diogenes, Euclid & Pythagoras are but a few of the "students" seen emerging from this Raphael work
    $2000 17
It can be a type of melon with a whitish rind & green flesh or a sticky substance excreted by aphids
    $2000 8
In a 1930 letter she wrote, "As an experience madness is terrific... & in its lava I... find most of the things I write about"
    $2000 22
This '70s band with Paul Rodgers, "& I can't deny" / this '70s band with Paul Rodgers, "till the day I die"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Sarah Osei
$8,400 $11,800 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's once again in demand repairing old stone infrastructure, & is 1 of the 5 most popular U.S. boys' names today

Final scores:

Michelle Sarah Osei
$13,402 $15,800 $4,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michelle Sarah Osei
$9,000 $13,800 $2,400
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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Game tape date: 2013-11-06
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