Show #6789 - Thursday, March 6, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 1990s game 4.


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Claudia Perry, a worker for an e-learning company from Evanston, Illinois

Mark Dawson, a writer and editor for the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge from Chamblee, Georgia

Dave Abbott, a musician and licensing executive from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with a "Z".)
    $200 9
Home to a chuckwalla lizard breeding program, Henry Doorly Zoo is found in this city
    $200 4
Rick Springfield was jealous:
"____'s Girl"
    $200 12
Ring my bell! Pavlov did to produce this fluid in dogs
    $200 1
This Hemingway novel takes place over 3 days near Segovia, Spain in 1937
    $200 25
It was before I had a cell phone, so when I said, "hit me on the hip" I meant contact me via this device
    $200 18
This French preposition means "at the home of"
    $400 14
The Loup & the Elkhorn are the 2 major tributaries of this river that in turn flows into the Missouri
    $400 5
The Everly Brothers sang, "I die each time I hear this sound":
"____'s Clown"
    $400 13
Pleural fluid is found in a sac in this cavity; an excess buildup of it is not good
    $400 2
In a kids' book, Chester is this title type of insect who comes from Connecticut to live in Times Square
    $400 26
The "pump" from this company was a shoe you pumped up with air for a snugger fit
    $400 19
Here's our theme in this musical style associated with Vienna
    $600 15
An 1875 visitor called Ogallala "Gomorrah of the Cattle Trail... (3/4) dance halls, gambling houses &" these to drink in
    $600 6
Suzanne Vega, a cappella:
"____'s Diner"
    $600 22
No joke, a gel called the vitreous this fills the space between the retina & the lens of your eye
    $600 3
"The Devil's Candy" chronicled the disastrous film production of this Tom Wolfe bestseller
    $600 20
Suzanne Somers squeezed out a small fortune advertising this exercise product in the 1990s; I've still got mine
    $600 21
A court officer cries this twice to get silence before a session
    $800 16
Pawnee City is home to one of the largest collections of this kind of fencing material
    $800 7
Fountains of Wayne had the hots for her:
"____'s Mom"
    DD: $3,000 23
Plasma is blood without cells; this is blood without cells & clotting factors
    $800 10
This Italian literary critic wrote the 1988 novel "Foucault's Pendulum"
    $800 29
This global phenomenon featuring a guy in a red & white striped shirt & cap sold 47 million books worldwide
    $800 27
The chow chow & Samoyed are this type of dog with thick fur & a tail curled over the back
    $1000 17
This monument near Alliance is a display of half-buried vehicles that looks like an older British landmark
    $1000 8
About Mrs. John Denver:
"____'s Song"
    $1000 24
The liver sends this alkaline liquid to the gallbladder to help with digestion
    $1000 11
In the "Nun's Priest's Tale", Chaucer used some of the French material about this fox of medieval French fable
    $1000 30
Infomercials helped popularize this martial arts-based workout with a Korean-derived name
    $1000 28
Ax-like tool with a chisel-like steel head

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

Dave Mark Claudia
$3,200 $3,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Mark Claudia
$4,600 $6,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1990s TV SHOWS
(Alex: You have to identify the stream. Actually, you have to identify the river.)
    $400 3
In a Jack London story, a jute mill worker breathes air "thick with" this substance that fills his lungs (& belly button)
    $400 1
A young physician makes a new life for herself in the Old West
    $400 17
"M" is for this man who died just 5 years after his son passed away at age 777
    $400 12
In 1982 this future German chancellor got a divorce after 5 years of marriage but kept the last name
    $400 18
This seat, the title of a Thurber story, is a position of great advantage
    $400 2
In North America:
Goat Island &
Navy Island
    $800 5
Jute served the British Empire as a billion sandbags lined these World War I pits that gave their name to a type of warfare
    $800 4
A young woman's murder in a small Pacific northwest town leads to a mystery
    $800 27
"P" es for these people whom Jesus calls "hypocrites" & "ye generation of vipers"
    $800 13
Divorce & remarriage to a divorcee named Happy helped kill a 1964 presidential bid by this rich GOP moderate
    $800 23
It's the point in the orbit of a planet at which it's nearest to the sun
    $800 19
In the Midwest:
Blanchard Island &
Kaskaskia Island (until the silt came)
    $1200 9
A big 19th century discovery: jute makes good carpet backing if mixed with this politically incorrect oil
    $1200 6
A free-spirited yoga instructor marries a conservative attorney on their first date
    $1200 28
"J" is for this man, who says, "My brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man"
    DD: $800 14
Their storybook royal romance produced 2 daughters but ended in 1996
    $1200 24
This French phrase refers to a form of psychosis in which 2 people share the same delusions
    $1200 20
On continental Europe:
Obuda Island
    $1600 10
Jute is made into this material with a weapon in its name, often followed by "sack"
    $1600 7
Staffers must stop the dimwitted mayor of NYC from making a fool of himself
    $1600 29
"E" is for this city in "witch" King Saul gets very bad news
    $1600 15
Andrew Jackson loved her so much he married her twice; her divorce from an Army officer wasn't final the first time
    $1600 25
This 3-letfer Hindi word is used in India as a title of respect for a man
    $1600 21
Off continental Europe:
Temple Mill Island &
Eel Pie Island
    $2000 11
Around 1900 the center of jute production moved from Dundee, Scotland to this present capital of West Bengal, India
    $2000 8
A self-absorbed TV personality urges his audience, "No flipping!"
    $2000 30
"C" is for this high priest who presided over Jesus' first trial
    $2000 16
Around 1880 this Irish Nationalist leader said, hello, Kitty O'Shea, leading to her divorce & his political ruin
    $2000 26
Often seen in crosswords, this 4-letter word for a small decorative case to hold needles is from the Old French
    DD: $2,000 22
Elephantine Island &
Kitchener's Island

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Mark Claudia
$16,200 $13,600 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the most recent winner of 2 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, winning in 1982 & 1991 for books in the same series

Final scores:

Dave Mark Claudia
$5,199 $15,599 $11,600
3rd place: $5,000 Quarterfinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Mark Claudia
$16,200 $19,400 $5,800
17 R,
2 W
25 R,
3 W
(including 3 DDs)
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2014-01-21
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