Show #7459 - Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lisa Schlitt game 5.


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Sean Dennison, a graduate student and teacher from Los Angeles, California

Warren Toland, a National Guard recruiter from Torrington, Connecticut

Lisa Schlitt, a microbiologist from Berwyn, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that comes [*] in the dictionary.)
    $200 7
Rapper Marshall Mathers
    $200 1
Important in pre-Civil War America, it bears the name of two guys from England
    $200 28
For a pre-funeral viewing, you may lie in repose; if your body is in the Capitol Rotunda, it's called doing this
    $200 16
This word for noise from a storm ends with another sound you make with your hands
    $200 12
This British Airways plane cruised at 1,350 mph & in flight, would stretch 6-10 inches due to heating of the airframe
    $200 6
In 2014, Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy became America's doctor as the holder of this government post
    $400 8
Writer & director Allan Konigsberg
    $400 2
With this ring, I thee wed to frigid temperatures and 24-hour sun on the solstice
    $400 23
The name of this funeral mass comes form a form of the Latin word for "rest"
    $400 15
In this game colored disks are flipped into a cup
    $400 13
In 1967 this "directional" airline filed papers to serve Dallas, Houston & San Antonio
    $400 20
Larissa in Thessaly was home to this "Father of Medicine"
    $600 9
Legendary pop star Reginald Dwight
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) China claims as its territorial waters everything within the Nine-Dash line; it used to have eleven dashes, but when Communist Vietnam was a closer ally, two in this gulf were dropped
    $600 24
In Poe's "Lenore" let this "funeral song be sung... for her, the doubly dead in that she died so young"
    $600 19
It's the "loyal" term for those who manage the operations of a school or other institution
    $600 14
The name of this airline is translated from the Irish as "air fleet"
    $600 25
Dr. Bennet Omalu discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players, as depicted in this 2015 film
    $800 10
"Broke Girl" Katherine Litwack
    $800 4
Almost precisely straight lines mark the borders of these two states that joined the Union in 1876 and 1890
    $800 29
4-letter word for a stand or pedestal supporting a coffin at a funeral
    $800 21
10-letter border beyond which trees do not grow in polar areas
    DD: $2,000 17
On Nov. 1, 1958 this airline began service from Amsterdam to Tokyo, flying over the North Pole
    $800 27
Dr. H.V. Carter provided the illustrations for this British anatomist's 1858 textbook
    $1000 11
Elizabeth Grant, whose album debut was "Born to Die"
    $1000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The way cities around the world line up on lines of latitude can be surprising; for instance, Los Angeles, California lies only about two minutes north of this 3-letter Moroccan city
    $1000 26
"The Old Guard" or 3rd infantry, the oldest active U.S. Army regiment, serves as this type of "guard" at military funerals
    $1000 22
It's what the Brits call molasses
    $1000 18
In 1932 the USSR Civil Air Fleet was given this shorter name; the airline still uses it today
    $1000 30
Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath invented a probe for treatment of this eye condition in which the lens becomes opaque

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

Lisa Warren Sean
$2,000 $1,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Warren Sean
$5,400 $1,200 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
She won for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"& "The Golden Girls" & more recently for hosting "Saturday Night Live"
    $400 12
This South American country contains 60% of the Amazon rainforest
    $400 17
In an 1819 tale this character awakens from a 2-decade nap to find his wife has passed on
    $400 2
In 1762 she had herself proclaimed Empress of Russia
    $400 1
Yer pie hole, or the river's end flowing into the sea
    $400 22
From November 2007 to May 2011, Dominique Strauss-Kahn served the IMF as this, M.D. for short
    $800 6
In 2015 she became the first African-American woman to win for Lead Actress in a Drama Series
    $800 13
The 2 main varieties of rainforest are temperate & this other type, named for its location near the Equator
    $800 18
Eliza escapes on the Underground Railroad & her husband George Harris later joins her in this 1852 novel
    DD: $1,500 3
What goes around, comes around-- in 1541 this conqueror was murdered at his palace in Lima
    $800 8
A seasoning, or a term for an old sailor, matey
    $800 23
M-D is manic depression, now called this disorder
    $1200 24
Jill Soloway, who won for directing this Amazon series, thanked her own father, a transgender woman
    DD: $1,000 14
The densest areas of biodiversity are found in this high layer of rainforest formed by adjacent treetops
    $1200 19
In this author's "The Portrait of a Lady", Isabel has her pick of men & marries Gilbert; things go... poorly
    $1200 4
After he was banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony, he founded the colony of Rhode Island
    $1200 9
A European plant of the mustard family, or a shy person who stays on the side at a dance
    $1200 26
MD is short for Maryland, whose state seal features the motto & arms of this family
    $1600 29
Nominated 7 times, Isabel Sanford won in 1981 for playing Weezy on this sitcom
    $1600 15
Seen here is this rainforest primate that has another animal in its name
    $1600 20
Dorothea & Tertius each get married in this really long George Eliot "Study of Provincial Life"; things go... poorly
    $1600 5
He was born July 6, 1832 in Vienna and was executed June 19, 1867 in Mexico
    $1600 10
A section of written work, or a voyage by water from one country to another
    $1600 27
MD can stand for this disease, of which Duchenne is the most common childhood form
    $2000 30
2016 winner Tatiana Maslany said her multiple roles, looks & accents on this series are "a dream for any actor"
    $2000 16
You can visit a butterfly farm or zip line through the rainforests of Puntarenas in this Central American country
    $2000 21
Charles, a simple widower, marries Emma, this title Frenchwoman; things go... poorly
    $2000 7
Rome's greatest orator, he was invited to join the triumvirate of Caesar, Crassus & Pompey but declined
    $2000 11
A martini-making accessory, or a member of a celibate religious group
    $2000 28
For pianists, M.D. means use this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Warren Sean
$27,500 $4,400 $13,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Empire State Building says that on a clear day you can see 5 states from the top: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & these 2

Final scores:

Lisa Warren Sean
$27,300 $4,400 $0
5-day champion: $112,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Warren Sean
$25,800 $4,400 $13,600
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2016-11-08
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