Show #5108 - Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Jeff Spoeri game 3.


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Brad Waller, a software engineer from Seattle, Washington

Maureen McCuen, a U.S. history teacher from Paris, Texas

Jeff Spoeri, a university administrator from Boynton Beach, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hip new words from the "Urban Dictionary" website.)
(Alex: have to identify the person who was married to each of the people we will name.)
    $200 1
He lost a presidential election & a gubernatorial election before winning the White House in 1968
    $200 12
The first "L" in the Internet acronym "LOL" stands for this, as it does in "ROFL"
    $200 2
Sun, rain & Easter are all types of these
    $200 7
U.S. Selective Service system designation meaning unfit for active military duty
    $200 26
AKA "Los Reyes Catolicos", these 2 marched into the last Moorish stronghold in Granada in the late 15th century
    $200 17
Tom Hayden,
Roger Vadim,
Ted Turner
    $400 3
A series of comebacks highlights his life, including election to a final stint as British PM at nearly 77 in 1951
    $400 13
Justin Timberlake got props from Urban Dictionary for describing Janet Jackson's woes as this 2-word term
    $400 22
The buzz is that this hairdo, also called a B-52, has made a big comeback in the musical "Hairspray"
    $400 8
The Hs in the 4-H Club stand for these 4 words
    $400 27
6 years after a fatwa was issued regarding him, this author published "The Moor's Last Sigh"
    $400 18
Sean Penn,
Guy Ritchie
    $600 4
Despite being filmed using an illegal drug, he was reelected Washington, D.C. mayor in 1990
    $600 14
Ace Frehley & Paul Stanley could tell you that "snog" means to do this
    $600 23
Often navy blue with metal buttons, this sports jacket is worn by both men & women
    $600 9
On a baseball scorecard, it's the position designated number 4
    $600 28
This country south of Morocco derives its name from the word "moor"
    $600 19
Andre Previn,
Frank Sinatra
    $800 5
First elected Arkansas governor in 1978, he was defeated for reelection but later won 4 consecutive terms
    $800 15
An "ear worm" is slang for one of these that you can't get out of your head
    $800 24
For a formal occasion, a man might wear this, a flower or small bouquet, on his lapel
    $800 10
Proverbially lucky mutant version of a plant of the genus Trifolium
    $800 29
This Portuguese circumnavigator fought the Moors in North Africa in 1513
    $800 20
Jeremy Thomas,
Tom Green
    $1000 6
Despite twice being politically purged & imprisoned, he led China for nearly 20 years after Mao's death
    $1000 16
Though it sounds like a wading bird, this is an e-mail saying that you won't be able to attend Johnny's birthday party
    DD: $2,000 25
In the 1970s it was named Arizona's official state neckwear
    $1000 11
These 4 Biblical writers are symbolized by a man, a lion, an ox & an eagle
    $1000 21
Robert Evans,
Steve McQueen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jeff Maureen Brad
$7,400 -$1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Maureen Brad
$9,800 -$400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
From Germany, this river flows into the Netherlands, where it divides into 3 branches: the Waal, the Lek & the Ijssel
    $400 1
"____ Versus the Volcano"
    $400 7
In 1983 Vostok Station on this continent had the lowest temp. ever recorded on Earth, -128.6 degrees F.
    $400 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew sits at a drum set.) Though it's more associated with violin & piano, this process is also done with drums; you tighten the head to raise the pitch
    $400 22
On film, Brendan Fraser played this title Canadian Mountie
    $800 3
Both the Neman & Vistula Rivers flow into this European sea
    $800 10
"Guarding ____"
    $800 8
The National Weather Service says some Gulf Coast areas get a second peak tornado period, in this season
    $800 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays taps a drum.) These wires, stretched across the drum to vibrate against it, give the drum its name
    $800 20
Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time is recounted in this anti-war Vonnegut novel
    $800 23
It's the land covered by a public road or over which a power line passes
    DD: $3,000 4
The largest lake in this South American country is a reservoir, W.J. Van Blommestein Lake
    $1200 12
"____ Blue Eyes"
    $1200 9
Barometric pressure is measured in these units abbreviated mb
    $1200 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew plays with cymbals.) The snowshoe, a cymbal set on the floor, moved up a bit & became the low boy, which moved up some more & became this
    $1200 19
A game about Kevin Bacon was inspired by the title of this play
    $1200 24
Founded in 1978, the group called this "watch" is a smaller U.S. counterpart to Amnesty International
    $1600 5
This bay off Pitcairn Island is named for the ship that was burned & sunk in its waters on January 23, 1790
    $1600 13
"G.I. ____"
    $1600 11
Lightning results from movement of charged particles, usually within this 12-letter type of cloud also called a thundercloud
    $1600 18
This John Reed title refers to the period following Nov. 7, 1917, when the Bolsheviks seized power
    $1600 25
It's a claim on property by a person who openly possesses & occupies it without legal authority
    $2000 6
2 straits off Newfoundland lead into this gulf: the Strait of Belle Isle & Cabot Strait
    DD: $1,200 15
"____ & ____ & ____ & ____"
    $2000 14
The Earth’s rotation causes this “effect” in which winds gradually shift direction
    $2000 17
T.E. Lawrence wrote that this book has "No lessons for the world... it is filled with trivial things"
    $2000 26
The Supreme Court decided states must provide a lawyer to the accused in the ruling Gideon v. this person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Maureen Brad
$18,000 -$400 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Standart, Azov & Clock are among the names of these items, given as royal Easter gifts starting in the mid-1880s

Final scores:

Jeff Maureen Brad
$23,000 -$400 $6,400
3-day champion: $58,501 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Maureen Brad
$20,000 $800 $3,200
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2006-09-19
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