Show #5109 - Thursday, November 23, 2006

Jeff Spoeri game 4.


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Sarah Ramer, a clinical research coordinator originally from Wayne, New Jersey

Carl Swanson, a medical office assistant from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jeff Spoeri, a university administrator from Boynton Beach, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $58,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1875 British swimmer Matthew Webb made the first crossing of this, in 21 hours, 45 minutes
    $200 21
Perhaps tiring of all that sand in "Lawrence of Arabia", David Lean was "Russian" to photograph snow in this 1965 epic
    $200 1
A 1972 song said "Put the lime in" this & "drink them both up"
    $200 11
Hog home
    $200 16
In Act I, Scene i he won't shut up about his love for the fair Rosaline; in Act I, Scene v, he falls for another girl
    $200 30
Wear flame-retardant mitts to touch the grill; these French-named charcoal blocks can reach 1000 degrees F.
    $400 7
Several rivers in England are named this, including one that flows by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
    $400 22
Jack Lemmon has his ups & downs with elevator operator Shirley MacLaine in this Billy Wilder classic
    $400 2
The shell of this kidney-shaped nut is highly toxic
    $400 12
A card game, or the colorless liquor you might drink while playing it
    $400 17
The name of this 18th c. Italian adventurer whose racy memoir ran 12 volumes became a synonym for a promiscuous lover
    $400 29
A metal tube, this "starter" named for an item found on a house concentrates heat & gets coals lit evenly
    $600 8
The ferry service across this river linking Birkenhead & Liverpool dates back to 1330
    $600 23
George Hamilton (yes, George Hamilton) played Hank Williams in this 1964 film whose title "will tell on you"
    $600 3
This semitropical citrus fruit looks like a large, bumpy lemon
    $600 13
To add a soundtrack in a different language
    $600 18
George Wickham seduces young Lydia Bennet in this novel; Mr. Darcy intercedes & brings about their marriage
    $600 26
George Stephen created this company's backyard grill by putting a rounded lid on half a metal buoy
    $800 9
This estuary of Scotland's Forth River extends 48 miles inland from the North Sea
    $800 24
Angela Lansbury & Ginger Rogers each played Mama Jean in competing movie bios about this 1930s sex symbol
    $800 4
This cinnamon-coated treat is sort of a Mexican cruller
    $800 14
Biblical holder of critters or commandments
    DD: $1,800 19
This Byron poem says, "What men call gallantry, & gods adultery, is much more common where the climate's sultry"
    $800 27
This host of "Boy Meets Grill" says charcoal is a lot of work but it gives food a smokiness that gas can't imitate
    $1000 10
The Minch is a channel separating northwest Scotland & this "Outer" island group
    $1000 25
This freckle-faced blonde singer gets stalked by an eerie voice in the 1960 thriller "Midnight Lace"
    $1000 5
Often lemon, these cookies are finished with powdered sugar & are as refreshing as their name suggests
    $1000 15
Towering timber seen here
    $1000 20
A young man's overindulgence in wine & women lands him in an insane asylum in this series by William Hogarth
    $1000 28
This "regal" brand of charcoal is named for one of Henry Ford's relatives

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

Jeff Carl Sarah
$4,600 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Carl Sarah
$5,200 $2,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give the word made by combining chemical symbols, as well as state abbreviations. That doesn't sound easy, does it?)
    $400 1
The appropriate site of the first modern Olympics
    $400 6
Chlorine plus oxygen plus Utah gives this synonym for influence
    $400 11
The first sheet music to sell 1 million copies was this man's "Maple Leaf Rag"
    $400 21
Here Mahler takes this normally cheery song & turns it into a funeral march
    $400 16
A light meter is also called this type of "meter", the total amount of light that reaches the film
    $800 2
Olympic city where Jesse Owens became a legend in 1936
    $800 7
Sodium plus North Carolina plus yttrium yields this first name of Ms. Walker or Ms. Drew
    $800 12
2 days after James Buchanan's Inauguration, the Supreme Court announced its decision regarding this man
    $800 22
Gabriel Faure wrote music to this "moony" poem by Verlaine that also inspired Debussy
    $800 17
A tax on the use of a commodity or service within a country
    DD: $3,000 28
In Jan. 1778 George Washington found out about plans for invading this land & called the plot "the child of folly"
    $1200 3
The U.S. Olympic team did not compete in the 1980 Summer Olympics hosted by this city
    $1200 8
Cubans do it occasionally: Delaware plus iron plus Connecticut
    $1200 13
In 1803 he finished writing "Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border"
    $1200 23
With no lyrics by Gilbert, "The Lost Chord" is a melancholy song by this Victorian composer
    DD: $4,000 18
In the presidential oath of office, the word that fits the category
    $1600 26
It's estimated only about 60% of the German mercenaries known as these returned home
    $1600 4
Si! Si! The Summer Olympics were held in this city in 1992
    $1600 9
Bromine plus Arizona plus Illinois gets you here in South America
    $1600 14
On March 29, 1912 this explorer made his last diary entry
    $1600 24
Vaughan Williams' Shakespeare songs include "Full Fathom Five" from this play
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a pie chart on the monitor.) A pie chart with one piece pulled out for emphasis is called this
    $2000 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from West Point.) These links were part of the great chain across the Hudson used in 1778 to block the naval forces of this British Commander
    $2000 5
In 1952 Oslo held the Winter Games & this other northern European capital hosted the Summer Games
    $2000 10
A spice for chili: copper plus Michigan plus nitrogen
    $2000 15
Nicknamed "Old Fuss & Feathers", he was general-in-chief of the Army from 1841 to 1861
    $2000 25
"None but" Tchaikovsky could have written this song heard here in an instrumental version
    $2000 20
The Brits like this 5-letter short form of a word for someone in self-imposed exile

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Carl Sarah
$17,800 $9,400 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Bruce Peterson, a NASA test pilot, helped inspire this series; the crash he survived was seen in the show's opening credits

Final scores:

Jeff Carl Sarah
$18,801 $200 $5,200
4-day champion: $77,302 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Carl Sarah
$16,000 $11,200 $9,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2006-09-19
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