Show #5110 - Friday, November 24, 2006

Jeff Spoeri game 5.


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Teresa Cahalan, a policy analyst from Washington, D.C.

Jacob Cytryn, a Jewish studies teacher from New York, New York

Jeff Spoeri, a university administrator from Boynton Beach, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $77,302)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
On Nov. 26, 1789 this was celebrated as a national holiday for the first time
    $200 6
This band didn't hit "The Wall" at 10 million; they're over 23, now
    $200 1
Theaters in the district named for this NYC road increased from about 20 in 1900 to an all-time high of 80 in 1925
    $200 22
Eastwood's subtle verbal clues
    $200 21
Melville inscribed this tome to Nathaniel Hawthorne "in token of… admiration for his genius"
    $200 16
Shah Jahan built this complex in Agra, India to immortalize Mumtaz, his favorite wife
    $400 12
In 1857 the first krewe, or society, sponsored decorative floats for this annual celebration
    $400 7
"Nevermind" the fact this Seattle band hit the 10 million mark
    DD: $1,000 2
The Tour de France ends on this boulevard
    $400 23
Witherspoon's parts
    $400 27
He dedicated "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" to Lucy Barfield, his goddaughter for whom he wrote the story
    $400 17
How modern--Queen Victoria proposed to him on Oct. 15, 1839
    $600 13
On Dec. 5, 1776 this fraternity for students of academic distinction was founded at William & Mary
    $600 8
This band had 19 million "Rumours" to share
    $600 3
Chicago's street addresses emanate from Point Zero, the intersection of Madison Avenue & this street
    $600 24
Nicholson's trousers
    $600 28
A Steinbeck dedication:
"To Carol who willed" this book; "To Tom who lived it"
    $600 18
The first time Vivien Leigh saw him onstage, she said, "That's the man I'm going to marry" (she was right)
    $800 14
In 1813, 2 years after defeating Tecumseh at Tippecanoe, this general fought & killed him at the Thames River
    $800 9
This "Cracked" debut album from Hootie & the Blowfish has sold more than 16 million copies
    $800 4
This 3-mile route in Boston is marked by a line of red paint or red brick on the sidewalk
    $800 25
Hilary's financial institutions
    $800 29
His "Tom Jones" has a 4-page dedication, addressed to Lord Commissioner George Lyttleton
    $800 19
Even after 29 years of marriage, he still thought of wife Linda as "my girlfriend"
    $1000 15
In 1687 Capt. Joseph Wadsworth hid this colony's charter from the colonial governor by placing it in a white oak tree
    $1000 10
He's had 4 albums sell more than 10 million, including "Ropin' the Wind"
    $1000 5
The Bank of England is "The Old Lady of" this street; the London Stock Exchange was there until 2004
    $1000 26
Landau's milk boxes
    $1000 30
Gunter Grass simply wrote that this 1959 novel was "For Anna Grass"
    $1000 20
In 1925 this 3-named British economist married Lydia Lopakova, one of Diaghilev's ballerinas

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

Jeff jacob Teresa
$3,800 $0 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff jacob Teresa
$6,600 $1,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
A placer is a deposit of sand containing metals such as this, which brought an influx to Placer County, California
    $400 11
"Ease his pain", it said/ A voice that whispered through corn/ Doc Graham got to play
    $400 6
It's a 2-word alternate name for the harmonica
    $400 16
...who first met Samuel Johnson May 16, 1763
    $400 1
The American University of this Lebanese capital opened in 1866
    $400 21
A Grand Ole Opry star says "How-deeeee!" when she joins Eddie Vedder's band
    $800 29
A cauldron subsidence is when a mass of solid rock sinks into a pool of this subterranean molten rock
    $800 12
Jimmy once a pro/ Alas, war calls men away/ Nine gals beats no gals...
    $800 7
Stravinsky wrote a "Symphony in Three" of these instead of the traditional four
    $800 17
...who is credited with inventing basketball
    $800 2
Its metropolitan area straddles the Ontario-Quebec border
    DD: $3,000 22
Toronto freaks when this 1,815' landmark becomes a Medieval fortress on the north bank of the Thames
    $1200 28
In geology, BYO isn't on a faculty party invitation; it stands for this, as in Canada's Acasta gneiss, about 4 BYO
    $1200 13
Cicotte, Waver, Joe/ The Black Sox accept their fate/ Gambling mars the game
    $1200 8
The popular piece heard here is in the style of this dance
    DD: $2,800 18
...who warned that the Americas are "not to be considered as subjects for future colonization"
    $1200 3
Of Wellington, Canberra or Jakarta, the national capital that is the northernmost
    $1200 25
Garp's literary creator who goes into songwriting with "God Bless America"
    $1600 27
In the mountain type of this, rock projects above the frozen stuff
    $1600 14
Lupus & Tanner/ Skilled not inside the diamond/ Buttermaker drinks
    $1600 9
A type of Medieval or Renaissance musician; Nanki-poo sang, "A wandering" one "I, a thing of shreds & patches"
    $1600 19
...who established a cooking school in New York in 1955
    $1600 4
In May 1936 this capital fell to Italian forces & Haile Selassie fled into exile for the next 5 years
    $1600 23
"Schoolhouse Rock" song about the making of laws gets to become Senate Majority Leader... Oh yes!
    $2000 26
William Smith's 1815 map "of England and Wales" showed these rock layers in different colors
    $2000 15
Pop Fisher gambles/ Hobbs spurs on the New York Knights/ Wonderboy--kaput
    $2000 10
Italian for "very", it may appear before "allegro" to tell players to really pick up the pace
    $2000 20
...who was President Reagan's Secretary of the Treasury & George H.W. Bush's Secretary of State
    $2000 5
Maputo is the capital of this former Portuguese colony, now a nation of southeast Africa
    $2000 24
A separate price for each dish on the menu is granted another French term for unconditional authority

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff jacob Teresa
$19,800 $13,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Meaning to ascribe predetermined characteristics, this word comes from a printing process using metal plates

Final scores:

Jeff jacob Teresa
$26,801 $17,408 $0
5-day champion: $104,103 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff jacob Teresa
$19,800 $11,800 $7,000
27 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2006-09-19
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