Show #5121 - Monday, December 11, 2006

Christian Haines game 4.


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Robin Pelkey, a law student originally from Kamuela, Hawaii

John Gershkoff, a realtor from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Christian Haines, a Congressional special assistant from Newport News, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $66,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" is set against the background of this decade-long upheaval
    $200 6
Sandra returned; Keanu passed on the watery "Cruise Control" sequel to this 1994 thrill-fest
    $200 7
In Colombia:
    $200 26
The Duke of Edinburgh, he served in the Pacific in WWII before marrying Princess Elizabeth in 1947
    $200 1
Your mission, should you choose to accept it: find this fungus used in pate de foie gras--a pig is provided
    $200 16
An editor of Forbes' 2006 list of the World's Richest People said this "just isn't what it used to be"
    $400 22
E.L. Doctorow's Civil War novel "The March" tells the story of those on this general's march through Georgia
    $400 8
The killer in the "Revenge" sequel to this movie eats 1 Brody off Amity Island, then looks for more of them in the Bahamas
    $400 9
In Brazil:
    $400 27
Grand Duke Michael wasn't rushin' to become czar after this brother of his abdicated on March 15, 1917
    $400 2
Your Austrian contact will be this chef seen here; his first name leads to his code name--Mozart
    $400 17
Use a pedometer to try to reach the goal of this many steps a day, the usual number given to maintain long-term health
    $600 23
Larry McMurtry's "Telegraph Days" has heroine Nellie Courtright witnessing the 1881 gunfight at this place
    $600 13
Jackie Mason played miniature golf in the 1988 sequel to this madcap comedy
    $600 10
In Kyrgyzstan:
Kyrgyz & this
    $600 28
While fighting for Charles II in 1651, John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, was captured by this lord protector
    $600 3
Jim, you must remove certain organs of this rhyming species of puffer fish, as they contain a deadly poison
    $600 18
We're sure you scored well above this in standard IQ tests; it generally indicates average for one's age
    $800 24
"Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of Griet, who works in the Delft household of this 17th century painter
    $800 14
It's Burkittsville redux as 4 Boston students stumble on the "Book of Shadows" in a sequel to this 1999 flick
    DD: $1,200 11
In Chad:
French & this
    $800 29
We learn that the Duke of Milan set young Miranda & her usurped father adrift at sea in this Shakespeare work
    $800 4
Beware this Food Network woman seen here, Jim--she's been known to limit her meals to 30 minutes
    $800 19
The Schwinn Continental, introduced in 1960, had this many gears
    $1000 25
Ireland's tempestuous history has inspired many historical novels, like this author's 1976 book "Trinity"
    $1000 15
Adrian Zmed takes us back to Rydell High & sees familiar faces like Didi Conn in the 1982 sequel to this film
    $1000 12
In Fiji:
    $1000 30
In the 14th century John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster, aided this "dark" prince during the 100 Years' War
    $1000 5
This "airy" 7-letter French dessert may be chilled, baked or frozen & use liqueurs, but if agitated, may destruct in 5 sec.
    $1000 20
The EPA doesn't want kids breathing air with more carbon monoxide than 9 parts per this

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

Christian John Robin
$5,400 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christian John Robin
$10,800 -$1,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Around 106 A.D. Jordan became part of this empire's province of Arabia
    $400 26
2-word "conjuring" brand name for a felt-tip pen that comes in many colors
    $400 21
Harper Lee should know it's the state bird of Texas
    $400 12
The ghost of Peter Dromgoole, supposedly killed in a duel, haunts Gimghoul Castle near Chapel Hill in this state
    $400 1
This branch of medicine deals with women during pregnancy & labor & after childbirth
    $400 7
No arrests were made after John Stockton left the NBA with a record 3,625 of these
    $800 13
Following World War I, this European country took control of Jordan
    $800 27
It's the rock group that gave us the hit song "Magic Man"
    $800 22
Congratulations! It's a healthy bouncing baby clue delivered by this bird seen here
    $800 17
Henry Mancini wrote the theme song for this TV crime drama with Craig Stevens in the title role
    $800 2
As opposed to oriental, this 10-letter word refers to the West
    $800 8
Among the records he held upon retiring were most regular-season points & 5,762 playoff points
    DD: $2,000 14
In 1952 he succeeded his father Talal as King of Jordan
    $1200 28
Before Sudoku, there was this puzzle box with rows & columns of numbers that each add up to the same sum
    $1200 23
During a rough incident in Milan, Katie Couric said, "some days you're" this bird, "some days you're the statue"
    DD: $2,800 18
In a 1962 film, this actor says, "That was before Aqaba anyway, I had to execute him with my pistol"
    $1200 3
Captain Beefheart is said to have a range of 4.5 of these
    $1200 9
This man pulled down 11 championship rings as a coach & player for the Celtics
    $1600 15
The easternmost point of Jordan borders this troubled country
    $1600 29
(Mark Hamill delivers the clue.) The scene of the escape pod leaving Princess Leia's ship was the first effect created by this company, abbreviated ILM
    $1600 24
Haha-hahaha! A flicker, this type of bird, feeds mainly on the ground & is especially fond of ants
    $1600 19
Also referred to as potassium nitrate or niter, this mineral was once used in gunpowder
    $1600 4
Some "languish in" this word that means "darkness" or "indistinctness"
    $1600 10
In 1974 & 1976 this forward led the Nets to the ABA Championship, & in 1983 he led the 76ers to the NBA Championship
    $2000 16
Jordan lost the city of Jerusalem & the territory known as the West Bank during a war in this year
    $2000 30
A stereopticon uses 2 of these, an early type of film projector
    $2000 25
It's W.C. Fields' avian of choice seen here
    $2000 20
This state university in Las Cruces took away the pistol from its mascot, Pistol Pete, & replaced it with a lasso
    $2000 5
A long vehicle for passengers, or an anthology of articles related to a subject
    $2000 11
Defensive stars Mark Eaton & Hakeem Olajuwon share the record with 10 of these in a playoff game

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christian John Robin
$28,800 $3,000 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The premiere of this miniseries was held at Normandy's Utah Beach Memorial on June 6, 2001

Final scores:

Christian John Robin
$38,800 $5,000 $7,199
4-day champion: $105,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christian John Robin
$26,400 $4,200 $6,600
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2006-10-18
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