Show #5130 - Friday, December 22, 2006

Steve Unite game 5.


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Jeannette Harrison, a retired administrator and consultant from Columbus, Ohio

Sarah Callanan, a teacher from St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Steve Unite, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $86,804)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
    $200 17
Robert De Niro accidentally broke Joe Pesci's rib during a sparring scene in this 1980 film
    $200 24
Imitating British architecture in the 1600s, this style became popular in the 1920s
    $200 7
Part of Lapland north of the Arctic Circle has been proclaimed "Santa Claus Land" in this country
    $200 5
To damage your own interests, you can put this in your mouth or shoot yourself in it
    $200 1
Varieties of this brand of scotch include Red, Black, Gold & Blue Label
    $400 18
    $400 19
At the 2006 premiere of "The Break-Up", this female star was asked, "What was your worst break-up ever?"
    $400 25
Hey, cowboy! Corral this one-story home with a low-pitched roof that's also known as a rambler
    $400 8
In this song, Santa Claus is "making a list and checking it twice; gonna find out who's naughty and nice"
    $400 9
Originally, people "grasped at" these to keep from drowning
    $400 2
This brand has been made at the Lynchburg, Tennessee distillery since 1866
    $600 20
    $600 21
James Caan said he based his Sonny Corleone in "The Godfather" on this insult comic known as "Mr. Warmth"
    $600 26
This style designed to keep heavy snow from weighing down the roof could fit in a Letter Perfect category
    $600 13
For Belgian children, Santa Claus comes from Spain by boat on the night of Dec. 5 & leaves gifts in these
    DD: $1,800 10
Meaning you can't make sense of it, to not be able to do this "of" something, may refer to a flipped coin
    $600 3
I like them apples just fine when they're made into calvados, an expensive type of this spirit
    $800 29
    $800 22
The water in the glass on the dash rippled because of a plucked guitar string underneath, not a dinosaur, in this '93 film
    $800 27
This style home seen by anyone who plays Monopoly was named by a Yale president travelling through the area
    $800 14
The mythology of Santa Claus came to the Americas with this ethnic group as "Sinter Klaas" in the 17th century
    $800 11
After a night of drinking with Tintin, Captain Haddock was looking a bit green around these
    $800 4
This rum maker's website urges you to "Drink responsibly--captain's orders!"
    $1000 30
    $1000 23
Costume designer Charles LeMaire had no trouble dressing the title character of this 1956 film
    $1000 28
Seen here is an example of this early American style, typically 3 storeys with a symmetrical facade
    $1000 15
2-word name that British children use for Santa; J.R.R. Tolkien wrote his kids a series of "Letters" from him
    $1000 12
Legendary Texas football coach Darrell Royal used to say you gotta do this "with the one who brung ya"
    $1000 6
This "avian" vodka brand is "created in the... Cognac region of western France under the... eye of the maitre de chai"

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

Steve Sarah Jeannette
$7,200 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sarah Jeannette
$8,600 $0 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
S.C.'s Columbia City Ballet subtitled its adaptation of this 19th C. horror classic "Ballet With A Bite"
    $400 2
Inducted in 1982, this Brave has the most RBIs of anyone in the Hall with 2,297
    $400 1
Literally French for "perfect", it's the perfect dessert to serve in a tall glass
    $400 26
The song "Ol' Man River" says, "Tote that barge and lift" this package of cotton
    $400 7
Reddish-brown metallic bottle plug
    $400 18
In this book of the Bible, God hardened the heart of Pharaoh so he wouldn't let Moses & his people go
    $800 14
In Michael Pink's ballet version of this French novel, Esmeralda really swings: she's hanged onstage in Act III
    $800 3
In 1985 he stole a place in the hearts of the voters to get into the Hall with his 938 stolen bases
    $800 9
How about a scoop of Ben & Jerry's--maybe Chubby Hubby or this rhyming banana one
    $800 27
Cotton fresh from this process on looms is called "grey goods" & has to be sent for bleaching
    $800 8
Outgoing & aggressive precious metal
    $800 19
After this man died in 323 B.C., Ptolemy, one of his generals, declared himself Pharaoh
    $1200 15
Dmitry & his dad both lust after sexy Grushenka in the ballet based on this Dostoyevsky novel
    $1200 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands with a baseball bat ready for a pitch.) For control, he used a split grip. I don't know how he hit anything, let alone recorded the higest lifetime batting average
    $1200 23
I hope you saved room for this Italian treat, coffee- & liquor-soaked layers of sponge cake & a rich cheese filling
    $1200 28
The purpose of spinning is to turn sliver, a loose rope, into this strand of twised thread
    $1200 10
Epidermis of a character in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $1200 20
Pharaonic regalia included the Heqa Scepter & the Red Deshret & White Hedjet of these
    $1600 16
Valerie Bettis' ballet "As I Lay Dying" brought to life a novel by this southerner
    $1600 5
This Pittsburgh Pirate was the first Puerto Rican & Latin American voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers this tasty clue from a restaurant in Vienna, Austria.) While the recipe for the original sacher torte is top secret, I can tell you that it contains plenty of chocolate & this flavor jam
    $1600 29
The process of carding, which straightens & clans fibers, may include this, also done to part people's hair
    $1600 11
Putrid aroma from a bluish-white metal
    $1600 21
Mr. Greeley could tell you early Egyptian myths made the Pharaoh an earthly form of this Royal Falcon god
    DD: $1,000 17
Picture this:
"Double Exposure" is based on this Oscar Wilde novel
    $2000 6
Nickname shared by Hall of Fame pitchers Steve Carlton & Robert Grove
    $2000 25
It's the 4-letter Spanish equivalent of creme caramel
    DD: $1,000 30
It's the mechanical process of separating cotton seeds from the fibers
    $2000 12
Skull made from one of the oldest mined elments used by humanity
    $2000 22
The Pharaoh who took the name Akhenaton also made Aton, the god of this, into the only god

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sarah Jeannette
$16,200 $10,400 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1997 the American Public Transportation Association gave this woman its first Lifetime Achievement Award

Final scores:

Steve Sarah Jeannette
$20,801 $20,004 $6,200
5-day champion: $107,605 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Sarah Jeannette
$15,000 $12,400 $6,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2006-10-24
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