Show #5438 - Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Deborah Fitzgerald game 3.


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Doug Friedman, a college science instructor from Flagstaff, Arizona

Kyron Rogers, an office manager and assistant from Brooklyn, New York

Deborah Fitzgerald, a retired government employee from McLean, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the song, you identify the motion picture.)
    $200 1
In 1952, after being relieved of command in Korea, he said, "It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"
    $200 16
"When You Wish Upon A Star"
    $200 30
Grades of this wine run from extra-brut to doux
    $200 21
In 2006 this country's President Ahmadinejad admitted it was enriching uranium
    $200 6
When this device is "on hook", the speech circuit is disabled & the ringing circuit is connected
    $200 11
This brand was introduced as Plastone, a premium car polish, in 1944
    $400 2
Winston Churchill said it's good for the uneducated "to read books of quotations." This one "is an admirable work"
    $400 17
"Take My Breath Away"
    $400 29
If selling wine, remember that every bottle must list the name, the producer & this content if it's over 14%
    $400 22
In 1938 this prime minister returned to Britain from a meeting with Hitler saying, "I believe it is peace in our time"
    $400 7
The name of this ancient device used for calculations is from the Latin for "counting board"
    $400 12
The younger, often second, spouse of a rich middle-aged man
    $600 3
After losing the heavyweight title to Gene Tunney in 1926, he told his wife, "Honey, I just forgot to duck"
    $600 18
"You Must Love Me"
    DD: $2,000 26
After dinner, enjoy a nice port wine from this nation's Douro Valley where it originated
    $600 23
Otmar Hasler is prime minister of this small Alpine nation between Switzerland & Austria
    $600 8
On a crash cart in a hospital, you'll find this device that shocks the heart
    $600 13
You might have learned to ride your bike with the help of these attachments
    $800 4
In April 1974 this kidnapped heiress announced, "This is Tania... I'm a soldier in the People's Army"
    $800 19
"I'm Easy"
    $800 27
A wine lover know"z" this Calif. grape that produces red & white has been traced back to Italy's Primitivo
    $800 24
Hugo Chavez of this South American country is an admirer of Simon Bolivar
    $800 9
Elisha Otis' son Charles improved on the device that slowed a speeding this, whether or not the rope broke
    $800 14
This Southerner wrote the 1959 classic "Sweet Bird of Youth"
    $1000 5
In 1975 she commented on a 1955 event by saying, "My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work"
    $1000 20
"Under the Sea"
    $1000 28
You don't have to pull the feathers off this "chilly" pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
    $1000 25
Like his father whom he succeeded, Bashar al-Assad heads the Ba'ath Party in this Middle East country
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a lab.) Stretch a balloon over a glass, secure with rubber bands, then place a straw on top & you have a simple version of this device that measures air pressure
    $1000 15
Dominating the tropics, these blow mainly from the northeast in the Northern Hemisphere

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

Deborah Kyron Doug
$2,400 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Kyron Doug
$7,800 $6,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
In the U.S., alligators & crocodiles co-exist only at the southern tip of this state
    $400 24
Van Heflin, Gig Young & Robert Coote played Athos, Porthos & Aramis in this "novel" 1948 film
    $400 11
Following college, Anderson Cooper studied Vietnamese at the University of this Asian capital city
    $400 1
Kentucky has only one national forest, & it's named for this trailblazer
    $400 6
"The Restaurant at the End of the Universe" was one of Douglas Adams' sequels to this novel
    $400 17
To know how many of you showed up for the 3-hour video of my trip to Manitoba, I'll take this "count"
    $800 13
In 1991 radar images hinted that there was ice at the north pole of this inner planet
    $800 25
At the end of 1949's "In the Good Old Summertime", Liza Minnelli made her screen debut as this woman's daughter
    $800 22
Despite war & a U.S. invasion in 2001, this nation has the highest birthrate in Asia, 46 births per 1,000 citizens
    $800 2
He's the subject of the biographies "Official and Confidential" & "The Man and the Secrets"
    $800 7
In 1959 Grace Metalious returned to this town, hoping to cash in on the success of her earlier novel
    $800 18
Hyphenated adjective meaning so appetizing you salivate
    $1200 14
17th century Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens developed the wave theory of this
    $1200 26
(Film critic Leonard Maltin delivers the clue.) This 1941 detective drama, a Bogart classic, is in my top 5; after all these years, it's still a challenge to figure out
    $1200 23
Growing only about 5-9 inches long, the amago salmon is native to the southern islands of this Asian nation
    $1200 3
What he really said in 1925 was that "the chief business of the American people is business"
    $1200 8
"Of Time and the River" was his sequel to "Look Homeward, Angel"
    $1200 19
A drink taken for ocular stimulation on waking up
    DD: $2,000 15
Dinosaurs died out in this geological era that means "middle life"
    $1600 27
He made a cameo appearance as a man carrying a violin in his own film "Spellbound"
    $1600 29
It's the Indian city that's the home to Eden Gardens, Asia's largest arena for cricket
    $1600 4
For 5 months in 1863, he was commander of the Army of the Potomac
    DD: $2,500 9
"Myron" was Gore Vidal's sequel to this novel
    $1600 20
Sir, to toy with a woman's affections makes you a cad, a bounder, this--technically a calcaneus
    $2000 16
In 1766 this English chemist discovered the properties of hydrogen, which he called "inflammable air"
    $2000 28
The 1949 film about this big ape won a special effects Oscar (remember--we said 1949)
    $2000 30
Because of its distinctive call, this central Asian bovine is known as the grunting ox
    $2000 5
The woman seen here was one of many painted by this Dutch-born abstract expressionist
    $2000 10
"My Career Goes Bung" was Aussie author Miles Franklin's sequel to this novel
    $2000 21
This type of pork-barrel spending refers to funds directed to a member of Congress' pet project

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Kyron Doug
$13,300 $6,600 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Later translated into Russian by the author, it was dubbed both one of the best books of 1955 & one of the filthiest

Final scores:

Deborah Kyron Doug
$14,401 $12,505 $1,200
3-day champion: $41,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deborah Kyron Doug
$14,400 $6,600 $6,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2008-02-05
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