Show #5501 - Monday, July 7, 2008

Aaron Schroeder game 2.


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Kathy Maurer, a physics teacher from Manassas, Virginia

Dave Ruddell, a forensic scientist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Aaron Schroeder, a graduate student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "P" and will end with "T-I-O-N".)
    $200 6
The biggest war in history was this one involving 61 countries & more than 110 million soldiers
    $200 1
"Pinball Wizard" was a Top 40 hit for this '60s group
    $200 19
In Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" film series:
"Red", "White" & _____
    $200 11
On August 1, 2007 Minneapolis' I-35W bridge collapsed into this river
    $200 12
The Treasury Building is at 1500 & the White House at this number Pennsylvania Ave.
    $200 24
A drink or brew said to have medicinal or magical powers, perhaps to induce love
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, NV.) In 1972, responding to poor combat performance in this war, the United States Air Force began the Aggressor program to provide adversaries during training
    $400 2
This Don McLean song was inspired by the 1959 death of Buddy Holly
    $400 20
The 3 states with the highest number of electoral college votes:
California, New York & _____
    $400 13
Seen here on a stamp, the USA's longest covered bridge takes you from Vermont to this New England neighbor
    $400 14
There are this many books in Evangeline Walton's fantasy classic "The Mabinogion Tetralogy"
    $400 25
A state of damnation or ruin; hope you won't find yourself on the "road to" it
    $600 8
It ran from 1618 to 1648
    $600 3
2004's "Genius Loves Company", featuring a dozen duets, was the final new album by this man
    $600 21
Inferior planets:
Mercury, _____
    $600 16
The Harbour Bridge rises 440 feet above this Down Under city's harbour
    $600 15
In 2006 the death of a model who didn't eat enough led to a debate named for this size in women's wear
    $600 26
It's a fancy way of saying coloration, as of the skin
    $800 9
"50 million Frenchmen can't be wrong" became a popular saying with soldiers during this war
    $800 4
In 1984 this group broke into the Top 40 with "Red Red Wine"; in 2008 they broke up
    $800 22
Before Alice joins them, the 3 sitting at the table for the tea party:
Mad Hatter, March Hare & _____
    $800 17
Completed in 2004, the Centennial Bridge, seen here, spans this man-made body of water
    $800 29
Number of numbers to pick in each game of the 12-state Mega Millions lottery
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew kneels at the riverbank in Kyoto, Japan, and releases a basket with two small dolls into the current.) In Shinto, dolls called katashiro take on transgressions of a person & are set adrift in this type of spiritual cleansing rite
    $1000 10
Austerlitz was one of the major battles in the wars named for this man
    $1000 5
"Kate" is what family & friends call this singer of "Suddenly I See"
    $1000 23
The sons of George H.W. Bush:
George, Jeb, Marvin & _____
    DD: $1,500 18
Britain's Humber Bridge, once the longest single-span bridge of this type, bends 10 feet in the middle in high winds
    $1000 30
In "The Long Goodbye", Philip Marlowe's gat is "a short-barreled police" this
    $1000 28
A formally drawn request, like the kind you sign to get an initiative on a ballot

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

Aaron Dave Kathy
$4,600 $1,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Dave Kathy
$9,700 $2,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and in some cases we're gonna need first names.)
"D" AS...
    $400 1
This "chocolately coated peanut butter crunch candy" has been around since 1917
    $400 14
Chris won the job filming the first 2 entries in this franchise after wowing author J.K. Rowling
    $400 6
This Eric Schlosser book about burgers & fries was kind of "The Jungle" for 2001
    $400 9
In 1975 Hillary joined the faculty of the law school at the University of this state
    $400 25
If your diner waitress yells, "Paint a bow-wow red!" to the cook, you've ordered one of these with ketchup
    $400 21
in this German dog breed, named after breeder Ludwig
    $800 2
She was very hands-on with the TV series "Charlie Horse Music Pizza" & "Lamb Chop's Play Along"
    $800 15
Chris Columbus penned the script about this "Young" title character who solved murders aided by John Watson
    $800 7
In 1968 Eric Goldman wrote "The Tragedy of" this president: "A Historian's Personal Memoir"
    $800 10
In 1973 Ms. Rodham earned a degree from this Ivy League school, where she met a fella named Bill
    $800 26
Of the dishes at a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, it's the one most likely to be made with sage
    $800 22
in this trademark of Invista for a type of polyester
    $1200 3
The heroine of this author's "Main Street" escapes her miserable small town--for a while
    $1200 16
Chris directed the first & second installments of this Macaulay Culkin franchise
    $1200 8
English prof & media pundit Eric Alterman is also the author of "It Ain't No Sin to Be Glad You're Alive", about this rocker
    $1200 11
This 1996 book by Mrs. Clinton called for community participation in helping kids develop
    $1200 27
"Eye" have a feeling you might know the name of this kind of salmon, the most valuable food variety
    $1200 23
in this title from the Greek for "minister", for a member of the clerical order just below that of a priest
    $1600 4
He retired as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe in 2000, then ran for president
    $1600 17
In 2005 Chris directed this movie based on Jonathan Larson's Tony-winning musical
    DD: $4,000 19
E.D. (Eric Donald) Hirsch educated us with his book this type of "Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know"
    $1600 12
In 2000 a long investigation into the Clintons' role in this development corp. ended with no charges filed
    $1600 28
Colorful name of Catherine Hanley's cookbook of "Prize-winning Recipes from America's State Fairs"
    DD: $100 24
in this kind of tea, one of India's finest; its leaves are grown at about 7,000 feet
    $2000 5
This prosecutor of O.J. Simpson is now a legal correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight"
    $2000 18
Chris wrote three rules for these title characters: no bright lights, don't get them wet & no food after midnight
    $2000 20
Though American on TV, Lassie was created by this Yorkshireman
    $2000 13
Hillary chaired her local Young Republicans chapter & supported this 1964 presidential candidate
    $2000 29
Genuine pizza pies in the style of this southern Italian city are cooked in wood-fire ovens at 905 degrees F.
    $2000 30
in this adjective for an elegant & gracious gentleman; it comes from the French for "of good family"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Dave Kathy
$27,800 $2,200 $2,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a poem, these 5 words precede "breeding Lilacs out of the dead land... stirring Dull roots with spring rain"

Final scores:

Aaron Dave Kathy
$25,600 $1 $0
2-day champion: $51,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Dave Kathy
$28,800 $6,200 $2,200
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2008-03-26
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