Show #5502 - Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Aaron Schroeder game 3.


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Arianna Kelly, a law student from Somerville, Massachusetts

Fred Henn, a tech salesman from McMurray, Pennsylvania

Aaron Schroeder, a graduate student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
It's what the "L" stands for in "laser"
    $200 1
Tarte makes a dual-ended lip gloss named for this romantic pair, swingin' in the jungle since 1912
    $200 11
Words meaning "equitable" & "direction" combine for this part of a golf course
    $200 6
Wild West fun abounds during Cheyenne Frontier Days in this state
    $200 17
No script overlap here: Barry O'Brien both wrote for "CSI: Miami" & co-created this Miley Cyrus phenomenon
    $200 22
In 2007 this Apple CEO pocketed his annual $1 salary...
it's probably also worth noting his stake in Apple was $765 million
    $400 16
The Celsius temperature scale is also called this, meaning "divided into one hundred parts"
    $400 2 describes its "Sexy Jungle" lipstick as a "cool toffee shade of" this
    $400 12
Part of an envelope meets something to raise your car, putting this word on the breakfast menu
    $400 7
8 presidential eyes gaze down on the National Presidential Wax Museum-- it's 2 miles from this attraction
    $400 18
"A Benihana Christmas" by Jennifer Celotta had this comedy's Michael Scott canceling the holiday itself
    $400 23
Initially yours: in 1895 his syndicate bought all of a $62 million bond issue, ending a gold shortage in the U.S. treasury
    $600 24
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew performs a science experiment.) By mixing baking soda, a chemical base, with the acid in the lime juice, this gas is produced, resulting in a bubbly liquid
    $600 3
Type of African trip whose name precedes "Blaze" in the name of a Laura Geller lipstick
    DD: $1,000 13
Take a brief interval of time, put it before a pointer on a clock & you get this preowned word
    $600 8
Log on to your computer to learn that Knott's Berry Farm claims to have the very first one of these "log" rides
    $600 19
The truth is out there: Ken Biller co-wrote "Eve", an episode of this Fox drama from which the band Eve 6 got its name
    $600 25
Start Microsoft with Bill like he did & you too can own stuff like NFL & NBA teams & a 60-ft. submarine (for your yacht!)
    $800 28
This one of the simple machines is made by using a wheel & a rope
    $800 4
Iman named one of her company's lipstick shades for this wildcat that's also a luxury car
    $800 14
You can deceive someone by doing this, made from a part of some sweatshirts plus closing an eye
    $800 9
Visit the automobile museum at this famous home to see the red MG Elvis drove in "Blue Hawaii"
    $800 20
Carol Barbee co-wrote the "Why We Fight" episode of this CBS show which fought its own cancellation (at least briefly)
    $800 26
Italy's richest man as of 2007, this ex-prime minister has been estimated to be worth a cool $11.8 billion
    $1000 29
Shock researcher Walter Cannon coined this word for an organism's ability to maintain internal equilibrium
    $1000 5
Sultry, Hot & Passionate (Excuse me--I need to cool down) are just 3 of the shades in this co.'s Lipfinity line
    $1000 30
Words meaning "to catch a fish" & "to grade a paper" combine to make this type of important site
    $1000 10
Feel like a female deity when you eat this "verdant" salad dressing at S.F.'s Palace Hotel (it was invented there)
    $1000 21
Before writing for "AFV" & "Freaks and Geeks", J. Elvis Weinstein was the original voice of Tom Servo on this cult classic
    $1000 27
Starting Google worked out well for Larry Page & him; as of 2007, they were worth $16.6 billion--apiece

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

Aaron Fred Arianna
$1,600 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Fred Arianna
$8,400 $3,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a quotation, you give us [*] of that quotation.)
(Alex: You must take the category in order, clues from top to bottom.)
    $400 20
In 1770 Capt. James Cook became the first European to sight Australia's fertile east coast, which he named "New" this
    $400 25
In a 1939 film, he played Mr. Jefferson Smith, an appointee to the U.S. Senate
    $400 6
"And God said, Let there be light: and there was light"
    $400 1
Larry Bird was called the "Hick from French Lick"--this state was his home
    $400 7
A type of boxing knockout
    $400 15
The Navajo are noted for their "paintings" done with this material that can be glued to a board
    $800 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Ginza in Tokyo.) Not much keeps the spirit of Tokyo down; this event in 1923 basically destroyed the city, but it was completely rebuilt in 1930
    $800 26
This director of "Clerks" played Warlock in "Live Free or Die Hard"
    DD: $1,200 9
"In this best of all possible worlds...Everything is for the best"
    $800 2
William Jennings Bryan, the "Boy Orator of the Platte", knew the Platte primarily runs through this state
    $800 8
According to Ben Franklin, death & this were life's only certainties
    $800 16
Her "Grey's Anatomy" character, Dr. Yang, had a difficult romance with Dr. Burke
    $1200 22
In the 1540s John Calvin made this Swiss city a center of Protestant might
    $1200 27
This actress gives Lisa Simpson her distinctive voice
    $1200 10
"The unexamined life is not worth living"
    $1200 3
Brian Mulroney, "The Boy From Baie Comeau", grew up along the north banks of this river in Quebec
    $1200 12
Style of Mexican-American pop music made famous by Selena
    $1200 17
William Sydney Porter started using this name while writing short stories from jail in Ohio
    DD: $5,000 23
By 1833 Spain had lost all of its empire in the New World except Cuba & this island; 65 years later, it lost those, too
    $1600 28
Dodie Smith wrote this classic tale about a plethora of puppies
    $1600 11
"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood"
    $1600 4
Nicolae Ceausescu was the "Butcher of" this Romanian city
    $1600 13
This Belgian cartoon character & amateur detective has been an international favorite since 1929
    $1600 18
In 1893 he was chief engineer of Detroit's Edison Illuminating Company; 6 years later he'd form his own company
    $2000 24
At the urging of this general now on the 5-peso note, Argentina declared its independence from Spain July 9, 1816
    $2000 29
On the Grammys in 2008, this partner of Louis Prima found "That Old Black Magic" in a duet with Kid Rock
    $2000 30
"Joy, beautiful radiance of the gods, daughter of Elysium..."
    $2000 5
Union Gen. George Henry Thomas was known as the "Rock of Chickamauga", Chickamauga being in this state
    $2000 14
Emperor from 14 to 37 A.D., he mailed it in the last 10 years from Capri
    $2000 19
This novelist founded the English Review in 1908 & helped launch James Joyce's career

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Fred Arianna
$18,800 $2,600 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1900 the Atlantic Monthly published his story "An Odyssey of the North", his literary breakthrough

Final scores:

Aaron Fred Arianna
$28,001 $5,199 $28,000
3-day champion: $79,101 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Fred Arianna
$18,400 $2,200 $10,600
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2008-03-26
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