Show #5504 - Thursday, July 10, 2008

Aaron Schroeder game 5.


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Tom Pusateri, a teacher from Clearwater, Florida

Joan Gardiner, an English department chairperson from Joppa, Maryland

Aaron Schroeder, a graduate student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 4-day cash winnings total $103,902)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the main sport depicted in...)
    $200 11
Genesis says "all the days of" this guy were 969 years, so if you're "as old as" him, you're really old
    $200 6
"Blades of Glory"
Will Ferrell
    $200 12
These bakery pastries don't contain the "ursine" parts in their names; that would be too "grizzly"
    $200 17
Deep envy, like I have for all of Johnny Gilbert's cool jackets
    $200 1
In 1969 this 27-year-old seized power in a coup d'etat in Libya
    $200 26
In the standard 3-class configuration, this Boeing jet seats 416
    $400 19
Proverbs actually says "He that spareth" this "hateth his son"
    $400 7
Will Ferrell
    $400 13
The Godiva candy called an "open" one of these bivalves is a praline "pearl" resting in a chocolate shell
    $400 18
A U.S. state capital
    $400 2
Around 950 B.C., a Libyan military officer seized this neighboring kingdom & ruled it as Pharaoh Sheshonk I
    $400 27
It's the 2-word slang term for what is formally known as "time zone change syndrome"
    $600 20
Cain's 5-word question to God in Genesis 4:9, when asked of Abel's whereabouts
    $600 8
"Slap Shot"
    $600 14
In 1981 the Trolli Company gave us the "gummi" type of these creepy crawlies seen on your lawn
    $600 23
They run Georgetown University
    $600 3
Prime minister from 2003 to 2006, Shukri Ghanem earlier spent time as the research director of this cartel
    DD: $1,500 28
The first jet vs. jet air battle took place during this war
    $800 21
Matthew 5:13 says that "ye are" this mineral phrase, meaning representative of the best of society
    $800 9
"Bull Durham"
    $800 15
No gastropods were harmed to make this sweet swirled roll (do the French call it a cinnamon escargot?)
    $800 24
Seen here, this jumping mouselike rodent can jump faster than a human can run
    $800 4
In 1711 Ahmed Karamanli founded his own dynasty in Libya after breaking it away from this Muslim empire's control
    $800 29
In the '60s, he began turning Swiss-built jet fighters into personal jets for the rich
    $1000 22
Not just for sick M.D.s, this 3-word proverb suggests Jesus should work miracles in his hometown as he did abroad
    $1000 10
"The Legend of Bagger Vance"
    $1000 16
The classic French cookie called a langue de chat looks like this kitty part--luckily, not an ingredient
    $1000 25
A bitter or warning rant, from the name of a Old Testament prophet
    $1000 5
Omar Mukhtar was the leader of a 20th century uprising against Libya's occupation by this European nation
    $1000 30
European nations joined forces to form this company whose widebody A300 was launched in 1974

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

Aaron Joan Tom
$5,000 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Joan Tom
$7,200 $2,400 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the TV show. We'll give you the...)
    $400 25
For messing up the words, among other mistakes, in 1894 this Italian tenor was dismissed from "Mignon"
    $400 4
The Oceanic 6
    $400 1
The Troubadour Theater Co.'s 2006 show about him was subtitled "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince of Denmark"
    $400 10
This famous trick question is the title of C-SPAN's book on presidential gravesites
    $400 20
JTF-2 is now this country's Elite CTU following the disbanding of its RCMP-SERT in 1993
    $400 15
Hard physical work is made easier when you apply this type of "grease"
    DD: $1,600 26
Moving to Greece at age 13, she studied voice at the Royal Academy of Music in Athens
    $800 5
The Sweathogs
    $800 2
Akira Kurosawa's film "Throne of Blood", based on this play, has just one witch (if you don't count the lead guy's wife)
    $800 11
Her grave in Missouri is inscribed: "Faithful to the cause of Prohibition, she hath done what she could"
    $800 21
This country's Special Forces include the Special Boat Service as well as the Special Air Service
    $800 16
Lentigo senilis is a medical term for these brown signs of age on the skin
    $1200 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from Steinway & Sons in New York.) Steinway unveiled its 500,000th piano in a 1988 gala at Carnegie Hall featuring Steinway artists like this American pianist who has his own Fort Worth piano competition
    $1200 6
The Malachi Brothers,
The Pinkettes
    $1200 3
Aerosmith songs (& scantily clad cuties) enlivened "The Comedy of Aerosmith", a raunchy retelling of this play
    $1200 12
In 1002 Otto III was buried near this king of the Franks whose body Otto had dug up to pray before
    $1200 22
In 1994 this country formed a new special forces group, the Kommando Spezialkraefte
    $1200 17
You may "pay" someone this type of insincere respect, expressed with part of the mouth but not acted on
    $1600 28
In 1897 this cellist was awarded the Order of Carlos III from the Queen of Spain
    $1600 7
Sons of the Tundra
    $1600 9
Patrick Stewart played a cattle baron dividing his empire among his 3 daughters in "King of Texas", based on this play
    $1600 13
He "eminently" ruled France from behind the scenes from 1624 to 1642, but his head was stolen from his grave in 1793
    $1600 23
A holdover from the Cold War, the Spetsnaz are some of this country's elite special forces
    DD: $2,000 18
Said when you suspect you're being misled, this phrase may come from British muggers known as "trippers up"
    $2000 29
He composed the music for the 1938 ballet "Billy the Kid"
    $2000 8
The Beavers,
The Vermont Hooligans
    $2000 30
Yee-haw! Colonel John Falstaff goes a-wooing in "Lone Star Love", a musical that moves this comedy to Texas
    $2000 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Lima, Peru.) The first stone for Lima's cathedral was laid by this conqueror in 1535; his remains now lie in this very tomb
    $2000 24
In 1962 India set up the Special Frontier Force made up largely of refugees from this lofty region
    $2000 19
One horsepower is equal to 550 of these units per second

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Joan Tom
$12,000 $12,000 $6,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1947 he said Europe's food needs require "substantial additional help" to prevent social deterioration

Final scores:

Aaron Joan Tom
$24,000 $24,000 $6,200
5-day co-champion: $127,902 New co-champion: $24,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Joan Tom
$14,000 $11,200 $5,200
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2008-03-26
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