Show #5556 - Monday, November 3, 2008

Carl Brandt game 5.


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Catherine Muldoon, a graduate student from Somerville, Massachusetts

David Skaar, a research scientist from Raleigh, North Carolina

Carl Brandt, an investor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $70,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response is a letter of the alphabet plus a word to go with it.)
    $200 1
In this year the world said goodbye to Princess Diana & Mother Teresa
    $200 20
This band led by brothers Eddie & Alex hit with "Dancing In The Street" & "Dance The Night Away"
    $200 12
Use a whole toad but only the toe of this similar creature--you want that subtle flavor
    $200 26
The Guardian reported in 2008 that this London airport's new Terminal 5 was losing 900 bags a day
    $200 2
This country, reunited in 1990, is one of Europe's most obese nations because of sausage & beer intake
    $200 7
In a car, you missed your street--now this is the maneuver you'll make to head in the opposite direction
    $400 15
Charles Lindbergh flew solo across the Atlantic in this year
    $400 22
Courteney Cox & this guy were "Dancing In The Dark" in his 1984 music video, directed by Brian De Palma
    $400 13
Remember that kids' game "got your" this? Well, we've got a Turk's, & in it goes
    $400 27
After customers were stranded by delays, JetBlue issued one of these, like a certain 10 amendments
    $400 3
Truck drivers are 50% more likely to die of heart disease; exhaust from this type of fuel appears to be the culprit
    $400 8
22nd-letter style of sweater
    $600 16
The Russian Revolution began in this year, comrade
    $600 23
That hair! That sneer! Man, it was the early '80s when this Brit was "Dancing With Myself"
    $600 14
You'll get a nice crunch with scale of dragon & this sharp item from a wolf
    $600 28
Brussels Airlines retooled after superstitious fliers complained of this number of dots in the logo
    $600 4
In 2007, 12.1% of U.S. wage & salary workers were members of these, down from 20% in 1983
    $600 9
This term for an FBI agent dates back to before the 1920s
    DD: $2,600 17
Federal troops enforced integration at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in this year
    $800 24
In 1984 they hit the Top 20 when they took us back to their "Dance Hall Days"; everybody, this band tonight
    $800 19
Root of this, the plant that killed Socrates; not hard to find at a good organic produce store
    $800 29
WestJet punk'd fliers on April Fools' Day with a $12 offer for "sleeper cabins", actually these
    $800 5
There are currently over 900,000 of these & the avg. American uses under 14,000; Shakespeare used 24,000
    $800 10
Originally made to accompany the main feature on a double bill, today it's any quickly made low-budget film
    $1000 18
The fiery crash of the Hindenburg in this year ended the Zeppelin era
    $1000 25
"We can dance if we want to"--it's the 1983 hit by Men Without Hats (& don't jump in too fast with "Pop Goes The World")
    $1000 21
Cool it with the blood of this large, colorful African monkey, & you're done--who wants to taste?
    $1000 30
American Airlines made waves in 2008 when it stated it was charging $15 for the first of these
    $1000 6
The lowest prime number that's 2 consecutive digits, it's also the number of the psalm "The Lord Is My Shepherd"
    $1000 11
Leo Gerstenzang created this product in the 1920s after observing his wife applying cotton to toothpicks

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

Carl David Catherine
$2,000 $3,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl David Catherine
$7,000 $6,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Botanically, it's the part of the flowering plant that holds the seeds, so it includes acorns
    $400 17
In 2004 this Hollywood legend was honored on the stamp seen here
    $400 12
In books by Kay Thompson, Eloise lives at this New York hotel
    $400 1
The Supreme Court said of this 1965 law, "Millions of non-white Americans will now be able to participate..."
    $400 7
A work by Jim Carroll:
"The ____ Diaries"
    $400 22
Another name for a cinema
    $800 3
In HIV these genetic changes that alter the organism happen so fast, a single AIDS drug is unworkable
    $800 18
After presiding over the original "People's Court", he took the bench on "Animal Court"
    $800 13
Red roofs weren't inn for this restaurateur & hotelier; orange roofs were
    $800 27
According to the 2008 World Almanac, more than half of all Hispanic registered voters live in these 2 states
    $800 8
Founder of the Unification Church:
____ Myung _____
(2 responses, please)
    $800 23
A self-help book by Dr. Mark Hillman is titled
this person "is Making Me Nuts!"
    $1200 4
In the Batesian type of this, aka imitation, an organism evolves to look like a more noxious one so it's left alone
    $1200 19
In 1976 he won Elizabeth Taylor's vote & her hand
    $1200 14
A dinner roll is named this "House", for a Boston hotel
    $1200 28
9-letter term for a registered member of 1 party who votes in the other party's primary
    $1200 9
An offering at Taco Bell:
Mexican ____
    $1200 24
This book will help you avoid overusing the word "important" & substitute "salient" or "momentous"
    DD: $4,000 5
Transporting this protein is the main job of your body's erythrocytes
    $1600 20
Later an actor, he won 3 swimming Olympic gold medals in Paris in 1924
    $1600 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Hotel Monasterio in Cuzco, Peru.) Cuzco's Hotel Monasterio, once a 16th century monastery, features in its chapel this style of art, also seen in European churches
    $1600 29
Rhyming term for the law that lets you register to cast ballots in an election when getting a driver's license
    DD: $5,000 10
Richard & Cuthbert Burbage's 1599 ediface:
The ____ Theatre
    $1600 25
7-letter word for a formula in mathematics deduced from other propositions
    $2000 6
This 5-letter word for a virus that infects a bacterial cell is sometimes prefixed by "bacterio"
    $2000 21
He was the sax-playing leader of R&B's All Stars
    $2000 16
He got his first experience in the hotel business with his dad's boarding house in tiny San Antonio, N.M. (not Paris)
    $2000 30
A term for loyal party voters comes from the saying "I'd vote for" this colorful canine "if he was a Democrat"
    $2000 11
A tangy piece from Prokofiev:
"The Love For
Three ____"
    $2000 26
In the Bible, St. Paul wrote 2 letters to them

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl David Catherine
$12,600 $27,400 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From this book's penultimate paragraph: "There had never been a man she couldn't get, once she set her mind upon him"

Final scores:

Carl David Catherine
$25,200 $28,000 $12,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carl David Catherine
$10,800 $21,600 $11,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2008-09-24
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