Show #5557 - Tuesday, November 4, 2008


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Mary Beam, a Spanish teacher from Loves Park, Illinois

Matt Hackler, a graduate student from Lafayette, Louisiana

David Skaar, a research scientist from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: ILM: Movie clues from [*]--with a focus on the magic.)
    $200 6
Founded in 1869, this company has been making inroads in Asia with a specially designed corn soup
    $200 1
In 2008 Patricia & Rosanna Arquette performed on TV for the first time together on this show
    $200 7
Chien Tan of the Oregon Symphony is one of the few masters of the smaller treble type of this string instrument
    $200 26
In the U.S. National Anthem
    $200 12
It can be a permanent coloring, or a cube with dots--roll again
    $200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew strolls the grounds of Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) This director, the man behind Industrial Light & Magic, was also the primary conceptual designer for its Digital Arts Center, which is innovative in energy & water efficiency
    $400 18
In 2007, this company passed Exxon Mobil to regain its status as the nation's largest company by revenue
    $400 2
Type of "Bathers" in the Cezanne work seen here
    $400 8
Treble recorders are also called this, also a 4-letter female singing voice
    $400 27
In the preamble of the U.S. Constitution
    $400 22
Ran after someone, or pure & virginal
    $400 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew appears to be in the desert, but is actually at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) Bluescreen photography, which lets us transport an actor to a place like Tatooine, is possible because the base material in color film is sensitive to these three primary colors
    $600 19
This car company's divorce from Chrysler is paying off, as it's seen profits grow since
    $600 3
In Portuguese, "pequeno"
    $600 9
The reeds and keys controlling the treble on the piano type of this flexible instrument are on the right side
    $600 28
In "A Visit From St. Nicholas"
    $600 23
Kissed, or a head-to-shoulders sculpture
    $600 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew wears a body suit with position markers at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) C-3PO's moves are based on mine, because we're using IMOCAP, a groundbreaking system in which MOCAP is short for this
    $800 20
This hotel chain that owns Renaissance, Courtyard & Ritz-Carlton also has a timeshare division
    $800 4
Last name of detective/rabbi David in a series of mysteries by Harry Kemelman
    $800 10
Any birdbrain knows this name for the part of a stereo speaker that produces treble sounds
    DD: $4,000 29
In Mark Antony's eulogy for Julius Caesar in Shakespeare, after the crowd quiets down
    $800 24
A young deer, or a half-man, half-goat deity
    $800 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands with Darth Vader at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) In the scene showing how Darth Vader comes to be, ILM used actual clips of this Sicilian volcano's eruption that took place during principal photography
    $1000 21
This company squealed with delight because sales of Spam porked up first quarter profits in 2008
    $1000 5
A surrounding environment in which an organism thrives
    $1000 11
This word found after "treble" comes from the French for "key"
    $1000 30
In Longfellow's "Paul Revere's Ride"
    $1000 25
Reduce, or something to be learned or studied
    $1000 17
(Jimmy stands with E.T. at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) ILM created E.T.'s mothership & perhaps the film's most memorable moment, the bike flight scene that would become a symbol of this Spielberg company

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

David Matt Mary
$5,200 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Matt Mary
$16,000 $1,600 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This U.S ski city was founded in 1879 by prospectors & named for trees that grew in the area
    $400 12
In 2007 Ivan Rodriguez was the A.L.'s starting All-Star receptor, this
    $400 2
A Tolkien trilogy includes "The Two" these
    $400 18
Born in what is now Poland, he was the first prime minister of Israel
    $400 3
Between 6 & 9 months of age, this "lazy" creature tries stand--well, actually, hanging on its own
    $400 26
An Amish community activity is raising one of these structures in a single day
    $800 6
You can get around Zermatt in this country only with electric vehicles, horse-drawn carriages or skis
    $800 13
A bridge in Pittsburgh is named for this Puerto Rican outfielder
    $800 14
Peter Hoeg wrote of her "Sense of Snow"
    $800 19
Adolf Hitler was born in this country in 1889
    $800 4
The mountain type of this, seen here, is the most primitive living rodent
    $800 27
Something having a sensational effect; Jean Harlow was a "blonde" one
    $1200 7
One hour from Yangyang Airport, ski near the DMZ at this country's YongPyong Resort
    $1200 20
Change one letter in "A-Rod" (Alex Rodriguez) to get this nickname of Francisco Rodriguez, for his strikeouts
    $1200 15
In a John Updike title, he "Is Back"
    $1200 23
Born in what was then Prussia, she became ruler of Russia following the murder of her husband Peter III
    $1200 5
Like the hyena, this canine that includes the black-backed type has a bad rep as a cowardly scavenger
    $1200 28
To repress an emotion, like anger, or to put liquid into glass containers
    DD: $2,600 8
Sail the Mediterranean on your way to the Cedars or Laklouk ski resorts in this country
    $1600 21
Born in 1980, this Cardinal first baseman began his career with 8 straight 30-homer, 100-RBI seasons
    $1600 16
Melville created this foretopman
    DD: $1,000 24
Born in New York City, Eamon de Valera served as this country's prime minister 3 times in the 20th century
    $1600 10
The viscacha is the largest of the family of these prized Andean fur-bearers
    $1600 29
It's a hooded cloak worn by Arab & Berber men
    $2000 9
You can be the big kahuna on the pineapple powder on this volcano whose name means "White Mountain"
    $2000 22
Seen here, he's the master of the walk-off homer
    $2000 17
This word completes Khaled Hosseini's title "A Thousand Splendid..."
    $2000 25
Dutch-born Protestant Prince William of Orange became king of England after this Catholic king was deposed & fled
    $2000 11
Britannica says that the black type of this beast can charge at 30 mph, & also turns quite quickly if it misses you

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Matt Mary
$29,000 $1,800 -$4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In April 2008, a man successfully completed a jump using a parachute designed by this man 523 years before

Final scores:

David Matt Mary
$42,000 $1,800 -$4,400
2-day champion: $70,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Matt Mary
$24,800 $2,800 -$4,400
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
7 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2008-09-24
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