Show #5575 - Friday, November 28, 2008


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Kyle Holtan, an online editor from Los Angeles, California

Rose Pate, a high school librarian from Pittsboro, North Carolina

Peter Pinnow, a high school English teacher from Oxford, Mississippi (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: Where we receive the fallen in sorrow and take the honored to rest.)
    $200 11
After a 15-year restoration, the ruins of Nero's Golden Palace, Domus Aurea, reopened in this city in 1999
    $200 14
This Michael Jackson album spent 37 weeks at No. 1
    $200 17
In 1983 this California girl became the first American woman in space
    $200 24
A right-handed golfer's shot pulled so it curves to the left is said to be this
    $200 4
As of 2007, this company represented by the sound heard here had 20 consecutive years of profitability
    $200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.) This person's inspiration for the eternal flame on John F. Kennedy's grave was the one on Paris's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    $400 12
The Knopf guide to this country features sections on "Nomads' tents" and "Matisse in Tangier"
    $400 18
First Lady Nancy Reagan took her "Just say no" campaign to this Gary Coleman sitcom
    DD: $400 20
In 2007 this Brit ranked as the second-richest woman in entertainment after Oprah
    $400 25
Removal of some of one's money from a bank account
    $400 5
This store promises to have your ink or toner cartridge with the slogan "That was easy"
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.) The Tomb of the Unknowns holds & honors unidentified soldiers from these three 20th-century conflicts
    $600 13
With its quiet beauty of cliffs & coral, the peninsula of this sultanate is billed as the anti-Dubai
    $600 19
Its ensemble cast included Kevin Kline, Glenn Close & William Hurt
    $600 21
In 2002 this former attorney general ran for governor of Florida
    $600 28
To the taxman, your child is this type of deduction
    $600 6
Baby, you can drive this make of car

    $600 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.) This 5-sided granite marker here at Arlington honors victims from the 2001 attack on this nearby location
    $800 15
Instead of going the whole 6,000 miles on this line, you can change at Tarskaya to the Trans-Manchurian for Beijing
    $800 22
Noel Coward's "Private Lives" was revived on Broadway with this divorced couple playing a divorced couple
    $800 26
Corrine is the given name of this ABC & NPR correspondent
    $800 29
Mike, we think you have a problem, so we're having this, from the Latin for "come between"
    $800 7
This 4-word question is Capital One's catchphrase
    $800 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.) This memorial is dedicated to the crew of this craft, who, as Reagan said, "slipped the surly bonds of Earth and touched the face of God"
    $1000 16
Music lovers pay homage to this composer by visiting Ainola, his home near Helsinki
    $1000 23
Barbara Stanwyck won an Emmy for playing Meggie's manipulative & wealthy aunt in this TV miniseries
    $1000 27
This symbolic woman was on the cover of the May 29, 1943 Saturday Evening Post
    $1000 30
Mike, to get well you need to go somewhere for this, from the Latin for "restore"
    $1000 10
This auto insurer touts the simplicity of using its website

"It's so easy, a caveman could do it."
    $1000 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.) A Scottish cairn, or stone monument, marks the memorial to the 270 killed in the 1988 terrorist attack in the skies above this village

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Peter Rose Kyle
$1,800 -$200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Rose Kyle
$4,800 $600 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEY 19
    $400 3
Before breaking up in 1981, Steely Dan released an album named for this kind of South American cowboy
    $400 8
Sodom & Gomorrah are destroyed in Chapter 19 of this Biblical book
    DD: $1,500 7
It's the year of the quote "Not since Adam has any human known such solitude as Mike Collins"
    $400 21
By definition, a "baldie" is a pretzel without this
    $400 1
In 1987 in York, Deacon Sylvia Mutch was the 1st woman to conduct a marriage in the church of this country
    $400 2
It sends copies of printed material over phone lines
    $800 6
Steely Dan's highest-charting song told this title woman "Don't Lose That Number"
    $800 15
19 is the legal drinking age in 7 of the 10 Canadian provinces, including this most populous one
    $800 9
The battles of Saratoga & Bennington were in this year, not the title of a musical
    $800 22
Hold "fast"--pretzels have deep spiritual meaning in this 40-day Catholic season
    $800 4
Subtract X [or 10] from his current holiness to get this Deacon & Pope who was strangled in 974
    $800 27
If a football tackler grabs & twists this, the penalty is 15 yards
    $1200 13
This Dire Straits guitarist played a guitar solo on the Steely Dan hit "Time Out Of Mind"
    $1200 16
This Kellogg's cereal introduced in the 1960s combines toasted corn, oats, wheat & rice
    $1200 10
William McKinley & Queen Victoria died in this year
    $1200 26
"These pretzels are making me thirsty" was a line from a classic episode of this '90s sitcom
    $1200 5
A Deacon named St. Romanos the Melodist got his nickname by writing 8,000 of these
    $1600 14
One of the 2 leaders of the band who met at Bard College in New York
    $1600 17
She was Queen of France for 19 years, from 1774 to 1793
    $1600 11
South Carolina seceded from the Union in this year
    $1600 25
The Latin term for pretzels is brachiola or "little" these
    $1600 19
The oldest chronicle of this city was compiled by John the Deacon, Chaplain to the Doge
    $2000 23
The name Steely Dan comes from this William S. Burroughs novel
    $2000 18
At age 19 in 1892, this Russian pianist wrote his "Prelude in C-Sharp Minor", which helped launch his career
    $2000 12
Year in which Marcos fled the Philippines, Baby Doc Duvalier fled Haiti & hundreds of thousands fled Chernobyl
    $2000 24
The pretzel type of this sweet treat holder is a Philadelphia tradition
    DD: $3,000 20
John the Faster was a 6th C. Deacon at this Constantinople cathedral

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Rose Kyle
$17,400 $3,500 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its title refers to an imaginary place where things like "honors, preferments... silver, gold, pearls" are sold

Final scores:

Peter Rose Kyle
$26,400 $7,000 $8,500
2-day champion: $39,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Rose Kyle
$16,400 $5,000 $13,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2008-09-26
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