Show #5583 - Wednesday, December 10, 2008


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Barb Schwartz, a veterinary technician from Kissimmee, Florida

Matt Jacobs, a science teacher originally from Stratford, Connecticut

Geoff Moore, a screenwriter from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $55,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Of this blundering 1854 "charge", French General Pierre Bosquet said, "it is magnificent, but it is not war"
    $200 1
"____ Saddles"
    $200 13
Title 4 of the U.S. code says you can fly one of these 24 hours a day; if you fly it at night, you have to illuminate it
    $200 15
The cormorant
    $200 17
The Beatles asked, "Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm" this
    $200 26
T, as opposed to t
    $400 8
In 2004 he took "responsibility for what happened at Enron" but not for "criminal conduct that I was unaware of"
    $400 2
"The ____ Lightness of Being"
    $400 14
Have the nerve to name this character played by Bert Lahr in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $400 19
The macaque
    $400 9
Remember these? Referring to the speed they're played at, it's the popular term for the items seen here
    $400 27
A college sports participant, or a popular late-night talk show host
    $600 10
This onetime Presidential hopeful said he didn't "anticipate the cynicism of the Willie Horton case"
    $600 3
"Something ____ This Way Comes"
    $600 23
In 2007 a Canadian woman gave birth to this extremely rare type of quadruplets
    $600 20
The stickleback
    $600 6
To excel in this category, you should know that XL in Roman numerals equals this
    $600 28
"Dear Alex, mail this to 10 of your pals & make $1 ,000 or your mustache will grow back" is found in this type of communication
    $800 11
"A total deflation in my gut", noted one astronomer after seeing blurred photos taken by this device in 1990
    $800 4
"The Gods Must Be ____"
    $800 24
It's the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $800 21
The pangolin
    $800 16
We're betting you know it's the 2008 movie based on a true story seen here
    $800 29
For TV stations, KABC, WDIV, KTVT
    $1000 12
In 1990 Joseph Hazelwood, former capt. of this ship, said he felt like "Jean Valjean, with 100 inspectors chasing me"
    $1000 5
"Eternal Sunshine of the ____ Mind"
    $1000 25
The classical Muses included Melpomene of tragedy, Clio of history & this muse of the waltz & lambada
    $1000 22
The wahoo
    DD: $1,500 18
It's the next number in the Fibonacci Sequence: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 ...
    $1000 30
It's the type of video format seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Geoff Matt Barb
$2,800 $1,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Matt Barb
$7,000 $5,900 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
This fault line is said to originate under the waters of the Sea of Cortez; it then stretches north for 1,000 miles
    $400 6
"…you can jive having the time of your life ooh see that girl watch that scene diggin'" her
    $400 11
I get chills when I read this Stephen King novel that takes place at the Overlook, a spooky hotel in the Rockies
    $400 1
With a hub in Detroit:
    $400 26
Henry VIII had 6 wives; this "terrible" Russian ruler had 7
    $400 16
This interjection used after someone sneezes means "health" in German
    $800 18
Alaska & this state have more earthquakes than any other state
    $800 7
"My, my, at" this place "Napoleon did surrender"
    $800 12
A bustling hotel is the settingfor Chapter XVII of this Salem native's 1852 novel "The Blithedale Romance"
    $800 2
Down under:
    $800 27
A 16-foot, 7-ton statue of this first leader of Soviet Russia is found in Seattle
    $800 20
It's how you say "good morning" in German
    DD: $3,000 19
There's rich mining to be had around this country's Atacama fault
    $1200 8
It precedes "Here I go again; my, my, how can I resist you?"
    $1200 13
In "The Razor's Edge", Elliott throws elegant parties at Claridge's in this European capital
    $1200 3
From the Caribbean:
    DD: $1,000 29
A pen-pal of Voltaire, she kept him informed of her victories, & he called her "the star of the north"
    $1200 21
Also a literary style, this 3-word German phrase can mean "turmoil"
    $1600 24
The 3 main types of faults are normal, reverse & strike-this
    $1600 9
"If you change your mind I'm the first in line, honey I'm still free" do this
    $1600 14
In a 1908 novel, "A Room With a View" is obtained at the Pensione Bertolini in this Italian city
    $1600 4
Out of Asia:
    $1600 28
Leo Tolstoy got a firsthand look at war at Sevastopol during this war
    $1600 22
German term for a novel about the education & coming of age of a young protagonist
    $2000 25
This type of valley, like the "great" one in Africa, is bounded by parallel faults
    $2000 10
"So when you're near me, darling can't you hear me…" this
    $2000 15
In chap. 1 of this novel, Jonathan Harker spends the night at the Hotel Royale in Klausenburgh but doesn't sleep well
    $2000 5
Demot Manion is CEO:
    $2000 30
She was really rushin' around when she was launched into orbit by the Russians in 1963 aboard Vostok 6
    $2000 23
In German, what's mine is mein & what's yours is this rhyming word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Matt Barb
$15,200 $11,100 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An 1890 act of Congress says these can be redesigned no more than once every 25 years

Final scores:

Geoff Matt Barb
$8,199 $10,323 $9,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,323 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Geoff Matt Barb
$15,400 $10,600 $8,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2008-10-15
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