Show #5589 - Thursday, December 18, 2008


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Milt Hathaway, a high school librarian originally from Newport, Rhode Island

Carrie Hotchkiss, a Montessori teaching assistant from Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Stevie Benson, a chocolatier from El Centro, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
20 years ago Santa brought me an instant camera from this company; now I want their Pogo Instant Mobile Printer
    $200 1
The Cylons were robotic soldiers out to wipe out the humans on this TV series that debuted in 1978
    $200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Bayeux Cathedral in France.) A workman is putting a weathercock on the roof of this London church; its consecration on Dec. 28, 1065 is symbolized by the hand of God above the nave
    $200 17
Surprisingly these dogs are born pure white; the spots don't begin to appear for a few weeks
    $200 26
Million-selling record status; also a shade of blonde
    $200 12
It's been estimated there's a 63% chance of a 6.7 or greater one of these in the Bay Area by 2037
    $400 22
Let 2009 be a no-frizz year with a T3 negative ion one of these appliances
    $400 2
Jean Vander Pyl, TV"s Wilma Flintstone, was also the voice of Rosie the Robot, the maid on this cartoon series
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Bayeux Cathedral in France.) This duke is about to mount his charger; he is the only figure to wear armored leggings & shirt; the ribbons at his neck also identify him
    $400 18
Pictured here, this largest living fish has spots all over its upper body
    $400 27
It may be whipped or clotted
    $400 13
"Sons" and "A House Divided" were sequels to this Asia-set novel
    $600 23
From the Toys "R" Us Xmas 2008 Hot Toys list, I wanna trike from this "soaring" co. known for its classic red wagon
    $600 5
Data & his evil twin Lore were brilliant androids on this show
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Bayeux Cathedral in France.) Despite taking an oath to assure another succession, Harold is crowned King of England; the tapestry indicated it was Stigant, this archbishop, who performed the ceremony
    $600 19
The northern spotted variety of this wise old bird has been on the threatened list since 1990
    $600 28
A list of candidates for an election
    $600 14
Their hit songs include "Boogie Wonderland"
    $800 24
I won't be using the Broil King Sovereign XLS 80 one of these until summer, but I can't wait to get it anyway
    $800 6
The dulcet tones of this TV show's robot often intoned the line "Danger, Will Robinson"
    $800 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Bayeux Cathedral in France.) The Norman army has archers, giving it the advantage in this battle that spanned 8 hours on Oct. 14, 1066; the artists conveyed the gathering momentum of the battle
    $800 20
A popular pet, the leopard type of this lizard can be spotted in the picture seen here
    $800 29
Brittle exterior covering for a yolk & albumen
    $800 15
One of Jules Verne's 2 "terre"ible classics, from 1864 & 1865
    $1000 25
I distinctly asked for a Patek Philippe aquanaut one of these, & I'll know if it's a knockoff
    $1000 7
Crow T. Robot was a B-movie commentator on this cult TV show
    DD: $1,000 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Bayeux Cathedral in France.) "Istimirant Stella", meaning "these men wonder at the star", refers to this, visible in England in April 1066 & regarded as an ill omen
    $1000 21
Looking like a cross between a cat & a possum, the spotted quoll of Australia belongs to this order of mammals
    $1000 30
Substance for which President Gbagbo's "coastal" country is named
    $1000 16
Title of the 16th century garden seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Stevie Carrie Milt
$2,200 $600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stevie Carrie Milt
$4,800 $2,400 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
One of the 2 "Santa" campuses in the University of California system
    $400 11
Joseph Fiennes struggles with writing the play "Romeo and Ethel the Pirate's Daughter" in this film
    $400 6
She poetiized, "Life, believe, is not a dream so dark as sages say"; Jane Eyre could have used those thoughts
    $400 1
Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren & this actress were collectively known as the 3 Ms
    $400 26
In a recent operatic work, this Ohioan & talk show host & his sidekick Steve descend to hell
    $400 14
Dried strips of beef in Ankara
    $800 22
This state capital is a lovely place to visit, though not for Zebulon Pike, imprisoned there in 1807
    $800 12
At the end of this movie, Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan meet at the top of the Empire State Building
    $800 7
A specialist in action-packed young people's novels, in 1885 he put out the quiet "A Child's Garden of Verses"
    $800 2
In 1984 Congress established a wilderness area near Yosemite named for this photographer
    $800 27
It was a "Brave New World" for this Brit when his "The Devils of Loudun" was turned into an opera in 1969
    $800 15
A Baghdad paper bag
    $1200 23
Bounded by Point Dume & the Palos Verdes Peninsula it's the bay in TV's "Baywatch"
    $1200 13
Emile Hirsch plays a college grad who journeys to Alaska (with dire consequences) in this 2007 film
    DD: $4,000 8
Esther attempts suicide in this, the only novel by its poet author
    $1200 3
He recalled his childhood & later his founding of the Tuskegee Institute in "Up from Slavery"
    $1200 28
It was a "New World" for this Czech after his comic opera "The Devil and Kate" opened in Prague in 1899
    $1200 16
Barcelona or Toledo gray matter
    $1600 24
Simon Bolivar was born in Venezuela & died in Santa Marta, in this country on Venezuela's west border
    $1600 19
Bill Murray hangs out with Scarlett Johansson in Tokyo in this 2003 treat
    $1600 9
In 1899 this "Steppenwolf" author published his first book, the poetry collection "Romantic Songs"
    $1600 4
This archaeologist opened the fabulous tomb of King Tut in 1922
    $1600 29
In an Offenbach work, this title character must venture to the underworld to deal with his dead wife, Eurydice
    DD: $4,800 17
A southwest African shinbone
    $2000 25
This song heard here celebrates the area of the same name on the Bay of Naples
    $2000 20
Crusty Secret Service agent Clint Eastwood protects the president from John Malkovich in this 1993 thriller
    $2000 10
"So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, there never was a knight like" this Sir Walter Scott poetic hero
    $2000 5
Jesse James' assassin
    $2000 30
If this title Wagner sailor can find a gal who will promise to love him forever, the Devil's curse will be broken
    $2000 18
A citrus fruit from Sanaa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stevie Carrie Milt
$19,200 $1,200 $19,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On April 29, 1861 he said, "We seek no conquest… all we ask is to be let alone"

Final scores:

Stevie Carrie Milt
$38,200 $1,200 $38,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $38,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stevie Carrie Milt
$20,000 $1,200 $19,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2008-10-20
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