Show #5590 - Friday, December 19, 2008


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Daniel Ogorzalek, a personal assistant originally from Schaumburg, Illinois

Diane Hyra, an ESL teacher from Richmond, Virginia

Milt Hathaway, a high school librarian originally from Newport, Rhode Island (whose 1-day cash winnings total $38,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we'll give you the singer--you name the backup group.)
    $200 21
Careful--don't get bit by this venomous guy of the American Southwest
    $200 9
Diana Ross
    $200 14
First witch:
"When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in ____?"
    $200 26
Hey, half-pint, you're equal to this many quarts
    $200 1
In "Christmas Vacation", Chevy Chase makes his kids put up thousands of these
    $200 6
For a U.S. Navy captain in full dress in 1802, they were "yellow metal, with... anchor and the American Eagle"
    $400 22
This non-venomous constrictor is the longest snake in the Western Hemisphere
    $400 10
Tom Petty
    $400 15
Hamlet: "Frailty, thy name is ____"
    $400 27
I'll have the 64 oz. steak, please; what? 64 oz. is this many pounds? Better make my soda a diet one
    $400 2
In the carol "Deck The Halls", it's what we don
    $400 7
Elizabeth Taylor starred in it
    $600 23
These large lizards take their name from the Asian islands where they are found
    $600 11
Huey Lewis
    $600 18
"O! That I were a glove upon that hand, that I might touch that ____"
    $600 28
I fathom you can fathom that 50 fathoms is this many feet
    $600 3
In the Christmas Truce of 1914, soldiers sang, exchanged smokes played an impromptu game of this
    $600 8
Annual herb of the ranunculaceae family
    $800 24
Up to 8 feet long & 2,000 pounds, the leatherback is the largest species of this reptile
    $800 12
Smokey Robinson
    $800 19
King Lear:
"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless ____"
    $800 29
Noah must have read the World Almanac to know that 21.8 inches equals one of this type of ancient measure
    $800 4
As early as 1867 this NYC store with a red star symbol was open until midnight Christmas Eve
    $800 16
A solid structure built against a wall to support it; some are "flying"
    $1000 25
Seen here, this alligator relative is found in Central & South America
    $1000 13
Marky Mark
    $1000 20
"I come to wive it wealthily in ____"
    DD: $2,800 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a long photograph of a horse race.) This horse racing term is actually an approximation of the measure of a horse from nose to tail, around 8 feet; in the photo from 1973's Belmont Stakes, you can see Secretariat won by 31 of them
    $1000 5
The Norse, who thought the sun was a ball of fire rolling around, started the tradition of this fireplace object
    $1000 17
Yeats' middle name

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

Milt Diane Daniel
$2,000 $2,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Milt Diane Daniel
$8,600 $3,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
On June 26, 1948 the U.S. began flying tons of supplies into the western sector of this city in Operation Vittles
    $400 11
This "Sex and the City" star was replaced by teen singer Joss Stone in Gap ads, but she can do ads for us anytime
    $400 18
After WWII black American writers Richard Wright & Chester Himes moved to this country
    $400 1
The Lincoln Highway pioneered the bypass idea by looping around this Metropolis in the land of Lincoln
    $400 21
What, no Rogaine? Cleopatra made a concoction of honey, burnt mice & bear grease as a cure for this
    $400 30
It can precede break, maker & klatsch
    $800 7
The 1991 Persian Gulf War was known as Desert Storm; this was the code name of the buildup prior to the war
    $800 12
We wonder if he still enjoys taking over for Pierce Brosnan after slicing off the tip of his finger playing Bond
    $800 19
Disillusioned with America, W.E.B. DuBois joined this party in 1961 & moved to Ghana
    $800 2
The opening of a bypass in 1999 connected Pine Bluff in this state with the interstate system
    $800 22
At Shizuka NY Day Spa, nightingdale droppings go into a trendy facial named for these lovely Japanese entertainers
    $800 29
This bovine is also a verb that means to threaten, intimidate or bully
    $1200 8
The 1973 Egyptian & Syrian surprise attack on Israel on this holiday was known as Operation Badr, or "Full Moon"
    $1200 13
On this 2008 show Shenae Grimes & Tristan Wilds take over for Doherty & Priestley, & the title is just the ZIP code
    $1200 20
Born in Tel Aviv in 1945, this violinist was awarded a Medal of Liberty by President Reagan
    $1200 3
The extension of this city's U.S.-29 bypass will have a connector road to the University of Virginia
    $1200 23
We don't mean to be "arch", but Damone Roberts is the king of these facial features, which he's famous for shaping
    $1200 28
A scientific device of these devices, like Casio's FX-300MS, is helpful with logarithms & trigonometry
    $1600 9
Operations Crossroads was the code name of 2 nuclear tests performed in July 1946 at this Pacific atoll
    $1600 14
In 1994 this NBC show took over the Thursdays at 10 slot from "L.A. Law"; as of 2008, it was still there
    $1600 17
Francis Mayes fell for this region of Italy & writes about her life there, as in "Bella" it
    $1600 4
You'll be dropping your line into a lake earlier if you take the Brainerd Bypass in this state
    $1600 24
USA Today once dubbed it the "little neurotoxin that could"; if its name makes you frown, we bet you don't use it
    $1600 27
This viral inflammation of the larynx & trachea is common in kids, especially from 6 months to 3 years
    $2000 10
Operation Jennifer was the CIA's 1974 effort to recover a sunken Soviet sub using this billionaire's Glomar Explorer
    $2000 15
"Don't Stop Believin'"! In 2007 this '80s band found its new singer in the Philippines, doing covers on YouTube
    $2000 16
Born in England in 1937, this painter discovered sunny California in the 1960s & made it his home
    DD: $5,000 5
Made up of I-495 & I-95, it was conceived as a bypass called the Washington Circumferential Highway
    DD: $6,000 25
This euphemism for a lift inspired the name of a TV series on which plastic surgery fan Joan Rivers played herself
    $2000 26
This type of pony got its name from a Native American tribe of Oregon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Milt Diane Daniel
$28,400 $7,400 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country's largest lake shares its name with the country; its second-largest lake has the same name as its capital

Final scores:

Milt Diane Daniel
$31,601 $3,400 $30,800
2-day champion: $70,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Milt Diane Daniel
$23,600 $7,400 $11,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2008-10-20
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