Show #5614 - Thursday, January 22, 2009

Matt Kohlstedt game 4.


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Chris Schleicher, a student from Winchester, Massachusetts

Luis Román, a public defender from New York, New York

Matt Kohlstedt, a graduate student originally from La Grange, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew strums a distinctive-looking instrument.) Guitar heroes like Buddy Holly & Eric Clapton made their marks with this iconic guitar model from Fender
    $200 23
It's America's most wanted: this automaker's 1995 Civic topped U.S. stolen-car rankings in 2006 & 2007
    $200 1
Bows get arrows; crossbows fire these, like lightning
    $200 3
The law of superposition states that any bed of rock must be older than another bed here
    $200 11
Voting for half Democrats & half Republicans is voting a split this
    $200 18
The "ball" in this classic '70s version of table tennis was square--good thing it was played on video
    $400 5
Rolling Stone ranked this late Texas bluesman number seven on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists
    $400 24
God bless America! According to an FBI report, they're the 3 most popular car colors for thieves
    $400 2
The M1 Abrams type of this has been called "the backbone of the armored forces of the U.S. military"
    $400 7
A 250-million-year, old grayish-white limestone layer of sea fossils is referred to as this canyon's "bathtub ring"
    $400 12
Injured athletes don't say they're at half strength, they say things like "the knee's at about" this much
    $400 19
The name of this classic game came from onomatopoetic Japanese for the sound a mouth makes while eating
    $600 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew bends it like Eddy.) Guitar heroes like Duane Eddy have made use of the vibrato effect lever with this name that sounds like something you'd use to put a hex on an enemy
    $600 28
Compact cars top the list in most states, but in W.V. & Texas, the most commonly stolen vehicles are this type
    DD: $1,200 25
Introduced in WWII, this company's Me-262 jet might have made a difference but for a fuel shortage
    $600 8
The earth's outermost layer of rock, it comes in oceanic & continental types (sorry, no whole wheat)
    $600 13
Hemiplegia is this affecting only one side of the body
    $600 20
Spacewar, the first shoot-'em-up game, was created in the early '60s by programmers at this Mass. school
    $800 16
This guy, who practically invented classical guitar, was born in Granada, not the Spanish city with his surname
    $800 29
Rhyming name for a place where stolen cars are disassembled into parts for resale
    $800 26
Revolutionary in the 15th century, the matchlock was a type of this weapon
    $800 9
Layers of rock are commonly referred to as these, from the Latin for "something spread out"
    $800 14
Espagnole sauce cooked down by half to form a thick glaze is called demi-this French word
    $800 21
Computer Space, the first arcade video game, makes a cameo in this 1973 sci-fi film (spoiler: the title is people!)
    $1000 17
He's the guitar hero & Grateful Dead guru seen here
    $1000 30
Thieves often break into cars with this long, thin metal strip that shares its name with a spicy meat snack
    $1000 27
Newly popular in the Middle Ages were the longbow & this long pointy poking pole resembling a spear or lance
    $1000 10
Most exposed rock on the earth's surface is this type produced by the weathering & erosion of older rock
    $1000 15
The line that divides angle ABC into two halves is called this
    $1000 22
This game's Japanese designer thought his proposed English title meant "stupid ape"; nope, but Nintendo used it

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

Matt Luis Chris
$1,000 $2,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Luis Chris
$1,200 $4,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the country in...)
    $400 12
Dostoyevsky didn't call his novel about Prince Myshkin "The Dope" or "The Ninny" but this
    $400 7
"Mister we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again"
    $400 1
    $400 2
When it evolved from the landler in the 1700s, the couples' near-embrace shocked polite society
    $400 26
After Socrates' death, this Athenian went to Megara & wrote philosophic dialogues to vindicate his pal
    $400 21
This term originally applied to a woman hired to suckle another woman's infant
    $800 13
The last of Andre Chenier's moving poems "Iambes" date from just before his death by this in July 1794
    $800 14
"Fish don't fry in the kitchen, beans don't burn on the grill, took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill"
    $800 8
    DD: $1,600 3
A beverage for which Cuba is famous makes up the first 3 letters of this dance with subtle hip movements
    $800 27
Not until the 19th century was his fifth postulate modified to develop non-him-ean geometries
    $800 22
Someone born under the 11th sign of the zodiac
    $1200 18
Born in 1547, this Spanish author always craved the fame of his contemporary Lope de Vega
    $1200 15
"So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, your job's a joke, you're broke, your love life's D.O.A."
    $1200 9
    $1200 4
The bullfight-based paso doble includes a move where the man turns the woman into this piece of apparel
    $1200 28
Let's "Post" some facts: her maiden name is Stassinopoulos & she has an M.A. in economics from Cambridge
    $1200 23
It's visible when the angle of refraction between the sun, the water & your line of vision is between 40 & 42o
    $1600 19
Naguib Mahfouz, the first Arabic-language Nobel literature laureate, is from this country
    DD: $2,000 16
"Well, the names have all changed since you hung around, but those dreams have returned & they've turned around"
    $1600 10
In Africa:
    $1600 5
In Virginia, they know this as a fishing accessory, or a dance for multiple couples
    $1600 29
Socrates was the middle name of this shipping magnate whose fortune was valued at more than $500 million
    $1600 24
Coleridge was called one of these because of the district in England where he lived
    $2000 20
His last play was 1909's autobiographical "Stora Landsvagen", Swedish for "The Great Highway"
    $2000 17
"Makin' their way the only way they know how, that's just a little bit more than the law will allow"
    $2000 11
    $2000 6
In tap, this move that's paired with "buck" is a simultaneous leap & shuffle
    $2000 30
In 1951 this soprano debuted at La Scala in Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani"
    $2000 25
A big strong ship, or a tension-relieving joke told at a party

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Luis Chris
$6,400 $12,200 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Her 3rd husband won a Best Actor Oscar in the '90s; her 2nd husband, like her dad, is a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer

Final scores:

Matt Luis Chris
$5,601 $3,400 $5,599
4-day champion: $55,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Luis Chris
$6,400 $12,200 $17,400
15 R,
4 W
14 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2008-11-12
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