Show #5618 - Wednesday, January 28, 2009


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Jack Feerick, a freelance writer from Churchville, New York

Linda Tomsho, a medical editor from West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

Andy Walvoord, an investment banker from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
At the start of the game Diplomacy, France controls 3 supply centers: Paris, Brest & this port
    $200 11
Of golfing with this president, Bob quipped, "It's hard to play a guy who rattles his medals while you're putting"
    $200 6
In 1851 Harriet Beecher Stowe began serializing this
    $200 1
    $200 17
A crimson toboggan
    $200 22
It's the phenomenon being signed here
    DD: $1,000 24
Each army unit is represented by a cannon; each fleet unit, by this, also the name of a different game
    $400 12
After playing golf with this president: "He hit a birdie--and an eagle, a moose, an elk, an aardvark..."
    $400 7
He began serializing his "Child's History of England", but he's a bit better known for "Great Expectations"
    $400 2
    $400 18
A cobalt Native American boat
    $400 23
The Beatles' Rocky knows the sign for this animal
    $600 25
Turkey is one of the 7 great powers players may represent; the game is set just before this war
    $600 13
"It's so cold" in this city "that politicians have their hands in their own pockets"
    $600 8
Herman Melville's good buddy Nat Hawthorne published this novel about a creepy old mansion
    $600 3
Zebu (aka Brahman)
    $600 19
Licorice eaten to satisfy hunger between meals
    $600 28
You'll find this word in an Edgar Allan Poe title
    $800 26
On the Diplomacy board, this country in the middle of Europe is considered impassable
    $800 14
Bob said this guy was going to name "2 mil. Communists, he just got his hands on the Moscow telephone directory"
    $800 9
English poet & critic John Ruskin published the 1st volume of "The Stones of" this decaying & sinking Italian city
    $800 4
    $800 20
An ivory paper toy that flies in the wind
    $800 29
This area of land with a specific use is of grave importance
    $1000 27
The game is based on making & breaking these, such as the triple one that in real life united Italy, Germany & Austria
    $1000 15
Bob said, "No one" of these "can fool all of the people all of the time. That's why we have two"
    $1000 10
In "Casa Guidi Windows", written while she & hubby Bob lived abroad, she counted the ways she loved Florence
    $1000 5
    $1000 21
A coffee-colored tiara
    $1000 30
Here is the sign for this geometry term

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

Andy Linda Jack
-$800 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Linda Jack
$1,000 $1,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
This department suggests reading "Ghost Wars" & Newsweek if you want to be a foreign service officer
    $400 11
George McFly,
Dr. Emmett Brown,
Biff Tannen
    $400 6
Thomas Savery's contribution to British history was patenting the first of these engines in 1698
    $400 16
According to the ballad, "'Twas on the Illinois central that" this engineer "won his fame"
    $400 1
In China this practice, zhen ke, dates back 4,000 years; today it's mostly used there for surgical analgesia
    $400 18
Ben Bernanke earned his Ph.D. in this from MIT
    $800 24
A marsupial might know this word for a diplomatic mailbag
    $800 12
Rebecca "Newt" Jorden
    $800 7
After WWII hundreds of thousands with nowhere to go lived in DP camps, short for this
    $800 17
Since 1718 this pirate's ghost has been haunting Pamlico Sound searching for his missing head
    $800 2
In 1842 Crawford Long first used anesthetic in surgery, allowing his patient to sniff this gas, C4H10O
    $800 19
It's the specialty that deals with women's health & diseases
    $1200 25
NYC councilman Eric Gioia says 10 U.N. missions owe the city $8 million in these
    $1200 13
Ellis "Red" Redding,
Andy Dufresne,
Warden Norton
    $1200 8
In the 17th c. each member of the Polish legislature had this power & could defeat any measure & end the session
    $1200 28
This Texas cowboy spent his early years running with a pack of coyotes & howling at the moon
    $1200 3
First mentioned in Genesis, it's the only surgical procedure clearly described in the Bible
    $1200 20
This period in American history lasted from 1865 to 1877
    $1600 26
Criminals, don't try fleeing to Malta, whose government signed this type of treaty with the U.S. May 18, 2006
    $1600 14
Dean Keaton,
Fred Fenster,
Roger "Verbal" Kint
    $1600 9
After a 1547 victory over Protestant armies, Emperor Charles V said, "Veni, vidi, Deus vicit", meaning this
    $1600 29
Old Stormalong soaped his ship to squeeze through the English channel; the soap rubbed off on these cliffs
    $1600 4
Early Egyptian physicians diagnosed & inspected patients by palpation, examination by this sense
    $1600 21
In this French-named art form, paper cutouts are used to cover a flat surface, then varnish is applied
    DD: $3,000 27
Henry Kissinger's practice of zipping between Mideastern capitals for talks was known as this type of diplomacy
    $2000 15
Jules Winnfield,
Butch Coolidge,
"The Wolf"
    $2000 10
Germany's worst terrorist gang finally disbanded in 1998, though Baader died in 1977 & this co-leader in 1976
    DD: $10,000 30
In Native American culture, these mythical birds flashed lightning from their eyes & caused storms with their wings
    $2000 5
19th c. physician William Little first described this disorder caused by brain injury before or soon after birth
    $2000 22
For 2008 the Grammys added a new category to honor cajun & this style of music

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Linda Jack
$10,200 $9,200 $32,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The libretto for Haydn's oratorio "The Creation" was based on this epic English poem

Final scores:

Andy Linda Jack
$1,999 $3,199 $48,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $48,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Linda Jack
$9,600 $8,200 $24,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2008-11-18
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