Show #5779 - Thursday, October 29, 2009

Christine Valada game 4.


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Sara Kniffen, a graduate student from Vermillion, South Dakota

Ed Perez-Giz, a tutor from New York, New York

Christine Valada, a photographer and attorney originally from Walton, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
"The Wind Done Gone" re-envisions this novel from the viewpoint of a slave of Scarlett O'Hara's
    $200 25
"Chris-tuh-fuh"'s girlfriend Adriana took a ride she ain't comin' back from on this show; join the club, Adriana
    $200 17
Wired magazine asked & answered the question "How much is all the tea" here "actually worth?" $1,590,653,400
    $200 12
Floppy disk,
adding machine
    $200 6
It means to be daring or risky
    $200 1
Most of the EU's important offices, including the Council of the European Union, are HQed in this Belgian city
    $400 21
J. M. Coetzee's novel "Foe" reimagines this novel, but with a woman shipwrecked on the deserted isle
    $400 26
In a 2-parter from the first season of this show, D.A.s Stone & Robinette take on the Masucci family
    $400 18
A U.S. government security with maturity 1 year or less is called this, 5 letters total
    $400 13
Silly Putty,
Cabbage Patch Kids
    $400 7
To find a reasonable compromise
    $400 2
A major trading crisis emerged in the EU in 1996 when British beef was banned due to this
    $600 22
This 1922 novel recasts the hero of Homer's "Odyssey" as an ad salesman in 1904 Dublin
    $600 27
In a 1970s cop show, this David Soul character is kidnapped after romancing a mafioso's ex-girlfriend
    $600 19
A tea plant matures in 3 to 5 years & produces a growth of new shoots called this; a royal one is great in poker
    $600 14
pinball machine,
transistor radio
    $600 8
This idiom, meaning to show extreme modesty, has its origin in the Bible's book of Matthew
    $600 3
The EU was formed by the Maastricht Treaty, signed in 1992 at Maastricht in this Benelux country
    $800 23
This 1971 John Gardner work retells "Beowulf" from the perspective of the monster
    $800 28
Guest star Sylvester Stallone helps James Caan deal with some lowlifes on a 2005 episode of this show
    $800 20
In medical speak, "T & A" is this operation "& adenoidectomy"; keep it medical, folks!
    $800 15
safety pin,
sewing machine
    $800 10
To not spend more than absolutely necessary
    $800 4
An early forerunner of the EU was the EEC, which stood for this
    $1000 24
Jean Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea" tells the story of Bertha Mason, the madwoman locked in the attic in this Bronte work
    $1000 29
In the 9-episode arc that started this show, Vinnie (Ken Wahl) infiltrates a New Jersey mob family
    $1000 30
Seen here, this instrument is used in mechanical drawing
    $1000 16
home video recorder
    $1000 11
It means to be physically overdeveloped to the point of hindrance
    DD: $1,600 5
Of the 27 full members of the EU, this nation is first alphabetically

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

Christine Ed Sara
$2,600 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Ed Sara
$5,400 $3,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
Brahms' Opus 11 is one of these, but to play it at your beloved's window, you'd need to bring an orchestra
    $400 1
Richard Lester directed both "The Three Musketeers" & this 1974 follow-up
    $400 6
    $400 11
First, for you, a corsage... & for me, a boutonniere, which the Brits call this because that's where you put it
    $400 12
Jim Caviezel learned to speak this Semitic language for his role in "The Passion of the Christ"
    $400 19
An expression substituted for one that might be considered offensive
    $800 18
LSO for short, it has recorded such works as Mahler's 8th, Sibelius' 2nd, "Layla" & "King Of Pain"
    $800 2
In this 1955 film Marilyn Monroe says, "When it's hot like this, you know what I do? I keep my undies in the icebox!"
    $800 7
    $800 13
For you, my dear, I've ordered grouper en papillote, which has been expertly baked in a sheath of this
    $800 25
Tigrinya is mainly spoken in these 2 "E" countries of East Africa
    $800 20
Archimedes exclaimed this after finding a method for determining the purity of gold
    $1200 22
In 1864 this opera composer wrote an "Homage March" for brass band to honor his patron King Ludwig
    $1200 3
In this 1984 film Molly Ringwald's family is preoccupied with her sister's wedding & forgets Molly's birthday
    $1200 8
    $1200 14
Giving personal details makes you charmingly do this 5-letter word, also used for the white Zinfandel you're drinking
    DD: $2,000 26
People who spoke Semitic languages include these great seafarers whose alphabet led to ours
    $1200 21
It's the controversial theory of improving the human race by selective breeding
    $1600 23
In 1829 Mendelssohn led the first "St. Matthew Passion" since the death of this composer of the work in 1750
    $1600 4
The tagline to this 1970 Jack Nicholson film declares, "He rode the fast lane on the road to nowhere"
    $1600 9
    $1600 15
Night has fallen, but we can play glow-in-the-dark this game at the putting edge
    $1600 27
The Arabic hamza, seen here, represents this type of stop in which you close up a gap between your vocal cords
    DD: $600 24
Halloween concerts often include this, Opus 40 by Saint-Saens, with a xylophone imitating rattling bones
    $2000 5
The title of this 1935 Hitchcock film starring Robert Donat & Madeleine Carroll refers to a spy organization
    $2000 10
    $2000 16
Our whirlwind tour ends when you come up & see these, made from acid-incised plates

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Ed Sara
$9,600 $9,600 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 1-word plays, winners in 2001 & 2005, which both became movies; if you have one, you want the other

Final scores:

Christine Ed Sara
$14,300 $0 $2,400
4-day champion: $68,703 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Ed Sara
$10,200 $11,200 $4,400
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2009-09-29
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