Show #5803 - Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Dave Belote game 1.


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Kathleen Bursley, an intellectual property lawyer from Long Beach, California

Dave Belote, the base commander from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas

Shawna Brandle, a Ph.D. candidate from Rockville Centre, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
"Along Came Polly",
"Office Space",
"Love Happens"
    $200 11
In 1900 they made history with a glider that had a new feature: a horizontal front rudder for pitch control
    $200 21
The dad & brother of this House Speaker have both served as the mayor of Baltimore
    $200 16
In the 1950s Sinatra described the music of this rock legend as "deplorable, a rancid smelling aphrodisiac"
    $200 1
After Zelda broke their engagement, he went on a bender, then to St. Paul to rewrite a novel he'd begun at Princeton
    $200 6
A scatterbrained or eccentric person
    $400 27
"Private Benjamin"
    $400 12
This duke of Bohemia spread Christianity, was martyred & is remembered in a Christmas carol as a "good king"
    $400 22
In her 2008 memoir "Audition", this journalist from "The View" says that Alan Greenspan is "a very nice dancer"
    $400 17
From Old French for "entertainer", they were the strolling musicians of the Middle Ages
    $400 2
This author of the 1950 novel "Burning Bright" felt the wrath of grapes
    $400 7
From the German for "to spray", it's a quick spray or squirt
    $600 28
"Annie Hall",
"The Godfather"
    $600 13
It's what the "W" stands for in WPA, a New Deal program FDR created for the unemployed in 1935
    $600 23
...And God created this French actress & animal rights activist in Paris Sept. 28, 1934
    $600 18
Though it wasn't particularly jazzy, the ukulele reached its peak of popularity in the U.S. in this decade
    $600 3
An overdose of alcohol helped kill this Welsh poet on Nov. 9, 1953
    $600 8
This cracker was introduced by Nabisco in 1934 & named to conjure up an image of wealth & glamour
    $800 29
"Boys on the Side",
"Never Been Kissed",
"Charlie's Angels"
    $800 14
This English cardinal died Nov. 29, 1530, on the way to face treason charges
    $800 24
This style maven launched her "Everyday" collection at Kmart in 1997
    $800 19
Timpani are multiple mounted ones of these instruments
    $800 4
In 1929 this Algonquin wit's "Big Blonde", about an alcoholic serial mistress, won the O. Henry Award
    $800 9
This 2-time Winter Olympics site has been known for its mineral springs since Roman times
    $1000 30
"Henry & June",
"Pulp Fiction",
"The Truth About Cats & Dogs"
    $1000 15
Signed in 1648, the peace of this historic German region ended the Thirty Years' War
    $1000 25
In a letter to Abelard, she not-so-subtly hinted, "letters from absent friends are welcome"
    $1000 20
Of classical music's "three B's", the one born in Hamburg in 1833
    DD: $1,000 5
This alcoholic playwright created the bitter alcoholic Jamie Tyrone & a "long day" for his cursed family
    $1000 10
Nickname of Friedrich Christian Lang, director of the classic 1927 film "Metropolis"

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

Shawna Dave Kathleen
$200 $3,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shawna Dave Kathleen
$1,400 $6,200 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Citizen soldiers of the Revolutionary War couldn't have dreamed of this U.S. ICBM first deployed in 1962
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an archery target on the monitor.) In target archery, an arrow that hits the outer white ring is worth 1 point, the inner blue scores 6, & a shot in the center yellow scores this many
    $400 1
It's the principal ingredient on the label of a Tootsie Roll (don't think too hard)
    $400 16
An outbreak of disease
    $400 21
The biography for this Cuban leader says he likes classical music, baseball & skin diving
    $400 30
Before taking a drink, you might say "down" this, also an opening in the deck
    DD: $3,000 7
In 1985 this company said that it hadn't seen the "deep emotional" ties people had to its traditional product
    $800 12
Thrown straight from the shoulder with a sharp, snapping motion, it's the quick lead punch seen here
    $800 2
Year of the patriotic ad seen here
    $800 17
Simple substance, my dear Watson
    $800 22
The oldest of 6 kids in a Catholic family; her father, John F. Fitzgerald, was a mayor of Boston
    $800 29
This 4-letter entrance is also the total paid attendance at a concert or sporting event
    $1200 8
1958's Cooper v. Aaron was one of several Supreme Court decisions aimed at ending this policy in schools
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a football diagram on the monitor.) Designed to confuse the defense with a quick change of direction, this type of football play has a backwards-sounding name
    $1200 3
Tootsie Roll's Chicago plant also produces more than 4 billion of these gumdrops annually--that's a lot of connecting
    $1200 18
Negative particle
    $1200 23
His "canon comprises more than 900 published pieces" including "Sophisticated Lady"
    $1200 28
This word precedes "of Perception" in an Aldous Huxley book title, & it gave Jim Morrison an idea
    $1600 9
On April 21, 1976 FDA administrator Harry Meyer got the first vaccination in the campaign against this piggish strain
    $1600 14
Canine name for the type of golf hole seen here
    $1600 4
Tootsie Roll's recipe for this treat has graham cracker crumbs, 2 lbs. of cream cheese & 8 oz. of Tootsie Rolls
    DD: $3,000 19
A catalyzing protein, like amylase
    $1600 24
"One Generation After", his tenth book, marked the 25th anniversary of his liberation from Buchenwald
    $1600 27
An opening to board a ship, or an exclamation meaning "Move, I'm coming through!"
    $2000 10
In 1922 he & Ub Iwerks started a business to make animated cartoon "Laugh-O-Grams", but it went bankrupt
    $2000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a tennis court on the monitor.) It's the name for the tennis court area highlighted here or for the guards on a basketball team
    $2000 5
We "fell" for these candies introduced in 2008; they're Tootsie Pops without the stick
    $2000 20
A real piece of work
    $2000 25
This publisher & philanthropist's bio mentions his 1969 swearing in as U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
    $2000 26
An Internet site that offers e-mail & a search engine is called one of these entryways to the web

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shawna Dave Kathleen
$5,400 $20,000 $16,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Used in 1947's "U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey", this 2-word term became widely used again in NYC on 9/11/01

Final scores:

Shawna Dave Kathleen
$2,999 $39,999 $26,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $39,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shawna Dave Kathleen
$6,400 $17,800 $15,200
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2009-10-14
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