Show #5805 - Friday, December 4, 2009

Dave Belote game 3.


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Sheryl Silverstein, a patent attorney from Encinitas, California

Chris D'Orso, an assistant director of admissions from Sound Beach, New York

Dave Belote, the base commander from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $60,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Along with Picasso & Braque, Juan Gris was a leading member of this movement
    $200 26
"There's Something About ____"
    $200 13
It's Greek for "victory"
    $200 21
In 1885 America got its first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building, in this "Windy City"
    $200 7
Mark your calendar--Encke's one of these has a mere 3.3-year orbital period (Halley's needs 76)
    $200 1
To mar or spoil the appearance of something
    $400 9
Sculptures of his at the Musee d'Orsay include "Balzac" & "L'hiver"
    $400 27
"A Fish Called ____"
    $400 14
A small South African antelope
    $400 22
Waterloo, N.Y. is the birthplace of this holiday, having first honored the Civil War dead May 5, 1866
    $400 8
One measure of this constant in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meters per second
    $400 3
A style of type with thick, heavy lines to draw attention
    $600 10
Frida Kahlo married him in 1929; they divorced in 1939 & remarried in 1940
    $600 28
"My Cousin ____"
    $600 15
    $600 23
The Democratic campaign song in the 1932 election was these "Are Here Again"
    $600 18
The Magellanic Clouds are actually the 2 of these large assemblages nearest to us
    $600 4
JFK & other newsmakers have often been seen on "FTN", this news program
    DD: $1,200 11
This "Joy of Life" Fauvist studied law, but turned to painting when recuperating from an operation (Good choice!)
    $800 29
"____ Getting Married"
    $800 16
The opposite or the contrary
    $800 24
In the 1920s Shipwreck Kelly made a name for himself sitting high atop these
    $800 19
O-type stars are hot, massive blue stars that radiate strongly in this part of the spectrum from 10 to 400 nanometers
    $800 5
To connect a peripheral machine with a computer
    $1000 12
In 1824 this British landscape painter's "The Hay Wain" received a gold medal at the Paris Salon
    $1000 30
"Deconstructing ____"
    $1000 17
Walk correctly
    $1000 25
This Panhandle State's Cimarron County borders 4 states
    $1000 20
Living up to its name, the 10th space probe in this series was the first manmade object to leave the Solar System
    $1000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew turns around roughly in place.) This marching maneuver used by military formation can also mean a complete change of opinion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dave Chris Sheryl
$3,200 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Chris Sheryl
$4,400 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
On July 7, 2009, this man seen here was sworn in as a U.S. senator eight months after the election
    $400 1
In the "Beer Barrel Polka", this 4-word line comes before "we'll have a barrel of fun"
    $400 26
Established in 1891 as the USA's first national forest, Shoshone National Forest lies in Wyoming adjacent to this natl. park
    $400 21
Traditionally, it's the age at which a boy has his Bar Mitzvah
    $400 11
This actress' memoir "Wishful Drinking" talks about coming of age on the set of "Star Wars"
    $400 16
Sport popular in Canada that's mistakenly called shuffleboard on ice
    $800 7
In the clearing stands this California senator, seen here, & a fighter by her trade
    $800 2
Of 2/4, 3/4 or 4/4 time, it's the tempo used in polkas
    $800 27
Through efforts by the VFW, a memorial forest in N.C. is named for this "Trees" poet who was killed in WWI
    $800 22
This popular cleaner is named for the number of tries it took scientists to come up with the correct formula
    $800 12
"High Crimes" tells of "The Fate of" this mountain "in an Age of Greed"
    $800 17
Hans Christian Andersen's poignant avian tale about beauty & judgment
    $1200 8
We'll gamble you'll know this Nevadan seen here
    $1200 3
Between 1955 & 1982 a good polka was often on the program of this bandleader's wunnerful TV program
    $1200 28
Hells Canyon, North America's deepest canyon, lies in this Idaho national forest named for Chief Joseph's tribe
    $1200 23
Barry Bonds currently holds the single-season home run record with this many*
    $1200 13
2008's "Giants" covers "The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and" this man
    $1200 18
"Digit"-al baby fish
    $1600 9
In 2009, this veteran senator was the life of his new party
    $1600 4
The "Circus Polka" composed by Igor Stravinsky for the Ringling Brothers was originally intended to be danced by these
    $1600 29
Wheeler Peak in Nevada has a grove of the oldest type of tree, these pines; they're 3,000 if they're a day
    $1600 24
Boeing is hoping to put this new plane, also called the Dreamliner, into service in 2010
    $1600 14
David Remnick covered "The Last Days of the Soviet Empire" in his "Tomb"
    $1600 19
Spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm
    $2000 10
Shown here, Roland Burris from this state had some problems with his Senate seating arrangements
    $2000 5
The Germans & the Poles claim the polka, but more than likely it was created in Bohemia in this present country
    DD: $2,800 30
Mineral springs in this Belgian forest have made the town of Spa a popular health resort for 500 years
    $2000 25
It's the next prime number year; the last one was 2003
    DD: $4,000 15
Thomas L. Friedman explains "Why We Need a Green Revolution" in "Hot, Flat, and" this
    $2000 20
An abandoned child, like Tom Jones in the novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Chris Sheryl
$25,600 $6,000 $6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1298 this explorer created his "Description of the World"

Final scores:

Dave Chris Sheryl
$21,200 $6,000 $12,400
3-day champion: $81,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Chris Sheryl
$22,800 $6,000 $7,600
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
8 R,
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2009-10-14
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