Show #5807 - Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Dave Belote game 5.


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Paul Lavrakas, a playwright from Annandale, Virginia

Angie Harrison, a scholarship program coordinator from Baltimore, Maryland

Dave Belote, the base commander from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $107,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This transparent membrane in the eye covers the iris & has no blood vessels
    $200 6
"...don't make it bad, take a sad song and make it better"
    $200 21
There's an old expression that says these "never prosper"; remember that
    $200 11
It's a long rope with a loop on one end, used to rope cattle
    $200 16
He followed Garfield as president
    $200 26
The mauve flowers of the Paulownia tree adorn the highest grade of the Order of the Rising Sun award of this country
    $400 2
This vein's name comes from the Latin for "collarbone"
    $400 7
"...and don't you come back no more, no more, no more, no more"
    $400 22
Line that precedes "they simply fade away" in a British army song
    $400 12
This term for the sex drive comes from the Latin for "lust"
    $400 17
Go to Flushing Meadows & see the 22,547-capacity stadium named for this man
    $400 27
First obtained from aniline, the color mauve was the first commercially successful synthetic this
    $600 3
The head of the femur fits into the acetabulum, a socket in this pelvic bone
    $600 8
"There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood, where lived a country boy named..."
    $600 23
"He that fights and runs away may" these 5 words "but he that is in battle slain will never rise to fight again"
    $600 13
How low can you go? Perhaps to this place on the border of heaven or hell
    $600 18
His father was Uther Pendragon
    $600 28
Not much mauve but lots of gray in the paintings of Anton Mauve, a member of The Hague school in this country
    DD: $1,000 4
The base of the fibula forms the outer projection of this joint
    $800 9
"Trouble ahead, trouble behind, and you know that notion just crossed my mind" (Now we see who's the Deadhead)
    $800 24
In his "Ballad of East and West", this Brit wrote, "east is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet"
    $800 14
The opposite of staccato, it's a direction to play music smoothly
    $800 19
Author of "3001: The Final Odyssey"
    $800 29
Bella Donna Mauve is in the Color Riche line of these made by L'Oreal
    $1000 5
A ringlike muscle called the pyloric sphincter lies at the end of this, leading into the duodenum
    $1000 10
In a Pearl Jam tune this boy "spoke in class today"
    $1000 25
Shelley said of this, "Hail to thee, blithe spirit! Bird thou never wert!"; Wordsworth said they "soar but never roam"
    $1000 15
This term for any man who seduces & deceives women comes from a character in the 18th century play "The Fair Penitent"
    $1000 20
For 50 seasons this Boston-born man was director of the Boston Pops
    $1000 30
"Madame de Mauves" was an 1874 novel by this expatriate American

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

Dave Angie Paul
$1,800 $3,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Angie Paul
$4,800 $3,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
These islands famous for their ponies form the northernmost part of Scotland
    $400 6
Donna Douglas played this "Beverly Hillbillies" gal on TV & Erika Eleniak played her in the 1993 movie
    $400 16
This imposing American landmark is seen here as it looked in 1876
    $400 21
Lincoln once said not to "swap" these "while crossing a stream"
    $400 1
After the Battle of Waterloo, he said, "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won"
    $400 26
3 housing units all under one roof
    $800 12
Portuguese sailors originally named this island in the South China Sea Ilha Formosa, "beautiful island"
    $800 7
In 1963 she co-wrote "Ring of Fire" with Merle Kilgore
    $800 17
Successful "Little" author seen here
    $800 22
This type of "son" holds a state's convention votes together but is not a serious candidate for presidency
    $800 2
John Millington Synge wasn't born on Dublin's Synge St.; this other 3-named playwright was
    $800 27
Adjective meaning able to bend & snap back readily without breaking
    $1200 13
The Leeward Islands are among the "Lesser" of these islands; Cuba & Jamaica are among the "Greater"
    $1200 8
Patricia Clarkson was nominated for an Oscar for "Pieces of" this title gal played by Katie Holmes
    $1200 18
Future leader of the UK seen here on the right in the 1880s
    $1200 23
A "strict" one of these 15-letter words tends to interpret the Constitution literally
    $1200 3
This red-haired beauty born in the Dublin suburb of Ranelagh played Natalie Wood's mother in "Miracle on 34th Street"
    $1200 28
By profession, Noah Webster was one of these
    $1600 14
In the Caribbean this island is partnered with Nevis
    $1600 9
This MGM star & wife of Dick Powell is seen here
    $1600 19
This Russian seen here set the table for future chemists
    DD: $5,000 24
According to the League of Women Voters, an "empty chair" one of these should be canceled
    $1600 4
His first major satire, "A Tale of a Tub", was published in 1704
    $1600 29
Elaborate in structure or by nature
    DD: $3,000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Because they surround Delos, the sacred birthplace of Apollo & Artemis, this island group derives its name from the Greek word for "circle"
    $2000 10
Pernilla August once worked with Ingmar Bergman, but we know her best for playing Shmi in the fourth film in this series
    $2000 20
Pictured here around 1890, he was the original "Iron Man"
    $2000 25
Saddle up & give us this 5-letter term for an added provision that may not be germane to the purpose of a bill
    $2000 5
This "Babes in Toyland" composer helped found the organization ASCAP in 1914
    $2000 30
A light transparent weather-resistant man-made thermoplastic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Angie Paul
$18,400 $7,200 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This character said, "I will live in the past, the present, and the future. The spirits of all three shall strive within me"

Final scores:

Dave Angie Paul
$27,601 $14,400 $1
5-day champion: $134,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Angie Paul
$18,200 $11,200 $13,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2009-11-03
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