Show #5815 - Friday, December 18, 2009

Ryan Chaffee game 1.


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Bobbie Fulton, a high school French teacher from Middletown, Connecticut

Ryan Chaffee, a tutor from Los Angeles, California

Jennifer Montgomery, a jazz radio station development director from Encinitas, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The only wonder still standing, these were built as tombs for the Pharaohs
    $200 25
This monocled arch-enemy of Batman used his umbrella as a weapon; it often contained knockout gas
    $200 1
____ Spumante, from a town in northern Italy
    $200 7
In 1873 metric weights were extended to silver coins; a half dollar weighed 12.5 grams & this, 6.25 grams
    $200 3
For the Washington Post's Watergate stories, it listed Woodward & Bernstein
    $200 16
This predator is believed to have been introduced to Australia thousands of years ago by man
    $400 12
This huge statue of Helios was sold for scrap metal after it was destroyed by an earthquake
    $400 26
Incendiary pumpkin bombs are among the many weapons used by this "colorful" Spider-Man villain
    $400 2
____ cream pie
(false advertising: it's really cake!)
    $400 9
If you want to convert gallons to these metric measures, multiply by 3.785
    $400 8
Take a nibble on this 8-part computer unit
    $400 17
Found on all continents except Antarctica, this "structural" bird helps to control rodent populations
    DD: $1,400 14
It stood over 440 feet tall on the Island of Pharos
    $600 27
This "God of Mischief" & trickster clashed with Thor many times attempting to claim the throne of Asgard
    $600 4
____ duck
(not because the dish is looking at you--it's named after a Chinese city)
    $600 10
A fifth of whiskey contains 25.6 ounces, which is about 17.1 of these small 2-syllable measures
    $600 13
A secluded or private road
    $600 18
3-letter name for the Egyptian snake that played a deadly role in world affairs back in 30 B.C.
    $800 15
Probably built by Nebuchadnezzar II for one of his wives, it was laid out on a terrace, 75 feet above the ground
    $800 28
Captain Cold & Captain Boomerang were nemeses of this "Fastest Man Alive"
    $800 5
____ king crab, also called Japanese king crab
    $800 21
Norman, Norwegian & engineer are sizes of these building blocks
    $800 22
2 rhyming items are in this phrase for when you'll use any means necessary to gain your objective
    $800 19
This aggressive predator of North America & Europe is the largest member of the weasel family
    $1000 23
Located at Halicarnassus, this monumental marble tomb was built for a king who died in 353 B.C.
    $1000 29
This "attractive" mutant & X-Men enemy spent his early teen years in a Nazi death camp
    $1000 6
____ artichoke, aka the sunchoke
    $1000 24
Now almost 50, Conrad & his fans were back on Broadway in 2009 in a revival of this musical
    $1000 20
Prickly predator of insects pictured here

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

Jennifer Ryan Bobbie
$600 $1,000 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ryan Bobbie
$2,000 $7,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
"Not only the lovers... swoon" was said of this Shakespearean work from the National Ballet of Canada in 2009
    $400 1
In this game a penalty kick, often goes over 60 MPH--hence the goalie's fear of it
    $400 9
Former Maryland governor; first VP to resign due to criminal charges
    $400 26
In chairs burlap is often used to cover these coiled metal items that can poke
    $400 3
First name of Sinclair Lewis' title character Gantry
    $400 22
In Spanish, this 2-letter word
    $800 16
Taking the prick of the needle in a new direction, a Montreal staging of this ballet makes the princess a drug addict
    $800 2
This bowling sport with an Italian name can be spelled with either an "E" or an "I" at the end
    $800 10
He lost to the son of his former boss for the 2000 GOP nomination
    $800 27
Often, only the feet are left uncovered in a chair called this adjective implying that an excess of material is used
    DD: $1,400 4
Cousins Fredric Dannay & Manfred B. Lee used this pseudonum as authors & as the name of their popular detective
    $800 23
In French, this 3-letter word
    $1200 28
Alberta Ballet's "The Fiddle and the Drum" is set to the songs of this female singer born in Alberta
    $1200 8
It's 1 1/2 inches in diameter, made of celluloid & struck with a pimpled racket
    $1200 11
Senate Judiciary Committee chair, 1987-1995
    $1200 20
"Scarborough Fair" asks for a shirt of this; in upholstery it's more humbly used to catch loose stuffing
    $1200 5
Surname of authors Ralph & Harlan
    $1200 24
In German, this 4-letter word
    $1600 29
Peterborough's Rex Harrington created the role of this author in the ballet "Alice"
    $1600 12
In the NFL a player can be credited with a half one of these; Michael Strahan set a one-season record with 22 1/2
    DD: $3,000 13
His first name was also that of a Carthaginian general--that's gotta count for something, right?
    $1600 19
Tufting forms a pattern of diamonds or squares with these at the corners, marking depressions
    $1600 6
This comical constable in "Measure for Measure" shares a name with a body part
    $1600 25
In Hollywood, this 5-letter word of possibility (per the L.A. Times)
    $2000 30
In 1973 Kain & Augustyn, the Fonteyn & Nereyev of Canada, won a coveted Moscow Prize for the best of these duets
    $2000 17
In 8-ball, if you have to shoot the striped balls you must pocket this numeric range of balls, then sink the 8-ball last
    $2000 14
Debated Daniel Webster over states' rights in 1833; first VP to resign the position
    $2000 18
A huge tropical tree that's pollenated by bats yields this fiber, largely used for padding, as in upholstery
    $2000 7
The "Master of Rivendell", he founded the Last Homely House, which Frodo & Bilbo visited
    $2000 21
In Morse code, beginning with dash dot & ending this way

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ryan Bobbie
$3,200 $20,800 $4,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Dr. Kenneth Cooper added "S" to a medical adjective to coin this word for the kind of exercise he advocated in a 1968 book

Final scores:

Jennifer Ryan Bobbie
$2,399 $20,800 $6,401
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Ryan Bobbie
$3,200 $18,800 $3,200
8 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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Game tape date: 2009-11-04
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