Show #6280 - Friday, December 30, 2011

Dave Leach game 2.


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Tom Vanderbilt, a writer from Brooklyn, New York

Lisa Spardel-Krol, an educational marketer from Watertown, Massachusetts

Dave Leach, a software analyst from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1820s
    $200 21
In 1822 Friedrich Buschmann obtained a patent for this instrument also known as a squeezebox
    $200 11
"Sudden Impact":
"Go ahead, ____ ____ ____"
    $200 1
It's not an actual fruit but a bulge formed by the thyroid cartilage of the larynx
    $200 16
The most expensive one of these kits is Keith Moon's Premier set, which sold at auction in 2004 for about $250,000
    $200 22
Kids will love the hands-on Stone Age Workshop at the Mettmann Museum of this early man
    $200 6
Gorgeous George was one of these "combatants"
    $400 27
In 1827 chemist John Walker "struck" gold by inventing the first friction ones of these; smokers really liked them
    $400 12
"Love Story":
"Love means ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____"
    $400 2
The gastrointestinal tract is also called this canal, Watson
    $400 17
With a solid gold nib, the 1 million euro Aurora Diamond is the most expensive one of these ever
    $400 23
A Baden-Baden museum devoted to the works of this Russian imperial jeweler opened in 2009
    $400 7
An ecstatic expression, or an emotional musical composition
    $600 28
He was about 70 when he published his "American Dictionary of the English Language" in 2 volumes in 1828
    $600 13
"When Harry Met Sally": "I'll have ____ ____ ____"
    $600 3
The 2 vertebral these perform the rather important function of supplying blood to the brain
    $600 18
In 2010 was sold for $13 million, the most ever paid for the part of an Internet address called this "name"
    $600 24
The Egyptian Museum in Berlin has the world-famous painted bust of this queen & wife of Akhenaton
    $600 8
Named for a German botanist, this drooping flower seen here lends its name to a vivid, purplish-red color
    $800 29
In 1822 French Egyptologist Jean Champollion published a paper on the translation of this artifact
    $800 14
"Gone with the Wind":
"As God is my witness... I'll never be ____ ____"
    $800 4
The name of this body section is Latin for "belly"
    $800 19
The most expensive silent movie-era film ever made was this $4 million epic; did we mention the chariot race?
    DD: $1,000 25
A Mainz museum honoring this most famous son traces the history of printing & has a replica of his press on display
    $800 9
This title of nobility ranks just below earl
    $1000 30
The first issue of this "incisive" British medical journal was published on October 5, 1823
    $1000 15
"All About Eve":
"Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a ____ ____"
    $1000 5
Gas exchange occurs in these tiny, thin-walled sacs in the lungs
    $1000 20
The most expensive aircraft ever built is this alphanumerically named stealth bomber, at $2 billion apiece
    $1000 26
This city's Bavarian National Museum was created in 1855 by Maximilian II to preserve Bavaria's artistic treasures
    $1000 10
He's the Zap Comix artist whose distinctive satirical work is seen here

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

Dave Lisa Tom
$5,400 -$800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Lisa Tom
$9,200 $200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the characters.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "R-E".)
    $400 3
New Zealand's smallest park is named for this Dutchman who became the first European to see the country
    $400 22
Charles Marlow &
Mr. Kurtz
    $400 9
You'll be a slug in your next life if you can't tell me this term for the soul coming back in a new form
    $400 1
Victoria & Albert:
Alice, Alfred, Arthur, Beatrice, Helena, Louise, Leopold, Victoria Adelaide & this king
    $400 14
Mickey Mantle & Pete Rose were this kind of hitter who changes sides of the plate depending on the pitcher
    $400 4
Fractional term for part of a naval vessel usually reserved for officers
    $800 20
South Africa's Richtersveld National Park is partially located within a loop of this "colorful" river
    $800 23
Cedric the Saxon,
Lady Rowena
    $800 10
On an invitation, the phrase these "only" means we assume you're coming, but let us know if you're not
    $800 2
Abraham Lincoln & Mary Todd:
Edward, Willie, Tad & this boy, the only one to survive to adulthood
    $800 15
Jim Rice was so powerful, he broke a bat without hitting the ball on one of these, a swing the batter tries to stop
    $800 5
The USS Nimitz carries 90 aircraft on this aptly named deck; its area takes up about 4.5 acres
    DD: $3,000 21
The largest national park lies on this island; at 375,000 square miles, it occupies about 45% of this island's area
    $1200 24
Charles Ryder,
Lord & Lady Marchmain
    $1200 11
In music production, "wet" & "dry" refer to sound with more or less of this effect--ect--ect
    $1200 19
Noah & an unnamed Biblical woman:
Japheth & these 2 other fellas
    $1200 16
Many hitters try to gain an advantage by scratching the back line of this
    DD: $4,200 6
A type of walk, or an upper deck on a passenger ship where folks can stroll
    $1600 12
The Civil War-era Henry was one of the first of this type of rifle that you didn't have to keep reloading
    $1600 17
A 2004 at-bat by the tenacious Alex Cora went ball, strike, ball, 14 of these, home run
    $1600 7
This term for a sailor's quarters near the bow can be said using either 2 or 3 syllables
    $2000 26
The 3 "lakes of" this Irish national park are Upper Lake, Muckross Lake & Lough Leane
    $2000 25
Mr. Worldly Wiseman
    $2000 13
It's the term for sums of money sent back to their homelands by immigrants in the U.S.
    $2000 18
At age 90, this Cardinal legend who hit safely over 3,600 times appeared at the 2011 World Series
    $2000 8
As its name indicates, this 3-letter deck on old warships had cannons end to end

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Lisa Tom
$19,800 $1,800 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While he's had 12 Top 10 hits on Billboard, including 7 from a 1984 album, he's never had a No. 1 single

Final scores:

Dave Lisa Tom
$19,084 $1,790 $0
2-day champion: $34,683 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Lisa Tom
$18,000 $2,800 $4,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
5 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2011-11-01
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