Show #4823 - Wednesday, July 20, 2005

David Madden game 12.


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Ellyn Ritterskamp, a prepress technician and ethics instructor from Charlotte, North Carolina

Oscar Avila, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 11-day cash winnings total $269,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the film those lyrics were in.)
    $200 5
El Espectador & El Tiempo, the 2 largest of Colombia's daily newspapers, are published in this city
    $200 6
"Some day we'll meeet again and
Away to his castle we'll go
To be happy forever I know"
    $200 15
The FBI's HRT, a "Rescue Team" for these, can be anywhere in 4 hours
    $200 10
Getting the role of Colonel Potter on "M*A*S*H" was a bit of a demotion; he'd previosuly played a general on the show
    $200 25
This legendary magician was imprisoned in a thorn bush by a "watery" woman using magic he had taught her
    $200 30
For heartburn these are a must
    $400 4
The Putomayo, a branch of this river, forms much of Colombia's border with Peru
    $400 7
"My reign will be a super-awesome thing
Oh, I just can't wait to be king"
    $400 23
On Feb. 6, 1938 the lifesavers of Bondi Beach in this country rescued 300 people from freak waves
    $400 16
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson played defense for 10 seasons with this NFL team, the southernmost in California
    $400 26
He disappeared after just 3 weeks at Fordham; years later, he'd make the Statue of Liberty follow suit
    $400 28
I'm sated after eating too many of these
    $600 3
Colombia's coat of arms was adopted in 1834 & features this vulture perched on top
    $600 11
"Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon, or asked the grinning bobcat why he grinned?"
    DD: $600 14
When sent down, the rescue capsule for the Quecreek miners in this state carried water, Skoal & Hershey bars
    $600 17
Bigfoot went domestic in this 1987 comedy with John Lithgow
    $600 27
This magician does the ultimate disappearing act & ends up on an enchanted island with Ariel & the brutish Caliban
    $600 19
Please be quiet, everyone here is this
    $800 2
Colombia's second-largest city, it's known for its textiles & as a center for the illegal drug trade
    $800 12
"Les poissons,
Les poissons
How I love
Les poissons
Love to chop and
To serve little fish"
    $800 9
If you're rescued from a deep-sea dive, you may go into this type of chamber, from the same root as "barometer"
    $800 18
Here's a Harry & a Gary: in 1995 this "Forrest Gump" actor played Harry Truman
    $800 8
Don't feel ripped off if you pay to see these 2 magicians at the Rio in Vegas & only one of them ever speaks
    $800 20
It was the nationality of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, himself
    $1000 1
In 1982 this Colombian who led Latin America's literary boom of the '60s won the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $1000 22
"We are Siameeiz
If you pleeiz,
We are Siameeiz
If you don't please"
    $1000 13
An old infantry weapon, or the type of "pole" used to tear down walls
    $1000 21
Harry Shearer has voiced at least 36 different characters, including Jebediah Springfield, on this show
    $1000 29
Martin Luther believed this German magician & astrologer, a Goethe subject, had devilish powers
    $1000 24
"Nowhere can I find this utopian novel by Samuel Butler"

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

David Oscar Ellyn
$3,600 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Oscar Ellyn
$6,000 $1,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
(Kweisi Mfume reads the clue.) When I was a congressman, I often strolled through this 96-foot-wide domed hall, the Capitol's hub
    $400 27
Herman Mankiewicz shared a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for "Citizen Kane" with this man
    $400 14
The Lord told him to "Lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it"
    $400 28
An elastomer is defined as a synthetic polymer having the properties of this natural material
    $400 1
While out of office in the 1930s, he knocked out a million-word biography of his ancestor the Duke of Marlborough
    $400 3
Soccer at Wembley Stadium
    $800 19
The USA's only Leonardo da Vinci painting resides at this museum at 4th & Constitution
    $800 18
David S. Ward wrote "The Sting"; William Goldman penned this earlier Newman-Redford pairing
    $800 20
This New Testament beggar "died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom"
    $800 13
Ex-Boston Globe scribe Leigh Montville is the latest biographer of this baseball great
    $800 6
Hemispherical hammer head
    $1200 10
(Hi, I'm Ari Fliescher.) In the White House large events like dances & weddings are held in this room, designed as a "public audience room"
    $1200 15
Christopher McQuarrie introduced us to the mysterious Keyser Soze in this 1995 film
    DD: $1,600 21
This half brother of Isaac born of Abraham & Hagar was called "a wild man, his hand will be against every man"
    DD: $1,600 25
Hautboy, an old word for oboe, comes from the French name Hautbois, which means "high" this
    $1200 4
A bio of him sums up, "It was by dying when he did", in 1863 that he achieved his military fame
    $1200 5
Fancy fungus in fine form here
    $1600 9
A hotel near the White House is named for John Hay & this pal of his, a descendant of presidents
    $1600 16
A real "American Beauty", Alan Ball created this drop-dead gorgeous HBO series
    $1600 22
Revelation says Satan will "deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the Earth, Gog and" this
    $1600 23
2-word term for an amorphous form of SiO2; as a drying agent, it comes in little packets that say "DO NOT EAT"
    $1600 2
"Uncertainty: The Life and Science of" this man explores his work on Nazi weapons programs
    $1600 7
David Letterman's alma mater
    $2000 11
(Hi, I'm Christie Whitman.) The EPA is based in this Ariel Rios Building, part of this "Triangle" bounded by 15th, Pennsylvania & Constitution
    $2000 17
It takes a village to know he followed up "Chinatown" with "Shampoo" the next year
    $2000 26
These 4 words were the handwriting Belshazzar saw on the wall of his palace
    $2000 12
A biography of this wife of James Joyce is subtitled "The Real Life of Molly Bloom"
    $2000 8
Ladies & gentlemen, it's a Spanish word for gentleman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Oscar Ellyn
$8,000 $2,400 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the roughly 70-minute work that includes the sung words "Alle menschen werden bruder"

Final scores:

David Oscar Ellyn
$11,000 $2,400 $399
12-day champion: $280,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Oscar Ellyn
$8,000 $5,600 $8,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
10 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 2005-03-09
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