Show #4878 - Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Bill MacDonald game 2.


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Scott Zimmerman, a high school director from West Grove, Pennsylvania

Beth Chalecki, a Ph.D. student from Medford, Massachusetts

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...the name of a musical instrument will appear in each clue, and the letters will not be jumbled. They will be in order. But they might be in different words!)
    $200 12
The street depicted on its seal is Fremont Street, not the Strip
    $200 14
"Imagine" 9 different actors playing this man & singing his songs & you've got the 2005 musical named for him
    $200 6
In 2004 it was high "time" Delaware's Winterhur Museum paid $1.65 million for a 9-foot-tall one of these
    $200 26
Accurate to 750 yards, the M21 was used in Vietnam by this type of concealed, sharpshooting soldier
    $200 7
In 1954 the U.S.S. Nautilus became the first of these vessels powered by nuclear energy
    $200 1
Cancel long periods praciticing with this string instrument or your fingers will get tired
    $400 13
Diamond Head adorns the left side of its seal
    $400 16
This "Frasier" co-star is appearing knight-ly as Sir Robin in "Monty Python's Spamalot"
    $400 20
In 2002 McTear's, founded in this country in 1842, sold a bottle of 62-year-old Dalmore whiskey for over $40,000
    $400 27
In 1934, as the rat-at-at of these filled the streets, Congress passed a law whose full title specifically restricted them
    $400 8
This protest technique became common in 1960 when black students wouldn't leave a N.C. lunch counter
    $400 2
When told he'd be playing these drums with the band, Tim panicked
    $600 15
The portrait on this state capital's seal resembles the one on the penny
    $600 17
"The Light in the Piazza" features a Tony-winning score by Adam Guettel, grandson of this "Carousel" composer
    $600 21
Hawthorne burned the manuscript, but a set of proofs of this work was auctioned in 2004 for $545,000
    $600 28
Shotgun pellets are generally divided into 2 animal terms: buckshot for big ones & this for small ones
    $600 9
Roh Moo-hyun is its president
    $600 3
Barabas soon learned this Western instrument was like nothing he had ever seen before
    $800 18
Menlo Park is part of this New Jersey township whose seal features a tower with a light bulb at the top
    DD: $2,000 24
Albin sings "A Little More Mascara" while transforming himself into Zaza in this Jerry Herman musical
    $800 22
In May 2002 a Brancusi brought $18 million, then a record auction price for one of these
    $800 29
In the 1880s a windmill company started giving promotional BB guns to farmers; it's now this airgun company
    $800 10
This city-state is found a mere 85 miles north of the equator
    $800 4
Carefully replace the strings on this ancient instrument
    $1000 19
New York City's seal features an American eagle, a sailor & an Indian representing this tribe
    $1000 25
(Hi. I'm Andrew Lloyd Webber.) My new musical is called "The Woman in White" and it's based on a 19th century novel by this author of "The Moonstone"
    $1000 23
"The Inverted Jenny", a stamp that shows an upside-down one of these, recently sold for over $500,000
    $1000 30
Napoleon was the first to mass artillery in a "Grande" or "Big" one of these; we're positive it was a negative for the enemy
    $1000 11
This semimetallic element is the second-most common element on Earth after oxygen
    $1000 5
Neither Bilbo nor Gandalf knew any cool tunes on this

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

Bill Beth Scott
$3,800 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Scott
$3,000 $1,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the year and the film, you name the country represented by that motion picture.)
    $400 15
In 1945 Grand Rapids, Mich. & Newburgh, N.Y. became the first 2 cities to add this chemical to the water supply
    $400 21
"The Barbarian Invasions"
    $400 6
The war between the Big-Endians and the Small-Endians is described in this character's "Travels"
    $400 25
One of the largest contemp. art orgs., N.Y.'s P.S. 1, uses a building that began as this type of institution
    $400 10
Some scientists include this stinger in the family Apidae, others in its own family, Bombidae
    $400 1
French term for a documentary film style that avoids directorial control over its subject
    $800 16
"I have a terrific headache" were reportedly his final words, spoken on April 12
    $800 22
"The Bicycle Thief"
    $800 7
The battle of Helm's Deep figures in this second book of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy
    $800 26
Tokyo's Museum of Contemporary Art exhibited this woman's art, including her Bed-In for Peace photos
    $800 11
This arachnid is responsible for 1,000 deaths a year in Mexico
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew tightens a horse saddle in a stable.) The strap I'm tightening is called latigo, Spanish for "gird", or this word that means it's easily done
    $1200 17
Les Brown earned some renown for this tune popularized in 1945
    $1200 23
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"
    DD: $1,500 8
The Battle of the Cowshed & the Battle of the Windmill are waged in this 1945 work
    $1200 28
This museum's ducts are color coded, blue for air, green for fluids, yellow for electrical, & red for movement
    $1200 12
The potter, a solitary species of this insect, hunts only caterpillars
    $1200 3
This is a mixture of ashes & slag
    $1600 18
In October this man who had declared himself "Norway's Martyr" died by firing squad
    $1600 24
    $1600 9
Juan Rico joins the mobile infantry to fight in the war against the invading alien "bugs" in this Heinlein novel
    $1600 29
This influential artist said of some Aboriginal art in Sydney's museum, "This is what I have been trying to achieve"
    $1600 13
The scientific name of this venomous arthropod is Loxosceles reclusa
    $1600 4
It's a tragedy that this 17th century French author is known for "Britannicus" & "Berenice"
    $2000 19
Arrested near Genoa in May, this American poet would be declared insane & mentally unfit in December
    $2000 27
    $2000 20
A battle for this planet between Paul Atreides' forces & those of the Emperor is at the heart of the "Dune" books
    DD: $6,000 30
Founded in 1939, this city's Contemporary Arts Center was at the center of a 1990s 1st Amendment case
    $2000 14
The blister species of this secretes an irritating substance called cantharidin that was once used in love potions
    $2000 5
A synthetic hormone preparation that stimulates contractions during childbirth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Scott
$12,600 -$3,300 $800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1994, after a 20-year absence, this country's delegation was allowed to be seated in the U.N. General Assembly

Final scores:

Bill Beth Scott
$5,200 -$3,300 $800
2-day champion: $23,399 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Beth Scott
$12,600 -$1,800 $5,600
22 R,
7 W
8 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 2005-08-17
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