Show #4882 - Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Vik Vaz game 2.


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Deena Banks, a writer from La Mesa, California

Kelly Croissant, an emergency medical technician originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The 5 stars of this constellation are featured on Samoa's national flag
    $200 11
"Rock Around The Clock"
    $200 21
The 2004 Keelboat nickel featured these 2 explorers in full uniform on the keelboat's bow
    $200 2
The Bible:
"As a shepherd divideth his sheep from" these
    $200 16
In 1966 this consumer advocate gained national attention testifying before Congress on auto safety
    $200 26
Ordinary viral infection of the nose & throat that symbolized the conflict between the U.S. & Russia
    $400 3
Eastern Samoa is "American Samoa"; Western Samoa won its independence from this island country in 1962
    $400 12
"I Get Around"
    $400 22
Introduced in January 2004, the U.S. quarter honoring this state depicts all 5 Great Lakes
    $400 7
Ogden Nash:
"The song of" these "never varies, and when they're moulting they're pretty revolting"
    $400 17
In 1991 the Senate testimony of law professor Anita Hill nearly derailed this man's Supreme Court nomination
    $400 27
"Singin' in the Rain" star who once worked as an office temp
    $600 4
This "line", roughly equal to the 180th meridian zigzags, so the Wallis Islands are west of it & Samoa is east
    $600 13
"Heart Of Glass"
    $600 23
Of the 7 real women to appear on U.S. coins, this queen was the first, in 1893
    $600 8
Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Curious Incident of" this "in the Nighttime"--it "did nothing"
    DD: $2,000 18
In 1947 playwright Bertolt Brecht returned to Europe after testifying before this House committee
    $600 28
Long Russian novel smoked to prevent fighting between Native American tribes
    $800 5
The international airport code for this city of American Samoa is PPG
    $800 14
"Dancing Queen"
    $800 24
The mints in these 2 cities manufacture most of the coins for general circulation
    $800 9
Carl Sandburg:
"The fog comes on" these
    $800 19
In 1987 Fawn Hall testified that she had altered & shredded documents for this man, her boss
    $800 29
Aaron Burr dueling victim who closely advised Jimmy Carter
    $1000 6
It's the title of Margaret Mead's classic 1928 anthropological study of Samoan youth
    $1000 15
"Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter"
    $1000 25
The reverse of this current U.S. coin depicts an olive branch, an oak branch & a torch
    $1000 10
Robert Frost:
"The way" this bird "shook down on me the dust of snow from a hemlock tree..."
    $1000 20
On June 25, 1973 he testified before the Senate & revealed the existence of a White House "enemies list"
    $1000 30
Popular American dancer of 1920s Paris who arrives with one more loaf of bread than the usual 12

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

Vik Kelly Deena
$2,200 $400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vik Kelly Deena
$4,800 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the film.)
    $400 1
"I know what you're thinking, punk. You're thinking, 'Did he fire six shots or only five?'"
    $400 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew throws a paper airplane.) Air can easily get around the plane's thin wings, so there's less of this force resisting forward motion
    $400 10
The Pascal type of this vegetable is the typical, pale green crunchy type
    $400 15
A cutting remark, or the sharp point projecting in the reverse direction of the main point of a fishhook
    $800 5
Its first edition contained "The Lunations, Eclipses" & "Judgment of the Weather" for the year 1733
    $800 7
Meryl Streep:
"Are you supposed to be in Iowa?"
    $800 21
The parachute-like wing made by Francis & Gertrude Rogallo from their kitchen curtains led to this soaring sport
    $800 11
A large green sandstone block at this prehistoric English site is called the "Altar Stone"
    $800 16
This stringed instrument of India has 20 movable frets with 19 or 20 strings
    $1200 2
Washington's steward, a French West Indian named "Black Sam", owned this NYC tavern off & on for 23 years
    $1200 8
"The United States Marines is lookin' for a few good men--you ain't it"
    $1200 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew compares two paper airplanes.) In paper airplanes, bending the rear section of the wing up or down has the equivalent effect of this device that moves up & down in a jumbo jet's tail
    $1200 24
His website listed him as a Marine fighter pilot, baseball Hall of Famer & world-class angler, in that order
    $1200 12
At age 61 in 1941, he made his screen debut in "The Maltese Falcon" as Kaspar Gutman
    $1200 17
A paved airport runway
    $1600 3
In 1706 this Boston minister published "The Good Old Way", in which he decried the lessening of Puritan influence
    $1600 6
James Cromwell:
"I can't fill up a space shuttle with geriatrics!"
    $1600 23
2 main types of aircraft are rotary wing, like helicopters, & this type of "wing", like your standard passenger planes
    DD: $2,000 25
Dr. Seuss, good old Ted, with his books gave sheer bliss; though he'd write as LeSieg, his last name was this
    DD: $6,000 13
This island nation off Senegal has no green in its flag but does have the Portuguese word for it in its name
    $1600 18
On October 27, 1999 gunmen stormed this country's parliament, killing prime minister Vazgen Sarkisyan
    $2000 4
In February 1733 this Oxford alumnus landed where present-day Savannah is now
    $2000 9
John Quade:
"Well it appears that there can't be too many guys driving around this valley with an ape"
    $2000 14
Her "Rilla of Ingleside" & "Pat of Silver Bush" were not as successful as her "Anne of Green Gables"
    $2000 19
Derived from a Serbian word for "highwayman", it refers to a 15th century horseman of the Hungarian light infantry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vik Kelly Deena
$14,000 $7,800 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a famous incident, it's the school at which William Webb Ellis disregarded the rules in 1823

Final scores:

Vik Kelly Deena
$28,000 $7,800 $12,399
2-day champion: $51,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vik Kelly Deena
$12,200 $7,800 $9,600
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2005-09-13
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