Show #4675 - Friday, December 24, 2004

Aaron Thompson game 2.


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Catherine Ewen, a recent law school graduate from Berkeley, California

Paul Boyer, a bartender originally from Schenectady, New York

Aaron Thompson, an executive assistant from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
A Multiplication Rock song about this number used Noah's Ark to illustrate its point
    $200 10
Feel free to cue the "Schoolhouse Rock" tune: "We the people, in order to form" these next 4 preamble words
    $200 1
Tin-y silverware
    $200 20
In Merrimack, New Hampshire, you can tour the Anheuser-Busch brewery & visit its stables of these horses
    $200 3
"When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lighting, or in rain?" is the first line of this play
    $200 14
Carly Simon knows "your'e so" this, you probably think this clue is about you
    $400 26
"Hey! That smarts! Ouch! That hurts! You! That's no fair givin' a guy a short down there!" can be heard in this grammar song
    $400 11
It's the first thing the preamble wishes to "establish"; truth & the American way would have to come later
    $400 2
The controversial Supreme Court nominee seen here
    $400 21
Seen here, the fennec is the smallest one of these animals, & it has the longest ears relative to body size
    $400 4
This pro sport has a 3-point play & a 3-second rule
    $400 15
It borders the fairway on a golf course; as an adjective it can also mean coarse
    $600 27
Zachary Sanders sang, "To run, to go, to get, to give--this" part of speech "you're what's happenin'"
    $600 12
The preamble sets forth to "insure domestic" this
    $600 7
The Irish county where you'll find Kinsale Harbor
    DD: $1,400 22
One of these long-lived animals that died in 1966 was reportedly given to the King of Tonga by Captain Cook
    $600 5
This American sitcom was based on the British sitcom "A Man About the House"
    $600 16
Corpulent, or the last name of the creator of the corpulent Nero Wolfe
    $800 28
"Well now I'm stuck in committee and I'll sit here and wait" to hear this how-a-law-gets-passed song
    $800 13
Boldly packing a lot into one very long sentence, the preamble wishes to "secure the blessings of" this
    $800 8
Tolkien's evil version of a goblin
    $800 23
A dzo is the hybrid offspring of a cow & this Tibetan beast of burden
    $800 6
The 3 common speeds of phonograph records for sale in 1949
    $800 17
An angle greater than 90 degrees but less than 180, it's "not sharp"
    $1000 29
On a tribute CD, Better Than Ezra covered this favorite that said "and, but and or, they'll get you pretty far"
    $1000 30
Meaning "to enact by law", this word precedes "and establish this Constitution for the United States of America"
    $1000 9
The Pennsylvania city where the Articles of Confederation were adopted
    $1000 24
Found in the Galapagos Islands, the marine species of this is the only lizard that uses the sea as a habitat
    $1000 19
A proton contains 3 of these subatomic particles, 2 "up" & 1 "down"
    $1000 18
In titles of famous novels, it precedes "and the Dead" & "Lunch"

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

Aaron Paul Catherine
$1,000 -$200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Paul Catherine
$2,000 $3,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'd like to give you an example of what might be considered the type of clue you would see in that. Shakespeare character and Jesus' birthplace. And you would say, "Who is" or "What is Macbethlehem?")
    $400 6
    $400 1
Kenesaw Mountain Landis banned for life 8 players of this baseball team for helping fix the 1919 World Series
    $400 16
While in Paris in the 1820s, this "Rip Van Winkle" author co-wrote plays with John Howard Payne
    $400 21
"House rules" for this fermented fruity potable include using it in hot buttered rum
    $400 11
The 1453 battle of this capital signaled the end of the Byzantine Empire
    $400 26
Pachyderm plus ghost
    $800 7
    $800 2
In 1979 New Orleans lost its NBA franchise to Utah, which strangely enough chose to keep this nickname
    $800 17
He set 2 of his stories, "The Balloon Hoax" & "The Gold-Bug", on Sullivan's Island, S.C., where he'd served in the army
    $800 22
Americans at a military base in Limerick help popularize this "national" drink that can be made with Jameson
    $800 12
In this 1940 battle, a much smaller air force held off 2,500 German planes for many months
    $800 27
Brett Favre or John Elway plus knapsack
    $1200 8
    $1200 3
"Rudy" & "Knute Rockne, All American" are both films that focus on the football team nicknamed this
    $1200 18
Is 1906 collection "The Four Million" contained some of his best-known stories, including "The Gift of the Magi"
    $1200 23
This "hot" drink was derived from the sap of a Palmyra palm; today it's often made with bourbon & cloves
    $1200 13
More than 100 Japanese ships were defeated by a U.S. force half that size in this decisive battle of June 1942
    $1200 28
Pansy or daffodil plus lycanthrope
    $1600 9
    DD: $2,500 4
This Colorado team used to be known as the Quebec Nordiques
    DD: $2,000 19
A 1900 collection of his short stories was titled "The Son of the Wolf"
    $1600 24
This warm frothy beverage made with rum & brandy shares its name with a Hanna-Barbera animated pair
    $1600 14
The valley of this French river was the scene of a 1916 battle that had over 1 million casualties
    $1600 29
Sam Malone plus preparing meat by pounding & flavoring
    $2000 10
    $2000 5
Alabama has the Crimson Tide & Tulane has this colorful nickname
    $2000 20
The "Old Manse" in Concord where he & his wife Sophia lived from 1842 to 1845 was rented from Ralph Waldo Emerson
    $2000 25
The angel in "It's a Wonderful Life" asks for this type of wine, "heavy on the cinammon & light on the cloves"
    $2000 15
At this 1415 battle, a force of about 6,000 English, mostly archers, defeated 25,000 French troops
    $2000 30
Tear-shedding reptile plus something you can be "perched on the horns of"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Paul Catherine
$24,100 $7,400 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1973 4 bank employees held hostage in this city ended up feeling grateful to their captors

Final scores:

Aaron Paul Catherine
$25,100 $14,400 $1
2-day champion: $45,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Paul Catherine
$23,200 $7,400 $10,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2004-09-14
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