Show #4676 - Monday, December 27, 2004

Aaron Thompson game 3.


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David Gibbs, an editor and graduate student from Los Angeles, California

Christian Mastrodonato, an artist from San Francisco, California

Aaron Thompson, an executive assistant from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Often $10, it's what patients in HMOs shell out with every visit to the doctor
    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Times Square.) In 1904, Oscar Hammerstein I brought Times Square this new entertainment form, with dancing girls & comedy teams
    $200 26
In 1783 Benjamin Franklin saw the first piloted flight of this type of transport while in Paris
    $200 1
Baton Rouge,
    $200 21
Some people refer to chicken soup as the "Jewish" kind of this antibiotic
    $200 11
To get these is to gain the ability to walk around on a moving ship
    $400 17
California workers' comp includes up to 24 visits to this professional for spinal adjustment
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from Broadway.) Fittingly, O. J. Gude, who designed many Times Square electric signs, coined this term for Broadway
    $400 27
If you're wearing silks, you're on a horse; if you "hit the silk", you're strapped into one of these
    $400 2
    $400 22
About the size of a marble & named for an oyster product, they garnish Gibson cocktails
    $400 12
Aquatic critter of the genus Hippocampus
    $600 18
In 2004 this person who once tried to fix the system wrote an article called "Now can we talk about health care?"
    $600 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Times Square.) On the night of August 14th of this year, an estimated 2 million people spontaneously celebrated in Times Square
    $600 28
The name of this New York-Boston train combines "acceleration" & "excellence"
    $600 3
    $600 23
Named for its resemblance to a cheerleading accessory, the pom pom is a white type of this fungus
    $600 13
    $800 19
43 million people is the figure you usually hear bandied about
    $800 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports Times Square.) In 1907, risky fireworks were replaced for New Year's Eve with this, covered with 125-watt bulbs
    DD: $2,400 29
The 3 broad classes of operational aviation are general, military, & this type of civil aviation
    $800 4
    $800 24
A tasty dish is chicken marinated in yogurt & spices & cooked in this Indian oven
    $800 14
U.S. Navy construction battalion
    $1000 20
A 2001 government report warned of a shortage of these people, of whom 40% will soon be over age 50
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from Times Square.) In 1904, Times Square got its name from the newspaper & this owner ushered in 1905 with a big party
    $1000 30
In railroading, maglev is short for this
    $1000 5
    $1000 25
California leads the nation in the production of the English, or Persian, type of this nut
    $1000 15
In "The Tempest", Ariel sings of this type of substantial transformation

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

Aaron Christian David
$3,000 -$600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Christian David
$3,200 $1,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
It's that line off in the distance where the sky meets the land or the sea
    $400 26
Silent film stars were all aflutter when the first false eyelashes were created by this makeup master
    $400 2
A nameless monster is often erroneously called this, the last name of his creator Victor
    $400 7
"Sandy" was probably not a nickname of this British World War I hero
    $400 21
You'll find them in albondigas soup
    $400 12
In all 64 minutes of this 1941 Disney classic, the high-flying title character never speaks
    $800 15
What makes Rigel the brightest star in this constellation is that it's really 3 stars (& they're not in the belt)
    $800 27
Also known as Agent 86, he's the greatest spy in TV history!
(Would you believe... second greatest?)
    $800 3
In a 1726 Swift novel, this character saw "a human creature not six inches high"
    $800 8
This German's military fame arises mostly from his successes in North Africa
    $800 22
The science of climate & weather
    $800 13
This city that had a disastrous fire in 64 A.D. employed a corps of pumpers called siphonarii
    $1200 16
In the 1970s it was found that when CFCs break down, this is the main 1 of the 3 elements in them that harms the ozone
    $1200 28
Man von Mayerling is the tense Teutonic butler to a faded star in this classic 1950 film
    $1200 4
Jane Austen described this title 20-year-old as "handsome, clever, and rich"
    $1200 9
Long-time opposer of Spanish rule in the Americas seen here
    $1200 23
It flows into the South China Sea
    $1200 14
At 64 miles wide, this Hawaiian site is the world's largest active volcano
    $1600 17
Amoebas use temporary extensions called these to move or to surround & engulf food
    $1600 29
Woe is me! He played Wojo on "Barney Miller"
    DD: $2,400 5
A self-sacrificing daughter named Amy is the title character of this Dickens novel
    $1600 10
His infamy began on December 7th, 1941
    $1600 24
In "Hamlet", it completes the line "The lady doth protest too much..."
    $1600 19
It's the more popular & timely name for "Opus 64 No. 1", heard here
    DD: $2,200 18
This amino acid is the sodium salt of glutamic acid
    $2000 30
The "colorful" title of this George Peppard-Ursula Andress flm refers to a German medal
    $2000 6
Sort of a Russian Don Juan, this Pushkin character spurns Tatyana's love, only to try to win her back later
    $2000 11
You might say this German military leader of World War I was full of hot air
    $2000 25
Reagan's attorney general
    $2000 20
64 symbolic hexagrams make up this divinatory Chinese system

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Christian David
$16,000 $1,200 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This sea that extends about 1,200 miles was referred to in ancient times as the Erythraean Sea

Final scores:

Aaron Christian David
$12,799 $2,400 $2,400
3-day champion: $57,899 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Christian David
$17,600 $1,200 $11,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2004-11-02
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