Show #4974 - Thursday, April 6, 2006

Michael Falk game 3.


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Peggy Till, a teacher from Arlington, Texas

Stacy McKnight, a nanny from Fairfax, Virginia

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give each one's meaning as a prefix and also as a separate word.)
    $200 2
This country is the invadee in the 1990 headline seen here
    $200 17
"The Twilight Zone",
"Twin Peaks",
    $200 8
In the days following Hurricane Katrina, this venue sheltered nearly 25,000 evacuees
    $200 7
The meaty-clawed Maine type of this crustacean is also called the American type
    $200 22
In a 12th century French tale of this knight, he rides humbly on a cart in pursuit of Guinevere
    $200 1
"Toward"; or, one point up in a tennis game
    $400 3
It's the capital city on the losing end of a 1971 headline
    $400 18
"The Drew Carey Show",
"The Bob Newhart Show",
"The Bernie Mac Show"
    $400 9
These enormous cargo ships can hold over 300,000 tons of oil
    $400 13
A rich filling called ganache is often used in these chocolates made to look like fancy fungi
    $400 23
Dickens novel in which Sydney Carton finds himself riding in one of the "death-carts"
    $400 27
"After"; or, to station, as a sentry
    $600 4
This man's 1986 travel itinerary made the front page
    $600 19
    $600 10
When a massive star dies out, it may explode & become one of these, billions of times as bright as the sun
    $600 14
Delectably fatty toro, from the belly of this fish, is a sushi delicacy
    DD: $2,000 24
Appropriately, Dr. Watson gets a ride in a dogcart in this novel
    $600 28
"One"; or, the pre-1958 way to listen to recorded music
    $800 5
Last name of the 1953 headline pair seen here
    $800 20
"Saturday Night Live",
"Monday Night Football",
"60 Minutes Wednesday"
    $800 11
It's what Freud called the conscience or moral part of the personality
    $800 15
It's the Italian name for the salad green seen here also called roquette
    $800 25
The line in "Hamlet" "Full thirty times hath Phoebus' cart gone round" refers to this god's chariot
    $800 29
"Different"; or, someone who's not gay
    $1000 6
In headlines from 1912 & '13, respectively, very different fates befall these two men
    $1000 21
"CSI: NY",
"CSI: Miami",
    $1000 12
Seymour Cray was hailed as "the father of" this
    $1000 16
The name of this beef cut next to the rib implies that it melts in your mouth
    $1000 26
In a bit of optimism at the end of his "Return of the Native", newlyweds Diggory & Thomasin ride off in a dogcart
    $1000 30
"Against"; specifically, one fighting against Nicaragua's Sandinistas

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

Michael Stacy Peggy
$3,200 $600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$8,800 $3,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
In April 1952 the president seized these mills to help the Korean War effort; then the Supreme Court said he couldn't
    $400 10
This liquid metal is also called quicksilver
    $400 4
"The Dueling Cavalier" was the silent film being turned into a musical in this 1952 Gene Kelly favorite
    $400 15
His clever military tactics during WWII earned him the nickname "The Desert Fox"
    $400 22
& they're off... "Holy Roller" from this 109-acre country breaks fast & its 921 residents pray for a win
    $400 1
It's a scholar or an eye part
    $800 20
In April 2003 WorldCom, Inc. changed its brand name to this 3-letter one
    $800 11
When exercising, be sure to replace this element you sweat out, or you risk hyponatremia
    $800 5
A docu-comedy called "Yankee Doodle Doctor" was made by the wacky medical staff on this 1950s-set sitcom
    $800 16
French cardinal who said, "Give me 6 lines written by the most honest man, (&) I'll find something in them to hang him"
    $800 23
This country that built a 20-mi.-long dike in 1932 to add a new province, Flevoland, goes wild as "Dikes R Us" makes a move!
    DD: $2,500 2
This military rank comes from a French phrase for "place holding"
    $1200 21
In April 1972 the U.S. bombed this Vietnamese port city; more recently Seattle became its sister city
    $1200 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports with some textiles from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) North Carolina State University is developing shirts lined with transmitters made of this element, symbol Ag, that may one day monitor your vital signs
    $1200 6
"Jaws 19" is playing at a movie theater in the first sequel of this Michael J. Fox time-traveling comedy
    $1200 17
"Dutch" & "The Role of a Lifetime" are books about him
    $1200 24
At the turn, it's "Rhine River Principality" by a length... & actually, it's greatest length is about 17 miles!
    $1200 3
Home buying is scary: this loan agreement comes from the Old French for "dead" & "pledge"
    $1600 29
In this theatre April 14, 1865 the play "Our American Cousin" celebrated its 1,000th performance
    $1600 13
The name of this metal comes from the Latin cyprian
    $1600 7
"Three Weeks in a Helicopter" is an interactive "feely" film in this Aldous Huxley novel
    $1600 18
In 1947 he became head of the Naval Reactors branch of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
    $1600 25
On the rail it's "Famished" from this Eur. country that lost 2/3 of its land after WWI but regained its independence
    $1600 27
This type of letter gets its name from being stored in the bottom of 2 trays used by compositors
    $2000 30
In April 1988 this state made Evan Mecham its ex-governor
    DD: $5,200 14
The Venus' flytrap catches & digests insects mainly to absorb this element
    $2000 8
The mobsters turned filmmakers were trying to get the movie "Mr. Lovejoy" made in this John Travolta film
    $2000 19
In 1960 he resigned as president of South Korea & fled to Hawaii
    $2000 26
At the wire it's "Titano's Pride" from this country, some say the oldest republic in the world
    $2000 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew measures what looks to be a small pipe or shell in the Jeopardy! science lab.) These 2 words, 1 derived from the other, refer to the instrument I'm using & the measurement I'm taking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$16,800 $8,700 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 16, 1995 this company made its first sale, a science textbook

Final scores:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$22,801 $700 $15,000
3-day champion: $59,403 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$20,600 $7,000 $11,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2006-03-08
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