Show #5024 - Thursday, June 15, 2006

Craig Westphal game 5.

Contestants

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Maggie Parcells, a student from Encinitas, California

Doug O'Brien, a public health official from Chicago, Illinois

Craig Westphal, a paramedic from Tucson, Arizona (whose 4-day cash winnings total $94,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE INVADERS
NFL BLITZ
PAC-MAN
DEFENDER
DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION
"Q"-BERT
(Alex: If you have kids, these, uh, categories will seem familiar to you.)
    $200 11
The third country ever to launch a planetary mission, this nation launched the Nozomi probe to Mars in 1998
    $200 1
In 2005 this team played home games in 3 different states
    $200 26
In Buckley v. Valeo, the Supreme Court said PAC "soft money" was protected as free speech via this amendment
    $200 6
In a Homer work, Sarpedon is a mighty defender of this city
    $200 16
In the Korean hangmu, 2 dancers represent these long-legged birds attracted to lotus flowers
    $200 21
This savory egg dish originated in what is now Northeast France, but as a "real man", I was unaware of that
    $400 12
(Leroy Chiao reads the clue from aboard the International Space Station.) Every 6 months the space station gets a new one of this Russian spacecraft that's basically a lifeboat
    $400 2
We guarantee you'll know his jersey was retired in 1985
    $400 27
Many politicos were saying they didn't know Jack when this lobbyist pled guilty to 3 felonies in January 2006
    $400 7
Loyalist troops under General Jose Miaja held this capital in 1936-37; it fell in 1939
    $400 17
One tradition says that this dance was first done when La'a played his big drum
    $400 22
A plectrum of a harpsichord, or a porcupine part
    $600 13
In 1995 the Galileo spacecraft reached this large planet & launched a probe into it
    $600 3
Now an analyst for Fox, this '90s Cowboys QB won 3 Super Bowls & was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2006
    $600 28
Rep. Delahunt said a 2005 bill making it harder to qualify for this "was written for and by the credit card industry"
    $600 8
Fort Donelson defender Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner made this famous type of surrender to U.S. Grant in 1862
    $600 18
The name of this stately dance popular in the 17th & 18th centuries is from the French for "small"
    $600 23
"3 plus 1 on a stage / A clue is revealed / A light will shine / & a question given" is a "Nostradamian" this verse
    $800 14
After nearly 10 years of continuous occupation by astronauts, it was de-orbited in 2001
    $800 4
(I'm Jerome Bettis.) This player on the visiting team calls heads or tails in the pregame coin toss
    $800 29
The Reform Party, created by this man in 1995, aimed to hamstring PACs by instituting campaign finance reform
    $800 9
British Gen. White successfully defended Ladysmith, besieged in 1899-1900 in what's now this country
    $800 19
The name of this lively double-named dance might come from the French for "duck"
    $800 24
An officer charged with providing clothing, fuel & transportation for troops
    $1000 15
Abbreviated EVAs, these are central to the International Space Station's construction & maintenance
    $1000 5
In 2006 Doug Flutie converted an extra point using this method, last successful in the NFL in 1941
    $1000 30
Joan Blades & Wes Boyd started this liberal PAC due to disgust with Clinton's impeachment
    DD: $1,000 10
The strategies of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding helped win this crucial mid-1940 "Battle"
    $1000 20
The czardas is a national dance of this Central European country
    $1000 25
Now meaning "to suppress", originally it meant "to kill"; you may do it to a riot

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

Craig Doug Maggie
$2,400 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Doug Maggie
$5,800 $4,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CITY OF THE DAY: DETROIT
POP CULTURE
STATES' FORMER GOVERNORS
(Alex: You identify the state, of course.)
ECONOMICS
MOST EVIL BRITONS
(Alex: ...according to BBC History magazine.)
"MEN" AT LAST
    $400 22
Because of its proximity to Canada, Detroit was a major stop on this antislavery network
    $400 7
The Mamas & The Papas hit the pop charts for the first time with this "stately" classic
    $400 6
John Hancock &
Samuel Adams
    $400 15
This Georgian succeeded Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Fed
    $400 1
Representing the 19th c. is this mysterious killer of the Victorian era
    $400 20
Good or bad, it's a sign of things to come
    $800 23
In Grosse Point Shores, you can tour the antique-filled home of this man, the only son of an auto pioneer
    $800 8
Patty Duke plays a pill-popping movie star in this trashy 1967 film based on a Jacqueline Susann novel
    $800 10
Winthrop Rockefeller &
Jim Guy Tucker
    $800 16
This alliterative new style of economics was promoted by Arthur Laffer & the Reagan administration
    $800 2
Renegade Anglican priest Titus Oates leads the 17th c. baddies by inciting a reign of terror against this religious group
    $800 25
"Breadbasket" is a slang term for this part of the body
    $1200 24
In 1701 Antoine de la Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac, founded what would become Detroit on a channel linking these two lakes
    $1200 9
Gary Cooper won an Oscar for playing this title WWI hero who originally was a conscientious objector
    $1200 11
George Ariyoshi &
Ben Cayetano
    $1200 17
This American man put his "Beautiful Mind" to work on game theory & shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
    $1200 3
The historians say the most evil 20th c. Briton was Oswald Mosely, 1930s party leader of the British Union of these
    $1200 26
From the Latin for "rule", my daily one includes getting up early, exercising & watching what I eat
    $1600 29
In 1999, at the final sendoff for this structure, a sign in the upper deck read, "Today, there is crying..."
    $1600 13
On "The Brady Bunch", Carol becomes the stepmom of these 3 boys following her marriage to Mike
    $1600 12
Charles Thone &
Bob Kerrey
    $1600 18
Economist Friedrich von Hayek opposed gov't intervention, preferring this French-named method
    DD: $2,500 4
For the 11th c. it's Eadric Streona, the chief counselor who betrayed this "Unready" monarch to the Danes
    $1600 27
It's bounded by the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Oman & the Gulf of Aden
    $2000 30
The name of this group of towers that dominates the skyline was also the name of a 1970s effort to renew Detroit
    $2000 14
Professor William Marston created a lie detector & this comic-book heroine who used a similar device
    DD: $6,000 21
John Marmaduke &
John Ashcroft
    $2000 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a graph of "annual widget production" vs. "unit cost in $" on the monitor.) When greater production capacity brings cost per unit down, a business is using economies of this
    $2000 5
The scheming Thomas Arundel represents the 15th c. for helping Henry IV overthrow this rightful king
    $2000 28
Consisting of a filament & an anther, it's the male pollen-producing part of a flower

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Doug Maggie
$17,400 $17,700 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
2 of the 3 Westerns to win the Oscar for Best Picture

Final scores:

Craig Doug Maggie
$20,399 $500 $400
5-day champion: $114,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Craig Doug Maggie
$17,400 $13,800 $7,200
23 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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