Show #5118 - Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Christian Haines game 1.

Contestants

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Sean Gilsdorf, a college teacher from Amherst, Massachusetts

Christian Haines, a Congressional special assistant from Newport News, Virginia

Linda Flink, a healthcare consultant from Scottsdale, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS ABOUT AUTHORS
WOMEN OF COUNTRY
FLOWER ARRANGING
NAME THE DECADE
AN URBAN LEGEND SAYS...
"MIND" GAMES
    $200 1
Chapter 20 of a biography of this Connecticut-born woman is entitled "Antislavery Activist: 1853-1854"
    $200 6
In a 2006 Country Weekly poll, she was named "Country's Most Beautiful" woman; I'm sure hubby Tim agrees
    $200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in front of the monitor.) Buy your roses when they're closed or in this stage & you'll have much more time to enjoy them
    $200 9
William the Conqueror is crowned in Westminster Abbey
    $200 15
...this member of the Beatles died in a car accident & was replaced with a double named William Campbell
    $200 10
More common "literary" term for telepathy & clairvoyance
    $400 2
"Calaveras County" & "Hannibal" are entries in R. Kent Rasmussen's book this man "A to Z"
    $400 7
Her hit song "I'm A Survivor" was also the theme to her TV sitcom
    $400 27
Rose varieties with 30 to 40 of these should be cut & used when 1 or 2 of them have come loose
    $400 16
Legionnaire's disease is identified & named
    $400 20
...as an infant, Humphrey Bogart was the model for the trademark baby for this company's line of baby foods
    $400 11
According to Emerson, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of" these
    $600 3
Sebastian de Grazia's Pulitzer-winning bio of this Italian "In Hell" mentions "The Prince" in 2 chapter titles
    $600 24
She wrote "I Will Always Love You" as a tribute & thank you to her former singing partner Porter Wagoner
    $600 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew indicates a flower diagram on the monitor.) Putting the stems in warm water first opens these tiny water-carrying tubes and hydrates the flower
    $600 17
China goes Communist
    $600 21
...not only was this man's body frozen after his death, but it's stored under the Pirates of the Caribbean ride
    $600 12
Sylvia Nasar's biography of mathematical genius & Nobel laureate John Nash
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1830 biographer Thomas Moore burned the memoirs of this aristocratic Brit to protect the poet's reputation
    $800 25
With hits like "Jesus, Take The Wheel" & "Some Hearts", this country cutie has hardly been sitting "idol"
    $800 29
Chrysanthemums represented waterfalls in the 15' arrangements of Rikka, a type of this Japanese art form
    $800 18
America first hears "Ain't We Got Fun?" & "The Varsity Drag"
    $800 22
...this former lead singer of Black Sabbath throws puppies into his concert audiences & won't play until they're all dead
    $800 13
3-word history-based Emmy Award-winning PBS TV show written & introduced by Steve Allen
    $1000 5
This "Compleat Angler" author wrote a seminal biography of John Donne in 1640
    $1000 26
In 1973, 10 years after her death, she became the first female solo artist inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates the use of a foam used in arrangements.) Desert travelers appreciate the name of this foam that, when dipped in water, anchors a bouquet and keeps it hydrated
    $1000 19
Oscar Wilde is sent to gaol
    $1000 23
...this "neighborly" PBS host was a marine sniper with 150 kills & wore long sleeves on TV to cover up his many tattoos
    $1000 14
More than 36,000 square miles in area, it's the second-largest Philippine island

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

Linda Christian Sean
$1,000 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Christian Sean
$2,400 $5,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MILITARY MEN
A STEVE McQUEEN FILM FESTIVAL
LAST NAME'S THE SAME
DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY, EH?
12-LETTER WORDS
    $400 6
In December 1944 George Marshall got the rank of General of the Army with this many stars
    $400 14
1963:
As a P.O.W. in a German camp, Steve is part of a mass breakout
    $400 1
Cranky TV pundit Andy & actor Mickey
    $400 19
A throat culture shows if you have this kind of sore "throat", an infection caused by certain bacteria
    $400 11
Canada's Mackenzie River flows into this ocean
    $400 30
If you get fired, you may be able to file for this
    $800 7
Presley O'Bannon's Marine detachment raised the American flag on the "shores" of this North African state in 1805
    $800 15
1958:
Steve fights off an alien lifeform that consumes everything in its path
    DD: $2,000 2
Singer Michael & U.N. Ambassador John
    $800 20
A DEXA scan measures bone density to screen for this disorder in which bones become porous & brittle
    $800 12
This 1,800-square-mile Canadian lake sits entirely within a prairie province of the same name
    $800 26
Artful skill exemplified here
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Pentagon pool.) A gym and pool were built at the Pentagon after World War II, at the suggestion of this man, then Army Chief of Staff
    $1200 16
1973:
Unjustly sentenced to Devil's Island, Steve plots his way to freedom
    $1200 3
Lady Jane & writer Zane
    $1200 21
Doppler ultrasound of these large arteries in the neck can be used to evaluate the risk of a stroke
    $1200 13
The large region known as the Laurentian Plateau is also known as the Canadian this
    $1200 27
Put out a proclamation! It's the act of setting people free
    $1600 9
The construction battalions organized by Ben Moreell in WWII were known as these
    $1600 17
1968:
Millionaire bank robber Steve pulls off the perfect crime... almost!
    $1600 4
Senator Stephen A. & Supreme Court Justice William O.
    DD: $2,000 22
It's the "P" in PFT, a function test that measures air capacity, among other things
    $1600 23
The Vikings visited L'Anse aux Meadows in this province
    $1600 28
In the 2000 Summer Olympics, the USA's Megan Quann swam the 100m in this event in 1:07.05 to win gold
    $2000 10
He was in command of George Dewey's flagship, the Olympia, when it sailed into Manila Bay in 1898, & fired when ready
    $2000 18
1966:
Cynical sailor Steve patrols the Yangtze River during the Chinese Revolution of 1926
    $2000 5
Samuel & Salmon P., both of the Supreme Court
    $2000 24
This imaging procedure doesn't use radiation; it uses radio waves, a large magnet & a computer to generate images
    $2000 25
In 1999 this territory split from the Northwest Territories
    $2000 29
Job of the man who oversees the movement of vessels in a port

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Christian Sean
$6,000 $17,000 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS NEW YORKERS
In 1905 he said, "It is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money... for the good of my fellow man"

Final scores:

Linda Christian Sean
$12,000 $21,999 $16,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Christian Sean
$6,000 $16,800 $12,800
7 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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