Show #5120 - Friday, December 8, 2006

Christian Haines game 3.

Contestants

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Rebecca Bizonet, an archivist from Macon Township, Michigan

Gilbert Mercado, a facility director from Irvine, California

Christian Haines, a Congressional special assistant from Newport News, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEMSTONES
CELEBRITY RHYME TIME
FOOD STUFF?
SOUNDS
IT'S A DISASTER
"OOP"S!
    $200 30
The name of this gemstone is from the Latin for "red"
    $200 1
Nicolas' salaries
    $200 6
Proverbially, you can be a "smart" one or a "tough" one
    $200 16
Leviticus 25 says every 50th year is to be celebrated as a jubilee, with these instruments sounded
    $200 18
Near the end of WWI, an outbreak of the "Spanish" type of this disease killed 500,000 Americans
    $200 11
"Hawaiian" exercise ring introduced by Wham-O in the 1950s
    $400 29
Star sapphires contain needles of the mineral rutile that reflect light in starlike rays, usually this many
    $400 2
Kravitz' cents
    $400 7
On May 8, 2006 this computer co. won a dismissal of a trademark infringement lawsuit by this "Corps"
    $400 17
Twain wrote that a James Fenimore Cooper character who needs absolute silence "is sure to step on a dry" this
    $400 19
1937 disaster captured here
    $400 12
Deck at the back of a ship
    $600 27
The only known source of a gemstone called tanzanite was discovered in 1967 on this continent
    $600 3
Winslet's wooden boxes
    $600 8
You can play this by having a strategy of challenging a foe to risk a clash or yield; who'll be the first to duck?
    $600 23
A 5-letter verb meaning to edit a bad word from a broadcast, it originally meant the sound used in the edit
    $600 20
When one of these hit Galveston, Texas in September 1900, causing a flood, as many as 8,000 people perished
    $600 13
A basketball pass received high in the air & slam-dunked
    $800 26
Native Americans believed this blue-green hydrous phosphate of aluminum & copper protected them
    $800 4
Brad's small roles
    DD: $1,500 9
John McCain was said to be "such an opponent of" this type of political spending "he's almost kosher"
    $800 24
2-word term for a long, sustained siren sound heard after an air raid or other danger is over
    $800 21
As many as 3,000 may have perished as a result of the earthquake & fire that ravaged San Francisco in April of this year
    $800 14
Originally meaning a small opening, it's used figuratively to mean a way around a rule or regulation
    $1000 28
The finest quality of this "Chinese" gem is not found in China but in the Mogaung District in Burma
    $1000 5
Ledger's door decorations
    $1000 10
I've tossed these 2 Supreme Courters on the grill: one appointed in 1939 & the other, our 15th Chief Justice
    $1000 25
This alliterative compound word is a sound perhaps made by a tabby, or by a disappointed fan in the stands
    $1000 22
The collapse of the South Fork Dam in May 1889 led to the deaths of more than 2,200 in this Pennsylvania city
    $1000 15
A small warship of the American Revolutionary period, or a British escort vessel of WWII

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Christian Gilbert Rebecca
$7,300 $1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Gilbert Rebecca
$9,300 $3,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IOWA
LANDMARK CINEMA VILLAINS
PLANT LIFE
QUID PRO QUO-POURRI
PRESIDENTIAL RELATIVES
ANTONYMS
    $400 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a carnival attraction holding corn.) The Iowa State Fair features plenty of corn products--fitting for a state that in 2004 produced 2.2 billion of these units of corn
    $400 1
Famous for its murder scenes, this 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film featured a mild-mannered mama's boy killer
    $400 26
Brown Bent, a type of this, is a favorite of golf groundskeepers because it can be cut very short
    $400 6
Give me this name of Paris Hilton's sister & I'll tell you that it was also a "diminutive" Adam Sandler role
    $400 10
It was the relationship of Teddy to Eleanor Roosevelt
    $400 7
Someone who puts you down in public may make you feel this, the opposite of a certain Great Lake
    $800 16
The quad cities comprise Bettendorf & Davenport, Iowa & Rock Island & Moline in this state
    $800 2
As Regan in this film, Linda Blair evinced evil trapped in the body of a 12-year-old girl
    $800 29
Cycads bear their seeds in these structures
    $800 22
Give me this name of Chicago's 2nd busiest airport & I'll give you a famed WWII battle named for some Pacific islands
    $800 11
In the 1960s, when she was in her 60s, she joined the Peace Corps & served 2 years in India
    DD: $2,600 8
This military rank can also mean the opposite of communal
    $1200 17
(Jimmy stands in front of a wrestling match.) The men's wrestling team, with the 20 NCAA Division I titles since 1975, is part of a great tradition for the University of Iowa athletes known by this nickname
    $1200 3
In "2001: A Space Odyssey", this computer is pleasant, logical, calm & deadly!
    $1200 23
Give me this Northwest African mountain range & I'll give you a book of the same name where you might see it
    $1200 12
He was a bank president at 25, a millionaire at 30, & when he retired in 1929 at 40, he had enough capital to raise 9 children
    $1200 9
Done with his dictionary, Samuel Johnson had "little to fear or to hope from censure or from" this
    $1600 18
Before primary season, Iowa gets in early on the pres. nominating process with these party gatherings
    $1600 4
Their portrayal of the title romantic bank robbers in "Bonnie And Clyde" changed Hollywood forever
    $1600 27
Cacti are stem succulents; aloes are this part's type of succulents
    $1600 24
Give me this 1st name of a veep under Lincoln & I'll tell you of a Carthaginian general with the same name
    DD: $3,000 13
His great-grandfather George Washington Baynes Sr was a president of Baylor University
    $1600 20
Mathematical adjective for the opposite of the quality illustrated here
    $2000 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a smithy.) Born in 1874, this U.S. president and famed humanitarian was the son of an Iowa blacksmith, whose shop is replicated here
    $2000 5
Through 8 films, Robert Englund has played this sadistic resurrected child killer
    $2000 28
The acacia, also called this type of spiny bush, is one of the few plants that thrive in the Kalahari
    $2000 25
Give me this Roman Earth goddess & I'll tell you it's also the name of our solar system's largest asteroid
    $2000 14
His great-grandfather, Benjamin, signed the Declaration of Independence
    $2000 21
For AeroMexico, they're salidas y llegadas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Gilbert Rebecca
$27,100 $8,600 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
This work says, "Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven"

Final scores:

Christian Gilbert Rebecca
$25,200 $10,000 $4,399
3-day champion: $66,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christian Gilbert Rebecca
$24,600 $7,200 $2,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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