Show #5127 - Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Steve Unite game 2.

Contestants

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Mariann Buonadonna, a homemaker from Barnegat, New Jersey

Christian Ruud, a judicial law clerk from St. Paul, Minnesota

Steve Unite, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,404)

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Jeopardy! Round

A CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK
(Alex: I will read the lyrics. I will not sing them.)
LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN
DECK THE HALLS
O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL
"WINTER" WONDERLAND
    $200 5
"With a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal"
    $200 1
Flat snow crystals generally have this many sides or arms
    $200 20
This major mountain range of the United States also runs through Canada between Montana & Alaska
    $200 14
The Robot Hall of Fame honored this "Star Wars" character for his endearing "human foibles"
    $200 15
Lumbini, Nepal is a pilgrimage site as the birthplace of this man about 2,500 years ago
    $200 10
It happens on or about December 21
    $400 6
"Come, they told me, pa rum pa pum pum; a newborn king to see, pa rum pum pum pum"
    $400 2
The National Weather Service defines this as snowy winds of 35 mph with 1/4 mile visibility lasting for 3 hours
    $400 21
Africa's highest mountain, it's primarily made up of 3 extinct volcanoes
    DD: $1,000 16
The Ecology Hall of Fame cites him as "the first American president to take seriously the...protection of nature"
    $400 27
The Slipper Chapel in Norfolk, England is so named because penants walked the last mile this way
    $400 11
Varieties of this cereal crop include Kawvale & Blackhull
    $600 7
"Where the treetops glisten and children listen, to hear sleigh bells in the snow"
    $600 3
Buffalo, New York is familiar with the snowstorm-causing effect named for this type of body of water
    $600 22
This 14,110-foot Colorado mountain peak discovered in 1806 inspired the song "America The Beautiful"
    $600 17
This founder of the city of Quebec is in an Explorers' Hall of Fame online
    $600 28
"Labbayka Allahumma Labbayk" is recited during this religion's pilgrimage
    $600 12
Russian revolutionaries stormed it in November 1917
    $800 8
"And heaven and nature sing, and heaven and nature sing, and heaven and heaven and nature sing"
    $800 4
When air becomes "super" this adjective, relative humidity is above 100% & snow can form
    $800 23
You don't need no stinkin' badges to treasure this main mountain system of Mexico
    $800 25
Now home to the National Women's Hall of Fame, this N.Y. city was the site of the USA's first Women's Rights Convention
    $800 29
Devout members of this faith hope to walk Panchakosi Road at Varanasi &, if possible, to die there
    $800 13
This 1935 Maxwell Anderson play was based in part on the Sacco & Vanzetti trial
    $1000 9
"No crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head"
    $1000 19
Poli'ahu, the goddess of snow, lives on this highest Hawaiian mountain
    $1000 24
The 20,320-foot mountain then known as Densmore's Mt. was renamed for this presidential candidate in 1896
    $1000 26
He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his process of condensing milk
    $1000 30
Bahá'i pilgrims go to the Shrine of the Báb on this Israeli mount for which a Catholic order is named
    $1000 18
This plant, Gaultheria procumbens, produces an oil used in medicine & as a flavoring

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

Steve Christian Mariann
$1,800 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Christian Mariann
$5,600 $800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHERE IN LONDON AM I?
SPORTS ABBREV.
WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD
INSPIRED CHARACTERS
TRIOS
(Alex: A brief word of explanation about [*], Christian, since you select first. I will name three things that sound as if they don't belong together but the correct response is an accepted trio. For example, if I said "an unknown, a question, and a final letter," your correct response would be "What are X, Y, and Z?")
SPLIT INFINITIVES
    $400 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Sherlock Holmes Museum.) I'm standing in front of the Sherlock Holmes Museum, a Victorian lodging house built in 1815, on this famous London street
    $400 9
In basketball, FT
    $400 20
He's not just Prince of Wales but also Lord of the Isles & a liveryman of the Fishmongers' Company
    $400 1
The heroines of this 1860s novel were based on the author & her sisterns Anna, Elizabeth & May
    $400 14
Farouk, Latifah & Sprat
    $400 18
Line 12 of this Brit's Sonnet 142 reads, "Thy pity may deserve to pitied be"
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a London square.) I'm in this London square associated with Virginia Woolf, who was at the center of a group that made this area famous
    $800 10
We'll give you a break & just ask for the second "F": FIFA
    $800 22
This "Supreme Temporal and Religious Head of Tibet" has a doctorate in Buddhist philosophy
    $800 2
Take his book "Dharma Bums" on the road & you'll notice that he based the narrator on himself
    $800 15
Grief for death, Herman's Hermits warbler Peter & Gawain or Bedivere
    $800 19
Condemning split infinitives is based on a false analogy with this language in which infinitives are a single word
    $1200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a London street.) Read all about it! Behind me is this London street that has become synonymous with British journalism
    $1200 11
An umbrella organization: IOC
    $1200 24
His entry features his books "Odin Den' Ivana Denisovicha" & "Arkhipelag Gulag"
    DD: $1,000 3
James Fenimore Cooper's novel "The Pilot" boasts a mysterious title character modeled on this naval hero
    $1200 16
To experiment with, activist Medgar & Peter Sellers' "Being There" role
    $1200 21
This split from the last line of the "Star Trek" TV series opening denotes how the crew jaunts into the unknown
    $1600 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hyde Park.) Winston Churchill & George Bernard Shaw are among those who've come to say their peace at this spot in Hyde Park
    $1600 12
A cable channel: ESPN
    $1600 25
Michael Nobel is a philanthropist born in this capital city in 1940
    $1600 4
Duessa, who's executed in Book V on "The Faerie Queene", was inspired by this Scotswoman
    DD: $2,000 17
Planet between Venus and Mars, thing measured by Beaufort & brilliant gem property
    $1600 23
The compact version of this book, aka the OED, says that split infinitive use is normal & useful
    $2000 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a London park.) This famous London park is named for the title of the future George IV and was designed by his friend John Nash
    $2000 13
In cycling, it's one rider against the clock: ITT
    $2000 5
Lotte in his novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther" was based on a woman he loved who married a friend of his

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Christian Mariann
$22,400 $1,400 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ACADEMY AWARDS
When this man won, Richard Dreyfuss said goodbye to being the youngest ever to win the Best Actor Oscar

Final scores:

Steve Christian Mariann
$20,000 $2,800 $2,801
2-day champion: $42,404 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Christian Mariann
$22,000 $1,800 $5,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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