Show #5128 - Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Steve Unite game 3.

Contestants

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Sherri Schottlaender, an editor from San Diego, California

Jen Anders, a pediatrician from Baltimore, Maryland

Steve Unite, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,404)

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Jeopardy! Round

A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER
THE "O"NLY VOWEL
(Alex: Notice the "O" in quotation marks. That will be the only vowel coming up in each correct response.)
BEVERAGES
FLIGHTLESS BIRDS
GOLD
MC J-GIL IN DA HIZZ-OUSE (FEAT. DJ T-BEK)
(Alex: Yeah, that's a mouthful.) [Johnny Gilbert delivers all the clues in the category.]
    $200 3
Well, I declare, "Gone With the Wind" premiered in this southern city on December 15, 1939
    $200 7
Scottish word preceding Lomond or Ness
    $200 1
The "RC" on an RC Cola stands for this
    $200 26
Ermines & ferrets brought into New Zealand to control rabbits have reduced the numbers of this national bird
    $200 19
Pure gold is 24 of these units
    $200 16
(Alex: Name this rapper being covered by MC J-Gil...)
"Hi! My name is...
(What?)
My name is...
(Who?)
My name is...
Slim Shady"
    $400 11
This Pennsylvania steel city was named on Christmas Eve in 1741
    $400 8
A type of music, or jes' your common people
    $400 2
A French doctor who died in 1912 was happy to give his name to this sparkling mineral water
    $400 27
This flightless bird of Australia can grow to 100 pounds and 5 feet tall
    $400 22
A bricklike bar of gold is called this, from the Old English for "pour"
    $400 17
"If there was a problem, yo I'll solve it, check out the hook while my DJ revolves it"
    $600 12
On Dec. 2, 1942 the first nuclear chain reaction was set off at the University of this Midwest city
    $600 9
To remove or tip one's hat in greeting
    $600 4
Philadelphia pharmicist Charles Hires commercialized this type of soda in the mid-1800s
    $600 28
Care of the young of this large South American bird is the exclusive province of males who incubate the eggs
    $600 23
Issued from 1849 to 1933, it's a U.S. gold coin that was worth $20; it's also 3 under par on a hole in golf
    $600 18
(Alex: Here's our next rapper...)
"Crib for my mom on the outskirts of Philly, you trying to flex on me don't be silly...Gettin' jiggy wit it"
    $800 13
In December 1773 this brewer-patriot launched the Boston Tea Party
    $800 10
In "Lord of the Flies", you couldn't speak unless you held this shell
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria.) Legend says the Viennese began their love affair with coffee after fending off these invaders, who in 1683 left behind sacks of coffee beans
    $800 29
Although this bird was extinct on Mauritius by 1681, one species survived on Rodriguez Island up until about 1800
    $800 24
Voltaire's "Candide" mentions the story of this fabled city of gold whose name means "The Gilded"
    $800 20
(Alex: This artist is pure money...)
"My flow, my show brought me the dough that bought me all my fancy things, my crib, my cars..."
    DD: $1,000 14
Portugal gave up its last colony on Dec. 20, 1999 when it turned over this territory to China
    $1000 15
A living animal or plant from which a parasite obtains nutrition
    $1000 6
An Arnold Palmer is a refreshing mix of these 2 drinks
    $1000 30
This large flightless bird of New Guinea is identifiable by a huge bony helmet, or casque, on its head
    $1000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Golden Lane in Prague, Czech Republic.)
Prague's Golden Lane gets it name from the goldsmiths who worked here, but it was also famous for these people who were trying to concoct gold
    $1000 21
(Alex: Check out this gang...)
"I said a hip hop the hippie the hippie to the hip hip hop, a you don't stop the rock it to the bang bang boogie"

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

Steve Jen Sherri
$4,600 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jen Sherri
$9,200 $800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOO BIG FOR YOUR BRIDGES
FILM GODS
(Alex: Tell us who played God in each movie.)
RENAISSANCE MEN
BOOKS & AUTHORS
(Alex: For each clue you have to give us...)
THE CONGRESSIONAL FAMILY NAME
"AR" WORDS
    $400 16
This body of water covers about 64 million square miles, more than all the land on Earth
    $400 21
"Oh, God!"
    $400 9
Jean Bodin defined 3 political systems: democracy, aristocracy & this, which he & Louis XIV preferred
    $400 3
Sadly, this author who hammered out the Mike Hammer novels passed away in 2006
    $400 8
Massachusetts' Sen. Ted & Rhode Island's Rep. Patrick are father & son
    $400 1
In Latin America this largest New World feline is commonly called el tigre
    $800 17
This freshwater body stretches about 350 miles from Duluth in the west to Whitefish Bay in the east
    $800 22
"The Ten Commandments" (The Burning Bush voice) (He was also Moses)
    DD: $500 11
Benedetto Dei, a merchant of this city, bragged in a letter that it "is more beautiful and 540 years older" than Venice
    $800 4
Irving Stone's 1971 bestseller "The Passions of the Mind" was a fictionalized "Novel of" this man
    $800 10
Connecticut's Sen. Prescott was Texas's Rep. George's dad; other family folk have government gigs, too
    $800 2
"Charley's Aunt" is one of these stage comedies featuring improbable plots
    DD: $800 18
The airline flight from Sydney to Johannesburg lasts 14 hours, most of it over this body of water
    $1200 23
"The Prince of Egypt" (Voice) (He was also Moses)
    $1200 12
The Elizabethans were already creating a word for "devious" out of this Italian's name
    $1200 5
With his "Rabbit At Rest", he turned to today's news for his 2006 novel "Terrorist"
    $1200 13
New Mexico's Rep. Tom & Colorado's Rep. Mark are cousins; Mark's dad Morris repped Arizona
    $1200 24
At a college or university, this official keeps the records of enrollment & academic standing
    $1600 19
In its middle, the bulge of the Crimean Peninsula narrows it to about 150 miles north to south
    $1600 29
"Dogma" (Isn't it ironic?)
    $1600 27
Ingres' "Francis I Receives the Last Breath" of this genius represents artistic supremacy passing from Italy to France
    $1600 6
He introduced the Sackett family in his 1960 Western novel "The Daybreakers"
    $1600 14
Alaska's Sen. Lisa took over for her dad, Frank
    $1600 25
Writing about this absence of political authority, Sophocles said, "Show me a greater evil"
    $2000 20
This strait that opens into the Chukchi Sea once had a land bridge, but there's no bridge now
    $2000 30
"Bruce Almighty" (Not Bruce)
    $2000 28
Bob Newhart imagined asking this man about tobacco: "Oh, between your lips. Then...you set fire to it!"
    $2000 7
"Mother died today" is the first line of this Camus novel
    $2000 15
Rhode Island's Sen. Lincoln took over for his late father John in 1999
    $2000 26
The name of this Greek god with 100 eyes who guarded Io is now used to refer to a guardian or alert person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jen Sherri
$18,800 $7,200 $5,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

TECHNOLOGY
A famous one of these was first sent May 24, 1844 & a famous last one, January 27, 2006

Final scores:

Steve Jen Sherri
$22,000 $11,001 $10,950
3-day champion: $64,404 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Jen Sherri
$18,800 $7,600 $5,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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