Show #5197 - Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Doug Hicton game 3.

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Betsy Bangs, a retired art teacher from Fraser, Michigan

Khoa Le, a stock trader from New York, New York

Doug Hicton, a composer originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR
WITCHCRAFT
MY KIND OF TOWN
LOVE & MARRIAGE
ALL THE "WAY"
FRANK SINATRA
    $200 1
Prohibition was repealed in this year, the first year of FDR's first term
    $200 2
In "Monty Python & the Holy Grail", a woman is weighed against this fowl to see whether she's a witch
    $200 3
This Indiana city near the University of Notre Dame was once home to the Studebaker Automobile Co.
    $200 7
Probably named for the Roman goddess of marriage, this month is one of the most popular for weddings
    $200 4
It's the stretch between the tee & the green on a golf-course hole
    $200 6
It's the classic song in which Frank faced off against "the final curtain"
    $400 14
The New York Mets beat the Baltimore Orioles to take their first World Series in this year
    $400 9
This word for an assembly of 13 witches comes from the same root as a word for a gathering of nuns
    $400 27
This New Hampshire capital is home to the Franklin Pierce Law School
    $400 23
"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards", he advised in "Poor Richard's Almanack"
    $400 5
Someone who hides aboard a ship to obtain free transportation
    $400 19
In "New York, New York" Frank sang he wanted to be "king of the hill" & "top of" this
    $600 12
Cheering crowds met Allied troops liberating Rome from the Axis Powers in this year
    $600 10
Though it's not one of the 10 Commandments, "Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live" is in this book of the Bible
    $600 28
On Nov. 16, 1941 Berwyn, Oklahoma was renamed for this singing cowboy who owned land there
    $600 24
A rose has long been a symbol of love; rearrange its letters & you get the name of this Greek god of love
    $600 16
It's a popular New York City piano-making company
    $600 20
Frank won an Oscar for playing the role of Maggio in this 1953 war movie
    $800 13
We hadn't heard anything yet when Al Jolson sang & spoke in "The Jazz Singer", a talkie released way back in this year
    $800 11
It's an "intimate" term for a cat or other animal that embodies the supernatural & helps a witch
    $800 29
In 1851 Prairie Rapids, Iowa was renamed this for the Belgian site of Napoleon's last defeat
    $800 25
Sort of the Sanskrit "Joy of Sex", this classic Indian love manual dates back to the 4th century B.C.
    $800 17
The passage from the nose or mouth to the lungs
    $800 21
Frank's last No. 1 hit was 1967's "Somethin' Stupid", a duet with her
    $1000 8
Roald Amundsen first reached the South Pole late in this year
    DD: $1,400 15
Title of a B'way play & also a Jimmy Stewart film, these 3 items are part of a Catholic rite concerning witches
    $1000 30
In 2006 Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater opened in this entertainment capital in Missouri
    $1000 26
Traditionally, when a Jewish couple marries, it's under a canopy called this
    $1000 18
It's a high bridge between islands
    $1000 22
The first names of 2 of Frank's 4 wives

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

Doug Khoa Betsy
$2,400 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Khoa Betsy
$6,400 $4,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LATE PRESIDENT FORD
3-LETTER WORDS
OPERA IN OTHER WORDS
VIDEOPOURRI
POETS & POETRY
ROBOTS & ANDROIDS
(Alex: Thank you, R2-D2.)
    $400 1
The Nebraska city where he was born in 1913
    $400 2
From the Latin for "invite", it's to strive in competition, as for a title
    $400 3
"One Enchanted Recorder"
    $400 9
Famous title of the divine coming-ashore party seen here
    $400 10
Fitzgerald's translation of "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" is quite enthused about "this forbidden" drink
    $400 4
2 of the model numbers for these big-screen robots are the T-800 & the T-1000
    $800 11
The Michigan city where he set up his law practice, before his political career
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a peanut in her hand.) A peanut is more "pea" than "nut": it's actually a legume; the nuts are seeds and the shell is properly called this
    $800 15
"Herodias' Daughter Who Was Trying to Get a Head"
    $800 19
This type of monkey seen here is not much bigger than the rodent whose name it bears
    $800 27
Written in September 1819, his "To Autumn" begins, "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness."
    $800 5
In "Blade Runner", this is the term for the androids that Rick Deckard is tracking down & killing
    $1200 12
The man he succeeded as vice president
    $1200 24
This 3-letter word can refer to a globe or an eyeball
    $1200 16
"How You Might Address an Upper-Class Married Creature of the Order Lepidoptera"
    $1200 20
Somewhat fancifully, a Mexican fashion favorite lends its name to this galaxy pictured here
    $1200 28
Shortly after writing "I Have a Rendezvous With" this, WWI poet Alan Seeger met it
    $1200 6
This Comedy Central series featured fighting robot vehicles trying to disable each other
    DD: $4,500 13
The investigative body to which Ford was appointed on November 29, 1963
    $1600 25
A water spirit, or to put the kibosh on something
    $1600 17
"A Hairstylist in an Andalusian City in Spain"
    $1600 21
In the 16th century, the Ottoman Empire controlled what is today this country
    $1600 29
Though born on Long Island, in his poetry he was "Walt Whitman, a Kosmos, of" this island "the Son"
    $1600 7
The 1957 MGM film "The Invisible Boy" featured this "Forbidden Planet" robot turning in his 2nd mechanical role on film
    $2000 14
The location where Pres. George W. Bush eulogized Ford as "the best of America"
    $2000 26
Arabic for "son of", it's often used in personal names
    DD: $3,000 18
"Masculine Singular Ablative in Latin for Faithful or True"
    $2000 22
1872 U.S. presidential candidate seen here
    $2000 30
"A terrible beauty is born", this Irishman wrote on "Easter, 1916"
    $2000 8
This series featured 2 robots & one human making sarcastic comments while watching B movies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Khoa Betsy
$22,500 $6,400 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ART HISTORY
Carel Fabritius, whose self-portrait is seen here, is considered this man's greatest pupil

Final scores:

Doug Khoa Betsy
$30,801 $12,800 $22,501
3-day champion: $84,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Khoa Betsy
$19,600 $7,800 $14,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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