Show #5358 - Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Cora Peck game 1.

Contestants

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Dave Roberts, a Marine law student originally from Royal Oak, Michigan

Cora Peck, a teacher and graduate student from Aliso Viejo, California

Kevin Holbert, a linguistics student from Buffalo, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,823)

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Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
TV SHOWS BY CHARACTERS
(Alex: For a word we'll identify in the clue, you have to give us the...)
PARTS OF SPEECH
ATTORNEYS GENERAL
WHACK
A MOLE
    $200 6
In 1866 this large island became politically united with British Columbia
    $200 11
Kim Bauer,
Tony Almeida,
President David Palmer
    $200 1
Dream, when you're feeling blue; dream, that's the thing to do:
dream
    $200 16
Robert Jackson served as prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials after serving as this president's Attorney General
    $200 21
An anarchist named Bresci killed King Umberto of this country in 1900
    $200 26
Famous for her mole, this supermodel was once married to Richard Gere
    $400 7
Though ceded in 1898, this Pacific island didn't become a U.S. territory until 1950
    $400 12
Desmond David Hume,
Jin-Soo Kwon,
Claire Littleton
    $400 2
Rodney Dangerfield said, "When I was born, I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother":
ugly
    $400 17
She was Bill Clinton's third choice for A.G.; the first 2 were withdrawn
    $400 22
Mexico, 1940:
Looks like this former No. 2 man under Lenin in Russia got whacked, literally
    $400 27
The cult movie "El Topo", or "The Mole", got distribution based on this "Imagine" Beatle's recommendation
    $600 8
Until the 1950s, this island off French Guiana was used as a penal colony
    $600 13
Gabrielle,
Lynette,
Bree,
Susan
    $600 3
So when you're happy (hooray!) or sad (aw!) or frightened (eek!) or mad (rats!):
hooray, aw, eek, rats
    $600 18
The 1988 resig. of this pres.'s A.G. Ed Meese coincided with a report that Meese had "probably violated the criminal law"
    $600 23
Brother Ike took a powder as Billy of this family was gunned down at the O.K. Corral
    $600 28
The mole variety of this insect has forelegs adapated for shoveling: the males can chirp a mean tune, too
    DD: $1,600 9
Divided between 2 countries, it's the largest island in the Pacific
    $800 14
C.J. Cregg,
Josh Lyman,
Donna Moss
    $800 4
We know you're very smart, but are you smart enough to know:
very
    $800 19
In the 1840s Nathan Clifford served for this president & negotiated the treaty that made California part of the U.S.
    $800 24
Patrice Lumumba helped the Congo gain independence from this country in 1960; he was killed less than a year later
    $800 29
In "Austin Powers in Goldmember", the mole was played by this former child star of "The Wonder Years"
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points out a South Atlantic island on a map on the monitor.) Tristan da Cunha is often called the most remote inhabited island--the nearest major city is this one, 1500 miles away
    $1000 15
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs,
Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard
    $1000 5
I killed a man in Reno just to watch him die:
in
    $1000 20
During Watergate, he quit as Nixon's Attorney General; later, he was Commerce Secretary
    $1000 25
Thomas a Becket was killed by 4 of this king's men after excommunicating some bishops & barons
    $1000 30
Instead of counting atoms, chemists simplify with the unit called a mole or this scientist's number

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

Kevin Cora Dave
$3,200 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Cora Dave
$4,200 $8,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLICAL WARRIORS
AWARDS & HONORS
ANIMALS
OFFICIAL STATE FOODS
LITERATURE
HEY, "BB"!
    $400 3
Joshua's conquest of Canaan began with the taking of Jericho, a city in this river's valley
    $400 1
"People, people who need" Peabodys envy her for the Peabody Award she won for her 1994 HBO concert
    $400 16
The laughing type of this doglike carnivore is a predator of big game but also scavanges for food
    $400 8
Among its official state foods are mayhaw jelly &, of course, gumbo
    $400 14
Published in Spain in 1605, this classic of world literature was an instant hit
    $400 24
Philately, numismatics or maybe needlework
    $800 4
Joab was this Israelite king's successful commander when he conquered Jerusalem around 1000 B.C.
    $800 2
This actor dedicated his "American Beauty" Oscar to his friend Jack Lemmon, who had inspired him
    $800 20
In classification, this type of bird seen here often overlaps with doves
    $800 9
With some friendly persuasion from Bill Cosby, Utah adopted this fruity treat as its state snack in 2001
    $800 15
Of 50, 200 or 500, the one closest to the number of characters in "War and Peace"
    $800 25
He was the prisoner released by Pontius Pilate in place of Jesus
    $1200 10
Later lending his name to a popular hotel Bible, he led a successful night attack against the Midianites
    $1200 5
For the musical "Sunset Blvd.", Hugh Jackman won two Mo Awards (equivalent to the Tonys) in this, his native country
    $1200 21
This five-letter eel known for its sharp teeth lurks in the holes of a coral reef & will attack divers if disturbed
    $1200 11
In Maryland, you can feast on this "colorful" state crustacean, both hard-shell & soft-shell
    $1200 17
This title Sir Walter Scott character is torn between Rebecca & the Saxon Rowena
    $1200 26
It's the game played with the items seen here
    $1600 29
This female judge won an important battle against the Canaanites by luring them into marshland
    $1600 6
The JFK Profile in Courage Award is modeled after a lantern from this frigate built in 1790s Boston
    $1600 22
What else is gnu, but that the gnu is also called this, from Dutch words
    DD: $2,000 12
Adopted in 2005, pan de campo is Texas' official state this
    $1600 18
Bank official Joseph K. is on the defensive as the accused in this Kafka work
    $1600 27
It's the last name of literary siblings Bert & Nan, & Freddie & Flossie
    $2000 30
Saul & this son of his won many battles against the Philistines, but both died at the Battle of Mt. Gilboa
    $2000 7
Washington, D.C.'s theatre awards are named for a first lady--this first lady of the American theatre
    DD: $2,000 23
Its German name is Nilpferd, "Nile horse"
    $2000 13
German for "cake", this fruit- or cheese-filled, yeast-raised cake is South Dakota's official desert
    $2000 19
In a Thomas Hardy novel, Michael Henchard is this title mayor
    $2000 28
Used for experimental productions, the Peacock Theatre is housed within this other theatre of Dublin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Cora Dave
$8,200 $26,000 $200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC ROCK
As there was another album by that title, this classic from 1973 was at one point going to be called "Eclipse"

Final scores:

Kevin Cora Dave
$8,280 $26,000 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Cora Dave
$8,200 $27,200 $200
17 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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