Show #5480 - Friday, June 6, 2008

Donna Vogel game 2.

Contestants

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Bret DeLone, a surgeon from Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Jim Hunt, a graduate student and Latin teacher from Syracuse, New York

Donna Vogel, a scientist from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

2 TYPES OF CHINA
DEPP PERCEPTION
PEOPLE
THE WRITE STUFF
MMM...BEER
CROSSWORD CLUES "S"
    $200 16
Shallow 7-letter dish used to serve food; maybe we should have served you the clue on one
    $200 21
In 2008 Johnny Depp received his third Oscar nomination in 5 years for playing this wronged coiffeur
    $200 11
After the murder of Joseph Smith in 1844, he took over as leader of the Mormons
    $200 26
Dumas Malone won a Pulitzer Prize for his multi-volume biography of this Monticello resident
    $200 1
Samuel Smith's of Yorkshire brews a brown as well as a pale type of this beer relative
    $200 6
Aretha is queen of it
(4)
    $400 17
It's the animal of the Chinese year beginning in 2008
    $400 22
Johnny got his film start as a victim of this character who killed him at 1428 Elm Street
    $400 12
Seen here, this Spavinaw, Oklahoma native joined the Yankees in 1951
    $400 27
Sir John Buchan wrote the adventure thriller "The 39 Steps" before becoming governor-general of this country
    $400 2
In 1612 Adrian Block & Hans Christiansen established the New World's first known brewery on this island
    $400 7
Specters, or their liquor
(7)
    $600 18
In the Chinese Civil War, 1945 to 1949, it was the Communists versus these
    $600 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Tavern on the Green in New York.) Tavern on the Green's topiary gardens were created by artisans from this 1990 Johnny Depp film
    $600 13
John E. Franz was inducted into the Inventors H.O.F. for creating this trademark herbicide for sidewalk weeds
    $600 28
This son of J.R.R. Tolkien entered the family business, teaching at Oxford & editing "The Silmarillion"
    $600 3
Austin Powers' warning, "Get your hands off my Heinie, baby" referred to this beer
    $600 8
Hebridean isle, or its terrier
(4)
    $800 19
In 1998 this Chinese org. abbreviated PLA was ordered to sell off all its non-defense assets
    $800 24
Taking a cue from Lord Byron, Johnny played this title role in 1995
    DD: $1,500 14
He was the U.S. Secretary of State between 2 female Secretaries of State
    $800 29
This "divine" saint wrote the Book of Revelation on the Greek island of Patmos
    $800 4
"Take off, eh!" The McKenzie bros. of "SCTV" did commercials touting this Canadian beer
    $800 9
Hitchcock was the "Master of" it
(8)
    $1000 20
Henry James compared his character Miss Pansy Osmond to a China figurine from this German city
    $1000 25
Lyrics to some of the musical numbers in this Johnny Depp film were written by Roald Dahl
    $1000 15
Not to be confused with the actress, she's alphabetically the last of Henry VIII's wives by first name
    $1000 30
After penning the musical "Kiss of the Spider Woman", this man wrote "Love! Valour! Compassion!"
    $1000 5
In the 1890s, Adolphus Busch developed this super-premium beer still marketed by Anheuser-Busch
    $1000 10
The USA's first space station
(6)

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

Donna Jim Bret
$3,200 $4,300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Jim Bret
$5,200 $5,900 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

A GALLIC CATEGORY?
(Alex: Notice the quotation marks... I misspoke a moment ago. I said "Notice the quotation marks." Kind of stupid 'cause it's a question mark--and it's a single question mark. I have these moments, folks--you have to cut me some slack.)
SPORTS TALK
CONGRESS
FINANCE
CLASSICAL MUSIC
12-LETTER WORDS
    $400 2
Nicknamed "The Fair", Charles IV was the last Capetian king of this country
    $400 17
During a baseball game, it's the off-field area where relief pitchers warm up
    $400 1
This female New York senator introduced the Count Every Vote Act of 2005
    $400 11
2006-07 saw many foreclosures on this type of loan, which despite its name has a higher-than-usual interest rate
    $400 16
Frederic Chopin was born in a village near this Polish capital
    $400 25
It's a pre-wedding ladies-only party where a scantily-clad man may turn up
    $800 3
Juan Carlos became the first king of Spain in 44 years on the death of this man in 1975
    $800 18
In volleyball it's a hard smash close to the net going almost straight down into the opponent's court
    $800 5
The man in this post swears in new senators
    $800 12
Taxes on these are paid by the grantor, not the receiver, & there's a $12,000 per year exclusion
    $800 21
Franz Schubert called this man's "Marriage of Figaro" Overture "the most beautiful in the whole world"
    $800 26
It can be a 200th anniversary, or something lasting 200 years
    $1200 4
First name of author Rabelais & filmmaker Truffaut
    $1200 19
In figure skating, a single one of these jumps named for Mr. Paulsen is 1 1/2 revolutions; a triple is 3 1/2
    $1200 6
Created by law in 1800, this institution maintains the Dewey Decimal System
    $1200 13
Traditionally, annuities were sold through this type of company
    $1200 22
After his oratorio "Esther" hit big in concert instead of drama form, he wrote others like it, including "Messiah"
    $1200 27
Oui, ma cherie! It's the French equivalent of "miss"
    $1600 9
Every 10 years, a basilica in Goa, India displays the relics of this Jesuit missionary
    $1600 20
Ja, this German term means to ski straight down a slope at full speed
    $1600 7
A state with one representative in the House classifies him as "at-" this
    $1600 14
This alliterative type of account invests in short-term instruments for safe but piddly returns
    $1600 23
Debussy's "Suite Bergamasque" for piano contains this celebrated "lunar" tune
    DD: $6,000 28
Man of War was a famous one
    $2000 10
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports form the State Capital in Lincoln, Nebraska) Here in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Capital has a standing Lincoln by this sculptor famous for the seated Lincoln in Washington, D.C.
    $2000 30
It's a race in which 4 swimmers on a team each do a different stroke
    $2000 8
In the House, the Majority Leader is second in power to this person
    DD: $5,000 15
Reducing a loan with payments covering principal & interest is called this, from the Latin for "dead"
    $2000 24
This Beethoven piano concerto, Opus 73, sounds fit for more than a king
    $2000 29
A woman in charge of an all-girls school, or perhaps the top lady in a harem

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Jim Bret
$23,400 $15,100 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
He's the last person to receive a state's electoral votes while not running as a Democrat or as a Republican

Final scores:

Donna Jim Bret
$16,599 $100 $11,500
2-day champion: $36,998 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Donna Jim Bret
$20,400 $10,000 $5,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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