Show #5482 - Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Donna Vogel game 4.

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Danny Whitehurst, a naval officer from Lithia, Florida

Emily Ochoa, an English teacher in France originally from Boise, Idaho

Donna Vogel, a scientist from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $63,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY BALLET
TOP MONEYMAKING FILMS BY YEAR
(Alex: I'll give you the year, and give you a selection of films. We're talking about all-time earnings by these films, not just in the year in which they were released.)
THEY RULED IN 1708
FRANCHISES
A WORLD OF CURRENCY
ALL "SET"
    $200 25
This great Cubist designed sets & costumes for the 1919 ballet "The Three-Cornered Hat"
    $200 16
1984:
"Gremlins",
"The Karate Kid",
"Ghostbusters"
    $200 11
Having succeeded his brother Mustafa II, Ahmed III was this empire's sultan & would remain so until 1730
    $200 6
Main product of both Papa Murphy's & Papa John's
    $200 1
An 1873 law states that this creature must appear on the reverse of all U.S. coins greater than 10 cents
    $200 20
In summer, when this happens just after 8 p.m. in Los Angeles, it happens after 11:30 p.m. in Anchorage
    $400 26
"Prince Rama and the Demons" was inspired by the "Ramayana", an epic poem composed in this ancient language
    $400 17
2007:
"Spider-Man 3",
"Shrek the Third",
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
    $400 12
Famous for his determined policy of "Westernization", this "great" guy was czar of Russia in 1708
    $400 7
Auntie Anne's Inc., a fast-growing franchise, sells the hand-rolled soft type of these treats
    $400 2
In Montevideo you may go Uruguay & I'll go mine, but we'll both spend these
    $400 21
Species of this small monkey include the common, buffy tufted-ear & pygmy
    $600 28
In 1959 Galina Ulanova in "Romeo & Juliet" was a highlight of this ballet company's first U.S. tour
    $600 18
1942:
"Bambi",
"Mrs. Miniver",
"Casablanca"
    $600 13
In 1708 Philip V & John V ruled these neighboring kingdoms on the same peninsula
    $600 8
This chain serves Friday's Fajitas on Saturday, Sunday & Monday, too--
it's one of their trademarks
    $600 3
To buy 16 ounces of cookies in Cairo, you'll need the Egyptian this
    $600 22
It can be a useful quality, or any item of value that is owned
    $800 29
Margot Fonteyn first danced onstage with him on Feb. 21, 1962 at Covent Garden in a performance of "Giselle"
    $800 19
1973:
"The Sting",
"The Exorcist",
"American Graffiti"
    $800 14
Sacre bleu!!
By 1708 he'd been on the throne of France for an incredible 65 years
    $800 9
Founded in 1980 as an alternative to the post office, it's now this UPS company...etc.
    $800 4
With no birrs to spend, it'll be adios Ababa for you in this country
    $800 23
Hebrew for "assembly", it's the parliament of Israel
    $1000 30
In 1911 this great dancer leapt into immortality with his magnificent exit leap in "Le Spectre de la rose"
    $1000 27
1954:
"The Caine Mutiny",
"White Christmas",
"Rear Window"
    DD: $1,400 15
Also the king of Hungary & Bohemia, Joseph I held this other imperial crown in 1708
    $1000 10
Food that fills in the blank in "The Great Steak & _____ Company"
    $1000 5
Befitting his importance, this 13th century conqueror appears on Mongolia's currency
    $1000 24
An element that balances another, or a type of printing that takes ink from plate to blanket to paper

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

Donna Emily Danny
$600 $2,400 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Emily Danny
$3,800 $3,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
TRACK & FIELD
THE MIDDLE EAST
JAPANESE CUISINE
BIOLOGY
BACKWORDS
(Alex: Each response is a word in the clue, spelled backwards.)
    $400 1
After slaying Grendel, the title character of this epic poem becomes King of the Geats & rules for 50 years
    $400 26
It's held against the neck before it's put
    $400 5
Jordan's flag features a 7-pointed star; the points represent the first 7 verses of this book
    $400 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew raises a glass of Sake.) Sake is made by kneading, then heating & fermenting this
    $400 2
It's been proposed that sulfate aerosols from these geological phenomena killed off the dinosaurs
    $400 15
Blood will flow if this predator gets among the cattle
    DD: $3,400 6
H.G. Wells subtitled this 1895 classic "An Invention"
    $800 27
In 1986 Jackie Joyner-Kersee was named the Amateur Athlete of the Year; this sister-in-law won in 1988
    $800 11
In 1971 this federation of 6 states gained its independence; Ras al Khaymah made it 7 states in 1972
    $800 22
Cows for this type of beef drink beer to stimulate their appetite & are massaged to relieve sore muscles
    $800 3
Measles, mumps & rabies are not transmitted by bacteria, but by these
    $800 16
This actor told Talk magazine he was living like a nomad
    $1200 7
It's the last name of father & son novelists Kingsley & Martin
    $1200 28
In this event, though athletes regularly clear nearly 20 feet, they mainly use their running momentum
    $1200 12
He assumed the presidency of Syria upon the death of his father in June 2000
    $1200 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a Tokyo fish market.) Many of the shrimp sold here in the Tsukiji Market will end up as this deep-fried dish, which surprisingly was introduced to Japan by the Portuguese
    $1200 4
Call a cop!
You're born with 300 of these, but by the time you grow up you only have 206
    $1200 17
Ellen liked to sleep on a pile of these from oranges & bananas
    $1600 10
Part of this E.M. Forster novel takes place at the Pensione Bertolini in Italy
    $1600 29
Javier Sotomayor, the only man to clear 8 feet in this track & field event, retired in 2001
    $1600 13
This 1917 British declaration favored "the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people
    $1600 24
Meaning "pull-noodle", this fast-cooking noodle dish in broth is hard to top for a quick meal
    DD: $3,000 8
Night blindness may come from a deficiency of this vitamin also called retinol
    $1600 18
Male moviegoers admired this late character actor who played squinty-eyed villains
    $2000 21
If you want to check out this man's "private life", see the 17 Gerald Road home he lived in from the '30s to the '50s
    $2000 30
His 1988 100-meter record of 9.79 seconds was revoked (steroids); 11 years later, Maurice Greene matched it
    $2000 14
In 1944 Ibn Saud allowed several U.S. petroleum firms to unite forming Aramco, which stands for this co.
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew sits alone in a sushi bar.) The most valuable part of the tuna is the fatty belly meat known by this Japanese name
    $2000 9
A fungus gets mighty cozy when it teams up with one of these organisms to live symbiotically as a lichen
    $2000 20
Your old horse can't pull this heavy cart another yard

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Emily Danny
$18,400 $10,800 $18,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COLONIAL PEN NAMES
For gossip columns, he wrote under the name Busy Body; to discuss marriage, he became Anthony Afterwit

Final scores:

Donna Emily Danny
$21,900 $7,800 $21,700
4-day champion: $85,299 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Donna Emily Danny
$17,000 $8,200 $17,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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