Show #5483 - Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Donna Vogel game 5.

Contestants

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Dino Buenviaje, a grad student from Riverside, California

Debbie Barnes, an administrative assistant from New York, New York

Donna Vogel, a scientist from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE CONTINENT...
LEGS
GOOD DOGGIE
BEVERAGES
CROSSWORD CLUES "T"
GEEK SQUAD
    $200 11
...That has no "A" in its name
    $200 6
Appropriately, this singer of "Private Dancer" is said to have "the hardest working legs in show business"
    $200 21
Phil & Dottie Winslow are the comic strip couple who own this Great Dane
    $200 1
This drink spun off G2, for athletes' off-the-field hydration
    $200 16
Tried's partner
(4)
    $200 26
(A Geek hooks up a video game console.) If you really want to pwn n00bs, we'll connect this gaming system which is the only one that uses Bluetooth & Blu-Ray technologies
    $400 12
...Where arboreal hominids called dryopiths lived 16 million years ago
    $400 7
After arriving in L.A. in 2007 with an injured ankle, this midfielder missed 6 weeks of games with a sprained knee
    $400 22
An ASPCA program begun in 1992 promotes the adoption of these dogs when they retire from racing
    $400 2
It was the first soft-drink flavor bottled under the A&W brand name
    $400 17
An acrobat, or his drinking glass
(7)
    $400 27
(A Geek shows off an EVDO card.) An EVDO card gives you anywhere-broadband Internet access via a cell phone provider that uses 3G technology; 3G stands for this
    $600 13
...That has the largest rain forest area in the world
    $600 8
Seen here, she was definitely not an ugly Betty
    $600 23
The Alpine hospice named for this saint is famous for breeding dogs to track lost travelers
    $600 3
This lemon-lime drink from the Coca-Cola Company was introduced in 1961
    $600 18
Kettle repairman, or Ms. Bell
(6)
    $600 28
(A Geek demonstrates a piece of hardware.) If you lose your broadband connection, one of the problems might be this device that can allow wireless connection to other devices or the Internet
    $800 14
...That contains 70% of Earth's fresh-water resources
    $800 9
He's not just the "Lord of the Dance, he's got "Feet of Flames"
    $800 24
A miniature bulldog named Bandit belongs to this adventurous TV cartoon boy
    $800 4
An animated character called Willy the Hillbilly once sold this citrusy soda brand
    $800 19
It precedes "boat" or "of war"
(3)
    $800 29
(A Geek demonstrates a non-traditional modem.) If your home can't be wired with Ethernet or use wireless devices, we can install this type of technology allowing networking using your traditional electrical outlets
    $1000 15
...That has its lowest point 1300 feet below sea level at the Dead Sea shoreline
    $1000 10
We'll jump on "The Band Wagon" if it means we can see her legs in "Silk Stockings"
    DD: $1,700 25
Garm, a hound in Norse mythology, is often compared to this canine of Greek mythology
    $1000 5
A New York company makes a line of flavored tea that shares its name with this Western state
    $1000 20
A Roman official, or a Chicago newspaper
(7)
    $1000 30
(A Geek indicates a computer port.) Today it's easy connecting devices by using USB; older computers use 2 types of ports, parallel & this one

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

Donna Debbie Dino
$4,200 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Debbie Dino
$6,600 $4,800 $5,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
SPORTS
ANIMALS
WOMEN AUTHORS
STUPID ANSWERS
THE JOY OF "SAC"s
    $400 1
It's the capital city where "Carmen" composer Georges Bizet was born in 1838
    $400 23
In 2008 Kelvin Sampson found he could no longer phone it in as hoops coach of this "Hoosier" school
    $400 5
Facial feature mentioned in the longer version of the platypus' name
    $400 17
She dedicated "O Pioneers!" to her fellow novelist Sarah Orne Jewett
    $400 11
This waltz is the state song of Missouri
    $400 12
You're on the money if you know that explorer William Clark nicknamed this Shoshone woman "Janey"
    $800 2
A flop when it debuted in 1904, this Puccini opera set in Nagasaki later became one of the best-loved operas
    $800 24
The Olympic triathlon consists of a 1.5 kilometer this, a 40-kilometer bike ride & a 10-kilometer run
    $800 7
A female bullfrog may lay 10,000 eggs that hatch into these, which may take 2 years to grow into bullfrogs
    $800 18
She called her book "Vittorio the Vampire" a vampire version of "Romeo and Juliet"
    $800 13
In 1985 Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" premiered on Broadway at this theater
    $800 19
First settled in 1839, it became a state capital in 1854
    DD: $3,000 3
George Gershwin personally asked Howard University voice professor Todd Duncan to originate this title role
    $1200 25
In '08 ex-Ram Willie Gary sued this team for $100 mil. for videotaping his team's 2002 pre-Super Bowl practice
    $1200 8
This "monster" is the largest lizard native to the U.S.
    $1200 26
This Canadian author of "The Handmaid's Tale" set her novel "Cat's Eye" in Toronto
    $1200 14
The logo of this brand depicts an arm holding a hammer
    $1200 20
One half of the pair executed in Massachusetts in 1927 & then pardoned in 1977
    $1600 4
Inspired by his love for a friend's wife, Wagner composed this opera about a pair of medieval lovers
    DD: $9,000 29
This other name for Grand Prix racing refers to the specifications of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile
    $1600 9
Newborn raccoons lack the familiar tail rings & this famous facial feature
    $1600 27
In the 1930s this creator of Lord Peter Wimsey wrote a Lord Peter play called "Busman's Honeymoon"
    $1600 15
Completes the title of the 1993 Roddy Doyle book "Paddy Clarke Ha Ha..."
    $1600 21
Poly & di are 2 forms of this, another word for carbohydrate
    $2000 6
This composer of "Cavalleria Rusticana" wrote "Il piccolo Marat", a sadly neglected opera about the Reign of Terror
    $2000 30
In 2000 an expansion team known as the Minnesota Wild joined this professional sports league
    $2000 10
One variety of the white-tailed species of this lives in the Florida Keys & weighs only 50 to 75 pounds
    $2000 28
2008's "The Purrfect Murder" is the latest in a series of mysteries by this activist & her cat Sneaky Pie
    $2000 16
The Prozorov sisters Olga, Masha & Irina are 3 of the characters in this play
    $2000 22
An early version of the trombone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Debbie Dino
$20,600 $21,200 $2,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE STARS
No. 18 on the AFI's list of the greatest American screen actors, he starred in just 3 films

Final scores:

Donna Debbie Dino
$4,300 $41,201 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $41,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Donna Debbie Dino
$20,600 $12,000 $1,400
23 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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