Show #5552 - Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Carl Brandt game 1.

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Carl Brandt, an investor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Becka Feighner, a clinic receptionist from Canton, Michigan

Mathew Safer, a transportation planner from South Orange, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: THE PRESIDENTS
(Alex: PBS's [*], which you can now view online.)
1980s TV
BRAND NAME SYMBOLS
WORLD CAPITAL HISTORY
USES FOR STALE BREAD
RHYME FEST
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "fest".)
    $200 6
In his second week as president, Jimmy Carter evoked memories of an earlier president with this type of informal speech on energy
    $200 14
In a variation of a theme, the 1983-84 season of this series ended with J.R.'s brother Bobby getting shot
    $200 19
In 1949 this greeting card company's torch & shield emblem was replaced with a crown over its name in script
    $200 1
This city was just a regional capital before Kublai Khan made it, for the first time, the political center of the nation
    $200 11
Cube the bread & saute or bake it to make these to garnish soup or salad
    $200 24
One of these can be down or bulletproof
    $400 7
The 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit made progress on arms issues but snagged over this Reagan defense plan
    $400 15
Tanya Roberts looked "heavenly" when she joined the cast of this series in November 1980
    $400 20
This product's distinct circus wagon boxes have held 37 different caricatures since its 1902 founding
    $400 2
The military & administrative center of the Aztecs became this capital of the colony of New Spain
    $400 12
Make this breakfast dish--bread dipped in an egg-milk mixture & fried until golden brown on both sides
    $400 27
A boll weevil, or an annoying brat
    $600 8
The wedding of this younger daughter in 1966 was a break for LBJ amid the mounting problems in Vietnam
    $600 16
Chad Lowe was the star of the sitcom "Spencer"; this man starred as detective "Spenser: For Hire"
    $600 21
This symbol of Playboy Magazine was created by art director Art Paul in about a half hour
    $600 3
An oasis that was the residence of the Ibn Saud family, it became the capital when the country was formed in 1932
    $600 13
Stale bread is handy as an ingredient in this Thanksgiving side dish, named for its placement inside the bird
    $600 28
Type of playful prank that's the specialty of the court fool
    $800 9
When you take a deep breath, you can thank Bush Sr. for signing a strengthened version of this 1970 law
    $800 17
Jonathan Winters showed up in the cornfield as a regular on the 1983-84 season of this countrified laugh-fest
    $800 22
The logo of this brand of cleanser is seen here
    $800 4
This North African city was once a Roman fortress named Babylon; the Mamelukes made it an African capital
    $800 25
Use stale bread to make these to bind meatloaf or to coat chicken before baking; panko is a Japanese type
    $800 29
A lidded box for toys or jewelry
    $1000 10
Through his pursuit of Alger Hiss and others, Richard Nixon gained national fame on this House committee
    $1000 18
He was actually 12 when he began playing the 7-year-old "Webster" in 1983
    DD: $2,000 23
This mode of transportation adorns boxes of Rice-a-Roni
    $1000 5
Prospering under Tatar rule & expanding as it intersected trade routes, this city became a capital in the 15th century
    $1000 26
Make this Italian bread topped with tomatoes; its name is from the Italian for "to roast over coals"
    $1000 30
Conjunction meaning "for fear that"

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

Mathew Becka Carl
$1,800 $3,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mathew Becka Carl
$5,800 $3,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

I'M GETTING "C" SICK
A BEN KINGSLEY FILM FESTIVAL
(Alex: You have to ID each film.)
UNREAL ESTATE
CRAYOLA: A COLORFUL HISTORY
I SAY, HERMIONE
LET US GO TO THE OPERA
    $400 1
I consider myself a unique, special person, so I'm appalled that I'm sniffling with the "common" one of these
    $400 6
2005:
Pickpocket patriarch Fagin
    $400 12
We learn of the loss of Belle Reve, ancestral home of the DuBois family, in this classic 1947 play
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands next to a rotating crayon conveyor at the Crayola Museum & Factory in Easton, PA.) It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood on February 6, 1996, when this man stopped by to help make the 100 billionth Crayola
    $400 26
It's the last name of Harry Potter's pal Hermione
    $400 11
"Il Matrimonio Segreto" got the longest one of these ever: Leopold II ordered the whole opera repeated
    $800 2
I'm not a rooster, so I hope I'm not coming down with this disease also known as varicella
    DD: $2,000 7
1993:
Bookkeeper Itzhak Stern
    $800 13
Of Dragonwyck, Gryphonwyck or Unicornwyck, the mysterious mansion in Anya Seton's 1944 bestseller
    $800 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a packaging machine at the Crayola Museum & Factory in Easton, PA.) In the early 1900s, this "American Gothic" artist entered a Crayola coloring contest & won; he later said that's what gave him the encouragement he needed to pursue a career in art
    $800 27
In mythology Hermione was the daughter of Menelaus & her, & must have hoped to look like mom
    $800 17
Tchekalinsky, Tomsky & Prince Yeletsky are roles in "The Queen of Spades" by this composeretsky
    $1200 3
Kitty clawed me, so I may have this mild disease, also the title of a Ted Nugent album
    $1200 8
1991:
Syndicate accountant Meyer Lansky
    $1200 14
In a Jane Austen novel, this medieval abbey sparks Catherine Morland's Gothic fantasies
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands with machinery at the Crayola Museum & Factory in Easton, PA.) Edwin Binney & this cousin of his began their partnership in 1885 to sell carbon black and other pigments; Crayolas didn't come until 1903
    DD: $3,000 28
At age 19 in 1925, Hermione Bulwer-Lytton was acting vicereine of this country
    $1200 18
Donna Elvira is one of the women seduced by the title character of this Mozart opera
    $1600 4
Uh-oh... I feel itchy. Hope I wasn't bitten by this outdoor pest, the red larva of a harvest mite
    $1600 9
2003:
Iranian immigrant & new home owner Colonel Behrani
    $1600 15
Lady Grove is an estate purchased by Uncle Edward in this "timely" British author's 1909 novel "Tono-Bungay"
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands with a melting vat at the Crayola Museum & Factory in Easton, PA.) Edwin Binney's wife Alice coined the name "Crayola" by combining "cray", French for chalk, and "ola", short for oily, because Crayolas are made from this
    $1600 29
In "Gigi" Hermione Gingold is Maurice Chevalier's partner for this duet; ah, yes...
    $1600 19
This title Wagner hero blows a mighty horn call & then kills Fafner, who's in the shape of a dragon
    $2000 5
A blain is an inflammatory swelling; my exposure to icy weather may have given me this kind of "blain"--brrr!
    $2000 10
2000:
Homicidal British gangster Don Logan
    $2000 16
The hero of this Thackeray novel woos & wins the widow who inhabits Castle Lyndon
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a melting tray at the Crayola Museum & Factory in Easton, PA.) The makers of Crayola introduced dust-free school chalk; it was so successful that it won a gold medal at the 1904 World Exposition in this city
    $2000 30
Hermione suffers from the jealousy of her husband Leontes in this late Shakespeare play
    $2000 20
This Beethoven opera features the wonderful quartet "Mir ist so wunderbar"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mathew Becka Carl
$9,000 $9,600 $11,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN NATIONS
Of the world's 11 countries whose English names start with "A", the only 2 whose names don't end with "A"

Final scores:

Mathew Becka Carl
$0 $1,200 $4,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $4,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mathew Becka Carl
$9,000 $9,800 $10,600
15 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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