Show #5553 - Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Carl Brandt game 2.

Contestants

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Tristan Snell, a patent litigator from Boston, Massachusetts

Pat Thornton, a bookseller from Huntington, West Virginia

Carl Brandt, an investor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY CHINA
AND ON GUITAR...
(Alex: You want to identify the band most associated with these guitarists.)
FACE TIME
LETTERS & NUMBERS
CROPS
ROBBERS
    $200 1
The founding of this party on July 1, 1921 opened a pivotal period in Chinese politics & history
    $200 2
Brian Jones,
Keith Richards
    $200 16
This author's own age of innocence is seen here
    $200 21
This fussy protocol droid was re-assembled by young Anakin Skywalker from his scraps on Tatooine
    $200 26
An 1855 book was called this cash crop "is King; or, the Economical Relations of Slavery"
    $200 11
A noble who stole from those passing through his lands, or a U.S. capitalist who became rich unethically
    $400 3
On April 24, 1970 China launched its first of these, an important achievement for Chinese science
    $400 5
Bob Weir,
Jerry Garcia
    $400 17
He's the reluctant Union general seen here--check out those sweet whiskers
    $400 22
Also a key on your PC, it represents the most destructive tornado class recorded
    $400 27
Washington State leads the U.S. in the production of pears &, of course, this fruit (Jonagolds are big)
    $400 12
Skip to this baseball player who, from 1966 to 1974, led the NL in stolen bases in every season but one
    $600 4
In 1976 the downfall of the Gang of Four & the end of this revolution marked a new stage for China
    $600 6
Pete Townshend
    $600 18
"Mine eyes have seen the glory" of this woman, & now yours have, too
    DD: $400 23
In May of 2002 explorer Robert Ballard discovered the wreckage of this boat in the Solomon Islands
    $600 28
Georgia produces 45% of the nation's supply of this legume
    $600 13
A relative of the hermit, the coconut type of this crustacean is also called a robber
    $800 8
The return of these 2 territories to China in 1997 & 1999 put an end to centuries of humiliation
    $800 7
The Edge
    $800 19
Despite flimsy evidence against them, these two Italian immigrants were convicted of murder & executed in 1927
    $800 24
In 1953 the Rocket Chemical Company developed this, first used to protect the Atlas missile from rust & corrosion
    $800 29
This perennial forage crop is also known as lucerne; you may have its sprouts on a sandwich
    $800 14
In the novel "Les Miserables", Jean Valjean spends 19 years in prison after stealing this
    $1000 9
The democratic revolution led by this man led to the 1911 fall of the Qing dynasty & the end of Chinese feudalism
    $1000 10
Izzy Stradlin,
Slash
    $1000 20
Thus spake this German philosopher who was human, all too human
    $1000 25
This video gamers' TV network calls itself "TV that's plugged in"
    $1000 30
To the Chinese, the 5 sacred grains are rice, wheat, barley, millet & this bean
    $1000 15
Members of this Kansas gang tried one raid too many; Emmett lived & was sentenced to prison

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

Carl Pat Tristan
$5,800 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Pat Tristan
$10,400 $1,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS
FROM STAGE TO SCREEN
GEOLOGIC TIME
THE MAINE THING
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?
3-LETTER WORDS
    $400 14
1923:
Lofting's lofty "Voyages of" this talkative physician
    $400 1
Johnny Depp gave a bloody good performance as this little shaver whom Len Cariou had played on Broadway
    $400 9
During the Tertiary Period, India plowed into Eurasia & this highest mountain range was formed
    $400 4
In 1797 it was incorporated as the town of Harrington; it became the capital in 1831
    $400 21
The sockeye type of this fish with saffron sauce
    $400 29
It means "a male swan"; it's also what you eat corn on
    $800 15
1940:
Daugherty's tale of this 18th century frontiersman
    $800 2
The Dreamettes are the "supreme"ly talented trio in this musical that sashayed from stage to screen
    $800 10
The Triassic saw the first of this lactating type of animal, evolving from creatures called synapsids
    $800 5
Notable spots in this coastal town are the seashore trolley museum & George H.W. Bush's summer home
    $800 22
How about this Mexican dish whose name means toasted? We'll top it with guacamole
    $800 28
In some dictionaries, "cheerful" is now a secondary definition of this
    $1200 16
1961:
O'Dell's "Island of" these colorful creatures
    $1200 3
This big bouffant Broadway show became a 2007 film starring a big bouffant John Travolta
    $1200 11
It's why you couldn't have lived in most of the present-day U.S. during Ordovician times
    $1200 6
This seaport on Casco Bay is the seat of Cumberland County
    $1200 23
This tasty sausage with an internal organ in its name; it's served on a plate or spread onto sandwiches
    $1200 26
St. Paul wrote, "by one man" this "entered into the world",--that'd be yours, Adam
    $1600 17
1944:
Esther Forbes' patriotic story of this young member of the Sons of Liberty
    $1600 19
We have "evidence" that Anthony Hopkins played Gwyneth Paltrow's dad in this film of a Pulitzer prize-winning play
    DD: $1,000 12
The 1st claw of the Utahraptor was thought to be a rib--they grew 'em big in this period, from Latin for "chalk"
    $1600 7
This city's name came from the title of a hymn--how does that strike you?
    $1600 24
Turkey & these, the first Canadian-bred potatoes marketed by name; their skin & flesh are buttery yellow
    $1600 27
(Kelly of the Clue crew stands with a geisha at a geisha house in Kyoto, Japan.) Maiko, or apprentice geisha, traditionally use darari, 1 of over 300 ways to tie the sash called this around a kimono
    $2000 18
1970:
This William Armstrong doggie tale of the Deep South
    $2000 20
Michael Douglas won an Oscar for producing a film based on this play that his dad Kirk had starred in on Broadway
    $2000 13
The supercontinent called this land was the southern part of the Paleozoic landmass Pangaea
    $2000 8
L.L. Bean's company headquarters are in this city, just down the road from the original store
    $2000 25
This specialty from Philly, sorta like a calzone but rolled instead of folded
    DD: $200 30
Of the chemical elements, it has the shortest name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Pat Tristan
$17,600 $3,400 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2008
Though not elected to the position, a man from this state became the 1st blind governor & the 4th black governor in the U.S.

Final scores:

Carl Pat Tristan
$24,401 $6,400 $24,400
2-day champion: $28,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carl Pat Tristan
$19,000 $3,400 $12,200
30 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
3 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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