Show #5554 - Thursday, October 30, 2008

Carl Brandt game 3.

Contestants

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Phil Fernandez, an engineer from San Diego, California

Jen Weaver, an office assistant from North East, Maryland

Carl Brandt, an investor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR
SONG ADJECTIVES
RETRONYMS
THE IG NOBEL PRIZE
AMERICAN RESTAURANTS
HALLOWEEN: TRICK OR TREAT
    $200 12
Albert Fall was the 1st man guilty of this type of crime done as a Cabinet secy.--we don't know about misdemeanors
    $200 4
Nirvana:
"Smells Like ____ Spirit"
    $200 26
Before fat-free or 2% horned in, all milk sold was what we now call this type
    $200 1
An acoustics prize went to a study of why people hate the sound of fingernails interacting with this
    $200 11
Prime aged beef is the specialty of Mitchell's Steakhouse, just steps from the Capitol in this Ohio city
    $200 17
On Oct. 31, 2007 liberal Spaniards got a treat as a law banned public commemorations of this Fascist's rule
    $400 13
(I'm U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne.) From 1901 to 1907 Ethan Hitchcock helped this president institute his forest-preserving policies
    $400 7
Wild Cherry:
"Play That ____ Music"
    $400 27
A company called Bumkins makes this baby product, a retronym created by the disposable kind
    $400 2
A physics prize went to Robert Matthews for demonstrating why buttered toast usually does this when you drop it
    $400 22
You'll really "dig" the Seattle seafood house called Ivar's Acres of these shellfish
    $400 18
(I'm astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.) It was a treat for us all on Halloween 2006 when NASA decided to go ahead & repair this & give it new instruments to probe the depths of the universe
    $600 14
At age 65 this New Deal Interior Secretary had a son, also Harold, who became a Clinton advisor
    $600 8
The Verve:
"____ ____ Symphony"
    $600 28
As of June 2008 the International Air Transport Association has eliminated these, maybe saving a tree or 2
    $600 3
"Viva" this "love" drug! An aviation prize was awarded for discovering it aided in jetlag recovery in hamsters
    $600 23
If you can't get enough cocoa, head for North Damen Ave. in Chicago, to the restaurant called "Hot" this
    $600 19
On Oct. 31, 1776 M.P.s might have felt tricked as this monarch told them it was not going too well over in America
    $800 15
(U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne delivers the clue.) The Interior Department is the steward for about 1/5 of the USA, including 262 million acres under the supervision of this bureau
    $800 9
Sheryl Crow:
"My ____ Mistake"
    $800 29
This retronym for a type of computer also means a screen with icons on it
    $800 5
An Aussie woman's study of this 3-letter word & the alphabetical order problems it creates won a literature award
    $800 24
The Caucus Room on 9th St. NW in this city is truly bipartisan; it's owned by Democrats & Republicans
    $800 20
The great sleuth gets tricked in the first story in these "of Sherlock Holmes", published on Halloween 1892
    DD: $2,000 16
Gale Norton ran the department using the 4 C's: communication, consultation & cooperation, to further this 4th C
    $1000 10
Depeche Mode:
"____ Jesus"
    $1000 30
The emergence of neoconservatives led to this longer retronym for real traditionalists like Pat Buchanan
    $1000 6
A medical award went to a "penetrating... report" on this alliterative sideshow act "& its side effects"
    $1000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a restaurant courtyard lit for nighttime dining in Central Park, New York.) Originally built to house sheep, it's come a long way and is now a lavish cafe overlooking Central Park
    $1000 21
On Oct. 31, 1938 this Wall Street institution treated investors to a 15-point protection plan

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Carl Jen Phil
$2,000 $1,600 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Jen Phil
$4,200 $4,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE INTERIOR OF THE SECRETARY
1930s CINEMA
WHAT THE DICKENS!
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
HISTORY CROSSWORD CLUES "M"
AFTER TRICK OR TREATING...
    $400 21
In 2007 Philippines justice secretary Raul Gonzalez had a transplant of this paired organ
    $400 11
She almost got the role of Scarlett's sister Carreen in "GWTW" --fate intervened & she went to Oz instead
    $400 6
Pip Pip hooray for this novel in which Pip learns that honest work is more rewarding than shallow dreams
    $400 16
Upon Stonewall Jackson's injury by friendly fire in 1863, this man remarked "I have lost my right arm"
    $400 1
Menes (not Elvis) made it his capital
(7)
    $400 26
...collect money for this U.N. agency whose national day coincides with Halloween
    $800 22
As one of these pieces of furniture, a "secretary" may have pigeonholes inside
    $800 12
(Film critic Leonard Maltin delivers the clue.)
"Three Little Pigs", a Disney Silly Symphony of 1933, introduced this song that became an anti-Depression anthem
    $800 7
Chapter 1 of this novel is "I am born"; but (uh-oh!) by chapter 4, "I fall into disgrace"
    $800 17
In place settings, the fork named for these shellfish is the only one ever placed to the right of the plate
    $800 2
Congress put it in a "Compromise"-ing position
(8)
    $800 28
...show your regional pride by saluting the 144th anniversary of this "Silver State" joining the Union
    $1200 23
The scientific name Sagittarius serpentarius tells you that inside the secretary bird you may find this, its main food
    $1200 13
Elsa Lanchester played 2 roles in this 1935 sequel: the title mate, &, in an amusing prologue, Mary Shelley
    $1200 8
It's a "Mystery" who killed this title character, but Charles Dickens Jr. said his father told him it was Jasper
    $1200 18
9-letter word for the right side of a clipper or a brigantine
    $1200 3
Phoebe Fillmore's bouncing baby boy
(7)
    $1200 30
...head over to the frightful fun at Knott's Scary Farm, known as this for most of the year
    $1600 24
On Dec. 30, 1968 in Norway, a heart attack ended the life of this first U.N. secretary-general
    DD: $1,000 14
Brian Aherne was doomed to play this emperor in the 1939 film "Juarez"
    DD: $1,200 9
When Nell works for Jarley's Wax-Work in this novel, she sleeps in a creepy room with the wax-work figures
    $1600 19
It's a right-hand page of a book; the verso is a left-hand page
    $1600 4
Italian edict city, in 313 A.D.
(5)
    $1600 29
...check out FEARnet.com & download scary movies like 1978's "Halloween" starring this woman as Laurie
    $2000 25
You'll warm the interior of your secretary with a gift during this, formerly National Secretaries Week
    $2000 15
Cecil Kellaway played the impresario in "Intermezzo" & Mr. Earnshaw (Cathy's father) in this 1939 classic
    $2000 10
Dickens called his younger brother "Moses"; nasally, that became "Boses", inspiring this Dickens pen name
    $2000 20
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows an animated anatomical diagram on the monitor.) The heart's right ventricle pumps directly into this artery that carries blood into the lungs
    $2000 5
"Mess"ed-up wife of Emperor Claudius
(9)
    $2000 27
...prepare yourself for this Catholic holy day, the day after Halloween

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Jen Phil
$17,200 $11,200 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
A key to Alexander Graham Bell's experiments was one of these, procured by a doctor friend, Clarence Blake

Final scores:

Carl Jen Phil
$11,999 $400 $4,300
3-day champion: $40,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carl Jen Phil
$18,200 $11,200 $9,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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