Show #5555 - Friday, October 31, 2008

Carl Brandt game 4.
Regular-play game in which DJ!-eliminated contestant returns for credits chat.

Contestants

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Edith Kealy, a research scientist from Kew Gardens, New York

Anders Reynolds, a legislative assistant originally from Little Rock, Arkansas

Carl Brandt, an investor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS COUNTS
QUESTS
DAYS OF CREATION
HAVE A TREAT
MORSE CODE
JUST SAY "NO"
    $200 1
This literary count was based in part on a Romanian prince named Vlad the Impaler
    $200 6
In the King Arthur legends, Sir Galahad quested for this sacred vessel
    $200 11
On the sixth day God created beasts, cattle, creeping things & this creature with dominion over them
    $200 16
Yum! The ChipShop in Brooklyn is famous for deep-frying these creme-filled Hostess cakes
    $200 26
Dot-dash is "A"; a dot then a dash is these 2 letters, also a Spielberg movie title
    $200 21
The Bedouin & Tuareg are these types of itinerant tribes
    $400 2
Gandhi was deeply influenced by this count who wrote "War and Peace"
    $400 7
In the first Harry Potter novel, Harry & his friends try to get to this title object
    $400 12
The Bible specifies that on the fifth day God created this "great" mammal
    $400 17
Let's have some of this company's "Kissables"--Kisses coated with colorful candy shells
    $400 27
5 dashes means nothing--more precisely, this numeral
    $400 22
An urban myth said this Chevy sold poorly in Spanish-speaking nations, where its name meant "doesn't go"
    $600 3
"Jumpin' At The Woodside" & "Lester Leaps In" were hits for this man's orchestra
    $600 8
In a 1930 Sam Spade novel, everyone's on the hunt for this object that once belonged to the Knight's Templar
    $600 13
On the third day, God created grass, herbs & this, "whose seed is in itself"
    $600 18
Topped with whipped cream, a tall Honey Frappuccino Blended Creme from this company has 330 calories
    $600 28
The famous message sent in Morse code May 24, 1844; we guess it started dot-dash-dash
    $600 23
Born in Osaka, Japan in 1968, this major leaguer pitched 2 no-hitters & had 200 strikeouts 4 times
    DD: $1,200 4
This count retired from the Prussian army in 1891 to build the motor-driven airships that bore his name
    $800 9
In Greek myth Pelias promised to surrender the throne to Jason if he could retrieve this priceless pelt
    $800 14
On the fourth day God created the greater & lesser lights to rule over these 2 things
    $800 19
Blue Moon ice cream, a Midwest favorite, tastes like this breakfast cereal touted by a toucan
    $800 29
This precursor to the CIA would be dash-dash-dash dot-dot-dot dot-dot-dot
    $800 24
This Finnish co. started by making paper--the original communications technology; mobile phones came in the 1960s
    $1000 5
Known to history as a marquis, this French author of licentious prose became a count on his father's death in 1767
    $1000 10
Beowulf sailed to Denmark on a quest to kill this monster
    $1000 15
On the second day, God created this, which he called Heaven, from the Latin for "to strengthen"
    $1000 20
For a great hot fudge sundae, hotfoot it over to the soda fountain in this city's Ghirardelli Square
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor combining two Morse code letters.) In the 21st century, international Morse code fought its slide into obsolescence with its first new character in decades--it combined A & C to symbolize this sign
    $1000 25
This term for a small bouquet of flowers implies a nice smell

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

Carl Anders Edith
$4,200 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Anders Edith
$9,000 $400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS RECOUNTS
REQUESTS
DAYS OF RECREATION
HAVE A RETREAT
REMORSE CODE
JUST SAY RENO
    $400 11
In 2006 this country was embroiled in intrigue as Lopez Obrador & Calderon sweated a recount
    $400 12
I'm hitting the road, Mr. DJ, so please put on this title track of Springsteen's 1975 album
    $400 1
This brand's logo is seen here; it started as an off-season hockey training tool
    $400 6
Winter forced Napoleon & his army into a devastating retreat from this country in late 1812
    $400 21
These? "I've had a few", sings Sinatra in "My Way"
    $400 26
Reno's rep as a capital of this began in 1906 when Laura Corey got one from Penn. steel magnate husband William
    $800 13
In 2008 this leader of Zimbabwe defied a brokered summit in Lusaka & called for an election recount
    $800 17
"Who You Are" by this Eddie Vedder band would really help me get my head straight
    $800 2
Binoculars & a checklist from the American Ornithologists' Union get you started in this activity
    $800 7
Rather than surrender this ironclad, retreating Confederate forces destroyed her in May of 1862
    $800 22
6-letter type of forgiveness one customarily "begs" from you
    $800 27
The arch across Virginia Street proclaims Reno as "The Biggest" this
    $1200 14
The gubernatorial contest for this state in 1958 was challenged--Bernard Leddy of Burlington asked for a recount
    $1200 18
My ringtone of this trio's "Bootylicious" just leaves me dying to hear the whole song
    $1200 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew moves some mah-jongg tiles on top of some others.) To start playing mah-jongg, the player who is the East Wind rolls the dice to determine who has the honor of opening this aptly named structure
    DD: $1,400 8
Following the fall of France in this year, the Royal Navy evacuated over 300,000 troops from Dunkirk
    $1200 23
This synonym for remorseful adds 3 letters to "trite" & comes from the same Latin word
    $1200 28
In this 1956 hit Johnny Cash sang, "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die"
    $1600 15
After recounts she said in 2000, "I... declare Gov. George W. Bush the winner of Florida's 25 electoral votes"
    $1600 19
This U.S. Top 10 hit by Spandau Ballet will take me right back to slow dancing in '83
    $1600 4
For this sport, whose name is from a German word for "nose", don't forget your mask, fins & breathing tube
    $1600 9
In WWI, the German battle cruisers Goeben & Breslau retreated the length of the Mediterranean to this Turkish port
    DD: $1,800 24
This word for a speech of remorse or a defense of one's actions is from the Greek for "away" & "speech"
    $1600 29
U. of Nevada-Reno has the USA's only advanced degree program in the study of this ethnic group of northern Spain
    $2000 16
In 2005 Christine Gregoire became governor after machine & manual recounts in this state
    $2000 20
Shelby Lynne's version of "I Only Want To Be With You" is fine, but I'd like to hear this singer's original
    $2000 5
The pro seen here is engaging in this activity--a hybrid of waterskiing & snowboarding
    $2000 10
His brave retreat across Italy after his volunteers were kicked out of Rome in 1849 made him a hero
    $2000 25
"...came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness ...and saying," do this: "for the kingdom of heaven is at hand"
    $2000 30
Reno was founded in 1868 during the construction of this railroad that was moving east to link up with the Union Pacific

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Anders Edith
$29,000 $0 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE MAKERS & REMAKERS
Howard Hawks directed this film with Paul Muni as Tony Camonte; Brian De Palma remade it

Final scores:

Carl Anders Edith
$30,000 $0 $4,300
4-day champion: $70,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carl Anders Edith
$28,200 $0 $2,200
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
3 R,
4 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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