Show #5581 - Monday, December 8, 2008

Ben Bishop game 5.

Contestants

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Kathy Sahlmann, a pharmacist from Erie, Pennsylvania

Geoff Moore, a screenwriter from Los Angeles, California

Ben Bishop, a student originally from Seattle, Washington (whose 4-day cash winnings total $114,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

RED STATES
THE OLYMPIC GAMES
MIDDLE NAMES
PLANTS
A NUMBER FROM 1 TO 10
AD "LIB"
    $200 2
Like Grosse Pointe, Redford is a suburb of the largest city in this state
    $200 19
The first Olympic Games were established to honor this "king of the gods"
    $200 3
Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia:
Edward
    $200 26
In 2006 the city of L.A. Iimited its planting of this tall tree because it's disease-prone, non-native & gives little shade
    $200 1
American Express Card numbers start with 3; MasterCard numbers, with this digit
    $200 8
It rang for the last time in February 1846
    $400 10
Red is one of the many colors in the palette of this state's "Painted Desert"
    $400 20
The Winter Games are always held, all or in part, in this month
    $400 4
An MGM studio founder & executive: Burt
    $400 27
This plant family native to America originally had leaves, but they evolved into spines
    $400 16
Ballplayers in a battery
    $400 9
This moniker for Simon Bolivar is ironic, as he became a dictator after defeating the Spanish
    $600 14
Redwood City, Redding & Redlands are all cities in this state
    $600 21
Sprinter Merlene Ottey, an 8-time Olympic medalist, represented this Caribbean nation in competition
    $600 5
A Jacksonian Democrat: Knox
    $600 28
Archaeologists have found that varieties of this grain, like Emmer & Einkorn, were grown in the 7th millennium B.C.
    $600 18
Number of times a person today can be elected president of Mexico
    $600 11
This Freudian term refers to all the instinctual desires & energies from the id, not just the sexual ones
    $800 15
If you're visiting Glacier National Park in this state, be sure to check out Red Mountain & Red Eagle Mountain
    DD: $1,500 22
Hugo Wieslander was in the record books as 1912 decathlon champ until 1982, when this man was reinstated
    $800 6
Had a real standard when it came to oil:
Davison
    $800 29
Whether Anaheim or Poblano, these are technically fruits because they develop from the ovary of a flower
    $800 24
When writing, many Europeans cross it; most Americans don't
    $800 12
It can be the text of an oratorio or an opera
    $1000 17
2 of the 3 states whose borders are partially formed by the Red River of the South
    $1000 23
Her winning streak with Kerri Walsh hit 108 en route to Olympic gold but "Dancing with the Stars" proved an Achilles heel
    $1000 7
A civilly disobedient leader:
Karamchand
    $1000 30
This tree's name comes from the Hindi word for "trader" because people displayed their wares in its shade
    $1000 25
In the 1930s Harlan F. Stone & Owen J. Roberts were 2 of the group called this many "old men"
    $1000 13
Noun for one who lives a wild, hedonistic life without moral restraint

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

Ben Geoff Kathy
$3,400 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Geoff Kathy
$7,400 $5,900 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OTHER RED STATES
BEETHOVEN'S GOTTA LOTTA SONATAS
MY TV TOWN
THE LITTLE DRAMA BOY
TIMELINE 1600S
BRICKMAKING
    $400 6
It's blood rushing to the face that causes this alliterative term for a newly married gal
    $400 4
This nickname of a Beethoven sonata comes from a reviewer who said it reminded him of Lake Lucerne at night
    $400 1
Bartender Sam Malone
    $400 13
In "Brighton Beach Memoirs", this playwright introduced young Brooklynite Eugene Jerome
    $400 18
Tokugawa Ieayasu took this title in 1603 & later turned the village of Edo into his capital
    $400 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Beldin Brick Factory in Canton, OH.) The patterns in which the bricks are set on the kiln car determines their final appearance after this 2,000-degree process
    $800 7
After saying I knew the words to "30 Days In The Hole", I turned red & had this, the band who sang the song
    $800 5
Beethoven's piano sonata in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2, has this name for its stormy character, not the Shakespeare play
    $800 2
Sheriff Andy Taylor
    $800 14
No wonder he's out to kill Macbeth, after his little son is shish-kebabbed
    $800 19
This British king was executed at Whitehall Palace on Jan. 30, 1649
    DD: $1,600 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Beldin Brick Factory in Canton, OH.) A brick commonly turns out red because of the oxidation of this metallic element in the earth
    $1200 8
"Much to my" this 7-letter word, I find that when I look carefully at the word, I find a little smile
    $1200 24
The violin sonata in F, Op. 24, has a happy, relaxed mood, earning it this seasonal nickname
    $1200 3
Teenager Clark Kent
    $1200 15
7-year-old Brandon de Wilde, later of "Shane", debuted on stage in this "marital" Carson McCullers play
    $1200 20
In 1618, 2 Catholic officials were thrown out of a window in this European city, sparking the 30 Years' War
    $1200 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Beldin Brick Factory in Canton, OH.) This uneventful process you're looking at takes 20 to 72 hours; for history's first brickmakers, it was the final process
    DD: $2,000 9
This word meaning "extremely embarrassed" has lethal undertones; it's derived from the Latin for "death"
    $1600 25
This name for Beethoven's piano sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, is just sad
    $1600 11
Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli
    $1600 16
In a play set at boarding school, a teacher's wife offers more to young Tom than the title "tea and" this
    $1600 21
The Company of 100 Associates was established by this country in 1627 to develop New World interests
    $1600 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Beldin Brick Factory in Canton, OH.) Bricks are often made with holes in them; in addition to saving on raw material, it leaves spaces where this substance, brick's partner, can enter
    $2000 10
This term for an awkward, unforeseen event comes from the French for "against time"
    $2000 29
Beethoven's piano sonata in F Minor, Op. 57, has this nickname, Italian for "with intense feeling"
    $2000 12
"Green Acres" attorney Oliver Wendell Douglas
    $2000 17
When "The Diary of Anne Frank" debuted on Broadway in 1955, David Levin played this boy who's in hiding with Anne
    $2000 22
Construction of the Potala Palace began in this mountainous Asian capital in 1645
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Beldin Brick Factory in Canton, OH.) Molding bricks produces a looser texture; they're more solid if this process is used, forcing the materials through a die to produce a desired shape

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Geoff Kathy
$9,000 $11,500 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTOR-DIRECTORS
The only woman to win a Golden Globe for directing, she won for a 1983 film that she had also co-written

Final scores:

Ben Geoff Kathy
$2,200 $18,001 $10,598
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Geoff Kathy
$9,000 $10,000 $7,400
20 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
10 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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