Show #5585 - Friday, December 12, 2008

Contestants

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Tim Rask, a project administrator from Iowa City, Iowa

Anthony Stinton, an Air Force officer originally from Sherwood, Oregon

Christine Carrino Gorowara, a teacher educator from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

HEALTH MATTERS
GYPSIES, TRAMPS & THIEVES
NEWS OF THE WEIRD
(Alex: The website.)
GREECE IS THE WORD
IT'S GOT GROOVE
IT'S GOT MEANING
    $200 11
One type of self-examination covers the whole body; it's for basal cell carcinoma & other forms of this
    $200 26
Gypsies are called gypsies in the mistaken belief that they came from this African country
    $200 6
A Moscow circus couple's divorce is tricky; she's still contractually bound to shoot this off his head with a crossbow
    $200 16
When Greece gained indep. in 1829, this city had only a few thousand people; 4 years later, it became the capital
    $200 21
In addition to the title, Mick "can't get no girl reaction" in this song
    $200 1
You're in it now--this is "Danĝero!" (translated from Esperanto)
    $400 12
Lyme disease is an inflammatory disorder caused by the bite of infected Western black-legged & deer these
    $400 27
This Disney film claimed, "she was from the leash and license set...he's footloose and collar free!"
    $400 7
A Galveston house had its roof blown off after 6 bug foggers were set & this 2-word stove part wasn't turned off
    $400 17
Tradition says in 490 B.C. Pheidippides began his long run at this coastal plain; go, P-Dippy! Go!
    $400 22
Ohhh, we're halfway there--to this band's No. 1 hit "Livin' On A Prayer"
    $400 2
This color means imperial, regal or princely; it can also precede "prose"
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) As a result of a sudden force, like a twisting motion, a sprain can be a mild to a severe injury to these bands that connect bones
    $600 28
This dance was brought by the gypsies to Andalusia in Spain; castanets were not traditionally used in the dance
    $600 8
Defend & boogie: Taser Intl. made a combo dart-firing weapon & this alphanumeric music player
    $600 18
This ancient capital of Laconia, fabled for its military, was at one time the most powerful ancient Greek city-state
    $600 23
This title girl "is not my lover, she's just a girl who claims that I am the one, but the kid is not my son"
    $600 3
This 7-letter adverb, my dear, means candidly or openly
    $800 14
Folic acid is credited with reducing the risk of this birth defect whose name means "divided spine"
    $800 29
In this 1968-1970 TV series, Robert Wagner played a reformed cat burglar working for the U.S. Government
    $800 9
A South Dakota building was wiped out when a resident tried to thaw frozen pipes with this flame-spewing object
    $800 19
This Greek island, once home to a 105-foot statue of Helios, lies 12 miles off the coast of Turkey
    $800 24
"Oh, you make my motor run, my motor run", sang the Knack in this 1979 No. 1 hit, woo!
    $800 4
'Tite fer is Cajun French for "little iron", this "geometric" musical instrument
    DD: $600 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows some animated blood cell models on the monitor.) Instead of being biconcave discs, red blood cells are distorted into a particular shape and don't carry oxygen well in patients with this disease
    $1000 30
In 1911 Vincenzo Perugia stole this painting from the Louvre; he was caught trying to sell it to an antiques dealer
    $1000 10
2 men were busted in Traverse City in this state; they'd told a gas station worker 2 hours earlier that they'd soon rob him
    $1000 20
Mainland Greece ends at the southern tip of this dozen-country peninsula
    $1000 25
Can't keep my feet from tapping to "I'm Your Boogie Man" by this group, fittingly formed in the Sunshine State
    $1000 5
"E" is for this 7-letter word meaning educated or wise: prove you are, now

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

Christine Anthony Tim
$3,200 -$600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Anthony Tim
$6,400 $2,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
ART "C" CROSSWORD CLUES
A ROLE IN THE HAY
2008 NATIONAL SPELLING BEE WORDS
(Alex: First you give the response, and then you have to spell it. Be careful on that one.)
STEP UP TO THE BARRE
WOULD YOU LIKE A COCKTAIL?
    $400 6
This Hun got an annual tribute of 2,100 pounds of gold from the Romans
    $400 16
Carbonaceous drawing stick
(8)
    $400 11
It's the film in which Kevin Costner said, "I love my family, I love baseball and I'm about to become a farmer"
    $400 26
Luckily a competitor didn't have one spelling this word that means "pertaining to the heart"
    $400 21
This Spanish surrealist designed costumes for Leonide Massine's 1941 ballet "Labyrinth"
    $400 1
We are now serving this classic from Cuba--rum, sugar, lime, mint leaves & a spritz of soda
    $800 7
In 1488 this king of Spain sent 100 Moorish slaves to Pope Innocent VIII who gave them as gifts to Cardinals
    $800 17
A sculpture made from a mold (perhaps of a broken arm)
(4)
    $800 12
Meryl Streep played this beautiful blonde bumpkin in her high school's production of "Li'l Abner"
    $800 27
In round 2 a boy got axed after he misspelled the name of this native American people, AKA the Dakota
    $800 22
"The Dream", based on this Shakespeare play, omits the characters of Hippolyta & Theseus
    $800 2
Let me fix you an apricot cooler or an apricot fizz, made with this potent potable
    $1200 8
She died at Fontevrault in 1204, having survived 2 husbands: Louis VII & Henry II
    $1200 18
City that got an Art Institute in 1879
(7)
    $1200 13
James Cromwell was in hog heaven when he landed the role of Farmer Hoggett in this 1995 film
    DD: $800 30
It was on to the next round after a correct spelling of this name that's associated with the inkblot test
    $1200 23
The 1988 ballet "A Fool For You" featured his songs, including the title tune & "I've Got A Woman"
    $1200 3
How about a nice, refreshing sea breeze--vodka, grapefruit juice & this other fruit juice
    $1600 9
Once known as the Gold Coast, it was the first member of the Commonwealth of Nations governed by Black Africans
    $1600 19
Pissarro's first name, or Monet's wife
(7)
    $1600 14
In 1939 this future Beverly Hillbilly starred as Elmer Whipple in the Broadway musical "Yokel Boy"
    $1600 29
The pressure was on in round 3 when one girl had to spell this Japanese massage technique
    $1600 24
This Russian ballerina choreographed only one ballet, "Autumn Leaves" in 1918
    $1600 4
Traditionally a 7 & 7 calls for 7-up & this brand of whiskey
    $2000 10
This founder of the Mughal Dynasty gained control of Delhi & Agra after victory in the 1526 Battle of Panipat
    $2000 20
Florentine sculptor Benvenuto
(7)
    DD: $2,000 15
Marjorie Main & Percy Kilbride cooked up some comedy as this parental pair in a series of films in the '40s & '50s
    $2000 28
His bark is worse than his bite except in the case of this barkless African dog
    $2000 25
In 1957 this sister of Maria Tallchief joined the Paris Opera Ballet as an Etoile, the first American so honored
    $2000 5
Harry's Bar in Venice created this cocktail of peach nectar & sparkling wine, & named it for a painter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Anthony Tim
$14,000 $2,200 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
It's the only state capital whose city limits lie on an international border

Final scores:

Christine Anthony Tim
$22,401 $2,801 $19,600
2-day champion: $43,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christine Anthony Tim
$14,800 $2,200 $11,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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