Show #5591 - Monday, December 22, 2008

Jim Stevens game 1.

Contestants

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Kristin Schleicher, a graduate student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jim Stevens, a math teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio

Milt Hathaway, a high school librarian originally from Newport, Rhode Island (whose 2-day cash winnings total $70,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE MUSICALS
HELLO, DALI
PAINT YOUR WAGON
AHH, LIVER!
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
SIGNING IN THE REIGN
    $200 6
The title robot of this 2008 animated film learns about human emotion by watching a video of the 1969 film "Hello, Dolly!"
    $200 1
Salvador Dali collaborated with Philippe Halsman on a photography book devoted to this notable Dali facial feature
    $200 20
If it's a circus wagon, paint it this traditional color
    $200 15
Inhalation of certain chemicals, like carbon tetrachloride, as well as boozing, can cause this liver disease
    $200 11
If your song sounds like a dirge, sadly, that means it sounds like a hymn at one of these events
    $200 26
Lili'uokalani, former queen of this, also laid her hand to a famous song
    $400 7
This song from "The Sound of Music" mentions "brown paper packages tied up with strings"
    $400 2
Andre Breton wrote the defining manifesto for this movement that Dali espoused
    $400 21
The Subaru Forester comes in colors like spark silver & sage this
    $400 16
Some substances made by the liver help fight disease; fibrinogen enables the blood to do this 4-letter function
    $400 12
I think we can all agree, Three Dog Night's "Old-Fashioned Love Song" was "comin' down in three part" this
    $400 27
On June 15, 1215, the Magna Carta's deal was sealed by this regent
    $600 8
He played silent film star Don Lockwood, who liked the glorious feelin' of "Singin' in the Rain"
    $600 3
This director admired Dali's work & used him for the dream sequences in the 1945 film "Spellbound"
    $600 22
Battle wagon is another name for a battleship, so paint it the color called battleship this
    $600 17
Digested food travels in the blood from this "tiny" 23-foot body part to the liver to be stored
    $600 13
If someone says my voice is this, meaning in a register too high for my normal range, that's untrue
    $600 28
Here, Hassan II signs a register; perhaps it's made of the leather named for this North African country he ruled
    $800 9
The title orphan joins the chorus in this song about chow in "Oliver!"
    $800 4
In "The Persistence of Memory", Dali shows 4 of these, some wilting, some not
    $800 23
The body of a Conestoga wagon was the Prussian shade of this
    $800 18
These bands of tissue support the liver; others of the same name hold the knee bones together
    $800 14
Beethoven's first piano concerto includes this effect in which the pianist slides his finger along a series of keys
    $800 29
The signature on the abdication letter seen here was forced by Edward VIII's marriage plans with her
    $1000 10
This guy (in a role like the one he'd played in "Cat Ballou") starred in "Paint Your Wagon"
    $1000 5
In 1982 this king appointed Dali Marquis of Pubol; he then went to live at the castle there
    $1000 24
A Ross Macdonald detective novel is titled "The Zebra-Striped" this vehicle that's been called the dead wagon
    $1000 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) Resting on the underside of the right portion of the liver is this small pouch that stores bile
    DD: $2,000 25
Poetically, tones are sometimes described adjectivally as this, from the Latin for "sweet"
    $1000 30
Undeterred by fuel costs, Prince Alwaleed signs for more Airbuses in this country's capital of Dubai

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Milt Jim Kristin
-$1,000 $4,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Milt Jim Kristin
$1,800 $5,600 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
SPORTS VENUE NICKNAMES
COUNTRIES BY CITIES
WAXING POETIC
I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW
"AE"-NCIENT CROSSWORD CLUES
    $400 2
Trees company for those who study dendrochronology using these to determine the tree's age and history
    $400 25
3 feet of original bricks, now almost 100 years old, cover the start/finish line of this venue, "The Brickyard"
    $400 7
Medellin,
Cartagena,
Barranquila
    $400 12
One of his sonnets begins,
"Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments"
    $400 17
Neil & Buzz ditched Michael & took off for some very private lunar time in this craft
    $400 1
Fable-d man
(5)
    $800 3
The biggest bear ever, an 11-foot 1,800-pounder, became extinct around the time this age ended 12,000 years ago
    $800 26
Both Clemson's Memorial Stadium & this SEC school's Tiger Stadium are nicknamed "Death Valley"
    $800 8
Ghent,
Charleroi,
Liege
    $800 13
Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote this "burns at both ends; it will not last the night but it gives a lovely light"
    $800 22
Sens. Wayne Morse & Ernest Gruening were the lone nays in this 1964 vote authorizing escalation in Vietnam
    $800 18
Virgil's epic about a prince of a Trojan
(6)
    $1200 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew experiments in the Babcock Hall Dairy Plant.) The Babcock test, invented here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, uses this potent non-potable, H2SO4, to dissolve everything in milk except the fat, so the fat content can be measured
    $1200 28
This National League baseball stadium is nicknamed "the Ted", for obvious reasons
    $1200 9
Siwa,
Luxor,
Al Fayyum
    DD: $4,000 14
Byron's 1814 ode to him says,
"Nor till thy fall could mortals guess
Ambition's less than littleness!"
    $1200 23
He & Edmund Hillary snuck out of camp & got high together
May 29, 1953
    $1200 19
Sea between Greek peninsula & Asia Minor
(6)
    $1600 5
In science a big M can mean mach, & a little m this, as in Einstein's most famous equation
    $1600 10
Mazar-e Sharif,
Jalalabad,
Herat
    $1600 15
A poem by this author asks, "Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach?"
    $1600 24
Edmond Dantes & the Abbe Faria share a dungeon, a tunnel & a dream in this Dumas work
    $1600 20
Philosophic study of taste & beauty
(10)
    DD: $2,500 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Stanford Accelerator Center.) Particle accelerators come in 2 types, circular, & this one here at Stanford, in which particles approach the speed of light, as they zip along a 2-mile track
    $2000 11
Jaffna,
Kandy,
Moratuwa
    $2000 16
This Quaker poet wrote of a "barefoot boy, with cheek of tan"
    $2000 27
Martha & 2 males, the last of these birds, had time alone at the Cincy zoo; too bad they didn't make the most of it
    $2000 21
Athenian drama king
(9)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Milt Jim Kristin
$14,300 $16,000 $800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ALMA MATERS
Former governor & onetime presidential hopeful Mitt Romney earned his B.A. in 1971 from this university

Final scores:

Milt Jim Kristin
$28,600 $28,601 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Milt Jim Kristin
$13,800 $15,200 $800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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