Show #5593 - Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Jim Stevens game 3.

Ask Alex #9: Charities.

Contestants

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Helene Glass, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Marmi Maramot, a transplant data analyst from Los Angeles, California

Jim Stevens, a math teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOK DEDICATIONS
ALBUMS
TECH-KNOW-LEDGY
A BUNCH OF NUTS
FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
YOURS FOR AN "ONG"
    $200 1
There's no catch--he dedicated "Catch-22" "To my mother and to my wife, Shirley, and my children, Erica and Ted"
    $200 2
Arthur Koestler's book "The Ghost in the Machine" inspired the title of a 1981 album by this trio
    $200 9
On Feb. 17, 2009 this type of TV broadcast technology will end in the U.S.; we're going digital
    $200 26
They can be boiled, candied or pureed, but at Christmas time it's traditional to roast them "on an open fire"
    $200 16
Model Klum,
Madam Fleiss
    $200 8
A multitude of people crowded together
    $400 4
His "The Faerie Queene" has a bunch of dedicatory sonnets, including one to Sir Walter Raleigh
    $400 3
This group has scored 5 straight No. 1 albums, including 2003's "St. Anger" & 2008's "Death Magnetic"
    $400 12
This photo co. created the EasyShare printer with prints that are less expensive & last 100 years
    $400 27
The shells of these greenish nuts used to be dyed red; not so much anymore
    $400 22
Winemaker Gallo, writer Hemingway
    $400 10
The Blue Line subway here can take you from Fortress Hill to Sai Wan Ho
    $600 5
"Of Time and the River" is dedicated to Maxwell Perkins, who in this job shaped Thomas Wolfe's unwieldy novels
    $600 13
This group was "Hangin' Tough" at No. 1 in 1988 & returned to "the block" (& the No. 2 spot) in 2008
    $600 15
In 2008 lampposts in London were padded to prevent injuries due to this activity by pedestrians
    $600 28
In a can of mixed nuts, these large nuts seen here are often the last to go
    $600 23
Cardiac pioneer DeBakey,
Irish hero Collins
    $600 11
Dorothy Lamour popularized this wraparound dress
    $800 6
He dedicated "Lord Jim" to Mr. & Mrs. G.F.W. Hope "with grateful affection"
    $800 14
The soundtrack to this 1986 Molly Ringwald film includes OMD's "If You Leave" & the title track by the Psychedelic Furs
    $800 20
To stop attackers from accessing your computer, in network settings, shut off the print sharing & this other "sharing"
    $800 29
This nut of a hickory tree follows "butter" in the name of a classic ice cream flavor
    $800 24
Portraitist Stuart,
solo singer O'Sullivan
    $800 18
The national currency of Vietnam
    $1000 7
Machiavelli wrote an entire dedicatory preface to "The Prince" to this "Magnificent" de Medici
    $1000 17
Robert Mapplethorpe shot the cover of "Horses", an album by this influential female rocker
    $1000 21
(Agent Jenkins of the Geek Squad presents the clue.) We can geek-up your computer by installing a printer, digital camera or any other external device, which is called this in computer speak, from the Greek for "to carry around"
    DD: $4,000 30
Hazelnuts are also called these, after a saint
    $1000 25
Frenchmen Clemenceau & Bizet
    $1000 19
Shape of Poe's title box

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

Jim Marmi Helene
$4,400 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Marmi Helene
$7,600 $8,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN THE ARTS
THE SPORTS BAR
THEY GOT STRUCK
WE'RE MAP-HAPPY
"OAK" LAND
RAIDERS
    $400 1
Eyeball a Warhol or 2 at one of these run by Larry Gagosian, maybe on Madison Ave. or in Beverly Hills
    $400 26
The vertical bars called uprights are 18'6" apart in the pro & college versions of this sport
    $400 16
For the first time in 195 years, by the National Association of Letter Carriers in 1970
    $400 21
Marked in red on the map are these geographic features; at any given time, about 20 of them are extremely active
    $400 6
Frog speech
    $400 7
On raids, Ness' Untouchables welcomed members of this profession, even those from the Tribune
    $800 2
This Madrid-born tenor has also run a couple of opera companies
    $800 27
The recommended height of the flagstick is 7 feet in this sport
    $800 17
By the UAW in Flint, December 1936 to February 1937
    $800 22
World Book uses a 5-pointed star with a circle around it to denote a city with this distinction
    $800 12
To drench
    $800 8
Wingate's Raiders played a key role in the recovery of Burma, helping prevent a Japanese invasion of India in this war
    $1200 3
In 2008 Philippe de Montebello retired after 30 years directing this Fifth Ave. arts temple
    $1200 28
Try the straddle cut on the bars that are 6'5" above the ground & at most 20.5" apart in this male gymnastics event
    $1200 18
In 1968, this city's Public Works Department by sanitation workers, bringing Dr. King to town
    $1200 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew points to a little lake in a little country on a map on the monitor.) Lake Assal, the lowest point in Africa at 509 feet below sea level, is in this country
    $1200 13
A burnoose or a serape
    $1200 9
John J. Pershing's attempts to stop this Mexican raider included the U.S. cavalry's "last charge"
    DD: $3,000 4
The name of this innovative theater & opera director is just 1 letter different from a late British comic actor
    $1600 29
For men, the bar has a minimum length of 8 feet, 6.25 inches & weight of 1.75 pounds in this field event
    $1600 19
By Colombian banana plantation workers in 1928
    $1600 24
Hema Maps is based in this country, so they make an upside down world map showing their continent on top
    $1600 14
Samuel Woodworth wrote a beloved poem about "The Old" this object "which hung in the well"
    DD: $5,000 10
Cecil Rhodes' attempted invasion known as the Jameson Raid set the stage for this war
    $2000 5
His artworks command prices of $400,000, & he was Oscar-nominated for directing "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"
    $2000 30
The bars are set 4-6 feet apart as well as 7'11" & 5'2" above the floor in this female gymnastics event
    $2000 20
By the Teamsters in August (at least not December) 1997
    $2000 25
(A red shape zooms out of the sea on the map on the monitor as Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) Located in the Caribbean, this tiny island's shape inspired its unusual name, which is Latin for "eel"
    $2000 15
Connecticut has this specific tree on its state quarter
    $2000 11
In the early 1860s this band of Confederate guerillas raided Missouri & Kansas border towns loyal to the Union

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Marmi Helene
$23,800 $11,800 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY BOOKS
Its author called it "a Ghostly little book... which shall not put my readers out of humour... with the season"

Final scores:

Jim Marmi Helene
$23,999 $11,800 $1
3-day champion: $73,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Marmi Helene
$20,400 $8,800 $4,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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