Show #5594 - Thursday, December 25, 2008

Jim Stevens game 4.

Contestants

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Deb DeGeorge, a librarian from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Lee Brooks, a landscaper from North Hampton, New Hampshire

Jim Stevens, a math teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $73,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC QUOTATIONS
WILL FERRELL ROLES
(Alex: We want you to identify the film for us.)
THE ESCAPED DENTAL PATIENT
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT
10-LETTER WORDS
    $200 12
In 1989 Boris Yeltsin said this system is "just an idea, just pie in the sky"
    $200 26
Actor Jack Wyatt who takes on the role of Darrin for the remake of a TV show
    $200 1
If I hadn't fled, I'd have lost one of my beloved wisdom teeth, also called third these
    $200 11
We had our Xmas tree seller take an inch off the base of the trunk; the fresh cut will aid in the absorption of this
    $200 15
Legoland is an amusement park: Legolas is the character he played in "The Lord of the Rings"
    $200 2
Horoscope maker
    DD: $800 20
On June 18, 1940 Churchill said, "The battle for France is over" & this "is about to begin"
    $400 27
Buddy, who was raised at the North Pole
    $400 4
OK , I'll rinse. I'll even swish, but for a person of my dignity to do this third step? I just couldn't
    $400 13
The lights hanging off the roof here are meant to resemble these things that can form in cold weather
    $400 16
We all know Anna Nicole Smith: Anna Deavere Smith was National Security Adviser Nancy McNally on this White House drama
    $400 3
Temperature scale
    $600 21
3 words continuing Oliver Hazard Perry's oft-parodied line of 1813, "We have met the enemy and..."
    $600 28
Champion ice skater Chazz Michael Michaels
    $600 5
I heard them whispering about this 3-session treatment for diseased pulp--no thank you
    $600 14
I can always count on Aunt Nancy sending me cashmere, which comes from the hair of this animal
    $600 17
An infraction is a breach, as of rules: a myocardial this is a heart atfack
    $600 8
Adjective for one who speaks English & 2 others
    $800 22
Thomas More said if this body part of his could win Henry VIII a castle in France, "it should not fail to go"
    $800 29
The man in the yellow hat (voice only)
    $800 6
OK , I'll go back there--just don't send me to this specialist in gums & other supporting structures
    $800 24
Eggnog wouldn't be eggnog without this spice from the myristica fragrans tree
    $800 18
Coco Chanel was a fashion designer: Coco Channel is a strait off North Andaman Island in this S. Asian bay
    $800 9
Not above
    $1000 23
In 1534 Jacques Cartier called part of what's now this country "the land God gave to Cain"
    $1000 30
Novel character come to life Harold Crick
    $1000 7
They said I had "dental" this Latin word: I bolted before I realized it just means tooth decay
    $1000 25
We always dim the lights & light these candles whose name means "symbolizing a vow or wish"
    $1000 19
Jell-O is a jiggly dessert: this priming material that has a glue base is used to prepare a canvas for paint
    $1000 10
A figure with 6 plane faces

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

Jim Lee Deb
$3,600 $200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Lee Deb
$10,400 $200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

FRENCH LITERATURE
GIVE ME SOME SPACE!
I LEARNED IT ONLINE
"C" CREATURES
OPERAS BY CONTINENT
(Alex: Name the continent where each opera is primarily set.)
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 16
He began a novel called "Les Miseres" as early as 1840; it was finished in 1861 with a different title
    $400 26
One cookbook inspired by this film series features recipes for Death Star popcorn balls & Wookiee cookies
    $400 21
wendys.com informed me that the "3/4 lb. triple with" this has 980 calories, but plenty of calcium
    $400 1
It's the North American name for a reindeer
    $400 3
"La Boheme"
    $400 9
Tomboyish Schulz creation who was kidnapped by the S.L.A. in 1974
    $800 17
In Jules Verne's "The Mysterious Island", this captain is buried at sea in his submarine
    $800 27
This roller coaster has been thrilling folks at Disney World since 1975 & at Disneyland since 1977
    $800 22
americanheart.org tells us that a "hands-only" version of this procedure is fine --no need for rescue breaths
    $800 2
Insects are their main diet, but larger types of this colorful Old World lizard also eat birds; rough "karma"
    $800 4
"Florencia en el Amazonas"
    $800 10
Peary's 1909 goal, the primo spot in a NASCAR race
    $1200 18
Marcel Proust began writing this 7-part, 3,000-page novel in 1909 & continued working on it until his death in 1922
    $1200 28
Strap yourself in for the shuttle launch experience, a thrilling new attraction at this Florida complex
    $1200 23
The "This Day in History" feature on history.com taught me Dec. 25 is the day in 1991 when he quit as Soviet leader
    $1200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a big, dead fish.) Scripps Institution of Oceanography has one of the U.S.A.'s few specimens of this creature, once thought to be extinct for 60 million years
    $1200 5
"The Girl of the Golden West"
    $1200 11
Total value of goods & services produced by a country over a period of time, then prominently displayed in a film
    $1600 19
This central character of "The Three Musketeers" was a real person; much of the material is drawn from his memoirs
    $1600 29
Captain Link Hogthrob was the captain of the Swinetrek on the "Muppet Show" sketches called these "in Space"
    $1600 24
I postponed my visit to this country, aka Timor-Leste, after a perusal of travel.state.gov
    $1600 14
Because of its webbed feet, this largest rodent is a clumsy runner, but it can remain underwater for 5 minutes
    $1600 7
"Aida "
    $1600 12
"Colorful" cheap entree special at a diner that's a geologic theory explaining the faults in earth's crust
    $2000 20
Except for a brief section, book V of his "Gargantua and Pantagruel" was most likely written by someone else
    $2000 30
Darn! I can't find my poster of Jane Fonda in this 1968 outer space flick--my wife must have tossed it out
    $2000 25
I learned a lot about Paris Hilton at the website of this celebrity blogger, real name Mario Lavandeira
    DD: $1,000 15
This large flightless bird has a blue head & long, daggerlike nails on its toes
    DD: $4,800 8
"Turandot"
    $2000 13
Spoiled little Willy Wonka girl who relocates to Utah's capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Lee Deb
$24,800 $7,400 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE GRAMMYS
In 1959 the first Grammy for Album of the Year went to the soundtrack composed by Henry Mancini for this TV show

Final scores:

Jim Lee Deb
$21,599 $400 $10,000
4-day champion: $94,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Lee Deb
$22,000 $7,400 $15,800
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
0 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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