Show #5804 - Thursday, December 3, 2009

Dave Belote game 2.

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Emily Brown, a fund-raiser from Lincoln, Rhode Island

Todd Ryan, a biology student from Jacksonville, Florida

Dave Belote, the base commander from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $39,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL ANTHEMS
DOUBLE-LETTER WORDS
JAILHOUSE ROCK
ALSO A U.S. STATE
COMMON LAST NAME'S THE SAME
WOODSTOCK
(Jimmy: From the Museum at Bethel Woods--clues about the site that symbolized a generation 40 years ago.) (Alex: 40 years ago--I'm the only one here who can remember 40 years ago.)
    $200 1
"Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us, God save the Queen"
    $200 30
In Islam, the supreme being
    $200 12
Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly did time on this rock in San Francisco Bay
    $200 17
It was destroyed in Havana Harbor on Feb. 15, 1898
    $200 7
Samuel,
Don,
Rafer
    $200 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Museum at Bethel Woods, New York.) For an exhibit commemorating the 40th anniversary of the event, the museum constructed a replica of the Montreal hotel room used by this couple during their Bed-In for Peace
    $400 22
"Arise, Ye Who Refuse To Be Slaves; With Our Very Flesh And Blood Let Us Build Our New Great Wall"
    $400 29
In baseball, it's a play in which a runner is caught off base & thrown out by the pitcher or catcher
    $400 13
From 1964 to 1982 this Nobelist was incarcerated on rocky Robben Island off the coast of Cape Town
    $400 18
A numbered shirt you just bought from your favorite football team
    $400 8
Tom,
Shirley,
Davy
    $400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from outside the Museum at Bethel Woods, New York.) If you can't make it here to upstate New York, go to woodstock.com to read bios of performers like this man who closed the festival with blistering versions of "The Star Spangled Banner" & "Hey Joe"
    $600 23
"All Should Love, Awe And Cherish Thee, Gracious Is Thy Nile To Humanity"
    $600 28
To baby, or to cook eggs in water just below the boiling point
    $600 14
The infamous penal colony on this rocky islet off the coast of South America opened in 1852
    $600 19
This band of "Wayward Sons" is fronted by Steve Walsh
    $600 9
Kate,
Keely,
Will
    $600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Museum at Bethel Woods, New York.) In the museum's theater, visitors can relax on beanbag chairs and watch festival highlights, such as the work of this Indian sitar master & friend of the Beatles
    $800 24
"Sons Of The Gael! Men Of The Pale! The Long Watched Day Is Breaking"
    $800 27
From the Middle English for "knife", it means to cut small shavings from a piece of wood
    $800 15
Accused Kurdish terrorist Abdullah Ocalan is the sole inmate held on this country's rocky island of Imrali
    DD: $4,000 20
2-word beseeching request for Ms. Fanning to continue in the direction of Antarctica
    $800 10
Seth,
Isiah,
Clarence
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Museum at Bethel Woods, New York.) The festival's iconic poster lists several acts who didn't end up playing, including these heavy metal forefathers who sang "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida"--they ended up stuck at an airport
    $1000 25
"Beneath Our Radiant Southern Cross We'll Toil With Hearts And Hands"
    $1000 26
A sophisticated debating technique is to point out that "I'm" this, "you're glue"
    $1000 16
This "Chateau" on a tiny rock in the Mediterranean was a prison in real life, not just in "The Count of Monte Cristo"
    $1000 21
First name of Ms. Engel of "Mary Tyler Moore" fame
    $1000 11
James,
Jerry,
Gatemouth
    $1000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from outside the Museum at Bethel Woods, New York.) Woodstock opened with a performance by this African-American folk artist who was called back for so many encores, he ran out of material and had to improvise his now classic "Freedom"

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

Dave Todd Emily
$1,400 $2,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Todd Emily
$5,600 $9,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MATH
MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS 2009
OPERA
LETTER, PLEASE
DEATH IN VENICE
LIFE IN DES MOINES
    $400 11
Popular in geometry, as in logic, are statements known as "if..." this
    $400 16
On September 25 she turned 40 & her husband Michael Douglas turned 65
    $400 23
"The Canterbury Pilgrims", an 1884 opera, is based on a work by him
    $400 6
Thiamin is the first of this vitamin group
    $400 1
Peggy of this American family of art patrons turned her Venice palazzo into a museum; her ashes are in its garden
    $400 21
You can't miss this building, finished in 1886 & regilded in 1927, 1965 & 1998
    $800 12
The formula to find the area of one of these is 1/2 base times height
    $800 17
Don't expect this Fox News "Culture Warrior" to mellow in his 60s, which started September 10
    DD: $4,000 29
Several operas based on "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" are named for this Gypsy girl
    $800 7
U.N. Secretary-General Thant's initial letter
    $800 2
It's the main character Gustave von Aschenbach who succumbs in this author's "Death in Venice"
    $800 22
A bar, opened in 2005, that re-creates an old-time tavern atmosphere is named for this Miller beer
    $1200 13
In coordinate geometry, the abscissa is the distance of a point from this vertical axis
    $1200 18
September marked the 80th birthday of this golfer & the 20th of his hospital that's helped an "Army" of kids
    $1200 27
In a fairy tale Rossini opera, Angelina is called this
    $1200 8
Females have 2 copies of this chromosome
    $1200 3
This composer died in the Palazzo Vendramin but was buried in the garden at Wahnfried, his home in Bayreuth
    $1200 24
Let's visit Wallace House, home to a family that produced 2 Secys. of this; maybe there'll be Vilsack House someday
    $1600 14
The continuous summing of a change in a function over an interval, it's the inverse process of differentiation
    $1600 19
We hope his cast mates threw him an "Office" party when he turned 30 on October 20
    $1600 26
"Pagliacci" is almost always performed with this 1-act Mascagni opera, "Cav" for short
    $1600 9
Tomcats, Falcons & Eagles get this alphabetical designation in the Air Force
    DD: $3,000 4
This physicist who noted an effect in sound waves from moving sources died in Venice in 1853 & is buried in its San Michele
    $1600 25
The annual Pridefest is more festive since the April 2009 decision that allowed this in Iowa
    $2000 15
When 2 of these intersect, their intersection is a straight line
    $2000 20
She married fellow musician Ryan Adams in March, a month before turning 25
    $2000 28
Tom Rakewell is lured into a life of vice in this 1951 opera based on a series of engravings by William Hogarth
    $2000 10
Precedes "priori" in a Latin phrase used in the study of logic
    $2000 5
This Russian founder of the Ballets Russes fell into a coma & died while on holiday in Venice
    $2000 30
Des Moinesians keep current with this newspaper, founded in a log cabin in 1849

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Todd Emily
$13,200 $20,600 $15,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN
The name of this royal daughter from a tragedy is from a word meaning "little king"

Final scores:

Dave Todd Emily
$20,601 $20,600 $0
2-day champion: $60,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Todd Emily
$13,200 $17,400 $10,600
17 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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