Show #5806 - Monday, December 7, 2009

Dave Belote game 4.

Contestants

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Denise Feder, an independent contractor from Matawan, New Jersey

S. R. Sidarth, a law student from Dunn Loring, Virginia

Dave Belote, the base commander from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $81,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CITIES
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
NEW TO THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
SUCH GOOD CHEMISTRY
WHO YOU GONNA CALL?
GHOSTBUSTERS
(Alex: That movie is 25 years old this year.)
    $200 25
This capital lies 5 miles from the Bay of Phaleron, an arm of the Aegean Sea
    $200 13
In 1986 this company was forced out of the instant camera market, having violated 7 Polaroid patents
    $200 20
High-quality marbled beef, or an NBA MVP
    $200 16
Chemically, it's the makeup of a pure snowflake
    $200 1
If you've lost this credit card, call 1-800-847-2911 (really the card's name followed by 911)
    $200 26
He was to have starred in the film, but his death at the Chateau Marmont in 1982 forced a change
    $400 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Bruges, Belgium.) Bruges is crisscrossed by an elegant network of canals, giving rise to one of the city's popular nicknames: it's often called this "of the North"
    $400 14
In 1957 the Leo Burnett advertising agency created Cornelius the Rooster to appear on the box of this cereal
    $400 21
This casual term for a beer comes from North American college slang, not Polish
    $400 17
In 1824 Jons Jakob Berzelius found this nonmetallic element that later lent its name to a California valley
    $400 4
Sending flowers? Call 1-800-SEND-this 3-letter company founded in 1910
    $400 27
As ghostbusting Dr. Peter Venkman, he says the immortal line "He slimed me"
    $600 10
The World Health Organization is headquartered in this Swiss city
    $600 15
It precedes "XM" in the name of an entertainment company--ooh, I love this song! Turn it up!
    $600 22
This painful verb--don't do it to me, bro!
    $600 11
He won 2 Nobel Prizes: one for Chemistry in 1954 & one for Peace in 1962
    $600 5
A "colorful" low-cost airline has the phone number 1-800-JET-this
    $600 28
She played cellist Dana Barrett, who becomes possessed by a Sumerian god named Zuul
    $800 8
This city is on the south bank of the Ij River, an arm of the Ijsselmeer (the lake formerly known as the Zuiderzee)
    $800 6
In 1926 a "beater bar" was added to this company's product; it tapped the carpet to loosen ground-in dirt
    $800 12
A Billy Ray Cyrus hit gave us this hyphenated adjective
    $800 2
If your dentist likes you, he may give you this gas discovered by Joseph Priestley in 1772
    $800 18
To reach this government service, call 1-800-829-1040
    $800 29
The film was co-written by these 2 men who played Drs. Raymond Stantz & Egon Spengler
    $1000 9
Signed in 1975, the accord named for this city was an effort to ease tensions between the Soviet Bloc & the West
    DD: $2,400 7
In 1907 9-year-old Michael Brady posed for this company's symbol wearing overalls, a cap & wooden shoes
    $1000 23
From the name of an Apple device, this verb means to digitally transmit a broadcast over the Internet
    $1000 3
A U.S. nuclear weapon using this element, Co, has been termed a doomsday device, as it would wipe out life on Earth
    $1000 19
A "Fifth Avenue" store is also available at 1-877-551-this
    $1000 30
Manhattan is menaced by this marshmallow man, come to life 100 feet tall

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

Dave Sidarth Denise
$2,200 $2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Sidarth Denise
$7,600 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

DEDICATED
THAT SPORTS VENUE HAS GOT TO GO!
NOTABLE NAMES
"C" IS FOR CATHOLIC
DECEMBER 7
RHYMES WITH A MUPPET
    $400 11
He dedicated "The Wizard of Oz" "To my good friend & comrade, my wife"
    $400 30
This place got a big bang for its (NFL) Bucs when the stadium known as the "Big Sombrero" was demolished
    $400 29
A book by Jan Parr calls her the "First Lady of Flight"
    $400 26
This rite involves the actual reception of the Eucharist
    $400 17
1787:
This state becomes the first to ratify the Constitution
    $400 23
A type of crab, or an old man who lives alone in a cave
    $800 12
His dedication of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" to Katharine de Mattos includes some lines of verse
    $800 27
Seen here is the razing of the roof of this city's arena, once home to its Heat hoops team
    DD: $6,000 28
This lt. colonel & his men were vanquished in about an hour on June 25, 1876
    $800 25
It denotes the Catholic revival & response to Martin Luther that began in the 16th century
    $800 16
1678:
Louis Hennepin becomes the first European to describe this landmark on the U.S.-Canada border
    $800 24
Type of pudding mentioned in "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
    $1200 10
She "most respectfully dedicated" "Emma" to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent
    $1200 7
Hey, y'all! This city's NBA Bobcats lost their first home when the Coliseum was demo'd in 2007
    $1200 1
Aubrey Beardsley illustrated the 1894 English translation of his "Salome"
    $1200 4
It's the official renunciation of marriage for "the more perfect observance of chastity"
    $1200 15
1917:
The U.S. declares war on this hyphenated kingdom
    $1200 22
Spirit or Opportunity on Mars
    DD: $4,000 8
His "Cat's Cradle" is "For Kenneith Littauer, a man of gallantry and taste"
    $1600 5
On December 20, 2008 this city's RCA Dome was no longer dome, sweet dome
    $1600 2
His father Earl Little was a Baptist minister & an organizer for Marcus Garvey
    $1600 19
A profession of faith, like the Nicene one
    $1600 13
1982:
At a Texas prison, murderer Charlie Brooks becomes the first U.S. prisoner to be executed this way
    $1600 18
It precedes Elbert & Pinatubo
    $2000 9
This 2005 memoir by Joan Didion was naturally "for John and for Quintana", her husband & her daughter
    $2000 6
Hank Aaron hit home run No. 715 in the bygone Atlanta stadium named for this county
    $2000 3
The U.S. embassy in London was designed by this Finnish-American architect
    $2000 21
This ceremony is used to confer additional grace upon the already baptized, & you get an extra name
    $2000 14
1972:
America's last lunar landing mission, this one, blasts off from Cape Canaveral
    $2000 20
David Niven was interrupted by one of these during the 1974 Oscar telecast

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Sidarth Denise
$27,200 $12,600 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TOYS
In 1963 sculptor Phil Kraczkowski was paid $600 to design this Hasbro toy's original head

Final scores:

Dave Sidarth Denise
$25,400 $9,601 $4,782
4-day champion: $107,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Sidarth Denise
$22,000 $12,600 $4,800
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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