Show #4883 - Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Vik Vaz game 3.

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Liz Lackey, a student from Wayne, New Jersey

Josh Danson, a marketing communications consultant from San Francisco, California

Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

CUBAN HISTORY
WOMEN IN SONG
-OLOGY WHIZ
MATTERS OF THE ART
SECRETS OF THE CIA
(Alex: That's the Culinary Institute of America.)
ENDS IN "G"
    $200 1
On July 26, 1953 this future president & 150 followers attacked one of Cuba's major military bases
    $200 2
From 1965:
"Sont les mots qui vont tres bien ensemble"
    $200 30
Sedimentology is a branch of this -ology
    $200 28
He created the 1931 oil-on-canvas piece seen here
    $200 25
The one-day "Teenagers in the Kitchen" course focuses on this food & the dough for it
    $200 7
A small snail-like mollusk that has no shell, or a metal disk often used illegally in vending machines
    $400 8
Cuba first came under Spanish control in this century
    $400 3
Neil Diamond:
"Hands, touchin' hands, reachin' out, touchin' me, touchin' you..."
    $400 29
At Cornell, "Intuitive Judgment" & "Comparative Cognition" are courses in this department
    $400 27
Items recently uncovered at her home & museum include dresses from Oaxaca & earrings probably from Picasso
    $400 18
No soup for you at the CIA unless you learn how to make this, the liquid upon which soup is built
    $400 12
The Gate of Heavenly Peace lies at the southern edge of this capital's Imperial City
    $600 9
The Cuban mission known as Lookout Farm, or Finca Vigia, was home to this author from 1939 to 1960
    $600 4
Barry Manilow:
"Well, you kissed me and stopped me from shaking and I need you today, oh" her
    $600 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows off her handwriting at the blackboard.) Tall letters, like the "L"s here, are a sign of pride according to this -ology, a term coined in 1875
    $600 22
He's the French artist whose work is seen here, if you get our Pointillism
    $600 13
CIA grads include Rocco DiSpirito, star of this NBC reality show
    $600 15
An earthenware drink cup, or your face
    $800 10
In 1875 this Tammany Hall boss escaped from jail in New York City & fled to Cuba
    $800 5
Tom Jones:
"Why, why, why" her
    $800 21
Amgen & Novozymes are usually called this type of company
    $800 23
His 1812 painting of a notable historical figure is seen here
    $800 14
The course called Cookies, these small pies & Mignardises sounds more fun than Algebra 101
    $800 16
From the Welsh for "rock", it's the broken projecting part of a rock
    $1000 11
The unsuccessful attack on Cuba known as the Bay of Pigs invasion began on April 17th of this year
    $1000 6
Elvis Costello:
"You can call me anything you like but my name is" this
    DD: $2,000 26
Thaumatology, the study of these events, might be part of deciding who gets canonized
    $1000 24
This group of British painters exhibited anonymously, signing their paintings PRB
    $1000 17
In the library, even the mysteries are culinary, like one that's not called "The Main Course" but "The Main" this
    $1000 19
It's the abbreviated form of the Russian for "Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps"

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

Vik Josh Liz
$2,600 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vik Josh Liz
$6,600 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CITIES
WHAT A (TV) CHARACTER!
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS
STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT
"CAN" OPENER
    $400 8
From 1865 to 1870 this "flowery" city served as the capital of Italy
    $400 7
This FBI agent played by Gillian Anderson on "The X-Files" was named after a Dodgers announcer
    $400 3
As a result of the 2000 Census, 4 states gained 2 House seats; New York & this "Keystone State" lost 2
    $400 1
Haydn's "Hunt" (No. 73) is this type of orchestral piece
    $400 26
We're bullish on Aldebaran, a .86 apparent magnitude star in this constellation
    $400 21
The archbishop of this district is the primate of all England
    $800 9
The best-known landmark in this German city known for its perfume is its cathedral with 2 towers rising over 500 feet
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Kennedy Space Center.) This TV astronaut worked at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and lived in Cocoa Beach, where he dreamed of Jeannie
    $800 13
Only James G. Blaine & this great N.H. orator served 2 non-consecutive terms as Sec'y of State
    $800 2
Mozart's "Hunt", heard here, is this type of chamber piece
    $800 27
Castor has an apparent magnitude of 1.6; this star, also in Gemini, is brighter at 1.2
    $800 22
China has a "grand" one, & so does Venice
    $1200 10
This capital's Tower of Belem was built in the early 1500s to honor explorer Vasco da Gama
    $1200 15
On "Newhart", these 3 brothers owned the local cafe
    $1200 16
In 1988 this Conn. attorney general upset incumbent Lowell Weicker for the U.S. Senate; he's been re-elected twice
    DD: $2,000 4
Beethoven's "Solemnis" is this type of religious work
    $1200 28
John McEnroe might say, "You cannot be" this star in Canis Major with an apparent magnitude of -1.6
    $1200 23
John Steinbeck described this district of Monterey as "a poem, a stink, a grating noise"
    $1600 11
20 miles from the Italian border, this leading resort city on the French Riviera has a population of about 350,000
    $1600 17
Calling Bernard Fox, who played this nurse-chasing warlock on "Bewitched"
    $1600 19
In 2005 this Floridian became the first Cuban-American U.S. senator
    $1600 5
Charles Ives' "Concord" is this type of work for piano
    DD: $1,000 29
A spectral class G yellow star, it has an apparent magnitude of about -26
    $1600 24
Spanning 1,800 feet, the Quebec Bridge is the world's longest bridge of this type
    $2000 12
Known as the "Granite City", its name is Scots for "At the Mouth of the Dee", the river on which it lies
    $2000 18
This news director of radio station WKRP in Cincinnati won the Silver Sow Award for Agricultural Reportage
    $2000 20
Age 87 at his death in 1864, he was the oldest man ever to serve as Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $2000 6
He composed the cantata heard here
    $2000 30
This star of Orion is the 12th-brightest in the sky; do your best Geena Davis impression
    $2000 25
"Optimism" is the alternate title of this Voltaire work

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vik Josh Liz
$15,400 $10,400 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA
The last full 2005 Micropedia article about a person is on the Russian-born man famed as an inventor of this in the 1920s

Final scores:

Vik Josh Liz
$20,801 $1 $5,399
3-day champion: $72,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Vik Josh Liz
$14,400 $11,400 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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