Show #4670 - Friday, December 17, 2004

Contestants

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Harry Sering, a retail manager from Indianapolis, Indiana

Jennifer West, a library technician and stage manager from Salinas, California

Grayson Holmes, a legal assistant from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEXT STOP, VENUS
ROBOTS, ANDROIDS & CYBORGS
MUSIC CLASS
ALL THE GLITTERING PRIZES
LAGER RHYTHMS
CROSSWORD CLUES "D _ _ _ ER"
    $200 21
It's the planet that's closest to Venus
    $200 16
In a 1989 TV movie Sandra Bullock was a new model of one of these title cyborgs; Lindsay Wagner was an old one
    $200 11
It's a composition for 6 instruments or voices
    $200 6
Abbreviated the ABA, this national organization hands out annual "Silver Gavel" awards
    $200 26
Watney's Red Barrel & Newcastle Brown Ale are 2 popular beers from this country
    $200 1
Tee shot tool
    $400 22
In 1610 this Italian discovered that Venus has phases like the moon
    $400 17
Waiting out a sandstorm on Tatooine, this astromech droid made a new friend in a protocol droid
    $400 12
Notations for these on a score for a guitarist include C7 & D7
    $400 7
In 1982 President Reagan awarded this "God Bless America" singer the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $400 27
Beer, like red wine, can protect your heart by lowering the "bad" type of this
    $400 2
An artful fellow
    $600 23
With few exceptions all specified surface features of Venus are appropriately named after these
    $600 18
In this 2004 film a Chicago cop thinks an NS-5 named Sonny has committed murder
    $600 13
For a violinist the notation "coll'arco" means go back to using this
    $600 8
It's the only Nobel Prize that can be awarded to an organization or institution rather than an individual
    $600 28
In 1988, after an over 70-year ban, this European island country allowed the brewing and selling of strong beer
    $600 3
It's up when you're angry
    DD: $1,400 24
Contributing to its high temperature, Venus' atmosphere is predominantly made up of this gas
    $800 19
His niece Penny & his dog Brain help him defeat criminal masterminds like Dr. Claw
    $800 14
From the Greek for "to cut short" it's what's being done to the rhythm of the melody here
    $800 9
In 1949 this automobile magazine began awarding its coveted "Car of the Year" award
    $800 29
This beer "that made Milwaukee famous" became famous after donating kegs to Chicagoans after the great fire
    $800 4
Macbeth thought he saw one
    $1000 25
Similar to an eclipse, it's the term for the rare passing in front of the sun that Venus did on June 8, 2004
    $1000 20
Seen here, he celebrated his 50th anniversary in 2002 & got a new series on the WB in 2004
    $1000 15
It's a moderate tempo, faster than adagio but slower than allegretto
    $1000 10
In 1999 J.M. Coetzee became the first 2-time winner of this major British fiction prize
    $1000 5
1900s coat or 1970s car

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

Grayson Jennifer Harry
$1,800 $2,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grayson Jennifer Harry
$600 $2,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE VIETNAM WAR
CLASSIC TV DRAMA EPISODES
JACQUES IN THE BOX
ASIAN RIVERS
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
(Alex: And if you do well on all of those, you will get an...)
"A" PLUS
    $400 21
Around 1964 the North Vietnamese began to turn this famous supply route into a real road that trucks could use
    $400 23
"Ewing vs. Ewing"
    $400 1
In the third movement of his "Titan" symphony Mahler used the theme of this French children's song
    $400 6
From the Lake Hula area to the Sea of Galilee about 10 miles south, it falls more than 600 feet
    $400 7
(I'm Andrew Lloyd Webber.) This ex-"Phantom" plays Count Fosco in my latest musical "The Woman in White", which opened in London in Sept. 2004
    $400 16
The name of this third male human to be mentioned in Genesis means "breath" in Hebrew
    $800 22
Eisenhower didn't really send troops; by the time he left office in 1961 he'd sent in 900 personnel called these
    $800 24
"The Trouble with Tribbles"
    $800 2
On July 14, 2002 he was shot at while riding in a Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day
    $800 12
The Syr Darya, one of central Asia's major rivers, flows through 3 countries whose names end in this syllable
    $800 8
This musical was the happy result of a 1974 visit to Argentina by Lloyd Webber's collaborator Tim Rice
    $800 17
The first band with a palindromic name to be listed in the Rolling Stone "Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll"
    $1200 25
"Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow"
    $1200 3
On August 27, 1783 Jacques Alexandre Charles & the Robert brothers launched the first balloon filled with this gas
    $1200 13
At Al Qurnah, Iraq, it joins the Euphrates to form the Shatt al Arab
    $1200 9
(Andrew Lloyd Webber reads the clue.) The only show in Broadway history that ran longer than "The Phantom of the Opera" is this other musical of mine
    $1200 18
From the Spanish for "poplar grove", it's the county where you'll find Oakland, California
    DD: $7,500 26
"Jessica Behind Bars"
    $1600 4
Father Jacques Marquette & this cartographer explored the Mississippi River during June & July 1673
    DD: $2,000 14
A 1947 partition divided the water in the basin of this 1,800-mile-long river on the border of Pakistan
    $1600 10
Ashley the Smoking Car is a character in this Lloyd Webber musical (hint: don't lose your train of thought)
    $1600 19
The large dino known as a Brontosaurus has been reclassified with this name meaning "deceptive lizard"
    $2000 28
Begun Jan. 21, 1968, the Battle for this Marine outpost may have been an NVA diversion before the Tet Offensive
    $2000 27
"The Brothers Caine"
    $2000 5
He painted "Napoleon Distributing the Eagles"
    $2000 15
The 710-mile-long Kapuas River, Indonesia's longest, is on this third-largest island in the world
    $2000 11
(Andrew Lloyd Webber reads the clue.) Emmy Rossum plays Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera" movie; this actress originated the role on stage
    $2000 20
Multiply 6.022 times 10 to the 23rd power to get this scientific "number"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grayson Jennifer Harry
$11,400 $7,600 $300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANNUAL EVENTS
A high-bounce ball inspired businessman Lamar Hunt to give an annual event this name

Final scores:

Grayson Jennifer Harry
$15,210 $800 $600
2-day champion: $44,411 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grayson Jennifer Harry
$12,400 $7,600 $7,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
10 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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