Show #5453 - Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Tom Morris game 2.


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Mike Milligan, a software test engineer from Columbia, Maryland

Debbie Rothschild, a stay-at-home mom from New York, New York

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This newspaper guy's estate south of San Francisco boasted 50 miles of ocean frontage & a 1,665-square-foot indoor pool
    $200 1
Mick Jagger & this group have had a satisfying career with hits like "Satisfaction" & "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
    $200 16
Bichon frise
    $200 10
The defeat of this city's invasion force at Syracuse in 413 B.C. was the beginning of its end & the start of Sparta's rise
    $200 21
Founded in 1929, this New York museum is dedicated to modern art
    $200 5
It's the center part of a wheel, or the center of an activity
    $400 27
This veteran actor loves to say his name as "Boston Legal" lawyer Denny Crane
    $400 2
In 2008, at the 50th Grammy Awards, this Amy Winehouse hit won Song of the Year
    $400 17
Red poll,
    $400 11
This foolhardy "charge" took place at 1854's Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War
    $400 22
Carvings of a bell & a star are featured on her gravestone in Porum, Oklahoma
    $400 6
In Psalms, "thy" this "and thy staff they comfort me"
    $600 28
In 1666 this Quaker who founded an American colony went to Ireland to manage his father's estates
    $600 3
This Beatles song begins, "When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me"
    $600 18
    DD: $1,000 12
In the 490 B.C. battle of this plain, the Greeks ran up their first important victory over the Persians
    $600 23
In 1976 Marcel Marceau had the only spoken line in this otherwise silent movie
    $600 7
A sweet potato lookalike
    $800 29
In an opera, he was fortunate--& skilled--enough to shoot an arrow into an apple (& later, into the evil Gessler)
    $800 4
Born in Belfast, he sang lead for the group Them before scoring hits on his own like "Brown Eyed Girl"
    $800 19
    $800 13
England's King Harold II lost the all-important Battle of Hastings in this year
    $800 24
Physician Robert Graves first identified this disease in 1835
    $800 8
To a criminal, this slang term can mean "diamonds" or "to kill", so be specific when taking out a contract
    $1000 30
This orator & Nebraska representative opposed the gold standard & urged the free coinage of silver
    $1000 15
In hits like "Tuesday Afternoon" from "Days of Future Passed", this band blended rock and classical sounds
    $1000 20
Green tree,
    $1000 14
"2 ships, 2 brigs, 1 schooner & 1 sloop" were the fleet defeated in this battle in the War of 1812
    $1000 25
Since 1970 the General Synod has governed this church of England
    $1000 9
One female gamete

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

Tom Debbie Mike
$2,200 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Debbie Mike
$6,400 $4,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
The hood ornament, the Spirit of Ecstasy, can retract with a button push on some cars made by this company
    $400 1
Francis Coppola:
"The Conversation",
"The Deer Hunter",
"The Cotton Club"
    $400 6
In 1717 this oratorio composer found a position writing music for the future Duke of Chandos
    $400 8
A likely problem at traffic signals, the defect called deuteranopia usually causes confusion of red & this color
    $400 23
"...and the Pussycat"
    $400 13
A supernatural appearance of a person or thing
    $800 19
Budget shoppers go for the $200,000 CL65 AMG; you might want the $500,000 SLR McLaren from this German brand
    $800 2
Martin Scorsese:
"Cape Fear",
"The Last Temptation of Christ"
    $800 7
A French term for a "rocking chair", berceuse is also a synonym for this type of piece often sung softly while rocking
    $800 9
A prism breaks sunlight into the visible part of this, containing all the colors of the rainbow
    $800 24
"...and the Ecstasy"
    $800 14
It's an inflammation of the vermiform organ found in the abdomen
    $1200 20
This car company's Enzo is named for its founder; there was a crash in 2006 of a $1 mil. model in Malibu
    $1200 3
Stanley Kubrick:
"The Sting",
"The Killing",
"Killer's Kiss"
    $1200 28
Italian for "half", this prefix often precedes forte & soprano
    $1200 10
This reddish metal is a main ingredient of both brass & bronze
    $1200 25
"...and Daniel Webster"
    $1200 15
It's a lack of interest in, or emotion for, something that others find exciting
    $1600 21
You'll want to soup up the 911 Turbo Cabriolet by this company, as the base price is just $136,500
    $1600 4
David Lean:
"Lawrence of Arabia",
"The Bridge on the River Kwai"
    DD: $1,000 29
It's the part of a wind instrument that's called an embouchure
    DD: $2,400 11
In violet, this distance is a short 3,800 to 4,500 angstroms
    $1600 26
"...and Sympathy"
    $1600 16
Sounding like something found in a kitchen, it's a prosthetic used in filmmaking, like a fake nose
    $2000 22
As the founder was born under the sign of Taurus, this sports car company uses the bull as its symbol
    $2000 5
Sam Raimi:
"Army of Darkness",
"The Quick and the Dead",
"Terminator 3"
    $2000 30
The name of this small harpsichord may come from the Latin for "rod" or for "maiden"
    $2000 12
2 colors called this aren't praising each other, they're directly opposite each other on a color wheel
    $2000 27
"...and Zooey"
    $2000 17
It's the point farthest from the Earth in the orbit of a body traveling around it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Debbie Mike
$14,400 $15,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1952 Glen Bell was selling burgers; he then added these to the drive-in menu for 19ยข, & the rest is history

Final scores:

Tom Debbie Mike
$24,400 $1,000 $50
2-day champion: $50,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Debbie Mike
$14,600 $15,600 $10,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2008-02-13
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