Show #6769 - Thursday, February 6, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 1980s game 4.


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Frank Spangenberg, a police officer from New York City, New York

Mark Lowenthal, an intelligence educator from Reston, Virginia

Phoebe Juel, an attorney from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That should bring back some great memories.)
(Alex: You identify it for us.)
    $200 16
Home Depot offers more than 50 types of this 3-letter hardwood for solid flooring
    $200 1
They represented Los Angeles when Marcus Allen rushed them to Super Bowl victory in 1984
    $200 3
of Ulan Bator, Mongolia
    $200 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) I'm getting out some aggression & not hurting anyone using this form of solo training
    $200 18
Bach was a master on this church instrument, having walked 200 miles to learn its secrets from Dietrich Buxtehude
    $200 8
This "lord of the" British novelists was knighted in 1988
    $400 17
(Alex Trebek presents the clue from the deck of the USS Iowa.) The upper decks of World War II Iowa class battleships were covered in this hard Asian wood, some of it still in place after 70 years; it's the kind of wood you find on expensive yachts
    $400 2
2014 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Cox managed this team to 2,504 wins
    $400 4
of Nairobi, Kenya
    $400 27
Before the electric refrigerator became common, hungry folks would raid this
    $400 20
For a while, Bach had to produce a cantata a week; "I Know that My Redeemer Lives" was for this spring Sunday
    $400 9
This banker brought his son-in-law Samuel Sachs into the business in 1882
    $600 19
The AKC's standard says the color of an Irish Setter should be chestnut red or the reddish brown of this wood
    $600 13
This team began play in 1995 & acquired its first superstar, Vince Carter, in 1998
    DD: $1,000 5
of Sofia, Bulgaria
    $600 28
A format for presenting movies on TV while maintaining the rectangular theatrical image
    $600 21
20 kids of his own weren't enough--for 27 years Bach supervised boy singers as this "master" in Leipzig
    $600 10
In 2013 this Arizona first baseman led the National League with 125 runs batted in
    $800 22
Thor Heyerdahl's raft Kon-Tiki was made of this extremely lightweight wood
    $800 14
They prowl the ice as the NHL's southernmost team
    $800 6
of Quito, Ecuador
    $800 29
In 1997 this British brand parked in the Mattel family garage
    $800 23
Bach was a master of this art of combining melodic lines, a term also found in an Aldous Huxley title
    $800 11
Author of "The Conscience of a Conservative" seen here
    $1000 25
This tree, S. album, has fragrant wood from which an aromatic oil is distilled & used in soaps, candles & incense
    $1000 15
The left field fence in their home park is 310 feet from the plate & 37 feet high
    $1000 7
of Luanda, Angola
    $1000 30
Red Smith & Frank Deford are giants of this place
    $1000 24
Bach tinkered around & produced sets of "two-part" & "three-part" these for harpsichord
    $1000 12
This composer was nominated for 18 Oscars; his only win was for "The Omen"

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

Phoebe Mark Frank
$1,400 $5,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phoebe Mark Frank
$3,400 $6,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And yes, you have to spell it out.)
    $400 3
As a lieutenant of engineers in the late 1830s, he supervised the engineering work for the harbor in St. Louis
    $400 16
A part of the psyche that resides in the unconscious
    $400 17
Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow dealt with an atheist's objection to these 2 Pledge of Allegiance words
    $400 26
"Yes, I'm let loose from the noose"
    $400 2
During the Hundred Years' War, this "Canterbury Tales" author was taken prisoner near Reims, France & held for ransom
    $400 10
Fewer than 1,000 remain in the wild of the Ugandan or Rothschild's type of this animal that looks down on us
    $800 6
Known for his scorched earth policy, this Union general worked as a banker & lawyer before the war
    $800 22
Olde-time pronoun used nominatively for the second person singular
    $800 18
As you see, he didn't use a scooter to get to court when he was convicted in 2007
    $800 27
"I'm just mad about Saffron"
    $800 4
Antiwar poet Wilfred Owen was killed in action one week before the end of this war
    $800 11
Used by Native Americans of Washington & Oregon, the Cayuse breed of this has become rare
    $1200 7
Later a historical novelist, he presided over the court martial of the Lincoln conspirators
    $1200 23
A British interjection, or a genre of skinhead rock
    $1200 19
In 2013 a court ruled that Dannielynn Birkhead, child of this late model, was owed $49 million
    $1200 28
Roy Orbison:
"know the heartaches I've been through"
    $1200 1
Given name Edward, he became poet laureate in 1984
    $1200 12
Breeding programs have rescued the once-rarest of bats, the Rodrigues type of this
    DD: $2,000 8
A Texas fort is named for this confederate general who led the Texas Brigade of the army of northern Virginia
    $1600 24
This animal is vowel-perfect
    DD: $2,500 20
Defense witnesses in this comedian's 1964 obscenity trial included game show panelist Dorothy Kilgallen
    $1600 29
Shirley Ellis:
"Shirley! Shirley Shirley bo birley, bonana fanna fo firley"
    $1600 5
The lover's plea "To His Coy Mistress" is this 17th century poet's best-remembered work
    $1600 13
Zimbabwe's terrible economy spurred the poaching of the black type of this animal for its horns
    $2000 9
General Winfield Scott was so old that this other noted Civil War general was named for him
    $2000 25
Scrabble players loooooove this basaltic lava
    $2000 21
In 2013 District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled this 2-verb NYPD practice unconstitutional
    $2000 30
The Beatles:
"Tell me, tell me, tell me the answer you may be a lover but you ain't no dancer"
    $2000 15
Byron based "The Prisoner of" here on Francois Bonivard, a Genevan patriot who was jailed for his beliefs
    $2000 14
The vaquita, the smallest of this order of mammals, is getting rarer; it's often caught in fishing nets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phoebe Mark Frank
$17,100 $10,400 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Once a poor British protectorate, in 2012 this peninsular country ranked as the world's richest per capita

Final scores:

Phoebe Mark Frank
$2,100 $9,000 $7,199
3rd place: $5,000 Quarterfinalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phoebe Mark Frank
$15,800 $10,000 $14,000
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2013-12-17
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