Show #5019 - Thursday, June 8, 2006


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Kerry Rucidlo, a secretary from New York, New York

Jessica Tanner, a graduate student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Roberta Ellington, a marketing coordinator from Tustin, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This Philippine city was proclaimed a capital on June 24, 1571 & again on June 24, 1976
    $200 25
In December 2005 an estimated 13.5 million late-night viewers tuned in to see him welcome Oprah to his show
    $200 6
The peen is opposite the striking surface on this tool
    $200 21
New to Museum Mile, the Neue Galerie features works from Austria & this country, home of Ernst Kirchner
    $200 16
This British sport features 2 teams of 11 members & 2 wickets placed 22 yards apart
    $200 1
Fishin' stick
    $400 12
June is Dairy Month in this 30th state & celebrates its proud dairy heritage
    $400 26
In 2004 this "X-Files" star disappeared behind the camera to direct his first movie, "The House of D"
    $400 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew inserts a Phillips-head screwdriver into a screw.) With its quick alignment, the Phillips-head screw was designed to help in mass production; it first became standard in this industry
    $400 22
5 of the fewer than 40 known Vermeers reside in this 5th Avenue museum
    $400 17
Battledore & shuttlecock was the forerunner of this racket game
    $400 2
Now it's a party! Here's Joe with this "pony" cask of ale
    DD: $1,000 13
The National Foundation for this June holiday is based in Baltimore
    $600 27
In 1988 he won a Pulitzer Prize for his humorous newspaper columns
    $600 8
Someone with an ulterior motive "has" this tool "to grind"
    $600 23
The exterior of this museum at 5th & 89th was designed to break the rectangular grid of Manhattan
    $600 18
It's the trademarked name for the game that uses a hollow white celluloid ball that's 40 mm in diameter
    $600 3
A rounded mass of chewing gum
    $800 14
Famous date on which more than 5,000 ships carrying Allied troops crossed the English Channel
    $800 28
With 6 Major League teams including the Padres & Yankees, he hit 465 home runs & won 7 Gold Gloves
    $800 9
The saw, an ancient tool, was first patented in this shape by Samuel Miller in 1777
    $800 24
The Museum of the City of N.Y. has the derby of this governor, the first Catholic to be a major party pres. candidate
    $800 19
A fronton is the arena in which this sport is played
    $800 4
Over there; often hitched with hither
    $1000 15
Declared a public enemy by the Senate, this Roman emperor committed suicide on June 9, 68 A.D.
    $1000 29
Take five & name this leader of the jazz quartet heard here
    $1000 10
A sickle is a crescent-shaped blade on a short handle; this is a long, single-edged blade on a long, curved pole
    $1000 30
A Latino art museum goes by the name El Museo del this, a Spanish word for the inner city
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew plays croquet.) In U.S. croquet, a ball that goes through all the wickets has this travelling name, especially if it's the red one
    $1000 5
When paired with vigor, it signifies exuberance

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

Roberta Jessica Kerry
$3,600 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roberta Jessica Kerry
$7,200 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Members of the American Indian movement seized this then-unoccupied island in 1969 & were forced off in 1971
    $400 8
In a way, this show whose theme is heard here was 12,000 years in the making
    $400 1
"King" of nonsense poets
    $400 13
If someone wants you caught & is offering a reward, you have this "on your head"
    $400 19
E.-C. Genet, an 18th c. French minister to the U.S., undermined the neutrality policy of this pres., who got him recalled
    $400 6
This antonym of "to mark" is a synonym of "efface" & rhymes with it
    $800 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Chinatown in San Francisco.) The first of San Francisco's Chinese immigrants arrived on the ship Eagle in 1848, a week after this discovery that changed California
    $800 9
1971--those were the days for this show
    $800 2
"Sheepish" essayist Charles
    $800 14
Merv could tell you this monster who drew the chariot of the sun may come from Indo-Iranian mythology
    $800 20
Vijaya Pandit saw both sides of the Cold War as ambassador of this country to the U.S. & USSR in the 1940s
    $800 7
The traditional mark of someone who can't sign his name has this opposite in tic-tac-toe
    $1200 29
This poet was the first black--& the first female--streetcar conductor in San Francisco
    $1200 10
This sitcom's theme song is heard here
    $1200 3
Natty Bumppo's accessory, or his nickname
    $1200 15
Last name of the "kinky" author of "'Scuse Me While I Whip This Out" who ran for Texas governor in 2006
    $1200 22
In 1919 former British foreign minister Grey came over to try to nudge the U.S. into this world body--no dice
    $1200 18
It's at the opposite end of a race from your mark
    $1600 30
An elaborate 1915 San Francisco expo celebrated the completion of this, which made it much easier to sail to the city
    $1600 11
I'm so glad you had the time to tell me this zany variety show whose theme is heard here
    DD: $1,000 4
Robin Hood's pseudonym in "Ivanhoe", or Tennyson's "Hall"
    $1600 16
18th century English writer Samuel & a motel-chain founder both had this last name
    DD: $800 23
Carlos de Icaza, ambassador from this country, attended the 2005 inauguration of the new mayor of Los Angeles
    $1600 25
Mark as in "mark my words" means "pay attention"; this opposite word is from the Latin for "to not know"
    $2000 28
It was once a military post under the flag of Spain; it's now part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    $2000 12
Stand back! It's the '70s action series whose theme is heard here
    $2000 5
James T. Farrell's Studs
    $2000 17
It's the 820-mile-long river represented here
    $2000 24
Vincent Massey was Canada's first minister to the U.S. & later the first non-Brit to hold this post
    $2000 26
As "mark" can mean "to make conspicuous", one antonym could be this synonym of "skin"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roberta Jessica Kerry
$12,800 $11,400 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only state that doesn't have an undergraduate university or university system named just for the state itself

Final scores:

Roberta Jessica Kerry
$24,201 $5,599 $10
2-day champion: $41,701 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roberta Jessica Kerry
$12,800 $14,200 $8,600
21 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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