Show #5038 - Wednesday, July 5, 2006


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Vanessa Meikle, a grad student originally from Austin, Texas

Seth Supcoff, a hotel manager from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Michelle Bondurant, a medical coordinator originally from Greensboro, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name the athlete, and you have to identify the team.)
    $200 1
She cleverly disguises herself as a lawyer & saves Antonio from Shylock's revenge
    $200 12
Johnny Bench
    $200 22
Meaning "nourishing mother", these 2 Latin words are used when referring to your college
    $200 13
Wocka-round the Teddy Bear Museum in Stratford-upon-Avon, England & you'll see the original version of this Muppet
    $200 7
Parents & kids gather each year at the White House for this event held on the Monday after Easter
    $200 6
This man worked with Robert Havell on some etchings so that his "Birds of America" could find a publisher
    $400 2
Laertes tells her, "For Hamlet and the trifling of his favor" are "not permanent, sweet, not lasting"
    $400 27
Bob Gibson
    $400 23
Some criminal investigations are done this way, meaning "after death"
    $400 18
A U.S. historical park is named for this famous bear depicted here at an early age
    $400 8
Hindi faithful make regular pilgrimages to & bathe in this 1,560-mile river of Northern India
    $400 14
He created etchings of Paul Gachet, a doctor who in 1890 took him in & cared for him at Auvers
    $600 3
He's the storm-raising Duke of "The Tempest"
    $600 28
Brooks Robinson
    $600 24
You'll be on the money knowing "out of many, one" is the translation of this Latin phrase
    $600 19
In song, this American folk hero "kilt him a b'ar when he was only three"
    $600 9
In the 1820s thirsty explorers found an oasis here, Spanish for "the meadows"; 30 million now visit every year
    $600 15
One of his most famous etchings is "Christ Healing the Sick", aka "The 100-Guilder Print", completed in the 1640s
    $800 4
A setting in "As You Like It", it's also the name of an ancient wooded area near Shakespeare's home
    $800 29
Roberto Clemente
    $800 25
Literally meaning "under the rose", it means to do something covertly or in secret
    $800 20
Not only was Bear Bryant the longtime football coach of this college, he was also a graduate
    $800 10
Traditionally, crowds gather in New Orleans & party hearty before this first day of Lent
    $800 16
This British artist known for his "Marriage a la Mode" engravings had a 1735 copyright act named for him
    $1000 5
"Pandosto: The Triumph of Time" was the source for this "Tale" of romance
    $1000 30
Curt Schilling & Randy Johnson
    $1000 26
Music lovers know it's Latin for "work" & its plural form is a type of musical work
    $1000 21
One of Canada's largest, this 12,000 square-mile lake lies on the Arctic Circle
    DD: $800 11
Bring your pet to the USA's National Cathedral on Oct. 4 for "The Blessing of the Animals" for this saint's feast day
    $1000 17
His "Ancient of Days" was the frontispiece to his 1794 poem "Europe, A Prophecy"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Michelle Seth Vanessa
-$200 $2,400 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Seth Vanessa
$1,600 $4,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: Equipment and methods change, but they were always New York's bravest.)
    $400 23
Scientists once believed that Pluto was an escaped satellite of this planet
    $400 17
Ingrid Bergman & Rex Harrison starred in a film about various owners of "The Yellow" one of these luxe cars
    $400 7
The second war named for this drug began in 1856 when China seized a ship under the British flag
    $400 2
The 1st Baron Herbert of Lea was the man who sent this woman and her nurses to the Crimean front
    $400 12
For radio & TV, it was the "B" in CBS & that's no bull
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands next to a fire engine in the NYC Fire Museum.) The 1970s were one of the New York City Fire Department’s most challenging times; Howard Cosell said on TV, this borough "is burning", & firemen were often called there daily
    $800 24
Named after the planet, the highly radioactive element plutonium has this atomic symbol; does it smell bad?
    $800 18
Now made by BMW, this originally British car named for its small size is prominently featured in 2003's "The Italian Job"
    $800 8
The Song Dynasty introduced this type of currency in the 11th century to replace strings of metal disks
    $800 3
Frank Whittle designed this type of propulsion in a thesis paper while at the RAF College in 1928
    $800 13
We'd like to think this furniture piece isn’t used anymore during acting auditions
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew walks next to an antique pump engine in the NY City Fire Museum.) This double-decker engine was part of the festivities when this opened in New York Harbor on October 28, 1886
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1905 this man for whom an Arizona observatory is named started a search for Pluto
    $1200 27
In this 1977 film Burt Reynolds avoids cops while making a major beer run in a Trans Am
    $1200 9
The 2nd century B.C. Chinese leader Wu Ti was called the Warrior this (a higher rank than Xena)
    $1200 4
Halley asked about the orbit of planets, leading this man to answer with the "Principia Mathematica"
    $1200 14
Hey, baby, you a Gemini? These twin brothers of Helen of Troy are, literally
    $1200 20
(Kelly holds a tiny fire helmet in the NY City Fire Museum.) The 343 doesn't represent a fire company; it represents this number from the New York City Fire Department's saddest day
    $1600 26
Discovered in 1978, this moon of Pluto bears the name of a Greek mythological ferryman on the River Styx
    $1600 28
Before it got updated with a Hemi, this Dodge muscle car pursued Steve McQueen's Mustang in "Bullitt"
    $1600 10
This desert covers about 500,000 square miles of Northeast China & Mongolia
    $1600 5
Who knows where he found the time to write over 100 books like "Kipps" & "The History of Mr. Polly"; maybe he had a machine
    $1600 15
Thith type of Thpanish is the official language of Thpain
    $1600 21
(Sarah walks next to another antique pump engine at the NY City Fire Museum.) A 19th century fire chief worried engines powered by this were so mighty that the water would cause more damage than the fires
    $2000 30
In 1930 he discovered Pluto; in 2006 some of his ashes were headed there aboard NASA's New Horizons mission
    $2000 29
This 2001 Vin Diesel street-racing film popularized Honda "Tuners", personalized cars that are the new hot rods
    $2000 11
Legend says Bodhidharma first taught kung fu to monks at this famous Chinese temple
    DD: $800 6
This philosopher of the Enlightenment helped shape the U.S. Constitution with his "Two Treatises"
    $2000 16
To criticize or reprimand severely
    $2000 22
(Sarah walks around a decorated antique hose reel in the NY City Fire Museum.) The infamous Boss Tweed began his public career as a volunteer fireman & this hose reel from his era had the tiger symbol of this organization

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Seth Vanessa
$8,000 $11,000 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 outlets of the Gulf of Mexico, a strait & a channel, bear the names of these 2 land areas

Final scores:

Michelle Seth Vanessa
$15,998 $20,500 $4,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michelle Seth Vanessa
$8,000 $12,200 $10,200
16 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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