Show #5385 - Friday, January 25, 2008


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Joanna Ramsey, an elementary school teacher from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ethan Brosowsky, an actor from Los Angeles, California

Murtaza Sutarwalla, an attorney originally from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $255)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The Grevy's type of this creature has narrow close-set stripes & frequents Kenya & Somalia
    $200 1
The simplest substance that can also be called oxygen hydride has this chemical formula
    $200 16
Adjective for an organism that can reproduce, or for an imagination full of ideas
    $200 6
Technically, this finger is known as the minimus, meaning "least"
    $200 11
Murderers are figuratively said to have the "mark" of this biblical man
    $200 21
The title of a 2005 album by The White Stripes is "Get Behind Me" you
    DD: $2,000 30
One legend about this holiday treat says that it's shaped like a "J" for "Jesus" & the white stands for his virgin birth
    $400 2
In 1905 the Germans swept the Nobel science prizes; this aspirin maker won the chemistry prize
    $400 17
To consult together, or to bestow
    $400 7
Don Featherstone was the ingenious creator of these pink plastic lawn decorations
    $400 12
A tip following the publication of the manifesto of this long-distance killer led to his 1996 capture in Montana
    $400 22
The tragic events of this date inspired the song "Skylines And Turnstiles" by My Chemical Romance
    $600 29
On Tajikistan's flag, the white stripe is symbolic of this plant used in fabrics
    $600 3
Stannum is the Latin name for this chemical element; it's also where it gets its chemical abbreviation, Sn
    $600 19
If it contains iron, it's described as this, Bueller
    $600 8
Despite this other name, these documents important to immigrants are actually pink
    $600 13
Months after his wife Laci's disappearance, this man was caught with $15,000 in cash & his brother's I.D.
    $600 23
It's the royal-sounding title of Fergie's solo album
    $800 27
The white stripes on this are likely a symbol of the bandages used in bloodletting many years ago
    $800 4
A granular activated version of this element is used in filters for gas masks & fish tanks
    $800 18
This frozen-food company's slogan is "Every dinner should feel this good"
    $800 9
In Scrabble it's what a pink square means in terms of scoring
    $800 14
This Texan died in 1967 while waiting to be retried for the murder of an alleged murderer
    $800 24
Pink took part in the remake of "Lady Marmalade", featured on the soundtrack of this Nicole Kidman film
    $1000 28
This daughter of a crooner didn't do something stupid when she sang the theme to "You Only Live Twice"
    $1000 5
If you burn steel wool, it weighs more afterwards because of this process where a gas is combined with the iron
    $1000 20
A pine, a fir, or a spruce
    $1000 10
These serrated scissors used in sewing give a zigzag edge to cloth
    $1000 15
In 1924 these 2 Chicago intellectuals kidnapped & killed 14-year-old Bobby Franks
    $1000 25
"Somebody Told Me" that The Killers were formed in this city in 2002

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

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$3,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$6,800 $7,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not WE "1" YOU but WE "own" YOU.)
    $400 3
His 1901 White House dinner with Booker T. Washington was played up on his 1904 presidential campaign
    $400 1
Michelle plays Velma Von Tussle, mother of dance princess Amber, in this 2007 movie
    $400 23
In an 1850 novel, John Wilson & Arthur Dimmesdale plead with her to name her lover (a knotty situation for ol' Art)
    $400 11
A holdover from Colonial times, it's Zambia's only official language
    $400 18
In 1967 Charles Hall made waves by inventing this furniture item, which he called the Pleasure Pit
    $400 16
"Desirable" turkey part technically known as a furcula
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the George H.W. Bush Library in College Station, TX.) George H.W. Bush's Library has the mitt he used as captain of this school's baseball team; he also got a chance to meet Babe Ruth
    $800 2
As drug kingpin Tony Montana, Al Pacino weds coke fiend Elvira (Michelle) in this De Palma bloodbath
    $800 24
In the "Queste Del Saint Graal", Lancelot can't look directly at the Holy Grail because of his affair with her
    $800 12
The Croatian language uses the Roman alphabet; the very similar main language of Serbia, this alphabet
    $800 19
An engineer saw a streetcar slide down Nob Hill, killing 5 horses, & came up with this better system
    $800 17
Halifax engineer Sandford Fleming came up with these divisions working on the Trans-Canada Railway
    $1200 5
Tad, the son of this president, had a pair of goats as pets at the White House
    $1200 8
Decisions, decisions: this 1988 film finds Michelle choosing between Kurt Russell & Mel Gibson
    $1200 25
This title Flaubert floozy's tryst ends (for a while) when her lover leaves to seek his fortune in Paris
    $1200 13
This small isle in the Irish Sea has its own language, which now has to be taught in schools or it'll die out
    $1200 20
The Beatles played their last formal concert on (of course) a wild & windy night at this venue
    $1200 28
Robert E. Lee rides for all time on this giant sculpture outside of Atlanta
    $1600 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Clinton Library in Little Rock, AR.) This exhibit, "The Fight for Power", covers the events of this process done to Clinton & only Andrew Johnson before him
    $1600 9
Daniel Day-Lewis is Newland Archer to Michelle's Countess Olenska in this film based on a novel by Edith Wharton
    DD: $2,400 14
In Vietnamese, this European language is known as Phap
    $1600 21
Philo Farnsworth transmitted the first television image at the foot of this hill named for a means of communication
    $1600 29
Partly from the Greek for "sound", it's a native speaker of English
    DD: $2,000 7
This Buffalo lawyer was a bachelor during only the first of his 3 runs for the presidency
    $2000 10
Michelle plays evil witch Lamia, bent on maintaining her unnatural youth, in this 2007 fantasy film
    $2000 26
Philip Carey picks up more than the check when he falls for a money-hungry waitress in this 1915 Maugham novel
    $2000 15
Prem Chand wrote fiction in Hindi & in this language of the Muslims of India & Pakistan
    $2000 22
This mayor was shot dead by a former city supervisor in 1978
    $2000 27
A withered, witchy old woman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$21,200 $10,800 $2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Among those who objected to this drama series that premiered in October 1959 were Frank Sinatra & J. Edgar Hoover

Final scores:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$20,614 $21,600 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Murtaza Ethan Joanna
$20,400 $9,200 $4,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2007-10-25
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