Show #5386 - Monday, January 28, 2008


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Steven Melendez, a computer consultant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Melissa Prusi, a marketing writer originally from Negaunee, Michigan

Ethan Brosowsky, an actor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Haiphong, Cam Ranh & Dong Hoi are all important cities in this country
    $200 11
For one week in 1971, he could "Imagine" himself at the top of the charts
    $200 16
This coffee is "mountain grown"
    $200 21
As a mark of his favor, one thing Henry VIII does for her is to make her the Marchioness of Pembroke
    $200 23
At Penn, the head of the College of Arts & Sciences has this title, with several associate ones scurrying around
    $200 6
Some people work them 9 to 5; others work the "night" one
    $400 2
At an altitude of 12,000 feet, this Bolivian city is the highest national capital
    $400 12
In 1975 he was "Still Crazy After All These Years"
    $400 17
This deodorant is "strong enough for a man, but made for a woman"
    $400 22
Near the end of the play, Fluellen, one of Henry V's officers, compares him to this 4th century B.C. conqueror
    $400 24
Word of authority in the name of the historic figure seen here
    $400 7
From the Latin for "to destroy", it also means annul or expunge
    $600 3
Made from fermented cabbage, radishes, red peppers & spices, kimchi is the national dish of this land
    $600 13
In 1987 "The Joshua Tree" planted itself at No. 1 for this group
    $600 18
This department store promised "The good life at a great price. Guaranteed"
    $600 28
This king takes the crown by murder & later laments, "Behold, mine arm is, like a blasted sapling, withered up"
    $600 25
(With some help)
Brian Cashman makes the personnel decisions in this job with the New York Yankees
    DD: $1,000 8
It was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company in 1963
    $800 4
The Venus Beach Hotel is at Paphos on this Mediterranean isle where Venus is said to have come out of the sea
    $800 14
1986 not only gave us Mr. Mister's "Welcome to the Real World" but this hard rockin' group's "5150"
    $800 19
It's "Manly, yes, but I like" this soap "too"
    $800 29
According to Talbot in "Henry VI Part I", this crusading king's heart is buried in Rouen, France
    $800 26
William Bennett's website mentions his tenure as the USA's "drug" this 4-letter word
    $800 9
Raw food author & former model Carol seen here
    $1000 5
This most populous African country's main ethnic groups are the Hausa, Fulani, Igbo & Yoruba
    $1000 15
In 1985 this ex-CCR guy was playing "Centerfield"
    $1000 20
"I eat right, exercise & take" this brand of supplement
    $1000 30
A legend said Henry IV would die in this Mideast city; it turns out that one of his homes is nicknamed that
    $1000 27
If Pablo Escobar had a website, it would mention his tenure as a "drug" this 4-letter word
    $1000 10
An extra advertising section of the newspaper

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

Ethan Melissa Steven
$1,200 $1,800 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ethan Melissa Steven
$3,400 $4,600 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Y" will be the only vowel you'll find in each correct response.)
(Kelly: From the 3200-square-mile White Sands Missile Range, the largest military installation in the country.)
    $400 8
Female sports fans voted this soccer player the sexiest sports star of all time, certainly in the "Galaxy"
    $400 6
I know a great little B&B that pours a great classic B&B--Benedictine & this liquor
    $400 1
Sharing its name with a Dickens novel, this dating service has been matching up couples since 1976
    $400 18
The most famous event in William Bligh's life was the 1789 mutiny on the Bounty led by this man
    $400 22
This can refer to a school course in phys ed or the structure where you might apply what you've learned
    $400 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from NASA White Sands test facility in New Mexico.) During the first Gulf War, these missiles & their launchers were successfully used to intercept Iraqi ballistic missiles
    $800 9
In 2007 this friend of "Jeopardy!" was the cover girl for People magazine's "100 Most Beautiful" issue
    $800 7
Let's get something light & refreshing like a Cape Codder, made with vodka & this fruit juice
    $800 2
Here's to this big pooch who's hanging out with its little friend in the photo seen here
    $800 19
Young Lieutenant Bligh sailed with Captain Cook but was no help when Cook died in what is today this state
    $800 23
    $800 17
The Trident missile is an SLBM, the "S" for this type of craft that launches it
    $1200 10
These 2 stars of "Ocean's Eleven" have twice been named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive"
    $1200 13
A shamrock is a good pick: Irish whiskey, dry vermouth & this liqueur for green coloring & flavor
    $1200 3
The bright lights of Broadway give the Theatre District this nickname
    $1200 27
3 years after the Bounty mutiny, in 1792 Captain William Bligh introduced this tree to Jamaica
    $1200 24
The caracal is this type of cat
    $1200 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from inside a museum display at NASA White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico.) With a range of about 3 miles, these highly portable missiles & their launchers proved decisive for the Afghans against Russian helicopters in the 1980s
    $1600 11
(Hey, I'm Mark McGrath.) People often mistake me for this "Training Day" actor, so I'll sign autographs as him & he'll sign autographs as me
    $1600 14
I'll make you an offer you can't refuse, this cocktail of Scotch & Amaretto
    $1600 4
St. Paul's Cathedral was among the more than 80 churches destroyed during this 1666 catastrophe
    $1600 28
3 years after being named governor of this 3-word Australian state, Bligh was overthrown in a mutiny
    DD: $2,400 25
This term was originally applied to a type of underground chapel
    $1600 21
Designed to replace the Redstone missile, this missile named for a U.S. WWI general was first tested in 1960
    $2000 12
Shirley Schmidt on "Boston Legal", she's over 60 & still looking fabulous
    $2000 15
You can't go wrong with this classic: Kahlua, vodka & cream
    DD: $2,000 5
Often following the crest of the Rockies, it separates eastward-flowing & westward-flowing streams
    $2000 29
Before the mutiny, the Bounty Islands of this Pacific Nation were discovered by Bligh & his crew in 1788
    $2000 26
These can be circadian or musical
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a display at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.) Captured German rockets with this alphanumeric name were taken to White Sands in the 1940s for reverse engineering & analysis

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ethan Melissa Steven
$9,400 $20,200 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Not an actor, he is the highest-paid foreign-born personality on the 2007 Forbes list of top television earners

Final scores:

Ethan Melissa Steven
$2,399 $21,200 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ethan Melissa Steven
$9,400 $19,400 $7,800
14 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2007-10-29
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