Show #5387 - Tuesday, January 29, 2008


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Eugene Hung, a software engineer from San Jose, California

Andrew Sprouse, a historic preservationist from Durham, North Carolina

Melissa Prusi, a marketing writer originally from Negaunee, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Around 600 B.C. Alcaeus (Alky for short?) wrote verse in praise of this drink & how it brings out truth
    $200 1
Tarzan sob like schoolgirl when little guy leave Elliott at end of this 1982 film
    $200 6
Author Hans Christian Andersen
    $200 16
The Whigs were fond of referring to him as "King Andrew I"
    $200 26
Someone with many great options is often said to be "like a kid in" this place, such as California's See's
    $200 11
In an office of the Commerce Department, it's patent's partner
    $400 22
"The sweep of easy wind and downy flake" appears in the poem "Stopping by Woods on" this type of "Evening"
    $400 2
Tarzan not stop weeping as watch Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger confront mother/daughter dynamic in this film
    $400 7
Philosopher Soren Kierkegaard
    $400 17
Visiting what is now Hopewell, Va. in early April 1865, this man had a terrifying dream that he would be assassinated
    $400 27
King Kullen, which started selling groceries in an old garage in Queens in 1930, calls itself the first of these
    $400 12
It's the automotive item seen here
    DD: $1,000 23
British Romantics included Wordsworth in England &, north of the border, this "Lady of the Lake" author
    $600 3
Tarzan build ballpark in jungle after view this 1989 Kevin Costner film; now have deep need game of catch with dad
    $600 8
Pianist/entertainer Victor Borge
    $600 18
Few know that Truman had offered to be this for Ike in 1948
    $600 28
Retailers love it when you buy these--of $80 billion worth sold in the U.S. a year, $8 billion goes unredeemed
    $600 13
6-letter term meaning to board a ship
    $800 24
Rimbaud had quite a bit of teen angst, as in his book title "Une saison en enfer", a season here
    $800 4
Faye play slap jack in this 1974 film; She sister! She daughter! She sister! She daughter! Tarzan confused
    $800 9
Actress Greta Garbo
    $800 19
This 1920s president popularized the word "bloviating", which he used to mean "shooting the breeze"
    $800 29
You don't need to be buzzed in to read the 137-page manual from the Security Alliance for these pricey retailers
    $800 14
A songbird of the genus Sturnella, or a Globetrotter of the Genius variety
    $1000 25
Beloved poet seen here
    $1000 5
Jame Gumb nasty, memorable villain in this 1991 film; also, Tarzan never drink chianti same way again
    $1000 10
Dancer Peter Martins
    $1000 20
This aide-de-camp to "Mad" Anthony Wayne went on to become the first U.S. president to die in office
    $1000 30
Try the bin of these cheap books, a word that means left over when the publisher printed too many
    $1000 15
It's a family of tiny building blocks of matter

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

Melissa Andrew Eugene
$5,000 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Andrew Eugene
$5,800 $1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
On the Ohio River, it's named after a society of Revolutionary War officers
    $400 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the LIttle League Museum in Williamsport, PA.) The winners were the Maynard Midgets from right here in Williamsport, & this trophy was used at the very first of these events
    $400 21
The models for this renowned Rodin sculpture were Paolo Malatesta & Francesca da Rimini
    $400 6
On Sept. 6 1990, the White House received this new Air Force One, this 4-engine type of Boeing jet
    $400 11
Her grave marker at Arlington bears only a cross, the years 1929-1994, & her full name, including "Bouvier"
    $400 16
A stringed instrument of yore, or a fabricator
    $800 2
It's the largest city in Wyoming
    $800 27
Begun in 2001, an orientation program for these people tells them not to freak out over coaches' or umpires' decisions
    $800 22
To try to stimulate trade, the Khedive of Egypt donated this obelisk to Central Park in the 1800s
    $800 7
Clyde Cessna & Walter Beech helped make this city in Kansas the "air capital of the world"
    $800 12
Last name of the brothers whose "Of Thee I Sing" was the first musical to win a Pulitzer Prize
    $800 17
One levy, or 2 pushpins
    $1200 3
Between 1963 & 1973, this city was called Cape Kennedy
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the LIttle League Museum in Williamsport, PA.) The original Little League logo had an eagle. The current one features a baseball diamond inside this architectural shape that represents Pennsylvania, where Little League was founded
    $1200 24
The statue "Man at the Wheel" in Gloucester, Massachusetts is dedicated to men in this profession
    $1200 8
In 1920 Aeromarine West Indies Airways began the first intl. passenger service, Key West to this world capital
    DD: $6,400 13
This man who helped win ratification of the Constitution by Maryland gave his name to a famous fort
    $1200 18
Corn, or a labyrinth
    $1600 4
It was founded at the foot of Pikes Peak in 1871
    $1600 29
Kids as young as 5 participate in this version of baseball where you swing at a ball that isn't pitched
    $1600 25
Once derogatory, the name of this 17th century style may come from the Portuguese word for an irregular pearl
    $1600 9
It's a recreational 1-seat, 1-engine aircraft that weighs no more than 254 pounds & carries 5 gallons of fuel or less
    $1600 14
This 19th century political cartoonist popularized the elephant & donkey as party symbols
    $1600 19
A trigonometric function, or a placard
    $2000 5
An oil & gas center, this Texas city has a name that translates as "Body of Christ"
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the LIttle League Museum in Williamsport, PA.) In 1948 this rubber-cleated shoe from this sneaker's brand known for its "They feel good" slogan became the first product officially developed for Little League
    DD: $2,500 26
In 1904 this American was awarded the French Legion of Honor, one of the few awards she accepted
    $2000 10
In Winnie Mae, his Lockheed Vega, this pilot known for his eyepatch became the first to solo around the world in 1933
    $2000 15
After filling Joe McCarthy's Senate seat, this Democrat fought long & hard against wasteful govt. spending
    $2000 20
Grumbling in the ranks, or hereditary derivation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Andrew Eugene
$16,600 $6,300 $18,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Founded in 1856, this company introduced a numbering system for U.S. highways in 1917

Final scores:

Melissa Andrew Eugene
$33,198 $9,799 $2,799
2-day champion: $54,398 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melissa Andrew Eugene
$17,600 $8,800 $12,800
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2007-10-29
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