Show #5388 - Wednesday, January 30, 2008


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Arianna Kelly, a law student from Somerville, Massachusetts

Brandon Jones, a culinary student from Chicago, Illinois

Melissa Prusi, a marketing writer originally from Negaunee, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $54,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And a little bit of everything in a...)
    $200 1
Jessica Tandy spins yarns to Kathy Bates in this tale named for an odd Southern treat
    $200 23
Fiery activist Anna Dickinson was put in this type of facility in 1891; she got out & sued
    $200 6
Formerly an independent country, this region of China is known as the "Roof of the World"
    $200 11
Controversy surrounded a 2003 ruling to remove from an Alabama judicial building a monument featuring these
    $200 21
"Fry", meaning young, is often applied to this fish, like the sockeye, that returns to spawn where it hatched
    $200 16
Total number of moons belonging to the closest 3 planets to the sun
    $400 2
Peter O'Toole provides the voice for Anton Ego, Paris' most powerful food critic, in this 2007 film
    $400 24
After this dancer's image was used in a dance instruction video, his widow Robyn sued
    $400 7
No trees grow above this "line" near the tops of mountains
    $400 12
The 30 Years' War began as a struggle between German Protestant princes & this Catholic "Empire"
    $400 22
Males guard the fry of the smallmouth type of this, a sport-fishing favorite
    $400 17
6 of these were brought inside the Tower of London in 2006 to guard them against bird flu
    $600 3
The title eatery in this 1988 Julia Roberts film actually exists in Connecticut
    $600 25
"The Bellwomen" is a book about a landmark 1970s sex discrimination case against this company
    $600 8
These fashionable head coverers for men may be beaver, opera or silk
    DD: $600 13
Following a dispute over succession, this religion split into 2 main sects in the 7th century
    $600 28
The tiger type of this fish can be a foot-&-a-half long at birth, with dark spots & stripes that fade as it ages
    $600 18
In 2006, Rep. Dave Reichert marked the anniversary of this 1989 wreck by asking that $4.5 billion finally be paid to Alaskans
    $800 4
This 1999 comedy has spawned at least 5 sequels & shares its name with a No. 1 song from 1972
    $800 26
The website of this attorney says she built her career on "much more than O.J. Simpson & Amber Frey"
    $800 9
2-word term for an extravagantly & humorously exaggerated story of the backwoods
    $800 14
The heresy of Nestorianism, which held that Jesus was 2 separate persons, began in this Byzantine capital
    $800 29
Baby catfish are called sac fry & subsist for 5 days on this, even after they hatch from the egg
    $800 19
One of the 2 predominantly Catholic countries in Asia
    $1000 5
Woody Allen becomes the unlikely leader of fictional San Marcos in this 1971 film
    $1000 27
This NYC congresswoman started wearing hats after being overlooked while working for a labor law firm
    $1000 10
The jet stream is found in this layer of the atmosphere
    $1000 15
From the Greek for "image breaking", it was opposition to the use of Christian religious images in churches
    $1000 30
Geographic name for the spotted green type of pike whose young eat insects before graduating to other fish
    $1000 20
The logo for this investment corporation based in Denver is the profile of a head with 2 faces

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

Melissa Brandon Arianna
$2,200 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Brandon Arianna
$5,200 $3,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE "M.E."s
    $400 20
Pricier than gold, it's the metal of Jennifer Lopez' albums & of her earrings at the premiere of "El Cantante"
    $400 15
This Elvis tune says, "Lady Luck please let the dice stay hot"
    $400 11
Her headstone at West Cemetery in Amherst says she was "BORN
DEC. 10, 1830
MAY 15, 1886"
    $400 6
In business:
Dun & ____
    $400 22
The highest point in Tonga is 3,400-foot Mount Kao, a dormant one of these that formed Kao Island
    $400 1
A coroner doesn't have to be a physician, unlike the person in this forensic job
    $800 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew uses a magnet on a beverage can and a food can.) In separating recyclables, a magnet is used because it will not attract aluminum, but will attract this metal, the main constituent of what we call tin cans
    $800 16
1978's "Don't Look Back" was the follow-up to this New England band's hit debut album
    $800 12
His grave is marked
FELL ASLEEP JAN. 14, 1898.
    $800 7
In the world of classic TV game shows:
____ & Todman
    $800 27
This small Asian island nation near Malaysia has one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates
    $800 2
Microsoft released this version of Windows in 2000
    $1200 24
Antimony gives strength & hardness to this metal, so you don't have those mushy bullets
    $1200 17
The 1980s band Midnight Oil hailed from this country
    $1200 13
Buried at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, Mass., she died 2 days after her father, Bronson
    $1200 8
On the ice rink:
____ & Dean
    $1200 28
Second-longest on the continent, it's the only African river that carries more water than the Nile
    DD: $2,200 3
It's an activity carefully orchestrated to attract the attention of the news
    $1600 25
Brass is an alloy of copper & this; the more this, the less malleable
    $1600 18
This "diminutive" musician has had Top 40 hits about girls named Lucille, Sally, Molly & Jenny
    $1600 14
This author of "Metamorphosis" rests at a Jewish cemetery in Prague beneath a tombstone inscribed in Hebrew
    $1600 9
In medieval legend:
Tristan & ____
    $1600 29
The Narayanhiti Palace in this Asian Kingdom was the site of a tragic family massacre in 2001
    $1600 4
It's the supposed site of visual recollection
    $2000 26
To withstand the pressure over 14,000 feet down, the submersible Alvin's hull is this metal, about 2 inches thick
    $2000 19
The Troggs had their biggest chart success with this proto-punk anthem in 1966
    DD: $2,000 21
A little detective work in a Hampshire churchyard & you'll find the grave of this "PATRIOT, PHYSICIAN & MAN OF LETTERS"
    $2000 10
In literature & on British TV:
Jeeves & ____
    $2000 30
The island territory of Aruba is a dependency of this European nation
    $2000 5
Type of situation in which one occurrence precludes another

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Brandon Arianna
$13,200 $14,600 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Denied a college education in her own country, in 1903 she became the first woman in France to earn her doctorate

Final scores:

Melissa Brandon Arianna
$26,398 $22,000 $19,000
3-day champion: $80,796 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melissa Brandon Arianna
$13,200 $13,600 $11,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2007-10-29
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