Show #5428 - Wednesday, March 26, 2008


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Dave Sikula, an Internet search editor from Pacifica, California

Debbie Howell, a proofreader from Woodland Park, Colorado

Andy Catsimanes, an Internet marketing copy writer from Overland Park, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
James Beard put this traditional topping on pumpkin pie, but the Pilgrims couldn't; they didn't have any cows yet
    $200 6
Marsha Hunt was the mom of his first child, Karis; he had daughter No. 2, Jade, with Bianca
    $200 1
Cold & wet conditions led him, in 1865, to make the "hat that could tame the American West"
    $200 17
Han lives in Changchun, in Kirin province, in this country
    $200 12
After his 1616 death, his will stipulated that his "second best bed" go to his wife, Anne, which does beg a question...
    $200 22
It was 40 years ago, not today, that this album came out
    $400 8
A molinillo is the special tool used to whisk champurrado, a Mexico version of this sweet beverage
    $400 27
This guitarist originally named one daughter Dandelion; she goes by Angela these days
    $400 2
Some speculated that this 1865 literary character was illustrated to resemble Prime Minister William Gladstone
    $400 18
Yakubu used to send me e-mails from this country's old capital, Lagos
    $400 13
Item 6 in his will:
"I give... unto my wife, Zelda... in the event she regain her sanity all of my household and kitchen furniture"
    $400 23
It's a mellow, light-colored Italian cheese
    $600 9
Named for a town in Mexico, it's believed to be the first distilled spirit produced in North America
    $600 28
This bassist wed Mandy Smith; after the 2 split, his son dated Mandy's mom; he could've been step-dad to his ex-step-mom
    $600 3
Movie choreographer Mr. Berkeley is on a first-name basis with this furry hat worn by hussars
    $600 19
Bela lives on central Europe's largest lake, Balaton, in this country
    $600 14
This Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986 left a self-written 176-word will with no provisions for estate taxes; oops
    $600 24
By the 1950s, scientists were able to do this to frogs; mice followed, in the '80s
    $800 10
This pudding that makes heavy use of egg yolks has many varieties, including a challah one
    $800 29
Knock on this guitarist, Leah & Tyrone's dad, who joined the band in 1975
    $800 4
"Derby" is the American name for this British hat
    $800 20
Joonas used to live in Goteborg, the second-largest city in this country
    DD: $600 15
This "commodore" willed $90 million to his son William, $7.5 million to his 4 grandsons, & to his 8 daughters... well, not as much
    $800 25
2-word term for one who prefers to live & act independent of others, like Mr. "McQuade"
    $1000 11
Have a "cup" of this gin-based English liquor first sold in 1859
    $1000 30
Seraphina's pop, he began manning the drums for the Stones in 1963
    $1000 5
A topee is also called this kind of helmet, from the plant material it's made from
    $1000 21
Gustav lives in Bratislava, this country's capital
    $1000 16
His will called for a "secret society" to take back the U.S. for Britain (his "scholarship" gets much more press)
    $1000 26
This object seen here is just a shell of itself

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

Andy Debbie Dave
-$400 $1,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Debbie Dave
$3,600 $3,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
You're seeing this produced by a lily (ah-choo!)
    $400 14
This Grammy-winning comedian has been on such TV shows as "Mork & Mindy" & "Davis Rules"
    $400 9
"The Shining",
"The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon"
    $400 21
In 1977 General Mills acquired the U.S. licensing rights to this French "yo"gurt brand
    $400 1
In the Cattle Wars Sheriff Pat Garrett captured this criminal, who later escaped from jail in 1881
    $400 4
To get a horse to go fast, shift your body weight forward & tell it to do this, from the phrase "get up"
    $800 15
"JTT" for short, he was the voice of the young Simba in "The Lion King"
    $800 10
"The Brethren",
"The Street Lawyer"
    $800 22
Lancome sells this, maquillage in French
    $800 2
NYPD calls its quick responders the E.S.U.; L.A. calls its squad this 4-letter acronym
    $800 5
"Muppet" comes from these 2 handy words
    $1200 26
(Alex gives the clue from Sony Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.) These razor-thin TV screens of the future are made with OLED technology--organic light-emitting this, which allows the current to pass in only one direction
    $1200 16
This Tony winner adds class to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films as Gov. Swann, Keira Knightley's dad
    $1200 11
"'E' Is for Evidence",
"'F' Is for Fugitive"
    $1200 23
Jean-Marie Messier changed a water company's name to this, which he put before the U.S. movie studio Universal
    DD: $1,000 3
This naval hero thought up his surname to hide from the British, who tried to arrest him as a pirate
    $1200 6
A component of acids, this gas discovered in 1774 gets its name from the Greek words for "acid" & "forming"
    $1600 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew compares the color of bananas.) A banana will ripen quicker in a bag, because the ethylene gas produced by the fruit cannot escape; ethylene gas is one of these growth regulators, Greek for "set in motion"
    $1600 17
He directed "The Silence of the Lambs" & "Philadelphia"
    DD: $1,000 12
"Harlot's Ghost",
"Why Are We in Vietnam?"
    $1600 24
This company, whose symbol is seen here, eagerly embraced the automobile around 1890
    $1600 19
A hacker ran away with 1.5 million credit card numbers from DSW, a warehouse for this consumer product
    $1600 7
From a misspelling of the words "all correct", it was later used by Democratic partisans of Martin Van Buren
    $2000 18
He played the dreamy soccer coach in "Bend It Like Beckham" before becoming a hunky Henry VIII in "The Tudors"
    $2000 13
"Mr. Sammler's Planet",
    $2000 25
An Eastern French city inspired the name of potatoes with onions & the banking company called "Credit" this
    $2000 20
Many police forces use this car that got its name from the wife of a Ford exec after she saw a coronation
    $2000 8
A card player who didn't want to deal would give the deal marker to the next player, or do this, hence the phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Debbie Dave
$3,200 $7,400 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1954 he won a record 4 Oscars, including one for "Best Documentary Feature" for a film set in the American desert

Final scores:

Andy Debbie Dave
$3,000 $2,000 $15,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andy Debbie Dave
$3,200 $9,400 $14,000
13 R,
6 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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Game tape date: 2007-12-04
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