Show #5478 - Wednesday, June 4, 2008


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Louis Burnoski, a civil engineer from Akron, Ohio

Nancy Kirwan, a marketing communications manager from Campbell, California

Chris Vestuto, a test prep teacher from Goleta, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

5 "G"s
(Alex: The correct response in each of the 5 clues will begin with the letter G.)
    $200 7
The aptly named Terry Frost created a painting called this season of the year "1956, Yorkshire"
    $200 26
In titles of biographies, he's referred to as a "Comic Genius", a "Genius of the Cinema" & a "Tramp"
    $200 21
    $200 6
The number of days it took God to create the universe & everything in it (not resting)
    $200 16
Scheduled for release in late 2008, the last of the commemorative state quarters will honor this state
    $200 1
The wooden frame upon which condemned persons are executed by hanging
    $400 12
John Hoppner, a favorite royal portrait artist of the late 1700s, was rumored to be an illegitimate son of this king
    $400 27
In "Lucky Man", he talks about his childhood in Canada, stardom on TV & in film, & his battle with Parkinson's
    $400 22
    $400 8
The number of times the words "apple" & "snake" appear in the King James Version of Genesis
    $400 17
Minted from 1979 to 1981, the coin featuring her was the first depicting a woman that went into general circulation
    $400 2
In 1992 the Catholic Church admitted it erred in condemning this man 359 years before
    $600 13
You can barely make out the elephants in J.M.W. Turner's painting of this man "Crossing the Alps"
    $600 28
"Kate Remembered" by A. Scott Berg was published only 13 days after her 2003 death
    $600 23
    $600 9
The number of Hebrew patriarchs, or the number of times Peter denied knowing Jesus
    $600 18
His quincentenary was celebrated with a coin in 1992
    $600 3
2-syllable adjective that precedes "bodily harm" in the crime designated GBH in the U.K.
    $800 14
A 1790s engraving by Robert Dodd shows this "bountiful" captain & some of his officers being set adrift
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Machu Picchu, Peru.) In her book "Out On A Limb", this actress visits the Peruvian Andes, where she learns about astral projection & that she is all the people she has ever lived
    $800 24
    $800 10
The number of Old Testament books named for specific women
    $800 19
In 1997 this Brooklyn Dodger got a commemorative coin as quick as you could say his name
    $800 4
Flavoring syrup made from pomegranates
    $1000 15
This contemporary Brit has long been in the swim with paintings such as "Peter Getting Out Of Nick's Pool"
    $1000 30
"Long Live the King" & a book subtitled "Portrait of A Misfit" are bios of this legendary actor
    DD: $1,000 25
Southern Florida
    $1000 11
At Maundy Thursday mass, a priest traditionally washes the feet of this many people
    $1000 20
A "Benjamin" issued by it would have meant a $2 note, which showed its sec'y of state Judah P. Benjamin
    $1000 5
This U.S. president won his election by fewer than 2,000 popular votes

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

Chris Nancy Louis
$1,400 -$1,600 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Nancy Louis
$4,200 $3,600 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The word samurai means "one who" does this--
as an attendant or a warrior, not as a waiter
    $400 12
Female fists were flying when Uma Thurman battled Lucy Liu in Vol. 1 of this series
    $400 7
Sadly, both she & her daughter Irene died of leukemia caused by overexposure to radiation
    $400 17
The "Man in Black" collector plate from the Franklin Mint was the first musical plate authorized by this country icon
    $400 1
His "Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect" was first published on July 31, 1786 in Kilmarnock & sold 600 copies
    $400 23
It was a '90s game show
    $800 13
Englishman William Adams, the first outsider to become a samurai, inspired this James Clavell bestseller
    $800 22
Yippee-ki-yay! Ex-hostage Bonnie Bedelia smacks a smarmy TV reporter in this 1988 action film
    $800 8
In 1800 Humphrey Davy wrote that this gas "appears capable of destroying...pain" & could be used in operations
    $800 18
A snowglobe inspired by this film features the Darling children tied to a mast near a hungry crocodile
    $800 2
In "Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions", he wrote, "No man is an island, entire of itself"
    $800 27
You might have this after a disagreement
    $1200 14
In true warrior fashion, the real "last samurai", Saigo Takamori, died by committing this ritual form of suicide
    $1200 28
Lou Gossett Jr. tries to hold the Mayo in battle with Richard Gere in this 1982 film
    $1200 9
Irish geologist Richard Oldham discovered that these events have primary & secondary waves
    $1200 19
Collectors of Tom Tierney's paper dolls prize the one of this princess with her charity auction dresses
    $1200 3
In 1580 he became sec'y to the Lord Deputy of Ireland' maybe the boat that took him there was the Ferry Queen
    $1200 24
You might say this to a friend you haven't spoken to in a while
    $1600 15
Meaning "the way of the warrior", & comparable to European chivalry, it was the ethical code by which samurai lived
    $1600 29
In 2000 Edward Norton was up for an MTV Movie Award for the battle he waged against himself in this film
    DD: $5,000 10
Augustin-Jean Fresnel used this treatment of light to make new lighthouse lenses; Edwin Land built a company on it
    $1600 20
This magazine's NYC galleries house the toy soldiers & Monopoly games collected by publisher Malcolm
    $1600 4
In 1798 he received an annuity from Josiah & Thomas Wedgwood, & his "Lyrical Ballads" was published
    $1600 25
People might get hypnic jerks when doing this
    $2000 16
The "soul of the samurai" was his sword, especially this long, slightly curved type
    DD: $1,000 30
"You didn't get me down, Ray", boasts this character after getting brutalized by Sugar Ray Robinson
    $2000 11
In 1846 Joseph Leidy discovered that the worm trichina is found in this animal
    $2000 21
This crystal company's literary collection has included a James Joyce vase
    $2000 5
A gravestone at Bunhill Fields says, "Near by lie the remains of the poet-painter" this man "1757-1827"
    $2000 26
Robin Hood's creed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Nancy Louis
$9,800 $11,000 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2007 this entertainer & former sitcom star was made an honorary corporal by the U.S. Marine Corps

Final scores:

Chris Nancy Louis
$5,000 $19,601 $22,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Nancy Louis
$9,800 $12,000 $18,000
16 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2008-02-27
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