Show #5495 - Friday, June 27, 2008


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Michael Arjona, an economics teacher from Kennesaw, Georgia

Jean Whitcomb, a teller supervisor from Kalamazoo, Michigan

Dorothy Farrell, a researcher originally from Brooklyn, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $64,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We need the first and the last name.)
    $200 18
The AP's Edward Kennedy was fired for prematurely reporting this happy event of May 1945
    $200 2
"My Heart Will Go On"
    $200 7
This chef was born one dreamy midsummer in Austria in 1949
    $200 26
It's the capital city of 1.8 million
    $200 1
Mesquite can send these down 60 feet to reach moisture
    $200 13
A house divided into 2 separate but equal living units
    $400 19
In 2005 an ex-Klan member was found guilty in the deaths 41 years before of 3 civil rights workers in this state
    $400 3
    $400 8
This modern dance pioneer lost her 2 children to a 1913 auto accident before dying in one herself
    $400 27
These islands made famous by Darwin became a part of Ecuador in the 19th century
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew lights a peanut on fire.) The oil in the peanut is almost 100 percent fat, which burns & produces energy, a process that's measured by this unit
    $400 14
To unearth by dragging along the bottom of a body of water
    $600 20
A Jan. 9, 1905 march & massacre in this country started a revolutionary year--a taste of things to come
    $600 4
"I Am Woman"
    DD: $1,000 9
This "King" of the Sitcom based Archie Bunker on his father & Maude on his wife
    $600 28
In March 2008 Ecuador mobilized its troops in response to anti-rebel actions by this neighbor
    $600 23
This physics term refers to the study of the effects of extremely low temperatures
    $600 15
A 1961 Disney film greatly contributed to an increase in this dog breed's popularity
    $800 21
The despotic Ferdinand, restored to the throne of Naples in 1815, declared himself King of the 2 these
    $800 5
"Redneck Woman"
    $800 10
This prime minister left the Likud party in 2005 to form a new centrist party, Kadima
    $800 29
In July 1822 the city of Guayaquil was the site of an historic meeting between Jose de San Martin & this liberation leader
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew puts salt & pepper in beakers of water.) The molecular structure of salt allows it to dissolve in water; the pepper will only disperse, creating this type of mixture, from the Latin for "hung up"
    $800 16
In the aristocratic pecking order, he's directly below a prince
    $1000 22
In a 1985 victory for Margaret Thatcher, these workers went back to work after a strike of nearly a year
    $1000 6
(The Banana Boat Song)
    $1000 11
She went to medical school at Johns Hopkins before hosting a literary group & hanging out with Hemingway
    $1000 30
Ecuador's longest border is with this country to the south & east
    $1000 25
In 1955 physicists Owen Chamberlain & Emilio Segre discovered the antiproton, which has this kind of charge
    $1000 17
To absorb nutrients, or a collection of published material

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

Dorothy Jean Michael
$2,000 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dorothy Jean Michael
$5,600 $3,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
She revived her book club in 2003 by selecting Steinbeck's "East of Eden" & its sales skyrocketed
    $400 16
In "Anchors Aweigh", not Tom but Gene Kelly was the man who cut a rug with this animated mouse
    $400 26
A knotted strand of this material is the traditional cord on which pearls are strung
    $400 21
This is a white wine flavored with herbs; add it to gin & you've got a martini
    $400 6
Egon Krenz was briefly the head of this country during the fall of the Berlin Wall
    $400 1
Guarding the entrance to the Garden of Eden are cherubim & a flaming one of these weapons
    $800 12
Steinbeck's "The Moon Is Down" is based on this Scandinavian country's resistance against Nazi occupation
    $800 17
After men take away his mother, this Disney title character teams up with Timothy Mouse
    $800 27
"La Peregrina" is a famous pearl bought by this man in 1969 & given to Elizabeth Taylor
    $800 22
Brought to Calif. in the 1850s, this alphabetically late grape is used as a base for sparkling wines
    $800 7
Hanukkah is sometimes called this "of Lights"
    $800 2
This astrophysicist won the Pulitzer Prize for exploring the human brain in "The Dragons of Eden"
    $1200 13
"The Grapes of Wrath" was based on a series of articles Steinbeck wrote for this California city's News
    $1200 18
Mr. Jingles, a pet mouse living on death row, is resurrected by John Coffey after being killed by a guard in this film
    $1200 28
In early China, cultured pearls were created by placing a lead object shaped like this religious figure in a mussel
    $1200 23
Red grapes' skins are removed early on to give the pink color to this type of wine, such as tavel
    $1200 8
This holiday may take its name from the name of the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring
    $1200 3
One legend says that Eve took one of these lucky quadrifoliate plants from Eden
    $1600 14
Steinbeck's "Cup of Gold" told the tale of this British pirate whose name lives on in bottles of rum
    $1600 19
Nehemiah Persoff voiced Papa Mousekewitz in this 1986 film
    $1600 29
This 5-letter substance is secreted by the mollusk to create a pearl
    $1600 24
Called the world's premier red wine grape, it's dominant in the Bordeaux region
    $1600 9
A single-celled organism that ferments sugars & carbohydrates
    $1600 4
In this John Milton work, the angel Michael leads Adam & Eve out of the Garden of Eden
    $2000 15
Steinbeck's narrative of his road trip in search of America was titled "Travels with" this dog
    $2000 20
Nathan Lane & Lee Evans are 2 men who inherit a house plagued by a crafty rodent in this 1997 film
    DD: $3,000 30
This adjective for pearls of irregular shape also describes artists such as Hyacinthe Rigaud
    $2000 25
Any of this fortified wine "in a storm"; to make it, a neutral grape alcohol is added partway through fermentation
    DD: $1,800 10
It's from the Old French for "wild creature"
    $2000 5
When Columbus came upon this Venezuelan river, he thought he'd found the entrance to the Garden of Eden

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dorothy Jean Michael
$9,800 $15,400 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With about 5 people per square mile, it's the most sparsely populated of the lower 48 states

Final scores:

Dorothy Jean Michael
$9,800 $21,201 $1,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dorothy Jean Michael
$12,400 $15,600 $10,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2008-03-19
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