Show #5498 - Wednesday, July 2, 2008


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Joe Parodi, a Spanish teacher from Thompson, Connecticut

Georgia Hiesterman, an aerospace engineer from Aurora, Colorado

Darryl Tahirali, a proposal writer originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Appropriately, iceberg roses are this color
    $200 9
In 2007, while playing against the Cubs, he slammed his 600th home run
    $200 11
We're attending the Strings in the Mountains chamber music festival in Steamboat Springs in this state
    $200 1
A parasite spread by this insect sickens 300 million people a year & kills almost 3 million
    $200 7
It's the trademark name for the brand of really bright colors that was created in 1946
    $200 24
This smallest New England state is known for a specialized shake called a coffee cabinet
    $400 6
This type of rose smells like a certain brewed beverage, hence its name
    $400 10
This Emmy winner from "Law & Order" played the Oscar- nominated role of a reporter in "The Killing Fields"
    $400 12
We left Abilene & drove straight north on Highway 15 to Fairbury in this state
    $400 2
Christmas will not be jolly if you happen to eat the red berries from this evergreen holiday bush
    $400 8
In "My Darling Clementine", Victor Mature played this gunfighter ally of Henry Fonda's Wyatt Earp
    $400 25
This soft-serve chain opened in 1940 & got the shakes 9 years later
    $600 18
Call Orville Redenbacher: there are roses called this & "gourmet" this
    $600 13
One of the great stand-up comics of the 1980s, he was sadly killed in an auto accident in 1992
    $600 21
We're in the Ozarks seeing a show at Andy Williams' Moon River Theatre in this bordering state
    $600 3
This is in the top 3 of the most dangerous professions in the U.S.; most of the fatalities are from drowning
    $600 16
Also a Beatles title, it's someone who goes on an excursion in the morning & returns before bedtime, yeah
    $600 26
It's much easier for me to drink your milkshake with the new type of this simple device patented in 1937
    $800 19
The rose known as "Mme. Ferdinand Jamin" became more popular in the U.S. when it was renamed "American" this
    $800 14
With more than 80, this late golf great holds the record for the most PGA tour wins
    $800 22
We're visiting the Will Rogers Memorial in this state where the humorist is buried
    $800 4
Though the pygmy & river varieties look comical, Africans consider this 8,000-lb. mammal extremely dangerous
    $800 29
In 1913 a flood in this "Birthplace of Aviation" city caused about $100 mil. in damage, & that's $100 mil. in 1913 bucks
    $800 27
Walgreens invented this shake made with barley-infused milk; the double chocolate kind is popular
    DD: $2,600 20
Fabric name for roses like the Celsiana, which has petals that look like crumpled silk
    $1000 15
In 2002 his rendition of "What Kind Of Fool Am I?" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
    $1000 23
We've left Lawrence, Kansas for Lawrence in this state, Leonard Bernstein's birthplace
    $1000 17
This homophonic drug cocktail was a '90s weight-loss dream but was later discovered to be a health nightmare
    $1000 30
Early in his career, this English chemist & physicist was an assistant to Sir Humphry Davy
    $1000 28
He sold milkshake machines to the McDonald Bros.' burger joint, got curious about their operation & soon made history

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

Darryl Georgia Joe
$5,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Darryl Georgia Joe
$6,400 $2,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
An elite cavalry formation made up of noblemen, the Companions were this Macedonian's shock force vs. the Persians
    $400 6
An undeliverable email may come back with the notation "mailer" this, a spirit of Greek myth
    $400 13
...& I'll be walking for a while, as this structure is more than 3,700 miles long and ends in the Gobi Desert
    $400 18
Barbados, Belize & Brunei all use a currency called this
    $400 23
An 11-year-old is the heroine of Judy Blume's "Are You There, God? It's Me," this girl
    $400 1
This airline whose name is a Hawaiian term made its first flight on July 26, 1946
    $800 9
Made up of Wisc. & Indiana men, the black felt-hatted Iron Brigade lost more than 50% of its men during this war
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an anatomical animation on the monitor.) Making it hard to communicate, inflammation of the structure above the trachea is known as this
    $800 14
...from the Arno up Via Roma to see the plumbline-challenged highlight of this city
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us the money from Kyoto, Japan.) The name of this Japanese currency means "round" because of the new round coins that replaced oval & other-shaped ones in the 1870s
    $800 24
This last name of Dorothy in the "Wizard of Oz" books is appropriate, since it is a synonym of "cyclone"
    $800 2
Random House gives its etymology as "Spanish: literally, to God"
    $1200 10
The Ironsides were an elite cavalry that fought for this non-royal at the Battle of Marston Moor
    DD: $2,000 28
Stephen King would know this term for an area where cell phone reception drops out
    $1200 15
...& now I'm running as I'm in the Festival of San Fermin in this city, & a bull named El Terrible is right behind me
    $1200 20
Turkey still uses a currency called this, though Italy no longer does
    $1200 25
Asia, Australia & Europena are 3 of the children of "Mrs. Wiggs of" this title "Patch"
    $1200 3
Heidi Klum's catchphrase on "Project Runway"
    $1600 11
This "venerable" elite fighting force created in 1804 made Napoleon's last charge at Waterloo
    $1600 29
"I telegraphed and phoned / I sent an airmail special too / Your answer was goodbye / There was even" this from the USPS
    $1600 16
...heeding the call of the deep, toward the Eastern Harbor in this main Egyptian seaport
    $1600 21
Nepal, Bhutan, India & this island nation off India all use the rupee as their currency
    $1600 26
In an 1881 novel, Fraulein Rottenmeier makes things rotten for this title girl
    $1600 4
There are 3 vowels in this 4-letter Italian word for "so long"
    $2000 12
A group of 150 male-male pairs, the Sacred Band was an elite fighting unit of this city of Oedipus
    $2000 30
The Arabic word girbal, "sieve", gave us this word meaning to scramble a message so it's incomprehensible
    $2000 17 the Rogundam, which is about 75 miles from Dushanbe, the capital of this former Soviet republic
    $2000 22
Guatemala's national currency is named after this colorful bird, seen here
    DD: $3,000 27
11 little girls all cried, "Boohoo! We want a Caldecott Medal, too!" when a book about her "Rescue" won a medal in 1954
    $2000 5
A 1954 James Michener book, or a 1957 film with Ricardo Montalban as Nakamura

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Darryl Georgia Joe
$17,200 $14,200 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This quote, No. 31 on the list, comes 2 minutes after the No. 1 quote, & is the last line of its movie

Final scores:

Darryl Georgia Joe
$28,401 $7,600 $6,000
2-day champion: $56,802 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Darryl Georgia Joe
$17,200 $19,000 $7,600
25 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2008-03-25
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