Show #5507 - Tuesday, July 15, 2008


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Gail Sneyers, an administrative assistant from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Holden Toplin, a graduate student and actor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Randall Eng, a composer from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be formed from the letters of Johnny Gilbert's name.)
    $200 24
With more than 500,000 inhabitants, it's Ireland's most populous city
    $200 1
Discovering Patty is drinking the only beer left, Homer Simpson says this
    $200 6
In April 1861 the Times began Sunday issues for all the crucial up-to-date news on this
    $200 30
During World War II, she joined the Women's Auxiliary & drove a military truck in London
    $200 11
Kids in Somerset, England call pumpkins "punkies", & "Punky Night" is their version of this celebration
    $200 19
Seat fit for a king
    $400 25
No surprise--at 88%, it's the most practiced religion in the Republic of Ireland
    $400 2
This show's Colonel Potter knew "Horse hockey!" when he saw it
    $400 7
Of 6, 12, or 18 pounds, it's the record for a Sunday Times paper, spread over 1,612 pages in 1987
    $400 29
In February 2008, word leaked out that this young royal was serving with h is army unit in Afghanistan
    $400 12
If you're in Denmark, you're most likely to see the wee folk called Nisser during this holiday season
    $400 20
Cardinal compass direction
    $600 26
6 counties in Ulster make up this political unit
    $600 3
When things go wrong, this title cartoon guy lets loose with "Barnacles!" or "Tartar sauce!"
    $600 8
Blogs found at include one by this TV personality & talk show host seen here
    $600 16
This British prince was made a vice admiral, an air marshal & a lt. general all on his 54th birthday in 2002
    $600 13
Buying gold jewelry insures good fortune on Akshaya Tritiya, a special day of this religion
    $600 21
Thin clear soup of concentrated stock
    $800 27
The 2 official languages of the Republic of Ireland are English & this one, also known as Irish
    $800 4
This 1970s Robin Williams show was full of "Shazbot"
    $800 9
Among its dozens of Pulitzer prizes is one for coverage of this 1986 tragedy, citing "serious design flaws"
    DD: $1,800 17
In 1982 Prince Andrew flew helicopters during a war against this country
    $800 14
How romantic! Oregon entered the Union in 1859 on this special day
    $800 22
One story told in 3 books
    $1000 28
In 2008 he announced he'd step down after 11 years as Ireland's prime minister
    $1000 5
When Steve Carell's chest waxing goes bad in this film, there's only one name to scream--"Kelly Clarkson!"
    $1000 10
While he gave up his political column, he still shares his love of words in his "On Language" column
    $1000 18
To begin his training as an army officer, Prince William entered this British military academy in 2006
    $1000 15
Temporary shelters that may be decorated are built for Sukkot, a festival of this religion
    $1000 23
Last name of one of our last 3 vice presidents

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

Randall Holden Gail
$6,200 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Holden Gail
$8,200 $5,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto.)
    $400 26
John Boorman's man-returns-to-the-jungle film "The Emerald Forest" takes place mostly in this S.A. country
    $400 1
Film in which Daniel Day-Lewis searches for oil & citrus fruits with dark red flesh
    $400 2
A Manolin (a person) & a marlin (a fish) appear in this Hemingway tale
    $400 21
We'll learn how to groom llamas if we stay at Hidden Acres Llama Farm in Jefferson in this Down East state
    $400 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto, Japan.) Japanese Buddhism is divided into several sects; Kiyomizudera Temple represents North Hosso Buddhism, brought from this country in the 600s
    $400 11
The Yeti
    $800 27
Emerald is the birthstone for this month
    $800 7
Film of a typical day in the life of the Beatles, which includes running from bloodthirsty zombie fans in a Romero classic
    $800 3
The narrator of this Ralph Ellison novel clarifies that he is not "one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms"
    $800 22
Maybe I'll spend a day getting lost at Oakes Farm in Tennessee, in their 11-acre one of these mazes
    $800 17
Kiyomizudera is said to have been built in honor of a bodhisattva, one who forgoes advancing to this enlightened state
    $800 12
Tolkien's "There and Back Again"
    $1200 28
In the 1940s, this superhero's abilities came from a ring that was fashioned from an emerald lamp
    $1200 8
Jim Carrey voices an elephant that heads to Toon Town to solve a murder with Bob Hoskins in this animated classic
    $1200 4
Stephen Dedalus' formative years in Dublin are the subject of this novel by James Joyce
    $1200 23
Horseback riding is the rein event at Lady Hawk Farm in this state's Citrus County
    $1200 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto, Japan.) This is the shoro, or bell tower; you can see the imperial emblem that features the kiku, this flower symbolizing nobility
    $1200 13
Oral defamation
    $1600 29
Roll out this--emerald is the green variety of it; aquamarine is the blue-green variety
    DD: $6,000 9
Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones & Javier Bardem go to Alaska to get love advice from Anne Heche in this movie-TV hybrid
    $1600 5
This play by George Bernard Shaw portrays Don Juan as the quarry, not the hunter
    $1600 24
If I tire of snowshoeing at Ohlers' Acres in this Canadian province, I'll take a side trip to the W. Edmonton Mall
    $1600 19
Behind Sai-mon, the West Gate, rises Sanju-no-to, the tallest of these structures in all of Japan
    $1600 14
Vitamin B2, partner of thiamine & niacin on cereal boxes
    $2000 30
The hardness of emeralds ranges from 7.5 to 8 on this scale
    $2000 10
Boxer Hilary Swank has some tough decisions for Diane Keaton in this film: life or death, career or family
    DD: $3,800 6
In a pamphlet, Thomas Paine wrote about government founded on "the indefeasible hereditary" these
    $2000 25
Hey, Sugar, sugaring season is a great time to stay at Shearer Hill Farm in this state
    $2000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads once more from outside Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto, Japan.) Most of the complex here was rebuilt in the 1630s under Iemitsu Tokugawa who had this title, meaning barbarian-subduing general
    $2000 15
The Mexica, ethnically

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Holden Gail
$22,200 $14,600 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This city's Olympics were exactly 200 years after the death of the British cabinet secretary it was named for

Final scores:

Randall Holden Gail
$15,199 $1 $15,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Randall Holden Gail
$17,800 $14,600 $11,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2008-04-22
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