Show #5515 - Friday, July 25, 2008

Mark Wales game 6.
Last game of Season 24.


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Emily Thorsley, an administrative assistant from Seattle, Washington

Matt Heimer, a magazine editor from Brooklyn, New York

Mark Wales, a substitute teacher from Amherst, New York (whose 5-day cash winnings total $141,804)

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Jeopardy! Round

& W"EEP"
    $200 26
In 1891 he created his first of more than 30 posters, "Moulin Rouge--La Goulue"
    $200 17
This TV co-hostess was recognized by "The Guinness Book of World Records" as television's most frequent clapper
    $200 7
This "king" of the dinosaurs had a muscular jaw that, it's thought, could rip off 500 pounds of meat at once
    $200 12
Trouble in this former kingdom now part of China captured headlines in March
    $200 6
The basset hound is second only to this dog breed in having the keenest sense of smell
    $200 1
to the
spire of
a church,
it's one of these
    $400 27
His 1892 work "Manao Tupapau" shows a superstitious Tahitian girl who is terrified of a dead spirit
    $400 18
In this 1961 No. 1 hit, "You saw me standing alone / Without a dream in my heart / Without a love of my own"
    $400 8
This plant-eater is the largest, most common & best known of the horned dinosaurs
    $400 13
The Times reported this New Yorker was quitting the presidential race following his defeat in the Florida primary
    $400 22
Famed for its exceptional wool, the Merino sheep was originally developed in this country
    $400 2
Another name for a lottery; there was a famous "Irish" one until 1987
    $600 28
In 1838 Eugene Delacroix painted separate portraits of Chopin & this woman, Chopin's lover
    $600 19
For adults, the U.S. Judo Federation has this rank directly below a black belt
    $600 9
This dinosaur was swift, but not as fast or as smart as in "Jurassic Park"; it did have that scary sickle-like claw, though
    $600 14
Upcoming trials for 9/11 suspects held at this facility were reported in 2008
    $600 23
Species of this creature include the chinstrap & the adelie
    $600 3
An item retained for its sentimental value
    $800 29
From 1948 to 1951, this Fauvist designed & decorated the Chapel of the Rosary in Vence, France
    $800 20
This feline has been strutting to a Henry Mancini soundtrack since the 1960s
    DD: $1,400 10
The name of the Laplatasaurus honors a river on the border of Uruguay & this country
    $800 15
A tentative deal with producers reported on February 10 proved to be the end of this labor action
    $800 24
Also known as a cattalo, it's the hybrid bovine that results when you breed an American bison & a regular cow
    $800 4
Depressed arborial species seen here
    $1000 30
He was known for his readymades such as "L.H.O.O.Q.", a copy of the "Mona Lisa" with a penciled-in mustache & beard
    $1000 21
He earned the nickname "Galloping Ghost" after scoring 5 touchdowns in a 1924 college football game
    $1000 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.) The famous 50-foot in the American Museum of Natural History is a dinosaur whose name comes from the Greek for "weight", as in an atmospheric meter
    $1000 16
In 2008 the Times covered clashes following this Serbian territory's declaration of independence
    $1000 25
The criollo & the hackney are breeds of these
    $1000 5
The USS Prime is a prime example of these vessels that clear harbors of dangerous explosives

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

Mark Matt Emily
$1,400 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Matt Emily
$5,000 $6,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a lot of initials.)
    $400 21
His universal law of gravitation explained many things, including the action of tides & the motion of comets
    $400 3
In 1962 Oscar loved her in "West Side Story" (& isn't she the first one you think of for the category?)
    $400 1
This last Romanov to rule Russia became the last czar when he was dethroned in 1917
    $400 16
Politician & author of "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"
    $400 11
"A.Y.T.G.? I.M., M."
by Judy Blume
    $400 26
High blood pressure & glaucoma can be treated with metoprolol, one of this "blocker" class of drugs
    $800 22
Robert Boyle invented a vacuum pump & discovered that this does not travel in a vacuum
    $800 4
In 2002 she won an Emmy for a special about Hattie McDaniel, but it's her acting Oscar for "Ghost" you might remember
    $800 2
In the 1780s, when the divine right of royalty was questioned, she said, "I am an aristocrat. It is my profession"
    $800 17
A lake on the New York-Vermont border is named for this explorer who visited the region in 1609
    $800 12
by Roald Dahl
    $800 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew airmails us something from The Thunderbirds in Las Vegas, NV.) Several times in each show, all 6 Thunderbirds, flying 18 inches apart, team up in this formation named for a Greek letter
    $1200 23
Lucasian Prof. of Mathematics at Cambridge, he was born on January 8, 1942, 300 years to the day after Galileo's death
    $1200 6
In 1982 this butler did it--& got a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his trouble, for "Arthur"
    $1200 5
3 Russian czars were named Fyodor, which corresponds to this name in English
    $1200 18
Diplomat & premier of China from 1949 to 1976 (one spelling)
    $1200 13
"A.I.L.D." by
William Faulkner
    $1200 28
Charlton Heston played a survivor of an apocalyptic war in this 1971 thriller
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1932 James Chadwick discovered this subatomic particle that appears in all atoms except hydrogen
    $1600 7
The 1961 Grammy for Best Comedy Performance went to "An Evening with" him "and Elaine May"
    DD: $2,000 9
At 43 years, the reign of this founder of the Russian navy was the longest of any czar
    $1600 19
Lucy Walter was this English king's mistress during his exile in the 1600s in Holland
    $1600 14
by Jane Austen
    $1600 29
This triple star system is the brightest celestial object in a certain horsey constellation
    $2000 25
Known for the second law of thermodynamics, this lord helped with the laying of the transatlantic cable
    $2000 8
The 1958 Tony for Dramatic Actress was bestowed on this "First Lady of American Theatre" for her role in "Time Remembered"
    $2000 10
The 1604 invasion against this czar by the False Dmitri & his Polish troops marked the start of the "Time of Troubles"
    $2000 20
In 1948 he testified to congress that Alger Hiss had illegally passed him official documents
    $2000 15
by Khaled Hosseini
    $2000 30
Found in blood serum, they contain the antibodies of the immune system

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Matt Emily
$8,200 $14,600 $19,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Meaning "painful", it literally refers to the type of pain inflicted on Jesus & on the followers of Spartacus

Final scores:

Mark Matt Emily
$5,999 $22,600 $29,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Matt Emily
$8,200 $13,600 $19,400
16 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2008-04-23
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