Show #5608 - Wednesday, January 14, 2009


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Judy Rowen, a pediatrician from Galveston, Texas

Greg Jones, a college instructor from Chincoteague Island, Virginia

Samantha Lubrani, a Spanish interpreter from Torrance, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
The first is Shahadah, a profession of faith in God, whom Muslims call this
    $200 17
Giant robots become various modes of conveyance; movie company makes a bazillion box office bucks
    $200 16
In 1896 George Harbo & Frank Samuelsen rowed across this in 55 days
    $200 6
For just $450 an ounce, you can wear rich hippie's all-natural perfume named for this 1969 event
    $200 11
The orphan stared, in shock--Sikes & Fagin stood smiling at the door. they'd escaped! & now, they were mad
    $200 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reaches unsuccessfully for plastic sipping tubes.)
Having few or no options left
    $400 23
The second is Salat, or this, which observant Muslims are supposed to practice 5 times a day
    $400 18
Orson Welles' last word perplexes all (but what's really perplexing--no one was in the room to hear it)
    $400 24
These ancient ships with 2 or 3 banks of rowers kept up their military use into the 1500s
    $400 7
Hippie Skivvies of San Luis Obispo, Calif. lists this Playboy guy among its celebrity clients; he sure knows his undies
    $400 12
Fletcher held up his hand. "Y'know, taking out Bligh is a bad idea, let's go have espressos & talk out our feelings"
    $400 2
(Two plates are shown: one with bread on it, one without)
Be thankful for what you've got
    $600 25
Zakat is this third pillar & is typically 2.5% of your capital, annually
    $600 19
Sam Jackson quotes scripture; Travolta shoots a guy in the face
    $600 28
Feathering is turning the blade parallel to the water surface to reduce this
    $600 8
This band's website sells golf gloves, golf towels & polo shirts adorned with its lightning bolt logo
    $600 13
Jones thought, wait, Napoleon's a pig & I'm human! He's become way too powerful! Tonight, I'm having pork!
    $600 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew has her left arm extended)
Be in the know, in touch with what's going on
    $800 26
The fourth pillar is Sawm, fasting, & is typically practiced from sunrise to sunset during this Muslim month
    $800 20
An M.I.T. janitor does some math; the NSA does or doesn't get involved
    DD: $1,500 29
You'll go under the Watertown & Harvard Bridges sculling this river
    $800 9
We used to make these in the sink with rubber bands & a box of Rit; Bloomingdale's carries them now--for 59 bucks
    $800 14
"Let's go, old sport", he said, Daisy Buchanan on his arm, she'd left Tom for him, & he was happy, Dreams do come true!
    $800 4
(A balance is shown)
Change the balance, the deciding factor
    $1000 27
The fifth pillar is to make a pilgrimage to Mecca, a once-in-a-lifetime trip known as this
    $1000 21
A paranoid schizophrenic does some math; the CIA does or doesn't get involved
    $1000 30
GRC stands for this rowing club that plies the Clyde
    $1000 10
The DEA backed off, man! Nutiva sells protein bars made from this fiber-producing variety of cannabis sativa
    $1000 15
...All perfume no & his heart was going like mad & no I said no I won't no then I kicked him no
    $1000 5
(Many black rocks are shown on a table)
Try every means possible

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

Samantha Greg Judy
$3,600 $800 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Samantha Greg Judy
$3,700 $2,400 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Combined beginnings. You have to tell us what two words each [*] comes from...)
    $400 18
On Oct. 20, 1944 he declared, "I have returned"
    $400 11
Crescent-shaped wind-formed dunes are common on this planet, where the Global Surveyor has observed them
    $400 23
Bernini's 11 1/2-foot "Ecstasy of St. Teresa"
    $400 12
(Cue laugh track)
    $400 6
Anwar Sadat was a leader of this country
    $400 1
In a 1967 hit, all Aretha Franklin was askin' for was a little bit of this (Sock it to me!)
    $800 19
The Japanese plan in taking Kiska & Attu, islands in this U.S. chain, never really worked out
    $800 17
In 1991 the house of this French designer began marketing Dune, a women's perfume; a men's cologne followed in 1997
    $800 24
Samuel A. Robb's original "Old Chief Stogie"
    $800 13
Medevac, as in helicopter
    $800 7
This is the most populous democracy
    $800 2
"Baby, you're much 2 fast", sings Prince in this hit
    $1200 20
He flew 58 combat missions, was shot down once, crashed twice &, oh, yeah, later became President
    $1200 28
In 1964 Bruce Meyers built the first fiberglass-bodied kit for one of these; a VW engine was included
    $1200 25
David Smith's very reflective, metallic "Cubi" series of the 1960s
    $1200 14
Cockapoo, which goes woof, not tweet
    DD: $1,000 8
Following Saudi Arabia & Russia, the third-largest oil exporter is this Scandinavian nation
    $1200 3
Queen had a No. 1 with this song that says, "It shakes all over like a jellyfish, I kinda like it"
    $1600 21
No "bull"--the Japanese signed the surrender papers on this admiral's flagship, the USS Missouri
    $1600 29
In the 1990s he bought the Dunes hotel, demolished it & built the Bellagio on the site
    $1600 26
"Doryphorus" or "Spear Bearer" by Polyclitus, around 450 B.C.
    $1600 15
Nicad, the batteries in many laptops
    $1600 9
This once-British island naval fortress has been called the "Navel of the Mediterranean"
    $1600 4
"What would you think if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me? ...oh I get by with" this
    $2000 22
The U.S. Navy's F4F Wildcat fighter was succeeded by this other devilish feline, the F6F
    $2000 30
"Paul of Dune", co-written by the son of this late sci-fi author, was published in September 2008
    DD: $1,000 27
Chryselephantine statues like Phidias' "Athena" (the "Elephantine" part)
    $2000 16
Comsymp, someone pink or even red
    $2000 10
Until 1966 this African country was called Bechuanaland
    $2000 5
Otis Redding helpfully suggested, "But when she gets weary, try a little" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Samantha Greg Judy
$9,900 $18,600 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This woman wished to be taken to "Bucknam Pellis... don't you know where it is? In the Green Park, where the king lives"

Final scores:

Samantha Greg Judy
$200 $23,201 $20,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Samantha Greg Judy
$11,600 $19,600 $11,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2008-11-11
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