Show #5625 - Friday, February 6, 2009


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Laura Groch, a copy editor from Escondido, California

Julia Dominick, a homemaker from Struthers, Ohio

Gail Flemmons, a history teacher from Clinton, Mississippi (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Originally President McKinley only wanted Luzon in this island group, but we ended up with the entire archipelago
    $200 16
Jim Ignatowski:
"What does a yellow light mean?" "Slow down!"
"OK. What...does...a...
    $200 21
...planet to Earth is this one 26 million miles off
    $200 6
Historically, fruitcakes were preserved with alcohol-soaked cloth; the golden type of this liquid helps to liberate flavor compounds and has a restorative effect on dry fruit
    $200 26
You'll hear this web search site's name yodeled if you click the exclamation mark on the home page
    $200 11
Get your daily dose of A, B & C with a One-A-Day one of these
    $400 2
Jules Cambon, this country's ambassador to the U.S., served as an intermediary to begin peace talks
    $400 17
"After that shouting match...I had my secretary leave a heartfelt apology with your service"
    $400 22
...of your 4 limbs to your heart is this one
    $400 7
Add a little brandy or other spirit to the fire, then with a little fire, and you've created this French presentation
    $400 27
Typing "PBJ" in the JetBlue search box brought up Brian the dog dancing in a banana suit from this FOX show
    $400 12
A modern cinema with many movie screens
    $600 3
General Nelson Miles led the invasion of this Caribbean island & reported that 4/5 of its people were thrilled
    $600 18
Oscar, to Felix:
"Look at this. You're the only man in the world with clenched hair"
    $600 23
...Starbucks to the White House is a kiosk on this street
    $600 8
It's best to store raw chicken on a bottom shelf to prevent it dripping onto other foods, because chicken is less acidic than other meats, making it susceptible to these one-celled organisms
    $600 28
Flickr listed the language option "Arrr" on Sept. 19, this annual day
    $600 13
"A great number" as expressed in the Bible
    DD: $1,000 4
On January 24, 1898 Captain Sigsbee was told to sail this battleship from Key West to Cuba to protect American interests
    $800 19
Larry David:
"I don't like talking to...people I know, but strangers, I have no problem with"
    $800 24 airport to the Central Park Zoo is this one
    $800 9
After shaking oil and vinegar, they separate quickly; add mustard, and you have one of these colloidal suspensions that will stay mixed longer
    $800 29
When you click the invisible link on this website, you'll see CEO Jeff Bezos' page honoring a past worker
    $800 14
Finding the product of 2 integers
    $1000 5
During the war he headed a committee to investigate the spread of yellow fever in military camps
    $1000 20
Jack Donaghy, asked why he's in a tux with no event to attend:
"It's after 6...what am I, a farmer?"
    $1000 25
...person to Wild Bill Hickok is her
    $1000 10
So, you wanna freeze some broccoli, but you also wanna make sure that it stays bright green months on down the line? Well, you might want to employ this hot water–cold water process
    $1000 30
Typing in brings up this search engine in online leet speak
    $1000 15
From the Latin for "many sided", it's an adjective for diplomatic talks between more than 2 parties

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gail Julia Laura
$2,400 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Julia Laura
$3,000 $8,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
An amphoteric compound like aluminum hydroxide can act either as an acid or as this
    $400 6
Buggy's partner:
    $400 11
With its own Parthenon, Nashville, Tennesse is this Greek city "of the South"
    $400 17
(Jon of the Clue Crew unlocks a lock with the magic word.) In their combinations, old-time locks of this popular portable type often used letters rather than numbers
    $400 1
"Moby Dick" is subtitled "or, the" this 5-letter word
    $400 16
French title of the film remade stateside as "The Birdcage"
    $800 23
Lye can be 1 of the compounds known by this 4-letter name, though you won't pop open a can of lye when thirsty
    $800 7
A popular pet:
    $800 12
Louisville is this "city", like the race that's run there
    $800 18
The type of lock now standard on U.S. residences was patented in 1865 by a guy with this Ivy League-sounding name
    $800 2
The long, long subtitle of "Robinson Crusoe" includes this calamity
    $800 27
With films like "A Better Tomorrow", John Woo brought attention to the cinema of this place where he grew up
    $1200 24
A substance, like a plastic, made of macromolecules; the American Chemical Society has a division of this "chemistry"
    $1200 8
(with butter, yum!)
    $1200 13
This Egyptian city earned the nickname "Mother of Books" from the library that was there in ancient times
    $1200 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew picks a pick.) To open a lock without a key, specialists use many different styles of picks; because of its shape, this one is known either has a rake or by this reptilian name
    $1200 3
"The Audacity of Hope" offers "Thoughts of Reclaiming the American" this
    $1200 28
A film about Che Guevara's youthful travels is called these "Diaries", the vehicle he used
    $1600 25
By definition, a carbide is a compound of carbon & this type of substance
    $1600 9
An arctic dweller:
oso blanco
    $1600 14
Portland, Oregon is "The City of" these flowers
    $1600 20
For good home security, get a lock with this fatal-sounding latching system; they're tough & hard to jimmy
    DD: $3,400 4
"Frankenstein" is subtitled "or the Modern" this mythical man
    $1600 29
This Italian director's 1954 film "La Strada" won the Foreign Language Film Oscar
    DD: $1,000 26
Thiols, emitted by skunks & chopped onions, resemble alcohols but with an atom of this element in place of an oxygen atom
    $2000 10
A provider of meat:
    $2000 15
Due to its sprawling area, the city of Lima is also called El Pulpo, or this sea creature
    $2000 21
(Jon of the Clue Crew turns the key on a cutaway demonstration lock.) On an everyday key, the cuts raise the moving parts commonly known by this name to the proper height, allowing the cylinder to turn & open the lock
    $2000 5
In 1740 good girls read "Pamela: or," this "Rewarded"
    $2000 30
"Katyn", from this country, is the story of the killing of its army officers by Soviet soldiers in 1940

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Julia Laura
$14,400 $15,600 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His 2003 People magazine obituary was headlined "Fade to Black"

Final scores:

Gail Julia Laura
$2 $30,401 $30,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail Julia Laura
$15,400 $15,400 $13,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2008-11-19
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