Show #5628 - Wednesday, February 11, 2009


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Jennifer Seiger, a singer and voice teacher from Cary, North Carolina

Deepak Tamasker, an attorney originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Richard Wiggs, an architect from Memphis, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's the American Humane Association's seal of approval.)
    $200 1
Enlargement of this walnut-size gland found only in males is common in men over 50
    $200 24
To make this star appear to talk, a nylon thread was put under his lip, & he would move his mouth to get it out
    $200 6
This instrument with a pointed metal spiral is used to open wine bottles
    $200 21
The 30,000-square mile purchase ensured U.S. control of the Mesilla Valley, bordering this strategic river
    $200 11
If it's October 16, it's national feral these day--Bob Barker hopes you spay & neuter the little guys
    $200 16
A popular gift for lovers is a diamond one of these, a word derived from the Latin for "arm"
    $400 2
These triangular glands that sit on top of the kidneys produce epinephrine
    $400 25
The original dog came from a shelter; this star, a descendant, is also a mixture of schnauzer, cocker spaniel & poodle
    $400 7
The name of this tool used in sculpting is also a slang term meaning "to cheat or swindle"
    $400 22
Today the Gadsden purchase lands form part of the southern ends of these 2 states
    $400 12
April 30 is National this quality Day--no fooling allowed
    $400 17
This 7-letter adjective for someone with romantic inclinations comes from the Latin for "Love"
    $600 3
This gland in the front of the neck below the larynx makes calcitonin to deal with high levels of calcium in the blood
    $600 26
Given his name because of his quickness, this horse was also intelligent enough to perform 60 maneuvers
    $600 8
Seen here, this pair is just the thing for pounding or grinding
    $600 23
In the 1880s this Transcontinental Railroad abbreviated S.P. was built through the Gadsden purchase lands
    $600 13
If it's the first Friday in May, it's "No" these "Day"--the promoters recommend boxers, bloomers or briefs instead
    $600 18
Your date might give you this floral accessory with a name derived from the Latin for "body"
    $800 4
Robert Wadlow's overactive this gland cranked enough growth hormone to make him 8'11" tall
    $800 27
The voice of this character was actually the call of a kookaburra on fast forward
    $800 9
It's Hurst's trademark name for the heavy duty tool used to free people from car wrecks
    $800 29
This U.S. president authorized the deal in 1853
    $800 14
If it's September 1 & you're in New Zealand, it's R.A.K. Day, or "Random" this day (those Kiwis are such nice folks!)
    $800 19
This synonym for "passionate" is from the Latin for "to burn"; or just add a "T" to a Shakespearean forest...
    $1000 5
This tiny organ in the brain secretes melatonin & could be rated "P.G."
    $1000 28
You can see why this star, a white pig, received thousands more fan letters than co-star Eva Gabor
    $1000 10
Used by astronauts, a plench is a combination of these 2 tools
    $1000 30
Famous for his leadership at the Alamo, this Mexican dictator negotiated the deal for Mexico
    $1000 15
If today's date is this, it's Pi Day (you have to do a little rounding)
    DD: $1,800 20
Often used in the plural, this synonym for wedding goes back to the Latin verb nubere, "to take a husband"

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

Richard Deepak Jennifer
$4,000 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Deepak Jennifer
$7,000 $3,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: The Frank Gehry creation in Bilbao, Spain, that's been called the greatest building of our time.)
    $400 21
St. Paul studied under the rabbi Gamaliel & was known by this name before his conversion to Christianity
    $400 16
Ex-P.M. P.W. Botha of this country was in wilderness when he died--not the political wilderness, an actual place
    $400 1
These institutions can encompass grades 6, 7, 8 & 9
    $400 6
Good timing: in 2006 a man went into cardiac arrest at a fundraiser for the AHA, this org. (he made it)
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Bilbao, Spain.)
This foundation has two of the world's most architecturally innovative museums, in New York & here in Bilbao, Spain
    $800 22
In Romans 11:13 Paul declares himself "Apostle of" these, not the Jews
    $800 17
Surfing culture is centered in Hawaii, California & this commonwealth country, the home of champ Mick Fanning
    $800 2
It's the only word in the Pledge of Allegiance that fits the category
    $800 7
In 408 A.D. the Visigoths attacked Rome & demanded 3,000 pounds of this spice, not salt, as part of the city's ransom
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Bilbao, Spain.)
What "The New York Times" called "the miracle in Bilbao", this building was made possible by computer design & a 1/10th-inch thick skin made of this material used on spacecraft
    $1200 23
When he had his famous vision, St. Paul was on his way to this city
    $1200 26
1952: "That Monarch Plus Me"
    $1200 18
This country's special forces include the Alpine Commando Unit & the Gruppo Intervento Speciale
    $1200 3
Please, mister, please don't play B-17 on this device whose name dates back to 1939
    $1200 8
Sworn in following an assassination, he's the only U.S. president who was not sworn in on a Bible
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Bilbao, Spain.) A 2008 exhibit was on Spanish artist Juan Munoz, who was influenced by this "-ism" that reduces art to its essentials
    $1600 24
On his last trip to Rome, St. Paul was shipwrecked on Melita, believed to be this island south of Sicily
    DD: $3,000 27
1950: "Fiji's Neck of the Ocean"
    $1600 19
The world's oldest tango festival, the Tangomarkkinat, is held annually in this northern European country
    $1600 4
This part of the troposphere that's 7 miles up has winds that are over 60 knots
    $1600 9
Mad King Otto of this German kingdom "shot" a peasant daily; unbeknownst to Otto, the gun held blanks
    DD: $3,000 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Bilbao, Spain.) Bilbao is in the area named for this Pyrenees people; take a look at an example of the museum's works by Eduardo Chillida, one of this peoples' finest artists
    $2000 25
St. Paul was born in Tarsus, in the region of Cilicia, today a part of this country
    $2000 28
1949: "Put Your Lips on Mine, Ms. Winslet"
    $2000 20
This African country shares its name with the 550-square-mile lake on its western border
    $2000 5
This garment created in 1913 is now often seen on mechanics & parachutists
    $2000 10
A lithophone is a percussion instrument made of this; there's one in Vietnam that's 6,000 years old
    $2000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Bilbao, Spain.)
The largest gallery space in the museum houses the permanent exhibit "the matter of time"--eight massive sculptures by this American artist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Deepak Jennifer
$13,200 $6,800 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2007 this novel celebrated its 50th anniversary as its manuscript, a 120-foot-long scroll, toured the U.S.

Final scores:

Richard Deepak Jennifer
$12,200 $13,001 $1,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Deepak Jennifer
$16,200 $6,000 $17,000
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2008-12-02
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