Show #5730 - Friday, July 3, 2009


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Najah Ali, a college student from Lawrenceville, Georgia

Chris Hernandez, a biology student originally from Wharton, New Jersey

Nina Ginocchio, a school librarian from Park Ridge, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
This territory, no small potatoes, joins the Union as the 43rd state
    $200 12
"Father McKenzie, wiping the dirt from his hands as he walks from the grave, no one was saved"
    $200 25
Though he wrote a number of operas, Michael Haydn is far less famous than this older brother
    $200 3
The Last Drop Tavern was named for its proximity to the spot where public hangings took place in this Scottish capital
    $200 1
Pooh's porcine pal
    $200 7
A hunky hurler:
    $400 15
The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is completed in this city, its second bridge between Europe & Asia
    $400 13
"You've got me on my knees... I'm begging, darlin', please"
    $400 26
His 18th child, Johann Christian, wrote operas for the King's Theatre in London
    $400 19
The good folk at are making a major pub crawl in this country, which has more than 4,000 of them
    $400 2
Many a mom has compared her kid's messy room to this kind of hog enclosure
    $400 8
She's Mrs. Osiris:
    $600 16
After 132 years of French rule, this North African nation becomes independent
    $600 23
"Oo, you make my motor run, my motor run, gun it comin' off the line (this girl)... my my my i yi woo!"
    $600 27
Both the junior & senior Johanns in this Viennese family conducted dance music as well as composed it
    $600 20
In the 1600s London's leading literary lights got lit at this tavern named for a fish-tailed female
    $600 4
This "airborne" 3-word phrase is a cute way of saying "never"
    $600 9
Apollo's sister:
    $800 17
Samuel de Champlain establishes this city, Canada's oldest
    $800 24
"Well, I'm not the world's most physical guy but when she squeezed me tight she nearly broke my spine"
    $800 28
Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, was a composer as well as the brother-in-law of this British queen
    $800 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, VA.) The Raleigh Tavern here in Williamsburg has hosted many a feast, including one for this Frenchman during his triumphant return to America in 1824
    $800 5
In an 1865 book, the Duchess' baby surprises this title girl when it grunts, turns into a pig & trots away
    $800 10
Babylonian babe:
    $1000 18
324 A.D.: this Roman emperor defeats Licinius at the Battle of Adrianople
    $1000 30
"You don't have to put on the red light, those days are over, you don't have to sell your body to the night"
    DD: $500 29
We hope that Liszt was on the guest list when his daughter Cosima married this "Die Walkure" composer in 1870
    $1000 22
Have some Bass Ale or Strongbow Cider at the Rose & Crown in the U.K. section of this Disney World park
    $1000 6
In "Henry IV, Part II", Doll Tearsheet calls this rotund gent a "little tidy Bartholomew boar-pig"
    $1000 11
He's swift of foot:

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

Nina Chris Najah
$4,000 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nina Chris Najah
$5,000 $5,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Woman with brooch; balding man with glasses, pitchfork; cottage in Gothic Revival style in back
    $400 2
Havana-born Manny Diaz
    $400 7
Armed robbers have targeted tourists hiking the trails above this Colombia capital
    $400 26
Spike chronicled the aftermath of this disaster in the 2006 documentary series "When the Levees Broke"
    $400 18
The jungle babbler isn't someone who's gone mad in the forest, it's a type of this
    $400 1
Old British coin equal to one fourth of a penny
    $800 13
Deity stands on shell, modestly covering herself; Zephyr & Aura bring winds & a grace rushes to cover her
    $800 3
Richard M. Daley
    $800 8
An Ebola outbreak in the Western Kasai Province & rising crime in Kinshasa: don't go to this country
    $800 27
Spike directed Denzel Washington in "Mo' Better Blues", "He Got Game" & this biopic
    $800 22
This 1987 song features the lyrics, "If you got the money, honey, we got your disease"
    $800 17
Cosa Nostra, another term for the Mafia, can be translated as this
    DD: $2,000 14
2 people on a rail behind a bald man; hands clasped over his ears; his mouth contorts to an "O" shape
    $1200 4
Thomas Menino, who followed Ray Flynn
    $1200 9
Violent crime & harassment of women are on the rise in this country's Kathmandu Valley
    $1200 28
Spike's 1989 film "Do the Right Thing" was nominated for this film festival's Palme d'Or Award
    $1200 23
Go to the Columbus Zoo & see Jungle Jack's Landing, named for this director emeritus of the zoo
    $1200 19
An old prayer asks for deliverance from ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties & these
    $1600 15
3 timepieces appear to be melting (one's on a branch); a fourth is swarming with ants
    $1600 5
Gavin Newsom
    $1600 10
The State Dept. says travel in this country, including Khartoum & Omdurman, is potentially dangerous
    DD: $2,000 29
In "Get on the Bus", Spike told the tale of a group headed to this 1995 Washington, D.C. gathering
    $1600 24
John Huston wrote & directed this 1950 jewel heist caper that starred Sterling Hayden & Marilyn Monroe
    $1600 20
In the 1818 poem "Endymion", John Keats reminded us all that this 4-word phrase "is a joy forever"
    $2000 16
Naked "man" within circle & square; appears to have multiple limbs; text above & below
    $2000 6
The South's Shirley Franklin
    $2000 11
The State Dept. notes troops & tensions along this country's southern borders with Ethiopia & Djibouti
    $2000 30
Set in 1944 Italy, this 2008 Spike Lee film told the story of 4 black American soldiers trapped in a Tuscan village
    $2000 25
He wrote of the law of the jungle, "The wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the wolf that shall break it must die"
    $2000 21
Millard Fillmore ran unsuccessfully for president as this party's candidate in 1856

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nina Chris Najah
$8,200 $24,400 $7,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 2 moons in our solar system larger than Mercury; one orbits Jupiter & one orbits Saturn

Final scores:

Nina Chris Najah
$3,200 $23,000 $10,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nina Chris Najah
$8,200 $24,000 $7,400
14 R,
1 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2009-03-24
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