Show #5955 - Friday, July 2, 2010


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Kim Platnick, a school librarian from Dunwoody, Georgia

Aaron Wicks, a planning and evaluation manager from Rochester, New York

Dave Edwards, an architect from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
In Luke, Elisabeth told her, "Blessed art thou amoung women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb"
    $200 6
In 1967 color TV was introduced to the U.K. when this network sponsored a tournament on centre court
    $200 1
This South American country has about as many people as all the other South American countries combined
    $200 26
There are 290 fat calories in one of this chain's extra crispy breasts, but only 130 in the original recipe ones
    $200 16
Robert graduated from this school in 1829 with an incredible zero demerits
    $200 11
Take a small drink
    $400 18
"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but" this "is weak"
    $400 7
The Wimbledon championships are the only Grand Slam event played on this surface
    $400 2
The Dharma Chakra or "Wheel of Law" appears on the flag of this country
    $400 27
Its Triple Whopper has a whopping 1,160 calories & 205 milligrams of cholesterol
    $400 22
Robert E. Lee was born Jan. 19, 1807 at Stratford Hall, the Lee family estate in Northern Virginia on the banks of this river
    $400 12
It's the "stiff upper" projecting rim of a pitcher
    $600 19
Jesus told those in the synagogue, "Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, physician" do this
    $600 8
Between 1973 & 2006 this Czech-American appeared in 326 Wimbledon matches, the most of any player, male or female
    $600 3
The Ural mountains form a boundary between the European & Asian parts of this country
    $600 28
If you're thinking outside the bun, think about the 990 calories & 1,930 mg of sodium in this chain's Volcano Nachos
    DD: $3,000 23
In 1831 Lee married Mary Anna Custis, the step-great-granddaughter of this man
    $600 13
Nada, nothing, or perhaps, to fasten your pants
    $800 20
Before his conversion on the road to Damascus, he "persecuted the church of God, and wasted it"
    $800 9
This sport is attached to the name of the club that sponsors Wimbledon, though activities are confined to tennis
    $800 4
It's the only African country in the top 10
    $800 29
Hit a Grand Slam Slugger with hash browns at one of these restaurants & you've knocked in 85% of your RDV of fat
    $800 24
During this war Lee distinguished himself at the siege of Veracruz & other battles
    $800 14
It can precede cord, tide & -roaring
    $1000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Jesus Museum in Israel.) The Jesus Boat is very much like those in which he sailed, as in Mark chapter 4 when there arose a great storm, & He rebuked this
    $1000 10
In 1985 he became the youngest player, the first unseeded player & the first German to win the men's singles title
    $1000 5
It claims all or part of 3 of the 10 largest islands in the world
    $1000 30
The Melbourne, a porterhouse at this steakhouse chain, weighs in at over 1,000 calories
    $1000 25
In 1859 Robert E. Lee commanded the U.S. Marines that assaulted this man's barricaded forces at Harpers Ferry
    $1000 15
After a 1997 golf injury, Evel Knievel got this body part replaced

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

Dave Aaron Kim
$1,200 $4,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Aaron Kim
$5,200 $8,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: People who are known by one name only.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "P" and there will also be a "K" in the correct response.)
    $400 1
Sal's famous pizzeria is a focal point of this Spike Lee film
    $400 26
He had 4 daughters, Bessie, Alta, Alice & Edith, & one son, John D, Jr.
    $400 6
We have great expectations you know this 3-letter term for a dot on a domino
    $400 12
Sea anemones use these both to paralyze & to gather in passing prey
    $400 7
This philosopher was born in Stagira in Macedonia around 384 B.C.
    $400 18
Uh-oh! Someone had some trouble with this toy
    $800 2
"Cold Pizza" was a morning show that debuted in 2003 on this sports cable network
    $800 27
He had 2 daughters & 2 other sons in addition to the one who became president in 1825
    $800 17
Dominoes originated in this country in ancient times; the game didn't reach Europe until the 18th century
    $800 13
There's a 1/2-ounce African dwarf species of this colorful bird that dives into rivers to seize lunch
    $800 8
In 1983 this Bulgarian-born artist surrounded 11 islands in Biscayne Bay with floating pink fabric
    $800 19
Try this with lox... or caviar... or...
    $1200 3
Scar-Jo's hubby, he was one of the title "guys" in "Two Guys, A Girl And A Pizza Place"
    DD: $3,000 28
One of his sons, John IV, wrote the memoir "The Other Side of Eden"
    $1200 23
A domino with both ends having the same value is called a double or this, which is 1 letter longer & also a garment
    $1200 14
The white-handed species of this Asian lesser ape uses its white hands to grab fruit & eggs
    $1200 9
In 1659 he produced his first major comedy, "Les Precieuses Ridicules" for Louis XIV
    $1200 20
It's the type of pillow seen here
    $1600 4
This TV show centers on Fry, a pizza boy who was cryogenically frozen in 2000 & reawakened in the year 2999
    $1600 29
This poet's third daughter, Deborah, was born in 1652, shortly after he went totally blind
    DD: $2,000 24
Domino pieces are sometimes called these because they were originally made of ivory
    $1600 15
The pea type of this lives on bivalves & grabs food from bivalves with its pincers
    $1600 10
This female folk singer who died in 2008 was called the "voice of the civil rights movement"
    $1600 21
It's a good idea to have plenty of this spice on hand
    $2000 5
Early in her career Julia Roberts played Daisy in this tasty film
    $2000 30
This "Rabbit, Run" author & father of 4 also wrote "A Child's Calendar", with a poem for every month
    $2000 25
Early pieces had white faces on ebony backing, resembling a priest wearing a domino, a dark this
    $2000 16
3 inches long with a 2 1/2-inch fluffy tail, the African pygmy this feeds on seeds--nuts are out of its league
    $2000 11
The second president of Indonesia, he ruled from 1968 to 1998
    $2000 22
Your friend who is wearing this type of necklace is probably just back from Hawaii

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Aaron Kim
$9,000 $19,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The "History" by Herodotus has been called the earliest surviving European work of this form, from Latin for "straightforward"

Final scores:

Dave Aaron Kim
$12,001 $18,001 $2,999
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Aaron Kim
$12,000 $17,400 $8,000
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-03
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