Show #4988 - Wednesday, April 26, 2006


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Michael Lapthorn, an exhibition designer from New York, New York

Margaret Holz, a surveyor's assistant from Lindside, West Virginia

Gigi Gilman, a homemaker and attorney from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This New York island is divided into 4 counties: Kings, Queens, Nassau & Suffolk
    $200 21
In the American Motorcycles series, here's this type of bike named for the removal of some parts
    $200 16
To chew without teeth
    $200 4
To keep Delaware's capital away from the invading British, it was moved to this city in 1777
    $200 2
Flash back a few decades with this anthem
    $200 1
The one that ends the Bill of Rights
    $400 27
Vineyard Sound separates her Vineyard from Cape Cod 4 miles away
    $400 22
Wonders of America: Land of Superlatives includes these oldest mountains that run from Canada to Alabama
    $400 17
"Synch" it to music to pretend to sing
    $400 11
James Oglethorpe founded Georgia in 1733 as a haven for people in trouble for this back in Britain
    $400 3
Do U remember "U Can't Touch This", "I Would Die 4 U" & this Grammy-winning Kelly Clarkson song
    DD: $1,000 8
1 of the 2 with a due-process clause
    $600 28
Cape Kumukahi is the easternmost point on this "Big Island"
    $600 23
4 stamps feature aspects of Ben Franklin; here he is in this job
    $600 18
To prepare a weapon so that it's ready for use
    $600 12
In 1868 & again in 1880, he was succeeded as British Prime Minister by William Gladstone
    $600 5
City that's the title of the following
    $600 9
The one that ends with the word "infringed"
    $800 29
Some islands in this Utah lake are waterfowl breeding grounds; Antelope Island is used for grazing cattle
    $800 24
The longest arm of the law, he's part of a series on DC comics superheroes
    $800 19
To do this to "the line" is to do what's expected
    $800 13
In 1952 the U.N. started a commission on this to make the world a less lethal place
    $800 6
"Chicago is one town that won't let you down, it's..." this
    $800 10
It's also called the Susan B. Anthony Amendment
    $1000 30
At 9,373 feet, Shishaldin Volcano on Unimak is the highest mountain in this archipelago
    $1000 25
Canada Post is a joint issuer of the stamp commemorating the 400th anniversary of this Frenchman's voyage
    $1000 20
A section of a journey separated from the other sections by a period of rest
    $1000 15
In the 16th century these assemblies of German potentates took place at Speyer, Augsburg & (yummy!) Worms
    $1000 7
This tune was on the soundtrack of the Spike Lee film of the same name
    $1000 14
The "cruel and unusual punishments" one

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

Gigi Margaret Michael
$2,800 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gigi Margaret Michael
$4,600 $2,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

"H.D." TV
    $400 11
This city in Lower Galilee was the hometown of Mary & Joseph
    $400 26
Aaaaaaaaay!!!! It was the family favorite featuring the Fonz
    $400 6
The difference between the freezing & boiling points of water is 100 on the Kelvin scale & this scale
    $400 1
Pain is the French word for this food staple
    $400 21
"The Exiles" & "The Long Rain" are 2 of 18 stories in this Ray Bradbury collection featuring a tattooed dude
    $400 12
Kennedy's cots
    $800 13
Lot fled to Zoar as destruction rained upon Admah, Zeboiim & these 2 cities in the Vale of Siddim
    $800 27
Now Democratic National Committee chairman, this former pres. candidate appears regularly on "Meet the Press"
    $800 7
Geneticists know that human beings typically have 23 pairs of these; fruit flies have only 4 pairs
    $800 2
In French, this citrus fruit is un pamplemousse
    DD: $7,000 22
In this 1864 Jules Verne novel, explorers descend into an Icelandic volcano & later surface on Stromboli Island
    $800 14
Biden's pedal digits
    $1200 18
Samson was imprisoned & died in this Philistine city; today a "Strip" is named for it
    $1200 28
Say, kids, he was the freckle-faced puppet persona of 1950s TV
    $1200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew drops a raisin into a glass and watches it bob back up.) A raisin in soda sinks because it's denser, & it rises because CO2 pockets make it more this, from the Spanish for "float"
    $1200 3
Champignon is the French word for an edible one of these
    $1200 23
"Under the Moons of" this planet, featuring adventurer John Carter, was Edgar Rice Burroughs' 1st published story
    $1200 15
Elizabeth's fishing rods
    $1600 19
On the road to this city, Paul was struck blind for 3 days; he later preached there
    $1600 29
On the Disney Channel, she turned heads as the multi-talented & often animated Lizzie McGuire
    $1600 9
A litmus test can help you set things on this scale devised by S.P.L. Sorensen
    $1600 4
Cotelette d'agneau means cutlets or chops of this meat
    $1600 24
"The Chronic Argonauts" was a precursor to this 1895 H.G. Wells novel
    $1600 16
Lautenberg's practical jokes
    DD: $2,000 20
"And the Lord said unto Joshua, See, I have given unto thine hand" this city, "and the king thereof"
    $2000 30
Seen here, he was Jack Paar's sidekick on "The Jack Paar Show"
    $2000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of the brain on a monitor.) Descartes called this gland "the seat of the rational soul", & it's named for its pinecone-shaped appearance
    $2000 5
Un oeuf is an egg; this is an eggplant
    $2000 25
In his short story "The Sentinel", a mysterious pyramid is found on the Moon, left there by some passing alien civilization
    $2000 17
Nebraskan Chuck's donut-shaped breakfast rolls

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gigi Margaret Michael
$8,600 $10,800 $32,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In literature from the 1200s to today, it has been depicted as a type of dish, a talismanic stone & a woman

Final scores:

Gigi Margaret Michael
$6,100 $17,801 $27,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gigi Margaret Michael
$8,000 $10,800 $26,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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