Show #5018 - Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Contestants

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Quinn Saunders, a filmmaker originally from Lumberton, New Jersey

Roberta Ellington, a marketing coordinator from Tustin, California

Dan Sander, a trust officer from Calgary, Alberta, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $65,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE GRATEFUL DEAD
CITY OF THE DAY: BOSTON
PETS
FASHION DESIGNERS
A SHORT HISTORY OF WESTERN UNION
"TOP" DRAWER
    $200 7
A childhood woodchopping mishap claimed half of this lead guitarist's right middle finger
    $200 13
Boston's 1-ton-plus King's Chapel bell was recast in 1816 by this patriot
    $200 6
Like humans, guinea pigs need a dietary source of this vitamin, so try feeding them a piece of orange each day
    $200 18
In 1988 she launched her DKNY line
    $200 23
The 2006 New York Times headline on Western Union's last telegram used this word, telegrams' version of a period
    $200 1
Individual crystals of this yellow November birthstone can weigh hundreds of pounds
    $400 8
Slotted between The Who & Hendrix, The Dead was No. 6 to play at this city's 1967 Pop Festival
    $400 14
British Gen. Gage said of the June 1775 battle here, "The loss we have sustained is greater than we can bear"
    $400 11
16th century essayist Montaigne wondered if this pet used him as a plaything more than he used her
    $400 19
This American designer is a direct descendant of William Claiborne, the 1st governor of the State of Louisiana
    $400 24
Like the railroad would in 1869, the telegraph went transcontinental by linking up in this state, in 1861
    $400 2
A specialized mapmaker who studies the Earth's surface features
    $600 9
The Dead was scheduled to play at this group's ill-fated 1969 show at Altamont Speedway but refused to go on
    $600 15
America's answer to "Upstairs, Downstairs", this TV show was set in a fashionable Boston district just after WWI
    $600 28
Like a James Bond villain, indicted stockbroker Calvin Darden had 4 of these in a tank at $2,500 each
    $600 20
In 1922 this French designer launched a perfume line that helped her financially through difficult years
    $600 25
In 1866 Western Union had the "heart" to introduce the first of these stock-price reporting devices
    $600 3
It's the meticulously crafted form whose finished product is seen here
    $800 10
In 1978 the last of 3 Dead shows near this Wonder of the Ancient World was timed to coincide with a lunar eclipse
    DD: $1,000 16
In 1872 this inventor opened a school for teachers of the deaf in Boston
    $800 29
Basic obedience training makes a dog comfortable, because he sees you as the leader of this group
    $800 21
His post-WWII "New Look" was a symbol for youth, hope & the future
    $800 26
Western Union introduced the first of these deferred-payment instruments in 1914; it was made of metal
    $800 4
A major government building of this state capital is modeled after the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
    $1000 12
In 1991 The Dead played a memorial concert in Golden Gate Park for this promoter before an estimated 300,000 people
    $1000 17
Since the 18th century, a grasshopper has sat atop the marketplace named for this Huguenot
    $1000 30
To metabolize calcium & have strong bones, iguanas need this type of radiation, provided by a special light
    $1000 22
He's had his own line at Target & his own show on the Oxygen Network
    $1000 27
In 1964 Western Union began using these high-frequency beams transcontinentally to replace land lines
    $1000 5
In 1465 Muhammed II moved his court to this palace, the home of the Ottoman rulers for the next 4 centuries

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Dan Roberta Quinn
$1,400 $2,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Roberta Quinn
$2,600 $5,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE DEADFUL GREAT
BILL MURRAY FILM QUOTES
THE MODERN ARMY
(Sarah: We'll show you the tools it's using to meet 21st century challenges.)
NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS RECIPIENTS
LITERARY WHICH CAME FIRST
FEMININE WORDS
    $400 21
In 1872 she was fined $100 for voting in the presidential election; she never paid it
    $400 1
"License to kill gophers by the government of the United Nations. Man, free to kill gophers at will"
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks among some soldiers standing at ease at Fort Huachuca, AZ.) For camouflage, the new combat uniform combines green for forest fighting, brown for desert & gray for this type of place
    $400 16
Actress Jessica Tandy received the medal the same year as her husband, this fellow actor in the film "Cocoon"
    $400 6
"The Green Mile",
"Carrie",
"Needful Things"
    $400 11
This term used of lady sonneteers is now disdained as condescending
    $800 22
The self-penned epitaph of this president who died on July 23, 1885 reads, "Let us have peace"
    DD: $1,400 2
"I've been stabbed, shocked, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted & burned... I am an immortal"
    $800 27
The Edelweiss Lodge in Garmisch is a resort for soldiers on this alliterative type of leave
    $800 17
As Brancusi's assistant, Isamu Noguchi mastered this art form on display at a Queens museum named for him
    $800 7
"The Pelican Brief",
"The Firm",
"The Client"
    $800 12
A type of Italian noblewoman, like the "Barefoot" one in a 1954 movie
    $1200 23
In 1853 at age 33, she became superintendent of London's Harley Street Nursing Home
    $1200 3
"Why worry? Each one of us is carrying an unlicensed nuclear accelerator on his back"
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks near a scraggly tree at Fort Huachuca, AZ.) The desert conditions around Fort Huachuca help simulate some of the conditions of this operation, launched March 19, 2003
    $1200 18
This widely recorded soprano was chosen by Ira Gershwin for the lead role in a 1952 revival of "Porgy and Bess"
    DD: $1,200 8
"Bleak House",
"A Christmas Carol",
"The Mystery of Edwin Drood"
    $1200 13
Take one letter out of a breaded, fried piece of potato to get this, a woman who flirts to get her way
    $1600 24
The eldest of 10 children, this Irish writer would make June 16, 1904 a date to remember
    $1600 4
"C'mon, it's Czechoslovakia. We zip in, we pick 'em up... zip right out again... It's like we're going into Wisconsin"
    $1600 29
In the 1980s these Army food packets replaced C rations; old-time soldiers would have loved the chicken tetrazzini
    $1600 19
This Texas playwright also wrote the screenplays for "To Kill a Mockingbird" & "Tender Mercies"
    $1600 9
"The Hound of the Baskervilles",
"A Study in Scarlet",
"The Valley of Fear"
    $1600 14
The -ine suffix is seen in words like chorine for a chorus girl & this for a harem member
    $2000 25
In 1684 this German philosopher published the foundations of calculus, unaware of Newton's work on the subject
    $2000 5
"Once again, my life has been saved by the miracle of lasagna"
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew crouches near a small plane at Fort Huachuca, AZ.) Soldiers keep an eye on things with a catapult-launched Shadow UAV, short for this type of aerial vehicle
    $2000 20
Some distinguished figures in this field include Michael Graves, Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown
    $2000 10
"The Plague",
"The Rebel",
"The Stranger"
    $2000 15
A man who has left a will is a testator; this is the equivalent word for a woman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Roberta Quinn
$8,600 $11,000 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS
It's the only Canadian province or territory whose 2-letter postal abbreviation is a preposition

Final scores:

Dan Roberta Quinn
$17,199 $17,500 $6,399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Roberta Quinn
$8,600 $10,800 $14,800
14 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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