Show #5025 - Friday, June 16, 2006

Craig Westphal game 6.

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Josh Kennedy, a bartender from Trenton, New Jersey

Gerald Bergen, a construction worker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Craig Westphal, a paramedic from Tucson, Arizona (whose 5-day cash winnings total $114,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

HUMMINGBIRDS
2001: A SPORTS ODYSSEY
LET'S GO WORK OUT
TRAIL MIX
FIRST BORN
EPONYMS
    $200 21
Of 50, 100 or 200, the number of wingbeats per second for the smallest hummingbirds during courtship
    $200 1
Number of home runs Barry Bonds hit in 2001, setting a Major League record
    $200 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Bally Total Fitness.) Biologically, it means living without oxygen; in the gym, it's the type of exercise that builds muscle with bursts of exertion
    $200 12
Popular with cyclists, the 18.5-mile Mount Vernon trail follows this river's shoreline
    $200 11
Shakespeare,
Milton,
Tennyson
    $200 26
This synonym for a miserly man comes from a Dickens story
    $400 22
Although it's true that hummingbirds prefer flowers of this color, the shape of the flower is equally important
    $400 2
As GM of this team, Michael Jordan made history by picking high schooler Kwame Brown No. 1 in the NBA draft
    $400 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Bally Total Fitness.) You can get a low-impact workout using the not-exactly-circular pedaling motion that gives this type of machine its name
    $400 13
Pompeys Pillar, a famous rock formation in Montana, lies along the trail named for this pair
    $400 17
Giuseppe Verdi,
Wolfgang Mozart,
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    $400 27
A "W" was added to his raised letter alphabet so that it could be used in English
    $600 23
At night hummingbirds enter torpor, a short version of this, in which temp. lowers & metabolism slows
    $600 4
Point Given won this Triple Crown race & got daisies because Maryland's state flower hadn't bloomed yet
    $600 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Bally Total Fitness.) Your RMR, short for this, is the number of calories you need to maintain your current weight; it will increase as you add muscle
    $600 14
In Nebraska you can still see wagon wheel ruts on this trail that extended between the Missouri & Columbia Rivers
    $600 18
John F. Kennedy,
Gerald Ford,
George H.W. Bush
    $600 28
Although his name is now a synonym for rags-to-riches success, this 19th c. author never achieved that success
    DD: $1,000 24
The largest hummingbird is the 8 1/2-inch Patagona gigas, native to this mountain range
    $800 5
This "Iron Man" played his last game for the Orioles in 2001 after 21 seasons
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Bally Total Fitness.) With this stretch, I'm improving this; the active type of it is the distance a joint can move with your own power
    $800 15
This National Scenic Trail passes through 14 states, including Maine & Georgia
    $800 19
Pablo Picasso,
Salvador Dali,
Grandma Moses
    $800 29
This confection of sugar-coated almonds is named for the French army officer whose chef first prepared it
    $1000 25
This species, which shares its name with a steam organ, is North America's smallest bird at around 2 3/4" in length
    $1000 7
With the help of defensemen Ray Bourque & Rob Blake, this hockey team cascaded to the Stanley Cup
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Bally Total Fitness.) This German-born fitness visionary developed two types of his system to make you long & strong: one using equipment & one on a simple mat
    $1000 16
In the mid-1800s 70,000 Mormons traveled the Mormon Pioneer Trail between Nauvoo in this state & Utah
    $1000 20
Marco Polo,
Henry the Navigator,
Christopher Columbus
    $1000 30
The name of this unit of magnetic flux comes from a Scottish physicist not a "smart" sitcom spy

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

Craig Gerald Josh
$4,000 $1,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Gerald Josh
$8,400 $2,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CITY OF THE DAY: SAVANNAH
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA
THE INDIE 5
17th CENTURY QUOTATIONS
THE SHIP
HITS THE "FAN"
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Christ Church in Savannah, Georgia.) I'm at the chuch where the first American Sunday school class was held by this man, who later established the Methodist Church
    $400 1
The Who's Who 60, an all-time list in the 60th Edition, incudes this "aviator, b. Detroit, Feb. 4, 1902"
    $400 12
Before a jewelry heist in this film, Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi) tells us that he abhors automatically tipping
    $400 21
On Feb. 23, 1667 he wrote in his "Diary", "This day I am, by the blessing of God, 34 years old, in very good health"
    $400 6
On this man's 1610 Nothwest Passage hunt, he took the Discovery down a bay & a strait now named for him
    $400 26
As a noun it can mean "whim"; you can also take a "flight of" it
    $800 17
In Savannah, head for the Lady & Sons Restaurant run by this Food Network chef known for her "home cooking"
    $800 2
Some new 2006 names are "Jeopardy!" champ Ken Jennings & this first skateboarder to do "the 900" trick
    $800 13
It was Gallagher, MacDowell & Spader in the Deep South in this atmospheric 1989 film
    $800 22
This scientist wrote to Robert Hooke, "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants"
    $800 7
1 of 2 similar-sounding Titanic sister ships; 1 is an "encyclopedic" adjective, the other is "mountainous"
    $800 27
Zealotry
    $1200 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew strolls in a park in Savannah, Georgia.) John Berendt, author of this 1994 bestseller about Savannah, writes that the city's 22 squares are its treasures
    $1200 3
He listed himself in Who's Who as an "electrician"--guess inventing the incandescent bulb qualifies
    $1200 14
George Harrison started Handmade Films to help make this Monty Python religious epic
    $1200 23
In this 1650s work you'll find the line, "I have laid aside business, and gone a-fishing"
    $1200 8
Prohibited by law from returning to Prince William Sound, it's now known as the Sea River Mediterranean
    $1200 28
Aaron Copland completed this "for the Common Man" in 1942
    $1600 19
In 1864 this general telegraphed Lincoln, "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah"
    DD: $2,400 4
Once the youngest person ever listed, she's still in the 2006 edition, now as "former ambassador"
    $1600 15
1959's "Shadows" was the groundbreaking debut of this actor/director
    $1600 24
In his "Second Treatise of Government", John Locke wrote, "Wherever law ends", this "begins"
    DD: $3,000 9
Josiah Gibbs got help translating for the accused men of this ship from James Covey, an African sailor, once a slave
    $1600 29
The name of this lively Spanish dance form has also come to mean tomfoolery
    $2000 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Johnson Square in Savannah, Georgia.) This "colorful" general was given a plantation by the people of Savannah for his Revolutionary War victories in the South; he's now buried here in Savannah
    $2000 5
This famous man's entry features his 1960-62 chairmanship of the Sumter County, Georgia school board
    $2000 16
Much of this movie was filmed in the store where director Kevin Smith was working at the time
    $2000 25
In his "Pensees", this French mathematician philosophized, "Evil is easy, and has infinite forms"
    $2000 10
Linda Morgan was in bed in 1956 when the Stockholm's prow rudely moved her; she survived, but this ship didn't
    $2000 30
This rhyming term refers to both a Chinese gambling game & a Western card game

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Gerald Josh
$13,600 $8,000 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TRANSPORTATION NEWS
This city's iconic Routemaster vehicles were just shy of 50 years' service when they were retired in 2005

Final scores:

Craig Gerald Josh
$11,199 $3,000 $27,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Craig Gerald Josh
$13,400 $8,000 $13,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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