Show #5027 - Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Contestants

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Clark Floyd, an accountant from Savannah, Georgia

Sioux Stoeckle, an English professor from Blythe, California

Josh Kennedy, a bartender from Trenton, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $55,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TIMES
BASEBALL RECORD BREAKERS
ANIMALS ON THE CHINESE CALENDAR
AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY
CARS IN THE DICTIONARY
"D" BRIEFING
    $200 26
Called ros caelestis, or "heavenly dew", it was the chief sweetener of ancient times
    $200 2
On Sept. 26, 1981 he hurled his record-breaking 5th no-hit game; he went on to pitch 2 more in his career
    $200 20
1975:
I'm wefuhwing to this cwazy cwitter, heheheh
    $200 1
This Great Lake is the lowest in elevation & the only one of the 5 sharing its name with a province
    $200 11
This Chevy car is perfectly ship-shape
    $200 16
Snow White's only beardless dwarf
    $400 27
Myron's Discobolus statue shows a man doing this, not dancing
    $400 3
This Cincinnati Red had more career at-bats than any other player, 14,053; that's one reason for all those hits
    $400 22
1900:
It's slang for an informer
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points to a map of Southern California on the monitor that zooms in on a central region.) This world-famous area within Los Angeles is also an adjective meaning flashy or glamorous
    $400 12
I think we can all agree on this Honda
    $400 17
Oh, waiter! Contact Hades & have them ship in a serving of this rich, dark chocolate cake
    $600 28
Julius Caesar said this region was divided into 3 parts; Augustus divided it into 4, including Aquitania
    $600 4
In 2004 this Seattle Mariner had 262 hits, breaking an 84-year-old record
    $600 23
1965:
A wirepuller, or a treacherous person, as in "a low-down, dirty..."
    $600 8
We're sure the Berkshires are a chain of hills centered in the western part of this state
    $600 13
This Ford model created quite a storm in North America
    $600 18
The international road vehicle sticker of this nation is seen here
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Nile in Egypt.) The mud deposited by the Nile made ancient Egypt "kemet", black land; the desert was "deshret", meaning this
    $800 5
In 2003 this Atlanta Braves pitcher set a record by winning at least 15 games for the 16th straight season
    $800 24
1940:
A Tom Clancy novel in 2000 was called "The Bear and" this beast
    DD: $1,500 9
These largest cities of Michigan & Iowa were both given French names
    $800 14
It would take many of this Nissan model to reach its limit
    $800 19
Until 1971 college students could get these delays of military service & avoid Vietnam
    $1000 30
The Epigoni were the sons of the "7 against" this city who later succeeded where their dads had failed
    $1000 6
While with the Rockies, this outfielder became the first Canadian-born major leaguer to collect 2,000 hits
    $1000 25
1980:
Proverbially, you can have one of these on your back, or make one of these out of someone
    $1000 10
Many Oregon Trail trekkers set out from this Missouri city, the trail's eastern terminus
    $1000 15
This Volkswagen model is a real sport
    $1000 21
It's the technical name for a 12-sided solid figure

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

Josh Sioux Clark
$4,500 -$1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Sioux Clark
$6,300 $800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHEMISTRY
SEASONAL ACTING
DURING THE FILLMORE PRESIDENCY
BRANDS
LITERARY JOHNS
SUPERHERO BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 3
1,6-diaminohexane & hexanedioic acid mix to make this polymer popular in stockings
    $400 22
This heartthrob has starred as Lt. Zac on "Battlestar Galactica" & Dr. Noah Drake on "General Hospital"
    $400 16
This state entered the Union on Sept. 9, 1850, becoming at the time the second-largest state in area
    $400 11
Yuban says it's 100% this type of coffee
    $400 1
A 1921 poem by Vachel Lindsay was "In Praise of" this wandering planter
    $400 21
1970s bodybuilding documentary & Avengers member whose secret identity is Tony Stark
    $800 6
In 1856 Sir William Perkin made the first synthetic one of these; he produced mauve while trying to make quinine
    $800 23
His friendship with Robin Williams landed him a part as Robin's son on "Mork & Mindy"
    $800 17
In 1851 this actor played his first major role when he replaced his father Junius as Richard III at the National Theatre
    $800 12
This breakfast cereal is "kid-tested, mother-approved"
    $800 2
The Phillips Exeter Academy was the model for the Steering School in his "The World According to Garp"
    $800 27
1991 Madonna pic highlighting her "Blond Ambition" tour in which she fights crime as a blind Marvel acrobat
    $1200 7
These electron energy layers surrounding an atom's nucleus are labeled K, L, M, N, O, etc.
    $1200 24
This German actress & model starred opposite Inspector Clouseau in "A Shot in the Dark"
    $1200 18
Popularized by Horace Greeley, this 4-word phrase is often credited to an 1851 editorial by John Soule
    $1200 13
This Copenhagen-based beer brand became purveyors to the Royal Danish Court in 1904
    $1200 4
He regained paradise with 2nd wife Katharine & mourned her in "Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint"
    $1200 28
Whitman "Leaves of Grass" poetic entry that, with patriotic shield in hand, battles the Red Skull
    DD: $4,000 8
Dextran, starch & glycogen are examples of these, meaning "many sugars"
    $1600 25
Lee Majors made a name for himself after "The 6 Million Dollar Man" playing Colt Seavers on this action series
    DD: $5,000 19
On August 22, 1851 this U.S. yacht defeated 14 British vessels in a race around the Isle of Wight
    $1600 14
This candy-coated gum brand is named for a substance used to make gum
    $1600 5
He dedicated his "Endymion" to Thomas Chatterton, a poet who killed himself at the age of 17
    $1600 29
Flubberific Fred MacMurray film that leads the X-Men, albeit from his wheelchair
    $2000 9
This Frenchman known for his oxygen theory of combustion wrote the first modern chemistry textbook in 1789
    $2000 26
This actress from "The Poseidon Adventure" & "A Patch of Blue" passed away in January 2006
    $2000 20
In 1852 this hero of Verzcruz in the Mexican War was nominated by the Whig party as its presidential candidate
    $2000 15
An animated Santa glides over the snow in a rotary razor in classic holiday ads for this brand
    $2000 10
In Spanish his bestseller is "Los Hombres Son de Marte, las Mujeres Son de Venus"
    $2000 30
Judas' named biblical betrayal price was hanging ten & being confined to Earth by Galactus, the planet eater

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Sioux Clark
$11,500 -$800 $27,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL NAMES
2 of 3 European Union member nations whose names are only one syllable in English

Final scores:

Josh Sioux Clark
$22,999 -$800 $28,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Sioux Clark
$10,800 -$800 $21,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
8 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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