Show #5028 - Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Contestants

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Tony Mahler, a healthcare consultant from Bronx, New York

Amanda Ross-White, a librarian from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Clark Floyd, an accountant from Savannah, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

1491
THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIFE WHO...
(Alex: You have to identify the actress.)
COOK ME UP!
IT'S ALL A PLANT
PLEAD THE FIFTH
COLORFUL IDIOMS
    $200 11
In 1491 this country outlawed golf, soccer & other sports that were taking young men away from military training
    $200 21
...got an Oscar nomination in 2006
    $200 16
With the rising sun beating down on me I was doing this, as if I was a genoise or a loaf of bread
    $200 23
Arkansas has made the pink variety of this its state fruit & its state vegetable, just in case
    $200 6
The Chinese believe that 5 elements influence daily life: metal, wood, earth, fire & this
    $200 1
Elephant or lie
    $400 12
Born in 1491, this future king had a nurse named Anne Luke--not the last Anne he'd nuzzle
    $400 22
...showered a little too much affection on Terrell Owens on "Monday Night Football"
    $400 17
I went on a diet to try to do this, like chateaubriand sauce when it's boiled down
    $400 24
Scientifically Hamamelis virginiana, this "bewitching" plant is used to make a soothing astringent
    $400 7
In baseball scoring, 5 represents this position
    $400 2
Elephants or slip
    $600 13
This German city & capital of Saxony was destroyed by fire in 1491 & by Allied firebombing in 1945
    $600 29
...appeared on the cover of the April 2006 Vanity Fair
    $600 18
I thought the police just had a few questions--I didn't know I'd be this, like a Burger King hamburger
    $600 25
In Dutch, these tuber vegetables are known as aardappelen
    DD: $1,000 8
They're the 3 letters above the number 5 on a standard telephone button
    $600 3
Humor or market
    $800 14
In 1491 he began his studies at the University of Krakow; his impact on the world would be astronomical
    $800 28
...literally blew up "Melrose Place" as Dr. Kimberly Shaw
    $800 19
In that heavy wool suit I was doing this, the process coffee beans go through before grinding
    $800 26
Arctic alpine plants include the saxifrage, whose roots manage to grow into these to anchor themselves
    $800 9
It's fifth in the Greek alphabet & its descendant is fifth in the English alpabet
    $800 4
Blood or streak
    $1000 15
The siege of this kingdom, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, began in late 1491
    $1000 30
...has a B.S. in kinesiology & was No. 1 on Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100" list
    $1000 20
I couldn't do anything until he finally showed up except sit there & do this, like slow-simmered meat
    $1000 27
The Great Basin bristlecone species of this tree can live for more than 4,000 years
    $1000 10
Elected in 1995, he's the fifth president in France's history
    $1000 5
Light or thumb

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

Clark Amanda Tony
$2,800 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Clark Amanda Tony
$6,200 $2,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CURRENT POLITICOS
MOVIE TITLE NAMES
NONFICTION BEST SELLER OF THE YEAR
(Alex: This is from Publisher's Weekly.)
WHERE AM I?
PAINTERS
WHAT HAVE "V" HERE?
    $400 11
Saying bye-bye in April 2006, this Texan said, "I think I could have won this seat but it would have been nasty"
    $400 1
Told his nose is broken, this 1976 title pugilist asks how it looks & gets the reply, "Ah, it’s an improvement"
    $400 21
1990: This TV journalist’s "A Life on the Road"
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands next to a restaurant billboard.) I’m in this country getting used to some unfamiliar letter combos, like "DZISIAJ W PROMOCJI:"--"Today's specials are:"
    $400 26
In his book "Noa Noa" he wrote about Tahiti, "Here I enter into truth, become one with nature"
    $400 14
When it's time for the zazuski, be ready for fancy Russian hors d'oeuvres served with this beverage ice cold
    $800 12
Now an Illinois senator, he gave the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention
    $800 2
A single mom leads the legal charge against Pacific Gas & Electric in this 2000 drama
    $800 22
1998: Her "9 Steps to Financial Freedom"
    $800 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks through a city park.) I’m on Tahrir or Liberation Square in this vast & ancient capital city
    DD: $2,000 27
His "Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle" hangs in Glasgow
    $800 15
Cyrpus is celebrated as the island where she emerged from the sea
    $1200 13
In 2002 this Republican became the first sitting senator ever to host "Saturday Night Live"
    $1200 3
Characters in this 1990 film included Mumbles, Shoulders, Flattop, The Rodent & The Brow
    $1200 23
1957 & 1958: His "Kids Say the Darndest Things!"
    DD: $3,000 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks in front of some ruins in Greece.) It's a dog day afternoon in Athens, Greece, located on this peninsula
    $1200 28
The title of his 1885 work "Halibut Fishing" was changed to the more familiar title "Fog Warning" years later
    $1200 18
It was the Mayflower's original destination; then they ran out of beer
    $1600 16
Called the "Ragin' Cajun", this Louisiana lawyer & his partner Paul Begala helped get Clinton elected in 1992
    $1600 4
This 1977 romantic comedy set in NYC beat out "Julia" for Best Picture
    $1600 24
1967: His "The Death of a President"
    $1600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in a narrow space station module replica in Russia.) I'm at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in this complex near Moscow, appropriately named this City
    $1600 29
This Missouri-born muralist was the son of a congressman & the grand-nephew of a senator
    $1600 19
In the King James version of Genesis, "The Earth was without form, and" this
    $2000 17
This Democrat was named Supreme Allied Commander of NATO in 1997 & didn't lose an Allied soldier in combat in Kosovo
    $2000 5
It’s the name of the 1976 field-goal-kicking mule that got booted up to title billing
    $2000 25
1921 & 1922: His "The Outline of History"
    $2000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew walks down a bustling street in Germany.) In Lübeck, I'm in this northern German state composed of two historic areas
    $2000 30
A surrealist like Dali, this artist who died in 1983 has a foundation in Barcelona named for him
    $2000 20
You might be down for this rank of British nobility right below an earl

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Clark Amanda Tony
$11,200 $4,400 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
Author seen here with his son

Final scores:

Clark Amanda Tony
$8,200 $7,400 $2,000
2-day champion: $36,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Clark Amanda Tony
$12,600 $4,400 $7,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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