Show #5490 - Friday, June 20, 2008

Dave Simpson game 5.

Contestants

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Matt Phillips, an exhibit developer from Munhall, Pennsylvania

Doris Nash, a costume shop supervisor from Ames, Iowa

Dave Simpson, a pastor from Belcamp, Maryland (whose 4-day cash winnings total $88,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
MOVIE MR. & MRS.
SOUNDS LIKE A GAME SHOW HOST
THE BAHAMAS, BOLIVIA OR BULGARIA
RAISE THE FLAG, PLEASE
OH, I'VE GOT A 4-LETTER WORD FOR YOU
    $200 6
The full popular name of this military personnel policy announced in 1993 included "Don't Pursue"
    $200 7
It's the title couple played by Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie in a 2005 movie
    $200 12
This rock legend is, to our knowledge, not a secret agent
    $200 21
An archipelago
    $200 26
Site of a famous flag raising, Mount Suribachi s found on this isle
    $200 1
Basically jail on a ship, it's the boat compartment where prisoners are confined
    $400 17
Congress approved $50M for the celebration of this, part of which is seen here
    $400 8
For that dude to look like a lady in this 1993 film, Robin Williams had to undergo makeup sessions 4 1/2 hours long
    $400 13
She wasn't in Jeopardy against Gabriele Seyfert when she won a gold in figure skating at Grenoble in 1968
    $400 22
Has the highest population of the 3, with about 9 million
    $400 27
The 2 colors on this Scandinavian country's flag are blue & yellow
    $400 2
To decrease in strength; moon-wise, it's the opposite of wax
    $600 18
On his 70th birthday, December 21, 1949, this Soviet leader set up his own "peace prizes"
    $600 9
Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) tells this character, "I think you're the most attractive of all my parents' friends"
    $600 14
This mother seen here died in a four-hour battle with the FBI in 1935
    $600 23
Member of the British Commonwealth
    $600 28
On the flag of Malawi, one of these represents the dawn of hope & independence for Africa
    $600 3
To avoid taking unnecessary risks, "play it close to" this piece of clothing
    $800 19
Having missed out on this ceremony at age 13, Henny Youngman had one in 180 at age 73
    $800 10
In a 1967 movie, this actor spoke the line "They call me Mr. Tibbs"
    $800 15
Newlyweds know that he wobbled as coach of the Jets in Super Bowl III but didn't fall down
    $800 24
Uses the Lev as its unit of currency
    $800 29
The cross of this saint is seen on the flag of Scotland
    $800 4
Greek to me, it means a very small quantity (like this word's total number of consonants--one)
    $1000 20
In April 1955, Great Britain became the garden of this man, Churchill's successor as Prime Minister
    $1000 11
In a 1992 movie, he played comic Buddy Young Jr., "Mr. Saturday Night"
    $1000 16
He fought terrorism for Reagan, Clinton & Bush I, but accused Bush II of doing a terrible job
    $1000 25
12% Muslim
    DD: $2,000 30
It's the constellation seen on the flags of New Zealand & Australia
    $1000 5
The nerve of this ancient region of Europe, consisting of Cisalpine & Transalpine divisions!

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

Dave Doris Matt
$1,800 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Doris Matt
$3,600 $8,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
BIG BROTHERS
WOMEN OF THE WORLD
AUTHORS & THEIR CHARACTERS
SUMO
JEOPORTMANTEAU!
(Alex: Words that are made up. For example, if I said "A ten-dollar bill plus a pail", "What is a sawbucket?")
    $400 1
A 1631 edition was known as "the wicked Bible"; it had left this word out of the 7th Commandment in Exodus 20:14
    $400 16
(Julie Chen of CBS' Big Brother reads the clue.) Charlie Sheen's films with this big brother include "Men At Work" & "Young Guns"
    $400 2
In an email that surfaced after her murder, she said if anything happened to her, Pres. Musharraf was responsible
    $400 11
Mark Twain said he began writing a new Tom Sawyer book narrated by this scamp but, sadly for us, "destroyed it"
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands between two large men holding diapers.) Quite a lot of this rich fabric goes into a "mawashi", which wraps several times around the sumo wrestler
    $400 21
A pointed fastener used on bulletin boards plus an apex
    $800 3
Festus interrupted a speech by this apostle claiming, "Much learning doth make thee mad"
    $800 17
In 2008 quarterback Jordan Palmer signed with the Cincinnati Bengals to back up this big brother
    $800 7
Only religious music was broadcast on the radio for 2 weeks after her July 26, 1952 death in Buenos Aires
    $800 12
Charles Dickens gave this family 6 children, but only named 4 of them: Martha, Belinda, Peter & Tim
    $800 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands near a sumo match.) Sumo's ties to this native Japanese religion are symbolized in many ways; the canopy suspended above the ring is made to resemble the roof of a shrine
    $800 22
One who is possibly the perp plus a muscle in the chest
    $1200 4
The stories of Gideon & Samson are found in this book of the Bible
    $1200 18
Dave Davies of this band hasn't always looked up to big brother Ray as they're known for fighting on stage
    DD: $3,000 8
After her coffee plantation failed, this author got out of Africa & returned to Denmark
    $1200 13
In "The Big Four", Agatha Christie gave him a mysterious "twin brother" named Achille
    $1200 28
(Cheryl reports again from ringside.) The object is to power your opponent out of the ring; punching & choking are not allowed and are called "kinjite", which means "forbidden" this body part
    $1200 23
Cone-shaped dwelling plus hide-your-face game played with youngsters
    DD: $6,000 5
I Corinthians states, "As in" this man "all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive"
    $1600 19
The 8th of 9 Wahlberg children, he was the "new kid" until he became big brother to Mark
    $1600 9
Before opening her own schools, she had her own methods of teaching anthropology at the Univ. of Rome
    $1600 14
In "Wide Sargasso Sea", West Indian author Jean Rhys wrote about the West Indian 1st wife of this "Jane Eyre" hero
    $1600 29
(Jimmy reports again from the match.) Sumo wretlers take new names, sometimes ending with "kawa", meaning "river", or "yama", which is this appropriate geographical feature
    $1600 24
Elastic synthetic fabric plus skill & grace in physical movement
    $2000 6
According to Jeremiah, this place seems to be short of balm & physicians
    $2000 20
Siblings Elisabeth & Andrew in this family made the 2007 film "Gracie", a tribute to their late older brother William
    $2000 10
In the 1980s this South African singer & political activist clicked with Paul Simon, joining him on his Graceland tour
    $2000 15
This author was the son of a doctor, & he made the father of his alter ego Nick Adams a doctor, too
    $2000 30
(Cheryl indicates a wrestler's haircut.) Top sumo wrestlers may wear the topknot in a fan-like shape to resemble the leaf of this sacred tree
    $2000 25
Annual publication with tables & forecasts plus something out of place in time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Doris Matt
$14,400 $25,000 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY SCIENCE
In 1824 Anglican priest William Buckland wrote a pioneering paper on Megalosaurus, a creature whose name means this

Final scores:

Dave Doris Matt
$28,800 $28,801 $14,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Doris Matt
$10,000 $22,200 $7,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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