Show #5508 - Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Contestants

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Tim Mueting, a religion teacher from Omaha, Nebraska

Caitlin Dudek, an environmental consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Gail Sneyers, an administrative assistant from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEMS & JEWELS
TELEVISION
THE NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL
IN THE CABINET
POTPOURRI
PUN-ISHMENT
    $200 16
"Ring" in if you know that this gem is the hardest substance found in nature
    $200 1
Kyle Chandler is the coach of a small-town high school football team on this critically acclaimed TV show
    $200 6
Tony boutiques in Buckhead are hoping to change the dowdy "Crown Jewel of the South" moniker of this city
    $200 23
A Northern Virginia airport was named in honor of this Secretary of State
    $200 11
There are only 12 letters in the alphabet of these American islands
    $200 21
The reason it's futile to write with a broken-tipped pencil
    $400 17
This gem is most prized when its color is pigeon's blood red
    $400 2
Just when Wentworth Miller thought he was out, they pull him back--into jail--on this Fox drama
    $400 7
While the natural wonders clear your mind, this "least affordable" state will clear your wallet
    DD: $1,500 24
In 1795 Oliver Wolcott succeeded him as Treasury Secretary
    $400 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew tries to sell you a cell from Sony Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.) The W44S multimedia phone combines Sony's multimedia, like digital TV, with the phone technology of Ericsson, based in this country
    $400 22
Punning on a Men at Work song, it's what the computer geek called a local area network he built in Melbourne
    $600 18
Folklore affirms that spheres made from this precious stone, ojo de tigre, help in attaining business success
    $600 3
Starbuck is a woman on the Sci-Fi Channel's version of this series
    $600 8
nytimes.com says the Belle Epoque architecture & late-night cafes of this capital lure expat artists & tango lovers
    $600 27
In 2005 Alberto Gonzalez succeeded him as Attorney General
    $600 13
This dilapidated Hawthorne mansion is home to Pyncheon relatives Hepzibah, Phoebe & Clifford, & a lodger
    $600 25
4-word bulletin put out by the police department after the tiny psychic escaped from custody
    $800 19
This 2-word gemstone was once ground to produce ultramarine, a deep blue paint pigment
    $800 4
This perky actress plays Olive Snook, a waitress at the Pie Hole on "Pushing Daisies"
    $800 9
Anyone born on this southern U.S. island is called a conch, also a delicacy there, like stone crab claws
    $800 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from the Gerald Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, MI.) The museum has a replica of the Cabinet room; Ford's advisors included Secretary of State Kissinger and this Secretary of Defense
    $800 14
This developer of the first practical helicopter built & flew the first 4-engine aircraft in 1913
    $800 26
It's what Dr. Jekyll's asst. said to him after his formula turned him into a sprinter & not his old evil self
    $1000 20
Citrine, a translucent yellow quartz, is often sold as this gem
    $1000 5
Mick St. John is a P.I. who sucks--blood, that is--on this vampirific CBS show
    $1000 10
Because it's hidden, the hitou is the most prized type of natural hot spring in the mountains of this country
    $1000 15
Chitin is the main component in this supportive outer covering of lobsters & insects

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gail Caitlin Tim
-$200 $3,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $5,900 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW MEXICO
HE PLAYED IT ON THE BIG SCREEN
A BIT OF LIT
WORLD O' FACTS
THIS IS YOUR LIFE, JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
A "FAIR" DEAL
    $400 16
Fort Union is an old military post on this trail that shares its name with the state capital
    $400 5
Shelley "penned" that this alpine peak "gleams on high: the power is there, The still and solemn power of many sights"
    $400 1
Mesopotamia was part of the region nicknamed this "Crescent"
    $400 21
In 1830 John Quincy Adams became the first ex-president elected to serve in this body
    $400 11
City of 30,000 on Alaska's Chena River
    $800 17
On July 16, 1945 the Nuclear Age began when this govt. project exploded the first atomic bomb near Alamogordo
    $800 25
Danny Ocean,
2001, 2004, 2007
    $800 6
"God bless Captain Vere!" are the last words this Melville foretopman speaks before being hanged
    DD: $3,000 2
In 2006, Warner Bros. pledged to help these Australian animals stricken by a cancer epidemic
    $800 22
John Quincy Adams' wife's first name; she shared it with a Miss Alcott
    $800 12
Area set aside by a city or state for annual farming exhibitions
    $1200 18
Among the state's nicknames are "Land of Enchantment" & this one that it shares with Florida
    $1200 26
Danny Ocean,
1960
    $1200 7
Later a movie, it's subtitled "a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances and home remedies"
    $1200 3
A 1937 general strike in Trinidad is commemorated every June 19, celebrated as this day
    $1200 23
In the presidential election of 1820, this man got 231 electoral votes & Adams got one
    $1200 13
Virginia city home to George Mason University
    DD: $4,200 19
Running the length of the state, this river is New Mexico's longest
    $1600 27
Batman,
1989
    $1600 8
In this Tennyson work, Sir Bedivere is told to "take Excalibur, and fling him far into the middle mere"
    $1600 4
A symbolic fortress of Scotland overlooking Edinburgh, or a Rob Reiner movie company
    $1600 24
In 1843 John was a "star", laying the cornerstone for the first professional one of these in the U.S., on Mt. Adams
    $1600 14
They take their name from the old French for "enchantment"
    $2000 20
"For a greatness of beauty I have never experienced anything like New Mexico", wrote this Brit. author & Taos resident
    $2000 28
The Hunchback of Notre Dame,
1923
    $2000 9
Before he waited for Godot, this Irish author wrote a critical study of Proust
    $2000 10
Found at 30° N. & S., these regions are thought to be so named because becalmed ships had to lose animal weight
    $2000 29
In 1767, when John Quincy Adams was born there, Quincy, Massachusetts was known by this name
    $2000 15
In broadcasting, this regulation required radio & TV stations to air contrasting views

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $13,700 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RECENT HISTORY
In 1986 & again in 2001, people power protests in this nation pushed out male presidents & replaced them with females

Final scores:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,999 $27,399 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $15,600 $11,200
9 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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