Show #5511 - Monday, July 21, 2008

Mark Wales game 2.

Contestants

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Daniel Weissman, a graduate student from Menlo Park, California

Amy Coffee, a public defender from Las Vegas, Nevada

Mark Wales, a substitute teacher from Amherst, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NAVY SEALS
1980s ROCK
THE NEW YORK TIMES HEALTH
NEW INTERNATIONAL SPORTS TEAMS?
YOU SMELL YUMMY!
ON "Q"
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew rides in a boat with some SEALs at the Navy Amphibious Bas in Coronado, CA.) Navy SEALs are charged with fighting terrorism around the globe; the first Medal of Honor given for service in this country was to a SEAL for pursuit of a Taliban ally
    $200 1
His 1985 hit "Raspberry Beret" was his first on his own label, Paisley Park
    $200 17
The N.Y. Times said of the benefits of doing this before or after exercise: "The answer is elastic"; warming up might be better
    $200 6
No one wants to play this Munich team with a fever, congestion & fine red rash that lasts a few days: let's avoid the...
    $200 21
Wow! You must have used Sephora's morning body scrub named for this beverage "& Cream"
    $200 7
32 ounces
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands on shore as 2 attack boats approach at the Navy Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA.) The Navy SEALs were created by this U.S. president who had been a small-unit naval commander & who knew what a small, tough force could do
    $400 2
The group that finished the '80s as Starship first took off in the '60s under this name
    $400 16
The Well blog on nytimes.com noted "even pop stars have a right to medical privacy" after docs peeked at her UCLA files
    $400 12
Now hitting the pitch, this North Sea squad who want to split the cost of the date with you; all cheer for the...
    $400 22
Your Juicy Couture parfum makes you smell like this huge juicy melon, with a little caramel creme brulee
    $400 8
The northern bobwhite is a common variety of this small bird
    DD: $5,000 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew indicates the SEAL emblem at the Navy Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA.) On the Navy SEAL emblem, the anchor, eagle & pistol stand for sea, air & land, & this weapon represents all 3, & is also the name fo the emblem itself
    $600 3
"Brass Monkey" & "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" were songs on their hit 1986 debut album
    $600 18
Researchers think they know why a blood disorder in the tropics protects against this mosquito-borne disease
    $600 13
England politely applauds this 2-word steak served crosscut into thin slices; rah, indeed, for the...
    $600 23
I can tell that this spice precedes "buns" in the name of that Philosophy body wash you just used
    $600 9
This wet, boggy ground can put you in quite a predicament
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands on shore as attack boats approach at the Navy Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA.) High-speed boats help with what the legendary SEAL Richard "Shark Man" Marcinko calls "the 2 critical mission points": insertion & this opposite, from the Latin for "draw out"
    $800 4
In 1988 the Beach Boys had a No. 1 hit with this song from the Tom Cruise movie "Cocktail"
    $800 19
The N.Y. Times scrutinized the wisdom of TV ads for drugs, like the ones with this artificial heart inventor
    $800 14
Our neighbors to the north know this meat made from a boned strip of pork loin, eh; it's the...
    $800 24
This designer's Opium intoxicates me with its blend of tangerine, plum & cloves
    $800 10
It once meant wise or skilled; now it means old-fashioned & charming
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew rides in the boat at the Navy Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA.) Special Boat Teams support Navy SEALs in special warfare missions such as "SR", or "special" this, where they scope out hostile environments
    $1000 5
This Aussie group brought a "New Sensation" to radio in 1988
    $1000 20
The bacterium Oxalobacter formigenes may reduce the risk of these, aka renal calculi
    $1000 15
A tip of the cap to this 8-measure dance, with foot kicks & arm swinging: from south of the border, it's the...
    $1000 25
Oh, you savage! Your Eau Sauvage cologne has a whiff of this herb found in classic pesto sauce
    $1000 11
In Chapter X of "Alice in Wonderland", this French square dance gets top billing along with a lobster

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

Mark Amy Daniel
$5,400 $800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Amy Daniel
$6,200 $2,800 $13,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
DAN IN REAL LIFE
I AM LEGEND
AMERICAN GANGSTER
JUNEAU
"EN"CHANTED
    $400 2
Discovered in 1858, Donati, one of these, developed a curved dust tail & 2 thin gas tails
    $400 7
The great No. 13 for the Miami Dolphins, he was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005
    $400 16
The Gorgons, 3 monsters with women's bodies & snakes for hair, were the sisters Stheno, Euryale & her
    $400 21
In 1934 he caught "Manhattan Melodrama" at the Biograph Theater; then he caught some government bullets
    $400 26
More than 40% of Juneau consists of this type of woodland area more often associated with the Amazon
    $400 1
Animals on this list include the desert bandicoot & the gray bat
    $800 3
This element is the most common substance in the universe
    $800 12
As a CBS News bureau chief in Dallas in 1963, he covered the Kennedy assassination
    $800 17
This mighty Greek love goddess is the mother of Eros
    $800 22
Bugs Moran's North Side Mob was decimated on this holiday in 1929
    $800 27
The USA's second-largest city in area, Juneau is larger than either of these 2 states
    $800 8
In December 2001, it filed the largest corporate bankruptcy in U.S. history
    $1200 4
As seen from the Earth, this galaxy passes through several constellations, including Perseus & Sagittarius
    DD: $7,000 13
In 2004 he had 4 novels on the bestseller lists at the same time
    $1200 18
The name of this multi-headed water serpent means "water serpent"
    $1200 23
He's the youthful-looking 1930s gangster seen here
    DD: $12,000 28
The annual fishing derby for this fish features one tagged specimen worth $100,000
    $1200 9
A group of attendants, like the ones Adrian Grenier surrounds himself with on an HBO series
    $1600 5
A star figure known as the Northern Cross appears in this constellation, the swan
    $1600 14
"The Kid from Brooklyn" is a musical based on the life of this beloved entertainer
    $1600 19
This Roman goddess who protected women during childbirth is associated with the Greek goddess Artemis
    $1600 24
He talked the syndicate into putting $6 million into the Flamingo in Vegas, but that didn't work out so well for him
    $1600 29
Juneau has several sister cities including Whitehorse in the Yukon & this port in Southeastern Siberia
    $1600 10
Belgian & curly are 2 types of this leafy salad ingredient
    $2000 6
There's a horsehead one of these fuzzy objects in Orion & a ring one in the constellation Lyra
    $2000 15
He's the Emmy-winning voice of Homer Simpson
    $2000 20
In Roman myth, she's the goddess of wisdom & of the arts & sciences
    $2000 25
In 1906 this "fortunate" guy arrived from Palermo at age 9; he was busted for shoplifting at 10 & didn't look back
    $2000 30
Juneau's most popular tourist destination is this glacier lying only 13 miles from downtown
    $2000 11
& it's root, root, root for this type of dentist who specializes in root canal treatment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Amy Daniel
$24,800 $4,400 $33,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
In 1947 editor William Styron said this book was a long, "tedious Pacific voyage best suited" for National Geographic

Final scores:

Mark Amy Daniel
$33,001 $400 $16,399
2-day champion: $55,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Amy Daniel
$19,000 $4,400 $17,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
0 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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