Show #4979 - Thursday, April 13, 2006

Contestants

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Raena de Silvia, an artist from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Brian Lamb, a middle school teacher from Bakersfield, California

Melissa Ahart, a librarian originally from Oswego, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

1956
LET'S GET MARRIED IN VEGAS!
AN OCCUPATION, OR...
ANAGRAMMED CANADIAN CITIES
YOU DO KNOW JACK
"FIT"NESS
    $200 7
Pius XII okayed transplanting these eye parts from dead people but vetoed monkey-gland rejuvenation
    $200 16
In Vegas to marry Alana Collins in 1972, he probably spent some time tanning poolside
    $200 26
A maker of bread to earn some dough, or a code word used in communications to represent the letter B
    $200 2
C'est magnifique:
LEMON RAT
    $200 1
This popular radio & TV comedian began in vaudeville at the age of 17 as a violinist
    $200 21
It's where you try on clothes in a store
    $400 8
Ex-drummer boy Albert Woolson, the last survivor of this over 2-million-man army, died in Duluth aged 109
    $400 17
Maiden name of the blushing bride seen here after her 1967 wedding at the Aladdin
    $400 27
A mender of pots, kettles & pans, or a Cubs shortstop of yore
    $400 12
Oh, man, it's in Manitoba:
GIN IN PEW
    $400 3
In the 1950s at age 16 this young golfer won the Ohio Open
    $400 22
This is the surplus left to an employer after deducting wages, rent & cost of raw materials
    $600 9
This Democratic presidential candidate only carried 7 states--all in the South
    $600 18
This acting couple, married at the El Rancho Jan. 29, 1958, celebrated their 48th anniversary in 2006
    $600 28
A maker or mender of clothes, or a verb meaning "to customize"
    $600 13
B.C.-ing you there:
NOVA CURVE
    $600 4
The personification of very cold wintry weather
    $600 23
This legendary early film director had the given names David Wark
    $800 10
One thing that led to this crisis named for a waterway was attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip
    $800 19
A year after Kelly Ripa married him at the Chapel of the Bells, their characters tied the knot on "All My Children"
    $800 29
An enlisted man, or a specialized ant with powerful jaws to defend the colony from invaders
    $800 14
My hometown:
BUS RUDY
    $800 5
A former presidential cabinet secretary, in the '60s he was a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills
    DD: $3,000 24
Greek mercenaries used a Cypriot dialect to put this on the Sphinx
    $1000 11
George Metalious was fired as a small-town principal the year of the small-town expose "Peyton Place" by this wife
    $1000 20
He's the blushing groom seen here after his 1967 wedding at the Riviera
    $1000 30
The work of Kim Philby & "Harriet", or to catch sight of suddenly
    $1000 15
Cowboys love it:
LACY RAG
    $1000 6
Some call this controversial Michigan physician "Dr. Death"
    $1000 25
Duck or goose cooked & preserved in its own fat

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

Melissa Brian Raena
$0 $5,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Brian Raena
$400 $9,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MELANCHOLY SITES OF FORMER GRANDEUR
WE "LOVE" TELEVISION
FINISH THE SHAKESPEARE TITLE
HARSH DIAGNOSIS
BEFORE & AFTER
FITNESS
    $400 11
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Hammershus Fortress on Bornholm Island, Denmark.) The disrepair of the once mighty 13th century Hammershus Fortress comes from having been used as this type of resource for rocks
    $400 2
Hooray for Captain Stubing, who was played by Gavin MacLeod on this series
    $400 1
"The Winter's..."
    $400 16
A painful sensation in your esophagus? Sounds like this "cardiac" term, also called pyrosis
    $400 18
Classic Bette Davis movie chronicling the life of the TV star who played Jan Brady
    $400 23
This type of physical discipline means "union" in Sanskrit
    $800 12
Amid the wreckage of this city's capitol, Edward Gibbon decided to write of its decline & fall
    $800 7
"All's fair in" these 2 things, also the title of a Susan Dey sitcom
    $800 3
"The Tragedy of Hamlet..."
    $800 17
Good Lord! It's a severe case of halitosis, this alliterative condition! I need a case of Mentos, stat!
    DD: $3,000 19
Stephen Hawking's 1988 bio of the universe that was a No. 1 hit for Jim Croce
    $800 24
It's an intensive fitness program, or a Navy & Marine training period; stars of the film "Jarhead" went through both
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.) With more than 60 known tombs, the Valley of the Kings was part of this ancient city the Greeks called Diaspolis
    $1200 8
In the title of yet another Susan Dey series, this phrase followed "Loves Me"
    $1200 4
"Pericles..."
    $1200 27
I'm sorry to say you have this ocular abscess known medically as a hordeolum
    $1200 20
Henry James-D.H. Lawrence work in which an American woman goes to Europe & has an affair with a gamekeeper
    $1200 25
Ultra-endurance athlete Johnny G created this indoor cycling workout
    $1600 14
In the 1400s the temple complex of Angkor in this present country was abandoned & the jungle crept in
    $1600 9
What can you say about a '50s game show with the same name (sob) as this Erich Segal novel
    $1600 5
"Twelfth Night, or..."
    $1600 28
You have this-tococcal tonsillitis, caused by beta-hemolytic this-tococci, so no yelling
    $1600 21
James Joyce novel that becomes a musical whose characters include Stephen Dedalus, Aldonza & Sancho Panza
    DD: $2,600 26
The name of this meditative exercise & martial art comes from Chinese words for "fist of the great absolute"
    $2000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew gives the clue under arches in Visby, Sweden.) Sweden's island city of Visby, once the trade center of northern Europe, is alliteratively called "The City of" these melancholy items "and Roses"
    $2000 10
This classic Sinatra hit served as the theme song for "Married... with Children"
    $2000 6
"The Third Part of King..."
    $2000 29
Bad news & good news--you have hypertension, but the minoxidil will also help your alopecia, this
    $2000 22
Judith Krantz royally bloomed with this Henry James heroine
    $2000 30
Capoeira, developed in this country in the 1500s, has become a popular dance & martial arts class

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Brian Raena
$4,000 $22,000 $7,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

'60s NOVELS' FIRST LINES
It begins, "Amerigo Bonasera... waited for justice; vengeance on the men who had so cruelly hurt his daughter"

Final scores:

Melissa Brian Raena
$2 $20,000 $7,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Brian Raena
$4,000 $18,800 $10,600
6 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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