Show #5530 - Friday, September 26, 2008


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Tami Deeb, a director of strategy from San Francisco, California

Andrew Hoekzema, a college junior from Chesterfield, Missouri

Brian Levinson, a writer from Queens, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Garry Wills used a lot more than 272 words writing "Lincoln at" this place, which won him a 1993 Pulitzer
    $200 7
A blue star with a white outline
    $200 26
April 8, 1973:
A blue period for the art world with his demise
    $200 16
Front-closing style of sweater favored by Mr. Rogers
    $200 2
In a Harry Potter novel, Sirius Black is a convicted murderer who escapes from this island prison in the North Sea
    $200 17
Havana's Real Fabrica de Tabacos Partagas has been turning these out since 1845
    $400 12
2007's winner, "The Looming Tower" is subtitled this terrorist group "and the Road to 9/11"
    $400 8
A soldier with a blue 3-cornered hat & red streaks
    $400 27
May 13, 1884:
This inventor did not fear the (mechanical) reaper
    $400 18
Eddie Bauer & The Gap offer the flared-below-the-knee jeans called this "cut", from what they fit over
    $400 3
Meaning loathsome, it precedes snowman or, in a movie title, Dr. Phibes
    $400 19
Charlie Bucket might like to visit this type of factory that opened in 1884 in Voiron, France
    $600 13
Neil Sheehan's "A Bright Shining Lie" centers on John Paul Vann & America's involvement in this event
    $600 9
On a tattered red flag, a skull over crossed swords with a football in the middle
    $600 28
December 7, 1975:
In "our town" of Hamden, Conn.
    $600 22
Christian Lacroix popularized the pouf type of this
    $600 4
As a noun, it's a mop used to clean a ship's deck; as a verb, it's what you do with the mop
    $600 20
In 2004 "Mustang Sally" played on the P.A. as an 86-year-old factory of this company ended production
    $800 14
Herbert P. Bix won in 2001 with a book on this emperor "and the Making of Modern Japan"
    $800 10
A white arrowhead with a black outline; inside are 2 letters
    $800 29
January 14, 1984:
After passing through the golden arches
    $800 23
In 2002 John Gotti was buried in a pinstripe suit of this characteristic closing type
    $800 5
It's an outline of what material will be covered in a college course
    $800 21
The Edgar Thomson Plant in Braddock, Penn. filled its first orders for this industrial material in 1875
    $1000 15
William Warner's "Beautiful Swimmers" is an exploration of the Atlantic blue crab & this bay
    $1000 11
A fleur-de-lis
    $1000 30
October 11, 1963:
The end of this chanteuse's "vie en rose"
    $1000 24
You might see celebrities Don or Beth in this style of shirt seen here
    $1000 6
These 1st & 2nd century B.C. Jewish patriots were active in liberating Judea from Syrian rule
    DD: $1,200 25
Company that ran the Hawk-Eye Works in Rochester, N.Y.

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

Brian Andrew Tami
$3,400 $0 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Andrew Tami
$8,000 $800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
With a flood control system, the Red River no longer flows into this river, just into the Atchafalaya
    $400 6
Sinatra as a swinger (What a stretch!):
"Come Blow Your ____"
    $400 21
This carnivorous marsupial serves as the symbol of the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service
    $400 14
The names of the 3 ships that left the Canary Islands on Sept. 6, 1492, heading west
    $400 8
To a baseball pitcher:
    $400 26
The perfume Quelques Fleurs, whose name means "some" these, supposedly has the fragrances of 313 of them
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points out an area on a map.) It's North America's largest Pacific Coast island; the major city of the same name is not on it, but separated from it by straits
    $800 7
Holly Hunter played it:
"The ____"
    DD: $2,000 22
Australia has the only all-black species of this bird, Cygnus atratus
    $800 15
On Sept. 13, 1953 Marilyn Monroe made her network TV debut on this stingy comedian's program
    $800 9
On party invitations:
    $800 27
(Alex delivers the clue from the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan.) At many Japanese temples like the very impressive Sensoji Temple, clouds of this, used for purification, fill the air
    $1200 3
Washington said a great city would stand where the Cuyahoga met Lake Erie; judge for yourself here
    $1200 11
A baseball drama:
"Bang the ____ Slowly"
    $1200 23
The quokka, a short-tailed species of this kangaroo relative, is found on Rottnest Island & in W. Australia
    $1200 17
French troops under Napoleon entered this capital on September 14, 1812 & found it in flames
    $1200 10
In a Webster's Dictionary entry:
    $1200 28
You quickly get used to the eggy smell at the Colorado resort called "Hot" this type of "Springs"
    DD: $1,600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points out a region on a map.) This region, whose name means it's at the foot of a mountain, is a plateau between the higher Appalachians & the lower Atlantic Coastal Plain
    $1600 16
A Bergman or Branagh operatic opus:
"The Magic ____"
    $1600 24
The shingleback skink, a type of this, has protruding scales that make it look like a pine cone
    $1600 19
September 2006 brought news of a "Unity Deal" between Hamas & this other 5-letter Palestinian group
    $1600 12
A type of camera:
    $1600 29
Introduced in 1890, this product for little backsides advertises its "clean, classic scent"
    $2000 5
Long before it empties into the Bay of Fundy, the Saint John River divides Maine from this province
    $2000 18
A Capote tale set in the South:
"The Grass ____"
    $2000 25
This manatee relative of the order Sirenia can be found in the coastal waters of North Australia
    $2000 20
Oxford University's fall term is named for this -mas, not Christmas; it's a saint's Sept. 29 feast day
    $2000 13
On a ship:
    $2000 30
The wood of the Eastern red this tree (actually a juniper) has a distinct aroma familiar from closets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Andrew Tami
$24,000 $10,000 $9,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1066, the only British monarch to have 3 children ascend to the British throne

Final scores:

Brian Andrew Tami
$25,000 $18,801 $18,800
3-day champion: $72,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Andrew Tami
$22,600 $10,000 $9,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
1 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2008-07-16
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