Show #5189 - Thursday, March 15, 2007


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Michael Bandiera, an attorney from Burbank, California

Bobbie Hartman, a publications coordinator originally from Glasgow, Virginia

Scott Weiss, a computer science professor from Walkersville, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the film in...)
(Alex: And in the last category, each correct response will be a computer-related term. So I hope you're into computers.)
    $200 12
This Prime Minster became the Labour Party's leader in 1994 after John Smith died
    $200 7
"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know"
    $200 1
Another definition for it is a baseball field
    $200 4
"Smiling" da Vinci work that doubles as Bart's sister
    $200 17
The bald variety of this tree is common in swampy areas
    $200 18
House, harvest & grasshopper are types of this rodent
    $400 13
This French president's party is the Union for a Popular Movement, but what of the Unpopular Movement Party?
    $400 8
"Forget it, Jake. It's..."
    $400 2
The name of this March birthstone is made up of 2 water-related words
    $400 23
"Ravenous" Duran Duran hit about CNN's "Situation Room" host
    $400 27
Due to excessive logging, Lebanon established the Al-Shouf Reserve for these trees in 1997
    $400 19
From the Latin for "poison", these infectious agents can be 100 times smaller than bacteria
    $600 14
In 2006 this Venezuelan president had a devil of a time at the U.N.
    $600 9
"Attica! Attica!"
    $600 3
This February birthstone is a violet variety of quartz
    $600 24
Resigning as Chief Justice in 1795, he pined for Daisy Buchanan
    $600 28
The terebinth is also known as this tree, as it yielded probably the earliest form of a paint solvent & thinner
    $600 20
Keep an eye on the savannah type of this lizard seen here
    $800 15
This president chaired the 2006 G8 conference in St. Petersburg
    $800 10
"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in"
    $800 5
In a 1969 Hitchcock film, a spy ring has this code name, also November's birthstone
    $800 25
People who live in trailers or RVs might demand this right to self-government
    $800 29
This "sandy" tree family includes oaks & chestnuts
    $800 21
Ben Franklin & John Peter Zenger were famous men in this profession
    DD: $1,000 16
The first female prime minister of her country, she held the post from 1966 to '77 & from 1980 to her 1984 death
    $1000 11
1982, to Elliott:
"Be good"
    $1000 6
A plant with bumpy, dark green leaves is called this May birthstone "ripple"
    $1000 26
It was over an "Old Country Store" that the plane made this rotation on its longitudinal axis
    $1000 30
Named for British botanist David, this large Christmas-y tree is called a fir or a spruce but it really is a pine
    $1000 22
Remember Salvador Dali's work "The Persistence of" this

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

Scott Bobbie Michael
$6,000 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Bobbie Michael
$8,800 $4,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in an Egyptian tomb.) The most elaborate tomb in the Valley of the Kings belongs to Ramses' father Seti, the first great pharaoh of the 19th of these
    $400 6
This 4'8" sitcom star also ran for governor of California
    $400 21
Arthur ____ Doyle
    $400 1
Oregon is in deep with this body of water on its state quarter
    $400 26
They included Britons & Gauls & gave their name to a branch of languages that includes Gaelic
    $400 15
The manner in which a doctor behaves around a patient
    $800 8
Ramses fought to keep this people, now in the nation just west of Egypt, from settling in the Nile Delta
    $800 11
The strong, silent type, he won an Oscar for playing a WWI sergeant
    $800 22
Marjorie ____ Rawlings
    DD: $1,000 2
It's formed by the confluence of 3 rivers near Three Forks, Montana
    $800 27
The Malagasy people of this island nation wear immense shawls called lambas
    $800 17
2-verb term for a system that gives train commuters a place to leave their cars
    DD: $1,000 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands outside the Aru Sembel temple in Egypt.) To honor his wife, Ramses the Great dedicated a temple to Hathor, goddess of music, motherhood & above all, like Aphrodite, this
    $1200 13
The show "I'm with" this actor debuted on Comedy Central in 2003
    $1200 23
Katherine ____ Porter
    $1200 3
In 1722 a French explorer on this river noticed the "Little Rock" that gave the city its name
    $1200 28
Around 1000, these people who ate frozen cod in chunks like beef jerky, may have visited Cape Cod
    $1200 18
Stevie Nicks sang "and if you see my reflection in the snow-covered hills", this "will bring it down"
    $1600 10
Usermatre, one of Ramses' names, evolved into this title of a Shelley poem about a shattered statue of Ramses
    $1600 14
This pop singer's backup band was The Playboys
    $1600 24
Henry ____ Haggard
    $1600 4
This largest south-flowing tributary of the Ohio forms a 200-mile boundary between Indiana & Illinois
    $1600 29
The name of Iran comes from the name of this people
    $1600 19
In Italy "acqua alta" means this twice daily event
    $2000 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks by a picture of the Battle of Kadesh.) At the Battle of Kadesh, Ramses stepped into a chariot & routed the armies of this people from the land of Hatti
    $2000 16
This voice-over artist was the announcer on "Laugh-In" & the voice of the animated "Space Ghost"
    $2000 25
Arthur ____ Clarke
    $2000 5
John C. Fremont named this Nevada lake seen here for its tufa or rock formation
    $2000 30
The word "cajun" comes from the name of this group deported to Louisiana
    $2000 20
Familial rhyming terms for the crimes committed by Cain & by Oedipus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Bobbie Michael
$19,000 $10,200 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"In the souls of the people" these "are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage"

Final scores:

Scott Bobbie Michael
$20,401 $20,200 $19,001
2-day champion: $45,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Bobbie Michael
$19,200 $10,200 $9,600
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2006-12-12
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