Show #5235 - Friday, May 18, 2007


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Martin Hughes, a sociology professor from Indiana, Pennsylvania

John Lisiewicz, an assistant manager from Los Angeles, California

Sara Westrick Schomig, a strategic information officer from Annapolis, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a fun one.)
(Alex: Oh boy. Our writers were having fun.)
    $200 1
Scuba divers love to explore the Marie Celeste, a blockade runner that sank off the coast of Bermuda during this war
    $200 21
Them commies!
    $200 11
When Columbus saw the mouth of the Orinoco River, he thought it flowed from this legendary biblical garden
    $200 16
2-word term for a hired underworld assassin
    $200 26
Technically, a snail has this many feet
    $200 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows a skull on the monitor and holds a model skull.) Skull bones are joined together by seams of connective tissue called these, also an operating room term
    $400 2
If you go shopping in Palau, you'll want to know the phrase "Ngteland a cheral?", which means this
    $400 22
Grades that should guarantee you 4.0
    $400 12
In Arthurian legend, the sword in the stone was stuck in one of these blacksmith aids on top of the stone
    $400 17
As a verb, "thumb" is a synonym for this
    $400 27
Most snails are this, derived from the names of 2 Greek gods (possessing both male & female organs)
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a spine on the monitor.) Also found between your vertebrae, this flexible tissue is what shapes your nose & ears
    $600 3
The Mayan ruins of Tulum loom over the Caribbean in this country
    $600 23
Mr. Molson & Mr. Coors, collectively
    $600 13
This Greenpeace ship's name comes from a legend about a spirit that comes to save Earth from disaster
    $600 18
To carve wood into shapes with a knife
    $600 28
These are found on the ends of a snail's stalks or tentacles
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a model skull.) 8 of the numerous bones in the skull fuse as you age to form this enclosure of the brain
    $800 4
You'll feel in the pink in Jaipur, whose colorful buildings made it "the Pink City" of this country
    $800 24
People who illegally copy software or DVDs
    $800 14
One legend about the Alamo involves a fabulous hoard of gold supposedly dropped down a well by this col.
    $800 19
A recipe for these: take some young pig intestines, clean' 'em, stew 'em, batter 'em & fry 'em
    DD: $2,000 29
This large sea snail takes its name from the Greek for "shell"
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) Each hemisphere of the brain is divided into 4 of these: the temporal, occipital, parietal & frontal
    $1000 5
A £4.5 million visitor center in Stoke-on-Trent tells the story of this British pottery founded in the 1700s
    $1000 25
Sailors, whether ancient or not
    $1000 15
This pair of legendary Irish cats fought until only their tails were left
    $1000 20
Renzo Piano & William Keck are famous as these
    $1000 30
Both the squid & the snail are members of this animal phylum whose name is from the Latin for "soft"
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a model skull.) From the Latin for "track", it's the somewhat spacey term used by doctors for these cavities in your skull

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

Sara John Martin
$2,600 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara John Martin
$4,400 $3,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The Allies began the invasion of Italy on July 10, 1943 by landing on this island
    $400 7
On film he said, "A Cinderella story outta nowhere. Former greenskeeper & now about to become... Masters champion"
    $400 12
Last word of Poe's "The Raven"
    $400 23
The rather tall monument on his grave mention that he was President & Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $400 18
Soon after arriving in Tahiti in 1891, he took a native girl named Tehura as his wife
    $400 6
No longer in use:
    $800 2
In 1606, Willem Janszoon landed on Cape York Peninsula, becoming the 1st European to visit this continent
    $800 8
This "You Needed Me" singer is mentioned in the Oscar-nominated song "Blame Canada"
    $800 13
First word of Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky"
    $800 24
Pictured here, this actor and marine was a relative of Arlington's original landowner, Robert E. Lee
    $800 19
This Norwegian's first masterpiece, "The Sick Child", recalled the death of his sister Sophie due to tuberculosis
    $800 14
An ancient language:
    $1200 3
In 1885 this country's Leopold II established the Congo Free State as his own personal property
    $1200 9
"Since 1912 we have been teaching the world to dance!!!" proclaims this man's website
    $1200 28
Last word of Dylan Thomas' "Do not go gentle into that good night"
    $1200 25
No "bull"--this Fleet Admiral who won many battles during WWII was buried at Arlington in 1959
    $1200 20
This "Second Of May" artist lived in a villa outside Madrid called "The Deaf Man's House"
    $1200 15
A form of a word:
    $1600 4
Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassin, Gavrilo Princip, was a member of this "dark" Serbian terrorist group
    DD: $2,000 10
An '80s Oscar winner, this actor's first name is Fahrid
    DD: $3,000 29
Last word of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken"
    $1600 26
The headstone of this man who died in 1986 reads, "Father of the Nuclear Navy"
    $1600 21
His "School of Athens" covers one wall of the Stanza Della Segnatura, a room in the pope's private quarters
    $1600 16
A text:
    $2000 5
The Pragmatic Sanction gave this Holy Roman Empress the legal right to inherit her father's territories
    $2000 11
He played Murray Slaughter on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" before captaining "The Love Boat"
    $2000 30
First word of Dryden's epitath for his wife
    $2000 27
In 1988 this African-American explorer's remains were moved to Arlington & reburied near Robert Peary
    $2000 22
Members of this Flemish family of artists were nicknamed "Peasant", "Velvet", & "Hell"
    $2000 17
A dialect of Southern France:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara John Martin
$10,800 $8,400 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 2 actresses nominated for Oscars for playing the same person in a 1997 blockbuster

Final scores:

Sara John Martin
$1 $16,799 $21,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sara John Martin
$10,800 $5,800 $12,200
15 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2007-02-07
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