Show #5315 - Friday, October 19, 2007


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Barbara Frascelli, a housewife and mother from Staten Island, New York

Clare Willis, a law student from Chicago, Illinois

Shad Small, an office assistant from Lafayette, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'm not so sure about that.)
    $200 8
Genesis says it was 300 cubits in length, making it about 500 feet long
    $200 4
Blind hermit Gene Hackman entertains man-of-few-words Peter Boyle in this 1974 comedy
    $200 11
Take your sweetie to see Sweetheart Rock, also known as Pu'u Pehe, in this U.S. state
    $200 21
    $200 26
In 1626 Peter Minuit famously bought this with beads, trinkets & cloth worth $24; real estate has gone up since then
    $200 1
It shouldn't take much effort to tell me this, Tony Blair's political party
    $400 10
Genesis 25 says these twin sons of Rebekah even struggled against each other in their mother's womb
    $400 5
"I'm glad I got the partying out of my system...because now...I can focus on my career", said this "Simple Life"r
    $400 12
Many have reported seeing ghosts inside the governor's mansion in this Nevada capital
    $400 22
    $400 27
At North Dakota's Fort Union Trading Post, Indians mainly traded these for beads, cloth & weapons
    $400 2
This term for a highly affectionate couple takes its name from critters of the genus Agapornis
    $600 13
In Samuel 28, the prophet Samuel appears to king Saul & predicts his defeat by this group
    $600 6
Dialogue from this show: "Women don't leave Denny Crane. And for a secretary!"; "It was the Sec. of Defense"
    $600 15
When Custer marched into Charlottesville in 1865, faculty leaders convinced him to spare this university (whew!)
    $600 23
    $600 28
In 1836 Francis Baily noted the "beads" around the moon's edge during one of these events
    $600 3
Take me to this reinforced section of fishing line where the hook is attached
    $800 14
According to the Bible, she was not only Abraham's wife, she was also his half-sister
    $800 7
That's...healthier, we guess; Ron Wood's wife gave this Stone's guitarist 12 bottles of organic vodka
    DD: $1,000 18
In 1995 this "Land of Opportunity" got a new official nickname, "The Natural State"
    $800 24
    $800 29
The Maya found this ocular condition a mark of beauty & dangled beads to make infants focus inward
    $800 16
(Sarah puts her back into this clue) Most back pain is in the area commonly called the lower back; medically, it's made up of the 5 vertebrae classified as these
    $1000 17
Deuteronomy may mean "second law", but it's this number book of the Old Testament
    $1000 9
"I've eaten things that didn't complain this much", says Diego the saber-toothed tiger in this 2002 animated film
    $1000 19
It's always "The Night of the Iguana" on Gasparilla Island in this U.S. state, home to 1000s of them
    $1000 25
    $1000 30
This author of "Steppenwolf" also penned "The Glass Bead Game"
    $1000 20
Bath sponge that's really a tropical gourd

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

Shad Clare Barbara
$3,800 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shad Clare Barbara
$5,400 $4,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
Heidegger said "Sein zum Tode", or one's awareness of & readiness for this event, is the key to authentic being
    $400 1
In 1958 the Dodgers & this team moved west to California
    $400 11
This plant grows as a parasite on apple tree trunks, blooms in Feb. & March, yet still is a factor in Christmas kisses
    $400 21
In 2002 Scotland banned hunting these with hounds that kill them; the dogs may only flush out the prey
    $400 13
In 1994 Jordan signed a peace treaty with this country, ending the official state of war between them
    $400 22
Daws Butler voiced this animated TV hound
    $800 4
A "Jeopardy!" game has 13 of these; medieval writers believed there were exactly 10, including place & time
    $800 2
The Braves spent 82 seasons in Boston & more than 40 in Atlanta, with a 13-season stop in this city
    $800 12
When a tiny parasite enters an oyster's shell, mantle cells cover it with nacre until this is formed
    $800 27
A U.N. sanction banned Liberia from selling these, as they were "engaged" in trading them for weapons
    $800 14
In 1903 Panama declared its independence from this country
    $800 23
These are "Forever" in a top 10 hit from 1967
    $1200 5
This -ism is the belief in God's existence; the "process" type has God in some ways affected by & changing with time
    $1200 8
In 1955 the Philadelphia Athletics moved to this city, where they remained for 13 seasons
    DD: $1,200 18
PSI is a charity delivering nets to fight this parasite-caused disease that kills 3,000 African children a day
    $1200 28
In 1977 this African country outlawed hunting; later it established game reserves, like the Masai Mara
    $1200 15
According to legend, this country's city of Cuzco was built by Manco Capac, the first ruler of the Incas
    $1200 24
Pro boxers have been battling under this marquess' "rules" since the late 1800s
    $1600 6
Also a Paine title, this 18th C. theory said come on, sure the world exists, it's not just all in your head
    $1600 9
After the 1960 season, the Washington Senators left the capital & headed west, becoming this new team
    $1600 19
Closely related to meningitis, this inflammation of the brain can result from viral infections or tiny parasites
    $1600 29
After being banned from Massachusetts, he established the Rhode Island colony
    $1600 16
The principalities of Moldavia & Walachia were joined together to form this country in the 19th century
    DD: $1,200 25
Title avenue in Theodore Geisel's first book
    $2000 7
If you want to know what it is to know & how what we know is known, we know you'll like this branch of philosophy
    $2000 10
In 1972 the new Washington Senators moved west & became this team
    $2000 20
You can "vent" this soft, ductless organ that fights infection with parasite detection
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.) Weapons like the AK-47 were banned under Clinton by this 1994 legislation abbreviated AWB. It expired in 2004
    $2000 17
The capital of this Pacific island kingdom is Nuku'alofa
    $2000 26
Inept policeman in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shad Clare Barbara
$14,600 $4,000 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the main cause of the 1803 jump in the national debt to $86.4 million

Final scores:

Shad Clare Barbara
$18,401 $500 $4,200
3-day champion: $59,101 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shad Clare Barbara
$15,600 $4,000 $9,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2007-07-30
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