Show #5421 - Monday, March 17, 2008


[<< previous game]

Kristina Caffrey, a college student from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Glen Segal, an attorney from Ladera Ranch, California

Renée Mathis, a homeschool mom from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in this Scottish city
    $200 16
He first played Sherlock Holmes on film in 1939
    $200 6
The Bible tells us of this element being beaten into plates, cut into wires & worked into the clothing worn by Aaron
    $200 11
On Jan. 25, 1915 the first transcontinental phone call was made by this man in NYC to Thomas Watson in S.F.
    $200 21
At the end of World War I, the nations designated the "Big Four" were the U.S., Italy, France & this one
    $200 1
The transmission of genetic traits from parents to offspring
    DD: $1,000 27
Before he was a writer, Conan Doyle worked in this profession, like Watson
    $400 17
This star of "Lawrence of Arabia" voiced Sherlock Holmes for a series of cartoons in the 1980s
    $400 7
The Kennedy Space Center uses this gas, atomic No. 54 & no warrior princess, in high-intensity lights for night landings
    $400 12
Diane Watson represents this state's 33rd district in the U.S. House of Representatives
    $400 22
It's the hyphenated 4-dimensional continuum within which physical events can be located
    $400 2
Roman "C"
    $600 28
Conan Doyle wrote a tribute in 1915 on the death of W.G. Grace, a superstar in this sport
    $600 18
This one-time Willy Wonka took on the title role in 1975's "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother"
    $600 8
Pu! But this element-238 doesn't stink--it powers pacemakers
    $600 13
Now playing on golf's senior tour, he's won 5 British Opens & 2 Masters tournaments
    $600 23
The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse in the Bible are War, Pestilence, Famine & this
    $600 3
Debit's opposite
    $800 29
Sir Arthur was a spiritualist, but he faced opposition from this man who wrote "A Magician Among the Spirits"
    $800 19
In a 1976 TV movie this "Spy Who Loved Me" actor played "Sherlock Holmes in New York"
    $800 9
"I" know Bernard Courtois discovered this element in 1811
    $800 14
English astronomer Frank Watson Dyson was director of this observatory from 1910 to 1933
    $800 24
It's the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $800 4
Extreme hostility or aversion toward something or someone
    $1000 30
Conan Doyle was partly influenced by his Dupin stories
    $1000 20
Before "Rain Man", he directed "Young Sherlock Holmes", in which Holmes & Watson meet as boys at boarding school
    $1000 10
This ductile, nonradioactive element has an atomic weight of 26.98
    $1000 15
English scholar Thomas Watson is best known today for his 1581 translation of "Antigone" by this Ancient Greek
    $1000 25
As its name suggests, it's a square dance for 4 couples
    $1000 5
Radiation at wavelengths longer than visible light & shorter than microwaves

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

Renée Glen Kristina
$3,200 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Renée Glen Kristina
$6,800 $5,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"The Inquest of the Final Victim Mary Kelly" is the subtitle of a book about this late 19th century Londoner
    $400 16
"Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, too-ra-loo-ra-li, too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, that's" one of these
    $400 17
Next after
    $400 26
George Soper, a NYC sanitation engineer, helped get her committed to an isolation center from 1907 to 1910
    $400 2
The third & the longest of the four Gospels is the Gospel according to him
    $400 7
A submarine's home port, or the place where a runner is safe during a game
    $800 12
Ballet music was thought an inferior genre when he was commissioned to write the music for "Swan Lake"
    $800 19
This title is followed by the line "Sure, it's like the morn in spring"
    $800 18
Next after
    $800 27
A much-derided 1986 Newsweek story said for a 40-year-old single woman, death by a terrorist was likelier than this
    $800 3
"Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river" comes from this Old Testament book
    $800 8
An adult human is supported by 206 of them
    $1200 13
As his health grew worse from TB, he left his dentistry practice in Atlanta & moved out West
    $1200 20
U2 sang, "She said that I must leave her, an icy tear she froze, how could I melt the heart of a wild" this
    DD: $3,000 23
Next after
    $1200 28
4-syllable singsong word meaning to waste time, especially by indecision; hello...
    $1200 4
Immediately following Acts is Paul's Epistle to these people
    $1200 9
This organization was based in part on 2 American groups, the Sons of Daniel Boone & the Woodcraft Indians
    $1600 14
In July 1866 he became the U.S. Navy's first full admiral
    $1600 21
"Here's to James Connolly who gave one hurrah, and placed the machine guns for" this 3-word Irish battle cry
    $1600 24
Next after
    $1600 29
In March 2001 this notorious Afghan group dynamited ancient giant statues of Buddha in Bamiyan
    $1600 5
Ob-la-di ob-la-da, it's the shortest book of the Old Testament
    DD: $2,000 10
One of the terms of the treaty that ended this war was 3 million pounds to rebuild the Transvaal
    $2000 15
By the time her "Middlemarch" was published, she was generally recognized as the greatest living English novelist
    $2000 22
"Danny Boy" is based on this traditional Irish tune popular in the 1850s
    $2000 25
Next after
    $2000 30
Talos was a man of bronze that this god of metalworking made for Minos
    $2000 6
A victory ode, "The Song of Deborah" is found in this book
    $2000 11
This Asian capital city's Grand Palace houses the Emerald Buddha, which sits on a gilded wood throne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Renée Glen Kristina
$17,200 $10,200 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It "had been built... for pigs about to be butchered. Now it was going to serve as a home... for 100 American P.O.W.s"

Final scores:

Renée Glen Kristina
$10,399 $13,700 $23,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Renée Glen Kristina
$16,800 $10,200 $9,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2007-11-28
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at