Show #5148 - Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Contestants

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Al Cadena, a senior website producer from Pasadena, California

Jim Eddy, a woodworker from Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Greg Williams, a lecturer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

LANDMARKS
TV FINALES
(Alex: You have to name the show whose final episode we describe.)
MANNA FEST
KIDNAPPED
PLURALS
ON THE RAILS
    $200 11
Medieval & Renaissance walls form Vatican City's boundaries except for this square on the southeast
    $200 1
We discovered that St. Eligius Hospital is the dream of Donald Westphall's autistic child
    $200 6
The book of the Bible where manna is first mentioned
    $200 25
In 2006 Olaf Wiig & Steve Centanni, 2 reporters working for this cable channel, were released from Gaza
    $200 15
According to the Random House Dictionary, it's what you add to "bison" to get its plural
    $200 21
The Southern Railway's No. 1401 engine weighs 281 tons fully loaded--16 tons of it this, fueling each 150-mile trip
    $400 12
The white marble dome of this mausoleum in India is decorated with floral patterns & passages from the Koran
    $400 2
Ted is the only one not to get fired, & the rest of the cast sings "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" on the way out of WJM
    $400 7
Manna was gathered every day of the week except this day
    $400 26
This wealthy heiress who was kidnapped in 1974 was renamed "Tania" after Che Guevara's girlfriend
    $400 16
One of 2 body parts whose vowels are switched to other vowels to make their plurals
    $400 22
(Sarah leans from a train.) In World War Two, Number 1592 was refurbished and codenamed "Bayonet" to serve as this general's private coach
    $600 13
An over 300-foot Doric column on this Great Lake is both a peace memorial & a Perry's victory memorial
    $600 3
As Benjamin Franklin Pierce ascends, he sees "Goodbye" spelled out in stones
    DD: $300 8
The taste of manna is described in the Bible as that of "wafers made with" this
    $600 27
Pierre Laporte was kidnapped in 1970 by the FLQ, who sought independence for this Canadian province
    $600 18
Tolkien spelled it one way; Disney spelled it differently; we'll accept either
    $600 23
Light-rail vehicles are usually powered by this
    $800 14
In Bern, Switz. the point from which distances in the canton are measured is the Zeitglockenturm, one of these
    $800 4
Narrator William Conrad says "Tuesday, August 29, 1967. The day the running stopped"
    $800 9
In the 78th of these sacred poems, manna is referred to as "the corn of heaven" & "angels' food"
    $800 19
Collectively, Janet Reno & Edwin Meese were known by this title after being appointed by the President
    $800 24
One of the USA's first steam locomotives, it came from Britain and was named for the British version of Uncle Sam
    $1000 17
There's a chapel for 150 people in the base of this statue sitting atop Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro
    $1000 5
Characters die in this order: Ruth, Keith, David, Rico, Brenda & Claire
    $1000 10
The last Biblical mention of manna comes in this New Testament book where it is promised to the faithful
    $1000 20
Easton's Bible Dictionary says to add these 2 letters to the end of "cherub" to get its plural

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Greg Jim Al
$300 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Jim Al
$1,700 $2,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
RETIRED JERSEYS
(Alex: You have to identify the team that has honored the players we name.)
MUTILATED ART
FEAR
AND "LO" THING
IN LAS VEGAS
    $400 22
She described "And Then There Were None" as "a better piece of craftsmanship than anything else" she wrote
    $400 16
Joe Namath,
Joe Klecko
    $400 11
In 1972 a hammer-wielding man smashed Mary's nose & arm on this Michelangelo work
    $400 1
Help! I've watched too much Hitchcock & developed ornithophobia! The fear of these!
    $400 6
The high rates of interest of this shady type of moneylender could take a bite out of your finances
    $400 17
It's where to go in Vegas if you've got more appetite than money; the Palms' lunch one is just $7.99
    $800 23
She once said "The Fountainhead" was "only an overture" to her "Atlas Shrugged"
    $800 12
A marble hand holding an apple was found on Melos near this statue that dates to 150 B.C.
    $800 2
Having herpetophobia, a fear of these vertebrates, might limit your pet selection
    $800 7
It's part of what Jesus used to feed the multitudes along the shore of the Sea of Galilee
    $800 18
It would take you more than 13 years to spend one night in each of this "Grand" hotel's 5,044 rooms
    $1200 24
Reviewing her "Fear oF Flying" in 1973, John Updike said it had "class & sass, brightness & bite"
    $1200 13
In Paris you can see this sculptor's 1901 creation, which he considered a finished work
    $1200 3
It's doubtful that an Eskimo would have chionophobia, a fear of this
    $1200 8
Pond dweller seen here
    $1200 19
The Las Vegas Strip received its name because it reminded someone of a "Strip" in this city's metro area
    $1600 25
In a 1972 recording, "An Evening With" this author, she read excerpts from her famous diary
    $1600 14
In the sculpture seen here, this guy holds up Medusa's head
    DD: $2,000 4
Epistemophobia would be bad news for a Jeopardy! contestant, as it's fear of this
    $1600 9
Better-known name of the short-horned grasshopper
    $1600 20
With the 1989 opening of the Mirage, this casino mogul launched a new building boom
    $2000 26
Married to bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman, she's a bestselling author, too
    $2000 15
Seen here at the Louvre is the work known as "Nike" or the "Winged Victory of" this Aegean island
    $2000 5
Stay with me on this one; monophobia is the fear of this state
    $2000 10
A small, medicated candy meant to be dissolved in the mouth
    DD: $1,500 21
This casino opened in 1966 was named for its owner's 4 daughters, not after members of royalty

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Jim Al
$4,500 $7,400 $9,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY AMERICANS
He preached, "The God that holds you over the pit of Hell, much as one holds a spider... over the fire, abhors you"

Final scores:

Greg Jim Al
$8,900 $9,001 $14,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Jim Al
$4,800 $9,400 $10,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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