Show #5183 - Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Contestants

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Sunny Wyers, an online worker from Los Angeles, California

Harry Stessel, a college teacher and potter from Westfield, Massachusetts

Martin Budak, a project manager from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

KEEP THE FAITH
TOP 10 LISTS
LET'S GET BIZET!
BREAKFAST CEREAL
TELL ME "Y"
STATS FREAK
    $200 1
Since 1847 this religion has been based in Salt Lake City, Utah
    $200 16
The top 10 video game titles of 2005 included 2 from LucasArts about this film series
    $200 2
Georges Bizet was born on Oct. 25, 1838 in this capital & was admitted to its conservatory by age 10
    $200 21
Back in 1934 Lou Gehrig was the first athlete to appear on a box of this "Breakfast of Champions"
    $200 8
It's the primary source of nourishment for an embryo in an egg
    $200 26
Later a home run king, in 1916 he had 23 pitching wins & a sparkling 1.75 ERA
    $400 4
Apis, a bull god of this ancient people, was believed to be the personification of the creator god Ptah
    $400 17
The top 10 most common phobias include the fear of heights, the fear of flying & the fear of these, aka arachnophobia
    $400 3
Bizet said this Austrian & fellow prodigy's "music affects me too deeply and makes me really unwell"
    $400 22
He's the spokes-character seen here
    $400 9
The overall leader in the Tour de France bike race wears this item of clothing
    $400 27
Get a grip, dude! Warren Moon made the Hall of Fame despite an NFL record 161 of these; Len Dawson had 7 in one game
    $600 5
The Loas in Voodoo are roughly equivalent to these in Catholicism
    $600 18
The top 10 highest cities in the world include La Paz, Bolivia & Lhasa in this region once ruled by the Dalai Lama
    $600 13
Bizet penned this 1875 opera where the title gal leaves Don Jose for a bullfighter; big mistake
    $600 23
With flavors like Raspberry Red, Lemony Lemon & Grapity Purple, it's hard for silly rabbits to resist this classic
    $600 10
This black & white comedy film starred Peter Boyle as the manmade man
    $600 28
Wilt Chamberlain & this '60s Celtic are the only NBAers to average more than 20 rebounds per game
    DD: $1,000 6
2 of the 3 religions practiced simultaneously by the majority of Taiwan's population
    $800 19
The top 10 most populous countries in the world include China, India & this country with over 300 million
    $800 14
A teenaged Bizet won the Prix de Rome for "Clovis et Clotilde", this type of 7-letter choral composition
    $800 24
In 2004 this cereal introduced a new flavor, Honey Graham--wonder how Mikey likes it
    $800 11
Slovenia broke away from it in 1991
    $800 29
This "Great One" had a record 382 career playoff points; Mark Messier is No. 2 with 295
    $1000 7
The Koran was revealed to Muhammad during this century
    $1000 20
The top 10 fastest fish in the sea include the tiger shark, the sailfish & the bluefin variety of this food fish
    $1000 15
Bizet wrote, "As for" this Austrian "Surprise" symphony man, "he has sent me to sleep for some time past"
    $1000 25
In 1987 Bela Lugosi appeared on boxes of this cereal, the first in General Mills' "Monster Cereals"
    $1000 12
He led the opposition to the coup that tried to overthrow Gorbachev in 1991
    $1000 30
This Cleveland RB of the '50s & '60s led the NFL in rushing 8 times; the most times for any other back is 4

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

Martin Harry Sunny
$1,800 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Harry Sunny
$2,600 $2,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

A WALK ACROSS THE CHARLES BRIDGE
(Alex: ...in Prague.)
CLASSIC TV COMEDY EPISODES
1980s BESTSELLERS
20th CENTURY WOMEN
THE GREEK ALPHABET
STATES FREAK
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands on the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic.) St. Norbert & St. Sigmund are portrayed with this Good King; all three are Czech patron saints
    $400 2
"Fonzie's Baptism"
    $400 23
Robert Fulghum shared "uncommon thoughts on common things" in "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in" here
    $400 3
In April 2006 she was given a 41-gun royal salute in Hyde Park to celebrate her 80th birthday
    $400 8
In astronomy, this letter typically designates the brightest star in a constellation
    $400 18
In 1945 the first atomic bomb was exploded in this state; how enchanting
    $800 13
As Jim Phelps, Jon Voight falls off the Charles Bridge in this blockbuster 1996 movie
    $800 14
"Uncle Martin's Wisdom Tooth"
    $800 24
Her autobiography "Shelley: Also Known as Shirley" was a bestseller in 1980
    $800 4
Her work with mountain gorillas inspired the 1988 movie "Gorillas in the Mist"
    $800 9
This is the end, my only friend, the end (of the alphabet, this 24th letter, the end)
    $800 19
This state produces most of the world's bourbon whiskey
    DD: $1,500 30
A statue of this nature-loving Italian saint has stood on the bridge since 1855
    $1200 15
"Love and the Spaced-Out Chick"
    DD: $2,000 25
Of all of Stephen King's bestsellers, this hefty novel from 1986 has the shortest title
    $1200 5
Surrounded by family, this expatriate baroness & musical matriarch died in Vermont in 1987
    $1200 10
Letter number 4; Mississippi has a famous one
    $1200 20
Country roads, take me home, to this state (admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863), I belong...
    $1600 28
Originally called Stone Bridge, the Charles Bridge was built with this "stone", like the walls of the White House
    $1600 16
"The Seven Faces of Ensign Parker"
    $1600 26
Gore Vidal's monumental novel about this president was a bestseller in 1984
    $1600 6
(Hi, I'm Dana Delany.) As a pro-choice advocate, I was happy with the title "Choices of the Heart", in which I played this pioneering birth control advocate
    $1600 11
This type of radiation, & letter of the alphabet, hulked out Bruce Banner
    $1600 21
The 3 states on Michigan's southern borders
    $2000 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew rubs a statue on the Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic.) It brings luck to touch the statue of this saint of Nepomuk, who was martyred by being thrown from the bridge in 1393
    $2000 17
"The Unsinkable Mr. French"
    $2000 27
The third book in her "Earth's Children" series, "The Mammoth Hunters" was a mammoth bestseller in 1985
    $2000 7
In 1977 this Danish queen, an artist & a Tolkien fan, illustrated an edition of "The Lord of the Rings"
    $2000 12
Number 9, Number 9, Number 9; it's seen here
    $2000 22
The name of this Rocky Mountain state comes from 2 Indian words meaning "at the big plains"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Harry Sunny
$14,100 $1,400 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH NOVELISTS
In 1946 he wrote, "Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful & murder respectable"

Final scores:

Martin Harry Sunny
$24,001 $2,800 $19,799
2-day champion: $44,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Martin Harry Sunny
$13,800 $3,400 $13,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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