Show #5190 - Friday, March 16, 2007

First nonzero three-way tie.

Contestants

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Anders Martinson, a quality assurance engineer from Union City, California

Jamey Kirby, a humanities teacher originally from Live Oak, Florida

Scott Weiss, a computer science professor from Walkersville, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

IRELAND
(Alex: You're going to love it.)
"LEP"RECHAUN
SHAM ROCKS
GREEN BEERS
(Alex: These aren't really green beers, these are beers that come in green bottles.)
ST. PATRICK'S DAY
PARADES
(Alex: There are going to be a lot of them tomorrow.)
    $200 11
Lourdes got a visitation from this person only; a shrine at Knock, Ireland got Joseph & John the Evangelist, too
    $200 15
Frederic Myers, a psychic researcher, coined this term for communications from one mind to another
    $200 7
Some colorless forms of this element with the chemical symbol Zr are known as matura diamonds
    $200 1
This Bremen beer's motto appropriately reads "Life beckons"
    $200 12
It's said Patrick drove these things out of Ireland; no truth he said, "I am tired of these bleepin' things in Ireland"
    $200 26
Matthew Broderick sings "Twist And Shout" from atop a float during Chicago's Von Steuben Day Parade in this film
    $400 10
As in Lough Allen or Lough Corrib, a lough in Irish is one of these geographic features
    $400 16
This Yiddish word means "to lug" or "to move in a tedious fashion"
    $400 22
Gary Dahl used 3 tons of stone from Rosarito Beach to create these 1970s fads that couldn't even fetch
    $400 3
Brittany Evans is the new icon for this beer that's named in honor of an old German monastery
    $400 13
Born on this island near Ireland, Patrick was kidnapped by pirates & sold into Irish slavery at the age of 16
    $400 27
A verdant villain crashes the World Unity Parade in this 2002 Tobey Maguire film
    $600 9
This popular tourist attraction is also known as the Stone of Eloquence
    $600 17
This neurological disorder marked by seizures can produce disturbances in the brain's electrical activity
    $600 23
Many experts have doubted the authenticity of a kouros statue at this oilman's L.A. museum
    $600 4
Dennis Hopper has a particular aversion to this Dutch beer in the movie "Blue Velvet"
    $600 14
In his 6 years as a slave, Patrick held this farm job, tending to his first flock
    $600 28
Irving Berlin penned 17 musical numbers for this Fred Astaire-Judy Garland holiday film
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Dublin, Ireland.) "Ulysses" captures the sight, sound & even products of Dublin; this man, who represents Ulysses, wonders, "What is home without Plumtree's Potted Meat?"
    $800 18
This alcoholic drink is traditionally served at the Kentucky Derby
    $800 24
In 2000 NASA helped bust a man who pled guilty to trying to sell these fake items from Apollo 11
    $800 5
Brewed since 1615, this Dutch beer with a green bottle has a swingtop cap
    $800 19
Patrick is said to have founded more than 300 churches & administered this sacrament to 120,000 people
    $800 29
Kent Dorfman's brother's car is reborn as the Deathmobile & is sprung from an "Eat Me" cake float in this film
    DD: $1,000 8
Pull out the stopper! This southern Irish city is the country's second largest
    $1000 21
A parasitic bacterium causes this infectious disease that affects the skin & the peripheral nervous system
    $1000 25
To stop graffiti on the real thing, visitors can now sign a fake replica of this in the Juyongguan section
    $1000 6
Tonight let it be this beer of Munich that's properly spelled with 2 umlauts
    $1000 20
Around 450 A.D. Patrick wrote "The" this book about his spiritual development; it was "good for the soul"
    $1000 30
A Temperance Union Parade is used for cover by escaping bank robbers in this Peckinpah classic

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

Scott Jamey Anders
$0 $1,800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Jamey Anders
$400 $7,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AT THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE
(Alex: Great place to visit.)
JEOPARDY! IN POP CULTURE
IT HAPPENED IN '07
ALPHABETICALLY LAST
THE ANCIENTS
FIGHTIN' WORDS
    $400 16
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT.) Twain owned one of the first telephones installed in a private home, but he once wished that all of us may eventually be gathered together in heaven, except for this man
    $400 5
His "Rain Man" character Raymond Babbitt had to watch "Jeopardy!" at 5:00
    $400 1
1607:
This site
is settled in what would become the first permanent English colony in the New World
    $400 21
...of the Ivy League universities
    $400 9
Demosthenes of Athens railed against Philip, "Not even a barbarian... a vile fellow of" this land
    $400 24
If you've been beaten senseless, someone's "knocked" this gooey roofing material "out of you"
    $800 17
Twain & his wife bought their bed in this romantic city of canals (iconoclast Twain slept feet toward the headboard)
    $800 18
In his "Nightmares & Dreamscapes", he penned a short story about a disembodied finger bothering a "Jeopardy!" viewer
    $800 2
1707:
This prominent Japanese landmark erupts
    $800 22
...of U.S. National Parks (& please don't get "Y"s with us)
    $800 12
In 55 B.C. Cicero published "On" this type of person who may be described as silver-tongued
    $800 26
This French term dates to the practice of knights assuming special names for battle
    $1200 19
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT.) Appropriately, Mark Twain resided here in Hartford while he worked on this 1889 novel about a Hartford man who travels back in time to medieval England
    $1200 10
During a TV ad for this chain, a Chihuahua walking through a room paused to give a "Jeopardy!" response
    $1200 4
1507:
On the maps of Martin Waldseemuller, the New World is called this
    DD: $1,000 23
...of our 43 U.S. presidents by first name
    DD: $2,000 13
He's the Greek shown here practicing his craft in a work by Raphael
    $1200 27
This adjective that means "inclined to fight" comes from the same root as "pugilistic"
    $1600 11
Among Twain's many guests was this creator of Uncle Remus whose stories Twain read to his daughters
    $1600 3
"Jeopardy!" appears in the Kiefer Sutherland movie sharing part of its name with a game show--this city, "N.M."
    $1600 6
1307: On Friday the 13th of October, thousands of members of this order of knights are arrested in France
    $1600 25
...among books of the Pentateuch
    $1600 14
Paradoxically, Epimenides advised, "All Cretans are" these; the tricky part is, he was a Cretan himself
    $1600 28
This adjective meaning "belligerent" or "eager to fight" comes from Latin for "pertaining to war"
    $2000 20
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT.) The style of Mark Twain's home here in Hartford exemplifies this ornate age, also the title of a book Twain wrote with his neighbor Charles Dudley Warner
    $2000 8
To win enough money to "try to take over the world", one of this WB animated pair went on the show "Gyp-parody"
    $2000 7
1207:
This English king grants the city of Liverpool its first charter
    $2000 30
...of the 7 nations of Central America
    $2000 15
Like his boy, the wealthy father of the future Emperor Augustus was named Gaius this
    $2000 29
In Cockney rhyming slang, a wife is "trouble and" this type of discord

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Jamey Anders
$13,400 $8,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN OF THE 1930s
1 of the men who shot her realized when he saw her body that she'd often waited on him at a cafe in Dallas

Final scores:

Scott Jamey Anders
$16,000 $16,000 $16,000
3-day co-champion: $61,001 New co-champion: $16,000 New co-champion: $16,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Scott Jamey Anders
$15,600 $8,000 $8,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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