Show #5235 - Friday, May 18, 2007

Contestants

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Martin Hughes, a sociology professor from Indiana, Pennsylvania

John Lisiewicz, an assistant manager from Los Angeles, California

Sara Westrick Schomig, a strategic information officer from Annapolis, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD TRAVEL
(Alex: That's a fun one.)
ALSO A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM
IT'S ALL A LEGEND
"HIT"TING
THE SNAIL
ON THE HEAD
(Alex: Oh boy. Our writers were having fun.)
    $200 1
Scuba divers love to explore the Marie Celeste, a blockade runner that sank off the coast of Bermuda during this war
    $200 21
Them commies!
    $200 11
When Columbus saw the mouth of the Orinoco River, he thought it flowed from this legendary biblical garden
    $200 16
2-word term for a hired underworld assassin
    $200 26
Technically, a snail has this many feet
    $200 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports.) Skull bones are joined together by seams of connective tissue called these, also an operating room term
    $400 2
If you go shopping in Palau, you'll want to know the phrase "Ngteland a cheral?", which means this
    $400 22
Grades that should guarantee you 4.0
    $400 12
In Arthurian legend, the sword in the stone was stuck in one of these blacksmith aids on top of the stone
    $400 17
As a verb, "thumb" is a synonym for this
    $400 27
Most snails are this, derived from the names of 2 Greek gods (possessing both male & female organs)
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports.) Also found between your vertebrae, this flexible tissue is what shapes your nose and ears
    $600 3
The Mayan ruins of Tulum loom over the Caribbean in this country
    $600 23
Mr. Molson & Mr. Coors, collectively
    $600 13
This Greenpeace ship's name comes from a legend about a spirit that comes to save Earth from disaster
    $600 18
To carve wood into shapes with a knife
    $600 28
These are found on the ends of a snail's stalks or tentacles
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) 8 of the numerous bones in the skull fuse as you age to form this enclosure of the brain
    $800 4
You'll feel in the pink in Jaipur, whose colorful buildings made it "the Pink City" of this country
    $800 24
People who illegally copy software or DVDs
    $800 14
One legend about the Alamo involves a fabulous hoard of gold supposedly dropped down a well by this col.
    $800 19
A recipe for these: take some young pig intestines, clean' 'em, stew 'em, batter 'em & fry 'em
    DD: $2,000 29
This large sea snail takes its name from the Greek for "shell"
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports.) Each hemisphere of the brain is divided into 4 of these: the temporal, occipital, parietal, and frontal
    $1000 5
A £4.5 million visitor center in Stoke-on-Trent tells the story of this British pottery founded in the 1700s
    $1000 25
Sailors, whether ancient or not
    $1000 15
This pair of legendary Irish cats fought until only their tails were left
    $1000 20
Renzo Piano & William Keck are famous as these
    $1000 30
Both the squid & the snail are members of this animal phylum whose name is from the Latin for "soft"
    $1000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports.) From the Latin for "track", it's the somewhat spacey term used by doctors for these cavities in your skull

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

Sara John Martin
$2,600 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara John Martin
$4,400 $3,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
WOULD YOU MURRAY ME?
POETIC FIRST OR LAST WORD
BURIED AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
EUROPEAN ARTISTS
ETYMOLOGISTS' ABBREVIATIONS
    $400 1
The Allies began the invasion of Italy on July 10, 1943 by landing on this island
    $400 7
On film he said, "A Cinderella story outta nowhere. Former greenskeeper & now about to become... Masters champion"
    $400 12
Last word of Poe's "The Raven"
    $400 23
The rather tall monument on his grave mention that he was President & Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $400 18
Soon after arriving in Tahiti in 1891, he took a native girl named Tehura as his wife
    $400 6
No longer in use:
obs.
    $800 2
In 1606, Willem Janszoon landed on Cape York Peninsula, becoming the 1st European to visit this continent
    $800 8
This "You Needed Me" singer is mentioned in the Oscar-nominated song "Blame Canada"
    $800 13
First word of Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky"
    $800 24
Pictured here, this actor and marine was a relative of Arlington's original landowner, Robert E. Lee
    $800 19
This Norwegian's first masterpiece, "The Sick Child", recalled the death of his sister Sophie due to tuberculosis
    $800 14
An ancient language:
Skt.
    $1200 3
In 1885 this country's Leopold II established the Congo Free State as his own personal property
    $1200 9
"Since 1912 we have been teaching the world to dance!!!" proclaims this man's website
    $1200 28
Last word of Dylan Thomas' "Do not go gentle into that good night"
    $1200 25
No "bull"--this Fleet Admiral who won many battles during WWII was buried at Arlington in 1959
    $1200 20
This "Second Of May" artist lived in a villa outside Madrid called "The Deaf Man's House"
    $1200 15
A form of a word:
dim.
    $1600 4
Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassin, Gavrilo Princip, was a member of this "dark" Serbian terrorist group
    DD: $2,000 10
An '80s Oscar winner, this actor's first name is Fahrid
    DD: $3,000 29
Last word of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken"
    $1600 26
The headstone of this man who died in 1986 reads, "Father of the Nuclear Navy"
    $1600 21
His "School of Athens" covers one wall of the Stanza Della Segnatura, a room in the pope's private quarters
    $1600 16
A text:
O.E.D.
    $2000 5
The Pragmatic Sanction gave this Holy Roman Empress the legal right to inherit her father's territories
    $2000 11
He played Murray Slaughter on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" before captaining "The Love Boat"
    $2000 30
First word of Dryden's epitath for his wife
    $2000 27
In 1988 this African-American explorer's remains were moved to Arlington & reburied near Robert Peary
    $2000 22
Members of this Flemish family of artists were nicknamed "Peasant", "Velvet", & "Hell"
    $2000 17
A dialect of Southern France:
Prov.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara John Martin
$10,800 $8,400 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL MOVIES
One of the 2 actresses nominated for Oscars for playing the same person in a 1997 blockbuster

Final scores:

Sara John Martin
$1 $16,799 $21,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara John Martin
$10,800 $5,800 $12,200
15 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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