Show #5304 - Thursday, October 4, 2007

Contestants

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Matt Pensinger, a pastor from Hanover, Pennsylvania

Paul Barndt, a student from Houston, Texas

Todd Butler, a fourth grade teacher from Mansfield, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

USA TODAY'S TOP 25 MEMORABLE QUOTES
(Alex: You have to ID the speaker. We're talking about quotes in the last 25 years.)
CATCH & CARRY
I BEG YOUR PARDON
DOG TAGS
(Alex: You have to identify the dog owner.)
SALAD
"LAT" IN
    $200 7
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
    $200 21
This ex-49er is the NFL's all-time leader with 1,549 receptions; no. 2 on the list is 448 behind
    $200 26
Gerald Ford issued 382 pardons but the one issued to this man in 1974 is said to have cost Ford the 1976 election
    $200 8
Born 1924, Milton, Massachusetts; pooch: Millie, a Springer spaniel
    $200 6
From the French for "crust", these cubes are delicious in salads
    $200 1
A person of Hispanic or Spanish-speaking descent
    $400 11
"It takes a village to raise a child"
    $400 22
Ex-coach of "Da Bears", he averaged 13.6 yards per catch in a 12-year career
    $400 27
The Wall Street Journal wanted an immediate pardon for him after his perjury conviction in the Valerie Plame case
    $400 9
Born 356 B.C., Pella, Macedonia; pooch: Peritas, who had a city named in his honor
    $400 12
This salad named for a kitchen professional features julienned cheeses & meats
    $400 2
Type of saints in the official name of the Mormons
    $600 16
"People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along?"
    $600 23
Kathie Lee must know this Giant caught 43 TDs, carried for 34 & threw for 14; he even kicked 2 FGs & caught 2 ints.
    $600 28
In 2001 she was pardoned for a 1974 armed bank robbery & for using a firearm during a felony
    $600 10
Born 1889, Braunau-am-Inn, Austria-Hungary; pooch: Blondi, a German shepherd
    $600 13
"Chilly" name of the head of lettuce that's cut into quarters to make a wedge salad
    $600 3
This nation of 2.3 million was conquered & Christianized in the 13th century
    $800 17
"Keep hope alive"
    $800 24
In 2006 this 1970s Steeler WR & ABC commentator tried but failed to catch on as Governor of Pennsylvania
    $800 29
Not the friendly ghost, this Secretary of Defense was pardoned for his role in Iran-Contra
    DD: $800 19
Born 1642, Woolsthorpe, England; mischievous cur: Diamond, known to destroy scientific papers
    $800 14
The original Waldorf salad contained only mayonnaise, celery & this fruit
    $800 4
At the gym, "lat" is short for this broad, flat muscle on each side of your back
    $1000 18
"How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values?"
    $1000 25
This present-day Colt WR with a Presidential last name holds the NFL single-season record for catches with 143
    $1000 30
In 1994 he was pardoned for leading a coup vs. the President of Venezuela; by 1999 he was President
    $1000 20
Born 1885, San Gabriel, Calif.; military pooch: Willie (aka William the Conqueror), a bull terrier (he never slapped him)
    $1000 15
This salad is said to have been invented by Mr. Cardini, who owned a restaurant in Tijuana
    $1000 5
A structure of crossed wooden strips; not something in your salad

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

Todd Paul Matt
$3,800 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Paul Matt
$8,200 $3,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOMEWHERE
OVER THE RAINBOW
STORMY WEATHER
I LOVE A PARADE
AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE
THE POSITIVE
    $400 6
Dating from medieval times, Gamla Stan ("Old Town") is the "cradle" of this Scandinavian capital
    $400 26
Harold Arlen composed "Over The Rainbow", introduced by this singer
    $400 1
In March 1888 one of these blinding snowstorms struck the East Coast, creating 40-to-50-foot snowdrifts
    $400 21
The Junkanoo Parade brings a sea of color to downtown Nassau on Boxing Day, and again on this one six days later
    $400 11
In this language of the British Isles, you'll see accent marks on the letter W
    $400 16
The book "Whale Done!" applies the positive techniques used at this marine park to business & family life
    $800 7
Johann Strauss Jr. conducted the "Blue Danube" waltz publicly for the first time at a Feb. 1867 concert in this city
    $800 2
On March 18, 1925 the most violent single one of these in U.S. history swept through Mo., Ill., & Ind., killing 695
    $800 22
Festivities on this July 14th holiday include fireworks & a huge military parade down Paris' Champs-Elysees
    $800 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew provides the clue in front of a screen.) Spanish words with the stress on the last syllable are called "agudas" and have accent marks only if they end in N, S, or one of these
    $800 17
Thriving through success, like him conducting "Ode to Joy" while ill, is the idea in a book called "The" him "Factor"
    $1200 8
This strike-slip fault that runs through California is named for a lake that's in the rift
    $1200 29
"We're after the same rainbow's end" in this Mancini-Mercer song
    $1200 3
These, which may be described as softball-sized, begin in clouds as "embryos" to which frozen droplets adhere
    $1200 23
As seen in the photo in 1960, Senator Kennedy and wife Jackie enjoyed this type of parade in New York City
    $1200 13
You may ask why this language has an accent mark in its word for "why", perchè
    $1200 18
His "Power of Positive Thinking" begins, "Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities!"
    $1600 9
We are "volunteering" the information that Clingmans Dome is the highest point in this state
    $1600 28
In the musical titled this man's "Rainbow", he already has the pot of gold when he arrives in Rainbow Valley
    $1600 4
A single updraft or downdraft in a cloud; a severe thunderstorm may be multi- or super-it
    $1600 25
The annual Chinese New Year parade in this West Coast city is the largest celebration of its kind outside Asia
    DD: $2,000 14
(Kelly reads another clue with the monitor.) In poetry, it's a foot or metrical unit consisting of an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable
    DD: $2,400 19
Oprah has unlocked this, a book by Rhonda Byrne about using positive visualization to achieve success
    $2000 10
Chisago is a county in this state, as is Itasca
    $2000 27
It's like dancing in a rainbow amid the colored lights of the Rainbow Room, part of this NYC complex
    $2000 5
In a 24-hour period, July 26-27, 2005, just over 37 inches of rain fell on this megacity on India's west coast
    $2000 24
Appleton in this state claims the oldest Flag Day parade in the nation
    $2000 15
Some Shakespeare editions use accents to clarify meter, as in this man's "The time is out of joint, O cursèd spite..."
    $2000 20
An illustrated book pairs Alexander Calder's artwork with the lyrics to his song "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Paul Matt
$10,600 $4,800 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEET THE PRESS
With 63 appearances, this ex-Senator & Pres. nominee has been on "Meet the Press" more than any other guest

Final scores:

Todd Paul Matt
$5,199 $4,300 $13,500
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Todd Paul Matt
$12,600 $4,800 $10,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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