Show #5421 - Monday, March 17, 2008

Contestants

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Kristina Caffrey, a college student from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Glen Segal, an attorney from Ladera Ranch, California

Renée Mathis, a homeschool mom from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
SHERLOCK HOLMES
ELEMENTARY
MY DEAR WATSON
THE SIGN OF THE FOUR
THE "RED" HEADED LEAGUE
    $200 26
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in this Scottish city
    $200 16
He first played Sherlock Holmes on film in 1939
    $200 6
The Bible tells us of this element being beaten into plates, cut into wires & worked into the clothing worn by Aaron
    $200 11
On Jan. 25, 1915 the first transcontinental phone call was made by this man in NYC to Thomas Watson in S.F.
    $200 21
At the end of World War I, the nations designated the "Big Four" were the U.S., Italy, France & this one
    $200 1
The transmission of genetic traits from parents to offspring
    DD: $1,000 27
Before he was a writer, Conan Doyle worked in this profession, like Watson
    $400 17
This star of "Lawrence of Arabia" voiced Sherlock Holmes for a series of cartoons in the 1980s
    $400 7
The Kennedy Space Center uses this gas, atomic No. 54 & no warrior princess, in high-intensity lights for night landings
    $400 12
Diane Watson represents this state's 33rd district in the U.S. House of Representatives
    $400 22
It's the hyphenated 4-dimensional continuum within which physical events can be located
    $400 2
Roman "C"
    $600 28
Conan Doyle wrote a tribute in 1915 on the death of W.G. Grace, a superstar in this sport
    $600 18
This one-time Willy Wonka took on the title role in 1975's "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother"
    $600 8
Pu! But this element-238 doesn't stink--it powers pacemakers
    $600 13
Now playing on golf's senior tour, he's won 5 British Opens & 2 Masters tournaments
    $600 23
The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse in the Bible are War, Pestilence, Famine & this
    $600 3
Debit's opposite
    $800 29
Sir Arthur was a spiritualist, but he faced opposition from this man who wrote "A Magician Among the Spirits"
    $800 19
In a 1976 TV movie this "Spy Who Loved Me" actor played "Sherlock Holmes in New York"
    $800 9
"I" know Bernard Courtois discovered this element in 1811
    $800 14
English astronomer Frank Watson Dyson was director of this observatory from 1910 to 1933
    $800 24
It's the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $800 4
Extreme hostility or aversion toward something or someone
    $1000 30
Conan Doyle was partly influenced by his Dupin stories
    $1000 20
Before "Rain Man", he directed "Young Sherlock Holmes", in which Holmes & Watson meet as boys at boarding school
    $1000 10
This ductile, nonradioactive element has an atomic weight of 26.98
    $1000 15
English scholar Thomas Watson is best known today for his 1581 translation of "Antigone" by this Ancient Greek
    $1000 25
As its name suggests, it's a square dance for 4 couples
    $1000 5
Radiation at wavelengths longer than visible light & shorter than microwaves

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

Renée Glen Kristina
$3,200 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Renée Glen Kristina
$6,800 $5,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY NAMES
IRISH SONGS
THE NEXT NATION IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
HERE'S A MELANGE POUR VOUS
BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
THE COURAGE TO "B"
    $400 1
"The Inquest of the Final Victim Mary Kelly" is the subtitle of a book about this late 19th century Londoner
    $400 16
"Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, too-ra-loo-ra-li, too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, that's" one of these
    $400 17
Next after
Turkey
    $400 26
George Soper, a NYC sanitation engineer, helped get her committed to an isolation center from 1907 to 1910
    $400 2
The third & the longest of the four Gospels is the Gospel according to him
    $400 7
A submarine's home port, or the place where a runner is safe during a game
    $800 12
Ballet music was thought an inferior genre when he was commissioned to write the music for "Swan Lake"
    $800 19
This title is followed by the line "Sure, it's like the morn in spring"
    $800 18
Next after
Albania
    $800 27
A much-derided 1986 Newsweek story said for a 40-year-old single woman, death by a terrorist was likelier than this
    $800 3
"Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river" comes from this Old Testament book
    $800 8
An adult human is supported by 206 of them
    $1200 13
As his health grew worse from TB, he left his dentistry practice in Atlanta & moved out West
    $1200 20
U2 sang, "She said that I must leave her, an icy tear she froze, how could I melt the heart of a wild" this
    DD: $3,000 23
Next after
Chile
    $1200 28
4-syllable singsong word meaning to waste time, especially by indecision; hello...
    $1200 4
Immediately following Acts is Paul's Epistle to these people
    $1200 9
This organization was based in part on 2 American groups, the Sons of Daniel Boone & the Woodcraft Indians
    $1600 14
In July 1866 he became the U.S. Navy's first full admiral
    $1600 21
"Here's to James Connolly who gave one hurrah, and placed the machine guns for" this 3-word Irish battle cry
    $1600 24
Next after
Honduras
    $1600 29
In March 2001 this notorious Afghan group dynamited ancient giant statues of Buddha in Bamiyan
    $1600 5
Ob-la-di ob-la-da, it's the shortest book of the Old Testament
    DD: $2,000 10
One of the terms of the treaty that ended this war was 3 million pounds to rebuild the Transvaal
    $2000 15
By the time her "Middlemarch" was published, she was generally recognized as the greatest living English novelist
    $2000 22
"Danny Boy" is based on this traditional Irish tune popular in the 1850s
    $2000 25
Next after
Russia
    $2000 30
Talos was a man of bronze that this god of metalworking made for Minos
    $2000 6
A victory ode, "The Song of Deborah" is found in this book
    $2000 11
This Asian capital city's Grand Palace houses the Emerald Buddha, which sits on a gilded wood throne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Renée Glen Kristina
$17,200 $10,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOK TITLE REFERENCES
It "had been built... for pigs about to be butchered. Now it was going to serve as a home... for 100 American P.O.W.s"

Final scores:

Renée Glen Kristina
$10,399 $13,700 $23,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Renée Glen Kristina
$16,800 $10,200 $9,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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