Show #5141 - Monday, January 8, 2007


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Willie Chriesman, a media consultant and independent producer from Birmingham, Alabama

Chris Renz, a realtor and substitute teacher from Ligonier, Pennsylvania

Jeremy Rasmussen, a computer security consultant from Lutz, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
2 of the 3 nations where most Kurds live today
    $200 2
Poor Jack Bauer--he always seems to be having a really bad day on this Fox drama
    $200 8
A general aviation airport 12 miles south of Dayton, Ohio is named for these 2 men
    $200 13
A male turkey
    $200 18
2-word term for a written notice that you've been fired
    $200 23
1 reason sharks are successful predators is that large bulbs in their brains are used for this sense
    $400 3
In the 1940s some Kurds formed the short-lived Mahabad Republic with this Communist country's help
    $400 4
The title of this sitcom refers to characters played by Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer & Angus T. Jones
    $400 9
The airport in Pisa, Italy is named for this scientist who performed a few experiments from the city's famous leaning tower
    $400 14
Marry someone much younger & you do this to "the cradle"
    $400 19
Colonies of this pink wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae have been obvserved high in the Andes
    $400 24
This Milne character is described as a bear of very little brain
    $600 28
Encouraged by the U.S. following the first Gulf War, the Kurds rose up against this dictator in 1991
    $600 6
Despite having a series finale, this show about the Camden family was resurrected for an 11th season; it must've been in...
    $600 10
Kalamazoo, Michigan shares its airport with this "Cereal City"
    $600 15
Literally a knockout of a drink
    $600 20
The little pink packets of this sugar substitute are the product of Brooklyn-based Cumberland Packing Corp.
    $600 25
In 1978 New Jersey Monthly reporter Steven Levy famously found this man's brain
    $800 29
The Kurds almost got their own homeland following this war, but the Treaty of Sevres was abrogated
    $800 5
Tina Fey is the head writer of the sketch-comedy show within this NBC sitcom
    $800 11
CDG, the international code for this Paris airport, stands for the name of a former French president
    $800 16
For tuning many guitars, each string is attached to this
    $800 21
This itchy inflammation is medically known as conjunctivitis
    $800 26
Greek scientist Herophilus distinguished the cerebellum, the small part of the brain, from this larger part
    $1000 30
This important political party, the KDP, was founded in 1946
    $1000 7
Matthew Perry & Bradley Whitford star in this behind-the-scenes look at a late-night sketch-comedy show
    $1000 12
Poland's largest airport is located in Warsaw & named for this composer
    DD: $2,000 17
In sociology, it's behavior that's expected or standard
    $1000 22
For years at the Huntington Gallery, Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie" appropriately faced this painting by Gainsborough
    $1000 27
Brains are actually good brain food, as they're rich in proteins, vitamins & this element, symbol P

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

Jeremy Chris Willie
$3,200 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Chris Willie
$6,400 $7,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The person employed to clean & maintain a building
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew goes to the mat at the University of Iowa.) Single leg or double leg, this type of wrestling takedown shares its name with the act of bringing down a football player
    $400 6
The Austrian area of these mountains peaks at 12,457-foot Grossglockner
    $400 11
It's traditional to top ham with glazed rings of this tropical fruit
    $400 12
This duo famous for their late 19th century operettas were both Freemasons
    $400 18
First staged in 1913, this play was the basis for "My Fair Lady"
    $800 2
Hadrian's predecessor as Roman emperor, his column in Rome commemorates his victories
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the University of Iowa.) In one starting position the wrestler in the bottom is said to be in "par terre", French for on this
    $800 7
Puntarenas & Limon are coastal cities in this country whose name includes the Spanish word for "coast"
    DD: $3,000 25
Beurre d'Anjou, a variety of this fruit, is thought to have originated in France; it was introduced into the U.S. in 1842
    $800 13
Country music legend & Grand Ole Opry star Roy Acuff was a member of Lodge No. 560 in this city
    $800 21
In an Ibsen play, this title character is married to Jorgen Tesman
    $1200 3
Evans or Reno
    $1200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew grapples with another clue from the University of Iowa.) To get one of these--& win the match--the shoulders have to be pinned to the mat for 1 second--2 seconds in high school
    $1200 8
The Libyan desert strays from Libya into these 2 eastern neighbors
    $1200 26
In the 1970s the sugar snap variety of this veggie was created when snow & green varieties were crossed
    $1200 14
This Austrian's final opera in 1791 had a Masonic theme & a libretto by fellow Mason Emanuel Schikaneder
    $1200 22
This Neil Simon play takes place in 1937 at the Booklyn home of Jack & Kate Jerome
    $1600 4
This god's principal temple in the forum had a 2-faced statue of him, near doors facing east & west
    DD: $3,000 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew is back in the gym at the University of Iowa.) Olympic wrestling consists of two styles: freestyle & this, in which the legs can't be used in attack or defense
    $1600 9
You'll find Livorno & Firenze in this region, once a Grand Duchy & now a grand place to vacation
    $1600 28
Although this cruciferous vegetable is usually seen with white florets, green & purple are also available
    $1600 15
This composer & Freemason belonged to Suomi Lodge No. 1 in Helsinki
    $1600 23
Samuel Beckett wrote "Waiting for Godot"; Clifford Odets wrote "Waiting for" this man
    $2000 5
"AZ" is the international road vehicle symbol of this nation to the north of Iran
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the final blow from the University of Iowa.) This takedown is named for the way an injured person might be taken out of a burning building
    $2000 10
The St. Lawrence River leaves this lake at Kingston
    $2000 29
Unlike most varieties of this fruit, the calimyrna is pollinated by wasps; it's not self-pollinating
    $2000 16
He invented an instrument named for him & was a member of the Belgian Lodge Les Vrais Amis de l'Union
    $2000 24
In this David Henry Hwang drama a French diplomat has a love affair with an opera diva who turns out to be a he

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Chris Willie
$8,400 $23,400 $11,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

General Winfield Scott called him "the very best soldier I ever saw in the field"

Final scores:

Jeremy Chris Willie
$16,798 $24,700 $1,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,700 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeremy Chris Willie
$8,400 $21,000 $8,800
18 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2006-11-08
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