Show #6726 - Monday, December 9, 2013

Contestants

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Reem Fattouh, a web editor from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Murray Weiss, a literary manager from Woodmere, New York

Craig Cornish, Jr., a graduate student of history from Welcome, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ____ OF ____
WHICH DIRECTION?
WE'RE HAVING A BARBECUE
PLEASE, NOT CHAPTER 11
(Alex: You have to name the book.)
YOU'RE SO VAGUE
YOU PROBABLY THINK THIS SONG IS ABOUT YOU
    $200 1
He was the less than legal lawman trying to keep the peace around Sherwood Forest
    $200 2
Pet Shop Boys No. 1 hit:
"____ End Girls"
    $200 16
Grilling this barbecue mainstay without its husk will intensify its flavor
    $200 5
Book 4, Chapter 3:
"Now, by 1482, Quasimodo was grown up"
    $200 17
Type of soldier in an Arlington tomb completed in 1932
    $200 4
The Knack's biggest hit was about "My" girl named this; she went on to be a successful L.A. realtor
    $400 14
Fabled weapon precariously suspended over a leader in Greek literature
    $400 3
Region in the U.K. where Norwich is:
____ Anglia
    $400 24
Soak skewers in water to prevent charring, impale meat or veggies, grill & you have these Mideastern-named items
    $400 6
Chapter 6:
"'You have heard then, comrades,' he said, 'that we pigs now sleep in the beds of the farmhouse?'"
    $400 18
Golf's Mr. Zoeller
    $400 10
Eric Clapton's song about this woman who's "got me on my knees" was for a Beatle's wife, Pattie Boyd
    $600 15
In Virginia & Mississippi this state body approves textbooks for classroom use
    $600 28
"The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition":
"____"
    $600 25
It's the 1-word equivalent of a spit roast, which rotates food while it cooks over a fire
    $600 7
Spoiler alert! Chapter 3:
"'Mistah Kurtz--he dead'"
    $600 19
Title word describing literature's "Jude"
    $600 11
"Full House" star Dave Coulier is said to be the target... uh, inspiration... for "You Oughta Know" by this songstress
    $800 22
It's the "illuminating" alternate name for Hanukkah
    $800 29
British P.M. 1770-1782:
Lord ____
    $800 26
The name of these alliterative ribs refers to size, not age
    DD: $1,000 8
Chapter 4:
"Clarence Endive was from East Egg, as I remember. He came only once, in white knickerbockers"
    $800 20
A person who's ambivalent has 2 opposite feelings; a statement that's this ambi- word has 2 opposite interpretations
    $800 12
The light, the heat... this singer reportedly wrote "In Your Eyes" for girlfriend Rosanna Arquette
    $1000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Most Americans had never even heard of this body of water in August 1964, but that was all about to change
    $1000 30
Set the rules for becoming a state:
The ____ Ordinance of 1787
    $1000 27
Using a charcoal grill? This starter is efficient & reliable
    $1000 9
Chapter 17:
"So Humbert the cubus schemed and dreamed--and the red sun of desire and decision... rose higher and higher"
    $1000 21
Woo hoo! Damon Albarn's '90s band
    $1000 13
This band wasn't in Kansas anymore in coming up with "Rosanna" for Ms. Arquette

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

Craig Murray Reem
$3,600 $400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Murray Reem
$9,000 $200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PERIODIC TABLE FOR 5
MYTHING PERSONS
NOW THAT'S COMEDY
A TIP O' THE "HUN"
MILITARY GOVERNORS
NATIONALITEASE
(Alex: Each response will be two words. I'll give you an example. "What is Spanish moss?")
    $400 10
This noble gas lights up the periodic table in between helium & argon
    $400 2
Syrinx & Echo were among the nymphs pursued by this pipe player who possessed the horns & feet of a goat
    $400 1
Eddie Murphy was box-office gold in this 1984 film about a Detroit police officer out West
    $400 13
Call it a premonition; or you can call it this
    $400 20
This Allied Supreme Commander became military governor of the U.S. occupied zone in Germany in May 1945
    $400 18
A batter's swing with no contact in Lucerne?
    $800 11
Group 1B of the periodic table goes copper, silver, then this valuable metal
    $800 3
If he hadn't stolen fire from heaven, he wouldn't have been bound by chains to a rock in the Caucasus
    $800 7
In 2013 2 sitcoms starring TV veterans debuted head-to-head: "The Michael J. Fox Show" & "The Crazy Ones" starring him
    $800 14
It's a 2-word outlaw-capturing job for pay, dog
    $800 21
In 1821 this future president was appointed military governor of Florida
    $800 19
A lot of wall writing right here in the United States?
    $1200 28
This nonmetallic element is found in all organic compounds as well as in all known forms of life
    $1200 4
Early sources have only 1 Gorgon, but that became 3: Stheno, Euryale & her
    $1200 8
When the Miami Dolphins mascot goes missing, this goofy title detective takes up the case in a 1994 film
    $1200 15
Thick or stout, like a certain line of soups
    $1200 22
As military governor of this "Crescent City", Benjamin Franklin Butler allegedly looted its local banks
    $1200 23
Paris' young fish?
    $1600 29
Atomic number 20 belongs to this element found in limestone & eggshells
    $1600 5
Seth, the Egyptian god of chaos, was a jealous adversary of this brother, the god of the underworld
    $1600 9
Marlo Thomas played aspiring New York actress Ann Marie on this '60s sitcom
    $1600 16
Seen here,
they've become a favorite of fans at sporting events
    $1600 24
In 1904 engineer George Whitefield Davis became the first military governor of this Central American "Zone"
    $1600 26
An Ottawa shillelagh?
    DD: $2,000 30
This metal's name is derived from a word for a demon or little devil
    DD: $5,000 6
When presiding over the new year, this Roman god holds the numbers 300 & 65 in his hands
    $2000 12
Charlie Chaplin's Tramp character struggles to live in an industrial society in this 1936 film
    $2000 17
In 2013 more than half the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were reportedly part of this type of protest
    $2000 25
This "Pathfinder" served as military governor of California for 6 weeks in 1847 before being replaced
    $2000 27
Volleyball player lofting the ball so his Dublin teammates can spike it?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Murray Reem
$26,400 -$1,800 $11,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
Although born in the United States, he was the only president who spoke English as a second language

Final scores:

Craig Murray Reem
$27,800 -$1,800 $7,800
2-day champion: $46,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Craig Murray Reem
$23,200 -$1,800 $13,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
4 R,
5 W
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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